Despite her extensive medical background, Dr. Thompson is very down-to-earth. She understands how to demystify medical terminology and anxiety-producing and life-threatening diagnoses for children and their families. To help parents of children with disabilities, Raising a Handicapped Child was first published in 1986. It was published by Oxford University Press in 1999 in a revised and expanded version. It is still available as an e-book or trade paperback both online and from Oxford University Press. Due to its popularity, it was also available on Books on Tape. Raising a Child with a Neuromuscular Disorder (Oxford University Press) is available online or can be ordered at any bookstore.
Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs, has been published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, US and UK. Dr. Thompsonís latest parenting books are: Your Personal Parenting Guide and Prescription (Rx) for Parenting published by Atlantic Publishing will be available from Amazon. The books are going to be $14.95 and can be pre-ordered directly from Atlantic Publishing (800-814-1132). The books are also available as e-books in Mexico, Canada and Japan.