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  1.  Autism and Enablement

    Autism and Enablement

    Occupational Therapy Approaches to Promote Independence for Adults with Autism

    Matt Bushell, Sandra Gasson and Ute Vann

    This practical guide to the enablement approach shows how to help adults with autism achieve greater independence and become more self-sufficient. The approach draws on occupational therapy and can be adapted for range of abilities, ideal for improving wellbeing and helping adults to better manage their day-to-day lives. Learn More
    Nov 2017, 240pp
  2.  Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook

    Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook

    Career Skills Development for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Difficulties

    Michael P. McManmon. Foreword by Carol Gray.

    This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26, and includes activities designed to develop key skills for meaningful careers, so young people can enter employment with confidence. It provides everything you need as a parent, educator or professional to assist young adults with autism or learning differences to prepare for work. Learn More
    Oct 2017, 176pp
  3.  Drinking, Drug Use and Addiction in the Autism Community

    Drinking, Drug Use and Addiction in the Autism Community

    Elizabeth Kunreuther and Ann Palmer

    This book explores the links between autism and substance abuse, providing information, awareness and analysis. It brings together current research, including studies linking the perseverative traits in autism to addiction, and personal accounts, like the statement of a self-declared 'Aspie' that daily drinking helped to stave off social anxiety. Learn More
    Oct 2017, 192pp
  4.  Justice for Laughing Boy

    Justice for Laughing Boy

    Connor Sparrowhawk - A Death by Indifference

    Sara Ryan

    A personal account from the mother of Connor Sparrowhawk, a teenager with autism and epilepsy, who died due to neglect while in a specialist NHS unit. After Connor's death, Dr Sara Ryan started the #JusticeforLB campaign, which uncovered a wider failure by the NHS to appropriately care for people with learning difficulties. Learn More
    Sep 2017, 224pp
  5. A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum

    A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum

    Diagnosis, Intervention and Family Support

    Dr Judy Eaton

    Girls with autism require tailored support for dealing with mental health issues. This book offers interventions specifically for supporting girls with their mental health, by looking at looking at how girls are assessed and diagnosed for autism, and explaining which mental health conditions girls with autism most frequently experience. Learn More
    Sep 2017, 240pp
  6. An Employer’s Guide to Managing Professionals on the Autism Spectrum

    An Employer’s Guide to Managing Professionals on the Autism Spectrum

    Marcia Scheiner (Integrate Autism Employment Advisors) with Joan Bogden, illustrated by Meron Philo

    This is a comprehensive reference guide for managers and colleagues of people with Asperger's Syndrome. The book outlines the day-to-day workplace challenges faced by those with AS and then provides practical strategies to solve them in a respectful way. This book will help anyone engage with and support co-workers with AS to ensure mutual success. Learn More
    Aug 2017, 256pp
  7.  Sensing the City

    Sensing the City

    An Autistic Perspective

    Sandra Beale-Ellis, Foreword by Luke Beardon

    Visiting a city can be an exciting and overwhelming experience, especially when you have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This enlightening book provides a first-hand sensory perspective of what experiencing a city is like for someone with ASD and offers advice on how to cope in a city when you have sensory issues. Learn More
    Aug 2017, 176pp
  8.  Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism using Social Stories™

    Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism using Social Stories™

    Siobhan Timmins

    Using the highly effective Social Stories™ model, this book focusses on writing and illustrating stories to develop resilience in young people with autism who are particularly susceptible to setbacks. With ideas for coping strategies and positive response techniques, this book offers a means to work through negative experiences. Learn More
    Jun 2017, 104pp
  9.  Autism and Solution-focused Practice

    Autism and Solution-focused Practice

    Els Mattelin and Hannelore Volckaert

    This trailblazing book equips practitioners to help clients with autism live well, using adaptable solution-focused methods. It shows how to approach autism in a positive, respectful way, and to understand clients' ways of thinking so you can effectively guide them to find their own solutions. Learn More
    Jun 2017, 104pp
  10.  Unclouded by Longing

    Unclouded by Longing

    Meditations on Autism and Being Present in an Overwhelming World

    Christopher Goodchild. Foreword by Thomas Moore, illustrated by Julie Lonneman

    Mapped out in thoughtful, visionary prose, this book lights the way to clear-sighted, peaceful living. Informed by a combination of eastern and western philosophy, faith and the experiences of an author with autism, it examines the emotional challenges of modern life, and how to overcome them to live freely and tenderly. Learn More
    Apr 2017, Paperback / softback, 7.76in x 5.12in / 197mm x 130mm, 168pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 9781785921223
    Apr 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-386-4

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