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  1. Asperger’s Syndrome and Jail

    Asperger’s Syndrome and Jail

    A Survival Guide

    Will Attwood

    Practical advice covering everything that someone with autism needs to know if they are going to prison. Based on his own experience, the author sheds light on what to expect and how to behave once you are in prison. Essential reading for anyone preparing for time behind bars, their family, and all associated professionals. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 6.46in / 216mm x 164mm, 304pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785923715
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-713-8
  2. Will I Still Be Me?

    Will I Still Be Me?

    Finding a Continuing Sense of Self in the Lived Experience of Dementia

    Christine Bryden

    Christine Bryden was diagnosed with dementia in 1995, but her experiences do not reflect the mainstream discourse of loss of self while living with dementia. In this book she explains why people with dementia have a meaningful and continuing sense of self and calls for a different understanding of dementia that results in greater inclusion. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.78in x 6.77in / 223mm x 172mm, 144pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 9781785925559
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-950-7
  3. Voices from Captivity

    Voices from Captivity

    Incarceration from Siberia to Guantánamo Bay

    J E Thomas

    Offering insight into the unseen world of life in prison, this book presents a broad range of first-hand testimonies of people writing from prisons and concentration camps over a number of centuries and from different countries. Organised thematically, it covers feelings on being locked up, how to deal with staff, and sex in captivity. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 432pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785924989
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 424pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-884-5
  4. A Pocket Guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, Second Edition

    A Pocket Guide to Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, Second Edition

    Dr James Warner and Dr Nori Graham

    Including key information on different types of dementia, this concise pocket-sized book lets you know about the symptoms to look out for, guides you through the diagnosis process and explains the treatments available. Like having a GP in your pocket, it also offers expert advice for living day-to-day with dementia, and where to go to get support. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.03in x 6.89in / 204mm x 175mm, 160pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 9781785924583
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £9.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-835-7
  5. Yoga for Dementia

    Yoga for Dementia

    A Guide for People with Dementia, Their Families and Caregivers

    Tania Plahay. Foreword by Professor Martin Green OBE.

    With yoga sequences, breathing exercises and meditations, this book shows care home staff and family carers how to use yoga to help people with dementia reduce the negative effects of their symptoms. The programme can be used with both individuals and groups, and can adapted for a range of abilities. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 10.08in x 7.09in / 256mm x 180mm, 264pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 9781785921599
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 264pp, £17.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-433-5
  6. Moving into Residential Care

    Moving into Residential Care

    A Practical Guide for Older People and Their Families

    Colleen Doyle and Gail Roberts

    Written for people making the move in to a care home, or the families and staff about to assist them, this book is an antidote to the psychological stress this transition can have on older people. It provides essential tips to guide people along the way from deciding to move to settling in to their new surroundings. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 6.46in / 216mm x 164mm, 176pp, £10.99
    ISBN: 9781785921896
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £10.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-462-5
  7. Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

    Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

    How to Communicate without Speech

    Dr Maggie Ellis and Professor Arlene Astell, illustrated by Suzanne Scott

    Effective communication with people with dementia is imperative to good relationships with professional caregivers and family members. This book offers a person-centred approach to assessing the communication skills of people with dementia who are unable to speak, and presents evidence-based methods for effective non-verbal communication. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 9781785921971
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-471-7
  8. The Trouble with Illness

    The Trouble with Illness

    How Illness and Disability Affect Relationships

    Julia Segal

    A candid look at how people respond when someone close to them has an illness or disability, and what can be done to avoid discomfort causing a rift in that relationship. The book explores relationships between partners, children and professionals and considers the different ways in which understanding can transform how people feel and react. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 312pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 9781785923326
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-651-3
  9. Psychological First Aid for People with Intellectual Disabilities Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse

    Psychological First Aid for People with Intellectual Disabilities Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse

    A Step-by-Step Programme

    Aafke Scharloo, Simone Ebbers and Martine Spijker

    Based upon years of experience and research, the SOS programme is the essential first step for enabling people with intellectual disabilities who have experienced sexual abuse to recover from the trauma. This is a vital resource filled with ready-to-use, practical tools for supporting these people, their families and caregivers. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.89in / 228mm x 175mm, 320pp, £35.00
    ISBN: 9781785921476
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £35.00
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-416-8
  10. Dementia Activist

    Dementia Activist

    Fighting for Our Rights

    Helga Rohra

    Helga Rohra turns dementia stereotypes on their heads with this candid memoir. Speaking about her diagnosis, day-to-day life and experience of advocacy, she proves that a dementia diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up on life. With helpful advice and practical tips, this book is a testament to living well with dementia. Learn More
    2016, 152pp

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