Raising Your Spirited Child Third Edition

Author: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062403070
Release Date: 2015-09-08
Genre: Family & Relationships

The spirited child—often called "difficult" or "strong willed"—possesses traits we value in adults yet find challenging in children. Research shows that spirited children are wired to be "more"; by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and more uncomfortable with change than the average child. In this newly revised third edition of the award-winning classic, Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka provides vivid examples of real-life challenges and a refreshingly positive viewpoint. Within these pages you will find: New strategies for managing intensity levels—not just the spirited child's, but yours too A simple, four-step program for peaceful bedtimes, mealtimes, holidays, and many other commonly challenging situations A focus on your child's strengths Steps for teaching your child how to be a problem solver and how to work with others Updated guidance on establishing clear limits And more! Charts and quick tips make this newly updated edition an indispensable guide for fostering a supportive, encouraging, and loving environment for children.

Primary Well Being Case Studies for the Growing Child

Author: Deborah Kramer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319567082
Release Date: 2017-07-11
Genre: Medical

This book offers solutions on how to enhance the normal development of the well child incorporating complementary medicine. The primary care provider is the only healthcare professional to see every child (0-18) and their parent, and can assess the child’s health and advise parents on how to provide a healthy environment and important practices to nurture healthy children. The book provides realistic scenarios encountered by new nurse practitioners in their clinical training. It is structured in a question and answer framework to help practitioners critically think through the best practices to be implemented during the well child visit and develop a plan of action for the family. This book provides assessment and diagnostic criteria and tools and presents common developmental and behavioral issues for each age group. The book promotes the role of professional as advocate by making recommendations for broad social policies to help all children succeed.

The Good Night Sleep Tight Workbook for Children Special Needs

Author: Kim West
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781947951105
Release Date: 2019-03-26
Genre: Family & Relationships

With its easy-to-use and clear step-by-step format, the Good Night, Sleep Tight Workbook will help tired parents create and follow an effective sleep plan to achieve sleep success for their kids with special needs—toddlers to tweens. With its easy-to-use and clear step-by-step format, the Good Night, Sleep Tight Workbook will help tired parents create and follow an effective sleep plan to achieve sleep success for their kids with special needs—toddlers to tweens.

Teaching Gifted Children in Today s Preschool and Primary Classrooms

Author: Joan Franklin Smutny
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 9781631980459
Release Date: 2016-02-23
Genre: Education

These proven, practical early childhood teaching strategies and techniques help teachers identify young gifted children, differentiate and extend the curriculum, assess and document students’ development, and build partnerships with parents. Individual chapters focus on early identification, curriculum compacting, social studies, language arts, math and science, cluster grouping, social-emotional development, and finding and supporting giftedness in diverse populations. The text includes current information on brain research and learning; rigor and complexity; and integrating creativity, the arts, and higher-level thinking in accordance with learning goals. Scenarios and vignettes take readers into teachers’ classrooms. The book includes extensive references and resources to explore. Digital content includes customizable forms from the book.

From Chaos to Calm

Author: Janet Elaine Heininger
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399526617
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Family & Relationships

Explains how to cope with the unique challenges of children with ADHD, OCD, depression, or other disorders, with techniques to help establish daily routines, teach key social skills, and deal with everyday behavior problems.

Positive Child Guidance

Author: Darla Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111833404
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

POSITIVE CHILD GUIDANCE, Seventh Edition, is ideal for guidance, behavior management and discipline, and classroom management courses in an early childhood education curriculum. This practical book outlines workable steps for creating a cooperative, respectful community of children and adults with special emphasis on sensitivity to cultural needs, cultural differences, and developmentally appropriate practice. Students will learn a range of practical, effective, and flexible guidance strategies based on principles of straightforward communication and assertiveness. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.