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Learning Difficulties: Auditory Processing Disorder by Marlize Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech, Nonfiction » Parenting » Psychiatric disorders
Are you worried about your child? Does your child often ask to repeat what you said? Does your child have difficulty following orders or not responding when you ask them a question? Your child may have Auditory Processing Disorder or some sort of auditory processing problem. Read this free book to learn more...
Bringing Up Baby by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Parenting » Child nutrition(4.00 from 1 review)
These brief notes are distilled from the past one and a half decades which have been unlike anything I have experienced before. They are most likely to be helpful to prospective fathers. Mothers are likely to pick such ideas up anyway, but perhaps they will be some help to some mothers too.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 1)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived by Thomas PM Barnett
Price: Free! Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
Don't Bully Me Because I'm Different. I'm Aspie and I'm Not Afraid to Show It. by Laura Green
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology(5.00 from 1 review)
This Social Story was created for a beautiful child who thought it was ok that he got bullied because he has Asperger's Syndrome. It can be used as a general explanation of Asperger's and Autism but if bullying isn't a current concern it would be best to remove the pages that refer to bullying and just keep the general information about Asperger's. It is part of a larger Autism Awareness series.
The Four Disconcerting Habits of Lousy Parents by L J Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
Why are some people such lousy parents? Are lousy parents a lost cause? Are you a lousy parent? In this short book, Leroy J Robinson discusses the four main factors that make a lousy parent and what can be done to improve their parenting.
Gradebusters: How Parents Can End The Bad Grades Battle by Stephen Schmitz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
From three decades as a counselor, Stephen Schmitz knows that most parents deeply want to help their children at school. But he knows all too well how powerless most parents feel in turning their lackluster learners around. In Gradebusters: How Parents Can End the Bad Grades Battle, he shares his practical methods with parents disturbed about their kids’ low levels of academic achievement.
Parents' Guide to Early Autism Intervention by Kimberly Kaplan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is intended to help other parents who are currently in the situation we were in. Our one year old had developmental delays. We immediately got him evaluated and he was placed into an early intervention program. We experienced the good and the bad during this time. I intend this book as a learning experience, and hopefully your road within the autism system will be smoother.
Stringing Beads - A Young Mother's Musings by Debra K. Maher
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Breast Feeding, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A mother's love endures. This small collection of essays embraces the treasured moments and laments the challenging ones during the author's early years as a stay-at-home mother of three. Read them and recall the precious times when your own children were babes in arms.
Called to Adoption: A Christian's Guide to Answering the Call by Mardie Caldwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,000. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Do you feel that you are called to adopt a child? Many Christian families, seeing the need to step forward in faith and raise a child not of their bodies, are choosing to learn more about the miracle of families created through adoption.
How To Be Blessed By Jesus by John Lowstreet
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
Designed to be read to children or to be read by an older child, this book is an easy-to-read version of John’s first book on the Beatitudes. A child who understands the Beatitudes will be equipped to become a sincere Christian who lives by his or her faith. May God grant to us that a generation will rise who will truly love their neighbors as themselves.
From Birth to Bliss by Raewyn McGrigor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011 by Bev Robitai. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth(4.00 from 1 review)
This manual relates specifically to the practical realities of the first days and weeks of life with a new baby in it, and explains what baby needs to learn in his transition to life outside the womb. It will ‘fast track’ the new learning for both mother and baby with a clear plan of action to follow. Tried and true methods that work.
Who's Raising Whom? by Larry Waldman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
What sets this classic child-raising book apart from other books is Dr. Larry Waldman's ability to tell you why your child is misbehaving--then, step-by-step, in easy-to-understand language he tells you how to use proven methods to reverse that behavior. Over 24,000 families have been helped by this book. It is the next best thing to having eight one-on-one counseling sessions with Dr. Waldman.
How To Pray Like Jesus by John Lowstreet
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religious / Christian / Devotional & Prayer(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Every child must learn to pray. Our God is listening and sometimes answers swiftly. However, we are always heard. The Lord Jesus has given us a master prayer to guide us when we approach God. The object of this book is to help anyone understand how to use The Lord's Prayer.
Cultural Mindset of the Class of 2013 by Mark Moore
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology, Essay » Sociology
Have you ever found that you can't relate to the teens of today? This guide is meant to help parents and older siblings by showing you what the high school graduating class of 2013 did - and didn't - grow up with. It might also be useful for writers to write realistic fictional teenagers.
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted: 30 Essays on Giftedness, 30 Years of SENG by SENG
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,960. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) has compiled a collection of 30 essays that focus on many topics, from parenting gifted children, to living with the intensity that often accompanies giftedness, to giftedness in diverse communities and special needs populations. Authors include national and international experts on giftedness.
Dad'll Do Nicely: A Father's Pregnancy by Stevie Roden
You set the price! Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
Excited yet filled with trepidation? Bursting with enthusiasm yet anxious? Fear not, all you dads-to-be, you are not alone. It’s not just women who have a story to tell - men do too. Dad’ll Do Nicely: A Father’s Pregnancy are the experiences of one such man, award-winning journalist Stevie Roden, as he charts the rollercoaster nine-month journey through the eyes of a dad-in-waiting.
Autism Dad: Adventures In Raising An Autistic Son by Rob Errera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(4.00 from 1 review)
Autism is a challenging puzzle ... but Autism Dad has a clue! Funny, informative, poignant, and engaging, Autism Dad explores the initial devastation of an autism diagnosis, the autism/vaccine controversy, autism in the media, education, therapy and treatments. Above all, Autism Dad is about living with, raising, and loving a child with autism, told from a father’s perspective.
A NEATS Analysis of Autism Spectrum Disorders by Jane Gilgun
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(4.00 from 1 review)
The purpose of this article is to describe the various types of autism and to show how early intervention can help some children with autism gain in social and language skills. The article also describes ASD in terms of their neurobiology, executive function, attachment, trauma, & self-regulation (NEATS). Important information for parents and professionals.
A Parenting Toolbox by Gregory H. Wlodarski
Price: Free! Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
This book presents issues of personality and character development that underly the parenting strategies presented. The book also discusses multiple age-specific strategies to make parenting easier and more fulfilling. These strategies are gleaned from multiple sources and experiences. Techniques of behavioral modification & emotional fluency are also detailed. Corrected and updated 11/4/2015.