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All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

Kathy Hoopmann

This book takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome, drawing inspiration from the feline world. Touching, humorous and insightful, this book evokes the difficulties and joys of raising a child who is different and leaves the reader with a sense of the dignity, individuality, and potential of people with AS. more »

2006, Hardback: £9.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-481-0, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 72pp
Betraying the NHS

Betraying the NHS

Health Abandoned

Michael Mandelstam

Based on his experiences of helping to fight cuts and closures in Suffolk, Michael Mandelstam delivers a damning verdict on the mismanagement of the NHS at national, regional and local level. He charts the widespread cutbacks and closures, both rural and urban, to clinics, A&E services, beds, wards and scores of community hospitals. more »

2006, Hardback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-482-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needs

Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needs

Nancy J. Whiteman and Linda Roan-Yager

This book considers the challenges of caring for children with physical, developmental and mental health disorders and proposes methods such as learning to see events through your child's own eyes, celebrating their strengths and achievements and recognising how others can help your child. more »

2006, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-841-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Drug Addiction and Families

Drug Addiction and Families

Marina Barnard

Drug Addiction and Families is an exploration of the impact of drug use on families, and of the extent to which current practice meets the needs of families as well as problem drug users. Drawing on a substantial research Marina Barnard examines the effects of drug use not only on drug users themselves, but also their extended families. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-403-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
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
Costs and Outcomes in Children's Social Care

Costs and Outcomes in Children's Social Care

Messages from Research

Jennifer Beecham and Ian Sinclair

Care services for children depend on a limited supply of resources; it is vital that these are used to best effect. This book considers the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of these services and their contribution to children's well-being. This is an invaluable book for those professionals concerned with social care services for children. more »

2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-496-4, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp
Dynamic Security

Dynamic Security

The Democratic Therapeutic Community in Prison

Edited by Michael Parker

Dynamic Security describes the theory, practice and management of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in prisons using clinical examples and case studies. The contributors explore the complexities of working in TCs and the powerful emotional impact generated in the process of therapy in the forensic setting. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-385-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
Improving Children's Services Networks

Improving Children's Services Networks

Lessons from Family Centres

Jane Tunstill, Jane Aldgate and Marilyn Hughes

This book details and evaluates expert research into the developing role of family centres in the light of current political and social trends including. A vital addition to the literature on child care services, Improving Children's Services Networks is essential reading for social care practitioners and students, and government policy makers. more »

2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-461-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Practical Sensory Programmes

Practical Sensory Programmes

For Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Special Needs

Sue Larkey

This book offers a six-step approach to developing a programme to help children cope with sensory input they find overwhelming, and to identify activities they find relaxing or rewarding. Larkey gives over 30 activities using touch, sound, taste, vision and movement, and gives advice on how to use them to improve children's communication skills. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-479-7, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 112pp
Working with Parents of Young People

Working with Parents of Young People

Research, Policy and Practice

Edited by Debi Roker and John Coleman

This book provides practical guidance for a wide range of professionals working with parents and families, answering common questions such as 'How can parents facilitate their child's transition to secondary school?' and 'How can families best communicate about alcohol?'. more »

2006, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-420-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Constipation, Withholding and Your Child

Constipation, Withholding and Your Child

A Family Guide to Soiling and Wetting

Anthony Cohn

The book examines the different causes of toileting problems, and provides practical techniques and strategies to help children overcome these problems. It emphasises the importance of diet and gives advice on how to make using the toilet less frightening, the benefits of keeping a stool diary, and what medication to use in different circumstances. more »

2006, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-491-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp
Art Therapy and Social Action

Art Therapy and Social Action

Treating the World's Wounds

Edited by Frances Kaplan

Art Therapy and Social Action is an exciting exploration of how professionals can incorporate the techniques and approaches of art therapy to address social problems. Leading art therapists and other professionals show how creative methods can be used effectively to resolve conflicts, manage aggression, heal trauma and build communities. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-798-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Asperger Syndrome and Employment

Asperger Syndrome and Employment

A Personal Guide to Succeeding at Work

Nick Dubin
With Gail Hawkins

This DVD shows how success in the workplace is possible with perseverance and with the right supports and strategies in place. Dubin discusses his own experiences at work and highlights challenges common among employees with AS. He advises how to succeed in the workplace and offers practical advice on finding suitable employment. more »

2006, DVD: £16.66 + VAT = £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-849-8, 43 minutes
The Chronic Illness Game

The Chronic Illness Game

Isabelle Streng and A.M. Stradmeijer

The Chronic Illness Game facilitates the improvement of social skills and coping strategies in children with a chronic illness who often suffer from impaired psychological and social development. The game should be facilitated by a health or mental health professional and is intended for use with groups of up to six players or with families. more »

2006, Board Game: £43.66 + VAT = £52.39/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-376-9
The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

Tony Attwood

This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome. It brings together information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to adults. Drawing on case studies from Attwood's extensive clinical experience, and from his correspondence with individuals with AS, this book is authoritative and extremely accessible. more »

2006, Hardback: £35.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-495-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 416pp
2008, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-669-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 416pp

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