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Providing Practical Support for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Providing Practical Support for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Supported Living in the Community

Denise Edwards

This book unravels some common misunderstandings between people with autism spectrum disorders and providers of support services, and offers practical advice on how to ensure that the needs of people with ASD are catered for effectively. Edwards emphasises the importance of understanding ASD so that services can meet a person's needs effectively. more »

2008, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-577-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Reaching and Teaching the Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Reaching and Teaching the Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Using Learning Preferences and Strengths

Heather MacKenzie

This book provides a positive approach to understanding and educating children on the autism spectrum. The book gives greater insight into the perspective and behavior of a child with autism and explores how the child's learning preferences, strengths and interests can be used to facilitate learning and enhance motivation. more »

2008, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-623-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 272pp
Sexual Offending and Mental Health

Sexual Offending and Mental Health

Multidisciplinary Management in the Community

Edited by Julia Houston and Sarah Galloway

Sexual Offending and Mental Health draws together theoretical, clinical and mental health issues for the range of professionals working with sex offenders and those who have behaved in sexually inappropriate ways. The book describes current influential models of sexual offending and the developmental, psychological and social factors involved. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-550-3, Royal, 288pp
The Spiritual Dimension of Childhood

The Spiritual Dimension of Childhood

Kate Adams, Brendan Hyde and Richard Woolley

The authors outline exactly what is understood by contemporary spirituality, and discuss the importance of context in a consideration of spirituality. They explore key issues in understanding children's spirituality under three broad headings: children's voices, children's worlds and children's lives. more »

2008, Paperback: £18.00/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-602-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Tàijíquán

Tàijíquán

Li Deyin

Written by one of China's most prominent teachers of Tàijíquán, this book is an excellent introduction to the martial art. It describes five forms in which Tàijíquán is practised today, and each form is explained with instructive photographs. A numerical reference system for each exercise and a DVD are also included. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-004-7, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 402pp
Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

Young People's Transitions from Care to Adulthood

International Research and Practice

Edited by Mike Stein and Emily R. Munro

In this book leading academics gather together the latest research relating to the transition of young people leaving care, outlining and comparing the range of legal and policy frameworks, welfare regimes and innovative practice across 16 countries. The book also highlights the variations that exist between different groups leaving care. more »

2008, Hardback: £39.99/ $85.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-610-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
Autism and its Medical Management

Autism and its Medical Management

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Michael G. Chez MD

The book explains the medical aspects of autism and how parents and professionals can use current medical knowledge to understand how to address the medical aspects of autism. Bridging the communication gap between medical professionals and parents, this book offers accessible explanations of medical terminology and treatment relevant to ASDs. more »

2008, Hardback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-834-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp
2009, Paperback: £15.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-817-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp
Dasha's Journal

Dasha's Journal

A Cat Reflects on Life, Catness and Autism

T.O. Daria

Just a few weeks old, Dasha the cat found herself in a family with an autistic child. The feline perspective provides a new outlook on autism conditions, challenging long established stereotypes and analysing controversies in the field with an unbiased attitude and humour. more »

2008, Paperback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-586-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp
Developing Advocacy for Children and Young People

Developing Advocacy for Children and Young People

Current Issues in Research, Policy and Practice

Edited by Christine M. Oliver and Jane Dalrymple

This book explores the latest debates and findings relating to research and practice in the field of children and young people's advocacy. Contributors present the key issues and dynamics of current advocacy practice and examine its role within health, education and social care services. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-596-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Integrated Team Working

Integrated Team Working

Music Therapy as part of Transdisciplinary and Collaborative Approaches

Edited by Karen Twyford and Tessa Watson

The authors explain the development of the music therapist's role within the multidisciplinary team and discuss the prevalence of collaborative partnerships between UK music therapists and other professionals such as occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychologists, physiotherapists and other arts therapists. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-557-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Listening to Children

Listening to Children

A Practitioner's Guide

Alison McLeod

Starting with an introduction to the policy and practice of listening to children and young people, both individually and in groups, this practitioner's guide provides a range of practical techniques for effective listening. The book is peppered throughout with good practice checklists, good practice examples, and reflective exercises. more »

2008, Paperback: £18.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-549-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Promoting Social Interaction for Individuals with Communicative Impairments

Promoting Social Interaction for Individuals with Communicative Impairments

Making Contact

Edited by M. Suzanne Zeedyk

The book presents approaches to nurturing communicative abilities in people with a communication impairment. It looks at a range of approaches, including intensive interaction, co-creative communication, sensory integration and music therapy, for people with a wide range of impairments including autism and dementia. more »

2008, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-539-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp
Anger Management Games for Children

Anger Management Games for Children

Deborah M. Plummer
Illustrated by Jane Serrurier

This book helps adults to understand, manage and reflect on children's anger. Featuring a wealth of games, it is designed to foster successful anger management strategies for children aged 5-12. It covers the theory behind the games, and includes a broad range of activities: active and passive, verbal and non-verbal, and for different sized groups. more »

2008, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-628-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp
Asperger Syndrome and Employment

Asperger Syndrome and Employment

Adults Speak Out about Asperger Syndrome

Edited by Genevieve Edmonds and Luke Beardon

Employment is an important part of a healthy, balanced and fulfilling life but less than 20 per cent of people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) are in work at any one time. The adults with AS in this book explore the issues surrounding employment, providing advice and insights for others with AS, as well as their employers and colleagues. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-648-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Asperger Syndrome and Social Relationships

Asperger Syndrome and Social Relationships

Adults Speak Out about Asperger Syndrome

Edited by Genevieve Edmonds and Luke Beardon

Social interaction among neurotypical people is complex and in many ways illogical. To the person with Asperger Syndrome it is also woefully unintuitive. In this book, adults with AS discuss social relationships, offer support for others with AS and provide necessary insights into AS perspectives for those working and interacting with them. more »

2008, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-647-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

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