Parenting

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Language Development in Children with Disability and Special Needs

Performative Communication

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This guide offers a programme to encourage language acquisition, and teach the child to use appropriate language and communication in differing situations. The author's early intervention programmes are widely practised in Sweden, and are based on the belief that language and communication develop as a key part of the child's overall development.

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Raising Responsible Teenagers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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My Social Stories Book

Illustrated by Sean McAndrew; Edited by Abbie Leigh White and Carol Gray
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The now-classic approach to teaching social and life skills to children on the autism spectrum contains over 150 stories that take children step by step through basic activities and difficult experiences, from taking a bath to goint to school for the first time.

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Parent's Guide to the Children's Homes Standards and Regulations

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Written for parents, this guide provides information on the expectation of children's homes located in England and the staff who work in them

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Parent's Guide to the Residential Special Schools Standards

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Written for parents, this guide provides information on the expectation of residential special schools located in England and the staff who work in them

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Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Lisa Miller guides parents through their two-year-old's development, from how to deal with a 'bossy boots' to understanding the central importance of toys, and the development of language and nonverbal communicative skills. She describes ways in which parents can help a young child express or resolve difficult feelings or jealousy.

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Understanding Your Three-Year-Old

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Louise Emanuel presents practical tips and a great deal of emotional reassurance for both the first-time and the experienced parent. She offers helpful guidance on a range of topics, from managing sibling rivalry and ensuring everyone in the family gets a good night's sleep, to encouraging conversation and imaginative solitary and social play.

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Parent to Parent

Information and Inspiration for Parents Dealing with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

After her son Jon was diagnosed with autism, Ann Boushéy soon learned that, for her, knowledge was the key to peace. Written from her own experience, this inspiring book provides the information that will empower parents who find themselves in her situation, and inspire them in their quest for the right diagnosis and the right help for their child.

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Working with Parents of Young People

Research, Policy and Practice

Edited by Debi Roker and John Coleman
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides practical guidance for a wide range of professionals working with parents and families, answering common questions such as 'How can parents facilitate their child's transition to secondary school?' and 'How can families best communicate about alcohol?'.

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Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Understanding 4-5-year-olds gives a thoughtful overview of the challenges that children face as they gradually move away from a strong attachment to their families and turn towards the wider world of school and life outside the family.

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