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Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home

A Parent's Guide

Pamela B. Tanguay

This book explores the problems children with NLD may face, and provides strategies for parents to help them cope and grow, from preschool age through their challenging adolescent years. The author provides solutions to the everyday challenges of the disorder, from early warning signs and self-care issues to social skills and personal safety. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-940-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 272pp

Keywords: children, communication, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, social skills

Blue Bottle Mystery

Blue Bottle Mystery

An Asperger Adventure

Kathy Hoopmann

This is a fun-filled fantasy story for children with a difference: the hero is Ben, a boy with Asperger Syndrome. When Ben and his friend Andy find an old bottle in the school yard, they little realize the surprises about to be unleashed in their lives. more »

2000, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-978-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

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

Raising a Child with Autism

Raising a Child with Autism

A Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis for Parents

Shira Richman

Richman explains how parents can adapt ABA for use at home, providing guidance to increase play skills, improve communication and increase independence. The book also covers toilet-training, food selectivity, self-dressing and community outings, and includes an overview of the theory behind ABA as well as a list of resources for further reading. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-910-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, parenting

The Self-Help Guide for Special Kids and their Parents

The Self-Help Guide for Special Kids and their Parents

Joan Matthews and James Williams

James Williams is an SP (special person) - he was diagnosed with autism in childhood. His mother, Joan Matthews, is an NP (normal person). As James grew up, his different perception of the world created problems. Together, he and his mother met the challenges with ingenuity and humour. This is a book of their practical solutions to those problems. more »

2000, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-914-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, parenting, special education, speech and language therapy

I am Special

I am Special

Introducing Children and Young People to their Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Peter Vermeulen

This workbook is designed for a child to work through with an adult. Unlike other books, its content and layout are devised for children who read, think and process information differently. The first part is a theoretical introduction. The second part is a series of worksheets through which the child creates a unique book about themselves. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-916-5, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, psychology, special education, youthwork

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

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

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

Finding Out About Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism and PDD

Finding Out About Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism and PDD

Gunilla Gerland

Gunilla, who is now an adult, received her diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome several years ago. She has written this book for all children and teenagers who have similar difficulties. It's an important book - in fact, it's the only one of its kind. more »

2000, Paperback: £6.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-840-3, 173mm x 123mm / 10in x 4.75in, 48pp

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

Learning to Live with High Functioning Autism

Learning to Live with High Functioning Autism

A Parent's Guide for Professionals

Mike Stanton

Intended for the professionals who work with autistic people and their families and friends, Learning to Live with High Functioning Autism draws on the Stanton family's experience, and compares it with the experiences of others, to offer an honest portrayal of what living with autism is actually like for all of those involved. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-915-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, high functioning autism, parenting

Life Behind Glass

Life Behind Glass

A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Wendy Lawson

Wendy Lawson has an autism spectrum disorder. She is now a mother of four with two university degrees; she is a social worker and adult educator, and operates her own business. She is also a poet and a writer, sharing her understanding of autism with others to help 'build a bridge…from my world to theirs'. Life Behind Glass is part of that bridge. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-911-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, memoirs

Pervasive Developmental  Disorder

Pervasive Developmental Disorder

An Altered Perspective

Barbara Quinn and Anthony Malone

Written principally for parents, this is a book which explains what it means for your child to be diagnosed with PDD, NOS, autism or Asperger Syndrome, and where you go from there. The authors describe the symptoms of PDD, what a diagnosis means, how a child fits into the diagnostic terminology and the diagnostic procedures involved. more »

2000, Paperback: £18.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-876-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, disability, pervasive developmental disorder, psychiatry, psychology, special education, speech and language therapy

Eating an Artichoke

Eating an Artichoke

A Mother's Perspective on Asperger Syndrome

Echo R. Fling

For five years, Echo Fling accompanied her son Jimmy to doctors, medical specialists, learning consultants and psychologists. Aged ten, Jimmy was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. This is the book that Echo needed when she first set out to have Jimmy diagnosed, and it will enable parents and teachers to understand and help other children with AS. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-711-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, families, memoirs, parenting

Nobody Nowhere

Nobody Nowhere

A music CD

Donna Williams

This music CD features poems written or co-written by Donna Williams set to music which she has composed. The poems provide a personal insight, revealing to the non-autistic how the world appears to the autistic person. more »

2000, Compact Disc: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-899-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 3 minutes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, memoirs

Autism and Play

Autism and Play

Jannik Beyer and Lone Gammeltoft

This book describes play sequences which encourage the integration of social, emotional and cognitive development in autistic children. The strategies focus on four key skills of visualizing, imitation, mirroring and turn-taking. The book is illustrated with photographs, and includes a questionnaire for observing and assessing play interventions. more »

1999, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-845-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, educational psychology, occupational therapy, play therapy, sensory issues, social skills, special education

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