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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

The Ultimate Guide to Single Parenting - How to Raise Children on Your Own While Taking Care of Yourself

The Ultimate Guide to Single Parenting - How to Raise Children on Your Own While Taking Care of Yourself

Inside The Ultimate Guide to Single Parenting - How to Raise Children on Your Own While Taking Care of Yourself, you will discover:--Discover what and whom single parents are as individuals and as a group. --Learn how to nurture close connections and bonds and the roles and responsibility that come along with single parenting. --How to solve behavioral problems and encourage confidence....

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...

The Wisdom of Les Miserables: Lessons From the Heart of Jean Valjean

The Wisdom of Les Miserables: Lessons From the Heart of Jean Valjean

What can a 21st century seeker learn about life, love and spirituality from a 19th century French novel? Plenty. Alfred J. Garrotto offers Victor Hugo’s flawed protagonist as a model for anyone in search of practical wisdom for everyday living. One of fiction’s most beloved characters, the former convict and life-long fugitive represents humanity in both its brokenness and its...

The Emotional, Physical and Psychological Stresses of Single Parenting

The Emotional, Physical and Psychological Stresses of Single Parenting

Topics Covered:All About Single ParentsArticles On Single Parenting Becoming Popular in Modern DaysSingle Parenting and Black MalesArticles on the Effects of Single Parents and Black MalesBlack Single Parents: Seek Help And You Shall ReceiveEthnically Speaking: The Trends In Single ParentingChallenges Of Single ParentingConsequences of Single ParentingEffects of Single Parenting: Coping With...

The Breastfeeding Doctor.com:  Induced Lactation

The Breastfeeding Doctor.com: Induced Lactation

This article provides guidelines for inducing lactation in a mother who is adopting or having a baby via a surrogate carrier. Medications and protocols are suggested based on your goals for nursing and how much time you have before the baby is due.With eight years of experience in the Breastfeeding Medicine field, Dr. Gabbay provides realistic expectations for the process of inducing lactation.

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