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  • 101 Tips for Parents of Children with Autism: Effective Solutions for Everyday Challenges

    101 Tips for Parents of Children with Autism: Effective Solutions for Everyday Challenges

    by Arnold Miller and Theresa C Sm

    Do you need help dealing with your child's tantrums, inappropriate behavior or communication issues? Then this is the book you've been waiting for. Based on the principles of the Miller Method, this book is filled with effective tips for solving behavioral issues promptly in day-to-day situations. Miller's insights, compiled here and expanded upon by Theresa Smith, are based on an understanding of the cognitive and sensory needs of children with autism and how this can underlie certain disordered behaviors. This practical how-to guide will help you to identify causes...

  • 80 Creative Strategies for Working with Challenging Parents

    80 Creative Strategies for Working with Challenging Parents

    by Youthlight

    This unique and invaluable book provides eighty easy-to-follow strategies suggestions and activities for dealing with different kinds of challenges educators face when attempting to communicate and work with some parents. Included are helpful insights to help you understand why some parents may seem particularly challenging to professional educators. Then eighty strategies are offered on how to work with parents who have: Anger and Hostility Inconsistent Parenting Styles Anxieties A Project Blaming Approach Emotionally Withdrawn Behaviour Lack of Follow-Through Mental Health Issues An Oppositional Disposition Reluctance to Own Responsibilities Alcohol/Drug Problems Memories...

  • Attachment-Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children

    Attachment-Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children

    by Daniel A. Hughes

    An expert clinician brings attachment theory into the realm of parenting skills. Attachment security and affect regulation have long been buzzwords in therapy circles, but many of these ideas—so integral to successful therapeutic work with kids and adolescents— have yet to be effectively translated to parenting practice itself. Moreover, as neuroscience reveals how the human brain is designed to work in good relationships, and how such relationships are central to healthy human development, the practical implications for the parent-child attachment relationship become even more apparent. Here, a leading attachment specialist with over...

  • Be a Parent not a Pal

    Be a Parent not a Pal

    by Dr Jeff Kemp

    Parenting teenagers today is a tough challenge. It takes purpose, creativity, determination and patience - and some practical advice from people who know what they are talking about. Award winning specialist teacher, researcher, mentor and speaker, Dr Jeff Kemp, has spent 30 years helping parents ride the roller coaster of parenting. His knowledge, compassion, and enthusiasm has helped the most troubled of teens re-engage with school and family after almost being written off by a stressed education system and exasperated parents. Combining this wealth of experience with research and academic...

  • Building Children's Resilience: Essential Tips for Parents of Children birth-12

    Building Children's Resilience: Essential Tips for Parents of Children birth-12

    by Maggie Dent

    An essential pocket guide to Maggie's 10 Essential Resilience Building Blocks. Every parent wants their child to grow up happy, healthy, strong, kind and resilient. This book aims to guide parents in their everyday decision-making to raise kids who are just that. In our ever-changing world it is important to understand what resilience is and how to build it in our children. The capacity for building coping and enabling abilities, as well as help-seeking strategies and tangible life skills will help your children navigate the world ahead. The book condenses and...

  • Different Dads: Father's Stories of Parenting Disabled Children

    Different Dads: Father's Stories of Parenting Disabled Children

    by Jill Harrison

    Fathers of disabled children can feel overlooked when the focus of much parenting support is aimed at mothers. Different Dads is a collection of personal testimonies written by fathers of children with a disability who reflect on their own experiences and offer advice to other fathers and families on the challenges of raising a child with a disability. The fathers featured represent a broad spectrum of experiences. Contributors are drawn from a wide range of cultures; some are single fathers, others are married adoptive fathers. What they all have...

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