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Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

David B. Wiegan

In the USA alone, there are roughly three million individuals living with a developmental disability, but less than a third are active in the labour market. This book provides a comprehensive approach to developing a successful jobs program for persons with developmental disabilities, drawn from the author's extensive experience and real success. more »

2009, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-922-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, careers, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, social work, transitions

Working with Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Working with Adults with Asperger Syndrome

A Practical Toolkit

Carol Hagland and Zillah Webb

This workbook was developed in consultation with carers, and can be used in groups or with individuals. Packed with exercises and case vignettes to help you to get to know the person you are supporting better, there is also a trouble-shooting section at the end of each chapter with practical solutions for tackling common problems. more »

2009, Paperback: £29.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-036-4, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, occupational therapy, social care, social work

Coach Yourself Through the Autism Spectrum

Coach Yourself Through the Autism Spectrum

Ruth Knott Schroeder

Coach Yourself through the Autism Spectrum offers an opportunity to access your inner creativity, resourcefulness, strengths, and abilities in order to create positive change in your family. Short sections on common problems such as visits to the doctor, community outings, bullying and child care make this book easy to read from start to finish. more »

2009, Paperback: £15.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-801-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, high functioning autism, parenting, social work

Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

Nicole Martin

The book is packed with suggestions for providing art therapy for children with autism, covering topics such as the materials required, safety issues, how to set up a workspace, and managing difficult behaviour. Nicole Martin is a qualified art therapist specializing in working with children with autism, and she also has a brother with autism. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-807-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: art therapy, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, early intervention, inclusive classroom, messy play, occupational therapy, parenting, sensory issues, special education

Group Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Group Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Focus on Social Competency and Social Skills

Albert J. Cotugno

Cotugno describes the theoretical underpinnings of an intervention model based on cognitive developmental principles, and explains why a group approach is best suited to address an ASD child's social deficiencies. He shows how to implement skill-based instructional approaches and assess the short and long-term effectiveness of this type of therapy. more »

2009, Paperback: £34.99/ $59.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-910-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

First Steps in Intervention with Your Child with Autism

First Steps in Intervention with Your Child with Autism

Frameworks for Communication

Phil Christie, Elizabeth Newson, Wendy Prevezer and Susie Chandler
Illustrated by Pamela Venus

This book addresses communication and language development of children with autism, from teaching non-verbal communication such as pointing, to moving towards spoken language. It champions initial intervention at an early stage of communication, but the many practical ideas and strategies can be applied to children of school age. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-011-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, child psychology, children, communication, families, high functioning autism, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, play, play therapy, sensory issues, social skills, speech and language therapy

The Imprinted Brain

The Imprinted Brain

How Genes Set the Balance Between Autism and Psychosis

Christopher Badcock

Badcock sets out a radical new theory of the mind based on the recent discovery of genomic imprinting. He uses psychiatric case material to show how many of the symptoms of psychosis can be shown to be the mental mirror-images of those of autism. This new theory casts intriguing new light on topics such as the nature of genius. more »

2009, Hardback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-023-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, health care, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy

The Love-Shy Survival Guide

The Love-Shy Survival Guide

Talmer Shockley

Love-shyness is a condition which causes a phobia of romantic and sexual situations. This book is designed to help Love-Shys overcome this fear and to meet, date, and maintain romantic relationships. A self-confessed Love-Shy, Shockley explores the condition, its links with Asperger's Syndrome and how it differs from normal shyness. more »

2009, Paperback: £16.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-897-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adults, alexithymia, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, relationships

22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man with Asperger's Syndrome

22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man with Asperger's Syndrome

Rudy Simone

This book looks at 22 common traits that women may discover when they are dating, living with or married to a man with Asperger's Syndrome. Simone explores Asperger's relationships with honesty and understanding, drawing on research and personal experience to inform and advise women with AS partners. more »

2009, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-803-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, high functioning autism, relationships

Can the World Afford Autistic Spectrum Disorder?

Can the World Afford Autistic Spectrum Disorder?

Nonverbal Communication, Asperger Syndrome and the Interbrain

Digby Tantam

Tantam explores current theories on nonverbal communication and how it shapes social behaviour, and the evidence for it being impaired in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). He shows how knowledge of this difference can be used to overcome some of the impairments in nonverbal communication in people with ASD. more »

2009, Hardback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-694-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs

Charlotte E. Thompson M.D.

This book provides guidance on how to grandparent a child with special needs and give parents the added support they need. From coming to terms with a diagnosis, to helping with the transition from adolescence to adulthood, the book gives clear advice on grandparenting a child with special needs throughout their life. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-906-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, disability, Down's syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, families, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, special education, tics, tourettes

What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?

What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?

120 Illustrated Metaphor Cards, plus Booklet with Information, Ideas and Instructions

Jude Welton
Illustrated by Jane Telford

These metaphor cards present 60 common sayings in a fun, illustrated format. What Did You Say? cards which feature the metaphor and a fun illustration of its literal meaning. Corresponding What Do You Mean? cards which show the actual meaning of the saying. The accompanying booklet contains information and ideas for games and activities. more »

2009, Card Set: £19.75 + VAT = £23.70/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-924-2

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Asperger Syndrome After the Diagnosis

7-volume set

Josie Santomauro
Illustrated by Carla Marino

This series offers a fun and accessible introduction to Asperger Syndrome (AS) for everyone affected by a child's diagnosis. Intended as a support tool in the initial period after diagnosis, each book in the series focuses on a different person: the child, his or her parents, grandparents, siblings, teachers, and friends. more »

2009, Paperback: £45.00/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-662-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, education, educational psychology, occupational therapy, psychology, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety

Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety

A Guide to Successful Stress Management

Nick Dubin

This book offers practical advice on how individuals with AS can manage their anxiety more effectively. Dubin shares his own tried and tested solutions along with up-to-date research on stress management for individuals with AS. He explores key problem areas that can lead to anxiety such as lack of social skills. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-895-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adults, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, children, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, special education

Effective Communication

Effective Communication

A Workbook for Social Care Workers

Suzan Collins

Supporting people with a variety of difficulties including hearing loss, impaired speech, visual impairment, dementia and learning disabilities requires a range of communication skills. This book will provide workers with the ability to enable adults with limited or no verbal communication skills to make decisions, and to express themselves. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-927-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp

Keywords: dementia, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, older people, social work

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