Love at First Bite Sexual deprivation is such a handicap when you are dealing with the sexiest, most dangerous vampire to ever exist. If keeping him at arm's length isn't enough to deal with, there are all the dead, dried up male corpses that keep showing up in the oddest places. There's a new vampire in town, and he is in the process of turning my life upside down. If I could pick one word to describe him, it would be "disaster". But to be more accurate, I would need two words. Zane Dupree is a "beautiful disaster". He is everything good and everything dark all wrapped up in a hotter-than-hell package. He has promised to teach me things that, before now, I have only experienced in my sexiest dreams. How can I resist that kind of temptation? Zane isn't the only new resident of Mystique Island. The Black Moon Girls have also taken up residency. The group of five stunningly beautiful witches seems like a great addition to our island - at least as far as the male population is concerned. But these witches have some very dark and dangerous secrets. Warning: Izzy Cooper is a nice girl, but she can also be an opinionated bitch from hell. After all, she is a fallen angel. On occasion, she likes to play with hot guys who have hotter-than-hell bodies. This story is not for the faint of heart or those easily offended by sarcasm, dark mystery, and hot romance. You have been warned. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amanda Veneziale. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/040966/bk_acx0_040966_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dyslexia is a way for the brain to channel words, symbols, and letters into discernible thoughts. It's not just a disorder or handicap, something that teachers will be disappointed at and parents will be worried about. Over the years, all the dyslexic people I have met in my life have a knack for something other than reading and writing. They are good at construction, computer software, creative thinking, or something technical. These skills, however necessary, are often overlooked when teachers and educators push kids into what they think forms the sole basis for their success in life: literacy.Now, don't get me wrong, reading and writing matter. They make a difference, and it's harder to do certain things when the process of learning it is slower, but I think that this book can enlighten anyone who is looking to know:The strengths that come with a dyslexic brain.The definition and symptoms, so you know how to recognize it.Ways to work around the forceful writing skills many people don't use as much anymore, anyway.Methods to help children understand themselves, accept their quirks, and find their hidden talents.Brain and cerebral studies that explain the difference between brains of "regular" people and dyslexic ones.Interesting anecdotes about reading faster, overcoming dyslexia, or making the process of acquiring reading skills less frustrating.And so much more!Chances are that you might know someone who is dyslexic. Or perhaps you are just wondering about it. I encourage you to pick up this comparatively cheap audiobook and educate yourself to improve your comprehension of what dyslexia really is and what to do with it. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jacob Shumway. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/164372/bk_acx0_164372_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
As EFL teachers we use reading comprehension as an aid for intentional and incidental vocabulary growth. However, many reading passages contain low frequency words causing our students to face difficulties trying to comprehend L2 texts, and this can become a handicap in the process of vocabulary learning.Language glosses are a very useful tool to help students overcome these difficulties. This book examines language glosses and their effects on L2 incidental vocabulary learning and reading comprehension. Students attitudes toward glosses are also examined.
The world can present many obstacles&#8212;for people with a handicap, simply getting from place to place can be a major challenge. A dog named Pedro wants to explore the world but his lack of sight makes it too dangerous for him to dodge the whizzing cars on a busy street. He meets Rosalie the cat, who is also on a journey but her damaged leg prevents her from crossing the street quickly and unharmed. The pair realizes that they can use each other&#8217;s strengths to work together and accomplish the task. A charming story about friendship and special needs, incorporating Spanish words with humor and wit, Amigos shows that anything is possible with a caring friend by your side. Even with handicaps, Pedro and Rosalie are able to overcome the hardest challenges by sticking together. This book will teach children the value of friendship, acceptance, and perseverance.
<P>In dictionary form but offering much more than dictionary definitions, <i>The Language of Horse Racing</i> presents a guide to the history, development and usage of words and phrases employed on the racecourse, by those who train and look after horses, those who ride them, and those who lose their money betting on them. Here the reader will discover exactly what 'the distance' is, and why it is so called; what the 'cap' was in 'handicap'; what relation the 'wild goose chase' had to the 'steeple-chase'; what is 'dead' about a 'dead heat'; and what the differences are between 'getting in,' 'getting on,' 'getting out' and 'getting up.' <i>The Language of Horse Racing</i> also reveals the language of the racecourse, including the bizarre vocabulary of betting, from the 'betting boots' that early bookies put on, to the 'faces,' 'heads,' 'sharks' and 'sharps' who feed off the 'buzz' and 'whisper' that go round the ring.</P>
Grandad never seems to correctly hear what Myer has to say. These miscommunications lead to some humorous confusion. Myer usually laughs at the mix-ups, but eventually worries that Grandad might not really comprehend how deeply Myer treasures his Grandad's place in his life. Nani helps Myer understand that being hearing impaired does not mean Grandad has lost any of his other valuable senses. The story illustrates that the love between a grandchild and their grandparents is a special bond that transcends any physical handicap. The rhyming words introduced in the book help young readers easily add several new words to their vocabulary.
Acknowledgments.- Series Editor¿s Note.- 1 Introduction and Definition of Language.- Communication and language.- Definition of language.- 2 Prelanguage.- Concepts.- Development of object recognition.- Situational understanding.- Development from situational understanding to symbolic understanding.- 3 Normal Development of Verbal Language.- Early phrase patterns.- The first object labels.- Word combinations.- Noun-verb stage.- Stage of three or more concepts and simple sentences.- Use of past and future tenses.- Intellectual use of language.- 4 Developmental Language Delays and Deviations.- Problems of attention and listening.- Developmental language delay.- Deviant language development.- Verbal language, peripheral.- 5 Assessment of the Stages in Prelanguage Development.- Aims.- The starting-point.- Arrangement of room.- The stages in prelanguage development.- Assessment of symbolic understanding.- 6 Assessment of the Stages in Verbal Language Development.- The first verbal label.- Selection of common objects in response to naming.- Word combinations.- Noun-verb stage.- Relating three or more ¿operative¿ words, and use of simple sentences.- Assessment of higher levels of language understanding and use.- Conclusion.- 7 Assessment of Difficult Children.- Very shy, withdrawn children.- Restless, hyperactive children.- Self-determined non-cooperating children.- Children with severe motor difficulties.- 8 The Question of Referring Children for Ongoing Help.- Consideration of age.- Degree of language handicap.- Type of language handicap.- Conclusion.- 9 Case Studies.- A deaf child: Mark.- A blind child: David.- A mentally handicapped child: Ruth.- A child with cerebral palsy: Karen.- A child with developmental language handicap: James.- Plotting progress.- 10 Remedial Measures.- Theoretical basis.- The setting.- Assessments.- Results.- Relation to degree of handicap and associated handicaps.- Discussion and practical implications.- Conclusion.- Appendix I References.- Appendix II Reading List.- Appendix III Suggested List of Materials for Assessment.
The world can present many obstacles-for people with a handicap, simply getting from place to place can be a major challenge. A dog named Pedro wants to explore the world but his lack of sight makes it too dangerous for him to dodge the whizzing cars on a busy street. He meets Rosalie the cat, who is also on a journey but her damaged leg prevents her from crossing the street quickly and unharmed. The pair realizes that they can use each other's strengths to work together and accomplish the task. A charming story about friendship and special needs, incorporating Spanish words with humor and wit, Amigos shows that anything is possible with a caring friend by your side. Even with handicaps, Pedro and Rosalie are able to overcome the hardest challenges by sticking together. This book will teach children the value of friendship, acceptance, and perseverance.
The primary message young children get in stuttering therapy is that they can and should manage their speech - in other words, try to not stutter - by utilizing speech tools and techniques. Is it possible that the anxiety this causes can create an even greater burden? Can that burden lead to excessive silence and disengagement - a far greater handicap than the stuttering itself? Through personal narrative and extensive research, Voice Unearthed answers these questions with a resounding 'yes!' It also includes practical guidance that helps keep children talking while minimizing everyone's anxiety around communicating. Voice Unearthed frees us from the pointless, painful chore of counting speech errors and reminds us to keep our eyes on what truly matters. It's also a wake-up call for parents, professionals, and the entire field of speech therapy - and a reminder to 'first do no harm.'