Family & Childhood Studies
How We Use Our Autism and Asperger Traits to Shine in Life
Writers from around the world - including Temple Grandin, Donna Williams, Deborah Lipsky, and Wendy Lawson -- share their experiences of creating a successful life on the autism spectrum.
Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills
A practical introduction to using gardening with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and special needs to teach valuable social, emotional and sensory skills.
How Children (and Frogs) Can Use the Breath to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension
This practical guide to yoga breathing techniques is focused on helping children to cope with difficult emotions and situations.
Identifying and Overcoming Blocks to Concentration, Self-Esteem and School Success with Vision Therapy
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.
The classic child welfare text on understanding the experience of children in an out of home placement and how to help them. It explains relevant psychological theory and provides practical guidance on how to provide the best care. Case studies and exercises feature throughout.
Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control
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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