Book Reviews

BOOK REVIEW Timmy’s Monster Diary: Screen Time Stress (But I Tame it, Big Time) by Dr. Raun Melmed with Annette Sexton & Jeff Harvey, illustrator

If your child struggles to tame their screen time habit, but would rather learn to deal with it independently instead of having Mom or Dad restrict their screen time, this book is for them. In this Monstearth universe, Timmy learns to use mindfulness and the ST4 secret strategy to take control of his own life and make changes for the...[ read more ]

Grammy Reads to Robinson: HELP YOUR DRAGON DEAL WITH ANXIETY by Steve Herman

Steve Herman Many autistic also have anxiety, and kids on the spectrum are worrying more than ever now because of COVID-19 and things they may hear in the news. We try to protect them, but when we see an increase in behaviors it may mean they are taking on too much worry and stress. Steve Herman's book, HELP YOUR DRAGON...[ read more ]

BOOK REVIEW Harriet’s Monster Diary: Awfully Anxious (But I Squish it, Big Time)

Dr. Raun Melmed and S E Abramson Dr. Raun Melmed and S E Abramson wrote this addition to the Monster Diary series of ST4 Mindfulness Books for Kids, illustrated by Arief Kriembonga. You can learn more at www.melmedcenter.com and check out this video for my review.

BOOK REVIEW Marvin’s Monster Diary ADHD Attacks! (But I Rock It, Big Time!)

Dr. Raun Melmed with Annette Sexton & Jeff Harvey, illustrator Lots of kids on the autism spectrum also have problems with attention, and many also have Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). They will probably relate to Marvin’s Monster Diary: ADHD Attacks! (But I Rock It, Big Time!) If your child is into the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by...[ read more ]

Grammy Reads to Robinson: CLOUD’S BEST WORST DAY EVER, story by Amy Novesky, illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama

Grammy Reads to Robinson: FOURTH GRADE ISN’T A PLACE. THIS IS OKAY a Carol Gray Social Story

Grammy Reads to Robinson: The Angry Octopus by a Lori Lite

Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspective of Autism

Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspective of Autism by Dr. Temple Grandin and Sean Barron, edited by Veronica Zysk BOOK REVIEW Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspective of Autism was written by Dr. Temple Grandin and Sean Barron, edited by Veronica Zysk, and published by Future Horizons, Inc. ...[ read more ]

NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman This is one long book, but when I finally got around to it I was glad I took the time to read the whole thing. Silberman starts way back in history, describing historical figures who, today, might well be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.  Some of them...[ read more ]



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