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  1. Making Peace with Autism

    Making Peace with Autism

    One Family's Story of Struggle, Discovery, and Unexpected Gifts

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    • Susan Senator
    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 the hard-won, in-the-trenches wisdom of someone who's been there and is still there today—and she demonstrates how families can… Read More

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  2. Being the Other One

    Being the Other One

    Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs

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    • Kate Strohm
    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 issues can have lifelong effects. Being the Other One is based on the author's own experience (as… Read More

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  3. Circles of Care

    Circles of Care

    How to Set Up Quality Home Care for Our Elders

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    • Ann Cason
    "My parent needs help, but refuses to consider a nursing home." That's the dilemma facing millions of baby boomers today. How can we ensure responsible, compassionate, even uplifting care for our aging parents at home? Mindfulness is key, Ann Cason writes. Good care begins with watching and listening, with entering the elder's world and accepting it. Drawing on decades of experience in caring for the elderly, Cason… Read More

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  4. The Creative Journal for Parents

    The Creative Journal for Parents

    A Guide to Unlocking Your Natural Parenting Wisdom

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    • Lucia Capacchione
    "It's important to embrace parenting with all your might," writes Lucia Capacchione, "in order to reap the deepest rewards available to you." But with so many theories, methods, and opinions about raising children, how can we find our own way of parenting? Her answer: By accessing the inherent wisdom and guidance within ourselves to find out what we really value, what dreams and aspirations we hold, what our individual parenting… Read More

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  5. Why Is Everybody Always Picking on Me?
  6. The Parents' Guide to Alternatives in Education

    The Parents' Guide to Alternatives in Education

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    • Ronald E. Koetzsch
    The Parents' Guide to Alternatives in Education is the first book to describe the full range of current alternatives in education. It highlights some of the current trends in education and then deals in detail with twenty-three different education alternatives. For each it gives the history, philosophy, practice, a description of a representative school, and a resource section including sources of more information and suggestions for further reading. … Read More

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  7. Absent Fathers, Lost Sons

    Absent Fathers, Lost Sons

    The Search for Masculine Identity

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    • Guy Corneau
    An experience of the fragility of conventional images of masculinity is something many modern men share. Psychoanalyst Guy Corneau traces this experience to an even deeper feeling men have of their fathers' silence or absence—sometimes literal, but especially emotional and spiritual. Why is this feeling so profound in the lives of the postwar "baby boom" generation—men who are now approaching middle age? Because, he says, this generation marks a critical… Read More

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  8. The Creative Journal for Children

    The Creative Journal for Children

    A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors

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    • Lucia Capacchione
    The seventy-two exercises for journal keeping in this book are simple and enjoyable ways for children from kindergarten through junior high to: express feelings and thoughts, feel comfortable about writing and drawing, acquire the habits of self-observation and reflection, foster a positive self-image, exercise imagination, learn to communicate, strengthen attention span and concentration, enrich academic skills, and find strength and wisdom within. The Creative Journal Method is a tested… Read More

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  9. Spinning Inward

    Spinning Inward

    Using Guided Imagery with Children for Learning, Creativity, and Relaxation

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    • Maureen Murdock
    If you have ever wished you could show children and teenagers how to enrich their lives with meditation and visualization, this book will delight you. It presents simple exercises in guided imagery designed to help young people ages three through eighteen to relax into learning, focus attention and increase concentration, stimulate creativity, and cultivate inner peace and group harmony. The use of guided imagery has been internationally recognized as… Read More

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