Barbara Boroson, LMSW
This engaging and informative book from Scholastic, written by a Pelham resident and national speaker, gives general educators the knowledge they need to understand students with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), and practical strategies to help them succeed in school.
Stanley Greenspan, M.D.
Stanley Greenspan, M.D., is the first to show parents how to match their parenting to the challenges of their particular child. He identifies and vividly describes five universal temperaments and then, with great empathy, shows parents how each of these children actually experiences the world and how to use daily childrearing to enhance an individual child’s strengths and talents.
Nationally-recognized expert Alexis Jones encourages girls to think for themselves, to speak their truth, to discover their purpose and to dream HUGE! Jones’ non-profit of the same name helps girls build their self-esteem and realize their full potential, in part by creating an on-line and local communities of support.
Dan Kindlon, Ph.D.
Too Much of a Good Thing maps out the ways in which parents can reach out to their children, teach them engagement in meaningful activity, and promote emotional maturity and a sense of self-worth.
In the 2nd edition of “Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom,” Thomas Armstrong has updated his best-selling practical guide for educators, to incorporate new research from Gardner and others. Armstrong provides tools, resources, and ideas that educators can immediately use to help students of all ages achieve their fullest potential in life.
Subtitled “Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success.” Summarizes the research on overparenting and offers alternative strategies. By a Stanford University Dean of Students.