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Parent Resources

Below are links to resources you may find helpful.

Recommended Reading List

Sensory

  1. The Out-Of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder(by Carol Kranowitz)
  2. The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (by Carol Kranowitz)
  3. Growing an In-Sync Child: Simple, Fun Activities to Help Every Child Develop, Learn, and Grow (by Carol Kranowitz and Joyce Newman)
  4. Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder (by Lucy Jane Miller)
  5. Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues (by Lindsey Biel and Nancy Peske)
  6. Understanding Your Child’s Sensory Signals: A Practical Daily Use Handbook for Parents and Teachers (by Angie Voss)
  7. The Survival Guide for Traveling with a Sensory Kiddo: From Amusement Parks, to the Beach or a Weekend Road Trip to Visit Relatives…Sensory Help is Here! (by Angie Voss)
  8. Your Essential Guide to Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder: When You See A Child Through Sensory Goggles…It All Makes Sense  (by Angie Voss)

Cerebral Palsy and Movement Issues

  1. Teaching Motor Skills to Children with Cerebral Palsy and Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for parents and Professionals (by Sieglinde Martin)
  2. Finnie’s Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home (by Eva Bower)
  3. Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Parent’s Guide (by Elaine Geralis)
  4. Understanding Motor Skills in Children with Dyspraxia, ADHD, and other Learning Disabilities: A Guide to Improving Coordination (by Lisa A. Kurtz)
  5. Understanding Dyspraxia: A Guide for Parents and Professionals (by Maureen Boon)

Vision

  1. Visual Perception Problems in Children With AD/HD, Autism, And Other Learning Disabilities (by Lisa A. Kurtz)
  2. Little Bear Sees: How Children with Cortical Visual Impairment Can Learn to See (by Aubri Tallent, Andrei Tallent, and Fredy Bush)
  3. Children With Visual Impairments: A Guide for Parents (by M. Cay Holbrook)
  4. Look At It This Way: Toys and Activities for Children with Visual Impairment (by Roma Lear)
  5. Black on White [Board book] (by Tana Hoban)
  6. White on Black [Board book] (by Tana Hoban)
  7. Look, Look! [Board book] by (Peter Linenthal)

Down Syndrome

  1. Fine Motor Skills for Children With Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents And Professionals (by Maryanne Bruni)
  2. Gross Motor Skills for Children With Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents And Professionals (by Patricia Winders)
  3. Early Communication for Children With Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents And Professionals (by Libby Kumin)
  4. Down Syndrome Parenting 101: Must-Have Advice for Making Your Life Easier (by Natalie Hale)

Feeding/Eating

  1. Just take a Bite: Easy Effective Answers to Food Aversions and Eating Challenges (by Lori Ernsperger and Tania Stegen-Hanson)
  2. Finicky Eaters: What to do When Kids Won’t Eat (by Lori Ernsperger and Tania Stegen-Hanson)
  3. Nobody Ever Told Me (or my Mother) That!: Everything From Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development (by Diane Bahr)

Memoirs and Inspiration

  1. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Children with Special Needs: Stories of Love and Understanding for Those Who Care for Children with Disabilities (by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Heather McNamara, and Karen Simmons)
  2. Gifts: Mothers Reflect on How Children with Down Syndrome Enrich Their Lives (by Kathryn Lynard Super and Martha Sears)
  3. Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic (by Martha Beck) (about Down Syndrome)
  4. Knowing Jesse: A Mother’s Story of Grief, Grace, and Everyday Bliss (by Marianne Leone) (about CP)
  5. Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid: A Survival Guide for Ordinary Parents of Special Children (by Gina Gallagher and Patricia Konjoian)
  6. More Than a Mom: Living a Full And Balanced Life When Your Child Has Special Needs (by Heather Fawcett and Amy Baskin)
  7. Married with Special-Needs Children: A Couples’ Guide to Keeping Connected (by Laura E. Marshak and Fran P. Prezant)