Recommended Books for Adults

  1. The Whole Life Adoption Book: Realistic Advice for Building a Healthy Adoptive Family by Jayne Schooner
  2. Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families by Jayne Schooner, Betsy Keefer Smalley, and Timothy J. Callahan, Ph.D.
  3. Healing Parents: Helping Wounded Children Learn to Trust & Love by Michael Orlans and Terry M. Levy
  4. Protecting and Parenting Sexually Abused Children by Rick Morris
  5. Tough Guys and Drama Queens: How Not to Get Blindsided by Your Child’s Teen Years by Mark Gregston
  6. Talking with Young Children about Adoption by Mary Watkins and Susan Fisher
  7. Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child: Making Sense of Your Past by Jayne Schooner and Betsy E. Keefer
  8. Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane) by Gavin de Becker
  9. The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel Segal
  10. Parenting From the Inside Out by Daniel Segal
  11. Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child The Heart of Parenting by John Mordechai Gottman
  12. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  13. The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Kranowitz and Lucy Jane Miller.
  14. The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Stock Kranowitz
  15. Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues by Lindsey Biel and Nancy Peske
  16. Understanding Your Child's Sensory Signals: A Practical Daily Use Handbook for Parents and Teachers by Angie Voss
  17. One Kid at a Time by Jake Dekker
  18. Trying Differently Rather Than Harder: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders by Diane Malbin
  19. The Long Way to Simple - 50 years of Living, Loving and Laughing as a Person with FASD by Stephen Neafcy
  20. The Best I Can Be: Living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome-Effects by Liz Kulp and Jodee Kulp
  21. Under His Wings: Truths to Heal Adopted, Orphaned, and Waiting Children's Hearts (Volume 1) by Sherrie Eldridge
  22. The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family by Karyn Purvis, David Cross and Wendy Sunshine
  23. The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz
  24. Help for Billy: A Beyond Consequences Approach to Helping Challenging Children in the Classroom by Heather T. Forbes
  25. Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control by Heather T. Forbes
  26. Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control Vol. 2 by Heather T. Forbes