A Parent's Guide to Developmental Delays: Recognizing and Coping with Missed Milestones in Speech, Movement, Learning, and Other Areas
|Authors:||LeComer, Laurie Fivozinsky|
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|BISAC/Subject:||FAM012000, FAM034000, EDU026030|
|ISBN:||9781440627675, Related ISBNs: 0399532315, 1440627673, 9780399532313, 9781440627675|
|Number of pages:||304|
Using real-life examples and case studies along with checklists, exercises, and other hands-on advice, the book covers a range of delays and disorders that include autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, Sensory Processing Disorder, aggressive behavior, and motor-control problems. Topics include:
Spotting the "red flags" of delayed development, for every age group
Identifying your child’s specific challenges
Acting swiftly in order to gain the advantages of early intervention
Getting a diagnosis and treatment plan that fits your child's needs
Working with teachers, health professionals, and specialists for maximum results
Tracking your child's progress
Understanding your rights and making the most of every available resource
Trusting your instincts in order to help your child learn, develop, and thrive
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