Tips and strategies for parents of kids who are adifferenta than all the rest. A quirky child experiences difficulty fitting in and connecting with others usually due to an interpersonal style or behavior that stands out from the other kids. Maybe they are obsessed with a topic of interest or spend excessive hours a day reading, playing video games, or playing with just one toy. These kids are not so far afield as to fall on the autism spectrum, but they are unique, and their behaviors are not addressed in typical parenting books. This book defines quirky markers and offers strategies for parents to understand their childrenas brains and behaviors; to know what is developmentally appropriate, and what isnat; to understand how to reach their kids; and to help facilitate their social functioning in the world. It will calm the hearts and minds of parents who worry that their child doesnat fit in and offer hope to parents who need strategies to support their quirky childas overall development.Children can read fairy tales and short stories, for example, and look for details that illustrate how the characters feel. Children can also compare and contrast characters in different stories. For example, how is the wicked Mother Gothel inanbsp;...
|Title||:||8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn't (Quite) Fit In (8 Keys to Mental Health)|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2015-07-27|