A Walk In The Rain With A Brain

Book Cover, A Walk In The Rain With A Brain

Lucy is making her way down a rainy sidewalk when she spies, of all things, a brain — Manfred, called Fred — sitting forlornly in a puddle. The courtly cerebrum asks Lucy for help getting home, and as they walk along she worries that she’s not smart enough. “Everyone’s smart!” explains Fred. “You just need… More A Walk In The Rain With A Brain

ACC and Me

This book explains Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum from a child’s perceptive in a simple, informative way. A great book to explain ACC to your child, siblings, friends and classmates.

All About Me (and My Shunt)

Book Cover, All About Me (and My Shunt)

A young girl, Janet, talks about her shunt and how it keeps her feeling well. Colorful crayon illustrations and simple language make this the perfect story for a child with a shunt, or to explain shunts to a sibling or classmate.

Benny Gets Better And Benny’s Team Wins

A pair of stories about Benny, a cute little bear who in the first story feels poorly and has surgery to have a shunt placed. In the second story, Benny is racing off to sports camp and having fun with all the other bears!

Caring for Children Who Have Severe Neurological Impairment: A Life with Grace

In this book, Dr. Hauer provides information to help parents increase their knowledge and improve their caregiving skills for children having a severe neurological impairment. Framing by symptoms, not diseases, Dr. Hauer gives practical diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the most challenging problems faced by children with severe neurological impairment. She advocates shared decision making… More Caring for Children Who Have Severe Neurological Impairment: A Life with Grace

Conquer Chiari: Parent’s Guide to the Chiari Malformation

Based on hundreds of published medical studies combined with the author’s personal experience, a patient’s guide takes readers through the different stages of dealing with chiari, and provides the information and tools necessary for people to take charge of their health care and make informed, intelligent decisions.

I Had Brain Surgery. What’s Your Excuse?

A very funny and touching, but in your face, look at Suzy Becker’s diagnosis with a benign tumor, her surgery and recovery. A mixture of text and cartoons tell the story.

In Harm’s Way Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Children: Brain Injury Awareness for Head Start Providers (DVD)

Young Children ages 0-4 are especially vulnerable to Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI’s) that arise from falls, accidents, and Non-Accidental Head Trauma.  Too often children with unidentified TBI’s are labeled with behavioral problems or mental deficiencies that impact the remainder of their lives.  This DVD provides education to Head Start providers that will improve their awareness… More In Harm’s Way Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Children: Brain Injury Awareness for Head Start Providers (DVD)

My Brain Won’t Float Away

Annie ask her mother; Why is one of my hands smaller than the other? Why do I fall so much? What follows is a story of fears, will, self discovery, and finally, triumph. Annette Perez narrates her true story of growing up with hydrocephalus with humor, honesty, and compassion, and proves with this story that… More My Brain Won’t Float Away

Neurologic Issues in Disorders of the Corpus Callosum

This DVD is a filmed keynote presentation by Dr. Elliott Sherr at the NODCC Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum Conference in 2004. It provides important insights and includes two talks entitled “How To Get The Most From Our Neurologist Visit” and “ACC and other Diagnosis”.

The Big Book Of The Brain: All About The Body’s Control Center

How many nerve cells are in the human brain? How does the brain communicate with the rest of the body? What happens when we think? The Big Book of the Brain answers all of these questions and many more. General information about the human brain, and fascinating facts. Well illustrated. Ages 10 and up.

The Developing Brain: Building Language, Reading, Physical, Social and Cognitive Skills from Birth to Age Eight

This user friendly guide is filled with brain-compatible teaching practices for parents and teachers. Author Marilee Sprenger covers the basic structure, vocabulary, and current research on the brain from an early childhood educator’s point of view and provides an abundance of illustrations and descriptions. It includes background information on brain development from birth through age… More The Developing Brain: Building Language, Reading, Physical, Social and Cognitive Skills from Birth to Age Eight

The Source For Brain-Based Learning

This book provides a clear overview of brain research and development and critical periods of learning. Memory strategies, educational strategies and tips for working with diverse learners included, as well as the benefits of exercise and controlling stress.