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Author Hale, Natalie.
Title Down syndrome parenting 101 : must-have advice for making your life easier / Natalie Hale ; foreword by Martha Beck.
Pub Info Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, 2011.
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 Vineyard Haven Children's  PARENT TEACHER 618.92 HALE     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript xiv, 240 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents Introduction. The yellow raincoat ; Unbutton that raincoat ; Getting started -- Essentials of yoru parent-friendly manual. Other gifts ; Honestly, now ; Intuition ; Nurturing the parent -- Beginning years. Extraordinary awareness ; A word about doctors ; Self-talk ; Read this : literacy is the new norm ; Your personal humor coach -- Discipline years. Born to rule ; The noncompliance face-off ; If all else fails, try being real ; How to ruin your child ; Communicating emotions ; It takes a crew ; When it's not Down syndrome -- School years. The education battleground ; Student one ; Student two ; Inclusion and testing ; Watch your language! -- Wahoo! years. The transition process ; Traveling alone ; Dance rocks -- The last word. Dance and drum.
Summary Down Syndrome Parenting 101 is a savvy and inspirational guide for parents, grandparents, and anyone who shares life with a person with Down syndrome! It's full of uplifting advice and best practices gleaned from Hale's personal and professional experiences raising a son, now an adult, and 20 years spent tutoring children, teens, and adults with Down syndrome.
Subject Down syndrome -- Popular works.
Children with mental disabilities -- Care -- Popular works.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Children with Special Needs.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Child Rearing.
ISBN 9781606130209
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