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     Alexis M. Valos, Ph.D.

The following links provide information on topics related to children's issues.

Associations & Institutes
American Academy Of Pediatric Neuropsychology
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychological Association 
American Psychological Society 

Attention Deficit Disorder
ADDA - Attention Deficit Disorder Association 
Attention Deficit Disorder, NIH 
Born to Explore: The Other Side of Attention Deficit Disorder 

Learning Disabilities

Developmental Disorders/Autism
Asperger's Disorder 
Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Special Education

"Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons" by Engelmann, Haddox, and Bruner 

Journals & Magazines
ADHD Report 
Anxiety, Stress and Coping 
Early Child Development and Care 
Eating Disorders 
Educational Assessment 
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities 
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 

Mental Health General Links
American Psychological Association 
California Psychological Association
National Association of School Psychologists
Association of Play Therapy

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Books for Parents

"The Whole Brain Child" by Daniel Siegel & Bryson

"No Drama Discipline" by Daniel Siegel

"Brainstorm" by Daniel Siegel

"Parenting From the Inside Out" by Siegel &Hartzell

"How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk" by Faber and Mazlish

"Parenting Without Power Struggles" by Stiffelman

"Dreamers, Discoverers, and Dynamos" by Palladino 

"The Explosive Child: A New Approach For Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children" by Greene

"1 2 3 Magic" by Phelan

"Happiest Baby on the Block" by Karp

"Happiest Toddler on the Block" by Karp

"Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child" by Gottman, Declaire, & Goleman

"Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting" by Noel Janis-Norton

"Parenting with Love and Logic" by Cline & Fay

"Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager" by Wolf

"Boy Without Instructions: Surviving the Learning Curve of Parenting a Child with ADHD" by Williams

"Mindset: The New Psychology of Success" by Dweck

"Smart But Scattered" by Dawson & Guare

​"The Friendship Factor: Helping Children Navigate Their Social World--and Why It Matters for Their Success and Happiness" by Rubin & Thompson

"Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs" by Galinsky

"Nurture Shock: New Thinking About Children" by Bronson & Merryman

​"The Five Love Languages of Children" by Chapman

"Boundaries With Kids: When to Say Yes, When to Say No, to Help Your Children Gain Control of Their Lives" by Cloud & Townsend

"I Love You Rituals" by Bailey
Books for Children

"What to Do When You Grumble Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Negativity" by Huebner

"What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety" by Huebner

"Sometimes I Worry Too Much, But Now I Know How to Stop" by Huebner

"What to Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems With Anger" by Huebner

"What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Nail Biting and More" by Huebner

"What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming OCD" by Huebner

"Understanding Myself: A Kid's Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings" by Lamia

"Stand Up for Yourself and Your Friends: Dealing with Bullies and Bossiness and Finding a Better Way" by Criswell

​"Tease Monster: A Book About Teasing Vs. Bullying" by Cook

"I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for an Answer and Disagreeing the Right Way!" by Cook

"I Just Want to Do It My Way!: My Story About Staying on Task and Asking for Help" by Cook

"Making Friends Is an Art!" by Cook

"The Worst Day of My Life Ever!" by Cook

"Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice" by Cook & Du Falla

"The Feelings Book: The Care and Keeping of Your Emotions" by Madison & Masse

"The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book For Younger Girls" by Schaefer & Masse

"The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Older Girls" by Natterson & Masse


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