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Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions: An Introduction and Guide

by Wenn Lawson & Carol Povey

Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults...


The Intuitive Parent: Why the Best Thing for Your Child is You

by Stephen Camarata

You already have everything you need to raise a healthy, happy, intelligent child

Parenting today is practically a competitive sport, and marketers are all too happy to cash in. Scare tactics and scientific-sounding...


Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

by Barry M. Prizant & Tom Fields-Meyer

Essential reading for any parent, teacher, therapist, or caregiver of a person with autism: a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world’s leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability,...


Becoming A Stepfamily: Patterns of Development in Remarried Families

by Patricia L. Papernow

What determines whether stepfamilies remain together? What helps stepfamilies overcomes the difficulties of remarriage and become mutually supportive family units? How can mental health professionals better...


Theories of Human Development: A Comparative Approach

by Michael G. Green & John A. Piel

The authors have grouped the theories into three classical "families" which differ in their views relative to the prime motives underlying human nature. They show how theories are specific examples of more general...


Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal

by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

A groundbreaking book showing the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and adult illnesses such as heart disease, autoimmune disease, and cancer—Childhood Disrupted also explains how to cope with...


Understanding Brain Aging and Dementia: A Life Course Approach

by Lawrence J. Whalley

The life course method compares an individual’s long-life and late-life behaviors to gauge one’s mental decay. Arguing the life course approach is the best and simplest model for tracking mental development,...


Development from Adolescence to Early Adulthood: A dynamic systemic approach to transitions and transformations

by Marion Kloep, Leo Hendry & Rachel Taylor

Traditionally, the subject of adolescent development has been explored using a stage based approach, often with an emphasis on the potential risks and problems of adolescence. Taking a different approach, in...


Social-Cognitive Development in Context

by Felicisima C. Serafica

The relationship between the cognitive and social spheres of human functioning and their context has long been regarded by social and behavioural scientists as a central theoretical issue. By the early 1980s...


Attachment in Middle Childhood: Theoretical Advances and New Directions in an Emerging Field: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Num

by Guy Bosmans & Kathryn A. Kerns

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...


Women's Wisdom: Pass It On!

by Kathleen Vestal Logan

We're on this life journey together, so let's share with each other as we strive to become wiser, more complete, women. Wouldn't it be lovely to have a "how to" manual for life? To have a personal, caring mentor...


The Child at School: Interactions with peers and teachers, 2nd Edition

by Peter Blatchford, Anthony D. Pellegrini & Ed Baines

What is the nature of children's social life in school?

How do their relationships and interactions with peers, teachers and other school staff influence their development and experience of school?

This book,...


Working Behind the Scenes

by Lorie E Banatte & Max H Herr

The author posits nine distinct transformational phases through which a person may positively influence and undergo lifespan development, allowing his or her mindset to escape that of a common employee and embark...


Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, Cognitive Processes

by Richard M. Lerner, Lynn S. Liben & Ulrich Mueller

The essential reference for human development theory, updated and reconceptualized

The Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, a four-volume reference, is the field-defining work to which all...


The Music of Being: Music Therapy, Winnicott and the School of Object Relations

by Alison Levinge

Alison Levinge explains the approaches of four child development theorists and explores how they apply to and inform the practice of music therapy. The focus is on D.W. Winnicott whose infant theory is influenced...


Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives

by Rosalyn H. Shute & Phillip T. Slee

Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives provides an engaging and perceptive overview of both well-established and recent theories in child and adolescent psychology. This unique summary of traditional...


The Global Context for New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 147

by Elena L. Grigorenko

Take an in depth look at the field of child and adolescent development. In this issue, the new leadership of this series offers different aspects of relevant work throughout multiple disciplines and continents,...


Lipstick and War Crimes : Part One - Chapters 1-9 : Globalization you didn't get in school : The End of Technocracy Series : EPUB

by Ray Songtree

"The subject matter is so vast and comprehensive, and so close to home, that the reader wonders if this is a mystery thriller using the real world and our personal lives as subject matter, or a real investigation....


Building Blocks

by Gene I. Maeroff

A student's entire journey along the educational spectrum is affected by what occurs--and, crucially, by what does not occur--before the age of eight or nine. Yet early learning has never received the attention...


Autobiography of Self by Nobody: The Autobiography That We All Live

by M.D., Leland Johnston

Autobiography of Self by Nobody presents insights about the self and ego informed by physics, neurobiology, and developmental research. This autobiography does not intend to conceptualize a unique approach or...