Parenting Ocd

Author: Claire Sanders
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857009168
Size: 56.51 MB
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When your child has OCD your world can turn upside down and inside out. Claire Sanders has been managing her son's severe OCD for more than 8 years and, although there are no quick fixes, she has learnt a few tips along the way. These cover what is involved in getting a diagnosis, what to expect in therapy, how to cope with panic attacks, how it might affect the rest of your family and how you might feel as a parent. She talks with honesty and humour about these and many other aspects of her son's illness providing practical advice and insight from one parent to another. This is a must-read for any parent or carer who has a child with OCD. It is the equivalent of a comforting chat with a friend who has been through it all before and can reassure you that you are not alone.

Understanding Ocd

Author: Adam B. Lewin
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500267
Size: 17.10 MB
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Giving a full overview of childhood obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and discussing all major treatment options, including cognitive behavioural therapy and medication, this guide provides the essential information that families, teachers, caregivers, clinicians and mental health professionals need in order to understand and treat childhood OCD. It covers origins, symptoms and related illnesses and explains how OCD is diagnosed. The book also suggests ways to maximise the outcomes of treatment, what to do when treatment doesn't work, and how to help manage OCD in children at school and in the home.

Specific Learning Difficulties What Teachers Need To Know

Author: Diana Hudson
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500461
Size: 14.63 MB
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This book clearly explains what Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are, and describes the symptoms of conditions most commonly encountered in the mainstream classroom: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and OCD. The author provides an overview of the strengths and weaknesses commonly associated with each of these conditions, as well as practical suggestions for modifying teaching materials and methods to make learning enjoyable, effective and accessible for students. There are also dedicated chapters on helping students with SpLDs to develop effective revision skills and exam techniques. This straight-talking and accessible guide is ideal for teachers, teaching assistants, and those in school management who want to know more about supporting students with Specific Learning Difficulties.

Frankie S Foibles

Author: Kath Grimshaw
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784502103
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Frankie is worried. He's worried about his new school, he's worried about making friends, and he's worried about the bully boys that wait for him on the corner of the street. But most of all, he's worried about what might happen if he steps on the cracks in the pavement. Then Frankie learns about his foibles, the pesky little creatures that whisper worries in his ear. They are bullies, just like the boys on the corner. But with a big grin on his face and a little help from his brand new friend, Frankie discovers that he can learn to ignore his foibles... and eventually escape his worries for good! This beautifully illustrated story will appeal to any child age 7+ who worries, especially those with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and anxiety. Emphasising that we all have worries, it is a great way for parents and professionals to approach the topic sensitively.

Dificultades Espec Ficas De Aprendizaje Y Otros Trastornos

Author: Hudson, Diana
Publisher: Narcea Ediciones
ISBN: 8427723253
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¿Puede cualquier profesional de la educación ayudar a los alumnos con DEA a desarrollar su máximo potencial en las aulas? Este libro contiene información directa, accesible y práctica que, profesores, monitores, auxiliares técnicos educativos y familias pueden utilizar para reconocer y entender cuáles son los síntomas relacionados con las dificultades de aprendizaje más comunes: dislexia, discalculia, disgrafía, dispraxia, TDAH, TEA, TOC, junto a estrategias y pautas de actuación relacionadas con estos alumnos. Ofrece una visión de las debilidades y fortalezas asociadas a cada una de estas dificultades, subrayando la importancia de trabajar desde la perspectiva de las fortalezas, contribuyendo así al desarrollo pleno de estos alumnos. Centrarse en el esfuerzo de su aprendizaje y no en los resultados académicos obtenidos, llevará a una mejora de su autoestima. El aprendizaje de estrategias que ayuden a compensar sus dificultades, les capacitará para desarrollar al máximo sus habilidades y aptitudes. La obra recoge también sugerencias prácticas para que los educadores modifiquen los métodos de enseñanza y los materiales didácticos utilizados, con el fin de facilitar a estos alumnos y alumnas la resolución de sus problemas y conseguir para ellos un aprendizaje más agradable, eficaz y accesible. Los capítulos finales les ayudarán a mejorar sus habilidades organizativas y les facilitarán técnicas para superar con éxito las pruebas de evaluación.

Parenting A Teen Girl

Author: Lucie Hemmen
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 160882215X
Size: 35.13 MB
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It’s not easy to be a teen girl, and it’s definitely not easy parenting one. Parents everywhere struggle to respond appropriately to challenging behavior, hit-or-miss communication, and fluctuating moods commonly exhibited by teenage girls. More than previous generations, today’s teen girls face a daunting range of stressors that put them at risk for a range of serious issues, including self-harming behaviors, substance abuse, eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. Is it any wonder that parents are overwhelmed? Parenting a Teen Girl is a guide for busy parents who want bottom-line information and tips that make sense—and work. It also offers scripts to improve communication, and exercises to navigate stressful interactions with skill and compassion. Whether your teen girl is struggling with academic pressure, social difficulties, physical self-care, or technology overload, this book offers practical advice to help you connect with your teen girl. Parents and teens alike can enjoy a positive connection once common parent-teen pitfalls are replaced with solid understanding and strategies that work. In this book, you will learn how to: •Maximize your teen’s healthy development •Understand what underlies her moods and behavior •Implement strategies for positive results •Communicate effectively about difficult issues •Enjoy and appreciate time with your teen daughter

Can I Tell You About Ocd

Author: Amita Jassi
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub
ISBN: 9781849053815
Size: 38.84 MB
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Introducing Katie, who has OCD - Obsessions - Compulsions - Avoidance - How I was diagnosed - Why have I got OCD? - How OCD affects school - How OCD affects home - How OCD affects friendships - Treatments for OCD - How family and friends can help - How I can be helped at school.

Whatever

Author: Gill Hines
Publisher: Piatkus
ISBN: 0349409536
Size: 79.46 MB
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Do you find bringing up teenagers more of a pain than a pleasure? Raising teenagers can test parental love to breaking point, particularly if you have previously enjoyed a close and loving relationship. The child whose every joy and sadness you shared has suddenly become taller than you, louder than you, with an inside knowledge of all your failings - and a sudden urge to point them out. What's more, this newly arrived creature may spend half their life glued to a gadget, talk and dress in a way you find alien and respond to all queries with a grunt or a dismissal - whilst expecting ever-greater financial hand-outs. Help is however at hand. This completely revised and updated edition of a parenting classic is full of advice to help teenagers, their parents and the rest of the family. It offers a wealth of sound advice plus tried and tested strategies for every aspect of life with a teen - from alcohol to cyberbullying, sexting to household chores - which you can put into practice immediately. You'll quickly wonder how you ever managed without this book.

How To Parent Your Anxious Toddler

Author: Natasha Daniels
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784501484
Size: 34.26 MB
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Why does your toddler get upset when his or her routine is disrupted? Why do they follow you from room to room and refuse to play on their own? Why are daily routines such as mealtimes, bath time, and bed time such a struggle? This accessible guide demystifies the difficult behaviors of anxious toddlers, offering tried-and-tested practical solutions to common parenting dilemmas. Each chapter begins with a real life example, clearly illustrating the behavior from the parent's and the toddler's perspective. Once the toddler's anxious behavior has been demystified and explained, new and effective parenting approaches are introduced to help parents tackle everyday difficulties and build up their child's resilience, independence, and coping mechanisms. Common difficulties with bath time, toileting, sleep, eating, transitions, social anxiety, separation anxiety, and sensory issues are solved, along with specific fears and phobias, and more extreme behaviors such as skin picking and hair pulling. A must-read for all parents of anxious toddlers, as well as for the professionals involved in supporting them.

Happy Chaos

Author: Soleil Moon Frye
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101543523
Size: 54.35 MB
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From Punky to parenting, Soleil Moon Frye shares insightful, realistic, in-the-trenches parenting advice, inspiration, and fun. Enthusiastic, spunky, and positive, Punky Brewster was the quintessential eighties kid. Nearly thirty years later, Soleil Moon Frye-the adorable girl who played her on TV-is all grown up. Now she's a married mom of two, an entrepreneur who parlayed her successful kids' clothing line into a partnership with Target, and a social media whiz with millions of followers. Many of the same girls who watched Soleil on television are now grown up with children of their own, too, and they look to her as a go-to source for realistic, in-the-trenches parenting advice, inspiration, and fun. Happy Chaos invites those women into Soleil's world, and makes them revel in the chaos of their own lives, too. Soleil believes that "happy chaos" is the sign of a family operating at its best-when parents accept that they'll make mistakes, that there will be messes, tears and skinned knees. She learned to love a jumbled life during her own childhood, when her own mom created an atmosphere that was thoroughly unconventional. Their house in Los Angeles was a haven for many young stars of Soleil's generation, often far from home and looking for a safe place to hang out. In this book, she shows how her happy but chaotic childhood informed her parenting: Each chapter begins with a telling reminiscence before moving into insightful advice and fun stories about life with her husband and two adorable daughters.