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Parenting Traumatized Children with Developmental Differences: Strategies to Help Your Child's Sensory Processing, Language Development, Executive Function and Challenging Behaviours

by Sara McLean Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
03/2019
ISBN:
9781785924330
Format:
Pbk 176 pages
Price:
AU$32.99 NZ$33.03
Product Status: In Stock Now
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Experiencing trauma early in life can lead to changes in a child's social and cognitive skills. Dr Sara McLean explains how to help children who are coping with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties or struggling with language, communication or memory - in this comprehensive guide for foster carers and adoptive parents.  


 


- Strong appeal for adoptive or foster parents, as well as any other parents with children who've experienced early trauma.


 


- Evidence-based strategies will make a real difference to help support children's sensory problems, language development and challenging behaviours.


 


- Groundbreaking focus on developmental difference - most existing books focus on attachment or trauma theory.


 


Market: Foster and adoptive parents and professionals who support children in foster care (e.g. social workers, foster care support workers and teachers).

Introduction; 1: Early Adversity And Developmental Difference; 2. An Introduction To Normal Development; 3: An Introduction To The Reasons For Challenging Behaviour; 4. Developmental Difference In Sensory Regulation; 5. Developmental difference in language and communication; 6. Developmental difference in emotional regulation; 7. Developmental Difference in Executive Functioning; 8. Developmental Difference in Social Information Processing; 9. Communicating about your child's Developmental Difference to others; 10. Summary; Resources

Dr. Sara McLean has working in the area of child and adolescent psychology for over 20 years. She was the recipient of the ACU Fellowship at Oxford University; REES Centre for research on Fostering; in recognition of her work supporting children in foster care. She is an Adjunct Fellow at the Australian Centre for Child Protection, and lives in Adelaide, Australia.