Concord Special Education Parent Advisory Committee

(Concord SPED PAC)

Our PAC Resource Library

The following books and videos are located at our Concord Public Library for your convenience.
You can visit our local library and check them out, or use the Minuteman On-Line Card Catalog, click here.

Page Index: Academic achievement / Learning Issues, AD/HD, advocate, Anxiety, Auditory Processing, Aspergers, Bipolar, Emotional, Learning Disabilities, Parenting, Reading, Sensory Integration, Transitions, Writing, MCAS Study Guides, Mass. Department of Education (DOE) Reference Manuals, Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks Reference Manuals, Books for children, videos and on order.

Any members who would like to donate any books to the collection at our library, send us an email.
If you plan to purchase any books, please take a look at our PAC's Recommend Books webpage, click here.  Buying books directly from our book list, helps us  support the website hosting.

Title Author Library PAC Donated
Academic achievement / 
Learning Issues:



A Mind at a Time Mel Levine (2002) Main & Fowler
370.1523/Levine
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The Myth of Laziness Mel Levine, (2003)
Main & Fowler
370.153 Levine
CASSETTE 370.1523 Levine 
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Smart Kids with School Problems: Things to Know and Ways to Help Priscilla Vail, (1987) Main & Fowler
371.95 Vail 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
When You Worry About The Child You Love: Emotional and Learning Problems in Children. Edward Hallowell (1996) Main & Fowler
618.9289 Hallowell 
- (newer edition ordered)
AD/HD:



Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood Edward M. Hallowell &
John J. Ratey (1995)
Main & Fowler
616.8589 Hallowell 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
Taking Charge of ADHD, The complete, authoritative Guide for parents Russell A. Barkley (2000) Fowler
618.928589 Barkley 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
Advocate:



Getting To YES: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In Roger Fisher & William Ury (1981) Main
158.5 Fisher
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Wrightslaw : Special Education Law Peter & Judy Wright, (2000) Main & Fowler
371.9 Wright 
Nov. 2000
Oct. 2002
3 copies 
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright (2001) Main
new book

(Only 4 other libraries in the network) 
Sept. 2003
Special Educator's: Complete Guide to 109 Diagnostic Tests Roger, Ph.D. Pierangelo,
George A. Giuliani,
George Giuliani (1998)
Main
371.904 Pierangelo 
Ordered for us
Anxiety:



Worry: Controlling It and Using It Wisely Edward M. Hallowell (1998) Main & Fowler
616.85223 Hallowell 
-
Auditory Processing:


Like Sound Through Water: A Mother's Journey Through Auditory Processing Disorder Karen J. Foli ; foreword by Edward M. Hallowell (2002) Fowler
362.19892 Foli 
-
Aspergers:


Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals  Tony Attwood, & Lorna Wing (1998) Main & Fowler
616.8982 Attwood 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
Bipolar:


The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder Demitri F. Papolos MD,
Janice Papolos, & 
Demitri Papolos
Main
618.92895 Papolos 
(many in network)
-
Emotional:



The Self-Esteem Teacher
Robert Brooks Main & Fowler
370.153 Brooks 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
LD



The Experts Speak: Parenting the Child with Learning Disabilities A collections of articles by: Robert Brooks, Ph.D,
Doug Fuchs, Ph.D.,
Rick Lavoie, M.Ed.,
Mel Levine, M.D., &
Larry Silver, M.D.
Main & Fowler
649.15 Experts 
Oct. 2002
2 copies
LD and AD/HD:



Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution Jonathan Mooney, & 
David Cole (2000)
Main & Fowler
371.9 Mooney 
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Parenting:



1-2-3 Magic
Thomas W. Phelan (1995)
Fowler
649.64 Phelan 
VIDEO 649.12 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish (1999) Main & Fowler
649.1 Faber 
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The Normal One: Life With A Difficult or Damaged Sibling Jeanne Safer (2002)
Main
158.24 Safer 
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P.E.T., Parent Effectiveness Training: The Tested New Way to Raise Responsible Children Thomas Gordon (1975)
Main
649.1 Gordon 

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Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, Energetic Mary Sheedy Kurcinka (1991)
Main & Fowler
J PARENT/TEACHER 649.1 Kurcinka 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook Mary Sheedy Kurcinka (1989) 649.1 Kurcinka  Oct. 2002
1 copy
The Explosive Child: A new approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, "chronically inflexible" Children Ross W. Greene (1998)
Main & Fowler
649.153 Greene 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
Raising Cain: Protecting The Emotional Life of Boys Dan Kindlon & Michael Thompson with Teresa Barker (2000) Main & Fowler
305.23 Kindlon 
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Reading:



Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council  Main
372.4 Committee 
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Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-based Program for Reading Problems At Any Level Sally Shaywitz (2003)
Main & Fowler
371.9144 Shaywitz 
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Parenting a Struggling Reader Susan L. Hall, & 
Louisa Cook Moats(2002)
Main
649.58 Hall
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Straight Talk about Reading Susan L. Hall &
Louisa C. Moats (1999)
Fowler
J PARENT/TEACHER 372.41 Hall 
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Sensory Integration (SI):


Out-of-sync Child Carol Kranowitz, (1998) Main
J PARENT/TEACHER 618.928 Kranowitz
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Social:



Helping the Child Who Doesn't Fit In
Nowicki, Stephen,  (1992) Main
J PARENT TEACHER 153.69 Nowicki
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Transitions (age 14 +):



Transition Skills for Post Secondary Success: Reflections for High School Students with Learning Disabilities edited by Teresa Allissa Citro, (2001) Main
371.90474 Transition
Oct. 2002
1 copy
Writing:



The Landmark method for teaching writing Jean Gudaitis Tarricone (1995) Main
371.90446 Tarricone
Ordered for us

 

MCAS Study Guides

     
Cracking the MCAS" Grade 10 English Gloria, Levine  Main & Fowler
CAREER FILE 371.262 Levine 
Ordered for us
Cracking the MCAS" Grade 10 Mathematics Jeff Rubenstein Main & Fowler
CAREER FILE 371.262 Levine 
Ordered for us
Ultimate MCAS Cynthia Johnson Main & Fowler
371.262 Johnson 
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Massachusetts Department of Education Reference Manuals:

PAC Donated
IEP Process Guide Massachusetts Dept. of Education (2001) Main
REF 344.07911 Massachusetts 
(Library.use.only)
Oct. 2002
1 copy
A Parent's Guide to Special Education
Massachusetts Dept. of Education and Federation for Children with Special Needs, (2001)
(In the pass was high demand book.)
Main & Fowler
REF 371.9
Other libraries have, but  for library use only)
Sept. 2003 2 copies
603 C.M.R. 28.00: Special Education Regulations Massachusetts Dept. of Education (2001) Concord Main
REF 344.07911 Massachusetts 
(Library use only)
Oct. 2002
1 copy
Federal Register Part II, Department of Education Massachusetts Dept. of Education (1999) Main
(location?)
Nov. 1999
1 copy
Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (2001 - 2002) Massachusetts Association Approved Private Schools (MAPPS) 2001-2002  Main
REF 371.9 Massachusetts 
(Library use only)
Oct. 2001
1 copy

766 Regulation  (old)
Massachusetts Dept. of Education (1998) Main & Fowler
344.0791 Massachusetts 
over years
4 copies


Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks Reference Manuals (7 in the set): PAC Donated
Massachusetts English Language Arts Curriculum Framework
Massachusetts Department of Education (2001)

Main & Fowler
REF 372.6 Massachusetts
(Library use only)
Oct. 2002
2 copies
Massachusetts Mathematics Curriculum Framework Massachusetts Department of Education (2000) Main & Fowler
REF 372.6 Massachusetts
(Library use only)
Oct. 2002
2 copies
Massachusetts Science and Technology Curriculum Framework Massachusetts Department of Education (2001) Main & Fowler
REF 372.6 Massachusetts
(Library & only)
Oct. 2002
2 copies
Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework Massachusetts Department of Education (1999) Main & Fowler
REF 375.7Massachusetts
(Library use only)
Oct. 2002
2 copies
Massachusetts Foreign Languages Curriculum Framework Massachusetts Department of Education (1999) Main & Fowler
REF 372.6 Massachusetts
(Library use only)
Oct. 2002
2 copies
Massachusetts Comprehensive Health Curriculum Framework Massachusetts Department of Education (1999) Main & Fowler
REF 372.6 Massachusetts
(Library use only)
Oct. 2002
2 copies
Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework Massachusetts Department of Education (1997) Main & Fowler
REF 372.6 Massachusetts
(Library use only)
Oct. 2002
2 copies

 

Books for Children: PAC Donated
The Don't Give-Up Kid, And Learning Differences
(Easy book)
Jeanne_Gehret,_M.A.
Main
J PARENT/TEACHER FICTION Gehret
Oct. 2002
1 copy
Eagle Eyes, A Child's Guide to Paying Attention (Easy book)
Jeanne Gehret, M.A. Main
J PARENT/TEACHER FICTION Gehret 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
I'm Somebody Too (Juvenile book)
Jeanne Gehret, M.A. Main
J PARENT/TEACHER FICTION Gehret 
Oct. 2002
1 copy


Videos:

PAC Donated
Planning for success: The college application process for students with learning disabilities produced by Teresa A. Citro (1998) Main
VIDEO 371.90474 Planning 
Oct. 2002
1 copy
Pathways to Success: College Students with Learning Disabilities by Maureen K. Riley, produced by Teresa A. Citro (1999) Main
VIDEO 371.90474 Pathways 
Oct. 2002
1 copy

 

Books currently on order at our Concord Public Library:

Better IEP's How to develop legally correct and educational useful programs
(This is in the old IEP format.)
Barbara D. Bateman & Mary Anne Linden, (1998)
None local (2 in network) IEP
The Complete IEP Guide : How to Advocate for Your Special Ed. Child Lawrence M. Siegel, Marcia Stewart (1999)
17 libraries in network (closest Bedford and Acton)
IEP
Developmental Dyspraxia - Identification and Intervention : A Manual for Parents and Professionals  Madeleine Portwood, John O'Neil (1999) Only 1 library in the network (Bedford)
Dyspraxia
Dyslexia : Theory & Practice of Remedial Instruction
Diana Brewster Clark, Joanna Kellogg Uhry (1995)
Only 3 libraries in the network (closest is Linclon) Reading
How Well Does Your IEP Measure Up?  Quality Indicators for Effective Service Delivery Diane Twachtman-Cullen ; Jennifer Twachtman-Reilly (2002) Only 2 libraries in the network (closest is Natick) IEP
The Landmark method for teaching arithmetic Christopher L. Woodin Only 1 library in the network (Bedford) Math disability
Mager has a five book set, here are two of his books in the set:


Measuring Instructional Results, or, Got a Match? :How To Find Out If Your Instructional Objectives Have Been Achieved Mager, Robert Frank (1997)
none local (1 in network) IEP
Preparing Instructional Objectives a Critical Tool Mager, Robert Frank (1975)
none local (4 in network) IEP
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home : a Parent's Guide Pamela B. Tanguay (2001)
At 7 libraries in the network has (closest is Bedford) NVLD
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School : Educating Students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome and related conditions Pamela B. Tanguay (2002)
At 8 libraries in the network (closest is Bedford and Sudbury) NVLD
Phonemic awareness in young children : a classroom curriculum Marilyn Jager Adams (1998)
Only 1 library in the network (Natick) Reading (pre)
Sense Abilities: Understanding Sensory Integration Maryann Colby Trott, M.A. with Marci K. Laurel, M.A. CCC-SLP, Susan L, Windeck, M.S. OTR/L (1993) Not in Library network Sensory Integration (SI)
The Source for Nonverbal Learning Disorder Sue Thompson (1997) none local (5 in network) NVLD
Understanding Girls with AD/HD Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ph.D, Ellen B. Littman, Ph.D, Patricia O. Quinn, M.D. (2000) Only 2 libraries in the network (closest is Acton) AD/HD
Why Johnny Doesn't Behave: Twenty Tips for Measurable BIPs Barbara D. Bateman, Annemieke Golly (2003) Not in Library network IEP
Writing Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives Barbara D. Bateman, Cynthia M. Herr, (2003) Not in Library network IEP
Your defiant Child: 8 steps to Better Behavior Russell A. Barkley, Christine M. Benton (1998) 20 in network (closest is Sudbury) AD/HD
Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success Duke, Martin, Nowicki, (1996) At 7 libraries in the network has (closest is Bedford & Lexington) Social


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