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Facing Autism
Facing Autism
Written by Lynn M. Hamilton
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ISBN: 9780307569035
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Facing Autism
Giving Parents Reasons for Hope and Guidance for Help
Written by Lynn M. Hamilton


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 30, 2009
Price: $13.99

Don't Let Autism Have the Last Word in Your Child's Life.

Perhaps one of the most devastating things you can learn as a parent is that your child has been diagnosed with autism. A multifaceted disorder, autism has long baffled parents and professionals alike. At one time, doctors gave parents virtually no... Read more >
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Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World
Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World
Written by Katharine Beals
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306505
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Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World
Strategies for Helping Bright, Quirky, Socially Awkward Children to Thrive at Home and at School
Written by Katharine Beals


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $16.95

Does your child:

   • Have impressive intellectual abilities but seem puzzled by ordinary interactions with other children?
   • Have deep, all-absorbing interests or seemingly encyclopedic knowledge of certain subjects?
   • Bring home mediocre report cards, or seem disengaged at school, despite his or her obvious intelligence?



If you answered “yes” to... Read more >
The ADHD-Autism Connection
The ADHD-Autism Connection
Written by Diane Kennedy
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ISBN: 9780307564955
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The ADHD-Autism Connection
A Step Toward More Accurate Diagnoses and Effective Treatments
Written by Diane Kennedy


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $13.99

At last, long-awaited answers to the questions you’ve been asking. Help for frustrated ADHD patients and their families. (As well as those with autism, PDD, Asperger’s syndrome, and other related conditions.)

Attention deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is one of the most rapidly growing diagnoses of our generation. Often the diagnosis fails to... Read more >
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Spelling Love with an X
Spelling Love with an X
Written by Clare Dunsford
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ISBN: 9780807072806
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Spelling Love with an X
A Mother, A Son, and the Gene that Binds Them
Written by Clare Dunsford


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

When her son, J.P., was first diagnosed with fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of mental retardation, Clare Dunsford discovered that she and three of her four siblings carried the fragile X premutation and had therefore passed on the full mutation to J.P. and several of his cousins. An... Read more >
When the Labels Don't Fit
When the Labels Don't Fit
Written by barbara probst
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ISBN: 9780307449702
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When the Labels Don't Fit
A New Approach to Raising a Challenging Child
Written by barbara probst


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 26, 2008
Price: $11.99

“One of the finest and most helpful books we have ever read . . . should be the first stop for any parent trying to help a struggling child.”
—Brock Eide and Fernette Eide, authors of The Mislabeled Child

Finally, a positive approach designed around your child’s traits and needs

Many children do... Read more >
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When the Labels Don't Fit
When the Labels Don't Fit
Written by barbara probst
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ISBN: 9780307395436
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When the Labels Don't Fit
A New Approach to Raising a Challenging Child
Written by barbara probst


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2008
Price: $13.95

“One of the finest and most helpful books we have ever read . . . should be the first stop for any parent trying to help a struggling child.”
—Brock Eide and Fernette Eide, authors of The Mislabeled Child

Finally, a positive approach designed around your child’s traits and needs

Many children do... Read more >
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Love You to Pieces
Love You to Pieces
Edited by Suzanne Kamata
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807000304
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Love You to Pieces
Creative Writers on Raising a Child with Special Needs
Edited by Suzanne Kamata


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

The first collection of literary writing on raising a child with special needs, Love You to Pieces features families coping with autism, deafness, muscular dystrophy, Down syndrome and more. Here, poets, memoirists, and fiction writers paint beautiful, wrenchingly honest portraits of caring for their children, laying bare the moments of rage... Read more >
Could It Be Autism?
Could It Be Autism?
Written by Nancy Wiseman
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ISBN: 9780307418937
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Could It Be Autism?
A Parent's Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps
Written by Nancy Wiseman


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

If you have questions or concerns about your child’s social, emotional, or behavioral development, you’re not alone. The number of children affected by autism—an umbrella term for a wide spectrum of disorders that includes “classic” autism, Asperger's syndrome, and Rett syndrome—is growing every year. Most children are not diagnosed until they... Read more >
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Reasonable People
Reasonable People
Written by Ralph James Savarese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590511299
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Reasonable People

Written by Ralph James Savarese


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2007
Price: $25.95

Watch an interview with DJ on CNN

Listen to Ralph Savarese's interview on NPR's "The Diane Rehm Show"

Visit the book's website: www.reasonable-people.com

"Why would someone adopt a badly abused, nonspeaking, six-year-old from foster care?" So the author was asked at the outset of his adoption-as-a-first-resort adventure. Part love story, part political manifesto about... Read more >
Could It Be Autism?
Could It Be Autism?
Written by Nancy Wiseman
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ISBN: 9780767919739
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Could It Be Autism?
A Parent's Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps
Written by Nancy Wiseman


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $14.99

If you have questions or concerns about your child’s social, emotional, or behavioral development, you’re not alone. The number of children affected by autism—an umbrella term for a wide spectrum of disorders that includes “classic” autism, Asperger's syndrome, and Rett syndrome—is growing every year. Most children are not diagnosed until they... Read more >
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Making Peace with Autism
Making Peace with Autism
Written by Susan Senator
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590303825
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Making Peace with Autism
One Family's Story of Struggle, Discovery, and Unexpected Gifts
Written by Susan Senator


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2006
Price: $19.95

Receiving a diagnosis of autism is a major crisis for parents and families, who often feel as if their world has come to an end. In this insightful narrative, a courageous and inspiring mother explains why a diagnosis of autism doesn't have to shatter a family's dreams of happiness. Senator offers... Read more >
A Different Kind of Perfect
A Different Kind of Perfect
Written by Cindy Dowling
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590303078
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A Different Kind of Perfect
Writings by Parents on Raising a Child with Special Needs
Written by Cindy Dowling


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $19.95

Every parent dreams of having a happy, healthy child. What happens when these dreams are shattered by a physical or cognitive disability? A Different Kind of Perfect offers comfort, consolation, and wisdom from parents who have been there—and are finding their way through.

The writings collected here are grouped into chapters... Read more >
Could It Be Autism?
Could It Be Autism?
Written by Nancy Wiseman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767919722
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Could It Be Autism?
A Parent's Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps
Written by Nancy Wiseman


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2006
Price: $22.95

If you have questions or concerns about your child’s social, emotional, or behavioral development, you’re not alone. The number of children affected by autism—an umbrella term for a wide spectrum of disorders that includes “classic” autism, Asperger's syndrome, and Rett syndrome—is growing every year. Most children are not diagnosed until they...

Read more >
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Being the Other One
Being the Other One
Written by Kate Strohm
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ISBN: 9781590301500
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Being the Other One
Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs
Written by Kate Strohm


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $22.95

When there's a disabled child in the family, how are normally developing siblings affected? According to Kate Strohm, a counselor and health educator, siblings of the disabled face particular emotional challenges that are often overlooked. Able siblings commonly struggle with feelings of isolation, grief, anger, and anxiety—and these and other emotional... Read more >
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