Children's Health Foundation


   •   Swindells Resource Center Brochure - Resource for parents of children with special health needs.    

       Complex Child - Newsletter for Children with Medical Complexity


1.  The Spirit Catches You and you Fall Down, by Anne Fadiman.  Topic:  Caring for children with special health care needs in a culturally aware manner.

2.  The Nurture Effect, by Anthony Biglan, PhD.  Topic:  How the science of human behavior can improve our lives and our world.

 3.  Counting by 7's, by Holly Goldberg Sloan.  Topic:  This is an intensely moving middle grade novel about being an outsider, coping with loss, and discovering the true meaning of family.

4.  Wonder, by R.J. Palacio.  Topic:  About a ten-year-old boy who has been born with an incredible facial abnormality.

5.  Out of My Mind, by Sharon M. Draper.  Topic:  The story of a brilliant girl who cannot speak or write.

6.  Exceptional Parent Magazine:  Provides practical advice, emotional support and the most up-to-date educational information for families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs.