Resources for Parents:
There are excellent resources available to help parents manage difficult behavior by their children at home and school. One approach is to develop daily report cards for children to monitor their behavior. An excellent resource for parents and teachers to aid in developing these report card systems is located at: http://ccf.buffalo.edu/resources_downloads.php
Parents who wish to learn more about learning disabilities are encouraged to check out the following:
LD Online – www.ldonline.org
All Kinds of Minds – www.allkindsofminds.org
A resource where parents of children with ADHD or Learning Disorders can learn more about how these difficulties affect learning at the following websites:
An association with excellent resources on the topic of ADHD is Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder:
Some suggested book resources are:
Between Parent and Child by Haim Ginott (1965, 2003). Published by Three Rivers Press, New York.
Parenting That Works by Edward Christopherson and Susan Mortweet (2003). Published by the American Psychological Association.
Why Do They Act That Way? A survival guide to the adolescent brain for you and your teenager by David Walsh (2004). Published by Free Press, New York.
Get Out of My Life, but first could you drive me and Cheryl to the mall? A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager by Anthony Wolf (2002). Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York.
The Explosive Child by Ross Greene (2010). Published by Harper, New York.
For Children and Parents Divorcing
Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child by Isolina Ricci. (2006). Published by Fireside, New York.
Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids by Isolina Ricci (2006). Published by Fireside, New York.
Why Did You Have To Get A Divorce? And when can I get a hamster? by Anthony Wolf (1998). Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York.
For Anxious Children
Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents by Ronald M. Rapee, et al. (2000). New Harbinger Publications, Inc. Oakland, CA.
On Autism Spectrum Disorders
Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger’s Syndrome: A Parent’s Guide by Kathyryn Stewart (2002). Published by New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
Freaks, Geeks, and Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence by Luke Jackson. Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Philadelphia.
Childhood and Friendships:
Best Friends, Worst Enemies by Michael Thompson and Catherine O?Neill Grace (2001). Published by Ballantine Books, New York.