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Nurture Groups in School and at Home

Nurture Groups in School and at Home

Connecting with Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

Paul Cooper and Yonca Tiknaz

The authors present evidence of the success of nurture groups, and examine what factors affect the success of the group. From this they draw key messages for effective practice, including the importance of recognising a child's emotional needs and meeting them, and the role of the relationship between the teaching staff co-ordinating the group. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-528-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, disability, education, inclusive classroom, special education

Tales from the Table

Tales from the Table

Lovaas/ABA Intervention with Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Margaret Anderson

This is a practitioner's account of the successes and limitations of using Lovaas/ABA home education with five young boys on the autistic spectrum. The abilities and skills of these children before, during and after intervention are documented with a focus on the realities of undertaking Lovaas/ABA home education. more »

2007, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-306-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, occupational therapy, special education

From Isolation to Intimacy

From Isolation to Intimacy

Making Friends without Words

Phoebe Caldwell
With Jane Horwood

Caldwell shows that Intensive Interaction is a straightforward way, through attending to body language and other non-verbal means of communication, of establishing contact and building a relationship with people who are non-verbal. This simple method is accessible to anyone who lives or works with such people. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-500-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, sensory issues

Joey Goes to the Dentist

Joey Goes to the Dentist

Candace Vittorini and Sara Boyer-Quick

Joey explains what to expect during a visit to the dentist - he describes how x-ray machines work, why you need to wear a bib, and lists the different kinds of tools that dentists use. This book will be a source of information for families of children with ASDs or related conditions, and the professionals who work with them, including dentists. more »

2007, Hardback: £9.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-854-2, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 32pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child protection, children, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Everyday Education

Everyday Education

Visual Support for Children with Autism

Pernille Dyrbjerg and Maria Vedel

Fully illustrated with inspiring examples, this book provides a wealth of ideas for creating visual support aids for children on the autism spectrum. Photographs and clear, practical explanations describe how these tools can be arranged helpfully around the home for the child to use. more »

2007, Hardback: £15.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-457-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, education, educational psychology, homeschooling, inclusive classroom, special education, speech and language therapy

Autism, Play and Social Interaction

Autism, Play and Social Interaction

Lone Gammeltoft and Marianne Sollok Nordenhof
Translated by Erik van Acker

This is a fully illustrated guide explaining how to help children with autism spectrum disorders engage in interactive play, which is vital for the acquisition of social skills. The authors explain how to set up play environments, games schedules and play routines, and how to use visual aids and other props to facilitate co-operative play. more »

2007, Hardback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-520-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 64pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, play, play therapy, social skills, special education

The Miller Method ®

The Miller Method ®

Developing the Capacities of Children on the Autism Spectrum

Arnold Miller
With Kristina Chrétien

This practical guide to the Miller Method® presents an entirely new perspective on advancing the body organization, social, and communicative skills of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. It covers issues such as communication skills and social play, as well as behavioral issues including tantrums, aggression and toilet training. more »

2007, Hardback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-722-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Talking Teenagers

Talking Teenagers

Information and Inspiration for Parents of Teenagers with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome

Ann Boushéy

This book considers parenting across the spectrum during the teenage years. It provides the information that will encourage other parents with teens on the autism spectrum. Covering topics from what to take on vacation and dealing with anger, to sex education and planning for the parents' own demise, Ann ends each chapter with thoughtful vignettes. more »

2007, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-844-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, parenting, youthwork

Autism and Me

Autism and Me

Rory Hoy

This award-winning short film by Rory Hoy, an 18-year-old filmmaker with autism, provides a privileged glimpse into his autistic world, letting us take a journey through his everyday experience and see it through his eyes.In easy, accessible terms, Rory explains what having autism means for everyday functioning. more »

2007, DVD: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-546-6

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

ISPEEK at Home

ISPEEK at Home

Over 1300 Visual Communication Images

Janet Dixon

The collection of 1300 picture symbols in ISPEEK at Home provides an easy-to-use tool for overcoming communication difficulties in children with autistic spectrum disorders. The CD-ROM contains symbols for a wide range of situations encountered in the home and beyond, from feelings and facial expressions to health and hygiene and holidays. more »

2006, CD-Rom: £25.99 + VAT = £31.19/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-510-7

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, augmentative communication, autism, children, communication, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

ISPEEK at School

ISPEEK at School

Over 1300 Visual Communication Images

Janet Dixon

ISPEEK visual aids provide effective means of facilitating communication with children on the autistic spectrum. This CD-ROM contains 1300 picture symbols, designed for situations encountered at school. The symbols can be applied to a wide range of situations encountered at school, from social skills to school curricula, work and break times. more »

2006, CD-Rom: £25.99 + VAT = £31.19/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-511-4

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

An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions

An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions

Second Edition
2nd edition

Ian Stuart-Hamilton

This dictionary aims to dispel any confusion that arises from the misinterpretation of language. It provides explanations of over 5000 idiomatic expressions and a useful guide to their politeness level. Each expression is accompanied by a clear explanation of its meaning and when and how it might be used. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-518-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, communication, speech and language therapy

Replays

Replays

Using Play to Enhance Emotional and Behavioural Development for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Karen Levine and Naomi Chedd

Replays addresses the challenging behaviours of children with autism spectrum disorders through interactive symbolic play. It shows parents and professionals how to help children access their emotions. Chapters show how to implement and adapt the intervention to address specific issues in different settings and circumstances. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-832-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, child psychology, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, play therapy, special education

Sensory Stimulation

Sensory Stimulation

Sensory-Focused Activities for People with Physical and Multiple Disabilities

Susan Fowler

This photocopiable resource provides the reader with a step-by-step approach to organising sensory-focused activities for carers and professionals working with people with physical, multiple or complex disabilities. Importantly, it also presents information on sensory stimulation within a framework that embraces the person's daily environment. more »

2006, Paperback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-455-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 248pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, disability, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, sensory issues, sensory stimulation

All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

Kathy Hoopmann

This book takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome, drawing inspiration from the feline world. Touching, humorous and insightful, this book evokes the difficulties and joys of raising a child who is different and leaves the reader with a sense of the dignity, individuality, and potential of people with AS. more »

2006, Hardback: £9.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-481-0, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 72pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, sensory issues, social skills, special education

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