Books and websites recommended by Sara Goguen.

Sensory Processing Disorder

Autism/Asperger’s Disorder

Developmental Delay


  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder-



  • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 (Thomas Phelan)
  • The Out-of-Sync Child (Carol Kranowitz)
  • The Sensory Processing Disorder Answer Book (Tara Delaney)
  • Meghan’s World - The Story of One Girl’s Triumph over Sensory Processing Disorder (Dianne M. Renna)
  • Arnie and His School Tools - Simple Sensory Solutions That Build Success (Jennifer Veerendal)
  • Sensational Kids - Hope and Help for Children with SPD (Lucy Jane Miller, PhD, OTR)
  • 101 Activities for Kids in Tight Spaces (Carol Kranowitz)
  • Raising Your Spirited Child (Mary Sheedy Kurcinka)
  • Healing the New Childhood Epidemics - Autism, ADHD, Asthma and Allergies (Kenneth Bock, MD and Cameron Stauth)
  • The Sensory Team Handbook (Nancy Mucklow)
  • ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life (Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau, PhD)
  • Survival Tips for Women with ADHD - Beyond Piles, Palms, and Post-its (Terry Matlen, LCSW)
  • When Too Much isn’t Enough - Ending the Destructive Cycle of ADHD and Addictive Behavior (Wendy Richardson, MA)
  • Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight - What to do if you are Sensory Defensive in an Overstimulating World (Sharon Heller, PhD)
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child (Marc Weissbluth, MD)
  • Parenting Children with ADHD - 10 Lessons that Medicine Cannot Teach (Vincent J. Monastra, PhD)
  • From Chaos to Calm - Effective Parenting for Challenging Children with ADHD and Other Behavioral Problems (Janet Heininger and Sharon Weiss)

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