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Coming soon! Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Lisa Taylor and Swee Hong Chia
Illustrated by Katie Stanton

Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke, explaining what a stroke is and how family members, carers and friends can help support someone with the various challenges they may face after having a stroke. This illustrated book will be ideal for anyone who knows someone who's had a stroke, from child to adult. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-495-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 72pp

Keywords: adults, brain injury, carers, communication, disability, families, health care, life skills, movement, nursing, occupational therapy, older people, social work, speech and language therapy, supported living

Music Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury

Music Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury

A Light on a Dark Night

Simon Gilbertson and David Aldridge

Gilbertson and Aldridge demonstrate how music therapy can be used to attend to the holistic, rather than purely functional, needs of people affected by severe head trauma. This book will give clinicians key notes for practice and a vision of the integral role music therapy can have in the successful rehabilitation from brain injury. more »

2008, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-665-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: brain injury, health care, music therapy

The Man who Lost his Language

The Man who Lost his Language

A Case of Aphasia: Revised Edition

Sheila Hale

When Sir John Hale suffered a stroke that left him unable to walk, write or speak, his wife, Shelia, followed every available medical trail seeking knowledge of his condition and how he might be restored to health. This book is a unique exploration of aphasia - losing the ability to use or comprehend words - as well as of the resilience of love. more »

2007, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-564-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: brain injury, counselling, health care, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy

Non-Accidental Head Injury in Young Children

Non-Accidental Head Injury in Young Children

Medical, Legal and Social Responses

Cathy Cobley and Tom Sanders

This academic research volume explores non-accidental head injury in babies and young children, covering medical, social, and legal aspects of this phenomenon, as well as the responsibilities of professionals, child protection agencies and the media in this area. more »

2006, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-360-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: brain injury, child protection, children, health care, safeguarding children, social work law

Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation

Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation

A Clinician's Manual

Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin
With a contribution from Jeanette Kennelly

Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin combine research findings with their own clinical experience and present step-by-step instructions and guidelines on how to implement music therapy techniques for a range of therapeutic needs. Photographs clearly illustrate interventions for physical rehabilitation. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-412-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Keywords: brain injury, children, health care, music therapy, special education

Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management

Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management

Edited by Jackie Parker

This book provides a guide to effective case management, outlining all the key issues that professionals working with brain-injured people will need to know, from understanding what brain injury actually is and how it feels to experience it to strategies for rehabilitation, assessing risk and implementing support plans. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-315-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: brain injury, social work

Children with Seizures

Children with Seizures

A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals

Martin L. Kutscher MD

This concise, accessible handbook for families, friends and carers of children with seizures provides all the information they need to approach seizures from a position of strength. It discusses types and causes of seizures, what to do during a seizure as well as some of the most common epilepsy syndromes in more detail. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-823-8, crown, 152pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, brain injury, child psychology, children, epilepsy, health care, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, social care, social work, special education

Stroke Survivor

Stroke Survivor

A Personal Guide to Recovery

Andy McCann

The book explores a broad range of issues experienced by stroke survivors, from the very practical considerations of managing financial security and understanding medical approaches and terminology to the more personal challenges of coming to terms with a new sense of vulnerability and dealing with the attitudes of friends and family. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-410-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: brain injury, counselling, health care, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy

Brain Injury and Returning to Employment

Brain Injury and Returning to Employment

A Guide for Practitioners

James Japp

The multi-disability nature of acquired brain injury and its complex effects make the return to employment particularly problematic. This book provides a clear overview of the cognitive and psychological difficulties associated with brain injury and discusses how people affected by it can prepare for and remain in employment. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $35.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-292-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: brain injury, counselling, disability, employment, mental health, occupational therapy, social work, trauma



Recovering After Traumatic Brain Injury

Lynsey Calderwood

At the age of 14, Lynsey Calderwood suffered a traumatic brain injury that left her physically unmarked but destroyed her memory. Thrust back into an apparently nonsensical world of which she had no recollection; Lynsey spiralled downwards into depression and eating disorders as she became socially ostracized. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-065-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: brain injury, health care, mental health

Living with Brain Injury

Living with Brain Injury

Philip L. Fairclough

The book describes a potted history of Phillip's journey, and mainly focuses on the practical aspects of brain injury, rehabilitation, returning home and to work. If you have little or no knowledge of brain injury then this book is a good starting point, both for the brain injured person or their family/friends. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-059-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: brain injury, disability, health care, occupational therapy

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