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Dance and Movement Sessions for Older People

Dance and Movement Sessions for Older People

A Handbook for Activity Coordinators and Carers

Delia Silvester
With Susan Frampton

This handbook will empower carers to run safe, rewarding and health-giving dance sessions with older people, including those who are wheelchair-bound or living with dementia. It covers risk assessment, preparing the venue and choosing props and music, and includes instructions for 20 dances drawn from a range of cultures and traditions. more »

2013, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-470-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Dancing on Blood

Arthur Robbins

Arthur Robbins, a pioneer in art therapy, demonstrates how aesthetic communication transforms psychodynamic treatment. In brief focused art therapy, the patient lives out her life theme: follow your spirit by living on the edge. In this moving dialogue, principles of art therapy are elaborated and brought to life. more »

2001, Video: £30.17 + VAT = £36.20/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-702-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in
Dancing with Dementia

Dancing with Dementia

My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

Christine Bryden

Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of dementia. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-332-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp
Dangerous and Severe - Process, Programme and Person

Dangerous and Severe - Process, Programme and Person

Grendon's Work

Mark Morris

Previously the Director of Therapies at Grendon, Mark Morris provides a unique insight into its status as a provider of psychological therapy, explaining why this approach is so appropriate and effective for helping prisoners with personality disorders, and how the prison environment can help in the rehabilitation of offenders. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-226-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Dangerous Encounters - Avoiding Perilous Situations with Autism

Dangerous Encounters - Avoiding Perilous Situations with Autism

A Streetwise Guide for all Emergency Responders, Retailers and Parents

Bill Davis and Wendy Goldband Schunick

Most emergency workers know very little about autism. This book explains how to successfully handle encounters with people who have autism. It takes emergency responders and parents through everyday situations, stressing safety and awareness. This helps avoid the many problems that can arise when encountering autism in emergencies. more »

2002, Paperback: £20.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-732-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Dangerous Highs

Children and young people calling ChildLine about volatile substanceabuse

National Children's Bureau and Childline

A unique insight on volatile substance abuse as either a main or a significant issue based on an analysis of 356 calls made by children and young people to ChildLine between 1999 and 2003 more »

2005, Paperback: £12.00/ $19.95
ISBN: 9781904787518, 245 x 170mm, 39pp
New! Daoist Meditation

Daoist Meditation

The Purification of the Heart Method of Meditation and Discourse on Sitting and Forgetting (Zuò Wàng Lùn) by Si Ma Cheng Zhen

Translated and with a commentary by Wu Jyh Cherng
Foreword by Eva Wong

This translation of Discourse on Sitting and Forgetting, an 8th century classic Chinese text on meditation, is accompanied by an explanatory introduction and commentary. Master Cherng explains the text in a way that can be fully understood by the Western reader and explains how to practice the Purification of the Heart method of meditation. more »

2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-211-9, Royal, 336pp
Daoist Nei Gong

Daoist Nei Gong

The Philosophical Art of Change

Damo Mitchell

For the first time in the English language, this book describes the philosophy and practice of Nei Gong. The author explains the philosophy which underpins this practice, and the methodology of Sung breathing, an advanced meditative practice, is described. The book also contains a set of Qigong exercises, accompanied by instructional illustrations. more »

2011, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-065-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Daoyin Yangsheng Gong Shi Er Fa

Daoyin Yangsheng Gong Shi Er Fa

12-Movement Health Qigong for all Ages

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

An easy-to-learn but very extremely effective 12-movement qigong form taken from over 50 routines of Daoyin health qigong developed by Professor Zhang Guangde. The book provides fully-illustrated instruction on the 12 movements for both standing and seated positions, and an audio CD of verbal instruction and DVD demonstrating the form. more »

2014, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-195-2, 222 x 155mm, 152pp
Dasha's Journal

Dasha's Journal

A Cat Reflects on Life, Catness and Autism

T.O. Daria

Just a few weeks old, Dasha the cat found herself in a family with an autistic child. The feline perspective provides a new outlook on autism conditions, challenging long established stereotypes and analysing controversies in the field with an unbiased attitude and humour. more »

2008, Paperback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-586-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp
David's Secret Soccer Goals

David's Secret Soccer Goals

Caroline Levine

David's Secret Soccer Goals is a warm and sensitive look inside the mind of a boy with bed wetting problems. It delicately highlights the fears and worries that a child in this position can go through, whilst also giving practical advice on how to deal positively with the situation. more »

2004, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-772-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 40pp
Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Edited by Philip Seed

In this book, case studies are presented to illustrate the functioning of community care to provide services for people with learning difficulties/disabilities and with intellectual and multiple disabilities. Further chapters give consideration to the issues concerned with the promotion of independent living. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-339-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 140pp

Deaf Transitions: Images and Origins of Deaf Families, Deaf Communities and Deaf Identities

Mairian Corker

This book is a fascinating exploration of how deaf people place themselves in the contexts of both family and community, and forge their own identities. Corker lets her subjects speak for themselves through original writings and interviews, drawing from a cross-section of deaf society which spans gender, race, culture and sexual orientation. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-326-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 223pp

Deafness and Mental Health

John C Denmark

This practical book, by one of the world's leading psychiatrists in work with deaf people, outlines the nature of the different kinds of deafness and covers both clinical and service aspects of working with deaf people. It is written for professionals in the mental health field also for all those who work in contact with deaf children and adults. more »

1994, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-212-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 204pp
Dealing with Death

Dealing with Death

A Handbook of Practices, Procedures and Law
2nd edition

Jennifer Green and Michael Green

Dealing with Death is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information for professionals on the procedures, laws and cultural customs that should be observed when someone dies. This completely updated and expanded second edition takes into account changes in UK law and the impact of the Harold Shipman and Alder Hey enquiries. more »

2006, Paperback: £40.00/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-381-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp

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