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Understanding Street Drugs

Understanding Street Drugs

A Handbook of Substance Misuse for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals
2nd edition

David Emmett and Graeme Nice

This fully updated edition provides a complete overview of the key facts and core issues surrounding substance misuse. All commonly-used street drugs are covered, with quick reference guides, helpful diagrams and clear information on each drug's effects, methods of use, legal status, availability, treatment options and associated slang. more »

2005, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-351-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 336pp
Genius!

Genius!

Nurturing the Spirit of the Wild, Odd, and Oppositional Child – Revised Edition

George T. Lynn
With Joanne Barrie Lynn

Drawing on their experiences with their son, who has TS, the authors offer strategies for creating an affirmative social and emotional environment that unlocks the potential genius in 'neurologically eccentric' children. They discuss identifying the signs of giftedness, providing care and mentoring, and using medication with due consideration. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-820-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Filling a Need While Making Some Noise

Filling a Need While Making Some Noise

A Music Therapist's Guide to Pediatrics

Kathy Irvine Lorenzato

This book is an inspiring and engaging nuts-and-bolts guide for music therapists who are interested in working in pediatrics. The author paints a vivid picture of what it's like to work, as a member of support staff in a teaching hospital, with children and families who are facing tremendous health challenges and engaging in music therapy. more »

2005, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-819-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Voices from the Spectrum

Voices from the Spectrum

Parents, Grandparents, Siblings, People with Autism, and Professionals Share Their Wisdom

Edited by Cindy N. Ariel and Robert A. Naseef

This book is a compelling collection of personal accounts from people on the autism spectrum and those who care for them. The essays in this collection tell of the positive and negative effects of autism on individuals and families, and pose the question: is a diagnosis on the autism spectrum a puzzle to be solved, or something to be embraced? more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-786-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

I Dreamed I was Normal

A Music Therapist's Journey into the Realms of Autism

Ginger Clarkson

This remarkable book describes the progression of three nonverbal autistic music therapy clients from a state of inward frustration and an inability to communicate it towards a liberating ability to express, through Facilitated Communication, the thoughts and feelings stimulated by hearing and playing music. more »

2005, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 9781581060072, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp
Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum

Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum

Marc Fleisher

Fleisher's self-help guide for autistic teenagers and adults will help readers improve their quality of life and overcome many everyday challenges, through the development of independent living skills, building a more varied and fulfilling social life, or mastering a course in higher education and broadening their opportunities for the future. more »

2005, Paperback: £13.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-261-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 200pp
Deportation is Freedom!

Deportation is Freedom!

The Orwellian World of Immigration Controls

Steve Cohen

Deportation is Freedom! is a searing critique of today's immigration systems, a lively yet thought-provoking read that will captivate anyone who cares about the immigration systems that are shaping our world today. It will be of particular interest to social workers and all people politically engaged in immigration campaigning. more »

2005, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-294-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
The Pampered Child Syndrome

The Pampered Child Syndrome

How to Recognize it, How to Manage it, and How to Avoid it – A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Maggie Mamen

Dr. Maggie Mamen describes common characteristics of the pampered child, and offers practical advice on how to strike an effective balance between caring for and nurturing children while at the same time maintaining authority and respect. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-407-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 152pp
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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