Books
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The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses by Barbara Esham, Mike Gordon, and Carl Gordon
This collection of books was created specifically to help twice-exceptional students understand more about themselves.
All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopman
This book uses cats to begin to explain Asperger's to children. By creating a metaphor between cats and Asperger's, children are able to more fully conceptualize what Asperger's is and gain a deeper understanding of how this affects them.
The Gifted Kids' Survival Guide: For Ages 10 & Under by Judy Galbraith, M.A.
This is a comforting book for gifted children who may feel weird, different, or alone. Topics addressed include what being gifted means, perfectionism, social skills, how to handle teasing, and high expectations.
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine by Julia Cook
This book takes a look at anxiety at an appropriate developmental level for elementary aged children. In addition to explaining what anxiety is, the book offers strategies than can be used to help children learn to work through their anxiety.
All Dogs have ADHD by Kathy Hooper
By using dogs to help children more fully conceptualize ADHD, this book helps children explore what it means to have ADHD and begin to understand what traits, challenges, and strengths come from having a diagnosis of ADHD.

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Why Does Izzy Cover Her Ears? By Jennifer Veenendall
This story specifically addresses sensory concerns at a an elementary level. Through this book, children will be able to more clearly understand what sensory overload is and how to cope with this in their lives. Children with a variety of sensory concerns will be able to relate to this story and gain a stronger awareness of sensory difficulties
When My Worries Get Too Big! A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live With Anxiety by Kari Dunn Buron
This book was written for children who struggle with anxiety with the goal of helping them to develop their own coping strategies. Children will have the ability to explore and understand their anxious feelings, and then help develop self-calming strategies.
The Gifted Kids' Survival Guide: For Ages 10 & Under by Judy Galbraith, M.A.
This is a comforting book for gifted children who may feel weird, different, or alone. Topics addressed include what being gifted means, perfectionism, social skills, how to handle teasing, and high expectations.
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine by Julia Cook
This book takes a look at anxiety at an appropriate developmental level for elementary aged children. In addition to explaining what anxiety is, the book offers strategies than can be used to help children learn to work through their anxiety.
Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder
Throughout the book, children will be able to explore the lives of several successful individuals with autism. The heroes are presented by an 8-year-old boy, Quinn, who has Asperger's Syndrome. This book also specifically addresses feelings of not fitting in.

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The Mysterious Benedict Society
Calling all gifted and creative kids! While lots of children have responded to the ad in the newspaper, only four very special children will get to take the ultimate challenge and will go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened. Once there, the only rule is that there are no rules.
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
When Claudia runs away from home, she decides to take refuge inside of a museum. After recruiting her younger brother to come along, the pairs humorous adventures in the museum place them right in the middle of a mystery that they become determined to solve.
Jonathan James and the Whatif Monster
This storybook presentation of how to handle anxiety is great for younger children. In this book, Jonathan James' whatif monster has all kinds of questions each time Jonathan finds himself in a new situation. Eventually though, Jonathan discovers how to ask questions of his own and take control of new situations.
What to Do When You’re Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids
This book helps children understand fears and worries, and provides some practical tools for how to manage anxiety.
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes
What would life be like if you never made a mistake? Nine-year-old Beatrice has never made a mistake in her entire life until one day it finally happens- she makes a mistake! This book is all about how to let go of having to never make mistakes and learn to enjoy both the smooth times and the bumps in life.
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Nobody's Perfect: A Story for Children About Perfectionism
This book helps children take a closer look at perfectionism, or feeling like they should be perfect at every thing that they try. In this story, Sally has to work through her own fears about failure and learn to relax and enjoy what she is doing instead of worrying about doing it perfectly.
From Worrier to Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Fears
This is a great resource to help children develop skills to manage anxiety and other fears. There is also a companion book to help parents develop more tools to assist their children in managing anxiety.
My Mouth Is a Volcano
This story was written especially for children who have difficulty waiting their turn to speak and listening to others. Through this story, children will learn about interrupting and listening, and will learn some simple techniques to help them stop and listen to others.
Personal Space Camp
This is an engaging story meant to help children understand personal space. Through this story children will gain an understanding of what personal space is and how to respect others' physical boundaries.
What to Do When Good Enough Isn't Good Enough: The Real Deal on Perfectionism: A Guide for Kids
The guidebook, written especially for children ages 9 - 13, provides information on perfectionism as well as ways to overcome perfectionism and reduce anxiety. .
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It's Hard to Be a Verb
Louis is always itching or wiggling or looking around. He finds it hard to focus in school and it feels like he is a verb because he can never sit still and concentrate. In this story, his mom gives him some tools to help him learn to concentrate when he needs to.
Hands Are Not for Hitting from the Best Behavior Series
This board book is an age-appropriate resource for younger children who need help learning to control their emotions and how to use their hands appropriately.
The Meanest Thing To Say: A Little Bill Book for Beginning Readers
This book is all about peer pressure. When a student comes up with a game where the child who says the meanest thing to another is the winner, Little Bill is faced with a big problem when he starts trying to think of mean things to say even though he is usually friendly to everyone around him. Instead of saying something mean back, his friend teaches him a strategy to avoid having to follow along with a game he does not really want to play.
The Survival Guide for Kids with Behavior Challenges: How to Make Good Choices and Stay Out of Trouble
This book offers strategies and resources to children with behavioral concerns as well as diagnosed behavioral disorders. Packed with great advice and strategies for kids, this guide is a practical resource for any child struggling with behavioral concerns.
How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger
This guide teaches children how to recognize anger and then respond appropriately. Strategies presented are easy for kids to use and information is presented in a format that children will be able to understand and relate back to their own lives. Additional resources are included.




Videos

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What's It Like to Have ADHD?
This short video introduces the topic of ADHD to children and shows some of the different challenges children with ADHD may experience.
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Willy, the Worried Worm
This is a video reading of Willy, the Worried Worm. Willy the Worm sometimes get very worried when he has to try new things, but he is excited when he sets off on his own to find his place in the world. Soon though, that excitement turns sadness as one plan after another fails. Instead of focusing on what he can do, he begins to compare his abilities to everyone around him until he gets a surprise and finds his own talent!