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The Abuse of Older People

A Training Manual for Detection and Prevention
2nd edition

Jacki Pritchard

The second edition of this has been enlarged and completely updated. Based on extensive research and practical experience, the book is designed to be used by both professionals and students to enable them to develop the awareness and skills necessary to deal with the wide variety of issues involved in the abuse of older people. more »

1995, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-305-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp

Keywords: adults, older people, social care

Access and Inclusion for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Access and Inclusion for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

'Let Me In'

Matthew Hesmondhalgh and Christine Breakey

The authors explore the universal issues of access and inclusion in employment and education for children and young people with autism or Asperger's Syndrome. They describe the challenges they faced in establishing and running an Integrated Resource for these children within a mainstream secondary school. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-986-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, early intervention, employment, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, special education

The Accessible Games Book

The Accessible Games Book

Katie Marl

This book contains games for mixed groups including people with auditory or visual impairments, those in wheelchairs, and those with multiple disabilities. The games can also be used as a means of improving disability awareness among the non-disabled, and have been used successfully with groups of people of all abilities and ages. more »

1999, Paperback: £17.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-830-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Keyword: disability

Achieving Best Behavior for Children with Developmental Disabilities

Achieving Best Behavior for Children with Developmental Disabilities

A Step-By-Step Workbook for Parents and Carers

Pamela Lewis

This workbook is designed for parents of children with developmental disabilities. It offers step-by-step instructions for drawing up and implementing behaviour plans that successfully address and improve challenging behaviours. The book is full of checklists and activities to monitor and assess behaviours and track a child's development. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-809-2, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 160pp

Keywords: ADHD, anger management, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, sensory issues, social skills

Acting Antics

Acting Antics

A Theatrical Approach to Teaching Social Understanding to Kids and Teens with Asperger Syndrome

Cindy B. Schneider

This fun program provides a set of tools for developing social understanding in children with Asperger Syndrome through drama. It contains a wide repertoire of activities and ideas for use at home, in the classroom, in therapy workshops or social groups, ranging from initial warm up techniques, to larger group scenes and staging a show. more »

2006, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-845-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, dramatherapy, inclusive classroom, social skills, social stories, special education

Coming soon!

The Active Points Test

A Clinical Test for Identifying and Selecting Effective Points for Acupuncture and Related Therapies

Stefano Marcelli

Providing a comprehensive and effective system for point selection, this is essential reading for practitioners and students of acupuncture and related reflex and manual therapies. Dr Stefano Marcelli sets out the theory of The Active Points Test and offers detailed guidance on how to carry it out and how to interpret the results, as well as explaining how the test can be used in different... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-233-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, energy work, health care, massage, meridians, moxibustion, Qi, reflexology, shiatsu, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine, tuina

Active Support

Active Support

Enabling and Empowering People with Intellectual Disabilities

Jim Mansell and Julie Beadle-Brown

Active Support is a proven model of care that enables and empowers people with intellectual disabilities to participate in all aspects of their lives. This evidence-based approach is particularly effective for working with people with more severe disabilities, and is of growing interest to those responsible for providing support and services. more »

2012, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-111-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adult protection, adults, advocacy, anxiety, bullying, carers, challenging behaviour, communication, community care, depression, disability, families, health care, housing, intellectual disabilities, mental health, occupational therapy, personal hygiene, psychology, residential care, risk assessment, self esteem, sensory stimulation, social care, social policy, social skills, social work, supported living, transitions

Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Having Fun, Meeting Needs

Helen Sonnet and Ann Taylor

This valuable resource for people working with adults with learning disabilities provides over 60 sessions of fun activities that aim to entertain and stimulate the minds of people with learning disabilities. The sessions are divided into different types of activity including cookery, arts and crafts, drama and dance, and outside events. more »

2009, Paperback: £17.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-975-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adults, community care, creative therapies, disability, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, play, residential care, social care, social work

Activities for Older People in Care Homes

Activities for Older People in Care Homes

A Handbook for Successful Activity Planning

Sarah Crockett

When tasked with providing activities for older people in care, it can be difficult to know where to begin. What constitutes an activity? How can you make sure activities are positive and person-centred? What can you actually do? Offering advice, encouragement and a wealth of practical suggestions, this is an indispensable companion for carers. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-429-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, carers, creativity, dementia, nursing, older people, person-centred, residential care, sensory stimulation, social care

The Activity Year Book

The Activity Year Book

A Week by Week Guide for Use in Elderly Day and Residential Care

Anni Bowden and Nancy Lewthwaite

For care staff looking after older people, coming up with ideas for activities to keep their residents engaged and stimulated can be challenging. The Activity Year Book solves this problem, offering week by week themed activities. It has activities relating to every important date in the calendar, encouraging discussion around these events. more »

2009, Paperback: £24.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-963-1, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 256pp

Keywords: adults, dementia, occupational therapy, older people, residential care

Coming soon!

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Roots of Modern Practice

Charles Buck

Drawing on his extensive experience and study in the field, Charles Buck presents an authoritative and accessible account of the history of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The book provides an accurate overview, focussing on the key developments that are of most practical relevance to clinicians of today. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-159-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 300pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese culture, Chinese history, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, five elements, meridians, moxibustion, Qi, qigong, Taoism, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

Coming soon! Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Peter Mole

This introductory book answers questions most frequently asked by those new to acupuncture. Comparing the system of diagnosis and treatment with that of Western medicine, it also covers the history and theory of acupuncture, how it is used as preventative medicine, how a diagnosis is made, what to expect in the treatment room, and more. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-203-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, five elements, meridians, Qi, traditional Chinese medicine

Acupuncture for New Practitioners

Acupuncture for New Practitioners

John Hamwee

An invaluable guide for anyone beginning a career in acupuncture, this book offers insights into likely challenges and pitfalls of the first years of practice. It addresses styles of working, common mistakes, confidence with patients, and success and failure in the treatment room, helping novice acupuncturists to reflect on their practice. more »

2012, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-102-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, energy work, five elements, health care, pulse diagnosis, Qi, qigong, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

Acupuncture Therapeutics

Acupuncture Therapeutics

Edited by Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai
Advisor: Cheng Xinnong

Acupuncture can be a very effective way of strengthening the body's resistance to illness, and of eliminating potentially harmful pathogens. This book provides a complete overview of the principles involved in distinguishing between different syndromes of illness in patients, and of selecting and administering appropriate treatments. more »

2010, Paperback: £25.00/ $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-039-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 480pp

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, traditional Chinese medicine

AD/HD Homework Challenges Transformed!

AD/HD Homework Challenges Transformed!

Creative Ways to Achieve Focus and Attention by Building on AD/HD Traits

Harriet Hope Green

Homework can be an ordeal for children with ADHD as they often struggle to concentrate and become restless. With the right strategies that make use of ADHD traits, homework can be made tolerable and even enjoyable. This book is brimming with creative methods to engage and motivate children with ADHD at homework time. more »

2012, Paperback: £10.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-880-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, challenging behaviour, child psychology, education, educational psychology, homeschooling, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, parenting, play, school phobia, special education

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