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Uh-oh, Caleb! A Story About Clumsiness

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  • About the Authors
  • Caleb has many "uh-oh!" moments in his life. Being clumsy lands him in many tricky situations in school, and soon, he starts feel discouraged by his poor coordination. His mum and Kit-Kat the cat want to help, but what can they do? Join Caleb on his journey with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)!

    The I Am Healthy series comprises children's picture books that tackle pressing issues facing children today, as identified by healthcare professionals from the Child Guidance Clinic, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore. Each book draws from the experiences of psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors who have counselled countless children regarding everything from digital addiction to eating disorders. Using a story-based approach, each book contains a relatable story that will help children understand themselves better, and be able to take practical steps to grow, develop and change. These books can be used by educators in schools, by counsellors and doctors in counselling sessions, and by parents who are helping their children cope with their emotions and struggles.

    In this series:

    • An engaging story-based approach
    • Written by experienced experts
    • Includes tips and advice for parents and educators
  • “The books are written in a non-technical, easy-to-read language that appeals to a wide spectrum of readers. The stories creatively provide insights to the 'misbehaving' child's inner thoughts, the caregivers' struggles managing the 'misbehaviours' and the typical responses from people around because of a lack of understanding of what brings on the 'misbehaviours'. In essence, the books offer caregivers and friends new lenses to relate to a child who is not conducting himself in a socially acceptable way, as well as appreciate that they can do something to help the child.”
    —Sue Cheng, Singapore Children's Society

  • Elizabeth Ong, Hannah Loh and Yang Suyi are occupational therapists who met while working together at the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore. They enjoy working with children and families to help them lead joyful lives in the busy Singaporean society. In their free time, they love spending time outdoors to appreciate nature and they believe in the importance of an active, balanced lifestyle for good mental health.

ISBN: 9789811277993 (Paperback), 9789811277986 (Hardcover)
Cover Type: Hardcover, Paperback
Page Count: 32
Year Published: 2023
Language: English