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  • Discussing Sexual Health: Issues in Society - Volume 386

    Discussing Sexual Health: Issues in Society - Volume 386

    by Editor: Justin Healey

    According to the latest National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health, teenagers claim sex education in schools is inadequate and focuses too much on biology instead of issues such as the emotional challenges of relationships, sexuality diversity, pleasure and consent. This book presents the latest information on sexual and reproductive health for young people, and includes key survey findings and advice on a range of safe sex behaviours relating to teenage relationships, sexual pressures and consent, contraception choices, teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. The book sensitively explores...

  • Empty Brain - Happy Brain: Thinking is overrated

    Empty Brain - Happy Brain: Thinking is overrated

    by Niels Birbaumer

    Find the happiness of emptiness. Few things scare us more than inner emptiness. The presumed emptiness of coma or dementia scares us so much that we even sign living wills to avoid these states. Yet as Zen masters have long known, inner emptiness can also be productive and useful. We can reach this state through meditation, concentration, music, or even during sex. In fact, our brain loves emptiness — it makes us happy. Leading brain researcher Niels Birbaumer investigates the pleasure in emptiness and how we can take advantage...

  • Epilepsy

    Epilepsy

    by Gill Parkinson

    Epilepsy is neither an illness nor a disease, but rather a tendency of the brain to be triggered to cause a spasm, a seizure or a fit, when neurones malfunction temporarily. Seizures can vary from major attacks which involve the whole brain to very minor, momentary 'absences.' This engaging book provides advice on the most effective teaching and learning strategies that can be used in the classroom to help students with epilepsy. Highly readable, practical and informative, this book will prove invaluable for teachers, trainees, special education coordinators and teaching...

  • Expressive Arts Activity Book: A Resource for Professionals

    Expressive Arts Activity Book: A Resource for Professionals

    by Suzanne Darley & Wende Heath

    When coping with serious illness, invasive medical procedures, drug treatments, and, in some cases, terminal illness, art expression is a powerful method for dealing with physical changes, emotional trauma, interpersonal problems and spiritual dilemmas. It can also help relieve the stress of the hospital experience, which many patients find frightening and isolating, separating them from the comforts of home, family and friends. This resource comprises a collection of accessible, flexible, tried-and-tested activities for use with people in a range of care settings, to help them explore their knowledge of themselves and...

  • Food Refusal and Avoidant Eating in Children, including those with Autism Spectrum Conditions: A Practical Guide for Parents and Professionals

    Food Refusal and Avoidant Eating in Children, including those with Autism Spectrum Conditions: A Practical Guide for Parents and Professionals

    by G Harris & E Shae

    A guide for parents and professionals working with children with autism who have a restricted dietary range. It helps the reader to understand the behaviour and work with it, in order to gradually increase the range of food a child will eat. Informative and accessible, the book helps manage selective eating in all its manifestations. Many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have a restricted dietary range, and this book provides parents with advice and training on how to deal with this condition and achieve a healthier and more...

  • Help! My Child's in Hospital

    Help! My Child's in Hospital

    by Becky Wauchope

    *No refund on this item - Was $15.95* *Reduced by 15% - Now $13.55* How will you prepare your child if they need surgery? What will you take when you rush them to casualty? How do you cope with a prolonged stay in hospital with your child? You never know when you'll end up in hospital with your child. In a time of uncertainty, stress and possibly trauma, it's so important to be prepared, calm and in control for the sake of your little one. Following her son's 3...

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