Disability & Neurodiversity: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to educate, entertain, amplify disabled voices, and encourage a dialogue on topics of disability and neurodiversity.

Posted by on December 21, 2020

Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh by

Trustworthy. Compassionate. Brave. Unrelenting. These are the words which describe the four-footed helpers in the book Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales of Bravery, Heroism, and the Devotion of Dogs by Rebecca Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2020

Beauty and the Beak by Deborah Lee Rose

A terrific family read-aloud, Beauty and the Beak is more than a true animal tale - it's a story of science, and what can happen when dedicated people work together Read more...

Posted by on October 5, 2019

The Big Book of 30-Day Challenges by Rosanna Casper

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to improve your life across a spectrum of personal levels in just one month – where you can prioritize the changes to fit your schedule? Rosanna Read more...

Posted by on July 24, 2018

I Want to Be a Doctor by Laura Driscoll

This is a simple story that packs in a lot of information with illustrations that depict refreshingly diverse supporting and background characters.

Posted by on June 16, 2018

How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan

How to Change Your Mind is a methodical, straight-laced dive into psychedelic research without the “counterculture baggage”. In his newest book, Michael Pollan takes a historical and experiential approach to Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2018

Humpty’s Fall by Dosh Archer

Doctor Glenda and Nurse Percy are on duty at City Hospital when the Pengamedics bring Humpty in on a stretcher. Doctor Glenda works quickly and inventively to stop too much Read more...

Posted by on December 14, 2017

The Women’s Health Big Book of Smoothies & Soups by Lisa DeFazio MS RD and Women's Health (Rodale Press)

This colorful 100+ recipe cookbook edited by Women’s Health is well laid out with plentiful images of appetizingly arranged recipes in front of fun and trendy backdrops. There is a Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2017

Ordinarily Well by Peter Kramer

Are antidepressants important, lifesaving drugs or nothing more than puffed up placebos? If you're curious to dig into the science behind this question, Ordinarily Well provides a methodical, accessible defense Read more...

Posted by on September 8, 2016

Infectious Madness by Harriet Washington

Harriet Washington’s latest book is a fascinating jaunt through current and historical research into the infectious origins of mental illness. From the link between schizophrenia and Toxoplasma gondii (a parasite Read more...

Posted by on October 29, 2015

Bad Pharma by Ben Goldacre

Bad Pharma provides insight into the cycle of developing, testing, and regulating drugs—and where that process can break down, a sort of meta-knowledge necessary to being a savvy and skeptical Read more...

Posted by on August 28, 2013

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