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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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: CAST Professional Publishing 2015

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