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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parents who have: Anger and Hostility Inconsistent Parenting Styles Anxieties A Project Blaming Approach Emotionally Withdrawn Behaviour Lack of Follow-Through Mental Health Issues An Oppositional Disposition Reluctance to Own Responsibilities Alcohol/Drug Problems Memories...

  • Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Play

    Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Play

    by Deborah D Gray

    Capturing the warmth and fun of forming close relationships with children, this book offers simple advice to parents of children who find it difficult to attach and bond -- whether following adoption, divorce or other difficult experiences. Attachment therapist Deborah D. Gray describes how to use the latest thinking on attachment in your daily parenting. She reveals sensory techniques which have proven to help children bond -- straightforward activities like keeping close eye contact or stroking a child's feet or cheeks -- and explains why routines like mealtimes and...

  • 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...

  • Body Safety Education: A parents' guide to protecting kids from sexual abuse

    Body Safety Education: A parents' guide to protecting kids from sexual abuse

    by Jayneen Sanders

    A step-by-step guide for parents and carers on how to protect children from sexual abuse through personal Body Safety Education. This guide contains simple, practical and age-appropriate ideas, as well as important information on how abusers groom. Body Safety knowledge empowers children. It goes a long way in keeping them safe from sexual abuse, and ensuring they grow up as assertive and confident teenagers and adults. There is no downside!   *Reviews*  “This excellent book is packed full of helpful and practical ideas. It complements perfectly Jayneen’s wonderful children’s book  ‘Some Secrets Should...

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