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Recommended Reads

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ADHD: Children

Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention

Parenting Children with ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach (APA Lifetools)

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents (Revised Edition)

Optimistic Outcomes: What Every Parent Wants and Every Child Needs

ADD/ADHD Behavior-Change Resource Kit: Ready-to-Use Strategies & Activities for Helping Children with Attention Deficit Disorder

Understanding Girls With AD/HD

Parenting Children With Adhd: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach (APA Lifetools)

Driven To Distraction : Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood

ADHD: Adolescent

Understanding Girls With AD/HD

College Confidence with ADD: The Ultimate Success Manual for ADD Students, from Applying to Academics, Preparation to Social Success and Everything Else You Need to Know

ADHD and Me: What I Learned from Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table

Coaching College Students with AD/HD : Issues and Answers

A Bird’s-Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD: Advice from young survivors

Teaching Teens With ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits: A Quick Reference Guide for Teachers and Parents

Learning Outside The Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution

Learning How to Learn, Revised

Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Help4ADD@High School

K & W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities, 9th Edition (College Admissions Guides)

ADHD: Adult

Journeys Through ADDulthood: Discover a New Sense of Identity and Meaning with Attention Deficit Disorder

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder: Embrace Your Differences and Transform Your Life

The Da Vinci Method – Break Out & Express Your Fire

Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder

Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder

Out of the Fog: Treatment Options and Coping Strategies For Adult Attention Deficit Disorder

The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents

10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD: How to Overcome Chronic Distraction & Accomplish Your Goals

ADHD-General

Making ADHD a Gift: Teaching Superman How to Fly

Thom Hartmann’s Complete Guide to ADHD: Help for Your Family at Home, School and Work

Adoption Support

Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens

Anger Management Problems

What to Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems With Anger (What to Do Guides for Kids)

What to Do When You Grumble Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Negativity (What to Do Guides for Kids)

Anxiety/Shyness

The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents

What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids)

Nurturing the Shy Child: Practical Help for Raising Confident and Socially Skilled Kids and Teens

If Your Adolescent Has an Anxiety Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents (Adolescent Mental Health Initiative)

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal With Anxiety & Worry

My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic

Indigo Dreams: Relaxation and Stress Management Bedtime Stories for Children, Improve Sleep, Manage Stress and Anxiety (Indigo Dreams)

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child’s Fears, Worries, and Phobias

The Worried Child: Recognizing Anxiety in Children and Helping Them Heal

Asperger’s Syndrome

Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome?: A Guide for Friends and Family

Asperger’s Huh? A Child’s Perspective

Asperger Syndrome And Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions For Tantrums, Rage And Meltdowns

Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence

Asperger Syndrome in Adolescence: Living With the Ups, the Downs and Things in Between

Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome

Different Minds: Gifted Children With Ad/Hd, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits

The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Completely Revised and Updated: Advice, Support, Insight, and Inspiration

Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World

Asperger’s What Does It Mean to Me?: A Workbook Explaining Self Awareness and Life Lessons to the Child or Youth with High Functioning Autism or Asper [ASPERGERS WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO]

Haze

Asperger Syndrome in the Family Redefining Normal: Redefining Normal

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success

Parenting a Child With Asperger Syndrome: 200 Tips and Strategies

A Parent’s Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism

Attachment Issues/Attachment Disorder-RAD
Attachment-Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children (Norton Professional Books)

Attachment, Trauma, and Healing: Understanding and Treating Attachment Disorder in Children and Families

Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love-Based Approach to Helping Attachment-Challenged Children With Severe Behaviors

Healing Parents: Helping Wounded Children Learn to Trust & Love

Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Troubled Children

A Safe Place for Caleb: An Interactive Book for Kids, Teens and Adults with Issues of Attachment, Grief, Loss or Early Trauma

Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow

Parenting Other People’s Children: Understanding and Repairing Reactive Attachment Disorder

The Forever Child: A Tale of Anger and Fear

Auditory Processing Disorders

When the Brain Can’t Hear : Unraveling the Mystery of Auditory Processing Disorder

The source for processing disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

Changing the Course of Autism: A Scientific Approach for Parents and Physicians

Power Cards: Using Special Interests to Motivate Children and Youth with Asperger Syndrome and Autism

Understanding Sensory Dysfunction: Learning, Development and Sensory Dysfunction in Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Bipolar Disorder

Why Does Chris Do That? Some Suggestions Regarding the Cause and Management of the Unusual Behavior of Children and Adults with Autism and Asperger Syndrome: REVISED 2003

Inclusive Programming for Middle School Students with Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome

Developing Talents: Careers For Individuals With Asperger Syndrome And High-functioning Autism- Updated, Expanded Edition

Autism: An Inside-Out Approach: An Innovative Look at the Mechanics ‘ of Autism ‘ and Its Developmental Cousins ‘

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Bipolar and More!: The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals

Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew

Reweaving the Autistic Tapestry: Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and Adhd

Behavioral Challenges with Children

No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-Of-Control Behavior

The Tough Kid Parent Book: Practical Solutions to Tough Childhood Problems

Bipolar Disorder

The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood’s Most Misunderstood Disorder, Third Edition

24: A Day in the Life of Bipolar Children and Their Families

Intense Minds: Through the Eyes of Young People with Bipolar Disorder (Second Edition)

Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder: A 4-Step Plan for You and Your Loved Ones to Manage the Illness and Create Lasting Stability

Bullying

And Words Can Hurt Forever: How to Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment, and Emotional Violence

Stick Up for Yourself: Every Kid’s Guide to Personal Power & Positive Self-Esteem (Revised & Updated Edition)

King Of The Playground

Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book)

College Bound/College Challenges

Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success: A Self-Management Approach

Coaching College Students with AD/HD : Issues and Answers

Depression

Depressed Child: A Parent’s Guide for Rescusing Kids

Lonely, Sad and Angry: How to Help Your Unhappy Child

Recovering from Depression: A Workbook for Teens

A Relentless Hope: Surviving the Storm of Teen Depression

Difficult Temperament

The Difficult Child: Expanded and Revised Edition

Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach

The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five “Difficult” Types of Children

Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles: Winning for a Lifetime

Love and Logic Magic For Early Childhood

Have You Filled a Bucket Today?

Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic

Divorce

Ex-Etiquette for Parents: Good Behavior After a Divorce or Separation

Parents Are Forever: A Step-By-Step Guide to Becoming Successful Coparents After Divorce

For Better or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered

Stepcoupling: Creating and Sustaining a Strong Marriage in Today’s Blended Family

7 Steps to Bonding with Your Stepchild

Dysgraphia/Visual-Perception Deficits

The Source for Dyslexia and Dysgraphia

Eli, the boy who hated to write: understanding dysgraphia

Ready to Use Fine Motor Skills & Handwriting Activities for Young Children

Handwriting Without Tears: Kindergarten Teacher’s Guide – Contracted Edition

Dyslexia-General

Overcoming Dyslexia

A Mind at a Time: America’s Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Succeed

Eleven

Dyslexia-Fluency

One Minute Reader (Level 2, Bundle)

Dyslexia-Adult

Coaching College Students with AD/HD : Issues and Answers

Dyslexia-Teens

How To Reach and Teach Children and Teens with Dyslexia: A Parent and Teacher Guide to Helping Students of All Ages Academically, Socially, and Emotionally (J-B Ed: Reach and Teach)

Executive Functioning Deficits

Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential

Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning

No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control–The Eight Essential Brain SkillsEvery Child Needs to Thrive

The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond

Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom (What Works for Special-Needs Learners) by Lynn Meltzer

FASD

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Guide for Families and Communities

Our FAScinating Journey: Keys to Brain Potential Along the Path of Prenatal Brain Injury, Second Edition

The Best I Can Be: Living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome-Effects (Revised) (Mom’s Choice Awards Recipient)

Trying Differently Rather Than Harder: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Damaged Angels: An Adoptive Mothers Struggle to Understand the Tragic Toll of Alcohol in Pregnancy

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Effects: Strategies for Professionals

Speaking And Learning the Fasd Way

Friendship Skills

How to Be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them (Dino Life Guides for Families)

Good Friends Are Hard to Find

The Unwritten Rules of Friendship: Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Make Friends

How to Lose All Your Friends (Picture Puffins)

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Friendship Troubles

Stick Up for Yourself: Every Kid’s Guide to Personal Power & Positive Self-Esteem (Revised & Updated Edition)

Gifted and Twice Exceptional

Uniquely Gifted : Identifying and Meeting the Needs of the Twice Exceptional Student (An Avocus Advocacy in Education Title)

Different Minds: Gifted Children With Ad/Hd, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits

Homework Help

How to Help Your Child With Homework: Every Caring Parent’s Guide to Encouraging Good Study Habits and Ending the Homework Wars : For Parents of Children Ages 6-13

Language/Speech Problems

The Power of the Arts: Creative Strategies for Teaching Exceptional Learners

Road to the Code: A Phonological Awareness Program for Young Children

When the Brain Can’t Hear : Unraveling the Mystery of Auditory Processing Disorder

Childhood Speech, Language & Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know

Teach Me How to Say It Right: Helping Your Child with Articulation Problems

Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence: Assessment and Intervention, 3e

Math Problems

Mastering Essential Math Skills: 20 Minutes a Day to Success, Book 2: Middle Grades/High School

Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail

Arithmetricks: 50 Easy Ways to Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide Without a Calculator

Math Shortcuts to Ace the SAT & PSAT

How the Brain Learns Mathematics

Memory/Organizational Challenges

LEARN : Playful Strategies for All Students

The source for learning & memory strategies

Super Memory – Super Student: How to Raise Your Grades in 30 Days

The Memory Book: The Classic Guide to Improving Your Memory at Work, at School, and at Play

Mixed Developmental Disorders

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Bipolar, and More!: The one stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals

Morals/Values Training

Building Moral Intelligence: The Seven Essential Virtues that Teach Kids to Do the Right Thing

NLD

A Special Kind of Brain: Living with Nonverbal Learning Disability

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School: Educating Students With Nld, Asperger Syndrome and Related Conditions

Helping Children with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities to Flourish: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

The Source for Nonverbal Learning Disorders

The Myth of Laziness

Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-Verbal Learning Disability: Stories and Strategies

What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don’t?: Social Skills Help for Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

NLD From the Inside Out: Talking to Parents, Teachers, and Teens about Growing Up with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

OCD

Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior

What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD (What-to-Do Guides for Kids)

The OCD Answer Book

Touch And Go Joe: An Adolescent’s Experience of OCD

The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

10 Days to a Less Defiant Child: The Breakthrough Program for Overcoming Your Child’s Difficult Behavior

Stop Negotiating With Your Teen: Strategies for Parenting Your Angry, Manipulative, Moody, or Depressed Adolescent

Your Defiant Teen: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship

Reactive Attachment Parenting

Parenting From the Inside Out

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12

Children: The Challenge : The Classic Work on Improving Parent-Child Relations–Intelligent, Humane & Eminently Practical (Plume)

The Parent Coach: A New Approach to Parenting in Today’s Society

Sensory Deficits

The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder, Revised Edition

Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Shyness

Beyond Shyness: How to Conquer Social Anxieties

Living Fully with Shyness and Social Anxiety: A Comprehensive Guide to Gaining Social Confidence

Social Skills/Friendship skills

The Social Skills Picture Book Teaching play, emotion, and communication to children with autism

It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend: Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities Find Social Success

The Social Success Workbook for Teens: Skill-Building Activities for Teens with Nonverbal Learning Disorder, Asperger’s Disorder, and Other

The Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations

Quirky, Yes—Hopeless, No: Practical Tips to Help Your Child with Asperger’s Syndrome Be More Socially Accepted

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism

Speech/Language Problems

Verbal Apraxia:
The Late Talker: What to Do If Your Child Isn’t Talking Yet

Stress Management

Hot Stones and Funny Bones: Teens Helping Teens Cope with Stress and Anger

Too Stressed to Think?: A Teen Guide to Staying Sane When Life Makes You Crazy

Study Skills

Study Max: Improving Study Skills in Grades 9-12

Temperamental Syles

Perfectionism: What’s Bad About Being Too Good

If Your Adolescent Has an Anxiety Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents (Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands’ Adolescent Mental Health Initiative)

The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them

Temperament Tools: Working with Your Child’s Inborn Traits

Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles: Winning for a Lifetime

The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them

The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five “Difficult” Types of Children

Raising Your Spirited Child Rev Ed: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic

Genius!: Nurturing the Spirit of the Wild, Odd, And Oppositional Child

Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Vocabulary Skills Building

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Merriam-Webster’s Vocabulary Builder

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