Recommended Reading

Reflex Integration: Immature brains and how mature the central nervous system thought movement.

Movements that Heal  An easy to read book for understanding the concepts behind why movement can heal.

Primitive Reflex Training   One of the best resources I've found for family friendly clear information.

Ready Bodies Learning Minds Great resource to push for your school to purchase.

 

Brain Balance/Disconnect

Disconnected Kids  and Reconnected Kids

Brain Highways (2010) Not a book but a website. These videos explain quite well how a disconnected brain works and what behaviors the child then displays. Everyone should view these 10 minutes of video for a general look at functional disconnect. 

Nutrition and Learning

The NDD Book  How nutrition affects your child's learning, behavior and health and what you can do about it - with out drugs.

Children with Starving Brains 

TED Talk  Robyn OBrien on Food and Allergies

Healing the new Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma and Allergies 

Movement and Learning

The Talent Code   How to grow superior neuronetworks.

Astronaut Training  Hands on parent friendly guide to improve the vestibular (balance) system.

Core Concepts in Action  Hands on parent friendly guide to improving core strength

Smart Moves  Theory - to build understanding.

Brain Gym Teachers Edition   - Looking for a good gift for your child's teacher? Much better than another coffee mug! 

Sensory Processing and Learning

Sensational Kids  Theory

The Out of Sync Child - revised  This book is considered the mother of all Sensory Processing books. 

Visual Processing and Learning

Developing Ocular Motor and Visual Perceptual Skills  An activity book for developing visual skills.

Parenting: Exceptional children often need exceptional parenting 

The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child     An excellent book about parenting in general but a must if your child who is oppositional. 

CARE method by Jennifer Kolari 

The Whole Brain Child Great book for all parents. Specifically pages 46 and 47 discuss the difference between tantrums and immature brain melt downs. Many hands on techniques to handle emotions in children.