This unique book has been recently developed by a very experienced NZ counsellor who needed resources to help explain the concepts of personal and private to young clients with a developmental disability, who otherwise struggle to understand them. John Hibbs has worked extensively with disabled young people to assist them to understand their sexuality and appropriate behaviour.
This illustrated, colourful book, with its easy to read sentences and explanations, helps young readers learn about personal and private boundaries and how to respect them.
A valuable new tool for counsellors, psychologists, therapists and teachers seeking to reinforce appropriate behaviour relating to what’s personal and private.
The book opens with the question: "How are you feeling today?" And this leads on to a spread by spread presentation of a wide range of feelings, including: Happy Sad Excited Bored Interested Angry Upset Calm Silly Lonely Scared Safe Embarrassed Shy Confident Worried Jealous Satisfied The final spread is about Feeling Better because sharing and talking about feelings helps us to feel better. The approach and design follows The Great Big Book of Families, with lots of different children in lots of different situations,... More info
One rainy morning after breakfast, Sam's Mother said to his Father, "My goodness, George, it is raining cats and dogs outside." "That's strange," thought Sam. When he looked up into the sky outside, he couldn't see any cats and dogs anywhere, no matter where he looked. All he could see were giant raindrops and big puddles… The One and Only Sam is the story of a boy who, like many children, struggles to understand non-literal expressions. This can be a particular problem for children with Asperger Syndrome, who tend... More info
My two super dads say I'm a gift and that they love me heaps, that's why they always tell me I'm theirs...for keeps... Families come in all different shapes, sizes and makeup these days. This family has two dads and shares the story of day to day life: cooking, games and fun all around! Excerpt: My two dads love me so much, they tuck me into bed every night with a story and kiss on my head and a big bear hug so I sleep tight” *Subject* Surrogate mothers... More info