Dyslogic Syndrome

Dyslogic Syndrome

by Bernard Rimland

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Dyslogic Syndrome by Bernard Rimland

Dyslogical children are commonly labelled as having one or more of a mix of conditions that include Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Bipolar Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. The number of children who could be described as dyslogical continues to rise sharply, and society has a tendency to lay the blame for this trend on poor parenting or bad schooling.

In this ground-breaking book, Bernard Rimland argues that such 'conventional wisdom' is not just mistaken but dangerous. Drawing on the latest research, Rimland outlines the impact of biological factors on today's children and exposes the influences of toxins and dietary deficiencies.

Dyslogic Syndrome is full of valuable advice on the safe, effective treatments that are available to children, and offers positive strategies for helping parents and professionals to do the best for their dyslogical child.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843108771
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 11/15/2007
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Dr Bernard Rimland PhD was the director of the Autism Research Institute (ARI), and the founder of the Autism Society of America. He also co-founded the Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) Project. His first book, Infantile Autism: The Syndrome and its Implications for a Neural Theory of Behavior, won the Century Award for distinguished contribution to psychology and revolutionized the field of autism research.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: The Dyslogic Epidemic. Chapter 1: Overview: What Is "Dyslogic?". Chapter 2: The Dyslogic Epidemic's Victims: America's "Mad," "Bad," and "Dumbed-Down" Children. Chapter 3: Why "Nurture" Fixes Can't Cure Dyslogic. Chapter 4: Why Drugs Don't Cure Dyslogic. Part II: The Dyslogic Culprits. Chapter 5: Dietary Dyslogic: Why What Your Kids Eat (or Don't Eat) Can Make Them Crazy, Sad, or Violent. Chapter 6: The Contaminated Brain: How Our Toxic Environment Affects Our Children's Thinking. Chapter 7: Medically Caused Dyslogic: When Drugs and Other Medical Treatments Damage the Brain. Chapter 8: Why NO Dyslogical Child Is "Hopeless". Chapter 9: An Action Plan For Ending Dyslogic. Subject index. Author index.

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