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An Animated Introduction to Asperger Syndrome

An Animated Introduction to Asperger Syndrome

Biomation

Created by children in conjunction with professional animators, this entertaining film concisely summarises the basics of AS, enabling viewers of all ages to gain a real insight into the condition in less than half an hour. The film looks at life as an Aspie from a variety of different perspectives. more »

2010, DVD: £15.16 + VAT = £18.19/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-134-7, DVD - standard, 30 minutes

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, bullying, challenging behaviour, child psychiatry, communication, counselling, disability, emotions, expressive therapies, families, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, relationships, resilience, self esteem, sensory issues, social skills, special education, teenagers, youthwork

Autism and the Edges of the Known World

Autism and the Edges of the Known World

Sensitivities, Language and Constructed Reality

Olga Bogdashina

Bogdashina explores theories of sensory perception and communication in autism. Drawing on linguistics, philosophy, neuroscience, psychology, anthropology and quantum mechanics, she looks at how the nature of the senses inform an individual's view of the world, and how language both reflects and constructs that view. more »

2010, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-042-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, communication, high functioning autism, paranormal psychology, psychology, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, spirituality

Life at the Edge and Beyond

Life at the Edge and Beyond

Living with ADHD and Asperger Syndrome

Jan Greenman

In this account of bringing up her son, Luke, Greenman challenges common perceptions of a 'life with labels', and recalls her family's 18 year journey to the edge and back. Writing about the medical issues of Luke's early years, Jan recalls how his diagnoses came about, and how life at The Edge, their aptly named family home, changed as a result. more »

2010, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-106-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, high functioning autism, memoirs, parenting

Step by Step Help for Children with ADHD

Step by Step Help for Children with ADHD

A Self-Help Manual for Parents

Cathy Laver-Bradbury, Margaret Thompson, Anne Weeks, David Daley and Edmund J. S. Sonuga-Barke

This simple, flexible six-step programme is full of tried-and-tested ideas for parents and professionals supporting families of young children with ADHD. The programme includes games that will help improve the child's attention, exercises to develop patience and tips for supporting the child in successful self-organization. more »

2010, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-070-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, children, Early Years Foundation Stage, families, parenting

Transition or Transformation?

Transition or Transformation?

Helping young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder set out on a hopeful road towards their adult lives

John Clements, Julia Hardy and Stephanie Lord

The book describes a programme developed at a school for people with ASDs, which successfully enabled autistic pupils to achieve their full potential. The authors explain the challenges faced by the young people, and how the programme developed their confidence and skills, with the result that many of them are now in employment. more »

2010, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-964-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, challenging behaviour, counselling, education, educational psychology, emotions, employment, high functioning autism, pastoral care, special education, teenagers, transitions, youthwork

Aspergirls

Aspergirls

Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome

Rudy Simone

Rudy Simone guides you through every aspect of both personal and professional life, from early recollections of blame, guilt, and savant skills, to friendships, romance and marriage. Employment, career, rituals and routines are also covered. Simone rejects negative views of Aspergirls and empowering them to lead happy and fulfilled lives. more »

2010, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-826-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, communication, emotions, high functioning autism, parenting, relationships, sexuality, social skills, teenagers

Get out, Explore, and Have Fun!

Get out, Explore, and Have Fun!

How Families of Children with Autism or Asperger Syndrome Can Get the Most out of Community Activities

Lisa Jo Rudy

Many families with a child with autism or Asperger Syndrome feel that involvement in the community is not for them. This book sets out to change that, with a rich and varied menu of suggestions for how such families can take full part in community life and support the strengths and interests of their child at the same time. more »

2010, Paperback: £16.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-809-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, complementary therapies, creativity, dance and movement therapy, families, high functioning autism, homeschooling, parenting, pastoral care, play, special education, teenagers, transitions, youthwork

Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

Sarita Freedman

Freedman outlines the skills required for success in further and higher education in relation to the strengths and weaknesses of individuals with ASDs, and explains how those weaknesses can be ameliorated to enable success at college. She provides intervention strategies that can be implemented throughout the period leading up to college entrance. more »

2010, Paperback: £16.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-917-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, careers, counselling, educational psychology, families, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, higher education policy, sensory issues, sex education, transitions

Islands of Genius

Islands of Genius

The Bountiful Mind of the Autistic, Acquired, and Sudden Savant

Darold A. Treffert

In this fascinating book, Dr. Treffert looks at what we know about savant syndrome, and at new discoveries that raise interesting questions about the hidden brain potential within us all. He looks both at how savant skills can be nurtured, and how they can help the person who has them, particularly if that person is on the autism spectrum. more »

2010, Hardback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-810-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 328pp
2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-873-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 328pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, creativity, gifted and talented, giftedness, high functioning autism, savants

Siblings

Siblings

The Autism Spectrum Through Our Eyes

Jane Johnson and Anne Van Rensselaer

The needs of a child with autism often overwhelm a family, leaving neurotypical children feeling overshadowed. For the first time, the 'neurotypical' siblings get to have their say. They recount the good, the bad, and the downright annoying in a way that all young people in a similar situation will immediately recognise. more »

2010, Paperback: £10.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-829-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, autobiography, carers, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, emotions, families, high functioning autism, memoirs, occupational therapy, parenting, teenagers, youthwork

Stand Up for Autism

Stand Up for Autism

A Boy, a Dog, and a Prescription for Laughter

Georgina J. Derbyshire

Parenting a child on the autistic spectrum can be tough, but few books take the time to celebrate the love and laughter an autistic child can elicit in their parents and those around them. In this warm, honest and laugh-out-loud tale of bringing up Bobby, now ten, Georgina Derbyshire shares and rejoices in his 'slightly different' childhood. more »

2010, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-099-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autobiography, challenging behaviour, child development, memoirs, parenting

Autism and Intensive Interaction

Autism and Intensive Interaction

Using Body Language to Reach Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Phoebe Caldwell

This three part film follows Phoebe Caldwell as she works with children. It charts their journey from initial rejection to intimate interaction. Phoebe demonstrates how, by using the child's own body language and sounds, a 'conversation' can be developed with children who are unable to use conventional communicative methods. more »

2010, DVD: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-088-3

Keywords: autism, cerebral palsy, challenging behaviour, communication, disability, intellectual disabilities, mental health, mental illness, occupational therapy, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, special education, speech and language therapy

Foundation Role Plays for Autism

Foundation Role Plays for Autism

Role Plays for Working with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Parents, Peers, Teachers, and Other Professionals

Andrew Nelson

This book contains safe and structured role plays for working with different groups, including individuals with ASD, their teachers, caregivers, parents and peers. It provides materials for custom-making role plays to suit the specific needs of participants and photocopiable forms for tracking individual participants' skills. more »

2010, Paperback: £37.16 + VAT = £44.59/ $60.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-063-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, bullying, challenging behaviour, dramatherapy, educational training, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, pervasive developmental disorder, PSHE, social skills, special education, theatre, transitions, youthwork

The Autism Spectrum in the 21st Century

The Autism Spectrum in the 21st Century

Exploring Psychology, Biology and Practice

Ilona Roth
With Chris Barson, Rosa Hoekstra, Greg Pasco and Terry Whatson

This book is the definitive guide to the autism spectrum, introducing key concepts and developments in diagnosis, psychological and biological research, theoretical models, evidence-based intervention, educational strategies and family issues. It charts how developments in theory, research and practice shape the evolving concept of autism. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-087-6, 263 x 210mm, 360pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, high functioning autism, pervasive developmental disorder, psychology

A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Schools

A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Schools

Lee A. Wilkinson

This book provides a practical and scientifically-based approach to the assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum conditions. It offers a balance of conceptual, practical and empirical information designed to bridge the research-to-practice gap in identifying, assessing, and treating school-aged children with autism-related conditions. more »

2010, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-811-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, early intervention, education, educational training, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, pervasive developmental disorder, special education

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