Disability Studies

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Talking Teenagers

Information and Inspiration for Parents of Teenagers with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book considers parenting across the spectrum during the teenage years. It provides the information that will encourage other parents with teens on the autism spectrum. Covering topics from what to take on vacation and dealing with anger, to sex education and planning for the parents' own demise, Ann ends each chapter with thoughtful vignettes.

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Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing from their own experiences of parenting children with special needs, interviews and workshops with parents, and research findings, Nancy J. Whiteman and Linda Roan-Yager explore practical ways in which parents can develop a resilient and positive attitude towards caring for their child with special needs.

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Critical Disability Theory

Essays in Philosophy, Politics, Policy, and Law

UBC Press

This book argues that we need a new understanding of participatory citizenship that encompasses the disabled, new policies to respond to their needs, and a new vision of their entitlements.

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Anger Management

An Anger Management Training Package for Individuals with Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a complete training package for helping people with intellectual or physical disabilities deal with anger in constructive, effective ways. It consists of 12 fully-scripted sessions dealing with topics such as recognising feelings of anger, learning to relax and think calmly, and being assertive and handling problems competently.

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Inclusion of Disabled Children in Primary School Playgrounds

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

A concise, useful book based on research which identifies organisational, social and physical barriers to disabled children's inclusion in playgrounds. It suggests ways to overcome these barriers in the future

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Touch and Go Joe

An Adolescent's Experience of OCD

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

As many as 2 in every 100 people suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and 16-year-old Joe Wells is one of them. Here, he tells the story of his battle with OCD from its insidious beginnings at age 9 and increasingly intrusive symptoms, to diagnosis at age 12. This book is packed with advice and coping strategies.

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Disorganized Children

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Edited by Samuel Stein and Uttom Chowdhury; Volume editor Uttom Chowdhury and Samuel Stein
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this book, psychiatrists, speech, family and occupational therapists and neurodevelopment specialists present a range of behavioural and psychological strategies to help disorganized children improve concentration and performance in the classroom and deal with a variety of behaviour and social interaction difficulties.

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Encouraging Appropriate Behavior for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Frequently Asked Questions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

100 questions organized by topic, cover common everyday problems, from advice on what to do if your autistic child routinely runs away to tips on how to stop him spitting. Richman outlines behavioural plans to help parents and professionals encourage appropriate behaviour and help their child learn positive behavioural patterns.

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Getting IT

Using information technology to empower people with communication difficulties

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores how IT can help people with learning and communication difficulties increase their independence, communicate in more direct ways and express themselves as part of society. It examines common problems, and shows how IT can help solve them.

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Visual Perception Problems in Children with AD/HD, Autism, and Other Learning Disabilities

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides an overview of vision problems in children with developmental disabilities such as AD/HD and specific learning disabilities. It is appropriate for parents and professionals alike and offers non-technical explanations of how vision difficulties are screened for and advice on where to seek appropriate professional care.

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