Suggested Resources

FSRC Suggested ReadingSee suggested books, websites, and videos listed below by title.

Books

A Different Kind of Perfect: Writings by Parents on Raising a Child with Special Needs
A Different Kind of Perfect: Writings by Parents on Raising a Child with Special Needs: Cindy Dowling, Bernadette Thomas, Neil Nicoll: 9781590303078: Amazon.com: Books

Born Extraordinary: Empowering Children with Differences and Disabilities
Born Extraordinary: Empowering Children with Differences and Disabilities: Zucker, Meg: 9780593419380: Amazon.com: Books

Child Decoded: Unlocking Complex Issues in Your Child’s Learning, Behavior or Attention
Child Decoded: Unlocking Complex Issues in Your Child’s Learning, Behavior or Attention: Jones, Marijke, McEvoy PhD, Robin E., Gangwish, Kim: 9780997616507: Amazon.com: Books

“Don’t Get So Upset!” Help Young Children Manage Their Feelings by Understanding Your Own
“Don’t Get So Upset!”: Help Young Children Manage Their Feelings by Understanding Your Own: Jacobson, Tamar: 9781933653532: Amazon.com: Books

Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally
Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally: Ladau, Emily: 9781984858979: Amazon.com: Books

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity: Solomon, Andrew: 8601300413181: Amazon.com: Books

Gifts: Mothers Reflect on How Children with Down Syndrome Enrich Their Lives
Gifts: Mothers Reflect on How Children with Down Syndrome Enrich Their Lives (10th Anniversary Edition): Kathryn Lynard, Kathryn Lynard: 9781606132760: Amazon.com: Books

Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD): Miller, Lucy Jane: 9780399167829: Amazon.com: Books

Sex Positive Talks to Have with Kids: A guide to raising sexually healthy, informed, empowered young people
Amazon.com: Sex Positive Talks to Have With Kids: A guide to raising sexually healthy, informed, empowered young people: 9798693011991: Carnagey LBSW, Melissa Pintor: Books

The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed
The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed: Grandin, Temple, Panek, Richard: 9780544227736: Amazon.com: Books

 

Websites

ACCESS Wisconsin (State of Wisconsin benefits)
ACCESS Wisconsin | Apply for and manage state of Wisconsin benefits

Advocate Medical Group – Adult Down Syndrome Center
Resource Library | Adult Down Syndrome Center (advocatehealth.com)

Autism Society
Home – Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin (assew.org)

Disability Rights Wisconsin
Home – Disability Rights Wisconsin

Family Voices
Family Voices 

Learning Disabilities Association of America
Learning Disabilities Association of America – Support. Educate. Advocate. (ldaamerica.org)

Planned Parenthood – Sex Education for People with Disabilities
For People with Disabilities | Virginia League for Planned Parenthood

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities | The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (nctsn.org)

The Waisman Center
For Families – Waisman Center – UW–Madison (wisc.edu)

The Zones of Regulation

WI FACETS
Special Education Resources For Children Wisconsin | WI FACETS

Wisconsin Assistive Technology for All! (equipment rentals)
Wisconsin At4All

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
| Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

Wisconsin Family Ties
Home – Wisconsin Family Ties | Madison WI « Improving Childrens Mental Health (wifamilyties.org)

 

Videos

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin (DSAW) Webinars
DSAW Webinars — Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin

Amy Oulton: Changing The Way We Talk About Disability
Amy Oulton: Changing The Way We Talk About Disability | TED Talk

How a 13 year old changed ‘Impossible’ to ‘I’m Possible’
How a 13 year old changed ‘Impossible’ to ‘I’m Possible’ | Sparsh Shah | TEDxGateway – YouTube

Human Rights Model of Disability
Human Rights Model of Disability – Featuring Ellie the Equality Emu – YouTube

Rooted In Rights
Rooted In Rights – YouTube

WI FACETS Webinars
Training Webinar Recordings | Wisconsin IEP | WI FACETS

Books

All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything
All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything (Inspiring Activism and Diversity Book About Children with Special Needs): Bay Pimentel, Annette, Ali, Nabi, Keelan-Chaffins, Jennifer: 9781492688976: Amazon.com: Books

Consent (for Kids!): Boundaries, Respect, and Being in Charge of YOU
Consent (for Kids!): Boundaries, Respect, and Being in Charge of YOU: Brian, Rachel: 9780316457736: Amazon.com: Books

Don’t Hug Doug: (He Doesn’t Like It)
Don’t Hug Doug: (He Doesn’t Like It): Finison, Carrie, Wiseman, Daniel: 9781984813022: Amazon.com: Books

Different is Awesome
Different is Awesome: Haack, Ryan: 9781631772153: Amazon.com: Books

Included: A Book for ALL Children About Inclusion, Diversity, Disability, Equality, and Empathy
Included: A book for ALL children about inclusion, diversity, disability, equality and empathy: Sanders, Jayneen, Carrossine, Camila: 9781925089752: Amazon.com: Books

Let’s Talk About Body Boundaries, Consent and Respect: Teach children about body ownership, respect, feelings, choices and recognizing bullying behaviors
Let’s Talk About Body Boundaries, Consent and Respect: Teach children about body ownership, respect, feelings, choices and recognizing bullying behaviors: Sanders, Jayneen, Jennings, Sarah: 9781925089189: Amazon.com: Books

47 Strings. Tessa’s Special Code
47 Strings. Tessa’s Special Code: Carey, Becky: 9781942586074: Amazon.com: Books

The ABC’s of Inclusion: A Disability Inclusion Book for Kids
The ABCs of Inclusion: A Disability Inclusion Book for Kids: Beth Leipholtz, Anastasiya Kanavaliuk: 9781634895965: Amazon.com: Books

The Fantastic Flying Frogs
Amazon.com: The Fantastic Flying Frogs: 9781595989710: Rosewitz, Dawn, Martin, Kinga: Books

 

Videos

Understanding Disabilities (for students)
Understanding Disabilities (for students) – YouTube

Wellcast
wellcast – YouTube

Why Do We Lose Control of Our Emotions?
Why Do We Lose Control of Our Emotions? – YouTube

Books

A Quick & Easy Guide to Consent (Quick & Easy Guides)
Amazon.com: A Quick & Easy Guide to Consent (Quick & Easy Guides): 9781620107942: Rotman, Isabella, Howard, Luke: Books

A Quick & Easy Guide to Sex & Disability (Quick & Easy Guides)
Amazon.com: A Quick & Easy Guide to Sex & Disability (Quick & Easy Guides): 9781620106945: Andrews, A., Andrews, A.: Books

Boyfriends & Girlfriends: A Guide to Dating for People with Disabilities
Boyfriends & Girlfriends: A Guide to Dating for People with Disabilities: Couwenhoven, Terri: 9798218062484: Amazon.com: Books

Happy, Healthy Minds: A children’s guide to emotional wellbeing
Happy, Healthy Minds: A children’s guide to emotional wellbeing: The School of Life, de Botton, Alain, Stewart, Lizzy: 9781912891191: Amazon.com: Books

I Am Not a Label: 34 disabled artists, thinkers, athletes and activists from past and present
I Am Not a Label: 34 disabled artists, thinkers, athletes and activists from past and present: Burnell, Cerrie: 9780711263918: Amazon.com: Books

Life Skills for Teens: How to Cook, Clean, Manage Money, Fix Your Car, Perform First Aid, and Just About Everything in Between
Amazon.com: Life Skills for Teens: How to Cook, Clean, Manage Money, Fix Your Car, Perform First Aid, and Just About Everything in Between: 9781951806408: Harris, Karen: Books

Sensory: Life on the Spectrum: An Autistic Comics Anthology
Sensory: Life on the Spectrum: An Autistic Comics Anthology: Ollerton, Bex: 9781524874766: Amazon.com: Books

S.T.A.R.S. Guidebook for Older Teens and Adults
Amazon.com: The Original S.T.A.R.S. Guidebook for Older Teens and Adults: A Social Skills Training Guide for Teaching Assertiveness, Relationship Skills and Sexual Awareness: 9781949177893: Heighway, Susan, Webster, Susan: Books

 

Websites

Planned Parenthood – Sex Education for People with Disabilities
For People with Disabilities | Virginia League for Planned Parenthood

 

Videos

Amy Oulton: Changing The Way We Talk About Disability
Amy Oulton: Changing The Way We Talk About Disability | TED Talk

How a 13 year old changed ‘Impossible’ to ‘I’m Possible’
How a 13 year old changed ‘Impossible’ to ‘I’m Possible’ | Sparsh Shah | TEDxGateway – YouTube

Human Rights Model of Disability
Human Rights Model of Disability – Featuring Ellie the Equality Emu – YouTube

Sex Education for Individuals with I/DD
Sex Education for Individuals with I/DD | The Birds and The Bees (asdsexed.org)

Understanding Disabilities (for students)
Understanding Disabilities (for students) – YouTube

Wellcast
wellcast – YouTube

Why Do We Lose Control of Our Emotions?
Why Do We Lose Control of Our Emotions? – YouTube

Books

Beyond Behaviors
Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children’s Behavioral Challenges: Delahooke, Mona: 9781683731191: Amazon.com: Books

Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice
Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice: Piepzna-Samarasinha, Leah Lakshmi, Piepzna-Samarasinha, Leah Lakshmi: 9781551527383: Amazon.com: Books

Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally
Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally: Ladau, Emily: 9781984858979: Amazon.com: Books

Developing Cultural Humility: Embracing Race, Privilege, and Power
Developing Cultural Humility: Embracing Race, Privilege, and Power: Gallardo, Miguel E: 9781516539161: Amazon.com: Books

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century: Wong, Alice: 9781984899422: Amazon.com: Books

“Don’t Get So Upset!” Help Young Children Manage Their Feelings by Understanding Your Own
“Don’t Get So Upset!”: Help Young Children Manage Their Feelings by Understanding Your Own: Jacobson, Tamar: 9781933653532: Amazon.com: Books

Leading with Cultural Humility: 12 Inclusive Practices to Manage Biases, Promote Equity, and Cultivate Cultures of Belonging
Leading with Cultural Humility: 12 Inclusive Practices to Manage Biases, Promote Equity, and Cultivate Cultures of Belonging: Nyamwaya, Lyna: 9798986687803: Amazon.com: Books

Working with Families of Children with Special Needs: Family and Professional Partnerships and Roles
Working with Families of Children with Special Needs: Family and Professional Partnerships and Roles: Sileo, Nancy, Prater, Mary: 9780137147403: Amazon.com: Books

“You’re Going to Love This Kid!”: Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom
“You’re Going to Love This Kid!”: Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom, Second Edition: Kluth Ph.D., Paula, Marcus, Eugene: 9781598570793: Amazon.com: Books

Zones of Regulation
Zones of Regulation: Leah Kuypers: 9780982523162: Amazon.com: Books

 

Websites

Planned Parenthood Sex Education Tools for Educators
Digital Tools for Sex Educators | Sex Education Tools (plannedparenthood.org)

Teacher Vision Special Need and Education Resources for Educators
Special Need & Education Resources for Educators – TeacherVision

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities | The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (nctsn.org)

The Zones of Regulation

 

Videos

Amy Oulton: Changing The Way We Talk About Disability
Amy Oulton: Changing The Way We Talk About Disability | TED Talk

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin (DSAW) Webinars
DSAW Webinars — Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin

How a 13 year old changed ‘Impossible’ to ‘I’m Possible’
How a 13 year old changed ‘Impossible’ to ‘I’m Possible’ | Sparsh Shah | TEDxGateway – YouTube

Human Rights Model of Disability
Human Rights Model of Disability – Featuring Ellie the Equality Emu – YouTube

Listen Up! Children with Disabilities Speak Out
Listen Up! Children with disabilities speak out – YouTube

Students with Disabilities Share Advice for Educators
Students with Disabilities Share Advice for Educators – YouTube

Understanding Disabilities
Understanding Disabilities (for students) – YouTube

WI FACETS Webinars
Training Webinar Recordings | Wisconsin IEP | WI FACETS