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Parenting For a Peaceful World by Robin Grille

Parenting For a Peaceful World by Robin Grille

“ This is an amazing book.  Quite shocking.  I read it with the idea that it was a political document, as it had been cited in a few public consultation places for parenting etc.    I was shocked at the historical overview of parenting.  Made me see that the few moments of loosing my temper and shouting at my kids are nothing compared to the widespread abuse of...” --Kathy White

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The Natural Child: Parenting from the Heart By Jan Hunt

The Natural Child: Parenting from the Heart By Jan Hunt

“ This book strongly advocates for attachment parenting practices. In that vein, it's a wonderful read. The author is very convincing, gives concrete examples on how to implement attachment parenting methods, and touches on the long-term results of attachment parenting.   That said, I was a bit turned off at times with how the author seemed to leap to conclusions about the futures of...” --Partaria

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Homes That Heal (and those that don't): How Your Home May be Harming Your Family's Health By Athena Thompson

Homes That Heal (and those that don't): How Your Home May be Harming Your Family's Health By Athena Thompson

Homes That Heal (and those that don't) How Your Home May be Harming Your Family's Health By Athena Thompson Media reports focus increasingly on the declining health of children in industrialized countries. Asthma, autism, learning and behavior problems, and cancer are all on the rise. At the same time there is consistent news about poor indoor air quality, mold, and how buildings can...

Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents' Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning

Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents' Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning

(2009 National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA): Honors Award)Executive functions are the cognitive skills that help us manage our lives and be successful. Children with weak executive skills, despite their best intentions, often do their homework but forget to turn it in, wait until the last minute to start a project, lose things, or have a room that looks like a dump! The good news is...

Next Chapter Book Club: A Model Community Literacy Program for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Next Chapter Book Club: A Model Community Literacy Program for People with Intellectual Disabilities

The groundbreaking, nationally recognized Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) provides rewarding learning and social opportunities for hundreds of people with intellectual disabilities. This new guide shows you how to use the innovative NCBC model to set up a successful book club where members read aloud together, improve literacy or read for the first time, and make lasting friendships as they...

Stop That Seemingly Senseless Behavior!: FBA-based Interventions for People with Autism (Topics in Autism)

Stop That Seemingly Senseless Behavior!: FBA-based Interventions for People with Autism (Topics in Autism)

Once you've determined the purpose of a child's or student's seemingly senseless behavior by doing a functional behavior assessment (FBA), the next step is to work on changing or modifying the behavior. Stop That Seemingly Senseless Behavior! follows up on Dr. Glasberg's previous book, Functional Behavior Assessment for People with Autism, with a guide to developing an...

Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents And Professionals

Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents And Professionals

(2007 Independent Publisher Award Bronze Medalist, Health/Medicine/Nutrition category) All children with cerebral palsy and other conditions that result in gross motor delays need help and reinforcement to learn basic motor skills, usually with assistance from a physical therapist. Because the degree of developmental delay varies greatly from child to child, a thorough motor evaluation is an...

Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

(2006 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award, Bronze Finalist in Parenting category). The newly updated and expanded guide to raising a teenager with an attention deficit disorder is more comprehensive than ever. Thousands more parents can rely on Dendy's compassionately presented expertise based on the latest research and decades of her experience as a parent, teacher, school...

Incredible Edible Gluten-Free Food for Kids: 150 Family-Tested Recipes

Incredible Edible Gluten-Free Food for Kids: 150 Family-Tested Recipes

Serving foods that are appetising is no easy task for the parent of a child on a gluten-free diet due to condition such as celiac disease. Forbidden foods -- wheat, rye, oats, and barley -- pervade most recipes and food labels are not always clearly marked. This cookbook, however, can save families time, money, and anguish by providing clear guidelines for selecting ingredients and preparing...

Managing My Money: Banking and Budgeting Basics

Managing My Money: Banking and Budgeting Basics

Learning to manage money is one of the most important skills needed to achieve independent living for teens and adults with Down syndrome, autism, and other intellectual disabilities. Managing My Money offers plenty of encouragement, clear instructions broken down into small steps, practice opportunities, color-coded forms, and large scale graphics to make abstract money managing concepts...

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