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  • Child Maltreatment Fatalities in the United Statesby Emily M. Douglas

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book focuses on the deaths of children in the U.S. due to maltreatment. In 2010 1,560 children died from maltreatment in the U.S. In spite of increased attention to child maltreatment fatalities (CMFs), through research, better identification, prevention efforts, and policy, the CMF rate continues to grow while other forms of maltreatment have... more...

  • Cross-Cultural and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives in Social Gerontologyby Tannistha Samanta

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 139.00

    This volume intends to re-establish social gerontology as a discipline that has pragmatic links to policy and practice. Collectively, the chapters enrich public debates about the moral, cultural and economic questions surrounding aging, thereby ameliorating the ?problems? associated with aging societies. This volume is uniquely cross-cultural, theory-driven... more...

  • The Twin Enigmaby Vivienne Lewin

    Karnac Books 2016; US$ 25.95

    The book offers a unique in-depth understanding of the twin relationship, and the way in which twin development is affected by our attitudes to twins and our enduring fascination with them. It explores our historical fascination with this subject and the origins of this excitement, how our perceptions of twins reflect our own longing for a perfect... more...

  • Quality Activities in Center-Based Programs for Adults with Autismby Dennis H. Reid; Marsha B. Parsons

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 39.95

    Quality Activities in Center-Based Programs for Adults with Autism: Moving from Nonpurposeful to Meaningful describes what constitutes meaningful versus nonpurposeful activities for adults with autism and other severe disabilities in a classroom or center-based program. Then this step-by-step guide presents an evidence-based process for changing... more...

  • Building Language Using LEGOŽ Bricksby Dawn Ralph; Jacqui Rochester; Georgina Gomez De La Cuesta

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 27.95

    Harness the power of LEGOŽ bricks to promote essential skills in children and young people with speech, language and communication needs. This practical guide is full of information and tips on identifying areas of language need, how to implement and run interventions successfully, and how to measure progress. more...

  • Successful Social Stories? for Young Childrenby Siobhan Timmins; Carol Gray

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    This collection of 32 Social Stories? developed by the author for use with her son, offers a unique demonstration of the wider value of this strategy. Introductions give context and show how the Stories intertwine to teach broader lessons, while positive Stories for parents and siblings acknowledge how this approach can aid the entire family. more...

  • Autism Spectrum Disorderby Francis Tabone

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    Firmly grounding this subject in facts while providing advice for those affected by Autism Sprectrum Disorder (ASD)?both directly and indirectly?this book will be of interest to young adults as well as to their family members and friends. As a result, readers will better understand how to interact and work with those with ASD as well as gain a broader... more...

  • Nonverbal Learning Disabilitiesby Cesare Cornoldi; Irene C. Mammarella; Jodene Goldenring Fine; Linda S. Siegel

    Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    Increasing numbers of children and adolescents are being diagnosed with nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD), yet clinicians and educators have few scientific resources to guide assessment and intervention. This book presents up-to-date knowledge on the nature of NLD and how to differentiate it from DSM-5 disorders such as autism spectrum disorder... more...

  • The Stages of Lifeby Hugh Crago

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Is personality "in the genes"? Do our infant experiences matter, even though we can?t remember them? Why do patterns repeat within the lives of individuals and families? The Stages of Life provides   answers to these and other intriguing questions, and   presents a   refreshingly readable introduction to human development from birth to... more...

  • Health Promotion for Children and Adolescentsby Maya Rom Korin

    Springer US 2016; US$ 199.00

    This timely volume surveys the broad spectrum of interventions used in health promotion, and shows how they may be tailored to the developmental needs of children and adolescents. Its multilevel lifespan approach reflects concepts of public health as inclusive, empowering, and aimed at long- and short-term well-being. Coverage grounds readers in theoretical... more...