|"Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children"|
This report is about the many barriers faced by parents who have disabilities. It also suggests ways to make things better.
|A Child called It: One child's courage to survive|
Dave Peltzer's own journey as a young child who was severely abused by his mother. It is a remarkable story of survival that describes the failures of the system to recognize and treat his "challenging behavior" as a symptom of something more serious.
|A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities|
A health handbook for women with disabilities. It is written by, and for people around the world.
|A man named Dave: A story of triumph and forgiveness|
This sequel to "A child called it" and "The lost boy" tells about the late adolescence and young adulthood of a man terribly abused by his mother. The story describes the continuing effect of a lifetime "in the system."
|Against tall odds: Being a David in a Goliath World|
This true story is about a man born with diastrophic dwarfism. It tells about his courtship and marriage to woman he met at the Little People of American convention, and their children as well as his careers in movies and computers.
|Assessment of Parenting Competency in Mothers with Mental Illness|
A book with ideas about whether a person with mental illness will be a good parent.
|Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needs|
A book for parents about staying healthy and strong while raising a child who has special needs.
|Building Foundations: A Curriculum Guide for Supported Parenting|
This guide was written to assist individuals who are supporting parents with cognitive limitations.
|Cooking Made Easy|
Cooking Made Easy is a cookbook for people with developmental disabilities who can read. Recipes are broken down into detailed, easy to understand steps. Every recipe is coded from 1-5 according to level of difficulty.
|Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International |
A small agency run by parents with disabilities. It supports people with a wide range of disabilities who wish to become parents. It has a wide range of publications in various pregnancy and parenting skills.
|Fact Sheet: Summary of Self-Determination by Michael Kennedy and Lori Lewin|
A single page that summarizes the meaning of self-determination.
|Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder: The Ups, The Downs and the Bits In Between|
This book is about people with the mental illness of bipolar disorder.
|Growing up with Parents Who Have Learning Difficulties|
Narrative research about the lives of adult children of parents with developmental disabilites.
|Legal Planning for Special Needs in Massachusetts: A Family Guide to SSI, Guardianship, and Estate Planning|
Attorney Barbara Jackins' book is resource for parents of children with special needs and the professionals and advocates who assist parents. Jackins covers the essential elements of SSI, guardianship, and estate planning.
|Loving the Tasmanian Devil - Reflections on Marriage and Asperger Syndrome|
The author of this book is married to a person with Asperger's syndrome, and also has three "aspie" sons.
|Maternity Rolls Pregnancy, Childbirth and Disability|
A life story written by a woman who uses a wheelchair and has two children.
|My Pregnancy My Choice|
This book explains what it feels like to be pregnant, and to have a baby. It is written for self-advocates.
|Parenting and Disability: Disabled Parents' Experiences of Raising Children|
The authors talked with and learned about parents in the United Kingdom who had disabilities.
|Parenting with a Disability: Diversity, Barriers & Requirements: An Exploratory Research Report|
A report based on the stories of eight people with disabilities who are parents.
|Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Past, Present and Futures|
This book is about parents with intellectual disabilities.
|Parents with Intellectual Disability and Older Children: Strategies for Support Workers|
Tips for support workers of parents with developmental disabilities.
|Pregnancy Planning for Women with Mobility Disabilities|
This paper is about being pregnant and having a disability.
|SAFE BEGINNINGS: Protecting Our Children from Sexual Abuse|
Safe Beginnings is a book for parents, child care providers and anyone who cares about preschool children and the prevention of sexual abuse.
|Sexuality and Fertility Issues in Ill Health and Disability From Early Adolescence to Adulthood|
This book is about sexuality and fertility issues for people with disabilities.
|Supporting Families When Parents Have Intellectual Disabilities|
This booklet is about helping parents who have disabilities.
|The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth|
This is a book written by a woman with cerebral palsy who gave birth to two children. It is a comprehensive guide for women with all types of disabilities, on all aspects of pregnancy and birth.
|The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law|
The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law is an essential tool for parents to help them get the best education possible for their child with disabilities. This book is also a great resource for teachers and school administrators.
|The Inclusion of Disability as Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights in State Codes (Policy Research Brief)|
This article is about why people with disabilities sometimes lose their right to be a parent.
|The Lost boy: A foster child's search for the love of a family|
True story of a teenager in the foster care system because he had been severely abused by his mother.
|The Parenting Book for Persons with a Disability (From Planning Your Family to Raising Adolescents)|
This book is helpful to people with disabilities who are parents.
|Women with Disabilities: Found Voices|
This book was written by women with disabilities and those who work with them.