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.  Please recommend books to be added to this list and/or to the CUNY library catalog click here and enter a title.     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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