The new edition of Dyslexia is written for parents of dyslexic children and the professionals who work with them, and provides information on the role parents can play in supporting their dyslexic child. This updated edition contains new material and up-to-date discussions of current research and programs. Empowers parents by providing them with strategies for dealing with a wide range of concerns including dyspraxia and dyscalculia New sections cover post-school issues, the emotional needs of young people with dyslexia and information on how parents can help at home Features information on some of the more popular interventions for dyslexia, and critical evaluations of ‘alternative treatments’ Includes first–hand accounts of parents’ hopes, successes and setbacks, and extensive lists of organizations and resources
Practical ADHD management techniques for parents and teachers The ADHD Book of Lists is a comprehensive guide to ADHD/ADD, providing the answers parents, teachers, and other caregivers seek in a convenient list format. This new second edition has been updated with the latest research findings and resources, including the most up to date tools and strategies for helping these children succeed. Each aspect of ADHD/ADD is fully explained, from diagnosis to intervention, providing readers with the insight they need to make the best choices for the affected child. Coverage includes the latest medications and behavioral management techniques that work inside and outside the classroom, plus guidance toward alleviating individual struggles including inattention, impulsivity, executive function and subject-specific academic issues. Readers learn how to create a collaborative care team by bringing parents, teachers, doctors, therapists, and counselors on board to build a comprehensive management plan, as well as the practical techniques they can use every day to provide these children the support they need to be their very best. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder cannot be cured, but it can be managed successfully. This book is an insightful guide to supporting children and teens with ADHD, and giving them the mental, emotional, and practical tools that boost their confidence and abilities and enable them to thrive. Investigate comprehensive treatments, including ADHD coaching Learn strategies for strengthening organization, working memory and other executive functions. Understand effective classroom management of students with ADHD Discover ways to help struggling children succeed despite the challenges The ADHD Book of Lists is the complete easy-to-reference guide to practical ADHD management and will be a go-to resource for parents, teachers, clinicians, and others involved in the care and education of students with ADHD.
"A DYNAMIC, POWERFUL, HARD-HITTING BOOK. IT OFFERS TREMENDOUS HOPE AS WELL AS UNDERSTANDING. IT COULD TRULY BE A LIFESAVER." - Abigail Van Buren, "Dear Abby" "I CONSIDER SUSAN FORWARD TO BE AMONG THE FOREMOST THERAPISTS OF OUR AGE." - John Bradshaw, author of Healing the Shame That Binds You and Homecoming Are you the Child of Toxic Parents? When you were a Child... Did your parents tell you you were bad or worthless? Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you? Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems? Were you often frightened of your parents? Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret? Now that You're an Adult... Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child? Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents? Do your parents control you with threats or guilt? Do they manipulate you with money? Do you feel that no matter what you do, it's never good enough for your parents? In this remarkable self-help guide, Susan Forward, Ph.D., draws on case histories and the real-life voices of adult children of toxic parents to help you free yourself from the frustrating patterns of your relationship with your parents - and discover a new world of self-confidence, inner strength, and emotional independence.
A practical guide to establishing positive relationships with hard-to-reach parents. Includes research-based techniques for teachers on how to reach hard-to-reach parents, carers, and guardians Explores the international perspective on successful parental engagement Provides practical help for developing closer relationships between parents and schools
A step-by-step guide to bringing up happy, responsible children… One of the greatest challenges any parent will face, is teaching their children the difference between right and wrong and helping them to learn good social behaviour, whilst maintaining a satisfying, loving relationship. Today, more than ever before, parents are concerned about their children's behaviour and its effect not only on the child, but also upon society. This step-by-step guide provides well-researched information for parents who want to positively encourage their children and teenagers to behave well and to achieve their full potential. A practical guide which incorporates plenty of useful advice on issues such as: ? Providing positive attention for children ? Using rewards ? Communicating Effectively ? Empowering Teenagers ? Negotiating Rules and Boundaries
A practical resource filled with information, tips, and checklists for helping kids with autism This useful, accessible guide offers teachers and parents a better understanding of children on the autism spectrum and provides them with the kinds of support and intervention they need. Written in an easy-to-read checklist format, the book is filled with up-to-date research, practical advice, and helpful resources on a wide range of topics. The book covers five areas: basic information on autism, checklists for parents, checklists for teachers, effective support strategies, and helpful resources. Provides vital, accessible information for parents and teachers working with children in the autism spectrum Contains a wealth of useful strategies, information, and resources A volume in the popular Jossey-Bass Checklist series Offers a comprehensive yet affordable resource Kluth is the bestselling author of You're Going to Love This Kid!: Teaching Students with Autism