PANS CANS and Automobiles, is literally my favorite go-to book for school and educational considerations for any child who is struggling due to PANS, PANDAS or any of the encephalitis related disorders. This book not only does a great job of laying out the problems, but the solutions are really easy to read and in a very logical, highlight-able format – I personally have used this book many, many times during IEP meetings for a child who is struggling with PANS, PANDAS in school. The problem is clearly stated, then a solution that makes sense to an IEP team follows.
I have been known to give this book as a gift (many times over) to my child’s key teachers at the beginning of school. Click below to see reviews or purchase on AMAZON. #PANS #PANDAS #SpecialEducation
PANDAS and PANS in School Settings is another of our favorites. It’s more of a textbook type read which is why I tend to use the PANS, CANS, and Automobiles book more in my IEP meetings. However, this is a phenomenal book to both read for ideas and real-time education solutions, and to give as a gift to a special education educator or advocate at your school. Click the book to read reviews and/or order from AMAZON #PANS #PANDAS #SpecialEducation
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Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World, Freed/Parsons.I loved this book from the moment I started to read it. Fast easy read with real-time practical help and advice for helping your child adopt his/her true learning style if they are indeed a right-brainer (think ADD). #PANS #ADHD #MentalHealth
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Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control, Heather T Forbes
I found these books when it was suggested that our son had RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder) as a comorbid diagnosis with his ADD, anxiety, and depression. Out of any behavioral technique or book we found, this method (attachment parenting) helped more than any other tool, treatment or person in the entire time we had been searching. The techniques and situations, other parent’s stories and little anecdotes described in the book described and worked pretty well for us. We also enrolled in a couple of Heather T. Forbes Beyond Consequences parenting webinars and found ourselves surrounded by people who were parenting a child just like ours or at least so similar to ours it was comfortable. We also worked with a parenting coach locally who helped us implement the beyond logic systems into our home. Look for people trained in the Logic and Consequences program who will help you in your home state.
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#adoption #attachment #behaviorintervention #SpecialEducation
The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family Karen Purvis literally wrote the books on connected parenting. We can’t say enough about the quality of the advice in all Karen Purvis’s books, emails and DVDs.
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Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow. The world is full of hurt children, and bringing one into your home can quickly derail the easy family life you once knew. Get effective suggestions, wisdom, and advice to parent the hurt child in your life. The best hope for tragedy prevention is knowledge! Updated and revised. Click the book read the reviews or purchase on AMAZON. #adoption #attachment #behaviorintervention #SpecialEducation
Nancy Thomas, When Love is Not Enough: A Guide to Parenting Children with RAD-Reactive Attachment Disorder brings hope and healing tools to parents and professionals working to help challenging children. Effective interventions, a full step by step plan, clearer insight and understanding make a powerful difference in helping children heal.
#adoption #parenting #attachmentdisorders
If you are considering a trip to a Brain Balance Center, read this first. This is the book that explains the why and how of how that approach might work for our kids.
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With over a quarter million copies in print, You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! is one of the bestselling books on attention deficit disorder (ADD) ever written. There is a great deal of literature about children with ADD. But what do you do if you have ADD and aren’t a child anymore? This indispensable reference — the first of its kind written for adults with ADD” This book was super helpful for our teenager.
Defying the Defiance., Kim “”Tip”” Frank, et al
Every class has a range of students from those who are always cooperative to those who predictably fight the teacher for control every step of the way. In the most challenging classes, this oppositional and defiant student is on the verge of preventing him/herself and many of other students from focusing on learning.
Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family., Dr. Phil McGraw “Dr. Phil” (Phillip C. McGraw, Ph.D.) is the host of America’s number-one daytime talk show and is perhaps the most well-known expert in the field of psychology and human functioning in the world today. In his 16th year on television and his 11th year of the Dr. Phil show, he has devoted his international platform to delivering common sense information to individuals and families seeking to improve their lives.
“Karol Truman provides a comprehensive and enlightening resource for getting in touch with unresolved feelings which, she explains, can distort not only happiness but also health and well-being. Leaving no emotion unnamed, and in fact, listing around 750 labels for feelings…”
Heal Your Body A-Z: The Mental Causes for Physical Illness and the Way to Overcome Them., Louise Hay
Heal Your Body A-Z is a fresh and easy step-by-step guide, set up in an A-to-Z format. Just look up your specific health challenge, and you will find the probable cause for this health issue, as well as the information you need to overcome it by creating a new thought pattern.
In this extraordinary book, Dr. Ross Campbell helps parents manifest love toward their children in all situations of child-rearing through the teen years.
What Angry Kids Need: Parenting Your Angry Child Without Going Mad., Jennifer Anne Brown, et al
A child screams. A door slams. I hate you! is yelled again. You know someone s been hit, or the dog s been kicked, or toys have been broken.
Larry J. Koenig, Ph.D., “creator of the hugely popular Smart Discipline® seminars, explains his simple, dramatically effective system to help children follow the rules at home and at school. It is easily tailored to differences in age, temperament, and the needs of children with ADD/ADHD. Positive results usually are seen within a few days.”
To get my kids thinking about their roles in this:
Dude, That’s Rude!: (Get Some Manners) (Laugh And Learn) Pamela Espeland, Elizabeth Verdick
“Kids today need manners more than ever, and Dude, That’s Rude! makes it fun and easy to get some. Full-color cartoons and kid-friendly text teach the basics of polite behavior in all kinds of situations—at home, at school, in the bathroom, on the phone, at the mall, and more. Kids learn Power Words to use and P.U. Words to avoid, why their family deserves their best manners…”
How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger (Laugh And Learn) Elizabeth Verdick, Marjorie Lisovskis “Kids need help learning how to manage their anger. Blending solid information and sound advice with humor and lively illustrations, these anger-management tips guide kids to understand that anger is normal and to learn they can express it in healthy ways. The book teaches them how to recognize anger in themselves and others,…”
Angry Octopus: An Anger Management Story, introducing active progressive muscular relaxation and deep breathing (Indigo Ocean Dreams) Lori Lite “Angry Octopus is a story that teaches children how to use progressive muscle relaxation and breathing techniques to calm down, lower stress, and control anger. Children relate to the angry octopus in this story as the sea child shows the octopus how to take a deep breath, calm down, and manage anger.”
Words are not for hurting! The older children get, the more words they know and can use—including hurtful words. This book teaches children that their words belong to them: They can think before they speak, then choose what to say and how to say it. It also explores positive ways to respond when others use unkind words and reinforces the importance of saying “I’m sorry.” Includes tips for parents and caregivers.
Join in and Play (Learning to Get Along) Cheri J Meiners (Author)
Why Can’t My Child Behave?: Why Can’t She Cope? Why Can’t He Learn?, Jane Hersey I originally purchased a copy of this book in 2009. The updated version was published in 2014. The “2014 edition offers practical solutions that have been gleaned from the experts, parents who have found answers to their children’s behavior and learning problems. It is based on the work of an eminent physician, Ben Feingold, MD. He discovered that some of the chemicals in our food have the ability to cause a wide range of problems and that the symptoms vary” This was my bible for a long time and we still adhere to the philosophy of clean eating.
HELPING KID’S SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL GROWTH
Supernanny: How to Get the Best from Your Children, Jo Frost
Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents Deborah D. Gray