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Online resources and information on various disorders:

Developmental Milestones
ADD

Your Hyperactive Child: A Parent’s Guide to Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder by Barbara Ingersoll

ADHD

Taking Charge of ADHD by Russell Barkley

Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders in Children Volume 20 in Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry series by Rachel G. Klein and Cynthia G. Last


Children’s Fears by Benjamin Wolman


Childhood Stress by Barbara Kuczen


No More Monsters in the Closet: Teaching Your Children to Overcome Everyday Fears and Phobias by Jeffrey L. Brown and Julie Davis


Why Your Child is Afraid by Robert Schacter

mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/c…

www.adaa.org/GettingHelp/FocusOn/Children&Adol…

childparenting.about.com/cs/disorders/a/childa…

www.worrywisekids.org

Apraxia of speech

www.apraxia-kids.org/

www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/Childhood…

www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/apraxia/apraxia.ht…

Articulation Disorder

www.psychnet-uk.com/dsm_iv/speech_articulation…

Auditory Processing Disorder

www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/auditory.asp

kidshealth.org/parent/medical/ears/central_aud…

Autism Spectrum Disorders 
and Pervasive Developmental Disorder

How to live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Practical strategies for Parents and Professionals by Chris Williams and Barry Wright

The user guide to the GF/CF Diet for Autism, Asperger Syndrome an AD/HD by Luke Jackson

Superflex: A superhero social thinking curriculum by Stephanie Madrigal and Michelle Garcia

My Brother Kevin Has Autism by Richard Carlson

“This is an excellent work that will attract all ages. It is something for all educators, parents and other interested parties to use and learn form. It is an invaluable work in seeing the rationale for the behavior of many people on the autism spectrum. Routine often provides security and changes or disruptions can often make one feel threatened. This book provides examples of this.” Review on Amazon.com

Ian’s Walk: A Story about Autism by Laurie Lears

This book tries to help families of autistic children understanding the role of siblings, their anger, and the problems they may have explaining the disorder to others.

Let Me hear Your Voice: A Family’s Triumph over Autism by Catherine Maurice

Asperger’s: What Does It Mean to Me? By Catherine Faherty

Feeding Issues

Just Take a Bite: Easy, Effective Answers to Food Aversions and Eating Challenges by Lori Ernsperger Ph.D. and Tania Stegen-Hanson OTR/L

The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals by Missy Chase Lapine

Learning Disabilities

Many Ways to Learn: Young People’s Guide to Learning Disabilities by Judith M. Stern and Uzi Ben-Ami

When You Worry about the Child You Love: Emotional and Learning Problems in Children by Edward Hallowell

www.autismspeaks.org/whatisit/index.php

kidshealth.org/parent/medical/learning/pervasi…

www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/autism/detail_auti…

www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/pdd/pdd.htm

www.autism-society.org/site/PageServer?pagenam…

www.autismweb.com/signs.htm

www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/autism/co…

www.webmd.com/brain/autism/development-disorde…

Dysgraphia

www.ncld.org/index.php?option=content&task=vie…

www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dysgraphia/dysgrap…

www.ldanatl.org/aboutld/parents/ld_basics/dysg…

www.ldonline.org/article/6202

Dyslexia

www.ldonline.org/article/16282?gclid=CI31j5C6w…

www.medicinenet.com/dyslexia/article.htm

kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/learning_pr…

www.dyslexia-parent.com

www.interdys.org

Executive Function

www.minddisorders.com/Del-Fi/Executive-functio…

www.nldline.com/xf_fact_sheet.htm

Expressive Language Delay 
and Receptive Language Delay

www.keepkidshealthy.com/welcome/conditions/spe…

www.aafp.org/afp/990600ap/3121.html

Feeding Disorders

www.asha.org/public/speech/swallowing/FeedSwal…

Metalinguistic language disorder

www.speechlanguage-resources.com/metalinguisti…

Nonverbal Learning Disorder

www.nlda.org

Oral Motor Dysfunction

www.psllcnj.com/oralmotor_disorders.htm

Sensory Defensiveness/Tactile Defensiveness

www.kidscanlearn.net/tactile.htm

Sensory Integration Disorder/
Sensory Processing Disorder

Ready Bodies Learning Minds: Understanding a child’s development and what it means to learning 2nd edition by Athena Oden, PT


Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) by Lucey Jane Miller, Ph.D, OTR


The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Dr. Ross Greene, Ph.D


The Myth of Laziness: America’s Top Learning Expert Shows How Kids- and Parents- Can Become More Productive by Dr. Mel Levine, M.D.


Is it Sensory or is it Behavior? Behavior Problem Identification, Assessment and Intervention by Carolyn Murray-Slutsky, MS, OTR and Betty Paris, PT, M.Ed.

www.sensoryresources.com

www.spdfoundation.net/index.html

Therapeutic Merchandise

www.southpawenterprises.com

www.superduperinc.com

Understanding and identifying Language Delays

www.hanen.org/web/Home/Parents/tabid/54/Defaul…

firstwords.fsu.edu

Speech-Language Therapy

kidshealth.org/parent/system/ill/speech_therap…

Resources and Support for Parents of Children
with Disabilities and Special Needs

www.comeunity.com/disability/index.html

www.txp2p.org