Your infant is crying and you donat know why. Your toddler refuses every kind of foodaexcept one. Your preschooler wages war with you each morning over what to wear. Every day, parents struggle unsuccessfully to understand why their children act the way they do. Now child development expert Priscilla J. Dunstan breaks down those barriers to understanding with this revolutionary and accessible guide that teaches a new way of parentingacustom-designed for each childas personality. The product of eight years of groundbreaking research, this book will help you understand how your child interacts with the world. Dunstan begins from the premise that every child has his or her own dominant sensory ainterfacea with the world. Some children are highly sensitive to touch, others to sound or to sight. And some are unusually sensitive to all outside stimuli, especially taste and smell. This sensitivity affects how your child behaves, learns, and communicates from the very first days of life. Uncovering your childas dominant senseaand knowing what your own dominant sense isais essential for finding common ground and creating bonds of trust and intimacy with your child. Use this book to ac take comprehensive asense testsa to determine your childas dominant senseaand your own ac understand how sensory overload plays out from infancy to age five, at home and in school ac learn why your childas sensory personality shapes the way he or she instinctively reacts to new experiences and people ac appreciate the richness of your childas emotional life, and help your child thrive in the outside world For every parent who has ever looked at a childas behavior and thought What is he trying to tell me?, Child Sense shows you how to find the answer. From the Hardcover edition.Use this book to ac take comprehensive asense testsa to determine your childas dominant senseaand your own ac understand how sensory overload plays out from infancy to age five, at home and in school ac learn why your childas ...
|Author||:||Priscilla J. Dunstan|
|Publisher||:||Bantam - 2009-10-27|