RESOURCES

Books (by no means exhaustive, just a starting point for common issues)

Cline & Fay. Parenting with Love and Logic
Cohen, Cathi. Raising Your Child's Social IQ
Greene, Ross. The Explosive Child
Hallowell & Ratey. Driven to Distraction
Heininger & Weiss. From Chaos to Calm
Ingersoll, Barbara. Daredevils and Daydreamers
Koplewicz, H. It's Nobody's Fault
Levine, Mel. Educational Care
Manassis, Katarina. Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child
Nadeau & Quinn. Understanding Girls with Attention Deficit Disorder


Websites

Attention Deficit
www.chadd.org
www.addvance.com
www.addwarehouse.com

Learning Disabilities
www.ldonline.com
www.ldanatl.org (Learning Disabilities Association of America)
www.nrcld.org (National Resource Center for Learning Disabilities)
www.cldinternational.org (Council for Learning Disabilities)
www.interdys.org (International Dyslexia Association)
www.learningally.org (reading for the blind & dyslexic)

Anxiety
www.adaa.org

Depression/Mood
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/
www.bpkids.org (bipolar disorder)

Autism Spectrum Disorders
www.aspergersyndrome.org
www.autism-society.org

Information for children/teens concerning healthy adjustment
www.angriesout.com (anger management)
www.teenmentalhealth.org
www.kidshealth.org

 

Learning Resources

Math
www.discoveryeducation.com
www.illuminations.nctm.org
www.arcademicskillbuilders.com

Reading
www.readingrockets.org

Writing
www.inspiration.com
www.elearningindustry.com/9-online-tools-for-better-writing-skills

Local (No.VA/DC resources)

www.novachadd.org Northern VA chapter of CHADD
www.specialneedskidsinfo.com (info & referrals specific to DC area)
www.fcps.edu/cco/prc (Fairfax County Parent Resource Center)
www.apsva.us/special-education/parent-resource-center (Arlington County Schools Parent Resource Center)