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  • Chris P. Bacon – My life so far…

    Chris P. Bacon – My life so far…

    by Len Lucero

    Chris P. Bacon is one lucky pig: He was born without the use of his hind legs and was taken to a vet with the request that he be euthanized. The veterinarian, Len Lucero, took one look at the little guy who appeared happy and healthy and vowed to keep him. Chris went home with Dr. Len and within a matter of weeks became he became a YouTube and talk-show sensation when his adopted dad, veterinarian Len Lucero, posted a video online of tiny Chris learning how to...

  • Critical Multicultural Practice in Social Work: New perspectives and practices

    Critical Multicultural Practice in Social Work: New perspectives and practices

    by Dr Sharlene Nipperess

    A guide to the theory and practice of effective and sensitive multicultural approaches across a range of settings including aged care, disability services and child protection, suitable for both students and practitioners. Critical multicultural practice, rather than being a specialism, is integral to Australian social work. Drawing on critical race theory, critical multiculturalism, intersectionality and critical reflection as practice theory, this major new edited collection challenges many of the dominant assumptions of cross-cultural social work and provides instead a new model of transformative engagement. Key concepts are considered, including identity, culture, diversity...

  • Developing Personal Safety Skills in Children with Disabilities

    Developing Personal Safety Skills in Children with Disabilities

    by Freda Briggs

    Although child protection has become a major issue, the abuse of children with disabilities has been largely ignored. International research shows that this group of children is at greatest risk from all forms of maltreatment. However, the needs of children with disabilities are not being met - first, because these children are not being acknowledged as a target population by the community at large and, second, because service providers are so overwhelmed by other problems that they have not begun to take up the challenge of addressing the special...

  • Focused: ADHD & ADD Parenting Strategies for Children with Attention Deficit Disorder

    Focused: ADHD & ADD Parenting Strategies for Children with Attention Deficit Disorder

    by Blythe Grossberg

    Equip Yourself with Practical Strategies to Help Your Child Manage ADHD from Preschool to Adulthood Written by an expert with over 15 years’ experience in helping children with ADHD maximise their potential, Focused offers essential information to empower parents and provide immediate assistance. Learn to uncover your child’s considerable strengths and work around their obstacles with concrete, actionable strategies that improve executive functions, support emotional development and promote positive behaviour. *Focused will empower readers through:* A concise overview of attention deficit disorder in children and their different treatment options. Over...

  • Koala Company Therapy Ball

    Koala Company Therapy Ball

    by Mat Jones

    Soft, squeezable, multi-coloured ball featuring 30 expressive koala characters! Learning to recognise our feelings and communicate them effectively to others are key aspects of building emotional intelligence. These 30 koala characters are not just calm, cute and cuddly; they’re also happy, sad, surprised, disgusted, bored, excited, scared, angry, proud, cheeky—and any other emotion a child or adult may be feeling! Therapists, social workers, teachers and parents know how important talking about feelings can be. Soft and easy to catch, this Therapy Ball will help get a ‘feelings conversation’ rolling! Throw or roll the...

  • Motivate to Communicate!: 300 Games and Activities for Your Child with Autism

    Motivate to Communicate!: 300 Games and Activities for Your Child with Autism

    by Simone Griffin (Oz) and Dianne

    This practical resource is brimming with exciting ideas and guidance for motivating children with autism and other communication difficulties. The clear, user-friendly format enables quick access to over 300 practical, fun-filled games and activities for developing your child's communication skills. The book suggests creative ways to use everyday toys and objects. For example, if your child likes to pop bubbles, perhaps he would also enjoy counting bubbles, catching bubbles on a wand, stomping them with his feet or even playing bubble volleyball! The innovative ideas in this book have been developed...

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