Not What I Expected

Not What I Expected

Help and Hope for Parents of Atypical Children

Book - 2015
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A pediatric neuropsychologist presents strategies to help parents of special-needs children navigate the emotional challenges they face.

As diagnosis rates continue to rise for autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other developmental differences, parents face a maze of medical, psychological, and educational choices - and a great deal of emotional stress. With compassion, clarity, and an emphasis on practical solutions, Dr. Rita Eichenstein walks readers through the five stages of acceptance and helps readers understand their own emotional experience, so that they can embrace their child with acceptance, compassion, and joy.
'A superb book. Chock full of arresting insights as well as warmth and wisdom.' Edward Hallowell, M.D, author of The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness
' magnificent handbook for learning to become the best source of support for an atypical child.' Daniel J. Siegel, MD, from the foreword
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Group,, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780399171765
Characteristics: xii, 256 pages ;,21 cm


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Mar 13, 2017

This book really helped me understand my emotional journey with my son who has recently been labeled with LD. I would highly recommend this book if you are struggling with your emotions in parenting. Acceptance is key.

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