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Attention and Listening in the Early Years

Attention and Listening in the Early Years

Sharon Garforth

This is an innovative course for groups of children aged 2-4. Each group session is planned around a theme e.g. 'The Zoo', providing an anchor for the children to gain meaning from the activities that will help them learn to sit still, not talk, look at the speaker and think about the words - all vital skills in good listening. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-024-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 128pp

Keywords: children, communication, Early Years Foundation Stage, education, speech and language therapy

Group Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Group Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Focus on Social Competency and Social Skills

Albert J. Cotugno

Cotugno describes the theoretical underpinnings of an intervention model based on cognitive developmental principles, and explains why a group approach is best suited to address an ASD child's social deficiencies. He shows how to implement skill-based instructional approaches and assess the short and long-term effectiveness of this type of therapy. more »

2009, Paperback: £34.99/ $59.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-910-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 208pp

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

First Steps in Intervention with Your Child with Autism

First Steps in Intervention with Your Child with Autism

Frameworks for Communication

Phil Christie, Elizabeth Newson, Wendy Prevezer and Susie Chandler
Illustrated by Pamela Venus

This book addresses communication and language development of children with autism, from teaching non-verbal communication such as pointing, to moving towards spoken language. It champions initial intervention at an early stage of communication, but the many practical ideas and strategies can be applied to children of school age. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-011-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, child psychology, children, communication, families, high functioning autism, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, play, play therapy, sensory issues, social skills, speech and language therapy

Can the World Afford Autistic Spectrum Disorder?

Can the World Afford Autistic Spectrum Disorder?

Nonverbal Communication, Asperger Syndrome and the Interbrain

Digby Tantam

Tantam explores current theories on nonverbal communication and how it shapes social behaviour, and the evidence for it being impaired in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). He shows how knowledge of this difference can be used to overcome some of the impairments in nonverbal communication in people with ASD. more »

2009, Hardback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-694-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Challenge Me! (TM)

Challenge Me! (TM)

Speech and Communication Cards

Amanda Elliott
Illustrated by David Kemp

These cards provide fun challenges for children aged 3-12 with any form of speech problem, whether this is a severe problem which is related to a motor disability or a general delay in speech. The colour illustrated cards and instruction booklet will be an ideal tool for parents and professionals working to improve a child's speaking skills. more »

2009, Card Set: £17.66 + VAT = £21.19/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-946-4, 138 x 102mm

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, communication, disability, education, high functioning autism, occupational therapy, social skills, social work, special education, speech and language therapy

What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?

What Did You Say? What Do You Mean?

120 Illustrated Metaphor Cards, plus Booklet with Information, Ideas and Instructions

Jude Welton
Illustrated by Jane Telford

These metaphor cards present 60 common sayings in a fun, illustrated format. What Did You Say? cards which feature the metaphor and a fun illustration of its literal meaning. Corresponding What Do You Mean? cards which show the actual meaning of the saying. The accompanying booklet contains information and ideas for games and activities. more »

2009, Card Set: £19.75 + VAT = £23.70/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-924-2

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Asperger Syndrome After the Diagnosis

7-volume set

Josie Santomauro
Illustrated by Carla Marino

This series offers a fun and accessible introduction to Asperger Syndrome (AS) for everyone affected by a child's diagnosis. Intended as a support tool in the initial period after diagnosis, each book in the series focuses on a different person: the child, his or her parents, grandparents, siblings, teachers, and friends. more »

2009, Paperback: £45.00/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-662-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, education, educational psychology, occupational therapy, psychology, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Appreciating Asperger Syndrome

Appreciating Asperger Syndrome

Looking at the Upside - with 300 Positive Points

Brenda Boyd

Brenda Boyd shows that for every characteristic of AS that can be looked at negatively, there are several positive aspects that can be drawn on and developed. Discussing AS in general terms, she talks through the reasons why people with AS approach life in the way they do, and what an enormous contribution they make to the world. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-625-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, sensory issues, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

Managing Meltdowns

Managing Meltdowns

Using the S.C.A.R.E.D. Calming Technique with Children and Adults with Autism

Deborah Lipsky and Will Richards

Using the acronym S.C.A.R.E.D, this guide offers strategies and techniques that will be valuable to anyone in a first response position. The authors have created a training programme to explain the autistic experience and mindset, and guide the interventions of first responders to autistic individuals in crisis. more »

2009, Paperback: £9.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-908-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 80pp

Keywords: adults, anger management, challenging behaviour, children, communication, inclusive classroom, mental health, occupational therapy, parenting, special education, speech and language therapy

Alphabet Kids - From ADD to Zellweger Syndrome

Alphabet Kids - From ADD to Zellweger Syndrome

A Guide to Developmental, Neurobiological and Psychological Disorders for Parents and Professionals

Robbie Woliver

Alphabet Kids have disorders that are often concurrent, interconnected or mistaken for one another: for example, the frequent combination of ASD, OCD, SID and ADHD. Woliver covers 70 childhood disorders, providing information on causes, cures, treatments and prognoses. Chapters include a list of signs and symptoms, and true-life stories. more »

2008, Hardback: £39.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-880-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 480pp
2010, Paperback: £16.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-822-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 480pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, bipolar disorder, cerebral palsy, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, developmental coordination disorder, disability, Down's syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, epilepsy, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, seizures, special education, speech and language therapy, tics, tourettes

A Book About What Autism Can Be Like

A Book About What Autism Can Be Like

Sue Adams

Chris and Andrew are here to help people understand the experiences of a child with autism, and how others can help by understanding how they are different, and recognising their unique talents. This fully-illustrated book is targeted at boys and girls aged 5+, and also serves as an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions. more »

2008, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-940-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 48pp

Keywords: autism, child psychology, children, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, sensory issues, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

All Dogs Have ADHD

All Dogs Have ADHD

Kathy Hoopmann

All Dogs Have ADHD takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), using images and ideas from the canine world. Charming colour photographs of dogs bring to life familiar ADHD characteristics such as being restless and excitable, getting easily distracted, and acting on impulse. more »

2008, Hardback: £9.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-651-7, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 72pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, educational psychology, educational training, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, PSHE, self esteem, special education, speech and language therapy

A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals

A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals

2nd edition

Nisha Dogra, Andrew Parkin, Fiona Gale and Clay Frake

The authors explore issues such as assessing and meeting the mental health needs of young people, specific mental health problems such as ADHA and learning difficulties, and legal aspects of working with child mental health. They also assess diversity issues as an integral part of practice, and highlight practice issues for readers. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-644-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 295pp

Keywords: ADHD, bereavement, bulimia, bullying, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, depression, health care, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, pervasive developmental disorder, SEAL, social work, speech and language therapy

The Red Beast

The Red Beast

Controlling Anger in Children with Asperger's Syndrome

K.I. Al-Ghani
Illustrated by Haitham Al-Ghani

This vibrant fully illustrated children's storybook is written for children aged 5+, and is an accessible, fun way to talk about anger, with useful tips about how to 'tame the red beast' and guidance for parents on how anger affects children with Asperger's Syndrome. more »

2008, Hardback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-943-3, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 48pp

Keywords: anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Making Sense of Children's Thinking and Behavior

Making Sense of Children's Thinking and Behavior

A Step-by-Step Tool for Understanding Children with NLD, Asperger's, HFA, PDD-NOS, and other Neurological Differences

Leslie Holzhauser-Peters and Leslie True

This book offers a tool for understanding children with neurological differences. Often, the child's actions are misunderstood and, consequently, they are unfairly punished. The authors' Systematic Tool for Analyzing Thinking (STAT) provides a step-by-step method for understanding a child's behavior by revealing the thought processes behind it. more »

2008, Paperback: £16.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-888-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, communication, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, pervasive developmental disorder, special education, speech and language therapy

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