Books on Prescription
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What is Books on Prescription?
The books recommended by professionals for books on 'prescription' have a focus on information and self-help, helping people to understand their difficulties and to make positive changes in their lives. Some of these books can also be helpful for relatives, friends and carers to read to increase their understanding of a particular difficulty.
Whilst information and self-help can be very beneficial, they may not be sufficient in some situations.
If there is no improvement or things get worse, after trying the strategies in the book, seek help from a trained professional such as a GP or nurse.
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Aspergers Syndrome - a guide for parents and professionalshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39431/Aspergers-Syndrome-a-guide-for-parents-and-professionals
Attwood's guide will assist parents and professionals with the identification, treatment and care of both children and adults with Asperger's Syndrome. The book...
Children and Trauma - a guide for parents and professionalshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39432/Children-and-Trauma-a-guide-for-parents-and-professionals
Childhood traumas range widely in their severity and impact. In this acclaimed book, a child psychologist who specialises in the treatment of psychological trau...
How to live with Autism and Aspergers' Syndrome - practical strategies for parents and professionalshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39433/How-to-live-with-Autism-and-Aspergers-Syndrome-practical-strategies-for-parents-and-professionals
This accessible and valuable introduction to caring for a child with autism is an ideal resource for teachers and members of a child with autism's immediate and...
A trouble-shooting guide for parents of children aged 2-8 years. By Carolyn Webster-Stratton
Muddles, Puddles and Sunshinehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39435/Muddles-Puddles-and-Sunshine
A story book that is suitable for young children. By Diana Crossley
A Nifflenoo called Nevermind - a story for children who bottle up their feelingshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39436/A-Nifflenoo-called-Nevermind-a-story-for-children-who-bottle-up-their-feelings
Part of a set, this children's book is written especially for youngsters who bottle up their feelings. The story reveals to the child that he or she can safely ...
Parenting the Strong Willed Child - the clinically proven five-week program for parents of two- to six-year-oldshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39437/Parenting-the-Strong-Willed-Child-the-clinically-proven-five-week-program-for-parents-of-two-to-six-year-olds
Based on a clinical treatment program and more than 30 years of research, this self-guided, step-by-step program is intended to help parents manage disruptive y...
Putting on the brakes - young people's guide to understanding attention deficit hyperactivityhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39438/Putting-on-the-brakes-young-people-s-guide-to-understanding-attention-deficit-hyperactivity
Attention deficit disorder By Patricia Quinn
Ruby and the Rubbish Binhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39439/Ruby-and-the-Rubbish-Bin
Part of a set, this children's book is written especially for youngsters with low self-esteem. Ruby hates herself so much that she often feels more like a piece...
Solving children's sleep problems - a step by step guide for parentshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39440/Solving-children-s-sleep-problems-a-step-by-step-guide-for-parents
With this book, Lyn Quine provides parents with a complete teaching programme intended to help children develop and maintain better sleep patterns. By Lyn Quine...