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Working to Be Someone

Working to Be Someone

Child Focused Research and Practice with Working Children

Edited by Beatrice Hungerland, Manfred Liebel, Brian Milne and Anne Wihstutz

This book presents an overview of worldwide research on working children that considers children's own views of employment in favour of adult-constructed arguments about child work. This is a key text for social work practitioners that encourages re-evaluation of the notion of childhood and understands the complex phenomenon of working children. more »

2007, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-523-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Grandad's Ashes

Grandad's Ashes

Walter Smith

Told with gentle humour and including beautiful full-colour illustrations, this is a charming story for children and an ideal resource for parents or counsellors to read with a child as a way of broaching issues surrounding loss or bereavement. more »

2007, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-517-6, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp
Introducing Advocacy

Introducing Advocacy

The First Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

This book introduces the concept of advocacy and explores appropriate advocacy models, for example peer group supportive models, and examines different forms of advocacy such as campaign advocacy, crisis or intervention advocacy, volunteer advocacy and health complaints advocacy. It is illustrated with colour drawings and case studies. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-475-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 96pp
Joey Goes to the Dentist

Joey Goes to the Dentist

Candace Vittorini and Sara Boyer-Quick

Joey explains what to expect during a visit to the dentist - he describes how x-ray machines work, why you need to wear a bib, and lists the different kinds of tools that dentists use. This book will be a source of information for families of children with ASDs or related conditions, and the professionals who work with them, including dentists. more »

2007, Hardback: £9.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-854-2, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 32pp
Listen Up! Speak Up!

Listen Up! Speak Up!

The Third Book of Speaking Up A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

This book uses examples of advocacy to explore how to be a good advocate, emphasising the importance of listening to and working with an advocacy partner and explaining how to prepare for and behave in meetings. It is illustrated throughout with colour drawings and case studies. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-477-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 56pp
Rules and Standards

Rules and Standards

The Second Book of Speaking Up: A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

This book explores the idea of rules and standards for advocacy and looks at the advocacy charter. It covers issues such as whether an advocate should share a confidence if they are worried that their advocacy partner might self-harm. It is illustrated throughout with colour drawings and case studies. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-476-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 48pp
Speaking Up

Speaking Up

A Plain Text Guide to Advocacy 4-volume set

John Tufail and Kate Lyon

Advocacy for people with disabilities is about empowering people - gaining rights for individuals, access to services, inclusion in society and their own voice. Speaking Up is a set of four guide books designed to give people with a disability the knowledge and advice needed to approach self-advocacy with confidence. more »

2007, Set: £49.99/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-474-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in
Everyday Education

Everyday Education

Visual Support for Children with Autism

Pernille Dyrbjerg and Maria Vedel

Fully illustrated with inspiring examples, this book provides a wealth of ideas for creating visual support aids for children on the autism spectrum. Photographs and clear, practical explanations describe how these tools can be arranged helpfully around the home for the child to use. more »

2007, Hardback: £15.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-457-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp
Authentic Movement: Moving the Body, Moving the Self, Being Moved

Authentic Movement: Moving the Body, Moving the Self, Being Moved

A Collection of Essays - Volume Two

Edited by Patrizia Pallaro

This second volume on Authentic Movement - a new discipline aiding the creative process in the expressive arts - is an engaging and dynamic collection of scholarly essays, personal stories, practical suggestions and resources. It reflects cutting edge work on creative expression, meditative discipline and psychotherapeutic endeavour. more »

2007, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-768-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 512pp
Autism and Me

Autism and Me

Rory Hoy

This award-winning short film by Rory Hoy, an 18-year-old filmmaker with autism, provides a privileged glimpse into his autistic world, letting us take a journey through his everyday experience and see it through his eyes.In easy, accessible terms, Rory explains what having autism means for everyday functioning. more »

2007, DVD: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-546-6, 20 minutes
Autism, Play and Social Interaction

Autism, Play and Social Interaction

Lone Gammeltoft and Marianne Sollok Nordenhof
Translated by Erik van Acker

This is a fully illustrated guide explaining how to help children with autism spectrum disorders engage in interactive play, which is vital for the acquisition of social skills. The authors explain how to set up play environments, games schedules and play routines, and how to use visual aids and other props to facilitate co-operative play. more »

2007, Hardback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-520-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 64pp
Brotherly Feelings

Brotherly Feelings

Me, My Emotions, and My Brother with Asperger's Syndrome

Sam Frender and Robin Schiffmiller
Illustrated by Dennis Dittrich

This book explores the emotions commonly experienced by siblings of children with Asperger's Syndrome. With illustrations throughout, this book will help siblings to understand that their emotional responses are natural and OK. It is the ideal book for parents and professionals to use with siblings to discuss their emotional experiences. more »

2007, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-850-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 64pp
The Challenge of Practical Theology

The Challenge of Practical Theology

Selected Essays

Stephen Pattison

Pattison draws on experience from his work in many settings - including community service volunteering, working as a psychiatric hospital chaplain, NHS management and lecturing on pastoral studies - to promote a personal, practical, political and popular approach to theology, which stresses the importance of responsibility and contemporaneity. more »

2007, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-453-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
The Miller Method ®

The Miller Method ®

Developing the Capacities of Children on the Autism Spectrum

Arnold Miller
With Kristina Chrétien

This practical guide to the Miller Method® presents an entirely new perspective on advancing the body organization, social, and communicative skills of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. It covers issues such as communication skills and social play, as well as behavioral issues including tantrums, aggression and toilet training. more »

2007, Hardback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-722-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
Talking Teenagers

Talking Teenagers

Information and Inspiration for Parents of Teenagers with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome

Ann Boushéy

This book considers parenting across the spectrum during the teenage years. It provides the information that will encourage other parents with teens on the autism spectrum. Covering topics from what to take on vacation and dealing with anger, to sex education and planning for the parents' own demise, Ann ends each chapter with thoughtful vignettes. more »

2007, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-844-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

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