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Cerebral Palsy: Resource List


Books for Children

Ages 4 to 8

  • Be Quiet, Marina! by Kristen Debear Star Bright Books, 2001
  • Living with Cerebral Palsy by Susan H. Gray: Child's World, 2003
  • All By Myself by Ron Taylor Light on Books, 1991
  • Maggie by DiAnne Meadows King illustrations by Lana Copeland Turner Publishing, 2002
  • Nathan's Wish: A Story About Cerebral Palsy by Laurie Lears: Whitman, 2005
  • Rolling Along: The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair Jamee Heelan Peachtree, 2000
  • Stretching Ourselves: Kids with Cerebral Palsy by Alden Carter: Whitman, 2000
  • Taking Cerebral Palsy to School Mary Elizabeth Anderson JayJo Books, 2000

Ages 9 to 12

  • Cerebral Palsy by Barbara Sheen Lucent Books, 2003
  • Golden Daffodils by Marilyn Gould Allied Crafts, 1991
  • Going Places: Children Living With Cerebral Palsy by Thomas Berman Stevens, 1991
  • From Where I Sit: Making My Way With Cerebral Palsy Shelley Nixon Scholastic, 1999
  • Nathan's Wish: A Story About Cerebral Palsy by Laurie Lears Albert Whitman & Col, 2005
  • Yes, I Can!: Challenging Cerebral Palsy by Doris E. Sanford Multnomah Publishers Inc, 1992

Books for Adults

  • A Parent's Guide to Special Education: Insider Advice on How to Navigate the System and Help Your Child Succeed by Linda Wilmshurts and Alan Brue New York, AMACOM, 2005
  • Adapt My World: Homemade Adaptations for People with Disabilities by J. Rose Plaxen Seven Locks Press, 2005
  • Build a Happy Family: A Positive Parenting Tool Kit on 'How to Be the Parent You Want to Be When You Just Don't Have the Time' by Frank Doberman Can order from Exceptional Parent 800-535-1910
  • Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving 2nd ed. by Freeman Miller, Steven J. Bachrach Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2006
  • Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Parents' Guide by Elaine Geralis 3rd ed. Woodbine House, 2003
  • Children With Disabilities, 5th ed. by Mark L. Batshaw P.H. Brooks, 2002
  • My Perfect Son Has Cerebral Palsy: A Mother's Guide of Helpful Hints by Marie Kennedy Authorhouse, 2001
  • Strengthening Relationships When Our Children Have Special Needs by Nick Martin Future Horizons, 2004
  • Teaching Motor Skills To Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide For Parents And Professionals by Sieglinde Martin Woodbine House, 2006
  • Uncommon Voyage: Parenting a Special Needs Child by Laura Kramer 2nd ed Atlantic Books, 2001

Other Resources

Cerebral Palsy (Family Village)
http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/lib_cerp.htm
Long list of organizations and informational sites on cerebral palsy.

United Cerebral Palsy Association
1660 L St. NW, Ste. 700
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 872-5827
http://www.ucp.org

The Exceptional Parent Magazine
1-877-372-7368


Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2008-08-11
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04

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