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Tangled Webs By Barbara M. Robinson
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Bringing up a child is a time-consuming but rewarding task for any parent. But what is it like for the parent of a child with a disability? What then? Anxious and concerned parents, conscientious or... More > dismissive caregivers, arrogant or caring do-gooders, insensitive or dedicated professionals, all come together to form Tangled Webs through which the journey of a child with disabilities and her family are portrayed. This is the story of the dedication of the people who supported Sharon, who was born with Down Syndrome. She matures despite all headaches, problems, and doomsayers, to become independent from her family. It is a story of triumph in a world of adversity. Tangled Webs has a message for everyone in today’s society; parents, educators, social workers and medical care providers; anyone who has contact with people with disabilities.< Less
Fissie for Short By Jaclyn Goodpaster
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The story Fissie for Short begins in the womb and continues well beyond the classroom. This heartwarming, inspirational story is told in verse as it chronicles Felicity Goodpaster’s life... More > journey so far. It shares Fissie’s ultrasound pictures, professional and everyday photos, and some very special moments in her life. In addition to Fissie’s story, Fissie for Short also includes frequently asked questions about Down syndrome, Felicity’s favorite cookie recipe, and a series of compassion-building activities for children and parents to share. Educating everyone about Down syndrome helps to support the fresh perspective that people with special needs still have talents and abilities and that, as humans, we are more alike than different. Certainly, we should do our best to love and understand each other better. Fissie reminds us to be joyful in difficult circumstances, be content and happy with our lives, and love people for their inner beauty.< Less
Fissie for Short By Jaclyn Goodpaster
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The story Fissie for Short begins in the womb and continues well beyond the classroom. This heartwarming, inspirational story is told in verse as it chronicles Felicity Goodpaster’s life... More > journey so far. It shares Fissie’s ultrasound pictures, professional and everyday photos, and some very special moments in her life. In addition to Fissie’s story, Fissie for Short also includes frequently asked questions about Down syndrome, Felicity’s favorite cookie recipe, and a series of compassion-building activities for children and parents to share. Educating everyone about Down syndrome helps to support the fresh perspective that people with special needs still have talents and abilities and that, as humans, we are more alike than different. Certainly, we should do our best to love and understand each other better. Fissie reminds us to be joyful in difficult circumstances, be content and happy with our lives, and love people for their inner beauty.< Less
Practical Kindergarten Manual: 28 Tips to Make the Transition Easier By Dawn Lucan
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Will your disabled child be attending kindergarten this fall? There is so much information out there for parents of kindergarten students in general. You still have your own concerns as a parent of a... More > disabled child. Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience, will share her 28 tips and community resources to help make the transition to kindergarten easier for both you and your child.< Less
How To Stop The ADD/ADHD Nightmare By Diana Vogel
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Are you afraid your child is falling behind at school? The Kid Whisperer from Down Under reveals the SECRETS to solving your child's ADD/ADHD/Learning Difficulty in 6 minutes a day. It's every... More > parents' nightmare... Your beautiful child is falling behind at school. The fights, the tears, the tantrums... Being constantly wrong, teased and bullied. Feeling different, stupid, dumb and useless... Sound familiar? Your child is NOT faulty or broken! Having a Learning Difficulty is not a death sentence, nor a guarantee to end up on the scrapheap of life! BUT, if you take the wrong steps now... In this book you will discover the secrets to helping your child quickly, easily and naturally. The nightmare can be ended because your child's future lies safely in your hands.< Less
My feelings on having a sibling with a Disability By Janell Su Chin Lee
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Siblings of children with disabilities may sometimes be overlooked as the child with special needs receives more attention and care. This book teaches children the words to describe their feelings.... More > This helps them to manage those feelings instead of misbehaving just to get your attention. Young children can read this book together with their parents to stimulate discussions about their feelings. This illustrated book is narrated by a child who has a sibling with a severe disability. It is recommended that this book be used with the parent guide. The parent guide contains practical advice for parents to create a nurturing environment within the family, so that all the children at home, both with and without disabilities, will feel equally loved. Complete set includes: Parent guide: I need LOVE too! Story 1: My feelings on having a sibling with a disability. Story 2: Tori with Down Syndrome Story 3: Mike with Autistic Spectrum Disorder Story 4: Josh with Cerebral Palsy< Less
An Autistic Perspective: Death, Dying and Loss By Dan Jones
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This short book shares how death, dying and loss are experienced from the perspective of someone with autism, it explains the observable behaviours, the thinking behind these behaviours, and what you... More > can do to help the autistic individual. My hope is that by going into detail in an honest and frank way about my experiences, thinking and behaviours, this will help to give insight into the autistic mind. Throughout the chapters I share tips and ideas that parents, carers, partners or friends can do to help the autistic individual, and to understand them and interact with them in a way that respects their model of the world and way of managing things. I also break down the triad of impairments which are the three areas autistic traits fall into, sharing what you can do to help the person with autism and additional needs they may have and how these can impact on their handling of loss, dying and death.< Less
Mike With Autistic Spectrum Disorder By Janell Su Chin Lee
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This illustrated book is part of a series of books to teach children more about disabilities in simple, easy to understand language for children from 7 years and above. It is told from the... More > perspective of a child who has a sibling with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Young children can read this book together with their parents to stimulate discussions about autism. It is recommended that this book be used with the parent guide. The parent guide contains practical advice for parents to create a nurturing environment within the family so that all the children at home, both with and without disabilities, will feel equally loved. Complete set: Parent guide: I need LOVE too! Story 1: My feelings on having a sibling with a disability Story 2: Tori with Down Syndrome Story 3: Mike with Autistic Spectrum Disorder Story 4: Josh with Cerebral Palsy< Less
Josh With Cerebral Palsy By Janell Su Chin Lee
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This illustrated book is part of a series of books to teach children more about disabilities in simple, easy to understand language for children from 7 years and above. It is told from the... More > perspective of a child who has a sibling with Cerebral Palsy. Young children can read this book together with their parents to stimulate discussions about Cerebral Palsy. It is recommended that this book be used with the parent guide. The parent guide contains practical advice for parents to create a nurturing environment within the family so that all the children at home, both with and without disabilities, will feel equally loved. Complete set: Parent guide: I need LOVE too! Story 1: My feelings on having a sibling with a disability Story 2: Tori with Down Syndrome Story 3: Mike with Autistic Spectrum Disorder Story 4: Josh with Cerebral Palsy< Less
Living On the Autism Spectrum By Jeremy Tolmie
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This is a book about what it is like to grow up on the autism spectrum and not knowing it till your 17. I talk about all the up's and Down's that have happened in my life. All the problems in... More > school and with bullies and trying to find my way in a world that is not designed for people on the spectrum. You will get to hear in my words everything that has happened to me. From my first memories too being hospitalised too getting a job and having a girl freind . This is a must read for all parents of people on the spectrum and for anyone that wants to know what it is like to have Aspergers Syndrome or any form of autism.< Less

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