“The most interesting people you’ll find are the ones that don’t fit into your average cardboard box. They’ll make what they need. They’ll make their own boxes “

Temple Grandin

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder:

  • ADDitude Webinars:
  • Asking the Right Questions about ADHD Before, During, and After Your Child’s Diagnosis (Norrine Russell)
  • Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA):
  • Managing ADHD in School: The Best Evidence-Based Methods for Teachers (Russell Barkley)
  • My Brain Needs Glasses: ADHD Explained to Kids (Annick Vincent)
  • Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents (Russell Barkley)
  • The Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC):
  • What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life (Dr. Sharon Saline)

Autism Spectrum Disorder:

Parenting Focused:

One of the most powerful truths we can offer our children is the knowledge that we’re all still learning. None of us have arrived; we all have room to grow. This frees our kids from expecting perfection of themselves- or anyone else- because they know that life is a journey, from day one on”

Purposeful Parenting Movement
  • Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain (Daniel Siegel)
  • Collaborative Proactive Solutions:
  • Common Sense Media: (technology and media support/guidelines)
  • No-Drama Discipline (Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson)
  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting (John Gottman and Daniel Goleman)
  • Simplicity Parenting (Kim Payne)
  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children (Ross Greene)
  • The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind (Dan Siegel and Tina Bryson)
  • The Yes Brain (Dan Siegel and Tina Bryson)

Play Information:

“Enter into children’s play and you will find the place where their minds, hearts, and souls meet”

Virginia Axline

Psychology Works Fact Sheets:

“Psychology Works” Fact Sheets

“When we begin to know ourselves in an open and supportive way, we take the first step to encourage children to know themselves”

Daniel Siegel

Self-Growth and Healing Books:

  • Gifts of Imperfection (Brene Brown)
  • Hardwiring Happiness (Rick Hanson)
  • Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Understanding of Self Can Help Raise Children who Thrive (Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell)
  • Tapping In: A Step-by-Step Guide to Activating your Healing Resources through Bilateral Stimulation (Laurel Parnell)