Parenting your Complex Child
Become A Powerful Advocate for the Autistic, Down Syndrome, PDD, Bipolar, or Other Special-needs ChildBook - 2006
Besides the usual parenting challenges, parents of disabled children face added obstacles that can tax the resolve and resources of even the strongest families. The author has developed a powerful system for obtaining dramatically better care for children with one or more serious disabilities. Parenting Your Complex Child reflects the experience and knowledge she has gained through decades of navigating a sea ofcomplex medical, educational, occupational, and social issues while working with disabled clients and with her own son. Morgan's unique tracking and documentation tools let parents adapt to their child's challenges, create routines that support the child's needs, communicate those needs to busy professionals - and be taken seriously by them. The book also helps parents lay the groundwork for care to continue after they themselves can no longer provide it. Compassionate, practical, and proven, Parenting Your Complex Child helps parents ensure that life-changing decisions are based on the best interests of the child - and on the best information available." "
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, c2006
Branch Call Number: 649.151 M849p 2006
Characteristics: xix, 220 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
From Library Staff
From diagnosis, to behavior, to education, the book outlines practical steps and strategies unique to parents raising a child with special needs.
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