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The Autism Spectrum in the 21st Century

The Autism Spectrum in the 21st Century

Exploring Psychology, Biology and Practice

Ilona Roth
With Chris Barson, Rosa Hoekstra, Greg Pasco and Terry Whatson

This book is the definitive guide to the autism spectrum, introducing key concepts and developments in diagnosis, psychological and biological research, theoretical models, evidence-based intervention, educational strategies and family issues. It charts how developments in theory, research and practice shape the evolving concept of autism. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-087-6, 263 x 210mm, 360pp
A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Schools

A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Schools

Lee A. Wilkinson

This book provides a practical and scientifically-based approach to the assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum conditions. It offers a balance of conceptual, practical and empirical information designed to bridge the research-to-practice gap in identifying, assessing, and treating school-aged children with autism-related conditions. more »

2010, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-811-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
A Practical Guide to Outcome Evaluation

A Practical Guide to Outcome Evaluation

Liz Hoggarth and Hilary Comfort

For those involved in commissioning and running projects working with people, measuring performance and assessing outcomes are an essential part of applying for and maintaining funding. This versatile book guides you through the process of evaluating your project in order to improve funding applications and build the case its survival. more »

2010, Paperback: £24.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-037-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

Michael Mandelstam

This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law. It is an essential resource for busy practitioners at all levels as well as managers in both the statutory and voluntary sectors, and policy-makers in local authorities and the NHS. more »

2010, Paperback: £14.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-083-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Tackling Addiction

Tackling Addiction

Pathways to Recovery

Edited by Rowdy Yates and Margaret S. Malloch

This edited collection brings together the thoughts and experiences of researchers, practitioners and service users from the fields of health, addiction and criminal justice and centres on current developments in addiction policy and practice. Tackling Addiction examines what recovery, addiction and dependence really mean. more »

2010, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-017-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Working with Young Women

Working with Young Women

Activities for Exploring Personal, Social and Emotional Issues
2nd edition

Vanessa Rogers

Packed with fun sessions and practical group activities, Working with Young Women presents a multitude of opportunities for young women to build self-esteem, confidence and assertiveness. From art activities to life story work, the author offers ideas for a wide range of projects, games, discussions, drama and role-play to engage and motivate. more »

2010, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-095-1, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp
Bereavement, Loss and Learning Disabilities

Bereavement, Loss and Learning Disabilities

A Guide for Professionals and Carers

Robin Grey

Losing a loved one and coping with the subsequent adjustments that follow are a difficult fact of life, but people with learning disabilities face specific difficulties in processing and managing these changes. This book acknowledges the importance of helping relationships in supporting this vulnerable group through periods of loss and bereavement. more »

2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-020-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
The Core Concepts of Occupational Therapy

The Core Concepts of Occupational Therapy

A Dynamic Framework for Practice

Jennifer Creek

Based on the work of the terminology project group of the European Network of Occupational Therapy in Higher Education (ENOTHE), this book selects and defines the core building blocks of occupational therapy theory. Consensus definitions of a wide range of terms are developed through an analysis of published definitions from around the world. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-007-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Disabled Church - Disabled Society

Disabled Church - Disabled Society

The Implications of Autism for Philosophy, Theology and Politics

John Gillibrand

In this moving and intelligent book John Gillibrand, an Anglican priest, draws on his experience of caring for his non-verbal son, Adam, who has autism and is now a teenager. He reflects on how the experience has changed not just his life, but also his whole way of thinking about theology, politics and philosophy. more »

2010, Paperback: £22.50/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-968-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Emerging Values in Health Care

Emerging Values in Health Care

The Challenge for Professionals

Edited by Stephen Pattison, Ben Hannigan, Roisin Pill and Huw Thomas

This volume explains how health care professions and their values have changed over the last forty years, charting where they have come from, where they are now, and how they might develop in the future. There is coverage of a wide range of professions within healthcare. Chapters are followed by critical responses from senior practitioners. more »

2010, Paperback: £39.99/ $64.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-947-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Sex

Great Answers to Difficult Questions about Sex

What Children Need to Know

Linda Goldman

Sex is never an easy subject for discussion and adults often struggle to find the right words when talking about it with children. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings on the subject of sex and provides parents and other caring adults with guidance on how to respond to difficult questions. more »

2010, Paperback: £10.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-804-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp
Helping Children to Cope with Change, Stress and Anxiety

Helping Children to Cope with Change, Stress and Anxiety

A Photocopiable Activities Book

Deborah M. Plummer
Illustrated by Alice Harper

Plummer offers over 100 activities aimed at helping children to build emotional resilience. With a mixture of short, snappy activities and longer guided visualizations, these exercises are suitable for use with individuals or groups, and many are appropriate for use with children with complex needs or speech and language difficulties. more »

2010, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-960-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp
A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties

A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties

Chris Taylor

It explains what attachment is, what the different patterns look like in children and young people, how early attachment experiences affect their lives, and how this understanding can help childcare workers to develop therapeutic ways of caring. An essential book for professionals such residential carers, social workers and foster carers. more »

2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-081-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment

What Works

Jane Barlow and Anita Schrader McMillan

Emotional maltreatment is widespread and has a profoundly harmful effect on a child's development. The effects of abuse are often carried into adulthood, and emotionally abused children are more likely to experience a range of problems as adults. This book sets out to identify 'what works' in preventing emotional maltreatment from recurring. more »

2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-053-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Addressing the Unproductive Classroom Behaviours of Students with Special Needs

Addressing the Unproductive Classroom Behaviours of Students with Special Needs

Steve Chinn

This book will help you recognise potential indicators of Asperger Syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, AD/HD, physical disabilities and speech and language disorders; explores the benefits of different interventions; and offers practical strategies for improving pupils' behaviours, social skills and self-esteem. more »

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-050-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

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