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A-ADHD
For parents of adolescents with A-ADHD
 

A Tribe Apart,
  By Patricia Hersch
Understanding the Adolescent
  American Psychiatric Press, By George Orvin,1995
Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers,
  By Michael Riera
 
ADHD
 
Taking Charge of ADHD,
  By Russell Barkley
Raising and Loving a Child with ADHD,
  By Ann Colin, Willie
Teenagers with ADD: A Parents Guide,
  By Chris Ziegler Dendy
Running on Ritalin: A Physician Reflects on Children,
  Society, and Performance in a Pill,
  By Larry Diller, - Bantam Books, 1998
Driven to Distraction,
  By Edward Hallowell and John Ratey
Ready or Not, Here Life Comes: How Kids can grow
  into productive adults,
  By Mel Levine
Survival Strategies for Parenting Your ADD Child,
  By George Lynn
Scattered: How ADD originates and what you can
  do about it,
  By Gabor Mate
Adventures in Fast Forward: Life, Love, and Work
  for the ADD Adult,
  By Kathleen Nadeau
The Parents' Hyperactivity Handbook: Helping the
  Fidgety Child.Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete,
  Authoritative Guide For Parents.
  By Buckley, Russel A. Guilford Press. New York. c1995
Dr. Larry Silver's Advice to Parents on ADHD,
  By Larry Silver, American Psychiatric Press
Women with ADD: Embracing Disorganization at Home
  and the Workplace,
  By Sari Solden, 1995, Underwood Books
 
ADHD ~ Books for adolescents
 
Adolescents and ADD: Gaining the Advantage,
  By Patrician Quinn
Eagle Eyes,
  By Jeanne Gehret
Putting on the Brakes,
  By Patricia Quinn and Judith Stern
 
ADHD ~ Books for adults
 
ADHD in Adults,
  By Russell Barkley
Hyperactive Children Grown Up,
  By Gabrielle Weiss and Lily Hechtman
The Down and Dirty Guide to Adult ADD,
  By Michael Gordon and Daniel McClure
Out of the Fog:
  Treatment Options and Coping Strategies for Adult ADD,
  By Kevin Murphy and Suzanne Levert, (1995) NY: Hyperion
ADD and The College Student:
  A Guide for High School and College Students with ADD,
  By Patrician Quinn
ADHD in Adulthood:
  A Guide to Current Theory, Diagnosis and Treatment,
  By Margaret Weiss, Lily T. Hechtman, and Gabrielle Weiss, Balt. MD., 1999 Johns Hopkins Press
 
ADHD ~ Books for teachers
 
Meeting the ADD Challenge:
  A Practical Guide for Teachers,
  By Steven Gordon and Michael Asher, Research Press, 1997
 
Adoption
 
A Place in My Heart,
  By Mary Grossnickle, illustrated by Alison Rel 
Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens
  By Debbie Riley, Jon Meeks
Birthright (book for people about talking to birthparents)
  By Jeanne Strauss
Brown Babies, Pink Parents: A Practical Guide to Transracial Parenting
  By Amy Ford
Lost and Found: The Adoption Experience,
  By Betty Lifton
Making Sense of Adoption,
  By Lois Melina
In Their Own Voices: Transracial Adoptees Tell Their
  Stories,
  By Rita Simon and Rhonda Roorda 
Talking to Young Children About Adoption,
  By Mary Watkins and Susan Fisher,  Yale Press 1993
 
Anxiety
 
Freeing Your Child From Anxiety: Powerful, Practical
  Strategies to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Phobias and Worries
  By Tamar Chansky 
Hope and Help for your Nerves
  By Dr. Claire Weeks
Monsters Under the Bed and Other Childhood Fears and
  Phobias: Helping Your child Overcome Anxieties, Fears and Phobias,
  By Stephen Garber, Marianne Garber, Robyn Spizman 
 
Asperger's Syndrome
 
Asperger's Syndrome:
  A Guide for Parents and Professionals,
  By Tony Attwood
Autism and Asperger,
  By Uta Frith 1991
Asperger Syndrome,
  By Ami Klin
Pretending to be Normal, Living with Asperger's
  Syndrome,
  By Liane Willey
 
Autism
 
Autism: The Facts,
  By Simon Brown-Cohen and Patrick Bolton
Not Even Wrong: Adventures in Autism,
  By Paul Collins
Autism Treatment Guide,
  By Elizabeth Gerlach, 2000
Facing Autism: Giving Parents Reasons for Hope and
  Guidance for Help,
  Lynne Hamilton 2000
A Parent's Guide to Autism,
  By Charles Hart, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1993
Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph over Autism,
  By  Catherine Maurice 1994
Overcoming Autism,
  By Lynn Koegel and Claire LaZebnik 
Children with Autism: A Parent's Guide,
  By Michael Powers, Second Edition
Discovering my Autism,
  By Edward Schneider
Parent Surival Manual (for autism),
  By Erick Schopler,
The World of the Autistic Child (for parents),
  By Bryna Siegel
Helping Children with Autism Learn,
  By Bryna Siegel  
A Positive Approach to Autism,
  By Stella Waterhouse
Autism and Sensing,
  By Donna Williams
 

Autism ~ books for kids

 
Russell is Extra Special: a Book About Autism for
  Children,
  By Charles Amenter
 

Bipolar Disorder

 
The Bipolar Handbook: Real Life Questions with Up To
  Date Answers,
  By Wes Burges  
The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide
  to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder (revised),
  By  D. Papolos and J. Papolos
Survival Strategies for Parenting children with bipolar
  disorder,
  By G T Lynn
Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families,
  By Francis Mondimore
When Someone You Love is Bipolar: Help and Support for You and Your Partner,
  By Cynthia Last
 
Borderline Personality Disorder
 
Understanding the Borderline Mother,
  By Christine Lawson
I Hate You, Don't Leave me,
  By Jerold Kreisman and Hal Strauss, 
Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder,
  By Paul Mason and Randi Kreger
The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook: Practice Strategies for living with someone who has borderline personality disorder,
  By Randi Kreger with James Paul Shirley
Get me out of here: my recovery from borderline personality disorder,
  By Rachel Reiland
 
Bullying
 
Sticks and Stones: 7 Ways Your Child can Deal wit Teasing, Conflict and other Hard Times
  By Scott Cooper
 

Cancer

 
A Parent's Guide to Childhood Cancer,
  By Lisa Bain
Surviving Childhood Cancer: a Guide for Families,
  By Margot Fromer, American Psychiatric Press
 

Chronic Disease

 
Growing Up with a Chronic Disease:
  The Impact on Children and Their Family,
  By Christine Eiser
 

College

 
Looking Beyond the Ivy League: Finding the College
  That's Right for You, Colleges That Change Lives,
  By Loren Pope
 
Conception
 
Mommies, Daddies, Donors, Surrogates:
  Answers to Tough Questions And Building Families,
  By Diane Ehrensaft
 
Cutting
 
Helping Teens Who Cut: Understanding and Ending Self-Injury,
  By Michael Hollander
 

Dating

 
The Teen Survival Guide to Dating And Relating,
  By Annie Fox
 
Death
 
The Loss that is Forever (Mom's Die),
  By Maxine Harris
Guiding Your Child Through Grief,
  By Mary Anne and James Emswiler 
 
Depression
 
Feeling Good Handbook,
  By David Burns 
Lonely, Sad, and Angry: a Parent's Guide to Depression
  in Children and Adolescents,
  By Barbara Ingersoll and Sam Goldstein, New York: Doubleday, 1995
The Antidepressant Sourcebook: A User's Guide for
  Patients and Families,
  By Andrew Morrison
 
Developmental Disabilities
 
Quirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who
  Doesn't Fit In When to Worry and When not to Worry,
  By Perri Klass and Eileen Costello 
The Special Child: A Source Book for Parents of Children
  iwith Developmental Disabilities,
  By Siegfried Pueschel, Patricia Scola, Leslie Wedenman, and James Berner,
What About Me? Growing Up with A Developmentally
  Disable Sibling,
  By Bryna Siegel and Stuart Silverstein
 
Diet
 
The Beck Diet Solution,
  By Judith Beck
 

Disabilities

 
Raising A Child Who Has a Physical Disability,
  By Donna Albrecht
Your Child Has a Disability (MR, Downs, SZ, CP,
  Autism, Spina Bifida),
  By Mark Batshaw, Little Brown, 1991
 
Divorce
 
How to Help Your Child Overcome Your Divorce,
  By Elissa Benedek and Catherine Brown
Mom's House Dad's House,
  By Isolina Ricci
The Parents Books About Divorce,
  By Richard Gardner
 
Eating Disorders
 
Just a Little Too Thin: How to Pull Your Child Back from
  the Brink of an Eating Disorder,
  By Michael Strober and Meg Schneider  
 
Elective Mutism
 
Cat's Got Your Tongue: A Book for Children Afraid to
  Speak,
  By Charles Schaefer
 

Emotional and Learning Problems

 
Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce and when can I get
  a Hamster?
  By Anthony Wolf 
When you Worry about the Child you Love
  By Ed Hallowell
 
Families
 
Going Home Without Going Crazy: How to Get Along With Your Parents & Family. (Even When They Push Your Buttons)
  By Andra Medea
 
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
 
Fantastic Antoine Succeeds,
  By Judith Kleinfeld and Siobhan Wescot
The Challenge of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome,
  By Ann Streissguth and Jonathan Kanter
 
Gay/Lesbian 
 
Out of the Closet, Into our Hearts: Celebrating our
  gay/lesbian Family Members,
  By Laura Siegel   Nancy Olson
 
Girls
 
Odd Girl Out,
  By Rachel Simmons
 
Grandparents
 
www.aarp.org/life/grandparents
www.grandsplace.com
To Grandma's House We....Stay: When You Have To Stop
  Spoiling Your Grandchildren and Start Raising Them,
  By Sally Houtman
Grandparents as Parents: A Survival Guide for Raising
  a Second Family,
  By Sylvie De Toledo and Deborah Edler-Brown  
Let's Talk about Living with a Grandparent,
  By Susan Kent  (Rosen Publishing, 2003, children's book)
 
Grief
 
www.dougy.org
www.pittsburghchildtrauma.com
The Grieving Child: A Parents Guide,
  By Helen Fitzgerald
Bereaved Children and Teens,
  By Earl Grollma, Boston, Beacon Press, 1995
The Three Birds,
  By Marinus van den Berg, (for 3-8 year olds on loss of loved ones)
 

Homework

 
They Can But They Don't:
  Helping Students Overcome work Inhibition,
  By Jerome Bruns
 
Learning Disabilities
 
A Mind At A Time,
  By Mel Levine
Overcoming Dyslexia: A New Science Based Program
  for Reading Problems at any Level,
  By Sally Shaywitz
Learning Disabilities: A to Z: A Parent Guide to
  Learning Disabilities,
  By Corinne Smith and Lisa Strick, Free Press
Many Ways to Learn: Young People's Guide to Learning
  Disabilities,
  By Judith Stern and Uzi Ben Ami
The ABCS of Learning Disabilities,
  By Bernice Wong
 
Medication for Kids
 
We've Got Issues. Children and Parents in the Age of
Medication,
  By Judith Warner
 
Mental Retardation
 
A Guide to Mental Retardation,
  By Mark McGarrity, NY: Crossroad Publishing, 1993
 
Mindfulness
 
The Wise Heart.  A Guide o the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology
  By Jack Kornfield
 
Narcissism
 
Enough About You, Let's Talk About Me: How to Recognize and Manage the Narcissists in Your Life,
  By Les Carter
 
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
 
Blink, Blink, Clop, Clop: Why Do We Do Things We Can't f
  Stop?: A Storybook to Help Children Cope with OCD,
  rom Childswork/Childsplay for ages 5-12
  www.childswork.com
Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and
  Compulsions,
  By Lee Baer
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Guide,
  By J Griest, 1995
Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and
  Compulsions,
  By EV Foa, R Wilson, New York: Bantam Books, 1991
 

Parenting

 
Back in Control,
  By Gregory Bodenhammer
Becoming the Parent you Want to Be,
  By Laura Davis and Janis Keyser (0-5 yo)
Between Parent and Child,
  By Haim Ginott
Between Parent and Teenager,
  By Haim Ginott
The Blessing of a B-  Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Resilient Teenagers
  By Wendy Mogel
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee,
  By Wendy Mogel
Child Wise,
  By Cathy Tempelsman
The Difficult Child,
  By Stanley Turecki - Second Revised Edition
Eating, Sleeping and Getting Up: How to Stop The Daily
  Battles w/ Your Child,
  By Carolyn Crowder 
The Explosive Child,
  By Ross Greene, 1998 Harper Collins
Get Out of My Life But First Could You Take Me and
  Cheryl to the Mall?
  By Anthony Wolf
How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids Will
  Talk,
  By Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
How to Win the Whining War,
  By Cynthia Whitham
The Identity Trap: Saving Our Teens From Themselves
  By Joseph Nowinski
Parenting by Heart,
  By Ron Taffel
The Pressured Child,
  By Michael Thompson
The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids,
  By Madeline Levine
Right from Wrong:  Instilling a sense of integrity in your
  child,
  By Michael Riera and Joseph Di Prisco
Siblings without Rivalry,
  By Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
SOS Help for Kids,
  By Lyn Clark
Too Old for this Too Young for that: Your Survival Guide
  for the middle School Years,
  By Harriet Mostache
Treating the Tough Adolescent,
  By Scott Sells, 1998 Guilford Press
What to do Until the Grown Up Arrives: The Art and
  Science of Raising Teenagers,
  By Joseph R. Novello
 
Parents of Teenagers
 
An Unchanged Mind; The Problem of Immaturity in Adolescence,
  By John McKinnon
 
Schizophrenia
 
Coping with Schizophrenia: A Guide for Families,
  By Kim Mueser and Susan Gingerich
 
Self Esteem
 
Don't Feed the Monster on Tuesdays,
  By Adolph Moser
 
Self Help
 
The Situation is Hopeless but not Serious,
  By Paul Watzlawick
Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart,
  By Gordon Livingston 
 
Sensory Motor Integration 
 
The Out of Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping W/
  Sensory Integration Dysfunction,
  By Carol Kranowitz 
 

Sex

 
From Diapers to Dating: A Parent's Guide to Raising
  Sexually Healthy Children,
  By Debra Haffner 
It's Perfectly Normal,
  By Robie Harris and Michael Emberly
Everything you NEVER wanted your kids to know about
  sex (but were afraid they'd ask),
  By Justin Richardson and Mark Schuster 
 
Sexual Abuse
 
The Courage to Heal,
  By Ellen Bass
 
Single Parenting
 
In Praise of Single Parents,
  By Shoshana Alexander
 
Sleep
 
Sleepless in America: Practical Strategies to help your family get the sleep it deserves
  By Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
 

Social Skills

 
People Skills for Young Adults,
  By Marianne Csoti
Good Friends are Hard to Find,
  By Fred Frankel
Why Doesn't Anybody Like  Me? A Guide to Raising
  Socially Confident Kids,
  By Hara Marano
Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social
  Lives of Children,
  By Michael Thompson, Catherine Grace
The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World,
  By Martin Laner
 
Social Skills for Adults
 
What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don't: Social Skills Help with Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder,
  By Michele Novotni
Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome
  By Nancy Patrick
 

Special Needs

 
From the Heart: On Being the Mother of a Child with
  Special Needs,
  By Patricia Bowman
If You've Ever Wanted to Crawl in the Closet with an
  Oreo:Tips for Parenting A Child with Special Needs,
  By Martha Kate Downey
 
To Stop Smoking
 
The  Easy Way to Stop Smoking
  By Allen Carr
 

Tourette's

 
A Mind of Its' Own: Tourette's Syndrome a Story and a
  Guide,
  By Ruth Bruun and Bertel Bruun,  New York: Oxford University Press, 1994
 

Trauma

 
IChildren and Trauma: A Parent's Guide to Helping
  Children Heal,
  By Cynthia Monahan, Lexington Books, 1993
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

A-ADHD

ADHD
ADHD ~ BOOKS FOR ADOLESCENTS
ADHD ~ BOOKS FOR ADULTS
ADHD ~ BOOKS FOR TEACHERS
ADOPTION
ANXIETY
ASPERGER'S SYNDROME
AUTISM
AUTISM ~ BOOKS FOR KIDS
BIPOLAR DISORDER
BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER
BULLYING
CANCER
CHRONIC DISEASE
COLLEGE
CONCEPTION
CUTTING
DATING
DEATH
DEPRESSION
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
DIET
DISABILITIES
DIVORCE
EATING DISORDERS
ELECTIVE MUTISM
EMOTIONAL AND LEARNING PROBLEMS
FAMILIES
FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME
GAY / LESBIAN
GIRLS
GRANDPARENTS
GRIEF
HOMEWORK
LEARNING DISABILITIES
MEDICATION FOR KIDS
MENTAL RETARDATION
MINDFULNESS
NARCISSISM
OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER
PARENTING
PARENTS OF TEENAGERS
SCHIZOPHRENIA
SELF ESTEEM
SELF HELP
SENSORY MOTOR INTEGRATION
SEX
SEXUAL ABUSE
SINGLE PARENTING
SLEEP
SOCIAL SKILLS
SOCIAL SKILLS FOR ADULTS
SPECIAL NEEDS
TO STOP SMOKING
TOURETTE'S
TRAUMA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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