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Small Steps Forward

Small Steps Forward

Using Games and Activities to Help Your Pre-School Child with Special Needs
2nd edition

Sarah Newman
Illustrated by Jeanie Mellersh

This new edition of an award-winning book includes up-to-date research and practice, providing parents and carers with a host of ideas to encourage their child's development. The games and activities use toys and materials which most children will already have, and involve no special preparation. They are also fun to play. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-693-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, children, developmental coordination disorder, Down's syndrome, dyspraxia, families, high functioning autism, hyperlexia, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, social work, special education, tics, tourettes

Social Skills Games for Children

Social Skills Games for Children

Deborah M. Plummer
Illustrated by Jane Serrurier

This book is designed to foster successful social strategies for children aged 5-12, and will help adults to understand and reflect on children's social skills. It covers the theory behind the games, and includes a broad range of enjoyable activities: active and passive, verbal and non-verbal, and for different sized groups. more »

2008, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-617-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 176pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, play therapy, psychiatry, self esteem, social skills

Therapy To Go

Therapy To Go

Gourmet Fast Food Handouts for Working with Adult Clients

Clare Rosoman

This convenient collection of handouts provides a wide range of ready-made activities for all kinds of therapists working on a professional level with adult clients. The fully-photocopiable activities within this book provide creative approaches to a variety of presenting problems and can be used to complement or expand upon a client's treatment. more »

2008, Paperback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-642-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 288pp

Keywords: adults, counselling, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social work

Therapy To Go

Therapy To Go

Gourmet Fast Food Handouts for Working with Child, Adolescent and Family Clients

Clare Rosoman

This convenient collection of handouts provides a range of activities for all kinds of therapists working on a professional level with child and adolescent clients and their families. The fully-photocopiable handouts provide creative approaches to a variety of problems, and can be used to complement or expand upon a young client's treatment plan. more »

2008, Paperback: £29.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-643-2, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 264pp

Keywords: adolescence, children, counselling, families, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social work

Wu Qin Xi

Wu Qin Xi

Five-Animal Qigong Exercises

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

Wu Qin Xi: Five-Animal Qigong Exercises is an accessible guide to a particular qigong exercise that imitates the movements of animals and birds. Each routine is described step-by-step, and is illustrated with photographs and key points. The authors also point out common mistakes and offer advice on how to correct these. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-007-8, 220mm x 154mm / 8.5in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: qigong, traditional Chinese medicine

Yi Jin Jing

Yi Jin Jing

Tendon-Muscle Strengthening Qigong Exercises

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

Yi Jin Jing/ Tendon-Muscle Strengthening Exercises is an accessible guide to a particular qigong exercise that focuses on turning and flexing the spine. Practice of the Yi Jin Jing exercises improves flexibility, balance and muscular strength. Each routine is described step-by-step and is illustrated with photographs and key points. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-008-5, 220mm x 154mm / 8.5in x 6in, 104pp

Keywords: qigong, traditional Chinese medicine

Counselling for Asperger Couples

Counselling for Asperger Couples

Barrie Thompson

This is the first book to provide a complete model for counselling couples where one partner has Asperger Syndrome. It provides details of the seven different stages of the model and includes anecdotal evidence from clients whose relationships have been greatly helped by it. The book includes photocopiable activity sheets. more »

2008, Paperback: £24.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-544-2, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, counselling, relationships

Effective Grief and Bereavement Support

Effective Grief and Bereavement Support

The Role of Family, Friends, Colleagues, Schools and Support Professionals

Kari Dyregrov and Atle Dyregrov

Effective Grief and Bereavement Support shows how social networks, whether they be friends, colleagues or family, can provide an important source of support following sudden bereavement. Kari and Atle Dyregrov provide concrete, evidence-based advice about how support processes can be improved, and the main principles for effective network support. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-667-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, education, palliative care

Frameworks for Practice in Educational Psychology

Frameworks for Practice in Educational Psychology

A Textbook for Trainees and Practitioners

Edited by Barbara Kelly, Lisa Woolfson and James Boyle

The editors consider how existing and emerging frameworks help address current demands for professional accountability, transparency and effectiveness. They conclude with an exploration of the complex methodology and highly integrated approach required by contemporary educational psychologists. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-600-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: child psychology, educational psychology, psychology

How to Make School Make Sense

How to Make School Make Sense

A Parents' Guide to Helping the Child with Asperger Syndrome

Clare Lawrence

Every child's education relies on a partnership between parents, professionals and, of course, the child. This book gives parents of children with Asperger syndrome (AS) practical advice on how to make the most of this important partnership and work with schools to ensure their child's needs are being met. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-664-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

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

Liu Zi Jue

Liu Zi Jue

Six Sounds Approach to Qigong Breathing Exercises

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

Liu Zi Jue: Six Sounds Approach to Qigong Breathing Exercises is an accessible guide to this particular qigong exercise, which focuses on breath control. The routine strengthens the liver, heart, spleen, lungs and kidneys, and has also been shown to alleviate stress. Each routine is described step-by-step, and is illustrated with photographs. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-006-1, 220mm x 154mm / 8.5in x 6in, 80pp

Keywords: qigong, traditional Chinese medicine

Public Services Inspection in the UK

Public Services Inspection in the UK

Edited by Howard Davis and Steve Martin

This book analyses the key debates about the role that inspection plays in increasing public accountability and encouraging service improvement. Contributors describe current inspection methods across the key public sectors, and examine the underlying issues and tensions associated with public services inspection. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-527-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: education, health care, offenders, social policy, social work

Multisensory Rooms and Environments

Multisensory Rooms and Environments

Controlled Sensory Experiences for People with Profound and Multiple Disabilities

Susan Fowler

Designed use with people with multiple disabilities, this photocopiable resource explains the theory underlying multisensory environments. It outlines the practicalities of planning, setting up and equipping a multisensory space, and features useful checklists and tools for creating multisensory experiences in both designed and everyday settings. more »

2008, Paperback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-462-9, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, disability, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, sensory issues

Concepts of Normality

Concepts of Normality

The Autistic and Typical Spectrum

Wendy Lawson

Lawson outlines the theory behind the thinking and beliefs of Western society that have led to the building of a culture that fails to be inclusive. She describes what a wider concept of 'normal' means and how to access it, whether it's in social interaction, friendships, feelings, thoughts and desires or various other aspects of 'normality' more »

2008, Paperback: £14.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-604-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, disability, occupational therapy

Costs and Consequences of Placing Children in Care

Costs and Consequences of Placing Children in Care

Harriet Ward, Lisa Holmes and Jean Soper

This book gets to the bottom of the costs of care and provides an insight into how these variations in cost relate to differences in children's needs, and most importantly, whether higher costs reflect better services and better outcomes for children. more »

2008, Hardback: £45.00/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-273-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adoption, fostering, social policy, social work

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