Category: Family Issues

Will You Be My Friend? Even If I Am Different from You – Duck Ponder Series

Will You be My Friend even IF I am different from you?" is the first book in the Duck Ponder Series.  This book was originally written as a reference/photograph book for the author's granddaughters but quickly metamorphosed into a message of respecting the differences in others. Based on the second…
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You Will Dream New Dreams: Inspiring Personal Stories by Parents of Children with Disabilities

Each year, 40,000 babies with disabilities are born, and another 80,000 children will develop a major developmental disability by the age of 10. You Will Dream New Dreams: Inspiring Personal Stories by Parents of Children with Disabilities includes pieces like "Hard Choices," on the painful decision to place a brain-damaged…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2001.Authored by Stanley D. Klein, Ph.D. and Kim Schive.

Vicki Lansky’s Divorce Book for Parents: Helping Your Children Cope with Divorce and Its Aftermath

Vicki Lansky's Divorce Book for Parents is a pragmatic yet warm and understanding guide for parents and children on just about every aspect of divorce. From tips on talking to the kids about it, to information on negotiating the realities of custody and child support, Lansky demystifies the divorce process,…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1996.Authored by Vicki Lansky.

What About Me? Growing Up with a Developmentally Disabled Sibling

An enormously moving collection of family stories about living with a sibling with disabilities.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1994.Authored by Bryna Siegel and Stuart Silverstein.

What’s Going On Down There? : Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to Ask

Why is my voice making such weird sounds? When will I be able to start shaving? Why do I keep getting pimples? What is a wet dream? Your body has been behaving very strangely lately. You hardly know what to expect from one day to the next. Karen Gravelle, with…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1998.Authored by Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro, and Robert Leighton.

Understanding Families: Approaches to Diversity, Disability, and Risk

The contemporary American family has many different faces, beliefs, backgrounds, and value systems - and new and future early interventionists, service providers, and educators must be ready to understand and work respectfully with families of every type. They'll learn how in this accessible textbook, which combines up-to-the-minute research on families…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2004.Authored by Marci Hanson and Eleanor Lynch.

Top Ten Tips: A Survival Guide for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum

I get by with a little help ... Do you ever feel like you're in this parenting thing alone? Like no one understands what you're going through? Parenting children on the autism spectrum is an adventure with countless twists and turns. However, with a little help from 44 fellow parents…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2008.Authored by Teresa A. Cardon, M.A., CCC-SLP .

Trevor, Trevor

Diane Twachtman-Cullen uses metaphor to tell the story of Trevor, a primary school aged child whose problems with social relationships suggest a form of autism. Unfortunately, like so many children with social interaction problems, it is not Trevor's strengths that his classmates notice, but rather his differences. Change comes through…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1998.Authored by Diane Twachtman-Cullen.

Understanding Brothers And Sisters On The Autism Spectrum

This DVD contains four programs; three for siblings of different ages and developmental levels, and one for their parents. The sibling programs are for children ages 4-7, ages 7-12 and ages 12 to adult. This video shows siblings that other kids are facing the same challenges they face, and explores…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2007.Authored by Jessie Coulter, Drew Coulter, and Dan Coulter.

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