No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-of-Control Behavior

No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-of-Control Behavior

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By (author) Jed Baker, Foreword by Carol Kranowitz

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  • Publisher: Future Horizons Incorporated
  • Format: Paperback | 150 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 13mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Arlington
  • ISBN 10: 1932565620
  • ISBN 13: 9781932565621
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 3,365

Product description

It could happen at the grocery store. At a restaurant. At school. At home. Meltdowns are stressful for both child and adult, but Dr. Baker can help! Author of the award-winning "Social Skills Picture Book Series", Dr. Jed Baker offers parents and teachers strategies for preventing and managing meltdowns. His 20+ years of experience working with children on the autism spectrum, combined with his personal experiences raising his own children, have yielded time-tested strategies, and results! Dr. Baker offers an easy-to-follow, 4-step model that will improve your everyday relationships with the children in your life: managing your own emotions by adjusting your expectations; learning strategies to calm a meltdown in the moment; understanding why a meltdown occurs; and, creating plans to prevent future meltdowns.

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Author information

Having earned his MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Albany, Dr. Jed Baker is a behavioral consultant for several New Jersey school districts where, nearly two decades ago, he organized a group to help children with social communication problems. That group expanded and ultimately became the Social Skills Training Project under Dr. Baker's directorship. Dr. Baker also presents lectures all over the world on social skills training, and is on the board of directors of the Asperger's Syndrome Education Network, Inc. (ASPEN). His work has been featured on ABC News and Nightline.

Customer reviews

By a Book Depository customer 10 Dec 2008 3

"Dr Jed Baker did it again!!!!!
What a wonderful book full of realistic strategies that will really help a child wih ASD.

Review quote

"Jed Baker, in this excellent book, gives us the tools to deal with and prevent out-of-control behavior. Wisely, he leads us grown-ups to understand how to change our own behavior in order to help our children change theirs." Carol Stock Kranowitz "Author of best-seller "The Out-of-Sync Child""