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How to Help a Clumsy Child

How to Help a Clumsy Child

Strategies for Young Children with Developmental Motor Concerns

Lisa A. Kurtz

This is a practical resource manual for parents and professionals working with young children with motor coordination developmental delays. Topics covered include recognizing normal and abnormal motor development, when and how to seek help, an overview of approaches used to help the clumsy child, and specific teaching strategies. more »

2003, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-754-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp
The Large Group Re-Visited

The Large Group Re-Visited

The Herd, Primal Horde, Crowds and Masses

Edited by Stanley Schneider and Haim Weinberg

This important and thought-provoking book explores the workings and dynamics of the large group, with clear descriptions of both theory and technique. Engaging with a broad set of contexts, this book will be of practical use to all those who seek fuller understanding of the social and psychological processes underlying group dynamics. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-097-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
2003, Hardback: £59.99/ $99.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-099-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Human Resilience

Human Resilience

A Fifty Year Quest

Ann Clarke and Alan Clarke

Anyone working with disadvantaged children and those with learning disabilities will be interested in Human Resilience's practical implications: how resilience can be improved both by personal characteristics such as self-esteem, problem-solving ability or sociability, interacting with external support. more »

2003, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-139-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 432pp
2003, Hardback: £59.99/ $95.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-138-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 432pp
Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Different Sensory Experiences - Different Perceptual Worlds

Olga Bogdashina

Bogdashina attempts to define the role of sensory perceptual problems in autism identified by autistic individuals themselves. She singles out possible patterns of sensory experiences in autism and the cognitive differences caused by them. The final chapters are devoted to assessment and intervention. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-166-6, Royal, 224pp
Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

Edited by Adrian Ward, Kajelan Kasinski, Jane Pooley and Alan Worthington

This collection of papers written by respected experts with extensive experience builds a powerful picture of the theory and practice of therapeutic community work with young people. A wide variety of therapeutic community approaches is considered alongside an analysis of the implications of this model for mainstream residential practice. more »

2003, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-096-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp
Asparagus Dreams

Asparagus Dreams

Jessica Peers

Expelled from mainstream education and vaguely aware she has something called 'Asparagus' Syndrome, 12-year-old Jessica is sent away to a residential school for young people with autism. Recalling her school years with humour and insight, Jessica's account will open the eyes of readers to the difficulties, and the rewards, of this condition. more »

2003, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-164-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Practical Strategies for Parents and Professionals

Chris Williams and Barry Wright
Illustrated by Olive Young

This introduction is an ideal resource for teachers and family members of a child with autism. In clear language and illustrations, the authors tackle common problems experienced in everyday routines such as eating, sleeping and toileting, as well as aggression and tantrums, compulsions and how to enable better communication. more »

2003, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-184-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp
Making Sense of the Unfeasible

Making Sense of the Unfeasible

My Life Journey with Asperger Syndrome

Marc Fleisher

Before he received his diagnosis of AS, Marc Fleisher was considered mentally retarded; yet he went on to gain two maths degrees and to undertake post-graduate studies in maths. In this engaging story he relates how, supported by his family and by services for people with autism, he learnt to get the most out of life. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-165-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Boys Who Have Abused

Boys Who Have Abused

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Victim/Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse

John Woods
With a contribution from Anne Alvarez

The author presents a theoretical approach and practical suggestions for mental health practitioners working with young people who have abused. The book demonstrates how exploring an individual's whole life-course within a psychoanalytic framework enables connections to be drawn between possible childhood abuse and subsequent abusive behaviour. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-093-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Running with Walker

Running with Walker

A Memoir

Robert Hughes

Walker's father, Robert Hughes, tells a touching and inspiring story of discovering that their 'perfect little boy had a problem'. With disarming honesty and humour, the book tells how a family copes and keeps hope alive despite the staggering difficulties autism presents. more »

2003, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-755-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Tictionary

Tictionary

A Reference Guide to the World of Tourette Syndrome, AS, ADHD and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder for Parents and Professionals

Becky Ottinger

This A-Z guide is for anyone needing information and common-sense strategies as they deal with the neurological disorders of Tourette Syndrome, Asperger Syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. It contains factual information interspersed with both funny and sad stories. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.95
ISBN: 9781931282161, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 260pp
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

Frequently Asked Questions

Diane Yapko

This is an essential resource for parents, teachers, those new to the field, and people on the autism spectrum. Yapko, who has worked with individuals with ASDs and their families for over 20 years, brings together information about the latest `scientific breakthroughs', current developmental theories, and practical interventions around ASD. more »

2003, Paperback: £14.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-756-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp
Autism – The Eighth Colour of the Rainbow

Autism – The Eighth Colour of the Rainbow

Learn to Speak Autistic

Florica Stone

Stone shows how shared meanings can be learnt and expressed between autistic and non-autistic individuals, though they experience different perceptions of reality. She presents ways of creating autistic-friendly environments, modifying traditional responses to autistic behaviour and using literal learning, providing useful examples and exercises. more »

2003, Paperback: £22.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-182-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
Haze

Haze

Kathy Hoopmann

Seb is a loner. Brilliant with numbers but hopeless with people, he prefers the company of computers and his only friend, Guzzle. Things change for the better when he makes some friends, and a new computer teacher arrives. However, Seb is soon caught up in a web of computer fraud and lies and turns to Madeline's mysterious cyber friend for help. more »

2003, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-072-0, Demy, 160pp
Groups in Music

Groups in Music

Strategies from Music Therapy

Mercédès Pavlicevic

Music therapist Mercédès Pavlicevic develops a broad-based discourse to describe, analyse and guide the practice of group musicking, drawing on her own extensive experience. The text is illustrated with vignettes drawn from a range of formal and informal settings. If you're involved in any kind of group musicking, this book is for you. more »

2003, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-081-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

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