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RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

 

ADD/ADHD

The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD

By John Taylor

A Bird’s Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD: Advice from Young Survivor

By: Chris Zeigler Dendy and Alex Zeigler

A Girls’ Guide to AD/HD: Don’t Lose this Book!

By: Beth Walker

Anger

Volcano in my Tummy

By: Elaine Whitehouse

What to do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems with Anger

By: Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.

Angry Octopus: A Relaxation Story

By: Lori Lite

How to Take the Grrrr… Out of Anger

By Elizabeth Verdick

Let’s Talk About Feeling Angry

By: Joy Berry

Is It Right to Fight? A First Look At Anger

By: Pat Thomas

When I Feel Angry

By: Cornelia Maude Spelman

 

Sensory

Kids In The Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Bipolar, and More!: The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals

By: Martin L. Kutscher MD

Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions That Build Success

By: Jennifer Veenendall

Superflex…A Superhero: Social Thinking Curriculum

By: Stephanie Madrigal & Michelle Garcia Winner

Superflex: takes on Glassman and the Team of Unthinkables

By: Stephanie Madrigal & Michelle Garcia Winner

Sensitive Sam: Sam’s Sensory Adventure Has a Happy Ending!

By: Marla Roth-Fisch

 

OCD

What to Do When Your BRAIN Gets Stuck: A Guide to Overcoming OCD

By: Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.

 

Divorce

Two Homes

By: Claire Maurel

DINOSAURS DIVORCE: A Guide For Changing Families

By: Laurene Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

The D (Divorce) Word

By: Julia Cook

Going with the Flow: Only One You

By: Linda Kranz

I Just Don’t Like the Sound of NO! (How About Maybe?): My Story About Accepting ‘No’ for an Answer and Disagreeing…The Right Way!

By: Julia Cook

 

Transitions

Off to First Grade

By: Louise Borden

Saying Good-bye Saying Hello…When Your Family Is Moving

By: Michaelene Mundy

 

Bullying

Just Kidding

By: Trudy Ludwig

My Secret Bully

By: Trudy Ludwig

Better Than You

By: Trudy Ludwig

A Tale from the Care Bears: Ben’s New Buddy

By: Ward Johnson

The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others

By: Bob Sornson & Maria Dismondy

 

Anxiety

The Anxiety Cure for Kids: A Guide for Parents

By: Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, Robert L. DuPont & Caroline M. DuPont

 

Sleeping Problems

What to Do When You…Dread Your Bed: A Guide to Overcoming Problems With Sleep

By: Dawn Huebner, Ph.D

Goodnight GIANT: A Story for Toddlers About Bedtime Routines

By: Scholastic

 

Siblings

The Other Kid: A Draw It Out Guidebook For Kids Dealing With A Special Needs Sibling

By: Lorraine Donlon

The New Baby

By: Usborne First Experiences

 

Feelings for Self & Others

How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids

By: Tom Rath & Mary Reckmeyer

Respect: Dare to Care, Share, and Be Fair!

By: Ted & Jenny O’Neal

When I Care about Others

By: Cornelia Maude Spelman

Today I Feel Silly & Other MOODS That Make My Day

By: Jamie Lee Curtis

Tiger-Tiger is it True? Four Questions to Make You Smile Again

By: Byron Katie & Hans Wilhelm

The One and Only Special Me

By: Rozanne Lanczak William

Kimochis Feel Guide

 

Boundaries

Hands Are Not for Hitting

By: Martine Agassi, Ph. D.

 

Social Skills

Everyone Is Special and Unique: Learning About Acceptance

By: Regina G. Burch

The Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism

By: Jed Baker, Ph.D.

 

Stranger Awareness

Your Body Belongs to You

By: Cornelia Spelman

The Right Touch: A Read-Aloud Story To Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

By: Sandy Kleven, LCSW

My Very First Winnie the Pooh: Don’t Talk to Strangers, Pooh!

By: Kathleen W. Zoehfeld

 

Relaxation

Sea Otter Love: A Relaxation Story

By: Lori Lite

Bubble Riding: A Relaxation Story

By: Lori Lite

 

Love

The Invisible String

By: Patrice Karst

 

Telling the Truth

Tiger Tells The TRUTH

By: Charming Values & Nurturing Series

I am Honest

By: Heinemann Read And Learn

 

Behaviors

What to Do When BAD HABITS Take Hold: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Nail Biting and More

By: Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.

When I Feel Jealous

By: Cornelia Maude Spelman

Help Me Be Good: Being Rude

By: Joy Berry

Help Me Be Good: Being A Bad Sport

By: Joy Berry

It’s Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel

By: Jamie Lee Curtis

If Everybody Did

By: Jo Ann Stover

 

Grief/Death

Badger’s Parting Gifts

By: Susan Varley

I Miss You: A First Look At Death

By: Pat Thomas

The Next Place

By: Warren Hanson

Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss

By: Pat Schwiebert & Chuck DeKlyen

 

Accepting Change

Wings of Change

By: Franklin Hill, Ph.D.

 

Following Directions

The WORST Day of My Life EVER! My Story About Listening and Following Instructions (…or Not!)

By: Julia Cook

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen

By: Howard Binkow & Susan F. Cornelison

 

 

Friends

A Rainbow of Friends

By: P.K. Hallinan

How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them

By: Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

Making Friends

By: Fred Rogers

Talk and Work It Out

By: Cheri J. Meiners, M. Ed.

 

Stress

Getting Out of a Stress Mess: A Guide for Kids

By: Michaelene Mundy

 

Trauma

A Terrible Thing Happened: A Story for Children Who Have Witnessed Violence of Trauma

By: Margaret M. Holmes

September 12th: We Knew Everything Would Be All Right

By: First-Grade Students of H. Byron Masterson Elementary in Kennett, Missouri

 

Encouragement/ Self Esteem

The Dot

By: Peter H. Reynolds

When I feel Good About Myself

By: Cornelia Maude Spelman

The Tortoise and the Hairpiece

By: Don M. Winn

 

Perfectionism

What to Do When Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough: The Real Deal on Perfectionism

By: Thomas S. Greenspon, Ph.D.

 

Allergies

The Alley Cat Abby Staying Safe From Dairy!

By: Myronie & Sam McKee

The BugaBees Friends With Food Allergies

By: Any Recob

 

Body Awareness

What’s Inside My Body: A Guide to the Wonders and Workings of the Human Body

By: Scholastic Inc.

Everyone Poops

By: Taro Gomi

 

Self–Esteem

No Excuses!

By: Dr. Wayne Dyer

Unstoppable Me!

By: Dr. Wayne Dyer

Incredible You! 10 Ways to Let Your Greatness Shine Through

By: Dr. Wayne Dyer

Affirmation Weaver

By: Lori Lite

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR PARENTS

 

Transforming Your Difficult Child Workbook

By: Howard Glasser

The Nurtured Heart Approach

By: Howard Glasser

Beyond Consequences and Control

By:

The 5 Point Scale

By:

 

ADD/ADHD

Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: A Guide for Parents

By: Chris Zeigler Dendy

Understanding Girls with AD/HD

By: Kathleen Nadeau

ADD /ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

By:

 

Bullying

Odd Girl Out

By: Rachel Simmons

Odd Girl Speaks Out

By: Rachel Simmons

Little Girls Can Be Mean

By:

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR ADULTS

 

 

RECOMMENDED LINKS TO IMPORTANT ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES

 

Animal Assisted Therapy

Pet Partners

UCLA – Animal-Assisted Therapy Research Findings

Art Therapy

American Art Therapy Association

Art Therapy Association of Colorado

 

Dance Therapy

American Dance Therapy Assocation

Dance/Movement Therapy: Embodied Parenting

Dance/Movement Therapy in Social Work

Susan Kaiser Greenland & Suzi Tortora Mindfulness & Movement

The Difference Between “Therapeutic” Dance and Dance/Movement Therapy

 

Sensory Processing Disorder and Services

Unique Prints

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation

Sensory Processing Disorder Resource Center

 

Grief/Loss/Life Transition

Center for Loss and Life Transitions

Children’s Grief Education Association

Children and Grief

Association for Death Education and Counseling – Help for the Grieving

National Alliance for Grieving Children

Traumatic Grief

Supporting Children in Grief

Grief Words

Sesame Street – Grief

Rainbow Bridge

Pet-Loss

Pet Loss

In Memory of Pets

 

Professional Associations

American Counseling Association

American Psychological Association

American Group Psychotherapy Association

Association for Play Therapy

 

Food Allergies

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE)

 

Celiac

Celiac Disease Foundation

University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center

American Celiac Disease Alliance

Celiac Support Association

Gluten Intolerance Group

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University

GI Kids – Celiac Disease

 

Autism and Aspbergers

Autism National Committee (AUTCOM)

Autism Research Institute (ARI)

Autism Science Foundation

Autism Speaks

Autism Society

Association for Science in Autism Treatment

CDC Autism Spectrum Disorder

HHS – Autism Information

National Autism Association

OASIS @ MAAP

 

ADHD/ADD

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

NIH – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

 

Medical and Psychiatric Services

Children’s Hospital

Dr. Butch Levy Integrated Medical Care

American Academy of Pediatrics

 

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Associaiton

Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado

 

Public Figures

Brene Brown

Allan Schore

Stephen Porgres

Daniel Siegel

Suzi Tortora

 

Advocacy

Colorado Culture Change Coalition

 

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