Jun 11

This practical guide is essential reading for both professionals and families of infants and toddlers with, or at risk for, developmental delays or disabilities. The Early Intervention Guidebook shows what early intervention looks like when it is based on current research, policies, and best practices. It focuses on how families and professionals can collaborate effectively so that young children learn, grow, and thrive. Chapters addresses important concepts of earl… More >>

The Early Intervention Guidebook for Families and Professionals: Partnering for Success

Jun 04

Seeing Through New Eyes offers an accessible introduction to the treatment of visual dysfunction, a significant but neglected problem associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other developmental disabilities.
Dr. Kaplan identifies common ASD symptoms such as hand-flapping, poor eye contact and tantrums as typical responses to the confusion caused by vision disorder. He also explains the effects of difficulties that people with autism experience with “… More >>

Seeing Through New Eyes: Changing the Lives of Children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and other Developmental Disabilities through Vision Therapy

Jun 01

This book provides a comprehensive overview of vision problems in children with developmental disabilities such as, AD/HD, autism spectrum disorders, and specific learning disabilities. Written in a very accessible style, it is appropriate for parents and professionals alike and offers non-technical explanations of how vision difficulties are screened for and advice on where to seek appropriate professional care. Lisa Kurtz outlines a range of activities for strengt… More >>

Visual Perception Problems in Children With AD/HD, Autism, And Other Learning Disabilities

May 30

Growing evidence suggests that self-determination is a significant factor in improving educational and transition outcomes in students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This volume reviews the breadth of available methods for teaching components of self-determination–including choice making, problem solving, decision making, goal setting, self-advocacy, and self-regulated learning–and provides best-practice recommendations that teachers can put to … More >>

Promoting Self-Determination in Students with Developmental Disabilities

May 26

This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities.The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities; ways in which to connect compassionately and beneficially with the person’s spiritual dimension. The contributors highlight the importance of recognizing… More >>

Ageing, Disability and Spirituality: Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life

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