Recommended Book List

Overcoming Dyslexia 
Sally Shaywitz, M.D

The Source for Dyslexia and Dysgraphia 
Regina Richards

The Secret Life of the Dyslexic Child: How He Thinks, How She Feels and How They Can Succeed 
Robert Frank PhD, Kathryn E. Livingston

Parenting A Struggling Reader 
Susan Hall & Louisa Moats

Straight Talk About Reading 
Susan Hall & Louisa Moats

Taking Charge of ADHD:  The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents (Revised Edition) Russell A. Barkley Phd

Helping Your Anxious Child:  A Step-By-Step Guide for Parents   
Sue Spence, Ann Wignall, and Ronald Rappee

It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend, Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities find Social Success 
Richard Lavoie

The Motivation Break Through: 6 Secrets for Tuning in the Tuned Out Child
Richard D. Lavoie

A Mind at a Time
Mel Levine, M.D.

The Myth of Laziness
Mel Levine, M.D.

All Kinds of Minds: A Young Student’s Book about Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders 
Mel Levine, M.D.

Healing ADD:  The Breakthrough Program that Allows you to See and Heal the Six Types of ADD
Daniel G. Amen, M.D.

Driven to Distraction
Edward M. Hallowell, M.D and John J. Ratey, M.D

The Edison Gene: ADHD and the Gift of the Hunter Child
Thom Hartmann

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children 
Ross W. Greene

The Dyslexic Scholar
Kathleen Nosek

Learning Disabilities:  A to Z  A Parent’s Guide to Learning Disabilities from Preschool to Adulthood
Corinne Smith, PH. D and Lisa Strick

Spelling: Development, Disabilities, and Instruction
Louisa Cook Moats

The Out-Of-Sync Child
Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.

The Out-Of-Sync Child has Fun
Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.

IDA Website Recommended Reading (PDF)