Recommended Reading

Books on Dyslexia

  • Patton: The Man Behind the Legend 1885-1945 – by Blumenson, Martin
  • Why Can’t I Learn like Everyone Else? Youth With Learning Disabilities – by Brinkerhoff, Shirley
  • More Than Money: True Stories of People Who Learned Life’s Ultimate Lesson – by Cavuto, Neil
  • Body and Soul: Ten American Women – by Comman, Carollyn
  • Coping With Dyslexia- by Donnelly, Karen J.
  • Learning Disabilities: The Ultimate Teen Guide – by Paquette, Penny Hutchins
  • Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain – by Wolf, Mary Anne

Books on cerebral palsy

  • Ten Things I Learned From Bill Porter – by Brady, Shelly
  • My Left Foot – by Brown, Christy
  • Resilience: Learning From People With Disabilities and the Turning Points in Their Lives – by Brown, Elizabeth G
  • Teens With Physical Disabilities: Real-Life Stories of Meeting the Challenges – by Cheney, Glenn Alan
  • Rolling Along: The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair – by Heelan, Jamee Riggio
  • Reflections From a Different Journey: What Adults With Disabilities Wish All Parents Knew – by Kemp, John D.
  • With Love From Karen – by Killilea, Marie
  • Living With Cerebral Palsy – by Pimm, Paul
  • Everything You Need to Know About Cerebral Palsy – by Pincus, Dion
  • Hate Mail From Cheerleaders: And Other Adventures From the Life of Reilly – Reilly, Rick
  • Breakthrough Parenting for Children With Special Needs: Raising the Bar of Expectations – by Winter, Judy
  • Explaining Cerebral Palsy – by Levete, Sarah
  • The Four Walls of my Freedom – by Donna Thomson
  • Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Parents Guide – by Elaine Geralis
  • Uncommon Voyage: Parenting a Special Needs Child – by Laura Kramer & Seth Kramer
  • Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving – by Dr. Freeman Miller and Steven Bachrach, M.D.
  • I Can’t Walk but I Can Crawl: A Long life With Cerebral Palsy – by Joan Ross
  • Coping When Your Child Has Cerebral Palsy – by Jill Eckersley
  • A Behind-The Scenes Tour Of Life With Cerebral Palsy – by Stuart Maloney

Books on Learning Disabilities

  • The Learning Disabled Child: Ways That Parents Can Help – by Stevens, Suzanne H.
  • Disabilities Awareness: Merit Badge Series – by Boy Scouts of America
  • A Different Life: Growing up Learning Disabled and other Adventures: A Memoir – by Bradlee, Quinn
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Children with Special Needs: Stories of Love and Understanding for Those Who Care for Children with Disabilities – by Canfield, Jack
  • The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science – by Doidge, Norman
  • The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices: Tools and Gadgets for Living Independently – by Robitaille, Suzanne
  • My Baby Rides the Short Bus: The Unabashedly Human Experience of Raising Kids with Disabilities – by Yantra Bertelli, Jennifer Silverman and Sharah Talbot
  • Stepping Out: Using Games and Activities to Help Your Child with Special Needs – by Sarah Newman
  • Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Professionals – by Sieglinde Martin

Exercise Books

  • Yoga for the Special Child: A Therapeutic Approach for Infants and Children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disabilities – by Sonia Sumar