I Get It! I Get It! How John Figures It Out

I Get It! I Get It! How John Figures It Out

by Loraine Alderman, Yvonne Capitelli

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Overview

I Get It! I Get It! How John Figures It Out, is about a boy's triumph over Auditory Processing Disorder from a child's point of view. Colorful illustrations bring to life John's journey from confusion to understanding. John encounters difficult situations at home and in school. He loses faith in himself and feels overwhelmed, frustrated and dumb. The adults in his life think he is inattentive and not trying hard enough. Children with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) find the world a confusing, challenging place. Although they do not have a hearing loss, they often mishear and misinterpret directions they receive verbally. With the help of his parents, teachers and speech therapists John learns that he is not dumb but a smart boy who has an Auditory Processing Disorder. At the end of the story John figures it out, regains his self esteem and is very happy.

This book will help children who are struggling with an Auditory Processing Disorder as well as Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorder. It teaches valuable life tools in a child friendly way. I Get It! I Get It! How John Figures It Out will help children understand why they feel confused, upset and why they just don't get it. Children with APD will see that just like John they too can be successful and happy.

The Glossary of Terms, Ways You Can Help Your Child At Home And At School, and a list of Resources included in the back of the book provide valuable information for anyone who has APD, ADD or a Learning Disability.

I Get It! I Get It! will inspire children whether they are 4 or 14. The story will help them gain confidence and understanding as they see John figure it out. Audiologists, speech therapists and special education teachers will want to recommend this book to families.

This book has been endorsed by:
Richard D. Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed. Author of It's So Much Work To Be Your Friend and The Motivation Breakthrough and the producer of the F.A.T. City Workshop.

Florence L. Denmark, Ph.D. Robert S. Pace Distinguished Research Professor, Former President of the American Psychological Association.

Jay R. Lucker, Ed.D., CC-A/SLP,FAAA. Cofounder, president, and chair of the board of the National Coalition on Auditory Processing Disorders, Inc. (NCAPD).

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014776127
Publisher: First Edition Design Publishing
Publication date: 06/08/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 44
Sales rank: 312,609
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Dr. Loraine Alderman is a licensed clinical psychologist and a certified school psychologist. She works in the New York City school system as a school psychologist, and has a private practice. Her first book, Don't You Get It? Living With Auditory Learning Disabilities, has sold worldwide. Dr. Alderman's focus is to advocate for children and adolescents with learning disabilities. She, as well as her father and son, have been diagnosed with Auditory Processing Disorder. Dr. Alderman was voted Best Psychologist by the readers of the Long Island Press for 2007, 2008 and 2011. (www.psychdocinfo.com)

As a young girl Author Yvonne Capitelli envisioned writing children's books someday. She achieved her dream after growing up on Long Island, NY and became an authoritative children's author and children's motivational speaker. Yvonne Capitelli has five awards to her credit for her debut children's book Daria Rose and The Day She Chose. They include: 2012 Nominated Best Author of Long Island, 2011 Children's Literary Classics Gold Award and KART Kids Book List, 2010 National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist, and 2009 Moonbeam Children's Book Bronze Award Mind-BodySpirit/Self Esteem and Preferred Choice Award Creative Child Magazine.

Ms. Capitelli has always had a love of children and a love of books. She was inspired by her daughter to start writing positive character building books that motivate children to make good choices, be determined and take control of their own happiness. Her books are fun, educational, beautifully illustrated and all center around imparting important life lessons. Children and adults alike will enjoy and benefit from her fun and engaging stories that make you realize the amazing power we all have within.

The author's children's book, I Get It! I Get It! How John Figures it Out, released January 2012, is about one boy's journey and triumph with Auditory Processing Disorder. Ms. Capitelli's second book of her Daria Rose Making Good Choices Series is due for release later this year. (www.dariarosebooks.com)

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