About the Book
This book teaches parents how to improve the behavior of both typical children and children with developmental delays. Evidence-based techniques are provided in down-to-earth language, so parents know exactly what they can say and do to shift their child’s behavior. Strategies are provided to specifically aid parents develop their toddler’s communication, speech, social play, rule following, use of manners, emotional management, as well as decrease both picky eating and aggression. This is a behavior how-to guide and reference tool.
About the Author
Chris Lake is the author of “Help Your Toddler Meet Their Milestones: 101 Behavior Hacks.”
He is a native New Yorker who has been working with children with developmental delays across the past two decades. He received his Masters in both General and Special Education in 2012. And in 2014, he started Community for a Cause, a nonprofit to initially advocate for children with lead poisoning. This nonprofit has successfully worked to aid New Yorkers in all five boroughs as well as people abroad. Community for a Cause has several branches that include Special Needs Advocacy, Homeless Relief, Sexual Violence Prevention, Environmental Protection, and a Community Building Branch. Through his charity, Chris Lake remains committed to doing all he can to help those in New York who are without a voice and all those who are in need of support.
In looking to expand his ability to provide for families of children with Autism, he wrote his book “Help Your Toddler Meet Their Milestones: 101 Behavior Hacks” to give families and providers a time-tested blueprint of how to develop children using evidence-based practice.
A portion of all book proceeds goes towards preventing and alleviating childhood lead poisoning.
Qn 1: Can you tell us more about your book What is it about?
My book provides parents of toddlers specific phrase and physical techniques they can consistently use to improve their child’s behavior. The techniques provided are all evidence-based from a Behavior Scientist a father who has worked with children with autism across the last two decades.
Qn 2: Who do you think would be interested in this book, is it directed at any particular market?
Parents of children with autism / Parents of children with developmental delays / Parents of typically developing kids who are struggling with their challenging behavior /Parents of kids with speech delays / parents of picky eaters
Qn 3: Out of all the books in the world, and all the authors, which are your favourite and why?
Anything by Paolo Ceulho. His work speaks to my Spirit.
Qn 4: What guidance would you offer to someone new, or trying to enhance their writing?
When writing a non-fiction book, learn how to speak your book. It will flow much faster and read more conversationally, naturally.