From the author of the acclaimed Your Child At Play series, illustrated with over 100 photos, and based on the latest research, this entirely newly designed edition, gives parents of preterm and handicapped children from birth to preteen sensitive, practical advice on care and activities to enhance development. Written in a jargon-free, parent-friendly style, this generously illustrated book is filled with advice on nursing, feeding, dressing, interacting with siblings, discipline, and social skills development. Segal’s warm, positive approach towards childrearing helps parents deal effectively with the particular issues of raising handicapped children, such as anger and favoritism, coping with advice from doctors, tough decision-making, and much more. A mother of a child with disabilities herself, the author offers an entire section on games and activities that can promote emotional development, encourage motor and language skills, and are just plain fun for parents and children alike. This new edition has been expanded to include advice on play and care for toddlers and older children.