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Our Journey Through High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Roadmap

For the families who have contributed to this book, living with autism spectrum disorders has been a journey of self-discovery. With honesty and humor, they describe the ways autism has affected their daily lives, the challenges they have faced and the approaches they have found beneficial. They share their practical and original strategies for dealing with issues such as helping children to develop empathy and humor, developing and ...

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The Study of Children in Religions

Research in religious studies has traditionally focused on adult subjects since working with children presents significantly more challenges to the researcher, such as getting the research protocol passed by the Internal Review Board, obtaining permission from parents and schools, and figuring out how to make sense of young worldviews. The Study of Children in Religions provides scholars with a comprehensive source to assist them in ...

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The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

An absolute treat for the heart and mind, these 24 lectures demonstrate how to master the art of storytelling, offering insight into the process of crafting and delivering a tale to enhancing the stories you tell everyday - to your children at bedtime, in your conversational anecdotes, and in your presentations at work. Teachers, lawyers, clergy, coaches, parents, and anyone who wants to understand the power of stories to capture hea...

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Saying Goodbye to Someone You Love

"Named a 2010 Self Help Best Book by Library Journal "Saying Goodbye To Someone You Love" consists of moving narratives about end of life and grief. These personal histories are complemented by practical guidelines for those caring for their loved ones through the last stages of life. For those who are grieving, the true-to-life-stories demonstrate how others have navigated through the tidal wave of emotions and reactions that charac...

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Barry the Fish with Fingers

Fish come from all over the ocean to see Puffy the Puffer Fish's amazing bubbles. Big bubbles, small bubbles, square bubbles . . . they've never seen anything quite so amazing, that is until Barry arrives on the scene. Barry is a fish with fingers and he's going to put them to good use. The fish are amazed. Life under the sea will never be the same again . . .

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First Steps in Intervention with Your Child with Autism: Frameworks for Communication

One of the major difficulties for children with autism is in developing communication and language. The earlier this problem is addressed, the more effectively these skills can be improved. Inspired by research and clinical practice, this book addresses communication and language development of children with autism, from teaching non-verbal communication such as pointing, to moving towards spoken language. This book champions initial...

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How to Raise a Billionaire Genius

From attachment-parenting hugs to Tiger Mom discipline, the so-called experts offer plenty of contradictory advice on how to raise the perfect child. So don’t bother with their boring theories and instead follow the hilarious, if not so expert, suggestions in this book and surely (well, maybe) your precious offspring will turn out to be exactly what you want. •Forget Mozart—inspire a BILLIONAIRE in the womb by playing stock market be...

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Teaching At Home: A New Approach To Tutoring Children With Autism And Asperger Syndrome

Faced with the apparent inability of her autistic son Billy to learn and socialize with other children at school, Olga Holland decided to teach him at home. Where traditional educational approaches had produced limited results, the author's own method of teaching succeeded, over a period of two years, in enabling Billy to pass the test that allowed him to enter a class for gifted children. Teaching at Home explains the author's appro...

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Das Kindersicherheitsbuch

Je größer der Aktionsradius der Kinder, desto größer werden auch die Gefahren. Das beginnt bei Krabbelkindern und hört bei den Schulkindern noch lange nicht auf. Manche Gefahren sind den Eltern aus der eigenen Kindheit noch bekannt. Viele neue sind inzwischen dazugekommen. Verantwortungsvolle Eltern warten nicht, bis "das Kind in den Brunnen gefallen ist", sondern setzen ganz gezielt auf Prävention. Eine wirkungsvolle Hilfe dabei ist...

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Multicoloured Mayhem: Parenting the Many Shades of Adolescents and Children With Autism, Asperger Syndrome and Ad/Hd

Jacqui Jackson has seven children. Luke (author of Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome) has Asperger Syndrome, Joe has ADHD, and Ben has autism. Life is anything but straightforward, but the chaos of the Jacksons' lives is threaded through with humor and common sense. Full of anecdotes and lively thinking, the book explains vividly what it is like to parent young people with such a range of conditions, and provides a wealth of helpfu...