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Alone Together

Alone Together

Making an Asperger Marriage Work

Katrin Bentley

Since receiving her husband's diagnosis of AS, Katrin Bentley's marriage has improved substantially. This book shares the struggle of one couple to rescue their marriage. It is uplifting and humorous, and includes plenty of tips to making an Asperger marriage succeed. It offers couples hope, encouragement and strategies for their own marriages. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-537-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, fiction, memoirs, relationships

Baj and the Word Launcher

Baj and the Word Launcher

Space Age Asperger Adventures in Communication

Pamela Victor

In many ways Baj is like any other kid, but he has trouble keeping eye contact, waiting his turn in conversation and understanding instructions. Will Baj ever get good at working out how other people feel and why? This entertaining adventure story will capture children's imaginations while exploring the complexities of the social world. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-830-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

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

Different Croaks for Different Folks

Different Croaks for Different Folks

All About Children with Special Learning Needs

Midori Ochiai
Illustrated by Hiroko Fujiwara
Translated by Esther Sanders

This illustrated book explores the difficulties faced by 'frogs with a different croak'. Aimed at children with autism and related spectrum conditions, Teacher Toad's lessons give practical advice on issues covering everything from hard-to-break habits to physical coordination difficulties. more »

2005, Hardback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-392-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 96pp

Keywords: ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, child protection, child psychology, children, educational psychology, fiction, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology

Different Like Me

Different Like Me

My Book of Autism Heroes

Jennifer Elder

Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with AS, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson, among others. All excel in different fields, but are united by the fact that they often found it difficult to fit in-just like Quinn. more »

2005, Hardback: £11.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-815-3, 246 x 189mm , 48pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, creativity, fiction, inclusive classroom, special education

Adam's Alternative Sports Day

Adam's Alternative Sports Day

An Asperger Story

Jude Welton

9 year old Adam dreads Sports Day, so he is delighted when Mr Williams announces that this year there will be an Alternative Sports Day with some very different challenges. There will be quizzes, riddles, and a treasure hunt - all the things that Adam enjoys. This book offers insights into how a child with AS copes with the challenges of school. more »

2004, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-300-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, fiction, inclusive classroom, memoirs, special education

A Toss of the Dice

A Toss of the Dice

Stories from a Pediatrician's Practice

Natasha T. Hays

Natasha T. Hays uses stories from her paediatric practice to illustrate the challenges faced by children with different types of special needs, including autism, bipolar disorder, genetic syndromes, cerebral palsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and giftedness. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-788-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, children, dyspraxia, emotions, families, fiction, health care, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, memoirs, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, psychology, tics, tourettes

Anne Droyd and Century Lodge

Anne Droyd and Century Lodge

Will Hadcroft

This Asperger adventure explores the human condition and the need to integrate into a society that demands conformity. Readers will be captivated by the heroic characters and the colourful plot, and engaged by Hadcroft's imaginative presentation of real-life issues such as smoking, bullying and peer acceptance. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-282-3, Demy, 280pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, fiction, inclusive classroom, special education

Allergy Busters

Allergy Busters

A Story for Children with Autism or Related Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Allergies

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
With Karston J. Chara
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

This book is a practical guide to help children with allergy problems. It follows the experiences of Karston, who, in addition to autism-related problems, suffers from food and environmental allergies. He relates the struggles, frustrations, and disappointments in battling allergies, before coming up with a solution - the four Allergy Buster Keys. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-782-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 48pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, diet, fiction, memoirs, occupational therapy

Wounded Bird of Paradise

Wounded Bird of Paradise

Mary Essinger

When Mabelline visits her pen pal Rosa, she quickly takes Rosa and her son Carlos to her heart, but she knows right away there is something different about the boy. When tragedy occurs, Mabelline becomes responsible for Carlos as he struggles to fit into a world based on rules he doesn't understand, and finds himself in serious trouble. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-256-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, fiction

Wishing On the Midnight Star

Wishing On the Midnight Star

My Asperger Brother

Nancy Ogaz

Wishing on the Midnight Star presents the sibling's view of the joys and frustrations of having a younger brother with Asperger Syndrome, with insights into the daily adventures of an AS family, and the positive coping, and loving strategies they have evolved. It is an engaging and amusing teen love story that will appeal to older and younger kids. more »

2003, Paperback: £12.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-757-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, fiction, inclusive classroom, special education

Haze

Haze

Kathy Hoopmann

Seb is a loner. Brilliant with numbers but hopeless with people, he prefers the company of computers and his only friend, Guzzle. Things change for the better when he makes some friends, and a new computer teacher arrives. However, Seb is soon caught up in a web of computer fraud and lies and turns to Madeline's mysterious cyber friend for help. more »

2003, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-072-0, Demy, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, education, educational psychology, fiction, inclusive classroom, special education

Stephen Harris in Trouble

Stephen Harris in Trouble

A Dyspraxic Drama in Several Clumsy Acts

Tim Nichol

Taking a light-hearted and humorous look at life through the eyes of an eleven-year-old boy, this book recounts the everyday problems that are faced by children with Developmental Co-ordination Disorders (DCDs), and contains creative and positive approaches to teaching and parenthood that readers will find hugely supportive. more »

2003, Paperback: £11.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-134-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: children, developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia, fiction, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education

Lisa and the Lacemaker

Lisa and the Lacemaker

An Asperger Adventure

Kathy Hoopmann

When Lisa's Great Aunt Hannah moves into a nursing home nearby, she draws Lisa into the art of lace making and through the criss-crossing of threads, Lisa is helped to understand her own Asperger Syndrome. But Great Aunt Hannah also has a secret and now it is up to Lisa to confront the mysterious Lacemaker and put the past to rest. more »

2002, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-071-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, fiction, inclusive classroom, special education

Buster and the Amazing Daisy

Buster and the Amazing Daisy

Nancy Ogaz

Daisy White was not crazy. Clumsy maybe, but definitely not crazy. In this adventure story, Daisy, who has autism, defeats her bullies with the help of Buster, a very special rabbit. All is going well until a terrible fate threatens Daisy's new friend Cody. Will Daisy be able to gather her courage and special talents to save him? more »

2002, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-721-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, fiction, inclusive classroom, parenting, special education

Of Mice and Aliens

Of Mice and Aliens

An Asperger Adventure

Kathy Hoopmann

This is a science fiction novel for kids, with a difference. Ben is learning to cope with his newly diagnosed Asperger Syndrome. When an alien crash-lands in his back yard, the humorous parallels between the alien's inability to relate to humans and Ben's own idiosyncrasies highlight the difficulties Aspie kids face every day. more »

2001, Paperback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-007-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, fiction, special education

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