This is one of our favorite books. An excellent resource for parents, teachers or anyone working with children.
The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though, present unique challenges. Welcoming these children into your family–and addressing their special needs–requires care, consideration, and compassion.
Written by two research psychologists specializing in adoption and attachment. Truly groundbreaking work on helping youngsters overcome behavioral problems, learning difficulties and mental illness resulting from early trauma and deprivation. The Connected Child is the first book to share Drs Purvis and Cross’ highly nurturing yet disciplined techniques so that parents can use them at home with their own children. This book is absolutely essential to foster and adoptive parents, care givers, and educators. “The Connected Child” takes a multi-dimensional approach based on the latest research, covering a spectrum of strategies, including attachment exercises, behavorial retraining, nurturing touch, sensory integration and nutritional therapy, to help parents and care givers to help heal the child’s invisible wounds. Click here for more info.