The Parent S Guide To Down Syndrome

Author: Jen Jacob
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440592918
Size: 13,99 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Help your child succeed and thrive! As a parent of a child diagnosed with Down syndrome, you may be feeling unsure of what to do next or where your child's journey will take you. In this book, authors Jen Jacob and Mardra Sikora share their experiences and guide you through life with Ds with expert advice from diagnosis to adulthood. Each page teaches you ways to support your child through major milestones; nurture their development; and ensure that they succeed behaviorally, socially, and cognitively. You'll also find valuable information on: Sharing the news with loved ones Transitioning into primary school Developing your child's social skills Discussing future opportunities, including employment and housing options With The Parent's Guide to Down Syndrome, you will have the tools you need to raise a happy, healthy, and thriving child.

A Parent S Guide To Down Syndrome

Author: Siegfried M. Pueschel
Editor: Brookes Pub
Size: 19,98 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Crossing the lifespan, this best-selling book on parenting a child with Down syndrome highlights developmental stages and shows recent advances that can improve the quality of life for children with Down syndrome.

Babies With Down Syndrome

Author: Karen Stray-Gundersen
ISBN: 9780933149649
Size: 17,62 MB
Format: PDF
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Offers advice on issues such as prenatal testing, developmental expectations, medical needs, legal help, educational assistance, and familial adjustment

Understanding Children A Parent S Guide To Child Psychology

Editor: Launchpoint Publishing
ISBN: 1907138005
Size: 11,89 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 707

A Parent S Guide To Asperger Syndrome And High Functioning Autism First Edition

Author: Sally Ozonoff
Editor: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606238256
Size: 11,29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 669

Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism are detected earlier and more accurately today than ever before. Children and teens with these disorders often stand out for their precocious intelligence and language abilities--yet profound social difficulties can limit every aspect of their lives. This hopeful, compassionate guide shows parents how to work with their child's unique impairments and capabilities to help him or her learn to engage more fully with the world and live as self-sufficiently as possible. From leading experts in the field, the book is packed with practical ideas for helping children relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and participate more fully in school and family life. It also explains what scientists currently know about autistic spectrum disorders and how they are diagnosed and treated. Real-life success stories, problem-solving ideas, and matter-of-fact advice on everything from educational placements to career planning make this an indispensable reference that families will turn to again and again.

A Parent S Guide To Autism

Author: Charles Hart
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671750992
Size: 13,14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Describes the causes and symptoms of autism, explains what can be done to help those suffering from autism lead fuller lives, and discusses diet, medications, exercise, and physical therapy

Speaking Of Apraxia

Author: Leslie A. Lindsay
ISBN: 9781606130612
Size: 14,16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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At last, a parents? guide to understanding, treating, and living with childhood apraxia (CSA). Written in an empathic style by a parent who ?has been there?, SPEAKING OF APRAXIA offers hope and practical advice for parents of toddlers to teens with this neurologically-based motor speech disorder. Characterized by difficulties with planning and producing the complex set of movements necessary for intelligible speech, CSA can be a child's only diagnosis or can be accompanied by other special needs such as learning disabilities, Down syndrome, or autism. Parents and professionals will appreciate the author's clear explanations of everything from diagnosing CSA, working with speech language pathologists (SLPs), to understanding how to distinguish it from other speech disorders, and getting appropriate early intervention and special education support. Drawing on the latest research, professionals? insights, her own and other parents? experience, the author covers these important topics: ?I: The Straight Scoop on Speech Basics--CSA definition; An Overview of Speech & Language; Where to Get Help and What to Ask; Your First Appointment with an SLP ?II: Now What?!--Getting, Coping with and Understanding the Diagnosis; Health & Genetics; All about Speech Therapy ?III: Helping Your Child--Complementary and Alternative Medical and Treatment Approaches (Diet, Music, Movement Therapy and More) ?IV: Off to School--Getting Ready; Special Education Ins & Outs; Phonological Awareness; Reading Issues ?V: Coping & Hoping--Dealing with Emotions and Family Life; What the Future May Hold; Networking, Support Groups, and Advocacy ?Appendices: Information on insurance, summer camps and enrichment programs, a history of CSA, and a glossary of terms. SPEAKING OF APRAXIA is a comprehensive and authoritative resource any family, SLP, occupational therapist, or pediatric practice will be glad to own or recommend.

A Parent S Guide To Developmental Delays

Author: Laurie LeComer
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399532313
Size: 16,57 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 440

An expert in special education explains how parents can identify developmental problems in their children, with guidelines on how to spot the signs of abnormal development in the areas of speech, movement, learning, and more, with advice on how to confirm a diagnosis, develop a treatment plan, obtain professional assistance, and overcome challenges. Original.

The Everything Parent S Guide To Raising Siblings

Author: Linda Sonna
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440523711
Size: 15,91 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 617

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

A Parent S Guide To Cystic Fibrosis

Author: Burton L. Shapiro
Editor: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816614882
Size: 13,90 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 123

Explains the physical effects of cystic fibrosis, describes the therapies used to control it, and surveys current research.