Most Recommended & Best Read

Motor Skills Acquisition by Lois Bly
Motor Skills Acquisition by Lois Bly

Recommended by: Billie Cusick, Shelley Mannell, Judy Carmick, Nancy Hylton: Investigate and analyze the kinesiological aspects of motor development

Don't Shoot the Dog
Don't Shoot the Dog

by Karen Pryor recommended by wiredOn Development as the book that has nothing & everything to do with shaping human behavior

Anatomy & Biomechanics

Foot Orthoses
Foot Orthoses

by Thomas Michaud Recommended by Billi Cusick: The science & essentials of the biomechanical examination, casting techniques, orthotic fabrication & clinical problem-solving

Anatomy of Movement
Anatomy of Movement

Recommended by Billi Cusick: The focus throughout the book is on anatomy not for its own sake, but in its functional relationship to the actual movements of the body

Diagnosis & Treatment
Diagnosis & Treatment

of movement impairment syndrome. Recommended by Billi Cusick: designed to direct the exercise prescription and the correction of faulty movement patterns

Professional Growth

The Checklist Manifesto
The Checklist Manifesto

How to get things right by Atul Gawande. Recommended by Karen Pape: the ideas described here have been adopted by WHO & heralded as “the biggest clinical invention in thirty years"

How Doctors Think
How Doctors Think

Recommended by Karen Pape: In this myth-shattering book, Jerome Groopman pinpoints the forces and thought processes behind the decisions doctors make

Development & Neurology

Motor Skills Aquisition
Motor Skills Aquisition

By Lois Bly - Recommended by Billie Cusick, Shelley Mannell, Judy Carmick, Nancy Hylton

The Boy Who Could Run...
The Boy Who Could Run...

Understanding Neurology in the Child's Brain by Karen Pape, MD: Children with brain injury can recover and this book shows how to tap into their neuroplasticity

The Brain that Changes Itself
The Brain that Changes Itself

by Norman Doidge Recommended by Jo-Anne Weltman: Change the way you see human potential with stories about brilliant scientists and the people whose lives they've transformed through cutting-edge neuroplasticity science.

The Brain's Way of Healing
The Brain's Way of Healing

The Brain’s Way of Healing by Norman Doidge. Recommended by Jo-Ann Welman: Scientific, natural, noninvasive avenues into the brain provided that can awaken the brain’s own healing capacities

Motor Control Translating Research
Motor Control Translating Research

by Shumay-Cook & Woollacott. Recommended by Shelley Mannell, Judy Carmick, Nancy Hylton: bridge the gap between current motor control research and clinical practice

Components of Typical & Atypical Dev
Components of Typical & Atypical Dev

by Lois Bly recommended by Billi Cusick: Increase understanding of essential posture and movement components that contribute to overall function and participation

PT & OT for People with CP
PT & OT for People with CP

by Dodd, Imms & Taylor recommended by Brian Hoare: Family-centred approaches in developing and implementing therapeutic strategies, and multidisciplinary team work

Hand Function in the Child
Hand Function in the Child

Recommended by Judy Carmick: Neurological foundation, development and intervention of hand skills for therapist

Cortical Visual Impairment
Cortical Visual Impairment

Recommended by Jo-Anne Weltman: Provides a conceptual framework to understand CVI and concrete strategies to apply directly

Therapy

Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

by Lucinda Baker recommended by Judy Carmick: A practical guide for including stimulation programs for muscle strengthening, range of motion and re-educatio

Cuevas Medek Excercise
Cuevas Medek Excercise

by Ramon Cuevas Recommended by Jo-Anne Weltman: 99 exercises with illustrations & detailed explanations to guide you through this revolutionary therapy

All things Autism, Sensory and Regulation

Building Bridges
Building Bridges

Recommended by Liesa Persaud

Behavioral Interventions
Behavioral Interventions

for Young Children with Autsim recommended by Jo-Anne Weltman

Thinking in Pictures
Thinking in Pictures

by Temple Grandin recommended by Liesa Persaud

Look me in the eye
Look me in the eye

My life with Aspergers by John Elder Robison Recommended by Liesa Persaud

The out-of-sync Child
The out-of-sync Child

Recommended by Jo-Anne Weltman

Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin

Recommended by Kim Barthel

The Body Keeps the Score
The Body Keeps the Score

Recommended by Kim Barthel

Engaging Autism
Engaging Autism

by Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder Recommended by Jo-Anne Weltman

Conversations with a Rattle Snake
Conversations with a Rattle Snake

Recommended by Kim Barthel

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