Health Promotion For People With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities - book by Laurence Taggart and other contributors

Amazon: This book offers a wide range of health and social care professionals the knowledge and strategies to address key issues, enabling and empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to enjoy healthier lives.

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Young Children Make Their Gestural Communication Systems More Language-Like: Segmentation and Linearization of Semantic Elements in Motion Events. Paper by Kita et al

Abstract: 'Research on Nicaraguan Sign Language, created by deaf children, has suggested that young children use gestures to segment the semantic elements of events and linearize them in ways similar to those used in signed and spoken languages.

'However, it is unclear whether this is due to childre

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The new HELP ME GROW Social and Emotional Milestones from Infant Mental Health Promotion

The new HELP ME GROW Social and Emotional Milestones from Infant Mental Health Promotion

 

The new HELP ME GROW Social and Emotional Milestones documents provide an overview of a young child's typical social and emotional development by age. 

NOW AVAILABLE here.

The HELP ME GROW family of resources is full of activities and tips for caregivers to support social and emotional development

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International review of literature about disabled children's need for stability and permanence when removed from parents

Children who have been removed from their parents need stability and permanence; this is as true for disabled children as it is for others. Yet many children are subject to extended periods of uncertainty and instability. Growing attention has been paid to the need to achieve permanence within a tim

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Positive Behavior Supports for Adults with Disabilities in Employment, Community, and Residential Settings: Practical Strategies that Work. Book by Keith Storey and Michal Post

Professor Keith Storey writes: We have tried to make this a practical how-to text for service providers.  The format, readability, and detailed descriptions make it a resource for those responsible for providing positive behavior supports in employment, community, and residential settings.

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New book - School-Based Mental Health: A framework for Intervention by Debra S Lean and Vincent A Colucci

New book - School-Based Mental Health: A framework for Intervention by Debra S Lean and Vincent A Colucci

Peter Limbrick writes: Lean and Colucci have given us a master class in thoroughness – thoroughness that is essential for all interagency collaboration. Planning for effective school-based mental health services requires governance and vision at state (or provincial or regional) and district levels

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