AAP Updated Edition Perri Klass , MD, FAAP Eileen Costello , MD, FAAP A d v a n c e R e a d i n g C o p y Perri Klass, MD, FAAP Eileen Costello, MD, FAAP Updated Edition Understanding and Supporting Your Child With Developmental Differences US $16.95/CAN $22.95 “An empowering mix of accessible information, reasoned advice, realistic strategies, honesty, empathy, and perspective.” —Heidi Murkoff, author of the What to Expect series of pregnancy and parenting books, creator of WhattoExpect.com, and founder of the What to Expect Project Many children go through difficult developmental stages, which can stress them and their families some are diagnosed with developmental disabilities and some are just quirky. This fully revised and updated guide is for the adults who love them and want to help them make their way in the world. Praise for the First Edition “Terrific…Thoroughly researched…An exceptional resource for anyone working to provide the best care for children with special needs.” —The Plain Dealer “A wise and profoundly comforting book.” —Michael Thompson, PhD, coauthor of Raising Cain “A superb, original, hugely needed book…The first and the definitive guide to understanding these marvelous kids. Free of jargon, full of facts and wisdom and practical advice.” —Edward M. Hallowell, MD, coauthor of Driven to Distraction “As I read this wonderful and helpful book, I kept nodding in agreement: ‘Yes, this is right, this is good, very true!’ Parents and pediatricians need this book. A+.” —Carol Stock Kranowitz, MA, author of The Out-of-Sync Child About the Authors Perri Klass, MD, FAAP, writes the weekly column, “The Checkup,” for The New York Times. She is professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University, practices pediatrics at Bellevue Hospital, and is the national medical director of Reach Out and Read. She is the author of numerous books including A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future. She is a mother of 3 and lives in New York, NY. Eileen Costello, MD, FAAP, is a clinical professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and the chief of ambulatory pediatrics at Boston Medical Center. She directs the pediatric primary care clinic and is medical director of the SOFAR (Supporting Our Families through Addiction and Recovery) program for children of mothers with substance use disorders. She is a mother of 3 and lives in Jamaica Plain, MA. Quirky Kids Quirky Kids QKmechanical2.indd 1 QKmechanical2.indd 1 10/19/20 10:19 AM 10/19/20 10:19 AM
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