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Parenting a Literal Child

It's not just a matter of symantics - for some kids, everything is literal. In parenting several kids with FAS/FAE, I've found that you have to be very careful with your instructions - because they'll be followed!

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Children With Cerebral Palsy - A Parents Guide Second Edition

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Useful ideas for families of kids with CP.

This book thoroughly explains cerebral palsy, it's diagnosis and various treatments. It offers useful advice and practical hints on daily care, early intervention, therapy, family life, and more. Updated and expanded! Editor Elaine Geralis. 434 pp.

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Children With Cerebral Palsy - A Parents Guide  Second Edition

Typical Access Profile

Auditory

Normal
Low
Extremely Low
Not Using Hearing
Hyper-Acute

Vision

Normal
Low
Extremely Low
Not Using Vision

Gross Motor

All
Some
Few
Not Using Gross Motor

Fine Motor

All
Some
Few
Not Using Fine Motor

Developmental Age Range

0 - 2
3 - 5
6 - 8
9 - 12
13 and Over

Language

Typical
Some Spoken
Receptive Only
Sign
Assistive/Augmentitive
Not Using Language
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Spinning Ball Top - Accessible To Almost All Kinds Of Special Needs

Cause and effect is an important concept. It let's kids understand that they have the power to affect their world. This is an ideal toy with which to learn cause and effect. Accessible even to a baby or to a child with very solid fine motor delay. The strong sight and sound effect means a blind OR deaf child can also enjoy this toy. Encourage children to try pushing with both hands and any other parts of the body that they are developing control over. The top can be glued to a board if necessary to keep it on a tray. (then the board can be strapped on)

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