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Survival Strategies for Parenting Children with Bipolar Disorder: Innovative Parenting and Counseling Techniques for Helping Children with Bipolar Disorder and the Conditions that May Occur with It
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One of my sons was diagnosed Tourette Syndrome and Asperger syndrome in 1997. A couple of years ago, I stumbled across George's previous book: Survival Strategies for Parenting Your ADD Child. I was so pleased and inspired by the fresh and positive perspective Mr. Lynn takes regarding our "attention DIFFERENT children", that I contacted him and asked him to please write something similar targeting Asperger Syndrome! I am especially favorably impressed with the chapters in this book relating to Asperger Syndrome. I feel inspired to get the word out to other parents of AS and TS children that this a good resource for them, even if their child does not have Bipolar Disorder.
My son has a lot in common with Richard, in the book: "he had good eye contact, he had a sense of humor, and he had decent conversational skills," and, "When he showered, it seemed he couldn't stop until all the hot water was gone." And I could really relate to the section on anxiety and stimulus and inertia. My son has shared some of Sean's "craving for weird, painful, or extreme sensations" and "he had a natural brilliance in math and demonstrated the ability to figure complex problems in his head." (Also, having myself been recently diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, 'though I still question it a bit, I read the rest of the book with great interest as well. These differences do tend to run in families!Read more ›
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If you have a child with Bipolar, its one of about a hundred books you will read... parts will apply to you and parts wont. It doesn't hurt reading everything you can. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Moneca
This is an excellent resource for any parent of a bi-polar child. "Normal" discipline techniques don't work with children struggling with mental health issues. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Kathleen M. Fetchko
It was a little too technical to be useful to parents for the most part. An index would have been very useful as well.Published on August 17, 2013 by sue martensen
This has pretty much everything you need to know about bipolar syndrome for children and teens, including info about children with multiple syndromes. Read morePublished on May 25, 2012 by AndreaCG
Great information given in a clear format. I found helpful descriptions of behavior and underlying motivations that made sense. Read morePublished on July 6, 2009 by Virginia Hadley
I was overwhelmed with the books available on bipolar disorder. This book, however, is easy to read and offers helpful information and strategies for coping with the symptoms of... Read morePublished on June 8, 2008 by Anna I. Hernandez
Everyone should read this book just for it's wonderful strategies and ideas. All parents can find something to take from this book.Published on February 1, 2008 by Deborah Colleen Rose
The best book I've read on the subject. He has a great understanding of the subject and explains himself well. Applicable parenting ideas. Written with understanding and empathy. Read morePublished on December 17, 2007 by L. Revall
We found Survival Strategies for Parenting Children with BiPolar Disorder Clear, detailed, and helpful. Read morePublished on May 7, 2007 by Katherine Hardison