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Grandin, Temple

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Empowering strategies for anyone who works with children and teens on the spectrum. International best-selling writer and autist Temple Grandin joins psychologist Debra Moore in presenting nine strengths-based mindsets necessary to successfully work with young people on the autism spectrum. Examples and stories bring the approaches to life, and detailed suggestions and checklists help readers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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Summary: A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2,000 Kenyan children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Brainstorm Media 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MUL

Pearl, Melissa Sherman

Summary: "Kids can make a difference too! In this How Do They Help? collection featuring charities started by children, readers will explore the ways Sheltering Books contributes positively to the world. Discover this nonprofit's work and what problems they look to solve. Sidebars and backmatter ask questions for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 028.5 PEA

Summary: Follows one Texas couple and their autistic son as they trek on horseback through Outer Mongolia in an attempt to find healing for him. When two-year-old Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson, a writer and former horse trainer, and his wife Kristin sought the best possible medical care, but traditional therapies had little effect. They discovered that Rowan has a profound affinity...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOR

Summary: Millions of children in America are being diagnosed with learning disorders and depression. While many say medications such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, and Prozac are the answer, others recommend counseling, social skills training, or dietary changes. How does one distinguish between a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a kid who is just being a kid? This program offers parents,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: I want my diaper changed. "I want to go to sleep." These are two of many examples of what a pre-verbal child can communicate through American Sign Language. Using the work of researcher Joseph Garcia, founder of the business Sign with Your Baby, as a platform, this program illustrates the benefits and positive implications of introducing ASL to children regardless of whether their hearing is...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Four years have gone by since the two preschool boys profiled in Autism and Applied Behavioral Analysis began intensive ABA therapy-formerly considered controversial, but now hailed as one of the few effective approaches to treating the disorder. This ABC News program brings viewers up to date on the boys and further explains the benefits of ABA in treating autism. But the program communicates...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Experts are seeing an alarming increase in severe emotional and behavioral disorders among young children, characterized by abusive language, physical threats, and violent tantrums. "I can't live like this. Afraid to get up. Afraid to go to bed. Afraid of what you're going to find when you walk into a room," says a foster mother of twins she cannot control. In this program, ABC News anchors...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Fowler, Connie May.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 Fowler

Fowler, Connie May.

Summary: Award-winning author Connie May Fowler chronicles the emotional battery and physical abuse that she suffered from her boyfriend and explains how the dedication of her dog Kateland got her through the difficult times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 FOW

Summary: When a child displays advanced skills in one or more areas of development, a special challenge is set before teachers, parents, and childcare providers alike. This program seeks to foster an understanding of gifted children by identifying their characteristics, addressing their educational needs, and recommending ways to enhance their development.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder need not miss out on crucial educational opportunities. This program describes new medical strategies designed specifically for parents struggling to keep ADHD from controlling their households and limiting the prospects and happiness of their children. It also focuses on the challenges of parents who, in addition to their children, are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Found in both children and adults, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is looked upon by some as having a physiological cause while others see it as a psychological disorder. This program offers diverse and candid opinions from both sides of the debate. Is medication the best treatment, or is behavior modification combined with increased structure and discipline the preferable course? A...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: How could a child be a top math student yet not be able to read? Why can another child read well but not be able to write a paragraph that makes sense? While watching children being taught new ways to learn, this program offers expert insight into the nature of learning disabilities, why learning disabilities may also be accompanied by ADHD or social disorders, and what can be done to help...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Assistance is rapidly developing for parents of children with special needs. This video examines the role of science and technology in helping challenged kids enter the mainstream learning community.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: It's often difficult to determine a solution, unless you know all of the symptoms. This is especially true for parents who see their children less than does their child-care provider. In these cases, it is essential that you, as the child's primary caregiver, not only recognize their special needs, but additionally respond to them. This video describes a wide range of special needs symptoms...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Stevens, Suzanne H.

Summary: Rev. ed of: The learning-disabled child. c1980.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J.F. Blair Publisher 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.93 STE

Summary: Overviews the five basic categories of child abuse and their effects on children. The video also examines the reasons adults abuse children, and describes ways to stop current abuse and prevent future abuse. Also stressed are means of obtaining help for victims.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Although children with birth disorders face special hurdles as they grow, today's parents of challenged or disabled children should be able to benefit from a variety of resources and support systems. This program depicts the difficulties and uncertainties of a couple whose first child was born with Down syndrome. Now expecting their second baby, the family undergoes increased stress as their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Only the most naive parent expects constant domestic bliss, but when kids get out of control, frustration, anger-and, most of all, pleas for help-are completely natural. This program deals with behavior and development obstacles faced by two different families of young children. Three-year-old Leon has speech problems which often force his widowed mother and older brother Josh to translate for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Childhood sexual abuse affects all social and economic groups. Psychiatrists, social workers, and law enforcement officials explain how the pattern of abuse is frequently spread throughout the family; why children can be manipulated into silent acceptance of abuse; the signs of sexual abuse and how and to whom they should be reported; the reliability of children as witnesses; teaching...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Carangelo, Lori.

Contents: Search basics : forty search tips for starters -- Missing and runaway children -- Family tree, genealogy, debtor, child support, heir, classmate, old love, war buddy, missing adults or anyone -- With or without a name : family members separated due to adoption, divorce -- Internet searches -- Searching the USA -- International searching.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. for Clearfield Co. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.1 Carangelo

Summary: More than 6 million children with disabilities in North America require assistive technology and related services each year in order to participate and succeed in school. This book, Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology, provides an essential guide for assessing a child's needs, choosing and implementing the right technologies and services, and training education professionals in how to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CAST Professional Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.9 BOW

Tilton, Adelle Jameson.

Summary: Provides practical advice, expert reassurance, and real-life tips to help your family cope with an autistic child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.92 TIL

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