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Children Development Series

With a large team of professional staff and years of experience in serving children with developmental and learning problems and their families, Heep Hong has published the following publications and training package in Chinese to share its knowledge and experience with peer practitioners, parents and students.


Decoding Children’s Behaviors

Decoding Children’s Behaviors

Decoding Children’s Behaviors, published by Sing Tao Publishing Ltd, is written by the professional training team of Heep Hong Society. The book throws light on characteristics and common behavioral problems of children with autism, and provides parents and teachers with corresponding coping strategies through 30 authentic cases took place in schools, public areas and at home. The coping strategies recommended in the case studies are also applicable to children in general and serve to strengthen parent-child and teacher-student relationships.

Price:
HK$88
Membership Price:
HK$80 (applicable to parents of children at Heep Hong centres, members of Heep Hong Parents' Association and members of the Junior Gateway Club)
Guide to Enhancing Children’s Self-care Abilities

Guide to Enhancing Children’s Self-care Abilities

It is not uncommon for local children to lead a sheltered life and depend on adults for daily self-care routines. For those with special needs, self-care could also be physically or mentally challenging. In the light of this, the Occupation Therapy Team of Heep Hong Society produced the handbook in an effort to equip parents with knowledge of developing children’s self-care skills and provide them with practical tips on tacking common self-care problems, particularly in the areas of eating, drinking, going to toilets, dressing and washing themselves.

Price:
HK$48
Membership Price:
HK$40 (applicable to parents of children at Heep Hong centres, members of Heep Hong Parents' Association and members of the Junior Gateway Club)
Guide to Enhancing Children’s Self-Care Skills (English/Urdu/Nepali versions)

Guide to Enhancing Children’s Self-Care Skills (English/Urdu/Nepali versions)

It is not uncommon for children to lead a sheltered life and depend on adults for daily self-care routines. For those with special needs, self-care could also be physically or mentally challenging. In the light of this, the Occupation Therapy Team of Heep Hong Society produced the handbook in an effort to equip parents with knowledge of developing children’s self-care skills and provide them with practical tips on tacking common self-care problems, particularly in the areas of feeding, toileting, dressing and grooming. This book is avaliable in English, Urdu and Nepali for the convenience of parents. This book was sponsored by the Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged.

Price:
To be distributed for free to participants in relevant seminars or functions.
The Finger Fun Activity Guide – 134 Fine Motor Exercises for Children

The Finger Fun Activity Guide – 134 Fine Motor Exercises for Children

Children’s fine motor skills are interwoven with their daily lives. Most daily activities, ranging from brushing teeth, washing faces, eating to writing, making handicrafts, require the skillful use of fingers and hands. If their fine motor skills are not fine enough, their self-care, playing and in-class learning abilities will also be impaired. For children with fine motor developmental delay, early and proper training provided by parents are instrumental in rectifying the problems. The publication, based on the clinical experience of the Occupational Therapist Team of Heep Hong Society, covers the fine motor development needs and objectives of children aged up to six, and is compiled of 134 intriguing parent-child activities, which enable children polish their fine motor skills with the aid of commonly used domestic devices and resources, and save parents extra expense for expensive toys. The publication was written by the Occupational Therapist Team of Heep Hong Society, and published by Sing Tao Publishing Ltd.

Price:
HK$48
Membership Price:
HK$40 (applicable to parents of children at Heep Hong centres, members of Heep Hong Parents' Association and members of the Junior Gateway Club)
Oral-Motor Training Activity Book for Young Children

Oral-Motor Training Activity Book for Young Children

Parents may overlook the implications of oral motor disorders that can affect young children’s ability in pronunciation and speech. With the aim to enrich parents’ understanding of oral-motor disorders and its influence on language development of young children, this book is compiled to highlight oral-motor therapy in the areas of drooling, swallowing, blowing and sucking, and offers over forty oral-motor training activities for pre-school to primary school students to practise at home. The book was written by the Speech Therapist Team of Heep Hong Society, and published by Sing Tao Publishing Ltd.

Price:
HK$88
Membership Price:
HK$80 (applicable to parents of children at Heep Hong centres, members of Heep Hong Parents' Association and members of the Junior Gateway Club)
Comprehension Training Series for Children (i.e. Memory Training, Listening Skills Training & Story Comprehension Training)

Comprehension Training Series for Children (i.e. Memory Training, Listening Skills Training & Story Comprehension Training)

Children’s communication skills are complemented by their comprehension ability. Comprehension Training Series for Children, published by Sing Tao Publishing Ltd, is written by the Speech Therapist Team of Heep Hong Society to provide parents with guidelines to enhance children’s language skills. The series, composed of 3 books to provide training in the areas of memory, understanding of spoken commands, and story comprehension, is suitable for children at the pre-school stage and primary one.

Price:
HK$98 per set
Membership Price:
HK$90 (applicable to parents of children at Heep Hong centres, members of Heep Hong Parents' Association and members of the Junior Gateway Club)
Vocabulary Learning Series -- Fun with Vocabulary Learning (for children aged 3-5) & Fun with Vocabulary Learning (for children aged 5-7)

Vocabulary Learning Series -- Fun with Vocabulary Learning (for children aged 3-5) & Fun with Vocabulary Learning (for children aged 5-7)

Vocabulary is essential in developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Generally speaking, a complete language system could be developed in the course of school learning and daily interactions. Nevertheless, if at the age of four, children exhibit the following signs of weakness in vocabulary learning: slow in picking up vocabulary; having limited vocabulary; over-generalization of vocabulary meaning; weak organization power of lexicon, failure of connecting lexicon in a systematic and logical manner; inefficient retrieval of lexicon; and weak in acquiring abstract expressions, parents might have to go to extra lengths to help them boost their vocabulary acquisition abilities. With this in view, Fun with Vocabulary Learning (for children aged 3-5) and Fun with Vocabulary Learning (for children aged 5-7) were published by the Speech Therapist Team of Heep Hong Society to help children strengthen their memory, knowledge, network and retrieval of lexicon through intriguing and progressive classification, odd-man out, convergent naming and divergent naming exercises. The book also throws light on developing creative home training to facilitate children’s language development. The Vocabulary Learning Series is sponsored by Po & Helen Chung Foundation.

Price:
HK$50 (per book)
The Guide to Language Development of Pre-primary Children for Parents

The Guide to Language Development of Pre-primary Children for Parents

Generally speaking, the language development of children can be divided into three interrelated areas, namely listening & speaking, reading and writing abilities. Solid foundations in these areas would facilitate the subsequent language development of children. The Guide to Language Development of Pre-primary Children for Parents is produced by the professional team of Heep Hong Society for the purpose of sharing their knowledge and experience to help parents identify their children’s language developmental stage and factors affecting their development. This book covers the basic theories and 50 intriguing daily activities that serve to strengthen the learning motivation and language abilities of pre-primary children.

Price:
To be distributed for free to participants in relevant seminars or functions.