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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

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...

West Meets East: Americans Adopt Chinese Children

West Meets East: Americans Adopt Chinese Children

Who are the new families that are appearing on city streets, in suburban malls, and at Fourth of July celebrations? The parents, in their 40s and 50s, are obviously Caucasian, and their very young daughters are obviously Chinese. This book is about these new "American & Chinese" families that are being formed through the mechanism of international adoption.

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...

Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care: Traumatic Separations and Honored Connections

Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care: Traumatic Separations and Honored Connections

Normally, our relationships with our brothers and sisters are the longest relationships in our lives, outlasting time with our parents, and most marriages today. The sibling relationship is emotionally powerful and critically important, giving us a sense of continuity throughout life. So what happens when a child loses contact not only with his or her parents, but with siblings too? That is...

The Basics of Adoption: A Guide for Building Families in the U.S. and Canada

The Basics of Adoption: A Guide for Building Families in the U.S. and Canada

With about 70,000 domestic and international adoptions each year in the United States and Canada, adoption remains a major means of building families in both countries. Its continued success can be inferred not only from the yearly statistics, but from a report issued in 2003 by the U.S. Census Bureau. To the surprise of many, the report announced the existence of 1.6 million adopted children...

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