Family & Childhood Studies
A Practical Guide
An informal introduction to attachment and what it means for understanding and helping children who have experienced trauma, neglect or abuse. Doodles featuring throughout the book bring the ideas to life - ideal for parents or professionals caring for fostered, adopted and looked after children.
Diversity, Renewal, and Transformation
Exploring the diverse roles fathers play in their children’s lives, Father Involvement in Canada provides a timely synopsis of current knowledge while challenging many long-held assumptions about fatherhood.
From the best-selling author of All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD, this is the perfect introduction to how Aspies see and experience the world, told from their own perspective, for the people in their lives.
Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control
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.
Identifying and Overcoming Blocks to Concentration, Self-Esteem and School Success with Vision Therapy
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.
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.
Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills
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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