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Genius!

Genius!

Nurturing the Spirit of the Wild, Odd, and Oppositional Child – Revised Edition

George T. Lynn
With Joanne Barrie Lynn

Drawing on their experiences with their son, who has TS, the authors offer strategies for creating an affirmative social and emotional environment that unlocks the potential genius in 'neurologically eccentric' children. They discuss identifying the signs of giftedness, providing care and mentoring, and using medication with due consideration. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-820-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, bipolar disorder, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, education, emotions, families, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, parenting, tics, tourettes

Voices from the Spectrum

Voices from the Spectrum

Parents, Grandparents, Siblings, People with Autism, and Professionals Share Their Wisdom

Edited by Cindy N. Ariel and Robert A. Naseef

This book is a compelling collection of personal accounts from people on the autism spectrum and those who care for them. The essays in this collection tell of the positive and negative effects of autism on individuals and families, and pose the question: is a diagnosis on the autism spectrum a puzzle to be solved, or something to be embraced? more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-786-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

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

I Dreamed I was Normal

A Music Therapist's Journey into the Realms of Autism

Ginger Clarkson

This remarkable book describes the progression of three nonverbal autistic music therapy clients from a state of inward frustration and an inability to communicate it towards a liberating ability to express, through Facilitated Communication, the thoughts and feelings stimulated by hearing and playing music. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 9781581060072, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, music therapy, occupational therapy, social work

Seeing Through New Eyes

Seeing Through New Eyes

Changing the Lives of Children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and other Developmental Disabilities Through Vision Therapy

Melvin Kaplan

Dr. Kaplan identifies common ASD symptoms such as hand-flapping, poor eye contact and tantrums as typical responses to the confusion caused by vision disorder. He also explains the effects of difficulties that people with autism experience with "ambient vision", including a lack of spatial awareness and trouble with coordination. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-800-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, developmental coordination disorder, health care, occupational therapy, pervasive developmental disorder

Finding You Finding Me

Finding You Finding Me

Using Intensive Interaction to get in touch with people whose severe learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder

Phoebe Caldwell

Caldwell introduces Intensive Interaction, which uses the body language of people whose learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder - who have largely been regarded as unreachable - to get in touch with them, giving them a way of expressing themselves which shifts their attention from self-stimulation to shared activity. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-399-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

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

Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

A Parent's Guide to Student Success

Ann Palmer

Palmer advises parents and professionals how to prepare the student for the transition from school and home life to a new environment and educational challenge, and how to support them through potential problems such as academic pressure, living away from home, social integration and appropriate levels of participation in college. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-801-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, educational psychology, emotions, families, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Creative Expressive Activities and Asperger's Syndrome

Creative Expressive Activities and Asperger's Syndrome

Social and Emotional Skills and Positive Life Goals for Adolescents and Young Adults

Judith Martinovich

Martinovich combines activities such as art making, drama, music, puppetry, yoga and photography with conventional cognitive behavioural interventions to support individuals with AS. The different activities complement and reinforce each other and are designed to address specific traits of the autism spectrum to aid skills development. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-812-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adolescence, arts therapies, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, creative therapies, expressive therapies, inclusive classroom, interdisciplinary arts therapies, occupational therapy, social skills, special education

Taking Care of Myself

A Healthy Hygiene, Puberty and Personal Curriculum for Young People with Autism

Mary Wrobel

Using a unique combination of social scripts and easy-to-understand activities, the book provides accessible information on health, hygiene and personal safety issues for people with autism spectrum conditions or other developmental disabilities. Comprising seven units, this new curriculum covers all aspects of day to day life. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.95
ISBN: 9781885477941, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 250pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, personal hygiene, special education

Special Brothers and Sisters

Special Brothers and Sisters

Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children with Special Needs, Disability or Serious Illness

Edited by Annette Hames and Monica McCaffrey

This is a collection of real-life accounts from the siblings of children with special needs, disability or serious illness, ranging from 3 - 18 years old. They explain, in their own words, what it's like to live with their siblings. These stories come with related tips to help siblings deal with some of the things that happen in their family lives. more »

2005, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-383-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 96pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, disability, Down's syndrome, dyspraxia, emotions, high functioning autism, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, tics, tourettes

When Babies Read

When Babies Read

A Practical Guide to Helping Young Children with Hyperlexia, Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

Audra Jensen

Audra Jensen' son began reading when he was only two years old. She shares her experiences of raising a child with autism and hyperlexia. She stresses the importance of diagnosis of the condition for successful implementation of effective teaching strategies and encouragement of more typical childhood development. more »

2005, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-803-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, hyperlexia, occupational therapy, special education

Conduct Disorder and Behavioural Parent Training

Conduct Disorder and Behavioural Parent Training

Research and Practice

Dermot O'Reilly

This book provides an introduction to conduct disorder and the individual, familial and social factors that influence the development of persistent antisocial behaviour. The book shows how behavioural parent training and applied behaviour analysis can help professionals work with parents to continue improving their child's behaviour. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-163-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, families, occupational therapy, parenting, social work

Constructive Campaigning for Autism Services

Constructive Campaigning for Autism Services

The PACE Parents' Handbook

Armorer Wason, PACE

This book is a guide to effective campaigning for appropriate services for children with autism, written by PACE (The Parents' Autism Campaign for Education). Based on the real-life experiences, it explains how the system works at local and national levels and provides invaluable information about local authority structures and government policy. more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-387-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: autism, disability

Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders

Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders

An Art and a Science

Christy L. Magnusen

Based on 25 years of working with children with ASDs Magnusen contends that teachers who can blend the 'science' of education methodology with the 'art' of teaching are best able to reach these children. She takes a fresh look at established and more recent teaching methods and then explores why, when and how these techniques should be applied. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-747-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

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

Revealing the Hidden Social Code

Revealing the Hidden Social Code

Social Stories™ for People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Marie Howley and Eileen Arnold

This text, endorsed by the originator of Social Stories(TM), Carol Gray, offers clear and comprehensive guidance for professionals, parents and carers on how to write successful and targeted Social Stories(TM) that will help develop the autistic spectrum child's understanding of social interaction. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-222-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, families, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, social skills, social stories, special education, speech and language therapy

Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learn

Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learn

Creating Manageable Environments for AS Students

Paula Jacobsen

Jacobsen provides an inside view of how AS pupils perceive and understand what goes on in the classroom, and how they are perceived by fellow pupils and teachers. She adopts a pragmatic approach to improving communication in the classroom and offers practical strategies to increase mutual understanding and create a supportive learning environment. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-804-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 120pp

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

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