Family & Childhood Studies

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A Very Capable Life

The Autobiography of Zarah Petri

Athabasca University Press
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Coach Yourself Through the Autism Spectrum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Coach Yourself through the Autism Spectrum offers an opportunity to access your inner creativity, resourcefulness, strengths, and abilities in order to create positive change in your family. Short sections on common problems such as visits to the doctor, community outings, bullying and child care make this book easy to read from start to finish.

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Alphabet Kids - From ADD to Zellweger Syndrome

A Guide to Developmental, Neurobiological and Psychological Disorders for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

'This book is aimed at parents and professionals and covers 70 childhood disorders, providing information on the causes, signs and symptoms, cures, treatments and prognosis. There are also case studies of particular disorders.'

- Nursery World

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Divorce and the Special Needs Child

A Guide for Parents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book takes a comprehensive look at every aspect of the legal divorce process, and addresses the legal issues that divorcing parents of children with special needs face. It guides parents through the initial hurdles of choosing the right lawyer for their case, and explains exactly how to work with them to achieve the best possible outcome.

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My Child Has Autism, Now What?

10 Steps to Get You Started

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This concise, no-nonsense book will enable parents to regain control of the situation and take the first practical steps towards a calm and happy life with their newly-diagnosed child.

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A Life in Balance?

Reopening the Family-Work Debate

UBC Press

This volume brings together feminist scholars from multiple disciplines to challenge the notion that work and family are two distinct areas of life in need of balance.

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Art in Action

Expressive Arts Therapy and Social Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The field of expressive arts is closely tied to the work of therapeutic change. As well as being beneficial for the individual or small group, expressive arts therapy has the potential for a much wider impact, to inspire social action and bring about social change.

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Transforming Law's Family

The Legal Recognition of Planned Lesbian Motherhood

UBC Press

Drawing on the rarely heard voices of Canada’s lesbian mothers, Transforming Law’s Family explores the legal dimensions of planned lesbian parenthood and proposes avenues for legal change.

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Age, Gender, and Work

Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

UBC Press

A unique examination of how age and gender inform the workplace and its culture in the new knowledge-based economy.

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Child and Youth Care

Critical Perspectives on Pedagogy, Practice, and Policy

UBC Press

This book reconceptualizes child and youth care by bringing critical and postmodern perspectives to bear on practices, programs, and policies.

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