Deisy Cristina Boscán, Ph.D.



Recommended Reading for Children

Coping with Anger:

  • “A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger” by Eliane Whitehouse and Warwick Pudney (Published Jul 1, 1998).

  • [Card Set] “Temper Tamers In a Jar: Helping Kids Cool Off and Manage Anger” by Free Spirit Publishing (Published Sep 30, 2010)


  • “Two Homes” by Claire Masurel and Kady MacDonald Denton (Published Jul 14, 2003).

  • “When Mom and Dad Separate: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief from Divorce” by Marge Heegaard (Published Jul 23 1996).

Separation Anxiety:

  • “The Invisible String” by Patrice Karst and Geoff Stevenson (Published Sep 1 2000).

  • "The Thief Lord" by Cornelia Funke


  • “A Bunch of Balloons: A Book - Workbook for Grieving Children” by Dorothy Ferguson, Joy Johnson, and Susanna Pitzer (Published Nov 1 2006).

  • "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green

Self Esteem: Boys & Girls:

  • "The Care and Keeping of You" (American Girl) by Valorie Schaefer

  • What's Going on Down There?: Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to As by: Karen Gravelle


  • The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism" by Naoki Higashida


  • "Under Pressure" by Lisa Damour, Ph.D.

  • "Untangled" by Lisa Damour, Ph.D.

  • "Over-Indulged Children" by Dr. James A. Fogarty, Ed.D.

  • "Educating Today's Overindulged Youth" by Chad Mason and Karen Brackman

Recommended Reading for Parents


Surviving the Adolescent Years:

  • Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood Paperback – April 4, 2017(Lisa Damour Ph.D.)

Twice Exceptionality and Related Topics:

  • Bright Not Broken: Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism (Kennedy, Banks)

  • Children with High-Functioning Autism: A Parent's Guide (Hughes-Lynch)

  • Different Minds: Gifted Children With Ad/Hd, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits(Lovecky)

  • Expert Approaches to Support Gifted Learners: Professional Perspectives, Best Practices, and Positive Solutions (Gosfield)

  • Gifted Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders (The Practical Strategies Series in Autism Education) (Karnes, Stephens, Neihart, Poon)

  • Gifted and Talented Children with Special Educational Needs: Double Exceptionality (Montgomery)

  • The Gifted Teen Survival Guide: Smart, Sharp, and Ready for (Almost) Anything (Galbraith, Deslisle)

  • Helping Gifted Children Soar: A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers (Strip, Hirsch)

  • Making the Choice: When Typical School Doesn't Fit Your Atypical Child(Goodwin, Gustavson, Wilson)

  • Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, Ocd, Asperger's, Depression, and Other Disorders (Webb, Amend, Webb, Goerss, Beljan, Olenchak)

Sensory Processing Disorder:

  • Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation is the world leader in research, education and advocacy for Sensory Processing Disorder

  • Sensory Resources - specializes in helping all people understand processing disorders and what can be done to help those affected.

  • (developed by local mother- excellent resources)

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Executive Functioning:

  • Honers-Webb, Laura The Gift of ADH

  • Taylor, Blake E., Healing ADD, The Breakthrough Program That Allows You to See and Heal the 6 types of ADD, 2001, Berkley Books, New York

  • Haber, M.D. Julian Stuart, The Great Misdiagnosis of ADHD, Taylor Trade publications, 2000