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Morals, Rights and Practice in the Human Services

Morals, Rights and Practice in the Human Services

Effective and Fair Decision-Making in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice

Marie Connolly and Tony Ward

Work within the human services is increasingly influenced by rights-based thinking, and this book offers advice for the practitioner on how to translate abstract rights theory into their everyday practice. It will be a useful source of guidance and advice for professionals working across the human services. more »

2007, Paperback: £21.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-486-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp

Keywords: children's rights, community care, counselling, social care, social policy, social work, social work law

More Cognitively Advanced Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

More Cognitively Advanced Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism, Asperger Syndrome and PDD/NOS - the Basics
2nd edition

Susan J. Moreno

The second edition of this concise, plain-English guide fully explains all of the common areas of difficulty for more cognitively advanced individuals with autism, Asperger syndrome and PDD/NOS, and provides much-needed support, uncomplicated advice, and practical, positive solutions. more »

2012, Paperback: £7.99/ $9.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-910-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, education, families, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, parenting, sensory issues, special education

More Than Just a Meal

More Than Just a Meal

The Art of Eating Disorders

Susan R. Makin

Susan Makin here explores how art therapies can be integrated into a multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of eating disorders, in conjunction with medical programmes. She discusses the creative work and personal accounts of around thirty patients, examining their use of media, imagery and symbolism. more »

2000, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-805-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: art therapy, arts therapies, counselling, creative writing as therapy, eating disorders, mental health, occupational therapy

Mothering Special Needs

Mothering Special Needs

A Different Maternal Journey

Anna Karin Kingston

With personal accounts from mothers themselves, this book encourages women who have children with special needs to recognize and express their own aspirations and needs for self-fulfilment. It addresses the social construction of motherhood, discussing issues such as mother-blame in the context of raising a child with a learning disability. more »

2007, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-543-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, disability, Down's syndrome, dyspraxia, emotions, families, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, parenting

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

Mothering Your Special Child

Mothering Your Special Child

A Book for Mothers or Carers of Children Diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome

Josie Santomauro
Illustrated by Carla Marino

Intended as a support tool in the initial period after diagnosis, this book addresses questions or concerns that a mother might have, such as 'What are the characteristics of AS?' and 'What happens now?'. Also included are poems, stories, illustrations and activities to help mothers move forward from a child's diagnosis of AS. more »

2009, Paperback: £11.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-657-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 80pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, families, health care, parenting

Motivate to Communicate!

Motivate to Communicate!

300 Games and Activities for Your Child with Autism

Simone Griffin and Dianne Sandler

This practical resource is brimming with exciting ideas and guidance for motivating children with autism and other communication difficulties. The clear, user-friendly format enables quick access to over 300 practical, fun-filled games and activities for developing your child's communication skills. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-041-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, communication, early intervention, parenting, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Mouth and Tongue Let's Have Some Fun!

Mouth and Tongue Let's Have Some Fun!

Karina Hopper
Illustrated by Lisa Macdonald

Learning new facial expressions and mouth movements can be great fun, just ask Sam! Moving the tongue and mouth in different ways is an effective way of strengthening facial muscles, teaching children about emotions and encouraging speech. Children will love copying Sam and Timmy Tongue's faces and improving their facial strength and dexterity. more »

2010, Paperback: £4.99/ $9.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-161-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 48pp

Keywords: child development, child psychology, children, disability, early intervention, education, families, hyperlexia, mainstream education, occupational therapy, parenting, play, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Movement Activities for Children with Learning Difficulties

Bren Pointer

This book offers a variety of movement activities, in the form of games and skills, for all those involved in educating children through movement. Written primarily for those working with children with learning difficulties, the practices can be adapted and modified to accommodate a wide range of ability. more »

1992, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-167-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: children, dance and movement therapy, education, intellectual disabilities, special education

Movement and Drama in Therapy

Movement and Drama in Therapy

2nd edition

Audrey G Wethered

This classic book explores the role of drama, movement and music in therapy. It clearly explains the fundamental principles of movement and, with detailed use of case studies, its application in different therapeutic situations - in groups, with individuals, and with people with learning, physical or psychological difficulties. more »

1993, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-199-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: arts therapies, dance and movement therapy, dramatherapy, psychodrama

Mudras of India

Mudras of India

A Comprehensive Guide to the Hand Gestures of Yoga and Indian Dance

Cain Carroll and Revital Carroll

For the first time, the elaborate system of Indian hand mudras has been compiled into a comprehensive format that allows readers access to this still esoteric body of knowledge. The book presents over 200 mudras, each with photograph, Sanskrit name, translation, and a detailed explanation of technique, application, benefits and historical context. more »

2012, Hardback: £29.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-084-9, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 336pp

Keywords: ayurveda, dance, Indian temple dance, movement, mudras, yoga

Mudras of India

Mudras of India

A Comprehensive Guide to the Hand Gestures of Yoga and Indian Dance

Cain Carroll and Revital Carroll

For the first time, the elaborate system of Indian hand mudras has been compiled into a comprehensive format that allows readers access to this still esoteric body of knowledge. The book presents over 200 mudras, each with photograph, Sanskrit name, translation, and a detailed explanation of technique, application, benefits and historical context. more »

2013, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-109-9, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 344pp

Keywords: ayurveda, dance, Indian temple dance, movement, mudras, yoga

New! Mudras of Indian Dance

Mudras of Indian Dance

52 Hand Gestures for Artistic Expression

Revital Carroll
With Cain Carroll

This attractive set of user-friendly cards shows the 52 fundamental hand mudras used in Indian dance and theatre. Each card presents a full-colour image of the mudra with Sanskrit name, transliteration and English translation, and concise information on the origins and applications. Essential for students of Indian Dance. more »

2013, Card Set: £14.99 + VAT = £17.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-175-4

Keywords: Indian temple dance, mudras

New! Mudras of Yoga

Mudras of Yoga

72 Hand Gestures for Healing and Spiritual Growth

Cain Carroll
With Revital Carroll

This card set provides 72 hand mudras used in yoga. Each card presents a full-colour image of the mudra, includes concise information on techniques and applications and details physical, energetic and spiritual benefits. The accompanying booklet explains how to use the mudras at home and specifies those that address health common complaints. more »

2013, Card Set: £14.99 + VAT = £17.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-176-1

Keywords: Indian temple dance, mudras, yoga

The Mulberry Bird

The Mulberry Bird

An Adoption Story

Anne Braff Brodzinsky
Illustrated by Angela Marchetti

The Mulberry Bird tells the tale of a Mother Bird who is forced to give up her baby after realising she is unable to provide him with the care he needs. This heartwarming tale gently explores issues relating to adoption and is ideal for children and adoptive families. more »

2012, Hardback: £9.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-933-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 48pp

Keywords: adoption, attachment, children, counselling, families, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, parenting, pastoral care, self esteem, social work

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