Providing services to persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities since 1956

Resource Library Listing

The Resource Library, which contains books, periodicals and DVDs/videos of interest to consumers, families/guardians and staff, is located at our 56 Chestnut Street, Waltham facility. You are welcome to borrow items from the library.

Family Support Library: All Books and Media by Title Alphabetical Order


# Of Copies Type of Media TITLE AUTHOR (Last Name, First Name) DATE PUBLISHER CATEGORY
1 Book 1001 Great Ideas Notbohn, Ellen Zysk, Veronica 2004 Future Horizons, Inc. Reference
1 Book 2013 MA Home Health Resource Directory HCA of MA 2013 www.thinkhomecare.org Reference
1 Book A.D.D. Book, The Sears, William, M.D. Thompson, Lynda, Ph.D. 1998 Little, Brown and Company Reference
1 Book Acorn People, The Jones, Ron 1976 Dell Laurel-Leaf Children's Literature
1 Book Activity Schedules for Children with Autism - Teaching Independent Behavior McClannahan, Lynn and Krantz, Patricia 1999 Woodbine House Reference
1 Book Adam's Alternative Sports Day: An Asperger Story Welton, Judy 2005 Jessica Kingley Publishers Children's Literature
1 Book Adolescents with Down Syndrome Pueschel, Siegfried M. Sustrova, Maria 1997 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 DVD Adults with Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease: A Proactical Guide for Caregivers Harvard Medical School 2006 Terra Nova Films Health
2 Book Aging, Rights and Quality of Life Herr, Stanley S. Weber, Germain 1998 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
2 Book Ahead of His Time Allard, Mary Ann Howard, Anne M. Varderer, Lee E. Wells, Alice I. 1999 American Association on Mental Retardation Reference
1 Book Answers to Questions Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration Kranowitz, Carol Stock Szklut, Stacey Balzer-Martin, Lynn Haber, Elizabeth Iris Sava, Deanna 2001 Sensory Resources, Inc. Reference
1 Book Asperger's Syndrome Attwood, Tony 1998 Jessica Kingsley Publishers Reference
1 Book Asperger Syndrome & Your Child Powers, Michael 2003 Skyight Press Book Reference
1 Book Asperger's Syndrome in the Family Willey, Liane Holliday 2001 Jessica Kingsley Publishers Reference
1 Book Assessment of Individuals with Severe Disabilities Browder, Diane M. 1991 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults Johnston, Hugh F., M.D. 2002 Rockston Ink, The Progressive Press Reference
1 Book Autism Aspergers: Solving the Relationship Puzzle Gutstein, Steven E., Ph.D. 2000 Future Horizons, Inc. Reference
1 Book Autism and Me Shapiro, Ouisie 2009 Albert Whitman & Company Children's Literature
1 Book Autism - Living with My Brother Tiger Linda Lee 2006 Special Needs Publishing Children's Literature
2 Book Autism Encyclopedia, The Neisworth, John T. Wolfe, Pamela S. 2005 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Autism Mom's Survival Guide (for dad,too!), The Senator, Susan 2010 Trumpeter Books Reference
1 Book Autistic Spectrum, The Wing, Lorna, M.D. 2001 Ulysses Press Reference
1 Book Barron's Parenting Keys: Keys to Parenting the Child with Autism Marlene Targ Brill 1994 Barron's Educational Series, Inc. Parenting
1 Book Be Good to Eddie Lee Fleming, Virginia 1993 The Putnam & Grosset Group Children's Literature
1 Book Be Quiet, Marina! DeBear, Kirsten 2001 Star Bright Books Children's Literature
1 Book Becky the Brave: A Story About Epilepsy Lears, Laurie 2002 Albert Whitman & Company Children's Literature
2 Book Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care, The Bell, Virginia Troxel, David 2003 Health Professions Press, Inc. Health Related
1 Book Best Friends Book of Alzheimer's Activities, The (Volume One) Bell, Virginia; Troxel, David; Cos, Tonya; Hamon, Robin 2004 Health Professions Press, Inc. Health Related
1 Book Best Worst Brother, The Stuve-Bodeen, Stephanie 2005 Woodbine House Children's Literature
4 Book Beyond Sticks & Stones - How to Help Your Child with a Disability Deal with Bullying PACER Center 2006 PACER Center, Inc. Reference
1 Book Bound for Your Good Health - A Collection of Age Pages National Institutes on Aging 2005 National Institutes of Health Reference
1 Book Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? Welton, Judy 2004 Jessica Kingley Publishers Children's Literature
2 Video Challenging Issues in Developmental Disabilities Aging I - Meeting Basic Needs Aging II - Living with Dignity Program Developmental Associates 1995 Health Related
1 Video Challenging Issues in Developmental Disabilities Teaching Anger Management Program Developmental Associates 1992 Reference
1 Book Child of Mine Satter, Ellen 1991 Bull Publishing Company Health Related
1 Book Child with Special Needs, The Greenspan, Stanley I., M.D. Wieder, Serena, Ph.D. 1998 Perseus Books Reference
1 Book Childhood Speech, Language & Listing Problems: What Every Parent Should Know McAleer, Patricia 1995 John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Parenting
2 Book Coach Broyle's Playbook for Alzheimer's Caregivers - A Practical Tips Guide (with a Pocket Reference of Tips and Strategies) Frank Broyles 2006 Alzheimer's Association Health Related
2 Book Community Supports for Aging Adults with Lifelong Disabilities Janicki, Matthew P. Ansello, Edward F. 2000 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Count Us In: Growing Up with Down Syndrome Kingsley, Jason Levitz, Mitchell 1994 Harcourt Books Parenting
2 Book Creating a Meaningful Day - An Innovative Curriculum for Adults with Significant Intellectual Disabilities (One copy on long-term loan to Day Ed.) Linda Cofield-Van Dyke 2008 High Tide Press, Inc. Education Related
1 Book Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Quality of Life Keith, Kenneth D. Schalock, Robert L. 2000 The American Association on Mental Retardation Reference
1 Book Delicate Threads Starb, Debbie, Ph.D. 1998 Woodbine House Reference
1 Book Development Through the Lifespan Berk, Laura E. 2001 Allyn and Bacon Reference
1 Book Development Disabilities and Alzheimer's Disease The Arc The Arc of the U.S. Reference
1 Book Dictionary of Developmental Disabilities Terminology Accardo, Pasquale J. Whitman, Barbara Y. 2002 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Down Syndrome: Living and Learning in the Community Nadel, Lynn Rosenthal, Donna 1995 Wiley-Liss, Inc. Reference
1 Book Down Syndrome Transition Handbook, The Simons, Jo Ann 2010 Woodbine House Reference
1 Book Dual Diagnosis: Mood Disorders and Developmental Disabilities Olson, Kathleen M. Hellings, Jessica A. Black, Patricia A. 2003 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Essential Conversation: What Parents & Teachers Can Learn From Each Other, The Lawrence-Lightfood, Sara 2003 A Ballantine Book Education Related
1 Book Everybody's Different Miller, Nancy B. Sammons, Catherine C. 1999 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Facts of Life…and More - Sexuality and Intimacy for People with Intellectual Disabilities, The Edited by Leslie Walker-Hirsch 2007 Paul H. Brookes, Publishing Co. Health Related
1 Book Families, Disability and Empowerment Singer, George H.S. Powers, Laurie E. 1993 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Parenting
1 Book Fasten Your Seatbelt - A Crash Course on Down Syndrome for Brothers and Sisters Skotko, Brian G. & Levine, Susan P. 2009 Woodbine House Children's Literature
1 Book Feel Our Freedom - Communities and Connections for People with Developmental Disabilities Alisa Hauser Kraft 2002 High Tide Press, Inc. Reference
1 Book First Contact: Charting Inner Space Hingsburger, Dave 2002 Diverse City Press, Inc. Reference
1 Book First Responders - Parent and Teacher Education Resource Sullivan, Jacqueline 2005 The Bridge Center for Autism, Inc. Health Related
1 Book Forgotten Generation, The Tymchuck, Alexander J. Lakin, K. Charlie Luckasson, Ruth 2001 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book From Emotions to Advocacy Wright, Pam Wright, Pete 2002 Harbor House Law Press, Inc. Education Related
1 Book Genetics and Mental Retardation Syndromes Dykens, Elisabeth M. Hodapp, Robert M. Finvcane, Brenda M. 2000 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Get Out, Explore, and Have Fun! How Families of Children with Autism or Asperger Syndrome Can Get the Most out of Community Activities Rudy, Lisa Jo 2010 Jessica Kingsley Publishers Reference
1 Book Gifts: Mothers Reflect on How Children with Down Syndrome Enrich Their Lives Edited by: Kathryn Lynard Soper 2007 Woodbine House Parenting
1 Book Going Out and About - A Community Based Educational Program Daniels, Kari and Schlaper, Connie 2005 Mayer-Johnson LLC Parenting
1 Book Good Life, A Etmanski, Al 2000 Orwell Cove and Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network Parenting
1 Book Grades, Report Cards, etc…. And The Law Freedman, Miriam Kurtzig, M.A., J.D. 2005 Education Related
1 Book Guidebook on Helping Persons with Mental Retardation Mourn Jeffrey Kaufmann 2005 Baywood Publishing Co. Health Related
1 Book Handbook of Mental Health Related Care for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Ryan, Ruth, M.D. 2001 Diverse City Press, Inc. Health Related
1 Book Health Promotion for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Nehring, Wendy M. 2005 American Association on Mental Retardation Health Related
1 Book Human Sexuality Handbook Brown, Gail T Carney Pat Cortis, Joan M. Metz, Lori L. Petrie, Anne M. 1994 The Association for Community Living, Inc. Health Related
1 Book Ian's Walk Lears, Laurie 1998 Albert Whitman & Company Children's Literature
1 Video Identify Alzheimer's Disease Resource Kit NFCA 2004 Novartis Health Related
1 Book In Search of the Promised Land Taylor, Steven J. Blatt, Steven D. 1999 The American Association on Mental Retardation Reference
1 Book Innovations in Family Support for People with Learning Disabilities Mittler, Peter Mittler, Helle 1995 The Brothers of Charity Reference
1 Book Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities: Nursing Bickford, Carol, Ph.D., RN, BC Humes, Yvonne, MSA Carson-Smith, Winifred, JD 2004 American Nurses Association Health Related
1 Book Intellectual Disability: Definition, Classification, and Systems of Support AAIDD 2010 AAIDD Reference
2 CD Is Your Child a Target of Bullying? PACER Center 2003 PACER Center, Inc. Reference
1 Book Job Developer's Handbook - Practical Tactics for Customized Employment Griffin, Cary, Hammis, David and Geary, Tammara 2007 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. Reference
1 Book Journey to Inclusion, The Jaskulski,Tecla M. Lakin, K. Charlie Zierman, Susan A. Reference
1 Book Just Kids: Visiting a Class for Children with Special Needs Senisi, Ellen B. 1998 Dutton Children's Books Children's Literature
2 Book Just Take A Bite Ernsperger, Lori and Stegen-Hanson, Tania 2004 Future Horizons, Inc. Reference
1 Book Kids with Special Needs Getskow, Veronica Korkzal,Dee 1996 The Learning Works, Inc. Reference
1 Book Learning to Listen Lovett, Herbert 1996 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Learning to Speak Alzheimer's Coste, Joanne Koenig 2003 First Mariner Books Health Related
1 Book Legal Planning for Special Needs in Massachusetts Jackins, Barbara D., Attorney 2006 DisABILITIES BOOKS, Inc. Planning Guide
1 DVD Let's Get Real About Sexual Harassment OSHA4LESS.com 2008 OSHA4LESS.com Reference
1 Book Lifelong Leisure Skills and Lifestyles for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Schleien, Susan J. Meyer, Luanna H. Heyne ,Linda A. Brandt, Bonnie Biel 1998 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs Meyer, Donald Vadasy, Patricia 1996 University of Washington Press Children's Literature
1 Book Making Friends Meyer, Luanna H. Park, Hyun Sook Grenot-Scheyer, Marquita Schwartz, Ilene S. Harry, Beth 1998 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Making School and Recreation Fun for Everyone Moon, M. Sherril 1994 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Making Visual Supports Work in the Home and Community Savner, Jennifer L. and Smith Myles, Brenda 2000 Autism Asperger Publishing Co. Parenting
1 Book Man Who Loved Clowns, The Wood, June Rae 1992 Puffin Books Children's Literature
1 Video Managing People: Key Skills for Great Managers 2004 Kantola Productions General
1 Book Married with Special-Needs Children Marshak, Laura and Pollock Prezant, Fran 2007 Woodbine House Reference
1 Book Medical Care for Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities (This book is kept in the Nurse's Office at Chestnut Street.) Rubin, I. Leslie and Crocker, Allen C. 2006 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. Health Related
1 Book Metro Boston Eastern Massachusetts Street Atlas, 8th Edition (On long term loan to AFC Program.) 2007 Arrow Maps, Inc. General
1 Book Metro Worcester Central Massachusetts Street Atlas, 4th Edition (On long term loan to the AFC Program.) 2005 Arrow Maps, Inc. General
1 Book More Than a Mom: Living a Full & Balanced Life When Your Child Has Special Needs Baskin, Amy Fawcett, Heather 2006 Woodbine House Parenting
2 Book Moving on without Parents Bigby, Christine 2000 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book My Sister, Alicia May Tupper Ling, Nancy 2009 Pleasant St. Press Children's Literature
1 Book Nathan's Wish: A Story about Cerebral Palsy Lears, Laurie 2005 Albert Whitman & Company Children's Literature
1 Book National Autism Center's National Standards Project Finding and Conclusions, The National Autism Center 2009 Reference
1 Book Natural Supports in School, at Work and in the Community for People with Severe Disabilities Nisbet, Jane 1992 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Negotiating the Special Education Related Maze Anderson, Winifred Chitwood, Stephen Hayden, Diedre 1997 Woodbine House Education Related
1 Book New Social Story Book, The Gray, Carol 2000 Future Horizons, Inc. Reference
1 Book No Pity Shapiro, Joseph P. 1994 Times Books Reference
1 Book Nobody's Perfect Miller, Nancy B., Ph.D., M.S. W. 1994 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Parenting
2 Book Nursing 2008 Drug Handbook (One copy is located in the Nurse's Office at Chestnut Street.) Health Related
1 Book Oh Brother! Growing Up with a Special Needs Sibling Hale, Natalie 2004 Magination Press Children's Literature
1 Book Parent Survival Manual - A Guide to Crisis Resolution in Autism and Related Developmental Disorders Eric Schopler, Editor 1995 Plenum Press Parenting
1 Book Parenting a Child with Sensory Processing Disorder Christoper A. Averi, MA w/ Susan L. Blumberg, PH.D. 2006 New Harbinger Publications, Inc. Parenting
1 Book Parenting Your Complex Child Morgan, Peggy Lou 2006 AMACON Parenting
1 Book Parent's Guide to Developmental Delays, A LeComer, Laurie, M.Ed. 2006 The Berkeley Publishing Group Parenting
1 Book Part of the Community Nisbet, Jane Hagner, David 2000 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Passport to Independence: Home, Work and Community 2002 Specialized Housing, Inc. Planning Guide
1 Book with CD-ROM People Planning Ahead - A Guide to Communicating Healthcare and End-of-Life Wishes Creaney Kingsbury, Leigh Ann 2009 AAIDD Planning Guide
1 DVD Person Centered Planning Barry L. Price Rehabilitation Center Planning Guide
2 Book Person-Centered Planning Holburn, Steve Vietz, Peter M. 2002 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Picture's Worth - PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism, A Bondy, Andy and Frost, Lori 2002 Woodbine House Reference
1 Book Planning for the Future Russell, L. Mark, Attorney Grant, Arnold E., Attorney 2006 Planning for the Future, Inc. Planning Guide
2 Book Pocket Dictionary of Signing, The (Copies kept at Woodland Road and within AFC Program.) Rod R. Butterworth & Mickey Flodin 1992 Perigree Books Reference
1 Book Positive Behavioral Support Koegel, Lynn Kern, Ph.D. Koegel, Robert L., Ph.D. Dunlap, Glen, Ph.D. 1996 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Power Tools Hingsburger, Dave 2000 Diverse City Press, Inc. Reference
1 Book Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome (This book is on long-term loan to the Transitions Program Manager.) Jed E. Baker 2005 Future Horizons, Inc. Reference
1 Book Promoting Health Related and Safety Skills for Independent Living Agran, Martin Marchand-Martella, Nancy E. Martella, Ronald C. 1994 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Health Related
1 Book Reach for the Stars! Achieving High Performance as a Community Rehabilitation Professional Lavin, Don 2000 Rise, Incorporated Reference
1 DVD Reflections & Reactions Regarding Services in Developmental Disabilties - Past, Present, Future Dr. Allen Crocker 2009 MA Chapter of AAIDD Reference
1 Book Sensory Integration & The Child: Understanding Hidden Sensory Challenges Ayres, A. Jean, Ph.D. 2005 Western Psychological Services Health Related
1 Book Sexuality: Your Sons and Daughters with Intellectual Disabilities Schwier, Karin Melberg Hingsburger, Dave 2000 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Health Related
1 Book Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid Gina Terrasi Gallagher, Patricia Terrasi Konjoian, Patricia Konjoian 2006 Shut Up, LLC Parenting
2 Book Sibling Slam Book, The Meyer, Don 2005 Woodbine House Children's Literature
2 Book Siblings of Children with Autism: A Guide for Families Sandra L. Harris, Ph. D. Beth A. Glasberg, Ph.D. 2003 Woodbine House Siblings
1 Book Sibshops Meyer, Donald and Vadasy, Patricia 2000 Paul H. Brookes
1 Book Simple Perserverance 2011 Parenting
1 Book Skillful Teacher Building Your Teaching Skills, The Saphier, Jon Gower, Robert 1997 Research For Better Training, Inc. Education Related
1 Book Social Inclusion at Work Janis Chadsey 2008 AAIDD Reference
1 Book Special Needs Planning Guide for Families Freedman, Patricia, JD Gordon-Brown, Patricia Haddad, Cynthia, CFP Margolis, Harry S. Varnet, Theresa M. Bay Financial Associates, LLC Planning Guide
2 Book Special Needs Planning Guide, The Nadworny, John W. Haddad, Cynthia R. 2007 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Planning Guide
2 Book Special Needs Trust: A Guide for Trustees Administration Manual 2005 Edition Jackins, Barbara D. Esq. Blank, Richard S. Esq. Shulman, Ken W. Esq. Macy, Peter M. Esq. Onello, Harriet H., Esq. 2005 iUniverse, Inc. Planning Guide
1 Book Special Raccoon, The Carlisle, Kim 2006 Small Horizons Children's Literature
3 Book Special Siblings McHugh, Mary 2003 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc Parenting
1 Book Steps to Independence - Teaching Everyday Skills to Children with Special Needs - Fourth Edition Bruce Baker and Alan Brightman 2005 Paul H. Brookes, Publishing Co. Parenting
1 Book Strategies for Working Families of Young Children with Disabilities Beckman, Pamela 1996 The Learning Works, Inc. Parenting
1 Book Summer of the Swans, The Byars, Betsy 1996 Puffin Books Children's Literature
1 Book Supporting Families with a Child with a Disability Gartner, Alan Kerzner Lipsky, Dorothy Turnbull, Ann P. 1991 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc Reference
2 Book Teaching Self-Determination to Students with Disabilities Michael L. Michael L. Agran, Martin Hughes, Carolyn 1998 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Education Related
1 Video Ten Commandments of Communicating with People with Disabilities Reference
1 Book Testing Students, … And The Law Freedman, Miriam Kurtzig, M.A., J.D. 2001 Education Related
1 Book Thousand Words, A Caprio-Orsini, Cindy 1996 Diverse City Press, Inc. Health Related
1 Video Time Management 2004 Kantola Productions General
1 Book Tru Confessions Tashjian, Janet 1997 Scholastic Inc. Children's Literature
2 Book Uncommon Fathers: Reflections on Raising a Child with a Disabililty Meyer, Donald J. 1995 Woodbine House Parenting
1 Video Valuing Diversity at the Interpersonal Level 1994 Kantola Productions General
2 Book Views from our Shoes Meyer, Donald 1997 Woodbine House Children's Literature
1 Book Violence & Abuse in the Lives of People with Disabilities Sobsey, Dick 1994 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference
1 Book Visual Supports for People with Autism - A Guide for Parents and Professionals Cohen, Marlene J. and Sloan, Donna L. 2007 Woodbine House Reference
1 Book Voices From the Spectrum Ariel, Cindy N. Naseef, Robert A. 2006 Jessica Kingley Publishers Reference
1 Book Way To Go, Alex! Pulver, Robin Albert Whitman & Company Children's Literature
1 Book Wealth of Friendship, The Barber, Colleen, Milyko, Sanday and Pfeiffer, Kay 1997 DMR Reference
2 Book Webster's Pocket American Sign Langauge Dictionary (Copies kept at Woodland Road & within AFC Program.) Elaine Costello 2008 Random House Reference
1 Book Who will Love Me? Jackson, Joe 2001 Morris Publishing Children's Literature
1 Book Whole Life Planning: A Guide for Organizations and Facilitators Butterworth, John Hagner, David Bonnie Heikkinen, Bonnie Faris, Sherill DeMello, Shirley McDonough, Kirsten 1993 Training and Research Institute for People with Disabilities Reference
1 Book Wishing on a Midnight Star Ogaz, Nancy 2004 Jessica Kingley Publishers Children's Literature
1 Book World of the Autistic Child, The Bryna Siegal 1996 Oxford University Press Reference
2 Book You Will Dream New Dreams Klein, Stanley D., Ph.D. Schive, Kim 2001 Kensington Books Parenting
1 Book You, Your Child and "Special" Education Related Cutler, Barbara Coyne 1993 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc Parenting
1 Book Your Child & Health Relatedcare: A "Dollar & Sense" Guide for Families with Special Needs Rosenfeld, Lynn Robinson 1994 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc Health Related
2 Book Your Values, My Values Pengra, Lilah Morton 2000 Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc. Reference

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