The child with special needs: encouraging intellectual and emotional growth

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Publisher:
Perseus Books,
Pub. Date:
[1998]
Language:
English
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Stanley Greenspan, internationally known for his work with infants, young children, and their families, and his colleague, nationally recognized child psychologist Serena Wieder, have for the first time integrated their award-winning research and clinical experience into a definitive guide to raising children with special needs. In this essential work they lay out a complete, step-by-step approach for parents, educators, and others who work with developmental problems. Covering all kinds ofdisabilities--including autism, PPD, language and speech problems, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and ADD--the authors offer a new understanding of the nature of these challenges and also specific ways of helping children extend their intellectual and emotional potential.The authors first show how to move beyond labels to observe the unique profile--strengths and problems--of the individual child. Next, they demonstrate the techniques necessary to help the child not only reach key milestones but also develop new emotional and intellectual capacities. Greenspan's well-known "floortime" approach enables parents, as well as clinicians, to use seemingly playful interactions that help children actually move up the development ladder and often master creative and abstract thinking formerly thought beyond their reach. Including vivid case histories, the book also offers deep and compassionate understanding of the stresses and rewards involved in raising a child with special needs.whose amazing work with autistic and other special needs children is nationally known, and his colleague, child psychologist Serena Wieder, have integrated a lifetime of research and clinical practice into a single, comprehensive guide for parents. Covering all kinds of disabilities--including cerebral palsy, autism, retardation, ADD, PDD, and language problems--the book offers specific ways of helping all children reach their full intellectual and emotional potential.First the authors show how to move beyond the label and observe the strengths and problems of the particular child and the key milestones that must be reached. Next, they move step by step through the techniques necessary to help the child reach these milestones and show how to tailor these to each child. Finally, with a deep and compassionate understanding they outline the marital, educational, and social stresses and rewards in raising a special needs child.
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subject_facet Child psychology -- United States, Developmental psychology -- United States, Developmentally disabled children -- Mental health -- United States, Developmentally disabled children -- United States -- Life skills guides, Developmentally disabled children -- United States -- Psychology, Life skills guides, Parents of children with disabilities -- United States
title_display The child with special needs : encouraging intellectual and emotional growth
title_full The child with special needs : encouraging intellectual and emotional growth / Stanley I. Greenspan, Serena Wieder, with Robin Simons
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topic_facet Child psychology, Developmental psychology, Developmentally disabled children, Mental health, Parents of children with disabilities, Psychology