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Cerebral Palsy:  

UCLA Orthopaedic Center for Cerebral Palsy                

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke           

United Cerebral Palsy           

Children's Neurobiological Solutions


Books about Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving by Freeman Miller    

    and Steve J. Bachrach                                                                   

Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Parents Guide, Edited by Elaine Geralis                                                                                         

Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar

    Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents And Professionals by    

    Sieglinde Martin


Cortical Visual Impairment:

Center for the Partially Sighted


Books about Cortical Visual Impairment

Children With Visual Impairments: A Guide for Parents by M. Cay Holbrook

Teaching Visually Impaired Children by Virginia E. Bishop

Practical Paediatric Ophthalmology by D. Taylor and C. S. Hoyt



National Dysautonomia Research Foundation

Dysautonomia Information Network

Dysautonomia Foundation


Articles about Dysautonomia



VitalStim Therapy               

Pasadena Child Development Associates                     

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders                    

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association


Books about Dysphagia

Achilles, Elayne, The Dysphagia Cookbook: Great Tasting and Nutritious    

    Recipes for People With Swallowing Difficulties

Cichero, Julie A. Y. &Murdoch, Bruce E., Dysphagia: Foundation, Theory

    and Practice

Hall, Kelly D., Pediatric Dysphagia Resource Guide (Singular Resource    

    Guide Series)





Books about Dystonia

Surviving Dystonia by Carmine Petrangelo

Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Dystonia by Thomas Warner and        

    Susan Bressman

Dystonia: Etiology, Clinical Features, and Treatment by Mitchell F Brin,

    Cynthia L Comella, and Joseph J Jankovic



CURE Epilepsy

End Epilepsy                                                                                                                                                    

The Charlie Foundation


Books about Epilepsy

Devinsky, Orrin, Epilepsy: Patient and Family Guide

Freeman, John M. , Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood

Holmes, Gregory L. , Childhood-Specific Epilepsies Accompanied by    

    Developmental Disabilities: Causes and Effects

Schwartzkroin, Philip A. and Rho, Jong M. Edited, Epilepsy, Infantile

    Spasms and Developmental Encephalopathy


Support Groups for Epilepsy

For parents of children with epilepsy: (Locations include West Los Angeles,

    Pasadena, Ventura, San Bernadino and OC)


Feeding Tube:

Alberta Home Nutrition Support


Books about Feeding Tube

Nightingale, Jeremy, MD, Intestinal Failure


Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease:

Infant Reflux


Books about Gastroesophageal Disease

Granderath, Frank Alexander & Kamolz, Thomas & Pointner, Rudolph,

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Principles of Disease, Diagnosis, and        


Orlando, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Pace, Fabio, Managment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Management



Global Developmental Delay:                                       

American Academy of Neurology


Books about Global Developmental Delay

A Parent's Guide to Developmental Delays: Recognizing and Coping with    

    Missed Milestones in Speech, Movement, Learning, andOther Areas by           

    Laurie Fivozinsky LeComer

Continuity and Change in the Social Competence of Children With Autism,    

    Down Syndrome, and Developmental Delays (Monographs of the Society for    

    Research) by Marian Sigman and Ellen Ruskin





Books about Immunodeficiency

Parker, Philip M. & James, The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Primary



Infantile Spasms:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Children's Neurobiological Solutions


Books about Infantile Spasms

Infantile Spasms: Diagnosis, Management and Prognosis by James D.

    Frost, Jr and Richard A. Hrachovy

Epilepsy, Infantile Spasms and Developmental Encephalopathy, Edited

    by Philip A. Schwartzkroin and Jong M. Rho


Pulmonary Hypertension:


Reactive Airway Disease:

A Physician's Guide To Return To Work


Books about Reactive Airway Disease

Tinkelman, Charles K. Naspitz, Childhood Asthma: Pathophysiology

    and Treatment


Support Groups for Reactive Airway Disease

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta pediatric advice nurse is available 24        

    hours a day at 404-250-KIDS


Sleep Apnea:



UCLA Medical Center

Center for Applied Rehabilitation Technologies

Center for Developing Kids


Augmentative Communication Therapy


Books about Augmentative Communication Therapy

Beukelman, D.R., & Mirenda, P. (1998). Augmentative and alternative               

    communication (2nd ed.). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Beukelman, D.R., & Ansel, B. (1995). Research priorities in augmentative and        

    alternative communication. Augmentative and Alternative Communication,

    11, 131-134.

Light, J.C., Beukelman, D.R., & Reichle, J. (2003). Communicative competence

    for individuals who use AAC: From research to effective practice.

Baltimore, Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Downey, D., & Hurtig, R. (2003, July). Augmentative and alternative


Pediatric Annals, 32(7): 467-474.


Music Therapy




Books about Neurofeedback

Robbins, Jim, A Symphony in the Brain: The Evolution of the New Brain

    Wave Feedback



Occupational Therapy                                                                  


Speech Therapy


AAC Institute           




Therapeutic Listening

Books about Therapeutic Listening

Listening with the Whole Body by Shiela M. Frick, OTR/L, and Colleen

    Hacker, MS, OTR/L


Vision Therapy




IVG & Electrical Stimulation

The Charlie Foundation          


Lysis of Adhesions


Books about Lysis of Adhesions
A patient’s guide to adhesions-International Adhesions Society website.                        

Carlson Home Hospital Program




Special Needs Equipment & Supplies
Adaptive Mall
Southpaw Enterprises


More Links
Special Needs Resource Center
Team of Advocates for Special Kids
Locks of Love

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