A Way Out of Madness

Titre : A Way Out of Madness
Auteur : Daniel Mackler
Éditeur : AuthorHouse
ISBN-13 : 9781449083496
Libération : 2010

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Family conflict can wreak havoc on people diagnosed with psychiatric disorders. A Way Out of Madness offers guidance in resolving family conflict and taking control of your life. The book also includes personal accounts of family healing by people who were themselves psychiatrically diagnosed. Contributors include: Patch Adams, M.D., inspiration for Robin Williams film Joanne Greenberg, author, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden David Oaks, director, MindFreedom International Will Hall, co-founder, Freedom Center

Teaching Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Titre : Teaching Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Auteur : Roger Pierangelo
Éditeur : Corwin Press
ISBN-13 : 9781452293196
Libération : 2008-04-01

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Create an appropriate learning environment to help children with ASD develop lifelong independence! This user-friendly resource summarizes current research and presents a comprehensive overview of how to teach students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In a step-by-step format, the book covers intervention strategies for implementing effective programs that give youngsters with ASD the opportunity to learn and interact with their peers. The authors cover specific disorders and discuss: Specific instructional approaches Behavioral, skill-based, and physiologically-based intervention models A comprehensive team approach that includes parents Assistive technology options Support services for transition to adult life

The Imitation of Gestures

Titre : The Imitation of Gestures
Auteur : Jean Bergès
Éditeur : Elsevier
ISBN-13 : 9781483221526
Libération : 2016-08-10

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The Imitation of Gestures describes the sets of tests of the imitation of gestures in children performed by the examiner. These tests provide valuable information about the development of motor skills, particularly the right-left orientation in children from 4 to 8 years of age. This book is composed of two main sections encompassing 9 chapters. Part I presents the methods for studying the imitation of simple and complex gestures of the hands and arms. This part also covers the application of these methods to children who would be likely to have disturbances in motor and verbal development. The second part describes the supplementary tests to the Imitation of gestures test used for the study of body image. This part also deals with the intercorrelations between the results obtained on the different tests, namely, the Imitation of gestures, Drawn-a-man test, Grace Arthur mannequin puzzle, and the verbal test of naming and pointing to the body parts. Pediatricians, neurologists, and clinical psychologists will find this book rewarding.

Sparks in Scotland

Titre : Sparks in Scotland
Auteur : A. Destiny
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781481421218
Libération : 2015-05-19

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While vacationing in Scotland with her parents, 15-year-old Ava meets cute and sweet Graham, the son of her mother's college friend, but Ava wonders if it is worth pursuing a relationship when she will soon be returning to Cleveland. Simultaneous eBook. Original.

Special Educational Needs

Titre : Special Educational Needs
Auteur : Mary Warnock
Éditeur : A&C Black
ISBN-13 : 9781441180155
Libération : 2010-06-03

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Considers the philosophical debates surrounding special educational needs and inclusion. >

Waltzing with Bears

Titre : Waltzing with Bears
Auteur : Tom DeMarco
Éditeur : Addison-Wesley
ISBN-13 : 9780133492231
Libération : 2013-07-15

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This is the digital version of the printed book (Copyright © 2003). If There’s No Risk On Your Next Project, Don’t Do It. Greater risk brings greater reward, especially in software development. A company that runs away from risk will soon find itself lagging behind its more adventurous competition. By ignoring the threat of negative outcomes–in the name of positive thinking or a can-do attitude–software managers drive their organizations into the ground. In Waltzing with Bears, Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister–the best-selling authors of Peopleware–show readers how to identify and embrace worthwhile risks. Developers are then set free to push the limits. The authors present the benefits of risk management, including that it makes aggressive risk-taking possible, protects management from getting blindsided, provides minimum-cost downside protection, reveals invisible transfers of responsibility, isolates the failure of a subproject. Readers are armed with strategies for confronting the most common risks that software projects face: schedule flaws, requirements inflation, turnover, specification breakdown, and under-performance. Waltzing with Bears will help you mitigate the risks–before they turn into project-killing problems. Risks are out there–and they should be there–but there is a way to manage them.

Welcome to Subirdia

Titre : Welcome to Subirdia
Auteur : John M. Marzluff
Éditeur : Yale University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780300210309
Libération : 2014-09-30

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Welcome to Subirdia presents a surprising discovery: the suburbs of many large cities support incredible biological diversity. Populations and communities of a great variety of birds, as well as other creatures, are adapting to the conditions of our increasingly developed world. In this fascinating and optimistic book, John Marzluff reveals how our own actions affect the birds and animals that live in our cities and towns, and he provides ten specific strategies everyone can use to make human environments friendlier for our natural neighbors. Over many years of research and fieldwork, Marzluff and student assistants have closely followed the lives of thousands of tagged birds seeking food, mates, and shelter in cities and surrounding areas. From tiny Pacific wrens to grand pileated woodpeckers, diverse species now compatibly share human surroundings. By practicing careful stewardship with the biological riches in our cities and towns, Marzluff explains, we can foster a new relationship between humans and other living creatures—one that honors and enhances our mutual destiny.

The Strategist

Titre : The Strategist
Auteur : Cynthia Montgomery
Éditeur : Harper Collins
ISBN-13 : 9780062071002
Libération : 2012-05-08

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Based on an acclaimed professor's legendary strategy course at Harvard Business School, The Strategist offers a radically new perspective on a leader's most vital role. "Are you a strategist?" That's the first question Cynthia Montgomery asks the business owners and senior executives from all over the world who participate in her highly regarded executive education course. It's not a question they anticipate or care much about on opening day. But by the time the program ends, they cannot imagine leading their companies to success without being—and living the role of—a strategist. Over a series of weeks and months, Montgomery puts these accomplished executives through their paces. Using case discussions, after-hours talks, and participants' own strategy dilemmas, she illuminates what strategy is, why it's important, and what it takes to lead the effort. En route, she equips them to confront the most essential question facing every business leader: Does this company truly matter? In doing so, she shows that strategy is not just a tool for outwitting the competition; it is the most powerful means a leader has for shaping a company itself. The Strategist exposes all business leaders—whether they run a global enterprise or a small business—to the invaluable insights Montgomery shares with these privileged executives. By distilling the experiences and insights gleaned in the classroom, Montgomery helps leaders develop the skills and sensibilities they need to become strategists themselves. It is a difficult role, but little else one does as a leader is likely to matter more.

Diary of a Country Prosecutor

Titre : Diary of a Country Prosecutor
Auteur : Tawfīq Ḥakīm
Éditeur : Al Saqi
ISBN-13 : 0863565492
Libération : 2005

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A classic comedy of errors set in rural Egypt, with a foreword by P.H. Newby.

Watercolour Workshop

Titre : Watercolour Workshop
Auteur : Glynis Barnes-Mellish
Éditeur : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9781405311199
Libération : 2006

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Vibrantly illustrated and full of practical information, Watercolour Workshop is for anyone who wants to find out how to paint with watercolours or improve their skills. Using simple colour palettes and easy-to-follow methods, this book shows how to create successful paintings of a variety of subjects.