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ERIC Number: EJ822302
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0046-9157
Nurturing Self-Esteem in Your Child with Special Needs
Mulholland, Linda
Exceptional Parent, v38 n12 p36-37 Dec 2008
In this article, the author offers tips to boost the self-esteem of a child with special needs. Rick Lavoie, renowned author, speaker and advocate for children with special needs, says that one of the ways to increase a child's self-esteem is to find "islands of competence" and focus on the child's natural abilities. All parents need to be enthusiastic and supportive about their children's unique strengths, passions, and dreams.
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Language: English
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