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8 keys to raising the quirky child
8 keys to raising the quirky child
Bowers, Mark2015
A quirky child experiences difficulty fitting in and connecting with others usually due to an interpersonal style or behavior that stands out from the other kids. Maybe they are obsessed with a topic of interest or spend excessive hours a day reading, playing video games, or playing with just one toy. These kids are not so far afield as to fall on the autism spectrum, but they are unique, and their behaviors are not addressed in typical parenting books. This book defines quirky markers and offers strategies for parents to understand their children's brains and behaviors; to know what is developmentally appropriate, and what isn't; to understand how to reach their kids; and to help facilitate their social functioning in the world. It will calm the hearts and minds of parents who worry that their child doesn't fit in and offer hope to parents who need strategies to support their quirky child's overall development.
Main title:
8 keys to raising the quirky child / Mark Bowers ; foreword by Babette Rothschild.
New York : W.W. Norton, 2015
xii, 306 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [291]-293) and index.
Key 1. Identify your child's quirks, part I -- Key 2. Identify your child's quirks, part II -- Key 3. Support brain functioning -- Key 4. Optimize social skills -- Key 5. Respond effectively -- Key 6. Track your child's development -- Key 7. Understand diagnostic criteria and treatment -- Key 8. Manage challenges at home.
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryHealth and Wellbeing649.15 BOWAvailable