Understanding Stammering Or Stuttering

Author: Elaine Kelman
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1849052689
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Explains the characteristics and psychological affects of stuttering and helps adults learn how to build the child's confidence and alleviate the stammer. Original.

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Author: Maria Catterick
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857007580
Format: PDF, ePub
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Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a useful introduction to the most common non-genetic learning disability, which is caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Written by two FASD experts, it describes how alcohol can harm the foetus and disrupt development, and explains how FASD affects individuals at different stages of their lives. With the aid of simple, illustrative diagrams, photographs and charts, it shows how you can identify FASD and gives guidance on how mothers at risk can be helped. It also provides advice for parents or carers on how children, young people and adults with FASD can be best supported. Accessible and informative, this is the essential guide to FASD for social workers, family placement teams, child protection workers, foster carers, adoptive parents, midwives and teachers.

Stuttering

Author: Barry Guitar
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1608310043
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children

Author: Margaret Duncan
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857002532
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This straightforward guide offers a complete overview of Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) and gives practical advice for overcoming the difficulties it poses in a wide range of contexts from diagnosis through to adulthood. Starting with an exploration into the background of PDA that answers many of the immediate questions triggered when a child is first diagnosed, the book goes on to look at the impact of the condition on different areas of the child's life and what can be done to help. The authors present useful information on early intervention options and workable strategies for managing PDA positively on a day-to-day basis. They also examine ways to minimize common difficulties that may be encountered at home and school, making life easier for the child, family and peers. The final chapters tackle new problems that can arise when the teenage years hit and how to assist a successful transition from adolescence to adulthood. Illustrative case examples are included throughout, and the book concludes with a list of valuable resources for further information and advice. Full of helpful guidance and support, this user-friendly introductory handbook is essential reading for anyone caring for, or working with, children with PDA.

Naturally Pain Free

Author: Letha Hadady
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402265328
Format: PDF
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TACKLE YOUR PAIN THE NATURAL WAY Whether you've dealt with a lifetime of chronic aches and pains or suffer from a specific ailment, when you're in constant pain, relief is the only thing on your mind. Are you using the same over–the–counter painkiller to treat everything from toothaches to knee pain? If so, you may only be providing a temporary mask to your suffering—not healing it—and it's only a matter of time before the pain returns. Every pain is unique, from headaches to back strains to arthritis, and there's no one–solution–fits–all to alleviate your suffering. Natural remedies expert Letha Hadady knows that to treat pain you must focus on the cause. Organizing her advice by both symptom and type of pain, Hadady guides you on how to use a variety of all–natural herbs, extracts, and pills to ease and control the source of your suffering. Find Natural Pain Remedies For: •Arthritis •Sciatica •Backaches •Chest Pains •Nerve Pain •Migraines •Burns •Knee Discomfort •Carpal Tunnel Syndrome And More... Praise for Letha Hadady "There is no one else of Letha's stature, experience, and knowledge in the field of alternative medicine." —ALICE RHEE, NBC NEWS "The Martha Stewart of herbs." —CONDE NAST TRAVELER "Her encyclopedic knowledge of health and beauty is evident." —DAILY NEWS "Letha unearths the wisdom of the ancients." —NEW YORK POST

An Introduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals

Author: Alan M. Hultquist
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846425271
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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'This book does exactly what it says on the tin! Hultquist deals with the causes, types and sub types of dyslexia. He explains how dyslexia is diagnosed and remediated and gives appendices on agencies, resources and practical classroom strategies. I would highly recommend this book to parents who have just received a dyslexia diagnosis in the family, to professionals working with those with dyslexia and to specialist teachers to have as a handy reference/refresher tool. For all these audiences, Hultquist writes in such measured, clear and uncluttered prose that no one can take the journey from diagnosis to remediation without feeling that one is in the hands of someone who really understands the issues surrounding a dyslexia diagnosis, not only for the one diagnosed but also for the whole family and the professionals working with them.' - Dyslexia Contact 'This short, to - the- point book is an absolute "must buy" for any parent with a child with dyslexia, or any teacher with a child with dyslexia in her class. I asked a parent of a child with dyslexia to read this book and give me an honest opinion. Her reply is as good a recommendation as any review I can write: "I could see my son straight away. I now understand why he has particular reading and writing difficulties. I hope his teacher reads this book and is able to take note of this author's advice.".' - Special Children Magazine 'This is only a short book, but it is a model of consciousness and clarity. It covers much ground and should fulfill its purpose as an introduction for both parents and teachers who wish to increase their understanding of dyslexia.' -The School Librarian Journal This practical guide provides basic need-to-know information for parents and professionals and answers frequently asked questions about dyslexia. Using illustrative case studies, Alan M. Hultquist addresses many of the issues surrounding dyslexia, including possible causes and subtypes, means of testing, remediation and the controversial matter of "staying back" to repeat a school year. He identifies possible methods of classroom accommodation for dyslexic students in a range of subject areas. The list of useful resources at the back of the book can be used by parents and professionals to help explain dyslexia to children, and to help them find further information and teaching tools. This complete introductory guide to dyslexia is a must-read for parents of children with dyslexia, especially parents with children who are newly diagnosed, and for all those who work with dyslexic children and their families.

Understanding Dyspraxia

Author: Maureen Boon
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1849050694
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Revised ed. of the author's: Helping children with dyspraxia, 2000.

Developmental Psychology for Family Law Professionals

Author: Dr. Benjamin D. Garber, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826105264
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"[T]he best and most useful social science text I have read in a decadeÖ.It is comprehensive in its research and scope, clearly written and uses excellent case studies and examples to illustrate in simple terms what might otherwise be complex phenomena." --Dr. Tom Altobelli Federal Magistrate, Family Law Courts Sydney, Australia The goal of every family law professional and mental health practitioner is to improve family court outcomes in the best interests of the child. This book will assist readers in meeting this critical goal. Developmental Psychology for Family Law Professionals serves as a practical application of developmental theory to the practice of family law. This book helps family law and mental health professionals gain a broader understanding of each child's unique needs when in the midst of family crisis. It presents developmental theories with which professionals might better assess the developmental needs, synchronies, and trajectories of a given child. Ultimately, this book presents guidelines for making appropriate legal decisions and recommendations for children who have experienced crises such as abuse, neglect, relocation, divorce, and much more. Key topics include: Custodial schedules Foster and adoptive care Post-divorce disputes Termination of parental rights Psychological assessment and diagnosis Incarcerated parents and visitation rights Relocation and "distance parenting" Visitation resistance and refusal/reunification Parental Alienation/alignment and estrangement Theories of cognitive, language, and social development

Understanding Cerebral Palsy

Author: Marion Stanton
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857002562
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An invaluable starting point for anyone encountering cerebral palsy for the first time, this book provides essential background information on causes, types and symptoms, as well as vital advice about the treatments, therapies and sources of support available. Practical tips on everyday considerations such as communication, diet and education will help parents achieve the best quality of life for their child. A final chapter explores options after compulsory education and how best to support a young person making the transition to independent adulthood. Using personal experience and case studies as sources of inspiration, as well as a comprehensive list of resources to signpost readers to further information, this positive handbook will help parents and professionals more fully understand cerebral palsy and the different options available to people with the condition.

A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic

Author: Hans Wehr
Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
ISBN: 9783447020022
Format: PDF, Docs
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Das Dictionary ist die verbesserte englische Ubersetzung der 4. Auflage des Arabisch-Deutschen Worterbuches von Hans Wehr mit uber 13000 zusatzlichen Eintragungen, ca. 26000 Wortern mit ca. 20 Wortern je Seite.