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With one out of every six children currently being diagnosed with Alphabet Disorders-interconnected neurobiological, developmental, and genetic illnesses often known by their abbreviations-more and more families need information so that parents can understand and advocate for their children. Best-selling author/journalist Woliver (Creation; Hoot!) organizes his text both alphabetically and thematically, moving from well-known to little-known conditions, that is, from ADD (attention deficit disorder) to ZS (Zellweger syndrome, a rare congenital disorder affecting infants). The wide-ranging topics include autism, binge eating, childhood depression, dyslexia, learning disability, mental retardation, seasonal affective disorder, and Tourette syndrome. The treatment of each topic generally begins with a profile of a child with this disorder ("Sounds familiar"), followed by a general overview ("Did you know?"), "How it is manifested," "Signs and symptoms," "Cause," "Diagnosis," "Treatment," "Prognosis," and "Sources and Resources." As clearly indicated in the introduction, this is not a medical text. Instead, it is a user-friendly comprehensive guide for parents that will be a welcome addition to the parenting collections in public libraries.