Recommended Resources

NOTE: Inclusion on this list does not indicate full endorsement of every aspect of the resource--it indicates that the resource has sufficient value to be worth perusing. Bolded items are ones with exceptionally good content.

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Learning and Learning Disabilities

  • Anderson, Jennifer. Helping Children with Special Needs. Ridgeway Publishing, 2013.

  • Levine, Mel. A Mind At a Time. Simon & Schuster, 2002.


  • McGuinness, Diane. Why Our Children Can't Read and What We Can Do About It. Simon & Schuster, 1997.

  • Shaywitz, Sally. Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level. Vintage Books, 2003.


  • Barkley, Russell.  Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents.  Guilford, 2013.
  • Fried, Robert, and Joseph Johnson. Teacher's Guide to ADHD. Guilford, 2011.

  • Gordon, Michael. I Would If I Could: A Teenager's Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity. GSI Publications, 1993.
  • Hallowell, Edward and John Ratey. Driven to Distraction. Anchor, 2011.
  • Pera, Gina. Is it You, Me, or Adult ADD? 1201 Alarm Press, 2008.


  • Sax, Leonard. Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences. Doubleday, 2005.

Intervention Programs