Resources and Reference Material

Our Favorite Books for Fun

Challenging the Myth that Every Good Story is Told with Words

Some of our favorite children’s books allow you to pair great illustrations, with your ‘story telling’ abilities through expression, animation, and action.

  • Blue Hat, Green Hat by Sandra Boynton
  • Doggies: A Counting and Barking Book by Sandra Boynton
  • Carl’s Birthday by Alexandra Day
  • Good Dog, Carl by Alexandra Day
  • Where’s Spot? by Eric Hill
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, John Archambault, and Lois Ehlert
  • A Bug, a Bear, and a Boy by David McPhail
  • A Bug, a Bear, and a Boy and the Bath by David McPhail
  • A Bug, a Bear, and a Boy at Home by David McPhail
  • 10 Minutes till Bedtime by Peggy Rathmann
  • Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • I Love My New Toy! by Mo Willems
  • There Is a Bird on Your Head! by Mo Willems
Educational Books for Parents & Professionals


  • The Cradle of Thought: Exploring the Origins of Thinking
    by Peter Hobson
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
    by Mark Haddon
  • The Cyber Effect
    by Mary Aiken
  • The Definitive Book of Body Language
    by Barbara Pease
  • Developing Through Relationships
    by Alan Fogel
  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, “Chronically Inflexible” Children
    by Ross Greene
  • The First Relationship
    by Daniel Stern
  • Journey to the Heart of Being Human
    by Daniel Seigel
  • Moving Bodies: Nonverbal Communication in Social Relationships
    by Marianne LaFrance
  • Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us
    by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Susan A. Gelman
  • The Neurobiology of Challenging Behavior
    by Kim Barthell
  • Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges
    by Amy Cuddy
  • The RDI Book: Forging New Pathways for Autism, Asperger’s and PDD with the Relationship Development Intervention Program
    by Steven E. Gutstein and Hannah R. Gutstein
  • Social Development Theory
    by Lev Vygotsky
  • Tipping Point
    by Malcom Gladwell
  • Uniquely Human
    by Barry Prizant, and Tom Fields-Meyer
  • When the Brain Can’t Hear
    by Ter James Bellis
  • The Whole-brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind
    by Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne
  • Your Essential Guide to Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder
    by Angie Voss
Clinical Research Articles

The Benefit of Power Posing Before a High-Stakes Social Evaluation. Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 13-027, September 2012. Cuddy, Amy J.C., Caroline A. Wilmuth, and Dana R. Carney.

Coping with the challenges of living in an Indonesian residential institution. HEALTH POLICY Wanat, S., Whisnant, J., Reicherter, D., Solvason, B., Juul, S., Penrose, B., Koopman, C. 2010; 96 (1): 45-50.

Development of Joint Engagement in Young Deaf and Hearing Children: Effects of Chronological Age and Language Skills. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Vol. 57, 1831-1841. October 2014. Cejas, Ivette, David H. Barker, Alexandra L. Quittner, and John K. Niparko.

Effects of major depression diagnosis and cortisol levels on indices of neurocognitive function. PSYCHONEUROENDOCRINOLOGY Gomez, R. G., Posener, J. A., Keller, J., DeBattista, C., Solvason, B., Schatzberg, A. F. 2009; 34 (7): 1012-1018.

Individual Differences in Young Children’s IQ: A Social-Developmental Perspective. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 40: 455-464. Crandell LE and Hobson RP (1999).

Multisensory Temporal Integration in Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Journal of Neuroscience, 15 January 2014, 34(3): 691-697. Stevenson, Ryan, Justin K. Siemann, Brittany C. Schneider, Haley E. Eberly, Tiffany G. Woynaroski, Stephen M. Camarata and Mark T. Wallace.

The Neurobiology of Challenging Behavior. S.I. Focus Magazine. Barthel, Kimberly. Spring 2009.

The neuropsychological profile of psychotic major depression and its relation to cortisol. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY Gomez, R. G., Fleming, S. H., Keller, J., Flores, B., Kenna, H., DeBattista, C., Solvason, B., Schatzberg, A. F. 2006; 60 (5): 472-478.

On Engaging with People in Early Childhood: The Base of Congenital Blindness. Clinical Child Psychology & Psychiatry. Sandler AM and Hobson RP (2002).

Severe to profound hearing loss: considerations & strategies from a clinician with hearing impairment. AudiologyOnline, Article 13124. Weir, G. (2015, January). Retrieved from