For Parents

Parent Resource Library is located in the Learning Specialist's office.  You can check out any book on your child's library card.  Below is the link:

Parent Resource Library

(books/videos are available in the School Library for parents to check out)

 

The Myth of Laziness

America’s Top Learning Expert Shows How Kids-and Parents-Can Become More Productive

By Mel Levine, M.D.

 

A Mind At A Time

America’s Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Suceed

By Mel Levine, M.D.

 

The Challenging Child

Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five Difficult Types of Children

By Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.

 

The Minds of Boys

Saving Our Sons From Falling Behind in School and Life

By Michael Gurian and Kathy Stevens

 

Real Boys

Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood

By William Pollack, PH.D.

 

The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids

How to Understand, Live With, and Stick Up For Your Gifted Child

By Sally Yahnke Walker, PH.D.

 

Advice to Parents on ADHD

(Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

By Larry B. Silver, M.D.

 

Succeeding With LD

20 True Stories About Real People with LD

By Jill Lauren, M.A.

 

Is Your Child Hyperactive? Inattentive? Impulsive? Distractible?

Helpling the ADD/Hyperactive Child

A Practical Program For Changing Your Child’s Behavior

With And Without Medication

By Stephen W. Garber, PH.D., Marianne Daniels Garber, PH.D., and Robyn Freedman Spizman

 

Reving Ophelia

Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls

By Mary Pipher, PH.D.

 

Queen Bees & Wannabes

Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends

 & Other Realities of Adolescence

By Rosalind Wiseman

 

I Have Tourette’s But Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me

Dispelling the Myth One Child At a Time

HBO Family Production

 

The Adult ADD Reader

A Collection of Short Easy to Read Articles by Nationally Prominent Authorities and Adults with ADD

Produced by Attention Deficit Disorder Resources

 

Asperger’s Syndrome

A Guide For Parents and Professionals

By Tony Attwood

 

The Survival Guide for Kids with LD

By Gary Fisher, P.H.D., and Rhoda Cummings, ED.D

 

Parent in Control

Restore order in your home and create a loving

relationship with your adolescent

by Gregory Bodenhamer

 

Games For Reading

Playful Ways to Help Your Child Read

By Peggy Kane

The Book Whisperer

Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child

By Donalyn Miller

 

Misunderstood Minds

Searching For Success in School

PBS video

 

Anger

How to Recognize and Cope With It

Leo Madow, M.D.

 

Positive Discipline

The classic guide for parents and teachers to help children develop self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation, and problem solving skills

By Jane Nelsen, Ed. D.

 

The Explosive Child

A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children

By Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.

 

Empowering Parents

How To Raise Obedient Children- It’s Possible.  It’s Right.

By William & Candace Backus

 

The A.D.D. and A.D.H.D. Diet

A comprehensive look at contributing factors and natural treatments for symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity

By Rachel Bell and Dr. Howard Peiper

 

Helping Your Anxious Child

A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents

By Ronald M Rapee, PH.D.

 

Helping Your Angry Child

Worksheets, fun puzzles, and engaging games to help you communicate better

By Darlene Gaynor Nemeth Ph.D.

 

Raising Our Daughters

The Ultimate Parenting Guide For Healthy Girls and Thriving Parents

By Kathy Masarie MD

 

Raising Our Sons

The Ultimate Parenting Guide For Healthy Boys and Thriving Parents

By Kathy Masarie MD

 

Raising A Thinking Child Workbook

Teaching Young Children How to Resolve Everyday Conflicts and Get Along With Others

By Myrna B Shure

 

Parents Are Teachers

A Child Management Program

By Wesley C. Becker

 

Raise Your Kids Without Raising Your Voice

With over 50 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Challenges

By Sarah Chana Radcliffe

 

A Special Education

One Family’s Journey Through the Maze of Learning Disabilities

By Dana Buchman

 

Ending the Homework Hassle

Understanding, Preventing, And Solving School Performance Problems

By John Rosemond

 

Don’t Miss the Bus

Steering Your Child to Success in School

By Mary Ann Smialek

 

Guys Write For Guys Read

By Jon Scieszka

 

Action Strategies For Deepening Comprehension

Role Plays,Text Structure Tableaux, Talking Statues, and Other Enrichment Techniques that Engage Students With Text

By Jeffrey D Wilhelm PHD

Misreading Masculinity

Boys, Literacy, and Popular Culture

By Thomas Newkirk

 

Positive Discipline

For Single Parents

By Jane Nelsen

 

The Hurried Child

Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon

By David Elkind

 

The Friendship Factor

By Kenneth H Rubin PHD

 

Best Friends, Worst Enemies

Understanding The Social Lives of Children

By Michael Thompson PHD

 

The Truth About the Male and Female Brain

The Essential Difference

By Simon Baron Cohen

 

No More Mistbehavin:38 Difficult Behaviors and How to Stop Them by  by Michele Borba

 

What to Do When You Grumble Too Much

A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Negativity

By Dawn Huebner PHD

 

Split in Two

Keeping It Together When Your Parents Live Apart

     By Karen Buscemi

 

Every Child Ready To Read

Literacy Tips For Parents

By The Lee Pesky Learning Center

 

Cool Calm and Confident

A Workbook To Help Kids Learn Assertiveness Skills

By Lisa M Schab, LCSW

 

A Good Start in Life

Understanding Your Child’s Brain and Behavior From Birth to Age 6

By Norbert Herschkowitz

 

Smart But Scattered

By Peg Dawson EdD and Richare Guare, PHD

Cyber-Safe Kids Cyber-Savvy Teens

Helping Young People Learn to Use the Internet Safely and Responsibly

By Nancy E Willard

 

Late, Lost, and Unprepared

A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning

By Joyce Cooper-Kahn PHD and Laurie Dietzel, PHD

 

Understanding Your Child’s Puzzling Behavior

A Guide For Parents of Children With Behavioral, Social, and Learning Challenges

By Steven E Curtis PHD

 

The Dyslexia Emporerment Plan

A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child;s Confidence and Love of Learning

By Benn Foss

 

Straight Talk About Reading

How Parents Can make a Difference During the Early Years

By Susan L Hall and Louisa C Moats Ed.D

 

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child

The Heart of Parenting

By John Gottman PHD

 

Proust and the Squid

The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

By Maryanne Wolf

 

Emotioional Intelligence

Why it Can Matter More than IQ

By Daniel Goleman

 

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

A Practical Guide to Understanding, Assessing, and Helping Individuals Who Have Dyslexia

By Nancy Mather and Barbara J Wendling