Family & Childhood Studies

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Attaching in Adoption

Practical Tools for Today's Parents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book covers everything prospective or actual adoptive parents need to know to promote healthy attachment in their child.

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Nurturing Adoptions

Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Provides professionals with the knowledge they need on neglect and trauma and how to help adoptive families.

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Autism All-Stars

How We Use Our Autism and Asperger Traits to Shine in Life

Foreword by Tony Attwood; Edited by Josie Santomauro
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Writers from around the world - including Temple Grandin, Donna Williams, Deborah Lipsky, and Wendy Lawson -- share their experiences of creating a successful life on the autism spectrum.

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Starving the Anger Gremlin

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management for Young People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This imaginative workbook shows young people how to starve their anger gremlin and control their anger effectively.

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Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs

Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A practical introduction to using gardening with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and special needs to teach valuable social, emotional and sensory skills.

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Frog's Breathtaking Speech

How Children (and Frogs) Can Use the Breath to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension

By Michael Chissick; Illustrated by Sarah Peacock
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This practical guide to yoga breathing techniques is focused on helping children to cope with difficult emotions and situations.

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How Behavioral Optometry Can Unlock Your Child's Potential

Identifying and Overcoming Blocks to Concentration, Self-Esteem and School Success with Vision Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This comprehensive guide to behavioral optometry and vision therapy will be a welcome resource for adults investigating how to best help children whose lives are negatively impacted by vision problems. It fully explains the variety of conditions that could be causing problems and the therapies, techniques and aids that can treat them.

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A Child's Journey Through Placement

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The classic child welfare text on understanding the experience of children in an out of home placement and how to help them. It explains relevant psychological theory and provides practical guidance on how to provide the best care. Case studies and exercises feature throughout.

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Focusing and Calming Games for Children

Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A book of games and activities to help children to focus, concentrate, and stay calm. The book includes a comprehensive but accessible theory section, and a host of games and activities suitable for use with groups or individual children aged 5–12. Ideas for adaptation for children with attention and concentration difficulties are included.

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Reimagining Intervention in Young Lives

Work, Social Assistance, and Marginalization

UBC Press

Documents the experience of poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and intervention, and their effects on young people’s lives and social networks.

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