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The Baby Name Wizard: A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect Name for Your Baby

The Baby Name Wizard: A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect Name for Your Baby

“ I love the baby name wizard.  It was so insightful and helped me think about why and how I name.  LOVE it  and Love the website too.     ” --lollie2357

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Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing

Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing

Anatomy of the Spirit is the boldest presentation to date of energy medicine by one of its premier practitioners, internationally acclaimed medical intuitive Caroline Myss, one of the "hottest new voices in the alternative health/spirituality scene" (Publishers Weekly). Based on fifteen years of research into energy medicine, Dr. Myss's work shows how every illness corresponds to...

Our Journey Through High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Roadmap

Our Journey Through High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Roadmap

For the families who have contributed to this book, living with autistic spectrum disorders has been a journey of self-discovery. With honesty and humor, they describe the ways autism has affected their daily lives, the challenges they have faced and the approaches they have found beneficial. They share their practical and original strategies for dealing with issues such as helping children to...

Pervasive Developmental  Disorder: An Altered Perspective

Pervasive Developmental Disorder: An Altered Perspective

Pervasive Developmental Disorder, or PDD, is the umbrella term used to cover the whole family of autistic spectrum disorders including autism and Asperger Syndrome. Within this group there is a subgroup called NOS not otherwise specified which covers the conditions which do not quite meet the diagnostic criteria for autism or Asperger Syndrome. Because PDD covers such a wide spectrum, it...

Special Talents, Special Needs: Drama for People with Learning Disabilities

Special Talents, Special Needs: Drama for People with Learning Disabilities

(Jessica Kingsley Publishers) Joint Artistic Director of Strathcona Theatre Company, UK. Handbook for educators and facilitators working with learning disabled people in creative expression through drama. Offers a step-by-step guide to operating a drama group. Softcover.

Animal-assisted Interventions for Individuals with Autism

Animal-assisted Interventions for Individuals with Autism

This book looks at how therapies involving animals can be used to help individuals with autism to develop skills, including sensory and social skills, to manage challenging behaviors, and improve quality of life.Whether participating in therapeutic horseback riding, utilizing a trained service dog, visiting a dolphin therapy center, or simply experiencing companion animal therapy, people with...

Creative Expressive Activities and Asperger's Syndrome: Social and Emotional Skills and Positive Life Goals for Adolescents and Young Adults

Creative Expressive Activities and Asperger's Syndrome: Social and Emotional Skills and Positive Life Goals for Adolescents and Young Adults

Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) benefit from a positive, affirming support of their individuality. This forward-looking book focuses on building individual strengths and resilience, rather than modifying perceived weaknesses, through individualized therapy within a group context. Integrating psychological and educational theory with a variety of creative therapies, Judith...

Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome

Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome

Packed with inspiring ideas and tips that can be used with any curriculum and on any budget, Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome explains how to design a varied study programme built around the child's own interests, making use of simple material as well as computers and on-line resources. Parents planning to homeschool their child with Asperger Syndrome will appreciate Lise...

Conduct Disorder and Behavioural Parent Training: Research and Practice

Conduct Disorder and Behavioural Parent Training: Research and Practice

The progress made with children with conduct disorder in specialist schools often does not transfer to the home, but this book shows how behavioural parent training and applied behaviour analysis can help professionals work with parents to continue improving their child's behaviour."Conduct Disorder and Behavioural Parent Training" provides a comprehensive introduction to the...

What to Do When Your Baby Is Premature: A Parent's Handbook for Coping with High-Risk Pregnancy and Caring for the Preterm Infant

What to Do When Your Baby Is Premature: A Parent's Handbook for Coping with High-Risk Pregnancy and Caring for the Preterm Infant

"What's happening to me? Is my baby going to be okay?"Maybe you're reading this guide because you've been told you're at high risk for having a premature baby. Or perhaps you're reading it after your baby's unexpectedly early birth, and you're wondering what the future holds for this incredibly tiny person. You'll find all the answers you need...

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