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Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

David B. Wiegan

In the USA alone, there are roughly three million individuals living with a developmental disability, but less than a third are active in the labour market. This book provides a comprehensive approach to developing a successful jobs program for persons with developmental disabilities, drawn from the author's extensive experience and real success. more »

2009, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-922-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, careers, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, social work, transitions

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

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child protection, children, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Journeys into Palliative Care

Journeys into Palliative Care

Roots and Reflections

Edited by Christina Mason

This book presents a variety of experience-based perspectives on working in palliative care. Emphasising the use of self and the importance of reflective practice in professional work, the book will be of relevance to professionals in medical and social care who want to gain a deeper understanding of their work and of the motivation underlying it. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-030-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: bereavement, palliative care

The Jumbled Jigsaw

The Jumbled Jigsaw

An Insider's Approach to the Treatment of Autistic Spectrum `Fruit Salads'

Donna Williams

This book exposes autism spectrum disorders as a combination of a whole range of often underlying conditions. Exploring everything from mood, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and tic disorders to information processing and sensory perceptual difficulties and more, Donna demonstrates how such conditions can combine to form a 'cluster condition'. more »

2005, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-281-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 392pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia, occupational therapy, sensory issues

Just Care

Just Care

Restorative Justice Approaches to Working with Children in Public Care

Belinda Hopkins

In this photocopiable resource, Belinda Hopkins identifies the practical benefits of employing the restorative approach, and offers a fresh look at encouraging self-regulation through the promotion of pro-social behaviour and greater involvement of the young people themselves in making choices that address everyone's needs. more »

2009, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-981-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 224pp

Keywords: adoption, children, fostering, residential care, restorative justice

Just Schools

Just Schools

A Whole School Approach to Restorative Justice

Belinda Hopkins

In this practical handbook Hopkins presents a whole school approach to repairing harm using a variety of means including peer mediation, healing circles and conference circles. She provides clear, practical guidance for group sessions and examines issues and ideas relating to practical skill development for facilitators. more »

2003, Paperback: £24.95/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-132-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 208pp

Keywords: children, education, educational psychology, offenders, restorative justice

Karina Has Down Syndrome

One Family's Account of the Early Years with a Child who has Special Needs

Cheryl Rogers and Gun Dolva

Since their initial shock at their daughter's disability, Karina's parents have experienced the challenges and joys of raising a child with special needs. This is the account of Karina's first six years, as told to Cheryl Rogers. It is a valuable resource for the families of Down Syndrome children, teachers and disability service workers. more »

1999, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-820-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Down's syndrome, families, intellectual disabilities, memoirs, parenting

New! Keepers of the Soul

Keepers of the Soul

The Five Guardian Elements of Acupuncture

Nora Franglen

With profiles of well-known figures, the book explains the spirit of each of the Five Elements of Chinese medicine, and what they look like in different people. The philosophy behind Five Element acupuncture is explained, including what it means to live in harmony and how the Five Elements help shape our body and soul. more »

2013, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-185-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 296pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, five elements, traditional Chinese medicine

Coming soon! Keeping Foster Children Safe Online

Keeping Foster Children Safe Online

Positive Strategies to Prevent Cyberbullying, Inappropriate Contact, and Other Digital Dangers

Dr John DeGarmo

Foster children are more likely than other children to be involved in risky activities online due to backgrounds of neglect and abuse, an absence of supportive adults, and low self-esteem. This book covers all the online dangers you might encounter, from cyberbullying to inappropriate contact, and provides strategies to keep foster children safe online. more »

April 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-973-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adoption, bullying, child protection, counselling, fostering, looked after children, residential care, safeguarding children, social care, social work, trauma

Kevin Thinks

Kevin Thinks

...about Outer Space, Confusing Expressions and the Perfectly Logical World of Asperger Syndrome

Gail Watts

Kevin Thinks is the story of a boy with Asperger Syndrome who sees the world a little...differently! His quirky observations will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS, from his special interest in outer space and his aversion to itchy clothes, to his tendency to say exactly what he thinks, regardless of the consequences. more »

2012, Hardback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-292-4, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, education, speech and language therapy

Key Ideas in Psychology

Ian Stuart-Hamilton

This accessible book has a simple aim - to tell people what psychology is about. It presents a review of the key areas of the subject as it is traditionally taught, and provides the reader with an introduction to important concepts and findings within each of these. The reader should be able at least to make sense of most psychological topics. more »

1999, Paperback: £25.00/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-359-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keyword: psychology

Key Issues in Evolving Dementia Care

Key Issues in Evolving Dementia Care

International Theory-based Policy and Practice

Edited by Anthea Innes, Fiona Kelly and Louise McCabe

Focusing on theoretical, policy and practice issues predicted to become increasingly important, this book looks at dementia care across the globe, including how policy is developed, and the range of approaches that can be taken, with insight from clinicians, policy influencers and researchers who discuss case studies and effective strategies. more »

2012, Paperback: £24.99/ $42.50
ISBN: 978-1-84905-242-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, community care, dementia, health care, nursing, older people, person-centred, residential care, social care, social policy, social work

Key Learning Skills for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Key Learning Skills for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Blueprint for Life

Thomas L. Whitman and Nicole DeWitt

This book provides a blueprint for an educational intervention program that is evidence-based, comprehensive and integrative in its approach. Grouping techniques into five categories, the book examines autism spectrum disorders within a developmental context, and shows that interventions with autistic individuals can be really successful. more »

2011, Paperback: £20.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-864-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 336pp

Keywords: applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychiatry, child psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy, developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia, early intervention, educational psychology, emotions, high functioning autism, life skills, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, play therapy, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, social skills, social stories, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

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

New! Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Autism Spectrum, Tourette's, Anxiety, and More!

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Autism Spectrum, Tourette's, Anxiety, and More!

The one-stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals
2nd edition

Martin L. Kutscher MDWith contributions from Tony Attwood PhD and Robert R Wolff MD

Now fully updated to include the new DSM-5 diagnostic categories, this is a concise guide to the range of often co-existing neuro-behavioral disorders in children – from ADHD, OCD, and anxiety, to autism spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, Tourette's, sensory integration problems and executive dysfunction. more »

2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-967-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

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

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