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This book provides an overview of vision problems in children with developmental disabilities such as, AD/HD, autism spectrum disorders, and specific learning disabilities. Written in an accessible style, it offers explanations of the screening of vision difficulties as well as advice on where to s…
Offers parents personalized strategies they can use to help thier child break free from OCD. Provides information on how to: recognize your child's specific OCD symptoms, understand cases of and treatment options for OCD, and teach your child the tools and techniques they need to deal with their OC…
The spirited child--often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"-- can easily overwhelm parents, leaving them feeling frustrated and inadequate. Spirited kids are, in fact, simply "more"--by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the…
A book that shares the unique perspective of a father of a son with autism, with additional reflection from his perspective as a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with families of children with disabilities. It illustrates the impact that a child's disability has on the entire family…
Information for parents to help their children with disabilities deal with and understand their sexuality.
Booklet covers topics such as making choices; talking with health professionals; symptom relief; coping with feelings; advance planning; talking to others; and looking for meaning in life and death.
Written by a social worker and mother of a child with facial difference, this book provides parents and families the information and support they need to understand and cope with the many challenges presented by facial difference. Includes different forms of facial difference (e.g., cleft lip and/…
Written by parents, medical professionals and special educators, this is a guide for families of children with mild to severe visual impairments. Topics covered in this book include: diagnosis, treatment and medical issues; family life and adjustment, including talking to siblings; child developme…
A series of questions and answers dealing with diagnosis, surgery, radiation and chemotherapy during and after treatment.
Series produced by the Candlelighters Foundation to help Parents and Families Cope with their child's cancer diagnosis and processes.
Intended for parents. Divided into sections, each one discusses how to talk with children based on their ages and includes hands-on tools, such as drawing pictures, planting a garden, telling stories, etc. ; Helping children understand diagnosis : Includes talking to children, children’s co…
For clinicians working with patients who have disabilities and may not be able to self-report, recognizing and correctly interpreting expressions of pain can be a challenge. This book, the first to synthesize research about pain in children and adults with a range of developmental disabilities, wil…
Written by the director of an autism clinic in California, this book provides information about a wide range of topics related to autism and learning. It discusses current best strategies to allow parents and professionals an opportunity to provide support for autistic children in their development…
This book offer professional advice to help determine: ; If a child is at risk ; How and when to get professional help ; The best treatment options ; Benefits and side effects of medication ; What families can do to help
Tips include writing down memories, completing a task or goal left unfinished by the deceased parent, or honouring the parent's birthday. In addition common challenges, such as helping the surviving parent, resolving sibling conflicts, and legal and financial issues, are addressed.
The authors use a dance metaphor to capture the complexities and possibilities of building strong partnerships between professionals and parents of children with disabilities. This revised edition is rich with real-world stories and examples, refreshing insights, and practical strategies.
website, linked to the Limb Loss Resource Center, addresses a variety of topics of interest to parents, including adjustment issues, prosthetics, funding, peer support, advocacy, insurance reimbursement, technology, and prevention of secondary conditions. It also includes several resource lists and…
This revised and updated edition of The Explosive Child introduces the Collaborative Problem Solving approach. This book describes a more contemporary approach to understanding and helping inflexible, easily frustrated, explosive children at home and school, but also includes the various updates to…
This upbeat documentary film, "Chasing Rainbows - Young Adults Living With Cancer", is a dynamic, intimate portayal of six young people who are "living life while fighting for it." With passion and infectious laughter, the six participants provide a unique and refreshing perspective about what it …
A book for parents to help them talk to their child with cancer.
An intimate discussion among eight young women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.
This book tackles the most difficult decisions parents can face, including whether to involve police or consider hospitalization if their children are a danger to themselves and their families. At the same time, it emphasizes the positive qualities these children often have and illustrates how thei…
Relates the stories of 88 families and their 157 children (ages 3 to 17) who participated in a parent-guidance intervention through the terminal illness and death of one of the parents from cancer. Provides a detailed examination of how children and adolescents cope with this loss.
This book offers a straightforward prescription for empathetic yet disciplined child rearing and introduces new communication techniques that would change the way parents spoke with, and listened to, their children.
This DVD helps parents understand the specific cognitive skill deficits that can impair a child's capacities for flexibility and frustration tolerance and provides step-by-step guidance on their approach for teaching these skills.
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH 1011 - Sleep.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Being with your child BCCH 1006.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Confusion BCCH 1028.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Constipation BCCH 1016.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Diarrhea BCCH 1017.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Difficulty Breathing BCCH 1015.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Fatigue BCCH 1018.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Fever - Infection BCCH 1022.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Talking About Death BCCH 1023.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Talking with Family BCCH 1024.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH - 1009 Loss of Appetite.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH - 1012 Loss of Movement.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Nausea - Vomiting BCCH 1019.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Personal care and hygiene BCCH 1007.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH 1010 - Precious Time.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Seizures BCCH 1021.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Talking with Siblings BCCH 1025.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Making Hard Decisions about Care BCCH 1005.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Critical Choices about antibiotics for infections BCCH 1004.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Critical Choices about DNAR - DNR BCCH 1002.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Critical choices blood transfusion BCCH 1001.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Critical Choices Tube Feedings BCCH 1003.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Discharge Plan 1000.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Emotional Distress BCCH 1008.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Honouring the Spirit and Caring for your Child After Death.pdf
Topics include: Talking to classmates and friends; Being with your child; Bleeding, Breathing difficulties,
Constipation, Critical choices about antibiotics for infections, Critical choices about DNAR - DNR, Critical choices blood transfusion; Critical Choices Tube Feedings; Diarrhea; Discharge Pla…