Complete List of the Children's Books Used at the Friends' Club
"All About Scabs", by Genichiro Yagya
"Amelia Bedelia and the Baby", by Peggy Parish
"The Animal Kids", by Lorinda Bryan Cauley
"Animals Animals", by Eric Carle
"Arthur’s Birthday", by Marc Brown
"Bad Case of Stripes, A", by David Shannon
"The Bears’ New Baby", by Joan Elizabeth Goodman
"Bears Should Share!", by Dr. Alvin Granowsky
"Behind the Mask", by Yangsook Choi
"Being Bullied", by Kate Petty
"The Berenstain Bears and the In-Crowd", by Stan and Jan Barenstain
"The Blue Ribbon Day", by Kate Courie
"A Book of Hugs", by Dave Ross
"The Boy Under The Bed", by Preston McClear
"Chicken Sunday", by Patricia Polacco
"Christmas Trolls", by Jan Brett
"CinderEdna", by Ellen Jackson
"Cinderella", by Dr. Alvin Granowsky
"Cinderella Bigfoot", by Mike Thaler
"The Circle of Days", by Reeve Lindbergh
"Clifford’s Halloween", by Norman Bridwell
"Courage", by Bernard Waber
"Curious George", by H. A. Rey
"David Gets In Trouble", by David Shannon
"Dear Dumb Diary, Am I the Princess or the Frog?", by Jamie Kelly
"Dear Dumb Diary, My Pants Are Haunted!", by Jamie Kelly
"Dear Dumb Diary, Never, Do Anything, Ever", by Jamie Kelly
"Dictionary of Idioms", by Marvin Terban
"Different Just Like Me", by Lori Mitchell
"Don’t Laugh At Me", by Steve Seskin and Allen Shamblin
"Don’t Squeal Unless It’s a Big Deal", by Jeanie Franz Ransom
"Dr. DooRiddles", by John H. Doolittle
"Ella Sarah Gets Dressed", by Margaret Chodos-Irvine
"Elton the Elf", by Lisa Mallen
"The Feel Good Book", by Todd Parr
"Finding the Green Stone", by Alice Walker
"Flotsam", by David Wiesner
"Franklin is Bossy", by Paulette Bourgeois
"The Frog Prince Continued", by Jon Scieszka
"Furious Fables", by Terry Trower
"The Giant Jam Sandwich", by John Vernon Lord
"Glad Monster, Sad Monster", by Ed Emberley
"Good Driving, Amelia Bedilia", by Herman Parish
"Goodnight Moon", by Margaret Wise Brown
"The Grouchy Ladybug", by Eric Carle
"The Halloween Play", by Felicia Bond
"Harry the Dirty Dog", by Gene Zion
"Help! A Story of Friendship", by Holly Keller
"Hewitch", by Winky Deveze
"The Holes in Your Nose", by Genichirio Yagyu
"The Honest-to-Goodness Truth", by Patricia C. McKissack
"Hooway For Wodney Wat", by Helen Lester
"How a Seed Grows", by Helene J. Jordan
"How are You Peeling? Foods with Moods", by Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers
"How to Lose All Your Friends", by Nancy Carlson
"I am a Booger… Treat Me With Respect!", by Julia Cook
"I Like To Be Me", by Phoebe Rankin
"I Wish I Were A Butterfly", by James Howe
"If You Take a Mouse to School", by Laura Numeroff
"In a Pickle and Other Funny Idioms", by Marvin Terban
"Inch by Inch", by Leo Lionni
"It Looked Like Spilt Milk", by Charles G. Shaw
"It Wasn’t My Fault", by Helen Lester
"It’s Hard to Be Five", by Jamie Lee Curtis
"It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny", by Marilyn Sadler
"It’s Okay to Be Different", by Todd Parr
"It’s Taking Too Long!", by Cheryl Wagner
"Jack and the Bean Stalk", by Dr. Alvin Granowsky
"The Jester Has Lost His Jingle", by David Saltzman
"Joshua’s Masai Mask", by Dakari Hru
"June 29, 1999", by David Wiesner
"Just a Friendly Old Troll", by Dr. Alvin Granowsky
"Just a Mess", by Mercer Mayer
"Just Because I Am", by Lauren Murphy Payne
"The King Who Rained", by Fred Gwynne
"The Kissing Hand", by Audrey Penn
"The Listening Walk", by Paul Showers
"The Little Fir Tree", by Margaret Wise Brown
"A Little Pigeon Toad", by Fred Gwynne
"The Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb", by Shirley Climo
"The Lovables in the Kingdom of Self-Esteem", by Diane Loomans
"Love You Forever", by Robert Munch
"Mad as a Wet Hen", by Marvin Terban
"Manners", by Sandra Ziegler
"Milo and the Magical Stones", by Marcus Pfister
"Milo and the Mysterious Island", by Marcus Pfister
"Misery is a Smell in Your Backpack", by Jennifer Rapp
"Mistakes That Worked", by Charlotte Foltz Jones
"Moon Rope Un lazo a la luna", by Lois Ehlert
"Moongirl", by Henry Selick, Peter Chan, and Courtney Booker
"Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present", by Maurice Sendak
"Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters", by John Steptoe
"My Big Lie", by Bill Cosby
"My Five Senses", by Aliki
"The New Baby", by Mercer Mayer
"No Hitting!", by Karen Katz
"Nobody Knew What To Do", by Becky Ray McCain
"Oh, Lewis!", by Eve Rice
"Oops! The Manners Guide for Girls", by Nancy Holyoke
"The Paper Bag Princess", by Robert Munch
"Phillip In Monet’s Garden", by Lisa Jobe Carmack
"Pinocchio", by C. Collodi
"The Polar Express", by Chris Van Allsburg
"Prince Cinders", by Babette Cole
"Princess Smartypants", by Babette Cole
"Respect", by Beverly Fiday and Deborah Crowdy
"Rumpelstiltskin’s Daughter", by Diane Stanely
"Say Something", by Peggy Moss
"See You Tomorrow, Charles", by Miriam Cohen
"Shrinking Violet", by Cari Best
"Sleeping Ugly", by Jane Yolen
"Snow White", by Dr. Alvin Granowsky
"Snowflake Bentley", by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
"The Sole of Your Feet", by Genichiro Yagyu
"Something Might Happen", by Helen Lester
"Sorry!", by Trudy Ludwig
"Stephanie’s Ponytail", by Robert Munch
"The Story of Slug", by Jackie Robb and Berny Stringle
"Swan Lake", by Margot Fonteyn
"Tacky and the Emperor", by Helen Lester
"Tacky in Trouble", by Helen Lester
"Tacky the Penguin", by Helen Lester
"Take Care, Good Knight", by Shelley Moore Thomas
"The Tenth Good Thing About Barney", by Judith Viorst
"There’s a Frog in My Throat!", by Loreen Leedy
"Three Cheers for Tacky", by Helen Lester
"The Three Pigs", by David Wiesner
"The Three Questions", by John J. Muth
"Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day", by Jamie Lee Curtis
"The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!", by Jon Sciezka
"The Ugly Pumpkin", by Dave Horowitz
"Valentine Cats", by Jean Marzollo
"The Velveteen Rabbit", by Margery Williams
"Waldo, Tell Me About Guardian Angels", by Hans Wilhelm
"We’re All Peas in a Pod", by C.J. Minster
"What Are You So Grumpy About?", by Tom Lichtenheld
"What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?", by Steve Jenkins
"When Stephanie Gets Angry-Really really angry…", by Molly Bang
"Where The Wild Things Are", by Maurice Sendak
"Where to, Little Wombat?", by Charles Fuge
"Why am I Different?", by Norma Simon
"Winters gift", by Jane Monroe Donoovn
"The Wizard the Fairy and the Magic Chicken", by Helen Lester
"Word Are Not for Hurting", by Elizabeth Verdick
X, Y, Z
"Yo! Yes?", by Chiri Raschka
"You are Special", by Max Lucado
"You Can’t Judge A Book By its Cover", by Judge Judy Sheindlin
"You Can’t Smell A Flower With Your Ear!", by Joanna Cole
"You’re Different and That’s Super", by Carson Kressley
"Your Bellybutton", by Jun Nanano
"Zen Shorts", by Jon J. Muth
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National Autism Association www.nationalautismassociation.org
Autism Society of America www.autism-society.org
Tony Attwood www.tonyattwood.com.au
Michelle Winner Garcia www.socialthinking.com
Comprehensive Autism Services and Education (CASE), Inc. www.casefamily.com
Cynthia Norall, Ph.D. www.cynthianorall.com
Autism Services Foundation, (ASF) www.autismservicesfdn.org
Team of Advocates for special kids www.taskca.org
Sara Frampton, Ph.D. and Allan Roth, MS ED - Ph. (858) 755-7843
wrongplanet.net Designed to allow Asperger's teens to connect with one another online. Lots of blogs.
Resources ~ San Diego, CA
Dr. Joshua Feder - Ph. (858) 509-0523
Dr. Robert Friedman (PsyCare) - Ph. (858) 279-1223
Dr. Sarita Eastman- Ph. (858) 259-2950
Dr. Nick Levy and Kati Enright (Successful Solutions) - Ph. (760) 753-2396
Dr. Suzanne Mills- Ph. (858) 481-1151
Dr. Ben Spiegel- Ph. (858) 764-3000
~Occupational therapists/ Speech and Language Therapists
Vicky Golden (Golden Steps- Occupational Therapy) email@example.com
The Speech Station and Leaps and Bounds (both) www.thespeechstation.com
Chris Vinceneux (Occupational Therapy) - Ph. (858) 268-8585 www.schooloptionssandiego.com
~Parent Support Groups
San Diego Chapter ASA www.sd-autism.org
~Short term residential care
Aurora Behavioral Health Care www.aurorabehavioral.com/sandiego
Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital www.sharp.com/hospital
~Educational Resources and Special Education Planning Areas
Childrens Garden www.barefooteducation.org
San Marcos Lutheran Preschool www.sanmarcoslutheran.org
Pioneer Day School www.pioneerdayschool.org
Balboa City School www.balboaschool.com
Brain Highways www.brainhighways.com
Dr. Mark Nespeca (Children's Hospital) - Ph. (858) 966-5819
Dr. Doris Trauner (Nuerodevelopmental Disability/Pediatrics)- Ph. (858) 657-8540
~Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Therapists
Jim Hatton, Ph.D. - Ph. (858) 457-8428
Daniel Blaess, Ph.D. - Ph. (619) 804-1669
Children's Hospital- Ph. (800) 778-9029
Tom Keller- (760) 635-3478
Donald Geber (619) 588-2888
Resources - Napa, Ca
Solano Parenting Partnership www.childnet.org/parenting
Matrix Parent Network www.matrixparents.org
Additional Resources from book
Beth Wagner Brust www.bethbrust.com Website of Beth Wagner Brust, co-author of "Quirky Yes, Hopeless No"
www.addwarehouse.com Resource for the understanding and treatment of all developmental disorders, including ADHD and related issues.
www.advocatesforspecialkids.org A nonprofit organization promoting "parents helping parents to understand special education."
www.aspergersyndrome.org Online information and support for parents and professionals about Asperger's Syndrome.
www.autism.fm Yale Child Study Center and Laboratory for Social Neuroscience.
www.autismpartnership.com International organization that provides services and therapy for autistic and Asperger's children.
www.autismservicesfdn.org A nonprofit organization focused on education and public awareness
www.autismshopper.com Visual aids for visual kids!
www.autism-society.org Autism Society of America is the nation's leading grassroots organization that promotes autism awareness and provides the latest information to improve the lives of those with autism.
www.autismspeaks.com America's largest autism advocacy organization, sponsoring public service campaigns to increase awareness of autism, funding research, and offering an online family resource guide.
www.autismtoday.com An all-inclusive Web site of autism resources.
www.barbaradoyle.com Helpful handouts and otehr information for children with developmental disabilities, particularly those on the autism spectrum.
www.brainhighways.com Special physical activities to increase the basic brain-processing skills needed to learn more easily.
www.bullying.org Addresses new findings on bullying and ways to avoid being a target
www.cesa7.k12.wi.us/sped/autism/structure/strII.html The site of the Cooperative Educational Service Agency Number 7 of Green Bay, Wisconsin, showing tools for teachers to use with students, created by autism consultant Susan Stokes.
www.chantalsicile-kira.com An advocate and author of reference books on autism, incorporating her experiences with her autistic son.
www.childswork.com Activities, books, and games for children.
www.cyberbullying.org Focuses on Internte and high-tech bullying dangers and strategies for avoiding it.
wwww.dotolearn.com Do2Learn offers special education teaching materials.
www.freespirit.com Books, games, etc. for special education needs offered by the Free Spirit publishing company.
www.grasp.org Stands for the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership, an advocacy and educational organization serving individuals on the spectrum disorder.
www.icd1.com The Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders offers extensive information about learning and developmental challenges, including autism spectrum disorders.
www.igive.com Supports organizations doing autism research by allowing customers to shop online at many stores through the iGive Web site. IGive will donate a percentage to the charity of your choice.
www.k9wbprotection.com Freee Internet Filtering and control services for home computers to protect children.
www.nccasa.com Organization aimed at preventing sexual assult through education, advocacy, and legislation.
www.nfar.org National Foundation for Autism Research offers educational grants and funds research in the Southern California area, to date.
For the Web site for O.A.S.I.S. or Online Asperger Syndrome information and support, go to www.udel.edu cited on page 325 of "Quirky, Yes-Hopless, No."
www.ricklavoie.com Great information for educators and parents to help motivate and support students with special needs.
www.safefamilies.org Offers free Internet filtering software to protect kids and issues a newsletter.
www.socialthinking.com Web site for the Center of Social Thinking, headed by Michelle Garcia Winner, offering advice and strategies for families and teachers for students with speech and social cognition disablilities.
www.specialed.us/autism/assist/assist10.htm offers a detailed article about using variou tech strategies to help children on the autism spectrum, written by Susan Stokes of Wisconsin.
www.superduperinc.com Fun learning materials for kids with special needs.
www.taskca.org Team of Advocates for Special Kids is a parent training and information center offering help in early intervention, educational, medical, or therapeutic support services for children.
www.thegraycenter.org Web site for the Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding, directed by Carol Gray, creator of Social Stories, Comic Strip Conversations, and bullying information.
www.udel.edu/bkirby.asperger The Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (O.A.S.I.S.) Web site for parents and professionals.
www.valerieslist.com An e-newsletter offering the latest news in the world of autism, listing resources useful to parents and others.
www.wiredsafety.org World's largest Internet informatoin and education source concerning cyberabuse, cyberbullying, and cyberstalking.
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