• Student Support Services

  • Parent Resources

    Speech-Language

    General "Childhood Speech, Language and Listening Problems, What Every Parent Should Know"
    by Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi
    Speech and Language Resource Guide www.angelfire.com/wi/speechguide/index.html
    MN Speech-Language-Hearing Association www.msha.net
    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association www.asha.org
    www.autism-society.org
    The Stuttering Foundation of America www.stuttersfa.org

    Mental Health

    General "The Childhood Depression Sourcebook"
    by Jeffrey A. Miller, Ph.D
    American Psychiatric Association www.apa.org
    American Association of Pediatrics www.aap.org
    Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
    ffcmh@crosslink.com
    Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder www.chadd.org
    Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation http://pages.prodigy.com/a/willen/ofc.html
    Medication "Straight Talk about Medications for Kids"
    by Timothy E. Willens, MD
    Inflexible/Explosive Children "The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children"
    by Ross W. Greene
    OC Foundation www.ocfoundation.org
    "Your Anxious Child: How Parents and Teachers Can Relieve Anxiety in Children"
    by John S. Dacey and Lisa B. Fiore
    Depression/Mood Disorders "Help Me I'm Sad"
    by David D. Fassler, MD and Lyne S. Dumas
    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) www.DBSAlliance.org
    Sensory Integration Dysfunction "The Out-of-Sync-Child"
    by Carol Stock Kranowitz, MA
    "The Difficult Child"
    by Stanley Turecki
    Parenting Difficult Children "PET: Parent Effectiveness Training"
    by Thomas Gordon
    American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry www.aacap.org
    www.schoolpsychology.net

    Development

    General "Your Child's Growing Mind: A Practical Guide to Brain Development and Learning from Birth to Adolescence" by Jane M. Healy

Special Education Parent Handbook

  • The Special Education Parent Handbook provides information about resources in our schools, community and beyond and was created in partnership by parents of students who have disabilities and the Edina Public Schools staff who serve them.