A seasoned expert and veteran parent, Chris Zeigler Dendy looks at key areas (academics, dating, driving, socializing, and greater independence) that make adolescence potentially more difficult for kids with ADD, ADHD, or executive function deficits. This new edition is expanded and refreshed with indispensable information on the latest DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, research, education strategies and… More Teenagers with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
This user-friendly book presents evidence-based, easy-to-use strategies within two major areas of stabilization found critical for students on the autism spectrum: sensory regulation and use of visual supports. With proper use of these strategies, the student with classic autism can get to GO! – feeling regulated and supported and, therefore, ready to learn and participate.
“Loud Hands” is an anthem of self-expression. In it, Autistic people write of their perspectives, of their pains and triumphs and all the things our society gets wrong about who they are and how they should be treated.
Parenting Pandora explores what motivates children with RAD, and how to use it to gain positive changes. It explains why standard parenting recommendations do not work and how the child perceives them. Practical tips and unconventional strategies for approaching common issues are described, as well as techniques to neutralize controlling behavior. Written by a mom… More Parenting Pandora: Understanding Your Child With Reactive Attachment Disorder
Disruptive misbehavior, constant power struggles, manipulative or aggressive behavior–the challenges facing parents and teachers of strong-willed children can seem overwhelming at times. That’s why thousands of parents and educators have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits With Your Strong-Willed Child. This revised and expanded second edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to punishment and… More Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries
Stemming from a wealth of both professional and personal experience, this guidebook combines real-life stories of challenges and successes with practical ideas for handling autism, every day. Autism consultant Alyson Beytien outlines over 150 tried-and-true techniques for home, school, and community. Alyson’s three boys cover the whole spectrum of autism, Asperger’s syndrome, high-functioning autism, and… More Autism Every Day: Over 150 Strategies Lived and Learned by a Professional Autism Consultant with 3 Sons on the Spectrum
Part memoir, part inspirational guide, this book that offers readers the ability to see life through the eyes of a young man with autism. Written by Tyler McNamer at the age of 17, Tyler not only details his challenges, but he also offers hope and encouragement to others who face seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Whether you… More Population: One: Autism, Adversity, and the Will to Succeed
Supported by the latest brain research, The Anat Baniel Method uses simple, gentle movements and focus to help any child, who has been diagnosed with autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy or other developmental disorders. In this supportive and hands-on book, Anat Baniel guides parents through the nine essentials of the method, each one designed… More Kids Beyond Limits. Breakthrough Results for Children with Autism, Asperger’s, Brain Damage, ADHD and Undiagnosed Developmental Delays
There’s nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your “smart but scattered” child might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: There’s a lot you… More Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential
When Love is Not Enough: A Guide to Parenting Children with RAD-Reactive Attachment Disorder brings hope and healing tools to parents and professionals working to help challenging children. Effective interventions, a full step by step plan, clearer insight and understanding make a powerful difference in helping children heal. If you want to make a difference… More When Love is not Enough: A Guide to Parenting with RAD-Reactive Attachment Disorder