WELCOME TO BOOK MATTERS
We’ve mindfully selected 10 books that might assist our clients and their families with topics of interest to make a difference in their lives.
Our hope is that families may use this information to learn new ideas, discuss relevant topics and encourage a shared love of reading.
So, what are these books that matter?
1. Different, not Less. A neurodivergent’s guide to embracing your true self and finding your happily ever after. By Chloe Hayden.
2. Brain Forest. A strength-based celebration of neurodiversity and a kid-friendly explanations on all the different ways brains can be. By Sandhya Menon.
3. Fergus and Delilah. An inclusive book that shows children that everyone is ‘wired’ a little bit differently and no one should have to play alone at the park. By Erin Buie.
4. Sincerely your Autistic Child! What People on the Autism Spectrum Wish Their Parents Knew About Growing Up, Acceptance, and Identity. Edited by Emily Paige Ballou, Sharon daVanport, Morenike Giwa Onaiwu.
5. Come Over To My House. A picture book that explores the home lives of children who are Deaf or have a disability and their families. By Eliza Hull and Sally Ripin.
6. Parental as Anything. A common-sense guide to raising happy, healthy kids – from toddlers to tweens! By Maggie Dent.
7. I talk like a river. When a boy who stutters feels isolated, alone, and unable to communicate in the way he’d like, it takes a kindly father and a walk by the river to help him find his voice. By Jordan Scott.
8. Braver than you Think. Unpack the key elements of what parents can do to support their children with developmental delays or disabilities to be the best they can be. By Emily Hayles.
9. Baby Talk. Practical strategies for parents of children up to four years to help them communicate, listen, and understand. By Dr Sally Ward.
10. Brilliant Minds – 30 Dyslexic Heroes that Changed our World. Featuring 30 inspiring famous people who have had dyslexia for families who have a child with dyslexia or children who struggle with reading and writing. By Shannon Meyerkort and Katharine Susannah.
Our speech pathologists are avid readers so if you are still looking for that just right book for yourself or your child, just ask! We are happy to help.