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The Everything® Parent's Guide To Children With Dyslexia

by Abigail Marshall

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia gives you a complete understanding of what dyslexia is, how to identify the signs, and what you can do to help your child.

The Everything Parent's Guide To Children With Dyslexia: All You Need To Ensure Your Child's Success

by Abigail Marshall

Dyslexia affects 10 to 15 percent of the U.S. population. If you're the parent of a child with dyslexia you should read this book. The Everything(r) Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia, by Abigail Marshall gives you a complete understanding of what dyslexia.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Executive Functioning Disorder

by Rebecca Branstetter

The vital skills children need to achieve their full potential! Being organized. Staying focused. Controlling impulses and emotions. These are some of the basic executive functioning (EF) skills children need to function and succeed as they grow. But what can you do if your child is struggling with one or all of these skills? With this hands-on guide, you'll learn what EF difficulties look like and how you can help your child overcome these challenges. Psychologist Rebecca Branstetter teaches you how to help improve the executive functions, including: Task initiation Response inhibition Focus Time management Working memory Flexibility Self-regulation Completing tasks Organization With checklists to help enforce skills and improve organization, The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Executive Functioning Disorder is your step-by-step handbook for helping your child concentrate, learn, and thrive!

The Everything Parent's Guide To Children With Juvenile Diabetes

by Moira Mccarthy Jake Kushner

As a parent of a child diagnosed with diabetes, you are faced with overwhelming, and sometimes frightening, questions like: Will my child be able to eat sweets again? How will I ever be able to let them go out on their own? What is the newest technology and how can it help my child? Is a cure really on the horizon? The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes helps you cope with the challenges of helping your children live happy, healthy lives while controlling the disease. This reassuring, easy-to-use guide features advice on: Adjusting to life with diabetes; Helping your children take control of their health; Monitoring diet and insulin levels; Handling emergencies; Finding support for you and your children. The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes helps parents deal with the challenges you and your child face when living with diabetes one day at a time. Moira McCarthy is a well-known parent in the diabetes community. She is the national chairman of government advocacy of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and volunteers as a Bag of Hope delivery mom to newly diagnosed families. An award-winning news reporter and magazine writer, Ms. McCarthy has appeared on CNN, many other national and local news programs, and twice on the front page of the New York Times. Jake Kushner, M.D., was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Laboratory of Morris White, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School. He has worked as an instructor in medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and as a faculty member in the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group and Cell Biology and Physiology Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with OCD

by Stephen Martin Victoria Costello

OCD can make a child's life difficult, turning simple tasks like homework and chores into almost impossible challenges. A child with OCD may feel stressed, worried, and even inadequate. Parents who suspect their child is suffering from OCD--or parents of a child with an OCD diagnosis--can now rest. This helpful guide helps parents with many issues: recognize symptoms; get an accurate diagnosis; find the right doctor and therapist; develop strategies for tackling schoolwork; and decide on the right treatment. Parents will learn how to talk to a child about OCD and devise coping strategies for school, sports, friendships, and other everyday situations. Children with OCD can learn how to enjoy life--without all the worry!

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with OCD

by Stephen Martin Victoria Costello Linda L. Simmons

OCD can make a child's life difficult, turning simple tasks like homework and chores into almost impossible challenges. A child with OCD may feel stressed, worried, and even inadequate. Parents who suspect their child is suffering from OCD'or parents of a child with an OCD diagnosis'can now rest. This helpful guide helps parents with many issues: recognize symptoms; get an accurate diagnosis; find the right doctor and therapist; develop strategies for tackling schoolwork; and decide on the right treatment. Parents will learn how to talk to a child about OCD and devise coping strategies for school, sports, friendships, and other everyday situations. Children with OCD can learn how to enjoy life'without all the worry!

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with OCD: Professional, Reassuring Advice for Raising a Happy, Well-adjusted Child

by Stephen Martin Victoria Costello Linda L. Simmons

If you are the parent of one of the more than one million children with OCD, then you know what a confusing and disruptive disorder it can be. OCD can turn even simple tasks like homework and chores into almost impossible challenges. A child with OCD may feel stressed, worried, frustrated, frightened, and out of control.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Dealing with Bullies

by Deborah Carpenter Christopher J. Ferguson

Mocking. Namecalling. Physical aggression. These experiences are all forms of bullying that can wreak havoc on a child's self-esteem, safety, and general happiness. Both parents of bullied children and parents of bullies and are in a difficult situation: They want to protect their children and control their behavior without making the problem worse. Parents need a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to ensure that their children's education and quality of life are not compromised. This book helps parents learn to:Recognize the signs of bullyingFind out where bullying is taking place--at school, at a friend's house, or on the InternetUnderstand the differences between bullying among boys and girlsTeach social skills and assertiveness techniquesCommunicate with the parents of bulliesGet support from teachers, counselors, and other school administratorsHandle bullying situations involving children with special needsWritten by Deborah Carpenter, a social worker and assistant principal, this guide gives parents all the tools they need to recognize the problem, treat it properly, and prevent it from happening again.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders

by Angie Best-Boss

You don't know what to do. Your once happy, carefree child has begun abusing food and fallen into a pattern of disordered eating that is literally taking her life. You watch in horror as she binges and purges, starves herself, compulsively eats, or takes pills and supplements. There is no such thing as a harmless eating disorder. Your child is in danger and she needs your help. Children with an eating disorder need their parents to be prepared, engaged, knowledgeable, and ready to do battle on their behalf. With the professional, accessible advice presented here, you can get the support you need. This guide helps you: Promote positive body image--at any age Instill healthy eating habits Recognize warning signs Find the right treatment options Stay positive and encourage your child This book provides an all-encompassing look at eating disorders--the symptoms, the causes, and the treatments--so you can feel confident about the steps you need to take to help your child overcome this illness.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Emotional Intelligence in Children

by Korrel Kanoy

Put your child on the path to success! A child's emotional intelligence has been shown to be one of the strongest factors in whether or not that child will be successful later in life. A child with high emotional intelligence (EQ) has good self-control, resilience, and empathy--all factors that help build a foundation for a more grounded, satisfying, and successful life. With The Everything Parent's Guide to Emotional Intelligence in Children, you will learn how to help your child: Improve academic achievement and behavior. Achieve mindfulness. Understand emotions. Empathize with others. Improve self-confidence. Build inner resilience. This hands-on guide shows you exactly how to promote core EQ skills in your child and provides you with all you need to help your children achieve their greatest potential.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Emotional Intelligence in Children

by Korrel Kanoy

Put your child on the path to success! A child's emotional intelligence has been shown to be one of the strongest factors in whether or not that child will be successful later in life. A child with high emotional intelligence (EQ) has good self-control, resilience, and empathy--all factors that help build a foundation for a more grounded, satisfying, and successful life. With The Everything Parent's Guide to Emotional Intelligence in Children, you will learn how to help your child: Improve academic achievement and behavior. Achieve mindfulness. Understand emotions. Empathize with others. Improve self-confidence. Build inner resilience. This hands-on guide shows you exactly how to promote core EQ skills in your child and provides you with all you need to help your children achieve their greatest potential.

The Everything® Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline

by Carl E. Pickhardt

Is your child talking back? Refusing to do chores? Watching television and playing video games all day? You're not alone in your struggle to understand -- and control -- your strong-willed child!

The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising a Gifted Child

by Med Sarah Herbert Robbins

Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge. Gifted and exceptional children can seem self-sufficient, but it takes more than intelligence to lead a happy and fulfilling life. Your child need your support and advocacy in school, in social situations, and even at home. This guide shows you how to encourage and foster your gifted child from birth to adolescence, including information on How to determine if your child is gifted Options for school programs and activities Dealing with perfectionism and stress Setting realistic and healthy goals for your child Ensuring proper socialization and friendship Coping with jealousy and bullying from other children Packed with useful and professional advice, this is a reassuring guide to help your gifted child grow, thrive, and develop his talents.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising a Successful Child

by Denise D. Witmer

As parents struggle with these questions on a daily basis, The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising a Successful Child helps put their fears to rest, providing them with professional, reassuring advice on how to raise a "successful" child according to their own standards. The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising a Successful Child walks parents through all emotional, intellectual, and physical aspects of development. It's the first step in establishing realistic expectations, setting boundaries, and helping shape the mind of a responsible, well-rounded, happy young adult.

The Everything® Parent's Guide To Raising Boys

by Cheryl L. Erwin

With The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Boys, parents find the authoritative handbook they need to raise their boys right, from early childhood through the teenage years.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Girls

by Erika V. Shearin Karres

Raising a girl in today's world is more complicated than ever. How do you help your daughter navigate through her world of school cliques, confusing media messages, and pressures to be a "good girl"? Newly revised and updated, this guide gives you smart and comprehensive advice on the trials and triumphs of raising a daughter. Parenting expert Dr. Erika Shearin Karres prepares you for every stage, including:Handling tantrums, bad moods, and potty trainingDealing with cliques, bullies, and peer pressureCoping with puberty and menstruationKeeping up with texting, social media, and online relationshipsAddressing the issues of drinking, smoking, drugs, and sexEnforcing rules and disciplineDr. Karres shows you how to raise your girl with ease, skill, and confidence even in today's challenging world!

The Everything Parent's Guide To Raising Girls

by Erika V. Shearin Karres Rebecca Rutledge

Having kids is a challenging endeavor in itself, but bringing up girls in today's world can be especially difficult. The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Girls gives you the information and resources you need to raise happy, healthy daughters from birth to adolescence. Well-known parenting expert Dr. Erika breaks down what you need to know. From the differences between boys and girls to boosting their confidence and self-esteem to social and school issues, The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Girls prepares you for: - Handling tantrums, bad moods, and potty training; - Dealing with social issues at school such as cliques, bullies, and peer pressure; - Coping with puberty and menstruation; - Addressing the issues of drinking, smoking, drugs, and sex; - Enforcing rules and disciplinary action. With The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Girls, you will raise a wonderful daughter and develop a close relationship to last a lifetime.

The Everything® Parent's Guide To Raising Girls (2nd Edition)

by Erika V. Shearin Karres

Raising a girl in today's world is more complicated than ever. How do you help your daughter navigate through her world of school cliques, confusing media messages, and pressures to be a "good girl"? Newly revised and updated, this guide gives you smart and comprehensive advice on the trials and triumphs of raising a daughter. Parenting expert Dr. Erika Shearin Karres prepares you for every stage, including:Handling tantrums, bad moods, and potty trainingDealing with cliques, bullies, and peer pressureCoping with puberty and menstruationKeeping up with texting, social media, and online relationshipsAddressing the issues of drinking, smoking, drugs, and sexEnforcing rules and disciplineDr. Karres shows you how to raise your girl with ease, skill, and confidence even in today's challenging world!

The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Mindful Children

by Jeremy Wardle Maureen Weinhardt

Mindful kids are less stressed, more focused, and much happier! Mindfulness means paying attention on purpose. This sounds simple, but it's not always easy, even for children. Kids face stress every day as they try to fit in with their peers, worry about grades, and struggle to sit still in a classroom. With The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Mindful Children, you'll learn how practicing mindfulness can help your child refocus attention to reduce anxiety, control emotions and behavior, and even improve grades. Being mindful will help your child: Become more self-aware. Control emotions. Empathize with others. Achieve academic and social success. The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Mindful Children uses techniques such as meditation and sensory awareness to help your child gain more self-control and be less stressed. You'll also learn how to use mindfulness in your own life! With repetition, these exercises will help your children to manage their own emotions and reach their full potential, now and for years to come.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Mindful Children

by Jeremy Wardle Maureen Weinhardt

Mindful kids are less stressed, more focused, and much happier! Mindfulness means paying attention on purpose. This sounds simple, but it's not always easy, even for children. Kids face stress every day as they try to fit in with their peers, worry about grades, and struggle to sit still in a classroom. With The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Mindful Children, you'll learn how practicing mindfulness can help your child refocus attention to reduce anxiety, control emotions and behavior, and even improve grades. Being mindful will help your child: Become more self-aware. Control emotions. Empathize with others. Achieve academic and social success. The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Mindful Children uses techniques such as meditation and sensory awareness to help your child gain more self-control and be less stressed. You'll also learn how to use mindfulness in your own life! With repetition, these exercises will help your children to manage their own emotions and reach their full potential, now and for years to come.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Your Adopted Child

by Brette Mcwhorter Sember Corrie Lynn Player

For the estimated 2 million families in the United States waiting to adopt a child, the decision of which avenue to pursue can be overwhelming: domestic or international, older child versus younger, children with special needs--and the list goes on. This title offers all the information any potential or newly adoptive parent might need. This essential guidebook is packed with reassuring advice on how to handle the most common issues: questions to ask before adopting; bonding techniques--from newborn to teenager; adopting children with special needs; navigating international adoptions; helping the adopted child understand and cope with feelings of loss and abandonment; and navigating blended families, single parenting, or same-sex partnerships. With this book by their side, adoptive parents will bond with their child for a lifetime!

The Everything® Parent's Guide To Raising Your Adopted Child

by Corrie Lynne Player

For the estimated 2 million families in the United States waiting to adopt a child, the decision of which avenue to pursue can be overwhelming: domestic or international, older child versus younger, children with special needs--and the list goes on. This title offers all the information any potential or newly adoptive parent might need. This essential guidebook is packed with reassuring advice on how to handle the most common issues: questions to ask before adopting; bonding techniques--from newborn to teenager; adopting children with special needs; navigating international adoptions; helping the adopted child understand and cope with feelings of loss and abandonment; and navigating blended families, single parenting, or same-sex partnerships. With this book by their side, adoptive parents will bond with their child for a lifetime!

The Everything Parent's Guide to Sensory Integration Disorder

by Terri Mauro Sharon A. Cermak

For kids living with Sensory Integration Disorder, the world can be a scary place, full of potentially stressful experiences. Kids with Sensory Integration Disorder can howl in discomfort over the feel of a shirt tag or a sock seam on bare skin. They may find the sound of a whisper to be as loud and frightening as a siren, and may perceive the caring touch of a parent or jostling in the school lunch line as equivalent to an assault.The Everything Parent's Guide to Sensory Integration Disorder:Provides an in-depth definition of Sensory Integration Disorder and explains its effectsHighlights occupational therapy treatments and explains techniques you can use outside of the therapist's office to calm your childIncludes helpful advice for parents teaching their children how to deal with this disorder at school, home, and play, from childhood through adulthoodIn The Everything Parent's Guide to Sensory Integration Disorder, you'll find the answers you need as you search for ways to help your child. This reassuring handbook examines various forms of treatment and therapy, and provides professional advice for helping children with SID succeed in school, at home, and with friends.

The Everything® Parent's Guide To Sensory Integration Disorder

by Terri Mauro

This reassuring handbook examines various forms of treatment and therapy, and provides professional advice for helping children with SID succeed in school, at home, and with friends.

The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education

by Amanda Morin

Be your child's best advocate! Children with special needs who succeed in school have one thing in common--their parents are passionate and effective advocates. It's not an easy job, but with The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education, you will learn how to evaluate, prepare, organize, and get quality services, no matter what your child's disability. This valuable handbook gives you the tools you need to navigate the complex world of special education and services, with information on: Assessment and evaluation Educational needs for different disabilities, including multiple disabilities Current law, including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Working within the school system to create an IEP The importance of keeping detailed records Dealing with parent-school conflict With worksheets, forms, and sample documents and letters, you can be assured that you'll have all you need to help your child thrive--in school and in life!

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