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Family Day Care

Family Day Care

International Perspectives on Policy, Practice and Quality

Edited by Ann Mooney and June Statham

Family day care or childminding plays a significant role in the provision of childcare in many countries, but is facing new challenges. Bringing together theory, research and knowledge from practice, this topical book presents a variety of informative perspectives on this important service. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-062-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder

Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder

The Ups, The Downs and the Bits In Between

Cara Aiken

Bipolar disorder(BP) can be a devastating illness, seriously affecting not only the person with bipolar but also family and friends. While most people are familiar with the terms 'manic depressive' and 'BP', there remains a lack of real understanding about the illness and many sufferers and their families can feel helpless, alone and misunderstood. more »

2010, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-935-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Family Relationships in Middle Childhood

Family Relationships in Middle Childhood

Alison Pike, Joanne Coldwell and Judy Dunn

Combining the perspectives of parents and young children aged 4-8, this book explores how family members relate to each other during 'middle childhood'. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.95/ $21.95
ISBN: 9781904787860, 245 x 170mm, 93pp
Family Support as Reflective Practice

Family Support as Reflective Practice

Edited by Pat Dolan, John Canavan and John Pinkerton

Contributors to this book provide international perspectives on core issues in family support. Providing a combination of clear theoretical frameworks and practical guidance, with clear 'how to' messages and a strong emphasis on evaluation, this book will be of interest to social workers working in all areas of family support. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-320-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
Family Support

Family Support

Direction from Diversity

Edited by John Canavan, Pat Dolan and John Pinkerton

The contributors to this topical volume explore the role of family support in promoting the welfare of children and their families. The book integrates concepts and experiences from an international perspective, different levels of analysis (society, community and family) and different loci of intervention. more »

2000, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-850-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Fathering Your Special Child

Fathering Your Special Child

A Book for Fathers or Carers of Children Diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome

Josie Santomauro
Illustrated by Carla Marino

Intended as a support tool in the initial period after diagnosis, this book addresses questions or concerns that Dad might have, such as 'How did my child get AS?,' and 'What happens now?'. Also included are poems, stories, illustrations, and activities to help Dad come to terms with and move forward from a diagnosis of AS. more »

2009, Paperback: £8.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-658-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 64pp
Feeling Like Crap

Feeling Like Crap

Young People and the Meaning of Self-Esteem

Nick Luxmoore

Feeling Like Crap explores how a young person's self is constructed, and what might help that self to feel more valued and confident. It demonstrates how listening to, engaging with and being respectful of young people can provide the support they need to help them repair their sense of self and offer them new possibilities and directions in life. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-682-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp
The Feeling's Unmutual

The Feeling's Unmutual

Growing Up With Asperger Syndrome (Undiagnosed)

Will Hadcroft

This book offers a fresh insight into the experience of feeling 'unmutual' or misunderstood, and how this can result in bullying at school and in the workplace, escalating into social phobia, paranoia and obsessive behaviour. It illustrates some of the expressions of the Asperger condition and provides an accessible introduction to those new to AS. more »

2004, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-264-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Filling a Need While Making Some Noise

Filling a Need While Making Some Noise

A Music Therapist's Guide to Pediatrics

Kathy Irvine Lorenzato

This book is an inspiring and engaging nuts-and-bolts guide for music therapists who are interested in working in pediatrics. The author paints a vivid picture of what it's like to work, as a member of support staff in a teaching hospital, with children and families who are facing tremendous health challenges and engaging in music therapy. more »

2005, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-819-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Final Chapters

Final Chapters

Writings About the End of Life

Edited by Roger Kirkpatrick

A collection of short stories and poems about death and dying. These moving and heartfelt pieces offer insights into the profound thoughts and emotions surrounding grief, bereavement, end of life and facing death. They offer readers the support of a shared experience, and the opportunity to open up about the difficult subject of death and dying. more »

2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-490-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp
Finding a Different Kind of Normal

Finding a Different Kind of Normal

Misadventures with Asperger Syndrome

Jeanette Purkis

Jeanette Purkis spent her early life reacting violently against feelings of embarrassment, anger and confusion about her 'difference' from other people. She was unaware until adulthood that this could be a result of having Asperger Syndrome. Jeanette's remarkable life and her journey towards finding a different kind of normal is inspiring reading. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-416-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Finding a Way Through When Someone Close has Died

Finding a Way Through When Someone Close has Died

What it Feels Like and What You Can Do to Help Yourself: A Workbook by Young People for Young People

Pat Mood and Lesley Whittaker

This unique workbook is both written and illustrated by children who have experienced the death of someone close to them. They offer advice, based on their own experiences, on how to cope with the upheavals of bereavement. The workbook encourages readers to consider personal coping strategies and examine their relationships with those around them. more »

2001, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-920-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 80pp
Finding Meaning in the Experience of Dementia

Finding Meaning in the Experience of Dementia

The Place of Spiritual Reminiscence Work

Elizabeth MacKinlay and Corinne Trevitt

This groundbreaking book reveals the findings of the first major study on spiritual reminiscence with people with dementia. The authors present evidence for the efficacy of spiritual reminiscence with this group, and drawing on examples demonstrate its many benefits, as revealed by the study. more »

2012, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-248-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
Finding Out About Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism and PDD

Finding Out About Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism and PDD

Gunilla Gerland

Gunilla, who is now an adult, received her diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome several years ago. She has written this book for all children and teenagers who have similar difficulties. It's an important book - in fact, it's the only one of its kind. more »

2000, Paperback: £6.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-840-3, 173mm x 123mm / 10in x 4.75in, 48pp
Finding You Finding Me

Finding You Finding Me

Using Intensive Interaction to get in touch with people whose severe learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder

Phoebe Caldwell

Caldwell introduces Intensive Interaction, which uses the body language of people whose learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder - who have largely been regarded as unreachable - to get in touch with them, giving them a way of expressing themselves which shifts their attention from self-stimulation to shared activity. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-399-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

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