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Loving Mr Spock

Loving Mr Spock

Understanding an Aloof Lover - Could it be Asperger's Syndrome?

Barbara Jacobs

As many as 1 in 100 people are affected by AS. With humour, optimism and compelling honesty throughout, this insightful handbook provides invaluable practical advice, including: more »

2006, Paperback: £14.99
ISBN: 978-1-84310-472-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, counselling, memoirs, relationships

Mothering Through Domestic Violence

Mothering Through Domestic Violence

Lorraine Radford and Marianne Hester

Based on findings from six primary research studies carried out by the authors themselves, as well as other published research, this book reveals how undermining mothering plays a key role in locking women into abusive relationships and exacerbating the damage done by domestic violence. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-473-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: child protection, children, domestic abuse, families, safeguarding children, social care, social policy, social work, trauma, violence

That's Life with Autism

That's Life with Autism

Tales and Tips for Families with Autism

Edited by Donna Satterlee Ross and Kelly Ann Jolly

This book is full of advice and inspiration, written by parents for other parents and professionals caring for children on the autism spectrum. Chapter topics range from the effect of autism in the family on couple or sibling relationships and intervention options to educational issues, diet, and the role of friends and relatives. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-829-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, families, memoirs, parenting

Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

Corinne Aves

This accessible book provides a wealth of information to help parents, educators and carers better relate to children at this exciting, yet demanding, stage of development. Corinne Aves offers guidance on encouraging children's development and helping them to cope with changing expectations of their behaviour. more »

2006, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-467-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 80pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, education, emotions, families, parenting, psychology

Working with Anger and Young People

Working with Anger and Young People

Nick Luxmoore

Working with Anger and Young People warns against 'quick fix' solutions to dealing with anger, and draws on the author's experiences of youth counselling and training workshops to propose helpful interventions for addressing anger effectively and moving on from it. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-466-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 152pp

Keywords: anger management, children, counselling, education, emotions, psychotherapy, teenagers, youthwork

Being Bullied

Being Bullied

Strategies and Solutions for People with Asperger's Syndrome

Nick Dubin

Being Bullied describes the various types of peer abuse and the devastating consequences. Narrated by Nick Dubin and featuring footage of his own childhood that illustrates behaviors that made him an easy target for bullies, the film also includes the stories of three individuals with AS who talk about their experiences of being bullied. more »

2006, DVD: £19.75 + VAT = £23.70/ $35.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-843-6

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, bullying, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, education, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, parenting, pastoral care, school phobia, self esteem, social skills, special education

Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation

Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation

A Clinician's Manual

Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin
With a contribution from Jeanette Kennelly

Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin combine research findings with their own clinical experience and present step-by-step instructions and guidelines on how to implement music therapy techniques for a range of therapeutic needs. Photographs clearly illustrate interventions for physical rehabilitation. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-412-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Keywords: brain injury, children, health care, music therapy, special education

The Autism Spectrum and Further Education

The Autism Spectrum and Further Education

A Guide to Good Practice

Christine Breakey

Breakey provides practical advice on teaching young adults successfully, emphasising the development of resources and skills for use specifically in FE colleges. She offers strategies for communicating effectively, helping students to manage transition, and understanding and minimising the causes of ASC behaviours. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-382-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, counselling, education, higher education policy, transitions

Crystalline Lifetime

Crystalline Lifetime

Fragments of Asperger Syndrome

Luke Jackson

This illustrated collection of Luke Jackson's insightful and often poignant poems offers a glimpse of the emotional and visual sensibilities of people on the autism spectrum in their adolescent years - perhaps the most challenging time for anyone with Asperger Syndrome (AS). more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-443-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 80pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, poetry

Friendships

Friendships

The Aspie Way

Wendy Lawson

Wendy Lawson felt she had a knack for upsetting people and was surprised to be told that she 'did friendship rather well'. In her frank and thoughtful analysis of what makes and breaks friendships, she explores what it means to have friends or be a friend. Her ideas are accompanied by practical examples, poetry and stories. more »

2006, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-427-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome

Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach

Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach

Music Therapy at a Child Development Centre

Amelia Oldfield

Amelia Oldfield explains how her approach to music therapy sessions establishes a constructive musical dialogue with children that emphasises positive experiences - these establish trust and allow feelings to be expressed through music. This practical book will be of use to clinicians and teachers working with children with a variety of needs. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-309-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: child psychology, children, music therapy

An Introduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals

An Introduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals

Alan M. Hultquist

This guide provides need-to-know information for parents and professionals and answers frequently asked questions about dyslexia. Alan M. Hultquist addresses many of the issues surrounding dyslexia, including possible causes and subtypes, means of testing, remediation and the controversial matter of "staying back" to repeat a school year. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-833-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 112pp

Keywords: children, dyslexia, education, inclusive classroom, special education

Working with Gangs and Young People

Working with Gangs and Young People

A Toolkit for Resolving Group Conflict

Jessie Feinstein and Nia Imani Kuumba

This book demonstrates how young people can be engaged in a creative and challenging process that explores the costs, gains and consequences of the choices they make around their gang membership. It provides a tried-and-tested training programme for anyone involved in conflict resolution with young people in groups or gangs. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-447-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 140pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, counselling, offenders, probation, restorative justice, social care, social work, teenagers, violence, youthwork

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Danny Walsh

This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-318-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, challenging behaviour, counselling, dementia, emotions, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, older people, residential care, social care, social work

By Their Own Young Hand

By Their Own Young Hand

Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents

Keith Hawton and Karen Rodham
With Emma Evans

The authors identify the risk and protective factors for self-harm, exploring why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts go on to harm themselves while others do not, what motivates some young people to seek help, and whether distressed teenagers feel they receive the support they need. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-230-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, health care, parenting, self harm, social work, suicide, teenagers, youthwork

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