New Titles for MOSE Ready Readers / Family Place

August 23, 2013

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram MB900438197
The Asperkid’s Launch Pad: Home Design to Empower Everyday Superheroes
O’Toole, Jennifer Cook
O’Toole, who has been a social worker and teacher in special needs and mainstream classrooms, has Asperger’s syndrome, and has three children with the condition, guides parents in creating home environments that support the development of children with Asperger’s by fostering concentration, calm, and a sense of control. She addresses topics like gaming, cooking, dishwashing, cleaning, chores, sewing, laundry, organization, making the bed, and taking a shower, with specific steps for each.
The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties and Fears
Cohen, Lawrence J.
A clinical psychologist specializing in children’s play, play therapy and parenting offers time-tested advice and light-hearted solutions for parents of children 3 to 15 years of age with issues ranging from everyday fears, nerves and phobias, to more intractable, chronic and debilitating anxiety.
Parenting Your Powerful Child: Bringing an End to the Everyday Battles
Leman, Kevin
In Parenting Your Powerful Child, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman offers a practical action plan to redirect your child’s power surges into positive traits that will prepare your child for a successful, happy, and productive adult life. With these simple but effective techniques, you can transform your home from a daily battle zone to a safe and peaceful place. All it takes is a little determination–and some small changes on your part–to make a huge difference in your family life.
The Sensory Child Gets Organized: Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids
Dalgliesh, Carolyn
Presents simple, effective solutions and proven systems for parents of children with sensory processing disorder, anxiety disorder, ADD/ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder and OCD that bridge the gap between clinical support and practical in-home solutions.
What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know: Preparing Your Child for a Lifetime of Learning
Hirsch, E. D. / Holdren, John
Updated with new material, this must-have guide, established by the Core Knowledge Foundation, outlines the elements a parent or educator should look for in a good kindergarten program and introduces activities that can help children take their first steps in learning to read and write.
Posted by Jenifer Brown

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