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10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know

by Justin Coulson

<p><strong>From the popular author of <em>21 Days to a Happier Family</em> and <em>9 Ways to a Resilient Child</em>, this book is a moving, inspiring and loving call to action for all parents.</strong></p> <p>Parenting expert Dr Justin Coulson ...

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20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed

Discover the Secrets to Understanding the Unique Needs of Your Adopted Child-and Becoming the Best Parent You Can Be

by Sherrie Eldridge

<p>Do I have what it takes to be a successful adoptive parent?<br /> Does my child consider me a successful parent?<br /> Will I ever hear my rebellious teen say, “I love you”?<br /> What tools do I need to succeed?</p> <p>In her ...

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70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning & Behavior

by Lynne Kenney & Rebecca Comizio

<p>Packed with worksheets, handouts, and guided scripts with step-by-step directions, this definitive resource will put you to the top of your play game. With over 70 activities designed to improve thinking, self-regulation, learning and ...

ISBN: 9781683730200

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70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning & Behavior

by Kenney, Lynne

Packed with worksheets, handouts, and guided scripts with step-by-step directions, this definitive resource will put you to the top of your play game. With over 70 activities designed to improve thinking, self-regulation, learning and behavior, ...

ISBN: 9781683730217

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A Child's Mind

How Children Learn During the Critical Years from Birth to Age Five Years

by Muriel Beadle

<p>Originally published in 1970, parents and teachers were beginning to realise how very much earlier in life human intelligence develops than was previously thought. A child’s experience in its pre-school years largely determines its future ...

ISBN: 9781351863728

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A History of Childhood

Children and Childhood in the West from Medieval to Modern Times

by Colin Heywood

In this lively and accessible book, Colin Heywood explores the changing experiences and perceptions of childhood from the early Middle Ages to the beginning of the twentieth century. Heywood examines the different ways in which people have ...

ISBN: 9780745656816

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A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool

Applying the Scientific Evidence

by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E. Berk & others

<p>We are robbing young children of play time at home and school in an effort to give them a head start on academic skills like reading and mathematics. Yet the scientific evidence suggests that eliminating play from the lives of children is ...

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A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder, Second Edition

by Pearce, Colby

Concise and easy-to-understand, this book provides an introduction to what attachment means and how to recognise attachment disorder in children. Colby Pearce explains how complex problems in childhood may stem from the parent-child ...

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Aberrant Development in Infancy

Human and Animal Studies

by Norman R. Ellis

<p>Originally published in 1975, this volume deals with animals and human infants. The chapters reflect a mixture of issues and problems ranging from the significance of sucking responses in the newborn, the development of memory, effects of ...

ISBN: 9781351169028

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Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology

Pearson New International Edition CourseSmart eTextbook

by Rita Wicks-Nelson & Allen C. Israel

<p><em>Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology with DSM-5 Updates, 8/e presents students with a comprehensive, research-based introduction to understanding child and adolescent psychopathology. The authors provide a logically formatted and easy

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Acquiring Culture (Psychology Revivals)

Cross Cultural Studies in Child Development

by Gustav Jahoda & Ioan Lewis

<p>Until the 70s and 80s anthropologists studying different cultures had mainly confined themselves to the behaviour and idea systems of adults. Psychologists, on the other hand, working mainly in Europe and America, had studied child ...

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Action Meets Word

How Children Learn Verbs

by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek & Roberta Michnick Golinkoff

<p>Although there has been a surge in our understanding of children's vocabulary growth, theories of word learning lack a primary focus on verbs and adjectives. Researchers throughout the world recognize how our understanding of language ...

ISBN: 9780190290955

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Adolescent Stress

Causes and Consequences

by Mary Colten

<p><em>Adolescent Stress</em> concentrates on a range of major problems—those of a normal developmental nature as well as those of poor adaptation—identified in adolescents.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781351533850

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Adoptees' Ethnic Identity Within Family and Social Contexts

New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 150

by Ellen E. Pinderhughes & Rosa Rosnati

<p>This special issue addresses the construction of ethnic identity among international transracial adoptees, which typically involve the placement of Black, Asian, Hispanic, or Multiracial children with White parents. International transracial ...

ISBN: 9781119216612

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Aging, Representation, and Thought

Gestalt and Feature-Intensive Processing

by Matthew Sharps

<p>The brain contains many distinct functional and anatomical regions. Despite these differences, brain tissues are sufficiently uniform in the fact that they can engage in various types of processing. How can functionally different kinds of ...

ISBN: 9781351533164

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Aiden's Brain

The Underfunded Autism Epedemic

by Albert P. Scheiner

Aiden's Brain is the success story of a child with high functioning autism from the time of diagnosis until college entry. It is told in the voice of his mother, his developmental pediatrician, and Aiden himself. While providing an enjoyable ...

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 33, 2013

Healthy Longevity

by Jean-Marie Robine, PhD, Carol Jagger, PhD & Eileen Crimmins, PhD

<p>Developed countries and certain regions of economically emerging nations have displaying a rapidly growing population of the oldest-oldónonagenarians, centenarians, and supercentenarians. As this trend continues, we must redirect some of our ...

ISBN: 9780826109958

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Applying the Results of Neuropsychological and Psychological Assessments

A Manual for Teachers and Specialists

by Dawn E. Burau & Daniel K. Reinstein

<p>Neuropsychological and psychological evaluations in school settings are often rich in detail about a child’s cognitive, academic and emotional functions, and come with specific recommendations to support the child’s performance in school. ...

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Aspects of Playwork

Play and Culture Studies

by Sarah Wilson, Dr. Wendy Russell, Mike Wragg & others

<p>The postwar years in the UK saw the development of numerous artificial playgrounds intended to compensate children for increasing urbanization and a lack of wild places to play. Many of these sites employed playleaders, whose job was to use ...

ISBN: 9780761870616

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Attachment in Middle Childhood: Theoretical Advances and New Directions in an Emerging Field

New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 148

by Guy Bosmans & Kathryn A. Kerns

<p>One of the critical factors in early development is the formation of a secure attachment, and it continues to be important for older children's responses to psychological stressors like hurt pride, fear, and sadness. This volume provides a ...

ISBN: 9781119120353

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