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Leaving Care

Leaving Care

Throughcare and Aftercare in Scotland

Jo Dixon and Mike Stein

How can social workers best support young people as they make the transition from care to independent living? This authoritative study investigates the successes and failures of care services for young people, identifying factors that hinder effective transition from care and the types of support that help to promote positive life choices. more »

2005, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-202-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: child protection, children, residential care, social care, social policy, social work

Asperger's Diagnostic Assessment

Tony Attwood

In the first DVD Attwood covers speech and language characteristics, motor difficulties, cognitive challenges and special interests. The second presents a profile of Asperger Syndrome in girls and the diagnostic criteria for adults as well as offering advice on how to explain a diagnosis to the adult or child. more »

2005, DVD: £80.55 + VAT = £96.66
ISBN: 9781932565171, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, psychology, speech and language therapy

Love and Grief

Love and Grief

The Dilemma of Facing Love After Death

Catherine O'Neill and Lisa Keane

Love and Grief offers sympathetic support to adults who have lost a partner, helping them to explore the difficult and often painful process of forming new relationships. Through personal accounts and poems, the authors show how the challenges of grief are experienced and dealt with by the bereaved and all around them. more »

2005, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-346-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, counselling, death, depression, palliative care, social care

Special Brothers and Sisters

Special Brothers and Sisters

Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children with Special Needs, Disability or Serious Illness

Edited by Annette Hames and Monica McCaffrey

This is a collection of real-life accounts from the siblings of children with special needs, disability or serious illness, ranging from 3 - 18 years old. They explain, in their own words, what it's like to live with their siblings. These stories come with related tips to help siblings deal with some of the things that happen in their family lives. more »

2005, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-383-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 96pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, disability, Down's syndrome, dyspraxia, emotions, high functioning autism, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, tics, tourettes

When Babies Read

When Babies Read

A Practical Guide to Helping Young Children with Hyperlexia, Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

Audra Jensen

Audra Jensen' son began reading when he was only two years old. She shares her experiences of raising a child with autism and hyperlexia. She stresses the importance of diagnosis of the condition for successful implementation of effective teaching strategies and encouragement of more typical childhood development. more »

2005, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-803-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, hyperlexia, occupational therapy, special education

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger's, Tourette's, Bipolar, and More!

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger's, Tourette's, Bipolar, and More!

The one stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals

Martin L. Kutscher MD
With a contribution from Tony Attwood
With a contribution from Robert R Wolff MD

This book is a concise, scientifically up-to-date, guide to the range of often co-existing neuro-behavioral disorders in children-from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bipolar disorder, to autistic spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, sensory integration problems and executive dysfunction. more »

2005, Hardback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-810-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
2007, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-811-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, bipolar disorder, child psychology, children, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, sensory issues, special education, tourettes

Conduct Disorder and Behavioural Parent Training

Conduct Disorder and Behavioural Parent Training

Research and Practice

Dermot O'Reilly

This book provides an introduction to conduct disorder and the individual, familial and social factors that influence the development of persistent antisocial behaviour. The book shows how behavioural parent training and applied behaviour analysis can help professionals work with parents to continue improving their child's behaviour. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-163-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, families, occupational therapy, parenting, social work

Constructive Campaigning for Autism Services

Constructive Campaigning for Autism Services

The PACE Parents' Handbook

Armorer Wason, PACE

This book is a guide to effective campaigning for appropriate services for children with autism, written by PACE (The Parents' Autism Campaign for Education). Based on the real-life experiences, it explains how the system works at local and national levels and provides invaluable information about local authority structures and government policy. more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-387-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: autism, disability

Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders

Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders

An Art and a Science

Christy L. Magnusen

Based on 25 years of working with children with ASDs Magnusen contends that teachers who can blend the 'science' of education methodology with the 'art' of teaching are best able to reach these children. She takes a fresh look at established and more recent teaching methods and then explores why, when and how these techniques should be applied. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-747-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, education, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, special education

Enhancing Self-Esteem

Enhancing Self-Esteem

A Self-Esteem Training Package for Individuals with Disabilities

Nick Hagiliassis and Hrepsime Gulbenkoglu

This book meets the needs of adults with disabilities. It is a comprehensive resource providing relevant, cognitively-suitable and age-appropriate information and exercises to aid trainers working with adults with physical and multiple disabilities, and is suitable for people with mild intellectual disability and severe communication impairment. more »

2005, Paperback: £35.00/ $59.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-353-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 208pp

Keywords: counselling, disability, self esteem

Music Therapy and Neurological Rehabilitation

Music Therapy and Neurological Rehabilitation

Performing Health

Edited by David Aldridge

The authors show that where neuro-degenerative disease restricts movement, communication and thought processes and impairs the sense of self, music therapy is an effective intervention in neurological rehabilitation, successfully restoring the performance of identity within which clients can recognise themselves. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.95/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-302-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: brain injury, dementia, health care, music therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy

Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

In and Out of Institutions

Edited by Kelley Johnson and Rannveig Traustadottir

This collection of personal and professional perspectives addresses the key steps towards deinstitutionalization as they have been experienced by people with intellectual disabilities: living inside total institutions, moving out, living in the community and moving on to new forms of both institutionalization and community life. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.95/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-101-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 296pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, social policy, social work

Person Centred Planning and Care Management with People with Learning Disabilities

Person Centred Planning and Care Management with People with Learning Disabilities

Edited by Paul Cambridge and Steven Carnaby

This timely book provides a reflective analysis of person centred planning for people with learning disabilities, complementing policy initiatives that focus on individualised planning and service user involvement. Drawing on practical experience and research findings, the contributors explore policy and practice issues. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.95/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-131-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, social policy, social work

Revealing the Hidden Social Code

Revealing the Hidden Social Code

Social Stories™ for People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Marie Howley and Eileen Arnold

This text, endorsed by the originator of Social Stories(TM), Carol Gray, offers clear and comprehensive guidance for professionals, parents and carers on how to write successful and targeted Social Stories(TM) that will help develop the autistic spectrum child's understanding of social interaction. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-222-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, families, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, social skills, social stories, special education, speech and language therapy

Supporting Children in Public Care in Schools

Supporting Children in Public Care in Schools

A Resource for Trainers of Teachers, Carers and Social Workers

John Holland and Catherine Randerson

This is a training package designed for delivery to all professionals supporting young people who are in public care. Based on collaborative multi-agency and multi-professional work with psychologists, teachers and social workers, the training pack includes photocopiable material and instructions for more than a dozen training sessions. more »

2005, Paperback: £35.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-325-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, community care, counselling, education, mental health, palliative care, social work

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