NEW!!! Child Psychology and Development For Dummies
Grasp a child's cognitivedevelopment, detectabnormalities, and learnwhat to do next
An essential guide for parents, teachers, and caregivers, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides an informational guide to cognitive development at every stage of a child's life, as well as expert tips and guidance on how to recognize and get help for the cognitive barriers that impede learning and development.
The nuts and bolts delve into the soup of kids' development, including biology, psychology, learning, environment, and culture
What makes kids tick? discover how heredity, environment, experience, and culture interact to determine a child's physical and emotional development
Watch them grow get an understanding of what a "normal" childhood should look like from conception through adolescence, and the types of behaviors to anticipate throughout
Learn to spot trouble find out what can go wrong during a child's development, from physical problems like chronic illness to psychological problems like autism
Ask for help get expert guidance on the therapies and interventions that work, and how you can collaborate with professionals for an even better outcome
Open the book and find:
Physical, mental, and social development from conception through adolescence
Treatments and interventions that work
Physical and psychological problems that interfere with normal development
Common behavior disorders
The aftermath of abuse, trauma, and neglect
What to expect from therapy and medication
How to help kids cope at school
Understand the difference between "bad behavior" and behavior disorders
Know whether a child is ready for school
Help a child control impulses, develop healthy self-esteem, and have good relationships
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