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Links & Resources

Helpful Websites:

 

Anxiety, Tic, & Habit Disorders

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

International OCD Foundation
StopPulling.com

UCLA Childhood OCD, Anxiety & Tic Disorders Program
Trichotillomania Learning Center
Tourette's Association of America
 


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Dr. Russell A. Barkely

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ADHD

Dyslexia

International Dyslexia Association

 

Autism 
Autism Speaks

National Institutes of Health

Gifted 

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

GT Parent Connection

 

Other Associations & Institutes
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychological Association
Nevada Psychological Association

 


Helpful Books for Parents and Teachers:

Anxiety
The Mindful Child:  How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More Compassionate, Greenland, 2010. 

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Kids: Help for Children to Cope with Stress, Anxiety and Transitions. Shapiro et. al., 2009. 
Helping Your Anxious Child:  A Step-By-Step Guide for Parents.  Rapee, et al., 2000. 
Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance:  A Powerful New Approach to Overcoming Fear, Panic and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. McCurry and Hayes, 2009. 
Freeing Your Child from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:  A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents, Chansky, 2001. 

Mindfulness 
Everyday Blessings:  The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting.  Kabat-Zinn, 1998. 

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook.  Stahl et al., 2010.
Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children. Hanh, 2011. 

Depression
The Optimistic Child:  A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience. Seligman, 2007.

Think Good - Feel Good:  A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook for Children and Young People. Stallard, 2002. 

Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling)
The Hair Pulling Habit and You:  How to Solve the Trichotillomania Puzzle. Golomb & Vavricheck, 2000.


Bedtime Resistance
Good Night, Sweet Dreams, I Love You:  Now Get into Bed and Go to Sleep! Friman, 2005. 

Eating Disorders
The Appetite Awareness Workbook: How to Listen to Your body and Overcome Bingeing, Overeating, and Obsession with Food. Craighead, 2006. 

 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents. Barkley, 2013. 

The Energetic Brain:  Understanding and Managing ADHD. Reynolds et al., 2012. 

Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their PotentialSmart But Scattered. Dawson & Guare. 2009

 

 

Dyslexia

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level. Shaywitz. 2005. 

 

Oppositional Behavior 
1,2,3, Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12. Phelan, 2010.

The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child.  Kazdin, 2009.

Your Defiant Child:  Eight Steps to Better Behavior, 2nd Edition. Barkley & Benton, 2013

Your Defaint Teen:  10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship. Barkley & Robin, 2008 

 

Autism

A Parent's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive. Ozonoff, Dawson, & McPartland. 2002

 

Social Skills

Good Friends are Hard to Find:  Help your Child Find, Make, and Keep Friends.  Frankel & Wetmore, 1996

The Hidden Curriculum:  Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations, Myles et. al., 2004. 

 

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