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A Parent's Guide to Developmental Delays

Recognizing and Coping With Missed Milestones in Speech, Movement, Learning, and Other Areas
LeComer, Laurie (Book - 2006)
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Developmental delays affect millions of children each year, and often go undetected until an alert and caring parent recognizes there's a problem. In A Parent's Guide to Developmental Delays , special education expert and consultant Laurie LeComer, M.Ed., provides essential information for any parent with a child who might have cognitive, physical, or emotional delays. Easy to understand, reassuring, and up-to-date, the book covers everything concerned parents need to know. Using real-life examples and case studies along with checklists, exercises, and other hands-on advice, the book covers a range of delays and disorders that include autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, Sensory Processing Disorder, aggressive behavior, and motor-control problems. Topics include: Spotting the "red flags" of delayed development, for every age group Identifying your child's specific challenges Acting swiftly in order to gain the advantages of early intervention Getting a diagnosis and treatment plan that fits your child's needs Working with teachers, health professionals, and specialists for maximum results Tracking your child's progress Understanding your rights and making the most of every available resource Trusting your instincts in order to help your child learn, develop, and thrive
Authors: LeComer, Laurie
Title: A parent's guide to developmental delays
recognizing and coping with missed milestones in speech, movement, learning, and other areas
Publisher: New York : Perigee, c2006
Characteristics: xv, 280 p. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Laurie LeComer
ISBN: 0399532315
Branch Call Number: 649.152 L465p 2006
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Child development deviations Treatment Child development deviations Developmentally disabled children
Topical Term: Child development deviations
Child development deviations
Developmentally disabled children
LCCN: 2005050902
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Provides user-friendly information and resources to parents concerned about their child’s development.

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