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A Parent's Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive

by Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson & James C. McPartland The Guilford Press (November 27, 2014)

Many tens of thousands of parents have found the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger syndrome, in this indispensable guide. Leading experts show how you...


A Shot of Hope

by Zack Peter Carrel Books (October 21, 2014)

“Autism shakes up your world. It has changed my life and I wasn’t even the one diagnosed with it. My brother’s name is Ethan Wolfgang, but we call him Deets. He is one of the greatest gifts my family has...


When Fraser Met Billy

by Louise Booth Atria Books (September 23, 2014)

In the spirit of A Street Cat Named Bob and Dewey comes a mother’s touching, true account of how a rescue cat named Billy transformed her autistic boy’s life.

Louise Booth and her husband had always dreamed...


An Uncomplicated Life

by Paul Daugherty William Morrow (March 17, 2015)

A father’s exhilarating and funny love letter to his daughter with Down syndrome whose vibrant and infectious approach to life has something to teach all of us about how we can better live our own. 

Jillian...


Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Guide to FASD for Parents, Carers and Professionals

by Liam Curran, Maria Catterick & Ed Riley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 28, 2014)

This is the essential guide to FASD - the most common non-genetic learning disability, which is caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy. It explains how FASD affects individuals at different stages of...


The Myth of Autism

by Michael J. Goldberg Skyhorse (July 29, 2014)

Experts agree that America is in the midst of a disturbing epidemic of what has thus far been diagnosed as autism. In just thirty years autism diagnoses have risen from 1 in 5,000 children to 1 in 110, according...


Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism, Fourth Edition

by Tony Lyons, Ken Siri & Teri Arranga Skyhorse (April 15, 2014)

The parents of children with autism know that learning about treatments is a full-time job. For parents with limited time, ability, or resources, Ken Siri and Tony Lyons have compiled the latest in autism research...


Know the Night

by Maria Mutch Simon & Schuster (February 19, 2014)

A transcendent memoir by poet Maria Mutch about the distances that can form between people who should be the closest of all—husband and wife, parent and child, lifelong friends and partners.

Unfolding over...


Parent Guide:  Success at School and Beyond - 7 Simple steps to boost your child's ability to learn, confidence and self-esteem for greater success at

by Enza Lyons Dynamic Learning & Health Centre (February 20, 2014)

Raising a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted child is challenging, especially in the fast-paced world that we live in today. Your attitude towards this all-important job is what will make it fun and exciting...


Different Learners: Identifying, Preventing, and Treating Your Child's Learning Problems

by Jane M. Healy Simon & Schuster (April 13, 2010)

"My child is having trouble in school.

What should I do?"

When parents are told that their child is having difficulty in school, they often don’t know where to turn for reliable information and advice. They...


Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers: A Reassuring Guide

by Jean Betschart-Roemer Wiley (November 04, 1998)

The support you need to manage your little one's diabetes. With your child's diagnosis of diabetes, you may be feeling grief, sadness, or fear. Everything you need to learn to take care of your child's diabetes,...


Music, Music Therapy and Child Development

by Guylaine Vaillancourt Éditions du Chu Sainte-Justine (November 21, 2013)

This book is intended to make parents, educators and care-givers aware of how music and music therapy can benefit children.


Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Resource of Play Ideas for Parents and Carers Second Edition

by Julia Moor Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2008)

This book is not just a collection of play ideas; it shows how to break down activities into manageable stages, and ways to gain a child's attention and build on small achievements. Each chapter covers a theme,...


The Explosive Child

by Ross W. Greene, PhD Harper Paperbacks (May 20, 2014)

A groundbreaking approach to understanding and parenting children who frequently exhibit severe fits of temper and other intractable behaviors, from a distinguished clinician and pioneer in this field.

What’s...


Come and Play: Sensory-Integration Strategies for Children with Play Challenges

by Aerial Cross Redleaf Press (October 19, 2010)

Early intervention is vital for addressing and redirecting young children's play challenges.


The Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success

by Brock Eide & Fernette Eide Hachette Books (August 01, 2006)

An incredibly reassuring approach by two physicians who specialize in helping children overcome their difficulties in learning and succeeding in school

For parents, teachers, and other professionals seeking practical...


Square Peg: My Story and What It Means for Raising Innovators, Visionaries, and Out-of-the-Box Thinkers

by Todd Rose Hachette Books (March 05, 2013)

In the seventh grade, Todd Rose was suspended-not for the first time-for throwing six stink bombs at the blackboard, where his art teacher stood with his back to the class. At eighteen, he was a high school...


Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide to Day-to-Day Life

by Nancy J Patrick Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 15, 2008)

This resource provides practical strategies for helping teenagers and adults with Asperger Syndrome to navigate social skills, friendships and relationships at home and in the community. The chapters are structured...


The Sensory Child Gets Organized

by Carolyn Dalgliesh Touchstone (September 03, 2013)

The only book that teaches the parents of “sensory” kids how to organize and empower their children for greater success at home, at school, and in life.

Silver Winner, National Parenting Publications Awards...


Understanding, Diagnosing, and Treating ADHD in Children and Adolescents: An Integrative Approach

by James Incorvaia, Bonnie Mark & Donald Tessmer Jason Aronson, Inc. (April 01, 1999)

When it comes to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, which is too often a cavalier diagnosis of first resort, clinicians can benefit from the range of responsible views on assessment and treatment proffered...


Thinking Differently

by David Flink William Morrow Paperbacks (August 26, 2014)

An innovative, comprehensive guide—the first of its kind—to help parents understand and accept learning disabilities in their children, offering tips and strategies for successfully advocating on their behalf...


Raising Blaze

by Debra Ginsberg HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When you have a child that doesn't fit in, what do you do? Debra Ginsberg knew that her son, Blaze, was unique from the moment he was born in 1987. What she didn't know was that Blaze's differences would be...


Only Bread, Only Light: Poems

by Stephen Kuusisto Copper Canyon Press (December 11, 2012)

First poetry book by poet and disability activist who authored the bestseller Planet of the Blind.


Brotherly Feelings: Me, My Emotions, and My Brother with Asperger's Syndrome

by Sam Frender & Robin Schiffmiller Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 25, 2007)

This book explores the emotions commonly experienced by siblings of children with Asperger's Syndrome. With illustrations throughout, this book will help siblings to understand that their emotional responses...


Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes

by Jennifer Elder & Marc Thomas Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 16, 2005)

Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with AS, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson,...


The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

by Tony Attwood Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 28, 2006)

This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome, with a new introduction explaining the DSM-5. It brings together information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to...


Tics and Tourette Syndrome: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals

by Uttom Chowdhury Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2004)

This book explains the clinical signs and symptoms of Tourette and related conditions, and their possible causes. Presenting strategies for dealing with associated difficulties, including low self-esteem, anger-management...


Disability and Child Sexual Abuse: Lessons from Survivors' Narratives for Effective Protection, Prevention and Treatment

by Martina Higgins & John Swain Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2009)

Disability and Child Sexual Abuse examines the ways in which society marginalises, institutionalises and places disabled children in situations of unacceptable risk, and  how - as evidenced in the survivors'...


An A-Z of Genetic Factors in Autism: A Handbook for Parents and Carers

by Kenneth Aitken Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2011)

The book covers the main genetic disorders associated with autism, including those linked to growth differences, neurodevelopmental problems, gastrointestinal disturbances epilepsy and many others. It alphabetically...


Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum: 101 Inspirational Stories for Parents of Children with Autism and Asperger's

by Rebecca Dr. Landa, Mary Beth Marsden, Nancy Burrows & Amy Newmark Chicken Soup for the Soul (April 02, 2013)

With its 101 stories from other parents and experts, this book will comfort, encourage, and uplift parents of children with autism and Asperger’s.

If you are the parent of a child – from newborn to college...


Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

by Charlotte Thompson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 15, 2009)

This book provides guidance on how to grandparent a child with special needs and give parents the added support they need. From coming to terms with a diagnosis, to helping with the transition from adolescence...


Alphabet Kids - From ADD to Zellweger Syndrome: A Guide to Developmental, Neurobiological and Psychological Disorders for Parents and Professionals

by Robbie Woliver Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 15, 2008)

Alphabet Kids have disorders that are often concurrent, interconnected or mistaken for one another: for example, the frequent combination of ASD, OCD, SID and ADHD. Woliver covers 70 childhood disorders, providing...


Can I tell you about Epilepsy?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Kate Lambert & Scott Hellier Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2012)

Meet Ellie - a young girl with epilepsy. Ellie invites readers to learn about epilepsy from her perspective. She tells us what it feels like to have epilepsy, how it affects her physically and emotionally and...


Alone Together: Making an Asperger Marriage Work

by Katrin Bentley & Tony Attwood Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 15, 2007)

Since receiving her husband's diagnosis of AS, Katrin Bentley's marriage has improved substantially. This book shares the struggle of one couple to rescue their marriage. It is uplifting and humorous, and includes...


Understanding Dyspraxia: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

by Maureen Boon Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2010)

This fully-updated second edition has been revised to reflect current practice and developments, providing clear and positive answers to questions commonly asked by parents and teachers about dyspraxia. Maureen...


Liam Goes Poo in the Toilet: A Story about Trouble with Toilet Training

by Jane Whelen-Banks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

Liam Goes Poo in the Toilet illustrates the relationship between eating and excreting. It provides visual instructions on how to "relax and push". After much fanfare, Liam finally masters going 'poo' in the...


Lovable Liam: Affirmations for a Perfectly Imperfect Child

by Jane Whelen-Banks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

Liam is lovable even when he whines and won't eat his dinner. When people are cross with Liam, they still love him. Being cross will only last a minute. Love will last forever! Lovable Liam reminds parents to...


Liam Says "Sorry": Repairing an Encounter Gone Sour

by Jane Whelen-Banks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

In Liam Says "Sorry" Liam impulsively whacks his brother on the nose and ruins an otherwise joyful round of wrestling. Wanting desperately to resume the game and win favour with his brother, Liam accepts responsibility...


Liam Wins the Game, Sometimes: A Story about Losing with Grace

by Jane Whelen-Banks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

In Liam Wins the Game, Sometimes, lovable Liam learns that it is ok to feel disappointed if you don't win, but that it's not ok to moan or cry or throw things: sometimes you win and sometimes you don't. He learns...


Liam Says "Hi": Learning to Greet a Friend

by Jane Whelen-Banks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

In Liam Says "Hi" Liam manages to overcome his shyness and complete the steps necessary when greeting a friend at the front door. Vibrant, colourful and lively, this book's positive messages and advice are ideal...


Liam Knows What To Do When Kids Act Snitty: Coping When Friends are Tactless

by Jane Whelen-Banks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

In Liam Knows What to do When Kids Act Snitty, lovable Liam finds out why his amazing feats of greatness are sometimes met with snide or snitty responses. He learns that when kids are snitty, it does not mean...


Bringing Up a Challenging Child at Home: When Love is Not Enough

by Jane Gregory Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 01, 2000)

Jane Gregory's daughter Chrissy exhibits behaviour which people find challenging - screaming fits, stripping off her clothes and violent outbursts. As an adult she was diagnosed with a rare chromosome disorder...


Positive Parenting Book: Everything You Need to Know to Have Happy and Well-Behaved Child

by Dorothy Inc. Howard eBookIt.com (December 12, 2012)

This is an in-depth book about the different trials and tribulations that each parent can encounter as they raise their children.

You've probably encountered this situation before: You sit down to eat dinner...


The Hardest Test

by Scott Quinnell Accent Press (October 04, 2012)

The true and honest account of a rugby superhero's battle to conquer dyslexia and learn to read.


Finding Matthew: A Child with Brain Damage, a Young Man with Mental Illness, a Son and Brother with Extraordinary Spirit

by Donna Kirk BPS Books (October 01, 2012)

"So many things in the book resonate: the sorrows, struggles, and challenges, as well as the guilt and despair- and, through it all, the surprising and amazing presence of love and joy- that come with being...


How to Prevent Autism

by Dara Berger, Maureen McDonnel, Sidney Baker & Nancy O'Hara et al. Skyhorse (July 04, 2017)

The statistics are alarming and become more so every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 children have been identified with an autism spectrum disorder, making it one...


Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism 2011-2012

by Tony Lyons, Ken Siri, Rita Shreffler & Teri Arranga Skyhorse (April 01, 2011)

The parents of children with autism know that research is a full-time job. For parents with limited time, ability, or resources to do this, Ken Siri and Tony Lyons have compiled the latest in autism research...


Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism 2010-2011

by Tony Lyons, Ken Siri, Mark Freilich & Teri Arranga Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

For parents of children with autism, research is a full-time job. For parents with limited time, ability, or resources to do this, Ken Siri and Tony Lyons have compiled the latest in autism theory, research,...


The Good Night Sleep Tight Workbook for Children Special Needs

by Kim West, Katie Holloran & Maura Rhodes City Point Press (March 26, 2019)

With its easy-to-use and clear step-by-step format, the Good Night, Sleep Tight Workbook will help tired parents create and follow an effective sleep plan to achieve sleep success for their kids with special...


Differently Wired

by Deborah Reber Workman Publishing Company (June 12, 2018)

It’s time to say NO to trying to fit square-peg kids into rounds holes, and YES to raising them from a place of acceptance and joy.

Today millions of kids are stuck in a world that doesn’t embrace who they...