DS Teaching Reading, DS Parenting, Siblings, Money Management for Teens

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.

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

by Natalie Hale

Whole Child Reading  is written for today’s uber-busy parents and teachers, this small (5.5” x 8.5”), easy-to-use guide explains how to “Go in through the heart and teach to the brain.”


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 and best practices gleaned from the author’s personal and professional experiences raising a son, now an adult, and teaching educators and parents how to teach children with Down syndrome to read.


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


Oh Brother!: Growing Up With a Special Needs Sibling

by Natalie Hale

Being the brother or sister of a child with special needs can have significant challenges. And Becca has some great ideas for dealing with them–after she accepts that she can’t send her borther Jonathan to another planet!

In this helpful book based on the experiences of a real-life family, Becca’s story and her kid-tested solutions are an inspiration to special families everywhere.



When the going gets tough, an ordinary frog gives up; but a courageous little frog “keeps on keeping on,” with unexpected results.



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.