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Practical Parenting and Learning Disabilities: A Simple Guide for Teachers and Parents

Practical Parenting and Learning Disabilities: A Simple Guide for Teachers and Parents

by Susan Maynard


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This two part guide is written in order to help parents simplify their lives as well as their children's lives. The first part is a straightforward guide to discipline that will help make everyone's lives more secure and content. It helps parents establish limits and guidelines for what their children are or are not allowed to do. The second part is a guide to help parents secure and receive the proper education for their children. It helps to identify learning styles and learning disabilities. This is simply a guide that may make life with your children easier and more enjoyable. The ideas are straightforward and simply stated in an easy to carry, handy booklet.

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ISBN-13: 9781475810448
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/10/2014
Series: Wrinkles in Teaching: A Series of Guidebooks for Teachers Series
Pages: 82
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Susan Maynard is a licensed school psychologist who has been in private practice in Miami for 30 years. Dr. Maynard specializes in psycho-educational testing as well as counseling families and consulting to schools in Miami-Dade County.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Practical Parenting Preface
Chapter 1: Early Childhood Issues
A. Playpens
B. Carrying and Pushing Children in Strollers
C. Toilet Training
D. Crying Isn't All Bad
E. Babying Children
Chapter 2: As Children Grow
A. Bedtimes
B. Mealtimes
C. No!
D. Privilege and Entitlement
E. Limits and Rules
F. Admitting You Made a Mistake
G. Chores
H. General Responsibility
Chapter 3: A Word About Teens
Chapter 4: Random Thoughts on Parenting Children of All Ages
A. Friends
B. Cell Phones
C. TV, Computers, Video Games, Facebook, Tweeting and the Like
D. Schedules
E. Homework
F. Other School Issues
G. Parents Need Time for Themselves
H. Discipline
Part 2: Learning Disabilities Preface
Chapter 5: How do you Recognize Learning Disabilities
Chapter 6: Types of Learning Interferences
Chapter 7: What Tests Assess Learning Interferences
Chapter 8: Suggested Strategies for Teachers
Chapter 9: Suggested Strategies for Parents
Chapter 10: What if your child's school professionals or pediatrician recommends testing
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