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Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook

Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook

An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Roger N Meyer

This practical manual will enable people diagnosed with AS and high functioning autism to deepen their self-understanding and appreciate their value as working individuals. Through self-assessment, the reader is encouraged to explore of their employment history, and identify the work best suited to their personal needs, talents and strengths. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-796-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, employment, occupational therapy

Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything

Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything

Kenneth's Book

Kenneth Hall

Kenneth Hall was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of eight. He is in a unique position to describe some of the inner experiences and perceptions of autism in childhood. He has a warm and positive attitude to AS which other children will find inspiring. Insights, struggles and joys are recounted vividly in a frank and humorous way. more »

2000, Paperback: £9.95/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-930-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, inclusive classroom, memoirs, occupational therapy, parenting, special education

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home

A Parent's Guide

Pamela B. Tanguay

This book explores the problems children with NLD may face, and provides strategies for parents to help them cope and grow, from preschool age through their challenging adolescent years. The author provides solutions to the everyday challenges of the disorder, from early warning signs and self-care issues to social skills and personal safety. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-940-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 272pp

Keywords: children, communication, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, social skills

Blue Bottle Mystery

Blue Bottle Mystery

An Asperger Adventure

Kathy Hoopmann

This is a fun-filled fantasy story for children with a difference: the hero is Ben, a boy with Asperger Syndrome. When Ben and his friend Andy find an old bottle in the school yard, they little realize the surprises about to be unleashed in their lives. more »

2000, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-978-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

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

Research in Social Care and Social Welfare

Research in Social Care and Social Welfare

Issues and Debates for Practice

Edited by Beth Humphries

This important book explores the links between research, evidence-based practice and policy in social care. Basing their chapters in case-study material, the contributors examine the issues arising from qualitative and quantitative methodologies, critique orthodox views of ethics and offer examples of innovative social research methods. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-900-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

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

Parenting Girls

Parenting Girls

Janet Irwin, Susanna de Vries and Susan Stratigos Wilson

The aim of this very practical handbook is to guide parents and the professionals who work with them in raising happy, well-adjusted girls. Contributors to the book have backgrounds in medicine, teaching and female health, and have firsthand experience of the joys and the problems of bringing up daughters. more »

2000, Paperback: £18.99
ISBN: 978-1-85302-946-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, children, emotions, families, occupational therapy, parenting

Transition and Change in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Transition and Change in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Edited by David May

This book presents the lives of people with intellectual disabilities as a series of transitions and offers us a view of the world that is as complex as any other. The contributors have extensive research experience in this field and provide a comprehensive review of their research, drawing out the implications for policy and practice. more »

2000, Paperback: £23.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-863-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, transitions

Law, Rights and Disability

Law, Rights and Disability

Edited by Jeremy Cooper

This comprehensive volume assesses the relationship between legal rights and disability and the effect of law, legal process and third party professional intervention on the lives of people with disabilities. The contributors, who are all either academics or other professional experts in their field, write in a jargon free accessible style. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-836-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: disability law, law, social work law

A Century of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Group Analysis

A Search for Integration

Ronald Sandison

This book argues for the integration of medical and psychoanalytic models of the workings of the mind, and applies an integrated approach to psychiatric practice and psychotherapy. Sandison looks at the seminal ideas of key figures such as Freud, Jung and Foulkes and shows how they have transformed the way people perceive themselves and society. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-869-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: child psychiatry, group psychotherapy, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Creation Stories of the Middle East

Creation Stories of the Middle East

Ewa Wasilewska

This comprehensive study explores the region's 'forgotten' narratives, myths and traditions. Drawing on stories from Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Anatolia, Syria-Palestine and Persia, Wasilewska shows how these narratives of creation, destruction and rebirth reach to the very roots of the Biblical and Quranic Genesis. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-681-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: anthropology, spirituality, theology

Confidentiality and Mental Health

Confidentiality and Mental Health

Edited by Christopher Cordess

People experiencing mental health problems may need to be able to present and explore deeply disturbing thoughts and actions in a safe environment. This book will enable professionals to meet both the needs of clients and the demands of society through a responsible and thoughtful understanding of the significance of confidentiality and disclosure. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-860-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
2000, Hardback: £55.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-859-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: mental health, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

The Changing Shape of Art Therapy

The Changing Shape of Art Therapy

New Developments in Theory and Practice

Edited by Andrea Gilroy and Gerry McNeilly

Including contributions from some of the leading art therapists in Britain, this book addresses the key issues in the theory and practice of art therapy. The fundamental significance of the art in art therapy practice permeates the book, close attention being paid by several writers to the art-making process and aesthetic responses. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-939-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: art therapy, counselling, psychiatry

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

'I Need to Be Me!'

Elizabeth Barnett

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care shows how we can adapt everyday interpretive skills to root service design and care delivery in the concerns and expectations of people with dementia. This book will be an invaluable resource for all those involved in the planning and provision of support for people with dementia. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-740-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keyword: dementia

Raising a Child with Autism

Raising a Child with Autism

A Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis for Parents

Shira Richman

Richman explains how parents can adapt ABA for use at home, providing guidance to increase play skills, improve communication and increase independence. The book also covers toilet-training, food selectivity, self-dressing and community outings, and includes an overview of the theory behind ABA as well as a list of resources for further reading. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-910-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, parenting

Music Therapy in Dementia Care

Music Therapy in Dementia Care

Edited by David Aldridge

Drawing on the diverse research and considerable personal experience of contributors from around the world, Music Therapy in Dementia Care takes a comprehensive look at music therapy as a means of improving memory, health and identity in those suffering from dementia - particularly the Alzheimer's type. more »

2000, Paperback: £19.95/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-776-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: dementia, music therapy, older people, palliative care

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