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Special-Needs Book Authors

Alphabetical Index - F


Use this alphabetical index to find authors whose books have been reviewed for the Harried Parent's Book Club.

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Falvey, Mary A.

Cover image courtesy of Brookes Publishing Co.

Book Reviewed: Believe in My Child with Special Needs!
Bio from the Google Books page: "Mary A. Falvey, Ph.D., is a professor in the Division of Special Education at California State University, Los Angeles, California." -- books.google.com
Author's Site: www.calstatela.edu/faculty/mfalvey/mfalvey.htm

Fawcett, Heather

Cover image courtesy of Amy Baskin and Heather Fawcett

Book Reviewed: More Than a Mom (with Amy Baskin)
Bio from the Back of the Book: "Heather Fawcett is a writer who is active in special-needs advocacy. She chairs an Asperger syndrome parent support group serving 400 family and professional members in her community. She has earned multiple B.A. degrees in English, Applied Studies, and Psychology from the University of Waterloo and Carleton University. A mother of two, she resides in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with her husband and children. Her oldest daughter has Asperger syndrome."
Author's Site: www.morethanamom.net/

Federman, Russ

Facing Bipolar
Cover image courtesy of New Harbinger

Book Reviewed: Facing Bipolar (with J. Anderson Thomson)
Bio from the Author's Site: "Russ Federman, Ph.D., ABPP, is Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of Virginia and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the University's Department of Psychiatry and Neurobiological Sciences. Previously he had been Director of Mental Health Services at East Carolina University. He is a licensed psychologist, a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a member of the editorial board for the Journal of College Counseling."
Author's Site: bipolaryoungadult.com/

Feit, Debbie

Cover image courtesy of Debbie Feit

Book Reviewed: The Parent's Guide to Speech and Language Problems (with Heidi Feldman)
Bio from the Back Cover: "Debbie Feit is the mother of two children with speech disorders who are now non-stop talkers. A professional writer for eighteen years, she has contributed to Parents, American Baby, Child, Good Housekeeping, and other national magazines. She is the founder of ourspecialkids.com, a website for parents of kids with special needs."
Author's Site: ourspecialkids.com/

Feldman, Heidi

Cover image courtesy of Debbie Feit

Book Reviewed: The Parent's Guide to Speech and Language Problems (with Debbie Feit)
Bio from the Back Cover: "Heidi M. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., is a leading expert in child development and language disorders. She is an endowed professor of developmental-behavioral pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine."
Author's Site: http://www.lpch.org/findADoctor/search/doc.pl?doc=32607&resultSet=32607

Felix, Antonia

"Some Kind of Genius"
Cover image courtesy of FSB Associates

Book Reviewed: Some Kind of Genius (with Janice DeBlois)
Bio from the Author's Site: "Antonia Felix is the New York Times bestselling author of 15 nonfiction books including biographies of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former NATO Commander Gen. Wesley K. Clark and First Lady Laura Bush. Her music biographies of Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, musical savant Tony DeBlois and others grew out of her interest in classical music, as she is also an operatic soprano who performs throughout the United States and Europe. Felix studied music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Mannes College of Music in New York and holds an M.A. in English from Texas A&M University. She lives with her husband, opera singer Stanford Felix, near Kansas City."
Author's Site: antoniafelix.com/index.htm

Ferguson, Danyelle

(dis)Abilities and the Gospel
Cover image courtesy of Cedar Fort

Book Reviewed: (dis)Abilities and the Gospel (with Lynn Parsons)
Bio from the Back of the Book: "Danyelle Ferguson is the mother of a son with autism and the cofounder of Friends of GIANT Steps, a nonprofit organization that benefits the Giant Steps Autism Preschool. Over the years, she's learned that prayer and a sense of humor are the keys to not only enduring but also enjoying the special needs journey."
Author's Site: www.DanyelleFerguson.com

Fick, Candee

Cover image courtesy of Candee Fick

Book Reviewed: Making Lemonade: Parents Transforming Special Needs
Bio from the Back of the Book: "Author Candee Fick is the wife of a high school football coach and the mother of three children including a daughter with Cornelia de Lange syndrome and a son with allergy-induced asthma. In addition to her personal experiences in the realm of special education, she is a volunteer Awareness Coordinator for the CdLS Foundation. She has published a dozen articles in publications including Exceptional Parent and Special Education Today."
Author's Site: candeefick.com/

Firestone, Barbara

Cover image courtesy of Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Book Reviewed: Autism Heroes
Bio from the Publisher's Site: "Barbara Firestone, Ph.D., is President, CEO and founder of The Help Group, the largest and most comprehensive non-profit organization of its kind in the U.S. serving children with autism spectrum disorders and other special needs. Widely recognized for her leadership, vision and innovation, Dr. Firestone was appointed Vice Chair of the California Legislative Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism, and The Help Group's UCLA Autism Research Alliance was recently launched in conjunction with UCLA's Semel Institute. At state and national levels, she actively promotes autism awareness, early identification and intervention and the expansion of education and treatment opportunities for children, adolescents and young adults." -- jkp.com
Author's Site: www.autismheroes.org/index.php

Fish, Tom

The Next Chapter Book Club
Cover image courtesy of Woodbine House

Book Reviewed: Next Chapter Book Club (with Paula Rabidoux, Jillian Ober, and Vicki L.W. Graff)
Bio from the Publisher's Site: "Tom Fish is the founder of NCBC and the Director of Family and Employment Services at The Ohio State University Nisonger Center on Disabilities." -- woodbinehouse.com
Author's Site: www.nextchapterbookclub.org/

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