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Life Coaching for Kids

A Practical Manual to Coach Children and Young People to Success, Well-being and Fulfilment

Nikki Giant

Life coaching is a great way to help children and young people build self-esteem, set positive goals and deal with difficult issues such as bullying, anxiety and poor body image.
This book sets out what life coaching is and how it works, what the benefits are, and how to go about coaching children and young people. Part 1 covers the background, theory and different types of coaching, and Part 2 explores the life coaching model and different techniques used, with examples of how coaching works in practice and how to build skills. The third part contains activities and photocopiable worksheets to use in practice with young people. They include general activities to develop self-esteem, set goals and build confidence, as well as activities for specific issues such as bullying, poor body image, relationships and anxiety.

2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-982-4, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 216pp

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, anxiety, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, education, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, relationships, resilience, self esteem, social work, teenagers, youthwork

100 Learning Games for Special Needs with Music, Movement, Sounds and...Silence

100 Learning Games for Special Needs with Music, Movement, Sounds and...Silence

Johanne Hanko

This book provides inspiration and guidance for special education teachers, assistants, parents and carers on how to use lively play ideas to foster learning. Targeting key skills such as listening, self-awareness, movement, creative thinking and relaxation, each game has been developed with the capabilities of children with special needs in mind. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-247-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp

Keywords: autism, child development, child psychology, children, communication, creativity, dance and movement therapy, disability, dramatherapy, education, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, music therapy, play, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Access and Inclusion for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Access and Inclusion for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

'Let Me In'

Matthew Hesmondhalgh and Christine Breakey

The authors explore the universal issues of access and inclusion in employment and education for children and young people with autism or Asperger's Syndrome. They describe the challenges they faced in establishing and running an Integrated Resource for these children within a mainstream secondary school. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-986-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, early intervention, employment, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, special education

Acting Antics

Acting Antics

A Theatrical Approach to Teaching Social Understanding to Kids and Teens with Asperger Syndrome

Cindy B. Schneider

This fun program provides a set of tools for developing social understanding in children with Asperger Syndrome through drama. It contains a wide repertoire of activities and ideas for use at home, in the classroom, in therapy workshops or social groups, ranging from initial warm up techniques, to larger group scenes and staging a show. more »

2006, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-845-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, dramatherapy, inclusive classroom, social skills, social stories, special education

AD/HD Homework Challenges Transformed!

AD/HD Homework Challenges Transformed!

Creative Ways to Achieve Focus and Attention by Building on AD/HD Traits

Harriet Hope Green

Homework can be an ordeal for children with ADHD as they often struggle to concentrate and become restless. With the right strategies that make use of ADHD traits, homework can be made tolerable and even enjoyable. This book is brimming with creative methods to engage and motivate children with ADHD at homework time. more »

2012, Paperback: £10.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-880-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, challenging behaviour, child psychology, education, educational psychology, homeschooling, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, parenting, play, school phobia, special education

Adaptive University Structures

An Analysis of Adaptation to Socioeconomic Environments of US and European Universities

Barbara Sporn

This book examines adaptability in universities in Europe and the US, drawing out the lessons learnt for policy makers and managers to develop such structures, and help their institutions survive change. It looks at three US universities identified as adaptive and three European institutions which are trying to improve their adaptive capacity. more »

1999, Paperback: £39.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-781-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 280pp

Keywords: education, higher education policy

Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom

Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom

A Guide for Teachers and Parents

Rebecca A. Moyes

How do teachers and parents of children with autism address a child's social skills? What do they do about problem behaviors? This book provides explanations for these behaviours, and practical help for both teachers and parents to address them. Teachers learn how to create environmental supports and to incorporate specific teaching strategies. more »

2002, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-719-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, social skills, special education

Addressing the Unproductive Classroom Behaviours of Students with Special Needs

Addressing the Unproductive Classroom Behaviours of Students with Special Needs

Steve Chinn

This book will help you recognise potential indicators of Asperger Syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, AD/HD, physical disabilities and speech and language disorders; explores the benefits of different interventions; and offers practical strategies for improving pupils' behaviours, social skills and self-esteem. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-050-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, developmental coordination disorder, disability, dyslexia, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, self esteem, special education

ADHD - Living without Brakes

ADHD - Living without Brakes

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

This concise book contains everything that parents and 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 solutions. The concluding chapter summarizes the information covered. 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

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, challenging behaviour, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

The ADHD Handbook

The ADHD Handbook

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Alison Munden and Jon Arcelus

This book provides a comprehensive account of current knowledge of ADHD. It will act as a signpost to those trying to address the difficulties faced by young people with ADHD, directing them to appropriate sources of help. Focusing on the provision of practical help, The ADHD Handbook is the ideal introduction for parents and professionals. more »

1999, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-756-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: ADHD, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, psychology, special education

Adolescence

Adolescence

Assessing and Promoting Resilience in Vulnerable Children 3

Brigid Daniel and Sally Wassell

This practical resource for work with vulnerable adolescents shows ways of promoting resilience and encouraging pro-social behaviour. Discussing concerns associated with adolescence such as peer pressure and moral responsibility, the authors suggest ways for practitioners to support young people who may have social or family problems. more »

2002, Paperback: £15.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-019-5, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, education, families, resilience, social work

The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook

The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook

Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

Sarah Hendrickx
With a contribution from Claire Salter

This is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. A wide range of conditions are covered, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, OCD, Tourette's and Anxiety Disorders. more »

2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-980-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 192pp

Keywords: ADHD, adolescence, adults, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, careers, counselling, developmental coordination disorder, dyslexia, dyspraxia, education, employment, health care, high functioning autism, intellectual disabilities, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, social care, social work, teenagers, tourettes

New! Adopted Like Me

Adopted Like Me

My Book of Adopted Heroes

Ann Angel
Illustrated by Marc Thomas

Adopted Like Me is a children's picture book that tells the stories of famous and inspirational people, all of whom were adopted. Read about great musicians like Bo Diddley, politicians like Nelson Mandela, stars like Marilyn Monroe as well as inventors, athletes, a princess skilled in judo and fencing, and many more. more »

2013, Hardback: £11.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-935-0, 246 x 189mm , 48pp

Keywords: adoption, children, counselling, education, fostering, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, social care, social work

The Adventures of the Little Tin Tortoise

The Adventures of the Little Tin Tortoise

A Self-Esteem Story with Activities for Teachers, Parents and Carers

Deborah M. Plummer

The author encourages children to consider self-esteem issues encountered by a little tin tortoise on a journey to discover who he really is. The various obstacles and helpers he encounters along the way include worries, bullying, making decisions and friendship and children will gain insights depending on their needs and level of understanding. more »

2005, Paperback: £17.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-406-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: educational psychology, fiction, pastoral care, SEAL, self esteem, speech and language therapy

Advocacy in Action

Advocacy in Action

The Fourth Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

This book looks at problems that can occur in an advocacy partnership, such as dependency on the advocate and conflict between partners. It also discusses advocacy and the law. It is illustrated with colour drawings and case studies showing the positive results of self-advocacy on the individuals themselves, as well as on their families and carers. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-478-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 72pp

Keywords: advocacy, counselling, disability, social work, special education

Alphabet Kids - From ADD to Zellweger Syndrome

Alphabet Kids - From ADD to Zellweger Syndrome

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

Robbie Woliver

Alphabet Kids have disorders that are often concurrent, interconnected or mistaken for one another: for example, the frequent combination of ASD, OCD, SID and ADHD. Woliver covers 70 childhood disorders, providing information on causes, cures, treatments and prognoses. Chapters include a list of signs and symptoms, and true-life stories. 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

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, bipolar disorder, cerebral palsy, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, developmental coordination disorder, disability, Down's syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, epilepsy, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, seizures, special education, speech and language therapy, tics, tourettes

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