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Quirky kids: Understanding and helping your child who doesn't fit in-- when to worry and when not to worry

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Klass, Perri, Costello, Eileen. New York, NY: Ballantine Books , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 0 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GK 800 KLA 2003
Addresses a growing parenting issue: when to worry and when not, how far to push for diagnosis and/or treatment when a child's "quirkiness" becomes concerning. Broadly defining "quirky" kids as "the ones who do things differently", the authors explore such confounding and complex syndromes as anxie…
Title
Quirky kids: Understanding and helping your child who doesn't fit in-- when to worry and when not to worry
Author
Klass, Perri
Costello, Eileen
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Ballantine Books
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Paperback; xiv, 384 p.
Topics
Child Behaviour
Parenting
Abstract
Addresses a growing parenting issue: when to worry and when not, how far to push for diagnosis and/or treatment when a child's "quirkiness" becomes concerning. Broadly defining "quirky" kids as "the ones who do things differently", the authors explore such confounding and complex syndromes as anxiety disorder, attention deficit disorder, Tourette's syndrome, oppositional defiance disorder, Asperger's syndrome and other problems. They walk parents through the steps of helping a quirky child, beginning with talking to the child's pediatrician, coping with the parents' sense of loss of a perfect child, getting a diagnosis and negotiating the maze of evaluations and evaluators.
ISBN
0345451430
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GK 800 KLA 2003
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due September 18, 2019
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