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A comprehensive guide for early intervention for young deaf or hard of hearing children. This book emphasizes the family, community, and cultural contexts of young, deaf children. It examines key concepts and explores available services for screening, assessment, educational programming, and progra…
Contributors to this volume present the latest information on both the new world evolving for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and the improved expectations for their acquisition of spoken language.
Information about the deaf, hard of hearing & deaf-blind well-being program.
Every day we experience the uncertainty, risks, and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable, or to dare greatly. Whether the arena is a new relationship, an important meeting, our creative process, or a difficult family conversation, we must find the courage to walk into vulne…
Being sick or injured is no fun for children, but not knowing what is happening may be worse. Enter Dr. Michael Evans, who will explain to young readers everything they need to know when an illness or injury occurs. Uniquely structured around five different movie genres and one comic book, each cha…
Written in both text and braille, this book discusses a variety of topic related to sound. Table of contents: We hear sounds, sounds are caused by vibrations, we hear with our ears, other animals hear sounds, we make sounds, other animals make sounds, some sounds are pleasant, many sounds have mean…
Written in both text and braille. In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky.
In this new book, Brown uses research, stories, and examples to answer these questions in the no-BS style that millions of readers have come to expect and love. ; Brown writes, ?One of the most important findings of my career is that daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are 100…
This pamphlet gives information about hearing loss and hearing screening for newborns. Also includes a quick check list of developmental signs for hearing, speech and language from birth to age 12 months.
The author--a former male model--tells an original and true story of binge eating disorder from a man's perspective. This personal story is intended to help break stereotypes and shed new light on this surprisingly prevalent disorder.
Provides an account of the authors' reactions to their wives' breast cancer battles.
Incubator Views is the tragic story of a teenager and her preemie. Their turmoil and dysfunctional lives are replete with intriguing characters and unusual circumstances.
This story is about a premature baby named Ayla, told from her perspective and written by her grandfather Doug. It relates to the challenges she had to overcome from being born after a gestation period of 24 weeks at BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver.
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…
Introduces hearing aids, what they are, what they look like, and describes the different components.
Little Man is a documentary film of a micro-preemie who weighs only one pound and faces impossible odds for survival. The family must choose between the destruction of their idyllic family and the life of their infant son. The film is the winner of 12 film festival awards from around the United S…
This story is a tale that illustrates, with warmth and good humour, the folly of labels that deny us the possibility of seeing what is really there.
Chad is mesmerized by trains. Mikki’s passion is washers and dryers. And for Derek, life is a game show, where he is the host and anyone within listening range is a contestant. While these boys might seem like any other children, their intense obsessions are early symptoms of Asperger’s syndrome. I…
Table of Contents ; PART I DISCOVERY AND DIAGNOSIS ; PART II RELATING TO CANCER ; PART III THE OTHER REALITIES OF PROSTATE CANCER ; PART IV A LIFETIME?S JOURNEY ; EPILOGUE
Childhood hearing loss is more common than most people assume, and yet this invisible condition can rob a child of the ability to develop close emotional relationships with family and friends. This book demystifies this condition and offers emotionally-supportive approaches to caring for the child …
Describes the different stages of normal hearing development in children from birth to 36 months. This will help parents determine if their child needs a hearing test.
The type of hearing loss a child has referes to the part of the ear that is infected, such as the outer ear, the middle ear. The types of hearing loss include conductive hearing loss, seensorineural hearing loss, and mixed hearing loss.
For parents, this pamphlet describes how and why middle ear problems can occur when your baby has a cleft palate. It also discusses the screening program offered by the BC Early Hearing Program, as well as providing Contact Information for related hospital departments and services.
This is a story of a family in which the father becomes abusive towards his partner and their child. The mother becomes concerned when she realizes what effect the violence is having on the family. She asks for help from her family doctor and takes action towards ending the abuse.