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Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

Tom Fields-Meyer · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Essential reading for any parent, teacher, therapist, or caregiver of a person with autism a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the worlds leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability, but as a unique way of being human. Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist...
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Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids--and How to Break the Trance

Nicholas Kardaras · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

We've all seen them: kids hypnotically staring at glowing screens in restaurants, in playgrounds and in friends' houses -- and the numbers are growing. Like a virtual scourge, the illuminated glowing faces -- the Glow Kids -- are multiplying. But at what cost? Is this just a harmless indulgence...
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Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me

Ron Miscavige · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The only book to examine the origins of Scientology's current leader, RUTHLESS tells the revealing story of David Miscavige's childhood and his path to the head seat of the Church of Scientology told through the eyes of his father. Ron Miscavige's personal, heartfelt story is a riveting...
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Babies, kids and dogs: Creating a safe and harmonious relationship

Melissa Fallon · Hubble & Hattie
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Children and dogs both benefit mentally and physically from a harmonious relationship. Dogs help to develop empathy and social skills in children, as well as build their confidence. It is, however, important to also develop this confidence in our dogs, and prepare them to be around babies...
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Teaching Pre-Employment Skills to 14–17-Year-Olds: The Autism Works Now!® Method

Joanne Lara · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Based on the Autism Works Now!® Workplace Readiness Workshop, this interactive resource shows how to help students aged 14-17 develop the necessary transition skills for getting and keeping a meaningful job, with accompanying worksheets available to download.Structured around 2-hour weekly...
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Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010

Charles Murray · Crown Forum
Pages: 407
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of Hillbilly Elegy, the acclaimed bestseller than explains why white America has become fractured and divided in education and classIn Coming Apart, Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever...
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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

Noam Chomsky · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Global Discontents is a compelling set of interviews with Noam Chomsky, who identifies the "dry kindling" of discontent around the world that could soon catch fire.In wide-ranging interviews with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to consider "the...
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Tuesday's Promise: One Veteran, One Dog, and Their Bold Quest to Change Lives

Luis Carlos Montalvan · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Following the success of his New York Times bestseller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved Golden Retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other. Luis's first book sparked a national...
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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder

Claudia Rowe · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this superb work of literary true crime - a spellbinding combination of memoir and psychological suspense - a female journalist chronicles her unusual connection with a convicted serial killer and her search to understand the darkness inside us."Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia?...
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Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience

Meg Jay · Twelve
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Clinical psychologist and author of The Defining Decade, Dr. Meg Jay reveals the world of the "supernormal": those who soar to unexpected heights after childhood adversity.Whether it is bullying, the loss of a parent to divorce or death, an alcoholic or mentally ill family member,...
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Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get On with Life

Margalis Fjelstad · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; Reprint edition
Format: Book

People with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorders have a serious mental illness that primarily affects their intimate, personal, and family relationships. Often they appear to be normally functioning at work and in public interactions, and Narcissists may even be highly effective,...
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Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

Ph.D. Barry M. Prizant · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world's leading experts, who portrays autism as a unique way of being human - this is "required reading....Breathtakingly simple and profoundly positive" (Chicago Tribune) .Autism therapy typically focuses on ridding individuals...
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Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy

Francine Shapiro · Rodale Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A totally accessible users guide from the creator of a scientifically proven form of psychotherapy that has successfully treated millions of people worldwide.Whether weve experienced small setbacks or major traumas, we are all influenced by memories and experiences we may not remember or dont...
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The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

Nicholas Carr · W. W. Norton & Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction: "Nicholas Carr has written a Silent Spring for the literary mind." -- Michael Agger, Slate Finalist for the 2011 PEN Center USA Literary Award "Is Google making us stupid?" When Nicholas Carr posed that question,...
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Because We Are Bad: OCD and a Girl Lost in Thought

Lily Bailey · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Written with the indelible power of Girl, Interrupted, Brain on Fire, and Reasons to Stay Alive, a lyrical, poignant memoir by a young woman about her childhood battle with debilitating obsessive compulsive disorder, and her hard-won journey to recovery.By the age of thirteen, Lily Bailey...
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