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Health & Personal Development

Paperback. Louise Emanuel presents practical tips and a great deal of emotional reassurance for both the first-time and the experienced parent. She offers helpful guidance on a range of topics, from managing sibling rivalry and ensuring everyone in the family gets a good night's sleep, to encouraging conversation and imaginative solitary and social play. Series: The Tavistock Clinic - Understanding Your Child. Num Pages: 96 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: VFX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 169 x 234 x 6. Weight in Grams: 168.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843102434
ISBN
9781843102434

€ 16.85

Hardcover. This book offers a comprehensive overview of clinical, research and personal perspectives on Asperger Syndrome, including contributions from parents and experts in the fields of psychology, social work, psychiatry, genetics, sexology and vocational counselling. Editor(s): Stoddart, Kevin. Num Pages: 384 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JFFG; MMH; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 29. Weight in Grams: 689.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843102687
ISBN
9781843102687

€ 84.15

Paperback. The book explores a broad range of issues experienced by stroke survivors, from the very practical considerations of managing financial security and understanding medical approaches and terminology to the more personal challenges of coming to terms with a new sense of vulnerability and dealing with the attitudes of friends and family. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: VFJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843104100
ISBN
9781843104100

€ 25.16

Paperback. This book tells the stories of nine disabled leaders who, by force of personality and concrete achievement, have made us think differently about disability. They share a common will to change society so that disabled people get a fair deal. It is based on extensive interviews with the subjects and people who know them. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: JFFG; JPHL; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843104155
ISBN
9781843104155

€ 31.81

Paperback. This accessible book provides a wealth of information to help parents, educators and carers better relate to children at this exciting, yet demanding, stage of development. Corinne Aves offers guidance on encouraging children's development and helping them to cope with changing expectations of their behaviour. Series: The Tavistock Clinic - Understanding Your Child. Num Pages: 80 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: VFXC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 155 x 5. Weight in Grams: 136.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843104674
ISBN
9781843104674

€ 16.85

Paperback. Understanding 4-5-year-olds gives a thoughtful overview of the challenges that children face as they gradually move away from a strong attachment to their families and turn towards the wider world of school and life outside the family. Series: The Tavistock Clinic - Understanding Your Child. Num Pages: 80 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JMC; VFXC; VSP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 155 x 7. Weight in Grams: 138.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843105343
ISBN
9781843105343

€ 16.85

Paperback. This award-winning short film by Rory Hoy, an 18-year-old filmmaker with autism, provides a privileged glimpse into his autistic world, letting us take a journey through his everyday experience and see it through his eyes.In easy, accessible terms, Rory explains what having autism means for everyday functioning. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 184 x 14. Weight in Grams: 168.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1 DVD
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843105466
ISBN
9781843105466

€ 29.56

Paperback. This book is full of practical information, tips and hints to enable children with DCD to access and enjoy activities that other children take for granted. From football and rugby to swimming, skipping and skating, the advice covers all the regular childhood activities as well as games to improve physical organization and social skills. Illustrator(s): Atter, Elizabeth. Num Pages: 176 pages, 40 illustrations. BIC Classification: JNSG; VFX; YXK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 245 x 174 x 13. Weight in Grams: 314.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843106012
ISBN
9781843106012

€ 21.83

Paperback. Drawing on the hard-won wisdom gained in her own family life, Celia offers a thoughtful account of life with adopted children and examines the issues that many adoptive families encounter, including the development of children with attachment problems and how to tackle behavioural difficulties. Num Pages: 216 pages, 10 illustrations. BIC Classification: JHBK; VFVK; VFXC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843106203
ISBN
9781843106203

€ 21.83

Paperback. This book demystifies the enigma of 'relationships' by explaining everything in Asperger-friendly terms. It offers a choice of three models for understanding boy-girl relationships. To make life easier, they are presented in graph form where possible. The book also gives tips for maximising one's chances of successfully developing a relationship. Num Pages: 112 pages, 7 illustrations. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJD; VFVG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 139 x 8. Weight in Grams: 152.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
112
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843106302
ISBN
9781843106302

€ 20.59

Paperback. The book looks at people who are living with the disorder, shedding new light on the day-to-day struggle of coping with bulimia. It challenges the stereotypical image of the bulimic teenage girl, revealing that it affects a far wider range of people, and dispelling the myth that bingeing involves only food and purging involves only vomiting. Editor(s): Stavrou, Maria. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: JFFH; MMZD; VFJJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 214 x 132 x 11. Weight in Grams: 206.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843106685
ISBN
9781843106685

€ 28.07

Paperback. Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds introduces the challenges that face children as they start to make their transition from childhood into adolescence. Rebecca Bergese guides the reader through the broad range of emotional and social challenges experienced by children as they are encouraged to take on greater responsibility. Series: The Tavistock Clinic - Understanding Your Child. Num Pages: 80 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: VFXC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 155 x 5. Weight in Grams: 138.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843106746
ISBN
9781843106746

€ 16.85

Paperback. Looking at expectations, motivations, working conditions and more, Hendrickx explores the reasons why work doesn't work for many people with Asperger Syndrome and how to resolve these issues. Featuring personal stories from those with AS, the book highlights successful scenarios and provides suggestions for employers and those in search of work. Num Pages: 152 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFFG; JHBL; MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 242.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
152
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843106777
ISBN
9781843106777

€ 23.93

Paperback. The book covers the main genetic disorders associated with autism, including those linked to growth differences, neurodevelopmental problems, gastrointestinal disturbances epilepsy and many others. It alphabetically lists the conditions next to information about how common they are, causes, signs, symptoms, and methods of treatment and management. Num Pages: 496 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 174 x 26. Weight in Grams: 802.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
496
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843106791
ISBN
9781843106791

€ 34.29

Paperback. The program focuses on five key stages of communication development - interactive play, nonverbal communication, social language, conversation, and civil behaviour - and five life-long responsive strategies to use every day to build relationships within the child's own world. Num Pages: 336 pages, references, index. BIC Classification: JMR; JNS; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 232 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 489.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843107583
ISBN
9781843107583

€ 34.29

Paperback. This warm and accessible book offers advice on subjects ranging across diagnosis and therapy, children's interaction with each other, suitable activities for a child with NLD and how to discuss NLD with children. An essential guide, this book will reassure, advise and inform parents and professionals who work with children with NLD. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JNSG; VFJD; VFX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843107620
ISBN
9781843107620

€ 28.07

Paperback. Most people with Non-Verbal Learning Disorder or AS are underemployed. This book sets out to change this. With practical advice on everything from job hunting to interview techniques, from 'fitting in' in the workplace to whether or not to disclose a diagnosis, this book guides people with NLD or AS successfully through the employment mine field. Num Pages: 336 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: VFJD; VSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 159 x 19. Weight in Grams: 516.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843107668
ISBN
9781843107668

€ 28.07

Paperback. The author shares her experiences of life as the parent of a child with NLD with humanity and humour. She looks not only at day to day practicalities such as making meal times easier for all the family and reaching compromises on inappropriate clothing choices but also at the long-term plan for independence. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JNSG; VFJD; VFX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 155 x 12. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843107705
ISBN
9781843107705

€ 25.57

Paperback. This book is Susan Rubinyi's story of raising her son Ben who has Asperger's Syndrome, and how she has come to view his condition as a blessing. While acknowledging the challenges of AS, she emphasizes the extraordinary positives of her son's life and his gifts - his photographic memory, perfect pitch and French-English bilingual abilities. Num Pages: 120 pages. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 6. Weight in Grams: 199.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
120
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843107842
ISBN
9781843107842

€ 28.07

Paperback. Palmer advises parents and professionals how to prepare the student for the transition from school and home life to a new environment and educational challenge, and how to support them through potential problems such as academic pressure, living away from home, social integration and appropriate levels of participation in college. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJB; VFXC1; VSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 155 x 10. Weight in Grams: 266.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843108016
ISBN
9781843108016

€ 25.57

Paperback. This book is full of advice and inspiration, written by parents for other parents and professionals caring for children on the autism spectrum. Chapter topics range from the effect of autism in the family on couple or sibling relationships and intervention options to educational issues, diet, and the role of friends and relatives. Editor(s): Ross, Donna Satterlee; Jolly, Kelly. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 163 x 14. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843108290
ISBN
9781843108290

€ 25.57

Hardcover. 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. Num Pages: 240 pages, 120 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: AJCP; MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 285 x 249 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1326.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843108375
ISBN
9781843108375

€ 46.77

Paperback. This book considers the challenges of caring for children with physical, developmental and mental health disorders and proposes methods such as learning to see events through your child's own eyes, celebrating their strengths and achievements and recognising how others can help your child. Num Pages: 208 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: VFJD; VFX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843108412
ISBN
9781843108412

€ 24.33

Paperback. This book presents a variety of experience-based perspectives on working in palliative care. Emphasising the use of self and the importance of reflective practice in professional work, the book will be of relevance to professionals in medical and social care who want to gain a deeper understanding of their work and of the motivation underlying it. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: HRLK; JHBZ; VFJX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 138 x 217 x 7. Weight in Grams: 160.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843108573
ISBN
9781843108573

€ 28.07