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Creative Therapy for Children With Autism, ADD, and Asperger

Creative Therapy for Children With Autism, ADD, and Asperger

It is no easy task to find a teaching technique that can truly change the course of a child with special needs. Thirty years ago, when Janet Tubbs began working with children who had low self-esteem and behavioral problems, she developed a successful program using art, music, and movement. Believing that unconventional children required unconventional therapies, she then took her program one...

Does Your Baby Have Autism?: Detecting the Earliest Signs of Autism

Does Your Baby Have Autism?: Detecting the Earliest Signs of Autism

For many years, the diagnosis of autism has centered on a child s social interaction--from poor eye contact to lack of language skills. Although the autism community agrees that early intervention is key to effective treatment, the telltale signs of this disorder usually don t reveal themselves until the age of two or three. But what if it were possible to detect the potential for autism within...

What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

  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: 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...

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