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The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Special Needs: A reassuring, informative guide to your child's well-being and happiness (Everything Series)

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Special Needs: A reassuring, informative guide to your child's well-being and happiness (Everything Series)

Decision maker, provider, advocate, encourager, disciplinarian, teacher. As a parent of a child with special needs, you wear many hats. Every day you face difficult decisions about education, health care, financial planning, and more. With so many unique issues to deal with, you need a comprehensive guide to help you:Make decisions about educationChoose the best method of disciplineHandle...

The Everything Parent's Guide To Sensory Integration Disorder: Get the Right Diagnosis, Understand Treatments, And Advocate for Your Child (Everything: Parenting and Family)

The Everything Parent's Guide To Sensory Integration Disorder: Get the Right Diagnosis, Understand Treatments, And Advocate for Your Child (Everything: Parenting and Family)

Ten percent of the U.S. population has Sensory Integration Disorder-also known as Sensory Processing Disorder-which is characterized by the inability of the brain to accurately process information coming from the senses. For kids living with Sensory Integration Disorder, the world can be a scary place, full of potentially stressful experiences. Kids with Sensory Integration Disorder can howl in...

ADHD, Revised Edition: The Great Misdiagnosis

ADHD, Revised Edition: The Great Misdiagnosis

This latest edition of Julian Haber's highly praised and controversial exploration of the rampant, and often incorrect, overuse of the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) includes a wealth of new information. The chapter on medication has been completely revised and now details when to use certain drugs, side effects that can be expected, and a thorough review and...

The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The American Psychiatric Association estimates that sixteen percent of children in the United States may have oppositional defiant disorder. These kids relentlessly push the boundaries set for them by authority figures. By exploring the mindset of O.D.D. children and explaining the way they operate, Dr. Douglas Riley teaches parents how to recognize the signs and modify the behavior of their...

ADHD and Teens

ADHD and Teens

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is the most common behavioraldisorder in American children. Teens with ADHD have an extremely high risk offailing in school, becoming drug abusers or alcoholics, breaking the law, andbecoming teenage parents. This manual offers practical advice to help parentscope with these problems.

Moms with ADD: A Self-Help Manual

Moms with ADD: A Self-Help Manual

Agonize no more, frustrated moms! MOMS WITH ADD is here to help. Rather than pathologize attention deficit disorder or speculate on causes or medical rationales, MOMS WITH ADD enables readers to recognize ADD and optimize their parenting skills. Filled with anecdotes, quotations, and examples, Christine A. Adamec, coauthor of Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? offers practical coping...

The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Your Adopted Child: A complete handbook to welcoming your adopted child into your heart and home (Everything Series)

The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Your Adopted Child: A complete handbook to welcoming your adopted child into your heart and home (Everything Series)

For the estimated 2 million families in the United States waiting to adopt a child, the decision of which avenue to pursue can be overwhelming: domestic or international, older child versus younger, children with special needs?and the list goes on. This title offers all the information any potential or newly adoptive parent might need. This essential guidebook is packed with reassuring advice...

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