BOOKS ON DISABILITY AND OTHER RELATED TOPICS
Weil MD, Andrew. Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Well-Being. New York: Random House. 2005. A lifelong guide to your physical and spiritual well-being.
Silver MD, Julie K. Chronic Pain and the Family. A New Guide. Cambridge, MA:
The Harvard University Press. 2004. The causes and characteristics of chronic pain and how it effects relationships.
LaRoche, Loretta. Life is Short: Wear Your Party Pants. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House Inc. 2003. In humor, the author gives many ways to cope with daily stress.
Reeve, Christoper. Nothing is Impossible: Reﬂections on a New Life. New York: Random House. 2002. Reﬂections on a new life.
Kriegel, Leonard. Flying Solo: Re-Imaging Manhood, Courage and Loss. Boston, MA: Beacon Press. 1998. Personal writing that will change what we think of manhood.
Nudelman, Dorthea, Willingham MSW, David. Healing the Blues Drug Free Psychotherapy for Depression. Los Angelos, CA: Health Information Press. 1997. The cause of Dorothea Nudelman’s depression seems obvious. The effects of post-polio syndrome. David Willingham performs his role as counselor.
Wilson, Virginia. Sleep Thief: Restless Leg Syndrome. Chicago: Galaxy Books. 1996. Explanation of sleep disorders, medical and alternative treatments, medications.Contains publications listed relating to RLS.
Colby, Jane. ME: The New Plague. Dome Vision 1996. Symptoms, connections to polio, risk factors with reference guide.
Pascualy MD, Ralph A. Snoring and Sleep Apnea. Demos Health. 1996. Diagnosis and guide to treatment.
Starlany MD, Devin, Copeland MD, Mary Ellen. Fibromyalgia and ChronicMyofascial Pain: A Survival Manual. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications. 1996. This is not a book to be read and crossed off of your list, but a resource to avail yourself of over and over again. The tools are here. Use it yourself and have thoseclose to you read it also.”
Polin MSW, Irene, Golant, Susan. Taking Charge-Overcoming the Challenges of Long Term Illness. New York: Times Books. 1994. A step-by-step program to help individuals and their families overcome the most common fears that accompany chronic illness.
Carter, Rosalynn. Helping Yourself Help Others. A Book for Caregivers. New York: Random House. 1994 . A book for caregivers with helpful references, organizations and books.
Donoghue PhD, Paul, Siegle PhD, Mary. Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired: Living with Invisible Chronic Illness. New York: W.W. Norton. 1994. Practical applications on living with invisible chronic illness.
Siebert PhD, Al. The Survivor Personality: Why Some People Are Stronger,Smarter, and More Skillful at Handling Life's Difﬁculties...and How You Can Be,Too. New York: Berkley Publishing Co.1994. Author suggests ways to confront daily challenges.
Johnson, Mary. editor. People with Disabilities Explain It All for You: Your Guideto the Public Accommodations Requirements of the Americans With Disabilities
Act. Louisville KY: Advocado Press. 1992.
Morton, David A. How to Qualify for Social Security Disability & Protect Your Rights. Chapel Hill, NC: Fine Books. 1992. Tells you the rules the SSA uses to evaluate disability claims.
Smith, Jane. Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vaccine. New York: William Morrow & Co.1990. Chronicled events that shape our expectations of what it means to be healthy.
Treischmann PhD, Roberta B. Aging with a Disability. New York: Demos Medical Publications. 1987. Identiﬁes what is known and not known about issues of aging with a disability.