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The latest interviews with authors, news and articles of interest to the communities that we publish for.

Helping young people to build a positive body image

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Check out this free activity from bestselling author Kate Collins-Donnelly’s upcoming book Banish Your Body Image Thief.  This activity will help young people to be more aware of, and to understand, their own body image and how to develop this in a healthy way. Examples of poems, drawings and songs from other young people will

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Can I Tell You About Autism and Me?

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Jude Welton is the author of the bestselling and much loved Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? In this post Jude tells us how her personal and professional interest in autism has developed over time and why she decided to write her latest book, Can I Tell You About Autism?  How did you first

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New Books on Autism Spectrum Conditions catalogue

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You can now browse our New Books on Autism Spectrum Conditions catalogue online. For more information on any of the books inside, simply click the title or cover image to view the full book page.  

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Browse our latest collection of new and bestselling titles in social work and social care.

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Here are our new and bestselling titles in social work and social care. For more information on any of the books inside, simply click the title or cover image to view the full book page.    

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Encourage young people to build healthy self-esteem

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Check out this free activity, taken from bestselling author Kate Collins-Donnelly’s forthcoming book Banish Your Self-Esteem Thief. The activity will help young people understand more about their own self-esteem and how to develop this in a healthy, positive way. Examples of poems, drawings and songs by other young people will help to get them started

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The inspiration behind secret agent mice adventures!

Posted on March 4th, 2014 in Disability, Education, JKP news, Parenting, Psychology
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In this Q&A, MI29: Mouseweb International to the Rescue! author S. J. Tozer discusses how her daughter’s recovery from a chronic illness inspired her to write the story of MI29, a network of secret agent mice ready to lend a paw when we need it most, and how she hopes the tale will encourage children to

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Been There. Done That. Try This! Meet the Mentors

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Meet the contributing mentors of Been There. Done That. Try This! Steve Selpal, Jeanette Purkis, Jennifer Cook O’Toole and the mysterious Dr. Know. They tell readers their day-to-day likes and dislikes about all things Aspie. It is important to know, as Jeanette Purkis says, ‘if everyone were the same, the world would be a boring place’. So in

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Why helping traumatised children find the right words is so important.

Posted on February 20th, 2014 in Health care, JKP news, Parenting, Social work & social care
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Jane Evans, trauma parenting specialist and author of How Are You Feeling Today Baby Bear? writes about the importance of helping children who have experienced domestic abuse or other trauma to identify and talk about their feelings. Early years children affected by domestic violence need help to find the words for their big feelings sooner rather than

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Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists – a free extract.

Posted on February 20th, 2014 in Health care, JKP news, Social work & social care
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In this extract from the Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists author Professor Ian Stuart-Hamilton explains a little about the idea behind this edition and the audience he wrote it for. For a free sneak peek, just click the link below to read the preface from the book. An Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing – preface

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Been There. Done That. Try This! Meet the Mentors

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Been There. Done That. Try This! the new book from Tony Attwood, Craig R. Evans and Anita Lesko is an Aspie’s guide to life on Earth. Based on their personal experiences the mentors explain how they cope with daily stressors such as self-esteem, employment, friendship and love. In this post we meet three of the

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