What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child

What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child

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by Glenn Doman
     
 

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Glenn Doman—pioneer in the treatment of the brain-injured children and founder of The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential—brings hope to thousands of children who have been sentenced to a life of institutional confinement.

In What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child, Doman recounts the story of The Institutes’ tireless effort

Overview

Glenn Doman—pioneer in the treatment of the brain-injured children and founder of The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential—brings hope to thousands of children who have been sentenced to a life of institutional confinement.

In What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child, Doman recounts the story of The Institutes’ tireless effort to refine treatment of the brain injured. He shares the staff’s

lifesaving techniques and the tools used to measure—and ultimately improve—visual, auditory, tactile, mobile, and manual development. Doman explains the unique methods of treatment, and then describes the program with which parents can work with their own children at home in a familiar and loving environment. Included throughout are case histories, drawings, and helpful charts and diagrams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780757001864
Publisher:
Square One Publishers
Publication date:
03/15/2005
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
185,469
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Glenn Doman received his degree in physical therapy from the University of Pennsylvania in 1940. From that point on, he began pioneering the field of child brain development. In 1955, he founded The Institutes' world-renowned work with brain-injured children had led to vital discoveries regarding the growth and development of well children. The author has lived with, studied, and worked with children in more than one hundred nations, ranging from the most civilized to the most primitive. Doman is also the international best-selling author of six books, all part of the Gentle Revolution Series, including How To Teach Yor Baby To Read, How To Teach Your Baby Math, and How To Give Your Baby Encyclopedic Knowledge.

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What to Do about Your Brain-Injured Child 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a must-read for any parent of a brain-injured child. It gives you real hope and very logical reasoning for all of the author's discoveries and recommendations. You get a lot of history and back-story, but that information becomes essential to your understanding of your child's brain. I wished the book provided a bigger pool of suggestions and activities, but it does give you the information you need to get started. I thought this book might be a little depressing but it is definitely not. It is so motivating, interesting, and very easy to read! Please, please read this book if you are looking for answers and believe there is something you can be doing to change your child's life. Good luck to you!
Guest More than 1 year ago
BEYOND 5 STARS. This is a most amazing book. It tells me what I need to know and do so that my 'vegtable' like grand daughter can work and develope as a normal child. She is already crawling which 'Doctors said was impossiable. See also other Glen Dorman books covering child development in other areas. He is not a 'flash by' theory but over thirty years of treatments,that work. I receive nothing for this review except the satisfaction of knowing that it might help someone else. It is very easy reading- not technical. Stephen Klassy Belton TX.