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Speech in Action

Speech in Action

Interactive Activities Combining Speech Language Pathology and Adaptive Physical Education

America X Gonzalez, Lois Jean Brady and Jim Elliott

Speech in Action is an innovative approach to learning that combines simple techniques from speech and language pathology with physical exercises that have been designed to meet the individual child's particular needs and abilities. This practical workbook describes the approach, and contains 90 fully-photocopiable lesson plans. more »

2011, Paperback: £21.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-846-9, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, dance and movement therapy, disability, education, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, pastoral care, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Once Upon a Group

Once Upon a Group

A Guide to Running and Participating in Successful Groups
2nd edition

Maggie Kindred and Michael Kindred

This book is a short, light-hearted guide to groupwork, providing an easily-digestible way of understanding group dynamics, the practicalities of running a group, and how to participate in one. It covers how and where to set up a group, the size of the group and the arrangement of chairs, and the importance of boundaries and rules within a group. more »

2010, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-166-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: communication, counselling, education, group psychotherapy, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships, social care, social work, youthwork

The Secret of Everlasting Life

The Secret of Everlasting Life

The First Translation of the Ancient Chinese Text on Immortality

Richard Bertschinger

The Secret of Everlasting Life is the first translation from the Chinese of the second-century Can Dong Qi. This ancient work, the earliest known text on transformation and immortality, echoes the wisdom and poetry of the Tao Te Ching and I Ching. This translation reveals the meditation methods practised for thousands of years by Taoist sages. more »

2010, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-048-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: chi kung, Daoism, qigong

Siblings and Autism

Siblings and Autism

Stories Spanning Generations and Cultures

Edited by Debra L. Cumberland and Bruce E. Mills

In this collection of personal accounts, siblings from a variety of backgrounds share their experiences of growing up with a brother or sister with autism. They show that certain things are common to the "sibling experience: being overlooked; accommodating resentment, and helplessness; and the yearning to connect across neurological difference. more »

2010, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-831-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: autism, autobiography, memoirs

Social Enjoyment Groups for Children, Teens and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Social Enjoyment Groups for Children, Teens and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Guiding Toward Growth

John Merges

Merges' program is based on the concept that there are 10 hurdles that make it challenging for people with ASD to enjoy social interaction. This book guides the reader through planning, running, and assessing group sessions designed to help participants overcome these hurdles, and ultimately enjoy more independent and fulfilling lives. more »

2010, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-834-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, adolescence, adults, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, careers, child development, child psychology, children, communication, community care, counselling, depression, disability, education, educational psychology, emotions, employment, families, high functioning autism, mainstream education, mental health, occupational therapy, pastoral care, pervasive developmental disorder, play, PSHE, psychology, relationships, resilience, self esteem, sensory issues, social care, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy, teenagers, transitions, youthwork

Solution Focused Therapy for the Helping Professions

Solution Focused Therapy for the Helping Professions

Barry Winbolt

This accessible guide to Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), an effective therapeutic approach which focuses on strengths and achievements, provides a practical introduction to what SFBT is and how to use it with clients. Barry Winbolt leads the reader through the principles, techniques and steps involved in the approach. more »

2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-970-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: carers, communication, counselling, health care, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, psychotherapy, social care, social work

Something Different About Dad

Something Different About Dad

How to Live With Your Asperger's Parent

Kirsti Evans and John Swogger

Following the story of Sophie and Daniel whose dad, Mark, has Asperger Syndrome, the book reveals the family's journey from initial diagnosis to gradual acceptance of the fact that there is 'something different about Dad'. The warm, funny story emphasises how love within a family can overcome all difficulties. more »

2010, Paperback: £11.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-114-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, children, counselling, families, parenting, pastoral care, psychology, relationships, self esteem, social care

A Tai Chi Imagery Workbook

A Tai Chi Imagery Workbook

Spirit, Intent, and Motion

Martin Mellish

This innovative book makes the benefits of Tai Chi directly available to Westerners by communicating its essence in poetic, evocative, and humorous images that apply to movement practices of all kinds and to daily life. The book contains hundreds of photos and drawings, and detailed explanations of the biomechanical realities that underlie them. more »

2010, Paperback: £14.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-029-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Keywords: dance, qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

A Theological Diagnosis

A Theological Diagnosis

A New Direction on Genetic Therapy, 'Disability' and the Ethics of Healing

Matt Edmonds

Matt Edmonds makes a vital critique of contemporary efforts to remove 'disability' from the world around us. Surveying the logic and language of both secular and religious health movements, he highlights the misplaced generalisations and dubious values that cumulatively serve to undermine individual inclusion and well-being on a day-to-day basis. more »

2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-998-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: autism, counselling, disability, practical theology

Case Studies from the Medical Records of Leading Chinese Acupuncture Experts

Case Studies from the Medical Records of Leading Chinese Acupuncture Experts

Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai
Advisor: Cheng Xinnong

This book presents a collection of real case studies of patients who have been treated by prominent acupuncture practitioners in China. Compiled by leading experts, under the editorial direction of leading Chinese clinicians Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai, this book is a useful reference for acupuncture practitioners and students at all levels. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-046-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 368pp

Keywords: acupuncture, five elements, meridians, moxa, moxibustion, Qi, traditional Chinese medicine, yin-yang

Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

Vicky Barber

This book offers an abundance of fun games that help children to confront personal problems in a light-hearted yet meaningful way. These are games with a difference, as they must be constructed before they can be played. The creation aspect involves collaboration within a team, and instils an empowering sense of ownership in the creators. more »

2010, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-163-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Keywords: art therapy, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, children, communication, counselling, creative therapies, education, occupational therapy, pastoral care, self esteem, youthwork

Getting the Picture

Getting the Picture

Inference and Narrative Skills for Young People with Communication Difficulties

David Nash
Illustrated by Oliver Allchin

This book is brimming with thought-provoking illustrations of different people in different places, all of which are accompanied by a series of questions designed to encourage prediction and inference skills. Participants are asked to consider everything from who the person in the picture is to how they may be feeling and why. more »

2010, Paperback: £17.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-127-9, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp

Keywords: communication, counselling, educational psychology, occupational therapy, pastoral care, social care, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy, teenagers, youthwork

How to Detect Developmental Delay and What to Do Next

How to Detect Developmental Delay and What to Do Next

Practical Interventions for Home and School

Mary Mountstephen

This guide offers practical advice on how to recognize the signs of developmental delay, address difficulties effectively, and help the child to flourish. The author presents a practical approach to dealing with developmental delay, equipping readers with the knowledge, understanding and tools to tackle problems successfully. more »

2010, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-022-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, child development, child psychology, children, communication, counselling, dance and movement therapy, disability, dyslexia, dyspraxia, early intervention, education, educational psychology, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, psychology, sensory issues, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

My Child Has Autism, Now What?

My Child Has Autism, Now What?

10 Steps to Get You Started

Susan Larson Kidd

The book covers the key aspects of life with a child on the autism spectrum, including basics such as sleeping, eating, and toileting, through adapting the home, creating routines, and exploring therapy. Strategies are outlined simply and clearly, and are firmly grounded in the author's extensive experience of supporting children with autism. more »

2010, Paperback: £10.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-841-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, biomedical intervention, child psychology, children, early intervention, families, music therapy, occupational therapy, parenting, sensory issues, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

A Treatment Manual for Adolescents Displaying Harmful Sexual Behaviour

A Treatment Manual for Adolescents Displaying Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Change for Good

Eamon McCrory
Illustrated by Paula Walker-Rhymes

A Treatment Manual for Adolescents Displaying Harmful Sexual Behaviour is a resource for clinicians working therapeutically with male adolescents who have shown harmful sexual behaviour. Comprised of a printed manual and a CD-ROM, it is designed to be delivered over 30 sessions across 4 modules, but can be adapted to suit the needs of individuals. more »

2010, Paperback: £49.99/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-146-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry, sexual abuse, teenagers

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