Recommended Reading

Cerebral Palsy:

  • Dormans, John, Louis Pellegrino (Eds), CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY: A Team Approach; Brookes, 1998
  • Finnie, N., Handling the Young Cerebral Palsied Child at Home (3rd Ed) Oxford; Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997
  • Geralis, Elaine, CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY, A Parent’s Guide, (2nd Ed); Woodbine House, 1998
  • Leonard, J., Cadenhead, S., Myer, M., KEYS TO PARENTING A CHILD WITH CEREBRAL PALSY; Barron’s 1997
  • Martin S., Teaching Motor Skills to Children with Cerebral Palsy and Similar Movement Disorders. Bethesda Md.: Woodbine House, 2006.
  • Miller, Freeman & Bachrach, Steven, et.al, CEREBRAL PALSY: A Compete Guide for Caregiving; John Hopkins Univ. Press, 1995
  • Schleickorn, Jay, COPING WITH CEREBRAL PALSY: Answers to Questions Parents Often Ask (2nd Ed); Pro-Ed, 1993
  • Sienkiewicz-Mercer, R. and Kaplan, S., I RAISE MY EYES TO SAY YES (cerebral palsy biography); Houghton-Mifflin, 1989
  • Braga LW, Campos da Paz, A Jr., THE CHILD WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY OR CEREBRAL PALSY: A Context-sensitive, Family-based Approach to Development. Oxford, UK: Taylor and Francis, 2006. Includes fully illustrated CD treatment manual.

Disabilities/Special Needs:

  • Batshaw, Mark, YOUR CHILD HAS A DISABILITY: A Complete Sourcebook of Daily and Medical Care; Paul H. Brookes, 1998
  • Durand, Vincent Mark, SLEEP BETTER: A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs; Paul H. Brookes, 1998
  • Klein, Stanley D., & Schive, Kim (Eds), YOU WILL DREAM NEW DREAMS; Inspiring Personal Stories by Parents of Children with Disabilities; Kensington Books, 2001
  • Meyer, Donald & Vadasy, Patricia, LIVING WITH A BROTHER OR SISTER WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (2nd Ed); Univ. of WA Press, 1996
  • Meyer, Donald (Ed), UNCOMMON FATHERS: Reflections on Raising a Child With a Disability; Woodbine House, 1995
  • Miller, Nancy, NOBODY’S PERFECT, Living and Growing with Children who have Special Needs; Paul H. Brooks, 1994
  • Pueschel, S. (Ed), THE SPECIAL CHILD, A Source Book for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities (2nd Ed); Brookes, 1994
  • Santelli, B., Poyalue F., Young J., THE PARENT TO PARENT HANDBOOK Connecting of Children w/ Special Needs; Brookes, 2001
  • Strohm, Kate, BEING THE OTHER ONE: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs, Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications, Feb. 2005

Orthopedics:

  • Gage, J. (Ed), The Treatment of Gait Problems in Cerebral Palsy, London: Mac Keith Press, 2004
  • Staheli, L., Fundamentals of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Press, 1992
  • Sutherland, D., The Development of Mature Walking. London: Mac Keith Press, 1988

General:

  • Easter Seals, Central Texas. Resources for Real Kids with Real Needs – On Line Resource Guide. http://centraltx.easterseals.com.
  • Anderson, Winifred, et al, NEGOTIATING THE SPECIAL EDUCA-TION MAZE: A Guide for Parents & Teachers, 3rd Ed; Woodbine House, 1997
  • Coleman, G., THE EARLY INTERVENTION DICTIONARY; Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2006
  • Frankel, F., and Wetmore, B, GOOD FRIENDS ARE HARD TO FIND’; Prospective Publishing, 1996
  • Martin, C., and Lewis, G,. I CAN’T WALK SO I’LL LEARN TO DANCE; Zondervan Publishing House, 1994
  • Nowicki, S. and Duke, M.P., HELPING THE CHILD WHO DOESN’T FIT IN; Peachtree Publishers, 1992
  • Rose, Harriet, SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH MY CHILD (2nd Ed); C. C. Thomas, 1998
  • Sobo, E., Kurtin, P. (Eds). OPTIMIZING CARE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS; Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co., 2007