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The Choices Game

The Choices Game

Staying Safe in Social Situations

Christopher McMaster

Vulnerable young people such as those with Autism Spectrum Disorders, intellectual disabilities, or social, behavioural and emotional difficulties – often lack the skills to make the right decisions when faced with potentially dangerous scenarios. This fun and interactive game helps to open up... more »

2011, Board Game: £21.83 + VAT = £26.20/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-189-7, Game

Subjects: Children, Education

The Chronic Illness Game

The Chronic Illness Game

Isabelle Streng and A.M. Stradmeijer

The Chronic Illness Game facilitates the improvement of social skills and coping strategies in children with a chronic illness who often suffer from impaired psychological and social development.
The goal of the game is to achieve sharing and understanding of the isolation and the painful... more »

2006, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-376-9

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

The Obesity Game

The Obesity Game

Isabelle Streng and A.M. Stradmeijer

`This board game is for teachers, health and mental health professionals to use with overweight six- to 16-year-olds. It aims to identify and change eating and exercise patterns by helping young people understand and talk about their feelings, and educate them about food and dieting. It also... more »

2006, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-377-6

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

The Anti-Bullying Game

The Anti-Bullying Game

Yvonne Searle and Isabelle Streng

Designed for children and adolescents who experience difficulties with peer relationships, The Anti-Bullying Game enables both victims and bullies to understand the dynamics underlying bullying behaviour and helps them to explore more adaptive interaction styles. Exploring the mechanisms... more »

1996, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-335-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Subjects: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Education

The Divorced and Separated Game

The Divorced and Separated Game

Yvonne Searle and Isabelle Streng

Developed for children and adolescents whose parents are separated or divorced, The Divorced & Separated Game is of special use for those who are finding it difficult to cope with or understand the pain and upheaval surrounding separation. The game can be played with groups of siblings, peers... more »

1996, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-334-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Subjects: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Education

A Sensory Journey

A Sensory Journey

Meditations on Scent for Wellbeing

Jennifer Peace Rhind

Scent is often used to accompany meditation but is rarely the focus of it. This card set, which brings together ancient and contemporary understanding of the influence of aromatics on our wellbeing, is an introduction to meditating on scent and discovering the physical, emotional and spiritual... more »

2013, Card Set: £12.50 + VAT = £15.00/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-153-2

Subject: Medical and complementary health practitioners

Mudras of Yoga

Mudras of Yoga

72 Hand Gestures for Healing and Spiritual Growth

Cain Carroll
With Revital Carroll

Hand mudras have been used for centuries in yogic traditions to promote health and wellbeing, and they are considered valuable tools on the path of spiritual awakening.
 
This card set provides 72 of the most important hand mudras used in yoga. The gestures presented support mental... more »

2013, Card Set: £14.99 + VAT = £17.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-176-1

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

Mudras of Indian Dance

Mudras of Indian Dance

52 Hand Gestures for Artistic Expression

Revital Carroll
With Cain Carroll

Drawn from two of the most important ancient texts on the subject, the Natya Shastra and the Abhinaya Darpana, this attractive set of user-friendly cards shows the 52 fundamental hand mudras used in Indian dance and theatre. These gestures provide the basis for an entire language of hand... more »

2013, Card Set: £14.99 + VAT = £17.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-175-4

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

Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi

Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi

The Keys to the Sublime

Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu

TianGan (Heavenly Stems) and DiZhi (Earthly Branches), commonly abbreviated to GanZhi, originated in the ancient Chinese cosmological sciences and is a complex calendrical system which was created to codify the patterns of life and of the universe itself. The ten symbols of Gan express the Yin... more »

2013, Card Set: £14.99 + VAT = £17.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-150-1, 144 x 104mm (portrait)

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

Challenge Me! (TM)

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

What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?

What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?

120 Illustrated Metaphor Cards, plus Booklet with Information, Ideas and Instructions

Jude Welton
Illustrated by Jane Telford

Expressions that don't literally mean what they say can be confusing for many children, but can be fun when they become familiar.  Metaphors are particularly challenging for children with Asperger Syndrome (AS), because they tend to be literal thinkers. These cards can enable children with... more »

2009, Card Set: £19.75 + VAT = £23.70/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-924-2

Subject: Children

Kids Need...

Kids Need...

Parenting Cards for Families and the People who Work With Them

Mark Hamer

'Kids Need... cards are any easy to use tool for professionals to explore children's needs and wants with carers. Using a creative approach, each card features a child's "need" such as; a room of their own, fresh fruit and vegetables, and pocket money. Participants are invited to place cards... more »

2007, Card Set: £21.83 + VAT = £26.20/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-524-4

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

Challenge Me! <SUP>TM</sup>

Challenge Me! TM

Mobility Activity Cards

Amanda Elliott
Illustrated by David Kemp

This set of beautifully illustrated full-colour cards, together with a detailed instruction booklet, will be a valuable tool for all professionals and parents facilitating the rehabilitation of children with neurological disorders and general developmental disabilities. The activities address... more »

2006, Card Set: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-497-1, 130 x 95mm

Subject: Disability

The Tzolkin Trilogy

The Tzolkin Trilogy

Yidaki music for sound therapy

Daniel Reid and Si Mullumby

The didgeridoo, or yidaki, is one of the most ancient musical instruments on Earth. The Tzolkin Trilogy showcases the primal sound of the didgeridoo as it has never before been heard, in three original compositions, based on the Mayan calendar. This unique sound has been shaped and developed... more »

2012, Compact Disc: £20.82 + VAT = £24.98/ $35.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-108-2, 150 minutes

Subjects: Arts therapies, Medical and complementary health practitioners

Nobody Nowhere

Nobody Nowhere

A music CD

Donna Williams

This music CD from is now available through Jessica Kingsley Publishers. It 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. They are... 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

Subject: Adults

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 and enjoyable tool for overcoming communication difficulties in children with autistic spectrum disorders.
The CD-ROM contains symbols for a wide range of situations typically encountered in the home and... more »

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

Subject: Children

ISPEEK at School

ISPEEK at School

Over 1300 Visual Communication Images

Janet Dixon

ISPEEK visual aids provide a simple and effective means of facilitating communication with children on the autistic spectrum. This CD-ROM is easy-to-use and contains 1300 picture symbols, designed especially for situations encountered at school. more »

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

Subject: Children

Mind Reading Emotions Library

Mind Reading Emotions Library

The Interactive Guide to Emotions

Simon Baron-Cohen

Mind Reading Emotions Library is for everyone who is interested in emotions. It has been designed with awareness of the needs of children and adults who want to improve their ability to recognize emotions in others. It is also an invaluable resource for parents, teachers, those involved in... more »

2004, CD-Rom: £34.33 + VAT = £41.20/ $63.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-216-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in
2004, Site Licence: £149.99 + VAT = £179.99/ $269.99

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Children, Teenagers and young adults

XinYi WuXing

XinYi WuXing

Dai Family Internal Martial Arts - Part I

Master Zhongxian Wu

In this DVD series, 7th generation lineage holder Master Zhongxian Wu explores key practices of legendary DaiShiXinYiQuan – the Dai Family XinYi Internal Alchemy and Martial Arts system. Each DVD is an essential resource for practitioners of all levels who want to deepen their practice,... more »

2014, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-224-9, DVD - standard, 55 minutes

Subject: Martial artists and the general reader

XinYi BaGua

XinYi BaGua

Dai Family Internal Martial Arts - Part II

Master Zhongxian Wu

In this DVD series, 7th generation lineage holder Master Zhongxian Wu explores key practices of legendary DaiShiXinYiQuan – the Dai Family XinYi Internal Alchemy and Martial Arts system. Each DVD is an essential resource for practitioners of all levels who want to deepen their practice,... more »

2014, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-242-3, DVD - standard, 46 minutes

Subject: Martial artists and the general reader

Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Ancient Methods of Healing and Cultivation

Master Zhongxian Wu

Master Wu offers detailed instruction and explanation of these 12 movements from China's esoteric Mt Emei tradition. He is the 7th generation lineage holder of this tradition. With details on the healing and internal alchemy benefits, a guided, uninterrupted full practice and a special bonus... more »

2014, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-223-2, DVD - standard, 90 minutes

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

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga

Seated Exercises for Health and Wellbeing

Edeltraud Rohnfeld

Chair yoga is a revolutionary concept designed to make the numerous benefits of classical yoga available to a wider range of physical abilities. This step-by-step program can be practiced by virtually anyone, anywhere, in any chair, to stimulate physical and mental well-being. more »

2013, DVD: £9.16 + VAT = £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-184-6, 83 minutes

Subjects: Social work, social care, health and criminal justice, Martial artists and the general reader

Chinese Shamanic Tiger Qigong

Chinese Shamanic Tiger Qigong

Laohu Gong

Master Zhongxian Wu

Chinese Shamanic Tiger Qigong is a uniquely potent practice designed to bolster our health and deepen our spiritual connection to universal energy. In this DVD, lineage holder Master Zhongxian Wu provides detailed instruction in this powerful EMeiZhenGong Sage Style 24-movement Qigong form.... more »

2012, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-136-5, DVD - standard, 65 minutes

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

Fire Dragon Meridian Qigong

Fire Dragon Meridian Qigong

Essential NeiGong for Health and Spiritual Transformation

Master Zhongxian Wu

Fire Dragon Meridian Qigong is a remarkably powerful practice developed to revitalize our health and deepen our spiritual connection to the Dao. Lineage holder, Master Zhongxian Wu provides detailed instruction in this essential NeiGong form from the EMeiZhenGong school. The EMei lineage... more »

2012, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-111-2, DVD - standard, 87 minutes

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

An Animated Introduction to Asperger Syndrome

An Animated Introduction to Asperger Syndrome

Biomation

* Winner of the International Animation Award at the Edinburgh Mental Health and Arts Festival 2008*
Living with Asperger's Syndrome can be difficult, and explaining it to others can often seem more of a challenge than coping with AS itself. This short, simple and accessible film explains... more »

2010, DVD: £15.16 + VAT = £18.19/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-134-7, DVD - standard, 30 minutes

Subject: Children

Hidden Immortal Lineage Taiji Qigong

Hidden Immortal Lineage Taiji Qigong

The Mother Form

Master Zhongxian Wu

Taiji Qigong is an ancient way of physical and spiritual cultivation which enables us to access the Dao, the Great Way of Nature. This ancient art and science for health maintenance and healing originated several thousand years ago in China. more »

2010, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-040-5, 45 minutes

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

Autism and Intensive Interaction

Autism and Intensive Interaction

Using Body Language to Reach Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Phoebe Caldwell

Intensive Interaction is receiving increasing acclaim as an effective way of communicating and developing emotional engagement with children with autism, and this film shows just how remarkable the results of this simple, easy-to-use approach can be. more »

2010, DVD: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-088-3

Subject:

Basic Pathfinder Mind/Body Techniques for Asperger's Syndrome

Basic Pathfinder Mind/Body Techniques for Asperger's Syndrome

Ron Rubio

'After a few sessions with you, Nathan became aware of how he was carrying himself. We noticed a change in his gait. He was straighter, taller and more assertive in his walking. His gait was that of a confident man... He beamed with pride as I went on and on about how differently he presented... more »

2009, DVD: £20.16 + VAT = £24.19/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-890-0, 60 minutes

Subject: Children

Life & Learning with Autistic Spectrum Diffability

Life & Learning with Autistic Spectrum Diffability

Wendy Lawson

A qualified counsellor, social worker and psychologist, Wendy Lawson is well-known and respected for her writing and workshops based on her own experiences as a person with autism. Wendy prefers the term 'diffability' to disorder, and her research seeks to explore what being differently abled... more »

2008, DVD: £53.00 + VAT = £63.60/ $99.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-956-3, 154 minutes

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Adults

Partners in Care

Partners in Care

A Training Package for Involving Families in Dementia Care Homes

Bob Woods, John Keady, Helen Ross and Clare Wenger

Following admission to a care home, family and friends may feel uncertain as to how they now 'fit in' to their loved one's life. This training package, comprising a booklet and DVD, is designed to encourage family participation in the care home and develop a constructive partnership between... more »

2008, DVD: £30.17 + VAT = £36.20/ $58.50
ISBN: 978-1-84310-675-3, DVD - standard, 30 minutes

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

Autism and Me

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

Asperger Syndrome and Employment

Asperger Syndrome and Employment

A Personal Guide to Succeeding at Work

Nick Dubin
With Gail Hawkins

People with Asperger Syndrome (AS) can find it difficult to work in an environment that involves socialization with colleagues or a lack of routine. However, Asperger Syndrome and Employment shows how success in the workplace is possible with perseverance and with the right supports and... more »

2006, DVD: £16.66 + VAT = £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-849-8, 43 minutes

Subject: Adults

Being Bullied

Being Bullied

Strategies and Solutions for People with Asperger's Syndrome

Nick Dubin

Bullying is a serious problem in schools and children on the autism spectrum are particularly at risk of being victimized if they display "different" behavior, such as not understanding rules, having bad handwriting or flapping their hands. more »

2006, DVD: £19.75 + VAT = £23.70/ $35.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-843-6, 30 minutes

Subject: Education

Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome

A Different Mind

Simon Baron-Cohen

Narrated by Simon Baron-Cohen, this DVD presents viewers with the opportunity to both see and hear about the nature of Asperger Syndrome from children and adults themselves who have AS, as well as from their family members and school teachers. more »

2006, DVD: £21.83 + VAT = £26.20/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-471-1, DVD - standard, 29 minutes

Subject: Autism and related conditions

Asperger's Diagnostic Assessment

Asperger's Diagnostic Assessment

Tony Attwood

Presented as an informal lecture these two DVDs provide clear and succinct information on the diagnostic criteria for Asperger syndrome.
In the first of these DVDs Attwood covers speech and language characteristics, motor difficulties, cognitive challenges and special interests. Also... more »

2005, DVD: £80.55 + VAT = £96.66
ISBN: 9781932565171, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Subjects: Teenagers and young adults, Adults

Asperger's Syndrome DVD

Asperger's Syndrome DVD

Tony Attwood

In this new DVD, Tony Attwood goes into depth on three important issues; Anger management, teaching teachers, and teenage issues. Readers of his book will be aware of his thoughtful and down-to-earth approach and this DVD presents groundbreaking new approaches to significant challenges. more »

2003, DVD: £63.83 + VAT = £76.60
ISBN: 9781885477965, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Subject: Autism and related conditions

Mind Reading

Mind Reading

The Interactive Guide to Emotions - Version 1.3

Simon Baron-Cohen

Mind Reading is a unique reference work covering the entire spectrum of human emotions. It is available as a DVD-ROM and also as a set of CD-ROMs running on either a Windows or an Apple Macintosh computer. Using the software you can explore over 400 emotions, seeing and hearing each one... more »

2007, Site Licence: £229.99 + VAT = £275.99/ $374.99

2007, DVD-Rom: £74.83 + VAT = £89.80/ $136.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-559-6
2007, CD-Rom: £74.83 + VAT = £89.80/ $136.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-560-2, DVD - double

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Children, Teenagers and young adults

The Group as Poetic Play-Ground

The Group as Poetic Play-Ground

From Metaphor to Metamorphosis: The 1990 S H Foulkes Annual Lecture

Murray Cox

This lecture explores some aspects of creativity, metaphor and language which are common to the worlds of group analysis and poetry/drama. Both depend upon poiesis the calling into existence of that which was not there before and responsive enactment.
One of the aims of psychotherapy is... more »

1995, Tape: £16.66 + VAT = £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-203-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Subject: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology

Dancing on Blood

Dancing on Blood

Arthur Robbins

Arthur Robbins, a pioneer in art therapy, demonstrates how aesthetic communication transforms psychodynamic treatment. In brief focused art therapy, the patient lives out her life theme: follow your spirit by living on the edge. Her mother, a Holocaust survivor, holds on to her daughter with a... more »

2001, Video: £30.17 + VAT = £36.20/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-702-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Subject: Arts therapies

Asperger's Syndrome - Crossing the Bridge

Asperger's Syndrome - Crossing the Bridge

Tony Attwood and Liane Holliday Willey

One of the world's leading authorities on Asperger's Syndrome, Dr. Tony Attwood, interviews Dr. Liane Holliday Willey as they discuss her life-time experiences, struggles, and triumphs over this syndrome. more »

2000, Video: £30.17 + VAT = £36.20
ISBN: 978-1-85302-988-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Subject: Autism and related conditions

Social Language Groups

Social Language Groups

Sally Bligh

Speech and Language Pathologist, Sally Bligh, describes the role of the SLP in working with children diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. As the director of the Bligh Speech Therapy Center and as an SLP for over 20 years, Sally has developed successful techniques and strategies for working with... more »

2000, Video: £23.92 + VAT = £28.70/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-989-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Subject:

Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger's Syndrome

Diagnosis and Support

Tony Attwood

All those who know Tony Attwood's work, and his highly acclaimed book, Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals will be aware of his extensive knowledge of the subject and his down-to-earth and positive approach. In this video he explains and discusses the diagnosis of... more »

1999, Video: £57.83 + VAT = £69.40
ISBN: 978-1-85302-787-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Subject: Autism and related conditions