Family & Childhood Studies
In this book, case studies are presented to illustrate the functioning of community care to provide services for people with learning difficulties/disabilities and with intellectual and multiple disabilities. Further chapters give consideration to the issues concerned with the promotion of independent living.
Raising Responsible Teenagers combines comprehensive discussion about child development with practical advice on parenting styles and discipline techniques. Each stage of child development is discussed, creating a picture of where the child 'is at' on entering adolescence.
Paula Crimmens shows that working with older people can be made exciting and stimulating by using storymaking as a basis. Echoing the oral tradition of mankind, the book shows how to use a variety of traditional stories - including myths, folk tales and fairy stories - to work creatively with older people, particularly in groups.
Understanding and Implementing Special Diets to Aid in the Treatment of Autism and Related Developmental Disorders
Lewis explains how and why to implement a dietary intervention strategy for children and adults with autism. Drawing on her own success with removing gluten and casein from her son's diet, she answers the questions parents and professionals may have about choosing a dietary intervention. She provides over 150 recipes to get started on the diet.
In this study of women learning disabilities, Michelle McCarthy investigates how these women experience their sexual lives, basing her research on interviews with the women themselves. She argues the importance of informing the work of those responsible at research, practice and policy levels with the voices of people with learning disabilities.
Guidelines for Working with Bereaved Children Second Edition
Children have long been the "forgotten mourners". This new and revised edition raises awareness of the sensitive issues involved for bereaved children, highlighting their needs and their emotional and behavioural responses when a bereavement occurs.
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