CT PARENT 
RESOURCE LIBRARY


This is a Parent run, Parent lending Library for families raising special needs children.  All the materials are written for caregivers, not medical text books. Books can be mailed to you, and returned by mail. We understand that you may not be able to physically pick them up or return them in person. Books are also shared at many support groups around the state. In addition to books, resources as to where to find services or other needs are also available by phone or email. For more information contact Joy Liebeskind at sjsjl@cox.net or 860-513-0172.  
We get new books in all the time and may have books not yet listed!

Book List

We have received additional books/information not yet listed on this webpage.

Books are available to be borrowed by families. Please contact us at 860-513-0172

to learn more about how this works.
Contact Joy Liebeskind for more information or call 

860-513-0172 or 203-641-0679

 jliebeskind@Favor-ct.org

 

KIDS BOOKS

 

  • After the Funeral, Loretta Winsch. Paulist Press NY 1995  1  Copy
  • All About Me: Growing up with Turners Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities. Kayli Gizel. Maple leaf Center, Vt 2004  1 Copy
  • All About My Brother: An Eight-Year-Old Sister’s Introduction To her Brother Who Has Autism, Sarah Peralta.  APC, KS  2007   1 Copy
  • A Smile From Andy,Nan Holcomb Turtle books 1989 ( CP / Shy ) 1 Copy  
  • Blueberry Eyes, Monica Driscoll Beatty, Health Press, NM 1996 (eye surgery)   1 Copy
  • Cardiac Kids: A Book for Families who have a Child with Heart Disease,Vicci Elder. Tender Hearts Pub. 1994 1 Copy
  • Chuckie Visits The Eye Doctor, Nickelodeon, 1999 1 Copy   
  • Coley’s Story, Living With Turners Syndrome, Natalie Bonfig    1  Copy

  • Copycat Faces,  DK Books 1 Copy
  • Different is Not Bad: Different Is The World, Sally L. Smith. Sporis West, Co 1994.      1 Copy
  • Dinosaur Hill, Diana Loski. Writers Press ID. 1995. teen CP 1 Copy
  • Don't Call Me Special: A First Look at Disability, Pat Thomas. Barrons Ed Series NY 2000   1 Copy
  • Dustin’s Big School Day, Alden R. Carter , Albert Whitman Pub, Ill 1999 (DS)   1 Copy
  • Eating Gluten-Free with Emily: A Story for Children with Celiac Disease, Bonnie J. Kruszka. woodbine House Pub. 2004  1 Copy
  • Everybody is Different: A Book for Young people who have Brothers or Sisters with Autism,Fiona Bleach. The Nat Autistic Society  1 Copy
  • Friends At School, Rochelle Bunnett, Star Bright Books, NY 1995 1 Copy
  • Glasses Who Needs'em? Lane Smith. Viking Books  1991  1 Copy
  • Going Places: Children Living With Cerebral  Palsy. Thomas Bergman. Garet Stevens Children's Books, Milwaukee, WI 1991   1 Copy
  • Going To The Potty,Mister Rogers Neighborhood. G.P. Putnam's Sons, NY 1986  1 Copy
  • Growing Up It's a Girl Thing: Straight Talk About First Bras, First Periods, and Your Changing Body.Mavis Jukes. Alfred A.Knopf, NY 1998   1 Copy
  • Help Me Say Goodbye: Activities for Helping Children Cope When a Special Person Dies.Janis Silverman. Fairview Press, Minneapolis, MN 1999   1 Copy
  • How You Were Born, Joanna Cole. Morrow Junior Books, NY 1993  1 Copy
  • I Like Birthdays...It's the Parties I'm Not Sure About!, Laurie, Jake & Max Renke  2002  (SID) 1 Copy
  • I'll Always Love You, Hans Wilhelm. Crown Pub. NY  1985  (loss)  1  Copy
  • I'm Frustrated: Dealing With Feelings, Elizabeth Crary. Parenting Press, WA 1992  1 Copy
  • I’m Furious, Elizabeth Crary.Parenting Press, WA. 1994 1 Copy
  • I’m Tougher Than Asthma Alden R. Carter. Albert Whitman Pub. 1996 1 Copy
  • Joey and Sam, Illana Katz & Edward Ritvo. Real Life Storybooks, Ca 1993 (Autism) 1 Copy
  • Kevin Learns A Lesson, Ryan Gordon. 1995 1 BKLTLets Talk About It: Extraordinary Friends, Fred Rogers. Puffin Books, 2000    1 Copy
  • Lets Talk About It: Extraordinary Friends, Fred Rogers. Puffin Books, NY 2000  1 Copy
  • Little Rainman:Autism- Through the Eyes of a Child Karen L. Simmons, Future Horizon Inc. 1 Copy
  • Living Well: Living With Cerebral Palsy, Susan H Gray. The Child's World. Chanhassen ,Minn 2003         1 Copy
  • Loop The Loop, Barbara Dugan. Puffin Books, NY 1993 ( Grandma wheel chair -age issues) 1 Copy
  • Mama Zooms, Jane Cowen-Fletcher, Scholastic, Ny 1993 1 Copy
  • My Friend Isabelle, Eliza Woloson. Woodbine House Pub. ( Downs Syndrome) 2003    1 Copy
  • My sister is Special, Larry Jansen. Standard Pub. Ohio, 1984 1 Copy
  • Oh Brother!, Growing Up With a Special Needs Sibling, Natalie Hale.  Magination Press.   Washington DC   2004  1 Copy

  • Princess Pooh, Kathleen M. Muldoon. Albert Whitman & Co, NY 1989  1  Copy
  • Short Mort And The Big Bully Kim Amer 1996 1 Copy
  • Short Stuff, Bret Carney Human Growth Foundation 1991 2 Copies
  • Someone Special Just Like You, Tricia Brown. Henry Holt & Co. NY 1982  1 Copy
  • Special Kids Make Special Friends, Debra Buchbinder Shalom, 1984 1 Copy
  • Special People Special Ways, Arlene Maguire. Future Horizons, TX 2000 1 Copy
  • Stretching Ourselves: Kids with Cerebral Palsy, Alden R. Carter. Albert Whitman & Co. 2000 1 Copy
  • Taking Cerebral Palsy To School, Mary Elizabeth Anderson .JayJo Books Inc. 2000 1 Copy
  • Taking Seizure Disorder to School, Kim Gosselin. JayJo Books inc. 1996 1 Copy
  • Terry too Soon, A Story About Growing Up ( Precocious Puberty) 2 Copies
  • The Autism Acceptance Book.Ellen Sabin. Watering Can Press 2006 1 Copy
  • The Goodenoughs Get IN Sync, Carol Stock Kranowitz. Sensory Resource 2004  1 Copy ( Child or Parent)
  • Thinking Big & Mine for a Year, Susan Kuklin (dwarf/Service dog) Backinprint.com 2000 1Copy
  • Through The Eyes Of The Eagle, Georgia Perez .  Dept of Health & Human Services     1999   1  Copy  An American Indian Story of Diabetes Control    

  • Way To Go Alex, Robin Pulver .Albert Whitman pub. Ill, 1999 ( Special Olympics)           1 Copy
  • We Can Do It! Laura Dwight . Star Bright Books, NY 1997 1 Copy
  • What's Going on Down There? Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard To Ask. Karen Gravelle. Walker & Co. NY  1998  1 Copy
  • What's Heaven? Maria Shriver. St. Martin Press NY 1999   1 Copy
  • What do You Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kids Guide To Overcoming OCD, Dawn Huebner,Ph.D.   2007   1  Copy
  • What’s Wrong with Tim? Maria Shriver. Warner Books, N.Y. 2001 1 Copy
  • Why Do Some People use Wheelchairs? Questions Children Ask about Disabled People, DK Pub.  NY 1997   1  Copy
  • Where The Balloons Go, Paul Coleman . Centering Corp 1996 1 Copy
  • Why Does That Man Have Such A Big Nose? Mary Beth Quinsey, Parenting Press Inc. 1986 1 Copy

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

 

  • Barrier-Free Design: Selected Federal Laws and ADA Accessibility Guidelines, Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Assoc. , N.Y. 1996 1 Copy
  • Congenital Disorders Sourcebook Vol 29, ED Karen Bellenir. Omnigraphics Inc. Detroit, MI, 1997 1 Copy
  • Defining Medical Necessity: Strategies for Promoting access to Quality Care for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, Mental Retardation,and Other Special Health Care Needs Joseph P. Kennedy JR. Foundation 1999, 1 Copy
  • Dictionary of Developmental Disabilities Terminology, Pasquuale J. Accardo & Barbara Y. Whitman. Paul H. Brookes Pub. Baltimore. 1996 1 Copy
  • NORD Resource Guide 4th Ed. , 2000 1 Copy
  • Programs That Help People in Connecticut: A Guide For Agencies, Produced by CT Light & Power 2000 1 Copy
  • The A-Z Reference Book of Syndromes and Inherited Disorders, Patricia gilbert 2nd Ed 1996 Chapman & Hall, N.Y. 1 Copy
  • Understanding The ADA, Pub. by Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association. 2000, 1 Bklt

 

 

SPECIFIC DIAGNOSIS


  • ADHD a Guide For Families Shire US inc. 1-800-536-78778 1998 1 BKLT
  • A Guide To Hydrocephalus, Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario 1 Bklt
  • Answers to Questions Teachers Ask about Sensory Integration, Carol Stock Kranowitz & Stacey Szklut OTR/L & Others. Sensory Resources LLC , Las Vegas,NV 2001 1 Copy
  • A Parents Guide To Cleft Lip & Palate. Karlind T. Moller, Clark D. Starr, Sylvia A. Johnson. University of Minnesota Guides to Birth and Childhood Disorders. 1990 1 Copy
  • Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns. Brenda Smith Myles & Jack Southwick. Autism Aspergers Pub. Co. Shawnee Mission, KS 1999 1 Copy
  • Autism Aspergers: Solving The Relationship Puzzle, Steven E. Gutstein,Ph.D. Future Horizons inc TX 2000 1 Copy
  • Autism: asserting Your Child's Right to Special Education, David A. Sherman Atty 2007  1 Copy
  • Babies with Down Syndrome: A New Parents Guide, Karen Stray-Gundersen. Woodbine House Pub. 1986 1 Copy
  • Babyface: A Story of Heart and Bones, Jeanne McDermott, Woodbine House 2000. 1 Copy
  • Beyond The Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Stephen Shore. Autism Aspergers Pub Co. Kansas 2001    1 Copy
  • Brain Injury: A Guide For Educators. Brain Injury Association of New Jersey, Inc  2004   1 Bklt
  • Brain Injury: A Guide for School Nurses. Brain Injury Association of New Jersey Inc 2003  1 Bklt
  • Brain Injury: A guide for Families About Schools, Brain Injury Association of NJ Inc 2003 1 BKLT
  • Bridging The Gap: Raising A Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder. Rondalyn Whitney. The Berkley Pub. Group, NY 2002   1 Copy
  • Children With Cerebral Palsy, Geralis, Woodbine House inc. 1991, Bethesda, MD 1 Copy
  • Comic Strip Conversations: Colorful, Illustrated Interactions with Students with Autism and Related Disorders, Carol Gray Future Horizon Pub. Tx. 1994     1 Bklt
  • Count Us In: Growing Up With Down Syndrome, Jason Kingsley & Mitchell Levitz. Harcourt Brace & Co. N.Y. 1994 1 Copy
  • Dear Megan: Letters on Life, Love and Fragile X , Mary Beth Busby & Megan Massey.  Capitol  Books inc VA 2006     1 Copy

  • Developmental Coordination Disorder: Hints and Tips for Activities of Daily Living. Morven F Ball. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil, PA 2002  1 Copy
  • Developmental Dyspraxia: Identification and Intervention. A Manual for Parents and Professionals 2ED. Madeline Portwood. David fulton press, London. 1999     1 Copy
  • Down Syndrome: Growing and Learning, Siegfried M. Pueschel, Claire D. Canning, Ann Murphy & Elizabeth Zausmer. Human Potentials for Children Series. 1986 1 Copy 
  • Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-verbal Learning Disability: Stories and Strategies. Yvona Fast & Others. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil, Pa  2004  1 Copy
  • Epilepsy and Seizures: Everything You Need To Know. Dr. Donald Weaver. Firefly Books, N.Y. 2001     1  Copy    
  • Everything You Need To Know About Cerebral Palsy, Dion Pincus. Rosen Pub. N.Y. 2000 1 Copy
  • Facing Autism: giving Parents reasons For Hope And Guidance For Help, Lynn M. Hamilton. Waterbrook Press, Co. 2000 1 Copy
  • Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Step by Step Guidelines. Tamar E. Chansky, Ph.D. Three River Press, N.Y. 2000 1 Copy
  • From Where I Sit: Making My Way with Cerebral Palsy, Shelly Nixon.Scholastic Books, N.Y.1999 1 Copy
  • Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions, Lee Baer, Ph.D. Plume Books N.Y. 1992 1 Copy
  • Heart Defects in Children: What Every Parent Should Know, Cheryl Wild,R.N.,B.S.N. Chronimed Pub.Minn, MN 1999 1 Copy
  • Holding The Hope: A Parents Guide to Living with Dystonia. Karen Ross, Ph.D. Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. Chicago, Ill. 1996  1 Bklt
  • How to Find Work That Works For People With Asperger Syndrome. Gail Hawkins. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil, PA   2004   1 Copy
  • Just This Side of Normal, Glimpses Into Life with Autism, Elizabeth King Gerlach, Four leaf Press,OR  1999   1 Copy
  • Kids with Celiac Disease; A Family Guide to Raising Happy,Healthy, Gluten-Free Children. Donna Korn. Woodbine House, 2001 1 Copy
  • Larger Than Life; The Struggle to be Ten Feet Tall. Dorothy Wolfe. Rising Spiral Press, GA   2006            1 Autographed Copy
  • Late Talking Preschool Children:Children Who May Be Diagnosed as PDD, Jill Smith,MA & Howard Diller,MD Apodixis Press, Tx 1998   1 Copy
  • Living With Tourette Syndrome, Elaine Fantle Shimberg. Simon & Schuster, N.Y. 1995 1 Copy
  • Making Sense of Sensory Integration, Belle Curves. Audio Cassette & Book   1 Copy
  • Making Visual Supports Work in The Home and Community: Strategies for Individuals With Autism And Asperger Syndrome, Jennifer L. Savner & Brenda Smith Myles. Autism Asperger Pub CO KS 2000   1 Copy           
  • Muscular Dystrophy in Children: A Guide for Families. Irwin M. Siegel,M.D. Demos Med. Pub. N.Y. 1999    1 Copy
  • My Perfect Son Has Cerebral Palsy: A Mother’s Guide of Helpful Hints. Marie A. Kennedy. 1st Book Library 2001   1 Copy
  • Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Guide to School Success Middle/High School. Dean J.M. Mooney, PhD.,NCSP  Maple Leaf Center, Wallingford, Vt  2006    1  Copy

  • Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Guide to School Success  A Teachers Guide. Dean J.M. Mooney, PhD.,NCSP  Maple Leaf Center, Wallingford, Vt  2007    1  Copy
  • Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home: A Parent’s Guide, Pamela B. Tanguay. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil. , Pa. 2001    1 Copy 

  • Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School ; Educating Students With NLD, Aspergers Syndrome and Related Conditions. Pamela B. Tanguay. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil PA  2002   1 Copy
  • Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: The Syndrome And the Model. Byron P.Rourke. The Guilford Press, NY  1989   1 Copy
  • No One to Play With; Social Problems of LD and ADD Children, Revised. Betty B. Osman. Academic Therapy Pub. Calf  1995  1 Copy
  • ....Not Otherwise Specified, Dr. Joan Fallon. Laredo Pub. Ca. 2000. 1 Copy
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Help For Children and Adolescents, Mitzi Waltz. O’Riely Pub. Ma. 2000   1 Copy
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: New Help for the Family. Herbert L. Gravitz, Ph.D. Healing Vissions Press, Ca. 1998 1 Copy
  • Parents As Care Managers: The Experiences of those Caring for Young Children with Cerebral Palsy, Gillian Bridge,Ashgate pub. VT 1999 1 Copy
  • Parent’s Education as Autism Therapists: Applied Behaviour Analysis in Context, Mickey Keenan, Ken P. Kerr &Karola Dillenburger. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil. PA 2000. 1 Copy
  • Raising NLD Superstars: What Families with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities Need To Know About Nurturing Confident Kids. Marcia Brown Rubinstein. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil, PA  2005  1 Copy
  • Right Address...Wrong Planet ; Children With Asperger Syndrome Become Adults. Gena P Barnhill, Autism Asperger Pub.Co. Kansas  2004   1  Copy
  • Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Lucy Jane Miller,Ph.D.,OTR Penguin Pub. NY 2006  1 Copy
  • SenseAbilities: Understanding Sensory Integration , Maryann Colby Trott,M.A. with Marci K. Laurel, M.A., CCC-SLP & Susan L. Windeck, M.S., OTR/L. Therapy Skill Builders 1993   1 BKLT   1 Notebook
  • Sensory Intergration and The Child. A. Jean Ayres, PhD. WPS, L.A. Calf. 1995. 1 Copy
  • Sensory Secrets: How to Jump  Start learning in Children. Catherine Chemin-Schneider, OTR. The Concerned Group, Siloam, ARK   2001   1 Copy
  • Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood, A Guide. John M. Freeman,MD, Eileen P G Vinning, MD & Diana J Pilas. Johns Hopkins Press Health Book   2002  1 Copy
  • Solving Behavior Problems in Autism: Communication with Visual Strategies.Linda A Hodgdon,M.ED, CCC-SLP Quirk Roberts Pub. Troy Michigan  1999   1 Copy
  • Step by Step: Real Life Experiences with Cerebral Palsy, Colleen Rose. Rose Pub. Ontario ,Canada. 1995 1 Copy
  • Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Timothy E. Wilens, MD. The Guilford Press. N.Y. 2001 1 Copy
  • Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome : A Students Guide. John Harpur, Maria Lawlor & Michael Fitzgerald. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil, PA 2004 1 Copy
  • Supporting Children with Fragile X Syndrome, Hull Learning Services. David Fulton Pub.  UK   2004   1 Copy

  • Talking Back To OCD: A Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say "NO WAY" and Parents say "WAY TO GO" John S March, MD  The Guilford Press NY   2007  1 Copy
  • Teachers ask about Sensory Integration , Belle Curves. Audio Cassette & Book   1 Copy
  • Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew. Ellen Notbohm. Future Hoizons inc, Arlington, TX  2005   1 Copy
  • That's Life With Autism: Tales and Tips for Families with Autism.Donna Satterlee Ross & Kelly Ann Jolly. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil, PA 2006  1 Copy
  • The Epilepsy Diet Treatment: An Introduction to The Ketogenic Diet 2nd Ed. , John M. Freeman,M.D., Millicent T. Kelly, R.D.,L.D. & Jennifer B. Freeman. Johns Hopkins Pediatric Epilepsy Center, 1996 1 Copy
  • The Marfan Syndrome 4th Ed., Reed Pyeritz,M.D.,Ph.D. & Cheryll Gasner,M.N.,C./F.N.P. Nat. Marfan Foundation, N.Y. 1994 1 Bklt
  • The New Social Story Book, Jenison Public Schools. Jenison, Michigan, Future Horizons, TX    1 Copy
  • The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Intergration Dysfunction. Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A. . A Skylight Press Book, N.Y. 1998   2 Copies
  • The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids with Sensory Integration Dysfunction, Carol Stock Kranowitz,M.A.  Berkley Pub. CO. NY  2003  1 Copy
  • The Parent’s Guide To Children’s Congenital Heaet Defects: What They Are, How To Treat Them,How To Cope With Them , Gerri Fried Kramer & Shari Maurer. 3 River Press, N,.Y. 2001 1 Copy
  • The Relationship of Learning Problems and Classroom Performance to Sensory Integration, Norma J Quirk, MS,OTR, Marie E. DiMatties, MS, OTR 1990 3 Bklts
  • The Scoliosis Handbook: A Consultation With A Specialist, Michael Neuwirth,M.D. & Kevin Osborn. Henry Holt & Co. N.Y. 1996 1 Copy
  • The Sound of a Miracle: A Childs Triumph Over Autism, Annabel Stehli. Pub. The Georgiana Institute, Inc. Roxbury, Ct. 1996 1 Copy
  • Thinking in Pictures and Other Reports From My Life With Autism, Temple Grandin. Vantage Books, N.Y. 1995 1 Copy
  • too loud too bright too Fast too Tight. Sharon Heller, Ph.D. Harper-Collins Pub. 2002   1 Copy 
  • Treating Epilepsy Naturally: A Guide to Alternative and Adjunct Therapies, Patricia A. Murphy. Keats Publishing NY  2002  1 Copy
  • Turner Syndrome, Human Growth Foundation 1994 1 Bklt
  • Turner Syndrome Across the Lifespan ,  Jill Hamilton & Irena Hozjan . Hosp For Sick Children, Toronto.  2008    1  Copy 
  • Understanding Rett Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Parents,Teachers, and Therapists 4th Ed Barbro Lindberg, Hogrefe & Huber Pub. Seattle,Wa. 1997   1 Copy  

  • Unlocking The Mysteries of Sensory Dysfunction:A Resource for Anyone Who Works With, or Lives With, a Child With Sensory Issues. Elizabeth Anderson & Pauline Emmons . Future Horizons Inc. Tx 1996 1 Copy
  • Unraveling The Mystery of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder: A Mother’s Story of Research & Recovery. Karyn Seroussi . Simon & Schuster N.Y. 2000. 1 Copy
  • Visual Strateggies For Improving Communication: Practical Supports for School and Home.Linda A Hodgon,M.ED.,CCC-SLP  Quirk Roberts Pub. Troy Michigan  2000   1 Copy
  • When Snow Turns To Rain, One Family’s Struggle To Solve The Riddle of Autism. Craig B. Schulze, Woodbine House inc.1993 , Bethesda, Md. 1 Copy
  • Why am I Still Depress? : Recognizing and Managing the Ups and Downs of Bipolar II and Soft Bipolar Disorder, Jim Phelps,M.D. McGraw Hill, NY 2006
  • Why Your Child is Hyperactive, Ben FD. Feingold, M.D. Random House, N.Y. 1974 1 Copy
  • Your Cleft-Affected Child: The Complete Book of Information, Resources, and Hope, Carrie T. Gruman-Trinkner, Hunter House Pub. West Ca. 2001 1 Copy

 

GENERAL DISABILITY

 

  • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 2nd Ed.. Thomas W. Phelan,Ph.D. Child Management INC. Ill. 1995 2nd. Edition 1 Copy
  • A Guide To Pediatric Tracheotomy Care 2nd Ed. , Pat Adamo-Tumminelli, B.A., A.S., R.N. Charles C. Thomas Pub. Springfielf, Ill 1993 1 Copy
  • A House For All Children: Planning A Supportive Home Enviroment for Children With Disabilities, Richard V Olsen, Ph.D., B Lynn Hutchings, March & Ezra Ehrenkrantz. F.A.I.A. New Jersey Institute of Technology  2000   1 Copy
  • Aspergers Syndrome in the Family: Redefining Normal, Liane Holliday Willey. Jessica Kingsley Pub. 2001 1 Copy
  • A Symphony in The Brain, Jim Robbins. Atlantic Monthly Press, N.Y. 2000. (neurofeedback) 1 Copy
  • Becoming Verbal and Intelligible: A Functional Motor Programing Approach for Children With Developmental Verbal Apraxia, Kathleen E. Dauner, M.S.,CCC-SLP, Sandra R Schippits,M.S., CCC-SLP. Communication Skill Builders, TX  1996  1 Copy
  • Body Awareness as Healing Therapy: The Case of Nora. Moshe Feldenkrais. Somatic Resources Frog Ltd. Berkely, Ca. 1993 1 Copy
  • Brain Gym,Paul & Gail Dennison, Edu-Kinesthetics Inc, Ventura, Ca. 1986 1 Bklt 
  • Brain Repair, Donald G. Stein, Simo`n Brailowsky, Bruno Will. Oxford University Press, N.Y. 1995 1 Copy
  • Care of the Neurologically Handicapped Child : A Book for Parents and Professionals. Arthur L. Prensky & Helen Stein Pales . Oxford University Press N.Y. 1982 1 Copy
  • Circle of Friends:People With Disabilities and Their Friends Enrich the Lives of One Another, Robert & Martha Perske. Abingdon Press, Nashville Tenn. 1988      1 Copy 
  • Conditioned Reflex Therapy: The Classic Book on Assertiveness That Began Behavior Therapy. Andrew Salter Wellness Institute Inc, Gretna, LA 2002  1 Copy
  • Deaf Blind Infants and Children: A Developmental Guide, J.M. McInnes & J.A.Treffry. University of Toronto Press. 1997 1 Copy
  • Dancing Wheels, Patricia McMahon,Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston  2000   1 Copy
  • Early Violence Prevention: Tools for Teachers of Young Children Ronald G. Slaby, Wendy C. Roedell, Diana Arezzo, & Kate Hendrix.Nat. Association for the Education of Young Children. Washington D.C. 1995 1 Copy
  • Emergent Literacy Success: Merging Technology and Whole Language for Students with Disabilities, Caroline Musslewhite & Pati King DeBaun. Creative communicating, Park City UT 1997  1 Copy
  • Helping Your Child Through Early Adolescence: for parents of children10 through 14. US Dept of Education. Office of Communications ans Outreach. 2005    1 Bklt
  • How Does Your Engine Run? : A Leader’s Guide to The Alert Program for Self Regulation. Mary Sue Williams, Sherry Shellenberger. Therapy Works inc. Albuquerque, NM. 1996 1 Copy
  • How to Help Kids Make and Keep Friends: For Parents, Teachers and Other Caregivers, The Parenting for Prevention Series. Johnson Institute, Minn, Mn. 1998 3 BKLTS
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy:Using HBO Therapy to Increase Circulation, Repair Damaged Tissue, Fight Infection, Save Limbs, and Relieve Pain: Richard Neubauer,MD & Morton Walker, DPM . Avery Publishing Inc. N.Y. 1998 1 Copy
  • I am The Child: Using Brain Gym With Children Who Have Special Needs, Cecilia K. Freeman,M.ED.& Gail E. Dennison. Edu-Kinesthetics, Inc Ventura, Ca. 1998 1 Copy
  • Interactive Augmentive Communication Program, Susan D. Hough, Michell Lubetsky, Kathy Taylor & Terri Tarquinnnio. Mayer-Johnson Co. CA  1996   1 Copy
  • Is This Your Child: Discovering and Treating Unrecognized Allergies in Children and Adults, Doris Rapp,M.D. Wm. Morrow & Co. New York,1991. 1 Copy
  • Keys to Toilet Training, Meg Zweiback,R.N.,C.P.N.P.,M.P.H. Barrons, N. Y. 1998 1 Copy
  • Learning a Living: A Guide to Planning Your Career and Finding a Job for People with Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Dyslexia, Dale S. Brown. Woodbine House, MD. 2000 1 Copy
  • Life Skills Activities for Special Children, Darlene Mannix. The Center For Applieed Reasearch In Education, 1992 1 Copy
  • Mommy I Have To Go Potty: A Parents Guide to Toilet Training, Jan Faull,M.Ed. Rosenfeld Roberts Pub. CA 1996 1 Copy
  • Multiple Sclerosis: A Patient-Expert Walks You Through Everything You Need to First Year. Margaret Blackstone Marlowe & Co. NY 2003  1  Copy
  • No one to Play With: Social Problems of LD and ADD Children. Betty B. Osman Academic Therapy Pub. Ca. 1995 1 Copy
  • One Candle Power: Seven Principals That Enhance Lives of People With Disabilities and Their Communities.  Based on the One Candle Power Series from Communitas. Revised by Cathy Ludlum. Inclusion Press , canada 2002   1  Copy
  • One-Handed in a Two-Handed World: The Step-by-Step Guide to Managing single- handedly, Tommye-Karen Mayer. Prince-Gallison Press, Boston, Ma 2000 1 Copy
  • Playground Politics:Understanding the Emotional Life of Your School-Age Child, Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. & Jacqueline Salmon. Perseus Books, MA.
    1993 1 Copy
  • Quick And Easy: Ideas and Materials to T Help The Nonverbal Child "Talk" at Home. Carolyn Rouse & Katera. Mayer-Johnson & Co. CA 2000 1 Copy
  • Quick and Easy: Ideas For Using Classroom Materials to Teach Academics To Nonverbal Children and More! Carolyn Rouse & Katera. Mayer-Johnson Co. CA 1999  1 Copy
  • Raising A Child with a Neuromuscular Disorder: A Guide for Parents, Grandparents, Friends and Professionals. Charlotte E. Thompson.Oxford University Press. NY 1999 1 Copy
  • Seeing Clearly: A synergistic Blend of Behavioral Optometry & Occupational Therapy Focused on Enhancing Visual Perception Bell curves, 2000 1 Bklt
  • Self-Esteem Revolutions in Children. Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D. Child Management inc, Ill 1996 1 Copy
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea Sleep Well, Feel Better 3rd Ed, Ralph A. Pascualy, M.D. & Sally Warren Soest, Demos, NY  2000 ! Copy
  • Social Skills Activities for Special Children, Darlene Mannix. Prentice Hall, N.Y. 1993 1 Copy
  • Surviving Your Adolescents: How To Manage and Let Go Of Your 13-18 Year Olds. Thomas W. Phelan,Ph.D.2nd Ed Child Management Inc. Glen Ellyn,ILL  1998  1 Copy
  • Taming the Recess Jungle: Socially Simplifying recess for students with Autism and Related Disorders Future Horizon inc. TX 1994 1 Bklt
  • Teaching Social Skills To Elementary School~age Children: A Parents Guide, Interstate Research Associates Oct. 1989 1 Bklt
  • The Child with Special Needs: Encourrraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth. Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. Serena Wieder,PH.D. Perseus Books, Mass 1998 1 Copy
  • The Dominance Factor: How Knowing Your Dominant Eye,Ear, Brain,Hand & Foot Can Improve Your Learning. Carla Hannaford, Ph.D. Great Ocean Pub., Va. 1997 1 Copy
  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, “Chronically Inflexible” Children, Ross W. Greene, Ph.D. Harper Collins Pub. 1998 1 Copy
  • The Encyclopedia of Health:The Physically Challenged, Don Nardo. Chelsea House Pub. N.Y. 1994       1 Copy
  • The Feldenkrais Method:Teaching by Handling. Yochanan Rywerant. Harper & Row Pub. San Francisco, CA 1983 1 Copy
  • The Late Talker: What to Do if Your Child Isn't Talking Yet, Marilyn C. Agin, M.D., Lisa F. Geng & Malcolm J Nicholl.  St Martin Press, NY  2003  1 Copy
  • The New Social Story Book, Carol Gray. Future Horizon inc. TX 2000 1 Copy
  • The Self-Help Guide for Special Kids ans Their Parents, Joan Matthews & James Williams. Jessica Kingsley Pub. Phil. PA  2000  1 Copy
  • The Special Child ; A Source Book For Parents of Children With Developmental Disabilities. Paul Brookes Pub. 1995 1 Copy
  • The Vaccine Guide: Making an Informed Choice. Randall Neustaedter OMD North Atlantic Books, Berkely, CA  1996   1 Copy
  • Total Augmentive Communication in Early Childhood Classrooms, Linda J. Burkhart   1993  1 Copy
  • Uncommon Voyage: Parenting A Special Needs Child In The World Of Alternative Medicine, Laura Shapiro Kramer. Farber & Farber, Boston, Ma. 1997
    1 Copy
  • When Listening Comes ALIVE: A Guide to Effective Learning and Communication Paul Madaule. Moulin Pub. Canada 1994 1 Copy
  • When The Road Turns: Inspirational Stories by and About People With MS, Margot Russell. Health Communications Inc Deerfield Beach, Fla  2001  1 Copy
  • You Are Not Your Illness, Linda Noble Topf, M.A. & Hal Zina bennett, Ph.D. Simon & Schuster Pub. NY  1995  1 Autographed Copy
  • You Can’t Say You Can’t Play, Vivian Gussin Paley. Harvard press, MA. 1992 1 Copy
  • Your Anxious Child: How Parents and Teachers Can Relieve Anxiety in Children, John S. Dacey, Lisa B. Fiore. Jossey-Bass Pub. San Francisco, CA. 2000 1 Copy

 

FAMILY ISSUES

 

  • A Consumers Guide to Home Adaption, The Adaptive Enviroments Center Boston, Ma 1 Copy
  • A Promise Made, A Promise Kept: One Son's Quest for the Cause and Cure of Diabetes. Dr. James Chappell  BL Publications  MN  2005  1 Copy
  • Building the Healing Partnership: Parents, Professionals, & Children With Chronic Illness and Disabilities. Patricia Taner Leff & Elaine H. Walizer. Brookline Books, 1994 1 Copy
  • Dancing in the Rain: Stories of Exceptional Progress by parents of Children with Special Needs. Annabel Stehli. The Georgiana Org., Wesrtport, Ct 1995      1 Copy
  • Disability Etiquette: Tips on Interacting With People With Dissabilities Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Assoc. 1 Bklt
  • Easy For You to Say: Q & A’s For Teens Living With Chronic Illness or Disability. Miriam Kaufman, M.D. key Porter Books, CA. 1995 1 Copy
  • Family Involvement in Transition Planning and Implementation Michael L. Wehmeyer, Mary Morningstar, & Doris Husted.Pro-Ed , Austin, TX       1999 1 Copy
  • Finding Hope When A Child Dies: What Other Cultures Can Teach Us, Sukie Miller, Ph.D. Simon & Schuster, NY    1 Copy
  • Good Friends Are Hard To Find, Help Your Child Find, Make And Keep Friends, and Also Deal With Teasing, Bullying, Meanness & Stormy Relationships, Fred Frankel, PH.D. Perspective Pub. L.A. 1996  1  Copy
  • Hope for the Families: New Direction for Parents of Persons with Retardation or Other Disabilities Robert Perske & Martha Perske Abingdon PressNashville Tn, 1981 1 Copy
  • Laying Community Foundations for your Child with a Disability: How to Establish Relationships That Will Support Your Child after You’re Gone. Linda J. Stengle,M.H.S. Woodbine House inc. 1996. 1 Copy
  • Legal Rights of The Catastrophically Ill and Injured: A Family Guide 2nd Ed.Joseph L. Roman Atty 1998 2 Copies
  • Life on Cripple Creek: Essays on Living With Multiple Sclerosis, Dean Kramer. Demos NY 2003 1 Copy
  • Ping Up Your Family's Morning Routine, Lee Canter   1994  1 Copy
  • Montel Williams Climbing Higher (MS) New American Library NY  2004  1 Copy
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Questions You Have....Answers You Need..., Rosalind C Kalb. Demos, NY  1996     1 Copy
  • New Life In The Neighborhood: How Persons with Retardation or Other Disabilities Can Help Make a Good Community Better, Robert Perske & Martha Perske. Abingdon Press,Nashville Tn, 1991 1 Copy
  • “Nobody Likes Me”: Helping Children Make Friends, Practicle Tools For Parents, Elaine K. McEwan. Harold Shaw Pub. 1996 1 Copy
  • Paying the Bills, 2nd Edition New England Serve 1999 1 Copy
  • Raising A Thinking Child, Myrna B. Shure,Ph.D. Simon & Schuster, N.Y. 1994 1 Copy
  • Reflections From a Different Journal, What Adults With Disabilities Wish All Parents Knew,Stanley Klein, McGraw Hill, NY  2004   1 Copy
  • Sexuality: Your Sons and Daughters with Intellectual Disabilities, Karin Melberg Schwier & Dave Hingsburger. Paul H. Brookes Pub. Baltimore, MD      2000 1 Copy
  • Sleep Better: A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs, V. Mark Durand. Paul H. Brooks Pub. 1998 1 Copy
  • Surviving Sibling Rivalry: Helping Brothers and Sisters Get Along, Lee Canter   1994  1 Copy
  • That All May Worship: An Interfaith Welcome To People With Disabilities. Nat. Organization on Disability, Washington, D.C. 1992 1 Copy
  • They Created Us: Special education, Medical waviers, EPSDT, Independent Case Management. a Families Journey Through A Bureacratic Maze! Denise Mercado. Author House inc IN 2006  1 Copy
  • What Do I Do When...My Child Won't Do As I Say?, Polly Greenberg, Scholastic Books, 1996  1 Copy
  • Why Doesn’t Anybody Like Me? : A Guide To Raising Socially Confident Kids, Hara Estroff Marano. William Morrow, N.Y. 1998 1 Copy
  • You Will Dream New Dreams: Inspiring Personal Stories By Parents Of Children With Disabilities Stanley D. Klein,Ph.D. & Kim Schive. Kennsington Books, N.Y. 2001 2 copies


 

 

FEEDING AND DIET ISSUES

 

  • Feast Without Yeast: 4 Stages To Better Health. Bruce Semon,M.D.,Ph.D. & lori Kornblum. Wisconsin Institute of Nutrition,LLP 1999 1 Copy
  • Feeding Your Allergic Child; Happy Foods For Healthy Kids. Elisa Meyer St. Martin Press, N.Y. 1997   1 Copy
  • Superimmunity for Kids: What To Feed Your Child to Keep Them Healthy Now- and Prevent Disease in Their Future, Leo Galland, M.D. & Dian Dincin Buchman,Ph.D. Dell Pub. N.Y. 1989 1 Copy
  • The Care and Feeding of Indigo Children, Doreen Virtue, Ph.D. Hay House inc. Ca. 2001 1 Copy
  • The Impossible Child In School & at Home, Doris J. Rapp, M.D. FAAA, FAAP (Food allergies/ADHD)     1 Copy

 


A PARENTS STORY

  

  • Accidents of Nature, Harriet McBryde Johnson. Henry Holt & Co.  NY 2006  1 Signed Copy
  • Anna: A Daughter's Life,William Loizeaux. Arcade Pub. NY  1993   1 Copy
  • Cara: Growing with a Retarded Child, Martha Morgaghan Jablow. Temple University Press 1982 1 Copy
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Children  With Special Needs, Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Heather   McNamara & Karen Simmons. Health Communications Inc Fla      2007     1 Copy 
  • Della Raye: A Girl Who Grew Up in Hell and Emerged Whole. Gary Penley. Pelican Publishing Co. Gretna 2002 1 Signed Copy
  • Dibs: In Search of Self, Virginia M. Axline. Ballantine Books, N.Y. 1972 1 Copy
  • Dina: A Mother Practises Conductive Education Translated to English by the Foundation for Conductive Education. 1 Copy
  • Exiting Nirvana: A Daughter’s Life With Autism, Clara Claiborne Park. Little, Brown & Co, N.Y. 2001       1 copy
  • Grief Dancers: a Journey into the Depths of the Soul. Susan Zimmermann. Nemo Press, Colorado 1997  ( Rett Syndrome) 1 Copy
  • Growing Up Fast, Joanna Lipper Picador,  NY  2003   1 Copy
  • Julianne’s Courage, Barbara Duff 1 BKLT
  • Out of Silence: A Journey into Language. Russell Martin. Penguin Books, 1994 1 Copy
  • Riding The Bus With My Sister: A True Life Story, Rachel Simon. A plume Book. NY 2003   Autographed 1 Copy
  • Saving Jesse: A Diary of Rasmussen’s Syndrome, Nicky Armstrong & Jeanne Heal. Tendre Books, 1996 1 Copy
  • Silencing The Voices, One Woman's Triumph Over Multiple Personality Disorder.Jean Darby Cline  Berkley Books NY  1997  1 Copy
  • Since Owen: A Parent-to-Parent Guide for Care of the Disabled Child, Charles R. Callanan. Johns Hopkins University Press. 1990 1 Copy
  • You Will Dream New Dreams: Inspiring Personal Stories By Parents of Children With Disabilities.Stanley D. Klein & Kim Schive. Kennsington Bopoks, NY  2001   1 copy

 


SIBLINGS

 

  • Being The Other One: Growing up With a Brother or Sister Who has Special Needs. Kate Strohm Shambhala.  Boston, 2005  1 Copy   
  • It Isn't Fair: Siblings of Children With Disabilities, Stanley D Klein & Maxwell Schleifer, Exceptional Parent Press.   1993   1 Copy
  • Sibshops: Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs. Donald J. Meyers & Patricia F. Vadasy Paul Brookes Pub. Baltimore, 1994  1 Copy

  • Special Siblings: Growing up With someone With a Disability, Mary McHuch. Paul H. brookes Pub. Baltimore, MD  2003   1 Copy
  • Views from Our Shoes: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister with Spercial Needs. Ed Donald Meyers Woodbine House Md. 1997. 1 Copy

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL

 

 

  • A Guide to Special Education Advocacy: What Parents, Clinicians and Advocates  Need To Know. Matt Cohen, Esq Jessica Kingsley Pub.  Phil 2009   1 Copy

  • Better IEP’S : How to Develop Legally Correct and Educationally Useful Programs,3rd Edition Barbara Bateman, Mary Anne Linden. Sopris West, CO. 1998 1 Copy 
  • From Emotions To Advocacy: thev Special education Survival Guide. Pam & Pete Wright. Harbor House Law Press. 2002 1 Copy
  • Getting Control of The IEP Process: How to Use Over 100 Changes in The Law to Get What Your Child Deserves.Reed Marti,J.D. Mathews Media LLC  WV  2000  1 Copy
  • Guide To Writing Quality Individualized Education Programs: What’s Best For Students with Disabilities, Gordon S. Gibb & Tina Taylor Dyches. Allyn & Bacon Pub. Boston, Mass 2000. 1 Copy
  • Guidelines for Assistive Technology Developed by The Connecticut State Department of Education and The Connecticut Birth to Three System      1999 1 Copy 
  • How Well Does Your IEP Measure Up?: Quality Indicators for Effective Service Delivery, Diane Twachtman-Cullen & Jennifer Twachtman-Reily. Starfish Specialty Press, CT  2000  1 Copy
  • IEP Manual and Forms January 2006, Ct State Dept. of Education/ Divisionof Teaching and Learning Programs & Services/ Bureau of Special Education  2006   1 Bklt
  • Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom : A Guide for Teachers and Parents of Children with High-Functioning Autism and Aspergers Syndrome. Rebecca A. Moyes 2001 1 Copy
  • Making the IEP Process Work: For Students With Brain Injuries, Ann Glang,Ph.D., McKay Moore Sohlberg,Ph.D. & Bonnie Todis,Ph.D. LA Pub & Training   (Lash & assoc ) 1999 1 Copy
  • Negotiating The Special Education Maze; Woodbine House inc. 1990 1 Copy THIRD EDITION 1997        1 Copy
  • Opening Doors: Strategies for Including All Students in Regular Education. C. Beth Schaffner, Barbara E. Buswell.PEAK Parent Center, CO 1991    1 Bklt
  • Preschool Sensory Scan for Educators, Carol Kranowitz Sensory Resources, NV 2005  1 Copy

  • Quick-Guides To Inclusion 2:Ideas for Educating Students with Disabilities, Michael F. Giangreco. Paul H. Brookes Pub. Baltimore, Md. 1998 1 Copy
  • School, Family and Community Partnerships: Preparing Educators and Improving Schools.Joyce L. Epstein. Westview Press.  2001  1 Copy
  • "Section 504" How You Can Use It To Get Your Child What They Need (Inc Students on IDEA IEP'S) Reed Martin, J.D. Mathews Media, WV  2001  1 Copy
  • Section 504 Primer For Parents, Educators, & Administrators John Copenhaver IEP-Feb, 2002.1 Copy
  • Section 504 In The Classroom: How to Design & Implement Accommodation Plans, Lynda Miller & Chris Newbill. Pro-Ed Pub. TX. 1998 1 CopySmart Start: The Parents Complete Guide To Preschool Education, Marian Edelman Borden. Facts On File inc. N.Y. 1997 1 Copy
  • Smart Start: The Parents complete Guide To Preschool Education, Marion Edelman Borden. Facts on File Inc.  NY  1997  1 Copy
  • Special Educator’s Guide to 109 Diagnostic Tests. Roger Pierangelo.Ph.D. & George Giuliani. Psy.D. The Center For Applied Research in Education, N.Y.      1998 1 Copy
  • Steps To Independence: Teaching Everyday Skills to Children With Special Needs 3rd Ed., Bruce L. Baker & Alan J. Brightman. Paul H. Brookes Pub. Baltimore, Md. 1997 1 Copy
  • Teaching the Tiger: A Handbook or Individuals Involved in the Education of Students with Attention Deficit Disorders, Tourette Syndrome or Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder. Marilyn P. Dornbush, Ph.D. & Sheryl K. Pruitt,M.Ed.   Hope press, CA. 2000 1 Copy
  • The Complete IEP Guide: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child, 1st Edition Atty Lawrence Siegel. NOLO .com Law For All. 1999       1 Copy 2nd Ed 2001 1 Copy
  • The Early Intervention Dictionary, A Multidisciplinary Guide to Terminology. Jeanine G. Coleman,M.Ed. Woodbine House inc. 1993 1 Copy
  • The Prospector:Writing Solid Goals and Objectives for IEP’s // Goal Mine: Nuggets of Learning Goals and Objectives for Exceptional Children , Donald & Maureen Cahill. IEP Publishing Fork Union VA. 1998 1 Copy
  • The Rights of Students Who Need Health Related Services and Accomodations: Is Your Child Getting All They Are Entitled to Under Federal Statutesw and US Supreme Court Cases? Reed Martin, J.D.  Mathews Media, WV  2000   1 Copy
  • The Special Education Battlefield: A Guide to The Due process Hearing and Other Tools NY of Advocacy, Andrew Cuddy, Esq Ithaca Press NY   2007   1  Copy
  • The Special Educator's Comprehensive Guide To 301 Diagnostic Tests: Select and Interpret The Most Commonly Used Assesment Measures For Disabilities as Defined by IDEA 2004, Roger Pierangelo,Ph.D. & George Giuliani,J.D.,Psy.D. Jossey-Bass Co. CA 2006   1 Copy
  • What Every Teacher Should Know About Transition and IDEA 2004, Carol A. Kochhar, Bryant Pearson.  Boston, 2007  1 Copy
  • Why Jonny Doesn't Behave: Twenty Tips and Measurable BIP'S, barbara Bateman & Annemieke Golly.  IEP Resources, Wisconsin  2003   1 Copy
  • Wrightslaw:Special Education Law Peter W.D.Wright & Pamela Darr Wright. Harbor House Law Press, Va. 1999 2 Copies
  • Wrightslaw: Special Education Law 2nd ED , Peter W.D. Wright & Pamela Darr Wright. Harbor House Law Press, VA  2007  1 Copy
  •  Writing Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives, Barbara Bateman & Cynthia M. Herr.  IEP Resources, Wisconsin   2003   1 Copy

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