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The Arts in Health Care

A Palette of Possibilities

Edited by Charles Kaye and Tony Blee

The contributors aim to help clinical and professional staff at all levels in health care settings to introduce and develop the use of the arts in their own spheres of influence. They show that the arts must be an integral part of people's lives and stress that environment and the arts can affect the individual and can possibly aid recovery. more »

1996, Paperback: £26.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-360-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 260pp

Keywords: arts therapies, counselling, health care, interdisciplinary arts therapies, social work

Arts Therapies and Clients with Eating Disorders

Arts Therapies and Clients with Eating Disorders

Fragile Board

Edited by Ditty Dokter

Eating disorders are of increasing concern in the medical and psychiatric professions. Growing awareness that the arts therapies have something unique and positive to offer led to the publication of this book by experts in all areas of the arts therapies. more »

1994, Paperback: £19.95/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-256-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: arts therapies, counselling, eating disorders, interdisciplinary arts therapies, mental health, psychiatry, psychotherapy

Arts Therapies in Schools

Arts Therapies in Schools

Research and Practice

Edited by Vicky Karkou

This book outlines the potential uses of music, art, drama and dance movement therapies in educational settings, and the contribution they have to make to the emotional and social development of children and adolescents. Drawing on international evidence, the book outlines a wide range of applications of arts therapies across a range of settings. more »

2009, Paperback: £25.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-633-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: art therapy, arts therapies, creative therapies, creative writing as therapy, dance and movement therapy, dramatherapy, educational psychology, expressive therapies, music therapy, special education

Arts Therapists, Refugees and Migrants

Arts Therapists, Refugees and Migrants

Reaching Across Borders

Edited by Ditty Dokter

Ditty Dokter is joined by contributors from a number of multicultural backgrounds, in a volume examining the issues surrounding intercultural arts therapies as a means of working with clients who are refugees and migrants. The ultimate aim is to promote more awareness of intercultural issues to build a broader framework for arts therapy practice. more »

1998, Paperback: £24.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-550-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: arts therapies, interdisciplinary arts therapies, mental health, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, social work

The ASD Workbook

The ASD Workbook

Understanding Your Autism Spectrum Disorder

Penny Kershaw

This workbook helps parents to explain ASDs to their child and provide practical and emotional support following diagnosis. It is presented in a clear and positive way. As the workbook is completed an invaluable record of development will be created for parent and child to look back on together. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-195-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, parenting, self esteem, social skills

Asparagus Dreams

Asparagus Dreams

Jessica Peers

Expelled from mainstream education and vaguely aware she has something called 'Asparagus' Syndrome, 12-year-old Jessica is sent away to a residential school for young people with autism. Recalling her school years with humour and insight, Jessica's account will open the eyes of readers to the difficulties, and the rewards, of this condition. more »

2003, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-164-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, inclusive classroom, memoirs, social skills, special education

The Asperger Children's Toolkit

The Asperger Children's Toolkit

Francis Musgrave

Likeable characters guide children with AS aged approximately 8-13 through common areas of difficulty, from anxiety and sensory overload to friendship and social situations. By working through the activities and tools with an adult, children with AS will learn to build upon their strengths and develop strategies for coping with areas of difficulty. more »

2012, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-293-1, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 72pp

Keywords: anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, carers, child development, child psychology, children, high functioning autism, life skills, parenting, sensory issues, social skills

The Asperger Couple's Workbook

The Asperger Couple's Workbook

Practical Advice and Activities for Couples and Counsellors

Maxine Aston

Aston has created this workbook to help couples where one partner has AS. With candid advice, activities and worksheets, she explores a variety of approaches. She identifies specific issues, such verbal and non-verbal communication, sexual issues, socializing and parenting, and comes up with simple and effective ways of addressing these issues. more »

2008, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-253-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, relationships

An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions

An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions

Second Edition
2nd edition

Ian Stuart-Hamilton

This dictionary aims to dispel any confusion that arises from the misinterpretation of language. It provides explanations of over 5000 idiomatic expressions and a useful guide to their politeness level. Each expression is accompanied by a clear explanation of its meaning and when and how it might be used. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-518-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, communication, speech and language therapy

New! An Asperger Leader's Guide to Living and Leading Change

An Asperger Leader's Guide to Living and Leading Change

Rosalind A. Bergemann

People with Asperger Syndrome (AS) often struggle with change and this is magnified when it is part of their professional role to manage and lead change. Written by a business leader with Asperger Syndrome, this practical guide provides advice and strategies on coping with and implementing change in the workplace. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-471-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 264pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, careers, communication, employment, high functioning autism, psychology, supervision, transitions

An Asperger Marriage

An Asperger Marriage

Gisela and Christopher Slater-Walker

Chris and Gisela have been partners for 12 years. When Chris was diagnosed with AS, Gisela had to come to terms with a marriage in which there would never be an intuitive understanding despite Chris's good intentions. It was the beginning of a long process of learning to live with a disability regarded by some as incompatible with marriage. more »

2002, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-017-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, high functioning autism, relationships

Asperger Meets Girl

Asperger Meets Girl

Happy Endings for Asperger Boys

Jonathan Griffiths

This book demystifies the enigma of 'relationships' by explaining everything in Asperger-friendly terms. It offers a choice of three models for understanding boy-girl relationships. To make life easier, they are presented in graph form where possible. The book also gives tips for maximising one's chances of successfully developing a relationship. more »

2008, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-630-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, relationships

Asperger Syndrome - A Love Story

Asperger Syndrome - A Love Story

Sarah Hendrickx and Keith Newton

Open, honest and upbeat, this book gives personal insight into both the ups and downs of an Asperger relationship. Seeking to challenge the bad press that people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) get as partners, Sarah and Keith tell their story of how they are making it work - and also how they got it wrong - with disarming frankness and humour. more »

2007, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-540-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, memoirs, relationships

Asperger Syndrome - What Teachers Need to Know

Asperger Syndrome - What Teachers Need to Know

Second Edition

Matt Winter
With Clare Lawrence

This book gives a summary of up-to-date information on AS, describing the characteristics to look out for, and offering simple strategies for adapting to the educational needs of students with AS. Packed with practical advice, it answers key questions such as 'Am I qualified to teach this child?' and 'How can I help the pupil with AS to learn?' more »

2011, Paperback: £11.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-203-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, children, education, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, occupational therapy, pastoral care, special education

Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome

A Different Mind

Simon Baron-Cohen

This DVD introduces the viewer to the special interests, language characteristics, interaction difficulties and cognitive challenges of people with AS. It also highlights the positive developments that have taken place in recent years towards a better understanding of, and more effective provision for, children with AS. more »

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

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, psychology, special education, speech and language therapy

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