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Take Control of Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties

Jennifer Engel Fisher · Prufrock Press
Format: Print book

Take Control of Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties is a unique guidebook written especially for kids with dyslexia and other reading difficulties to help them overcome their reading struggles and find success in school and beyond. The handbook addresses the fundamentals of reading...
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The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide for Dads-to-Be

Armin A. Brott · Abbeville Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The fourth edition of this best-selling, ground-breaking, information-packed guide for dads-to-be is now significantly, updated, revised, and expanded.We are expecting! The twentieth-anniversary edition of this thoroughly updated and revised parenting classic remains the most informative...
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The Silent Garden: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Deaf Child

Paul W Ogden · Gallaudet University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

For over 30 years, The Silent Garden has offered parents of deaf children the support and unbiased information needed to fully realize their children's potential. This completely revised third edition is a must-have resource that will help parents navigate the complex and unique challenges...
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The Enlightened College Applicant: A New Approach to the Search and Admissions Process

Andrew Belasco · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Deluged with messages that range from "It's Ivy League or bust" to "It doesn't matter where you go," college applicants and their families often find themselves lost, adrift in a sea of information overload. Finally - a worthy life preserver has arrived. The Enlightened...
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Talking Baby: Helping Your Child Discover Language

Margaret Maclagen · Finch Publishing
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback

This book starts by describing a baby's language development alongside their physical development in the first 18 months. It then discusses play - the way young children learn. It also explores childrens' very early acquisition of words, and how they use them, and it covers the exciting...
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The Littlest Learners: Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

DAWN R ROGINSKI · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The Littlest Learners connects the most recent research on emergent literacy, the skills necessary to become a reader and concrete activities that parents and caregivers can do to maximize their child's reading readiness. The book is divided into 5 activities:1) talking with young...
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Enlightened Aging: Building Resilience for a Long, Active Life

Eric B Larson · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A leading expert in the science of healthy aging, Dr. Eric B. Larson offers practical advice for growing old with resilience and foresight. More than just canned advice, Enlightened Aging proposes a path to resilience - one that's proven to help many stave off disability until very...
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Banish Boredom: Activities to Do with Kids That You'll Actually Enjoy

Rebecca Green · Gryphon House
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Winner of the 2016 Mom's Choice Awards - GOLD! Based on her popular blog, Not-So-SAHM , Rebecca Green takes readers on an inspiring journey using beautiful color photos that she took of her children doing activities she describes in the book. Taking a lighthearted approach to the serious...
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The Happiest Kids in the World: A Stress-Free Approach to Parenting-the Dutch Way

RINA MAE ACOSTA · EXPERIMENT LLC
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The secret to raising the happiest kids in the world? Whatever it is, it's somewhere in the Netherlands . . . Would parents rather their children be successful or happy? Kids in the US face lots of pressure to excel - often at the expense of happiness. But does it have to be this way? Not in the Netherlands!...
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Eldercare 101: A Practical Guide to Later Life Planning, Care, and Wellbeing

Mary Jo Saavedra · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

The Silver Tsunami is upon us as elder care and crisis management reaches a tipping point with the graying of America. By 2020, 54 million people in the U.S. will be over the age of 65; by 2030, that number will top 80 million. Feeling the squeeze of multi-generational home demands, children...
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The Ultimate Guide to College Transfer: From Surviving to Thriving

LUCIA D TYLER · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 202
Format: Hardcover

The Ultimate Guide to College Transfer is a comprehensive guide, designed to make college transfer between four-year schools as successful as possible. Chapters outline the steps to take from the moment a student finds him/herself considering college transfer to the first semester at his/her...
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