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Seeing Through New Eyes

Seeing Through New Eyes

Changing the Lives of Children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and other Developmental Disabilities Through Vision Therapy

Melvin Kaplan

Dr. Kaplan identifies common ASD symptoms such as hand-flapping, poor eye contact and tantrums as typical responses to the confusion caused by vision disorder. He also explains the effects of difficulties that people with autism experience with "ambient vision", including a lack of spatial awareness and trouble with coordination. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-800-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, developmental coordination disorder, health care, occupational therapy, pervasive developmental disorder

Theory of Mind and the Triad of Perspectives on Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Theory of Mind and the Triad of Perspectives on Autism and Asperger Syndrome

A View from the Bridge

Olga Bogdashina

Inspired by the often uncomfortable interplay between autistic individuals, parents and professionals in understanding autistic spectrum conditions, Olga Bogdashina uses the concept of Theory of Mind (ToM) to consider these groups' different (and often conflicting) perspectives. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-361-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, emotions, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

Young People in Care and Criminal Behaviour

Young People in Care and Criminal Behaviour

Claire Taylor

Society holds a mistaken perception that links children in public care with criminal activity. This book addresses the lack of evidence supporting this potentially damaging assumption, analysing past research, critically examining current policy and combining theoretical insights from the disciplines of childcare and criminology. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-169-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adolescence, fostering, offenders, psychology, residential care, social policy, social work, youthwork

Finding You Finding Me

Finding You Finding Me

Using Intensive Interaction to get in touch with people whose severe learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder

Phoebe Caldwell

Caldwell introduces Intensive Interaction, which uses the body language of people whose learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder - who have largely been regarded as unreachable - to get in touch with them, giving them a way of expressing themselves which shifts their attention from self-stimulation to shared activity. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-399-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, intellectual disabilities, mental health, occupational therapy, sensory issues

Asperger's Syndrome and Sexuality

Asperger's Syndrome and Sexuality

From Adolescence through Adulthood

Isabelle Hénault

Hénault delivers practical information and advice on issues ranging from puberty and sexual development, gender identity disorders, couples' therapy to guidelines for sex education programs and maintaining sexual boundaries. This book will prove indispensable to parents, teachers, counsellors and individuals with AS themselves. more »

2005, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-189-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, counselling, occupational therapy, psychology, sex education, social skills, special education

Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

A Parent's Guide to Student Success

Ann Palmer

Palmer advises parents and professionals how to prepare the student for the transition from school and home life to a new environment and educational challenge, and how to support them through potential problems such as academic pressure, living away from home, social integration and appropriate levels of participation in college. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-801-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, educational psychology, emotions, families, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

Safeguarding and Promoting the Well-being of Children, Families and Communities

Edited by Jane Scott and Harriet Ward

Improving the well-being of children is more effective when social care professionals work with the children's parents, families and communities. This collection brings together innovative interventions designed to nurture children's health and welfare, and analyses which types of programmes are most effective and why. more »

2005, Hardback: £49.99/ $90.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-141-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: child protection, children, community care, families, social care, social policy, social work

Creative Expressive Activities and Asperger's Syndrome

Creative Expressive Activities and Asperger's Syndrome

Social and Emotional Skills and Positive Life Goals for Adolescents and Young Adults

Judith Martinovich

Martinovich combines activities such as art making, drama, music, puppetry, yoga and photography with conventional cognitive behavioural interventions to support individuals with AS. The different activities complement and reinforce each other and are designed to address specific traits of the autism spectrum to aid skills development. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-812-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adolescence, arts therapies, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, creative therapies, expressive therapies, inclusive classroom, interdisciplinary arts therapies, occupational therapy, social skills, special education

Rebels with a Cause

Rebels with a Cause

Working with Adolescents Using Action Techniques

Mario Cossa

Drawing on years of experience working with adolescents, Cossa provides a tried-and-tested model for working with adolescents in groups. Utilizing techniques found in psychodrama, sociodrama, drama therapy and sociometry, Cossa offers step-by-step guidelines on running a group development program and summarizes in easy-to-understand language. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-379-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: dramatherapy, group psychotherapy, psychodrama, psychotherapy

Alzheimer

Alzheimer

A Journey Together

Federica Caracciolo

Francesco Caracciolo was a successful architect and, with his wife Federica, also worked as photo reporter for the UN, travelling extensively throughout Africa and Asia. A diagnosis of Alzheimer's put an end to their travels. With thoughtfulness and honesty, Federica shares her experience of caring for her husband during his battle with Alzheimers. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-408-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 108pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, dementia, families, health care, memoirs, social care

Taking Care of Myself

A Healthy Hygiene, Puberty and Personal Curriculum for Young People with Autism

Mary Wrobel

Using a unique combination of social scripts and easy-to-understand activities, the book provides accessible information on health, hygiene and personal safety issues for people with autism spectrum conditions or other developmental disabilities. Comprising seven units, this new curriculum covers all aspects of day to day life. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.95
ISBN: 9781885477941, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 250pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, personal hygiene, special education

Inner Journeying Through Art-Journaling

Inner Journeying Through Art-Journaling

Learning to See and Record your Life as a Work of Art

Marianne Hieb

The book guides the reader through the process of creative journaling and presents the key elements of the technique. Case studies and art journals of Marianne Hieb's own clients and retreat participants show the effectiveness of journaling as a therapeutic intervention and as a meditative tool. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-794-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: art therapy, counselling, practical theology, theology

Leaving Care

Leaving Care

Throughcare and Aftercare in Scotland

Jo Dixon and Mike Stein

How can social workers best support young people as they make the transition from care to independent living? This authoritative study investigates the successes and failures of care services for young people, identifying factors that hinder effective transition from care and the types of support that help to promote positive life choices. more »

2005, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-202-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: child protection, children, residential care, social care, social policy, social work

Asperger's Diagnostic Assessment

Tony Attwood

In the first DVD Attwood covers speech and language characteristics, motor difficulties, cognitive challenges and special interests. The second presents a profile of Asperger Syndrome in girls and the diagnostic criteria for adults as well as offering advice on how to explain a diagnosis to the adult or child. more »

2005, DVD: £80.55 + VAT = £96.66
ISBN: 9781932565171, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, psychology, speech and language therapy

Love and Grief

Love and Grief

The Dilemma of Facing Love After Death

Catherine O'Neill and Lisa Keane

Love and Grief offers sympathetic support to adults who have lost a partner, helping them to explore the difficult and often painful process of forming new relationships. Through personal accounts and poems, the authors show how the challenges of grief are experienced and dealt with by the bereaved and all around them. more »

2005, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-346-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, counselling, death, depression, palliative care, social care

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