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Parent Mentor


Books will be loaned one at a time for up to 21 days to families and educators in District 186

To check out a book call or email Mary Wyman, Parent Mentor: 217-525-3060 or mwyman@sps186.org

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How to Understand Autism – The Easy WayAlexander Durig
IEP and Inclusion TipsAnne Eason, Attorney-at-Law; Kathleen Whitbread, PhD
A Special Mother – Getting Through the Early Days of a Child’s Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities and Related DisordersAnne Ford with John-Richard Thompson
On Their Own – Creating an Independent Future for Your Adult Child with Learning Disabilities and ADHDAnne Ford with John-Richard Thompson
Laughing Allegra – The Inspiring Story of a Mother’s Struggle and Triumph Raising a Daughter with Learning DisabilitiesAnne Ford with John-Richard Thompson
How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle KidC. Drew Edwards, PhD
The Everything Parent’s Guide to Positive DisciplineCarl E. Pickhardt, PhD
Learning Disabilities A to ZCorinne Smith, PhD; Lisa Strick
Autism, Asperger’s, ADHD, ADD: A Parent’s Roadmap to Understanding and SupportDiane Drake Burns
The IEP from A to ZDiane Twachtman-Cullen; Jennifer Twachtman-Bassett
Driven to DistractionEdward Hallowell, MD; John Ratey, MD
Listening to the Experts – Students with Disabilities Speak OutElizabeth Keefe; Veronica Moor; Frances Duff
Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You KnewEllen Notbohm
1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism or Asperger’sEllen Notbohm; Veronica Zysk
The Survival Guide to Kids with LDGary Fisher, PhD; Rhoda Cummings, Ed.D.
Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for ParentsGavin Reid
Shut Up About Your Perfect KidGina Gallagher; Patricia Konjoian
No More MeltdownsJed Baker, PhD
It’s Called DyslexiaJennifer Moore
All Dogs Have ADHDKathy Hoopman
All Cats Have Asperger SyndromeKathy Hoopmann
The Misunderstood ChildLarry Silver, MD
The Complete IEP GuideLawrence M. Siegel, Attorney
The Complete Guide to Special EducationLinda Wilmhurst, PhD; Alan W. Brue, PhD
A Parent’s Guide to Special EducationLinda Wilmshurst, PhD, ABPP; Alan W. Brue, PhD, NCSP
School Success for Kids with Emotional and Behavioral DisordersMichelle Davis; Vincent Culotta, PhD; Eric Levine, EdD; Elizabeth Hess Rice, EdD
A Guide to Collaboration for IEP TeamsNicholas R. M. Martin
Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their PotentialPeg Dawson, EdD; Richard Guare, PhD
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law 2nd EditionPeter W. D. Wright, Esq.; Pamela Darr Wright, M.A., MSW
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to AdvocacyPeter W. D. Wright; Pamela Darr Wright
Wrightslaw: All About IEP’sPeter W.D. Wright, Esq.; Pamela Darr Wright, MSW; Sandra Webb O’Connor, M.Ed.
It’s So Much Work to Be Your FriendRichard Lavoie
The Motivation BreakthroughRichard Lavoie
Special Needs Advocacy Resource BookRick Weinfeld; Michelle Davis
The Disorganized Child: A Guide for Parents and ProfessionalsSamuel Stein; Uttom Chowdhury
Understanding Autism for DummiesStephen M. Shore, EdD; Linda G. Rastelli, MA
Parenting a Struggling ReaderSusan L. Hall; Louisa G. Moats, EdD
The Sensory Processing Disorder Answer BookTara Delaney, MS, OTR/L
When the Brain Can’t Hear: Unraveling the Mystery of Auditory Processing DisorderTeri James Bellis, PhD
The Everything Parents Guide to Sensory Integration DisorderTerri Mauro
The Complete Guide to Asperger’s SyndromeTony Attwood