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Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Charlotte E. Thompson M.D.

This book provides guidance on how to grandparent a child with special needs and give parents the added support they need. From coming to terms with a diagnosis, to helping with the transition from adolescence to adulthood, the book gives clear advice on grandparenting a child with special needs throughout their life. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-906-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, disability, Down's syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, families, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, special education, tics, tourettes

Small Steps Forward

Small Steps Forward

Using Games and Activities to Help Your Pre-School Child with Special Needs
2nd edition

Sarah Newman
Illustrated by Jeanie Mellersh

This new edition of an award-winning book includes up-to-date research and practice, providing parents and carers with a host of ideas to encourage their child's development. The games and activities use toys and materials which most children will already have, and involve no special preparation. They are also fun to play. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-693-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, developmental coordination disorder, Down's syndrome, dyspraxia, families, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, social work, special education, tics, tourettes

Supportive Parenting

Supportive Parenting

Becoming an Advocate for your Child with Special Needs

Jan Starr Campito

When Jan Campito entered the world of special needs, she trusted the experts to tell her what was wrong, and how to proceed to help her children. As she realized that no one else was stepping in to obtain appropriate help, she decided to take on that responsibility. Here Jan shares some of her experiences and what she has learnt in the process. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-851-1, royal, 256pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, disability, Down's syndrome, dyspraxia, emotions, families, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, tics, tourettes

Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needs

Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needs

Nancy J. Whiteman and Linda Roan-Yager

This book considers the challenges of caring for children with physical, developmental and mental health disorders and proposes methods such as learning to see events through your child's own eyes, celebrating their strengths and achievements and recognising how others can help your child. more »

2006, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-841-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, bipolar disorder, cerebral palsy, challenging behaviour, children, developmental coordination disorder, disability, Down's syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, epilepsy, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, intellectual disabilities, obsessive compulsive disorder, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, tics, tourettes

Special Brothers and Sisters

Special Brothers and Sisters

Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children with Special Needs, Disability or Serious Illness

Edited by Annette Hames and Monica McCaffrey

This is a collection of real-life accounts from the siblings of children with special needs, disability or serious illness, ranging from 3 - 18 years old. They explain, in their own words, what it's like to live with their siblings. These stories come with related tips to help siblings deal with some of the things that happen in their family lives. more »

2005, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-383-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 96pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, disability, Down's syndrome, dyspraxia, emotions, high functioning autism, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, tics, tourettes

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  • adolescence,
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  • adults,
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  • augmentative communication,
  • autism,
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  • bipolar disorder,
  • brain injury,
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  • cancer,
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  • carers,
  • cerebral palsy,
  • challenging behaviour,
  • child development,
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  • child psychiatry,
  • child psychology,
  • children,
  • children's rights,
  • cognitive behavioural therapy,
  • communication,
  • community care,
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  • constipation,
  • counselling,
  • creative therapies,
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  • dementia,
  • depression,
  • developmental coordination disorder,
  • diet,
  • disability,
  • disability law,
  • divorce,
  • domicilary care,
  • Down's syndrome,
  • dramatherapy,
  • dyslexia,
  • dyspraxia,
  • early intervention,
  • education,
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  • epilepsy,
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  • gifted and talented,
  • grief,
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  • infertility,
  • intellectual disabilities,
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  • law,
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  • memoirs,
  • mental health,
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  • messy play,
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  • nonverbal learning disabilities,
  • nursing,
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  • obsessive compulsive disorder,
  • occupational therapy,
  • offenders,
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  • pain management,
  • palliative care,
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  • Parkinson's disease,
  • pastoral care,
  • person-centred,
  • personal hygiene,
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  • pervasive developmental disorder,
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  • PSHE,
  • psychiatry,
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