|Author:||Chansky, Tamar E.|
Proven techniques parents can use to help their children break the debilitating cycles of obsessive-compulsive disorder and take control of their own lives. More than one million children in the USA suffer from OCD. Tortured by constant anxiety and the overwhelming need to make things "safe" by performing bizarre rituals, the... read more
One in six children encounter significant problems while learning to read; some one million children are being treated for learning disabilities. There are many books that deal with their academic difficulties, but when it comes to the social isolation and peer rejection that these differently wired children so often experien... read more
|Author:||John S. March|
Fourteen-year-old Eric is plagued by thoughts that germs on his hands could be making his family sick. Kelly, age 8, feels distressed if she can't count her pencils in multiples of four. No one wants to get rid of OCD more than they do - that's why Talking Back to OCD puts the power to beat obsessions and compulsions in their... read more
In this must-read volume for all parents, would-be parents and educators, Dr Robin Pauc, an expert in child neurology, approaches learning difficulties, including, Dyslexia, ADD, OCD, ADHD, Dyspraxia and Tourette's syndrome of Childhood, from a truly ground-breaking perspective. All human babies are born prematurely and devel... read more
|Author:||Ronald D. Davis|
The Gift of Dyslexia explores a fascinating hypothesis about dyslexia. The author, Ronald D. Davis, is himself dyslexic. He points out that many famous people were dyslexic, including Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison. Perhaps they succeeded in spite of dyslexia, but they may have succeeded because of the unique way t... read more
Provides those working with dyslexic children one hundred ideas of how to support their learning development. This guide includes lists that range from identifying the needs of individual pupils and their learning styles to developing pupils reading, writing, numeric and communication skills.
|Author:||Gianni L. Faedda|
When a child or adolescent is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it's hard for his or her parents to know exactly what to do. What constitutes an effective therapeutic approach to help their bipolar child navigate childhood and adolescence? In this book, a psychiatrist and a psychologist, both specialising in mood disorders, of... read more
I'm Not Stupid, Lazy or Dumb has been written to make a positive difference for people with learning disabilities - young and old - and those working with them. It is essential that much more is known about this subject by teachers, parents and the general public - and this book fills many of the gaps in understanding.
|Author:||James T Webb, PhD|
Our brightest, most creative children and adults are often being misdiagnosed with behavioral and emotional disorders such as ADHD, Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, Bipolar, OCD, or Asperger's. Many receive unneeded medication and inappropriate counseling as a result. Physicians, psychologists, and counselors are unaware of cha... read more
Down But Not Out is a true account of the life of a girl who has Down syndrome. It is a true story that offers a fascinating and revealing insight into Lee's joys and trials as she moves through her childhood years and develops into a young adult. Through conversations and interviews with Lee's parents, teachers, siblings, fr... read more
|Author:||Carol Stock Kranowitz|
Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction "Difficult." "Picky." "Oversensitive." "Clumsy." "Unpredictable." "Inattentive." Children who have been labeled with words like these may actually be suffering from Sensory Integration Disorder - a very common, but frequently misdiagnosed, condition that... read more
Defines Sensory Defensive Disorder as a frequently misdiagnosed problem, noting the factors that contribute to the disorder while presenting a holistic treatment approach that discusses sensory-motor strategies, occupational therapy, and other interventions.
|Author:||Carol Stock Kranowitz|
The Out-of-Sync Child broke new ground by identifying Sensory Processing Disorder, a common but frequently misdiagnosed problem in which the central nervous system misinterprets messages from the senses. This newly revised edition features additional information from recent research on vision and hearing deficits, motor skill... read more
Written by a teenage dyspraxic, this inspiring book is a unique practical guide for dyspraxics and those around them struggling and determined to get to grips with the social, physical and psychological chaos caused by developmental co-ordination disorders (DCDs). In her own conversational style, Victoria Biggs discusses both... read more
|Author:||Alan M. Hultquist|
Designed to help adults explain dyslexia to children, this book provides information about common types of dyslexia: trouble with sounds, trouble remembering how letters and words look, trouble finding words, and mixed dyslexia. It includes examples for children and activities for parents to do with their children.
|Author:||Cecil R. Reynolds|
How to get past the myths, tap into the creativity of the ADHD mind, and thrive ADHD affects millions of people-some 3 to 5% of the general population.
What are ADD and ADHD? How can kids diagnosed with ADD and ADHD help themselves succeed in school, get along better at home, and form healthy, pleasurable relationships? In kid-friendly language and a format that welcomes reluctant and easily-distracted readers, this comprehensive survival guide helps kids know they're not al... read more
"All Dogs Have ADHD" takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), using images and ideas from the canine world to explore a variety of traits that will be instantly recognisable to those who are familiar with ADHD. Following the style of the award-winning "All Cats Have Asperger... read more
|Author:||Ronald D. Davis with Eldon M Braun|
New Methods for Correcting ADD, ADHD, Math and Handwriting Problems.Using the proven methods he developed to overcome dyslexia, Ron Davis adapts those techniques to help sufferers triumph over a variety of common learning disabilities, including:Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) ADHD (the hyperactive variety) Math deficiency (... read more
Not all these books are in stock (our shop is not big enough!) but we can order them all. Most will arrive within two weeks. Books aimed at adults with Aspergers & Autism see under the category Health - Aspergers & Autism
Autism New Zealand estimates that up to 20,000 New Zealanders are directly affected by autism, and parents and professionals are hungry for authoritative new perspectives on this baffling disease.
Written as both a moving memoir and an international survey of autism by a journalist and father of an autistic child, A Per... read more