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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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"

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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

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Development & Neurology

Motor Skills Aquisition
Motor Skills Aquisition

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Hand Function in the Child
Hand Function in the Child

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

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Cortical Visual Impairment
Cortical Visual Impairment

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

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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

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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

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All things Autism, Sensory and Regulation

Building Bridges
Building Bridges

Recommended by Liesa Persaud

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Behavioral Interventions
Behavioral Interventions

for Young Children with Autsim recommended by Jo-Anne Weltman

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Thinking in Pictures
Thinking in Pictures

by Temple Grandin recommended by Liesa Persaud

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Look me in the eye
Look me in the eye

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

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

Recommended by Jo-Anne Weltman

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Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin

Recommended by Kim Barthel

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The Body Keeps the Score
The Body Keeps the Score

Recommended by Kim Barthel

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Engaging Autism
Engaging Autism

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

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Conversations with a Rattle Snake
Conversations with a Rattle Snake

Recommended by Kim Barthel

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