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Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Different Sensory Experiences - Different Perceptual Worlds

Olga Bogdashina

Bogdashina attempts to define the role of sensory perceptual problems in autism identified by autistic individuals themselves. She singles out possible patterns of sensory experiences in autism and the cognitive differences caused by them. The final chapters are devoted to assessment and intervention. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-166-6, Royal, 224pp
Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

Edited by Adrian Ward, Kajelan Kasinski, Jane Pooley and Alan Worthington

This collection of papers written by respected experts with extensive experience builds a powerful picture of the theory and practice of therapeutic community work with young people. A wide variety of therapeutic community approaches is considered alongside an analysis of the implications of this model for mainstream residential practice. more »

2003, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-096-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp
Boys Who Have Abused

Boys Who Have Abused

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Victim/Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse

John Woods
With a contribution from Anne Alvarez

The author presents a theoretical approach and practical suggestions for mental health practitioners working with young people who have abused. The book demonstrates how exploring an individual's whole life-course within a psychoanalytic framework enables connections to be drawn between possible childhood abuse and subsequent abusive behaviour. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-093-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Running with Walker

Running with Walker

A Memoir

Robert Hughes

Walker's father, Robert Hughes, tells a touching and inspiring story of discovering that their 'perfect little boy had a problem'. With disarming honesty and humour, the book tells how a family copes and keeps hope alive despite the staggering difficulties autism presents. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-755-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Tictionary

Tictionary

A Reference Guide to the World of Tourette Syndrome, AS, ADHD and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder for Parents and Professionals

Becky Ottinger

This A-Z guide is for anyone needing information and common-sense strategies as they deal with the neurological disorders of Tourette Syndrome, Asperger Syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. It contains factual information interspersed with both funny and sad stories. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.95
ISBN: 9781931282161, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 260pp
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

Frequently Asked Questions

Diane Yapko

This is an essential resource for parents, teachers, those new to the field, and people on the autism spectrum. Yapko, who has worked with individuals with ASDs and their families for over 20 years, brings together information about the latest `scientific breakthroughs', current developmental theories, and practical interventions around ASD. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-756-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp
Autism – The Eighth Colour of the Rainbow

Autism – The Eighth Colour of the Rainbow

Learn to Speak Autistic

Florica Stone

Stone shows how shared meanings can be learnt and expressed between autistic and non-autistic individuals, though they experience different perceptions of reality. She presents ways of creating autistic-friendly environments, modifying traditional responses to autistic behaviour and using literal learning, providing useful examples and exercises. more »

2003, Paperback: £22.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-182-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
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

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