Down Syndrome Reading, Parenting, Sibling Support, More

Natalie has long been an author who has devoted her life to “walking the walk,” and serves individuals with various special needs–as well as those who care for, live with, or educate them.

The books on this page bring information and encouragement to parents, educators, and siblings, as well as a practical money management workbook for individuals with special needs..

Whole Child Reading: A Quick-Start Guide to Teaching Students with Down Syndrome and Other Developmental Delays

by Natalie Hale

NEW! Second Edition! Whole Child Reading  is written for today’s uber-busy parents and teachers, this small (6×9), easy-to-use guide explains how to successfully and most easily teach reading to children and adolescents with Down syndrome, autism, and other developmental delays.

Down Syndrome Parenting 101: Must-Have Advice for Making Your Life Easier

by Natalie Hale
foreword by Martha Beck

Down Syndrome Parenting 101 is a savvy book for parents, grandparents, teachers, and anyone who shares life with a person with Down syndrome! It’s full of uplifting advice, information, and humor gleaned from the author’s personal and professional experiences raising a son, now an adult, and from teaching educators and parents how to teach children with Down syndrome to read. Winner of the Best Special Needs Parenting Book 2012, Reader’s Choice Award.


Managing My Money: Banking and Budgeting Basics

by Natalie Hale

Award-Winning Finalist in the Young Adult/Non-Fiction category of the USA “Best Books 2011” Awards, sponsored by USA Book News

Walks both coach and student through three phases of money management: keeping money records, keeping a budget, and keeping a checking account.


The Little Star’s Journey: A Fairy Tale for Survivors of All Kinds

An excellent therapeutic tool for abuse recovery or trauma recovery, this book is a gift to survivors of difficulties of all kinds, whether it be childhood abuse or parents’ divorce. It is a story of courage, endurance, and unconditional love.