Category Archives: For Parents

The Parent’s Guide to the Medical World of Autism

autismThe Parent’s Guide to the Medical World of Autism
Call #: JPS 618.92853 Aul
by Edward Aull, MD

Dr. Aull clearly explains the world of diagnosis, treatments, and the overwhelming world of medications for parents facing a diagnosis for their child of autism. The much needed explanation of what is safe, and what to use when can be found here. Dr. Aull explain concepts about utilizing medication treatment, why medications might give an adverse outcome, and what might be done to improve the patient’s results.

“This is the first book I have read where a wise, highly experienced doctor has discussed his use of medications on many different types of individuals on the autism spectrum.” — Dr. Temple Grandin

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Read with Me: best books for preschoolers

Read with Me: best books for preschoolers
Call #: JPS 028.533 Zvi
by Stephanie Zvirin

“This authoritative guide—with a core focus on reading readiness and helping position children to succeed in school—offers more than 300 age-appropriate and subject-specific book selections from librarians for reading time with children. From board and picture books to hot new books, these recommendations reflect family, community, play, and the environment. Mirroring a child’s world as they grow and mature, chapters include segments on reading together, friendship, places near and far, and making believe. These titles have been culled from the American Library Association’s “best” lists and professional review journals.”

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Help your Kids with Science: a unique step-by-step visual guide

Help your Kids with Science: a unique step-by-step visual guide
Call #: JPS 500 Hel

“Following the success of Help Your Kids with Math, Help Your Kids with Science is a comprehensive and stress-free approach to science.

With clear graphics, instantly understandable diagrams, and welcoming, jargon-free text — covering all the important areas of biology, chemistry and physics — Help Your Kids with Science is a great resource for children and adults to learn even the most complex science problems with confidence.

Whether it’s working with the Periodic Table, the threes laws of motion, or trying to explain polarity and magnetic fields, Help Your Kids with Science is a great resource for parents.

Help Your Kids with Science also includes a glossary of key science terms and symbols.”

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Twins: the practical and reassuring guide to pregnancy, birth, and the first year

Twins: the practical and reassuring guide to pregnancy, birth, and the first year
Call #: JPS 618.25 Coo
by Dr. Carol Cooper & Katy Hymas

“Written by two mothers of twins, one a doctor and the other a popular blogger, Twins provides expectant parents with everything they need to know about pregnancy, birth, and the year ahead.

Concise and easy to follow, Twins tackles twin terminology, what to buy, preparing and involving your other children, double feeding, bathing, taking the babies out and about, baby-proofing your home, sleep schedules, coping with sleep deprivation, the latest on twin development, bringing up babies as individuals, getting the support you need, and much more.”

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Quite Quiet Hannah, The World’s Greatest Artist: Dyslexia

Quite Quiet Hannah, The World’s Greatest Artist: Dyslexia
Call #: JPS BOBUL

by Jill Bobula and Katherine Bobula

Quite Quiet Hannah is the World’s Greatest Artist. Hannah is the moving story of a girl who has dyslexia and still believes she can do anything she chooses to do! Even though Hannah has trouble reading and spelling, she believes she can become the architect she dreams of one day becoming.  Part of the WE ARE POWERFUL book series “

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Eager Eddy, The World’s Most Active Dude: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Eager Eddy, The World’s Most Active Dude: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Call #:JPS BOBUL
by Jill Bobula and Katherine Bobula

“Eager Eddy is the story of a bright boy who is affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This book describes how Eddy experiences the joys and challenges in his everyday life. Eddy is gifted with enormous amounts of energy and others in his life have grown to love and enjoy his seemingly boundless source of energy and intelligence. Eddy takes you along and explains what his life is like at home and at school. A very exciting journey”

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Ticcing Thomas, The World’s Greatest Arm Flapper: Tourette Syndrome

Ticcing Thomas, The World’s Greatest Arm Flapper: Tourette Syndrome
Call #: JPS BOBUL
by Jill Bobula and Katherine Bobula

“Ticcing Thomas is the World’s Fastest Arm Flapper. Thomas is the terrific story of a boy with Tourette Syndrome. Thomas explains how Tourette Syndrome isn’t just about having a tic. He describes how he can become anxious at times and how he has difficulty falling asleep at night. Join Thomas as he shares an important part of his life. Part of the WE ARE POWERFUL book series.”

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Anxious Annie, The World’s Greatest Thinker: Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

 Anxious Annie, The World’s Greatest Thinker:  Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Call #: JPS 813.6 BOB
by Jill Bobula and Katherine Bobula 

Anxious Annie is the World’s Greatest Thinker. Annie is the heartwarming story of a girl who has anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder.  Annie describes how her obsessive compulsive behaviour affects her every day life both at home and at school. Regardless of her excessive worrying, Annie still believes she’s an awesome person!  Part of the WE ARE POWERFUL book series”

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Forgetful Frankie, The World’s Greatest Rock Skipper: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

 Forgetful Frankie, The World’s Greatest Rock Skipper: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Call #: JPS BOBUL
by Jill Bobula and Katherine Bobula 

Forgetful Frankie is the World’s Greatest Rock Skipper. Frankie has Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Frankie creates a wonderful world full of fun but forgets about the rules and consequences. Join Frankie as he shows us how challenging it is to live with FASD both at home and at school.  Part of the WE ARE POWERFUL book series”

 

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Dinosaur Diego, The World’s Smartest Dude: Asperger’s Syndrome (Autism)

Dinosaur Diego, The World’s Smartest Dude: Asperger’s Syndrome (autism)

Call #: JPS BOBUL
by Jill Bobula and Katherine Bobula 

Dinosaur Diego is a story about an amazing boy who knows endless tidbits about dinosaurs. In fact, he is something of a child expert on dinosaurs. Diego has Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. Join Diego as he demystifies Asperger’s syndrome for us and shares his passion for dinosaurs.  Part of the WE ARE POWERFUL book series “

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Daydreaming Dakota, The World’s Greatest Daydreamer

Daydreaming Dakota, The World’s Greatest Daydreamer
Call #: JPS BOBUL 
by Jill Bobula and Katherine Bobula 

Daydreaming Dakota is the story of a creative girl who is affected by Attention Deficit Disorder. Dakota describes her passion for people and countries around the World and shares with us the challenges she faces when she daydreams. Embark on a trip of a lifetime and join Dakota on her travels.  Part of the WE ARE POWERFUL book series”

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