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Lucy's Story

Lucy's Story

Autism and Other Adventures

Lucy Blackman

Born with Autism, Lucy could not understand much of what was said around her. As an adult she still barely speaks. But her ambition was to write a book. Through writing at high school she started to understand her own autism. She eventually came to type on a computer with no physical support to complete her BA (Hons) in Literary Studies. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-042-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 296pp

Keywords: augmentative communication, autism, memoirs, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology

Autism, Advocates, and Law Enforcement Professionals

Autism, Advocates, and Law Enforcement Professionals

Recognizing and Reducing Risk Situations for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dennis Debbaudt

Debbaudt explains how typical manifestations of autism spectrum disorders, such as running away, unsteadiness, impulsive behavior or failure to respond, may be misunderstood by law enforcement professionals, with serious consequences. For individuals with ASDs, he offers advice on how to behave in encounters with law enforcement professionals. more »

2001, Paperback: £13.95/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-980-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: advocacy, Asperger syndrome, autism, occupational therapy, risk assessment, social work

Autistic Thinking

Autistic Thinking

This is the Title

Peter Vermeulen

To understand the ways people with autism think, Vermeulen argues, we need to try to get inside their world. The latest scientific thinking is clearly explained, and illustrated by numerous personal accounts. This introductory book offers the reader a real window into the autistic mind and the very individual way in which it processes information. more »

2001, Paperback: £16.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-995-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

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

Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Beyond Words

Kathy Evans and Janek Dubowski

Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum presents a new model of practice, which primarily focuses on communication difficulties. The authors describe how negative behaviours and subsequent tension may be alleviated when the autistic child is involved in interactive art making with the therapist. more »

2001, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-825-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: art therapy, Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, children, communication, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, sensory issues, social work, special education, speech and language therapy

Autism - The Search for Coherence

Autism - The Search for Coherence

Edited by John Richer and Sheila Coates

This book takes a multidisciplinary approach to autism, its causes and treatments, bringing together contributors from different fields from around the world. The very latest scientific and clinical research is presented and discussed by experts, and questions such as the structure of thought and the nature of autism are analysed. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-888-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 532pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, education, educational psychology, health care, occupational therapy, psychiatry, social work, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Understanding and Working with the Spectrum of Autism

Understanding and Working with the Spectrum of Autism

An Insider's View

Wendy Lawson

To many of the people the processes by which those with autism make sense of the world around them may seem mysterious. In this book Lawson demonstrates these processes using comparisons from the non-ASD world to help professionals, families and carers to relate to and communicate with people with ASD better. more »

2001, Paperback: £15.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-971-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychiatry, child psychology, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology, sensory issues, social work, speech and language therapy

Fragile Success

Ten Autistic Children, Childhood to Adulthood
2nd edition

Virginia Walker Sperry, M.A.

This book presents 10 longitudinal case studies of individuals with autism and discusses the nature of childhood autism and teaching children with autism. It provides the test results and information about the subjects' lives, the quality of their lives at the end of the study, what kinds of jobs they held, and the social interactions they had. more »

2001, Paperback: £19.99
ISBN: 978-1-85302-955-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: autism, child psychology, children, educational psychology, memoirs, occupational therapy, psychology, special education

My Social Stories Book

My Social Stories Book

Edited by Carol Gray and Abbie Leigh White
Illustrated by Sean McAndrew

Taking the form of short narratives, the book take children step by step through basic activities such as brushing your teeth, taking a bath and getting used to new clothes. These stories are written for preschoolers aged from two to six, and the book is a useful primer for all young children - but most especially those on the autism spectrum. more »

2001, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-950-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, social skills, social stories, special education

Practical Strategies for Living with Dyslexia

Practical Strategies for Living with Dyslexia

Maria Chivers

Looking at the possible remedies available, such as tinted glasses, nutritional supplements and exercising, and considering the benefits of early identification of dyslexia, this book will be an essential practical resource for both the parents of, and the professionals who work, with people with dyslexia. more »

2001, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-905-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: dyslexia, education, health care, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Asperger's Syndrome - Crossing the Bridge

Tony Attwood and Liane Holliday Willey

One of the world's leading authorities on Asperger's Syndrome, Dr. Tony Attwood, interviews Dr. Liane Holliday Willey as they discuss her life-time experiences, struggles, and triumphs over this syndrome. more »

2000, Video: £30.17 + VAT = £36.20
ISBN: 978-1-85302-988-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, memoirs, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy

Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook

Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook

An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Roger N Meyer

This practical manual will enable people diagnosed with AS and high functioning autism to deepen their self-understanding and appreciate their value as working individuals. Through self-assessment, the reader is encouraged to explore of their employment history, and identify the work best suited to their personal needs, talents and strengths. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-796-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, employment, occupational therapy

Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything

Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything

Kenneth's Book

Kenneth Hall

Kenneth Hall was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of eight. He is in a unique position to describe some of the inner experiences and perceptions of autism in childhood. He has a warm and positive attitude to AS which other children will find inspiring. Insights, struggles and joys are recounted vividly in a frank and humorous way. more »

2000, Paperback: £9.95/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-930-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, inclusive classroom, memoirs, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Bringing Up a Challenging Child at Home

Bringing Up a Challenging Child at Home

When Love is Not Enough

Jane Gregory

Jane Gregory's daughter Chrissy exhibits behaviour which people find challenging - screaming fits, stripping off her clothes and violent outbursts. As an adult she was diagnosed with a rare chromosome disorder and autism. Jane offers practical advice for other parents, and explains how she got the right support and effective treatment. more »

2000, Paperback: £15.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-874-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: anger management, autism, challenging behaviour, children, fiction, intellectual disabilities, memoirs, mental health, mental illness, occupational therapy, parenting

Growing Up Severely Autistic

Growing Up Severely Autistic

They Call Me Gabriel

Kate Rankin

Gabriel is a teenager who is severely autistic: he is completely unsocialized, is incontinent and is unable to speak. In this book his mother, with great honesty, describes what it is like to bring up an autistic child who requires constant care and exhibits challenging behaviour. more »

2000, Paperback: £15.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-891-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: augmentative communication, autism, challenging behaviour, children, memoirs, occupational therapy, parenting

Behavioural Concerns and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Behavioural Concerns and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Explanations and Strategies for Change

John Clements and Ewa Zarkowska

This book is a practical account of how people who attract autism labels can come to behave in ways that give rise to serious concerns in other people and, sometimes, themselves. The authors identify the range of needs that may be expressed through behaviours that cause concern and provide strategies for addressing both needs and behaviours. more »

2000, Paperback: £17.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-742-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, occupational therapy, social work, speech and language therapy

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