Becoming Chief: How to Lead Your Child's Special Needs Tribe


By: Cathy Love

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As a parent of a child with extra special needs there's always a lot going on. Are you overwhelmed by child development experts, complex funding and disability systems? Are you frustrated by aspects of your child's school and therapy programs? Are your time, energy and leadership skills slipping through your fingers? You are not alone. Many parents feel overwhelmed. Becoming Chief is written to help you feel more energised, informed and confident to lead your child's tribe to the brilliant outcomes you dream of. The tough topics are covered, wonderful real-life stories are told and practical parent-friendly tips are shared, including: ? Adjusting to, researching, seeking support for and sharing your child's diagnosis ? Staying organised and using time and technology well ? Achievable ways to look after yourself ? Explanations of different professionals and therapy services ? Team management, goal setting, individualised programs and measuring progress ? Advice for finding and managing funding You are your child's strongest advocate and fiercest protector. For extraordinary things to happen you need to advocate assertively and lead with skill and determination - you need to Become Chief of your child's special needs tribe.


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As a parent of a child with extra special needs there's always a lot going on. Are you overwhelmed by child development experts, complex funding and disability systems? Are you frustrated by aspects of your child's school and therapy programs? Are your time, energy and leadership skills slipping through your fingers?

You are not alone. Many parents feel overwhelmed. Becoming Chief is written to help you feel more energised, informed and confident to lead your child's tribe to the brilliant outcomes you dream of. The tough topics are covered, wonderful real-life stories are told and practical parent-friendly tips are shared, including:

- Adjusting to, researching, seeking support for and sharing your child's diagnosis

- Staying organised and using time and technology well

- Achievable ways to look after yourself

- Explanations of different professionals and therapy services

- Team management, goal setting, individualised programs and measuring progress

- Advice for finding and managing funding

You are your child's strongest advocate and fiercest protector. For extraordinary things to happen you need to advocate assertively and lead with skill and determination - you need to Become Chief of your child's special needs tribe.

Cathy Love is an Occupational Therapist, Coach, Speaker and the founding director of Nacre Consulting. She works with children, families and disability service providers to create brilliant lives for children with special needs. Her passion is coaching parents to feel strong, informed and organised, and to be powerful advocates for their children.

Title: Becoming Chief: How to Lead Your Child's Special Needs Tribe

Author Name: Cathy Love

ISBN Number: 0994244509

ISBN-13: 9780994244505

Location Published: Australia, Michael Hanrahan: 2015

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Size: 21.0 x 14.8 x 1.0 cm

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Type: Book

Categories: Autism Spectrum, Autism Spectrum

Seller ID: 003098