Family & Childhood Studies

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Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides guidance on how to grandparent a child with special needs and give parents the added support they need. From coming to terms with a diagnosis, to helping with the transition from adolescence to adulthood, the book gives clear advice on grandparenting a child with special needs throughout their life.

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Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Death

What Children Need to Know

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Death is never an easy subject for discussion and adults often struggle to find the right words when talking about it with children. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings on the subject of death and provides parents and other caring adults with guidance on how to respond to difficult questions.

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A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book presents a short introduction to what 'attachment' means and how to recognise attachment disorders in children. The author explains how complex problems in childhood may stem from the parent-child relationship during a child's early formative years, and later from the child's engagement with the broader social world.

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Talking With Bereaved People

An Approach for Structured and Sensitive Communication

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book shows how you can embark on a process of sensitive conversation that helps the bereaved person to come to terms with their grief. Dodie Graves outlines a practical framework of six elements for conversing with bereaved people in a structured but flexible way that avoids prescriptive instructions.

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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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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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Attaching in Adoption

Practical Tools for Today's Parents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book covers everything prospective or actual adoptive parents need to know to promote healthy attachment in their child.

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