Recommended Reading on Learning Disabilities

This list of books is available to Students Staff and Faculty through CUNY library services. It is a living document created based on suggestions made by you the CUNY community. 

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Books for Students:

College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities: Strategies and Tips to Make the Most of Your College Experience:

by Cynthia Simpson & Vicky Spencer · Prufrock Press · Paperback · 192 pages ·

ISBN: 1593633599  

 

Dyslexic and Un-Stoppable: How Dyslexia Helps Us Create the Life of Our Dreams and How You Can Do It Too

by Lucie M. Curtiss & Douglas C. Curtiss · Morgan James Publishing · Paperback · 160 pages 

ISBN: 1630473197    

 

Fidget to Focus: Outwit Your Boredom–Sensory Strategies for Living with ADD

by Roland Rotz PH. D., Roland Rotz, Sarah Wright M.S. A.C.T., Sarah D. Wright 148 pages ·

ISBN: 0595350100  

 

College for Students with Disabilities: We Do Belong:

by Pavan John Antony and Stephen M. Shore · Jessica Kingsley Publishers · Paperback · 264 pages ·

ISBN: 184905732X  

 

Reading Disabilities: Beating the Odds:

by Howard Margolis & Gary G. Brannigan · Reading2008 & Beyond Pub· Paperback · 301 pages ·

ISBN: 0615279007         

 

Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most Out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder:

by Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey · Ballantine Books· Paperback · 380 pages ·

ISBN: 0345442318         

 

Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability: A College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students … or Learning Difficulties and their Families:

by Christy Oslund · Jessica Kingsley Publishers · Paperback · 160 pages ·

ISBN: 1849059470   

 

Learning How to Learn: Getting into and Surviving College When You Have a Learning Disability by Joyanne Cobb ·Child & Family Press · Paperback · 138 pages ·

ISBN: 0878688781   

 

Learning Outside the Lines:

by Jonathan Mooney, David Cole · Touchstone · Paperback · 286 pages ·

ISBN: 068486598X         

 

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM 5

American Psychiatric Association · 947 pages ·

ISBN: 9780890425541

 

Adderall Blues by Joyanne Cobb

By Brian Robinson · Koehler Books · Paperback · 154 pages ·

ISBN: 1633934314         

 

The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain:

by Brock L. Eide, Fernette F. Eide · Plume Books · Paperback · 283 pages ·

ISBN: 0452297923         

 

Books for Staff:

 

Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or AD/HD

By Peterson’s (Author), Linda Seghers (Editor) · Peterson Nelnet Co · Paperback · 616 pages ·

ISBN: 0768925061

 

Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success:

by Margo Vreeburg Izzo Ph.D. & LeDerick R Horne · Brookes Publishing · Paperback · 208 pages ·

ISBN: 1598577352        

 

Preparing Students with Disabilities for College Success: A Practical Guide to Transition Planning

by Stan Shaw &  Joseph W. Madaus · Brookes Publishing Company · 293 pages ·

ISBN: 1598570161           

 

Technology and the Diverse Learner: A Guide to Classroom Practice (1st Edition):

by Marty Bray, Abbie Brown & Timothy D. Green · Corwin Publishers · Paperback · 112 pages ·

ISBN: 0761931724        

 

Print Copy: The Learning Tree: Overcoming Learning Disabilities from the Ground Up (Merloyd Lawrence Book):

E-Book: The Learning Tree: Overcoming Learning Disabilities from the Ground Up (Merloyd Lawrence Book):

by Stanley Greenspan & Nancy Thorndike Greenspan · · 276 pages ·

ISBN 0738212334  

 

Books for Faculty:

 

The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook: Ready-To-Use Strategies and Activities for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities (3RD ed.)

by Joan M. Harwell & Rebecca Williams Jackson · Jossey-Bass· Paperback · 388 pages ·

ISBN: 0787997552         

 

Aha!: The Moments of Insight that Shape Our World

By Irvine, William B. · Oxford University Press · Paperback · 376 pages ·

ISBN: 0190690275

 

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level

By Sally Shaywitz · Vintage · Paperback · 414 pages ·

ISBN: 0679781595

 

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

by Angela Duckworth · Scribner Book Company · Hardcover · 352 pages ·

ISBN 1501111116           

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