Henry Kisor lost his hearing at age three to meningitis and encephalitis but went on to excel in the most verbal of professions as a literary journalist. This new and expanded edition of Kisor's engrossing memoir recounts his life as a deaf person in a hearing world and addresses heartening changes over the last two decades due to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and...
Making Healthy Families: A Guide for Spouses, Parents and Stepparents (making healthy families series)
"Making Healthy Families" explains the elements required to make and sustain healthy, functional families. This timely book describes the family life stages, from "Becoming a Couple," to "Becoming Parents," and "Raising Adolescents." It educates parents about the predictable stresses of each transition, and offers guidelines and hands-on exercises for...
Children and Violence: Report of the Commission on Children and Violence Convened by the Gulbenkian Foundation
The Commission on Children and Violence was convened to review what is known about why children become violent and the extent of violence involving children, and to make detailed recommendations for violence prevention. This is the report of that Commission.