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Helpful Books


Reading & Dyslexia

Biemiller, Andrew.  Language and Reading Success.  MA: Brookline Books, 1999.

Hall, Susan. L & Moats, Louisa. C.  Parenting a Struggling Reading:  A guide to diagnosing & finding help for your child’s reading difficulties. New York: Broadway Books, 2002.

Hall, Susan L &  Moats, Louisa C.  Straight Talk About Reading:  How Parents Can Make a Difference During the Early Years. San Francisco: McGraw Hill, 1999.

Moats, Louisa. C. & Dakin, Karen E.  Basic Facts About DYSLEXIA & Other Reading Problems.  East Peroria, Illinois:  Versa Press Inc, 2008.

Shaywitz, Sally. Over Coming Dyslexia. New York: Vintage Books, 2003.

Language & Writing

Brown Rubinstein, Marcia. Raising NLD Superstars: what families with non-verbal learning disabilities need to know about nurturing confident, competent kids. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.

 Truch, Steve.  The missing Parts of Whole Language. Calgary, Canada: Foothills Educational Materials, 1991.

 Richards, Regina G & Richards, Eli I. Eli The Boy Who Hated to Write:  Understanding Dysgraphia. Riverside, CA: RET Center Press, 2000.

Attention Deficit Disorders

Jensen, Eric.  A new view of AD/HD: Success Strategies for the Impulsive Learner.  Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press, CA, 2003.

 Kolberg, Judith & Nadeau, Kathleen PH.D.  ADD – Friendly Ways To Organize Your Life: Strategies That Work From A Professional Organizer And A Renowned ADD Clinician.  New York, NY:  Brunner-Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2002.

 Reif, Sandra. F.  The ADHD Book Of Lists: A Practical Guide For Helping Children And Teens With Attention Deficit Disorders.  San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Child Development

Richards, Regina G.  L.E.A.R.N: Playful Strategies for All Students. Riverside, CA: RET Center Press, 2001.

Levine, Mel.  Ready or Not Here Life Comes. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

Levine, Mel.  A Mind at a Time. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002.

Brooks, Robert & Goldstein, Sam.  Raising Resilient Children. San Francisco: Contemporary Books, 2001.

Useful Website Links

LD Online


National Center for Learning Disabilities


International Dyslexia Association


Learning Disabilities Association


Learning Disabilities Association-CA


Wrights Law Special Education Law & Advocacy


Great Schools/Schwab Learning


Children & Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders


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