Drawing from their own experiences of parenting children with special needs, interviews and workshops with parents, and research findings, Nancy J. Whiteman and Linda Roan-Yager explore practical ways in which parents can develop a resilient and positive attitude towards caring for their child with special needs.
Essays in Philosophy, Politics, Policy, and Law
This book argues that we need a new understanding of participatory citizenship that encompasses the disabled, new policies to respond to their needs, and a new vision of their entitlements.
An Anger Management Training Package for Individuals with Disabilities
This is a complete training package for helping people with intellectual or physical disabilities deal with anger in constructive, effective ways. It consists of 12 fully-scripted sessions dealing with topics such as recognising feelings of anger, learning to relax and think calmly, and being assertive and handling problems competently.
A concise, useful book based on research which identifies organisational, social and physical barriers to disabled children's inclusion in playgrounds. It suggests ways to overcome these barriers in the future
An Adolescent's Experience of OCD
As many as 2 in every 100 people suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and 16-year-old Joe Wells is one of them. Here, he tells the story of his battle with OCD from its insidious beginnings at age 9 and increasingly intrusive symptoms, to diagnosis at age 12. This book is packed with advice and coping strategies.
A Guide for Parents and Professionals
In this book, psychiatrists, speech, family and occupational therapists and neurodevelopment specialists present a range of behavioural and psychological strategies to help disorganized children improve concentration and performance in the classroom and deal with a variety of behaviour and social interaction difficulties.
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