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Conquering the SAT

by Ned Johnson & Emily Warner Eskelsen

This insightful and practical guide for parents shows how we often undermine rather than encourage our teens' success on one of the most stressful standardized tests--the SAT--and what strategies will remedy...


401 Ways to Get Your Kids to Work at Home

by Bonnie Runyan McCullough & Susan Walker Monson

401 Ways to Get Your Kids to Work at Home is an essential book for busy parents who would like to get their kids to share the housework & chores and who would like a systematic program to ensure that their...


Autism Breakthrough

by Raun K. Kaufman

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...


And Nanny Makes Three

by Jessika Auerbach

From the playground to the playroom, mothers and nannies are engaged in a relationship like no other – they are sometimes co-parents and comrades, often confidants, and much more than employer and employee. ...


Raising a Star

by Nancy Carson & Jacqueline Shannon

So your child wants to be a star? But what does it really take? Money? Looks? Tons of time? Not necessarily.

Nancy Carson, a children's agent who has worked in the industry for more than twenty-five years and...


Raising a Reader

by Jennie Nash

What were my kids born to do? That is the question I hope to help them answer. And because reading is the thing I love most, it's only natural for me to hope it will become something they love, too...The trouble...


George & Sam

by Charlotte Moore

For the parents, families, and friends of the 1 in 250 autistic children born annually in the United States, George and Sam provides a unique look into the life of the autistic child. 

 

Charlotte Moore has...


Understanding the Mind of Your Bipolar Child

by Gregory T. Lombardo

Help and hope for parents of children who suffer from this prevalent and puzzling disorder

Bipolar disorder has an impact not only on children’s mood and behavior but on the way they experience the world, and...


Evidence of Harm

by David Kirby

In the 1990s reported autism cases among American children began spiking, from about 1 in 10,000 in 1987 to a shocking 1 in 166 today. This trend coincided with the addition of several new shots to the nation's...


The Self-Aware Parent

by Fran Walfish

A healthy relationship based on mutual trust is every parent’s wish. The bond between infant and parent is a natural phenomenon, but as children reach their preteens and form their own personalities, fireworks...


The Bully Action Guide

by Edward F. Dragan, EdD

Bullying used to be thought of as an unpleasant rite of passage, but now psychologists are realizing that it inflicts real harm. As many as 40 percent of children report that they’ve experienced episodes of...


The Boy from Baby House 10

by Alan Philps & John Lahutsky

In 1990, a young boy afflicted with cerebral palsy was born, prematurely, in Russia. His name was Vanya. His mother abandoned him to the state childcare system and he was sent to a bleak orphanage called Baby...


Quirky, Yes---Hopeless, No

by Cynthia La Brie Norall, Ph.D. & Beth Wagner Brust

In Quirky, Yes—Hopeless, No, Dr. Cynthia La Brie Norall and Beth Brust present short lessons, structured around specific topics from A-Z that address the social challenges faced by Asperger’s children and...


The Alzheimer's Action Plan

by P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.D., Lisa P. Gwyther, M.S.W. & Tina Adler

Is it really Alzheimer’s? How to find out and intervene early to maintain the highest quality of life

“Most of us will either get Alzheimer’s or care for a loved one who has. This action plan can empower...


Between Their World and Ours

by Karen Zelan

Autism has reached epidemic proportions. The latest studies suggest that as many as one in 150 children ages ten and younger may be affected by autism---a total of 300,000 children in the United States alone....


The Divorced Child

by Joseph Nowinski

Divorce is a reality of today’s family life, but clinical research has shown that it is possible to mitigate its negative effects on children. Dr. Joseph Nowinski, a family therapist with over 20 years of...


Healing Our Autistic Children

by Julie A. Buckley

Every 20 minutes a child is diagnosed with a disease on the autism spectrum--including ADD, learning disabilities, Asperger’s, Autism, and PDD--making it today's most common childhood disability. While...


The Late Talker

by Marilyn C. Agin, Lisa F. Geng & Malcolm Nicholl

Every parent eagerly awaits the day his or her child will speak for the first time. For millions of mothers and fathers, however, anticipation turns to anxiety when those initial, all-important words are a long...


Caring for Our Parents

by Howard Gleckman

When his mother-in-law died suddenly and his seriously ill father-in-law was left with no one to care for him, the author and his wife were thrust into the complex and overwhelming world of long-term care. Just...


Julia's Mother

by William Bonadio

A real-life pediatric emergency room doctor reveals the trials, heartbreaks, and triumphs of his work.

It's a place of intense human drama, life's highest hopes and deepest despairs. A place we rarely get to...