The Challenging Child

Author: Stanley I. Greenspan
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0201441934
Size: 17.23 MB
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Identifying five "difficult" child personality types--sensitive, withdrawn, defiant, inattentive, and active/aggressive--a guide explains development from the child's perspective and offers strategies on how to make such differences positive.

Homeschooling The Challenging Child

Author: Christine Field
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781433674983
Size: 10.26 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Often, families will choose homeschooling because they have children who cannot cope or thrive within traditional educational environments due to special physical or emotional needs. Homeschooling the Challenging Child addresses these special education issues, offering potential and current homeschooling families qualified and expert advice. Experienced homeschool mom and author Christine Field will offer hope and direction for those seeking to offer their children the best educational opportunities available.

The Difficult Child

Author: Stanley Turecki
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780307815736
Size: 11.52 MB
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How to help--and cope with--the difficult child Expanded and completely revised, the classic and definitive work on parenting hard-to-raise children with new sections on ADHD and the latest medications for childhood disorders. Temperamentally difficult children can confuse and upset even experienced parents and teachers. They often act defiant, stubborn, loud, aggressive, or hyperactive. They can also be clingy, shy, whiny, picky, and impossible at bedtime, mealtimes, and in public places. This landmark book has been completely revised to include the latest information on ADHD, medications, and a reassuring approach to all aspects of childhood behavioral disorders. In this parenting classic, Dr. Stanley Turecki, one of the nation's most respected experts on children and discipline--and himself the father of a once difficult child--offers compassionate and practical advice to parents of hard-to-raise children. Based on his experience with thousands of families in the highly successful Difficult Children Program he developed for Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, his step-by-step approach shows you how to: Identify your child's temperament using a ten-point test to pinpoint specific difficulties Manage common--often "uncontrollable"--conflict situations expertly and gently Make discipline more effective and get better results with less punishment Get support from schools, doctors, professionals, and support groups Understand ADHD and other common diagnoses, and decide if medication is right for your child Make the most of the tremendous potential and creativity that many "difficult" children have Drawing on his experience with thousands of families in his highly successful Difficult Child Program, Dr. Turecki shows parents how to: Identify their child's difficult temperament using a ten-point test to pinpoint specific difficulties Manage typical conflict situations expertly and kindly Make discipline more effective and get better results with less punishment Get support from schools, doctors, and others Understand ADHD and other common diagnoses, and decide whether medication is right for their child Make the most of the child's creativity and potential --> From the Trade Paperback edition.

Addressing The Challenging Behavior Of Children With High Functioning Autism Asperger Syndrome In The Classroom

Author: Rebecca A. Moyes
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1843107198
Size: 15.31 MB
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Rebecca Moyes takes on one of the biggest challenges in the classroom: problem behaviors. She not only evaluates explanations for these behaviors, she explains why traditional approaches to managing poor behavior do not work for children with autism and Asperger's syndrome. She supplies practical tips on how to tackle the problem behaviors both in the classroom and outside it, including many individual examples. She also incorporates a case study with a behavior support plan which contains environmental supports to strengthen teaching strategies.

The Challenging Child

Author: Mitch Golant
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 0425149536
Size: 14.47 MB
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Offers child rearing suggestions which emphasize family support and discipline for the successful development of children who exhibit challenging behavior