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Behavioral Health

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Alexander Center
8455 Flying Cloud Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344


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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Asperger’s syndrome

Autism spectrum disorders

Developmental disabilities

Down syndrome


Speech and language

Recommended Reading

  • Attwood, Tony. Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1998.
  • Barkley, Russell. Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents (Revised Edition). The Guilford Press, 2000.
  • Faber, Adele and Mazlish, Elaine. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen. Avon Books Inc., 1999.
  • Greene, PhD, Ross W., The Explosive Child 2nd Edition, HarperCollins Publishers Inc., 2001.
  • Hallowell, Edward and Ratey, John. Answers to Distraction. Bantam, 1996.
  • Hallowell, Edward and Ratey, John. Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder. Ballantine Books, 2005.
  • Hallowell, Edward and Ratey, John. Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood. Touchstone, 1995.
  • Hauri, PhD, Peter and Linde, PhD, Shirley, No More Sleepless Nights. John Wiley & Sons Inc., 1996. Available through The Stores @ Park Nicollet at 952-993-2662.
  • Ingersoll, PhD, Barbara. Your Hyperactive Child. Main Street Books, 1988.
  • Kajander, Rebecca. Living with ADHD: A Practical Guide to Coping With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Institute for Research and Education, 1999. Available through The Stores @ Park Nicollet at 952-993-2662.
  • Kranowitz, MA, Carol Stock. The Out-of-Sync Child. Perigee Trade, 2006. Available through The Stores @ Park Nicollet at 952-993-2662.
  • Kranowitz, MA, Carol Stock. The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun. Perigee Trade, 2003. Available through The Stores @ Park Nicollet at 952-993-2662.
  • Mettner, Jeanne (ed.). How Did This Happen? A practical guide to understanding eating disorders – for teachers, parents and coaches. Methodist Hospital Eating Disorders Institute, 1999. Available through The Stores @ Park Nicollet at 952-993-2662.
  • Myles, Brenda Smith and Southwick, Jack. Asperger's Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rages and Meltdowns. Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2005.
  • Myles, Brenda Smith; Trautman, Melissa L.; and Schelvan, Ronda L. The Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations. Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2004.
  • Powers, Michael. Children with Autism: A Parent's Guide. Woodbine House, 2000.
  • Quinn, Patricia O. and Stern, Judith, M. Putting on the Brakes: Young People's Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Magination Press, 2001.
  • Reif, Sandra. The ADHD Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders. Jossey-Bass, 2003.
  • Riley, MD, Douglas A. The Defiant Child: A Parent’s Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Taylor Trade Publishing, 1997.
  • Siegel, Bryna. The World of the Autistic Child: Understanding and Treating Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Oxford University Press, 1998.
  • Tsai, Luke. Taking the Mystery Out of Medications in Autism/Asperger Syndromes. Future Horizons, 2001.
  • Welton, Jude. Can I tell You About Asperger's Syndrome?: A Guide for Friends and Family. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2003.
  • Whitfield, MD, Charles L. Healing the Child Within. Health Communications Inc., 1989