The Learning Tree: Overcoming Learning Disabilities from the Ground Up

by Stanley I. Greenspan and Nancy Thorndike Greenspan The Learning Tree offers a new understanding of learning problems. Rather than looking just at symptoms, this new approach describes how to find the missing developmental steps that cause these symptoms. The best solution to the problem comes from knowing what essential skills to strengthen. Using the metaphor of a tree, Dr. Stanley Greenspan...

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Overcoming ADHD: Helping Your Child Become Calm, Engaged, and Focused–Without a Pill

by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. with Jacob Greenspan This wise and informative guide applies Stanley Greenspan’s much admired developmental approach to a very common disorder. In his distinctive and original view, ADHD is not a single problem, but rather a set of common symptoms that arise from several different sensory, motor, and self-regulation problems. As in his highly successful earlier...

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The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five “Difficult” Types of Children

by Stanley I. Greenspan with Jacqueline Salmon Most children fall into five basic personality types that stem from inborn physical characteristics: the sensitive child, the self-absorbed child, the defiant child, the inattentive child, and the active/aggressive child. Stanley Greenspan, M.D., is the first to show parents how to match their parenting to the challenges of their particular child. He...

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Playground Politics: The Emotional Development of your School-Aged Child

by Stanley I. Greenspan with Jacqueline Salmon Playground Politics is the first book to look at the neglected middle years of childhood—from kindergarten to junior high—and to help parents understand the enormous emotional challenges these children are facing. In witty, vivid stories, Dr. Greenspan brings to life the major emotional milestones of these years, when children move from the...

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Great Kids: Helping Your Baby and Child Develop the Ten Essential Qualities for a Healthy, Happy Life

by Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D. Parents all over the world have certain universal aspirations. They want their children to contribute meaningfully to society and to pursue their own dreams. But we appear to be missing the essentials. In this inspiring book, based on 30 years of research and practice, Dr. Stanley Greenspan redefines the qualities of an emotionally and intellectually healthy child...

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Building Healthy Minds: The Six Experiences That Create Intelligence and Emotional Growth in Babies and Young Children

by Stanley I. Greenspan with Nancy Lewis Every parent wants to raise a bright, happy, and moral child, but until Stanley Greenspan investigated the building blocks of cognitive, social, emotional, and moral development, no one could show parents how and when these qualities begin. In this book Dr. Greenspan, the internationally admired child psychiatrist, identifies the six key experiences that...

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