Family & Childhood Studies

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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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Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles

A Practical Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Inside Asperger's Looking Out

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Focusing and Calming Games for Children

Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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How Behavioral Optometry Can Unlock Your Child's Potential

Identifying and Overcoming Blocks to Concentration, Self-Esteem and School Success with Vision Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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