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Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Julia Segal and John Simkins

When a parent falls ill or becomes disabled, the pressures placed on family, relations and friends can be very great. Children, in particular, are sometimes forgotten as the adults struggle to cope, yet often have to endure enormous anxiety. The authors look at the range of issues that can arise, including guilt, anger, frustration and fear. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-409-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: carers, child protection, children, children's rights, counselling, disability, education, emotions, occupational therapy, parenting, safeguarding children, social work

Helping Children with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities to Flourish

Helping Children with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities to Flourish

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Marilyn Martin

Martin presents a comprehensive developmental profile of children with NLD. She helps parents and professionals to identify learners with NLD and insure they receive early intervention. Offering practical advice on NLD at home and at school, she describes step-by-step interventions for improving a range of skills from penmanship to social acumen. more »

2007, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-858-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: children, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

Helping Families in Family Centres

Helping Families in Family Centres

Working at Therapeutic Practice

Edited by Linnet McMahon and Adrian Ward

The book is a comprehensive guide for family centre workers, and for all social workers working with children and families. Based on a psychodynamic approach emphasising the central importance of attachment in relationships, the book also applies systemic ideas and the 'therapeutic community' approach to the overall design of the centres. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-835-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: child protection, children, community care, emotions, families, occupational therapy, parenting, social care, social stories, therapeutic communities

Helping Kids and Teens with ADHD in School

Helping Kids and Teens with ADHD in School

A Workbook for Classroom Support and Managing Transitions

Joanne Steer and Kate Horstmann
Illustrated by Jason Edwards

This fun and interactive workbook is aimed at actively engaging young people with ADHD and supporting them as they negotiate the pitfalls of growing-up, and the transition to secondary or high school. Each chapter focuses on a different key issue affecting children with ADHD around the time of school transition. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-663-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 208pp

Keywords: ADHD, children, education, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, transitions

Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Choice

Eve and Neil Jackson
Illustrated by Tim Baker

Following the experiences of five adults with learning disabilities and their carers, this resource comprises a series of short stories focusing on different areas of decision-making. Sections for the carer explore the issues raised in the story, while illustrations help the reader to engage imaginatively with the stories and the issues involved. more »

1999, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-694-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 120pp

Keyword: intellectual disabilities

Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Relationships

Eve and Neil Jackson
Illustrated by Tim Baker

Focusing on the nature of relationships, this book continues the story of the five people with learning disabilities from Helping People with a Learning Disability Explore Choice. Sections for the carer draw out the issues raised in each chapter and suggest ways of exploring them in discussions and exercises for groups and individuals. more »

1999, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-688-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 120pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, relationships

Helping Students Take Control of Everyday Executive Functions

Helping Students Take Control of Everyday Executive Functions

The Attention Fix

Paula Moraine

This book presents an innovative model for strengthening and developing executive function in any student, including those with attention, memory, organization, planning, inhibition, initiative, and flexibility difficulties. It provides guidance on how to support each student's evolving executive function. more »

2012, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-884-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, children, dyslexia, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, special education

Coming soon! Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing

Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing

Tips and Exercises for Developing Writing Skills

Elise Geither and Lisa Meeks

Improving the writing skills of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an important factor in helping them to make a smooth transition from high school to the increased expectations of university. This book offers practical guidance and writing exercises for educators to use to help students to get their thoughts and knowledge down in writing. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-996-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 136pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, communication, dyslexia, education, educational training, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, homeschooling, Key Stage 4, life skills, literacy, mainstream education, teenagers, transitions

Hidden Immortal Lineage Taiji Qigong

Hidden Immortal Lineage Taiji Qigong

The Mother Form

Master Zhongxian Wu

This DVD, narrated and demonstrated by Master Zhongxian Wu, focuses on the Mother Form of Taiji Qigong, passed directly from the Hidden Immortal Lineage. Essentially, this form is a way to bring the practitioner into physical, mental, and spiritual awareness and connection with the microcosm (human being) and the macrocosm (universe). more »

2010, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-040-5, 45 minutes

Keywords: chi kung, Daoism, qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, Taoism

Hidden Self-Harm

Hidden Self-Harm

Narratives from Psychotherapy

Maggie Turp

The book takes a new look at self-harm, focusing particularly on the under-explored area of `hidden' self-harming behaviour. These behaviours may not be immediately identifiable as self-harm by counsellors, therapists or their clients, but Turp shows how recognition and understanding of hidden self-harm can improve practice with those affected. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-901-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: adolescence, child development, children, counselling, depression, eating disorders, mental health, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, safeguarding children, self harm, social care, social work, trauma, violence, youthwork

The Hidden World of Autism

The Hidden World of Autism

Writing and Art by Children with High-functioning Autism

Rebecca Chilvers

A celebration of the talents and insights of children on the autism spectrum, this book presents a collection of writings and drawings contributed by 21 autistic children. Their work covers topics that are of primary importance in understanding some of the common experiences that children with autism, and their families, go through. more »

2007, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-451-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp

Keywords: art therapy, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, health care, psychiatry, psychology, special education

Hints and Tips for Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Hints and Tips for Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Useful Strategies for Home, School, and the Community

Dion E. Betts and Nancy J. Patrick

If you have a child on the autism spectrum who struggles with the challenges of daily life, then this book is for you! The book is peppered with vignettes and stories of real-life situations and successes, and offers clever ideas for tackling everyday difficulties, such as bathing, bedtime, school trips, and selecting the right child minder. more »

2008, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-896-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, dyspraxia, education, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, sensory issues, special education

Hitchhiking through Asperger Syndrome

Hitchhiking through Asperger Syndrome

Lise Pyles

Written from a parent's perspective, this book gives a candid and thoughtful account of a family's trek through the world of Asperger Syndrome. The author makes it clear that while professional help can be necessary, parents are in the best position to make a difference in their children's lives and should be in control of their care and education. more »

2001, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-937-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, families, high functioning autism, parenting

Home at Last

Home at Last

How Two Young Women with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities Achieved Their Own Home

Pat Fitton, Carol O'Brien and Jean Willson

This book is based on the conviction that people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities have the right to an independent and meaningful lifestyle. Written by the parents of two young women with disabilities, it follows the attempts to help them achieve their dream of a home of their own, supported by twenty-four hour care. more »

1995, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-254-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp

Keywords: disability, housing, intellectual disabilities

Home Educating Our Autistic Spectrum Children

Home Educating Our Autistic Spectrum Children

Paths are Made by Walking

Terri Dowty and Kitt Cowlishaw

In this book parents who have chosen the home education option for their children on the autistic spectrum candidly relate their experiences: how they reached the decision to educate at home, how they set about the task, and their feelings about the issues raised by their actions. more »

2001, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-037-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, dyspraxia, education, families, high functioning autism, homeschooling, parenting, school phobia, special education

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