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Loving Lefties

How to Raise Your Left-Handed Child in a Right-Handed World

By Jane M. Healey

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Format: Paperback, 192 pages, Original Edition
Published In: United States, 29 October 2001
For a left-handed child in a right-friendly world, tasks that should come easily can seem confusing and frustrating. Parents of the more than 400,000 lefties born annually in the United States have had no resource that deals seriously with the learning difficulties their children face -- until now.

"Loving Lefties" is the first ever guide to address all the issues pertinent to left-handedness: the biology, the physiology, and the psychological and practical effects of being a left-handed child. An essential aid for parents, teachers, and professionals, it covers the history and mythology of the left-handed brain, and offers sound advice on:

• recognizing left-handedness in a child

• making your child's home and school lefty-friendly

• giving your child appropriate direction and encouragement

• identifying the advantages of being left-handed

• helping your child learn the skills his right-handed parents, instructors, and siblings consider basic.

Filled with resource lists, guidelines, quick tips, answers to frequently asked questions, case studies, and anecdotes, Loving Lefties is the essential guide for raising a happy, healthy southpaw.

Table of Contents

ContentsIntroductionOne Left-Handedness: A Brief Journey of DiscoveryTwo Studies and Statistics Three How to Know If You're Raising a Lefty: Early Signs and SignalsFour The Biology and Physiology of Left-HandednessFive Helping Your Lefty with the Basics -- Physically and EmotionallySix Making Your Environment Lefty FriendlySeven School Daze: Making Sure Your Child's School Is Lefty Friendly and Lefty PositiveEight Recreation and Your LeftyNine Possible Problems and How to Overcome ThemTen The Gifts of Left-HandednessResourcesBibliography

About the Author

Jane M. Healey, Ph.D. has been an assistant professor of psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York for the past fifteen years. She received her predoctoral neuropsychology training at Montefiore Hospital and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and her postdoctoral neuropsychology training at the Boston VA Medical Center. She has extensive teaching and research credentials in the areas of left-handedness, dyslexia, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

EAN: 9780743407502
ISBN: 0743407504
Publisher: Atria Books
Dimensions: 21.59 x 13.97 x 1.52 centimetres (0.27 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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