This is a guidebook to help children who Have been given too little encouragement to follow their hopes and dreams. Are too despondent or defeated to go after their hopes or their dreams. Are too busy surviving, so hopes and dreams are a luxury they cannot afford. Think that hopes and dreams are just for other people. Do not follow their dreams because they are too afraid of failing. Are following somebody else's star. Only dream small dreams for themselves, from a place of shame or fear.
The book is designed to enable teachers, parents and professionals to understand and acknowledge the child’s feelings and to respond empathically and effectively. The exercises, tasks and ideas for things to say and do, are specifically designed to help these children express and reflect on their feelings and address painful events in their lives, to the point of resolution and appropriate action.
- Publisher: Speechmark Publishing Ltd; New edition edition (17 Jan 2001)
- ISBN-10:: 0863884555
- ISBN-13:: 978-0863884559