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Links & Resources

Helpful Websites:


Anxiety, Tic, & Habit Disorders

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

International OCD Foundation

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


International Dyslexia Association


Autism Speaks

National Institutes of Health


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:

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. 

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. 

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




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 



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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