Written in an easy, anecdotal style and filled with fascinating stories of real children and their parents, It's Nobody's Fault is an indispensable guide for anyone who lives or works with children who need help.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
In Parenting Your Asperger Child, Dr. Alan Sohn's and Cathy Grayson's groundbreaking Cognitive Social Integration Therapy (CSIT) offers practical solutions that help parents prepare their children for a fulfilling life of social interaction outside the confines of their syndrome, addressing such topics as:
- The six characteristics of Asperger's Syndrome
- How to identify a child's type of Asperger's—and the best approaches for dealing with it
- Understanding how an Asperger's child sees and interprets the world
- Replacing inappropriate coping techniques with productive skills
- How to survive and learn from a crisis
- How school programs can aid in teaching Asperger children - Making changes that last
Any parent of a child with autism, Asperger?s, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, or other developmental disabilities knows that special-needs kids often have food sensitivities and can be very fussy eaters. Plus, they?ve been told to avoid such common ingredients as gluten and casein, making it even harder to give them the balanced, healthy meals all children need.
Now, Judy Converse, a registered, licensed dietitian, offers new advice and guidance on how to use food as an essential tool for development. Based on the latest research, Special-Needs Kids Eat Right includes:
? Simple substitutions that can be easily customized to suit any child?s needs
? Advice for helping the whole family?along with school staff and caregivers?adjust and take part
? Strategies and tips for staying on track at restaurants, holiday gatherings, school parties and lunches, and overcoming obstacles
? Shopping and resource guides
? A long-term program for measuring progress and making adjustments
attend Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, Dublin. When their
children were younger, Ann-marie and her husband discovered that there
was little information available in a story format that explained CF
treatment in an age-appropriate way.
Catherine’s Time to Shine, is an exciting and easy-to-read book that
cleverly puts Catherine at the centre of the story and at the same time
explains in a child-friendly manner why she needs to take her Creon and
have regular physiotherapy.
All proceeds from sale go to Temple Street Children's Hospital.
In this groundbreaking guide, respected nutrition expert Karen Ryan
shatters the stigma of ADHD and offers an eye-opening new look at this
long-misunderstood condition. Dispelling the myths that have come to
define ADHD as an irreversible disorder, Karen shares the many facets
that make up this gift while offering an abundance of drug-free
strategies through which a child’s true creativity and character can
ADHD Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Drug-Free Strategies
for Managing the Gift That Is ADHD is a no-nonsense book designed to
help those who live with children and teens with ADHD. There is no
confusing scientific jargon here—just easy, everyday strategies to help
kids get back on track. Inside, you’ll learn all about the following,
and so much more:
- the real short-term and long-term consequences of treating ADHD with conventional drugs
- a safe, alternative multi-pronged treatment approach that addresses ADHD from angles drug therapy simply cannot
- hidden environmental triggers that can exacerbate ADHD
- techniques to restore a child’s productivity at school and beyond to help pave the way to a promising future
are many different sides to ADHD and therefore no one-size-fits-all
solution. Unlock the door to managing ADHD with better nutrition,
improved behavioral support, and targeted education. And take back the
reins without relying on dangerous medications and subjecting your child
to their adverse effects. Thriving with ADHD is possible—and the
secrets to making it happen are all right here in this comprehensive
To adjust insulin to allow for the foods kids love to eatTo help the child with type 2 diabetesTo plan meals that are nutritious and balancedTo play sports and games safelyTo handle sick daysYour child can maintain a busy schedule and still feel healthy and strongTo negotiate the twists and turns of being "different"To accept the physical and emotional challenges that life has to offerAnd much more
Bernie Siegel, M.D.
Author of LOVE, MEDICINE, AND MIRACLES
Barry Kaufman demonstrates clearly and dramatically, that the potential for happiness is inside each of us. He and his wife have observed that people who are most successful in finding happiness share certain traits. And he has used these traits to create six Shortcuts to Happiness that you can begin using immediately. Kaufman demonstrates clearly and dramatically how to make the choice by making love a viable, vital, useful force in our daily lives.
From the Hardcover edition.