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New! A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!

Haley Moss

Chatty, honest and full of really useful information, Haley Moss' first-hand account of the college experience covers everything students on the autism spectrum need to know as they begin their Freshman year. She shares tips and advice on getting ready for college, dorm life, making friends, and what to expect from classes, professors and exams. more »

2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-984-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, careers, disability, education, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, life skills, mainstream education, mental health, social skills, teenagers, transitions

A Friend's and Relative's Guide to Supporting the Family with Autism

A Friend's and Relative's Guide to Supporting the Family with Autism

How Can I Help?

Ann Palmer

This book explains the nature of autism and the likely challenges a family will face when their child is diagnosed. It is full of advice on how extended family members and friends can provide the necessary help, including practical ways they can make the family's daily life easier and help to establish a reliable support system for the child. more »

2012, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-877-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, children, communication, counselling, emotions, families, grief, high functioning autism, mental health, parenting, relationships, resilience

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Friends, Bullies and Staying Safe

The Adoption Club Therapeutic Workbook on Friendship

Regina Kupecky

The children of The Adoption Club think they are friends; they go to the same school and belong to the same club - but what does friendship really mean? Written for use with adopted children aged 5-11, this illustrated therapeutic workbook is a fun way to explore the confusing world of friendship and bullying. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-763-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 19pp

Friendship and Other Weapons

Friendship and Other Weapons

Group Activities to Help Young Girls Aged 5-11 to Cope with Bullying

Signe Whitson

Bullying in girls aged 5-11 is a widespread yet under-recognized problem, and commonly relates to issues of friendship and peer pressure. This complete, ready-to-use curriculum of group sessions uses discussion, activities and role-play games to help girls learn to stand up to bullying and to develop constructive and fulfilling friendships. more »

2011, Paperback: £20.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-875-9, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Keywords: bullying, child psychology, children, counselling, education, emotions, pastoral care, relationships, self esteem, social work, violence, youthwork

Friendships

Friendships

The Aspie Way

Wendy Lawson

Wendy Lawson felt she had a knack for upsetting people and was surprised to be told that she 'did friendship rather well'. In her frank and thoughtful analysis of what makes and breaks friendships, she explores what it means to have friends or be a friend. Her ideas are accompanied by practical examples, poetry and stories. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-427-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome

Frog's Breathtaking Speech

Frog's Breathtaking Speech

How Children (and Frogs) Can Use Yoga Breathing to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension

Michael Chissick
Illustrated by Sarah Peacock

Frog is very worried as he has an important speech to make at his school assembly. Can learning about breathing help calm his nerves? This charming illustrated picture book teaches children yoga breathing techniques through a fun and interactive story, and shows them how to use their breath to cope with difficult feelings such as anger and anxiety. more »

2012, Hardback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-091-7, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 48pp

Keywords: anger management, anxiety, child psychology, children, education, emotions, fiction, mainstream education, mental health, movement, yoga

From Anxiety to Meltdown

From Anxiety to Meltdown

How Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Anxiety, Experience Meltdowns, Manifest Tantrums, and How You Can Intervene Effectively

Deborah Lipsky

Drawing on her own experience and using examples to explain how autistic people think, the author distinguishes between meltdowns and tantrums, showing how each begins, and most importantly, how to identify triggers and prevent outbursts from happening in the first place. Practical and simple solutions to avoiding anxiety are offered throughout. more »

2011, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-843-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: adults, anger management, anxiety, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy, communication, counselling, emotions, life skills, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, psychology, self esteem, self harm, sensory issues, speech and language therapy, violence

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

Keywords: applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, psychology, special education, speech and language therapy

From Home to School with Autism

From Home to School with Autism

How to Make Inclusion a Success

K.I. Al-Ghani and Lynda Kenward
Illustrated by Haitham Al-Ghani

This book arms schools with essential information, strategies and resources that will help to make early schooldays an enjoyable experience for young children on the spectrum. Constructive suggestions, such as introducing visual schedules and accommodating sensory issues, will help children with ASD to feel comfortable in school. more »

2011, Paperback: £20.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-169-9, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp

Keywords: anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, communication, early intervention, education, educational psychology, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, pastoral care, self esteem, sensory issues, social skills, social stories, special education, transitions

From Isolation to Intimacy

From Isolation to Intimacy

Making Friends without Words

Phoebe Caldwell
With Jane Horwood

Caldwell shows that Intensive Interaction is a straightforward way, through attending to body language and other non-verbal means of communication, of establishing contact and building a relationship with people who are non-verbal. This simple method is accessible to anyone who lives or works with such people. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-500-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, sensory issues

From Like to Love for Young People with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

From Like to Love for Young People with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Learning How to Express and Enjoy Affection with Family and Friends

Tony Attwood and Michelle Garnett

Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often find it difficult to express like or love for someone. This book, by the leading experts, addresses this issue in practical terms, providing carefully created activities in which parents can help a child with ASD to develop their ability to understand affection and to express it appropriately. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-436-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

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

From Thoughts to Obsessions

From Thoughts to Obsessions

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Per Hove Thomsen

This introductory book explains the nature and treatment of OCD in children and adolescents. Written for parents and relatives as well as doctors, teachers and other professionals working with this group of patients, it defines OCD and forms a straightforward explanation of the symptoms, assessment procedures and treatment strategies. more »

1999, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-721-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: children, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology, special education

From Violence to Resilience

From Violence to Resilience

Positive Transformative Programmes to Grow Young Leaders

Jo Broadwood and Nic Fine

This manual outlines a programme that helps young people at risk of violence, or already caught up in violence, change the way they think about themselves. The programme supports them become young leaders who make contributions to their community. The manual is packed with exercises and activities to develop the leadership skills of young people. more »

2011, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-183-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, challenging behaviour, offenders, pastoral care, probation, restorative justice, social work, teenagers, violence, youthwork

Fun with Messy Play

Fun with Messy Play

Ideas and Activities for Children with Special Needs

Tracey Beckerleg

This activity book heightens the sensory perception of children with special needs through the imaginative use of everyday 'messy' materials like baked beans, condensed milk, jelly or glue. The activities in this book help to improve co-ordination, communicative and cognitive abilities, as well as their self-esteem and social skills. more »

2008, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-641-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, education, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, play therapy, sensory issues, special education

The Functional Nutrition Cookbook

The Functional Nutrition Cookbook

Addressing Biochemical Imbalances through Diet

Lorraine Nicolle and Christine Bailey

This unique cookbook for food and health professionals looks beyond intervening in the symptoms of health problems and addresses the ways in which diet can be used to help correct underlying imbalances in the body. It also comes with an easy-to-use CD-Rom of printable recipes that can be used by practitioners to provide extra support for clients. more »

2012, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-079-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Keywords: alcohol, alternative therapies, complementary therapies, constipation, diet, energy work, functional medicine, functional nutrition, health care, infertility, integrative medicine, migraine, movement, naturopathy, nutrition, person-centred

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