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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

Asperger Syndrome and Adults... Is Anyone Listening?

Asperger Syndrome and Adults... Is Anyone Listening?

Essays and Poems by Spouses, Partners and Parents of Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Karen E. Rodman

Focusing on what is referred to as the Cassandra phenomenon, where the neurotypical partner often needs more emotional guidance than the AS partner, this volume gathers together letters, thoughts and poems to give voice to the loneliness, frustration and love felt by many individuals who are close to one or more people with AS. more »

2003, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-751-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 192pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, creative writing as therapy, poetry, relationships

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome

200 Tips and Strategies

Brenda Boyd

Brenda is mother to thirteen-year-old Kenneth, author of Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything. Brenda discusses parents' reaction to their child's AS and gives advice on how better to understand 'Planet Asperger'. This book helps parents to respond positively to the challenge of AS and find the 'treasure' in their child's way of being. more »

2003, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-137-6, Royal, 208pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, counselling, families, high functioning autism, parenting, sensory issues

Asperger's Syndrome DVD

Tony Attwood

In this new DVD, Tony Attwood goes into depth on three important issues; Anger management, teaching teachers, and teenage issues. Readers of his book will be aware of his thoughtful and down-to-earth approach and this DVD presents groundbreaking new approaches to significant challenges. more »

2003, DVD: £63.83 + VAT = £76.60
ISBN: 9781885477965, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, Asperger syndrome, children, educational psychology, educational training, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, social skills, special education

Social Skills Training

For Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome and Social-Communication Problems

Jed E Baker

Whether it's learning how long one can look at somebody; how to say no to peer pressure; or dealing with sensitive topic - it's all here. In this comprehensive and user-friendly book, the author translates years of experience working with students with Asperger Syndrome and social-communication difficulties. more »

2003, Paperback: £24.95
ISBN: 9781931282208, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

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

Social Skills Training for Adolescents with General Moderate Learning Difficulties

Social Skills Training for Adolescents with General Moderate Learning Difficulties

Ursula Cornish and Fiona Ross

After many years' social skills work with young people with Asperger Syndrome and other moderate learning difficulties, the authors have compiled a set of training sessions for teachers. Based on a multi-sensory cognitive-behavioural approach, the sessions cover pre- and post-intervention evaluation schedules, and interview and observation tools. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-179-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education

Calling the Shots

Calling the Shots

Childhood Vaccination – One Family's Journey

Mary Alexander

Mixing personal experience with factual research, Alexander examines vaccination and highlights some of the questions she believes should be at the forefront of parents' minds. This book aims to provide parents with the knowledge and curiosity needed to make an informed, confident decision about vaccination. more »

2003, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-133-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, biomedical intervention, children, health care

How to Help a Clumsy Child

How to Help a Clumsy Child

Strategies for Young Children with Developmental Motor Concerns

Lisa A. Kurtz

This is a practical resource manual for parents and professionals working with young children with motor coordination developmental delays. Topics covered include recognizing normal and abnormal motor development, when and how to seek help, an overview of approaches used to help the clumsy child, and specific teaching strategies. more »

2003, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-754-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

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

Asparagus Dreams

Asparagus Dreams

Jessica Peers

Expelled from mainstream education and vaguely aware she has something called 'Asparagus' Syndrome, 12-year-old Jessica is sent away to a residential school for young people with autism. Recalling her school years with humour and insight, Jessica's account will open the eyes of readers to the difficulties, and the rewards, of this condition. more »

2003, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-164-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, inclusive classroom, memoirs, social skills, special education

How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Practical Strategies for Parents and Professionals

Chris Williams and Barry Wright
Illustrated by Olive Young

This introduction is an ideal resource for teachers and family members of a child with autism. In clear language and illustrations, the authors tackle common problems experienced in everyday routines such as eating, sleeping and toileting, as well as aggression and tantrums, compulsions and how to enable better communication. more »

2003, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-184-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, occupational therapy, parenting

Making Sense of the Unfeasible

Making Sense of the Unfeasible

My Life Journey with Asperger Syndrome

Marc Fleisher

Before he received his diagnosis of AS, Marc Fleisher was considered mentally retarded; yet he went on to gain two maths degrees and to undertake post-graduate studies in maths. In this engaging story he relates how, supported by his family and by services for people with autism, he learnt to get the most out of life. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-165-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, memoirs

Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Different Sensory Experiences - Different Perceptual Worlds

Olga Bogdashina

Bogdashina attempts to define the role of sensory perceptual problems in autism identified by autistic individuals themselves. She singles out possible patterns of sensory experiences in autism and the cognitive differences caused by them. The final chapters are devoted to assessment and intervention. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-166-6, Royal, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, psychology, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, special education

Running with Walker

Running with Walker

A Memoir

Robert Hughes

Walker's father, Robert Hughes, tells a touching and inspiring story of discovering that their 'perfect little boy had a problem'. With disarming honesty and humour, the book tells how a family copes and keeps hope alive despite the staggering difficulties autism presents. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-755-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: autism, families, memoirs, parenting

Tictionary

Tictionary

A Reference Guide to the World of Tourette Syndrome, AS, ADHD and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder for Parents and Professionals

Becky Ottinger

This A-Z guide is for anyone needing information and common-sense strategies as they deal with the neurological disorders of Tourette Syndrome, Asperger Syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. It contains factual information interspersed with both funny and sad stories. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.95
ISBN: 9781931282161, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 260pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, child psychiatry, educational psychology, occupational therapy, psychiatry, reference, special education, speech and language therapy, tics, tourettes

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

Frequently Asked Questions

Diane Yapko

This is an essential resource for parents, teachers, those new to the field, and people on the autism spectrum. Yapko, who has worked with individuals with ASDs and their families for over 20 years, brings together information about the latest `scientific breakthroughs', current developmental theories, and practical interventions around ASD. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-756-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, reference, sensory issues, special education

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