|A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities|
This book has a lot of information about what women need to stay healthy. It is written by, and for people from around the world. You can buy a copy or read the book online for free.
|A man named Dave: A story of triumph and forgiveness|
This sequel to "A child called it" and "The lost boy" tells about the late adolescence and young adulthood of a man terribly abused by his mother. The story describes the continuing effect of a lifetime "in the system."
|Against tall odds: Being a David in a Goliath World|
This true story is about a man born with diastrophic dwarfism. It tells about his courtship and marriage to woman he met at the Little People of American convention, and their children as well as his careers in movies and computers.
|Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency|
This powerful book puts the choice of sexuality in individual's hands. The author explains how that is different than traditional way of leaving it with staff, teachers, doctors, or parents.
|Assessment of Parenting Competency in Mothers with Mental Illness|
This book has a comprehensive approach for deciding whether or not a person with mental illness will be a good parent.
|Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needs|
A book for parents about staying healthy and strong while raising a child who has special needs.
|Cooking Made Easy|
Cooking Made Easy is a cookbook for people with developmental disabilities who can read. Recipes are broken down into detailed, easy to understand steps. Every recipe is coded from 1-5 according to level of difficulty.
|Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International |
A small agency run by parents with disabilities. It supports people with a wide range of disabilities who wish to become parents. It has a wide range of publications in various pregnancy and parenting skills.
|Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder: The Ups, The Downs and the Bits In Between|
This book tells the stories of people with the diagnosis of bipolar disorder.
|From Stumbling Blocks to Stepping Stones: Help and hope for special needs kids|
Shari tells her story about growing up with disabilities. She also offers great advice for people with disabilities and families. Shari is a certified teacher and has a child with a disability.
|Growing up with Parents Who Have Learning Difficulties|
Narrative research about the lives of adult children of parents with developmental disabilites.
|Legal Planning for Special Needs in Massachusetts: A Family Guide to SSI, Guardianship, and Estate Planning|
This book is resource for parents of children with special needs and the professionals and advocates who assist them. The authors cover the essential elements of SSI, guardianship, and estate planning.
|Loving the Tasmanian Devil - Reflections on Marriage and Asperger Syndrome|
The author of this book is married to a person with Asperger's syndrome, and also has three "aspie" sons.
|Magic Moments: Twelve Little Stories About Disability, Family and Fairly Normal Life|
This book shares true stories from a family of three: A man with physical disabilities, his wife who is the author, and their young daughter.
|Maternity Rolls Pregnancy, Childbirth and Disability|
A life story written by a woman who uses a wheelchair and has two children.
|My Pregnancy My Choice|
This book explains what it feels like to be pregnant, and to have a baby. It is written for self-advocates.
|Parenting and Disability: Disabled Parents' Experiences of Raising Children|
This book reports the results of a study done in the United Kingdom. It addresses people with all types of disabilities.
|Parenting with a Disability: Diversity, Barriers & Requirements: An Exploratory Research Report|
A report based on the stories of eight people with disabilities who are parents.
|Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Past, Present and Futures|
This book is about parents with intellectual disabilities.
|Parents with Intellectual Disability and Older Children: Strategies for Support Workers|
Tips for support workers of parents with developmental disabilities.
|Pregnancy Planning for Women with Mobility Disabilities|
This paper is about being pregnant and having a disability. It can be downloaded as a PDF file.
|Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children|
This report is about the many barriers faced by parents who have disabilities. It also suggests ways to make things better.
|Sexual health for People with Intellectual Disability|
This article is about sexual feelings and people with intellectual disability.
|Sexuality and Fertility Issues in Ill Health and Disability From Early Adolescence to Adulthood|
This book is about sexuality and fertility issues for people with disabilities.
|Supporting Families When Parents Have Intellectual Disabilities|
This booklet is about helping parents who have disabilities.
|Taking Care: Lessons from Mothers with Disabilities|
This book is about mothers with disabilities.
|The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth|
This is a book written by a woman with cerebral palsy who gave birth to two children. It is a comprehensive guide for women with all types of disabilities, on all aspects of pregnancy and birth.
|The Inclusion of Disability as Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights in State Codes (Policy Research Brief)|
This policy brief is about how people with disabilities sometimes lose their right to be a parent.
|The Lost boy: A foster child's search for the love of a family|
This is the second book in a three-part series about a man who was the victim of very severe child abuse. His mental health needs were ignored for a very long time.
|The Parenting Book for Persons with a Disability (From Planning Your Family to Raising Adolescents)|
This book is helpful to people with disabilities who are parents.
|The Parents with Disabilities and Their Teens Project Final Report|
This report summarizes a survey done of parents both with and without disabilities. It asked questions about family life and the challenges of being a parent.
|The Story of Beautiful Girl|
This fictional story begins with two people with disabilities who fall in love and have a baby. Though they become separated, the book imagines these three characters through the rest of their lives.