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Our Favorite Books

Start your journey today by picking up one of these life changing reads

There is a tremendous amount of information out there, and for a special needs parent, this can be incredibly overwhelming. When my journey with my special needs daughter first began, I was blessed to have a dedicated aunt who sent me new books to read every month that she felt might help. Here are a few of these books and more to get you started on your path.


Remember, Your Healing and Growth is an Important Piece in Helping Your Special Needs Child Thrive

Through reading and audio books, I have gained tremendous wisdom and insight. These teachings have helped me raise my awareness which ultimately led to deep healing and introspection. There are so many beautiful teachings out there in the form of books - and so, here, I begin with my library of personal favorites in hopes that these will transform you as they have me.

Personal Growth and Development

A Radical Awakening by Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D.

How to do the Work by Dr. Nicole LePera

Mastery of Love by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.

Resilience by Linda Graham

Aware by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

Anatomy of the Spirit by Caroline Myss, Ph.D.

Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff, Ph.D.

The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

Awareness Through Movement by Moshe Feldenkrais

The Biology of Belief by Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D.

Conscious Parenting

The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D.

The Awakened Family by Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D.

Child Development

The Whole Brain-Child by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

The Highly Sensitive Child by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.

The Importance of Being Little by Erika Christakis

The Power of Showing Up by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

The Self-Driven Child by William Stixrud, Ph.D., and Ned Jonhson

Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne M. Ed. with Lisa M. Ross

Positive Parenting

No-Drama Discipline by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

Out Of Control by Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D.

The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene, PhD

Brain Plasticity

The Brain's Way of Healing by Norman Doidge, M.D.

The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge, M.D.

Soft-Wired by Dr. Michael Merzenich, PHD

Special Needs

Kids Beyond Limits (Anat Baniel Method® NeuroMovement®) by Anat Baniel

The Autism Revolution by Martha Herbert, Ph.D., M.D.

Child Space: An Integrated Approach to infant Development (Feldenkrais Method) by Shava Shelhav, Ph.D.

The Boy Who Could Run But Not Walk by Karen Pape, M.D.D

Breaking the Learning Barrier by Susan McCrossin, A.P.

Five Point Touch Therapy: Acupressure for the Emotional Body by Pierre-Noel Delatte, M.D.

When Listening Comes Alive: A Guide To Effective Learning and Communication by Paul Madaule

What Happened to you by Bruce D. Perry, Ph.D. and Oprah Winfrey

Functional Medicine

The Broken Brain Docuseries (Streaming or DVD format) by Mark Hyman, M.D.

Books for your Tweens & Teens

Superpowered: Transform Anxiety into Courage, Confidence, and Resilience by Renee Jain and Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D. 

Last but not least, have a look at my YouTube channel where I share plenty of insight, and where I  feature various interviews with professionals that you may find helpful.

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