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Becoming Chief
How to lead your child's special needs tribe
Cathy Love (Author) RRP A$24.95 P/B
Publisher: Michael Hanrahan Publishing
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Pub Date: 20150901
BIC: VFJD ISBN: 9780994244505
Category: Coping with disability Availability: 100+
Description:
As a parent of a child with extra special needs there's always a lot going on. Are you overwhelmed by child development experts, complex funding and disability systems? Are you frustrated by aspects of your child's school and therapy programs? Are your time, energy and leadership skills slipping through your fingers?
You are not alone. Many parents feel overwhelmed. Becoming Chief is written to help you feel more energised, informed and confident to lead your child's tribe to the brilliant outcomes you dream of. The tough topics are covered, wonderful real-life stories are told and practical parent-friendly tips are shared, including:
* Adjusting to, researching, seeking support for and sharing your child's diagnosis
* Staying organised and using time and technology well
* Achievable ways to look after yourself
* Explanations of different professionals and therapy services
* Team management, goal setting, individualised programs and measuring progress
* Advice for finding and managing funding
You are your child's strongest advocate and fiercest protector. For extraordinary things to happen you need to advocate assertively and lead with skill and determination - you need to Become Chief of your child's special needs tribe.
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