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PLDSE Library

The following is a list of books in our collection. Books can be checked out by members at regular meetings.

Abeel, Samantha. (1994) Reach for the Moon.

Abeel, Samantha. (2003) My Thirteenth Winter: A Memoir.

Academic Therapy (1980)

Aram, Dorothy M. & Nation, James E. (1982) Child Language Disorders.

Arena, John I. (1971) The Child With Learning Disabilities: His Right to Learn.

Ashton-Warner, Sylvia. (1963) Teacher.

Attwood, Tony. (1998) Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals.

Bateman, Barbara D. & Linden, Mary Anne. (1998) Better IEPs: How to Develop Legally Correct and Educationally Useful Programs.

Bear, Donald R., (2000) Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary and Spelling Instruction.

Beckman, Dr. Jeanne. (2007) Tech Psychologist’s Guide to Technology and Access Tools.

Bell, Nanci. (1993) Visualizing and Verbalizing for Language Comprehension and Thinking.

Bertelson, Paul. (1987) The Onset of Literacy.

Betancourt, Jeanne. (1996) My Name is Brain/Brian.

Birsh, Judith R. (1999) Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills.

Bley, Nancy S. & Thornton, Carol A. (1989) Teaching Mathematics to the Learning Disabled.

Bradley, Lynette & Bryant, Peter. (1985) Rhyme and Reason in Reading and Spelling.

Cawley, John F. (1985) Cognitive Strategies and Mathematics for the Learning Disabled.

Clark, Diane B. & Uhry, Joanne K. (1995) Dyslexia: Theory and Practice of Remedial Instruction.

Coles, Gerald. (1987) The Learning Mystique.

Coordinating Council for Handicapped Children. (1980) How to Get Services By being Assertive.

Coordinating Council for Handicapped Children. (1980) How to Organize an Effective Parent/Advocacy  Group.

Cruickshank, William M. (1966) The Teacher of Brain-Injured Children.

Cummings, R. & Fisher, G. (1990) The Survival Guide for Kids with LD (Learning Differences).

Cummings, R. & Fisher, G. (1993) The Survival Guide for Teenagers with LD (Learning Differences).

Cummings, R. & Fisher, G. (1990) When Your Child Has LD: A survival Guide for Parents.

Delaney, Tara MS, OTR/L (2008) The Sensory Processing Disorder Answer Book: Practical Answers to the Top 250 Questions Parents Ask.

Duffy, Frank J & Geschwind, Norman. (1985) Dyslexia: A Neuroscientific Approach to Clinical Evaluation.

Duke, M., Nowicki, S. & Martin, E. (1996) Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success.

Frank, Robert, Ph.D. & Livingston, Kathryn. (1999) The Involved Father: Family-Tested Solutions for Getting Dads to Participate More in the Daily Lives of Their Children.

Frostig, Marianne & Maslow, Phyllis. (1973) Learning Problems in the Classroom.

Gerber, Adele. (1993) Language-Related Learning Disabilities: Their Nature and Treatment.

German, Diane J. (2001) It’s on the Tip of My Tongue: Word Finding Strategies to Remember Names and Words You Often Forget.

Gehret, J. (1990) The Don’t-Give-Up-Kid and Learning Differences.

Green, Rose. The Explosive Child: A new Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated,Chronically Inflexible Children.

Greene, Ross W. Ph.D. (2001) The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children.

Hallowell, Edward M. & Ratey, John J. (1996) Answers to Distraction.

Hammeken, Peggy A. (1995) Inclusion: 450 Strategies for Success.

Harris, Albert J & Sipay, Edward R. (1975) How to Increase Reading Ability.

Janover, Caroline. (1998) Josh: A Boy With Dyslexia

Jennings, Joyce Holt, Caldwell, JoAnne Schudt, and Lerner, Janet W. (2010) Reading Problems: Assessment and Teaching Strategies. (4th, 5th) & 6th Edition. T

Johnson, Doris J. & Blalock, Jane W. (1987) Adults With Learning Disabilities: Clinical Studies.

Johnson, Doris J. & Myklebust, Helmer R. (1967) Learning Disabilities: Educational Principles and Practices.

Kaye, Peggy (1987) Games for Math: Playful Ways to Help Your Child Learn Math.

Kaye, Peggy (1984) Games for Reading: Playful Ways to Help Your Child Read.

Kaye, Peggy (1997) Games for Writing: Playful Ways to Help Your Child Learn to Write.

Kephart, Newe3ll. (1960) The Slow Learner in the Classroom.

Kirk, Samuel & Gallagher, James J. (1979) Education Exceptional.

Kranowitz, Carol S. (1998) The Out of Sync Child.

Kranowitz, Carol S. (2003) The Out of Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids with Sensory Integration Dysfunction.

Kravets, Marybeth & Wax, Imy F. (2001) The K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorder.

Kutscher, MD. Martin L. (2005) Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Tourette’s, Bipolar, and More!: The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals.

Lerner, Janet (2006) Learning Disabilities and Related Disabilities: Characteristics, Teaching Strategies. T

Lerner, Janet, Richet, Margaret A. (2002) Reading Problems: Assessment and Teaching Strategies.

Lerner, Janet (1997) Learning Disabilities: Theories, Diagnosis, and Teaching Strategies. T

Lerner, Janet, (1995) Attention Deficit Disorders.Lerner, Janet & Johns, Beverly. (2009)Learning Disabilities and Related Mild Disabilities: Characteristics, Teaching Strategies, and New Directions. 11th Edition. T

Levine, Mel D. (1993) All Kinds of Minds.

Levine, Mel D. (1990) Keeping A Head in School.

Levine, Mel D. (2003) A Mind at a Time.

Levine, Mel D. Ready or Not, Here Life Comes.

Levinson, Harold N. (1980) A Solution to the Riddle: Dyslexia.

Lyon, Reid G., (1993) Better Understanding Learning Disabilities.

Margulis, Nancy. (1991) Mapping Inner Space.

May, Lola J. (1962) Major Concepts of Elementary Modern Mathematics.McHenry, Jael. (2011) The Kitchen Daughter.

McMurchie, Susan. (1994) Understanding LD (Learning Differences).

Omark, Donald R. & Erickson, Joan G. (1983)  The Bilingual Exceptional Child.

Orenstein, Myrna, Ph.D. (2007) Smart But Stuck: How Resilience Frees Imprisoned Intelligence from Learning Disabilities.

Palumbo, Joseph. (2006) Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Clinical Perspective.

Palumbo, Joseph. (2001) Learning Disorders & Disorders of the Self: In Children and Adolescents.

Echevarria, Janna Vogt, MaryEllen, & Short, Deborah J. (2004) Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model.

Quinn, Patricia O. (1992) Putting on the Brakes: Young People’s Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Quinn, Patricia O. (1993) Putting on the Brakes Activity Book  for Young People with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Restak, Richard M. (1984) The Brain.

Rogan, L., Strauss. (1947) Psychopathology and Education of the Brain Injured Child.

Rosner, Jerome. (1993) Helping Children Overcome Learning Difficulties.

Rose, Laura. (1991) Picture This: Teaching Reading Through Visualization.

Ruddel, Matha R. (1997) Teaching Content Reading and Writing.

Shankweiler & Liberman. (1992) Phonology and Reading Disabilities.

Shaywitz, Sally, M.D. (2003) Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level.

Silver, Larry B. (1993) Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment.

Sizer, Theodore R. (1992) Horace’s School: Redesigning the American High School.

Spallone, Jennie (2002) Write Me Up! A Written Expression Program for Students with Special Needs.

Sparks, J. E. (1996) Write For Power.

Sternberg, Robert J. (1985) Human Abilities: An Information-Processing Approach.

Stevens, Suzanne H. (1984) Classroom Success for the Learning Disabled.

Thompson, Sue. (1997) The Source of Nonverbal Learning Disorders.

Torgensen, Joseph K. & Wong, Bernice Y. (1986) Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Learning Disabilities.

Tovani, Cris. (2000) I Read It, But I Don’t Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers.

Underleider, Dorothy. (1991) Psychoeducational Perspectives.1991)

Winebrenner, Susan. (1991) Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom.

Young, Kathy. (2003) Kid Tips: Study Strategies for Students with Learning Differences.

Ysseldyke, James E. & Algozinne, Bob. (1982) Critical Issues in Special and Remedial Education.


Contempo Interview with Janie Seiden: LD and PLD

Disability or Opportunity: A Sacred Heart Perspective

F.A.T. City: How Difficult Can This Be? Richard Lavoie

Learning Abilities / Learning Disabilities

                Tape One: Introduction

                Tape Two: The Teaching

                Tape Three: Reading is Not a Natural Skill

Learning Disabilities and Social Skills. Richard Lavoie

Peer Power Video. Winooski School District

 Student Collaboration Video. Winooski School District

Touch Math. Innovative Learning Concepts

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