Resources

Starting Therapy

Anxiety

  • Anxiety Canada (formerly AnxietyBC)

  • Worrywisekids.org

  • What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety, by Dawn Huebner & Bonnie Matthews

  • Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents, by Ronald Rapee, PhD, et al.

  • You and Your Anxious Child: Free Your Child from Fears and Worries and Create a Joyful Family Life, by Anne Marie Albano, PhD & Leslie Pepper

  • Talking Back to OCD: The Program that Helps Kids and Teens say "No Way" and Parents Say "Way to Go," by John S. March, MD & Christine M. Benton

Depression

Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • A Parent’s Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive, by Ozonoff, Dawson, & McPartland

  • The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents), by Verdick & Reeve

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (revised): The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, by Chantal Sicile-Kira

  • NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, by Steve Silberman

  • Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew, by Ellen Notbohm

  • Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism, by Temple Grandin

  • Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s, by John Elder Robison

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Taking Charge of ADHD – Revised Edition: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents, by Dr. Russell Barkley

  • Thom Hartmann’s Complete Guide to ADHD by: Thomas Hartmann

  • Driven to Distraction, by Dr. Edward Hallowell and Dr. John Ratey

  • Smart but Scattered, by Peg Dawson, EdD, and Richard Guare, PhD

  • Your Defiant Child, by Russell Barkley, PhD, and Christine Benton

  •  Attention, Girls!: A Guide to Learn All About Your ADHD, by Patricia Quinn, MD, for grades 5-8

  • Otto Learns about His Medicine: A Story about Medication for Children with ADHD, by Matthew R Galvin, for ages 4-8 years

Parenting

  • The Incredible Years: A Trouble-Shooting Guide for Parents of Children Aged 2-8 Years, by Carolyn Webster Stratton, PhD

  • Parenting the Strong-Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six-Year-Olds, by Rex Forehand, PhD & Nicholas Long, PhD

  • How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen so Kids will Talk, by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

  • The Secret of Parenting: How to Be in Charge of Today's Kids--from Toddlers to Preteens--Without Threats or Punishment, by Anthony E. Wolfe, PhD

Child Health and Development

Coping with Chronic Illness

Chronic Pain

Sleep

  • Sleep.org

  • Babysleep.com

  • Sleepforkids.org

  • Sleeping Through the Night: How Infants, Toddlers, and their Parents can get a Good Night's Sleep, by Jodi Mindell, PhD

  • Take Charge of your Child's Sleep: The All-in-One Resource for Solving Sleep Problems in Kids and Teens, by Judith A. Owens, MD & Jodi Mindell, PhD

  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Healthy Child: A Step-by-Step Program for a Good Night's Sleep, by Marc Weissbluth, MD

 

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