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Understanding Sibling Issues

Raising a child with a disability or chronic illness poses many challenges. Some of these challenges focus on the relationship between the siblings in the family. These crucial relationships are examined in this article.

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Differences In Common... Straight Talk on Mental Retardation, Down Syndrome, and Life P0105: Differences In Common... Straight Talk on Mental Retardation, Down Syndrome, and Life
A beautiful series of autobiographical parenting essays, spanning infancy to adulthood.
The New Language Of Toys - 3rd Edition P0113: The New Language Of Toys - 3rd Edition
Play is the natural way for children to learn!
Uncommon Fathers - Reflections On Raising a Child With A Disability P0114: Uncommon Fathers - Reflections On Raising a Child With A Disability
By and for fathers of kids with special needs.
From The Heart - On Being The Mother Of A Child With A Disability P0115: From The Heart - On Being The Mother Of A Child With A Disability
A great book, straight from the heart.
The Early Intervention Dictionary - 2nd edition P0117: The Early Intervention Dictionary - 2nd edition
A must-have reference dictionary!
Enabling Romance - A  Guide to Love, Sex, and Relationships for the Disabled (And the People Who Care about Them) P0120: Enabling Romance - A Guide to Love, Sex, and Relationships for the Disabled (And the People Who Care about Them)
Achieve new understandings, freedom and joy in intimacy
Teenagers with  ADD
A Parents' Guide P0123: Teenagers with ADD A Parents' Guide
Teens with ADD an their parents share their insights about ADD
Accessible Gardening for People with Physical Disabilities
A Guide to Methods, Tools, and Plants P0124: Accessible Gardening for People with Physical Disabilities A Guide to Methods, Tools, and Plants
Anyone can enjoy gardening!
Taking Charge- Teenagers Talk about Life & Physical Disabilities P0125: Taking Charge- Teenagers Talk about Life & Physical Disabilities
A self-help book for teens with physical disabilities
Couples With Intellectual  Disabilities Talk About Living and Loving P0126: Couples With Intellectual Disabilities Talk About Living and Loving
Exploring a vital subject that we are not used to hearing about

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Crystal Drop Ball: Sensory Integration and Balance

Try sitting the child cross-legged on a ball. Hold their hips firmly, and slowly roll the ball from the center out in the forward directions on a gentle angle. Watch to see how (and if) the child compensates for the new angle of their trunk. We want to see the chin tip back towards level with the floor. This signifies the understanding that "upright" is not always determined by the position of the hips relative to the floor, but rather is cued by the relation of the inner ears to the floor. Prompt the child to "sit up straight" both with verbal and demonstrative cues. Once the rolling forward is mastered, work on backwards, side-to-side, and in a gentle circular motion. The see-through ball adds extra fun!

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