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With The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asperger's Syndrome at your side, you'll take the first steps toward understanding this pervasive development disorder and how it may impact your child.
The clinical diagnosis of Asperger's can be intimidating for you and your child. Often the focus is on your child's "disabilities" rather than his "abilities," and you may be left wondering what you should expect as he journeys through life. "The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asperger's Syndrome, 2nd Edition" helps you take the first steps toward understanding how this developmental disorder may impact your child. This uncomplicated handbook introduces you to Asperger's and helps you to: Get a diagnosis and understand the resultsIdentify triggers that can lead to sensory overloadRecognize symptoms of meltdowns and work to prevent themEducate family and friends about Asperger'sDiscover support groups for yourself and your childNow revised and updated, this new edition includes information on educational concerns and social interactions. This is the only resource you need to help your child overcome the obstacles of Asperger's and find success and happiness.
What does it mean for your child to be diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Where can you go to understand mood disorders, depression, and the highs and lows associated with this condition?The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Bipolar Disorderis an authoritative handbook designed specifically for parents with questions about their child's emotional well-being, options for medication and therapy, and educational considerations. Author William Stillman helps you: Define bipolar disorder Recognize symptoms of mental health issues Find a doctor and get a diagnosis Heighten awareness of depression, mania, and mood swings Maintain healthy family relationships Navigate the teen years Complete with professional advice to help you cope with daily life, this all-inclusive resource provides reassuring answers for you and your child.
You've heard about cases of Asperger's, or perhaps have known a child with the syndrome. Now you've learned thatyourchild has Asperger's-what do you do? Let these two Asperger's experts guide you through the basic information you need to know to help your child. In this straightforward and helpful book, you will learn how to: Get the right diagnosis and understand the results Determine the best options for education Help your child learn to socialize with other kids Avoid sensory overload by recognizing triggers When Your Child Has . . . Asperger's Syndromedefines the syndrome in clear and complete terms that will help you help your child. Now, you can understand your child's needs and help him or her lead a happy and successful life. William Stillmanis the author ofDemystifying the Autistic Experience. He is on several autism/Asperger's advisory boards; has been appointed to Pennsylvania's Autism Task Force; and offers much more information atWilliamStillman. com. He lives in Hershey, PA. Vincent Iannelli, M. D. , is the author ofThe Everything Father's First Year Book. A board-certified pediatrician and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, he is also an associate professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He has nine years of clinical experience and now runs a private practice. Dr. Iannelli lives in Hearth, TX.
Commemorating the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, this collectible edition delivers an interactive experience, transporting readers over the rainbow and into the Land of Oz with its host of unpublished artwork, behind-the-scenes stories from the stars, and removable special features. Open the door to the Land of Oz and travel down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy and her companions on the journey of a lifetime. Learn the filmmaking tricks and techniques behind the film's realistic tornado, why Dorothy's shoes were ruby-colored, and how the filmmakers got a fleet of Winged Monkeys to fly. Authors Jay Scarfone and William Stillman reveal filmmaking secrets and information on everything from the film's pre- and postproduction to early reviews and publicity to never-before-published stories from the cast and crew, making it the definitive book on the subject. Beautifully designed with an array of film stills, Technicolor(TM) test frames, rare artwork and photography, and costume and set illustrations, this collectible edition provides an unrivaled glimpse at the land where dreams come true.
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