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Does This Situation Describe Your Concern?

The Center for Work and Family Life is available to help in the following ways:

  • practicing better self-care
  • activating and expanding your support sytem
  • applying and integrating the information found in these book & web resources into your daily living
  • connecting you with providers or community resources that specialize in this topic

Please call CWFL to request personalized assistance on this topic

Our phone is 213-821-0800

Reading List Notations:

Green font indicates books that have been read by Center for Work and Family Life staff.

The Center does not specifically recommend or endorse any particular literature, nor does the absence of books from this list represent a recommendation against such works.

The Center for Work and Family Life would like to thank and give credit to the Stanford University Faculty and Staff Help Center, which was instrumental in helping to assemble this reading list.

Web Resources Notations:

The links listed are being provided as additional resources for you. Most of these are not affiliated with the Center for Work and Family Life.

Neither the Center, nor the University, is responsible for these websites, their content or the referral information they provide. As such, we encourage you to be an educated consumer in using the links to take you to the resources available for that topic.

If you have any questions, comments or find information on this page that is incorrect or no longer current, please contact us at (213) 821-0800 or at

Reading List


Web Resources

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell)
This is a lifelong resource, support network and advocate for listening, learning, talking and living independently with hearing loss.

American Association of People with Disabilities
This organization promotes equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities

The American With Disabilities Act (ADA)
This website provides comprehensive information about ADA.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder lead better lives.

ADHD Help Line
Find information from leading experts for ADHD, ADD, learning disabilities and other behavioral disorders. Books, videos, audios and resource building materials for adults and children alike are offered (

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
This is a leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and other organizations.

Disability World
A unique international online magazine (e-zine) dedicated to advancing an exchange of information and expertise about the international independent living movement of people with disabilities.

LD OnLine
Find hundreds of articles and resources for educators, parents, and others concerned about children and adults with learning disabilities and ADHD.

Lighthouse International
A leading non-profit organization dedicated to preserving vision and helping people of all ages overcome the challenges of vision loss through clinical services, education, research, and advocacy.

The National Braille Press
A nonprofit braille printer and publisher offering braille books, magazines, textbooks, tests, and customized embossing services.

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
A free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.