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Raising and Educating a Deaf Child: A Comprehensive Guide to the Choices, Controversies, and Decisions Faced by Parents and Educators

Raising and Educating a Deaf Child: A Comprehensive Guide to the Choices, Controversies, and Decisions Faced by Parents and Educators

The second edition of this guide offers a readable, comprehensive summary of everything a parent or teacher would want to know about raising and educating a deaf child. It covers topics ranging from what it means to be deaf to the many ways that the environments of home and school can influence a deaf child's chances for success in academic and social circles. The new edition provides...

Adult Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Research-Informed Assessment (Oxford Workshop Series : American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology)

Adult Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Research-Informed Assessment (Oxford Workshop Series : American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology)

Based on the author's popular workshop, this concise volume provides scientific and practical guidance on assessing learning disabilities and ADHD in adults. It includes instructions for accessing the author's downloadable PowerPoints, as well as a Continuing Education component (3 credits) that is administered by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. Topics include...

Mastering Your Adult ADHD: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Program Client Workbook (Treatments That Work)

Mastering Your Adult ADHD: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Program Client Workbook (Treatments That Work)

The intervention described in this client workbook contains all of the necessary information for participating in a practical, tested, and effective cognitive-behavioral intervention for adults with ADHD and residual symptoms not full treated by medications alone.

Autism: The Facts (The Facts Series)

Autism: The Facts (The Facts Series)

"Fills an important gap by providing a complete and scientifically-based acocunt of autism that is accessible to parents and the general public." --Journal of Pediatric Psychology

My Mommy's Getting Married

My Mommy's Getting Married

Marriage can be for first time families and second time families which can create questions for moms, dads, and especially children. The children s book, My Mommy s Getting Married is a perfect way to begin discussions for children about stepfamily life. With an over 50% divorce rate in this country, there s a 100% chance that your child will be exposed to a stepfamily relationship whether it...

Infertility (The Facts)

Infertility (The Facts)

Infertility is a significant health issue and one that has received increasing media attention in the UK and elsewhere in recent years. For affected couples, it is the cause of substantial distress and feelings of isolation that can lead to associated anxiety and depression. This is compounded by a perceived lack of support from health services as well as a lack of available information...

The Pill and other forms of hormonal contraception (The Facts)

The Pill and other forms of hormonal contraception (The Facts)

Used by over 200 million women since the 1960s, the Pill is one of the most commonly prescribed medicines--and has repeatedly been established as one of the least harmful ever formulated. However, there are some risks, and a number of "Pill Scares" have been reported in the media--often causing women to give up the Pill without finding a satisfactory alternative. More choices are now...

International Adoption (Oceana's Legal Almanac Series  Law for the Layperson)

International Adoption (Oceana's Legal Almanac Series Law for the Layperson)

This almanac also discusses the applicable immigration laws which must be complied with in order to legally bring an adoptive, or prospective adoptive, child born abroad to the United States. This almanac provides information concerning some of the illegal and unscrupulous practices which a prospective adoptive parent may encounter in pursuing an international adoption. The over 60 titles in...

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...

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