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The ADHD Advantage

46 ratings

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Here's why ADHD could be the key to your success. For decades physicians delivered the diagnosis of ADHD to patients as bad news and warned them about a lifelong struggle of managing symptoms. But The ADHD Advantage explodes this outlook, showing that some of the most highly successful entrepreneurs, leaders, and entertainers have reached the pinnacle of success not in spite of their ADHD but because of it. Although the ADHD stereotype is someone who can't sit still, in reality people with ADHD are endlessly curious, often adventurous, willing to take smart risks, and unusually resilient. They are creative, visionary, and entrepreneurial. Sharing the stories of highly successful people with ADHD, Dr. Archer offers a vitally important and inspiring new way to recognize ADHD traits in oneself or in one's loved ones, and then leverage them to great advantage - without drugs. As someone who not only has ADHD himself but also has never used medication to treat it, Dr. Archer understands the condition from a unique standpoint. Armed with new science and research, he hopes to generate public interest and even debate with his positive message as he guides the millions of people with ADHD worldwide toward a whole new appreciation of their many strengths and full innate potential.

©2015 Dale Archer, MD (P)2015 Gildan Media LLC

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ADHD 2.0

18 ratings

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A revolutionary new approach to ADD/ADHD featuring cutting-edge research and strategies to help listeners thrive, by the best-selling authors of the seminal books Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction “An inspired road map for living with a distractible brain . . . If you or your child suffer from ADHD, this book should be on your shelf. It will give you courage and hope.” (Michael Thompson, PhD, New York Times best-selling co-author of Raising Cai) World-renowned authors Dr. Edward M. Hallowell and Dr. John J. Ratey literally “wrote the book” on ADD/ADHD more than two decades ago. Their best seller, Driven to Distraction, largely introduced this diagnosis to the public and sold more than a million copies along the way.  Now, most people have heard of ADHD and know someone who may have it. But lost in the discussion of both childhood and adult diagnosis of ADHD is the potential upside: Many hugely successful entrepreneurs and highly creative people attribute their achievements to ADHD. Also unknown to most are the recent research developments, including innovations that give a clearer understanding of the ADHD brain in action. In ADHD 2.0, Drs. Hallowell and Ratey, both of whom have this “variable attention trait”, draw on the latest science to provide both parents and adults with ADHD a plan for minimizing the downside and maximizing the benefits of ADHD at any age. They offer an arsenal of new strategies and lifestyle hacks for thriving with ADHD, including Find the right kind of difficult. Use these behavior assessments to discover the work, activity, or creative outlet best suited to an individual’s unique strengths. Reimagine environment. What specific elements to look for - at home, at school, or in the workplace - to enhance the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit inherent in the ADHD mind. Embrace innate neurological tendencies. Take advantage of new findings about the brain’s default mode network and cerebellum, which confer major benefits for people with ADHD. Tap into the healing power of connection. Tips for establishing and maintaining positive connection “the other Vitamind C” and the best antidote to the negativity that plagues so many people with ADHD. Consider medication. Gets the facts about the underlying chemistry, side effects, and proven benefits of all the pharmaceutical options.  As inspiring as it is practical, ADHD 2.0 will help you tap into the power of this mercurial condition and find the key that unlocks potential.  This audiobook includes a PDF of charts and appendices from the book.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2021 Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey (P)2021 Random House Audio

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Remember, You're the Greatest

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He finally found a cure for his son’s epilepsy - but is he too late? After three long years, Johnny’s young son, Sam, experiences a breakthrough. But even as calm comes to Sam's body, the illness makes off with his mind. Violent outbursts, strange obsessions - what has happened to his sweet boy? As these new convulsions threaten to tear his family apart, Johnny is haunted by his late father’s constant benediction: “Remember, as you go through life, you’re the greatest.” But how can someone so broken be great? Cinematically weaving three generations of fatherhood, Remember, You’re the Greatest is a memoir of hard questions. Of unexpected joy in the ache of mystery. And the power of a special needs child to teach a father what greatness truly looks like. ”One of those rare writers whose voice you simply want to listen to. A delightful reader’s feast. A mysterious joy. Every incident, each detail, is graced and elevated with a kind of loving, attentive prose.” (Lee R. Cerling, PhD, University of Southern California) “Dear reader, just a simple request: Take off your sandals, for you stand on holy ground. You will laugh. You will cry. You will shake your head in amazement. But most of all, you will walk into the rest of your life inspired to face your particular challenges with grace, integrity, and bravery.” (Tim Patterson, MFT) “A poetic and beautiful literary weaving, this book reminds us that we can make a difference when we love another human deeply, when we show up in suffering, and allow imperfection to be beautiful.” (Juli Chaffee, MSW) "The holiness and the humility of parenting, wrapped in lamentation and hope. His words speak of the common core of loving our children — all of them. He shares the profound mystery, the loss, and the renewal.” (James N. Sells, PhD, Regent University)

©2020 John Bollow (P)2020 Bulldog and Dram, LLC

Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
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Parenting ADHD Now!

3 ratings

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“An empathetic, personal and practical approach for parents craving relief from the wide-ranging childhood impact of ADHD.” (Mark Bertin, MD, author of Mindful Parenting for ADHD) Parents: This audiobook is for you.   Most of us need help to overcome the challenges of parenting a child with ADHD. Watching your bright, vibrant child struggle with ADHD can make you feel helpless, especially when you don’t have the tools to help them succeed. There is a great deal of help available for children with ADHD, but there simply aren’t enough resources for parents of ADHD children - and you need support just as much as your child.   The National Institute of Mental Health recognizes that frustration, blame, and anger are common in families with ADHD children. Children with ADHD need guidance and understanding from parents to reach their full potential. Yet it can feel impossible to manage the challenges you experience as a parent in order to be the support your child needs.   Diane Dempster and Elaine Taylor-Klaus are ADHD coaches, educators, and the cofounders of ImpactADHD. They started off just like you, feeling frustrated and lost about how to help their ADHD children - and how to take care of themselves as well. Since that time, they have become national leaders in the world of ADHD, representatives of the voice of parents, and the go-to experts for parenting children with ADHD. They have successfully armed thousands of parents with the tools they need to help themselves and their children with ADHD.   In Parenting ADHD Now!, Diane and Elaine combine their practical know-how and professional expertise to offer immediate, actionable strategies you can use to guide and support your ADHD child compassionately and effectively.   The material presented in this audiobook is grounded in three main concepts:   Apply the coach approach to parenting - This unique method gives you permission to pay attention to yourself, build up your own confidence and self-esteem, and apply these tools when working with your child with ADHD.  Use real, practical strategies - Learn to effectively navigate the complex terrain of ADHD, confidently minimize ADHD-related stress in your family, and foster your child’s independence.  Focus on the parent - This is not about “fixing” your ADHD child. This is about shifting your focus inward and empowering yourself so you can empower your child as they navigate life with ADHD.  You can dramatically improve life for your child with ADHD. With Parenting ADHD Now!, you will learn to set healthy limits, find compassion and acceptance, change your habits, laugh instead of cry, understand instead of yell, and thrive instead of just survive.  

©2016 Althea Press, Berkeley, California (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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Sincerely, Your Autistic Child

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A rare and diverse collection of autistic voices that highlights to parents the unique needs of girls and nonbinary people who are growing up with autism. Most resources available for parents come out of the medical model of disability - from psychologists, educators, parents, and doctors - offering parents a narrow and technical approach to autism. Furthermore, it is widely believed that many autistic girls and women are underdiagnosed, which has further limited the information available regarding the unique needs of girls and nonbinary people with autism.  Sincerely, Your Autistic Child represents an authentic resource for parents written by people who understand this experience most, autistic people themselves. From childhood and education to gender identity and sexuality, this anthology of autistic contributors tackles the everyday challenges of growing up while honestly addressing the emotional needs, sensitivity, and vibrancy of autistic girls and nonbinary people. Written like letters to parents, the contributors reflect on what they have learned while growing up with autism and how parents can avoid common mistakes and overcome challenges while raising their child.  Sincerely, Your Autistic Child calls parents to action by raising awareness and redefining "normal" in order to help parents make their child feel truly accepted, valued, and celebrated for who they are. 

©2021 Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network (P)2021 Random House Audio

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Asperger's and Adulthood

3 ratings

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From the best-selling author of Asperger's Rules! and Asperger's Teens comes Asperger's and Adulthood. Blythe Grossberg brings more than 15 years experience working with Asperger's patients to deliver this definitive guide for adults living with Asperger's syndrome.  Thinking about moving out on your own? Ready to land your first job? Unsure how to navigate social scenes when you have Asperger's? Designed for the newly launched Aspie adult, Asperger's and Adulthood provides supportive solutions-based strategies for navigating the ins and outs of balancing Asperger's syndrome with career goals, dating, social settings, and more. Adulthood is complicated for anyone, though it can be especially overwhelming for someone living with Asperger's. Thankfully, Asperger's and Adulthood presents targeted strategies from learning specialist Blythe Grossberg to help young adults with Asperger's kick-start careers, cultivate healthy relationships, and create independent paths as maturing adults. Grossberg lends her expertise by providing an Asperger's road map - pointing out potential obstacles and offering valuable how-tos for thriving in the world. This book also helps loved ones gain a deeper understanding of what it means to live with Asperger's syndrome. Whether you're listening for yourself or someone you know, Asperger's and Adulthood helps you develop deeper insight for tackling life challenges, with: Step-by-step strategies for entering the workforce and tips to translate your talents into a career Helpful scripts for managing small talk, job interviews, and first dates Practical tips and budgeting checklists for establishing your independence Real-life Asperger's stories on finding friends and landing jobs Handy how-tos about stimming, and how to adopt more discreet comforting behaviors  The truth is, even with Asperger's, you can do whatever you put your mind to - and Asperger's and Adulthood outlines the tools and strategies to help you achieve a full and rewarding adult life. 

©2015 Althea Press, Berkeley, California (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
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An Early Start for Your Child with Autism

5 ratings

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Cutting-edge research reveals that parents can play a huge role in helping toddlers and preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) connect with others and live up to their potential. This encouraging guide from the developers of a groundbreaking early intervention program provides doable, practical strategies you can use every day. Nearly all young kids - including those with ASD - have an amazing capacity to learn. Drs. Sally Rogers, Geraldine Dawson, and Laurie Vismara make it surprisingly simple to turn daily routines like breakfast or bath time into fun and rewarding learning experiences that target crucial developmental skills. Vivid examples illustrate proven techniques for promoting play, language, and engagement. Get an early start - and give your child the tools to explore and enjoy the world. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2012 The Guilford Press (P)2018 Tantor

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Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety

7 ratings

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No parent experienced their teen years the way that children do today. This guide provides strategies and tips for actively learning the world of our children.

©2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Anne Cross
Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
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Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD

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Parenting an anxious child means facing constant challenges and questions: When should parents help children avoid anxiety-provoking situations, and when should they encourage them to face their fears? How can parents foster independence while still supporting their children? How can parents reduce the hold their child's anxiety has taken over the entire family? Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD: A Scientifically Proven Program for Parents is the first and only book to provide a completely parent-based treatment program for child and adolescent anxiety. Parents will learn how to alleviate their children's anxiety by changing the way they themselves respond to their children's symptoms - importantly, parents are not required to impose changes on their children's behavior. Instead, parents are shown how to replace their own accommodating behaviors (which allow anxiety to flourish) with supportive responses that demonstrate both acceptance of children's difficulties and confidence in their ability to cope. From understanding child anxiety and OCD, to learning how to talk with an anxious child, to avoiding common traps and pitfalls (such as being overly protective or demanding) to identifying the ways in which parents have been enabling a child's anxious behaviors, this book is full of detailed guidance and practical suggestions.

©2021 Oxford University Press (P)2021 Tantor

Narrator: Barry Abrams
Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
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Autism Triplet Twist

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Do you have a child with autism or know someone who does? If you can read this book and apply the lessons learned to your life, life will be calmer and your kids will be happier. Congratulations, you are having triplets! Say what? Are you sure? Now what do we do? You must be kidding. Can you double check? You can't be serious. How is that possible? Where can I escape? Do you realize this was not the plan? Why us? Why me? Why now? Can I still work? Will insurance cover this? Do you realize I have never been a parent before? It is shocking and overwhelming! If you have or know someone that has triplets, these are common questions. What is it really like living with triplets? Autism Triplet Twist offers parenting tips for raising triplets. Autism Triplet Twist is a nonfiction collection of short stories of real triplets affected by autism. The title came from having triplets. The oldest daughter and the youngest daughter have autism. The daughter in the middle is totally normal. One of the twists is how can the middle daughter be normal when her oldest and youngest sister have autism? These true stories give parents hope they can learn how to deal with triplets with autism.

©2013 James E. Potvin (P)2017 James E. Potvin

Narrator: Dave Fung
Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
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Differently Wired

12 ratings

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Today millions of kids are stuck in a world that doesn't respect, support, or embrace who they really are - these are what Deborah Reber is calling the “differently wired” kids, the one in five children with ADHD, dyslexia, Asperger’s, giftedness, anxiety, sensory processing disorder, and other neurodifferences. Their challenges are many. But for the parents who love them, the challenges are just as hard - struggling to find the right school, the right therapist, the right parenting group while feeling isolated and harboring endless internal doubts about what’s normal, what’s not, and how to handle it all.      But now there’s hope. Written by Deborah Reber, a best-selling author and mother in the midst of an eye-opening journey with her son who is twice exceptional (he has ADHD, Asperger’s, and is highly gifted), Differently Wired is a how-to, a manifesto, a book of wise advice, and the best kind of been-there, done-that companion.      On the one hand it’s a book of saying NO, and how it’s time to say no to trying to fit your round-peg kid into society’s square holes, no to educational and social systems that don’t respect your child, no to the anxiety and fear that keep parents stuck. And then it’s a book of YES. By offering 18 paradigm shifts - what she calls “tilts” - Reber shows how to change everything. How to “Get Out of Isolation and Connect.” “Stop Fighting Who Your Child Is and Lean In.” “Let Go of What Others Think.” “Create a World Where Your Child Can Feel Secure.” “Find Your People (and Ditch the Rest).” “Help Your Kids Embrace Self-Discovery.” And through these alternative ways of being, discover how to stay open, pay attention, and become an exceptional parent to your exceptional child.

©2018 Deborah Reber (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Deborah Reber
Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
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Outsmarting Autism, Updated and Expanded

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A comprehensive resource for parents, therapists, caregivers, and educators, packed with lifelong strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) management and support. Newly revised and updated, this user-friendly guide addresses autism identification, treatment, and prevention from pre-conception through adulthood. Outsmarting Autism describes more than 50 practical approaches with proven efficacy, including lifestyle modification, dietary considerations, and boosting the immune system. After health improves, focus turns to developing the sensory foundations for communication, social skills, and learning.  Patricia Lemer's approach is grounded in research on multifactorial causes, or "Total Load Theory", which explains that developmental delays are caused not by one single factor, but by an overload of environmental stressors on genetically vulnerable individuals.  Because every person with autism is unique, this book guides listeners to the therapies that may be right for each individual, helping to make the difference between management and healing. New research on topics like stem cells, cannabis, and dentistry is now included.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2019 Patricia S. Lemer (P)2021 Tantor

Length: 26 hrs and 44 mins
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Raising Lions

31 ratings

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Current child-rearing techniques seek to develop children who are confident, self-assured, and unafraid to speak their minds-lions instead of lambs. Although largely positive, this shift has brought with it some very serious problems in our children's behavior. Without going back to an authoritarian model, Joe Newman has developed new ways of helping children develop the ability to self-regulate without undermining their confidence, and individuality. “One of the best books on child-rearing. Joe Newman describes a cultural shift that has reinforced anxiety and behavior disorders in children by negating parental authority. Even more important, he provides specific, non-punitive ways for parents to help their kids by taking back their authority. Filled with examples and experiences from the author’s own life as a child with A.D.H.D., the book is a treasure-trove of useful information.” (Barry Michels, psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of The Tools) “This book is packed with useful information. It is an insightful and practical guide for managing children. I would recommend it to any parent.” (L. Alan Sroufe, Professor Emeritus Ph.D. University of Minnesota) Raising Lions challenges us to re-examine our interactions and relationships with children, re-think the root causes of behavior problems, and find new ways to support healthy, happy development. For over 20 years Joe Newman has worked with children, parents, teachers, and administrators to help them understand and improve child behavior.

©2010 Joe Newman (P)2019 Joe Newman

Narrator: Joe Newman
Author: Joe Newman
Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
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Understanding Girls with ADHD

2 ratings

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Understanding Girls with ADHD does not shy away from key areas of controversy. How, for example, can a family know whether it's ADHD or another set of problems that's the primary issue? How does one deal with the potential use of medication, which is plagued by bad press and abundant myths but which can, as part of a multi-faceted treatment plan, provide great benefit if the right dose is found and if the doctor works with the family to monitor positive effects and side effects carefully? What about longterm risk for eating pathology, substance abuse, and other difficult areas of impairment of salience for girls? How can girls and their families break through the thicket of negative expectations and sometimes toxic family interactions to pave the way for a different set of outcomes?   Always sensitive, and without hesitation in providing an authoritative tone, this book will empower girls and their families in ways that are sorely needed. Its emphasis on gender-specific manifestations of ADHD and its inclusion of practical means of attacking the executive function deficits that plague girls and women with ADHD will ensure its continued status as core guidebook.

©2015 Advantage Books, LLC (P)2020 Tantor

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When Screaming Isn't Enough

Summary

She went from being 14 to 2 years old in a week....  From tragedy to trust, propelled into the core of all understanding when your daughter goes from being 14 to two years old in a week. This book is so real. It unveils what everyone, at some time or space, will go through. Helplessness, loneliness, hope, unreal friendship, love, pain, wishing, trusting, perseverance, and fearless faith.

©2014 Connie B. Williams (P)2021 Connie B. Williams

Narrator: Connie B.
Author: Connie B.
Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
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Empathic Parent's Guide to Raising a Child

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If your child struggles with self-conidence, social anxiety, or crippling shyness, then keep reading for empathetic parenting strategies! Do you want to relate well with your child, sense what they are feeling, help them put their thoughts and feelings into words, and anticipate their reactions and their needs? You’re in the right place! Raising a child can be hard. It gets even harder when your child has special needs that not a lot of people can understand. As a parent, it’s your job to be able to understand your child on a deeper level - beyond what they are showing and saying (or not saying). Unlike adults, children have yet to grasp the full extent of their emotions. Even less so, putting these emotions into words. It’s easy to feel helpless when dealing with your child’s big emotions or actions. Whether it’s irritability, low self-confidence, social anxiety, or separation anxiety, educating yourself on why they feel this way is key. This is why you need Empathic Parent's Guide to Raising A Child by child psychologist Avril Jacobs! With her expertise and experience in raising a child with special needs, Avril helps parents like you to: Cultivate more empathy within yourself and learn how to support your kids whenever they start having issues with personality disorders Teach your child how to be more independent and confident when it comes to navigating the world around them Impart to your child some key tips on how to soothe themselves whenever they start feeling socially anxious when you’re not around And so much more! The beauty of being a parent is that you get to grow with your child as you go through life’s ups and downs. If you want your child to overcome their confidence, social anxiety, and shyness issues, then this guide is for you! Scroll up, and click on “buy now"!

©2021 Avril Jacobs (P)2021 Avril Jacobs

Narrator: Skarleit
Author: Avril Jacobs
Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
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Anxious Kids

1 rating

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"Managing" your anxiety and panic attacks belongs to the past. It's time to recover. Children who experience worry and anxiety should tell you how they feel, but only when they are not frightened of becoming embarrassed, humiliated, or punished. Parents face particular challenges due to the fact children with anxiety tend to be nervous, avoidant, annoying, or exhausting. If you become frustrated and make these children feel bad, they cease being honest and begin telling you they are tired, unwell, or don't care.  Without having real improvement, stressed and nervous children will try to keep away from experiencing anything terrible. A lot start to avoid circumstances where there is only a small likelihood they will end up feeling bad. Eventually, they end up making options based mostly on feared situations and not realities. If this remains, quite a few of these children will try to make new friends who could help them feel better. But in most cases, they lead to mastering escaping the problems using isolation, skipping school, becoming a member of "fringe" groups, looking for thrills, rejecting responsibility socially, or using alcohol and other drugs. In time, children and anxiety begin to express rage instead of their concern. Anger feels better than fear, and it is simpler for children to blame others if they can't escape feeling bad. On the other hand, blaming themselves instead of others leads to depression. Children reinforce and offer supremacy to their fears once they act to stay away from or escape unrealistic worries. In this way, the anxiousness grows. The child's self-confidence will fail to blossom at home and in school. What you will learn in this audiobook: Instructions to help your child prepare for college Child anxiety - when should I ask for help for my child?  Relieve and reduce anxiety and regain control of your time  Step-by-step instructions to cope after losing a child-custody case    Instructions to cope with sibling jealousy Simple steps on how parents can cope with an autistic child  Child anxiety treatment Child anxiety treatment - tips for concerned parents   Anxiety treatment - finding the answer for children   Social anxiety treatment for children Anti-anxiety medication for children - two facts caregivers must know It is an unfortunate but authentic truth that stress and nervousness in children and anxiety is a common issue in today's fast-paced, high-tech, activity-packed culture. If your child is experiencing fear and nervousness, try these uncomplicated but efficient approaches to reduce anxiety in children. 

©2019 Lory J. Hustons (P)2019 Lory J. Hustons

Narrator: Idina Paula
Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
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The Way I See It

1 rating

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Dr. Temple Grandin gets to the real issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple offers helpful dos and don'ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her insider perspective and a great deal of research. These are just some of the specific topics she delves into: How and why people with autism think differently Economical early intervention programs that work How sensory sensitivities affect learning Behaviors caused by a disability vs. just bad behaviors Teaching people with autism to live in an unpredictable world Alternative medicine vs. conventional medicine Employment ideas for adults with autism This revised and expanded edition of The Way I See It contains 32 new subjects based on the most current autism research, including: The role of genetics and environmental factors in causing autism Understanding the mind of a nonverbal person with autism Finding mentors and appropriate colleges Teachable moments give the child time to respond And more!

©2015 Temple Grandin (P)2016 Future Horizons

Narrator: Colleen Patrick
Length: 9 hrs
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Kid Confidence

2 ratings

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Help your child cultivate real, lasting confidence! In Kid Confidence, a licensed clinical psychologist and parenting expert offers practical, evidence-based parenting strategies to help kids foster satisfying relationships, develop competence, and make choices that fit who they are and want to become. As parents, it’s heartbreaking to hear children say negative things about themselves. But as children grow older and begin thinking about the world in more complex ways, they also become more self-critical. Alarmingly, studies show that self-esteem, for many children, takes a sharp drop starting around age eight, and this decline continues into the early teen years. So, how can you turn the tide on this upsetting trend and help your child build genuine self-esteem? With this guide, you’ll learn that self-esteem isn’t about telling kids they're "special". It’s about helping them embrace the freedom that comes with a quiet ego - a way of being in the world that isn't preoccupied with self-judgment, and instead embraces a compassionate view of oneself and others that allows for both present awareness and personal growth. When kids are less focused on evaluating and comparing themselves with others, they are freer to empathize with others, embrace learning, and connect with the values that are bigger than themselves. You’ll also discover how your child’s fundamental needs for connection, competence, and choice are essential for real self-esteem. Connection involves building meaningful and satisfying relationships that create a sense of belonging. Competence means building tangible skills. And choice is about being able to make decisions, figure out what matters, and choose to act in ways that are consistent with personal values. When children are able to fulfill these three basic needs, the question of "Am I good enough?" is less likely to come up. If your child is suffering from low self-esteem, you need a nuanced parenting approach. Let this audiobook guide you as you help your child create unshakable confidence and lasting well-being.

©2019 Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD, and Michele Borba, EdD (P)2019 New Harbinger Publications

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Positive Parenting for Autism

3 ratings

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Positive Parenting for Autism delivers practical guidance that will empower parents to implement the techniques used by professionals to help their child with autism build essential social and life skills in an encouraging, affirming way.  Raising a child with autism is one of the most challenging responsibilities any parent can face. It can be difficult to manage the commitments of daily life and also feel as though you’re doing all you can to support the development of your special needs child. Positive Parenting for Autism delivers scientifically-proven techniques to practice in your day-to-day life to help your child develop the essential skills they need to thrive and live a fulfilling life with autism.  Written by board certified behavior analyst and therapist, Victoria Boone, Positive Parenting for Autism provides concrete tools to help you develop personalized behavior change plans aimed at both increasing your child’s positive behaviors and decreasing unwanted or problem behaviors associated with their autism. Based on the principles of applied behavioral therapy (ABA), Positive Parenting for Autism offers strengths-based strategies that will empower you to help your child with autism meet, and even exceed, the goals you envision for them.  Compassionate and effective, Positive Parenting for Autism offers:  Clear, easy-to-understand explorations of core ABA strategies such as using positive vs. negative reinforcement, teaching complex behaviors, practicing social skills, coordinating with educators, and more, to help your child manage daily life with autism.  Real-life examples of these techniques in practice to help you understand how these new skills and strategies address the everyday situations you and your child with autism face.  Guidance for creating a program of action for your child based on the proven strategies and techniques of ABA that are tailored to the unique needs of your child with autism.  Parenting a child with autism presents unique challenges. But with the thorough, practical guidance in Positive Parenting for Autism, you’ll feel confident using these effective skill-building techniques to bring about positive, lasting change in your child’s life. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2018 Althea Press, Emeryville, California (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
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8 Keys to Parenting Children With ADHD

6 ratings

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Parenting children with ADHD, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, can be challenging and complex. But just as a child who struggles with reading can learn to decode words, children with ADHD can learn patience, communication, and solution-seeking skills to become more confident, independent, and capable. This book, rich with optimism, tips, tools, and action plans, offers science-based insights and systems for parents to help cultivate these skills. 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD focuses on developing and strengthening effective interpersonal skills in both parents and children as a way to improve conflict resolution. Following the parenting principle to "parent the child you have", noted therapist Cindy Goldrich offers advice to help listeners tailor their parenting to meet the needs of their unique child. This book also helps parents to recognize the value of being a leader and a guide to children, building parents' confidence in their decision making and giving children a sense of safety, security, and confidence.

©2015 Cindy Goldrich (P)2015 Tantor

Narrator: Callie Beaulieu
Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
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When Your Daughter Has BPD

5 ratings

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If you have a daughter with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you may feel frustration, shame, and your family may be at the breaking point dealing with angry outbursts, threats, and constant emergencies. You may even feel guilty for not enjoying spending time with your child - but how can you when her behavior is abusive toward you and the rest of your family? You need solid skills you can use now to help your daughter and hold your family together. In this important guide, you'll learn real solutions and strategies based in proven-effective DBT and CBT to help you weather the storm of BPD and restore a sense of normalcy and balance in your life. You'll find an overview of BPD so you can better understand the driving forces behind your daughter's difficult behavior. You'll discover how you can help your daughter get the help she needs while also setting boundaries that foster respect and self-care for you and others in your family. And, most importantly, you'll learn "emergency parenting techniques" to help you put a stop to abusive patterns and restore peace. If your daughter has BPD and your family is struggling to make it through each day, this book offers essential skills to help you cope and recover a sense of stability.

©2017 Daniel S. Lobel (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Terrence Bayes
Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
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Healing ADD Revised Edition

8 ratings

Summary

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a national health crisis that continues to grow - yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today. Neuropsychiatrist Daniel G. Amen, MD was one of the first to identify that there are multiple types beyond just purely hyperactive or inattentive ADD, each requiring a different treatment. Now, in this all-new, revised edition, Dr. Amen again employs the latest medical advances in the field, including the largest brain imaging study ever completed on patients with ADD, to identify, examine, and demystify the 7 distinct types of ADD and their specific treatments. With updated recommendations for nutraceuticals and/or medications targeted to brain type, diet, exercise, lifestyle interventions, cognitive reprogramming, parenting and educational strategies, neurofeedback, and more, Dr. Amen’s revolutionary approach provides a treatment program that can lead sufferers of ADD to a normal, peaceful, and fully functional life. Sufferers from ADD often say, “The harder I try, the worse it gets.” Dr. Amen tells them, for the first time, why, and more importantly how to heal ADD.

©2013 Daniel G. Amen; 2014 Penguin Audio

Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
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Let Me Go

4 ratings

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Let Me Go is the powerful new memoir from foster carer and Sunday Times best-selling author Casey Watson. Harley, 13, has been sectioned under the mental health act after attempting suicide. She was spotted climbing the railings on a footbridge that crossed a busy motorway and pulled to safety by a member of the public. After six weeks in hospital, social services are looking for a short-term placement so she can be kept safe while family therapy takes place. Harley has a family - a widowed mother and an older sister, Milly, who left home with her long-term boyfriend just over a year ago. There is no prospect of Harley going home just yet, though, as her mum, who has learning difficulties and addiction issues, feels she cannot cope. So she arrives with Casey and Mike under a 28-day care order. As Harley tries to hurl herself out of the moving car on the way home, it quickly becomes clear she is in urgent need of help. Three weeks into the placement, after Harley has made various attempts to abscond, it seems like zero progress is being made. Then all of sudden there is an unexpected breakthrough and light at the end of a long, dark tunnel, but only once Harley is finally able to share the truth about the abuse she suffered at the hands of a very dangerous man.

©2020 Casey Watson (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Kate Lock
Author: Casey Watson
Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
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Driven to Distraction

59 ratings

Summary

Through vivid stories of the experiences of their patients (both adults and children), Drs. Hallowell and Ratey show the varied forms ADD takes - from the hyperactive search for high stimulation to the floating inattention of daydreaming - and the transforming impact of precise diagnosis and treatment.

©1995 Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D. All rights reserved. ©1995 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved. (P)2013 Simon & Schuster

Narrator: John McDonough
Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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The Explosive Child

160 ratings

Summary

Dr. Ross Greene, a distinguished clinician and pioneer in the treatment of kids with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges, has worked with thousands of explosive children, and he has good news: these kids aren't attentionseeking, manipulative, or unmotivated, and their parents aren't passive, permissive disciplinarians. Rather, explosive kids are lacking some crucial skills in the domains of flexibility/adaptability, frustration tolerance, and problem solving, and they require a different approach to parenting. The Explosive Child is the highly acclaimed, lifechanging parenting guide in which Dr. Greene first delineated the Collaborative Problem Solving approach.  Dr. Greene explains why kids exhibit challenging behaviors, why traditional behavior management strategies may not be effective for many kids, and how to use Plan B to solve problems collaboratively and teach your child the skills he or she is lacking.   As the model has evolved over the years, so has The Explosive Child, and it is available here in an abridged and updated fourth edition narrated by Dr. Greene. Throughout this compassionate, insightful, and practical book, Dr. Greene provides a new conceptual framework for understanding their difficulties.  He explains why traditional parenting and treatment often don't work with these children, and he describes what to do instead. Instead of relying on rewarding and punishing, Dr. Greene's Collaborative Problem Solving model promotes working with explosive children to solve the problems that precipitate explosive episodes, and teaching these kids the skills they lack. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2011 Dr. Ross Greene (P)2011 Dr. Ross Greene

Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
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Delivered From Distraction

27 ratings

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In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder. Now a second revolution is under way in the approach to ADD, and the news is great. Drug therapies, our understanding of the role of diet and exercise, even the way we define the disorder, all are changing radically. And doctors are realizing that millions of adults suffer from this condition, though the vast majority of them remain undiagnosed and untreated. In this new book, Drs. Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey build on the breakthroughs of Driven to Distraction to offer a comprehensive and entirely up-to-date guide to living a successful life with ADD. As Hallowell and Ratey point out, "attention deficit disorder" is a highly misleading description of an intriguing kind of mind. Original, charismatic, energetic, often brilliant, people with ADD have extraordinary talents and gifts embedded in their highly charged but easily distracted minds. Tailored expressly to ADD learning styles and attention spans, Delivered from Distraction provides accessible, engaging discussions of every aspect of the condition, from diagnosis to finding the proper treatment regime. Inside you'll discover: whether ADD runs in families the links between ADD and other conditions how people with ADD can free up their inner talents and strengths the new drugs and how they work, and why they're not for everyone sexual problems associated with ADD and how to resolve them strategies for dealing with procrastination, clutter, and chronic forgetfulness ADD is a trait, it only becomes a disorder when it impairs your life. Featuring gripping profiles of patients with ADD who have triumphed, Delivered from Distraction is a wise, loving guide to releasing the positive energy that all people with ADD hold inside. If you have ADD or care about someone who does, this is the book you must read.

©2005 E. Hallowell and J. Ratey (P)2005 Books on Tape, Inc.

Narrator: Dan Cashman
Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Uniquely Human

46 ratings

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Uniquely Human is a groundbreaking book on autism by one of the world's leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability but as a unique way of being human. Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist of deficits, including difficulties interacting socially, problems in communicating, sensory challenges, and repetitive behavior patterns. This perspective leads to therapies focused on ridding individuals of "autistic" symptoms. Now Dr. Barry M. Prizant, an internationally renowned autism expert, offers a new and compelling paradigm: the most successful approaches to autism don't aim at fixing a person by eliminating symptoms but by seeking to understand the individual's experience and what underlies the behavior. In Uniquely Human, Dr. Prizant suggests a major shift in understanding autism: instead of classifying "autistic" behaviors as signs of pathology, he sees them as part of a range of strategies to cope with a world that feels chaotic and overwhelming. Rather than curb these behaviors, it's better to enhance abilities, build on strengths, and offer supports that will naturally lead to more desirable behavior and a better quality of life. In fact, argues Dr. Prizant, attempts to eliminate "autistic" behaviors may actually interfere with important developmental processes. While it never discounts the difficulties of living with autism, Uniquely Human offers inspiring stories and practical advice drawn from Dr. Prizant's four-decade career working in universities, schools, hospitals, and private practice. It conveys a deep respect for people with autism and the qualities that make them special. Filled with humanity and wisdom, Uniquely Human offers a compassionate and insightful perspective that parents, professionals, and family members will find uplifting and hopeful.

©2015 Barry M. Prizant, PhD (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: P. J. Ochlan
Length: 9 hrs
Available on Audible
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The Highly Sensitive Child

21 ratings

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With the publication of The Highly Sensitive Person, Elaine Aron became the first person to identify the inborn trait of high sensitivity and to show how it affects the lives of those who possess it. Now, Aron shifts her focus to highly sensitive children. Rooted in Aron's years of experience as a psychotherapist and her original research on child temperament, The Highly Sensitive Child shows how HSCs are born deeply reflective, sensitive to the subtle, and easily overwhelmed. These qualities can make for smart, conscientious, creative children, but with the wrong parenting or schooling they can become unusually shy or timid or begin acting out. In this pioneering work, parents will find helpful self-tests and case studies to help them understand their HSC along with thorough advice on parenting a highly sensitive child. With chapters addressing the needs of specific age groups, from newborns through teens, The Highly Sensitive Child delivers warmhearted, timely information for parents, teachers, and the sensitive children in their lives. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2015 Elaine N. Aron (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: Susan Boyce
Author: Elaine Aron
Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
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Defiant Child Blueprint

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"Become the greatest parent in the world who understands how to manage children and teens with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) so that you may coexist in peaceful, happy harmony. There is truly no place like home when everyone lives by the same rules and are on the same page!" Parents, teachers, role models, authority figures, and guardians have the most important job on the planet. They carry the responsibility of guiding generations of impactful youths to keep our planet thriving for the future. At times, this task can be very peaceful and easy. However, there are those difficult times when adolescents seem possessed with demons. The most common hardship parents experience is dealing with defiant children. Today you will learn how to overcome this major struggle.  Focal points of Defiant Child Blueprint: Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) treatment How to counteract attention-seeking behaviors ODD strategies for kids and teens Tips for parents raising a defiant child Strategies for teachers who want to stop classroom distractions  Example success stories of defiant child behavior strategies Unorthodox methods of intervention to treat your defiant child How to establish boundaries, set rules, and discipline your child and more! Healthy parenting is right at the tip of your fingers. Most people claim that being a parent is the hardest job in the world. In reality, it is the most important job in the world that can be made easy if you know how kids work. Luckily, this book has the key solutions you are looking for. Get it today to finally enjoy well-deserved peace with your child!

©2019 Victor Moody (P)2019 Victor Moody

Narrator: Emily Ellet
Author: Xavier Rose
Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder 101

Summary

Oppositional Defiant Disorder 101: The Ultimate In-Depth Guide for Parents to Understand Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Children and Teenagers is a unique guide written authored by award-winning author Kathleen D. McIntosh. The book serves as a guide for parents who struggle to deal with controlling the symptoms of children diagnosed with oppositional defiant disorder. What makes this guide unique is that it’s a combination of McIntosh’s personal experience and her love for writing and research. This gives the guide highly informative and scientifically-based content with an endearing personal touch. The element of positivity in oppositional defiant disorder 101 is as prominent as the thoroughly-researched information aimed at helping not only the child, but also the parents and siblings. The guide describes the condition in detail and also tells the reader about important co-occurring conditions a child diagnosed with oppositional defiant disorder may have. It focuses on the physiological and psychological development of the disorder and its psychological effects on those around the individual who has the disorder. A unique component in the book is that it focuses on all the members of the family and how they can work together to improve an otherwise anxiety-ridden household atmosphere.  The listener can furthermore learn about the neural development of the child and the teenager and how, at these specific ages, their ability to process emotions can help parents understand the inner workings of their minds. Discipline, which is something many parents are hesitant to talk about, is also discussed at length, with a special section for teenagers. If you’re looking for self-care ideas, ideas on how to reconnect with your partner among these stormy waters, and how to have some educational family fun, this is the guide for you. It’s an all-in-one easy listen aimed at empowering you to help yourself and your child with oppositional defiant disorder.

©2020 Kathleen D. McIntosh (P)2021 Kathleen D. McIntosh

Narrator: Lynnda Nelson
Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Focused Forward

5 ratings

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Now updated with edited narration for listening ease. In Focused Forward: Navigating the Storms of Adult ADHD, author and self-proclaimed "ADHD-er" James M. Ochoa, LPC, goes beyond the management and scheduling techniques most ADHD books focus on to deal with what really holds so many ADHD-ers back - the emotional fallout of ADHD. He helps listeners identify, manage, and alleviate symptoms of a PTSD-like condition he calls emotional distress syndrome, with practical, proven advice including: Understanding the link between ADHD and emotional distress What emotional distress syndrome (EDS) feels like How to construct an emotional safe place How to recruit your own me support group Eight essential tools to help you cope And more.... With wisdom, humor, and plenty of (sometimes painful) empathy, Focused Forward will help adults with ADHD move past the pain and shame toward a future full of possibility, balance, and joy.

©2016 James M. Ochoa (P)2016 James M. Ochoa

Narrator: James M. Ochoa
Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Turn Autism Around

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This is the first book of its kind that calls attention to an important fact: Parents can make a tremendous impact on their child through behavioral practices taught at home. Dr. Barbera has created a tool kit that any parent can use to help remediate - and in some cases eliminate - some symptoms of autism and other developmental delays in young children, even in as little as 15 minutes a day. Developmental delays and signs of autism usually show up before 18 months of age, yet children are often not diagnosed until they are four or five years old. In Turn Autism Around, Dr. Mary Barbera explains why parents can't afford to worry and wait in long lines for evaluations and treatment while not knowing how to help their children. She empowers parents, caregivers, and early intervention professionals to regain hope and take back control with simple strategies to dramatically improve outcomes for their children. Dr. Barbera has created a new approach to teaching kids with developmental delays that uses the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) married with a positive, child-friendly methodology that any parent can use - whether or not their child has delays - to learn to teach communication skills, socialization strategies, as well as tackle sleep, eating, potty training, and behavior challenges in a positive, effective, and lasting way. Turn Autism Around is the first book of its kind that calls attention to an important fact: Parents can make a tremendous impact on their child's development through behavioral practices taught at home, even in as little as 15 minutes a day. Her program shows these autism and developmental delays can be remediated, and in some cases, delays can be caught up altogether, if parents intervene while the child is young. This book is for parents of young children aged one-to-five years who are passionate about helping their child as well as learning how they can change the trajectory of their child's and family's life. This audio product contains a PDF with supporting material, and the PDF is available to download. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2021 Mary Lynch Barbera (P)2021 Hay House, Inc.

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The First-Time Parent's Guide to Potty Training

2 ratings

Summary

Potty train your child confidently, quickly, and successfully - even as a first-time parent! Are you nervous about potty training? Worried that you don't know enough to see it through to the end? Concerned that you don't have enough time to devote to it? This positive, practical, easy-to-follow guide is here to help. By approaching potty training with a proven program, first-time tips and tricks, the right tools, and a confident mindset, you can cross dirty diapers off your endless to-do list and celebrate your child's transition to the toilet. Here's everything you need to know to get your child out of diapers once and for all! The First-Time Parent's Guide to Potty Training features: An easy, step-by-step, three-day program for ditching diapers, including nap and nighttime training, day care strategies, and on-the-go potty training Troubleshooting advice for accidents, backsliding, temper tantrums, and more Guidance for your child if they're anxious, willful, or simply reluctant You can potty train your child, and this book will guide you and cheer you on every step of the way.

©2020 Jazmine McCoy (P)2020 Random House Audio

Narrator: Nicole Lewis
Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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How Do I Brush My Teeth?

Summary

This story is for kids from one to eight years of age, and perhaps a few teens and adults who are learning how to brush their teeth! If you want to have happy teeth, start by brushing and taking care of them at a very young age. I encourage parents to play this book as a bedtime story. It's a friendly story that kids will enjoy! Happy Brushing!

©2017 Tamara Arauz (P)2021 Tamara Arauz

Author: Tamara Arauz
Length: 2 mins
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Living with ADHD

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A practical system for those with ADHD to take back their personal power and embrace their unique talents for success in the modern world. Explains how those with ADHD grow up wounded by the negative labels and attitudes surrounding them and their “diagnosis”  Shares simple and fast-acting techniques from neurolinguistic programming (NLP) to recalibrate painful memories into valuable learning experiences, repattern learned behaviors and negative habits, and discover personal motivation  Reveals how the novelty-seeking behaviors of those with ADHD are valuable assets to society and should be embraced rather than suppressed  One of the first rules of child-rearing is “condemn the behavior, not the child”. Yet this commonsense rule doesn’t seem to apply in the case of attention deficit disorder, or ADHD, where the very name of the condition implies that those labeled with it are “disordered”, “deficient”, and incapable of paying attention. Those with ADHD grow up wounded, told by teachers, guidance counselors, even parents that they are dysfunctional and unable to succeed in the “normal” world. But, as ADHD expert Thom Hartmann explains, those with ADHD are capable of great success if they can shift the negative self-image created by others and learn to work with their unique strengths.  In this accessible guide for adults with ADHD and the parents and teachers of ADHD children, Hartmann offers a practical system of useful tools and strategies to heal the damage done to a person who grew up labeled as “dysfunctional” and help them cope with - and succeed at - daily life. He explains how the character traits of ADHD were once valuable assets in hunter-gatherer societies and that the later dominance of agricultural and industrial societies, where “farmer” and “worker” skill sets excel, left ADHD “hunters” as behavioral outcasts. Sharing simple and often fast-acting techniques from neurolinguistic programming (NLP), Hartmann explains how those with ADHD can take back their personal power, recalibrate painful memories into valuable learning experiences, shed fears and negative habits, and rebuild their self-image in a positive way.  By integrating the strategies in this audiobook into daily life, those with ADHD can transform their way of responding to the world, discover personal motivation, and teach their children to do the same. As Hartmann reveals, it is not ADHD that needs to be healed, but our attitudes toward those born with the “hunter” gift.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2020 Thom Hartmann. All Rights Reserved. (P)2020 Inner Traditions Audio. All Rights Reserved.

Narrator: Andy Rick
Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Herbs for Children's Health

Summary

Herbal remedies can provide safe and effective treatment for common childhood ailments ranging from diaper rash and teething to sore throats and conjunctivitis. In this Storey BASICS® guide, Rosemary Gladstar shows you how to prepare soothing salves, syrups, tablets, and teas that support children’s health. With simple instructions, clear dosage guidelines, and in-depth profiles of 24 medicinal herbs, you’ll soon be confidently easing your child’s achy flu with some hibiscus tea and using the healing properties of nettles to combat bouts of hay fever.

©2015 Rosemary Gladstar (P)2021 Gladstar LLC

Narrator: Jessica Tipton
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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ADD and Zombies

Summary

Wes Crenshaw and Kelsey Daugherty guide listeners on medication management for ADD and ADHD using advice drawn from thousands of hours of clinical contact with hundreds of fascinating clients.  Designed in an engaging, conversational style for listeners of all ages, the authors explore what it means to have ADD, describe how to get an accurate evaluation, examine co-occurring diagnoses and how they are treated in the context of ADD, and explain how to find a good prescriber.  They compare and contrast the array of medications available to treat ADD, explain how to use them correctly, and help listeners manage and work around the side effects. Crenshaw and Daugherty offer numerous case examples throughout the book to illustrate their integrative model of treatment designed to get listeners with an ADD diagnosis on the road to fearless medication management. Have you been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD, or do you suspect you should be? Do you want to be sure you have an accurate diagnosis? Do you wonder if you’re getting the best treatment? Do you have a love-hate relationship with your medication or wonder why it seems to have stopped working? Then, this book is for you. Does your partner, child, roommate, or friend have ADD? Do you wonder if medication might be right for them, and if so, which one? Do you struggle alongside them to deal with the many side effects of their stimulant? Do you wonder about alternative treatments? This book is for you. Are you a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant? Do you wish you had broader training and experience in assessing and prescribing for ADD and ADHD? Do you sometimes feel like you’re winging it? Do you wonder if this disorder is over- or underdiagnosed? Do you wish you could refer those cases out, but haven’t anyone to refer them to? This book is for you.

©2019 Wes Crenshaw (P)2021 Wes Crenshaw

Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
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A Parent's Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition

1 rating

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Many tens of thousands of parents have found the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger's syndrome, in this indispensable guide. Leading experts show how you can work with your child's unique impairments - and harness his or her capabilities.  Vivid stories and real-world examples illustrate ways to help kids with ASD relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and succeed in school. You'll learn how ASD is diagnosed and what treatments and educational supports really work. Updated with the latest research and resources, the second edition clearly explains the implications of the DSM-five diagnostic changes.   PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2017 Guilford Publications, Inc. (P)2019 Echo Point Books & Media, LLC

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Talking Back to OCD

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No one wants to get rid of obsessive-compulsive disorder more than someone who has it. That's why Talking Back to OCD puts kids and teens in charge. Dr. John March's eight-step program has already helped thousands of young people show the disorder that it doesn't call the shots - they do. This uniquely designed volume is really two books in one. Each chapter begins with a section that helps kids and teens zero in on specific problems and develop skills they can use to tune out obsessions and resist compulsions. Talking Back to OCD shows parents how to be supportive without getting in the way. The next time OCD butts in, your family will be prepared to boss back - and show an unwelcome visitor to the door. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2007 The Guilford Press (P)2017 Tantor

Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
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What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew

6 ratings

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2018 Best Book Awards Winner in Parenting and Family A 2018 Mom's Choice Book Award Winner A veteran psychologist presents a proven road map to help ADHD kids succeed in school and life  You’ve read all the expert advice, but despite countless efforts to help your child cope better and stay on track, you’re still struggling with everyday issues like homework, chores, getting to soccer practice on time, and simply getting along without pushback and power struggles. What if you could work with your child, motivating and engaging them in the process, to create positive change once and for all? In this insightful and practical book, veteran psychologist Sharon Saline shares the words and inner struggles of children and teens living with ADHD - and a blueprint for achieving lasting success by working together.  Based on more than 25 years of experience counseling young people and their families, Dr. Saline’s advice and real-world examples reveal how parents can shift the dynamic and truly help kids succeed. Topics include: Setting mutual goals that foster cooperation Easing academic struggles Tackling everyday challenges, from tantrums and backtalk to staying organized, building friendships, and more With useful exercises and easy-to-remember techniques, you’ll discover a variety of practical strategies that really work, creating positive change that will last a lifetime.  

©2018 Dr. Sharon Saline and Dr. Laura Markham (P)2018 Penguin Audio

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Superparenting for ADD

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Dr. Edward Hallowell - a veteran pediatric psychiatric clinician, best-selling author, and himself a man with attention deficit disorder (ADD) - teams up with Peter S. Jensen, M.D., one of the country's foremost academics on ADD and the father of an ADD child, to present a specific and detailed program for parents to assist their ADD child in finding success, health, and joy. Sure to become an invaluable parenting resource and a classic in ADD literature, this book will help parents unlock the gifts of ADD.

©2008 Edward M. Hallowell, MD and Peter S. Jensen, MD (P)2008 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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ADHD for Parents

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Are you presently feeling frustrated, ashamed, lost, angry, and depressed over your child’s, tween’s, or teen’s ADHD diagnosis and struggles to cope with the symptoms? Is your home typically characterized by more chaos than calmness? Do you need to add more natural, holistic, and mindfulness tools to expand your parenting approach at home when your son or daughter is constantly battling to exhibit self-regulation, time management, organization, and healthy social relationships? If you have been experiencing nonstop battles and endless bickering with your kids with ADHD lately over chores, homework, communication skills, grades, and future planning, then this audiobook will soothe the flames of discord and disconnection. While ADHD for Parents doesn’t deliver instant cures, magical unicorns, or genies in a bottle, it offers knowledge, tips, research-based studies, practical suggestions, and holistic techniques to add more peace and mindfulness into your parenting paradigm.  While parents will love and appreciate the suggestions, it’s also applicable for anyone who works with kids as well as adolescents. Is your mind more “mind full” than "mindful" currently, as a parent, when addressing ADHD and the integrated impacts that it causes on physically, socio-emotionally, academically, cognitively, behaviorally, and spiritually? Then, consider this audiobook as your resilient road map and new BFF to integrate more holistic health, happiness, and empowerment into your families.

©2019 Kelli Barkley, PhD (P)2020 Kelli Barkley, PhD

Narrator: Lizzie Rook
Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
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ADHD

Summary

This book covers the topic of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, commonly referred to as ADHD. Inside, we will cover what ADHD is, what are the different types of ADHD, how it affects both children and adults, how it is treated, and much more. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions surrounding ADHD. While more and more people are becoming aware of the condition and its intricacies each year, many of these misconceptions still remain. This audiobook aims to dispel these myths and mistruths and educate you on the way ADHD actually impacts a person. An ADHD diagnosis does not mean that you or your child are dumb or incapable of learning and operating efficiently in the workplace or at school. It’s actually quite the opposite. In fact, there are a few ways in which the symptoms of ADHD can be a blessing in disguise! People with ADHD just have to implement the right strategies for learning, managing their time, and controlling their impulsive tendencies. Once these strategies are in place, a person with ADHD can be just as effective, if not more so, than a person who isn’t affected by ADHD. This book will educate you on the many ways that ADHD is treated, including the different medication and therapy options which are most commonly prescribed. Also included are a range of self-help techniques and strategies that can be implemented to help you really get control over the symptoms of ADHD, manage them, and even use them to your advantage.    At the completion of this book, you should have a rather comprehensive understanding of ADHD and feel well-prepared to manage your or your child’s symptoms with full confidence!

©2019 Ingram Publishing (P)2019 Adrian Ingram

Narrator: Shaniese Reyes
Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
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Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition

27 ratings

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Including real-life stories, this newly revised third edition of the award-winning best seller - voted one of the top 20 parenting books - provides parents with the most up-to-date research, effective discipline tips, and practical strategies for raising spirited children. Do you ever wonder why your child acts the way he or she does? Are you at a loss regarding your child's emotional intelligence and how to prevent meltdowns? Do you find yourself getting frustrated and feeling like you're at the end of your rope? You are not alone! Many parents are dealing with the same challenges. In Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition, parenting expert Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, EdD, offers all parents a glimpse into what makes their children behave the way they do. Through vivid examples and a refreshingly positive viewpoint, this invaluable guide offers parents emotional support and proven strategies for handling the toughest times. Dr. Kurcinka has devised a plan for success with a simple, four-step program that will help you discover the power of positive - rather than negative - labels; understand your child's and your own temperamental traits; cope with tantrums and blowups when they do occur; and develop strategies for handling mealtimes, bedtimes, holidays, school, and many other situations. In this third revised edition, you will find: More practical strategies to help you manage your own intensity (keep your cool) Effective discipline tips - including how to win cooperation and establish clear expectations and limits New strategies for managing the meltdowns - including how to prevent them in the future Revised tips for helping your spirited child fall asleep and stay asleep Revised tips for finding the school that fits your child Ideas for working with your child when he or she does not want to talk about emotions Steps to teaching your child how to be a problem solver, work well with others, and be more flexible And more! Including quick tips for today's time-challenged parents, this newly updated edition of Raising Your Spirited Child will help you foster a supportive, encouraging, and loving environment for your children. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2015 Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, EdD (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Abby Craden
Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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On Immunity

4 ratings

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Upon becoming a new mother, Eula Biss addresses a chronic condition of fear - fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what is in your child's air, food, mattress, medicine, and vaccines. She finds that you cannot immunize your child, or yourself, from the world. In this bold, fascinating book, Biss investigates the metaphors and myths surrounding our conception of immunity and its implications for the individual and the social body. As she hears more and more fears about vaccines, Biss researches what they mean for her own child, her immediate community, America, and the world, both historically and in the present moment. She extends a conversation with other mothers to meditations on Voltaire's Candide, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Susan Sontag's AIDS and Its Metaphors, and beyond. On Immunity is a moving account of how we are all interconnected - our bodies and our fates.

©2014 Eula Biss. (P)2014 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

Narrator: Tamara Marston
Author: Eula Biss
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Under the Sleeve

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Help your child stop cutting. You find cuts on your child’s inner arm and have no idea how it could’ve happened. You try to find help from your doctor, friends, family, and school counselor, only to find yourself frustrated and confused. It seems as if there is no one to help you understand why or how to treat your child who is suffering. Ten years of experience as a successful pediatrician did not equip Dr. Stacey Winters for finding the best help when her daughter began cutting. From that first day, she researched and sought out any available assistance, only to hit roadblock after roadblock. Thirteen years later, Dr. Winters has successfully navigated the difficult path of getting help for her daughter. In Under the Sleeve, Dr. Winters now shares what she has learned on her journey as both a mom and pediatrician. You will be empowered to: Understand why visits to your primary care provider do not help Develop insight into the reasons why your child is cutting Discover the role anxiety and depression can play in cutting and learn methods to help your child cope Learn why children in pain often can’t talk to their parents Become familiar with the different treatments and understand why it takes a tribe Wait no longer to find the help your child deserves and the relief you desperately need. Listen to Under the Sleeve today.

©2020 Stacey Winters (P)2020 Stacey Winters

Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
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Baby Sleep Training In 3 Days

3 ratings

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There are three simple questions to determine whether you should listen to this book. Do you spend HOURS trying to get your baby to sleep? Do you dread the nap and evening routine, knowing what is to come? Would you like your baby to fall asleep quickly, on their own, and to sleep all night long...even if you honestly believe you've tried everything...and in as little as three days? If you answered YES to any of those questions then you need to listen to this book. This revolutionary method effortlessly trains your baby to resettle and quickly fall back to sleep if they wake (without your intervention). And the best part is your baby will now wake up well rested, happy, and healthy (and you will be, too!) I realize it may sound almost unbelievable that in as little as three days you can have your baby sleeping the moment their head hits the pillow, yet I promise you this is all possible. How do I know this method works so well? Because I used it myself to get my baby to fall asleep on cue each and every night. And listen, I understand it is easy to blame yourself for your baby's sleep issues, but you must realize, it’s NOT your fault. And it is actually easier than you could ever imagine to get your baby to quickly fall asleep, and sleep soundly through the night. What are some of the benefits can you expect when you follow this program?  You will have more time to spend with your partner in the evenings while your little ones are quickly and quietly drifting off to sleep... You will have more energy and will be the envy of all other parents who are struggling with bedtime... You will be so happy and proud of your little one and of your abilities as a confident parent... You will never have to listen to the advice of in-laws and other parents again (no matter how well-meaning it is).

©2017 Ben Nichols (P)2017 Ben Nichols

Narrator: Kate Roth
Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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Raising Boys with ADHD

1 rating

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Written by two professionals who have "been there and done that" with their own sons with ADHD, Raising Boys with ADHD empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond. The book covers topics not often found in other parenting guides, such as the preschool years, early diagnosis and strategies for teens transitioning to work and college. Filled with practical knowledge, resources, and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD, this book provides parents with encouragement and hope for the future.

©2012 Prufrock Press Inc. (P)2018 Tantor

Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Anxiety Relief for Kids

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Have you noticed that your child is constantly tense all the time? Are they displaying irrational fears occasionally? Moments where they seem to be crippled by fear that disrupts their daily function? What you could be dealing with is a child with anxiety. Everyone worries. That is a part of our normal range of human emotion. Even children have worries of their own. But it is when those worries cross over from regular worrying to excessive worrying and starts to disrupt your daily routine that it becomes a problem. Believe it or not, anxiety doesn’t just affect adults, but children can be victims of this condition, too.   Anxiety is one of the most prevalent disorders in America today, and it can be challenging for both children and adults who are dealing with this condition. It can also be equally as challenging for the parents because what can you do to help make it better for your child? How do you protect them from feeling this way?  Anxiety Relief for Kids is a complete workbook that will help your child overcome their worries, stress, anger, depression, panic attacks, and fears with proven strategies that work. In this audiobook, you will learn how to: Understand anxiety and how it is affecting your child Discover anxiety relief strategies and build your own activities toolbox How to parent an anxious child Engaging games and crafts you can do to help your child work through his or her anxiety The difference between depression and anger What separates panic attacks from fears The exercises, methods, and strategies you will uncover in this audiobook will shed light on the importance of helping your child overcome anxiety. More importantly, it is a guide for all parents with anxious children about what you can do to help your child through this very challenging emotion with which they are dealing.  All the strategies you have ever wanted to help your child find his or her happiness again are right here. They do not have to live a life that is crippled by worries and fears. It is possible to change all that. Improve his or her self-esteem and help your child find his or her self-worth once more by freeing him or her from the grip of anxiety.  This audiobook is packed with all the useful information that every parent with an anxious child needs to help make a real difference in the way his or her child deals with anxiety. Overcoming anxiety is going to require practice, time, and effort, and this audiobook will show you just what you need to do to help your child through the process.  Put a stop to your child’s anxiety once and for all with the Anxiety Relief for Kids workbook. Scroll up, click the "Buy Now" button and bring harmony back into your child’s life without hesitation.

©2018 V.S Publishing (P)2019 V.S Publishing

Narrator: Cecilia Stewart
Author: Rachel Stone
Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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The Bottom Line for Baby

7 ratings

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Apply the best science to all your parenting decisions with this essential A-Z guide for your biggest questions and concerns from the New York Times best-selling coauthor of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline. Every baby- and toddler-care decision sends parents scrambling to do the right thing and often down into the rabbit hole of conflicting advice. Dr. Tina Payne Bryson has sifted through the reliable research (including about all those old wives' tales) and will help you make a manageable molehill out of the mountain of information and answer more than 60 common concerns and dilemmas, including: Breast or bottle? Or breast and bottle? Will that cause nipple confusion? What's the latest recommendation for introducing solids in light of potential allergies? Should I sign us up for music and early-language classes? What’s the evidence for and against circumcision? When is the right time to wean my baby off her pacifier? How do I get this child to sleep through the night? Dr. Bryson boils things down with authority, demystifying the issues in three distinct sections: an objective summary of the schools of thought on the topic, including commonly held pros and cons; a clear and concise primer on "What the Science Says"; and a bottom-line conclusion. When the science doesn't point clearly in one direction, she guides you to assess and apply the information in a way that's consistent with your family's principles and meets your child's unique needs.  Full of warmth, expert wisdom, and blessedly bite-sized explanations, The Bottom Line for Baby will help you prioritize what you really need to know and do during the first year of precious life.

©2020 Tina Payne Bryson (P)2020 Random House Audio

Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Mindful Parenting for ADHD

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Written by a pediatrician and based in proven-effective mindfulness techniques, this book will help you and your child with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) keep calm, flexible, and in control. If you are a parent of a child with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you probably face many unique daily challenges. Kids with ADHD are often inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive, since ADHD affects all of self-management and self-regulation. As a result, you might become chronically frustrated or stressed out, which makes caring for ADHD that much harder. In this book, a developmental pediatrician presents a proven-effective program for helping both you and your child with ADHD stay cool and collected while remaining flexible, resilient, and mindful. Bertin addresses the various symptoms of ADHD using nontechnical language and a user-friendly format. In addition, he offers guidelines to help you assess your child's strengths and weaknesses, create plans for building skills and managing specific challenges, lower stress levels for both yourself and your child, communicate effectively, and cultivate balance and harmony at home and at school.

©2015 Mark Bertin (P)2021 Tantor

Narrator: William Sarris
Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Would You Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree?

8 ratings

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Would You Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree?: A Different Take on Kids with ADD, ADHD, OCD and Autism provides us with a refreshing and new perspective on these children who are so different from their peers. Co-authored by three practitioners who have had remarkable success working with them, this audiobook is filled with practical tools, stories, observations, and life-changing questions that can be used by anyone who has one of these kids in their life and who is looking for something different. These children are magical and you are sure to fall in love with many of them. There are many magical adults as well... those who are willing to step beyond what so many experts in the field advocate and into what they actually know to be effective with the children. Parents and siblings and relatives; teachers and therapists and administrators; peers and loved ones and friends... all will benefit from this groundbreaking audiobook.

©2014 Access Consciousness Publishing (P)2017 Anne Maxwell

Narrator: Anne Maxwell
Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD

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Does your child try his hardest, both at home and at school, to pay attention or be still? If he realizes he can’t meet “common” expectations, then he will feel at a loss towards his schoolmates. Does he always get in trouble with peers for not following rules? Does he skip assignments and tasks, or lacks the ability to organize its time according to his schedule? Temper tantrums, overreacting cases, and mood-swings: It’s difficult for him to maintain relationships with others and feel “normal” just like everybody else. If you want to start taking careful but effective steps towards helping your kid out with this disorder, you are in the right place! We have specifically selected a bundle of two books entirely revolving around the subject, that can help you be a better parent and be there for him whenever your kid needs it the most. Fostering the development of your ADHD means modifying your own behavior and learning to engage in truly productive solutions. Get down to the very root of the problem with our bundle of books. Learn more about key topics like: Food and supplement plans to maximize focus and productivity - Your kid’s brain health starts while eating! Simple and effective practices that support day to day activities - Not everything needs to feel like a chore Fun activities to keep him engaged and foster your relationship Self-care practices for your child to implement and nurture his own growth How to manage his ADHD behavior while away from home Self-esteem nurturing tips that he’ll treasure for life And so much more! Just follow the simple guidelines showcased in them to limit destructive behavior and help your child overcome self-doubt without any hassle! Purchase our amazing bundle to acquire the right knowledge and be the helpful parent your kid deserves!

©2020 Sarah Snowden (P)2020 Sarah Snowden

Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Parenting Children with ADHD

1 rating

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Discover how you can help your child overcome ADHD with the help of this comprehensive guide! Has your child recently been diagnosed with ADHD? Want to help them practice self-care and stop reinforcing negative behaviors? Looking for practical, insightful strategies for helping them focus and manage their diagnosis? Then this is the book for you! ADHD is a widespread phenomenon, impacting countless children across America and the world at large. As a parent, managing children with ADHD can be a serious challenge - a lack of focus, hyperactivity, and impulsivity can make learning difficult and home life problematic. And with so many opinions out there, it can be difficult to find a long-term, beneficial treatment which works for both you and your child. But now, this book breaks down the fundamentals of ADHD, arming you with the tools and knowledge you need to understand this condition - and how to help your child manage it. With reference to how to stop reinforcing negative behaviors, what to do when your child is first diagnosed, and how you can manage ADHD at home and in school, this book is your all-in-one guide to understanding the world of ADHD. Here’s what you’ll discover inside this detailed guide: Understanding ADHD - what does it mean, and how is it treated What to do when your child is first diagnosed A breakdown of ADHD behavior - everything you need to know How you’re actually reinforcing negative behavior without even knowing it Five subtle reinforcements which impact ADHD behavior Tricks for teaching your child self-care How to manage ADHD behavior at (and away from) Home Adjusting your child for the world of school And so much more! So don’t let this opportunity pass you by. If you’re looking for practical strategies and profound, insightful advice, then this is the book for you. Help your child focus, manage their ADHD, and stop unknowingly reinforcing ADHD. With reference to different treatment options and their pros and cons over the long term, now you can arm yourself with the essential knowledge you need to make the right choices for your child. Buy now and begin your journey to understanding ADHD today!

©2019 Sarah Snowden (P)2020 Sarah Snowden

Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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Helping Your Anxious Child

1 rating

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Most children are afraid of the dark. Some fear monsters under the bed. But 10 percent of children have excessive fears and worries - phobias, separation anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorder - that can hold them back and keep them from fully enjoying childhood. If your child suffers from any of these forms of anxiety, the program in this book offers practical, scientifically proven tools that can help. Now in its second edition, Helping Your Anxious Child has been expanded and updated to include the latest research and techniques for managing child anxiety. You'll learn how to help your child overcome intense fears and worries and find out how to relieve anxious feelings while parenting with compassion. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2008 Ron Rapee, Ann Wignall, Susan Spence,Vanessa Cobham, and Heidi Lyneham (P)2016 Tantor

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The Loving Push

4 ratings

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Parents, teachers, therapists, and anyone who cares about a child or teen on the autism spectrum needs this essential roadmap to prepare our youth for being successful adults in today's world. Best-selling author, autism advocate, and animal science professor Dr. Temple Grandin joins psychologist and autism specialist Dr. Debra Moore in spelling out the steps you can take to restore your child's hope and motivation, and what you must avoid. Eight life stories told by people on the autism spectrum, including chapters on subjects such as how to get kids off their computers, how to build on their strengths and get back to caring about their lives, and how to find a path to a successful, meaningful life make this a must-hear audiobook.

©2015 Temple Grandin and Debra Moore (P)2016 Future Horizons

Narrator: Leigh Ashman
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Six-Word Lessons on Growing Up Autistic

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One percent of the population of children in the US aged 3-17 have an autism spectrum disorder. One in 59 newborns will be born with an autism spectrum disorder. Only 56 percent of students with autism finish high school. One million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. My name is Trevor Pacelli. I was diagnosed with autism at age five. I am the first in my extended family to have autism. Growing up autistic has been difficult not only for me, but for my parents and my sister. We've all had to learn about autism and how to maintain a peaceful household. I deeply want other families with autistic children to learn from my experiences. This is why I wrote Six-Word Lessons on Growing Up Autistic. In Six-Word Lessons on Growing Up Autistic, you will find 100 short, practical tips to help understand the autistic person in your life, told through insightful personal experiences by someone who has grown up autistic. Rather than pore through content, Six-Word Lessons on Growing Up Autistic gives them to you quickly and easily. My hope is that you are able to use my experiences to help you with raising your autistic child, or relating to anyone you know who is living with autism. Six-Word Lessons on Growing Up Autistic is a great resource for anyone wanting to learn more about autism spectrum disorder. It's most helpful for autism professionals, parents of children with autism, loved ones affected by autism, people with autism, and ASD professionals.

©2012 Trevor Pacelli (P)2021 Trevor Pacelli

Narrator: Brad Letson
Length: 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Toddler Discipline: 3 Books in 1

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Would you like your child to overcome every challenge? Do you want to know strategies to tame tantrums? Is positive parenting the solution to everyday parenting struggles? Are you looking for a step-by-step guide on how to potty-train girls and boys fast with special tips and tricks? Are you looking for a practical guide for parents on how to educate and raise children with the Montessori method and how it benefits children's development?  If yes, then keep reading. You are tired, exhausted, and all you want to do is have a peaceful life, so you give in to your little monster. While doing so, you wonder how your quiet bundle of joy suddenly turns into Satan's spawn. First, let me reassure you what you are going through is normal, and things will get better but also a warning! What you do for the foreseeable future will set the tone for what the rest of your family life will be like. Buy this guide and learn: The importance of potty training a toddler Montessori education and principles Raising a curious child Social skills Conflict resolution from tantrums to tranquility Positive parenting Positive communication Behavior Self-efficacy and self-confidence And much more! This audiobook unravels how to understand how children connect with others. Appreciating your children for who they are will go a long way in building a positive relationship with your child, even if your child doesn't speak.

©2020 Jennifer Siegel (P)2021 Jennifer Siegel

Narrator: Harvey Lansbury
Length: 22 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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The Place of Us

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Karen Draper and her husband are ecstatic to welcome Preston, their first child, into their lives. Joyful anticipation turns to fear when they are told they must prepare to lose him. When Preston defies the odds, the Draper family enters the world of special needs. A journey where they experience indifference, medical emergencies, and uncertainty, all while trying to maintain some sense of normalcy. As Karen discovers the educational blockades for special-needs students, she taps into her intuitive side, discovering how love and courage take mysterious forms, even in the most ordinary of lives. From the daily grind of balancing caring for a special-needs son and a healthy daughter to mystical, angelic appearances, Karen learns about life, death, and the spaces we fill in between. Told from a mother's perspective, The Place of Us will rearrange your heart and take you to places of hope and healing within yourself.

©2019 WiDo Publishing (P)2021 WiDo Publishing

Narrator: Kelly Dugger
Author: Karen Draper
Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

8 ratings

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A best seller gets even better! Every parent, teacher, social worker, therapist, and physician should have this succinct and informative audiobook in their back pocket. Framed with both humor and compassion, the book describes 10 characteristics that help illuminate - not define - children with autism. Ellen's personal experiences as a parent of children with autism and ADHD, a celebrated autism author, and a contributor to numerous publications, classrooms, conferences, and websites around the world coalesce to create a guide for all who come in contact with a child on the autism spectrum. This updated edition delves into expanded thought and deeper discussion of communication issues, social processing skills, and the critical roles adult perspectives play in guiding the child with autism to a meaningful, self-sufficient, productive life. This new edition sounds an even more resonant call to action, carrying the listener farther into understanding the needs and the potential of every child with autism.

©2012 Ellen Notbohm (P)2016 Recorded Books

Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Brain Inflamed

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From renowned integrative physician Kenneth Bock, MD, comes a groundbreaking approach to understanding adolescent and teen mental health disorders. Over the past decade, the number of 12- to 17-year-olds suffering from mental health disorders has more than doubled. While adolescents and teens are notorious for mood swings and rebellion, parents today are navigating new terrain as their children are increasingly at risk of struggling with a mental health issue. But the question remains: What is causing this epidemic of illness? In Brain Inflamed, acclaimed integrative doctor Dr. Kenneth Bock shares a revolutionary new view of adolescent and teen mental health - one that suggests many of the mental disorders most common among this population (including depression, anxiety, and OCD) may share the same underlying mechanism: systemic inflammation. In this groundbreaking work, Dr. Bock explains the essential role of the immune system and the microbiome in mental health, detailing the ways in which imbalances in these systems - such as autoimmune conditions, thyroid disorders, or leaky gut syndrome - can generate neurological inflammation. While most conventional doctors assume that teens’ psychological struggles can be resolved only with therapy and psychotropic drugs, Dr. Bock’s approach considers the whole-body health of his patients. In his integrative evaluations, he often uncovers triggers such as gluten sensitivity, adrenal dysfunction, Lyme disease, and post-strep infections - all of which create imbalances in the body that can generate psychological symptoms. Filled with incredible stories from Dr. Bock’s more than 30 years as a practicing physician, Brain Inflamed explains the biological underpinnings of many common mental health issues and empowers the parents and family members of struggling teens with practical advice - and perhaps most importantly, hope for a brighter future. Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2021 Kenneth Bock, MD (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems

2 ratings

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Does your child: Have difficulty falling asleep? Wake in the middle of the night? Suffer sleep terrors, sleepwalking, or nighttime fears? Have difficulty waking for school or staying awake in class? Snore, wet the bed, or head bang? In the first major revision of his best-selling, groundbreaking classic, Dr. Richard Ferber, the nation's foremost authority on children's sleep problems, delivers safe, sound ideas for helping your child fall and stay asleep at night and perform well during the day. Incorporating new research, Dr. Ferber provides important basic information that all parents should know regarding the nature of sleep and the development of normal sleep and body rhythms throughout childhood. He discusses the causes of most sleep problems from birth to adolescence and recommends an array of proven solutions for each so that parents can choose the strategy that works best for them. Topics covered in detail include: Bedtime difficulties and nighttime wakings Effective strategies for naps Sleep schedule abnormalities A balanced look at co-sleeping New insights into the nature of sleep terrors and sleepwalking Problems in setting limits Sleep apnea, narcolepsy, bed-wetting, and head banging Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems offers priceless advice and concrete help for a whole new generation of anxious, frustrated, and overtired parents. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©1985, 2006 Richard Ferber, M.D. (P)2012 Tantor

Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism or Asperger's

1 rating

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In the real world, people on the autism spectrum need the same kinds of day-to-day skills everyone else needs to be functional! It's true. No matter how high-functioning children with autism or Asperger's may be or may become, they function better as adults if they've had the chance to learn basic skills, from being on time to good personal hygiene. But many reach adulthood without those skills. Enter Jennifer McIlwee Myers, aspie at large. Coauthor of the groundbreaking book Asperger's and Girls, Jennifer's personal experience with Asperger's syndrome and having a brother with autism makes her perspective doubly insightful. Jennifer can show you how to: Create opportunities for children to learn in natural settings and situations Teach vital skills such as everyday domestic tasks, choosing appropriate attire, and being polite Help individuals on the spectrum develop good habits that will help them be more fit and healthy Improve time management skills such as punctuality and task-switching And much more! Jennifer's straightforward and humorous delivery will keep you eagerly turning the page for her next creative solution!

©2010 Jennifer McIlwee Myers (P)2016 Future Horizons

Narrator: Leigh Ashman
Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism, The Montessori Way

3 ratings

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Begin your journey in learning with a fresh perspective. For many, exploring Maria Montessori's philosophy has greatly changed the way they parent, teach or even view children. This is especially true for children with autism, who require even greater understanding from those who care for them. Whether you're a parent or an educator, this audiobook was designed to help you learn about both autism and the Montessori method. Autism, the Montessori Way is aimed at helping parents, teachers, or caregivers understand how the Montessori method can be most helpful for children with ASD, and how to respond to typical struggles children with autism have. It explores topics such as early intervention using Montessori, managing choice and freedom, grace and courtesy, understanding and responding to triggers, and more! In this audiobook, Rachel Peachey offers insight for respecting the unique needs, perspectives and interests of children with autism, while also encouraging their independence and growth. You love your children and want to give them the very best. Give them the best learning method to achieve their true potential. Give your children the gift of Montessori.

©2017 A. M. Sterling (P)2017 A. M. Sterling

Narrator: Rachel Perry
Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew

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Winner of an iParenting Media Award and finalist in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards! Ellen Notbohm's first book, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew, was a shot heard throughout the worldwide autism community. Now, for the teacher in all of us comes Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew. The unique perspective of a child's voice is back to help us understand the thinking patterns that guide their actions, shape an environment conducive to their learning style, and communicate with them in meaningful ways. This book affirms that autism imposes no inherent upper limits on achievement, that both teacher and child "can do it". It's the game plan every educator, parent, or family member needs to make the most of every "teaching moment" in the life of these children we love. Helpful chapters include: Learning is Circular: We are all both teachers and students. We are a Team: Success depends on all of us working together. I Think Differently: Teach me in a way that is meaningful to me. Behavior is Communication: Yours, mine and ours. Teach Me "How to Fish": See me as a capable adult and hold that vision.

©2006 Ellen Notbohm (P)2016 Recorded Books

Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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Boy Without Instructions

15 ratings

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Number-One Best Seller on Amazon! 2014 USA Best Book Awards Winner: Finalist, Parenting & Family Most books on ADHD don't dare expose the genuine grit of the moment-by-moment peaks and valleys of this special parenthood - the gut-wrenching, crying on the bathroom floor, feeling like you're losing your mind truth of the matter that is learning to successfully parent a child with ADHD. Boy Without Instructions: Surviving the Learning Curve of Parenting a child with ADHD changes that. Williams shares her unfiltered thoughts and emotions during her progression through this learning curve during this harrowing ride. Right before your eyes, this initially grief-stricken momma transforms from obsessed-with-ADHD control-freak and helicopter mom to optimistic and (mostly) confident parent of a child who happens to have ADHD. Boy Without Instructions validates your grief and guilt, yet reveals that it's truly possible to craft a (mostly) joy-filled life for your child with ADHD, yourself, and your family.

©2014 Penny Williams (P)2016 Penny Williams

Narrator: Jayme Mattler
Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder

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When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder will empower you to help your teen using a unique, family-based treatment (FBT) approach. With this guide, you'll learn to respectfully and lovingly oversee your teen's nutritional rehabilitation, which includes helping to normalize eating behaviors, managing meals, expanding food flexibility, teaching independent and intuitive eating habits, and using coping strategies and recovery skills to prevent relapse. In addition to helping parents and caregivers, this book is a wonderful resource for mental health professionals, teachers, counselors, and coaches who work with parents of and teens with eating disorders. It clearly outlines the principles of FBT and the process of involving parents collaboratively in treatment. As a parent, feeding your child is a fundamental act of love - it has been from the start! However, when a child is affected by an eating disorder, parents often lose confidence in performing this basic task. This compassionate guide will help you gain the confidence needed to nurture your teen and help them heal.

©2018 Lauren Muhlheim (P)2020 Tantor

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Explaining Humans

3 ratings

Summary

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Diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at the age of eight, Dr Camilla Pang struggled to understand the world around her. Desperate for a solution, Camilla asked her mother if there was an instruction manual for humans that she could consult. But, without the blueprint to life she was hoping for, Camilla began to create her own. Now armed with a PhD in biochemistry, Camilla dismantles our obscure social customs and identifies what it really means to be human using her unique expertise and a language she knows best: science. 

Through a set of scientific principles, this book examines life's everyday interactions including: 

Decisions and the route we take to make them.

Conflict and how we can avoid it.

Relationships and how we establish them.

Etiquette and how we conform to it. 

Explaining Humans is an original and incisive exploration of human nature and the strangeness of social norms, written from the outside looking in. Camilla's unique perspective of the world, in turn, tells us so much about ourselves - about who we are and why we do it - and is a fascinating guide on how to lead a more connected, happier life.

©2020 Camilla Pang (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Dr Camilla Pang
Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
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Asperger's Syndrome

8 ratings

Summary

A basic, clear guide to Asperger’s Syndrome. You don’t have to look far to finally understand what Asperger’s Syndrome is all about. This concise guide will give you all the details you need and more. It makes the most important things clear that you need to know. You will hear, among others:  What it is, and how it differs from autism The most important facts about social interaction, communication, thoughts, and anxiety triggers What causes Asperger’s Syndrome and what the symptoms are The best treatments available today to help minimize negative behavior or anxiety The strengths of those who have Asperger’s Typical problems and interaction advice Are you curious about the rest of the information in this audiobook? Then get it now!

©2018 Shelbey Peterson (P)2018 Shelbey Peterson

Narrator: Thomas Cassidy
Length: 51 mins
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The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

4 ratings

Summary

The Asperger's syndrome bible for parents and professionals, newly updated with an introduction explaining the DSM-5.  The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome (AS). Now including a new introduction explaining the impact of DSM-5 on the diagnosis and approach to AS, it brings together a wealth of information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to adults.  Drawing on case studies and personal accounts from Attwood's extensive clinical experience, and from his correspondence with individuals with AS, this book is both authoritative and extremely accessible. Chapters examine:    Causes and indications of the syndrome  The diagnosis and its effect on the individual  Theory of mind  Social interaction, including friendshipsthers  social interaction, including friendships  Long-term relationships  Teasing, bullying and mental health issues The effect of AS on language and cognitive abilities, sensory sensitivity, movement and co-ordination skills Career development. There is also an invaluable frequently asked questions chapter and a section listing useful resources for anyone wishing to find further information on a particular aspect of AS, as well as literature and educational tools. Essential listening for families and individuals affected by AS as well as teachers, professionals and employers coming in contact with people with AS, this book should be on the bookshelf of anyone who needs to know or is interested in this complex condition. "I usually say to the child, 'Congratulations, you have Asperger's syndrome', and explain that this means he or she is not mad, bad or defective, but has a different way of thinking." (The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome) PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio on our desktop site.

©2019 Tony Attwood (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

Author: Tony Attwood
Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
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All About ADHD

Summary

For the estimated 20 million Americans with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder comes the third edition of All About ADHD by Dr. Thomas W. Phelan, an internationally renowned expert and lecturer on child discipline and ADHD. Completely updated with the latest research and treatment information, All About ADHD is a comprehensive guide to ADHD's symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment in children and adults, including information such as: The basic symptoms of ADHD and their effects on school, work, home, and personal relationships The differences in ADHD between boys and girls Counseling, school interventions, behavior management, and social skills training Written in easy-to-understand language and with a positive, treatment-focused approach, All About ADHD is a must-have resource for parents, teachers, physicians, and mental health professionals.

©2017 ParentMagic, Inc. (P)2017 Tantor

Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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Baby Sleep Training

12 ratings

Summary

Have you reached the point where restful sleep just feels like a delusional fantasy, one that will never be attained? Are you the parent of a baby who struggles to fall asleep every night, not being able to fall into a natural feeding and sleeping schedule? Are you so sleep deprived, that you have trouble functioning and even the slightest of inconveniences send you straight to a mental breakdown? Do you worry about your baby’s health due to their extensive period of little sleep, believing that, sooner or later, it will take a toll on their overall well-being? Experiencing a lack of sleep is one of the most common and most challenging aspects of being a new parent. But it doesn’t have to remain that way. Getting enough sleep is crucial to maintaining focus throughout the day and be able to complete everyday tasks. However, in order for you to get your restful night’s sleep, it all begins with getting your baby to sleep. This is a sample of what you’ll discover in this book: How much sleep your baby really needs How to analyze and interpret your baby’s cries, taking the guesswork out of deciphering their needs Why sleep deprivation is not something that should be taken lightly The 4-straightforward-steps you need to implement into you and your baby’s lives in order to get them to soothe themselves and fall asleep on their own Free bonus - a 90-minute guided meditation to regain your sanity and find more relaxation Although this might require a few weeks of persistence, the rewards are definitely worth it. Rather than blindly testing various methods, some of which can have an adverse effect on your baby and your relationship with them, choose the one known to work, as it is adaptable to your own individual circumstances.  So, what’s holding you back? If you want to become a master at bedtime routines and finally get a restful night’s sleep, then you need this audiobook right now!

©2020 Grace Stockholm (P)2020 Grace Stockholm

Narrator: Rebecca Cesa
Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
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The Power of Focus

3 ratings

Summary

Learn to gain a stronger awareness of life and achieve more on a daily basis with the power of focus. We are often pushed like the wind from one task to the next and regularly lose our way in life. This can be all changed with simple adjustments and a change in habits. Learn to create daily goals How to achieve more Find an accountability partner and have public accountability Change your day and become a task master Protect your time How to Create Our Daily Goals You're busy. I'm busy. Everyone's busy. Yet despite this bustle, we regularly don't feel especially productive from day to day. Entire weeks can flash by in a blur of meaningless emails, conferences, and admin tasks while the massive stuff is going untended. As the 19th-century philosopher Henry David Thoreau wrote, "It isn't enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?" If we want to take back control of our workday schedules and priorities, the simplest way to do it is by way of relentlessly wondering how we're spending our time. However, what questions ought we ask? The key here is control of attention. We're so distracted, and we're feeding that feeling on every occasion we switch between responsibilities. We need to (re)educate our attention. Focused interest can serve obligations - that's the left hemisphere at work, doing rational, deductive, logical, step-by-step questioning. The other sort of attention, which serves creativity, is where the right hemisphere is dominant. That calls for deeply quieting the thoughts. It was Betty Edwards (drawing on the proper aspect of the mind) who located that one powerful manner to prompt a shift from left to the right hemisphere is to copy an upside-down line drawing. Or to genuinely count to a certain number. But there are lots of approaches to activate the shift: take a walk in nature, go for a run, and concentrate on a classical tune...even take a bath. It's repetition that causes the shift. The more we teach any muscle - which includes the right hemisphere - the more potent and livelier it becomes. This all can be achieved here with the change of habit. You can very easily tap in to your power of great focus.

©2016, 2017 Travis Knoll (P)2017 TWK-Publishing

Narrator: MJ McGalliard
Author: Frank Knoll
Length: 56 mins
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ADHD Workbook for Adults

Summary

If you want to know about different strategies to bring your ADHD symptoms under control, then keep reading.... Looking for a comprehensive guide to help you through different daily challenges of ADHD? Then you are in the right place because this book is a complete encyclopedia of everything that you need to know about ADHD in adults. It not only includes all the latest findings in this field but also talks about some unique perspectives. Several of the popular questions have been addressed in this book. We all know that ADHD patients are unable to maintain a sustained focus on anything they do, but why does that happen? In this book, you will get to know the answers to several such unanswered questions. You will also learn how the ADHD brain is different from that of a normal person. Are you wondering whether ADHD has a treatment or not? Yes, it does. Even though ADHD is a lifelong condition, with advancements in modern medicine, there are so many ways in which you can control the symptoms of flaring up. Everything in this book has been explained in a way that is understandable to all. You will get to know which treatments are safe and which are not. If you are looking for a book that will help you debunk the common myths surrounding ADHD and look for scientific evidence, then this is it. You are going to find all of that here. There is valuable information in this book that every layman can understand from the diagnosis of this disorder to its management. In this book, you are going to learn from the experts what it means to live with ADHD. Do you have to bear the burden of the symptoms throughout your life, or are the coping strategies really helpful? The user-friendly format of the book will not bore you. The proven techniques mentioned in this book will help you overcome procrastination, self-blame, disorganization, time management, and so on. The simple and quick takeaways of this book make it engaging and easy to remember. Here is a list of all the major points that have been covered in this book: Becoming productive with ADHD How can mindfulness help ease the symptoms? Can therapy really help? Dealing with ADHD blame And more Even if you think your ADHD symptoms are beyond treatment, you need to give this book a try because it has been specially curated for adults suffering from ADHD. Written in an engaging style, the book will help you step in the right direction. This book is an indispensable source of information for all ADHD patients and their family members. It is a lifesaver for everyone, and its goal is to help you understand this disorder. If you are feeling puzzled by your symptoms, then this book will help you understand why they are happening. So, if you want to know about these interesting things and also lead a better life, scroll up and click on the "Buy Now" button!

©2020 Gerald Paul Clifford (P)2020 Gerald Paul Clifford

Narrator: Tom Brooks
Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
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Proven 5-Steps Potty Training in 1 Weekend: No More Wet Pants, Accidents & Crying!

Summary

Want to do away with diapers forever without going through endless “wet pants” accidents and stress?

Proven 5-Steps Potty Training in 1 Weekend will show you proven step-by-step techniques to potty train your child over one weekend to regain your sanity and have more quality time with your little one.

Inside this book you will discover:

Proven step-by-step day and night training plans to potty train your child over one weekend

Techniques and tools to overcome challenges and accelerate success in potty training, so that you can save money and time from buying and changing diapers

Training strategies for different gender and regression scenarios (e.g., children who cry or go into hiding) to help your little one be diaper-free permanently

Bonus chapter on fun activities to build deeper relationships and help your potty-trained child to enjoy school more

And much much more!

Would you like to know more? Simply scroll up and click the buy button to get started!

©2019 Patrick (P)2019 Bradley

Narrator: Megan Mitchell
Length: 51 mins
Available on Audible
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The Polyvagal Theory: A Self-Help Polyvagal Theory Guide to Reduce with Self Help Exercises Anxiety, Depression, Autism, Trauma and Improve Your Life

Summary

Leverage the cutting-edge scientific discovery of the polyvagal theory and unlock your body's natural self-healing capabilities with this definitive guide! If you are tired of having to deal with brain fogs, creative blocks, panic attacks, as well as other mental disorders, if you're sick of struggling with chronic illnesses with seemingly no end in sight, then you've come to the right place. Since the discovery of the polyvagal theory by Dr. Stephen Porges, the scientific community have been astonished at the vast potential of the vagus nerve. In this guide, Dorian Franklin hands you the blueprint to applying this amazing discovery to improve the quality of your own life. Among the insights contained in Polyvagal Theory, you're going to discover: All you need to know about the breakthrough discovery of the polyvagal theory A concise guide to the human nervous system, from the central and peripheral nervous system to the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system Why the polyvagal theory is extremely important in today's fast-moving world How to harness the powerful knowledge of the polyvagal theory to rid yourself of physical and mental disorders permanently How the polyvagal theory can help us regulate our emotions and manage extreme stress and anxiety The intricate link between the polyvagal theory and autism and how it can help individuals suffering from autism and Asperger's Spectrum Three dead simple ways to deal with nervous system fatigue and prevent nervous breakdowns Proven ways to fight off emotional stress using the sound principles of the polyvagal theory And tons more... It doesn't matter whether you're a student and are simply looking to understand this groundbreaking discovery, or you're a professional therapist or clinical psychologist looking for new ways to work with trauma patients, the insights and practical advice contained in this guide will give you everything you need to apply the polyvagal theory in your daily life and work. Scroll to the top of the page and click the "Buy Now" button to get started today!

©2020 Dorian Franklin (P)2020 Dorian Franklin

Narrator: Joseph Baltz
Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder

1 rating

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Do your child's outbursts of anger, power struggles, blackmail, and rebellion prevent your family from living a simple peaceful day? Does it constantly disturb your day, thinking that at any moment you might get a call from your child's school telling you that your child has intentionally caused damage again?  Have the various strategies you have always used in an attempt to resolve the situation failed?  Oppositional defiant disorder is a behavioural disorder that occurs in children of school or preschool age, and is characterised by anger, irritability, revenge, and aversion behaviour, that frequently manifests in your child for a period of at least six months.  School teachers use basic methods; those learned at home or in their schools when they were pupils and students, and often find themselves able to do nothing but raise their voices, marginalize and give bad grades to children who are vulnerable to these types of issues.  Instead of improving the situation and the lives of these children, they create a climate in which behaviour gets dramatically worse.  In a social context, these children are marginalised, bullied and classified as "monsters", labels that do nothing but feed the vicious circle of poor behaviour, isolation and social stigma.  If not resolved in time, these problems cause impairment in social adaptation and social functionality, increasing the risk of anxiety disorders, depressive disorders and leading to potentially serious consequences that could otherwise, with the right techniques, be avoided.  In fact, more and more parents and educators are turning to methods proven by psychologists, methods based on specific cases, becoming experts and abandoning old methods that have perpetually proved to be ineffective. You are advised to listen to this book if, in the last six months, your child has been overwhelmed by: Anger - often manifesting itself in aggression, resentfulness, vindictiveness and spitefulness. Quarrelling with adults, an inability to comply with rules, a desire to provoke and irritate people. Habitually accusing others of their mistakes or poor behaviour, susceptibility to being easily provoked and irritated by others.   What you need to do now: Listen to those who have encountered this problem and have experienced its dynamics. Avoid confrontation with other parents who do not empathise with this situation and who may offer negative advice, worsening your relationship with your child. Your son or daughter is not a monster. These children/teenagers often suffer terribly and sometimes express their discomfort in ways we do not understand. Listening to this book tomorrow will not magically solve all your child's problems, but I guarantee that if you listen and re-listen to each chapter carefully, absorb all the tips, and apply the techniques provided by this audio manual, then you will be well on the way to rebuilding a healthy relationship with your son or daughter, and increasing the chances of a brighter future for you both. What are you waiting for? Scroll up, and click on the "buy now" button!

©2019 David Lawson PhD (P)2019 David Lawson PhD

Narrator: Russell Newton
Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
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Grow Healthy Babies

Summary

A practical, easy guide for expecting parents, Grow Healthy Babies provides clear and simple steps for a healthy pregnancy and preventing chronic diseases including asthma, eczema, and allergies. Written by lifelong allergy sufferers who wanted their own children to grow up healthy, this is the comprehensive guidebook every parent needs. As parents, we wish for our children to live happy, healthy lives - but we are facing an epidemic of chronic diseases. Half of all babies born today will develop allergies, and up to a third will become asthmatic or suffer from eczema. You don't have to accept these odds. Through simple and natural food and lifestyle choices during and after pregnancy, you can lower your baby's risk of developing a chronic illness by up to 90 percent. Referencing over 660 scientific studies, Grow Healthy Babies shows you how. You'll discover: How friendly bacteria, your microbiome, shape both your and your baby's immune system Which foods, supplements, birth choices, and feeding practices make a real difference to your baby's health Why environmental factors and certain household products can trigger chronic disease, and how to choose healthier alternatives This audiobook shows you how to let your and your baby's health flourish, thus increasing your baby's chances of growing up happy, strong, and free from the burden of chronic disease.

©2021 Rubinen / Henning Health ENK (P)2021 Rubinen / Henning Health ENK

Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
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Odd Girl Out

12 ratings

Summary

A sensory portrait of an autistic mind From childhood, Laura James knew she was different. She struggled to cope in a world that often made no sense to her, as though her brain had its own operating system. It wasn't until she reached her forties that she found out why: Suddenly and surprisingly, she was diagnosed with autism.   With a touching and searing honesty, Laura challenges everything we think we know about what it means to be autistic. Married with four children and a successful journalist, Laura examines the ways in which autism has shaped her career, her approach to motherhood, and her closest relationships. Laura's upbeat, witty writing offers new insight into the day-to-day struggles of living with autism, as her extreme attention to sensory detail - a common aspect of her autism - is fascinating to observe through her eyes. As Laura grapples with defining her own identity, she also looks at the unique benefits neurodiversity can bring.  Lyrical and lush, Odd Girl Out shows how being different doesn't mean being less, and proves that it is never too late for any of us to find our rightful place in the world. 

©2018 Laura James (P)2018 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Lucinda Clare
Author: Laura James
Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
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Attention Deficit Disorder: 2 Books in 1: All About ADHD

Summary

If you want to know how to deal with your ADHD symptoms and if you want to know about different strategies to bring your ADHD symptoms under control, then keep reading…. The first book, Thriving with ADHD Workbook, will reveal ways in which you can enhance your concentration power and stay focused on the task at hand. Establishing healthier habits and doing them on a regular basis can be really challenging to ADHD patients, but it is not impossible. All you need is a game plan, and by the time you reach the end of this book, you will have one. The book includes a variety of proven methods to manage ADHD symptoms naturally. You will also learn how you can sleep well and steer clear of stress. Conventional medication is a very important part of the treatment process, but there is a lot more to it than that. There are a lot of supplements that you can take, foods that you can eat, and exercises that you can do to manage the symptoms, and you will learn about all that in this book. By following some simple steps, you can turn your life around. In the second book, ADHD Workbook for Adults, you are going to learn from the experts what it means to live with ADHD. Do you have to bear the burden of the symptoms throughout your life, or are the coping strategies really helpful? The user-friendly format of the book will not bore you. The proven techniques mentioned in this book will help you overcome procrastination, self-blame, disorganization, time management, and so on. The simple and quick takeaways of this book make it engaging and easy to remember. This book is an indispensable source of information for all ADHD patients and their family members. It is a lifesaver for everyone, and its goal is to help you understand this disorder. If you are feeling puzzled by your symptoms, then this book will help you understand why they are happening.

©2020 Gerald Paul Clifford (P)2020 Tom Brooks

Narrator: Tom Brooks
Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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January First

3 ratings

Summary

January First is a brilliant and harrowingly honest memoir. The story of Michael Schofield's daughter January's descent into scizophrenia, and her family's struggle to save her, will fascinate and move listeners. January First is the extraordinary story of a father's fight to save his child from an extremely severe case of mental illness in the face of overwhelming adversity.

©2012 Michael Schofield (P)2012 Tantor

Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Switched On

2 ratings

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An extraordinary memoir about the cutting-edge brain therapy that dramatically changed the life and mind of John Elder Robison, the New York Times best-selling author of Look Me in the Eye. Imagine spending the first 40 years of your life in darkness, blind to the emotions and social signals of other people. Then imagine that someone suddenly switches the lights on. John Elder Robison's best-selling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, is one of the most beloved accounts of life with autism. In Switched On, Robison shares the second part of his journey, pushing the boundaries of scientific discovery as he undergoes an experimental brain therapy known as TMS, or transcranial magnetic stimulation. TMS drastically changes Robison's life. After 40 years of feeling like a social misfit - either misreading other people's emotions or missing them completely and accepting this as his fate - Robison can suddenly sense a powerful range of emotion in others as a result of the treatments: "It was as if I'd been experiencing the world in black and white all my life, and suddenly I could see everything - and particularly other people - in brilliant, beautiful color." The ability to connect emotionally with others for the first time brings Robison a kind of joy he has never known. And yet, Robison's newfound insight has very real downsides. As the emotional ground shifts beneath his feet, he must find a way to move forward without losing sight of who he is, what he values, and all he has worked so hard for. Robison is our guinea pig and our guide, bravely leading us on an adventure that holds the key to new ways of understanding the mysteries of the human brain. In this real-life Flowers for Algernon, he grapples with a trade-off - the very real possibility that choosing to diminish his disability might also mean sacrificing his unique gifts and even some of his closest relationships. Switched On is a fascinating and intimate window into what it means to be neurologically different and what happens when the world as you know it is upended overnight.

©2016 John Elder Robison (P)2016 Random House Audio

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Autism and the ADHD Diet

Summary

Parents: This book is for you. Watching your child struggle with ADHD can make you feel helpless. You can dramatically improve life for your child with ADHD.   

You will learn to set healthy limits, find compassion and acceptance, change your habits, and laugh instead of cry.

What will you learn in this book:    

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R??d?ng l?b?l?  

Understanding th? GFCF d??t   

Wh?r? ??n I find GFCF f??d??   

W?ll m? whole family h?v? t? ?h?ng? th? w?? they eat?   

Wh? should w? do this?    

H?w long will ?t t?k? t? w?rk?   

D??? ?t always work?    

If ?t d??? work, wh?t ?h?ng?? ??n I expect to ????   

Won’t m? ?h?ld ?t?rv??    

Wh?r? d? I b?g?n?  

R??d?, S?t, G?: Starting the GFCF d??t  

How to g?t r?d ?f dyes ?nd preservatives ?n f??d? ?nd n?n-f??d ?t?m?

How to change ??ur ?h?ld’? ??r??n?l hygiene ?nd ???m?t?? ?r?du?t?  

Be ?w?r? of other ?????bl? ?ul?r?t?  

Be ?w?r? of ov?r-th?-c?unt?r m?d???t??n?  

Be ?w?r? of prescription medication  

Be ?w?r? of cough ?nd thr??t drops  

Be ?w?r? of th? d?nt??t’? off???  

Th? n?tt?-gr?tt? p?rt  

Putt?ng the GFCF d??t ?nt? a?t??n  

New law, new h???  

H?w to el?m?n?t? casein  

H?w to eliminate gluten  

Buying ?nd pr???r?ng GFCF f??d?  

Examining f??d? for GFCF  

C?l??um  

Pr?t??n  

Fiber  

Th? best br??d m?k?r  

Xanthan gum  

Candy  

GF fl?ur?  

Sm??th???  

P?????l??  

V???t??n?ng  

R??d?ng for glut?n or casein ingr?d??nt?  

Ingredient l?b?l ex?m?l??  

Eating out, v???t??n?ng, and hospital v???t?  

Here ?r? some ?th?r great v???t??n options  

Th? GFCF diet ?n a?t??n: qu??t??n? and an?w?r?  

D??l?ng w?th n??????r?  

Su????? st?r??? fr?m all ?v?r th? world  

Th?r?????   

N?ur?f??db??k  

S????l skills training  

Fun?t??n?l b?h?v??r?l analysis

And much more!

Parents, excited? Ready to destroy ADHD with diet?

Let us begin, and I will be your guide.  

©2017, 2018 Mohamed Elkotb (P)2018 Mohamed Elkotb

Narrator: Lili Dubuque
Author: Dr. Kotb
Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Disease-Proof Your Child

5 ratings

Summary

Dr. Fuhrman presents the fascinating science that demonstrates how the current epidemic of adult cancers and other diseases is most closely linked to what we eat in the first quarter of life. He explains how a nutrient-rich diet increases a child's resistance to common childhood illnesses like asthma, ear infections, and allergies. Additionally, Dr. Fuhrman illustrates how eating his nutrient-rich diet during childhood is the most powerful weapon against developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, and autoimmune disorders in the future. Disease-Proof Your Child provides nutrient-rich dietary recommendations for children, and even offers guidelines and recipes that get even the pickiest eaters to enjoy healthy food.

©2006 Dr. Fuhrman Online, Inc. All rights reserved (P)2006 Dr. Fuhrman Online, Inc. All rights reserved.

Narrator: Marie Caliendo
Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
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Asperger's on the Job

3 ratings

Summary

Up to 85% of the Asperger's population are without full-time employment, though many have above-average intelligence. Rudy Simone, an adult with Asperger's Syndrome and an accomplished author, consultant, and musician, created this insightful resource to help employers, educators, and therapists accommodate this growing population, and to help people with Asperger's find and keep gainful employment. Rudy's candid advice is based on her personal experiences and the experiences of over 50 adults with Asperger's from all over the world, in addition to their employers and numerous experts in the field. It contains detailed lists of what the employee can do, and employers and advocates provide balanced guidelines for success, while Rudy's Interview Tips and Personal Job Map tools will help Aspergians, young or old, find their employment niche. There is more to a job than what the tasks are. From social blunders, to sensory issues, to bullying by coworkers, Simone presents solutions to difficult challenges. Listeners will be enriched, enlightened, and ready to work together!

©2010 Rudy Simone (P)2017 Future Horizons

Narrator: Rachel Perry
Author: Rudy Simone
Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
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When Rain Hurts: An Adoptive Mother's Journey with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

2 ratings

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When Rain Hurts is the story of one mother’s quest to find a magical path of healing and forgiveness for her son, a boy so damaged by the double whammy of prenatal alcohol abuse and the stark rigors of Russian orphanage life that he was feral by the time of his adoption at age three. Bizarre behaviors, irrational thoughts, and dangerous preoccupations were the norm - no amount of love, it turns out, can untangle the effects of fetal alcohol syndrome.  More people are coping with and caring for those affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders than individuals living with autism, but because there is a stigma associated with this preventable, devastating birth defect, it is a pandemic of disability and tragedy that remains underreported and underexplored. When Rain Hurts puts an unapologetic face to living and coping with this tragedy while doggedly searching for a more hopeful outcome for one beautiful, innocent, but damaged little boy.

©2013 Red Hen Press (P)2018 Red Hen Press

Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Thriving with ADHD Workbook

Summary

If you want to know how to deal with your ADHD symptoms, then keep reading.... What are the strategies that adult ADHD patients use to cope with their symptoms? If you want to know the answer to this question, too, then I would say you have come to the right place, because this book has several such strategies and more. Living with ADHD means facing exhausting problems on a daily basis; but for every problem, there is a solution. Here, in this book, you will come across a range of tips and strategies that will help you manage the symptoms and overcome the challenges that ADHD brings.  Finding it hard to stay organized? Losing your wallet every other day? These are things that every other ADHD patient is struggling with. Choosing a wallet that is colorful might help you spot it at once. Having a planner will help you keep track of things. You will find hundreds of other solutions to your day-to-day problems in this book. The book will present you with different tools that are specifically designed to make you feel in control of your life.  This book will tell you ways in which you can enhance your concentration power and stay focused on the task at hand. Establishing healthier habits and doing them on a regular basis can be really challenging for ADHD patients, but it is not impossible. All you need is a game plan, and by the time you reach the end of this book, you will have one.  The book includes a variety of proven methods to manage ADHD symptoms naturally. You will also learn how you can sleep well and steer clear of stress. Conventional medication is a very important part of the treatment process, but there is a lot more to it than that. There are a lot of supplements that you can take, foods that you can eat, and exercises that you can do to manage the symptoms, and you will learn about all that in this book. By following some simple steps, you can turn your life around.  Some of the major things that you are going to learn in this book are as follows:  How to understand that you have ADHD How to minimize the impact of the symptoms on your life Steps to take to make your life more organized and enhance your memory skills  And more Even if you think there is nothing that can help you deal with your symptoms, don’t give up hope. Try out the strategies mentioned in this book, and I am sure that you will see improvement. From time-management strategies to organization tips, this book is a comprehensive guide to living with ADHD.  Coach your ADHD brain how not to procrastinate, and control its impulsive nature. If you want to get your life in order and increase your productivity, taking the first step is all you have to do. Just scroll up and buy now.

©2020 Gerald Paul Clifford (P)2020 Gerald Paul Clifford

Narrator: Tom Brooks
Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
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Autism Breakthrough

8 ratings

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As a boy, Raun Kaufman was diagnosed by multiple experts as severely autistic, with an IQ below 30, and destined to spend his life in an institution. Years later, Raun graduated with a degree in biomedical ethics from Brown University and has become a passionate and articulate autism expert and educator with no trace of his former condition. Thanks to the Son-Rise Program, a revolutionary method created by his parents, Raun experienced a full recovery from autism. In Autism Breakthrough, Raun presents the ground-breaking principles behind the program that helped him and thousands of other families with special children. Parents and educators learn how to enable their children to create meaningful, caring relationships, vastly expand their communications, and to participate successfully in the world.

©2014 Raun K. Kaufman and The Option Institute and Fellowship (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Raun K. Kaufman
Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Balanced and Barefoot

15 ratings

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Today's kids have adopted sedentary lifestyles filled with television, video games, and computer screens. But more and more, studies show that children need "rough and tumble" outdoor play in order to develop their sensory, motor, and executive functions. Disturbingly, a lack of movement has been shown to lead to a number of health and cognitive difficulties, such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), emotion regulation and sensory processing issues, and aggressiveness at school recess break. So, how can you ensure your child is fully engaging their body, mind, and all of their senses? Using the same philosophy that lies at the heart of her popular TimberNook program - that nature is the ultimate sensory experience, and that psychological and physical health improves for children when they spend time outside on a regular basis - author Angela J. Hanscom offers several strategies to help your child thrive, even if you live in an urban environment. With this book, you'll discover little things you can do anytime, anywhere to help your kids achieve the movement they need to be happy and healthy in mind, body, and spirit.

©2016 Angela J. Hanscom (P)2016 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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The No-Cry Nap Solution

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Does your child: Nap only in your arms, a sling, a swing, or in the car? Require elaborate rituals before sleeping? Get fussy, act cranky, or have tantrums due to lack of sleep? Take very short naps or none at all? Naps are important to a child's mood, well-being, and development. The No-Cry Nap Solution offers you a proven formula to allow your baby, toddler, or preschooler to get daily restorative rest. You'll learn gentle, loving, tear-free techniques, developed by world-renowned parenting expert Elizabeth Pantley and tested by hundreds of families around the world, guaranteed to help you: Convince any child to nap every day Effortlessly settle your child for naptime in his or her own bed Turn short, fitful naps into long, peaceful ones Establish a nap schedule that works for you and your child

©2009 Better Beginnings, Inc. (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Susan Ericksen
Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD

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If you are a woman with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you've probably known - all your life - that you're different. As girls, we learn which behaviors, thinking, learning, and working styles are preferred, which are accepted and tolerated, and which are frowned upon. These preferences are communicated in innumerable ways-from media and books to our first-grade classroom to conversations with our classmates and parents. Over the course of a lifetime, women with ADHD learn through various channels that the way they think, work, speak, relate, and act does not match up with the preferred way of being in the world. In short, they learn that difference is bad. And, since these women know that they are different, they learn that they are bad. It's time for a change. A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD is the first guided workbook for women with ADHD designed to break the cycle of negative self-talk and shame-based narratives that stem from the common and limiting belief that brain differences are character flaws. In this unique guide, you'll find a groundbreaking approach that blends traditional ADHD treatment with contemporary treatment methods, such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), to help you untangle yourself from the beliefs that have kept you from reaching your potential in life.

©2019 Sari Solden and Michelle Frank (P)2021 Tantor

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Kids with ADHD

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Are you struggling to help a child with ADHD?  ADHD can be rough to deal with as an adult, but it’s even worse when you’re a child. Children don’t often understand what they are going through and why they cannot concentrate and focus like other children. Which is why they need their parents and other adults in their lives to be able to explain it to them.  This book will teach you everything you need to know to help a child with ADHD and answer any questions that they might have. But more importantly, it will help to answer any questions that you might have.  What will this book teach you about ADHD? Signs that your kid might have ADHD  Understanding ADHD  Nutritional guides and interventions for children with ADHD  How to get kids prepared to excel at school when they have ADHD  What type of activities are good for children with ADHD  Coping and management skills  And much more!   By educating yourself about childhood ADHD then you will be better prepared to help your child or any child in your care that is going through the same. More importantly, it will teach you how to spot the symptoms so that you can start putting systems in place and educating your child about ADHD before they start to fall behind in school and in life.  ADHD doesn’t have to hinder your child from having a normal, healthy life. In fact, by educating yourself now and taking the proper steps, it doesn’t have to change their quality of life at all. If you are ready to give a child in your life their best chance of success while living with ADHD, then you need to get this book.

©2019 Stephan Barron (P)2020 Stephan Barron

Narrator: Florin
Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Wise Tips and Tricks to Help Your Newborn Sleep Through the Night

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Sleep is an essential part of life. The performance in every aspect of life is affected by the quality of sleep an individual has. This fact is more emphasized in children than in adults. And for most parents, the major challenge is getting their children to have an adequate amount of quality sleep per day.  However, in reality, there many factors that contribute to parents being able to achieve quality sleep for both themselves and their children. Sleep is very important for the general development of babies, especially the brain, immunity and growth among other things.

©2019 Nelly White (P)2020 Marta Taulotto

Narrator: Debbie Fisher
Author: Nelly White
Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism and Girls

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Autism and Girls is a revised and updated edition of the best-selling book, Asperger's and Girls. This groundbreaking audiobook describes the unique challenges of women and girls with autism spectrum disorder. In it, you’ll listen to candid stories written by the indomitable women who have lived them and hear experts discuss whether ASD girls are slipping under the radar and remaining undiagnosed. This second edition provides practical solutions schools can implement and social tips for teenage girls navigating puberty, the transition to work or university, and highlights the importance of and strategies for careers. Winner of the Gold Award, Foreword Book of the Year.

©2019 Future Horizons (P)2019 Future Horizons

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Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
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Raising Your Spirited Baby

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“Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D., brings her expertise in raising spirited children to help you understand and soothe your spirited baby. Her research-based, parent-tested strategies will help your baby sleep better and develop a calmer, more resilient brain and nervous system. I'll be recommending this for all new parents.” (Dr. Laura Markham, founder of AhaParenting.com, and author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids) From the beloved best-selling author whose award-winning parenting books have sold more than one million copies - an indispensable guide to the unique needs of Spirited Infants.  Does your baby bursts into tears when another baby in the same situation sleeps soundly? Do the strategies your friends swear by not work with your baby? Do the upsets and shrieking come out of seemingly nowhere and take forever to subside? Moms and dads who answer “yes” are the parents of a spirited infant. Spirited infants are the outliers - the exceptions to the “rules”, the extraordinary ones. They arrive in this world genetically wired to be alert and intense. Spirited babies put parents to the test and raising them takes special skills and patient perseverance. In this groundbreaking new book, beloved parenting expert Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, EdD, offers her findings in the fields of neuroscience, sleep, temperament, self-regulation, attachment, and parent-child interactions and shares what she has learned from hands-on experiences with families to bring this much-needed perspective to the parenting of babies under 18 months of age. She provides extensive research, parent-tested strategies, and a clear shame-free, guilt-free guide to nurturing and caring for spirited babies. Kurcinka reveals a plan for success with a five-step Spirited Baby Methodology to give parents - and everyone who supports them - a how-to handbook that will be embraced as a simple, trusted companion. Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2015 Mary Sheedy Kurcinka (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Asperger's and Girls

2 ratings

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Winner of the Gold Award in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year competition, this groundbreaking book describes the unique challenges of women and girls with Asperger's Syndrome. In it you'll hear candid stories written by the indomitable women who have lived them. You'll also hear from experts who discuss whether Aspie girls are slipping under the radar, undiagnosed; why many AS women feel like a minority within a minority (outnumbered by men 4:1); practical solutions school systems can implement for girls; social tips for teenage girls, navigating puberty, the transition to work or university, and the importance of careers. Helpful chapters include: The Pattern of Abilities and Development of Girls with Asperger's Syndrome Asperger's Syndrome in Women: A Different Set of Challenges? Educating the Female Student with Asperger's Girl to Girl: Advice on Friendship, Bullying, and Fitting In Preparing for Puberty and Beyond The Launch: Negotiating the Transition from High School to the Great Beyond Aspie Do's and Don'ts: Dating, Relationships, and Marriage Maternal Instincts in Asperger' Syndrome For Me, a Good Career Gave Life Meaning

©2006 Future Horizons (P)2017 Future Horizons

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Potty Training in 3 Days or Less

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Here’s the proven, fun, fast, easy, and cheap way to rid yourself of nasty smelly, expensive diapers — forever. Are you a busy parent, and you want to potty train your child with minimal hassle and stress? Looking for the best strategies to make this process as easy as possible?   Then this is the audiobook for you! I know that when my son was two years old, changing his stinky, loaded diaper was not at the top of my "Things I Love Most About Motherhood" list! Let's face it.... Our children provide us with many beautiful, life-long memories, but the weight and smell of pee- and poop-soaked diapers won't be one of them! Not to mention the incredible expense - diapers can cost $80, $100, or more each month! Here's the thing, though. While you look forward to the day when your little angel will wear "big boy" or "big girl" underpants, you're also just not sure about how (or when!) to potty-train your child. Don't worry, though, because you are not alone! Inside this complete guide, you’ll uncover exactly how to potty train your little one in one, fun teaching session! I have done it with all four of my children, and thousands of parents who bought and followed my method have had magnificent and fast success! :-) You need a proven, fast, fun, easy, and cheap method.... Proven: This is the very same method that I used to potty train my own son, and it's been used successfully by my own friends and family members. Fast: With this method, you'll have your son or daughter potty trained in as little as a few hours. Start by 9 AM, and you'll be done by lunchtime! And in those rare cases that take a little longer, you'll be done before dinner. Fun: This method promotes play and bonding between you and your toddler. In fact, you're going to make a game out of potty training! As opposed to tears and screaming, there will be real laughter and precious smiles! Easy: This method is very simple. You will know exactly what to do in less than 30 minutes, and your little one will follow right along - without a doubt! It just doesn't get any easier! Cheap: You won't need any fancy tools or props! In fact, you probably already have everything you need right at home. And as for the cost of this book? Here is a sample of the powerful techniques you will learn to master:  How to tell if you are ready for potty-training.... (Hint: You are!)  How to tell if your child is ready for potty-training.... (Hint: He or she is!)  What you'll need to prepare for "The Big Day!"  The simple process that you'll use to potty-train your child....  Whether to use diapers overnight or training pants....  What to do if it doesn't work right away.... (It will before day's end!) And much, much more Just think what a diaper-free life would feel like.... No more heavy, pee-soaked diapers to change.... No more smelly, poopy diapers to deal with.... No more diaper pails to clean out....

©2020 Ally Cooper (P)2020 Ally Cooper

Author: Ally Cooper
Length: 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Raising an Organized Child

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Organized children are raised, not born. That’s the philosophy behind this confidence-building, sanity-saving book. Fostering organized thinking in your child will help with concrete concerns (think a tidier bedroom!) and build critical life skills like learning to plan and grasping the big picture.  Dr. Korb’s 5 Steps to Raising an Organized Child apply to all ages. So, whether you have an infant or a teenager, it’s never too late (or too early!) to foster organization in him or her and harmony in your whole family.  Raising an Organized Child presents specific activities for your child’s age and developmental level to improve executive function. No matter if your child is just your average chaotic kid or struggling with additional challenges like ADHD, you can boost your child’s organization and lower your frustration with Dr. Korb’s guidance.

©2019 Damon Korb (P)2020 American Academy of Pediatrics

Narrator: Steve Wojtas
Author: Damon Korb
Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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The Dyslexic Advantage

26 ratings

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Dyslexia is almost always assumed to be an obstacle. And for one in five people who are dyslexic, it can be. Yet for millions of successful dyslexics - including astrophysicists, mystery novelists, and entrepreneurs - their dyslexic differences are the key to their success. In this paradigm-shifting book, neurolearning experts Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide describe exciting new brain science revealing that dyslexic people have unique brain structure and organization. While the differences are responsible for certain challenges with literacy and reading, the dyslexic brain also gives a predisposition to important skills and special talents. While dyslexics typically struggle to decode the written word, they often also excel in areas such as mechanical reasoning (required for architects and surgeons); interconnected reasoning (artists and inventors); narrative reasoning (novelists and lawyers); and dynamic reasoning (scientists and business pioneers). With much-needed prescriptive advice for parents, educators, and dyslexics, The Dyslexic Advantage provides the first complete portrait of dyslexia. Supporting their claims with groundbreaking science and interviews with successful dyslexics and innovative teachers, the authors of this essential book show how the unique strengths of dyslexia can be captured for success at home, at school, and at work.

©2011 Brock L. Eide and Fernette F. Eide (P)2011 Tantor

Narrator: Paul Costanzo
Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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The Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Years, 2nd Edition

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A complete guide with practical information and support for parents of children from newborn to 3 years old, by childcare experts at the renowned Mayo Clinic. Written by doctors who are also parents.   Updated and revised second edition.   Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby's First Years is a trusted and essential resource for new and experienced parents alike. In this fully reviewed and updated second edition, you'll find practical guidance on caring for the new little one in your family, from birth to age 3.  Inside you'll find evidence-based advice on giving your baby the best nutrition and introducing your toddler to solids, tips for forming healthy sleep habits, strategies for dealing with fussiness and tantrums, advice on establishing a secure bond with your child, monthly updates on your child's growth and development, and much more.

©2020 Walter Cook (P)2020 Recorded Books, Inc.

Narrator: Lori Gardner
Length: 24 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Adult ADHD Organizing Solutions

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Do you feel like you put in effort but never make any progress? Organizing isn’t easy. And having ADHD doesn’t make it any easier. But it doesn’t have to be impossible. The audiobook explores research on negative thoughts and beliefs in adults with ADHD, specifically the belief, or lack thereof, in one’s ability to persistently and consistently carry out the steps required to achieve one’s goals. Many consider ADHD or ADD to be associated with children, but it is actually quite common in adults also. Many adults unknowingly have ADHD and this can have a large impact on their quality of life, relationships, and work. In this audiobook you will learn: What is ADHD The trouth about adult ADHD Four tips for managing ADHD Recognizing your strengths and weaknesses Five tips for staying organized with ADHD in adults How ADHD is diagnosed Understanding how your mind works Treatments for ADHD How to live with ADHD Signs and symptoms of ADHD Much, much, more! If you have ADHD and you’ve been struggling with organization, it doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you. It just means it’s time to try working with your brain instead of against it. You will soon discover exactly what ADHD is, and how it effects adults. You will learn tips and techniques to help you understand and manage the condition better. Buy now to get started today!

©2020 Sigmund Soul (P)2020 Sigmund Soul

Narrator: Rania Elwy
Author: Sigmund Soul
Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Raising a Rare Girl

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A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Kate Bowler's The Everything Happens Book Club Pick! Award-winning writer Heather Lanier's memoir about raising a child with a rare syndrome, defying the tyranny of normal, and embracing parenthood as a spiritual practice that breaks us open in the best of ways. Like many women of her generation, Heather Lanier did everything by the book when she was expecting her first child. She ate organic foods, recited affirmations, and drew up a birth plan for an unmedicated labor in the hopes that she could create a superbaby, an ultra-healthy human destined for a high-achieving future.  But her daughter, Fiona, challenged all of Lanier's preconceptions. Born with an ultra-rare syndrome known as Wolf-Hirschhorn, Fiona received a daunting prognosis: She would experience significant developmental delays and might not reach her second birthday. Not only had Lanier failed to produce a superbaby, she now fiercely loved a child who the world would sometimes reject. The diagnosis obliterated Lanier's perfectionist tendencies, along with her most closely held beliefs about certainty, vulnerability, God, and love.  With tiny bits of mozzarella cheese, a walker rolled to library story time, a talking iPad app, and a whole lot of pop and reggae, mother and daughter spend their days doing whatever it takes to give Fiona nourishment, movement, and language. They also confront society's attitudes toward disability and the often cruel assumptions made about Fiona's worth. Lanier realizes the biggest question is not, Will my daughter walk or talk? but, How can I best love my girl, just as she is? Loving Fiona opens Lanier up to new understandings of what it means to be human, what it takes to be a mother, and above all, the aching joy and wonder that come from embracing the unique life of her rare girl.

©2020 Heather Lanier (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism Spectrum Disorder & Narcissism Personality Disorder

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Narcissism Personality Disorder bundle Autism Spectrum Disorder This audiobook is a highly informative, easy-to-read, clear and simple summary of what parents need to know about autism, autism spectrum disorder, Asperger's, and the behavioral and emotional challenges that come along with them. There are many challenges involved in raising a child with autism, including obsessive behaviors, lack of social skills, and sensory sensitivity. This audiobook will help parents deal with these problems and teach the child new, positive alternatives to live better. This audiobook will teach you about: The current understanding of autism spectrum disorder Understanding the child Diagnosis and how to deal with it Sensory interaction Social skills and how to learn them How to teach children with autism How to train a child with autism Increasing your child’s coping skills Reducing your child’s stress Maximizing education in play time How to manage time and scheduling Interacting with others Narcissism Personality Disorder There is a vast difference between someone exhibiting narcissistic traits and someone afflicted with actual NPD, or narcissistic personality disorder. In addition, other disorders can seem similar to NPD. We'll show you what to look for so you can tell the difference. In this audiobook, we’ll explore how one becomes a narcissist and what happens to a person that suddenly robs them of empathy - a trait directly tied to our humanity. This audiobook can be especially helpful to those who are already in a relationship with a narcissist, because if you or someone you know is, it can be hard to determine what’s real and what’s been fabricated by moment after moment of devastating psychological and emotional abuse! How can you protect yourself or a loved one from falling victim to a narcissist? This audiobook can help you gain the knowledge necessary to survive the devastating results of narcissistic, emotional abuse. You’ll learn what to look for in determining if someone is, in fact, a narcissist. Understand the difference between the various types and sub-types of narcissism, including which ones are the most dangerous Learn to recognize the red flags of an impending toxic relationship and how a narcissist will do anything to draw you into their web of lies Take a closer look at narcissistic families and the effects they have on children, as well as how children can cope with the abuse later in life Learn how to navigate an emotionally abusive relationship with your reality and your sanity intact, until you have the chance to escape from it

©2019 Charlie Mason (P)2019 Charlie Mason

Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
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Dreck ist gesund! Warum zu viel Hygiene Ihrem Kind schadet

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Warum wir mehr Dreckspatzen brauchen. Sauberkeit und Körperpflege bei Kindern sind wichtige Themen für Eltern. Doch wie viel Hygiene brauchen Kinder, um gesund aufzuwachsen? Die Mikrobiologen Brett Finlay und Marie-Claire Arrieta haben erforscht, dass zu viel Hygiene den Aufbau eines intakten Immunsystems hemmen und damit den Weg für eine Vielzahl chronischer Krankheiten wie Diabetes, Asthma und Fettleibigkeit ebnen kann. Der Schlüssel zu einer gesunden Entwicklung unserer Kinder liegt in einem ausgeglichenen Haushalt von Mikroben, den wir über unser Hygieneverhalten beeinflussen können. Ein Muss für alle Eltern!

©2018 Goldmann Verlag in der Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH, München (P)2018 SAGA Egmont, Lindhardt og Ringhof A/S

Narrator: Peter Veit
Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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The Out-of-Sync Child

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The Out-of-Sync Child broke new ground by identifying sensory processing disorder, a common but frequently misdiagnosed problem in which the central nervous system misinterprets messages from the senses. This newly revised edition features additional information from recent research on vision and hearing deficits, motor skill problems, nutrition and picky eaters, ADHA, autism, and other related disorders.

©2016 Carol Kranowitz (P)2016 Random House Audio

Narrator: Ellen Archer
Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Thinking Differently

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An innovative, comprehensive guide - the first of its kind - to help parents understand and accept learning disabilities in their children, offering tips and strategies for successfully advocating on their behalf and helping them become their own best advocates. In Thinking Differently, David Flink, the leader of Eye to Eye - a national mentoring program for students with learning and attention issues - enlarges our understanding of the learning process and offers powerful, innovative strategies for parenting, teaching, and supporting the 20 percent of students with learning disabilities. An outstanding fighter who has helped thousands of children adapt to their specific learning issues, Flink understands the needs and experiences of these children firsthand. He, too, has dyslexia and ADHD. Focusing on how to arm students who think and learn differently with essential skills, including meta-cognition and self-advocacy, Flink offers real, hard advice, providing the tools to address specific problems they face - from building self-esteem and reconstructing the learning environment, to getting proper diagnoses and discovering their inner gifts. With his easy, hands-on "Step-by-Step Launchpad to Empowerment", parents can take immediate steps to improve their children's lives. Thinking Differently is a brilliant, compassionate work, packed with essential insights and real-world applications indispensable for parents, educators, and other professional involved with children with learning disabilities.

©2014 David Flink (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Roger Wayne
Author: David Flink
Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
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Brain Maker by Dr. David Perlmutter and Kristin Loberg

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Brain Maker details the complex microbiome that lives in the human gut and how they affect the brain. Rising rates of Alzheimer's disease, mood disorders, attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), multiple sclerosis, autism, and other conditions are linked to imbalances in the thousands of microorganisms that colonize the gut, primarily bacteria. Disruptions to this microbiome can begin at birth for children born via cesarean section because these babies do not acquire their mother's microbiome traits from the birth canal. Instead they pick up less beneficial bacteria from exposure to skin. Then there is the ultra-clean, antibiotic-laden, high stress lifestyle and low-fiber diet of the United States and other wealthy nations. Finally, exposure to environmental toxins also leads to disruptions to the microbiome. This companion to Brain Maker includes: Overview of the book Important people Key takeaways Review of the book And much more!

©2015 Eureka Books (P)2015 Eureka Books

Narrator: David Otey
Author: Eureka Books
Length: 19 mins
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Anxiety Relief for Kids

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If you have a child with anxiety, you need quick, in-the-moment solutions you can easily use now to help your child face their fears and worries. Created by a psychologist and expert in childhood anxiety, this guide offers proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure skills you can use at home, in social settings, or anywhere anxiety takes hold. Anxiety Relief for Kids provides quick solutions based in evidence-based CBT and exposure therapy - two of the most effective treatments for anxiety disorders. You'll find a background and explanation of the different types of anxiety disorders, in case you aren't sure whether or not your child has one. You'll also learn to identify your child's avoidant and safety behaviors as well as anxiety triggers that set your child off. With this book, you'll find a wealth of information regarding your child's specific anxiety disorder and how to respond to it. No matter your child's specific symptoms or diagnosis, you'll discover tailored interventions you can use now to help your child thrive. If your child has an anxiety disorder, simple, everyday activities can be a real challenge. The practical solutions in this book will help you deal with your child's anxiety when it happens and restore balance and order to both your lives. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2017 Bridget Flynn Walker (P)2021 Tantor

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All I Can Handle: I'm No Mother Teresa

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How one woman raises three autistic daughters, loses one at Disney world, stays married, has sex, bakes gluten-free, goes broke, and keeps her sense of humor. "Dr. Spock? Check. Penelope Ann Leach (Remember her?) Check. What to Expect When You’re Expecting? Check. I had a 700 dollar Bellini crib for God’s sake! Everything was perfect…." And so begins Kim Stagliano’s electrifying and hilarious memoir of her family’s journey raising three daughters with autism. Always outspoken, often touching, and sometimes heartbreaking, Kim Stagliano is a powerful new voice in comedic writing - her "Kimoir" (as she calls it) is the next must-listen within the autism community and the literary world at large.

©2010 Kim Stagliano (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Nicole Vilencia
Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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How Can I Talk If My Lips Don't Move?

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An astounding new work by the author of The Mind Tree that offers a rare insight into the autistic mind and how it thinks, sees, and reacts to the world. When he was three years old, Tito was diagnosed as severely autistic, but his remarkable mother, Soma, determined that he would overcome the "problem" by teaching him to read and write. The result was that between the ages of eight and eleven he wrote stories and poems of exquisite beauty, which Dr. Oliver Sacks called "amazing and shocking". Their eloquence gave lie to all our assumptions about autism.... Here Tito goes even further and writes of how the autistic mind works, how it views the outside world and the "normal" people he deals with daily, how he tells his stories to the mirror and hears stories back, how sounds become colors, how beauty fills his mind and heart. With this work, Tito - whom Portia Iversen, co-founder of Cure Autism Now, has described as "a window into autism such as the world has never seen" - gives the world a beacon of hope. For if he can do it, why can't others?

©2008, 2011 Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Mark Ashby
Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
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The ADHD in Adults Fix

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Have you ever suspected that you might have a real problem with concentration and focus? Do you find yourself getting upset because you feel like you’re failing at different areas of your life? Or, maybe you have noticed that some technically easy things for an adult are not that simple for you? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions, you are not alone in this, and you are not a failure; you may have undiagnosed attention deficit disorder (ADHD) as an adult. More often than not, we hear about ADHD in children and coping mechanisms for them in school. But we don’t hear about what it is like to live with ADHD as an adult and managing the real-life challenges of adulthood with this disorder. From employment to relationships and finances, there are real implications when we struggle with organization and focus in our everyday lives. It is not too late to understand these challenges and find ways to deal with them. In a 2013 study titled “Occupational issues of adults with ADHD” in the journal BMC Psychiatry, Marios Adamou et al. studied the various ways ADHD can significantly affect adults with ADHD when it comes to finding employment, succeeding at their work, and keeping a job. The research showed that many occupations are not set up to work well for those with concentration challenges, and those with ADHD need to take additional steps if they want to be successful. On the bright side, did you know that traits of ADHD can actually benefit you and give you an advantage? This guide, based on scientific research and evidence, will reveal what those benefits are and how you can begin using them immediately. In this guide, you will find: The 10 most common ways ADHD could affect your performance at work and hinder your chance for the opportunities you deserve How to find jobs you would excel at, thanks to your ADHD and how to get started What you need to know about treating ADHD with medications so you can live and feel like a normal person Why ADHD is hurting your relationships more than you realize (and the nine key steps to master your social skills before you push everyone away for good) What cognitive-behavioral therapy is and how it can quickly make daily life much easier for you One simple trick to stop your impulse spending and, finally, get hold of your finances (before your power gets cut off) What insurance you need when it comes to driving with ADHD (better safe than sorry!) How celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Richard Branson, and Whoopi Goldberg have used ADHD on their way to success ADHD is a disorder that continues to be researched, but as an adult, you don’t have the time to wait for the perfect cure. You need real and proven strategies and coping mechanisms before your life spirals out of control because of ADHD. To finally get ahold of your life and your concentration problems, click “buy now” so you can live the normal and thriving life you deserve!

©2021 Lawrence Conley (P)2021 Lawrence Conley

Narrator: Mitchell Snaden
Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
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ADHD 2.0

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Are you a parent of an ADHD child, and would you like to learn how to help and grow him? If yes, then keep reading. ADHD is a common disorder that affects millions of children worldwide. It is heartbreaking to see our children suffering in school and having no friends due to their condition. Medicines are readily available but often come with side effects - further adding to the child's sufferings. ADHD is difficult to treat because it is multi-faceted, complex, and different from case to case. With the right treatment plan, however, it can be controlled. All it requires is patience, persistence, and cooperation with your child's service providers; then, all will be well. Parents with children having ADHD also need to remember that they need to involve themselves in their children's day-to-day activities because some tend to leave much of it to caregivers and medical staff. Involvement makes the child know that you are with them through it all and that you care. Showing care and affection to your child will help him or her in ways you cannot imagine. This audiobook includes a variety of proven methods to manage ADHD symptoms naturally. You will also learn how you can sleep well and steer clear of stress. Conventional medication is a very important part of the treatment process, but there is a lot more to it than that. There are a lot of supplements that you can take, foods that you can eat, and exercises that you can do to manage the symptoms, and you will learn about all that in this audiobook. By following some simple steps, you can turn your life around. Here’s what you’ll discover inside this detailed guide: Understanding ADHD - what does it mean and how is it treated What to do when your child is first diagnosed A breakdown of ADHD behavior - everything you need to know How you’re actually reinforcing negative behavior without even knowing it Five subtle reinforcements which impact ADHD behavior Tricks for teaching your child self-care How to manage ADHD behavior at (and away from) home How to adjust your child for the world of school And so much more! If you want dramatically improve life for your child with ADHD, taking the first step is all you have to do. Just scroll up and buy now.

©2021 Julia Brazelton (P)2021 Julia Brazelton

Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Tongue-Tied: How a Tiny String Under the Tongue Impacts Nursing, Speech, Feeding, and More

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Chances are, you or someone you know is affected by a tongue-tie. Common, yet little understood, tongue-ties can lead to a myriad of problems, including difficulty when nursing, speaking, or eating.  In the most crucial and formative parts of children’s lives, tongue-ties have a significant effect on their well-being. Many parents and professionals alike want to know what can be done and how best to treat these patients and families. Now, there are answers.  Tongue-Tied: How a Tiny String Under the Tongue Impacts Nursing, Feeding, Speech, and More is an exhaustive and informative guide to this misunderstood affliction. Along with a team of medical specialists, author Dr. Richard Baxter demystifies tongue-ties and spells out how this condition can be treated comprehensively, safely, and comfortably.  Starting with a broad history of tongue-ties, this invaluable guide covers 21st-century assessment techniques and treatment options available for tethered oral tissues. Various accounts of patient challenges and victories are prominently featured as well.  With the proper diagnosis and treatment, tethered oral tissues can be released with minimal discomfort, resulting in lives free of struggles during nursing, speaking, and feeding, while also reducing the incidence of dental issues, headaches, and even neck pain for children through adults.  Aimed at both parents and professionals, Tongue-Tied encourages those affected while providing reassuring and valuable information. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2018 Richard Baxter DMD MS (P)2018 Richard Baxter DMD MS

Narrator: Rich Miller
Length: 8 hrs
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Hyperlexia and Dyslexia

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Have you ever heard of hyperlexia or dyslexia? Do you think that you, your loved one, or your child suffers from dyslexia, autism, hyperlexia, Asperger’s syndrome, Savant syndrome, Einstein syndrome, or other conditions of the brain?  Any child or adult with a constellation of traits that can be diagnosed as a "syndrome" can be successful if they have the appropriate support. This book can help you get started on being able to tell whether you (or a loved one) has any of these traits, what to look for, and where to get more help. This book will help to teach you what these two conditions are and why every parent with a learning disabled or even a "gifted and talented" child should be aware of them. Knowing how to be able to tell these two disorders apart can help a parent determine whether their child will have a positive or negative outcome for the future. It can help a parent determine whether or not they should worry about their child’s deficits and whether they should seek additional help and training for their child.  There are even couples and parent-child relationships where one individual is dyslexic and the other person is hyperlexic. Often, a dyslexic child or adult will accuse others of "saying things the wrong way". They might speak in passive voice rather than speaking in active voice. They might also think that other people are being too direct or being abusive if they make a request to them in an "active" voice.  A hyperlexic person or a neurotypical person might think that dyslexic people are speaking in passive aggressive language, whereas a dyslexic person might think that hyperlexic or neurotypicals are speaking too much "proper English". Each may find the other person's language and approach as abrasive or shifty without even realizing why! Download now to find out more. 

©2020 Lily Love LLC (P)2021 Lily Love LLC

Narrator: Daisy Hinshaw
Author: Lily Lovell
Length: 31 mins
Available on Audible
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22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know

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The perfect companion for anyone dating an AS woman! Rudy Simone covers 22 common areas of confusion for someone dating a female with AS and includes advice from her own experience and from other partners in real relationships. She talks with humour and honesty about the quirks and sensitivities that you may come across when getting to know your partner. All the pivotal relationship landmarks are discussed, including the first date, sex and even having children.  This entertaining and easy-to-listen-to audiobook will be ideal for anyone dating, or in a relationship with, an AS female. Women with AS themselves and their families and friends will also enjoy the book and find it useful. Counsellors and other professionals working with women with AS will find the insight offered extremely enlightening.

©2021 Rudy Simone (P)2021 Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

Narrator: Lucie McNeil
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Anger Management for Kids

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To make parents realize how to train your kids to manage emotions and anger with expression and understanding of themselves...  In the desperate times and fast environment of 21st century, digesting and tolerating negativity is nothing less than a test of times. The intense work environments, and blunt replies of the people around us triggers the all possible negativity one can exhale. The different types of negative emotions establish the foundation different sorts of aggressive responses one can generate. The major emotional side of struggle a person might face is the angry side of oneself. The anger management results in the response of untamable anger that usually starts from the very young age. Parents get concerned about this matter and the whole focus shifts towards how to manage this problem with their kids. In a lifetime, there are a lot of techniques and ways to manage this problem for physical and mental wellness. With the focus over how to guide your kids to manage their anger and emotions, this book will give you a learning tour of different steps and techniques towards self-understanding and expressing the best possible emotional side and comprehensively explain you how to influence your child managing the emotions and resulting aggression. This helpful manual will make you learn:   The basics of anger management  The benefits corresponding with this process The understanding of techniques to teach your kids  How to improve their personalities through learning and implementing

©2020 Rebecca Larsson (P)2020 Rebecca Larsson

Narrator: Jeremy Prost
Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
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The Warner Boys

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An emotional, revealing memoir of one family’s life in seclusion - and the love, strength, and faith it took to save it.

Seahawks star running back Curt Warner and his wife, Ana, were prominent figures in Seattle in the early 1990s. When they dropped from the public eye after Curt’s retirement, everyone assumed it was for a simpler life. But the reality behind their seclusion was a secret they hid from even their closest friends: their twins, Austin and Christian, had been diagnosed with severe autism. What followed was a painful struggle to hold their family and their marriage together in a home filled with chaos, emotional exhaustion, and constant fear for the safety of their unpredictable but beloved boys.

Now, after years of silence, the Warners share their inspiring journey from stardom and success to heartbreaking self-imposed isolation. Above all, it’s a story of the life-changing truth that love for family and each other - no matter how challenged - is the path to healing and peace.

The Warner Boys is the true story of a family who fought for their children and how they grew stronger against all odds.

©2018 Ana and Curt Warner (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved. Scripture quotations from the Authorized (King James) Version. Rights in the Authorized Version in the United Kingdom are vested in the Crown. Reproduced by permission of the Crown’s patentee, Cambridge University Press.

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Autism in Heels

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This intimate memoir reveals the woman inside one of autism’s most prominent figures, Jennifer O'Toole. At the age of 35, Jennifer was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, and for the first time in her life, things made sense. Now, she exposes the constant struggle between carefully crafted persona and authentic existence, editing the autism script with wit, candor, passion, and power. Her journey is one of reverse-self-discovery not only as an Aspie but - more importantly - as a thoroughly modern woman.  Beyond being a memoir, Autism in Heels is a love letter to all women. It’s a conversation starter, a game-changer, and a firsthand account of what it is to walk in Jennifer's shoes (especially those iconic red stilettos).  Whether it's bad perms or body image, sexuality or self-esteem, Jennifer's journey is as much a human journey as one on the spectrum. Because autism looks a bit different in pink, most girls and women who fit the profile are not identified, facing years of avoidable anxiety, eating disorders, volatile relationships, self-harm, and stunted independence. Jennifer has been there, too. Autism in Heels takes that message mainstream.  From her own struggles and self-discovery, she has built an empire of empowerment, inspiring women the world over to realize they aren't mistakes. They are misunderstood miracles.

©2018 Jennifer Cook O'Toole (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Neurotribes

13 ratings

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What is autism: a devastating developmental condition, a lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth it is all of these things and more - and the future of our society depends on our understanding it. Following on from his groundbreaking article 'The Geek Syndrome', Wired reporter Steve Silberman unearths the secret history of autism, long suppressed by the same clinicians who became famous for discovering it, and finds surprising answers to the crucial question of why the number of diagnoses has soared in recent years. Going back to the earliest autism research and chronicling the brave and lonely journey of autistic people and their families through the decades, Silberman provides long-sought solutions to the autism puzzle while casting light on the growing movement of 'neurodiversity' and mapping out a path towards a more humane world for people with learning differences.

©2016 Steve Silberman (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: William Hope
Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Finally Focused

8 ratings

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In his practice, Dr. James Greenblatt has seen the positive effects of treating individuals rather than simply prescribing medication for their ADHD symptoms. Finally Focused details the natural methods used to treat problems such as nutritional deficiencies of magnesium or zinc, dysbiosis (a microbial imbalance inside the body), sleeping difficulties, and food allergies, all of which - unbeknownst to many - can cause or exacerbate the symptoms of ADHD. By exploring each of these possibilities in Dr. Greenblatt's Plus-Minus Healing Plan, parents will finally be able to get the assistance they need in providing true wellness for their children, whether or not they're already on medication. ADHD is a medical disorder, not a discipline problem, and this book addresses each individual's unique pattern of biological weaknesses to get at the root of the issue.

©2017 James Greenblatt, MD, and Bill Gottlieb, CHC (P)2017 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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If you're a parent of one of the more than one million children in this country with obsessive-compulsive disorder, you know how confusing, even frightening, the symptoms of OCD can be. You're terrified of losing your child and angry about the havoc this disorder has wreaked in your family. More than anything, you want to be able to unlock the secrets of OCD, understand the cause of your child's bizarre symptoms, and help your child break free of these disruptive, relentless thoughts and actions. In her landmark book, Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Dr. Tamar E. Chansky creates a clear road map to understanding and overcoming OCD based on her successful practice treating hundreds of children and teenagers with this disorder. In Part I, Dr. Chansky "cracks the code" of the peculiar rules and customs of OCD - the handwashing, tapping, counting, and so forth. She explains how OCD is diagnosed, how to find the right therapist partner, and how to tailor treatment options to your child's needs. You'll learn how powerful behavioral modification can be and when medication can help. In Part II, you'll learn how not to be pulled in by your child's debilitating rituals at home or at school, how to talk to your child about the "brain tricks" OCD causes, and how to create an effective OCD battle plan that will empower your child to "boss back" the OCD monster. You'll also learn how to cope in moments of crisis. Part III offers specific advice for how to help your child handle the most common manifestations of OCD such as fears of contamination, checking, getting things "just right", intrusive thoughts, and more. Part IV is an indispensable guide to additional resources, including books, videos, organizations, and websites. Filled with Dr. Chansky's compassionate advice and inspiring words from the many children with OCD whom she has helped, this book will be your lifeline. Battling back from OCD is hard work, but with the comprehensive, proven guidance in this book, you can help your child reclaim a life free from its grip.

©2000 Tamar Chansky, PhD (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition

17 ratings

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From distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this treasured parent resource gives you the science-based information you need about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for six- to 18-year-olds with ADHD. Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips, Dr. Barkley helps you: Make sense of your child's symptoms Get an accurate diagnosis Work with school and health-care professionals to get needed support Learn parenting techniques that promote better behavior Strengthen your child's academic and social skills Use rewards and incentives effectively Restore harmony at home Updated throughout with current research and resources, this guide includes the latest facts about medications and about what causes (and doesn't cause) ADHD. Additional supporting documents for this title are available for download after purchase. See also Dr. Barkley's best-selling Taking Charge of Adult ADHD. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2013 Russell A. Barkley (P)2015 Audiobooks.com Publishing

Narrator: Abby Craden
Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD: Raising an Explosive Child

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Do you want to finally learn how to behave with children with ADHD? If you're dealing with ADHD children, your biggest concerns and frustrations deal with not knowing where to seek help and and how to support them during the phases of growth. You may be asking, “Doesn’t this happen to all kids?” Yes, it happens; all kids lose focus and are hyperactive, especially when anxious or excited. However, ADHD children experience these behavioral disorders over a prolonged period of time and in different settings. Thus, ADHD limits a child’s ability to function socially, academically, and even at home. This audio guide will give you a comprehensive idea of what ADHD is and how you can deal with children who suffer from it. It will provide you with simple tips and techniques on how ADHD, despite being a serious and complicated disorder, can be dealt with efficiently and properly. Awareness will help you get a grip on your frustration. When you know the triggers, you can prepare for them. This audiobook covers:  Accepting your child’s ADHD The ADHD advantages Improving social skills  Behavior therapy techniques Practices to improve listening skills Effective methods to contrast behavioral challenges Managing ADHD with the right nutrition And much, much more! Some parents may have trouble accepting the fact that their children got diagnosed with ADHD. It can be difficult to internalize, especially if you see your child as bright, active, and naturally curious. In some cases, parents may have a hard time figuring out when they can be firm and when to be patient. In this audiobook, you get to know the facts about ADHD and its very specific symptoms, strategies to better manage a child who has the disorder, and how to improve your behavior toward your child so that you can be adequately prepared parents. Ready to get started?

©2020 Joanna Brain (P)2020 Joanna Brain

Narrator: Tina Way
Author: Joanna Brain
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Reset Your Child's Brain

2 ratings

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Increasing numbers of parents grapple with children who are acting out without obvious reason. Revved up and irritable, many of these children are diagnosed with ADHD, bipolar illness, autism, or other disorders, but don't respond well to treatment. They are then medicated, often with poor results and unwanted side effects. Based on emerging scientific research and extensive clinical experience, integrative child psychiatrist Dr. Victoria Dunckley has pioneered a four-week program to treat the frequent underlying cause, Electronic Screen Syndrome (ESS).  Dr. Dunckley has found that everyday use of interactive screen devices - such as computers, video games, smartphones, and tablets - can easily overstimulate a child's nervous system, triggering a variety of stubborn symptoms. In contrast, she's discovered that a strict electronic fast single-handedly improves mood, focus, sleep, and behavior, regardless of the child's diagnosis. Offered now in this audiobook, this simple intervention can produce a life-changing shift in brain function - all without cost or medication. Dr. Dunckley provides hope for parents who feel that their child has been misdiagnosed or inappropriately medicated, by presenting an alternative explanation for their child's difficulties and a concrete plan for treating them.

©2015 Victoria Dunckley, MD (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel's Autism

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In 1994, Peter Hotez's 19-month-old daughter, Rachel, was diagnosed with autism. Dr. Hotez, a pediatrician-scientist who develops vaccines for neglected tropical diseases affecting the world's poorest people, became troubled by the decades-long rise of the influential anti-vaccine community and their inescapable narrative around childhood vaccines and autism. The alleged link between the two was first espoused in a fraudulent scientific paper, long since retracted, but the story shows no signs of letting up. As a result, we've seen deadly and disabling outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases around the country, and Texas, where Hotez lives, is at particular risk. In Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel's Autism, Hotez draws on his experiences as a pediatrician, vaccine scientist, and father of an autistic child. Outlining the arguments on both sides of the debate, he examines the science that refutes the concerns of the anti-vaccine movement, debunks current conspiracy theories alleging a cover-up by the CDC, and critiques the scientific community's failure to effectively communicate the facts about vaccines and autism to the general public, all while sharing his very personal story of raising a now-adult daughter with autism.

©2018 Johns Hopkins University Press (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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The Effect ADHD Has On Marriage

1 rating

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, causes problems with physical activity levels, focusing on family and control of impulses. Even though some people prefer to believe that men and women who are overly active or cannot focus on family have behavioral issues that can be corrected with good discipline, studies show that ADHD is a real condition, possibly with genetic or environmental causes. The Center for Disease Control recognizes ADHD is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders that are diagnosed in both adults and children. Though many adults often have difficulties sitting still or focusing on tasks, those with ADHD can lead to progressively more serious problems at work and at home. These are serious problems that can seriously affect your marriage. If you see any of these symptoms in your spouse or partner you need to pick up a copy of this book : The Effect ADHD Has On Marriage by Terence A. Williams that will help you not only understand your spouse better but alleviate a lot of the stress you are going through.

©2014 Speedy Publishing LLC (P)2014 Speedy Publishing LLC

Narrator: Valerie Gilbert
Length: 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Learn how to help children with cognitive, emotional, and behavioral disorders! Are you a parent looking to help and understand your child? If yes, listen on! This book is a guide for parents to understand autism spectrum disorders and help their children. As a parent, you are probably struggling with taking care of a child on the autism spectrum. But you always have to remember, the child is the one who struggles the most. The environment can often be insensitive to different people. This is why it’s important that your child learns how to cope with everyday life.  However, you can figure out how to handle both day-to-day and long term issues. There are some imaginative approaches that can bring the whole family together. This book offers some reasonable and well-thought-out answers to issues that might seem insurmountable right now.  In this book, you will learn about:  Autism spectrum disorders Signs and symptoms of Asperger’s Establishing a diagnosis and going from there Ways to approach mental health concerns How to deal with anxiety and anger If you feel a little overwhelmed and uncertain about your approach, that’s completely normal. All parents feel like that when it comes to children’s education and health. Use this book to help you define the best approach to your child.  Want to learn how to help? Scroll up, Click on "Buy Now", and get your copy!

©2020 John P. Davies (P)2020 John P. Davies

Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD Go-to Guide

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common mental health condition in children and is present in most countries around the world. Although there is an abundance of literature on ADHD with plenty of scientific information, this condition remains controversial and often underdiagnosed. Many guides have been made for parents about ADHD, but most of them are quite scientific. They can be difficult to navigate, especially if you are a parent with some symptoms of ADHD yourself. This audiobook is a go-to guide for parents and teachers, providing up-to-date knowledge in a simple, easy-to-listen-to format. It is filled with information your doctor would like to provide but is often unable to do so in the limited appointment times available. This audiobook also gives a framework and practical tips for how you can manage and advocate for your child in different settings, with or without medication. It summarizes evidence to date for medication and alternative therapies, examines commonly held beliefs about ADHD, and debunks myths. This audiobook has been narrated by a developmental pediatrician (Desiree Silva) and an ADHD coach (Michele Toner), both of whom are passionate about improving the lives of children with ADHD and their families. They both have more than 20 years of experience in the field and recognize the need for this practical guide. Allied health workers, general practitioners, and others who have contact with these wonderful children will also benefit from the information in this guide.

©2017 UWA Publishing (P)2018 UWA Publishing

Narrator: Corinne Davies
Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan

4 ratings

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Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing - and what you can do so that he or she will thrive.  More than 30 million people in the United States are dyslexic - a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a "learning disability" or "learning difference", that makes interpreting text and reading difficult. Yet even though children with dyslexia may have trouble reading, they don't have any problems learning; dyslexia has nothing to do with a lack of intellect.  While other books tell you what dyslexia is, this book tells you what to do. Dyslexics' innate skills, which may include verbal, social, spatial, kinesthetic, visual, mathematical, or musical abilities, are their unique key to acquiring knowledge. Figuring out where their individual strengths lie, and then harnessing these skills, offers an entrée into learning and excelling. And by keeping the focus on learning, not on standard reading the same way everyone else does, a child with dyslexia can and will develop the self-confidence to flourish in the classroom and beyond.  After years of battling with a school system that did not understand his dyslexia and the shame that accompanied it, renowned activist and entrepreneur Ben Foss is not only open about his dyslexia, he is proud of it. In The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan he shares his personal triumphs and failures so that you can learn from his experiences, and provides a three-step approach for success:  Identify your child's profile  Help your child help himself  Create community  Packed with practical ideas and strategies dyslexic children need for excelling in school and in life, this empowering guide provides the framework for charting a future for your child that is bright with hope and unlimited potential.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2013 Random House Audio (P)2013 Ben Foss

Narrator: Ben Foss
Author: Ben Foss
Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Our House Is on Fire

8 ratings

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This is the story of a family led to confront a crisis they had never foreseen. Of a happy life with two young daughters which suddenly falters, never to be the same again. Aged 11, the eldest stops eating and speaking, while her younger sister struggles to cope.  Slowly, alongside diagnoses of autism and selective mutism, their desperate parents become aware of another source for their firstborn daughter's distress: her imperilled future on a rapidly heating planet.   Steered by her determination to understand the truth, the family begins to see the deep connections between their own and the planet's suffering.    Against forces that try to silence them, disparaging them for being different, they discover ways to strengthen, heal, and act in the world.   And then, one day, 15-year-old Greta decides to go on strike.

©2020 Malena Emman, Greta Thunberg, Beata Thunberg, Svante Thunberg (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Maya Lindh
Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Helping Your Husband with ADHD

3 ratings

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Do you ever feel like your husband is an overgrown child? Or a really big teenager that needs to be reminded of everything or he'll forget? He's restless. He's jumpy. He's impatient, impulsive, and chronically late! He simply refuses to get organized and puts off everything - and I mean everything - until the last minute. Is this the guy you married? What the heck happened to him? Was he always this way? Or is it all in your head? More importantly, is there anything you can do to fix it, or do you have to suffer with his atrocious habits for the rest of your life? It's difficult enough managing your career, the house, and the kids. Who has time to micromanage their husband's life? If you are the wife of a man with ADD/ADHD this may have struck a painful chord, and for good reason. Beyond the daily difficulties of being on the receiving end of ADD/ADHD, your plight is often ignored by therapists and other professionals. Yes, many books and articles have been written describing the challenges of people with ADD/ADHD, but few focus on those who suffer the most from this condition - namely, their partners. This book is an attempt to do just that: to offer solid education and practical tips to help you deal with the daily frustrations of living with someone who has ADD/ADHD. This book is a helpful guide for women who think their husbands might have ADD/ADHD. Or for women whose husbands have already been diagnosed. George Sachs, PsyD, and Timothy Norman, LCSW, offer advice for wives to help their husbands live a successful life with adult ADD/ADHD. Learn ways to support his growth without enabling him or exhausting yourself. Dr. Sachs is a licensed child and adult psychologist, specializing in the treatment of ADD/ADHD in children, teens, and adults. He is founder of the Sachs Center on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, serving individuals and families looking for answers to ADD/ADHD.

©2015 George Sachs (P)2016 George Sachs

Narrator: Dwight Equitz
Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD

Summary

Dear proactive parent:

Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD?

Is coping with your child’s behavior wearing you out?

Are you tired of searching for answers everywhere?

If you answered yes, continue reading....

If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, you are bound to feel confusion and uncertainty. There is even a certain level of fear in your heart at the thought of ADHD having a negative effect on your child.

Do you know ADHD kids can be dealt with easily and effectively - If you know what to do?

It is true that ADHD is a condition that can be very difficult to handle. Even if your child is a teenager or even an adult, there are still numerous ways you can help him to live his best life.

When you follow the advice given in this audiobook, your child’s life of ADHD turmoil will take a turn - a turn in the right direction. There is absolutely nothing holding you back from making your child’s life better by helping him reach his full potential! You just have to make the best decision and listen this book today - right now!

This audiobook contains valuable information and insights into the world of ADHD. It literally has almost all of the knowledge you need to help your child become more focused and confident - the only way you will learn more is from a medical professional.

Inside this audiobook, you will discover:

The real meaning of ADHD and how it is not what everyone thinks it is

Real-life scenarios of ADHD’s impact on your entire family

An in-depth look at how you can recognize ADHD in your children and when to start looking

The alarming effects of ADHD in a classroom setting

New and interesting ways to treat ADHD even without medicine or medication 6. Hidden secrets about therapy that no one wants to believe

and much much more which you’ll not find in other ADHD parenting books

In short, you’ll discover a wealth of important information every parent needs in order to help his or her child who has been diagnosed with ADHD.

©2019 Anivya Publishing (P)2019 Anivya Publishing

Narrator: Peter Prova
Author: Bill Andrews
Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Learning to See = Seeing to Learn

Summary

Learning to See = Seeing to Learn: Vision, Learning & Behavior in Children is a book for parents, educators, and healthcare professionals about how undiagnosed visual processing issues can impact children in school. For students, it's more than just whether they can see the board. Children with learning challenges often are diagnosed with ADD and ADHD when it is the learning difficulties that trigger their behaviors. Training the "eye-teaming" problem will allow these otherwise bright and engaged students to read well and have a successful school experience. Most parents and educators know many of these children who end up with special plans to accommodate their reading problems (known as IEPs), but they are not aware that for many students, this problem can be solved. It will literally change the future of that child with great opportunities in school, careers, and self-esteem. Written principally by Dr. Patrick Quaid, the book explores his clinical and research insights into diagnosing and treating the condition. With him, it is even more personal - he was one of those kids. The book also includes chapters contributed by teachers, academics, and practitioners. While there are some later chapters that are a resource for practitioners or others with a deeper interest, the majority of the book is written to be accessible to the general public. Learning to See = Seeing to Learn is a book that will give millions of parents hope for their struggling children. It also will equip teachers and other health professionals with another set of tools to help children reach their full potential. If you or someone you know has a child who is struggling in school is on an IEP or is being put on medications for hyperactivity, ADD, or ADHD, this book is for you. It may just change a child's life.

©2019 Zuhrick Publishing, a division of Zuhrick Inc. (P)2020 Zuhrick Publishing, a division of Zuhrick Inc.

Narrator: Chuck Galco
Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism: Fixations Obsessions and Special Interests

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This book breaks down the similarities and differences between autism fixations, obsessions, and special interests. Travis shares his opinions on how the fixations and obsessions battle against the special interest, and the negative against the positive. Travis feels he has greater control over his special interest than what he fixates on. Travis works hard to eliminate the negative fixations. Travis explains what makes a fixation unhealthy for him. He is constantly balancing healthy fixations with positive special interests. His goal is to make sure the positive special interests win out over the negative fixations. There are occasions where a fixation can be positive if someone is focused on a positive thing, but most of the time, fixations affect how intently you are focused on something and make the object of your focus become an unhealthy obsession. Travis tells the listener how to use mindfulness and cognitive behavior therapy to challenge the fixations that are unhealthy by redirecting thought processes to special interests that are healthy. Travis says it is all about learning how to use positive energy to focus your attention to avoid the negative energy of the fixation that forms in his brain. In this book Travis tells you all about special interests, obsessions, and fixations and teaches you how to interact with each of them. If you love someone with autism, this is a great book to hear to gain a better understanding of who a person with autism is and what their fixations, obsessions, and special interests mean to them.

©2018 Travis E. Breeding (P)2018 Travis E. Breeding

Narrator: Janet McMahan
Length: 1 hr
Available on Audible
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Seeing Ezra

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Seeing Ezra is the soulful, beautifully written memoir of a mother's fierce love for her autistic son, and a poignant examination of what it means to be "normal". When Kerry Cohen's son Ezra turns one, a babysitter suggests he may be "different", setting her family on a path in which autism dominates their world. As he becomes a toddler and they navigate the often rigid and prescriptive world of therapy, Cohen is unsettled by the evaluations they undergo: At home, Ezra is playfully expressive, sharing profound, touching moments of connection and intimacy with his mother and other family members, but in therapy he is pathologized, prodded to behave in ways that undermine his unique expression of autism. It soon becomes clear that more is at stake than just Ezra's well-being; Cohen and her marriage are suffering as well. Ezra's differentness, and the strain of pursuing varied therapies, takes a toll on the family - Cohen's husband grows depressed and she pursues an affair - all as she tries to help others recognize and embrace Ezra's uniqueness rather than force him to behave outside his comfort level. It isn't until they abandon the expected, prescriptive notions about love, marriage, and individuality that they are able to come back together as two parents who fiercely love their little boy. Powerful and eye-opening, Seeing Ezra is an inspirational chronicle of a mother's struggle to protect her son from a system that seeks to compartmentalize and "fix" him, and of her journey toward accepting and valuing him for who he is - just as he is.

©2011 Kerry Cohen (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Jenna Berk
Author: Kerry Cohen
Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD Parenting Guide

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The truth about parenting a child with ADHD you’ve never been told....  As troubling as an ADHD diagnosis is, you are at least provided with a starting point. You can take a breath – there’s an explanation for the impulsiveness, disorganization, difficulty focusing, restlessness, and frustration your child may be experiencing. A diagnosis, however, doesn’t give you the tools needed to cope with the situation. As the parent of a child with ADHD, you’ll often feel alone and incapable of overcoming the numerous challenges stemming from the diagnosis. You, however, aren’t alone. In 2016, 6.1 million children in the US were diagnosed with ADHD, the CDC reported. The number has changed over time – from 4.4 percent of kids in 2003 to 6.4 percent of kids in 2011. While ADHD is quite prominent, it still happens to be a widely misunderstood condition. Even pediatricians and teachers will get the approach towards these kids wrong on occasions. Nearly 50 percent of parents whose kids have ADHD misidentify the symptoms, which also delays the adoption of the right parenting style. Even when they have the diagnosis, so many people feel completely clueless. Should you medicate? Where on the ADHD spectrum does your child fall? Is it just a stage that your child will grow out of, eventually learning how to focus as they grow older? In ADHD Parenting Guide, you’ll discover: Why it’s important to refrain from pushing your child to change – rather, you should modify your parenting approach.  The little known symptoms of ADHD that many kids exhibit  The #1 reason why kids with ADHD experience academic difficulties.... …and how to address that issue responsibly  The secrets of dealing with bad behavior and rewarding positive changes  What to do if rewards and positive motivation fail  The power of writing down your expectations and communicating those with a kid  How to overcome the biggest challenge of them all – controlling your own temper  And even more importantly – how to always keep the belief in your child strong, regardless of the circumstances  And a lot more! The brain of a child with ADHD processes information in a very specific way. Thus, you can’t expect them to be patient, capable of controlling their emotions and angry outbursts. Your task as a parent is to help your kid channel these emotions, the fear, and the embarrassment into something productive. While teaching new skills and habits takes a lot of time and patience, the experience will be incredibly rewarding and bonding. Chances are that you’ve already explored numerous strategies to manage your child’s ADHD. Chances are that most or all of them have failed. ADHD Parenting Guide will give you an alternative, comprehensive, step-by-step approach towards instilling good habits. Creating manageable routines and setting clear expectations can do miracles for the control of attention deficits and their symptoms over time. If you want to give your child the best chance for success in school and in life, scroll up and click the “Buy Now" button right now.

©2020 Jordan Waldrop (P)2020 Jordan Waldrop

Narrator: Ted Ryan
Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships

2 ratings

Summary

Born with autism, both Temple Grandin and Sean Barron now live famously successful social lives. However, their paths were quite different. Temple's logical mind controlled her social behavior. She interacted with many adults and other children, experiencing varied social situations. Logic informed her decision to obey social rules and avoid unpleasant consequences. Sean's emotions controlled his social behavior. Baffled by social rules, isolated and friendless, he made up his own, and applied them to others. When they inevitably broke his rules, he felt worthless and unloved. Both Temple and Sean ultimately came to terms with the social world and found their places in it. Whether you are a person with autism, a caregiver in the autism community, or just someone interested in an outsider view of society, their powerful stories will enthrall and enlighten you.

©2017 Temple Grandin and Sean Barron (P)2017 Future Horizons

Narrator: Marlin May
Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Raise a Healthy Child...in Spite of Your Doctor

Summary

Dr. Robert Mendelsohn, renowned pediatrician and author, advises parents on home treatment and diagnosis of colds and flus, childhood illnesses, vision and hearing problems, allergies, and more. Plus, a complete section on picking the right doctor for your child, step-by-step instructions for knowing when to call a doctor, and much more.

©1984 Robert S. Mendelsohn, MD (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Chris Sorensen
Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism: Sensory Overloaded by Emotions

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Have you ever felt overwhelmed by a sensual experience? Imagine magnifying that times 100. That is reality for many on the autism spectrum. This book talks about how people with autism balance sensory input issues with socializing and following unwritten social rules in the real world. The author examines how people with autism have physical and emotional sensory experiences throughout their life.  Travis explains how physical sensations interfere with his ability to process social situations. He wonders if autism is not more of a sensory disorder than it is a social disorder. Is it possible that sensory experiences interfere with the ability to conceptualize and interpret social situations? You will learn the author's opinion on this subject as well as begin to learn how he balances sensory input issues with following the unwritten social rules of the world.  Travis explains how he feels overwhelmed sensory wise by other people's emotions. He feels other people's emotions sometimes more than his own. This can cause him to overreact in responding to the emotions of his friends. Sometimes Travis' response to comfort someone is over the top to them because he is experiencing their emotion more magnified or dramatic than they are. Emotions are all about context. Emotions are also a spectrum, just like autism. There can be high-functioning and low-functioning emotions. It is important to understand the context of each emotion. Another person must match the context of your emotional response and then match that context with your social response.  Travis tells how he tries to learn to match context functioning levels of his friends' emotions with his in this informative book. If someone with autism seems socially awkward, it may be that they are having a sensory input experience that is preventing them from being proper socially. Often the sensory overload shuts down the social part of the brain, preventing people with autism from accessing skills that they might have.

©2018 Travis E. Breeding (P)2018 Travis E. Breeding

Narrator: Belinda Smith
Length: 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Waging War on the Autistic Child

Summary

Andrew Wakefield reveals the inside story of desperate parents trying to help their autistic children, only to be labeled as abusers by social workers, medical professionals, and the courts. As the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders grows each year, new discoveries and controversies arise. Andrew Wakefield explores many of these in his thorough investigation of the recent trial case of the “Arizona 5,” which destroyed an Arizona family. Two parents, with five children on the spectrum, were accused of Münchausen syndrome by proxy - a rare form of child abuse - and were ganged up on by physicians, child protective services, and the courts, who alleged that the parents fabricated medical symptoms in all five children. However, Wakefield now presents ample evidence that was disregarded and which would have proven the parents’ innocence. Families affected by autism suffer great hardship and prejudice, particularly as they navigate the uncertain waters of diagnosis, treatment, and education. The shocking story of the Arizona 5 family delves into the tremendous challenges some parents have to face, especially if their views on how to treat the syndrome don’t align with the medical world’s standards. Wakefield also includes numerous studies and research trials that support the controversial yet significant roles that vaccines and diet play in autism, factors many medical professionals wrongfully dismiss.

©2012 Andrew J. Wakefield (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Gildart Jackson
Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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The Gentle Eating Book

Summary

Most parents worry about their child's eating at some point. Common concerns include picky eating in toddlerhood; sweet cravings and vegetable avoidance in the early school years; and dieting and worries about weight in the tween and teenage years. The Gentle Eating Book will help parents to understand their child's eating habits at each age. Starting from birth, the book covers how to start your child off with the most positive approach to eating, whether they are breast or bottle-fed. Parents of older babies will find information about introducing solids, feeding at daycare and when to wean off of breast or formula milk. For parents with toddlers and older children, Sarah includes advice on picky eating and food refusal, overeating, snacking and navigating eating at school, while parents of tweens and teens will find information on dieting, peer pressure, promoting a positive body image and preparing children for future eating independence. At each age The Gentle Eating Book will help parents to feed their child in a manner that will set up positive eating habits for life.

©2018 Sarah Ockwell-Smith (P)2018 Little, Brown Book Group

Narrator: Katy Sobey
Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Natural Relief for Adult ADHD

Summary

For some people with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), medication may not be the right answer, and for others, medication alone may not be enough. Natural Relief for Adult ADHD offers an accessible, research-based guide on the most effective non-medication treatments for ADHD. If you have ADHD, you may find it hard to stay focused on one thing and have trouble with time management and organization. You may also act on impulse - often with negative results. Whether you're in treatment, on medication, or are looking for alternative ways to get your symptoms under control, this book will provide you with sound, complementary strategies to increase your focus, get organized, and stay motivated. In the book, you'll find a ton of information on how to manage your ADHD, such as body awareness techniques to prevent sensory overstimulation common in ADHD; working memory training; massage, acupuncture, acupressure, chiropractic treatment; how food additives can affect ADHD symptoms, particularly certain pesticides; how to incorporate organic food into the diet while on a budget; and much, much more. If you are looking for proven effective alternative treatments to get your ADHD under control and take back your life, this book will be your go-to guide.

©2015 Stephanie Moulton Sarkis (P)2020 Tantor

Available on Audible
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A Parent's Guide to Intuitive Eating: How to Raise Kids Who Love to Eat Healthy

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Most children are born with the innate ability to eat the appropriate amount of food to satisfy their hunger and support appropriate growth. Despite this, parents are still anxious and confused about how much and what to feed their children. In addition, many children are labeled as “picky eaters” or develop behaviors such as hiding and sneaking food. There is also a growing epidemic of dieting behaviors and eating disorders beginning at alarmingly young ages. In her audiobook, Intuitive Eating for Children, Dr. Yami provides a fresh approach to feeding your child beginning at pregnancy and continuing through the teen years. As a board-certified pediatrician, mother, and health coach she aims to reassure, support, and guide parents by teaching the principles of intuitive eating for children. In this audiobook you will learn: How exploring your own body image and relationship with food will help support your goal of raising an intuitive eater The 5 pillars of raising a healthy eater How to apply intuitive eating principles to children through all the stages of development Lifestyle habits that support healthy eating and body image What foods to offer your child at different stages of development Trouble shooting and problem solving for common concerns such as picky eating, overeating, or dieting behaviors and how to help a child re-learn their eating intuition How to create and foster a healthy body image in your children If you want to raise a confident eater from the start, this audiobook is for you!

©2019 Yami Cazorla-Lancaster (P)2020 Yami Cazorla-Lancaster

Available on Audible
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Notes for Healthy Kids

Summary

This is Rujuta’s most important book to date and an attempt to future-proof the health of our next generation. A book that is as much for parents as it is for kids, Notes for Healthy Kids focuses on clearing the underlying food confusion that leads to endless diet trends. It empowers kids to make the right food choices for themselves. Rujuta also calls out the food industry for targeted and misleading advertisements as well as policymakers for failing to protect the interests of our children.   On the practical side, the book combines the latest in nutrition science with the time-tested wisdom of our grandmothers and offers easy-to-follow advice for all aspects of a child’s life. Includes food guidelines for:    Age-group 0-15 years School days Holidays Parties Sports Obesity Low immunity Diabetes Fatty liver Frequent illnesses And much more

©2019 Rujuta Diwekar, 2019 (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Shernaz Patel
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Different...Not Less

1 rating

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This book is a compilation of success stories from adults with autism and Asperger's syndrome. Each shares what helped them during their childhood and young lives that made them the independent adults they are today. One of the most important missions Temple Grandin has is making sure people with autism and Asperger's make something of their lives. As Temple says quite bluntly, being on Social Security is not a job choice. These unique individuals often have great potential in parts of their minds that neurotypicals never even start to tap. This needs to be shared with the world. However, in order to share their hidden genius, they have to overcome many social obstacles. The point of this groundbreaking work is - it is possible, and it is worth it. Let these crusaders, handpicked by Temple herself, show how it can be done. Let this work by Dr. Temple Grandin inspire you to your true potential. You will soon see why it means so much to her.

©2012 Temple Grandin (P)2016 Future Horizons

Narrator: Colleen Patrick
Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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Raising Cubby

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The slyly funny, sweetly moving memoir of an unconventional dad’s relationship with his equally offbeat son - complete with fast cars, tall tales, homemade explosives, and a whole lot of fun and trouble Misfit, truant, delinquent. John Robison was never a model child, and he wasn’t a model dad either. Diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of 40, he approached fatherhood as a series of logic puzzles and practical jokes. When his son, Cubby, asked, “Where did I come from?” John said he’d bought him at the Kid Store and that the salesman had cheated him by promising Cubby would “do all chores”. He read electrical engineering manuals to Cubby at bedtime. He told Cubby that wizards turned children into stone when they misbehaved. Still, John got the basics right. He made sure Cubby never drank diesel fuel at the automobile repair shop he owns. And he gave him a life of adventure: By the time Cubby was 10, he’d steered a Coast Guard cutter, driven a freight locomotive, and run an antique Rolls Royce into a fence. The one thing John couldn’t figure out was what to do when school authorities decided that Cubby was dumb and stubborn - the very same thing he had been told as a child. Did Cubby have Asperger’s too? The answer was unclear. One thing was clear, though: By the time he turned 17, Cubby had become a brilliant chemist - smart enough to make military-grade explosives and bring state and federal agents calling. Afterward, with Cubby facing up to 60 years in prison, both father and son were forced to take stock of their lives, finally coming to terms with being “on the spectrum” as both a challenge and a unique gift. By turns tender, suspenseful, and hilarious, this is more than just the story of raising Cubby. It’s the story of a father and son who grow up together.

©2013 John Elder Robison (P)2013 Random House Audio

Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Be Different

1 rating

Summary

The author of the New York Times best-selling Look Me in the Eye returns to help Aspergians, and even ordinary geeks, embrace being different and fix the things that hold them back in life.  With his usual honesty, dry wit, and unapologetic eccentricity, John Robison argues that Asperger's is about difference, not disability. In this book he offers stories from his own life and from the lives of other Aspergians to give the listener a window into the Aspergian mind.  Equally important, he offers practical advice - to Aspergians, their parents, and educators - on how Asperians can improve the weak communication and social skills that keep them from taking full advantage of, or even recognizing, their often remarkable gifts. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2011 John Elder Robison (P)2011 Random House Audio

Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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ADHD Tools for Kids

Summary

Do you think that your child has ADHD, but you just can’t be sure about it? Are you desperate because you don't know how to deal with your child with ADHD? Can't manage your child's routine? Would you like to increase your child's social skills? Are you a teacher or educator and want to know how to help a child with ADHD? ADHD is not the result of ineffective parenting education, and it is not related to the "badness" of the child. ADHD is an attention disorder that if not managed right can become a real problem - for the individual, family, and school - with discomforts and frustration at school and personal level. Very often, the first to suffer from this situation are discouraged and stressed parents because they feel guilty and unable to manage the child's behavior. This book is intended to be a help and source of support to all confused parents and to those teachers or educators who have a desire to understand and help their students with ADHD. Angie Turner is a tutor for children with learning disabilities and in ADHD Tools for Kids, she wants to explain to you how is possible to obtain important results. In ADHD Tools for Kids, you can find: How to develop the essential and social skills Self-regulation interventions and strategies How resolving misbehavior in public places How to set up winning daily strategies How to manage car travel Time management tools And the possibility to download some important tools Learn about ADHD and help your child overcome his difficulties!

©2020 Angie Turner (P)2020 Angie Turner

Narrator: Moxie LaBouche
Author: Angie Turner
Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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The Disorganized Mind

22 ratings

Summary

For the millions of adults diagnosed with ADHD, The Disorganized Mind will provide expert guidance on what they can do to make the most of their lives. The inattention, time mismanagement, procrastination, impulsivity, distractibility, and difficulty with transitions that often go hand-in-hand with ADHD can be overcome with the unique approach that Nancy Ratey brings to turning these behaviors around. The Disorganized Mind addresses the common issues confronted by the ADHD adult: "Where did the time go?" "I'll do it later, I always work better under pressure anyway." "I'll just check my email one more time before the meeting...." "I'll pay the bills tomorrow - that will give me time to find them." Professional ADHD coach and expert Nancy Ratey helps listeners better understand why their ADHD is getting in their way and what they can do about it.

©2008 Nancy A. Ratey; foreword copyright 2008 by John J. Ratey, MD; afterword copyright 2008 by Sam Goldstein, PhD (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Virginia Wolf
Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating

Summary

Are you parenting a child with "extreme" picky eating? Having a child with "extreme" picky eating is frustrating and sometimes scary. Children with feeding disorders, food aversions, or selective eating often experience anxiety around food, and the power struggles can negatively impact your relationship with your child. But you don't have to choose between fighting over every bite and only serving a handful of safe foods for years on end. Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating offers hope, even if your child has "failed" feeding therapies before. After gaining a foundation of understanding of your child's challenges and the dynamics at play, you'll be ready for the five steps that transform feeding and meals, so your child can learn to enjoy a variety of foods in the right amounts for healthy growth. You'll discover specific strategies for dealing with anxiety, low appetite, sensory challenges, autism spectrum-related feeding issues, oral motor delay, and medically based feeding problems. Tips and exercises reinforce what you've learned, and dozens of "scripts" help you respond to your child in the heat of the moment, as well as to others in your child's life as you help them support your family on this journey. This book will prove an invaluable guide to restore peace to your dinner table and help you raise a healthy eater. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©2015 Katja Rowell and Jenny McGlothlin (P)2021 Tantor

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Aspergirls

5 ratings

Summary

Award-winning handbook for girls and women on the autism spectrum, perceptive and wise reflections and advice .    Gold Medal Winner in the Sexuality/Relationships Category of the 2011 IPPY Awards Honorary Mention in the 2010 BOTYA Awards Women's Issues Category Girls with Asperger's syndrome are less frequently diagnosed than boys, and even once symptoms have been recognised, help is often not readily available. The image of coping well presented by AS females of any age can often mask difficulties, deficits, challenges and loneliness.   This is a must-have handbook written by an Aspergirl for Aspergirls, young and old. Rudy Simone guides you through every aspect of both personal and professional life, from early recollections of blame, guilt and savant skills to friendships, romance and marriage. Employment, career, rituals and routines are also covered, along with depression, meltdowns and being misunderstood. Including the reflections of over 35 women diagnosed as on the spectrum, as well as some partners and parents, Rudy identifies recurring struggles and areas where Aspergirls need validation, information and advice.  As they recount their stories, anecdotes and wisdom, she highlights how differences between males and females on the spectrum are mostly a matter of perception, rejecting negative views of Aspergirls and empowering them to lead happy and fulfilled lives.   This book will be essential listening for females of any age diagnosed with AS and those who think they might be on the spectrum. It will also be of interest to partners and loved ones of Aspergirls and anybody interested either professionally or academically in Asperger's Syndrome.

©2019 Rudy Simone (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Lucie McNeil
Author: Rudy Simone
Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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The Verbal Behavior Approach

1 rating

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A step-by-step guide on how to help children develop language and speaking skills. The verbal behaviour (VB) approach is a form of applied behaviour analysis (ABA) that is based on B. F. Skinner's analysis of verbal behaviour and works particularly well with children with minimal or no speech abilities. In this book Dr. Mary Lynch Barbera draws on her own experiences as a board-certified Behaviour Analyst and also as a parent of a child with autism to explain VB and how to use it. This step-by-step guide provides an abundance of information about how to help children develop better language and speaking skills and also explains how to teach nonvocal children to use sign language. An entire chapter focuses on ways to reduce problem behaviour, and there is also useful information on teaching toileting and other important self-help skills that would benefit any child. This book will enable parents and professionals unfamiliar with the principles of ABA and VB to get started immediately using the verbal behaviour approach to teach children with autism and related disorders.   PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio on our Desktop Site.   

©2007 Mary Lynch Barbera (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Jen Gosnell
Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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The Defiant Child

4 ratings

Summary

A much-needed tool that parents of children with O.D.D. can use to identify the source of this turmoil and take back parental control. Dr. Douglas Riley teaches parents how to recognize the signs, understand the attitudes, and modify the behavior of their oppositional child.

©1997 Douglas A. Riley (P)2017 Novel Audio Inc.

Narrator: Braden Wright
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Why Smart Kids Worry

4 ratings

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Being the parent of a smart child is great - until your son or daughter starts asking whether global warming is real, if you are going to die, and what will happen if they don't get into college. Kids who are advanced intellectually often let their imaginations run wild and experience fears beyond their years. So what can you do to help?   In Why Smart Kids Worry, Allison Edwards guides you through the mental and emotional process of where your child's fears come from and why they are so hard to move past. Edwards focuses on how to parent a child who is both smart and anxious and brings her years of experience as a therapist to give you the answers to questions such as: How do smart kids think differently? Should I let my child watch the nightly news on TV? How do I answer questions about terrorists, hurricanes, and other scary subjects?   Edwards's 15 specially designed tools for helping smart kids manage their fears will help you and your child work together to help him or her to become more relaxed and worry-free.

©2013 Allison Edwards (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Allyson Ryan
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Carly's Voice

7 ratings

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At the age of two, Carly Fleischmann was diagnosed with severe autism and an oral motor condition that prevented her from speaking. Doctors predicted that she would never intellectually develop beyond the abilities of a small child. Although she made some progress after years of intensive behavioral and communication therapy, Carly remained largely unreachable. Then, at age 10, Carly had a breakthrough. While sitting in her kitchen with her devoted therapist, Howie, Carly reached over to the laptop and typed "MEAN", referring to Howie's efforts to get her to do her work for the day. She then went on to further explain her recalcitrant mood by typing "TEETH HURT", much to Howie's astonishment. This was the beginning of Carly's journey toward self-realization. Although Carly still struggles with all the symptoms of autism, which she describes with uncanny accuracy and detail, she now has regular, witty, and profound conversations on the computer with her family, her therapists, and the thousands of people who follow her via her blog and on Facebook and Twitter. A 2009 segment on 20/20 brought her story to national attention, and she has since appeared on television with Larry King, Ellen DeGeneres, and Holly Robinson Peete, all of whom have developed warm relationships with her. In Carly's Voice, her father, Arthur Fleischmann, blends Carly's own words with his story of getting to know his remarkable daughter. One of the first books to explore firsthand the challenges of living with autism, it brings listeners inside a once-secret world in the company of an inspiring young woman who has found her voice and her mission.

©2012 Arthur Fleischmann and Carly Fleischmann (P)2012 Tantor

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A Journey of Inches

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This is a true story. Parents discover their child has autism. This is an account of their experience is dealing with this challenge. The listener will follow all the issues the parents and the child tackle in daily life. The main story starts when the child is diagnosed through to early adulthood. The story contains tools and hope for parents of an autistic child.

©2007 Dr Alex Cullison (P)2016 Dr Alex Cullison

Narrator: Michael Stadler
Length: 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Special

2 ratings

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Special is an uplifting, candid companion for those in the early stages of navigating a child’s disability. Featuring antidotes to the obsessions at the forefront of a special-needs parent’s mind: Why has this happened to me? Will I ever stop comparing my child to typical children? How will my relationship survive? Should I have another baby? And the big one: What will my future look like?  Inspired by Melanie Dimmitt’s own crash-landing into special-needs parenthood, and shaped by her conversations with parents of children with wide-ranging disabilities, alongside specialists and researchers, Special shares real stories and expert guidance to soothe anyone whose life has taken an unexpected turn. Melanie Dimmitt’s debut is a ground-breaking insight into life as a special-needs parent.   

©2019 Melanie Dimmitt (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD for Parents

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If your child has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, you are understandably overwhelmed. You want to play an active role in your child's treatment but just don’t know how or where to start. If you want to know more, read on... Do you want to create the ideal environment for your ADHD child? Do you want to provide him/her with the best opportunities to grow, learn, and be the best he can be? Do you want to help your child develop and embrace his unique traits? Would you like a holistic framework of tools and strategies that will promote your child's physical and mental well-being? Read on to discover how this book can help you. ADHD is much more complicated than the common symptoms that most of us are familiar with. Firstly, each child is unique in the number of symptoms he or she displays as well as their severity. Secondly, there are many nuances to ADHD that only you, as a parent, can learn to recognize and help your child deal with and control. Third, the special bond that you have with your child makes you the most qualified person to help him through his struggles and frustrations. Here is a preview of what you will learn: How to cope emotionally and accept your child's ADHD How to help your family cope How to explain to your child that he or she has ADHD How to structure a holistic family routine that will help your child thrive and succeed Why structure is vital to a child with ADHD When and how to enforce discipline What are the strategies and tools to help your child control his ADHD symptoms How to help your child make friends and develop social skills What is the importance of regular exercise and the best options for your child How nutrition affects ADHD symptoms and what foods to give your child and what to avoid What are the best indoor and outdoor activities How play therapy and art therapy can benefit your child How to rewire your child's brain and your own In addition, the audiobook is packed with tips and suggestions that may never have occurred to you but that can have an amazing impact on you and your child. You will be able to choose from a wide variety of games, activities, and technological aids that will help your child develop skills while having fun. You will even have some sample schedules and meal plans to get you started on this holistic approach.  Even if you think you know everything you need to know about your child's ADHD, I can guarantee that you will discover many new and astonishing things that you never imagined could become part of your coping strategies. As a proactive parent, this book will be a valuable tool that will help turn your parenting challenge into a joy and a blessing. Happy listening!

©2019 Tommy Foster (P)2019 Tommy Foster

Narrator: Joe Wosik
Author: Tommy Foster
Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Applied Behavior Analysis

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How can applied behavior analysis improve social and learning skills? It is a systematic manipulation of behavioral concepts to change behavior at any moment during a child's day. Many ABA methods require teaching, which is driven in a highly structured manner by parents, while others use the innate desires of the learner to obey his or her initiations. In the sense of current operations, certain methods teach skills. Both abilities are broken down into small steps or parts, and many regular chances are given for learners to acquire and exercise skills in a variety of settings with ample positive reinforcement. Cognitive behavioral training is used to teach children with ASD to control and regulate their own actions by modifying their attitudes, self-understanding, and values, based on the assumption that improvements are most likely to occur whenever a person becomes actively involved in their own behavior. Neurofeedback includes tracking brain activity while a person engages with computer programs created specifically to facilitate focus or other skills. Sleep therapies educate parents and children in strategies for dealing with challenging sleep patterns typical in children with ASD and for developing schedules for sleep. Throughout comparison to the ABA, ABA-based, and EIBI strategies mentioned previously, all such therapeutic techniques are used. In this audiobook, you'll learn: What is autism and how it can be handled with applied behavioral analysis (ABA) How behavioral analysis can be used with autism How to link operant behaviors with ABA How to analyze behavioral change and pay attention to even the slightest changes How to use procedures basic reinforcement to increase a behavior Psychologists have discovered a lot of things regarding human behavior, but not all of the expertise we have acquired can be used to change people's way of thinking and working in their daily lives. In this way, the area of applied behavior analysis is distinctive, having developed a rich and varied set of approaches based on established learning concepts that have been successfully implemented to change the actions of individuals. Behavior modification methods have been effective in nearly all fields of counseling and in a broad variety of settings.

©2020 John P. Davies (P)2020 John P. Davies

Narrator: Neah Lekan
Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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On Becoming Babywise, Anniversary Edition

Summary

Distinguished pediatrician Dr. Robert Bucknam and co-author Gary Ezzo are two of the world's leading experts on baby sleep and feeding patterns. Millions of new mothers across the globe are embracing this new brand at an increasing pace, as they find and share the life-changing success they are achieving with their newborns. This updated anniversary edition celebrates 30 years with Bucknam and Ezzo's groundbreaking approach, which has found favor with over six million parents in all 50 states and has been translated into 20 languages around the world.  For 30 years, On Becoming Babywise has been the de facto newborn parenting manual for naturally synchronizing your baby's feeding time, waketime, and nighttime sleep cycles, so the whole family can sleep through the night.  In his fourth decade as a licensed pediatrician, Dr. Robert Bucknam, along with co-author Gary Ezzo, demonstrates how order and stability are mutual allies of every newborn's metabolism, and how parents can take advantage of these biological propensities. In particular, they note how an infant's body responds to the influences of parental routine or the lack thereof. Early chapters start with explorations of everyday aspects of infant management, such as the three basic elements of daytime activities for newborns: feeding time, waketime, and naptime. Practical discussions then focus on broad and niche topics including feeding philosophies, baby sleep problems, baby scheduling challenges, nap routines, sleep training multiples, baby sleeping props, colic and reflux, and many other dimensions which impact breastfeeding schedules, bottle feeding tips, and baby sleeping training. These principles have worked for millions of parents and, when applied with common sense to your unique situation, can work wonderfully for you too!

©2021 Dr. Robert Bucknam and Gary Ezzo (P)2020 Hawksflight Publishing, LLC

Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, Second Edition

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The popular, powerful guide to help parents regain control over a defiant child or teenager...  Occasional clashes between parents and children are not uncommon, but when defiant behavior-including tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity-becomes chronic, it causes big problems within the family. In 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, family and child psychologist Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein shares a groundbreaking 10-day program to help parents understand their child's behavior and regain control of their household.  In this updated edition, parents will learn how to face new challenges, including defiance resulting from excessive technology use (even to the point of addiction) and the stress of modern family life. Dr. Bernstein explains what causes defiance in kids and why it's so destructive to the family, then offers parents a step-by-step guide on how to reduce conflict and end upsetting behaviors. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2015 Jeffrey Bernstein (P)2019 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Joseph Bearor
Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Healing without Hurting

1 rating

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Jennifer Giustra-Kozek is a therapist who practices in Connecticut, and is also the mother of a son with Autism Spectrum disorders. After treating Evan bio-medically, along with other healing practices, Jennifer witnessed the kind of improvements that every parent of a similarly diagnosed child dreams of: Evan no longer grunts and screams, throws toys, hits others, or has mood swings. He no longer throws himself into fits of uncontrollable rage; he now listens to his teachers and responds appropriately. He copes better with changes in routine and makes eye contact more often. He no longer enters into a trance-like state, and the list goes on.   Healing without Hurting provides a full menu of natural treatment options, including a real-world success story and simple recipes/healthy alternatives.  Listeners will learn how to: Identify common labels of behaviors Recognize the early warning signs that an autoimmune disorder is brewing Identify the different medications - potential benefits and side-effects Find the right doctors and practitioners Identify food sensitivities and other autoimmune assaults And much more PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2014 Jennifer Giustra-Kozek (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Virginia Wolf
Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD Workbook for Kids

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Does your child have a hard time focusing and memorizing things? Do you feel that it is difficult to understand and predict his or her behavior and thoughts? Or, maybe, you find that your child struggles to finish any intellectual task you give? There is a great chance that this book is going to change your and your child's life, so just keep reading... ADHD Workbook for Kids is a complete science-based guide that is going to help you manage and teach your child concentration, discipline, and overall self-regulation. ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a state of the cerebrum that makes it hard for children to control their behavior. It affects anywhere from four to 12 percent of school-matured children. There are a lot of different stages of this disorder, so there is no one right way to describe it. From self-control and decision-making to learning and playing, from emotions to time management and  nutrition - after more than five years of research and practice, we managed to create a product that is going to help parents to fix any type of ADHD their children may have. Take a look at only a few things you are going to get out of this audiobook: ADHD identification guide How to manage the emotions and anger of your child Step-by-step self-concentration guide How to make a final breakthrough at home and in school Six exercises to discipline your child Food and supplement guide to maximizing focus and productivity And much more... There is no doubt you care so much about your child, and you wish the absolute best for him or her. Now it is time for you to make a final step and start using this guide. Scroll up and click on “buy now".

©2020 Sarah Snowden (P)2020 Sarah Snowden

Narrator: Sean Graham
Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Our Autistic Lives

Summary

This collection of narratives from autistic adults is structured around their decades of experience of life, covering 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60 and 70s+. These are varied and diverse, spanning different continents, genders, sexualities and ethnicities, yet the author highlights the common themes that unite them and skilfully draws out these threads.    Each chapter is based on accounts from one age group and includes accounts from people of that age, giving an insight into the history of autism and signifying how gaining a diagnosis (or not) has changed people's lives over time. The book is about ageing with an autistic mind and helping the listener find connections between neurotypical and neurodiverse people by acknowledging the challenges we all face in our past, present and future.  

©2020 Alex Ratcliffe (P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

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22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man with Asperger's Syndrome

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A look at how to overcome common difficulties and maintain a loving relationship with an AS partner.  Although having Asperger syndrome (AS) can make romantic relations difficult, having a fulfilling relationship with an Asperger man is certainly not impossible. A woman in love with a man with AS may interpret his difficulties with communication and socialisation as a lack of interest in the relationship. He may vacillate between being gentle and caring to seeming cold and distant. She may find his behaviour hard to understand, resulting in feelings of loneliness, isolation and confusion. This book shows how to overcome these difficulties and maintain a loving relationship with an AS partner. From an unwillingness to show affection in public or even sleep in the same bed to problems holding down a job, this book looks at 22 common traits that women may discover when they are dating, living with or married to a man with Asperger's syndrome. Rudy Simone explores the complications of Asperger's relationships with honesty and understanding, drawing on research and personal experience to inform and advise women with AS partners. She offers helpful tips for improving the relationship and finding fulfilment both individually and as a couple.  This book will help women to understand the male Asperger's mind and, equally, it can help men with AS to see things from their partner's perspective. It will also be of interest to counsellors working with couples where the male partner has Asperger's syndrome.

©2021 Rudy Simone (P)2021 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Lucie McNeil
Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Why Will No One Play with Me?

2 ratings

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From renowned parent expert Caroline Maguire, Why Will No One Play with Me? is a groundbreaking program that has helped thousands of children struggling with social skills to make friends, find acceptance, and have a happy childhood. Every parent wants their child to be okay - to have friends, to be successful, to feel comfortable in his or her own skin. But many children lack important social and executive functioning skills that allow them to navigate through the world with ease. In-demand parenting expert and former Hallowell Center coach Caroline Maguire has worked with thousands of families dealing with chronic social dilemmas, ranging from shyness to aggression to ADHD, and more. In this groundbreaking book, she shares her decade-in-the-making protocol - The Play Better Plan - to help parents coach children to connect with others and make friends. Children of all ages - truly, from Kindergarten to college age - will gain the confidence to make friends and get along with others, using tools such as: Social Sleuthing: learn to pay attention to social cues Post-Play Date Huddles: help kids figure out what to look for in a friendship Reflective Listening: improve your child's relationship with their peers With compassion and ease, this program gives parents a tangible, easy-to-follow guide for helping kids develop the executive function and social skills they need to thrive. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Caroline Maguire and Teresa Barker (P)2019 Hachette Audio

Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Mindful Kids: A Complete Guide to Help Your Child Focus and Succeed in School and Life

Summary

There is a saying, “Shape the steel while it’s hot,” that suggests parents should take action and help shape their kid’s future while they still can. Being focused is one of the most important skills to succeed in life, at school, and in any other activity. It is a skill that takes a long time to master, so it is important to start from the early years of childhood to exercise the mind. Parents should also encourage good habits in children. In this audiobook, Mindful Kids: A Complete Guide to Help Your Child Focus and Success in School and in Life, you will learn all the ‘’Best Practices’’ to raising a mindful child who will become a successful person. 

©2018 Susan Garcia (P)2019 Susan Garcia

Narrator: Betty Johnston
Author: Susan Garcia
Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Disconnected Kids

2 ratings

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Each year an estimated 1.5 million children - one out of every six - are diagnosed with autism, Asperger's syndrome, ADHD, dyslexia, and obsessive compulsive disorder. Dr. Robert Melillo brings a fundamentally new understanding to the cause of these conditions with his revolutionary Brain Balance Program™. It has achieved real, fully documented results that have dramatically improved the quality of life for children and their families in every aspect: behavioral, emotional, academic, and social. Disconnected Kids shows parents how to use this drug-free approach at home, including: Fully customizable exercises that target physical, sensory, and academic performance A behavior modification plan Advice for identifying food sensitivities that play a hidden role A follow-up program that helps to ensure lasting results PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2009 Roelty Corporation (P)2015 Tantor

Narrator: Tom Perkins
Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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What Men with Asperger Syndrome Want to Know About Women, Dating and Relationships

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Positive, practical, and realistic, this book offers a wealth of information on women, dating, and relationships for men with Asperger syndrome (AS). Many AS men are totally confused and bewildered by women and relationships and find it hard to know what to do, what to say, and how to get it right. For these men, understanding the emotional side to relationships and women's needs can be a complete mystery, and they often get it disastrously wrong. This practical book provides the answers to Asperger men's most frequently asked questions about women, dating, and relationships, helping them to understand the way relationships work and increasing their confidence and ability to have successful relationships. This comprehensive audiobook is essential listening for men with Asperger syndrome (and their partners). It will also be of immeasurable use to counselors and other professionals working with such individuals.

©2012 Maxine Aston (P)2020 Aston LLC

Narrator: Samuel Jon
Author: Maxine Aston
Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Screen Time, Physical Activity, and Diet Quality: An Essay

Summary

Youth with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may engage in sub-optimal health behaviors including high levels of screen time, low physical activity participation, and consumption of poor diets. These are independent risk factors for adverse health outcomes, and health-related behavior patterns established in childhood can track into adulthood. Thus, identifying and addressing dietary and physical activity habits in sub-populations of youth have important implications for health over the lifespan. In this audiobook we found that the diagnosis of ADHD and/or its symptoms are associated with less-than-recommended levels of screen time and poor diet quality, though youth in general were found to be engaging in suboptimal sedentary, physical activity, and dietary behaviors.

©2020 John Range (P)2020 John Range

Narrator: Ashton Haugen
Author: John Range
Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Asperger Syndrome Explained

2 ratings

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This book is full of tips, techniques, and stories that will give you an inside look at what it means to have Asperger's. You will come away inspired and with a new understanding of how to communicate more effectively with those you love! Here's what you'll learn in this guide to Asperger's: What causes Asperger's Syndrome What is the Autistic Spectrum How to recognize the signs and symptoms How to test for Asperger's What happens after a diagnosis Effective communication strategies Techniques used to cope with the syndrome for you and your loved one How it really feels to live with Asperger's Plus so much more! Understanding Asperger's is the key to a happier and healthier relationship between you and your loved one. If you're concerned about someone you care about, or possibly even yourself, you owe it yourself to listen to this book!

©2014 Sara Elliott Price (P)2016 Sara Elliott Price

Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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Self-Regulation Interventions and Strategies

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Keeping children bodies, minds, and emotions on task just got easier with this new book from self-regulation expert Teresa Garland.  Featuring more than 200 practical and proven interventions, strategies, and adaptations for helping children gain more control over their lives. Each chapter provides rich background and theoretical material to help the listener better understand the issues our children face.  Topics include: basic and advanced methods to calm a child and to preventing outbursts and melt-downs; interventions to help with attention problems, impulse control, distractibility, and the ability to sit still; stories and video-modeling for autism, along with techniques to quell repetitive behaviors; sensory strategies for sensitivity and craving; behavioral and sensory approaches to picky eating; ways to increase organization skills using technology and apps; and strategies for managing strong emotions as well as techniques for releasing them.

©2014 Teresa Garland, MOT, OTR (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Laura Copland
Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Focused

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Equip yourself with practical strategies to help your child manage ADHD from preschool to adulthood... Written by an expert with over 15 years of experience in treating adult ADHD and ADHD in children, Focused offers essential information to empower parents and provide immediate assistance. Learn to uncover your child's considerable strengths and work around their obstacles with concrete, actionable strategies that improve executive functioning, support emotional development, and promote positive behavior. A concise overview of attention deficit disorder in children and their different treatment options Over forty parenting strategies targeting common ADHD challenges like hyperactivity and inattention Modification tips for adapting strategies to your child's unique needs Helpful tools like a quiz and worksheets to supplement your ADHD treatment plan Valuable parenting principles and advice for becoming your child's best advocate PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2015 Althea Press (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Callie Beaulieu
Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions

5 ratings

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Temper tantrums in the supermarket. Tears that seem to come out of nowhere. Battles over homework that are more like wars. When your child has problems regulating his or her emotions, there's no hiding it. Children with intense emotions go from zero to 100 in seconds and are prone to frequent emotional and behavioral outbursts that leave parents feeling bewildered and helpless. Other parents may have told you that it's just a phase or that your child needs discipline. In reality your child may have emotion dysregulation, a tendency to react intensely to situations other children take in stride. Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions is an effective guide to de-escalating your child's emotions and helping your child express feelings in productive ways. You'll learn strategies drawn from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), including mindfulness and validation skills, and practice them when your child's emotions spin out of control. This well-researched method for managing emotions can help your child make dramatic emotional and behavioral changes that both of you will be proud of.

©2009 Pat Harvey and Jeanine A. Penzo (P)2015 Tantor

Narrator: Pam Ward
Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Alpha Male

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Take action to achieve success in every area of your life! Do you want to be more confident? Do you want to succeed at work? Do you want to improve your love life??? You should have answered yes to all the above. Who wouldn't want to improve in these areas? Take action right now learn how you can: Boost Your Confidence Win at Work Ensure Success in Your Love Life There has been much talk about the perks of being an alpha male. The fact that you are here listening to this goes to show that you are probably interested in becoming an alpha male yourself. Nowadays, many people subscribe to the rather false notion that alpha males are born and not made. This could not be farther from the truth. If you desire to be on top of your game, then this book is for you! Develop the skills and confidence you need to attract the women you want, be on top of your professional career, and earn the respect and admiration of your peers. Get started right now!

©2015 Alan Anderson (P)2015 Alan Anderson

Narrator: William Anthony
Length: 32 mins
Available on Audible
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11 Principles Every Child with Autism Wished You Practiced: A Parents Guide to Raising a Child with Autism

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Whether you are a parent, teacher, carer, or social worker, looking after a child with autism can be challenging, especially when it comes to social interactions with other people. In this audiobook, we delve deep into the world of autism in children, helping you see the world from their perspective and providing more clarity on the inner workings of a child with autism. Loaded with practical advice, activities, and countless hours of research, 11 Principles Every Child with Autism Wished You Practiced will equip you with the necessary skills and techniques to help you positively influence their lives. Here's what you're going to discover in this audiobook:  Ways to make a child with autism feel loved and appreciated. How to recognize and deal with breakdowns. How to build fun and structured autism friendly routines. Ten communication techniques every child with autism wished you practiced. Raising a child with autism to be self-sufficient. Children with autism have a completely different experience of the world than normal kids, and it can be frustrating for parents who do not have any idea of how to deal with this unique situation. Profound and deeply insightful, 11 Principles Every Child with Autism Wished You Practiced is unlike any other guide on helping autistic children lead full lives. This audiobook is not only for parents, but also for teachers, relatives, social workers, nurses, and others who wish to see autism from a child's perspective. To purchase 11 Principles Every Child with Autism Wished You Practiced, click "Buy Now".

©2018 Una Cuthbert (P)2018 Una Cuthbert

Narrator: Susan Greenway
Author: Una Cuthbert
Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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The Baby Book

5 ratings

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The million-copy best seller by "the man who remade motherhood" (Time) has now been revised, expanded, and brought thoroughly up-to-date—with the latest information on everything from diapering to day care, from midwifery to hospital birthing rooms, from postpartum nutrition to infant development. The Searses draw from their vast experience both as medical professionals and as parents to provide comprehensive information on virtually every aspect of infant care. The Baby Book focuses on the essential needs of babies—eating, sleeping, development, health, and comfort—as it addresses the questions of greatest concern to today’s parents. The topics covered include: Preparing for a safe and healthy birth Bonding with your baby Feeding your baby right Soothing your fussy baby Getting your baby to sleep Understanding your baby’s development Treating common illnesses Babyproofing your home Understanding toddler behavior Dealing with temper tantrums Toilet training Working and parenting First-aid procedures And much more! Unrivaled in its scope and authority, The Baby Book presents a practical, contemporary approach to parenting that reflects the way we live today. The Searses acknowledge that there is no one way to parent a baby, and they offer the basic guidance and inspiration you need to develop the parenting style that best suits you and your child. Their book is a rich and invaluable resource that will help you get the most out of parenting - for your child, for yourself, and for your entire family.

©2003 William Sears, Martha Sears, Robert Sears, James Sears (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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Declarative Language Handbook

2 ratings

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Do you know children who get upset when their routines change? They might also struggle to see the big picture, make friends, solve a problem in real time, and read nonverbal communication. Meltdowns, tantrums, and other challenging behaviors might be common. This audiobook was designed to teach you how making small shifts in your language and speaking style that will produce important results. You will stop telling kids what to do and, instead, thoughtfully give them the information to help them make important discoveries in the moment. These moments build resilience, flexibility, and positive relationships over time. You might be a therapist or a teacher, or you might be a parent, grandparent, or babysitter. Your child might have a diagnosis such as autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, or nonverbal learning disability. But they might not. No matter your child’s learning style, this audiobook will help you feel equipped to make a difference, simply by being mindful of your own communication and speaking style.

©2020 Linda K. Murphy (P)2020 Linda K. Murphy

Narrator: Elsa Levytsky
Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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The PDA Paradox

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A memoir by an adult with PDA, reflecting back on his early childhood through to present day. Diagnosed with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) in his teenage years, Harry Thompson looks back with wit and humour at the ups and downs of family and romantic relationships, school, work and mental health, as well as his teenage struggle with drugs and alcohol. By embracing neurodiversity and emphasising that autistic people are not flawed human beings, Thompson demonstrates that some merely need to take the 'scenic route' in order to flourish and reach their full potential. The memoir brings to life Harry's past experiences and feelings, from his torrid time at school to the peaceful and meaningful moments when he is alone with a book, writing or creating YouTube videos. Eloquent and insightful, The PDA Paradox will bring listeners to shock, laughter and tears through its overwhelming honesty. It is a turbulent memoir, but it ends with hope and a positive outlook to the future.

©2019 Harry Thompson (P)2019 Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Narrator: Elliot Chapman
Length: 10 hrs
Available on Audible
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The Happiest Baby on the Block; Fully Revised and Updated Second Edition

33 ratings

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Never again will you have to stand by helplessly while your little baby cries and cries. There is a way to calm most crying babies...usually in minutes! Thousands of parents, from regular moms and dads to Hollywood superstars, have come to baby expert Dr. Harvey Karp to learn his remarkable techniques for soothing babies and increasing sleep. Now his landmark book - fully revised and updated with the latest insights into infant sleep, bedsharing, breastfeeding, swaddling, and SIDS risk - can teach you too! Dr. Karp’s highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts: The Fourth Trimester: Why babies still yearn for a womblike atmosphere...even after birth The Calming Reflex: An “off switch” all babies are born with The 5 S’s: Five easy steps to turn on your baby’s amazing calming reflex The Cuddle Cure: How to combine the 5 S’s to calm even colicky babies With Dr. Karp’s sensible advice, parents and grandparents, nurses and nannies, will be able to transform even the fussiest infant into the happiest baby on the block!

©2015 Happiest Baby Inc. (P)2019 Novel Audio Inc.

Narrator: Tim Fannon
Author: Harvey Karp
Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism: Intermediate Social Thinking

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Social thinking is a huge component of socializing and emotionally connecting with other people. To relate to others, we must interpret what they are thinking, feeling, and trying to communicate.  Social skills are perhaps one of the most important and complex parts to social interaction. Social skill is the social thinking part that enables us to interpret and understand the hidden meaning behind what others are trying to communicate with us.  This book will show you how Travis has taught himself how to read and analyze the social context behind social communication with social thinking. This has allowed him to learn a bit more about the hidden meaning behind some forms of communication and understand what others are trying to communicate with him.  This is an intermediate guide to social thinking and learning how to understand and process the social context around us in the world. Travis takes the listener inside his brain to explain how he processes social and emotional information to form a better hypothesis of what others are trying to communicate with him.

©2018 Travis E. Breeding (P)2018 Travis E. Breeding

Narrator: CM Sause
Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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Delivered From Distraction

3 ratings

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In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder. Now a second revolution is under way in the approach to ADD, and the news is great. Drug therapies, our understanding of the role of diet and exercise, even the way we define the disorder, all are changing radically. And doctors are realizing that millions of adults suffer from this condition, though the vast majority of them remain undiagnosed and untreated. In this new book, Drs. Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey build on the breakthroughs of Driven to Distraction to offer a comprehensive and entirely up-to-date guide to living a successful life with ADD. As Hallowell and Ratey point out, "attention deficit disorder" is a highly misleading description of an intriguing kind of mind. Original, charismatic, energetic, often brilliant, people with ADD have extraordinary talents and gifts embedded in their highly charged but easily distracted minds. Tailored expressly to ADD learning styles and attention spans, Delivered from Distraction provides accessible, engaging discussions of every aspect of the condition, from diagnosis to finding the proper treatment regime. Inside you'll discover: whether ADD runs in families the links between ADD and other conditions how people with ADD can free up their inner talents and strengths the new drugs and how they work, and why they're not for everyone sexual problems associated with ADD and how to resolve them strategies for dealing with procrastination, clutter, and chronic forgetfulness ADD is a trait, it only becomes a disorder when it impairs your life. Featuring gripping profiles of patients with ADD who have triumphed, Delivered from Distraction is a wise, loving guide to releasing the positive energy that all people with ADD hold inside. If you have ADD or care about someone who does, this is the book you must read.

©2005 E. Hallowell and J. Ratey (P)2005 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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The Mindful Parent

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Over the last four decades, American hospitals have seen a steady increase in children suffering from psychological disorders, peer violence, and suicide attempts. To figure out why this is happening and how to put an end to it, child psychologist Dr. Charlotte Peterson has been spending six months every five years living in indigenous villages and observing their parenting practices. What she's found is that the people of peaceful cultures, particularly the Tibetan, Bhutanese, and Balinese people, know something we Westerners, despite our modernity, don't, and their children are happier, healthier, and more balanced because of it. What Dr. Peterson has found is that the children in these cultures are raised with a high degree of cherishing and empathy. Attachments are promoted by intensive nurturing of infants and gentle, clear limit-setting with toddlers that teaches self-control and builds self-esteem. The result, as Dr. Peterson has found after visiting these places again and again, is children who are trusting, enjoyable, and kind, - not "spoiled", as we might imagine. The Mindful Parent brings together Dr. Peterson's village interviews, observations, research, and over 35 years of work as a psychologist to teach modern parents how to raise healthier, more well-balanced, and kinder children. It includes creative ideas from parents who are currently adopting these practices and balancing other aspects of their personal, career, and financial responsibilities to assure their children get the support they need to thrive.

©2015 Charlotte Peterson (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Elisa Carlson
Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Gluten-Free Kids

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Gluten-free allergies in children are becoming more frequent and gluten-free foods are popping up all over the marketplace. If you suspect your child may have a gluten allergy, you are likely asking yourself questions like: What are the symptoms of gluten sensitivity? Is there a link between gluten and ADHD? How do I create a gluten free diet for kids? What do I pack for school lunches? Where can I buy wheat-free bread? Questions like these can seem overwhelming when you are first getting started. Gluten-Free Kids: A Quick Start Guide for a Healthy Kids Diet is an extremely helpful way to process the changes you will need to make and how to make them. In this valuable resource you will: Learn some of the symptoms of celiac disease and gluten intolerance Discover the difference between gluten-free and grain-free Receive help in learning what steps to take first Get help with sorting through your pantry and refrigerator Discover an extensive gluten-free grocery shopping list Receive a list of suggestions for meals, snacks, and school lunches Gain confidence on how to eat out safely Take advantage of the author's conversational style while she leads you on a whole new journey of creating a lifestyle of gluten-free living - for your child and your family.

©2012 United Publishing House (P)2012 United Publishing House

Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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On the Edge

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When a child faces a physical health crisis, friends and family rally around to provide support. But when a child is diagnosed with mental illness, their families often find themselves struggling alone. Having raised a mentally ill daughter, author Andrea Berryman Childreth has first-hand experience with the shame and stigma these families face, hiding behind a mask of normalcy while feeling completely helpless and out of control at home. On the Edge provides a realistic and practical guide to parenting a child with mental illness. Real life stories combine with an overview of common diagnoses, advice on navigating your health insurance or school system, and help with setting expectations at home to give practical steps to bring order to the chaos and hope to the future.

©2019 Andrea Berryman Childreth (P)2019 Andrea Berryman Childreth

Narrator: Sarah Scullin
Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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The Journal of Best Practices

13 ratings

Summary

At some point in nearly every marriage, a wife finds herself asking, "What is wrong with my husband?!" In David Finch's case, this turns out to be an apt question. Five years after he married Kristen, the love of his life, they learn that he has Asperger syndrome. The diagnosis explains David's ever-growing list of quirks and compulsions, his lifelong propensity to quack and otherwise melt down in social exchanges, and his clinical strength inflexibility. But it doesn't make him any easier to live with. Determined to change, David sets out to understand Asperger syndrome and learn to be a better husband - no easy task for a guy whose inability to express himself rivals his two-year-old daughter's, who thinks his responsibility for laundry extends no further than throwing things in (or at) the hamper, and whose autism spectrum condition makes seeing his wife's point of view a near impossibility. Nevertheless, David devotes himself to improving his marriage with an endearing, yet hilarious, zeal that involves excessive note-taking, performance reviews, and most of all, The Journal of Best Practices: a collection of hundreds of maxims and hard-won epiphanies that result from self-reflection, both comic and painful. They include "Don't change the radio station when she's singing along", "Apologies do not count when you shout them", and "Be her friend, first and always". Guided by The Journal of Best Practices, David transforms himself over the course of two years from the world's most trying husband to the husband who tries the hardest - the husband he'd always meant to be. Filled with humor and surprising wisdom, The Journal of Best Practices is a candid story of ruthless self-improvement, a unique window into living with an autism spectrum condition, and proof that a true heart can conquer all.

©2012 David Finch (P)2012 Tantor

Narrator: David Finch
Author: David Finch
Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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The Aspie Teen's Survival Guide

Summary

The teenage years are a time when being social is the number one priority for kids. But for kids with Asperger's who have acute social challenges, these years can be the most difficult, confusing time in their lives.  Enter J. D. Kraus, a young man who has been there, done that! He offers practical advice to his peers, so they can get the most out of middle school and high school, both academically and socially. From sensory sensitivity to awkwardness, dating to driving, he tackles it all! Parents and teachers will love seeing life through J. D.'s eyes, plus "Notes to Parents" sections offer great advice for caregivers and educators alike.  Inside you'll find sections on:  Organization and school Transitioning Sensory sensitivity Motor skills and awkwardness Stress-management Bullying Socializing and friendships Dating and relationships Obsessions and creativity And more!

©201 JD Strauss (P)2019 Future Horizons

Narrator: Alex Beckham
Author: J. D. Kraus
Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD

Summary

Introducing...an evidence-based approach to handling your ADHD...with or without drugs! If you’ve always wanted conquer ADHD but did not know how then keep reading.... Are you sick and tired of feeling disorganized, becoming easily distracted, and having difficulty sitting still? Have you tried endless other solutions but nothing seems to work for more than a few weeks? Do you finally want to say goodbye to loss of income, poor grades in school, and poor concentration and discover something which works for you? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. You see, conquering ADHD doesn’t have to be difficult. Even if you’ve tried solutions that didn't work. In fact, it’s easier than you think. A report in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry demonstrated that, "A subgroup of children and adolescents with ADHD, characterized by inattention and associated neurodevelopmental disorders, treated with this treatment for six months responded with meaningful reduction of ADHD symptoms.” And another study by the Journal of Child and Family Studies stated that, "Children’s ADHD symptoms, as rated by parents, significantly reduced after the training (medium to large effect sizes). Third, parents’ own inattention and hyperactivity symptoms significantly reduced (small effect sizes). These reductions of parent-rated ADHD symptoms of children and parents own ADHD symptoms were maintained at follow-up." Which means you can conquer ADHD without a lot of difficulty. Here’s just a tiny fraction of what you’ll discover: How your ADHD is actually a strength Three common foods to avoid in order to not have ADHD symptom spikes Two supplements you should take A free bonus audio interview with an expert in the field who constantly works with people who have ADHD The 13 different non-drug solutions to ADHD all backed by scientific studies Information on how much each treatment option costs and how to obtain the treatment Five different ADHD-friendly gadgets  ADHD coaching inside of the book! And much, much more! Take a second now to imagine how you’ll feel once you conquer your ADHD, and how your family and friends will react when they see the new you!  If you have a burning desire to finally get this handled then get this book today!

©2019 Adrian Winship (P)2019 Adrian Winship

Narrator: Samantha Turret
Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Talk to Me

1 rating

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The award-winning book on engaging in more meaningful conversations with your child on the autism spectrum.  If your child finds talking to people a struggle, this is the book to get the conversation started.  In this hands-on guide, Heather Jones offers practical advice, born of experience with her own son, which will help you teach your child the principles of communication. Full of strategies and examples, it shows how you can allay fears, build confidence and teach your child to enjoy conversation. Once a child gets used to talking with other people, many life skills can develop more easily as they grow up - from making friends and shopping for themselves to being interviewed and eventually getting a job. This handy book provides guidance and inspiration to parents, teachers and anyone else who cares for a child who finds language and comprehension difficult.

©2014 Heather Jones (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Heather Jones
Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD Mindfulness Therapy

Summary

Are you tired of seeing your child's deficit as a problem? Do you want to learn how to boost his/her life by accepting and taking advantage of the pathology? Well, if yes, this book is certainly designed for you! Why is this guide different from others and why you need it to handle attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in 2020? In the last 10 years, science is making giant strides in neuroscience and psychology. It’s essential for you to understand deeply these principles and learn how to build empath with your child. As you probably know, when we talk about ADHD, the role of parents becomes crucial and exponentially more important. With the aid of ADHD Mindfulness Therapy, you will be able to give your kid the opportunity to live a life rich and full of abundance, overcome insecurities, and increase focus. Even if you consider your child too old or you think that it’s too late for these therapies, notice that the book’s content suits the needs of toddlers, grade-schoolers, and teenagers. As a parent, you will learn a series of winning measures in order to reach a great level of trust and connection with every kid. You should buy this book even if your son is not affected by ADHD. In summary, you will find: Therapies and strategies to live with ADHD (both for kids and parents) “How to” mindfulness meditation and hypnotherapy (the most powerful method to increase focus and obtain results) Basic laws to treat deficit-affected or autistic children (including ADD/ODD/bipolar) A lot of home and school-based mindfulness activities for kids Ready-to-listen-to guided-hypnosis designed for ADHD kids (You can listen in a loop.) Do not let this chance pass you by. If you've been looking for effective strategies and information, you are in the right place. Scroll up the page and select the “buy now” button!

©2020 Saline Cure (P)2020 Saline Cure

Narrator: Erika Mary
Author: Saline Cure
Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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A Super Anxious Aspie

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Travis talks about being autistic and having extreme anxiety. He shares how trying to mask his autism for so many years created anxiety and paranoia that left everlasting mental health impacts on him. Travis gives the listener examples of how he copes and overcomes anxiety while providing tips and strategies for managing your anxiety. This is a great tool for autistic people to have in their lives.  Masking who he was and hiding his autism from others was a coping skill Travis learned by accident. Now he is on a mission to unmask his autism and show everyone his authentic autistic self. He shares how he spent years doing things he didn't enjoy to please others. He also did those things because he had convinced himself that was the only way to happiness and true friendship.  This is a book of self-realization on behalf of someone with Asperger's Syndrome. Travis sees the real value of who he is and his autism. He no longer avoids bringing autism to the table when meeting anyone; it is one of the first things they hear about. Listen along as Travis builds his self-esteem and encourages other autistic people to do the same along with him.

©2018 Travis Breeding (P)2019 Travis Breeding

Narrator: CM Sause
Length: 48 mins
Available on Audible
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ABA Therapy Guide for Autism

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Applied behavior analysis is the top therapy for children with autism. Travis makes the case that ABA therapy is also beneficial to adults with autism. Travis shares his mind as an adult with autism on how ABA therapy helps him learn new and improved social skills and behaviors.  Travis explains ABA and how it works from the autistic perspective. While many adults think ABA is bad, Travis loves it. Travis talks advanced ABA with contingencies and generalizations and shows examples of how complex teaching social skills and behaviors becomes the higher functioning the skill or behavior you are trying to teach is.  Travis shares how he tries to train himself about different contingencies that can get in the way of his new behaviors and how he works hard to understand ways for him to generalize his new skill or behavior across different social contexts and environments.  Travis shares how he feels his mental illness is compounded by the fact that there are not social interventions in his treatment plan like ABA therapy. Travis feels he hears voices that ask him to punish himself and hurt himself at times because he has poor social skills.  ABA therapy can be used to help Travis and thousands of others like him on the spectrum advance their social skills and improve their social behaviors. ABA has also been known to help with mental illness and lessen the vocal sensations a person hears while experiencing psychosis and hearing voices.  Travis will teach parents and behavior analysts how to approach ABA therapy with your child or client in this amazing audiobook that gives a first-of-its-kind perspective from an adult on the autism spectrum who believes ABA is not just life-changing but life-saving.  Travis says ABA therapy or behavior analysis is for anything that is breathing. If it breathes, then it is a behavior that can be worked on.  Travis hopes to one day start a nonprofit organization that brings ABA therapy to the forefront of the mental health world just like it is in the autism world.  This audiobook is full of tips and ideas on how to implement behavior strategies into a child or client's treatment plan that will immediately help them with autism. 

©2017 Travis E. Breeding (P)2018 Travis E. Breeding

Narrator: Betty Johnston
Length: 24 mins
Available on Audible
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Hypnose pour les enfants

Summary

Peur du noir, stress, hyperactivité, refus de se coucher, agressivité, pipi au lit, forte sensibilité... autant de problèmes rencontrés par les enfants de 2 à 14 ans, que l'hypnose peut régler rapidement, ce qui les aidera à retrouver une vie heureuse et calme. Ce livre audio permet aux parents de comprendre le fonctionnement de l'hypnose, et de la pratiquer à la maison, essentiellement durant les histoires du soir, avant le coucher. Il présente les prérequis et outils nécessaires pour développer une ambiance hypnotique. L'hypnose est une méthode douce, simple et facile à démarrer, qui aboutit généralement à des résultats efficaces sur la vie de l'enfant. Le livre audio comprend : Une partie manuel pratique sur l'hypnose, les méthodes, et des réponses à vos questions ; Des fiches sur un grand nombre de cas concrets de pathologies enfantines qui peuvent être traitées par l'hypnose, et des explications sur l'action des histoires hypnotiques sur ces pathologies ; 21 histoires du soir à utiliser pour pratiquer l'hypnose, sur des thèmes précis (phobies, stress, hyperactivité, pipi au lit...) ; La méthode pour créer ses propres histoires hypnotiques. Hypnothérapeute, et papa de deux enfants, l'auteur, expert confirmé en psychologie et sciences humaines, est un père comme les autres, qui se consacre à l'hypnose.

©2018 Olivier Mallert (P)2020 Olivier Mallert

Narrator: Jean Detroye
Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Positive Parenting for Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Are you familiar with positive parenting? Do you want to learn effective ways to be more responsible parents? Are you searching for a program of action for your child based on the proven strategies that have already helped children with autism with success? If you've answered yes to at least one of those questions, then keep reading.... With positive parenting, you can raise your kids by focusing on support and encouragement to teach proper behavior instead of punishments or reprimands in response to their misbehavior. This kind of parenting is useful in building a healthier relationship between you and your kids. This book will help you get around that, and provides you with step-by-step information in chapters that include: The critical elements of positive parenting How to combat autism symptoms, including obsessions, rigidity, and overstimulation How to help your child grow up happy Common discipline mistakes How to connect with your toddler How to create a program of action for your child based on the proven strategies that have already helped children with autism Much, much more Whether you are a first-time parent or not, this book delivers practical guidance that will empower parents to implement the techniques used by professionals to help their child with autism build essential social and life skills in an encouraging, affirming way. Now it is your turn to take action. Scroll up, buy now, and improve your parenting decision. 

©2020 Janet Goodchild (P)2020 Janet Goodchild

Narrator: Mary Johnson
Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Lose Weight While Playing with Your Kids

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If you're a parent, you understand how difficult it can be to eat healthy and exercise on a regular basis. With your children taking up the majority of your life, who has time to cook a healthy meal or take a two-mile run? Often times, meals are surrendered or replaced with quick, not-so-healthy alternatives while exercise is never even a thought. This book will give you tips and advice on how to burn calories and lose wait while still spending time with your kids.

©2015 Tyler Buckhouse (P)2016 Tyler Buckhouse

Narrator: Monica Kornblum
Length: 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Hypnobirthing

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Would you like to learn everything about hypnobirthing? Perhaps, you are preparing for childbirth and would like to approach it in the best possible way? Hypnobirthing teaches simple and gentle techniques that have a profound effect. By practicing these techniques during pregnancy, you can release fear and anxiety and build confidence in yourself and your body’s ability to give birth naturally. Feeling calm and confident during labor helps your body to work efficiently, releasing endorphins, your body’s natural anesthetic. Hypnobirthing can reduce the need for pain relief and shorten labor, and you are more likely to experience a natural, calm, comfortable birth. It actively involves the father. You will both learn skills to instill confidence about the birth and your role as parents. In this audiobook, you will discover: What hypnobirthing is Why hypnobirthing can make you experience a wonderful childbirth what are the most useful techniques to be applied about hypnobirthing What is the history of women and hypnobirthing And much more! This book brings together many notions and guides you to the best possible goal: a conscious birth.

©2019 Maria West (P)2019 Maria West

Narrator: Erin Jones
Author: Maria West
Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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The Boy Who Loved Windows

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In 1997, writer Patricia Stacey and her husband Cliff learned that their six-month-old son Walker might never walk or talk, or even hear or see. Unwilling to accept this grim prediction, they embarked on a five-year odyssey that took them into alternative medicine, the newest brain research, and toward a new and innovative understanding of autism. Finally their search led them to pioneering developmental psychiatrist Stanley Greenspan who helped them save their son and bring him into full contact with the world. This enthralling memoir, at once heart wrenching and hopeful, takes the listener into the life of one remarkable family willing to do anything to give their son a rich and emotionally full life. We stand witness as they struggle to elicit the first sign that Walker is connecting with them, and share in their fears, struggles, tiny victories, and eventual triumphs.  The Boy Who Loved Windows is compelling and inspiring listening for parents and professionals who care for children with autism and other special needs. The book is also a stunning literary debut, of interest to anyone who cares about the lives of children and the passion of families who, against huge odds, put these children first. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2008 Patricia Stacey (P)2020 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Phoebe Strole
Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Lost Child

3 ratings

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The first new book from beloved therapist and writer Torey Hayden in almost 15 years - an inspiring, uplifting tale of a troubled child and the remarkable woman who made a difference. In a forgotten corner of Wales, a young girl languishes in a home for troubled children. Abandoned by her parents because of her violent streak, Jessie - at the age of 10 - is at risk of becoming just another lost soul in the foster system. Precocious and bold, Jessie is convinced she is possessed by the devil and utterly unprepared for the arrival of therapist Torey Hayden. Armed with patience, compassion, and unconditional love, Hayden begins working with Jessie once a week. But when Jessie makes a stunning accusation against one of Hayden’s colleagues - a man Hayden implicitly trusts - Hayden’s work doubles: Now she must not only get to the root of Jessie’s troubles, but also find out if what the girl alleges is true. A moving, compelling, and inspiring account, Lost Child is a powerful testament once again of Torey Hayden’s extraordinary ability to reach children who many have given up on - and a reminder of how patience and love can ultimately prevail.

©2019 Torey Hayden (P)2019 HarperAudio

Narrator: Lucy Rayner
Author: Torey Hayden
Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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The North Side of Down: A True Story of Two Sisters

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"How do I want to die? Oh, I don't know. How about a pillow over my face? It will probably be a family member." Thus illustrates the biting candor of Amanda Bailey, the youngest in this poignant, funny, painfully honest story of bitterly divided family. With their father on his deathbed, eight siblings engage in a feud over property and possessions. Born with Down syndrome, Amanda is pulled into a belligerent guardianship dispute. Her favorite sister, Nancy, is immersed in bankruptcy and foreclosure. Just when Nancy needs to support Amanda the most, she is at her most broken. In unexpected ways Amanda lifts her up as no one else can. Set in Michigan's remote and economically depressed Upper Peninsula, The North Side of Down examines some important questions about society, illustrating the paralyzing legal position of people with disabilities and the stigma of the homeless. It shows how two sisters' love for each other transcends loss, grief, and upheaval within a hopelessly dysfunctional family. In the midst of chaos, it is the misfits who manage to shine.

©2014 Nancy J. Bailey (P)2015 Nancy J. Bailey

Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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L'autismo

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Incapaci di comunicare con gli altri e di sviluppare nuove amicizie, costretti a muoversi in un mondo sociale che appare loro privo di significato e di interesse o addirittura minaccioso e ostile: sono i bambini colpiti dall'autismo, un disturbo dello sviluppo neuropsicologico che si manifesta prima dei tre anni e permane in età adulta, ma che può essere notevolmente attenuato con opportuni programmi di intervento educativo. Uno dei maggiori esperti del problema schiude la porta di questa condizione della mente umana spiegandoci che cos'è l'autismo, dalle sue possibili cause biologiche alla diagnosi, ai processi cognitivi e comunicativi che lo caratterizzano; dedica infine una parte importante del volume ai programmi di intervento che, per essere efficaci, devono garantire una stretta collaborazione tra genitori, insegnanti e operatori dei servizi sanitari.

©2010 Società editrice il Mulino Spa (P)2019 Audible Studios

Narrator: Mirko Marchetti
Author: Luca Surian
Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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Potty Training Chairs: #1 Parenting Guide for Choosing a Perfect Potty Chair

Summary

There are various potty chairs that may be purchased when you start potty training your kid. However, all of them are very different and also have cool features too. It could be hard to determine which one to buy and which one is best for your son or daughter. However, this is an essential aspect of toilet training, for your child must be comfortable and feel secure when it pertains to toilet training, and the toilet chair makes this happen. Your kids have to be capable of getting to the toilet easily and also go directly to the toilet easily. The simpler it is to allow them to go directly to the toilet, the much more likely they'll want to use the toilet. Additionally, it is fun to use the toilet because they have a toilet seat that they like to go to, such as a musical one or one with common characters on it, and this will motivate them as well to use the toilet. We understand why and also have created this audiobook on toilet chairs and everything that you'll require to learn about them too, and that means you can pick the one which is most beneficial for your son or daughter. You can look over here to see the actual differences between all of them to make choosing one so easy, after a much better potential for choosing the one your child prefers.

©2019 Regina Williams (P)2020 Regina Williams

Narrator: Drea
Length: 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Can Muscles Talk?

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Believe it or not, your brain has greater intelligence than the smartest smartphone! The best iPhone you've ever used does not even come close to being able to perform the many functions of the nervous system and how it interacts with muscles.  The motor control centers of your body contain secrets which help you move. This book is an adventurous journey for children delving into how muscles work with the brain to create movement. The purpose of this book is to educate children ages seven and up to foster the desire to know how exercise is good for them. Parents, educators, youth fitness professionals, and coaches can also glean wisdom from this book on how to apply these directions into specific conditioning programs that are safe and effective.  Exercise can impart tremendous character qualities including healthy social skills, self-esteem and confidence, body and mind discipline, respect for elders, and the value of honest, hard-work ethics. Movement patterns and training techniques for five different sports are examined.  Also included is a definitions and deliberations section where children can learn new fitness terms and have questions posed to them designed to enumerate critical thinking skills in the discipline of kinesiology.

©2018 Waldorf Publishing (P)2018 Waldorf Publishing

Narrator: Eric Wheeler
Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater

1 rating

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Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock (a.k.a. Dr. Yum and Coach Mel) know the importance of giving your child the right start on his or her food journey - for good health, motor skills, and even cognitive and emotional development. In Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater they explain how to expand your family's food horizons, avoid the picky eater trap, identify special feeding needs, and put joy back into mealtimes, with: Advice tailored to every stage from newborn through school-age Real-life stories of parents and kids they have helped Wisdom from cultures across the globe on how to feed kids Helpful insights on the sensory system, difficult mealtime behaviors, and everything from baby-led weaning to sippy cups And seven "passport stamps" for good parenting: joyful, compassionate, brave, patient, consistent, proactive, and mindful Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater shows the way to lead your baby, toddler, or young child on the path to adventurous eating. Grab your passport and go!

©2015 Nimali Fernando and Melanie Potock; foreword copyright 2015 by Roshini Raj (P)2017 Tantor

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The Attachment Parenting Book

4 ratings

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America's foremost baby and childcare experts, William Sears, MD, and Martha Sears, RN, explain the benefits - to both you and your child - of connecting with your baby early. Might you and your baby both sleep better if you shared a bed? How old is too old for breastfeeding? What is a father's role in nurturing a newborn? How does early attachment foster a child's eventual independence? Dr. Bill and Martha Sears - the doctor-and-nurse, husband-and-wife team who coined the term "attachment parenting" - answer these and many more questions in this practical, inspiring guide. Attachment parenting is a style of parenting that encourages a strong early attachment and advocates parental responsiveness to babies' dependency needs. The Attachment Parenting Book clearly explains the seven "Baby Bs" that form the basis of this popular parenting style: Bonding Breastfeeding Babywearing Belief in the language value of baby's cry Bedding close to baby Balance Beware of baby trainers Here's all the information you need to achieve your most important goals as a new parent: to know your child, to help your child feel right, and to enjoy parenting.

©2001 William Sears and Martha Sears (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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Cure Your Child with Food!

3 ratings

Summary

Why treat your child with drugs when you can cure your child with nutrition? Grounded in cutting-edge science and filled with case studies that read like medical thrillers, this is a book for every parent whose child suffers from mood swings, stomach aches, ear infections, eczema, anxiety, tantrums, ADD/ADHD, picky eating, asthma, lack of growth, and a host of other physical, behavioral, and developmental problems. Previously published as What's Eating Your Child? and now with a new chapter on the unexpected connection between gluten and insatiable appetite, Cure Your Child with Food shows parents how to uncover the clues behind their children's surprisingly nutrition-based health issues and implement simple treatments - immediately. You'll discover how zinc deficiency can cause picky eating and affect growth; the panoply of problems caused by gluten and dairy; and how ear infections and mood disorders, such as anxiety and bipolar disorder, can be a sign of food intolerance. Plus, you'll learn how to get your child to sleep, soothe hyperactivity, and deal with reflux using simple nutritional strategies. Dorfman, a nutritionist whose typical family arrives at her practice after seeing three or more specialists, gives parents the tools they need to become nutrition detectives; to recalibrate their children's diets through the easy E.A.T. program; and, finally, to get their children off drugs - antibiotics, laxatives, Prozac, Ritalin - and back to a natural state of well-being.

©2011, 2013 Kelly Dorfman (P)2013 Tantor

Narrator: Ann Marie Lee
Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism: Instant and Delayed Gratification

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Human beings long for instant gratification. We do not always get instant gratification. People with autism may have trouble processing why gratification is not instant and must be delayed in some instances. This can make employment opportunities frustrating for them as we often do not get paychecks right away for a day's work.  This audiobook breaks down the gratification process to simplify it. One man with autism explains how he experiences gratification. Travis longs for instant gratification in everything he does. He is much like people without autism, only patience takes a lot of practice for him. Learn how Travis finds other sources of motivation for being successful and accomplishing goals without receiving instant gratification for a job well done.  This audiobook will provide tips on how to help others with autism learn to appreciate delayed gratification and everything that comes with it. Full of ideas on how to teach patience and acceptance, this audiobook is a great tool for helping you help autistic people to navigate their feelings toward gratification and patience.

©2018 Travis Breeding (P)2019 Travis Breeding

Narrator: Chris Laning
Length: 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Parenting the Children of Now

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Parenting the Children of Now is the first audiobook of its kind that addresses the needs of parents of Indigo and Crystal children. It teaches parents how to mine for their own truth, understand their purpose in life, stop sabotaging their own and their children's lives, discover their passion, and live their truth. Each chapter offers insightful ideas and strategies, and ends with exercises for parents to do for their own development and another set of exercises to do with their children. Unless parents are comfortable with who they are, they can't help their children be who they are meant to be - gifted beings with a message for humanity and the future of our world. This helpful audiobook is one that parents will turn to again and again as they face struggles with their children, learn to live life to its fullest, and take pleasure in the life they are creating with their children with Dr. Meg's help.

©2009 Meg Blackburn Losey, Ph.D. (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD Superpower II

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Anyone who is struggling with ADHD, or has the tendency to act out of impulse, allows their minds to wander, or struggles with keeping up with what’s going on around them, knows what it’s like to live in a world where they don’t fit in. Those who struggle with acceptance in society or any other challenges the world presents to them will have a difficult time finding a spot to claim as his or her own. The good news is that all of that is gradually changing. This book works to remove the negative labels often associated with ADHD and give you a positive outlook. Armed with the strategies listed here, you can take a whole new approach and attitude to finding your place in the world. After listening to this you’ll see your ADHD as your own unique superpower that will open countless doors for you. Here you’ll learn: What ADHD is Strategies for balancing it with work and family Techniques to help you manage time Tricks to help you to control those natural impulses How to create your own personal environment where you will thrive with ADHD And so much more This book is designed to help you to find your personal strengths and make them stronger so that you can literally improve every area of your life. If you are someone who is struggling with the negative impact of ADHD, it’s time you get this book and start changing the environment and mental negativities surrounding you and start living the life you were meant to live.   Chapter 1: What is ADHD? ADD and ADHD - what’s the difference? What are the symptoms of ADHD? Fire, ready, aim - a mind out of order Chapter 2: Is it really a curse or is it a gift? Changing perceptions about ADHD ADHD is not the problem Why it can be a gift Chapter 3: Finding the power within Creating the right profile to enhance your gift Balancing work and family Find activities that you both can be excited about Strategies to help you go from offbeat to on-point For disorganization To control impulsive tendencies To manage stress Finding your power in nature Channel that surplus energy Chapter 4: Thinking differently Self-soothing techniques Dare to use your emotions Principles to live by Chapter 5: Managing your time with ADHD Time management in everyday situations Set time management goals Chapter 6: Taking it to the next level Allow for distractions Give the business a direction You can wear several hats, but don’t Use your visual cues What kind of business to start?

©2018 Martin Pals (P)2019 Martin Pals

Narrator: Chris Laning
Author: Tim Raven
Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Potty Training in 5 Days

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Do you have a toddler who is ready to start potty training? Are you worried about how they will take to it or how you will ever succeed? This book will provide you with all the help you need! There, inevitably, comes a time when a child must cast off diapers and learn to use a potty. It is one of those crucial stages in a young life, but it doesn’t ever come without a lot of tears and some stress, for you and them. This book on potty training aims to help you navigate the tricky period when your child has to start using a potty but doesn’t always seem to grasp the concept.  This audiobook will be of help, with chapters that look at: Reasons why it is so important Ways to know when your child is ready Potty training myths exploded Individual potty training plan Preparing your child Common problems you will face FAQs And much more... Every child develops at a different pace, and learning how to use a potty is no different. While some will take to it very easily, for others, it can take much longer and become an exasperating battle of wills between you and your child. This audiobook will help you make the transition for diapers to potty much more seamlessly and in a stress-free manner. Get it today and make potty training your child much easier!

©2019 Daniel Rott (P)2019 Daniel Rott

Author: Daniel Rott
Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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The First-Time Mama Pregnancy Guide

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You've been expecting it for a long time...or it happened suddenly, but those lines aren't wrong: You're pregnant. Oh my God! And now? Once you've overcome the initial shock, what do you have to do? The cases are two: either you do not know anything about pregnancy, either you have a lot of confusing information that you have learned from TV series or your friends' stories. But the reality is only one: Every pregnancy is a different story, and you need to live your story in a sincere, calm, and informed way. The truth is that you never feel prepared enough, but it is normal. Don't panic. The children do not come with the instruction manual, but everything is part of nature's grand plan. There is always something new to learn, something you may have forgotten or not foreseen to which you will have to pay attention. Whether you're a first-time parent or simply in need of a refresher, this book will be your precious guide for the next nine months. Each pregnancy stage has its beauty, importance, and value: from conception to the first three months, the second trimester, the final stage of pregnancy, to childbirth. Not to mention that this is only the beginning of the adventure! This guide goes through all the stages of pregnancy step by step, month after month: from the evolution of your baby to the changes in your body, to the changes in your emotional state, to checks and tests to experience a healthy and peaceful pregnancy. You will track your baby's progress, as well as find a thorough analysis of your emotions. I know it...now you feel tired, stressed, scared, but with the right awareness, you can arrive calm and prepared at the time of your baby's birth. So, what is important to know to better deal with pregnancy? Don't worry, mom-to-be! Thanks to this book, you will have all the information you need right now! In this guide, you will learn: How to deal with nausea that you may have in the first few months of pregnancy; How your tastes change or how you are taken by half-day sleep attacks; How your body and hormones will change, and why sometimes that become problematic or turn into diseases. (Being aware of them, without turning them into fears, can be useful to face them correctly and diagnose them very soon) Is it necessary to change your habits during pregnancy? If so, which and how? How does your baby grow inside the belly during those nine months; The tests that you have to do. (Pregnancy is not a disease, but science and medicine allow us to make preventive checks to carry it out in the best way and in complete safety). The answers to all the questions about childbirth and the moments before and after the birth, because, when the fateful moment arrives, no one is really ready! So, are you curious to find out how your world will forever change between now and the next nine months and beyond, and how to prepare for a natural and fearless birth? What are you waiting for? Grab your mom-to-be guide and start your journey to get ready to become a mom now, click the "Buy" button.

©2020 Elizabeth Ramirez (P)2021 Elizabeth Ramirez

Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Smile & Succeed for Teens: A Crash Course in Face-to-Face Communication

Summary

Is your teen prepared for the real world of personal communication? Set your kids up to succeed with the lost art of social skills.  Are your kids glued to their phones? Do they have poor eye contact? Do you worry that their inability to communicate will interfere with their chances to get a good job? Do they suffer from social anxiety? If so, then it's time for a crash course in the social skills and job skills that will lead to their success.  Developed by a team of teens, parents, and educators, the proven methods in Manecke's audiobook will provide your kids with the people skills and confidence they'll need throughout their lives. Whether your teen is looking for work, holding down a job, making friends, or taking part in leadership or service positions, Smile and Succeed for Teens will give them the education and confidence he or she needs to thrive. Perfect for special education, low vision, ADHD, Down Syndrome, and Autism too.  Each lesson is presented in an entertaining style, with quips, tips, and easy-to-adopt strategies that will teach your teenager the critical elements of good communication. And the best part is, teenagers enjoy it!   Your teen will discover how to:   Develop self-esteem and beat crippling social anxiety.  Make new friends and speak with confidence.  Sail through the most difficult of interviews for scholarships, programs, and jobs.  Become an effective volunteer.  Improve their school programs and community through effective fundraising.  Succeed at work and stand out to their employer, and much, much more!  Smile & Succeed for Teens is an attention-grabbing, easy-to-use course that has already supplied thousands of teens with the skills to do better in school, develop meaningful relationships, and establish fulfilling careers. If you want to equip your teenager for success in work and life, then you can't afford to miss this essential guide.

©2014 Kirt Manecke (P)2018 Kirt Manecke

Author: Kirt Manecke
Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Eat, Sleep, Save the World

Summary

An encouraging and empowering listen, Eat, Sleep, Save the World reminds every parent of a child with special needs that they are, in fact, superheroes.  Parenting is hard - for everyone. And it takes a lot of inner pep talk and prayer to be the kind of parent your child needs. Eat, Sleep, Save the World is the rallying voice for the parenting special needs community. It highlights the exceptional qualities God has gifted you with so that you can take care of your exceptional children. It is a celebration, a hallelujah, a high five for what you are doing right. And it offers peace in God for what you feel you lack.  With a mixture of humor, honesty, and hope, Jamie Sumner brings comfort to other parents like herself who need to hear that God has made them more than capable to raise their special kids.

©2020 Jamie Sumner (P)2020 B&H Publishing

Narrator: Jamie Sumner
Author: Jamie Sumner
Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Toddler Discipline

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Do you want to know stress-free and guilt-free toddler-discipline strategies today to help you raise an emotionally healthy, well-balanced child? If yes, pay attention.... Have you ever tried to discipline your child - for hitting - for screaming - for not eating during meal time - for throwing things...and finding it a challenge not getting the positive results you desire? Have you always wanted to know effective discipline strategies for your toddler - in public - at bedtime - at the dinner table or during meal time - in the car - at the daycare...without feeling guilt or stress?  In this audiobook, Toddler Discipline, you’re about to discover the impact that the first years of your child’s life can have on their ability to function later in life. Through proper toddler discipline, you can encourage positive decision making, good behavior, and strong mental health. You will discover: How to come up with a discipline strategy that is ideal for your son or daughter The most effective strategies for different places and situations that can be implemented without guilt or stress How effective communication plays a role in toddler discipline Common myths about child discipline and the science that disproves them The common discipline mistakes that parents make - and how to fix them What to do when the toddler discipline strategies are not working  Plus: bonus chapter included How to discipline children with special needs And much, much more!    With easy-to-follow techniques and step-by-step details on each chapter - even if you are a first-time parent or have tried other toddler discipline solutions but are unable to get the results you want, you will find actionable strategies in this audiobook that are both simple and practical to help you reach your goals as a parent.    So if you want to successfully have a well-behaved toddler in no time, click on the “Buy Now” button to get started.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2018 Marie C. Foster (P)2018 Marie C. Foster

Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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The Vaccine Book

Summary

The Vaccine Book offers parents a fair, impartial, fact-based resource from the most trusted name in pediatrics. Dr. Bob devotes each chapter in the audiobook to a disease/vaccine pair and offers a comprehensive discussion of what the disease is, how common or rare it is, how serious or harmless it is, the ingredients of the vaccine, and any possible side effects from the vaccine. This completely revised edition offers: Updated information on each vaccine and disease More detail on vaccines' side effects Expanded discussions of combination vaccines A new section on adult vaccines Additional options for alternative vaccine schedules A guide to Canadian vaccinations The Vaccine Book provides exactly the information parents want and need as they make their way through the vaccination maze.

©2011 Robert W. Sears (P)2015 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Jay Snyder
Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Late-Talking Children

1 rating

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When children are late in hitting developmental milestones, parents worry. And no delay causes more parental anxiety than late talking, which is associated in many parents' minds with such serious conditions as autism and severe intellectual disability. In fact, as children's speech expert Stephen Camarata points out in this enlightening book, children are late in beginning to talk for a wide variety of reasons. For some children, late talking may be a symptom of other, more serious problems; for many others, however, it may simply be a stage with no long-term complications. Camarata describes in accessible language what science knows about the characteristics and causes of late talking. He explains that today's greater awareness of autism, as well as the expanded definition of autism as a "spectrum" of symptoms, has increased the chances that a late-talking child will be diagnosed - or misdiagnosed - with autism. But, he reminds us, late talking is only one of a constellation of autism symptoms. Although all autistic children are late talkers, not all late-talking children are autistic. Camarata draws on more than 25 years of professional experience diagnosing and treating late talkers - and on his personal experience of being a late talker himself and having a late-talking son. Camarata offers parents valuable guidance on seeking treatment, advising them to get second and third opinions if necessary and warning them against false diagnoses, unqualified practitioners, and ineffective therapies. He provides information that will help parents navigate the maze of doctors, speech therapists, early childhood services, and special education; and he describes the effect that late talking may have on children's post-talking learning styles.

©2014 Massachusetts Institue of Technology (P)2015 Gildan Media LLC

Narrator: Dana Hickox
Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Parenting ADHD

Summary

Living with a child with ADHD can be frustrating, but it is our duty as parents to help them understand ADHD and live with it Here's just a fraction of what you'll discover in this audiobook: How to prepare for the ADHD diagnosis What will change in your family Everything you need to face this new challenge Why structure is vital to a child with ADHD The positive sides of ADHD The first five things to do after the diagnosis The six tips to take good care of yourself and your health Written in simple, nontechnical language, this guide is accessible to everyone. The purpose of this guide is to provide practical and accessible tools for parents or caregivers who care for children with ADHD. This guide is good for you if: You just found out that your child has ADHD You have already tried various solutions, but they didn't work for you You are looking for a user-friendly approach without too many technicalities You want to know the direct experience of a mother in your own situation How does this book differ from other similar books available on the market? Well, this book is written by a mother of an ADHD child, so I know how to cope with this syndrome and how you can explain it to your child. In this audiobook, you will find many practical examples and many tricks to make life easier for you and your family. With this guide, you will help your child to exploit his full potential without being blocked by ADHD but using it to his advantage. Don't wait any longer. Scroll up the page and get the audiobook. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Rebecca Miller (P)2020 Rebecca Miller

Narrator: Samantha Novak
Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Potty Training Seats: The Parenting Guide for Choosing the Best Suitable Potty Seat for Kids

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There are many manuals on the internet on home potty training for small children, no matter the technique, the utilization of potty-training seat, or toilet training seat is usually imperative, and the finish objective remains the same; ensuring kids use the toilet at the correct time with little or no guidance. Toilet teaching is among the things that provide a new mother or father an enormous concern. Who must be in-charge, when is the correct time to begin it, how do all of us teach children to make use of the toilet independently, with little or no supervision? This audiobook is about the utilization of toilet training seats, the basic facts to consider when buying toilet seats, and a brief review on what I consider the best toilet training seat in the marketplace. Among the most crucial facet of toilet schooling is determining, should you make use of a toilet teaching seat or toilet schooling chair? Whilst both items act the same purpose, they possess minor yet significant variations in their reason for usage. I'd write quickly about their particular distinctions and get to critical indicators to consider when buying a toilet training chair. Toilet teaching seat was created specifically for old kids; antique 3 and above, whilst toilet chair is created for small children beneath age 3, though it is quite feasible to employ a house training chair for children more youthful than 3, It isn’t really recommended to take this action, especially intended for the child’s security. Check out this audiobook to discover simplified and clarified inquiries regarding toilet seats, and that means you can pick the one your son or daughter chooses the most and would want to make use of.

©2019 Regina Williams (P)2020 Regina Williams

Narrator: Casey Britt
Length: 36 mins
Available on Audible
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From Aspie to Behavior Analyst

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From Aspie to Behavior Analyst is a perspective of behavior analysis written from someone with Asperger's Syndrome who is very articulate and can explain what autism feels like in an in-depth perspective. This book was written from someone on the spectrum who believes applied behavior analysis has potential to change not only his life, but the life of many of his peers. Travis gives insight into autism and how he sees applying the principles of behavior analysis to his life. He also offers insight on how to bridge the divide among professionals and the autistic community by introducing the fourth term of the ABC contingency, Motivation. This book will be instrumental in the professional development of any behavior analyst. You will able to get directly inside the head of an individual with autism which will provide powerful insight into working with the people you work with on a daily basis.

©2019 Travis Breeding (P)2020 Travis Breeding

Narrator: Betty Johnston
Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Are You Hearing Me?

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Note to Self as a 9-Year-Old Child. Hello Child of God, I know you are saying "What?" Your Wisdom at age nine years, tells you to fasten your seatbelt - we are going for a ride. Two days before your ninth birthday Mama goes to her heavenly home. You will not understand words from grandma 'if your mother didn't have you later in life at age 38 yrs, she would still be alive today. What did that mean? How did I make my mother die? Mom didn't die in childbirth! A teacher words in grade school "sit down - you can’t read". I know the subject - I can’t pass a written exam. My grades were C-D-F’s. I started my road to alcoholism at 18 yrs. You will realize that you are trapped in Grandmother’s web with her non-existent grieving process and anger with grandfather’s alcoholism. You will have a learning disability that no-one understands. A new day will begin at 29 years, in a strange world of recovery. You change: What do you expect from a Dummy? I’m only a factory worker. You know I can’t read! You will change "I Can’t" to "Yes, I Can". Insights of my special accommodations before it was a coined phrase to receive a BA/MA and AZ Licensed Addiction Counselor. At 70 yrs, you will learn the concept of Vision Tracking Disability. The first time that you will read a book, not on CD. Beginning with a dream to come true writing your memoir. The most significant gift became changing your attitude to gratitude. Peace and all good, therese note to self - Sent to Gail King Contest April 2018 Disclaimer: I’m a winner because this entry helped as trudge forward to write a book.

©2019 Therese M Griffin (P)2019 Therese M Griffin

Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Autism Aggression at Puberty

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Puberty is a confusing time for autistic people, leaving those who love and support them baffled by their actions. This book explains some of the reasons for aggressive behaviors during puberty and talks about how to sooth and comfort the autistic teen as their body is changes, along with their emotions. This book gives you the social tools needed to help your loved one breeze through puberty with grace and dignity. If you have ever wondered what it feels like to be confused by the world around you, then imagine yourself in the shoes of an autistic 12-year-old going from elementary school to middle school. All of a sudden you are experiencing puberty. Your body and emotions are changing but so are the social rules at school. Socializing is no longer playing tag with each other on the playground. It is now about having small talk and connecting with conversation. It is now a game of popularity, and you are unsure how to play the game. Listen to this book to hear how an autistic man coped with the ever changing environment in middle school, along with his changing body and emotions. The author shares tips for how to prepare autistic teens in advance for puberty and the best ways to help them understand their ever changing feelings and mood swings. It will also touch on aggression and explain why the autistic teen is more on edge during puberty. If you have a loved on on the spectrum going through puberty or you support an autistic teen in your career, this book is for you. It will guide you in guiding the autistic teen through the challenges they face in making it through puberty.

©2019 Travis Breeding (P)2019 Travis Breeding

Narrator: Patrick Miller
Length: 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Chancer

1 rating

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When a devastating diagnosis tears author Donnie Kanter Winokur's family apart, a service dog may be their best hope to stay together. Donnie Kanter Winokur and her husband, Harvey, never could have imagined the heart-wrenching struggle that becomes their new reality after they decide to adopt two infants from Russia. As Iyal and Morasha grow, it becomes clear that Iyal's development is drastically lagging behind his sister's. By age four, he has a devastating diagnosis: fetal alcohol syndrome. But naming their battle provides little relief as Iyal and his family try to cope with the lifelong impact of his invisible disability. As the Winokurs' marriage is unraveling, Donnie and Harvey hang on to the last shreds of their own promise. Desperate to alleviate her son's constant rages and their crushing toll on the family, Donnie comes up with an innovative, untested, four-pawed solution: a golden retriever service dog named Chancer. Chancer is specially trained to give Iyal a unique love he desperately needs. But in this true-life tale infused with moments of despair, tenderness, and humor, Chancer turns out to be what the entire family has needed to stay - and grow - together.

©2017 Donnie Kanter Winokur (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Broken Brain, Fortified Faith

Summary

The terms mental illness and mental health are often used casually, but many don't believe mental illness is relevant to their lives. However, studies show that more people live with mental illness than heart disease, lung disease, and cancer combined. Broken Brain, Fortified Faith is the story of one family's journey through schizophrenia, navigating the uncharted waters of mental illness to find help for their daughter, Amber, and support for their family. This memoir is an honest look at the stress, anger, education, and finally, hope experienced through eyes of a mother. Along the way, she questions her trust in God as their family encounters setbacks, inadequate treatments, and additional family health crises. But with the help of trusted family, friends, education, and support groups, author Virginia Pillars learns to rely on her faith as she faces the challenges that often accompany mental illness.

©2016 Virginia Pillars (P)2016 Virginia Pillars

Narrator: Catherine Force
Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Don't Call Me Mum

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An out-of-control son. An outcast mother. Is it ever acceptable to dislike your own child? Tom is hyperactive, with severe behavioral issues.  In infancy, he screams all night. As a toddler, he is destructive and fearless. At school, he is disruptive and lacking in concentration. As he grows, so does the havoc, reaching a crescendo in his teenage years. In her quest for support, Sarah consults every specialist available, only to be met with blame and indifference. This compulsive story of an outcast family challenges the "I blame the parents" view. It is a must-listen for any parent who struggles and feels alone. A gripping story of family anguish and a mother’s solitary fight against the system.

©2019 Maria Frankland (P)2020 Maria Frankland

Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Why Does Daddy Always Look So Sad?

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From an early age, Jude knew he was different. Following an early childhood filled with quirky behaviors and marginalization, Jude was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. With the support of his parents, Jude navigated through school and university, albeit with difficulty. Jude’s life changed when he discovered he was going to be a Father. Coming to terms with becoming a parent and denying his Asperger’s diagnosis started to cause a rift between Jude and his infant child. This is a view of life and love through the eyes of an autistic adult, from being non-verbal and aggressive, to acceptance and letting go.

©2019 Jude Morrow (P)2019 Jude Morrow

Author: Jude Morrow
Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Raising Healthy Children: Health and Nutrition Information, Recipes, and Resources

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Raising Healthy Children is a double award winner  in the International Book Awards! Winner for Best Parenting Book of the Year & Best Family Book of the Year, 2017. Our children are endowed with a birthright to live in a clean and balanced environment, to eat nutritious food, to fill their lungs with fresh, unpolluted air, and to enjoy the bounty of our divine heritage. Raising Healthy Children will guide you in helping your children to realize their birthright. Listen to the entire audiobook, try the recipes, and adhere to the principles. As you listen to Raising Healthy Children, you will gain wonderful insights into raising children with love. You will see how a mother's whole heart can go into the experience. Best of all, you will know you can do it, too! Finally! A comprehensive guide to raising healthy kids in today's toxic world! This book gives a parent the power of healthy choices.  A comprehensive guidebook to create long-term, sustainable, and life-enhancing strategies for raising healthier children through nutrition. In this book, number-one best-selling Author Nancy Addison inspires, motivates, and teaches easy-to-implement suggestions, as well as offers incredible insight into health and wellness for kids of all ages. Nancy also has delicious recipes for the whole family. Get started immediately with the powerful information in this book including: The different lifestyle Aspects of raising healthy children The best dietary aspects of raising healthy children Understanding environmental aspects of raising healthy children Recognizing behavioral aspects of raising healthy children You will learn about healthy alternatives to avoiding damaging toxins. The incidence of cancer, immune deficiency, heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic ailments are reaching epidemic proportions. Yet, it is our children who will pay the ultimate price. More than ever, children suffer from headaches, nervous disorders, skin conditions, respiratory problems, and other symptoms that, until now, have been associated with age. They suffer from learning disabilities and behavioral problems that were unheard of years ago. Anyone with an inquiring mind must ask the question, "Why?" The growing number of chemicals and other toxins in our environment are bad enough for adults, but for our children, they can be devastating. Children whose brains, organs, and systems are still developing (up to the age of 21) tend to draw toxins into their developing bodies. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2015 Nancy Addison (P)2018 Nancy Addison

Narrator: T. J. Foster
Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Gentle Dental for Kids

Summary

A child's oral health is of utmost importance. Parents and dentists go hand in hand in facilitating this. At home, children can be eased into every day oral care. But a dental visit can be can be a terrifying thing when it doesn't have to be. This guide will help make the parent-dentist dental care combination go smoothly for the child. These lessons can last with them for a lifetime.

©2015 Paul Perez (P)2015 Pvpfromnj

Narrator: Gene Blake
Author: Paul Perez
Length: 58 mins
Available on Audible
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7 Vital Parenting Skills for Teaching Kids with ADHD

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In 7 Vital Parenting Skills for Teaching Kids with ADHD, best-selling parenting advice author Frank Dixon offers loving parents of kids with ADHD and hyperactivity proven parenting skills guaranteed to help relieve the stress and frustration that parents naturally experience when dealing with hyperactive kids. Your child doesn’t want to have ADHD, and they often cannot control their bad behavior, forgetfulness, and inattention at school. Parenting a child with attention deficit disorder requires extra love, patience, and perhaps most importantly, positive parenting skills specific to girls and boys with ADHD, which will be learned in this audiobook.  In this straightforward ADHD workbook, you will learn the primary ADHD symptoms and seven vital skills for parenting a child with ADHD: Diagnosing ADHD - how to determine whether your child is just “going through a bad behavior phase” or if they should get ADHD testing Understanding ADHD and why your child with ADHD behaves like they do Proven parenting skills for dealing with temper tantrums and bad behavior with confidence How to deal with ADHD challenges in family life - stress on marriages, negativity at home, and how to handle the difficulty of having one child with ADHD and other children with no ADHD issues The most important parenting skill for kids with ADHD - making sure that your daughter or son with ADHD always knows that they are loved and staying positive, even when you are beyond frustrated  All parents of children with hyperactivity disorder need ADHD help sometimes. It’s time to upgrade your ADHD parenting skillset so you can be prepared to deal with challenges of ADHD and how it affects your family and relationships.

©2020 Go Make a Change (P)2020 Go Make a Change

Narrator: Shawn Lennox
Author: Frank Dixon
Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Baby Sleep Training

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Discover the baby sleep solution. Are you a parent with a baby that doesn’t sleep well? Is this impacting on your own rest and ability to function? Do you need help to train your baby to sleep properly? For most parents, the odd sleepless night is to be expected. Children, and babies in particular, can often be awake at odd hours, and their demands mean that you have to sacrifice your own rest to cater for them. While an odd day here and there isn’t too much of a problem, what do you do when it is every night? Clearly, that can’t be allowed to continue, and that’s where this new audiobook comes in, ready to help you to get the rest you and your baby need, with chapters that cover: The signs that may suggest your baby isn’t sleeping properly The reasons they may not be sleeping Tips for making your baby fall asleep Healthy sleep habits as they grow Teaching your baby the difference between night and day Why early bedtimes are beneficial Tips to help you sleep better And much more... Getting the right amount of sleep is crucial for your baby’s development, and getting enough rest for yourself is crucial for your sanity. And with this handy audiobook, you will soon be able to train your child to sleep at the right times and give you a much needed break as well. Get a copy and end your baby’s sleepless nights tonight!

©2019 Daniel Rott (P)2019 Daniel Rott

Author: Daniel Rott
Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism and Employment: Raising Your Child with Foundational Skills for the Future

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As a parent you want to ensure that your bright child with Autism Spectrum Disorder will have a bright future! And you are not alone. According to an Easter Seals survey, parents of children who have ASD were most worried about their children having independence in adulthood. Quality of life, fitting into society, and employment were also top concerns. Your knowledge of your child, your devotion, and your many varied experiences with you child, make you the ideal coach. This book was written to help you, the parent, to raise your child with the foundational skills he or she will need for the future. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2018 Lisa Tew, Diane Zajac (P)2018 Future Horizons

Narrator: Blair Seibert
Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Overcoming Oppositional Defiant Disorder for Kids

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Are you worried that your child is unusually angry and irritable? Are you a parent who wants to learn how to stay calm and focused during a child's outbursts? Do you want to know how to care for a child diagnosed with ODD? Then, read on... Having children has its ups and downs. Kids will do things to test your patience and limitations, and there will always be times where you don't know what to do and what to feel to discipline a child. While tantrums are perfectly normal, when it gets excessive, it becomes a problem. The child may or may not be suffering from oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and a parent who has a child diagnosed with it must know how they parent their child.  Luckily for you, this audiobook can help with that! In Overcoming Oppositional Defiance Disorder for Kids, you will learn more about oppositional defiant disorder, its causes, symptoms, treatment, and possible outcomes for therapy, with chapters that discuss: How common is oppositional defiant disorder? What causes oppositional defiant disorder? Can oppositional defiant disorder be prevented? What are the typical consequences with odd children Is it an ODD or conduct disorder? What are the strengths of an ODD child? This audiobook is perfect for anyone who is a parent who wants to learn more about ODD and what to do with a child who has it! Want to learn more about overcoming ODD as a parent for children? Buy the audiobook now.

©2020 Clarence E. Copper (P)2020 Clarence E. Copper

Narrator: ChasMandala
Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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A Good Time to Be Born

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Only 100 years ago, in even the world's wealthiest nations, children died in great numbers. Throughout history, culture has been shaped by these deaths; diaries and letters recorded them, and writers, such as Louisa May Alcott, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Eugene O'Neill, wrote about and mourned them. Not even the powerful and the wealthy could escape: of Abraham and Mary Lincoln's four children, only one survived to adulthood; and the first billionaire in history, John D. Rockefeller, lost his beloved grandson to scarlet fever. For children of the poor, immigrants, enslaved people, and their descendants, the chances of dying were far worse. The steady beating back of infant and child mortality is one of our greatest human achievements. Interweaving her own experiences as a medical student and doctor, Perri Klass pays tribute to groundbreaking women doctors, like Rebecca Lee Crumpler, Mary Putnam Jacobi, and Josephine Baker, and to the nurses, public health advocates, and scientists who brought new approaches and scientific ideas about sanitation and vaccination to families. These scientists, healers, reformers, and parents rewrote the human experience so that - for the first time in human memory - early death is now the exception rather than the rule, bringing about a fundamental transformation in society, culture, and family life.

©2020 Perri Klass (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Randye Kaye
Author: Perri Klass
Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Overcoming Anxiety in Children & Teens

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Practical and evidence based treatments for anxiety are described in an extremely user friendly format. Parents and clinicians alike will be able to help both typical and autistic children overcome debilitating anxiety. Simple to use fear ladders, "think like a scientist" cue cards, meditation guides, physical exercises, and cognitive behavioral strategie are shown to help children gradually confront their fears. If you need simple, ready to use strategies that work, this is the audiobook for you. It covers: Simple phobias Social phobia Selective mutism Separation anxiety School refusal Panic disorder Obsessive compulsive disorder Somatic symptom disorder and/or illness anxiety disorder Generalized anxiety disorder Perfectionism and other common fears.

©2016 Jed Baker (P)2019 Future Horizons

Author: Jed Baker
Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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From Fear to Love

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Provides new and highly effective techniques for parents dealing with behavioral challenges with their children. Intended for parents, adoptive parents, foster parents, and caretakers of at-risk, ADD/ADHD/RAD,ODD, adopted children and children with behavioral and emotional challenges. Bryan Post speaks to parents about the challenges they face when dealing with behaviors that are often present for children who have experienced trauma. He helps parents understand the impact of pre-birth and early life trauma and the impact of interruptions in the attachment process. This book addresses the underlying issues that are the root of the behavior challenges. He breaks down complex science in a way that is easily understood, and gives specific, field tested, proven effective solutions, and strategies. In his compassion for parents and children he offers hope and solutions for the challenges families face. Once this book was thought to be specific to adoptive and foster families, but now more and more parents are finding this love-based, trauma informed approach to be helpful in creating cooperative, healthy, loving relationships with their children. In today's society children experience trauma at a never-before seen level. Abuse, neglect, divorce, domestic violence, frequent moves, poverty, homelessness, social tragedies, all have an effect on children. The more recent ACE's (adverse childhood experience) tool gives us insight into the reality that our children are struggling with traumatic experiences at an epidemic level. We, as adults, are being called to create healing for these wounds. This book has been touted by parents and professionals as their "must listen, go to" for understanding their traumatized child, and effectively helping them heal. Over 20,000 copies sold. Bryan's straightforward, clear-cut approach has created peace and healing for hundreds of families; families who once operated in fear, are now experiencing love.

©2010 B. Bryan Post (P)2019 B. Bryan Post

Narrator: Bryan Post
Author: Bryan Post
Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Managing ADHD and ADD with Diet

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Many people today suffer from ADHD, both children and also adults. A lot of people also exhibit ADHD-like tendencies, but have not been diagnosed with the condition. Whether you, or a loved one has ADHD, this book will help you to manage and improve the condition, with the help of food! Controlling ADHD with diet is a very new concept, and thus far only has limited research behind it. However, all of the research that has been conducted so far suggests a strong correlation between diet, and the severity of ones symptoms! You will soon discover what foods trigger certain ADHD symptoms, and how you can eliminate them to improve the condition. You will also learn about the foods that can help control your mood, and improve attentiveness! Whether you personally suffer from ADHD, or a loved one exhibits ADHD symptoms, this book will give you the tools necessary to improve the condition, without the need for medication. If anything, the dietary changes recommended in this book will lead to a more healthy lifestyle, and better well-being. So you really have nothing to lose! With the help of this guide, begin to alter your diet today, and experience the ADHD fighting benefits that a new diet can provide!

©2014 Ingram Publishing PTY LTD (P)2018 Ingram Publishing PTY LTD

Narrator: Ryan Whiting
Length: 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Baby and Newborn Sleep Are Correlated to Their Brain Growth?

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If you want to know how and how much sleep affects your baby's development, then pay attention. Do you want to know the mechanisms that regulate the development of your child's brain? Do you want to do everything you can to ensure the healthy development of your child's thoughts? This mini-guide contains many points for reflection that every new father and mother should keep in mind. You'll listen to: How to interpret the process of intellectual growth of your child How important your baby's sleep is How to support your baby's sleep Curiosity and facts about brain development And much more This is only a mini-guide, but it will be enough to stimulate questions and doubts that will deepen this wonderful topic. Don't hesitate, buy your copy right now!

©2020 L.C. (P)2020 L.C.

Available on Audible
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Nurturing Children

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Nurturing Children describes children’s lives transformed through therapy.  Drawing on decades of experience, internationally respected clinician and trainer Graham Music tackles major issues affecting troubled children, including trauma, neglect, depression and violence. Using psychoanalysis alongside modern developmental thinking from neurobiology, attachment and trauma theory and mindfulness, Music creates his own distinctive blend of approaches to help even the most traumatised of children. A mix of personal accounts and therapeutic riches, Nurturing Children will appeal to anyone helping children, young people and families to lead fuller lives.

©2019 Graham Music (P)2020 Taylor & Francis

Narrator: Robbie Stevens
Author: Graham Music
Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Guided Meditations for Kids: Meditation Exercises for Children to Release Worry, Build Responsibility, Enhance Imagination, and Boost Positive Thinking and Proactive Mindfulness

Summary

Guided meditations your children will love. Do you want your children to be calmer and have less stress and anxiety? If you are looking for a way to help your child decrease their anxiety while learning a skill that will improve their health and mental acuity in both the short and long-term then Guided Meditations for Kids is the audiobook you have been waiting for. Just like a seed needs water, fertilizers, warm sunlight, and care to grow, your child needs plenty of care and nurturing to transform into a healthy, happy, successful, and well-adjusted individual. There really is no shortcut for this. Teaching them about meditation early would help them do just that! This meditation script on guided visualization aims to reduce their stress and anxiety to transform your little ones into confident, focused, positive, and happy beings. It strives to enhance their power of creativity and imagination. Here are some of the takeaways from this guided meditation resource: How to increase the power of their imagination and creativity through powerful fantasy-like guided imagery. A step-by-step imagery script that can help you take your child in unknown yet much-desired lands. Guided imagery for reducing stress and anxiety and making your child feel more relaxed, calm, and balanced. Settings that vary from enchanting gardens to magical castles to beaches (everywhere that children love to be). Kid-friendly lessons on how to pause, reflect, let go and calm down for the night. How to start and end guided meditation sessions to help the child benefit optimally from it. Keeping your child engaged and hooked throughout the meditation session by using kind words. And much more...  Meditation and guided relaxation are a few tools that encourage the body to move into the parasympathetic nervous system where healing and regeneration can occur. It is in this state that the mind is more open to learning new things, creating new patterns, and processing information. The meditations in this series guide the listener into a relaxed state, encouraging the parasympathetic nervous system to take over so that creativity and positive learning can thrive. Beyond the moment of experiencing the meditations, Guided Meditations for Kids provides tools that can be used repeatedly in day to day life. They become tools for gaining confidence, lessening anxiety and stress, and thinking positively. More importantly, children will learn how to fully relax their bodies and minds so that learning and synthesizing of information are fully possible. If you want to take the first step toward helping your child enjoy the munificent benefits of meditation, get this audiobook today!

©2019 Glenn Olsen-Kerr (P)2019 Glenn Olsen-Kerr

Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain

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Autism Uncensored goes where no other book dares - revealing the private disgrace and self-blame about having a “defective” child; the near disintegration of marriage; the failure of the traditional behavioral interventions; and the mercenary way in which service providers prey on parents’ desperation for a cure. It is a personal manifesto about how a socially integrated life is attainable regardless of whether a child overcomes the major limitations of Autism, sparking a new conversation which goes beyond simply accepting persons with Autism for who they are, but considers pushing them beyond their comfort zones to learn who they are capable of becoming. An unstoppable ride with jolting twists and turns, Autism Uncensored will leave you exhilarated, informed, and still gasping for air.

©2018 Whitney Ellenby (P)2020 Whitney Ellenby

Narrator: Whitney Ellenby
Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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We've Got Issues

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Are parents and physicians too quick to prescribe medication to control our children's behavior? Are we using drugs to excuse inept parents who can't raise their children properly? Judith Warner sparked a national debate on how women and society view motherhood with her previous book Perfect Madness. We've Got Issues will generate the same kind of controversy, as she tackles a subject that's just as contentious and important. Warner cuts through the jargon and hysteria to delve into a topic that for millions of parents involves one of the most important decisions they'll ever make for their child: whether or not to put them on behavior-modifying medication. Insightful, compelling, and deeply moving, We've Got Issues is for parents, doctors, teachers, and anyone who cares about the welfare of today's children.

©2010 Judith Warner. (P)2010 HighBridge Company

Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting

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The complete guide to therapeutic parenting, with an A-Z of applied advice for 60 common issues. Therapeutic parenting is a deeply nurturing parenting style, and is especially effective for children with attachment difficulties, or who experienced childhood trauma.  This book provides everything you need to know in order to be able to effectively therapeutically parent.   Providing a model of intervention, The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting gives parents or caregivers an easy to follow process to use when responding to issues with their children.  The following A-Z covers 60 common problems parents face, from acting aggressively to difficulties with sleep, with advice on what might trigger these issues, and how to respond. Easy to navigate and written in a straightforward style, this book is a 'must have' for all therapeutic parents.

©2018 Sarah Naish (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Sarah Naish
Author: Sarah Naish
Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Healing Children

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A groundbreaking medical memoir by one of our nation's leading pediatric surgeons - the visionary head of Children's National. Anyone who has seen a child recover from a wound or a broken bone knows that kids are made to heal. Their bodies are more resilient, more adaptive, and far more able to withstand acute stress than adults'. In this inspiring memoir, Dr. Kurt Newman draws from his long experience as a pediatric surgeon working at one of our nation's top children's hospitals to make the case that children are more than miniature adults. Through the story of his own career and the stories of the brave kids he has treated over the years - and their equally brave and tenacious parents - he reveals the revolution that is taking place in pediatric medicine. When he decided to become a pediatric surgeon, the field was in its infancy, struggling for esteem. Now, nearly 40 years later, it is at the forefront of exhilarating new discoveries in everything from cancer research to mental health care. But few parents know how to access the best care for their children. Far too many find themselves frustrated and afraid. Dr. Newman wrote this book to help guide parents - not just of sick kids but of all kids - and to share his knowledge of what children need to thrive. A deeply human story with a spectacular cast of young heroes and heroines, Healing Children will convince you that we still have a lot to learn from our kids.

©2017 Kurt Newman (P)2017 Penguin Audio

Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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ADHD in Adults: Am I ADHD? Interactive Questions for ADHD Assessment

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A lot of individuals may be familiar with the term adult ADHD but not really know much more about it. The aim of the author with this book is to not only apprise the listener of what exactly ADHD is by giving a definition and an outline of the symptoms but to provide a self-assessment test that anyone can do in the comfort of their home to determine whether or not the possibility of ADHD exists. Of course a doctor has to make the final decision but this information and test can help you to think a bit more about some of the things that you are experiencing and also make you better equipped with questions and answer for the doctor that you go to in order to validate the diagnosis. Based on what is presented attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not a disorder that cannot be controlled. The challenge is finding the right set and dosage of medications to help you to do so. When it come to dealing with a disorder you have to take the first step. This book will only help you to be more prepared for the process ahead or make you better understand what someone diagnosed with ADHD is going through.

©2014 Jason Newman (P)2014 Jason Newman

Narrator: Sarah Pavelec
Author: Jason Newman
Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Defeat Attention Deficit Disorder

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This book has been updated. Living with a person with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is kind of like living with someone with Alzheimer's disease. It is extremely stressful and demanding. The causes behind ADD/ADHD are many. Among them are: Immunizations: Immunizations are a problem, but there isn't much you can do about them. When they cause the problem, hound the authorities to pay for the child's care, and perhaps sue the pharmaceutical company that made the product used in the immunization. Fluoride Pollution Some steps you need to take are: Avoid all sugars Get rid of all fluoride Remove or avoid as much pollution as possible Strong antioxidants have been proven to reduce or eliminate problems related to ADD/ADHD. You can overcome ADD/ADHD by taking the actions suggested in this book.

©2015 George J. McClelland (P)2015 George J. MClelland

Narrator: Cathy Beard
Length: 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Raising a Child with Dyslexia: What Every Parent Needs to Know

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Keyed to current, cutting edge research, this user-friendly guide provides detailed assistance to parents and educators who want to help dyslexic children achieve their best life.  Topics include signs of dyslexia parents can watch for at various ages, symptoms that warrant diagnosis by a professional, what to expect during the testing process, tips on working with the school to create an optimal learning environment, how to offer a safe, encouraging space where children can learn to manage the emotional fallout of the dyslexic struggle, and how to help children with dyslexia develop vital personal qualities and coping strategies that will enable them to approach life with courage, determination, perseverance, and joy.

©2019 Donald M. Winn (P)2020 Donald M Winn

Author: Don M. Winn
Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Dyslexia: Complete Guide for Children & Adults.

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Understand Dyslexia with the help of this comprehensive guide. Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with Dyslexia? Do you want to know more about this common condition and how it impacts the lives of those who have it? Looking for a complete guide which explores the world of Dyslexia? Then this audiobook is for you. In this guide, you’ll uncover a detailed look at how dyslexia works. Covering everything from how a dyslexic brain functions to how dyslexia impacts children, teens, and adults, you’ll also find a specially-designed dyslexia tool kit to help sufferers overcome this condition. Packed with insightful advice, the science behind dyslexia, and a wealth of strategies to help children, adults, parents, and teachers deal with this condition, this audiobook arms you with the knowledge you need to understand this widespread phenomenon. Here’s what you’ll uncover in this comprehensive guide: Understanding Dyslexia - A detailed look at this condition What brain scans and studies can tell us about Dyslexia Defining Dyslexia - What is it really? Common signs and symptoms in teens and adults The Dyslexia tool kit - How to manage your condition (or help others) Tool kits for parents, tutors, students, and more And highly effective strategies for working around Dyslexia With reference to the symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment solutions for all ages, you’ll find everything you need to know about the world of Dyslexia. This complete guide is perfect for anybody who wants to learn more about this condition. Buy now to explore the world of Dyslexia today!

©2020 Brenda Casey (P)2020 Brenda Casey

Narrator: Eryca Mary
Author: Brenda Casey
Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Beyond Consequences, Logic and Control

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This first volume of Beyond Consequences lays out the basics of this revolutionary and simple parenting paradigm. Easy to listen to and filled with practical examples, this book will equip you to start parenting from a place of unconditional love and begin the road to healing for your family. Whether you are parenting your biological, adopted or foster children, the Beyond Consequences relationship model shows how to connect with your children and bring your family peace and healing.

©2010 Beyond Consequences Institute, LLC (P)2013 Beyond Consequences Institute, LLC

Narrator: Reid Sollberger
Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Guided Meditations for Kids: Everyday Meditation Exercises for Children to Relieve Anxiety, Increase Self-Confidence, Feel Safe, and Boost Positive Thinking and Practicing Mindfulness

Summary

Everyday meditations your children will love. If you are looking for a way to help your child decrease their anxiety while learning a skill that will improve their health and mental acuity in both the short and long-term then Guided Meditations for Kids is the audiobook you have been waiting for. Guided Meditations for Kids is a guided meditation audiobook intended to be used by parents and caregivers for their children, to increase self-confidence and guard against the stress of their daily lives. There are nine guided meditations that walk children through a variety of meditation and mindfulness techniques, including visualization, body awareness, breathing techniques, and tools for relaxation. These techniques and tools can be used by both parent/caregiver and child for the rest of their lives, as research has demonstrated that daily meditation rituals protect against stress and other negative health outcomes such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia. Here are some of the takeaways from this highly invaluable guided meditation resource for children: How to increase the power of their imagination and creativity through powerful fantasy-like guided imagery. A step-by-step imagery script that can help you take your child in unknown yet much-desired lands. Help children learn relaxation while building self-esteem and reducing stress Settings that vary from outer space to floating dandelions to smiling rainbow hearts (everywhere that children love to be). How to start and end guided meditation sessions to help the child benefit optimally from it. Keeping your child engaged and hooked throughout the meditation session by using kind words. Encourage children to be who they are, and create kindness all around. And much more...  Daily connection and quality time between parent/caregiver and child, such as comes with the use of a guided meditation audiobook like Guided Meditations for Kids, is shown to promote feelings of security and support in children, and this is very important to children’s sense of self-esteem and self-confidence. Let this meditation script become a part of you and your child’s daily connection as you both learn techniques and tools that you can use for the rest of your lives to safeguard against stress and other negative health outcomes.   If you want to take the first step toward helping your child enjoy the munificent benefits of meditation, get this audiobook today!

©2019 Glenn Olsen-Kerr (P)2019 Glenn Olsen-Kerr

Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Parenting the Addicted Teen

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An innovative approach that teaches parents how to reconnect with the entire family and reclaim their parenting power. The program is designed to help parents let go of the addicted family system and begin parenting with renewed strength and positive power. Krovitz-Neren's 5-Step Foundational Parenting Model is new to the addiction field and, unlike previous books, teaches parents a systematic approach to support their children in their successful long-term recovery. Unique in that it incorporates the perspectives, needs, and desires of teenagers and young adults, providing fresh insight and helping parents understand what their child is experiencing in active addiction.

©2017 Barbara Krovitz-Neren (P)2017 Central Recovery Press

Narrator: Carol Jacobanis
Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Buzz

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A hilarious and heartrending account of one mother's journey to understand and reconnect with her high-spirited preteen son - a true story sure to beguile parents grappling with a child's bewildering behavior. Popular literature is filled with the stories of self-sacrificing mothers bravely tending to their challenging children. Katherine Ellison offers a different kind of tale. Shortly after Ellison, an award-winning investigative reporter, and her twelve-year-old son, Buzz, were both diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, she found herself making such a hash of parenting that the two of them faced three alternatives: He'd go to boarding school; she'd go AWOL; or they'd make it their full-time job to work out their problems together. They decided to search for a solution while Ellison investigated what genuine relief, if any, might be found in the confusing array of goods sold by the modern mental health industry. The number of diagnoses for childhood attention and behavior issues is exploding, leaving parents and educators on a confusing chase to find the best kind of help for each child. Buzz, a pause-resistor of a memoir, brings much relief. It is immensely engaging, laugh-out-loud funny, and honest-and packed with helpful insights.

©2010 Katherine Ellison (P)2014 Hachette Audio

Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Autistic Help and Life Skills: Ultimate Beginners Guide on Understanding Autistic Children for Parents

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Feeling lost with an autistic loved one? This audiobook will enable you to have a better understanding of the behavior and inner feelings of a child with special needs, which will provide you with the information to manage and cope with the situation effectively with minimal stress for the family.  This audiobook will teach you:  The early signs of autism to enable you to quickly get help Knowing the causes of autism may help in the prevention before pregnancy Overcoming the autism fear to be able to handle unnecessary surprises and pain Autism healing and education to enable the development of life skills The use of artificial intelligence developed by a team of biomedical engineering professors in US to impart social skills to help autism in children And much, much more!  With this audiobook, parents and families will be able to ease into the autism circumstances and move on with life optimistically.

©2018 Elizabeth Caroline (P)2018 Elizabeth Caroline

Narrator: Jen Reichert
Length: 54 mins
Available on Audible
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The Vaccine Book

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The Vaccine Book offers parents a fair, impartial, fact-based resource from the most trusted name in pediatrics. Dr. Bob devotes each chapter in the book to a disease/vaccine pair and offers a comprehensive discussion of what the disease is, how common or rare it is, how serious or harmless it is, the ingredients of the vaccine, and any possible side effects from the vaccine.  This completely revised edition offers:  Updated information on each vaccine and disease More detail on vaccines' side effects Expanded discussions of combination vaccines A new section on adult vaccines Additional options for alternative vaccine schedules A guide to Canadian vaccinations  The Vaccine Book provides exactly the information parents want and need as they make their way through the vaccination maze. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©2011 Robert W. Sears (P)2021 Little, Brown Spark

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Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
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Overcoming Dyslexia for Kids

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Are you a worried parent who has a child with dyslexia? Have you ever noticed your child do poorly in school in terms of academics like reading, math, spelling, and handwriting? Do you ever wonder why they are lacking on those things and how you can help them improve their performance? Dyslexia has already been known for a long time now that there are already countless of studies and research done about it. Many institutions and private individuals have taken their time to fully understand the condition, so they could come up with a solution to overcome these difficulties and excel in life. In fact, many contributors are mothers or parents of a dyslexic kid or is a dyslexic personally. Dyslexia is a language disability. It's also regarded as a learning disability. It impacts a person's ability to read, write, and spell in accepted ways. Dyslexia has a tendency to affect the capacity to communicate in even more subtle ways, also. In this audiobook Overcoming Dyslexia for Kids: The Master Guide to Knowing the Secrets Behind a Dyslexic Brain, Techniques to Understand and Overcome Dyslexia, Fun Activities for the Dyslexic Child to Enjoy, you will learn: All about dyslexia How different is a dyslexic brain from a normal brain How to determine if you or your child is dyslexic What are the various problems related to dyslexia What are different treatments to use with dyslexia This audiobook is for those who are suffering from dyslexia or for parents who have kids with dyslexia and want them to enjoy their childhood as normal as possible. Buy the audiobook now and overcome the challenges brought about by dyslexia!

©2020 Clarence E. Copper (P)2020 Clarence E. Copper

Narrator: Fusion Voice
Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
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Father's Day

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A remarkable memoir from the best-selling author of Friday Night Lights and Three Nights in August.

Buzz Bissinger’s twins were born three minutes—and a world—apart. Gerry, the older one, is a graduate student at Penn, preparing to become a teacher. His brother Zach has spent his life attending special schools. He’ll never drive a car, or kiss a girl, or live by himself. He is a savant, challenged by serious intellectual deficits but also blessed with rare talents: an astonishing memory, a dazzling knack for navigation, and a reflexive honesty that can make him both socially awkward and surprisingly wise.

Buzz realized that while he had always been an attentive father, he didn’t really understand what it was like to be Zach. So one summer night Buzz and Zach hit the road to revisit all the places they have lived together during Zach’s twenty-four years. Zach revels in his memories, and Buzz hopes this journey into their shared past will bring them closer and reveal to him the mysterious workings of his son’s mind and heart. The trip also becomes Buzz's personal journey, yielding revelations about his own parents, the price of ambition, and its effect on his twins.

As father and son journey from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, they see the best and worst of America and each other. Ultimately, Buzz gains a new and uplifting wisdom, realizing that Zach’s worldview has a sturdy logic of its own: a logic that deserves the greatest respect. And with the help of Zach’s twin, Gerry, Buzz learns an even more vital lesson about Zach: character transcends intellect. We come to see Zach as he truly is: patient, fearless, perceptive, kind—a man of excellent character.

©2012 Buzz Bissinger (P)2012 Simon & Schuster

Narrator: Buzz Bissinger
Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
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Small

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Critically acclaimed, praised by therapists, parents, and patients. This short, powerful depiction of life with an emotionally traumatized daughter should be required listening for anyone involved in adoption, parenting difficult children, or healing wounded hearts. The true story of Ani’s struggle with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) will inspire listeners long after the book is done. From her days in an orphanage through adoption and attempted homicide, to her struggles in therapy and first steps toward healing, Ani's journey will forever change the way you see childhood trauma and what it means to parent with love. Told in simple prose, listeners will find understanding and hope in Small.

©2018 Rebecca Leach (P)2019 Rebecca Leach

Narrator: Eva Napier
Author: Eva Napier
Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
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Dream Catcher

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In the years leading up to the 1950s, there were no resources for the challenged. They were placed in asylums or back rooms and left to die. They were never talked about or acknowledged. They were the silent children. The ones no one wanted. The ones who were never given a chance to live. Yvonne Mason has given us a story of success in a time of failure for the challenged. She has given a voice to a child born in 1952 who became challenged. This young man was not put away. He was not shunned and he was not ignored. Ms. Mason tells the story of Stan, her brother, who was never supposed to succeed. He was supposed to fail.

©2009 Yvonne Mason (P)2012 Brook Forest Voices

Narrator: Diana Andrade
Author: Yvonne Mason
Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
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The Ultimate Sleep Training for Babies Guide

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The best approach to getting yourself a restful night of sleep is to ensure that your baby is also resting peacefully and safely. To do this, you will not only have to ensure that your baby falls asleep safely, but also stays asleep and is safe in his or her environment. I will show you how to make it happen for your little one and yourself. There are literally millions of parents worldwide right now who are beyond tired and at a complete loss on how to get their baby sleeping through the night. You may even be at the stage where your attempts at sleep training your baby haven't worked and subsequently find yourself grabbing opportunities to sleep as and when you can. Perhaps there's even a feeling of desperation starting to set in! I know because this is exactly what happened to me! You're about to discover simple proven techniques that will have your baby sleeping through the night. It doesn't matter if you're a mom-to-be wanting to avoid the sleepless nights altogether, or an exhausted mother struggling to cope and seemingly lost without a plan. If you purchase this book you will learn how to overcome those bedtime battles and sleepless nights for good.

©2016 Paramount Publishing Company (P)2016 Paramount Publishing Company

Narrator: Rachel Perry
Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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The Way I See It

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As many as 1.5 million children and adults in the U.S. have autism. The lifetime cost of caring for a child with autism ranges from $3.5 to $5 million. Our children - our future - are at stake. The world needs to listen to what Temple Grandin has to say. In this innovative audiobook, Dr. Temple Grandin gets down to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple offers helpful do's and don'ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her "insider" perspective and a great deal of research. These are just some of the specific topics Temple delves into: How and Why People with Autism Think Differently Economical Early Intervention Programs that Work How Sensory Sensitivities Affect Learning Behaviors Caused by a Disability vs. Just Bad Behaviors Teaching People with Autism to Live in an Unpredictable World Alternative Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine Employment Ideas for Adults with Autism This revised and expanded edition contains revisions based on the most current autism research, as well as 14 additional articles including "The Role of Genetics and Environmental Factors in Causing Autism", "Understanding the Mind of a Nonverbal Person with Autism", "Finding Mentors and Appropriate Colleges", and many more!

©2013 Temple Grandin (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Married to Distraction

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Modern marriage is busy, distracted, and overloaded to extremes, with ever-increasing lists of things to do, superficial electronic connections, and interrupted moments. Now Edward M. Hallowell, the best-selling co-author of Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction, teams up with his wife, Sue George Hallowell, a couples' therapist, to explain the subtle but dangerous toll today's overstretched, undernurtured lifestyle takes on our most intimate relationship. The good news is that there are straightforward and effective ways to maneuver your marriage out of the destructive roadblocks created by the avalanche of busy living: Observe the natural sequence of sustaining love: attention, time, connection, and play. Develop and nurture empathy - the essential building block to healthy communication. Carve out small moments of uninterrupted attention for each other. Identify the pressures that our crazybusy lifestyles put on love and marriage, and fight back with tenderness and appreciation. All of us who have been part of a couple for more than a few years will recognize ourselves in this reassuring book. Married to Distraction will set couples on a course of understanding, healing, and love.

©2010 Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. (P)2010 Random House

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Peach

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Peach - written in lyrical, soulful prose and poetry by Jenevieve "Peach" Woods - is a heartfelt account of her life as the invisible girl, shunned because she is afflicted with a life-altering disease. Her book is part of her mission to "celebrate our differences, and to treat each other with kindness and dignity". Ms. Woods' book demonstrates wisdom, compassion, and insight into the human condition that is far beyond her 18 years. She praises her mom for being her hero, her stepfather for being her rock, and her brothers for being her soul mates. She accepts the life granted her with grace and even gratitude: "Here is the great part: I am glad I have this disease, mostly because I have come to understand and have discovered the meaning in my life. It is to help others. I have a unique set of glasses that I wear that gives me the power to see everybody's soul and their truest self."

©2016 The Expressive Press (P)2017 The Expressive Press

Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Faith for the Puzzled Parent

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Welcome to the third volume of the Puzzled Parent series! This is by far the hardest book I've ever written. It covers all the topics that are really difficult to talk about.  In this audiobook, I offer guidance on how to prepare a care plan for a dependent child, in the event of a primary caregivers passing, bullying, isolation, the seizure monster that often comes with having autism, and so much more. The first half of this book is heavy, I won't lie. It's raw and real, with nothing held back. The second half is lighter and more uplifting. This book is unique from my first two volumes because it revolves around the one thing that made me the strong fighter and advocate I am today: ice hockey. I have done my best to relate the sport to parenting/care-giving, which was really fun and definitely helped break down the heaviness of the whole.  I hope this audiobook helps everyone who listens to it - may you be a parent, non-parent caregiver, therapist, aide, teacher, family, friend, or simply a person who wants to understand more - to help others in the community. God bless.

©2019 Randi-Lyn Miller-Gol (P)2020 Randi-Lyn Miller-Gol

Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Inclusive Yard Games

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Fun, inclusive, schoolyard games as a resource for teachers and parents. In this short book, we’ve set out the rules of around 30 popular schoolyard games and suggested adaptions to make them inclusive for visually impaired children. They have been tried and tested by Maya and her friends. Our hope is that teachers, parents and kids will find this helpful and our suggestions, based on Maya’s experience, will lead to a lot of fun and laughter in other schoolyards. As a novelist, Conor is a White Ravens and IBBY Honours List winner. He was shortlisted for the American Library Association's Best Books for Young Adults awards and has won the Reading Association of Ireland's Special Merit award. Maya Kostick is a school student in Dublin, Ireland. List of games: Coconut Crack Sprouts (or Mushrooms) Jack Frost and the Sunshine Pizza Crocodile, Crocodile What's the Time, Mr. Wolf? Hopscotch Frog in the Pond Blind Man's Bluff Marco Polo Bulldogs Red Rover Skipping Games - Long Rope Skipping Games - Short Rope Tip the Can (Icky 1,2,3) Snake Game The Stone Game Stuck in the Mud Rounders Leapfrog Soccer Keepy-Uppy Corners Wriggle Flush the Toilet Snatch the Bacon Duck, Duck, Goose Cops and Robbers Seven Up/Heads Down, Thumbs Up The Floor Is Lava Beanbag Toss

©2020 Conor Kostick (P)2020 Conor Kostick

Narrator: Conor Kostick
Length: 49 mins
Available on Audible
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The Baby Sleep Guide

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A book important to resolve the sleep issues in babies.

©2020 Oliver Jones (P)2020 Oliver Jones

Narrator: Hezreel Obadiah
Author: Oliver Jones
Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Baby Sleep Training Guide

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Good! If you're reading this now, it's not a coincidence. You’re interested in learning ways to help your baby sleep well and wake up happy! I know it’s stressful and know the feeling from my own experience. Do you think you have to go through it now? No, you do not have to. There is a solution for you, and it consists of two simple steps. The first, is learning to understand your baby better. The second, is acting. Both have helped me in sleep training. By the way, you recognize good sleep training because it feels right for you, is quick and easy to implement and is individually tailored to the needs and age of your baby. Forget about everything that has been told about baby sleep. Unfortunately, most of the information is outdated, and in most cases, reduces the chances of your baby sleeping peacefully and deeply. The worst thing you can do is to start a baby sleep training without implementing a proven and thoughtful plan as many parents still do. Unfortunately, I speak here from my own painful experience. In this guide, I share a revolutionary method that can make even the most stubborn child sleep soundly every night. This book is for you if you are looking for a solution to these problems: You want a sleep-through solution that works fast and lastingly without harming your baby Your baby is already stressed out by the lack of sleep You are severely stressed out by the lack of sleep and find yourself more often at the thought that your baby is just going to annoy you You are physically and nervously at the end, or you do not want to let it get that far You want to know when you can start a sleep training program for your newborn baby You are no longer prepared to accept through-nights as an inevitable fate And many more.... Then look no further! This guide will help you with advice and your child's emotional stability. So what are you waiting for? Buy this book now! You won’t regret you did!

©2019 Mari C.Alvarez (P)2019 Mari C.Alvarez

Narrator: Ava Coltrane
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Child Autism and Music Therapy

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Autism is a subject that has always fascinated and intrigued me; a closed and impenetrable universe that, after years of research, traditional and modern approaches are allowing us to understand and treat therapeutically. I tried to understand what is hidden in the mysterious and particular world of the autistic child. I wanted, therefore, to deepen understanding of this particular condition. It is extremely difficult to establish contact with these children, but the therapeutic use of music can be a more direct form of communication when the possibility of using traditional linguistic codes is lost. Music therapy, as a technique for opening communication channels, thus becomes the ideal therapy to approach autistic children. Would you like to know more about autism? Would you like to know more about music therapy? In the last 20 years on the national scene, as already for some time abroad, art therapies are emerging with increasing importance, or at least diffusion, and in particular, music therapy which has now become a known and accredited practice. If we talk about music therapy today, we usually refer to an area of rehabilitation or treatment, which presupposes that we are in the sphere of discomfort. If you are interested and would like to know more, just click and buy this book!

©2020 Rebecca Rutherford (P)2020 Rebecca Rutherford

Narrator: Jasmine Rose
Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Simple Jess

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The last thing widow Althea Winsloe wanted to do was remarry. Unfortunately, her meddlesome mountain neighbors had other plans. So, one autumn night they banded together and gave Althea a shocking ultimatum: she was to find herself a husband by Christmas...or the town would do it for her! Althea knew she had her choice of any single man in Marrying Stone, Arkansas. Yet the only one she felt truly comfortable with was Simple Jess. Sweet, gentle Jess wasn't as smart as your average man. But his tender manner stirred Althea's heart in ways she had never dreamed possible. Proclaimed "a refreshing new voice in romance" by Jude Deveraux, award-winning author Pamela Morsi has charmed millions with her touching stories of simple pleasures and heartfelt romances. Her novels, including Garters, Wild Oats, and Something Shady, have won her rave reviews and loyal fans. Now she presents an endearing story about what can happen when love turns up in the most unlikely place....

©2011 Pamela Morsi (P)2015 Pamela Morsi

Narrator: Kevin Clay
Author: Pamela Morsi
Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Mindfulness for Beginners: The Indomitable Mind

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Carry a gentle heart with a mind of steel. Adapted from The Practiced Mind, the best of them are now compiled into a full collection of 111 inspirational quotes at your doorstep.  Mindfulness has been a modern practice widely recognized for its healing and restorative effects and powers. When you combine meditative processes and mindfulness, it can help you regulate and balance your mental state of being, achieve focus and clarity, release all forms of tension and stress, cultivate patience, and instill inner peace within yourself. Looking at it from a different perspective, it will show you how to watch your thoughts without judgment to attain satisfaction from life's simple pleasures and gain fresh new insights into the heart and mind of every person seeking new light and eyes to achieve a mind of clarity and stillness.    The power of mindfulness allows you to naturally be able to become proactive in any situations and not get caught up in your own chaotic thoughts and resistant feelings while strengthening your communication skills with people you love. You learn what it really means to be present. It also helps you to reshuffle your priorities with a healthy and strong, practiced mind.

©2018 Themeworks Production (P)2018 Themeworks Production

Length: 38 mins
Available on Audible
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The Peanut Allergy Epidemic

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Why is the peanut allergy an epidemic that only seems to be found in Western cultures? Over four million people in the United States alone are affected by peanut allergies, while there are no reported cases in India, a country where peanuts are the primary ingredient in many baby food products. Where did this allergy come from? And does medicine play any kind of role in the phenomenon? After her own child had an anaphylactic reaction to peanut butter, historian Heather Fraser decided to discover the answers to these questions. In The Peanut Allergy Epidemic, Fraser delves into the history of this allergy, trying to understand why it largely develops in children and studying its relationship with social, medical, political, and economic factors. In an international overview of the subject, she compares the epidemic in the United States to 16 other geographical locations, finding that in addition to the United States, in countries such as Canada, the UK, Australia, and Sweden there is a one in 50 chance that a child, especially a male, will develop a peanut allergy. Fraser also highlights alternative medicines and explores issues of vaccine safety and other food allergies, making her book a must-listen for every parent, teacher, and health professional.

©2011 Heather Andrea Fraser (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Anne Brendle
Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Albert Goes to Camp: Helping Children Understand Autism (Volume 7)

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Albert Goes to Camp; Helping Children Learn About Autism is one in a series of books designed to help children understand autism. This book follows Albert, a young boy on the autism spectrum through his experience at camp. Albert's experiences will help prepare a young listener for his own upcoming trip to camp. This audiobook will charm children and adults alike. Albert presents a positive attitude and is a must read for families and schools.

©2015 Linda Barboa (P)2020 linda barboa

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Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control, Vol. 2

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We are living in one of the most stressful times in human history. This abundance of stress is impacting families and in many cases, manifesting itself in children with difficult and severe behaviors. Homes often turn into intense fighting grounds of power struggles and control battles parents find themselves in us against them scenarios with their children. Tension continually builds and before long, parents are feeling completely overwhelmed, powerless, and resentful of their children. As parents implement traditional parenting techniques, parenting in a way that most parenting books recommend, they find their situations becoming worse, not better as promised these resources. In her new book, Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love Based Approach to Helping Children with Severe Behaviors, Volume 2, Heather offers practical and effective solutions based in scientific research, coupled with professional and personal experience. She is a master at bridging the gap between academic research and real life when the rubber hits the road parenting.

©2008-2013 Beyond Consequences Institute (P)2013 Beyond Consequences Institute

Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
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A Complete Guide to Autism

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Who does not crave having a loving, emotional relationship with their autism spectrum disorder (ASD) child? What is the most important problem that every parent deals with, while parenting their child? It's communication!  Nothing is more satisfying than communicating, even more importantly when parenting a child with special needs. A Complete Guide to Autism: How to Connect with Your Autistic Child will show you the way. This audiobook will also help you discover: Expectations from you as their parent Ways for developing fun routines Practical solutions for the everyday problems Steps to create the perfect environment where you and your child can thrive This is a compassionate, insightful, and practical book. Based on research in the neurosciences, you will discover a new conceptual framework to understand your child's difficulties. If your child has been diagnosed with ASD, this book is a must-listen. Click on the “buy now” button and get the audiobook today.

©2020 Daniel Faber (P)2020 Daniel Faber

Narrator: Jim D. Johnston
Author: Daniel Faber
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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Zappel Ist gestorbt

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Dieses Buch beschreibt die sensitiven Kinder und Erwachsenen aus einer völlig neuen Sichtweise. "Zappel ist gestorbt" bringt Erklärungen über das Denken und Handeln von sensitiven Kindern und Erwachsenen die den Stempel Zappelphilipp, ADS, hyperaktiv, Legastheniker, Indigo, Hochbegabt, etc. bekommen haben. Keinem Kind und deren Eltern bleibt ein Auge trocken beim Lesen dieses Buches. "Unser Denken und Handeln kann man nicht erklären; trotzdem wollte ich mich mit diesem Buch von Herzen dieser herausfordernden Aufgabe stellen, um ein besseres gegenseitiges Verständnis zu ermöglichen."

©2019 Goldfeder (P)2019 Goldfeder

Narrator: Marco Caduff
Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
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Schlaf gut, Baby!

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Dass es der Schlaf des Babys in sich hat, merken frischgebackene Eltern schnell. Und schon geht es los: Braucht mein Kind ein Schlafprogramm, mehr Regelmäßigkeit, braucht es mehr dies, mehr das? Muss es ins eigene Bettchen oder darf es bei den Eltern unterschlüpfen? Dieser Ratgeber öffnet eine ganz neue Perspektive auf den Schlaf von Kindern. Das erfahrene Autorenteam räumt Mythen und Ängste rund um den Kinderschlaf von 0 bis 6 Jahren aus dem Weg und plädiert für eine entwicklungsgerechte, individuelle Wahrnehmung des Kindes - fernab von starren Regeln. Einfühlsam und auf Basis wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse und praktischer Hilfestellungen ermutigen die Autoren dazu, einen eigenen Weg zu suchen, um dem Baby das Schlafen sanft zu erleichtern.

©2016 Gräfe und Unzer (P)2020 BUCHFUNK

Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
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Guided Meditations for Kids

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Are you worried about your child’s ability to cope with the stress and pressures of today’s fast-paced and frenzied world? As a parent, guardian, and caregiver, you obviously want your child to grow up into a confident, creative, focused, and stress-free soul. You want them to be well-behaved, well-adjusted, and confident children who can manage their emotions and deal with stress. Just like a seed needs water, fertilizers, warm sunlight, and care to grow, your child needs plenty of care and nurturing to transform into a healthy, happy, successful, and well-adjusted individual. There really is no shortcut for this. We want kids to be healthy and happy, not just now but for the rest of their lives. Teaching them about meditation early would help them do just that! This meditation audiobook on guided visualization aims to reduce their stress and anxiety to transform your little ones into confident, focused, positive, and happy beings. It strives to enhance their power of creativity and imagination. Here are some of the takeaways from this highly invaluable guided meditation resource for children: How to increase the power of their imagination and creativity through powerful fantasy-like guided imagery. A step-by-step imagery script that can help you take your child in unknown yet much-desired lands. Guided imagery for reducing stress and anxiety and making your child feel more relaxed, calm, and balanced. Settings that vary from enchanting gardens to magical castles to beaches (everywhere that children love to be). Kid-friendly lessons on how to pause, reflect, let go, and calm down for the night. Keeping your child engaged and hooked throughout the meditation session by using adding kind words and generous imagery. How to shape your child’s imaginations to create positive thoughts and mental images. And much more... Every child is gifted with the power of imagination and visualization, and our ready-to-use scripts will equip you with the best tools needed to make them feel more relaxed, confident, and destressed. It will also help improve their power of concentration and focus, which is beneficial for learning and skill development. Even if you simply recite this as a story, your child’s power of imagination and creativity will swell. The bonus - they will experience a greater sense of positivity, confidence, and well-being. Over some time, they will come to enjoy these meditation sessions and, eventually, get hooked to them. There really is no limit to where your child can go with guided imagery. If you want to take the first step toward helping your child enjoy the munificent benefits of meditation, click on the buy now button to download today!

©2019 Glenn Olsen-Kerr (P)2019 Glenn Olsen-Kerr

Narrator: Ivy Starlight
Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
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