The Gift of Learning by Ron Davis
Davis talks about a variety of different learning differences and how they can be viewed in a new light. Davis provides alternative but simple strategies for managing ADD and ADHD.
In Their Own Way by Thomas Armstrong
Armstrong examines multiple intelligence and neurological development. He also discusses other schools and cultures and their educational expectations.
You're Smarter Than You Think by Thomas Armstrong
This book is written for kids and it provides descriptions of the different intelligences (based on Howard Gardner's model). Armstrong also provides very practical study strategies for the different types of minds.
Intelligence Reframed by Howard Gardner
Gardner examines his multiple intelligence theory and explains how it is playing a role in education and business.
A Mind at a Time by Mel Levine
Levine is the man who originated the Schools Attuned program. In this book, he explores the way different minds work. The book is clearly written and very interesting.
The Myth of Laziness by Mel Levine
Levine explores the idea of laziness and explains how the label is often misused. By examining the lives and learning of people who have been labeled lazy by themselves or others, he reveals the real culprit of their lack of productivity.
Upside-Down Brilliance by Silverman
Silverman explores what it means to be a visual-spatial learner. She describes the characteristics of visual spatial learners, and she includes strategies to help these types of learners navigate school and life. She also includes some teaching strategies.
Temperament Tools by Diane Clark Johnson
Clark Johnson identifies different temperament types and explains how a person's temperament affects learning and processing information. Clark Johnson also includes practical strategies for working with the different types of temperaments.
Childhood Speech, Language and Listening Problems by Hamaguchi
Hamaguchi examines different speech and language problems. She describes the symptoms, and she also discusses ways to correct the problems or compensate for them.
Delivered From Distraction by Edward Hallowell
This book is an easy read about ADHD. Hallowell includes anecdotes from famous people with ADHD, and he also discusses the many different treatments. He also includes some interesting exercises people can do to increase their concentration.
Stopping ADHD by O'dell and Cook
O'dell and Cook see a connection between the development of a tonic reflex muscle and fidgeting. Sections of the book talk about how uncomfortable it is for some people to sit quietly at a desk. The authors explain an alternative treatment of ADHD that does not include drugs.
Learning to Learn by Carolyn Oliver and Rosemary Bowler
This is an easy read about the way people learn and the obstacles they encounter due to their unique way of learning.
The Misunderstood Child by Larry B. Silver
This book does a wonderful job of explaining different learning differences and why they can cause so many problems in school. Silver explains how many of the differences are addressed and treated with medications, and then he describes some of the side effects of the medication.
Infinity Walk by Sunbeck
Sunbeck presents different ways the left and right sides of the brain can be encouraged to work together.
Brain Gym by Paul Dennison
Dennison provides simple exercises that help the right and left sides of the brain work together.
Smart Moves by Carla Hanaford
Hanaford examines the importance of movement in learning.
The Dominance Factor by Carla Hanaford
This is a fascinating book that shows how the dominance of a person can influence the way people think and process information. Hanaford posits that everyone is born with a dominant ear, eye, hand and brain. A person's dominant make-up can shed insight into the way a person learns.
ADHD and Me by Blake Taylor
This book about ADHD is a first-hand account of life with ADHD. Each chapter explores a different problem Taylor encountered in his life because of his ADHD. After exploring the problem, Taylor provides a list of strategies he used to overcome the problem.
Sparks of Genius by Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein
The Root-Bernstein explores how creative thinkers process information.
A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink
This an easy to read about the kinds of minds and ways of thinking that will be most needed in the future.