Parent to Parent Library


Books and DVDs from the Parent to Parent Library can be borrowed free of charge (including shipping) for up to 21 days. Available to loan in New Zealand only.

Click the title of the publication to view the title’s blurb, and to order the book online. You can also contact National Office to order a title over the phone.


2565 ‘Plan for the Future’ Resource Kit  New Zealand Down Syndrome Association
2516 … And as you can see. D. Ross McKenzie
2531 A Beginner’s Guide to the Pervasive Developmental Disorders P.G. Taylor
2535 A Different Kind of Brother R. Welsh
501 A Dignified Choice Funeral Choice (NZ)
2608 A Guide for Caregivers Hospice NZ
502 A Handful of Hope Pinkava, M.
503 A Letter to a Child With Cancer Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
515 A Memory Book – Someone I Love has Died Tricia Irving & Bev Gatenby
2527 A Parent’s Guide to Learning Difficulties – how to help your child Peter Westwood
2529 A Place Of Our Own – Living with the legacy of institutionalisation People First NZ
2534 A Spectrum of Light Francesca Bierens
504 A Twist of Fate John B Pearce.
2524 Accessible Walks Anna Jameson & Andrew Jameson
505 Action for Inclusion O’Brien & Forest with Snow & Hasbury
506 Activities Handbook & Instructors’ Guide Marion Stroud & Evelyn Sutton
507 Adolescents with Limb Loss Area Child Amputee Center, & Mary Free Bed Hospital & Rehabilitation Center, Michigan, U.S.A.
508 All About A.D.D. Understanding Attention Deficit Disorder. Mark Selikowitz
2619 All Birds Have Anxiety Kathy Hoopmann
2588 All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome Kathy Hoopmann
2589 All Dogs Have ADHD Kathy Hoopmann
2623 All the Flavours of Love Kimaya Donaldson
2586 Alone Together: Making An Asperger Marriage Work Katrin Bentley
509 Amazing Schemes within your Genes Dr Fran Balkwill
514 An Emotional Roller-Coaster Colleen E Bennett
510 An exploration of Women’s Feelings when Receiving the Diagnosis of their Baby Born with an Unexpected Visible Disability Four Midwifery Students, Helen MacDonald, Elizabeth Mawson, Winifred
Munro, Pip Smith.
511 Answering your Questions About Spina Bifida Spina Bifida Programme Department of General Paediatrics.
2577 Asperger’s and Girls Tony Attwood, Temple Grandin and others
2584 Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals Tony Attwood
512 Assistive Technology Karen Filippo, Katherine Inge and Michael Barcus.
2601 Autism: Receiving and understanding a diagnosis DVD
2571 Beauty (DVD) 
1711 Becoming a Person John McRae
2617 Becoming Karl Norma Delgarno
2520 Behaviour Skills for Parents and Support People Trevor Lewis
2592 Behavioural Concerns & Autistic Spectrum Disorders John Clements & Ewa Zarkowska
2533 Believing in Better L. Sullivan
2594 Ben’s Buddies Sharon Holt
2536 Beyond Words: Reflections on our Journey to Inclusion Diane Linder
2523 Born to Succeed – A true story Edna Fitzgerald
2507 Breaking Bad News – Current Approaches Duphar Medical Relations
605 Breaking Down the Barriers Peggy Buchanan
2574 Bright Not Broken: Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism Diane Kennedy
604 Brothers & Sisters – A special part of Exceptional Families Thomas H. Powell and Peggy Ahrenhold Gallagher
2615 Bullying Michelle Elliott
701 Caring about Kids / Talking to Children about Death US Dept of Health & Human Services
2581 Carly’s Voice: Breaking Through Autism Arthur Fleischmann
702 Celebrating Family Strengths PACER Centre (USA)
703 Challenges for a Service System in Transition Mary F. Hayden & Brian H. Abery
2515 Changing Lives, Changing Communities Harriet Ziegler
705 Child Lost Barry Buckley
2541 Children with Autism: Suggestions for Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom Marilyn Watson, Derek Holton & Sally Andrew
709 Children with Cerebral Palsy Elaine Geralis (editor)
708 Children with Facial Difference Hope Charkins
711 Children with Limb Loss Area Child Amputee Center, Michigan, USA
2544 Children’s Visual Communication Dictionary L. Bilby
2509 Choice Kirstie Magowan
713 Choosing to be Different Robert T Murphy
714 Classroom Learning and Teaching. Robert L Hohn.
2569 Colours of Inclusion / Ka Haere Tahi Tatou – DVD  People First New Zealand
2517 Coming to Grief Pam Heaney
715 Community Based Curriculum Mary A Falvey, Ph.D
2519 Congratulations! It’s Asperger’s Syndrome Jen Birch
2510 Counselling – A Skills Approach E.A. Munro, R.J. Manthel, J.J. Small
717 Creativity and Collaborative Learning Jacqueline Thousand, Richard Villa and Ann Nevin
2613 Damaged Angels Bonnie Buxton
2616 Devoted Dick Hoyt with Don Yaeger
2602 Diary of a Bereaved Mother Ann Kit Suet-Chin
2582 Different … Not Less: Inspiring Stories of Achievement and Successful Employment from Adults with Autism, Asperger’s, and ADHD Temple Grandin
2522 Disability in Pregnancy and Childbirth Edited by Stella McKay-Moffat
801 DNA is Here to Stay Dr Fran Balkwill.
803 Down but Not Out Elizabeth Berns
901 Educational Psychology Steven Banks and Charles Thompson.
902 Educational Psychology: Principles & Applications Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
2562 Equity as a Social Goal Cathy Buchanan and Peter Hartley
904 Everybody’s Different Nancy B Miller & Catherine C Sammon
905 Expanding Options for Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities Marion Stroud & Evelyn Sutton
2566 Exploring Pathways to Inclusion (DVD) People First NZ
2528 Extraordinary Journeys Spectrum Care Trust
1001 Facing the Crowd Deborah Fullwood & Peter Cronin
2552 Facing Your Fears: Child Workbook Judy Reaven, Audrey Blakeley-Smith,  Shana Nichols, Susan Hepburn
2550 Facing Your Fears: Facilitators Manual Judy Reaven et al.
2551 Facing Your Fears: Parent Workbook Judy Reaven et al.
2553 Families, Professionals and Exceptionality – A Special Partnership A.P. & H.R. Turnbull
2554 Families, Professionals and Exceptionality – A Special Partnership A.P. & H.R. Turnbull
2561 Family Matters – Family Breakdown and Its Consequences Patricia Morgan
1003 Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Young People Health Information Network, California
1004 Finding a Common Language Thomas Bergmann
2514 Finding People To Be There – rebuilding a sense of belonging Neil & Penny Barringham
2513 Footprints – Harnessing an inheritance into a legacy Roy McKenzie
1005 For The Rest Of Our Lives – After The Death of a Child. Bev Gatenby
2578 Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence Luke Jackson
2555 From Anxiety to Meltdown Deborah Lipsky
1006 From Me to You Ann Whaite & Judy Ellis
1007 From the Heart. On Being the Mother of a Child with Special Needs Edited by Jayne D B Marsh
2560 From Welfare State to Civil Society Dr David Green
1102 Give and Take Jack Gratus
1002 Gluten Free Cook Book, Volume 2 (Favourite Gluten Free Recipes) Coeliac Society of New Zealand.
1103 Gluten Free Manufactured Food List Coeliac Society of New Zealand.
2108 Goal Mine Donald & Maureen Cahill
2532 Gracelands – Turning Faces to the Sun Gracelands Trust
1105 Guide for Voluntary Associations N.E. Renton
1201 Hands Up for Andie Brenda Palmer
2542 Happiness in his Eyes Louise Inglis
1202 Head Injury / The Facts: A Guide for Families and Care Givers Dorothy Gronwall, Phillip Wrightson and Peter Waddell
1203 Helping Persons with Severe Mental Retardation Get and Keep Employment Sherril Moon, Katherine Inge, Paul Wehman, Valerie Brooke and Michael Barcus. (
1204 Home Care for the Chronically Ill or Disabled Child. Monica Loose Jones
1205 Hope for the Families Robert Perske
1206 How you can be boss of the Bladder Dr Janet Hall,
1207 Human Exceptionality – Society, School and Family Michael Hardman, Clifford J Drew, M Winston Egan
1208 Huntington’s and Me – A Guide For Young People Alison Gray
1301 I Have Eczema Althea
1302 I Wish….Dreams and Realities of Parenting a Special Needs Child. Kate Divine McAnaney
2590 I’m a Teenager Get Me Out of Here!: A Survival Guide for the Teenage Siblings of Young People with Autism Carolyn Brock
1303 In A Struggling Voice Robert Williams
1304 Inclusive and Heterogeneous Schooling Mary A Falvey
1709 Individual Employment Agreement People First NZ
1306 It Isn’t Fair! Edited by Stanley D. Klein & Maxwell J. Schleifer
2518 Kids are Worth It! Barbara Coloroso
2611 Kiri and the Emergency Margaret Cahill
2610 Kiri me te Aitua Margaret Cahill
1401 Letters for Tanya Compiled by Doug Bailes.
2540 Life on Wheels Graeme Sinclair
1402 Living Successfully with Stress Consumers’ Institute of New Zealand
1403 Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs / A Book for Siblings Donald Meyer, Patricia Vadasy, Rebecca Fewell
1405 Looking The Other Way/Raising children with Special Needs In Aotearoa/New Zealand Stephanie Weaver
1406 Loss, Grief & Grief Resolution Bruce Hosking
2622 Making Love Your Priority Kimaya Donaldson
1501 Meeting the Challenge of Disability or Chronic Illness Goldfarb, Brotherson, Summers, Turnbull
1407 Melissa’s Rainbow Josie Murrell
2558 Middle Class Welfare James Cox
2564 Movement Differences in Autism / Mental Retardation Anne M. Donnellan & Martha R. Leary
2591 Much More to Life than Services Bob Rhodes
2605 Must You Always Be a Boy Judith Stapleton
2585 My Sister has Autism and That’s Okay! Veronica Beynon
2618 NeuroTribes Steve Silberman
1604 No Child in My Life. Regina Sara Ryan
2580 No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Preventing and Managing Out of Control Behavior Jed Baker
1603 Nobody’s Perfect: Living and Growing with Children who have Special Needs. Nancy B Miller.
1702 On Becoming a Special Parent Marcia Routburg
1703 On Our Own Terms Thomas Bergman
1705 Only a Mother Could Love Him Benjamin Polis
1704 Our Mummy has Epilepsy Barry Brailsford
1706 Parent to Parent T. Jones et al.
1805 Pathfinder – He Aratohu CCS Disability Action
2511 Pathways to Hope: A History of the Schizophrenia Fellowship Maxine Throll
2583 Peace Begins with Me: An Inspirational Journey to End Suffering and Restore Joy Ted Kuntz
1602 Personnel Practices in Voluntary Agencies: Paid Workers. New Zealand Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations.
1601 Personnel Practices in Voluntary Agencies: Volunteers. New Zealand Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations.
1804 Physical Management of Multiple Handicaps – A Professional’s Guide. Beverly Fraser, Robert Hensinger and Judith Phelps
2559 Preparing for the Future IHC
2612 Problem Child or Quirky Kid? Rita Sommers-Flanagan and John Sommers-Flanagan
2538 Promoting Self-Determination in Students with Developmental Disabilities  Michael L. Wehmeyer
2600 Purpose Aaron Flemming
1902 Read My Lips – It’s My Choice William T Allen, Ph.D
2539 Running Blind Rob Matthews
2609 Sarah’s Story Netty Winkel, Leisa Holzheimer, Fiona Henshelwood
2001 Schooling for Tomorrow – Directing Reforms to Issues that Count. Thomas Sergiovanni and John Moore
2002 Scoliosis In Infants The Scoliosis Association (UK)
2003 Seeing in Special Ways – Children living with blindness. Thomas Bergman
2568 Seeking Community – He Ngakau Aata Kitea People First NZ
2537 Self-Determination: Instructional and Assessment Strategies  Michael L. Wehmeyer & Sharon Field
2004 Severely Handicapped Students – An Instructional Design Wayne Sailor and Doug Guess
2005 Sexuality – Your Sons and Daughters with Intellectual Disabilities Marian Burke. By Karin Melberg Schwier & Dave Hingsburger.
2008 Sexuality & Learning Disability – The Way Forward Jennie Holmes
2007 Sexuality and Young People with Learning Difficulties – A Booklet for Parents and Carers Karen Aram
2006 Sexuality and Young People with Learning Difficulties. Growing Up, Relationships and Sexuality Karen Aram
2010 Shona’s Story Shona Muir
2530 Siblings – The Autism Spectrum Through Our Eyes Jane Johnson and Anne Van Rensselaer
2009 SibShops D Meyer, P Vadasy, R Fewell
2011 Sibshops. Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs. Donald J Meyer & Patricia F Vadasy
2526 Sibshops. Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs. (revised edition) Donald J Meyer & Patricia F Vadasy
2012 Sisters, Brothers, and Disability. A Family Album. Lydia Gans.
2521 Sophie’s Journey Sally Collings
2013 Special Children, Challenged Parents Robert A. Naseef, Ph.D.
2503 Special in a Different Way Julia Stuart
2016 Special Siblings Mary McHugh
2502 Stopping Scoliosis Nancy Schommer
2014 Stories From the Heart – A Collection of Essays from Teens with Food Allergies
2508 Straight Talking about Mental Illness – with emphasis on Schizophrenia Robert Miller
2545 Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Continuing the Global Conversation  D. Chapman et al.
2015 Surviving Fights with your Brothers and Sisters Joy Wilt
1710 Taking More Control of My Health – A Healthy Guide for Women Donald Beasley Institute
2548 Talking About – A Series of Community Conversations  Compiled by Lorna Sullivan / Imagine Better
2614 Taming the Black Dog Bev Aisbett
2102 Te Marae Hiwi and Pat Tauroa
2101 Teaching Strategies (Fourth Edition) – A Guide for Better Instruction Orlich, Harder, Callahan, Kauchak and Gibson
2543 The Alli Way of Life  Allison D.C. Franklin
2587 The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law: What Every Parent and Professional Needs to Know Tony Attwood
2103 The Boy Who Dared M.P. Garratt
2525 The Chocolate Seller on Broadway and his kids. The Story of Mark Grantham Chris Grantham
2104 The Complete Fundraising Handbook Sam Clarke
2593 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Mark Haddon
2105 The Disability Revolution in New Zealand, A Social Map Peter Beatson
2506 The Future of Children with Significant Impairments: What Parents Fear and Want, and What They and Others May Be Able to Do About It. Wolf Wolfensberger
2603 The Ghost Called Hemo Phil Judith Stapleton
1104 The Gluten-Free Cook Book Coeliac Society of New Zealand.
2620 The Guide to Good Mental Health on the Autism Spectrum Jeanette Purkis, Dr Emma Goodall and Dr Jane Nugent
2505 The Hyperactive Child – A Parents’ Guide Eric Taylor
2556 The Passionate Mind W. Lawson
2108 The Prospector and Gold Mine – Writing Solid Goals and Objectives for IEP’s and Nuggets of Learning Goals and Objectives for Exceptional Children. Donald and Maureen Cahill
2576 The Red Beast: Controlling Anger in Children with Asperger’s Syndrome K.I. Al-Ghani
2504 The Sibling Slam Book Edited By Don Meyer
2595 The Spark  Kristine Barnett
2109 The Steps Plaster Book Association for People with Lower Limb Abnormalities
2579 The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (and Their Parents) Elizabeth Verdick & Elizabeth Reeve
2573 The Way I See It (2nd Edition) Temple Grandin
2110 The Worst Loss. How Families Heal from the Death of a Child Barbara Rosof
2572 Theology and Down Syndrome: Reimagining Disability in Late Modernity Amos Yong
2621 Through The Eyes of Me Jon Roberts
2112 Tim’s Problem Shirley Reid
2572 Together We Will Make It (DVD) People First NZ
2563 Towards Personal Independence and Prosperity James Cox
2111 Transition Arrangements in New Zealand Secondary Schools for Students with Disabilities Carol Galloway
1710 Trust Life’s Journey Nicola Clark
2567 Trusting Partnerships – Rotorua 2008 – DVD Standards Plus / Parent to Parent / Imagine Better
2201 Understanding ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) Dr Christopher Green and Dr Kit Chee
2599 Understanding and Facilitating the Achievement of Autistic Potential Emma Goodall
2557 Uniquely Gifted Faith and Light New Zealand
2597 Value Visuals Set 1 Money Matters
2598 Value Visuals Set 2 Money Matters
2302 Views from our Shoes. Growing up with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs. Edited by Donald Meyer.
2301 Volunteers Mary Woods
2402 We Laugh, We Love, We Cry / Children Living with Mental Retardation Thomas Bergman
2607 What is Hemophilia? Series Level 1 Laureen A. Kelley
2606 What is Hemophilia? Series Level 2 Laureen A. Kelley
513 What It Feels Like Eva Lyn
2404 Why My Child? Suzanne Cartwright
1708 Work and Your Rights in New Zealand People First NZ / IHC
2596 Working with Maori Children with Special Education Needs Jill Bevan Brown, Merre Berryman, Huhana Hickey, Sonja Macfarlane, Kirsten Smiler and Tai Walker
2405 Writing Better Fundraising Applications Michael Norton
2501 Your Child with Special Needs At Home and in the Community. Association for the Care of Children’s Health
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