Resources

This page contains links to websites, books, and support groups for a variety of brain based/behavioral difficulties. 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Websites

CHADD.ORG

http://www.russellbarkley.org/factsheets.html

https://www.additudemag.com

 

Bibliotherapy

Smart but Scattered, by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare 

Taking Charge of ADHD, by Russell Barkley

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD, by Russel Barkley

Driven to Distraction, by Edward M. Halloway and John J. Ratey

Emotional/Behavioral Difficulties

Bibliotherapy

Parenting the Strong Willed Child, by Rex Forehand and Nicholas Long

The Explosive Child, by Ross W. Greene

Stop Walking on Eggshells, by Paul T. Mason and Randi Kreger

Don't Feed the Monkey Mind: How to Stop the Cycle of the Anxiety, Fear, and Worry, by Jennifer Shannon

ACT with Anxiety: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workbook to Get You Unstuck from Anxiety and Enrich Your Life, by Richard Sears

The ACT Workbook for Depression and Shame: Overcome Thoughts of Defectiveness and Increase Well-Being Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, by Matthew McKay

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Websites

https://www.aane.org

http://www.aspergersyndrome.org

https://www.autismspeaks.org

 

https://www.poac.net

 

Bibliotherapy

 

Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years, by Shana Nichols, Gina Marie Moravcik, and Samara Pulver Tetenbaum 

 

Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger’s Syndrome, by Rudy Simone

 

Navigating the Social World: A Curriculum for Individuals with Asperger’s, by Tony Attwood

 

Complete Guide To Asperger’s Syndrome, by Tony Attwood

 

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

by Barry M. Prizant and Thomas Fields-Meyer

 

The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules: The Handbook of Not-So-Obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger Syndrome by Jennifer Cook O'Toole

 

The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (and Their Parents) by Elizabeth Reeve and Elizabeth Verdick

Learning Disabilities

Websites

Understood.org

ldonline.org

http://nldline.com

https://www.state.nj.us/education/specialed/dyslexia/NJDyslexiaHandbook.pdf

https://dyslexiaida.org

http://dyslexia.yale.edu

Dyscalculia.org

https://childmind.org/article/how-to-help-kids-dyscalculia/

 

Bibliotherapy

Overcoming Dyslexia, by Sally Shaywitz

The Power of Different, by Gail Saltz

It Just Doesn't Add Up, by Paul Moorecraft

Why Math Is So Hard for Some Children, by Daniel Berch and Michelle Mazzocco