Sleep Better!: A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs (Paperback)
  • Sleep Better!: A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs (Paperback)

Sleep Better!: A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 30/12/2013
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From bedtime tantrums to bedwetting, sleep problems can be one of the biggest sources of worry and frustration for parents of children with special needs. Help is here in this down-to-earth, nonjudgmental guide, packed with widely tested, easy-to-use techniques that work for all children, with and without disabilities. This fully updated edition includes help for parents who usually struggle with nighttime problems. Without preaching or proposing a "one right way" to solve problems, psychologist and father Mark Durand helps families tackle sleep issues with optimism and proven strategies drawn from clinical and personal experience. A must-own for tired parents everywhere, this warm and wise guidebook will put sleep problems to bed and help whole families get the rest they need. THE BETTER-SLEEP GUIDE FOR EVERY FAMILY:
  • Highly effective strategies for children with special needs such as autism, Tourette syndrome, and cerebral palsy
  • Research-based solutions to even the toughest nighttime challenges
  • Tested with thousands of families
  • Respects individual differences in families offers different options to fit different parenting philosophies
  • Helps parents develop a positive outlook and attitude as they work to resolve their child s challenges
  • Includes help for parents who struggle with their own nighttime problems
  • Flexible parents can pick and choose strategies and modify them as needed
  • Valuable background information on understanding and assessing sleep problems
  • Sleep Diary
  • Self-Talk Log
  • Behavior Log
  • Sleep Problems Scale
  • Plus annotated lists of additional sleep resources
  • Bedtime tantrums
  • Night waking
  • Sleep terrors
  • Bed wetting
  • Sleep schedule problems
  • Sleepwalking and sleep talking
  • Insomnia
  • Tooth-grinding
  • Periodic limb movements

Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781598572940

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