Books for Special Needs Kids

Cory Stories: A Kid’s Book About Living With Adhd

Cory describes what it’s like to have ADHD: how it affects his relationships with friends and familyand his school performance. "This book provides an accurate look at ADHD through the eyes of the child. The book allowed for a good discussion about ADHD symptoms and what steps can be taken to help reduce the symptoms. Child easily identified with the story." Amazon reviewer.

 

That’s What Kids Are For: Phoebe Flower’s Adventures

 Barabara Roberts portrays the dilemmas that haunt every child with attention deficit disorder through the eyes of Phoebe, an enthusiastic, creative girl. Because of her high activity level, she has has to struggle to pay attention in class. Phoebe’s principal and her mother are sympathetic but also help Phoebe see that she has some responsibilities for her actions.Phoebe is never formally identified as having AD/HD in this book but children and parents can explore behavior athrough the stories.

 

Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About Adhd Written from the child’s point of vie, this books is astraightforward self-help book written especially for children with Attention Defecit Disorder with Hyperactivity. The book offers practical advice and tips for learning to relax, staying focused, remembering things, getting homework done and making friends.

 

 

Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions That Build Success

 This book is an illustrated children’s book about an exuberant little boy who had difficulty paying attention in class and doing his school work until he was equipped with the tools to accommodate his sensory needs.

 

The Autism & ADHD Diet: A Step-by-Step Guide to Hope and Healing by Living Gluten Free and Casein Free (GFCF) and Other Interventions

The Autism and ADHD Diet – A Step-by-Step Guide to the GFCF Diet for Children on the Autism Spectrum by Barrie Silberberg is filled with insightful information and useful resources to help those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and ADHD implement a diet free of artificial dyes, preservatives, gluten and casein (milk protein). Considered controversial by some, the author addresses this issue in easy-to-understand language, presents relevant scientific study and passionately shares her own remarkable success in alleviating her son Noah’s behavioral symptoms of ASD by adhering to the Autism and ADHD diet. (Teri Gruss Glutenfreecooking.about.com )

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