A parent's guide to developmental delays : recognizing and coping with missed milestones in speech, movement, learning and other areas

By: LeComer, Laurie.
Publisher: New York, NY Perigee 2006Description: xv, 280 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0399532315.Subject(s): CHILD DEVELOPMENT | DEVELOPMENTAL ASSESSMENT | ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER | AUTISM | BEHAVIOUR DISORDERS | COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT | COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION | DEVELOPMENTAL COORDINATION DISORDER | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | MOTOR DEVELOPMENT | OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER | SENSORY DISORDERS | SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR | SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT | SPEECH DEVELOPMENT | SPEECH DISORDERS | PARENTING | SUPPORT SERVICES | DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY | TREATMENT
Contents:
Acknowledgements|Introduction|PART I: Unsettling Questions 1. Am I overreacting? 2. What do I do if I suspect my child is not developing normally?|PART II: The Search for Answers 3. She's having trouble learning : the development and disorders of cognition 4. He doesn't communicate with others : the development and disorders of speech and language 5. She's very aggressive toward other children : the development and disorders of social and emotional behavior 6. He isn't walking yet : the development and disorders of motor systems 7. She seems uncoordinated and overly sensitive : sensory integration and sensory processing disorders|PART III: Taking Action and Getting Help 8. Getting your child an evaluation 9. Getting the right treatment 10. Moving forward successfully|Appendix I: Relevant laws|Appendix II: Resources for parents|Appendix III: Further reading|Index|About the author
Summary: "Developmental delays affect millions of children each year and often go undetected until an alert and caring parent recognizes there's a problem. In [this book], special education expert and consultant Laurie LeComer, provides essential information for any parent with a child who might have cognitive, physical of emotional delays. Easy to understand, reassuring and up-to-date, the book covers everything concerned parents need to know." - BOOK JACKET
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"Developmental delays affect millions of children each year and often go undetected until an alert and caring parent recognizes there's a problem. In [this book], special education expert and consultant Laurie LeComer, provides essential information for any parent with a child who might have cognitive, physical of emotional delays. Easy to understand, reassuring and up-to-date, the book covers everything concerned parents need to know." - BOOK JACKET

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Acknowledgements|Introduction|PART I: Unsettling Questions
1. Am I overreacting?
2. What do I do if I suspect my child is not developing normally?|PART II: The Search for Answers
3. She's having trouble learning : the development and disorders of cognition
4. He doesn't communicate with others : the development and disorders of speech and language
5. She's very aggressive toward other children : the development and disorders of social and emotional behavior
6. He isn't walking yet : the development and disorders of motor systems
7. She seems uncoordinated and overly sensitive : sensory integration and sensory processing disorders|PART III: Taking Action and Getting Help
8. Getting your child an evaluation
9. Getting the right treatment
10. Moving forward successfully|Appendix I: Relevant laws|Appendix II: Resources for parents|Appendix III: Further reading|Index|About the author

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