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Child Psychology and Development For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-91885-2
Paperback
384 pages
March 2011
US $19.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book
Introduction.

Part I: Understanding Children: The Big Picture.

Chapter 1: Exploring Child Psychology.

Chapter 2: What Makes Kids Tick?

Chapter 3: Goals of Growing Up.

Part II: Watching Kids Grow.

Chapter 4: Pregnancy, Delivery, and the First Year.

Chapter 5: Tackling the Toddler Years (Ages 1–4).

Chapter 6: The Middle Childhood Years (Ages 5 – 12).

Chapter 7: Traversing the Teen Years (Ages 13–18).

Part III: Growing Great Kids.

Chapter 8: Creating Functional Families.

Chapter 9: Optimizing Education.

Chapter 10: Building the Right Village for Kids.

Part IV: Spotting Troubled Development.

Chapter 11: Facing Physical Problems.

Chapter 12: Understanding Problems That Interfere with Learning.

Chapter 13: Addressing Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Chapter 14: Emotional Disorders.

Chapter 15: Exploring Behavior Disorders.

Chapter 16: Looking at Trauma and Abuse.

Part V: Getting the Right Therapies.

Chapter 17: Types of Therapy That Work.

Chapter 18: Enhancing Educators’ Efforts.

Chapter 19: Knowing What Parents Can Do.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Calm Kids Down.

Chapter 21: Ten Signs of Gifted Kids.

Chapter 22: Ten Signs That a Kid Needs Help.

Appendix: Developmental Milestones.

Index.

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