A-ADHD
For parents of adolescents with A-ADHD

A Tribe Apart,
By Patricia Hersch
Understanding the Adolescent
American Psychiatric Press, By George Orvin,1995
Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers,
By Michael Riera
ADHD
Taking Charge of ADHD,
By Russell Barkley
Raising and Loving a Child with ADHD,
By Ann Colin, Willie
Teenagers with ADD: A Parents Guide,
By Chris Ziegler Dendy
Running on Ritalin: A Physician Reflects on Children,
Society, and Performance in a Pill,
By Larry Diller, - Bantam Books, 1998
Driven to Distraction,
By Edward Hallowell and John Ratey
Ready or Not, Here Life Comes: How Kids can grow
into productive adults,
By Mel Levine
Survival Strategies for Parenting Your ADD Child,
By George Lynn
Scattered: How ADD originates and what you can
do about it,
By Gabor Mate
Adventures in Fast Forward: Life, Love, and Work
for the ADD Adult,
By Kathleen Nadeau
The Parents' Hyperactivity Handbook: Helping the
Fidgety Child.Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete,
Authoritative Guide For Parents.
By Buckley, Russel A. Guilford Press. New York. c1995
Dr. Larry Silver's Advice to Parents on ADHD,
By Larry Silver, American Psychiatric Press
Women with ADD: Embracing Disorganization at Home
and the Workplace,
By Sari Solden, 1995, Underwood Books
ADHD ~ Books for adolescents
Adolescents and ADD: Gaining the Advantage,
By Patrician Quinn
Eagle Eyes,
By Jeanne Gehret
Putting on the Brakes,
By Patricia Quinn and Judith Stern
ADHD ~ Books for adults
ADHD in Adults,
By Russell Barkley
Hyperactive Children Grown Up,
By Gabrielle Weiss and Lily Hechtman
The Down and Dirty Guide to Adult ADD,
By Michael Gordon and Daniel McClure
Out of the Fog:
Treatment Options and Coping Strategies for Adult ADD,
By Kevin Murphy and Suzanne Levert, (1995) NY: Hyperion
ADD and The College Student:
A Guide for High School and College Students with ADD,
By Patrician Quinn
ADHD in Adulthood:
A Guide to Current Theory, Diagnosis and Treatment,
By Margaret Weiss, Lily T. Hechtman, and Gabrielle Weiss, Balt. MD., 1999 Johns Hopkins Press
ADHD ~ Books for teachers
Meeting the ADD Challenge:
A Practical Guide for Teachers,
By Steven Gordon and Michael Asher, Research Press, 1997
Adoption
A Place in My Heart,
By Mary Grossnickle, illustrated by Alison Rel 
Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens
By Debbie Riley, Jon Meeks
Birthright (book for people about talking to birthparents)
By Jeanne Strauss
Brown Babies, Pink Parents: A Practical Guide to Transracial Parenting
By Amy Ford
Lost and Found: The Adoption Experience,
By Betty Lifton
Making Sense of Adoption,
By Lois Melina
In Their Own Voices: Transracial Adoptees Tell Their
Stories,
By Rita Simon and Rhonda Roorda 
Talking to Young Children About Adoption,
By Mary Watkins and Susan Fisher,  Yale Press 1993
Anxiety
Freeing Your Child From Anxiety: Powerful, Practical
Strategies to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Phobias and Worries
By Tamar Chansky 
Hope and Help for your Nerves
By Dr. Claire Weeks
Monsters Under the Bed and Other Childhood Fears and
Phobias: Helping Your child Overcome Anxieties, Fears and Phobias,
By Stephen Garber, Marianne Garber, Robyn Spizman 
Asperger's Syndrome
Asperger's Syndrome:
A Guide for Parents and Professionals,
By Tony Attwood
Autism and Asperger,
By Uta Frith 1991
Asperger Syndrome,
By Ami Klin
Pretending to be Normal, Living with Asperger's
Syndrome,
By Liane Willey
Autism
Autism: The Facts,
By Simon Brown-Cohen and Patrick Bolton
Not Even Wrong: Adventures in Autism,
By Paul Collins
Autism Treatment Guide,
By Elizabeth Gerlach, 2000
Facing Autism: Giving Parents Reasons for Hope and
Guidance for Help,
Lynne Hamilton 2000
A Parent's Guide to Autism,
By Charles Hart, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1993
Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph over Autism,
By  Catherine Maurice 1994
Overcoming Autism,
By Lynn Koegel and Claire LaZebnik 
Children with Autism: A Parent's Guide,
By Michael Powers, Second Edition
Discovering my Autism,
By Edward Schneider
Parent Surival Manual (for autism),
By Erick Schopler,
The World of the Autistic Child (for parents),
By Bryna Siegel
Helping Children with Autism Learn,
By Bryna Siegel  
A Positive Approach to Autism,
By Stella Waterhouse
Autism and Sensing,
By Donna Williams

Autism ~ books for kids

Russell is Extra Special: a Book About Autism for
Children,
By Charles Amenter

Bipolar Disorder

The Bipolar Handbook: Real Life Questions with Up To
Date Answers,
By Wes Burges  
The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide
to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder (revised),
By  D. Papolos and J. Papolos
Survival Strategies for Parenting children with bipolar
disorder,
By G T Lynn
Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families,
By Francis Mondimore
When Someone You Love is Bipolar: Help and Support for You and Your Partner,
By Cynthia Last
Borderline Personality Disorder
Understanding the Borderline Mother,
By Christine Lawson
I Hate You, Don't Leave me,
By Jerold Kreisman and Hal Strauss, 
Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder
By Paul Mason and Randi Kreger
The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook: Practice Strategies for living with someone who has borderline personality disorder
By Randi Kreger with James Paul Shirley
Get me out of here: my recovery from borderline personality disorder,
By Rachel Reiland
Bullying
Sticks and Stones: 7 Ways Your Child can Deal wit Teasing, Conflict and other Hard Times
By Scott Cooper

Cancer

A Parent's Guide to Childhood Cancer,
By Lisa Bain
Surviving Childhood Cancer: a Guide for Families,
By Margot Fromer, American Psychiatric Press

Chronic Disease

Growing Up with a Chronic Disease:
The Impact on Children and Their Family,
By Christine Eiser

College

Looking Beyond the Ivy League: Finding the College
That's Right for You, Colleges That Change Lives,
By Loren Pope
Conception
Mommies, Daddies, Donors, Surrogates:
Answers to Tough Questions And Building Families,
By Diane Ehrensaft
Cutting
Helping Teens Who Cut: Understanding and Ending Self-Injury,
By Michael Hollander

Dating

The Teen Survival Guide to Dating And Relating,
By Annie Fox
Death
The Loss that is Forever (Mom's Die),
By Maxine Harris
Guiding Your Child Through Grief,
By Mary Anne and James Emswiler 
Depression
Feeling Good Handbook,
By David Burns 
Lonely, Sad, and Angry: a Parent's Guide to Depression
in Children and Adolescents,
By Barbara Ingersoll and Sam Goldstein, New York: Doubleday, 1995
The Antidepressant Sourcebook: A User's Guide for
Patients and Families,
By Andrew Morrison
Developmental Disabilities
Quirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who
Doesn't Fit In When to Worry and When not to Worry,
By Perri Klass and Eileen Costello 
The Special Child: A Source Book for Parents of Children
iwith Developmental Disabilities,
By Siegfried Pueschel, Patricia Scola, Leslie Wedenman, and James Berner,
What About Me? Growing Up with A Developmentally
Disable Sibling,
By Bryna Siegel and Stuart Silverstein
Diet
The Beck Diet Solution,
By Judith Beck

Disabilities

Raising A Child Who Has a Physical Disability,
By Donna Albrecht
Your Child Has a Disability (MR, Downs, SZ, CP,
Autism, Spina Bifida),
By Mark Batshaw, Little Brown, 1991
Divorce
How to Help Your Child Overcome Your Divorce,
By Elissa Benedek and Catherine Brown
Mom's House Dad's House,
By Isolina Ricci
The Parents Books About Divorce,
By Richard Gardner
Eating Disorders
Just a Little Too Thin: How to Pull Your Child Back from
the Brink of an Eating Disorder,
By Michael Strober and Meg Schneider  
Elective Mutism
Cat's Got Your Tongue: A Book for Children Afraid to
Speak,
By Charles Schaefer

Emotional and Learning Problems

Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce and when can I get
a Hamster?
By Anthony Wolf 
When you Worry about the Child you Love,
By Ed Hallowell
Families
Going Home Without Going Crazy: How to Get Along With Your Parents & Family. (Even When They Push Your Buttons)
By Andra Medea
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Fantastic Antoine Succeeds,
By Judith Kleinfeld and Siobhan Wescot
The Challenge of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome,
By Ann Streissguth and Jonathan Kanter
Gay/Lesbian 
Out of the Closet, Into our Hearts: Celebrating our
gay/lesbian Family Members,
By Laura Siegel   Nancy Olson
Girls
Odd Girl Out,
By Rachel Simmons
Grandparents
www.aarp.org/life/grandparents
www.grandsplace.com
To Grandma's House We....Stay: When You Have To Stop
Spoiling Your Grandchildren and Start Raising Them,
By Sally Houtman
Grandparents as Parents: A Survival Guide for Raising
a Second Family,
By Sylvie De Toledo and Deborah Edler-Brown  
Let's Talk about Living with a Grandparent,
By Susan Kent  (Rosen Publishing, 2003, children's book)
Grief
www.dougy.org
www.pittsburghchildtrauma.com
The Grieving Child: A Parents Guide,
By Helen Fitzgerald
Bereaved Children and Teens,
By Earl Grollma, Boston, Beacon Press, 1995
The Three Birds,
By Marinus van den Berg, (for 3-8 year olds on loss of loved ones)

Homework

They Can But They Don't:
Helping Students Overcome work Inhibition,
By Jerome Bruns
Learning Disabilities
A Mind At A Time,
By Mel Levine
Overcoming Dyslexia: A New Science Based Program
for Reading Problems at any Level,
By Sally Shaywitz
Learning Disabilities: A to Z: A Parent Guide to
Learning Disabilities,
By Corinne Smith and Lisa Strick, Free Press
Many Ways to Learn: Young People's Guide to Learning
Disabilities,
By Judith Stern and Uzi Ben Ami
The ABCS of Learning Disabilities,
By Bernice Wong
Medication for Kids
We've Got Issues. Children and Parents in the Age of
Medication,
By Judith Warner
Mental Retardation
A Guide to Mental Retardation,
By Mark McGarrity, NY: Crossroad Publishing, 1993
Mindfulness
The Wise Heart.  A Guide o the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology
By Jack Kornfield
Narcissism
Enough About You, Let's Talk About Me: How to Recognize and Manage the Narcissists in Your Life,
By Les Carter
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Blink, Blink, Clop, Clop: Why Do We Do Things We Can't f
Stop?: A Storybook to Help Children Cope with OCD,
rom Childswork/Childsplay for ages 5-12
www.childswork.com
Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and
Compulsions,
By Lee Baer
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Guide,
By J Griest, 1995
Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and
Compulsions,
By EV Foa, R Wilson, New York: Bantam Books, 1991

Parenting

Back in Control,
By Gregory Bodenhammer
Becoming the Parent you Want to Be,
By Laura Davis and Janis Keyser (0-5 yo)
Between Parent and Child,
By Haim Ginott
Between Parent and Teenager,
By Haim Ginott
The Blessing of a B-  Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Resilient Teenagers
By Wendy Mogel
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee,
By Wendy Mogel
Child Wise,
By Cathy Tempelsman
The Difficult Child,
By Stanley Turecki - Second Revised Edition
Eating, Sleeping and Getting Up: How to Stop The Daily Battles w/ Your Child
By Carolyn Crowder 
The Explosive Child,
By Ross Greene, 1998 Harper Collins
Get Out of My Life But First Could You Take Me and Cheryl to the Mall?
By Anthony Wolf
How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk,
By Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
How to Win the Whining War,
By Cynthia Whitham
The Identity Trap: Saving Our Teens From Themselves
By Joseph Nowinski
Parenting by Heart,
By Ron Taffel
The Pressured Child,
By Michael Thompson
The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids,
By Madeline Levine
Right from Wrong:  Instilling a sense of integrity in your child,
By Michael Riera and Joseph Di Prisco
Siblings without Rivalry,
By Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
SOS Help for Kids,
By Lyn Clark
Too Old for this Too Young for that: Your Survival Guide for the middle School Years,
By Harriet Mostache
Treating the Tough Adolescent,
By Scott Sells, 1998 Guilford Press
What to do Until the Grown Up Arrives: The Art and Science of Raising Teenagers,
By Joseph R. Novello
Parents of Teenagers
An Unchanged Mind; The Problem of Immaturity in Adolescence,
By John McKinnon
Schizophrenia
Coping with Schizophrenia: A Guide for Families,
By Kim Mueser and Susan Gingerich
Self Esteem
Don't Feed the Monster on Tuesdays,
By Adolph Moser
Self Help
The Situation is Hopeless but not Serious,
By Paul Watzlawick
Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart,
By Gordon Livingston 
Sensory Motor Integration 
The Out of Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping W/
Sensory Integration Dysfunction,
By Carol Kranowitz 

Sex

From Diapers to Dating: A Parent's Guide to Raising
Sexually Healthy Children,
By Debra Haffner 
It's Perfectly Normal,
By Robie Harris and Michael Emberly
Everything you NEVER wanted your kids to know about
sex (but were afraid they'd ask),
By Justin Richardson and Mark Schuster 
Sexual Abuse
The Courage to Heal,
By Ellen Bass
Single Parenting
In Praise of Single Parents,
By Shoshana Alexander
Sleep
Sleepless in America: Practical Strategies to help your family get the sleep it deserves
By Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Social Skills

People Skills for Young Adults,
By Marianne Csoti
Good Friends are Hard to Find,
By Fred Frankel
Why Doesn't Anybody Like  Me? A Guide to Raising
Socially Confident Kids,
By Hara Marano
Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social
Lives of Children,
By Michael Thompson, Catherine Grace
The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extrovert World,
By Martin Laner
Social Skills for Adults
What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don't: Social Skills Help with Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder,
By Michele Novotni
Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome,
By Nancy Patrick

Special Needs

From the Heart: On Being the Mother of a Child with
Special Needs,
By Patricia Bowman
If You've Ever Wanted to Crawl in the Closet with an
Oreo:Tips for Parenting A Child with Special Needs,
By Martha Kate Downey
To Stop Smoking
The  Easy Way to Stop Smoking
By Allen Carr

Tourette's

IA Mind of Its' Own: Tourette's Syndrome a Story and a
Guide,
By Ruth Bruun and Bertel Bruun,  New York: Oxford University Press, 1994

Trauma

IChildren and Trauma: A Parent's Guide to Helping
Children Heal,
By Cynthia Monahan, Lexington Books, 1993

A-ADHD

ADHD
ADHD ~ BOOKS FOR ADOLESCENTS
ADHD ~ BOOKS FOR ADULTS
ADHD ~ BOOKS FOR TEACHERS
ADOPTION
ANXIETY
ASPERGER'S SYNDROME
AUTISM
AUTISM ~ BOOKS FOR KIDS
BIPOLAR DISORDER
BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER
BULLYING
CANCER
CHRONIC DISEASE
COLLEGE
CONCEPTION
CUTTING
DATING
DEATH
DEPRESSION
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
DIET
DISABILITIES
DIVORCE
EATING DISORDERS
ELECTIVE MUTISM
EMOTIONAL AND LEARNING PROBLEMS
FAMILIES
FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME
GAY / LESBIAN
GIRLS
GRANDPARENTS
GRIEF
HOMEWORK
LEARNING DISABILITIES
MEDICATION FOR KIDS
MENTAL RETARDATION
MINDFULNESS
NARCISSISM
OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER
PARENTING
PARENTS OF TEENAGERS
SCHIZOPHRENIA
SELF ESTEEM
SELF HELP
SENSORY MOTOR INTEGRATION
SEX
SEXUAL ABUSE
SINGLE PARENTING
SLEEP
SOCIAL SKILLS
SOCIAL SKILLS FOR ADULTS
SPECIAL NEEDS
TO STOP SMOKING
TOURETTE'S
TRAUMA

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