On this page, you will find links and books specifically to help you, as parents, find more resources to help you parent your child. The page includes links to special education websites for different disabilities, book publishers, and sites that can give you general information about special education. We've also listed some of our favorite books.

Links to administrative websites: 
Links to websites about disabilities:
Links to book publishers:
Massachusetts Department of Education: http://www.doe.mass.edu
Additude Magazine (ADD/ADHD):http://www.additudemag.com
Jessica Kingsley Publishers:http://www.jkp.com
Federation for Children with Special Educational Needs:http://www.fcsn.org
Autism / Asperger's Association of New England:http://www.aane.org
Autism / Asperger's Publishing Company:http://www.aane.org
Massachusetts Advocates for Children:http://massadvocates.org
Autism Association of the UK:http://www.autism.org.uk
Brookes Publishing:http://www.brookespublishing.com

Books that we recommend:

  • Elizabeth Verdick & Elizabeth Reeve - The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (and their parents)
  • Kari Dunn Baron - When My Worries Get Too Big! A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live With Anxiety.
  • Tony Attwood, The Complete Guide to Aspergers
  • Kari Dunn Baron, The Incredible 5-Point Scale
  • Kari Dunn Baron, The Incredible 5-Point Scale: The significantly improved and expanded second edition
  • Adele Faber, How to Talk so Kids Can Listen
  • Ned Hallowell, Driven to Distraction
  • Chip Wood, Yardsticks
  • Rick Lavoie, It's So Much Work to be Your Friend
  • Paula Kluth, Just Give Him the Whale