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Awards for Jessica Kingsley Publishers titles

Shortlisted for the School Library Association Information Book Award 2014

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Starving the Anxiety Gremlin

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management for Young People

Kate Collins-Donnelly

The Anxiety Gremlin loves one thing -- to feed on your anxiety! But watch out, as the fuller he gets, the more anxious you get! How can you stop him? Starve him of his favourite food -- your anxiety -- and he'll shrink and shrivel away. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-341-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 168pp

Subjects: Adoption, fostering and parenting, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Education

Gold Medal Winner in the Foreword Book of the Year Awards (Body, Mind and Spirit Category)

Gold Medal Winner in the Foreword Book of the Year Awards (Body, Mind and Spirit Category)

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Mudras of India

A Comprehensive Guide to the Hand Gestures of Yoga and Indian Dance

Cain Carroll and Revital Carroll
Foreword by Dr. David Frawley

For thousands of years hand mudras have been used in India for healing, storytelling, emotional expression, and to evoke and convey elevated spiritual states. For the first time, the elaborate system of mudras-as applied in yoga and Indian dance-has been organized into a comprehensive,... more »

2013, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-109-9, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 344pp

Subjects: Medical and complementary health practitioners, Martial artists and the general reader

Gold Medal Winner in the Foreword Book of the Year Awards (Adult Nonfiction - Career)

Gold Medal Winner in the Foreword Book of the Year Awards (Adult Nonfiction - Career)

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The Complete Guide to Getting a Job for People with Asperger's Syndrome

Find the Right Career and Get Hired

Barbara Bissonnette

Finding a job is a confusing and anxiety-provoking process for many individuals with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) who may not know what they are qualified to do and may struggle to communicate their value to employers. In this book, Asperger's employment expert Barbara Bissonnette describes... more »

2012, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-921-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 200pp

Subjects: Teenagers and young adults, Adults

Moonbeam Children's Book Awards Winner

Moonbeam Children's Book Awards Winner (Pre-Teen Fiction - Mystery)

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The Adventure of Maisie Voyager

Lucy Skye

Maisie Voyager used to explore the world with her parents. She now lives in a tall town house with Aunt Hetty, experiencing 'normal' life. But strangers start appearing, cryptic messages are left, and Aunt Hetty is kidnapped! more »

2012, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-287-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 240pp

Subjects: Children, Teenagers and young adults

Bronze Medal in the 2010 BOTY Awards Education Category

Bronze Medal Winner in the 2010 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards, Education Category

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Life After High School

A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families

Susan Yellin and Christina Cacioppo Bertsch

*Bronze Medal Winner in the Education / Academic / Teaching Category of the 2011 IPPY Awards*
* Bronze Medal Winner in the 2010 BOTYA Awards Education Category *
Graduating high school and moving on to further education or the workplace brings with it a whole new set of challenges, and... more »

2010, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-828-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Subject: Teenagers and young adults

Bronze Medal in the 2010 IPPY Awards Education Category

Bronze Medal Winner in the 2010 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY), Education/Academic/Teaching Category

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Life After High School

A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families

Susan Yellin and Christina Cacioppo Bertsch

*Bronze Medal Winner in the Education / Academic / Teaching Category of the 2011 IPPY Awards*
* Bronze Medal Winner in the 2010 BOTYA Awards Education Category *
Graduating high school and moving on to further education or the workplace brings with it a whole new set of challenges, and... more »

2010, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-828-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Subject: Teenagers and young adults

Gold Medal Living Now Book Award

Gold Medal in the 2011 Living Now Book Awards, Enlightenment/Spirituality section.

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The 12 Chinese Animals

Create Harmony in your Daily Life through Ancient Chinese Wisdom

Master Zhongxian Wu

* Silver Medal Winner in the 2010 BOTYA Awards Body, Mind and Spirit Category *
The Chinese horoscope holds the key to a better understanding of self and others, and to living a life of harmony. more »

2010, Hardback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-031-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 192pp

Subjects: Medical and complementary health practitioners, Martial artists and the general reader

Gold Medal Living Now Book Award

Gold Medal in the 2011 Living Now Book Awards, Yoga/Pilates/Bodywork section.

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Yoga Therapy for Every Special Child

Meeting Needs in a Natural Setting

Nancy Williams
Illustrated by Leslie White

Yoga therapy is gaining rapid recognition as a form of treatment that can improve the physical and mental wellbeing of children with a variety of complex needs. This book contains a specially-designed yoga program for use with children of all abilities, and provides both parents and... more »

2010, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-027-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Subjects: Children, Martial artists and the general reader

Silver Medal Living Now Book Award

Silver Medal in the 2011 Living Now Book Awards, Exercise/Fitness section.

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Vital Healing

Energy, Mind and Spirit in Traditional Medicines of India, Tibet and the Middle East - Middle Asia

Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD with Donald McCown and Mones Abu-Asab, PhD (Unani), Hakima Amri, PhD (Unani), Kevin Ergil, MA, MS, LAc (Tibet), Howard Hall, PsyD, PhD (Sufi), Hari Sharma, MD (Maharishi Ayurveda), Kenneth G. Zysk, Dphil, PhD (Ayurveda & Siddha)

The traditional medicines of Middle Asia are rich and varied - from the Ayurveda and Siddha medicines of India, to the Unani and Sufi healing practices of the Middle East.
Dr. Marc S. Micozzi unfolds the compelling idea that vital energy, expressed as "prana" in the Indian practice of... more »

2011, Hardback: £18.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-045-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
2013, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-156-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

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Bronze Medal Living Now Book Award

Bronze Medal in the 2011 Living Now Book Awards, Exercise/Fitness section.

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Managing Stress with Qigong

Gordon Faulkner
Foreword by Carole Bridge

The ancient Chinese practice of Qigong combines physical movement with gentle breathing techniques to promote harmony between body and mind, and is quickly gaining popularity in the West.
 
This step-by-step guide to managing stress through Qigong begins by looking at stress and... more »

2010, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-035-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Subjects: Medical and complementary health practitioners, Martial artists and the general reader

2010 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards - Silver Medalist, Health Issues

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The One and Only Sam

A Story Explaining Idioms for Children with Asperger Syndrome and Other Communication Difficulties

Aileen Stalker
Illustrated by Bob Spencer

One rainy morning after breakfast, Sam's Mother said to his Father, "My goodness, George, it is raining cats and dogs outside." "That's strange," thought Sam. When he looked up into the sky outside, he couldn't see any cats and dogs anywhere, no matter where he looked. All he could see were... more »

2009, Hardback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-040-1, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 64pp

Subject: Children

Highly Commended - British Medical Association Book Competition 2010, Popular Medicine Category

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The Imprinted Brain

How Genes Set the Balance Between Autism and Psychosis

Christopher Badcock

The Imprinted Brain sets out a radical new theory of the mind and mental illness based on the recent discovery of genomic imprinting. Imprinted genes are those from one parent that, in that parent's interest, are expressed in an offspring rather than the diametrically opposed genes from the... more »

2009, Hardback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-023-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology

ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award - Bronze Medal in the Psychology category

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The Imprinted Brain

How Genes Set the Balance Between Autism and Psychosis

Christopher Badcock

The Imprinted Brain sets out a radical new theory of the mind and mental illness based on the recent discovery of genomic imprinting. Imprinted genes are those from one parent that, in that parent's interest, are expressed in an offspring rather than the diametrically opposed genes from the... more »

2009, Hardback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-023-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology

Independent Publisher Book Award - Bronze Medal in the Psychology/Mental Health category


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The Imprinted Brain

How Genes Set the Balance Between Autism and Psychosis

Christopher Badcock

The Imprinted Brain sets out a radical new theory of the mind and mental illness based on the recent discovery of genomic imprinting. Imprinted genes are those from one parent that, in that parent's interest, are expressed in an offspring rather than the diametrically opposed genes from the... more »

2009, Hardback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-023-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology

Independent Publisher Book Award - Bronze Medal in the New Age (Body-Mind-Spirit) category


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Seeking the Spirit of The Book of Change

8 Days to Mastering a Shamanic Yijing (I Ching) Prediction System

Master Zhongxian Wu
Foreword by Daniel Reid

The Yijing (I Ching) or "Book of Change" is one of the oldest of the Chinese classic texts and has held a key place in the Daoist tradition for thousands of years. Explaining the ancient Yijing system of prediction based on the Xiang (symbolism) and Shu (numerology) knowledge of Bagua (the... more »

2009, Hardback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-020-7, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 240pp

Subject: Medical and complementary health practitioners

Canadian Counsellor and Psychotherapy Association 2010 Counselling Book of the Year Award

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Counselling People on the Autism Spectrum

A Practical Manual

Katherine Paxton and Irene A. Estay

The characteristics of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) present unique challenges, not only to people themselves affected, but also to counselling professionals. This manual provides counselling techniques that work not only for professionals, but also for individuals either coping with being... more »

2007, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-552-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Adults , Counselling, psychiatry and psychology

Highly Commended for the BMA Book Competition, Popular Medicine Category 2009


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The Nearest Relative Handbook

2nd edition

David Hewitt

When a person is subject to the Mental Health Act, many of his or her principal rights are taken away. It is the function of the nearest relative to compensate for that loss.
This fully updated second edition explains how the nearest relative is identified, and how in some cases he or she... more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-971-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Subjects: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Social work, social care, health and criminal justice

Shortlisted for nasen Awards 2009: Inclusive Primary Classroom Resource Award

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Challenge Me! (TM)

Speech and Communication Cards

Amanda Elliott
Illustrated by David Kemp

Speech and language skills are a vital part of being able to communicate with others and express one's own needs. The Challenge Me!™ Speech and Communication Cards provide fun and dynamic challenges for children aged 3-12 with any form of speech problem, whether this is a severe problem which... more »

2009, Card Set: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-946-4, 138 x 102mm

Subject: Disability

Bronze Medal Winner in the 2009 IPPY Awards

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Alphabet Kids - From ADD to Zellweger Syndrome

A Guide to Developmental, Neurobiological and Psychological Disorders for Parents and Professionals

Robbie Woliver

From ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) to ZS (Zellweger Syndrome)-there seems to be an alphabet disorder for almost every behavior, from those caused by serious, rare genetic diseases to more common learning disabilities that hinder children's academic and social progress. more »

2008, Hardback: £39.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-880-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 480pp
2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-822-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 480pp

Subjects: Children, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology

Shortlisted for the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution's Awards for Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2008 (category: publication or article).

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Developing the Craft of Mediation

Reflections on Theory and Practice

Marian Roberts

The modern emergence of mediation represents the new and evolving application of an ancient and universal approach to settling quarrels. Mediation is now an established method of dispute resolution across a wide range of professional, workplace and social situations including the family,... more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-323-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Subjects: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Social work, social care, health and criminal justice

Highly Commended in the BMA Medical Book of the Year award for Popular Medicine

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Making Babies the Hard Way

Living with Infertility and Treatment

Caroline Gallup

How far would you go to have a baby? Making Babies the Hard Way is a frank account of one couple's discovery that they cannot have children of their own, and their ensuing struggle through four years of fertility treatment. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-463-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Adoption, fostering and parenting

Shortlisted for nasen Award 2008: Book that supports SEN and Disability Issues

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ADHD - Living without Brakes

Martin L. Kutscher MD
Illustrated by Douglas Puder, M.D.

Now in paperback, this concise and highly accessible book contains everything that parents and busy professionals need to know about ADHD.
The author describes the spectrum of ADHD, the co-occurring symptoms, and common difficulties that parents face. The rest of the book focuses on... more »

2008, Hardback: £29.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-873-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-816-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Subject: Education

Shortlisted for nasen Award 2008: Book to support Teaching and Learning

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Planning to Learn

Creating and Using a Personal Planner with Young People on the Autism Spectrum

Keely Harper-Hill and Stephanie Lord

Late intervention often means that young people on the autism spectrum appear to act on impulse, seem disorganized, or fail to learn from past experiences.
In this practical, effective resource, the authors share tried and tested techniques for creating and using a personal planner to help... more »

2007, Paperback: £27.50/ $43.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-561-9, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Subject:

Gold Medal Winner in the 2008 IPPY awards

Gold medal winner in the 2008 IPPY awards, Psychology section.

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Help your Child or Teen Get Back On Track

What Parents and Professionals Can Do for Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Kenneth H. Talan, M.D.

`This book provides ideas and advice on seeking professional help for parents who are worried about a child or adolescent with behavioural and emotional problems.'
- Children & Young People Now
Help Your Child or Teen Get Back on Track offers specific self-help interventions and a... more »

2007, Hardback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-870-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp
2009, Paperback: £16.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-914-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Subject: Adoption, fostering and parenting

Bronze Medal Winner in the 2008 IPPY awards

Bronze medal winner in the 2008 IPPY awards, Parenting section.

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Autism Heroes

Portraits of Families Meeting the Challenge

Barbara Firestone, Ph.D.
Forewords by Teddi Cole and Gary Cole and Catherine Lord, Ph.D.
Photographs by Joe Buissink

Intimate, bold, and inspiring, Autism Heroes provides a compelling and sensitive account of the experiences of 38 families from different walks of life confronting the challenges of autism with courage, tenacity and love. With empathy and expertise gained from her three decades of leadership... more »

2007, Hardback: £29.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-837-5, 244mm x 279mm / 9.5in x 11in, 240pp

Subject: Adults

Ken Book Award Winner

Honoring authors for their outstanding literary work contributing to better understanding mental illness as a neurobiological disease.

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Help your Child or Teen Get Back On Track

What Parents and Professionals Can Do for Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Kenneth H. Talan, M.D.

`This book provides ideas and advice on seeking professional help for parents who are worried about a child or adolescent with behavioural and emotional problems.'
- Children & Young People Now
Help Your Child or Teen Get Back on Track offers specific self-help interventions and a... more »

2007, Hardback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-870-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp
2009, Paperback: £16.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-914-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Subject: Adoption, fostering and parenting

NAGC Celebrating Gifts and Talents 2007 "Most Important Book" Gold Award Winner

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Gifted Children

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Edited by Kate Distin

Winner of the NAGC Celebrating Gifts and Talents 2007 "Most Important Book" Gold Award
Gifted Children is a lively and informative exploration of the mystery of the gifted mind and the social and emotional needs of gifted children and their families. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-439-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Subjects: Children, Education

2007 ASA Literary Work of the Year

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Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Unexpected Lessons We Have Learned

Maureen F. Morrell and Ann Palmer

Maureen F. Morrell and Ann Palmer are raising two very different children: Justin, a whirlwind of activity and mood swings, who is supervised in a residential farm community, and Eric, quiet and passive, who lives independently at college. The authors give an account of the striking... more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-807-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 220pp

Subjects: Children, Teenagers and young adults

2006 Australasian Journal on Ageing (AJA) Book Award Winner

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Spiritual Growth and Care in the Fourth Age of Life

Elizabeth MacKinlay

Spiritual Growth and Care in the Fourth Age of Life explores the spiritual dimension of ageing and investigates the role of pastoral and spiritual care in helping the frail elderly cope with end-of-life issues. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-231-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Subjects: Religious studies and spiritual development , Social work, social care, health and criminal justice

Gold Medal Winner in the Moonbeam Children's Book awards Non-Fiction picture book category

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Autistic Planet

Jennifer Elder

Autistic Planet is a magical world where all trains run exactly to time, where people working in offices have rocking chairs, and where all kids dream of winning the chess World Cup. Join us on a journey to this alternative reality, where being different is ordinary, and being "typical" is... more »

2007, Hardback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-842-9, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 48pp

Subject: Children

Moonbeam Childhood Wellness Award 2007 Bronze Medalist

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All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

Kathy Hoopmann

All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS.
Delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive... more »

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

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Children

Shortlisted for the 2007 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books by the Children's Book Council of Australia

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All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

Kathy Hoopmann

All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS.
Delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive... more »

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

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Children

Winner of the Young Minds Book Prize 2007

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Still Here with Me

Teenagers and Children on Losing a Parent

Edited by Suzanne Sjöqvist
Translated by Margaret Myers

Winner of the Young Minds Book Prize 2007
This book is a moving and thoughtful anthology of the experiences of thirty-one children and teenagers who have lost a parent.
In their own words, children and young people of a variety of ages talk openly and honestly about losing their mother... more »

2006, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-501-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Subjects: Adoption, fostering and parenting, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology

Runner up in the Nasen and TES Special Educational Needs Book Awards 2007

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Stories and Activities for Teachers, Parents and Professionals

Stories and Activities for Teachers, Parents and Professionals

Mal Leicester
Illustrated by Taryn Shrigley-Wightman

'Children who live and go to school apart from people with disabilities suffer from several distinct disadvantages, including the fact that exposure to stories about disability, however well-intentioned, may make them believe all those with disabilities have the same emotions, needs and... more »

2006, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-390-5, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Subject: Education

Runner up in the Nasen and TES Special Educational Needs Book Awards 2007

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Autism and Me

Rory Hoy

Runner up in the Nasen and TES Special Educational Needs Book Awards 2007
Only people with autism truly know what it's like to be autistic - and even then, every autistic individual is unique! This award-winning short film by Rory Hoy, an 18-year-old filmmaker with autism, provides a... more »

2007, DVD: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-546-6, 20 minutes

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Teenagers and young adults

Commended for the BMA Book Competition. Health Care for the Elderly category 2007

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The Psychology of Ageing

An Introduction
4th edition

Ian Stuart-Hamilton

This well-established and accessible text has now been completely revised in an expanded fourth edition. Each chapter has been updated to reflect current thinking. The chapters about personality and lifestyle have been significantly expanded. This new edition is essential reading for all those... more »

OUT OF PRINT

Subjects: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Social work, social care, health and criminal justice

Commended for the BMA Book Competition for Popular Medicine 2007

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Autism, Brain, and Environment

Richard Lathe

The increasing number of people being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) cannot simply be explained by changes in diagnostic criteria or greater awareness of the condition. In this controversial new book, Richard Lathe contends that the recent rise in cases of ASDs is a result of... more »

2006, Hardback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-438-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Subject: Autism and related conditions

Shortlisted for the Young Minds Book Prize 2006

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Shattered Lives

Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

Camila Batmanghelidjh

*Shortlisted for the Young Minds Book Prize 2006*
Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their life experiences, hugely... more »

2006, Hardback: £19.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-434-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
2007, Paperback: £11.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-603-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Subject: Social work, social care, health and criminal justice

Winner of the 2006 BMA Book Award for Health care for the Elderly

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Depression in Later Life

Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe

This accessible and authoritative book provides an invaluable guide to identifying, treating and preventing depression in later life.
Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used... more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-234-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Subjects: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Social work, social care, health and criminal justice

Runner up in the Nasen and TES Special Education Needs Book Awards 2006

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Touch and Go Joe

An Adolescent's Experience of OCD

Joe Wells
Foreword by Isobel Heyman

As many as 2 in every 100 people suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and 16-year-old Joe Wells is one of them. In Touch and Go Joe, he tells the story of his battle with OCD from its insidious beginnings at age 9 and increasingly intrusive symptoms, to diagnosis at age 12. Having... more »

2006, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-391-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Subject:

Winner of the Nasen/TES Special Educational Needs Children's Book Award 2005

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Caged in Chaos

A Dyspraxic Guide to Breaking Free

Victoria Biggs

Winner of the NASEN & TES Special Educational Needs Children's Book Award 2005
Written by a teenage dyspraxic, this inspiring book is a unique practical guide for dyspraxics and those around them struggling and determined to get to grips with the social, physical and psychological chaos... more »

OUT OF PRINT

Subject: Teenagers and young adults

Shortlisted for the NASEN and TES Special Educational Needs Book Awards 2005

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Adam's Alternative Sports Day

An Asperger Story

Jude Welton

Nine-year-old Adam dreads Sports Day - he usually comes last in the races and never gets chosen for the team events. So he is delighted when Mr Williams, the head teacher, announces that this year there will be an Alternative Sports Day with some very different challenges. There will be... more »

2004, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-300-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Subjects: Children, Teenagers and young adults

Shortlisted for 2004's Mind Book of the Year Award

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The Pits and the Pendulum

A Life with Bipolar Disorder

Brian Adams

`Brian's memoir is in large part an effort to recoup some of his losses by making sense of them and contributing something to the rest of us…He has succeeded in what he set out to do. He has shown us that he is a credible witness and he has articulated some important realities about mental... more »

2002, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-104-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subject: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology

Winner of the NASEN & TES Special Educational Needs Children's Book Award 2003

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Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome

A User Guide to Adolescence

Luke Jackson
Foreword by Tony Attwood

Winner of the NASEN & TES Special Educational Needs Children's Book Award 2003
Have you ever been called a freak or a geek? Have you ever felt like one? Luke Jackson is 13 years old and has Asperger Syndrome. Over the years Luke has learned to laugh at such names but there are other aspects... more »

2002, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-098-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Teenagers and young adults

Runner up in the NASEN Children's Book Award

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Haze

Kathy Hoopmann

Seb is a loner. Brilliant with numbers but hopeless with people, he prefers the company of computers and his only friend, Guzzle. Things change for the better when he makes friends with Kristie, Madeline and Jen, and a new computer teacher - Miss Adonia - arrives. However, Seb is soon caught... more »

2003, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-072-0, Demy, 160pp

Subjects: Children, Teenagers and young adults

MIND Book of the Year 2001

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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

Subject: Children

Winner of the British Medical Association's Popular Medicine Book of the Year 2000

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Small Steps Forward

Using Games and Activities to Help Your Pre-School Child with Special Needs

Sarah Newman

Winner of the British Medical Association's Popular Medicine Book of the Year 2000
When young children are diagnosed with conditions such as Down's Syndrome, autism or other forms of developmental delay, there is much that parents can do to help. Small Steps... more »

OUT OF PRINT

Subject: Children