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Parent to Parent

Information and Inspiration for Parents Dealing with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Ann Boushéy

After her son Jon was diagnosed with autism, Ann Boushéy soon learned that, for her, knowledge was the key to peace. Written from her own experience, this inspiring book provides the information that will empower parents who find themselves in her situation, and inspire them in their quest for the right diagnosis and the right help for their child. more »

2004, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-774-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, parenting

The Parent's Guide to In-Home ABA Programs

The Parent's Guide to In-Home ABA Programs

Frequently Asked Questions about Applied Behavior Analysis for your Child with Autism

Elle Olivia Johnson

Concise and practical, this handbook explains the ins and outs of Applied Behavior Analysis in a chatty Q&A format. It covers everything parents need to know from what a typical in-home session will entail, to how to navigate their relationship with their ABA therapist, to how to get more involved and begin using ABA methods themselves. more »

2012, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-918-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: applied behaviour analysis, autism, child development, child psychology, children, communication, early intervention, high functioning autism, life skills, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, psychology

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs

Family Experiences and Effective Practice

Hedy Cleaver and Don Nicholson

Parental Learning Disability and Children's Needs explores how to effectively assess children in families where one or more parent has a learning disability. These children often have unmet needs because their parents are more likely to be coping with mental and physical illness, domestic violence or substance abuse. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-632-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: child protection, children, disability, emotions, families, intellectual disabilities, parenting, social care, social work

Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

Parental Substance Misuse and Child Welfare

Brynna Kroll and Andy Taylor

Focusing on the needs of children of substance misusing parents and the dilemmas faced by professionals working with them, this comprehensive book brings together for the first time theoretical and practice issues for all those involved with the crossover between responses to drug and alcohol problems and child welfare. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-791-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: alcohol, child protection, child psychology, children, drugs, families, parenting, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work, substance abuse

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome

200 Tips and Strategies

Brenda Boyd

Brenda is mother to thirteen-year-old Kenneth, author of Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything. Brenda discusses parents' reaction to their child's AS and gives advice on how better to understand 'Planet Asperger'. This book helps parents to respond positively to the challenge of AS and find the 'treasure' in their child's way of being. more »

2003, Paperback: £12.95/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-137-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, counselling, families, high functioning autism, parenting, sensory issues

New! Parenting a Teen or Young Adult with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Parenting a Teen or Young Adult with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

325 Ideas, Insights, Tips and Strategies

Brenda Boyd

325 astute and practical ideas, insights, tips and strategies address how to maintain an open and healthy relationship with your child as they become independent adults, designed to foster understanding between family members and help the young person with issues such as social vulnerability and peer relationships, self-esteem, anxiety and change. more »

2013, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-282-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, child psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy, communication, emotions, high functioning autism, parenting, relationships

Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Unexpected Lessons We Have Learned

Maureen F. Morrell and Ann Palmer

The authors 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. This book is an account of their experiences of parenting children at opposite extremes of the autism spectrum. more »

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

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, high functioning autism, parenting

New! Parenting ASD Teens

Parenting ASD Teens

A Guide to Making it Up As You Go

Andrew Schlegelmilch

Andrew Schlegelmilch draws on his experience working at a high school for teens with autism to provide savvy advice to parents coping with the difficulties that arise when their child hits the troublesome teenage years. Discussion includes setting realistic expectations, encouraging independence, and helping teens cope with mental health issues. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-975-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, education, families, high functioning autism, life skills, mental health, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, psychology, relationships, social skills, special education, teenagers, transitions

Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum

Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum

Overcoming the Challenges and Celebrating the Gifts

Eileen Riley-Hall

Each chapter in this book explores a topic of concern for parents of children on the autism spectrum, offering support on issues such as school, friendships, meltdowns, special gifts, therapies and interventions. This book is full of advice and insight on the unique and rewarding challenges presented when you have a daughter on the autism spectrum. more »

2012, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-893-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, carers, child development, children, education, families, high functioning autism, parenting, pastoral care, special education, teenagers

Parenting Girls

Parenting Girls

Janet Irwin, Susanna de Vries and Susan Stratigos Wilson

The aim of this very practical handbook is to guide parents and the professionals who work with them in raising happy, well-adjusted girls. Contributors to the book have backgrounds in medicine, teaching and female health, and have firsthand experience of the joys and the problems of bringing up daughters. more »

2000, Paperback: £18.99
ISBN: 978-1-85302-946-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, children, emotions, families, occupational therapy, parenting

Parenting in Poor Environments

Parenting in Poor Environments

Stress, Support and Coping

Deborah Ghate and Neal Hazel

With a unique focus on the effects of poverty on parenting in Britain, this book explores what professionals and policy makers can do to support families living in poverty. The authors examine community-level poverty and its relationship to family and individual problems such as low income, poor mental health and child behavioural difficulties. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-069-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: carers, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, community care, counselling, mental health, mental illness, social policy, social work, supported living

Parenting Teenagers

Bob Myers

Based on more than twenty years' experience, this very level-headed text is intended for all who have to deal with the needs of adolescents. Strategies are developed for problem solving and helping the teenager build self-esteem, responsibility and independence while at the same time keeping the carer's sanity. more »

1995, Paperback: £25.00/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-366-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 152pp

Keywords: adolescence, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, emotions, families, parenting

Parenting the ADD Child

Parenting the ADD Child

Can't Do? Won't Do? Practical Strategies for Managing Behaviour Problems in Children with ADD and ADHD

David Pentecost

This book brings together for the first time a variety of tried and tested methods in a unique, comprehensive and accessible format that will not be found elsewhere. It goes beyond the identification of the symptoms to tackle the changes parents can make, ensuring that behaviour problems associated with ADD and ADHD are managed and reduced. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-811-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, challenging behaviour, children, emotions, families, parenting

Coming soon! Parenting without Panic

Parenting without Panic

A Pocket Support Group for Parents of Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum (Asperger's Syndrome)

Brenda Dater

Extending the lifeline of a peer support group to parents of children and teens on the autism spectrum everywhere, this reassuring and supportive guide is filled with many real examples and offers trusted advice and tried-and-tested solutions to parents' top concerns and in a down-to-earth and engaging format. more »

May 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-941-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: ADHD, adolescence, advocacy, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, carers, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, communication, families, high functioning autism, mainstream education, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, sensory issues, social skills, special education

Parents' Education as Autism Therapists

Parents' Education as Autism Therapists

Applied Behaviour Analysis in Context

Edited by Mickey Keenan, Ken P. Kerr and Karola Dillenburger

ABA has been used to help children with autism for many years in many countries. In Northern Ireland the PEAT group offers parents the education necessary to become their own child's therapists using ABA. In this book these parents and the professionals involved in their training share their knowledge, experience, and successes. more »

1999, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-778-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: applied behaviour analysis, autism, children, parenting

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