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The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenti...
by Ross W. Greene PhD

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English

Pages

306

Publication Date

May 20, 2014

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<p><strong>A groundbreaking approach to understanding and parenting children who frequently exhibit severe fits of temper and other intractable behaviors, from a distinguished clinician and pioneer in this field.</strong></p><p>What’s an explosive child? A child who responds to routine problems with extreme frustration—crying, screaming, swearing, kicking, hitting, biting, spitting, destroying property, and worse. A child whose frequent, severe outbursts leave his or her parents feeling frustrated, scared, worried, and desperate for help. Most of these parents have tried everything-reasoning, explaining, punishing, sticker charts, therapy, medication—but to no avail. They can’t figure out why their child acts the way he or she does; they wonder why the strategies that work for other kids don’t work for theirs; and they don’t know what to do instead.<br /><br />Dr. Ross Greene, a distinguished clinician and pioneer in the treatment of kids with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges, has worked with thousands of explosive children, and he has good news: these kids aren’t attention-seeking, manipulative, or unmotivated, and their parents aren’t passive, permissive pushovers. Rather, explosive kids are lacking some crucial skills in the domains of flexibility/adaptability, frustration tolerance, and problem solving, and they require a different approach to parenting. <br /><br />Throughout this compassionate, insightful, and practical book, Dr. Greene provides a new conceptual framework for understanding their difficulties, based on research in the neurosciences. He explains why traditional parenting and treatment often don’t work with these children, and he describes what to do instead. Instead of relying on rewarding and punishing, Dr. Greene’s Collaborative Problem Solving model promotes working with explosive children to solve the problems that precipitate explosive episodes, and teaching these kids the skills they lack.</p>
Autism in Heels: The Untold Story of a Female Life on the Spectru...
by Jennifer Cook O'Toole

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

December 04, 2018

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<b>The face of autism is changing. And more often than we realize, that face is wearing lipstick.</b><br /><br /><i>Autism in Heels</i>, an intimate memoir, reveals the woman inside one of autism’s most prominent figures, Jennifer O'Toole. At the age of thirty-five, Jennifer was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, and for the first time in her life, things made sense. Now, Jennifer exposes the constant struggle between carefully crafted persona and authentic existence, editing the autism script with wit, candor, passion, and power. Her journey is one of reverse-self-discovery not only as an Aspie but--more importantly--as a thoroughly modern woman.<br /><br />Beyond being a memoir, <i>Autism in Heels</i> is a love letter to all women. It’s a conversation starter. A game changer. And a firsthand account of what it is to walk in Jennifer's shoes (especially those iconic red stilettos).<br /><br />Whether it's bad perms or body image, sexuality or self-esteem, Jennifer's is as much a human journey as one on the spectrum. Because autism "looks a bit different in pink," most girls and women who fit the profile are not identified, facing years of avoidable anxiety, eating disorders, volatile relationships, self-harm, and stunted independence. Jennifer has been there, too. <i><b>Autism in Heels</b></i> takes that message to the mainstream.<br /><br />From her own struggles and self-discovery, she has built an empire of empowerment, inspiring women the world over to realize they aren't mistakes. They are misunderstood miracles.
Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human...
by , Judy Mikovits

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English

Pages

466

Publication Date

November 18, 2014

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On July 22, 2009, a special meeting was held with twenty-four leading scientists at the National Institutes of Health to discuss early findings that a newly discovered retrovirus was linked to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), prostate cancer, lymphoma, and eventually neurodevelopmental disorders in children. When Dr. Judy Mikovits finished her presentation the room was silent for a moment, then one of the scientists said, “Oh my God!” The resulting investigation would be like no other in science.<br /><br />For Dr. Mikovits, a twenty-year veteran of the National Cancer Institute, this was the midpoint of a five-year journey that would start with the founding of the Whittemore-Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease at the University of Nevada, Reno, and end with her as a witness for the federal government against her former employer, Harvey Whittemore, for illegal campaign contributions to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.<br /><br />On this journey Dr. Mikovits would face the scientific prejudices against CFS, wander into the minefield that is autism, and through it all struggle to maintain her faith in God and the profession to which she had dedicated her life. This is a story for anybody interested in the peril and promise of science at the very highest levels in our country.
Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Atte...
by , John J. Ratey

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English

Pages

402

Publication Date

September 13, 2011

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Groundbreaking and comprehensive, <i>Driven to Distraction </i>has been a lifeline to the approximately eighteen million Americans who are thought to have ADHD. Now the bestselling book is revised and updated with current medical information for a new generation searching for answers. <br /> <br />Through vivid stories and case histories of patients—both adults and children—Hallowell and Ratey explore the varied forms ADHD takes, from hyperactivity to daydreaming. They dispel common myths, offer helpful coping tools, and give a thorough accounting of all treatment options as well as tips for dealing with a diagnosed child, partner, or family member. But most importantly, they focus on the positives that can come with this “disorder”—including high energy, intuitiveness, creativity, and enthusiasm.
You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help B...
by , Peggy Ramundo

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English

Pages

482

Publication Date

April 25, 2006

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<b>An updated edition of the classic self-help book for people with Attention Deficit Disorder!</b><br /><br />With over a quarter million copies in print, <i>You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!</i> is one of the bestselling books on attention deficit disorder (ADD) ever written. There is a great deal of literature about children with ADD. But what do you do if you have ADD and aren't a child anymore? This indispensable reference—the first of its kind written for adults with ADD by adults with ADD—focuses on the experiences of adults, offering updated information, practical how-tos and moral support to help readers deal with ADD. It also explains the diagnostic process that distinguishes ADD symptoms from normal lapses in memory, lack of concentration or impulsive behavior. Here's what's new:<br /> <br />-The new medications and their effectiveness<br /> -The effects of ADD on human sexuality<br /> -The differences between male and female ADD—including falling estrogen levels and its impact on cognitive function<br /> -The power of meditation<br /> -How to move forward with coaching<br /> <br />And the book still includes advice about:<br /> -Achieving balance by analyzing one's strengths and weaknesses<br /> -Getting along in groups, at work and in intimate and family relationships—including how to decrease discord and chaos<br /> -Learning the mechanics and methods for getting organized and improving memory<br /> -Seeking professional help, including therapy and medication
Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD, 2nd Edition-Revised an...
by Susan C Pinsky

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English

Pages

209

Publication Date

June 01, 2012

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<p>If you’re one of the 10 million American adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), every day is a struggle to keep your home, your office, your electronics, and your calendar organized.</p><p><i>Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD, 2ndEdition—Revised and Updated</i> presents a simple but effective, long-term solution to get you back in control of your life. Written by professional organizer Susan Pinsky, it outlines a practical, ADHD-friendly organizing approach that emphasizes easy maintenance techniques and methods for maximum efficiency, catering to the specific needs of the ADHD population. Susan’s practical solutions address the most common organizing dilemmas among her ADHD clientele, while also drawing on her own personal experience as the mother of a child with ADHD. Color photos, useful tips, and bulleted lists make this a quick and manageable read, no matter how fleeting your attention span.</p><p>Armed with this unique, step-by-step approach to organizing, you'll receive the tools and the knowledge you need to eliminate stress from your home and lead a happier, healthier, more organized life.</p>
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy wit...
by Naoki Higashida

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English

Pages

193

Publication Date

August 27, 2013

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<b>“One of the most remarkable books I’ve ever read. It’s truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid.”—Jon Stewart, <i>The Daily Show</i></b><br /><br /><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY</b><br /><b>NPR • <i>The Wall Street Journal • Bloomberg Business • Bookish</i></b><br /><br /><b>FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE FIRST BOOK AWARD • <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER</b><br /><br />You’ve never read a book like <i>The Reason I Jump</i>. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within.<br />  <br /> Using an alphabet grid to painstakingly construct words, sentences, and thoughts that he is unable to speak out loud, Naoki answers even the most delicate questions that people want to know. Questions such as: “Why do people with autism talk so loudly and weirdly?” “Why do you line up your toy cars and blocks?” “Why don’t you make eye contact when you’re talking?” and “What’s the reason you jump?” (Naoki’s answer: “When I’m jumping, it’s as if my feelings are going upward to the sky.”) With disarming honesty and a generous heart, Naoki shares his unique point of view on not only autism but life itself. His insights—into the mystery of words, the wonders of laughter, and the elusiveness of memory—are so startling, so strange, and so powerful that you will never look at the world the same way again.<br />  <br /> In his introduction, bestselling novelist David Mitchell writes that Naoki’s words allowed him to feel, for the first time, as if his own autistic child was explaining what was happening in his mind. “It is no exaggeration to say that <i>The Reason I Jump</i> allowed me to round a corner in our relationship.” This translation was a labor of love by David and his wife, KA Yoshida, so they’d be able to share that feeling with friends, the wider autism community, and beyond. Naoki’s book, in its beauty, truthfulness, and simplicity, is a gift to be shared.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>The Reason I Jump</i></b><br /><br />“This is an intimate book, one that brings readers right into an autistic mind.”<b>—<i>Chicago Tribune </i>(Editor’s Choice)</b><br /><br />“Amazing times a million.”<b>—Whoopi Goldberg, <i>People</i></b><br /><br />“<i>The Reason I Jump</i> is a Rosetta stone. . . . This book takes about ninety minutes to read, and it will stretch your vision of what it is to be human.”<b>—Andrew Solomon, <i>The Times </i>(U.K.)</b><br /><br />“Extraordinary, moving, and jeweled with epiphanies.”<b><i>—The Boston Globe</i></b><br /> <br />“Small but profound . . . [Higashida’s] startling, moving insights offer a rare look inside the autistic mind.”<b>—<i>Parade</i></b>
Flipping ADHD on Its Head: How to Turn Your Child's "Disability" ...
by Jim Poole

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English

Pages

220

Publication Date

January 07, 2020

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In Flipping ADHD on Its Head, Dr. Jim Poole introduces and explores a holistic, integrated, and empowering approach to identifying and promoting the strengths of ADHD children. Rather than framing ADHD as a disability, Dr. Jim challenges the current stigma and encourages readers to see it as a gift, even if it comes with a set of real challenges. Rather than “fixing” ADHD, Dr. Jim will lead readers on a highly practical journey to leverage the unique strengths of ADHD through effective parenting strategies, study skills, nutrition, exercise, sleep, medication, and more. With a foreword by Edward Hallowell, MD, Flipping ADHD on Its Head is a comprehensive approach that is positive, uplifting, and empowering.
Keto Chaffles Cookbook: Simple, Sweet and Savory Low Carb Chaffle...
by Stephanie Kelly

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English

Pages

126

Publication Date

October 30, 2019

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<h3><strong>Are you new to chaffles or might have heard about them and will like to give them a try?</strong></h3><h3><strong>Were you an ardent waffle lover but looking for ways to incorporate waffles into your keto diet?</strong></h3><h3><strong>Or have you tried making chaffles but ended up with soggy, eggy pieces that you disliked?</strong></h3><p>In this cookbook, I cover the subject of chaffle-making and many ways to incorporate this food into your diet. Meanwhile, keeping a focus to make the crispiest and best of chaffles that you can find. I combine unique techniques that will get you mastering the art of chaffle-making in no time.</p><p>A hearty composition of eighty-four homemade recipes that have been tested, tried, and enjoyed!</p><p>I’m gladdened the keto diet improves as time passes, and having to be creative with chaffles makes me more excited to contribute to this dietary community. I believe that as keto-dieters, we should enjoy as many foods as are known by tweaking ingredients to fit our specialty.</p><p>Hence, here, I work with tasty ingredients to create mouth-watering pieces to serve you rightly. Creating these recipes comes from a place of love, passion, a foodie’s adventure, and a need to solve a waffle problem. I am excited to have you try them already!</p><p>The cookbook caters to your daily feeding needs as I make chaffle options for breakfast and brunch, snacks, lunch and dinner, and desserts. And fourteen starter options for beginners. There is so much in here for you to splurge that I suggest that you make your purchase quickly.</p><p>How about you read no further but grab a copy of this book now while I wait for you on the other side to begin cooking?</p><h3><strong>It is promised to be a terrific time as we explore the world of chaffles together!</strong></h3>
Anxious Ninja: A Children's Book About Managing Anxiety and Diffi...
by Mary Nhin

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English

Pages

29

Publication Date

January 20, 2020

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<p><b>Anxious Ninja experiences difficult emotions that paralyzes him until his friend gives him tips on how to handle his anxiety.</b><br /><br />Find out what happens in this comedic book about anxiety. <br /><br /><p><b>Life is hard! And it's even harder for children who are just trying to figure things out.</b><br /><br />The new children's book series, Ninja Life Hacks, was developed to help children learn valuable life skills. Fun, pint-size characters in comedic books easy enough for young readers, yet witty enough for adults.</b><br /><br />The Ninja Life and Feelings book series is geared to kids 3-11. Perfect for boys, girls, early readers, primary school students, or toddlers. Excellent resource for counselors, parents, and teachers alike. <br /><br />Buy the book and get the ebook free!</b><br /><br /><p><b>Be the first to know of new book releases at GrowGrit.co</b><br /><br />

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