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Chasing Ideas

Chasing Ideas

The Fun of Freeing Your Child's Imagination

Christine Durham

The author shows how to help children be better, brighter thinkers and helps parents and teachers discover the joys of discussing ideas with children. She shows parents of children aged 3 - 15 how to encourage them to explore ideas, think, make decisions and communicate effectively and to develop these important life skills to take into adulthood. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-460-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Getting IT

Getting IT

Using information technology to empower people with communication difficulties

Dinah Murray and Ann Aspinall

This book explores how IT can help people with learning and communication difficulties increase their independence, communicate in more direct ways and express themselves as part of society. It examines common problems, and shows how IT can help solve them. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-375-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Helping Babies and Toddlers Learn, Second Edition

A guide to practice with under-threes

Jennie Lindon

Fully updated to reflect new developments in early years provision and guidance, this book which is aimed at people who work with children under three in childcare settings or in the family home more »

2006, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 9781904787877, 245 x 170mm, 103pp
Intimate and Personal Care with People with Learning Disabilities

Intimate and Personal Care with People with Learning Disabilities

Edited by Steven Carnaby and Paul Cambridge

This book examines aspects of care such as training, ethnicity, sexuality and competence in practice. Topics include the nature of touch, how physical contact is intended and experienced, carers' duty of care, and risk management. The book also explores management considerations of best value, care standards, performance monitoring and inspection. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-130-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Shattered Lives

Shattered Lives

Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

Camila Batmanghelidjh

Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their life experiences, hugely impacted by sexual abuse, parental substance misuse and loss, leading to feelings of shame, and worthlessness. more »

2006, Hardback: £19.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-434-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
2007, Paperback: £11.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-603-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Baj and the Word Launcher

Baj and the Word Launcher

Space Age Asperger Adventures in Communication

Pamela Victor

In many ways Baj is like any other kid, but he has trouble keeping eye contact, waiting his turn in conversation and understanding instructions. Will Baj ever get good at working out how other people feel and why? This entertaining adventure story will capture children's imaginations while exploring the complexities of the social world. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-830-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp
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
The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

The Table is Set

Grethe Berg

Using her experience of working with older people with dementia, Grethe Berg explains how mealtimes can be used as opportunities for meaningful interaction, socialising and reminiscing. This book provides much-needed help and practical strategies for care managers and carers to reclaim mealtimes as positive experiences for people with dementia. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-435-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 88pp
Managing Men Who Sexually Abuse

Managing Men Who Sexually Abuse

David Briggs and Roger Kennington

This new book constitutes a comprehensive and accessible guide to managing men who sexually offend and draws on recent developments in cognitive-behavioural therapy. From their own extensive knowledge of contemporary practice, David Briggs and Roger Kennington offer insights and guidance for improving objectives and techniques in intervention. more »

2006, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-807-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome

A Different Mind

Simon Baron-Cohen

This DVD introduces the viewer to the special interests, language characteristics, interaction difficulties and cognitive challenges of people with AS. It also highlights the positive developments that have taken place in recent years towards a better understanding of, and more effective provision for, children with AS. more »

2006, DVD: £21.83 + VAT = £26.20/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-471-1, DVD - standard, 29 minutes
Exploring Experiences of Advocacy by People with Learning Disabilities

Exploring Experiences of Advocacy by People with Learning Disabilities

Testimonies of Resistance

Edited by Duncan Mitchell, Rannveig Traustadottir, Rohhss Chapman, Louise Townson, Nigel Ingham and Sue Ledger

This book charts the course through which people with learning disabilities have become increasingly able to direct their own lives as fully active members of their communities. Many of the personal accounts, photographs and songs included in this book will be accessible and encouraging to people with learning disabilities. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-359-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management

Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management

Edited by Jackie Parker

This book provides a guide to effective case management, outlining all the key issues that professionals working with brain-injured people will need to know, from understanding what brain injury actually is and how it feels to experience it to strategies for rehabilitation, assessing risk and implementing support plans. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-315-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Partnerships in Social Care

Partnerships in Social Care

A Handbook for Developing Effective Services

Keith Fletcher

Partnerships in Social Care is a practical handbook for professionals engaged in planning strategic partnerships in health, social care and education services. Designed as a quick reference, the book allows readers to find advice relevant to their particular situation or gain an overview of the themes explored. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-380-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Gifted Children

Gifted Children

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Edited by Kate Distin

Gifted Children is a lively and informative exploration of the mystery of the gifted mind and the social and emotional needs of gifted children and their families. The authors give an insight into what is 'normal' for gifted children, acknowledge the difficulties they experience, and offer pointers for parents on how to support them. more »

2006, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-439-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Unexpected Lessons We Have Learned

Maureen F. Morrell and Ann Palmer

The authors are raising two very different children: Justin, a whirlwind of activity and mood swings, who is supervised in a residential farm community, and Eric, quiet and passive, who lives independently at college. This book is an account of their experiences of parenting children at opposite extremes of the autism spectrum. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-807-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 220pp

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