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: 

Massachusetts Department of Education:

Federation for Children with Special Educational Needs:

Massachusetts Advocates for Children:

Links to websites about disabilities:

Additude Magazine (ADD/ADHD):

Autism / Asperger's Association of New England:

Autism Association of the UK:

Links to book publishers:

Jessica Kingsley Publishers:

Autism / Asperger's Publishing Company:

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