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Little Hands & Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together

Kathy MacMillan · Huron Street Press
Pages: 150
Format: Paperback

Appropriate for adults who are completely new to signing, this authoritative guide on sign language helps them engage with children up to age five, regardless of their hearing ability. Each of the eight chapters contain a variety of activities, such as games, finger plays, songs, and crafts,...
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Long-Term Care: How to Plan & Pay for It

Joseph Matthews Attorney · NOLO; Tenth edition
Format: Paperback

Finding the right long-term care often means making difficult decisions during difficult times. Whether you're planning for the future or need to make a quick decision, Long-Term Care helps you understand the alternatives to nursing facilities and shows you how to find the best care...
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The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be

Anya Kamenetz · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

Standardized assessments test our children, our teachers, our schools - and increasingly, our patience.Your child is more than a score. But in the last twenty years, schools have dramatically increased standardized testing, sacrificing hours of classroom time. What is the cost to students,...
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How to Create a Successful Adoption Portfolio: Easy Steps to Help You Produce the Best Adoption Profile and Prospective Birthparent Letter

Madeleine Melcher · Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014. ©2014
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

Having a strong adoption portfolio increases your chances of building a family through adoption but how do you create an adoption portfolio that will show prospective birth families why you are the perfect adoptive parent for their child? Do you know which pictures to include and which...
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Tell Them It Was Mozart

Angeline Schellenberg · Brick Books
Pages: 123
Format: Paperback

Poetry. Disability Studies. Linked poems that uncover the ache and whimsy of raising children on the autism spectrum. Through public judgments, detouring dreams and unspoken prayers, Tell THEM IT WAS MOZART, Angeline Schellenberg's debut collection, traces both a slow bonding and the emergence...
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ASD The Complete Autism Spectrum Disorder Health and Diet Guide: Includes 175 Gluten-Free and Casein-Free Recipes

R. Smith · Robert Rose
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association provided new diagnostic criteria for autism: autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The term incorporates diagnoses previously described as separate: autistic disorder, Asperger's Disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental...
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The Confident Parent: A Pediatrician's Guide to Caring for Your Little One--Without Losing Your Joy, Your Mind, or Yourself

Jane Scott · A TarcherPerigee Books
Pages: 265
Format: Print book

We've all heard the complaint from parents: They're more overwhelmed than ever before -- juggling demands on their time as well as conflicting advice from family, friends, frenemies and "experts" on how to achieve parental perfection--or risk jeopardizing their little one's future...
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The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2017

Len Testa · Unofficial Guides
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The Unofficial Guide to the Disney Cruise Line is a no-nonsense, consumer-oriented guide to Disney's cruise vacations. This detailed guide points out the best of Disney's ships and itineraries, including a couple of stellar restaurants, top-notch children's activities, and Castaway...
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The End of American Childhood: A History of Parenting from Life on the Frontier to the Managed Child

Paula S Fass · Princeton University Press
Pages: 334
Format: Print book

The End of American Childhood takes a sweeping look at the history of American childhood and parenting, from the nation's founding to the present day. Renowned historian Paula Fass shows how, since the beginning of the American republic, independence, self-definition, and individual...
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The Other Side of Impossible: Ordinary People Who Faced Daunting Medical Challenges and Refused to Give Up

Susannah Meadows · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

You're faced with a difficult health condition. You have exhausted medicine's answers. What do you do? In The Other Side of Impossible, Susannah Meadows tells the real-life stories of seven families who were determined to solve the unsolvable. Their adventures take us to the outer frontiers...
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The Deployment Toolkit: Military Families and Solutions for a Successful Long-Distance Relationship

Janelle B. Moore · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

Deployment comes in many forms and serves many purposes. Any separation from loved ones is an emotionally difficult time for all concerned, especially when children are involved - but separation is now a modern day military reality. Those unfamiliar with the military may not understand...
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Let Them Eat Dirt: Saving Our Children from an Oversanitized World

B Brett Finlay · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Format: Print book

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The Hopeful Mom's Guide to Adoption: The Wit & Wisdom You Need for the Journey

Rachel Garlinghouse · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 185
Format: Paperback

Choosing to adopt can be overwhelming, rendering you anxious, hopeful, and confused. This no-holds-barred guide gives you the authentic offerings of Rachel Garlinghouse's ten-year (and counting) commitment to encouragement, education, ethics, and empathy. From the day you first consider...
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Living Together: A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples

Ralph Warner · NOLO; Fifteenth Edition edition
Format: Book

Living together out of wedlock can mean anything, especially in court -- unlike married couples, most unmarried couples don't automatically inherit or receive protection under the law. Consequently, you must document everything from property ownership and children to wills and other...
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Daddy, Stop Talking!: And Other Things My Kids Want But Won't Be Getting

Adam Carolla · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The comedian, actor, television host, podcast king, and New York Times bestselling author of President Me, Not Taco Bell Material, and In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks now lays down the law on the plight of the modern parent.Parents, do you often think that if your kids had to grow...
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