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Constructive Campaigning for Autism Services

Constructive Campaigning for Autism Services

The PACE Parents' Handbook

Armorer Wason, PACE

This book is a guide to effective campaigning for appropriate services for children with autism, written by PACE (The Parents' Autism Campaign for Education). Based on the real-life experiences, it explains how the system works at local and national levels and provides invaluable information about local authority structures and government policy. more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-387-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: autism, disability

Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders

Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders

An Art and a Science

Christy L. Magnusen

Based on 25 years of working with children with ASDs Magnusen contends that teachers who can blend the 'science' of education methodology with the 'art' of teaching are best able to reach these children. She takes a fresh look at established and more recent teaching methods and then explores why, when and how these techniques should be applied. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-747-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, education, educational psychology, inclusive classroom, special education

Enhancing Self-Esteem

Enhancing Self-Esteem

A Self-Esteem Training Package for Individuals with Disabilities

Nick Hagiliassis and Hrepsime Gulbenkoglu

This book meets the needs of adults with disabilities. It is a comprehensive resource providing relevant, cognitively-suitable and age-appropriate information and exercises to aid trainers working with adults with physical and multiple disabilities, and is suitable for people with mild intellectual disability and severe communication impairment. more »

2005, Paperback: £35.00/ $59.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-353-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 208pp

Keywords: counselling, disability, self esteem

Music Therapy and Neurological Rehabilitation

Music Therapy and Neurological Rehabilitation

Performing Health

Edited by David Aldridge

The authors show that where neuro-degenerative disease restricts movement, communication and thought processes and impairs the sense of self, music therapy is an effective intervention in neurological rehabilitation, successfully restoring the performance of identity within which clients can recognise themselves. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-302-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: brain injury, dementia, health care, music therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy

Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

In and Out of Institutions

Edited by Kelley Johnson and Rannveig Traustadottir

This collection of personal and professional perspectives addresses the key steps towards deinstitutionalization as they have been experienced by people with intellectual disabilities: living inside total institutions, moving out, living in the community and moving on to new forms of both institutionalization and community life. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-101-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 296pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, social policy, social work

Person Centred Planning and Care Management with People with Learning Disabilities

Person Centred Planning and Care Management with People with Learning Disabilities

Edited by Paul Cambridge and Steven Carnaby

This timely book provides a reflective analysis of person centred planning for people with learning disabilities, complementing policy initiatives that focus on individualised planning and service user involvement. Drawing on practical experience and research findings, the contributors explore policy and practice issues. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-131-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, social policy, social work

Revealing the Hidden Social Code

Revealing the Hidden Social Code

Social Stories™ for People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Marie Howley and Eileen Arnold

This text, endorsed by the originator of Social Stories(TM), Carol Gray, offers clear and comprehensive guidance for professionals, parents and carers on how to write successful and targeted Social Stories(TM) that will help develop the autistic spectrum child's understanding of social interaction. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-222-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, families, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, social skills, social stories, special education, speech and language therapy

Supporting Children in Public Care in Schools

Supporting Children in Public Care in Schools

A Resource for Trainers of Teachers, Carers and Social Workers

John Holland and Catherine Randerson

This is a training package designed for delivery to all professionals supporting young people who are in public care. Based on collaborative multi-agency and multi-professional work with psychologists, teachers and social workers, the training pack includes photocopiable material and instructions for more than a dozen training sessions. more »

2005, Paperback: £35.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-325-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, community care, counselling, education, mental health, palliative care, social work

Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

Care-based Therapy

Chris Bonner

This practical book provides simple ways to reduce stress-related behaviours in people with dementia. The author suggests strategies for managing problems with feeding, bathing, toileting and sleep, looks at how to understand and cope with wandering, agitation and inappropriate sexual activity, and discusses ways of defusing aggressive behaviour. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-349-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 96pp

Keywords: adults, dementia, health care, occupational therapy, psychology, residential care

Understanding Drug Issues

Understanding Drug Issues

A Photocopiable Resource Workbook
2nd edition

David Emmett and Graeme Nice

This fully updated edition of a successful resource succeeds in engaging and involving young people where many other methods of drugs education have failed to make a lasting impact. The range of 30 original exercises in this resource is designed to expand and challenge participants' understanding of the issues surrounding illegal drug use. more »

2005, Paperback: £35.00/ $69.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-350-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, counselling, drugs, families, offenders, social work, substance abuse, youthwork

Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learn

Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learn

Creating Manageable Environments for AS Students

Paula Jacobsen

Jacobsen provides an inside view of how AS pupils perceive and understand what goes on in the classroom, and how they are perceived by fellow pupils and teachers. She adopts a pragmatic approach to improving communication in the classroom and offers practical strategies to increase mutual understanding and create a supportive learning environment. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-804-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 120pp

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

The Genesis of Artistic Creativity

The Genesis of Artistic Creativity

Asperger's Syndrome and the Arts

Michael Fitzgerald

This book is a revealing exploration of the lives of 21 famous writers, philosophers, musicians and painters including George Orwell, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Andy Warhol and many others, in light of the recognized criteria for diagnosis of high-functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome (AS). more »

2005, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-334-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, creativity, psychology

A Safe Place for Caleb

A Safe Place for Caleb

An Interactive Book for Kids, Teens and Adults with Issues of Attachment, Grief, Loss or Early Trauma

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

The book is aimed to help people who are dealing with attachment problems and aid understanding into such conditions. It follows the experience of a young boy , Caleb, as he encounters difficulties forming and sustaining healthy relationships and presents a summary of current scientific thought on attachment styles and disorders. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-799-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, attachment, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, emotions, families, fostering, parenting, trauma

Making it a Success

Making it a Success

Practical Strategies and Worksheets for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sue Larkey

This is a resource to help teachers and TAs effectively integrate students with special needs in the classroom. With photocopiable worksheets, creative ideas and teacher notes, Larkey presents effective ways of helping children with autism spectrum disorder improve their social skills, reading, writing and maths, play and general behaviour. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-204-5, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 120pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, inclusive classroom, special education

Foster Children

Foster Children

Where They Go and How They Get On

Ian Sinclair, Claire Baker, Kate Wilson and Ian Gibbs

This book analyses the outcomes of a large-scale study of foster children in the UK. It includes individual case studies and draws extensively on the views of foster children themselves. The book provides a wealth of findings, many of them new and challenging and offers positive and practical recommendations. more »

2005, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-278-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adoption, fostering

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