Books For Parents

Parenting

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will TalkHow to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish (2012)

Positive DisciplinePositive Discipline
by Jane Nelsen EdD (2006)

book-cover3Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength,
Hope and Openness in Your Child

by Robert Brooks, PhD and Sam Goldstein, PhD (2002)

Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children
Live Together So you Can Live Too

by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish (2012)

Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success
by Madeline Levine, PhD (2012)

 

Anxiety

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child’s Fear, Worries, and Phobias
by Tamar Chansky PhD (2004)

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents
by Ronald Rapee, PhD, Ann Wignall PsyD, Susan Spence PhD
and Heidi Lyneham PhD (2008)

Letting Go of Perfect: Overcoming Perfectionism in Kids
by Hope Wilson, PhD and Jill Adelson PhD (2009)

Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens: A Cognitive Therapy Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Creating Unshakable Self-Esteem
by Marci Fox, PhD, Leslie Sokol PhD, and Aaron Beck, MD (2011)


ADHD

Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach
to Raising Your Distracted Child

by Edward Hallowell MD and Peter Jensen MD (2010)

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents, Third Edition
by Russel Barkley, PhD (2013)

Understanding Girls with AD/HD
by Kathleen Nadeau PhD, Ellen Littman PhD, and Patricia Quinn MD (1999)


Depression

Freeing Your Child From Negative Thinking: Powerful, Practical Strategies to Build a Lifetime of Resilience, Flexibility, and Happiness
by Tamar Chansky, PhD (2008)

More Than Moody
by Harold Koplewicz, MD (2002)

 

Oppositional Behavior

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent and Energetic
by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, MA (2009)

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
Revised and Updated Ross Greene, PhD (2010)

Your Defiant Teen: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship, Second Edition
by Russell Barkley PhD and Arthur Robin PhD (2013)


Social Issues

Best Friends Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children
by Michael Thompson, PhD, Catherine Grace, and Lawrence Cohen, PhD (2002)

It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend: Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities Find Social Success
by Richard Lavoie, MA, MEd (2006)


Learning Issues

Different Learners: Identifying, Preventing, and Treating Your Child’s Learning Problems
by Jane Healy, PhD (2011)

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
by Sally Shaywitz, MD (2005)

Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
by Ellen Galinsky, MS (2010)

Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger’s Disorder: A Parent’s Guide
by Kathryn Stewart, PhD (2007)


Organizational Skills

Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential
by Peg Dawson, EdD and Richard Guare, PhD (2009)

The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5: How to Support Your Child’s Education, End Homework Meltdowns, and Build Parent-Teacher Connections
by ML Nichols (2013)

Sensory Needs

Growing an In-Sync Child: Simple, Fun Activties to Help Every Child Develop, Learn, and Grow
by Carol Kranowitz, MA and Joyce Newman, MA (2010)

Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorders
by Lucy Jane Miller, PhD, OTR and Doris Fuller (2007)


Speech and Language

Let’s Talk Together – Home Activities for Early Speech & Language Development
by Cory Poland, MA CCC-SLP and Amy Chouinard, MA CCC-SLP (2008)

Speaking of Apraxia: A Parents’ Guide to Childhood Apraxia of Speech
by Leslie Lindsay, RN, BSN (2012)

The Parent’s Guide to Speech and Language Problems
by Debbie Feit and Heidi Feldman MD, PhD (2007)


School Advocacy

Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy: The Special Education Survival Guide
by Peter Wright, Esq and Pamela Wright, MA, MSW (2006)

Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition
by Peter Wright, Esq and Pamela Wright, MA, MSW (2007)