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Paperback. People with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) often excel at public speaking, but there are key elements that they can find challenging. This book explains how to master public speaking with advice on preparation, delivery, gauging your audience, and surviving post-speech social events - all addressed from a unique Asperger perspective. Series: Asperger's Employment Skills Guides. Num Pages: 184 pages, 13 black and white. BIC Classification: CBP; VFJB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 173 x 11. Weight in Grams: 336.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
JESSICA KINGSLEY
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849055161
ISBN
9781849055161

€ 27.73

Paperback. Encouraging wellbeing in the entire family, this book shows how foster and adoptive parents can promote physical and emotional health for those in their care. It includes tips and techniques for mindfulness, yoga poses for relaxation, recipes for healthy eating, and suggestions for ways in which carers can support each other. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: VFM; VFVK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 173. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849056649
ISBN
9781849056649

€ 20.36

Paperback. Insightful and inspiring presentations by the foremost dementia advocate, compiled here for the first time, provide new ways of understanding dementia and better ways to ensure that the voices of people with dementia are heard. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: JKSG; JKSM; MJND; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 176 x 246 x 23. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849056717
ISBN
9781849056717

€ 22.82

Paperback. When Liane's son Mickey was first diagnosed with autism, she blamed herself. Two decades later, older and wiser, she reaches out to other families with this candid memoir. Sometimes heart-wrenching, often funny, but always honest, this book is an eye-opening example of how a family learned not just to survive, but to thrive with autism. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: BM; MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 236 x 36. Weight in Grams: 456.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849057158
ISBN
9781849057158

€ 17.90

Paperback. Carrie's son Jack sees days of the week as colors, has an astounding memory for birthdays, and is terrified of dogs - he also has autism. In this moving memoir, Carrie shows the realities of daily life parenting a family of five and supporting her son's special needs giving us a fascinating view into Jack's unique mind and a family built on love. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BM; MJNA; VFJB; VFXC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 144 x 216 x 15. Weight in Grams: 220.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849057271
ISBN
9781849057271

€ 15.44

Paperback. Practical interventions to reduce stress and anxiety and improve the wellbeing and development of children on the autism spectrum. Focusing on how to regulate the environment, nutrition, emotional self, and energy, the step-by-step approach includes exercises, recipes and a wealth of expert advice. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 355 x 26. Weight in Grams: 400.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849057486
ISBN
9781849057486

€ 19.13

Paperback. Blunt, witty and honest, Tess Regan's collection of short stories, poems and illustrations tell a personal tale of alcoholism, Asperger's syndrome and an unusual spiritual journey. They will be invaluable reading for anyone on the autism spectrum dealing with alcoholism or mental illness, their friends, family and the associated professionals. Num Pages: 136 pages, 10 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: BM; MJNA; VFJB; VFJK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 217 x 11. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849057615
ISBN
9781849057615

€ 15.44

Paperback. Adoption authority Sherrie Eldridge offers personal, life-affirming advice to adoptees who have mixed emotions about adoption. Num Pages: 296 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JKSF; VFVK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 142 x 216 x 30. Weight in Grams: 394.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849057745
ISBN
9781849057745

€ 19.13

Paperback. This book presents an enjoyable, simple model for tackling anxiety in children and teens with ASD, by building up tolerance to anxiety triggers, decreasing meltdowns and eliminating anxiety responses to fears and phobia. It covers common scenarios which can be adapted to suit the needs of each individual child or teen. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJB; VFJP; VFX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 230 x 12. Weight in Grams: 276.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849057882
ISBN
9781849057882

€ 19.13

Paperback. The authors present strategies for engaging children in fun activities to aid positive attachment between a parent or carer and their child. Each game is designed with specific age groups in mind, and activities are recommended to target specific needs in children that affect attachment, such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Num Pages: 168 pages, B&W photographs. BIC Classification: VFXC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 304 x 253 x 12. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849057950
ISBN
9781849057950

€ 19.13

Paperback. Coach Yourself through the Autism Spectrum offers an opportunity to access your inner creativity, resourcefulness, strengths, and abilities in order to create positive change in your family. Short sections on common problems such as visits to the doctor, community outings, bullying and child care make this book easy to read from start to finish. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJD; VFXC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 154 x 19. Weight in Grams: 500.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058018
ISBN
9781849058018

€ 22.82

Paperback. Mindick provides an explanation of the types, causes, and characteristics of prosopagnosia. Providing an insider's perspective on the condition, she suggests ways to recognize the signs of facial recognition difficulties in children, and offers specific ideas for ensuring that they are properly supported in their learning and social development. Series: JKP Essentials. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: JNSG2; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 245 x 174 x 9. Weight in Grams: 294.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058025
ISBN
9781849058025

€ 20.36

Paperback. Many families with a child with autism or Asperger Syndrome feel that involvement in the community is not for them. This book sets out to change that, with a rich and varied menu of suggestions for how such families can take full part in community life and support the strengths and interests of their child at the same time. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJD; VFXC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 154 x 14. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058094
ISBN
9781849058094

€ 24.05

Paperback. This book takes a comprehensive look at every aspect of the legal divorce process, and addresses the legal issues that divorcing parents of children with special needs face. It guides parents through the initial hurdles of choosing the right lawyer for their case, and explains exactly how to work with them to achieve the best possible outcome. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: VSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 14. Weight in Grams: 380.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058254
ISBN
9781849058254

€ 27.73

Paperback. Focussing specifically on the issues that affect students with disabilities, the authors offer advice on everything from dealing with college entrance exams and the college application process, to selecting the right college, visiting the campus, and achieving medical and financial independence away from home. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 14. Weight in Grams: 372.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058285
ISBN
9781849058285

€ 19.13

Paperback. In this collection of personal accounts, siblings from a variety of backgrounds share their experiences of growing up with a brother or sister with autism. They show that certain things are common to the "sibling experience: being overlooked; accommodating resentment, and helplessness; and the yearning to connect across neurological difference. Editor(s): Cumberland, Debra L.; Mills, Bruce E. Num Pages: 240 pages, 7 black and white photographs and figures. BIC Classification: JM; MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 15. Weight in Grams: 386.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058315
ISBN
9781849058315

€ 20.36

Paperback. This book looks in detail at five positive character traits - resilience, optimism, humor, kindness, and self-efficacy - and offers tried and tested strategies for bolstering each strength in individuals with ASD. The authors provide rich and varied lesson plans which contain a multitude of activities and which can be easily implemented. Num Pages: 272 pages, 170 black and white illustrations and photographs. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 228 x 17. Weight in Grams: 450.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058537
ISBN
9781849058537

€ 21.59

Paperback. Containing life-changing strategies and solutions, this book will enable everyone who knows, lives with or works with an individual with autism to achieve positive relationships that foster cooperation and respect. Sharing inspirational personal experiences and practical advice, Brian R. King shows how to get communication working for everyone. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: JNSG2; MJNA; VFV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 154 x 15. Weight in Grams: 396.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058568
ISBN
9781849058568

€ 20.36

Paperback. This is an accessible guide to using therapeutic stories to help connect with troubled adopted children. It demonstrates how parents and professionals can create their own stories to help children heal, and explains the theory behind the therapy. This second edition includes updated research and full sample stories. Num Pages: 240 pages, 2 figures, 1 table. BIC Classification: JKSF; JMC; VFVK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 231 x 16. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058698
ISBN
9781849058698

€ 24.05

Paperback. This collection of cues will enable parents and professionals to help children with social development difficulties navigate their social world and enjoy interacting with their peers. Each section begins with a simple rule; the reason why the child may be having difficulty in this area is explained; and easy prompts and practice ideas are provided. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: JNSG2; MJNA; VFJD; VFXC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 141 x 10. Weight in Grams: 194.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058704
ISBN
9781849058704

€ 19.13

Paperback. A guide to overcoming panic attacks through lifestyle change and mind-body relaxation, this book promotes breathing techniques as the foundation to controlling anxiety. Including step-by-step exercises and motivational scripts, it is an invaluable resource for mental health professionals that helps provide additional support to clients. Num Pages: 224 pages, 20 black and white. BIC Classification: JMM; VFJP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 227 x 12. Weight in Grams: 330.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058872
ISBN
9781849058872

€ 22.82

Paperback. This book is packed with everything you need to know if a friend or family member is going to adopt or has adopted a child. Answering questions on how adoption works, how kids understand adoption as they grow up, what your role will be, and more, it will help to encourage informed, happy and healthy family relationships. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: VFVK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 132 x 8. Weight in Grams: 190.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
152
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849058957
ISBN
9781849058957

€ 16.67

Paperback. Welcoming a New Brother or Sister through Adoption is a comprehensive yet accessible guide that describes the adoption process and the impact of adoption on every member of the family, including the adopted child. The book is peppered with real life stories and direct quotes from children, which make it a realistic and insightful resource. Num Pages: 338 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: VFVK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 228 x 17. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849059039
ISBN
9781849059039

€ 21.59

Paperback. This practical guide provides brief, user-friendly descriptions of common and lesser known treatments for autism, offering a balanced overview of current opinion and scientific data. Each chapter covers a single treatment from ABA to TEACHH to GF/CF diets, allowing parents and professionals to make informed choices about treatment. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJD; VXH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 144 x 215 x 13. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849059046
ISBN
9781849059046

€ 20.36