Family & Childhood Studies

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The Complete Guide to Creating a Special Needs Life Plan

A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Life, Resource, Financial, and Legal Planning to Ensure a Brighter Future for a Person with a Disability

By Hal Wright; Foreword by James Faber
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This comprehensive guide explains how to create a life plan for an individual with special needs to ensure they have the best possible future. The author offers knowledgeable advice and practical information on creating circles of support, employment and residential options, government programs, financial and legal considerations, and much more.

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No Matter What

An Adoptive Family's Story of Hope, Love and Healing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

No Matter What is the uplifting true story of an ordinary couple's journey from a diagnosis of infertility to their decision to adopt two children who suffered abuse in their early life. By turns heart-rending, inspiring and hilarious, Sally and Rob's story offers a rare insight into the world of adoptive parents.

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Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability

Stopping Insult and Injury

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability aims to throw light into the traumatic experiences faced by people with intellectual disability living in disability accommodation services, to make changes to policy and practice, and to offer strategies and tools for capacity building for practitioners.

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Putting Corporate Parenting into Practice, Second Edition

A handbook for councillors

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

With an emphasis on practical tools and training materials, this new edition will support the implementation of corporate parenting across the local authority by focusing on the leadership and commitment that members and officers can provide.

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Foster Parenting Step-by-Step

How to Nurture the Traumatized Child and Overcome Conflict

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Foster Parenting Step-by-Step is a concise guide to fostering that summarizes what to expect as a foster parent. It guides you through the different stages of a fostering relationship, including common issues encountered at each age and how to tackle them. This is a book that will empower fostering parents with successful parenting skills.

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Letters to the Home Front

Positive Thoughts and Ideas for Parents Bringing Up Children with Developmental Disabilities, Particularly those with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a source of support for parents facing the everyday realities of bringing up children with developmental disabilities, especially those with autism.

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Welcoming a New Brother or Sister Through Adoption

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Welcoming a New Brother or Sister through Adoption is a comprehensive yet accessible guide that describes the adoption process and the impact of adoption on every member of the family, including the adopted child. The book is peppered with real life stories and direct quotes from children, which make it a realistic and insightful resource.

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The Asperkid's Launch Pad

Home Design to Empower Everyday Superheroes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This unique book provides parents with all the help they need in planning their home environment to encourage their Asperkid superheroes to soar.

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Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted

Creative Ideas and Activities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is an accessible book full of tested techniques and creative ideas for professionals who may have little time and few resources, but who need to carry out life story work that works. The author describes the conditions needed to carry out life story work and feature activities to accompany the different stages covered.

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Good Practice in Promoting Recovery and Healing for Abused Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Good Practice in Recovery and Healing from Abuse: Adult Survivors is an extensive guide that gives insight on how to be creative in helping adult victims of abuse through the recovery and healing processes. The book features chapters written by practitioners and researchers involved in the different sectors of working with abuse.

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