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Gifts From A Porcupine: Parenting a child with special needs By Nancy Winter Luenzmann
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Gifts From A Porcupine traces the struggles and successes resulting from the family’s adoption of a young child from Bogota, Colombia. Discovery of multiple disabilities seriously challenged... More > the family—particularly, the author as both parent and professional educator. The book, therefore, is divided into two perspectives: gifts of learning as a parent and gifts of learning as a professional. These lessons might benefit: • Couples adopting children with special needs • Parents and siblings of individuals with disabilities. • Educators and educational support staff • Professionals aiding dysfunctional families • Members of families with bipolar disorder This story gives promise to those seeking a positive outcome to a difficult journey.< Less
This Crazy Quilt: Parenting Adult Special Needs One Day At A Time By Jill Edelman
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“Parenting Adult Special Needs” is a collection of daily blog posts chronicling our family’s process as our special needs daughter turned 21 and “aged out” of her school... More > system. It’s all here: our steps, missteps, failings, successes, emotional highs and lows, bureaucratic bumblings and staff saves. The posts that became this book were an outgrowth of my professional blogging as a couples psychotherapist and conversations with friends and colleagues. One, a journalist, proffered, “This is a story nobody is telling.” My hope is that by extending my hand to you and guiding you through the pages of our family’s journey, you will feel less alone; that perhaps something in the pattern of our footsteps will offer guidance in your family’s quest to find a safe and satisfying adulthood for your special needs child. With illustrations by our daughter and an extensive list of post-secondary and other resources for parents. “A must-read for parents of special needs children nearing adulthood.” – Kirkus Reviews< Less
Parenting Your Special Needs Child With Heart The Wellness TalkRadio Interviews By Kris Costello
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Parenting your child with Special Needs can often be difficult and challenging. Learn how to recognize and nurture your child's special gifts as Wellness TalkRadio talks with Ned Hallowell, Author... More > of SuperParenting Your ADHD Child, Judy Converse, Author of Special Needs Kids Eat Right, Catherine Crawford, Author of The Highly Sensitive Child and Marci Shimoff Author of Happy For No Reason. Filled with helpful ideas and practical and inspiring advice to help you parent your special needs child with understanding and encouragement.< Less
Recovering Autism, ADHD, & Special Needs By Shelley Tzorfas
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This book is a guide for parents and teachers to learn efficient and effective ways to heal special needs children now. One in six children has a developmental disability and one in five is... More > neurologically impaired, there is no time to wait for so-called experts to eventually figure out what to do. Time is of the essence and you can use this book to heal these chronically ill children now. This book has specific information to help children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and other special needs, covering what to do about vision issues. allergy issues, learning issues, pain issues, behavior issues, and academics. The book also covers information on how to navigate the educational system from pre-school school through college, vacationing with special needs children, and career ideas for beyond the school years. A must read for parents and teachers and therapists willing to do the work to do early intervention so that the children will be able to become happy, healthy, independent and self reliant.< Less
Dance to Health Help your Special Needs Child By Dzagbe Cudjoe
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Parents just need to be open to the idea of having fun and communicating with their child in a new and different way. The Book explains how to transform ordinary everyday movements into Dance. There... More > is help in building lesson plans and suggestions for musical choices and props. This is an approach to improved Wellbeing which does not involve drugs of any kind and which may well help your Child who has Special Needs or Disabilities.< Less
Opening the Puzzle Box: Navigating Special Needs in the Church By Angel Thompson
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In 2008 I finished a manual that I use to train teachers and parents regarding working together for the benefit of our children on the Autism Spectrum. In 2010 I was asked to speak at a Leadership... More > Retreat regarding Special Needs in the church and teamwork. This book is a manual, a starting point to help churches navigate special needs within their church. What that looks like and what must happen. When I pondered writing this, I sat back and thought about what it is that I desire most as a parent, professional and the wife of a pastor in the smaller church when it comes to special needs? Three things came to mind and it is truly amazing how they actually link together and UNIFY. From experience with our own son who has Autism and the wife of a pastor, I can honestly say I have seen this work and open doors to a group of families who often times feel they have nowhere to go for support, encouragement and acceptance.< Less
Opening the Puzzle Box: Navigating Special Needs in the Church By Angel Thompson
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In 2008 I finished a manual that I use to train teachers and parents regarding working together for the benefit of our children on the Autism Spectrum. In 2010 I was asked to speak at a Leadership... More > Retreat regarding Special Needs in the church and teamwork. This book is a manual, a starting point to help churches navigate special needs within their church. What that looks like and what must happen. When I pondered writing this, I sat back and thought about what it is that I desire most as a parent, professional and the wife of a pastor in the smaller church when it comes to special needs? Three things came to mind and it is truly amazing how they actually link together and UNIFY. From experience with our own son who has Autism and the wife of a pastor, I can honestly say I have seen this work and open doors to a group of families who often times feel they have nowhere to go for support, encouragement and acceptance.< Less
Called Parenting By Patsy and Doug Arnold
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Called Parenting is a book written for parents of kids with special learning needs by parents walking the same road. Filled with encouragement and hope, this book will read like an encyclopedia of... More > information on everything from special needs curriculum advice, developmental delay insight, emotional support, and most of all...hope!< Less
Called Parenting By Patsy and Doug Arnold
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Called Parenting is a book written for parents of kids with special learning needs by parents walking the same road. Filled with encouragement and hope, this book will read like an encyclopedia of... More > information on everything from special needs curriculum advice, developmental delay insight, emotional support, and most of all...hope!< Less
Special Connections By Jennifer Cleveland
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Special Connections is a Bible study guide for parents of children with special needs. The book seeks to help parents come to terms with the grief, frustration, or anxiety they may experience as... More > parents of a unique child. Questions are included in each chapter for personal reflection or small group study. Topics include coming to terms with special needs, guilt, faith, hope, the future, rest, and the bigger picture.< Less