Further Reading

 General Development & Parenting

Mindful Parenting: Simple and Powerful Solutions for Raising Creative, Engaged, Happy Kids in Today’s Hectic World
Kristin Race

The Whole Brain Child
Daniel J Siegel, M.D. & Tina Payne Byrson, Ph.D

Mind in the Making
Ellen Galinsky

Girls will be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters
JoAnn Deak, Ph.D with Theresa Barker

 Sensory Processing Disorder

The Out Of Sync Child
The Out of Sync Child Has Fun, Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders
Growing an In-Sync Child: Simple Fun Activities to Help Children Develop, Learn and Grow
Carol Stock Kranowitz


Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents
Russell A. Barkley, PhD

The ADHD Parenting Handbook
Colleen Alexander-Roberts

 Behavior Management

Positive Discipline A-Z: 1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems
Jane  Nelsen Ed.D

Positive Discipline for Preschoolers: For Their Early Years–Raising Children Who are  Responsible, Respectful and Resourceful
Jane Nelsen Ed.D

The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child
Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D.


The Complete Guide Guide To Asperger’s Syndrome
Tony Attwood

1001 Great Ideas for Teaching & Raising Children with Autism or Asperger’s
Ellen Notbohm & Veronica Zysk

Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Mainstream Classroom: How to Reach and Teach Children with ASD
Barbara Boroson

 Mental Health & Learning Disorders

Smart But Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Full Potential
Peg Dawson, EdD, & Richard Guare, Ph.D.

Different Learners: Identifying, Preventing and Treating Your Child’s Learning Problems
Jane M. Healy, Ph.D.

 Social Skills

The Unwritten Rules of Friendship: Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Make Friends
Natalie Madorsky Elman, Ph.D. & Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D.

Good Friends are Hard to Find
Fred Frankel, Ph.D.

Organizations & Websites for Social Skills / Social Emotional Development 

Out-of-Sync-Child – sensory processing disorders

CHADD – Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – Provides information about ADHD

The Child Mind Institute – accessible, evidence-based clinical care & resources for children and their families

Mind in the Making – Essential Life Skills for Children

 Advocacy & Education Law

Wrightslaw Special Education & Advocacy

Westchester Institute for Human Development

New York State Education Department