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Caring for the High Maintenance Child
By Kate Andersen.

Anxiety and Separation Problems. Oct, 2017.
Dear Kate:
We have been trying to find an answer for my nephew for 12 years with no real success. He has been in and out of counseling with no real positive solution ....
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LOOKING FOR HELP RAISING A TEMPERAMENTALLY CHALLENGING CHILD?
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Announcing BDINews, a new electronic (e-mail) newsletter for parents and caregivers of "high maintenance" children from birth to age twelve.

BDINews is written by Kate Andersen, M.Ed., parent educator and co-founder of The Temperament Project. The newsletter is published by Behavioral-Developmental Initiatives.

Editorial Consultant:

Sean C. McDevitt, PhD: Licensed Psychologist, Temperament Researcher,

Author of several Temperament Scales, and coauthor of three books on child

temperament.

WHAT'S IT ABOUT ?

A BDINews subscription links the latest temperament and child development research with practical parenting and caregiving ideas based on the author's extensive experience as a parent, parent educator and teacher educator. Each issue contains ideas for effective and respectful responses to challenging behavior, research news, letters from parents and early interventionists, book reviews and more. The focus of this newsletter is on parenting and caring for the child with a challenging temperament and more - perhaps a learning problem, a health concern or family stress.

WHO SHOULD SUBSCRIBE ?

PARENTS, early childhood educators, infant development consultants, social

workers and others who work with families and children.

WHAT DO READERS SAY ABOUT BDINEWS?

"I enjoy and learn a lot from your newsletter."- a parent

"Thanks - not only do I enjoy the newsletter but I often take it to a group of mothers who have children with things like ADHD and sensory integration and so on. We are in Singapore and starved of info except for the net so we appreciate your research and work, thanks." - parent
 
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