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Parenting Traumatized Children with Developmental Differences

Strategies to Help Your Child's Sensory Processing, Language Development, Executive Function and Challenging Behaviours
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Children who have encountered trauma early in life can experience real differences in their social and cognitive development. This comprehensive guide introduces what such developmental difference means, how it affects a child, and offers strategies to help support or alleviate problems that commonly arise.

Dr. McLean explains how children with developmental differences understand the world around them and offers easy to use techniques to help children with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties or delays in language, communication or memory development.

This book will provide you with the knowledge and confidence you need to meet your own child's individual needs, and to help them to flourish.
  • Published: Mar 21 2019
  • Pages: 176
  • 214 x 136mm
  • ISBN: 9781785924330
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Press Reviews

  • Professor Daryl Higgins, PhD, MAPS ICPS Director Australian Catholic University

    Carers often cry out for information about how to understand the challenging behaviours of children who have come into their care. Dr McLean provides not just an understanding of key developmental milestones and the role of adversity, but practical guidance on how to meet the needs of children with 'developmental difference'.
  • Professor Elizabeth Fernandez, The University of New South Wales, Australia

    Addressing a broad range of parenting and practice issues in a clear accessible style this guide is an informative and valuable resource for adoptive and foster carers , practitioners and educators.
  • Amanda Porter, Chief Executive Officer Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers – SA Inc

    I commend this book as an essential read for all current and future caregivers who want to understand their child's behaviour and to parent more effectively.
  • Seen and Heard
    The author has usefully brought together information on multiple aspects of a child's development, which, when functioning as it should, contributes to the child attaining a healthy and fulfilled life. New insights are provided for the reader - not necessarily on the specific developmental differences, which are knowledge-base dependant, but rather on how this all connects and interrelates; the body-mind connection. This book is written with foster carers and adoptive parents in mind. The information it contains is also beneficial for professionals within fostering and adoption services, enhancing their knowledge of child development from multiple aspects and is, therefore, a valuable resource for all.