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  1. Bright Splinters of the Mind

    Bright Splinters of the Mind

    A Personal Story of Research with Autistic Savants

    Beate Hermelin

    Drawing on 20 years of research, Hermelin describes not just what autistic savants do, but how they do it. In her fascinating and highly informative book she describes her investigations into the nature of the talents of savants who are gifted at poetry, foreign language acquisition, the visual arts, music, and calendar and numerical calculations. Learn More
    2001, Hardback, 9.25in x 6.38in / 235mm x 162mm, 192pp, CA$62.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-931-8
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.22in / 231mm x 158mm, 192pp, CA$31.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-932-5
  2. Shattered Lives

    Shattered Lives

    Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

    Camila Batmanghelidjh

    Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their life experiences, hugely impacted by sexual abuse, parental substance misuse and loss, leading to feelings of shame, and worthlessness. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.57in x 6.46in / 243mm x 164mm, 176pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-434-6
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, CA$22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-254-6
  3. Betraying the NHS

    Betraying the NHS

    Health Abandoned

    Michael Mandelstam

    Based on his experiences of helping to fight cuts and closures in Suffolk, Michael Mandelstam delivers a damning verdict on the mismanagement of the NHS at national, regional and local level. He charts the widespread cutbacks and closures, both rural and urban, to clinics, A&E services, beds, wards and scores of community hospitals. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.45in x 6.50in / 240mm x 165mm, 320pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-482-7
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-569-1
  4. Shattered Lives

    Shattered Lives

    Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

    Camila Batmanghelidjh

    Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their life experiences, hugely impacted by sexual abuse, parental substance misuse and loss, leading to feelings of shame, and worthlessness. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.57in x 6.46in / 243mm x 164mm, 176pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-434-6
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.22in / 234mm x 158mm, 176pp, CA$22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-603-6
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, CA$22.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-254-6
  5. Autism Heroes

    Autism Heroes

    Portraits of Families Meeting the Challenge

    Barbara Firestone, PHD

    This book provides a compelling account of the experiences of 38 families from different walks of life confronting the challenges of autism with courage, tenacity and love. Each narrative is set against the backdrop of Firestone's insightful essays which are fundamentally important to all families living with autism. Learn More
    2007, Hardback, 11.30in x 9.72in / 287mm x 247mm, 240pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-837-5
    2007, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, CA$53.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-696-4
  6. All Dogs Have ADHD

    All Dogs Have ADHD

    Kathy Hoopmann

    All Dogs Have ADHD takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), using images and ideas from the canine world. Charming colour photographs of dogs bring to life familiar ADHD characteristics such as being restless and excitable, getting easily distracted, and acting on impulse. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 8.58in x 8.46in / 218mm x 215mm, 72pp, CA$18.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-651-7
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 72pp, CA$18.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-840-1
  7. The Girl Who Spoke with Pictures

    The Girl Who Spoke with Pictures

    Autism Through Art

    Eileen Miller, illustrated by Kim Miller

    For many years Eileen Miller's daughter, Kim, was unable to verbalize her experiences and emotions, but she was able to communicate using a less conventional language: her art. The Girl who Spoke with Pictures tells the story of a young woman with autism, and how her enlightening drawings enabled her to share her view of the world. Learn More
    2008, Hardback, 10.12in x 7.01in / 257mm x 178mm, 208pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-889-4
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 208pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-841-8
  8. The Imprinted Brain

    The Imprinted Brain

    How Genes Set the Balance Between Autism and Psychosis

    Christopher Badcock

    Badcock sets out a radical new theory of the mind based on the recent discovery of genomic imprinting. He uses psychiatric case material to show how many of the symptoms of psychosis can be shown to be the mental mirror-images of those of autism. This new theory casts intriguing new light on topics such as the nature of genius. Learn More
    2009, Hardback, 9.57in x 6.50in / 243mm x 165mm, 240pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-023-4
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-950-7
  9. It's Raining Cats and Dogs

    It's Raining Cats and Dogs

    An Autism Spectrum Guide to the Confusing World of Idioms, Metaphors and Everyday Expressions

    Michael Barton

    This book features 72 witty drawings illustrating how people on the autism spectrum interpret figurative language. It will inspire and give confidence to those on the spectrum to recognise figures of speech, feel less alienated and even use idioms themselves. Learn More
    2011, Hardback, 7.24in x 6.46in / 184mm x 164mm, 96pp, CA$17.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-283-2
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 96pp, CA$17.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-588-5
  10. Inside Asperger’s Looking Out

    Inside Asperger’s Looking Out

    Kathy Hoopmann

    Following in the best-selling footsteps of Kathy Hoopmann's All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD, this book shows neurotypicals how Aspies experience the world. Each page brings to light traits that many Aspies have in common, and the book celebrates the unique characteristics that make those with Asperger's Syndrome special. Learn More
    2012, Hardback, 8.58in x 8.39in / 218mm x 213mm, 72pp, CA$18.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-334-1
    2012, Ebook, PDF, 72pp, CA$18.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-670-7

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