Reading

"Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy - The Special Education Survival Guide, 2nd Edition" by Pam Wright and Pete Wright was published in January 2006 (ISBN: 978-1-892320-09-4, 338 pages, perfect bound, $19.95).

"Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition" by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright (ISBN: 978-1-892320-16-2)

"The Special Education Parent Data Book": by Ann Zachry of KPS4Parents.org, downloadable booklet $8.49. Data collection is imperative to ensure the quality of your child's education. Contains tools for keeping records on telephone calls, meetings, email exchanges, correspondence, and other aspects of the business of making sure that your child is receiving the Free and Appropriate Public Education to which he/she is entitled. This data management tool has been developed for use by parents with the understanding that most parents are not experts in special education, psychology, behavioral analysis, or any other field pertaining to the education of children with disabilities. It has been created by our professional special education advocates based on best practices witnessed in the field and the guidance and advice provided by qualified experts to our advocates over the course of several years as we have advocated for children with disabilities.

"Bright Not Broken, Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism" by Diane M. Kennedy, Rebecca S. Banks with Temple Grandin. Bright Not Brokensheds new light on this vibrant population by identifying who twice exceptional children are and taking an unflinching look at why they’re stuck.
The first work to boldly examine the widespread misdiagnosis and controversies that arise from our current diagnostic system, it serves as a call to action call for parents and professionals to question whyour mental health and education systems continue to fail some of our brightest children.
Too often, these kids are caught in an endless cycle of chasing diagnostic labels, being prescribed dangerous medications, and are never given the tools to fully develop their gifts and talents.