Resources

Please take a moment to explore some of the resources we recommend for parents and caregivers.  Continue to check back as we update our resources.

WEBSITES

Conscious Discipline

In a sea of self-help and parenting books, Conscious Discipline provides a proven and comprehensive approach that will improve both your life and the lives of your children. It empowers you with the self-awareness, brain information, developmental knowledge and useable skills necessary to create safe, connected, problem-solving homes.

National Association Of School Psychologists – Parent Resources

Welcome to the NASP website, dedicated to helping parents and educators raise optimistic kids who can achieve their best at school, at home, and in life.

Understood.Org

Parents want the best for their children. We do, too. For the first time ever, 15 nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey. With the right support, parents can help children unlock their strengths and reach their full potential. With state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more, Understood aims to be that support.

BBC Parents

Know how you can support your child’s education at home and school and how to deal with issues such as bullying. Advice about puberty, bullying, behaviour and help with special educational needs (SEN).

BOOKS

Academic

How Children Succeed by Paul Tough 

Lost At School by Ross Greene, Ph.D.

Smart but Scattered by Peg Dawson

Anxiety

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents by Ronald Rapee

The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties and Fears by Lawrence Cohen 

What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids) by Dawn Huebner

Behavior

The Behavior Code by Jessica Minahan

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross Greene, Ph.D

General Parenting

The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children by Dr. Shefali Tsabary

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families by Stephen Covey

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel

Mindfulness

The Mindful Child by Susan Kaiser Greenland 

Back to School

Monkey: Not Ready for Kindergarten by Marc Brown

Kindergarten, Here I Come by D.J. Steinberg

Richard Scarry’s Getting Ready for School Workbook

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