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SDS Lending Library

SDS Library

Location: 420 CCC

SDS has had the good fortune to receive a gift from Rhonda Carniol '79 to develop a lending library of materials on disability for the Cornell Community in the memory of her mother, Diane Carniol. This is a fitting tribute to a dedicated educator who helped her students recognize and reach their true potential.

The lending library is a growing collection of books and materials on disability topics. These resources have been chosen to expand our knowledge of how disability fits into the spectrum of the college experience. We welcome you to borrow from our library and hope you will continue to check back with us as our collection grows.

Collections List by Category


Adler, Lenard. Scattered Minds. 2006 – Penguin Group, NY. (2 copies)

Amen, Daniel G. Healing ADD. 2001 – The Berkley Publishing Group, NY.

Barkley, Russell; Murphy, Kevin; Fischer, Mariellen. ADHD in Adults. 2008 – Guilford Press, NY.

Brown, Thomas E. Attention Deficit Disorder. 2005 – Yale University Press, CT.

Dawson, Peg; Guare, Richard. Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits. 2012 – Guilford Press, NY.

Kennedy, Diane M. The ADHD Autism Connection. 2002 – Waterbook Press, CO.

Mooney, Jonathan; Cole, David. Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution. 2000 – Fireside, NY.

Nadeau, Kathleen. Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD. 2006 – Magination Press, DC.

Quinn, Patricia O. Coaching College Students with AD/HD. 2000 – Advantage Books, DC.

Ratey, Nancy A. The Disorganized Mind. 2008 – St. Martins Griffin, NY.

Richardson, Wendy. When Too Much Isn’t Enough: Ending the Destructive Cycle of ADD/HD Addictive Behavior. 2005 – Pinon Press, CO. 

Taymans, Juliana M., West, Lynda L.; Sullivan, Madeline (Eds). Unlocking Potential: College and other Choices for People with LD and AD/HD. 2000 – First Woodbine House, MD.

Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism

Attwood, Tony. The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome. 2007 – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, PA.

Autism: The Musical. HBO Documentary Films – 2007. (Movie)

Baker, Jed. Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. 2006 – Future Horizons, TX.

Bedrossian, Louise; Pennamon, Rodney. College Students with Asperger Syndrome. 2007 – LRP Publications, FL.

Bissonnette, Barbara. Aspergerís Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide: A Neurotypicalís Secrets for Success. 2010 – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, PA.

Carley, Michael John. Asperger's From the Inside Out: A Supportive and Practical Guide for Anyone with Asperger's Syndrome. 2008 – Penguin Books, London.

Gomez, Dr. Joan. Living with Asperger Syndrome. 2005 – Sheldon Press, London.

Grandin, Temple. The Way I See It. 2008 – Future Horizons, TX.

Grandin, Temple. Thinking in Pictures: My Life With Autism. 1995, 2006 – Random House, NY.

Grandin, Temple; Barron, Sean. Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships. 2005 – Future Horizons, TX. (2 copies)

Grandin, Temple; Scariano, Margaret C. Emergence: Labeled Autistic. 2005 – Time Warner Books Group, NY.

Haddon, Mark. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time. 2003 Random House, NY. (2 copies)

Jackson, Luke. Freaks, Geeks, and Asperger Syndrome. 2002 – Jessica Kingsley Publishing, London.

Kennedy, Diane M. The ADHD Autism Connection. 2002 – Waterbook Press, CO.

Lovett, Juanita P. Solutions for Adults with Asperger Syndrome. 2005 – Fair Winds Press, MA.

Morrell, Maureen L.; Palmer, Ann. Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum. 2006 – Jessica Kingsley Publishing, PA.

Newport, Jerry; Newport, Mary. Mozart and the Whale: An Asperger’s Love Story. 2007 – Touchstone Books, NY.

Palmer, Ann. Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome. 2006 – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, PA.

Robison, John Elder. Be Different: My Adventures with Aspergers and My Advice for Fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families, and Teachers. 2011 – Random House, NY.

Robison, John Elder. Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s. 2007 – Three Rivers Press, NY.

Shore, Stephen (Ed). Ask and Tell: Self Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum. 2004 – Autism Asperger Publishing, KS.

Shore, Stephen. Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome (2nd Edition). 2003 – Autism Asperger Publishing, KS.

Simone, Rudy. Aspergerís on the Job. 2010 – Future Horizons, TX.

Smith Myles, Brenda; Trautman, Melissa L.; Schelvan, Ronda L. The Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations. 2004 – Autism Asperger Publishing, KS.

Learning Disabilities

Annals of Dyslexia. An Interdisciplinary Journal of the International Dyslexia Association, Vo. 52, 2002 – Kurzweil Educational Systems, MA.

Coles, Gerald. The Learning Mystique: A Critical Look at Learning Disabilities. 1987 – Fawcett Columbine, NY. (2 copies)

Du Pre, Liz; Gilroy, Dorthy; Miles, Tim. Dyslexia at College (Third Edition). 2008 – Routledge, NY.

Frank, Robert; Livingston, Kathryn E. The Secret Life of the Dyslexic Child. 2002 – Rodale, PA.

Huston, Anne Marshall. Understanding Dyslexia: A Practical Approach for Parents and Teachers. 1992 – Madison Books, NY.

Moody, Sylvia. Dyslexia: Surviving and Succeeding at College. 2007 – Routledge, NY.

Mooney, Jonathan. The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal. 2007 – Henry Holt, NY.

Mooney, Jonathan; Cole, David. Learning Outside the Lines. 2000 – Simon and Schuster, NY.

Nadeau, Kathleen. Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD. 2006 – Magination Press, DC.

Shaywitz, Sally. Overcoming Dyslexia. 2003 – Vintage Books, NY.

Simpson, Cynthia G. College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities. 2009 – Prufrock Press, TX.

Taymans, Juliana M.; West, Lynda L.; Sullivan, Madeline (Eds). Unlocking Potential: College and other Choices for People with LD and AD/HD. 2000 – First Woodbine House, MD.

Learning Strategies/Resources

Bryant, Theodore. Self-Discipline in 10 Days: How to Go from Thinking to Doing. 2004 – Hub Publishing, WA.

Downing, Skip. On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life. 2010 – Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, MA.

Fiore, Neil. The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play. 2007 – Penguin Books, NY.

Grayson, Paul A.; Meilman, Philip W. Beating the College Blues. 1999 – Checkmark Books, NY.

Hjortshoj, Keith. The Transition to College Writing. 2009 – Bedford/St. Martin’s , NY.

Langer, Ellen J. The Power of Mindful Learning. 1997 – Da Capo Press, MA.

Levine, Mel. Ready or Not Here Life Comes. 2005 – Simon and Schuster Paperbacks, NY.

Medina, John. Brain Rules. 2009 – Pear Press, WA.

Newport, Cal. How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country’s Top Students. 2005 – Broadway Books, NY.

Newport, Cal. How to Become a Straight-A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less. 2007 – Broadway Books, NY.

Palmer, Stephen; Puri, Angela. Coping with Stress at University: A Survival Guide. 2006 – Sage Publications, London.

Pauk, Walter; Owens, Ross. How to Study in College. 2007 – Wadsworth Publishing, MA. (2 copies)

Strichart, Stephan; Mangrum, Charles. Teaching Learning Strategies and Study Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, or Special Needs. 2001 – Allyn & Bacon, .

Medical Conditions

Alyson, Sasha (Ed). You Can Do Something About AIDS. 1988 – The Stop AIDS Project, Boston MA.

Gawande, Akansha. This is Who I Am. 2006 – Dorrance Publishing, PA. (2 copies)

Grealy, Lucy. Autobiography of a Face. 1994 – Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston MA. (2 copies)

Keeling, Richard P. (Ed), Produced by the Task Force on AIDS of the American College Health Association. AIDS on the College Campus (2nd Ed.). 1989 – American College Health Association, MD.

Mitman, Gregg. Breathing Space. 2007 – Yale University Press, CT.

Multi Media

7 More Days in the Tank: Josh Blue. Bad Arm Productions. 2006. (DVD)

Autism: The Musical. HBO Documentary Films. 2007. (Movie)

Murderball. ThinkFilm and MTV Films. 2005. (Movie)

When Billy Broke His Head…and Other Tales of Wonder. By Billy Golfus and David E. Simpson. (Movie)

Physical Disabilities

7 More Days in the Tank: Josh Blue. Bad Arm Productions. 2006. (DVD)

Accessible Japan 1992 Executive Committee of the Japanese Red Cross Language Service Volunteers. Accessible Tokyo. 1992 – Japanese Red Cross Society, Japan.

DeGraff, Alfred H. Caregivers and Personal Assistants: How to Find, Hire and Manage the People Who Help You (or Your Loved One!). 2002 – Saratoga Access Publications, CO.

Dickman, Irving; Gordon, Sol. One Miracle at a Time: Getting Help for a Child with a Disability. 1985 – First Fireside, NY.

Foppe, John. What’s Your Excuse?: Making the Most of What You Have. 2008 – Thomas Nelson, TN.

Goldman, Charles D. Disability Rights Guide: Practical Solutions to Problems Affecting People with Disabilities. 1987 – Media Publishing, NE.

Johnson, Harriet McBryde. Too Late to Die Young: Nearly True Tales from a Life. 2005 – Picador, NY.

Lifchez, Raymond. Rethinking Architecture: Design Students and Physically Disabled People. 1986 – University of California Press, CA.

Mairs, Nancy. Waist High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled. 1997 Beacon Press, MA. (2 copies)

Murderball. ThinkFilm and MTV Films – 2005. (Movie)

Murphy, Robert. The Body Silent: The Different World of the Disabled. 2001 – W.W. Norton, NY.

When Billy Broke His Head…and Other Tales of Wonder. By Billy Golfus and David E. Simpson. (Movie)

Zupan, Mark. Gimp. 2006 – Harper Collins, NY.

Psychological Disabilities/Mental Health

Bourne, Edmund J. The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, Fourth Edition. 2005 – New Harbinger Publications, CA.

Brewin, Chris R. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Malady or Myth? 2003 – Yale University Press, CT. 

Burns, David D. Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy Revised and Updated. 1999 – Harper, NY.

Burns, David D. The Feeling Good Handbook. 1999 – Plume, NY.

Cass, Dennis. Head Case: How I Almost Lost My Mind Trying to Understand My Brain. 2007 – HarperCollins, NY.

Davis, Martha; McKay, Matthew. The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook, Sixth Edition. 2008 – New Harbinger Publications, CA.

Forsyth, John P.; Eifert, Georg H. The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. 2008 – New Harbinger Publications, CA.

Harris, Russ. The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living. 2008 – Trumpeter Books, MA.

Jamison, Kay Redfield. An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. 1995 – Vintage Books, NY. (2 copies)

Jamison, Kay Redfield. Exuberance: The Passion for Life. 2004 – Vintage Books, NY.

Jamison, Kay Redfield. Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide. 1999 – Vintage Books, NY.

Kadison, Richard; Digeronimo; Theresa Foy. College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to do About It. 2004 – Jossey Bass, CA.

Oxnam, Robert B. A Fractured Mind: My Life with Multiple Personality Disorder. 2005 – Hyperion Books, NY.

Reivich, Karen; Shatté, Andrew. The Resilience Factor: 7 Keys to Finding Your Inner Strength and Overcoming Life’s Hurdles. 2003 – Broadway Books, NY.

Solanto, Mary V. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD. 2011 – The Guilford Press, NY.

Thase, Michael E.; Lang, Susan. Beating the Blues. 2004 – Oxford University Press, NY.

Williams, Mark; Teasdale, John; Segal, Zindel; Zinn, Jon Kabat. The Mindful Way Through Depression. 2007 – The Guilford Press, NY.

Winters Schwatrz, Karen.  Reis’s Pieces. 2012 – Goodman Beck Publishing, NJ. (3 copies)

Winters Schwartz, Karen. Where Are the Cocoa Puffs?: A Family's Journey Through Bipolar Disorder. 2010 - Goodman Beck Publishing, NJ. (2 copies)

Sensory Disabilities

Bauman, H Dirksen. Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking. 2008 – University Of Minnesota Press, MN.

Butterworth Rod R.; Flodin, Mickey. The Pocket Dictionary of Signing. 1987 – Putnam Publishing Group, NY.

King, Susan J.; DeCaro, James J.; Karchmer, Michael A.; Cole, Kevin J. (Eds). College and Career Programs for Deaf Students – 11th Edition. 2001 – Published by Gallaudet University and the National Institute for the Deaf, DC.

Padden, Carol; Humphries, Tom. Inside Deaf Culture. 2005 – Harvard University Press, MA


Berberi, Tammy; Hamilton, Elizabeth C.; Sutherland, Ian M. (Eds). Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning. 2008 – Yale University Press, CT.

Davis, Lennard. The Disability Studies Reader. 2006 – Routledge, NY.

Frank, Gelya. Venus on Wheels. 2000 – University of California Press, CA.

Linton, Simi. Claiming Disability: Knowledge and Identity. 1998 – NYU Press, NY.

Longmore, Paul. The New Disability History. 2001 – NYU Press, NY.

McRuer, Robert. Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability. 2006 – NYU Press, NY.

O’Brien, Ruth. Voices from the Edge: Narratives about the Americans with Disabilities Act. 2004 Oxford University Press, NY.

Saxton, Marsha; Howe, Florence (Eds). With Wings: An Anthology of Literature by and About Women with Disabilities. 1987 – The Feminist Press at CUNY, NY.

Shapiro, Joseph P. No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement. 1993 – Three Rivers Press, NY. (2 copies)

Snyder, Sharon; Mitchell, David. Cultural Locations of Disability. 2006 – University of Chicago Press, IL.