Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

The Out of Sync Child. by Carol Block Kranowitz
This book explains how Sensory Integration (SI) dysfunction can be confused with ADD, learning disabilities and other problems. The author explains to parents just how to recognize the problem and offers a drug free treatment approach.

Natural Treatments for ADD and Hyperactivity. by Skye Weintraub
Focusing on nutritional, environmental and physiological factors, this book gives specific technical information pertinent to the causes symptoms and natural treatments of ADD and ADHD. It also provides guidelines for parents and teachers.

ADD and ADHD: Complementary Medicine Solutions. by Charles Gant
Are ADD and ADHD biochemical problems and can nutrients and diet be used to treat these conditions? Dr. Gant discusses these and other questions and explains what complementary medicine has to offer sufferers, their families and all who attempt to help hem.

Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey
Told by others to "sit still", "finish what you’ve started", or "stop procrastinating", millions of adults and children feel they lack self-discipline. For many this might be a neurological problem. The doctors who authored this book reveal the impact precise diagnosis and treatment can have.

Autism

Autism Treatment Guide by Elizabeth Gerlach
As a comprehensive collection of autism treatments, this book provides a complete overview of what treatments are currently available for autistic children. Also by this author: Just This Side of Normal.

Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin
An account of the author’s life describing what it is like to live with autism. Also in this book is found information on the methods of treatment, medication and diagnosis of autism.

Dancing in the Rain by Annabelle Stehli
Parents of children with special needs offer their stories to share with other parents and concerned people. Also by this author, Sound of a Miracle, the story of the author’s daughter and her triumph over autism.

Special Diets for Special Kids. by Lisa Lewis
This book deals with understanding and implementing special diets to aid in the treatment of autism and related developmental disorders.

Biological Treatment for Autism and PDD. (See summary above under ADD/ADHD).

Nutrition

Prescription for Nutritional Healing, 2nd edition. by James Balch and Phyllis Balch
A practical reference to drug free remedies using vitamins, minerals, herbs and food supplements.

Eating Well for Optimum Health. by Andrew Weil
This book provides basic facts about human nutrition, explains how to evaluate the latest diets and provides a program for improving well being through making informed choices about how and what we eat.

Foods that Fight Disease. by Laurie D.Mozian
Phytochemicals are non-nutrient substances found in food, which have the ability to fight disease and prevent chronic health conditions. This book explains just how phytochemicals work with the body and provides a list of foods and their nutrient levels.

How to Get Your Kids to Eat…But Not Too Much by Ellyn Satter
Offers simple ground rules for developing health-eating habits. This book emphasizes the importance of parental support of good nutrition.

Mental Illness

When Someone You Love has a Mental Illness. by Rebecca Woolis
An essential resource for parents, siblings and friends of people with mental illness. This book features 50 proven Quick Reference guide.

Natural Healing for Schizophrenia. by Eva Edelman
Representing four decades of pioneering research in biological-biochemical illness, this book will both enlighten and inform those with schizophrenia and their families.

Additional Suggested Books

The Healing Nutrients Within. by Eric Braverman and Carl C. Pfeiffer
Mental and Elemental Nutrients. by Carl C. Pfeiffer