Family & Relationships - Children With Special Needs

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Carly's Voice: Breaking Through Autis...

Arthur Fleischmann

At the age of two, Carly Fleischmann was diagnosed with severe autism and an oral motor condition that prevented her from speaking. Doctors predicted that she would never intellectually develop beyond the abilities of a small child. C...

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Published: Mar 2013

The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide t...

Douglas A. Riley

The American Psychiatric Association estimates that sixteen percent of children in the United States may have oppositional defiant disorder. These kids relentlessly push the boundaries set for them by authority figures. By exploring t...

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Published: Jan 1997

Autism and the God Connection

Willia Stillman

Autism and the God Connection is a compelling, powerful and thought-provoking book. Mr. Stillman describes the discoveries that unfold from conversations that he has with people that have a difficult time with conventional communicati...

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Published: Jan 2006

Parenting Your Asperger Child: Indivi...

Alan Sohn

Furnishing effective tools for everyday living, two experts in the field of autism introduce parents to their innovative Cognitive Social Integration Therapy, which offers practical solutions designed to prepare a child with Asperger'...

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Published: Feb 2005

The Sound Of A Miracle

Annabel Stehli

The Sound of a Miracle is the riveting story of Gergiana Stehli's triumphant progress from autistic and functionally retarded to gifted. When mothers from all over the country contacted Annabel and told their stories, she put them in ...

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Published: Sep 2004

ADD & ADHD Answer Book: The Top 275 Q...

Susan Ashley

What can I do to help my child now? What are the symptoms of ADD? What questions will the doctor ask me about my child? Do children with AD/HD qualify for special education? Should I medicate my child?ADD and ADHD are estimated to aff...

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Published: Sep 2005

Helping Your Angry Teen: How to Reduc...

Mitch Abblett

Are you at your wits' end dealing with an angry teen? This important guide offers frustrated parents powerful mindfulness tips to navigate heated moments of interaction with their child, as well as skills based in positive psychology ...

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Published: May 2017

Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every...

American Academy of Pediatrics

Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know is an invaluable resource for parents and caregivers of children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Prepared under the editorial direction of 2 d...

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Published: Oct 2012

Kids Beyond Limits: The Anat Baniel M...

Anat Baniel

Discover the revolutionary way to harness the brain's capacity to heal itselfSupported by the latest brain research, The Anat Baniel Method uses simple, gentle movements and focus to help any child, who has been diagnosed with auti...

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Published: Mar 2012

Toppling the Idol of Ideal: Raising C...

Melanie Boudreau

The stats are changing. It's no longer just the rare family who has a child with autism, ADHD, Tourette's syndrome, or other brain chemistry concerns. As parents raising children with these or other hidden disabilities, we need compas...

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Published: Mar 2015

The Child Who Never Grew: A Memoir

Pearl S. Buck

A "groundbreaking" memoir about raising a special-needs daughter in an era of misinformation and prejudice—a classic that helped transform our perceptions (Publishers Weekly). It was my child who taught me to understand s...

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Published: Nov 2017

321 Down Street (Volume 1)

Keven M. Card

What would you do if you were told your child would be born different... very different? When Sara and Jacob get the news that their baby will be born with Down syndrome, it threatens to destroy their marriage and their lives as the...

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Published: Mar 2015

ADHD & The Focused Mind: A Guide to G...

Sarah Cheyette

As a young boy, his difficulty in concentrating was diagnosed as ADHD. In school, his mind always seemed to wander until he found an activity that he liked. By using that one activity, his mother was able to teach him to focus and dev...

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Published: Sep 2015

Special Needs: Special Families

Avis Coleman

There is no way to describe the terror that stabs a parent's heart when he or she is told there is something "not quite right" with their child. There is denial, grief and ultimately acceptance. The people you'll meet in thi...

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Published: Feb 2014

Eating with Your Anorexic: A Mother's...

Laura Collins

An updated edition of the controversial memoir, Eating With Your Anorexic. New foreword, updates, and reflections by the author on a decade of advocacy in the eating disorder world.

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Published: Dec 2014

Understanding Your Gifted Child From ...

James Delisle

Understanding Your Gifted Child From the Inside Out provides an engaging and encouraging look at raising gifted children today. A follow-up to the best-selling "Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Childre...

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Published: Oct 2018

Dads of Disability: Stories for, by, ...

MR Gary M. Dietz

Dads of Disability™ is a collection of 41 essays and poems rich in context and imagery that illustrate a father's perception of and reaction to being a father of a child that experiences disability. From before and through birth, to...

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Published: Mar 2014

Not What I Expected: Parenting a Spec...

Rita Eichenstein

A pediatric neuropsychologist presents strategies to help parents of special-needs children navigate the emotional challenges they face.As diagnosis rates continue to rise for autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other development...

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Published: Apr 2015

Can I Tell You about Down Syndrome?: ...

Elizabeth Elliot

Meet David - a boy with Down syndrome. David invites readers to learn about Down syndrome from his perspective, helping them to understand what Down syndrome is and how it affects his daily life. He explains that he sometimes needs ex...

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Published: Oct 2015

Anxiety Relief for Kids: On-The-Spot ...

Bridget Flynn Walker

If you have a child with anxiety, you need quick, in-the-moment solutions you can easily use now to help your child face their fears and worries. Written by a psychologist and expert in childhood anxiety, this easy-to-use guide offers...

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Published: Nov 2017

Raising the Shy Child: A Parent's Gui...

Christine Fonseca

The fear of being judged by others in social activities is a common human experience, especially during childhood. But when the fear becomes all-consuming, it can disrupt daily functioning and the development of social competency. Rai...

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Published: Mar 2015

The Forgotten Child: "If She is Speci...

Anne Ford

After writing three books on learning disabilities, Anne Ford traveled the country and has been asked numerous times, "How can I balance my attention between my two children, one with LD and one without? The one with the disabili...

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Published: Mar 2015

The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: So...

James Forgan

Impulsive, scattered, lost, unfocused, unprepared, disorganized: These are just a few of the words used to describe kids with executive functioning deficits, which commonly affect many children already diagnosed with ADHD, learning di...

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Published: Apr 2015

Just Another Kid

Torey Hayden

"Just Another Kid is not just another book. This remarkable teacher's memoir reminds us that love takes many forms." -The New York TimesFrom the bestselling author of One Child comes the true story of six children impossible...

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Published: Apr 2017

One Child: The True Story of a Tormen...

Torey Hayden

This beautiful and deeply moving tale recounts educational psychologist Torey Hayden's battle to unlock the emotions of a troubled and sexually abused child who, with the help of Hayden, was finally able to overcome her dark past and ...

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Published: Jun 2016

Somebody Else's Kids: The True Story ...

Torey Hayden

"Were all just somebody else's kids . . . "A small seven-year-old boy who couldn't speak except to repeat weather forecasts and other people's words . . . A beautiful little girl of seven who had been brain damaged by terrib...

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Published: Jun 2016

The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Yo...

Lara Honos-Webb

As a parent, you already know that your child has many gifts. What you may not know is that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) related symptoms—the very qualities that lead him or her to act out and distract others...

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Published: Jan 2005

Children with High-Functioning Autism...

Claire Hughes-Lynch

Children With High-Functioning Autism: A Parent's Guide offers parents the information needed to help them cope with their child's autism and to navigate the path as they first perceive differences, seek assistance and treatment, and ...

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Published: Mar 2010

Parenting Gifted Children 101: An Int...

Tracy Inman

This practical, easy-to-read book explores the basics of parenting gifted children, truly giving parents the "introductory course" they need to better understand and help their gifted child. Topics include myths about gifted...

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Published: Apr 2016

Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive P...

Sheila Achar Josephs

Parenting a teen isn't easy, but parenting an anxious teen is especially challenging. Written by a psychologist and expert on adolescent anxiety, this essential book will show you what really works to overcome all types of teen anxiet...

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Published: Jan 2017
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