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Why Do I Have To?

A Book for Children Who Find Themselves Frustrated by Everyday Rules

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Why Do I Have To? by Laurie Leventhal-Belfer
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Why do I have to go to school before the show that I am watching is over? Why do I have to wear shoes and a jacket when I go outside? Rules like these can be really frustrating - but they don't have to be! Why do I have to? looks at a set of everyday situations that provide challenges for children at home, with their friends, and at school. Laurie Leventhal-Belfer empathizes with children's wish to do things their way, explains clearly why their way does not work, and provides a list of practical suggestions for how to cope with these challenges and avoid feelings of frustration. This is the ideal book for children who have difficulty coping with the expectations of daily living, as well as for their parents and the professionals who work with them.

Author Biography

Laurie Leventhal Belfer is a practicing clinical psychologist. She is the founder and director of The Friends Program, a therapeutic group program for young children with Asperger's Disorder and their families. She is also a member of the Adjunct Clinical Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Division of Child Psychiatry, Stanford University. She co-authored "Asperger's Syndrome in Young Children, A Developmental Guide for Parents and Professionals", also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Luisa Montaini-Klovdahl is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice who is privileged to work with children and their families. She has worked with Laurie in The Friends Program for nearly a decade.
Release date NZ
July 15th, 2008
Contributor
Illustrated by Luisa Montaini-Klovdahl
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages
80
Dimensions
173x246x8
ISBN-13
9781843108917
Product ID
2584664

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