Eagle Eyes: A Child’s Guide to Paying Attention by Jeanne Gehret, M.A.

Stars: **** Children’s Picture BookVerbal Images Press (Sept. 2009)ISBN: 978-0-9821982-1-632 pages Ages 7-9 Summary: Ben is fascinated with nature, but his ADD causes trouble at home and at school. The hallmarks of ADD – impulsivity, distractibility, and hyperactivity – as well as difficulties sleeping, are clearly shown, not told, in this story. Several commonly-used treatments… Read More »

The Don’t-Give-Up Kid and Learning Disabilities by Jeanne Gehret, M.A.

Stars: ***1/2 Children’s Picture BookVerbal Images Press (Sept 2009)ISBN: 978-0-9821982-0-932 pages Children 7-9 Summary: Alex wants a cookie. If he could just read the directions on his mother’s grabber device, he could adapt it for his own use! School difficulties and a session with a psychologist help identify Alex’s learning disability. His teacher and parents… Read More »

A Child’s Journey Out of Autism by Leeann Whiffen

Subtitle: One Family’s Story of Living in Hope and Finding a Cure Stars: ***** Summary: When Clay Whiffen was diagnosed on the autism spectrum, his parents didn’t know where to turn. They refused to believe that he could not be cured, and began to try every therapy they could afford – and many they couldn’t.… Read More »

Ian’s Walk: A Story about Autism by Laurie Lears

Stars: **** This is a children’s picture book that can be read to siblings of kids with Autism or to other children without Autism to help them better understand it. Every Autistic child is different just like every non-Autistic child is different but this book will still give you an idea and if an adult… Read More »