Special Needs

ADHD 2.0

ADHD 2.0

by Edward Hallowell

Most people have heard of ADHD. Lost in the discussion is the potential upside: Many successful entrepreneurs and highly creative people attribute their achievements to ADHD.

Aspergers and Adulthood

Asperger’s and Adulthood

by Blythe Grossberg PsyD

Even with Asperger’s, you can do whatever you put your mind to—and Asperger’s and Adulthood outlines the tools and strategies to help you achieve a full and rewarding adult life.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for You and Your Loved Ones by Dr. Francis Mark Mondimore

Dr. Francis Mondimore’s pathbreaking guide has helped thousands of people and their loved ones cope with bipolar disorder.

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving

by Freeman Miller MC & Steven Jackson MD

When their child has cerebral palsy, parents need answers. They seek up-to-date advice they can count on to make sure their child has the best possible health and well-being. The new edition is thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest medical thinking, including advances in diagnosis, treatment, and terminology.

How Deaf Children Learn

How Deaf Children Learn

by Marc Marschark & Peter Hauser

How Deaf Children Learn provides a wealth of advice on how we can best support deaf student’s language development, social skills, and academic success.

Feeling Great

Feeling Great by David Burns

Feeling Great is based on 40 years of research and 40,000+ hours treating individuals with severe depression. The goal is not just an elimination of negative feelings, but to inspire joy and enlightenment.


Dyscalculia: from Science to Education

by Brian Butterworth

An essential resource for teachers, professionals, parents and sufferers, as well as for university courses that include specific learning disabilities.

Freed & Fierce

Freed & Fierce

by Kara Holmes

Are you ready to begin recovery, but have no idea where to start? Does fear of weight gain & all the options available overwhelm you, keeping you stuck where you’re at? Wouldn’t it be great if you had access to a recovery resource that works and left you feeling confident with how to get there and stay well?

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Parenting a child with an invisible disability by Julia Brown & Dr Mary Mather

This book is a must for any parent or caregiver with a child affected by FASD and any professional providing support services.

Beyond Behaviors

Beyond Behaviors

by Mona Delahooke

In Beyond Behaviors, internationally known pediatric psychologist, Dr. Mona Delahooke describes behaviors as the tip of the iceberg, important signals that we should address by seeking to understand a child’s individual differences in the context of relational safety.

The Gift of Adversity

The Gift of Adversity

by Marcus Aurelius Anderson

After dying on the operating table twice, the surgeons saved his life, but told him he’d never walk again. Marcus tells his inspiring story and lessons learned from overcoming pain and paralysis to find purpose.

Complex PTSD

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving
by Pete Walker

This book is a practical, user-friendly guide to recovering from the lingering effects of childhood trauma, and to achieving a rich and fulfilling life.

Understanding Sickle Cell Disease

Understanding Sickle Cell Disease by Miriam Bloom

This book was written for all who are interested in this disease―those who have it, their families, the carriers of the sickle cell gene, teachers, and those who wish to update their information about it, exploring the variety of symptoms in both children and adults and details the emotional aspects of the disease. Of particular interest is a chapter on the care, especially the home care, of those who are affected.

Chicken Soup for the Soul

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries
by Amy Newmark & Dr Carolyn Roy-Bornstein

This collection of stories provides support, advice, and inspiration to help you and your loved ones on your road to recovery from traumatic brain injuries.

Type 1 Diabetes for the Newly Diagnosed

Type 1 Diabetes for the Newly Diagnosed by Areil Warren

This guide on coming to terms and living with type 1 diabetes is packed with helpful information. From tracking your blood sugar to counting carbs, you’ll find everything you need to live an self-assured, happy, healthy life.

Unwinding Anxiety

Unwinding Anxiety

by Judson Brewer

A step-by-step plan clinically proven to break the cycle of worry and fear that drives anxiety and addictive habits.

What I Mean When I Say I'm Autistic

What I Mean When I Say I’m Autistic by Annie Kotowicz

What I Mean When I Say I’m Autistic will inspire autistic people and those who love them, offering help and hope to anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the autism spectrum.

Thriving Blind

Thriving Blind

by Kristin Smedley

In Thriving Blind, readers will see blindness in a whole new light. The compelling and entertaining stories will not only change perceptions of blindness, they’ll make readers forget the people featured are actually blind.

Courage Doesn't Always Roar

Courage Doesn’t Always Roar: And Sometimes It Does, Re-Defining Courage with Daily Inspirations by Mary Anne Radmacher

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes it is the voice saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”

Deaf-Blind Reality

Deaf-Blind Reality: Living the Life by Scott Stoffe

Deaf-Blind Reality offers genuine understanding of the unspectacular but altogether daunting challenges of daily life for deaf-blind people.

The Parent's Guide to Down Syndrome

The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome by Jennifer Jacob & Mardra Sikora

As a parent of a child diagnosed with Down syndrome, you may be feeling unsure of what to do next or where your child’s journey will take you. Each page teaches you ways to support your child through major milestones; nurture their development; and ensure that they succeed behaviorally, socially, and cognitively.

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan by Ben Foss

Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing—and what you can do so that he or she will thrive.

Handwriting Brain-Body DisConnect

Handwriting Brain-Body DisConnect by Cheri Dotterer

From Response to Intervention to the Individualized Education Program, this book provides strategies readers can use at a moment’s notice.

Epilepsy in Children

Epilepsy in Children by Orrin Devinsky, Erin Conway, & Courtney Schnabel Glick

When a child is first diagnosed, it’s a bleak, isolating time for families. This book sheds light in the darkest corners and gives parents a crucial playbook to help both their children and themselves. The authors leverage their medical, nursing, and nutrition backgrounds to address the most difficult issues with a uniquely collaborative approach. It’s a game changer.

The Mindfulness Workbook for Ocd

The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD by Jon Hershfield & Tom Corboy

If you’re ready to take back your life back from OCD—and start living with more joy in the moment—this workbook has everything you need to get started right away.



by Mallory Weggemann

On January 21, 2008, a routine medical procedure left Mallory paralyzed from her waist down. Mallory’s extraordinary resilience and uncompromising commitment to excellence are rooted in her resolve, her faith, and her sheer grit. In Limitless, Mallory shares the lessons she learned by pushing past every obstacle and expectation that stood in her way.

More the Same than Different

More the Same than Different

by Lorraine Cannistra

A practical guide for anyone who may not have much experience interacting with people with disabilities and wants to feel more comfortable.

Surviving Schizophrenia, 7th Edition

Surviving Schizophrenia

by E. Fuller Torrey

An indispensable guide for those afflicted by schizophrenia as well as those who care for them, Surviving Schizophrenia covers every aspect of the condition and sheds new light on an often-misunderstood illness.

Life on Delay

Life on Delay: Making Peace with a Stutter
by John Hendrickson

Hendrickson guides readers through the evolution of speech therapy, the controversial quest for a “magic pill” to end stuttering, and the burgeoning self-help movement within the stuttering community. Life on Delay is an indelible account of perseverance, a soulful narrative about not giving up, and a glimpse into the process of making peace with our past and present selves.

Diabetes For Dummies

Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies by American Diabetes Association

By consulting with your doctors, modifying your diet, staying active, and understanding what medications are right for you, you’re on the path to a happier and healthier lifestyle.

PLEASE NOTE: As an Amazon Associate, Mothers Truly Matter earns from qualifying purchases. The information in this post should not be construed as providing specific psychiatric, psychological, or medical advice, but rather to offer readers information to better understand the lives and health of themselves and their children. It is not intended to provide an alternative to professional treatment or to replace the services of a physician, psychiatrist, or psychotherapist.

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