LD Links for Parents
PARENT RESOURCE BOOKSHELF
Berch, Daniel B. & Mazzocco, Michelle M.M. (2007) Why Is Math So Hard for Some Children? The Nature and Origins of Mathematical Learning Difficulties and Disabilities. Paul Brookes Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD.
Brooks, Robert & Goldstein, Sam. (2002) Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child. McGraw-Hill Education, New York, NY
Colvin, Aidan. (2016) Looking for Heroes: One Boy, One Year, 100 Letters. Think Out of the Box Press.
Dawson, Peg & Guare, Richard (2009) Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential. The Guildford Press, New York, NY
Flink, David. (2014) Thinking Differently: An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities. William Morrow Paperbacks, New York, NY.
Hall, Susan. L. & Moats, Louisa C. (1999) Straight Talk About Reading: How Parents Can Make a Difference in the Early Years. Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL.
Moats, Louisa C. & Dakin, Karen. (2008) Basic facts about Dyslexia and other Reading Problems. International Dyslexia Association, Baltimore, MD.
Shaywitz, Sally (2003). Overcoming Dyslexia, A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY.
Tridas, Eric Q. (2007) ABC to ADHD: What Every Parent Should Know About Dyslexia. International Dyslexia Association, Baltimore, MD.
BOOKS TO READ TO YOUR CHILDREN REGARDING LEARNING DIFFERENCES AND ADHD
Gantos, Jack. (1998) Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key. Harper Collins Children’s Books, New York, NY
Malchow, Hal and Malchow, Alex (2011) The Sword of Darrow. BenBella Books, Inc. Dallas, TX
Pollaco, Patricia. (1998) Thank you, Mr. Falker. Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, New York, NY
Robb, Diane Burton. (2004) The Alphabet Story: A Story About Dyslexia. Albert Whitman Company, Morton Grove, IL
Winkler, Henry. (2004-2009) The Hank Zipzer Series — 14 book series based on the life of Henry Winkler. Grosset & Dunlap, New York, NY.
ELEMENTARY TO MIDDLE-SCHOOL AGE STUDENTS
Nadeau, Kathleen and Dixon, Ellen (2005). Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A book for kids about ADHD. Magination Press, Washington DC, American Psychological Association
Schultz, Philip. (2012) My Dyslexia. W.W. Norton & Company, New York, NY.
Hunt, Linda Mullaly. (2015) Fish In A Tree. Nancy Paulsen Books. London, England.
MATH ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AND PARENTS
Zaslavsky, Claudia (2001) Number Sense and Nonsense: Building math creativity and confidence through number play. Chicago Review Press, Chicago, Il.
Fischer, Gary & Cummings Rhoda Woods (1991) The School Survival Guide for Kids with LD. Free Spirit Publishing, Golden Valley, MN.
Frostig Center (with Foreword by Rick Lavoie) (2009) The Six Success Factors for Children with Learning Disabilities. John Wiley & Sons, San Francisco, CA
Hamblet, Elizabeth. (2017) From High School to College: Steps to Success for Students with Disabilities. Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
ONLINE SUPPORT RESOURCES
Dyslexia Help—University of Michigan
Florida Center for Reading Research
International Dyslexia Association
National Center for Learning Disabilities
The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity