version: UK | USA | International

JKP titles

Sort: publication date | titles A - Z

Page: | 1 | 2 | next >

Siblings

Siblings

The Autism Spectrum Through Our Eyes

Jane Johnson and Anne Van Rensselaer

The needs of a child with autism often overwhelm a family, leaving neurotypical children feeling overshadowed. For the first time, the 'neurotypical' siblings get to have their say. They recount the good, the bad, and the downright annoying in a way that all young people in a similar situation will immediately recognise. more »

2010, Paperback: £10.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-829-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, autobiography, carers, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, emotions, families, high functioning autism, memoirs, occupational therapy, parenting, teenagers, youthwork

Autism Heroes

Autism Heroes

Portraits of Families Meeting the Challenge

Barbara Firestone, Ph.D.
Photographs by Joe Buissink

This book provides a compelling account of the experiences of 38 families from different walks of life confronting the challenges of autism with courage, tenacity and love. Each narrative is set against the backdrop of Firestone's insightful essays which are fundamentally important to all families living with autism. more »

2007, Hardback: £29.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-837-5, 244mm x 279mm / 9.5in x 11in, 240pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, memoirs, parenting

A Will of His Own

A Will of His Own

Reflections on Parenting a Child with Autism - Revised Edition

Kelly Harland

Will's anxieties and obsessions can dominate daily life, making a trip to the grocery store seem like a walk across a minefield. But amidst these unpredictable "flip-outs" there are moments of wonder. Kelly Harland's stories explore her son's life to the age of 14, and the unexpected universe she and her husband must learn to navigate with him. more »

2007, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-869-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: autism, children, families, memoirs, parenting

Natural Genius

Natural Genius

The Gifts of Asperger's Syndrome

Susan Rubinyi

This book is Susan Rubinyi's story of raising her son Ben who has Asperger's Syndrome, and how she has come to view his condition as a blessing. While acknowledging the challenges of AS, she emphasizes the extraordinary positives of her son's life and his gifts - his photographic memory, perfect pitch and French-English bilingual abilities. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-784-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 120pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, creativity, giftedness, memoirs, parenting

That's Life with Autism

That's Life with Autism

Tales and Tips for Families with Autism

Edited by Donna Satterlee Ross and Kelly Ann Jolly

This book is full of advice and inspiration, written by parents for other parents and professionals caring for children on the autism spectrum. Chapter topics range from the effect of autism in the family on couple or sibling relationships and intervention options to educational issues, diet, and the role of friends and relatives. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-829-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, memoirs, parenting

Voices from the Spectrum

Voices from the Spectrum

Parents, Grandparents, Siblings, People with Autism, and Professionals Share Their Wisdom

Edited by Cindy N. Ariel and Robert A. Naseef

This book is a compelling collection of personal accounts from people on the autism spectrum and those who care for them. The essays in this collection tell of the positive and negative effects of autism on individuals and families, and pose the question: is a diagnosis on the autism spectrum a puzzle to be solved, or something to be embraced? more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-786-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, memoirs, parenting

Adam's Alternative Sports Day

Adam's Alternative Sports Day

An Asperger Story

Jude Welton

9 year old Adam dreads Sports Day, so he is delighted when Mr Williams announces that this year there will be an Alternative Sports Day with some very different challenges. There will be quizzes, riddles, and a treasure hunt - all the things that Adam enjoys. This book offers insights into how a child with AS copes with the challenges of school. more »

2004, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-300-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, fiction, inclusive classroom, memoirs, special education

My Son Fred - Living with Autism

My Son Fred - Living with Autism

How Could You Manage? I Couldn't. I Did It Anyway

Maud Deckmar
Translated by Ewa Wulkan

Maud Deckmar tells a touching and honest story of living with Fred, her eldest child, who has autism and an intellectual disability. She recounts here the great struggles and sorrows as well as the love and happiness she has experienced from his early childhood to adulthood. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-312-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: autism, children, families, intellectual disabilities, memoirs, parenting, residential care, supported living

A Toss of the Dice

A Toss of the Dice

Stories from a Pediatrician's Practice

Natasha T. Hays

Natasha T. Hays uses stories from her paediatric practice to illustrate the challenges faced by children with different types of special needs, including autism, bipolar disorder, genetic syndromes, cerebral palsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and giftedness. more »

2004, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-788-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, children, dyspraxia, emotions, families, fiction, health care, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, memoirs, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, psychology, tics, tourettes

Allergy Busters

Allergy Busters

A Story for Children with Autism or Related Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Allergies

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
With Karston J. Chara
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

This book is a practical guide to help children with allergy problems. It follows the experiences of Karston, who, in addition to autism-related problems, suffers from food and environmental allergies. He relates the struggles, frustrations, and disappointments in battling allergies, before coming up with a solution - the four Allergy Buster Keys. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-782-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 48pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, diet, fiction, memoirs, occupational therapy

Snapshots of Autism

Snapshots of Autism

A Family Album

Jennifer Overton

Jennifer Overton uses the key calendar events in the year to discuss the roller coaster of emotions that accompany life with her autistic son Nicholas. This book is a powerful account of what it is like to mother an autistic child, which puts a human face to autism amid all the overwhelming myths and facts that surround it. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-723-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: autism, children, families, memoirs, parenting

I'm not Naughty - I'm Autistic

I'm not Naughty - I'm Autistic

Jodi's Journey

Jean Shaw

Written by his mother but told from Jodi's perspective, this is an insightful account of growing up with autism. The difficulties faced by 13-year-old Jodi and his family (obtaining a diagnosis, seeking support and, above all, learning to live with autism twenty-four hours a day) are not underplayed, but are recounted with empathy and humour. more »

2002, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-105-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: anger management, augmentative communication, autism, challenging behaviour, children, memoirs, parenting, sensory issues, speech and language pathology

A Different Kind of Boy

A Different Kind of Boy

A Father's Memoir About Raising a Gifted Child with Autism

Daniel Mont

This is the story of an autistic boy who is also loving, brilliant and resilient. In this book, his father writes about the joys, fears, frustration, exhilaration, and exhaustion involved in raising his son. He writes about the impact on his family, the travails of navigating the educational system, and the lessons he has learned about life. more »

2001, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-715-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: autism, children, gifted and talented, giftedness, memoirs, parenting, special education

Fragile Success

Ten Autistic Children, Childhood to Adulthood
2nd edition

Virginia Walker Sperry, M.A.

This book presents 10 longitudinal case studies of individuals with autism and discusses the nature of childhood autism and teaching children with autism. It provides the test results and information about the subjects' lives, the quality of their lives at the end of the study, what kinds of jobs they held, and the social interactions they had. more »

2001, Paperback: £19.99
ISBN: 978-1-85302-955-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: autism, child psychology, children, educational psychology, memoirs, occupational therapy, psychology, special education

Breaking Autism's Barriers

Breaking Autism's Barriers

A Father's Story

Bill Davis as told to Wendy Goldband Schunick

Few books about autism have been written from a father's perspective. None so effectively walks the reader through each moment of a family's experience. It is an honest, direct account from a father's point of view of bringing up a child with autism, and the pressures and pleasures this brings to him, his wife Jae and his daughter Jessica. more »

2001, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-979-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 400pp

Keywords: autism, children, memoirs, parenting

Page: | 1 | 2 | next >

Keywords

this combination of keywords:

Choose combinations of keywords to personalise your list of books

(18 titles match the current selection)

  • abdominal diagnosis,
  • acupuncture,
  • ADD,
  • addiction,
  • ADHD,
  • adolescence,
  • adoption,
  • adult protection,
  • adults,
  • advocacy,
  • aesthetics,
  • alchemy,
  • alcohol,
  • alexithymia,
  • alternative therapies,
  • Alzheimer's disease,
  • anger management,
  • anorexia,
  • anthropology,
  • anxiety,
  • applied behaviour analysis,
  • aromatherapy,
  • arts therapies,
  • art therapy,
  • Asperger syndrome,
  • assisted conception,
  • astrology,
  • attachment,
  • augmentative communication,
  • autism spectrum disorders,
  • autobiography,
  • ayurveda,
  • bagua,
  • bereavement,
  • bible stories,
  • biomedical intervention,
  • bipolar disorder,
  • bodywork,
  • brain injury,
  • Buddhism,
  • bulimia,
  • bullying,
  • calligraphy,
  • cancer,
  • careers,
  • carers,
  • cognitive behavioural therapy,
  • cerebral palsy,
  • cervical spondylosis,
  • challenging behaviour,
  • chi kung,
  • child development,
  • child protection,
  • child psychiatry,
  • child psychology,
  • children's rights,
  • Chinese animals,
  • Chinese astrology,
  • Chinese culture,
  • Chinese herbs,
  • Chinese history,
  • Chinese horoscope,
  • Chinese martial arts,
  • Chinese medicine,
  • Chinese philosophy,
  • colour therapy,
  • communication,
  • community care,
  • complementary medicine,
  • complementary therapies,
  • constipation,
  • counselling,
  • craniosacral,
  • creative therapies,
  • creative writing as therapy,
  • creativity,
  • dance,
  • dance and movement therapy,
  • Daoism,
  • developmental coordination disorder,
  • death,
  • dementia,
  • depression,
  • diet,
  • disability,
  • disability law,
  • divination,
  • divorce,
  • domestic abuse,
  • domicilary care,
  • Down's syndrome,
  • dramatherapy,
  • drugs,
  • dyslexia,
  • dyspraxia,
  • early intervention,
  • Early Years Foundation Stage,
  • eating disorders,
  • educational training,
  • education,
  • educational psychology,
  • elder abuse,
  • emotions,
  • employment,
  • encopresis,
  • energy work,
  • epilepsy,
  • essential oils,
  • ethics,
  • ethnicity,
  • exposure anxiety,
  • expressive therapies,
  • eye diagnosis,
  • face diagnosis,
  • families,
  • fiction,
  • five elements,
  • Five Organs diagnosis,
  • flower remedies,
  • folklore and myth,
  • forensic psychiatry,
  • forensic psychotherapy,
  • fostering,
  • functional medicine,
  • functional nutrition,
  • further education,
  • giftedness,
  • gifted and talented,
  • grief,
  • group psychotherapy,
  • health care,
  • herbal medicine,
  • herbal treatment,
  • higher education,
  • higher education policy,
  • high functioning autism,
  • history of medicine,
  • homeopathy,
  • homeschooling,
  • hot and cold syndromes,
  • housing,
  • hyperlexia,
  • hypnotherapy,
  • inclusive classroom,
  • Indian temple dance,
  • infertility,
  • integrative medicine,
  • intellectual disabilities,
  • interdisciplinary arts therapies,
  • joint working,
  • Key Stage 0,
  • Key Stage 1,
  • Key Stage 2,
  • Key Stage 3,
  • Key Stage 4,
  • kinesiology,
  • law,
  • life skills,
  • literacy,
  • looked after children,
  • mainstream education,
  • mantras,
  • massage,
  • meditation,
  • mental health,
  • mental illness,
  • meridians,
  • messy play,
  • Middle Asia,
  • migraine,
  • mindfulness,
  • movement,
  • moxa,
  • moxibustion,
  • mudras,
  • music therapy,
  • naturopathy,
  • neigong,
  • nonverbal learning disabilities,
  • nursing,
  • nutrition,
  • obesity,
  • obsessive compulsive disorder,
  • offenders,
  • older people,
  • osculation,
  • occupational therapy,
  • pain management,
  • palliative care,
  • Panchakarma,
  • paranormal psychology,
  • parenting,
  • Parkinson's disease,
  • pastoral care,
  • pervasive developmental disorder,
  • personal hygiene,
  • personalisation,
  • person-centred,
  • play,
  • play therapy,
  • poetry,
  • practical theology,
  • prana,
  • prediction,
  • probation,
  • PSHE,
  • psychiatry,
  • psychoanalysis,
  • psychodrama,
  • psychology,
  • psychosis,
  • psychotherapy,
  • pulse diagnosis,
  • Qi,
  • qigong,
  • race,
  • radial pulse,
  • religious education,
  • reference,
  • reflexology,
  • relationships,
  • residential care,
  • resilience,
  • restorative justice,
  • risk assessment,
  • safeguarding children,
  • savants,
  • school phobia,
  • SEAL,
  • seizures,
  • self esteem,
  • self harm,
  • sensory issues,
  • sensory stimulation,
  • sex education,
  • sexual abuse,
  • sexuality,
  • shamanism,
  • shaolin quan,
  • shiatsu,
  • Siddha medicine,
  • sleep,
  • social care,
  • social policy,
  • social skills,
  • social stories,
  • social work,
  • social work law,
  • special education,
  • speech and language pathology,
  • speech and language therapy,
  • spirituality,
  • storymaking,
  • substance abuse,
  • Sufi medicine,
  • suicide,
  • supervision,
  • supported living,
  • tai chi,
  • taiji jian,
  • taiji quan,
  • tantra,
  • Taoism,
  • traditional Chinese medicine,
  • TCM diagnosis,
  • tea,
  • teenagers,
  • theatre,
  • theology,
  • therapeutic communities,
  • Tibetan medicine,
  • tics,
  • toilet training,
  • tongue diagnosis,
  • tourettes,
  • transitions,
  • trauma,
  • tuina,
  • Unani medicine,
  • violence,
  • wushu,
  • Xing Yi Quan,
  • Yang syndromes,
  • Yijing,
  • yin-yang,
  • yoga,
  • youthwork