Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs

Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs

Raising and Teaching All Children to Become Resilient, Responsible, and Respectful

By Jane Nelsen; Steven Foster; Arlene Raphael

Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9780307589828, 235pp.

Publication Date: March 8, 2011

Description

Over 2 Million Positive Discipline Books Sold
A Positive Approach To Helping Children With Special Needs Realize Their Potential

"Every" child deserves to lead a happy and fulfilling life. For parents and teachers of children with special needs, helping their child to not only negotiate daily challenges, but to live fulfilling, meaningful lives, can be the most difficult challenge they will face.

Over the years, millions of parents and teachers have come to trust Jane Nelsen's classic Positive Discipline series for its consistent, commonsense approach to childrearing. Now, the bestselling series addresses the specific challenges that parents and teachers of children with special needs face, and offers them straightforward advice for supporting them in positive ways. In these pages are practical solutions to challenges such as:

Learning to look beyond diagnostic labels Believing in each child's potential regardless of his/her stage of development Helping children integrate socially and interact with their peers Coping with the frustration that inevitably occurs when a child is being difficult Strengthening a child's sense of belonging and significance And Many More

Use this book to answer such questions as:
How do you accommodate a disability, while still teaching a child to try their best?
How do you help a child cope with anger they may have trouble expressing, especially when that anger may on some level be justified?
How do you teach a child who may struggle with seemingly straight forward tasks to contribute to the world around them in a way that will be meaningful to them?

If you are raising or teaching a child with special needs, this book is a must-read. As the mother of a child with autism, my hopes and dreams for my son were no different than those of other parents. I wanted a parenting approach that helped my child grow up to be self confident, happy, and prepared for success in relationships, work, and life. I also needed practical, effective methods for addressing the significant, challenging behaviors I faced on a daily basis. Finally, in this amazing book, I found both .Thank you, thank you, thank you to the authors of this groundbreaking book. - Rachel Fink Parks, MS, PCC.



About the Author
Jane Nelsen, psychologue americaine de renom, educatrice et mere de 7 enfants, est l'auteur de nombreux ouvrages traduits dans le monde entier.

Herbalist, author, photographer, conservationist, and researcher, Steven Foster is renowned for his extensive work with Echinacea. He is the co-author of "Herbal Emissaries" and the "Peterson" "Field Guide to Medicinal Plants," and author of "Herbal Bounty-The Gentle Art of Herb Culture," Special Publications Editor for the American Botanical Council (Austin, Texas), and Associate Editor of "Herbalgram,"