Books / Guidebooks

 

The following books are available from Spectrum Institute for a suggested donation in the amount listed next to the book.


How to order:

(1) Email Dr. Nora Baladerian to let her know the books that you want. If you want pdf versions, tell her that and she will sent you a link to the book online once it is confirmed that you have made the donation. If you want a print version of the book, tell her that in our email. Print versions need an additional donation of $10 per book to cover the cost of printing and postage . You may email her at:

baladerian@gmail.com

(2) To make your donation by credit card, through the PayPal account of Spectrum Institute, click here and once you are taken to the next webpage, click on the "donate" button and follow the instructions on the PayPal website.

 

Available Books:

A Risk Reduction Workbook for Parents and Service Providers: Practices to Reduce the Risk of Abuse, Including Sexual Violence, Against People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013, $25.00 for pdf file to download.  A Spanish language version of this book is also available.

A Risk Reduction Workbook for People with Developmental Disabilities: How to Reduce the Risk of Abuse, Including Sexual Abuse, 2014, $20.00 for pdf file to download.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE RISK REDUCTION BOOKS, CLICK HERE.

 

Interviewing Skills to Use with Abuse Victims with Developmental Disabilities, 2004, $20.00 for pdf file to download  (Click here to view table of contents)

Interviewing and Treatment Skills for Elder Abuse Victims with Cognitive and/or Communication Impairments, 1998, $20.00 for pdf file to download  (Click here to view table of contents) 

Abuse of Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities: A Risk Reduction Guidebook for Parents and Advocates, Revised 1999, $20.00 for pdf file

    

SURVIVOR: A Sexual Assault Guidebook for Victims with Developmental Disabilities.
-- Written for the survivor are Booklets I and II:
     I for those who read best with few words 
     II for people with reading disabilities
-- Written for the parent, advocate, or secondary victim is Booklet III, which includes more detailed information and the same content format as the other two volumes.  $20.00 for each pdf file to download 
(Click here to view table of contents for Booklet I)
(Click here to view a short explanation of Booklet 2)  
(Click here to view table of contents for Booklet 3)  



English edition:
"The Rules of Sex: For Those Who Have Never Been Told"
This book is written with and for individuals who have never had a concrete description of "the rules of sex" and may or may already have get in trouble just for lack of information. Written for young adults.  Don't let this happen to your loved ones and clients! Get your copy now!
$20.00 for pdf file to download   (Click here to view table of contents) 


Spanish edition:
"The Rules of Sex: For Those Who Have Never Been Told"
 $20.00 for pdf file to download 
(Click here to view table of contents)   



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