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Haze

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 some friends, and a new computer teacher arrives. However, Seb is soon caught up in a web of computer fraud and lies and turns to Madeline's mysterious cyber friend for help. more »

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

Groups in Music

Strategies from Music Therapy

Mercédès Pavlicevic

Music therapist Mercédès Pavlicevic develops a broad-based discourse to describe, analyse and guide the practice of group musicking, drawing on her own extensive experience. The text is illustrated with vignettes drawn from a range of formal and informal settings. If you're involved in any kind of group musicking, this book is for you. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-081-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp
Children's Rights and Power

Children's Rights and Power

Charging Up for a New Century

Mary John

Examining children's rights from a global perspective, Mary John considers how children experience power, being powerful and the transformation of power relationships. She explores this issue, comparing the situation of children to that of powerless minority groups and asking why children are rarely included in debates on social accountability. more »

2003, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-659-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
2003, Hardback: £49.99/ $90.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-658-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
'now you know me think more'

'now you know me think more'

A Journey with Autism using Facilitated Communication Techniques

Ppinder Hundal and Pauline Lukey

Pauline Lukey first met Ppinder Hundal when Ppinder was eight, at which point Ppinder was non-verbal and had no formal way of communicating. This book charts their development together as, through the use of facilitated communication techniques, Ppinder has become an eager and increasingly fluent communicator. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-144-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 64pp
Quality of Life and Disability

Quality of Life and Disability

An Approach for Community Practitioners

Ivan Brown and Roy I. Brown

The authors apply ideas about quality of life to the field of disability to assist front-line professionals, managers and policy-makers in effective service provision. They examine the historical context of the concept of quality of life and discuss the application of quality of life in the daily lives of people who have disabilities. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-005-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Traumatic Experience in the Unconscious Life of Groups

Traumatic Experience in the Unconscious Life of Groups

The Fourth Basic Assumption: Incohesion: Aggregation/Massification or (ba) I:A/M

Earl Hopper

Working within the traditions of Bion, Turquet, Foulkes and Pines, and drawing on concepts and data from psychoanalysis, group analysis and sociology, this volume develops Earl Hopper's theory of the fourth basic assumption in the unconscious life of groups and group-like social systems within a social, cultural and political context. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-087-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Trauma, the Body and Transformation

Trauma, the Body and Transformation

A Narrative Inquiry

Edited by Kim Etherington

Trauma suffered during childhood can affect not only a person's emotional and mental health, but also their physical health, even into adulthood. This unique book fills a gap in research in this area, providing personal and theoretical perspectives on trauma and recovery. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-106-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Beyond the Wall

2nd edition

Stephen M. Shore

This second edition of Beyond The Wall is an autobiographical account that gives a rare, detailed and warm insight into the life of someone with Asperger Syndrome. Shore relates his personal and professional experiences in a simple and open manner, creating an informative, user-friendly text that sheds new light on the trials and tribulations of those with Asperger Syndrome. Shore does not... more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99
ISBN: 9781931282192, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 174pp
Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

Edited by Gwen Adshead and Chris Brown

A contemporary case-based discussion of ethical dilemmas faced by researchers in forensic mental health, this book offers useful guidance to anyone planning research in this field. It focuses on problems frequently encountered, such as issues of capacity to consent in forensic settings and the meaning of consent to participate. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-031-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
From Goals to Data and Back Again

From Goals to Data and Back Again

Adding Backbone to Developmental Intervention for Children with Autism

Jill Fain Lehman and Rebecca Klaw

The authors argue that theory must be combined with data for it to be used effectively in developmental intervention. Aimed at professionals and parents, the authors explain how to write basic developmental goals, how to collect data and analyse it and how to use the results of analysis to inform the next round of intervention decisions. more »

2003, Paperback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-753-8, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 256pp
Inclusive Research with People with Learning Disabilities

Inclusive Research with People with Learning Disabilities

Past, Present and Futures

Jan Walmsley and Kelley Johnson

The authors discuss participative approaches to research and provide an up-to-date account of inclusive practice with individuals with learning disabilities. Drawing on evidence from two major studies, they explain how lessons learnt from inclusive research in the learning disability field are applicable to others working with marginalized groups. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-061-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
How to be a Para Pro

How to be a Para Pro

A Comprehensive Training Manual for Paraprofessionals

Diane Twachtman-Cullen

This book will be essential reading for all classroom assistants and support staff working with children with pervasive developmental disorder, autism and Asperger syndrome. It provides strategies to address the most common and perplexing behaviours and is full of insights, tips and anecdotes that bring alive the everyday challenges. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99
ISBN: 9780966652918, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp
In Living Color

In Living Color

An Intercultural Approach to Pastoral Care and Counseling
2nd edition

Emmanuel Y. Lartey

The meaning of pastoral care in modern multicultural societies is challenged and re-examined from a pluralistic, global perspective in this book. Lartey stresses the importance of recognizing different cultural influences on individuals in order to effectively counsel, guide and empower them. He provides a concise history of pastoral care. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-750-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Looking for Oliver

Looking for Oliver

A Mother's Search for the Son She Gave Up for Adoption

Marianne Hancock

Vividly recalling the stigma of her schoolgirl pregnancy and the pain of her separation from the baby, this absorbing and illuminating story follows Emma's search for Oliver, her adopted son. more »

2003, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-142-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Snapshots of Autism

Snapshots of Autism

A Family Album

Jennifer Overton

Jennifer Overton uses the key calendar events in the year to discuss the roller coaster of emotions that accompany life with her autistic son Nicholas. This book is a powerful account of what it is like to mother an autistic child, which puts a human face to autism amid all the overwhelming myths and facts that surround it. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-723-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

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