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Understanding Challenges Children Face

Helpful Books on Parenting

  • ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide Published by The American Academy of Pediatrics (2004)
  • Adventures in Gentle Discipline: A Parent-to-Parent Guide by H. Flower & K. Granju (2005)
  • Hands are Not for Hitting by M. Agassi (2000)
  • Helping the Non-compliant Child: Family-based treatment for oppositional behavior (2nd Ed). McMahon & Forehand (2003)
  • Living with the Active Alert Child by L. S. Budd (2003)
  • Managing the Defiant Child by R. Barkley (1997)
  • Parenting the Strong-willed Child by R. Forehand & N. Long (2002)
  • Parenting Young Children with Love, Encouragement and Limits by T. Dishion & S. Patterson (2005)
  • Putting on the Brakes: Young People’s Guide to Understanding ADHD by P.O. Quinn & J. M. Stern (2001)
  • Taking Charge of ADHD by R. Barkley (2000)
  • The Incredible Years: A Troubleshooting Guide for Parents of Children Aged 3 to 8 by C. Webster-Stratton & D. Mostyn (1992)
  • Words are Not for Hurting by E. Verdick (2004)Your Defiant Child by R. Barkley & C. M. Bentor (1998)