Communicating with Children and Adolescents

Author: Anne Bannister
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843100256
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This text places action methods in a theoretical, technical and political framework and documents examples of good practice. Discussion of the application of action methods to work with young people focuses on differing issues and populations.

A Family Affair

Author: Curt Dudley-Marling
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325001012
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Drawing on a series of interviews with parents, A Family Affair provides an insider's view of what happens at home when school goes wrong.

Stuttering

Author: Barry Guitar
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1608310043
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Stuttering: An Integrated Approach to Its Nature presents the most comprehensive textbook on the topic today, providing an overview of the etiology and development of stuttering and details, appropriate approaches to accurate assessment and treatment. Exploring a variety of practice settings, this core introductory book grounds all topics in a firm basis of the disorder’s origin and nature. This edition has been thoroughly updated to address all current methodologies.

Stuttering Recovery

Author: Dale F. Williams
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1135598525
Format: PDF
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Stuttering Recovery: Personal and Empirical Perspectives is a highly original and engaging book serving to not only educate readers on topics related to stuttering, but also to stimulate discussion. The author interweaves personal accounts of people who stutter with informational chapters highlighting up-to-date research on recovery-related issues such as therapy, support groups, listener reactions, risk-taking, and dealing with family members and significant others. Reader-friendly and understandable, this book incorporates various perspectives to teach and illustrate the different aspects of recovery. Chapters are paired with stories presenting all sides of the recovery process -- the humorous and serious, the uplifting and frustrating, the thoughtful and emotional, and everything in-between. The result is a text that is entertaining and instructive. Stuttering Recovery: Personal and Empirical Perspectives is intended for undergraduate and graduate students, clinicians, speech-language professionals, people who stutter, significant others, and anyone else who has an interest in fluency disorders.

Current Issues in Stuttering Research and Practice

Author: Nan Bernstein Ratner
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1317777980
Format: PDF
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This state-of-the art volume is a follow-up to the 1999 publication, Stuttering Research and Practice: Bridging the Gap, edited by Nan Ratner and E. Charles Healey. Like its predecessor, the current book is an edited collection of the presentations from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Annual Leadership Conference in Fluency and Fluency Disorders. Among the topics covered are evidence-based practice, impact of the self-help and support groups, meta-analyses of selected assessment and intervention programs, current theories of stuttering, and the predicted path of stuttering intervention in the future. The authoritative representation of contributors offers the reader the most up to date presentation of fluency issues, with a special emphasis placed on the practical clinical implications of fluency assessment, treatment, and evolving theories of the disorder. The book is written for fluency specialists and graduate students in programs of fluency disorders. It will also be valuable for the clinicians who wish to upgrade their skills in treating fluency disorders.

The Secret Files of Phineas Foster

Author: G. B. Gurland
Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9781786293336
Format: PDF
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Thirteen-year-old Gabriel Marx helps his attorney father solve the murder of one of his clients.

Wikinomics

Author: Don Tapscott
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440639487
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The acclaimed bestseller that's teaching the world about the power of mass collaboration. Translated into more than twenty languages and named one of the best business books of the year by reviewers around the world, Wikinomics has become essential reading for business people everywhere. It explains how mass collaboration is happening not just at Web sites like Wikipedia and YouTube, but at traditional companies that have embraced technology to breathe new life into their enterprises. This national bestseller reveals the nuances that drive wikinomics, and share fascinating stories of how masses of people (both paid and volunteer) are now creating TV news stories, sequencing the human gnome, remixing their favorite music, designing software, finding cures for diseases, editing school texts, inventing new cosmetics, and even building motorcycles.