Disability Studies

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Colour Coding for Learners with Autism

A Resource Book for Creating Meaning through Colour at Home and School

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explains how colour coding can assist with communication, coping with change, understanding emotions, diversifying diet and reducing anxiety by helping children with autism to generalise lessons already learnt and creating clear visual categories. The CD-ROM provides printable resources to enable colour coding in the classroom and home.

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Caged in Chaos

A Dyspraxic Guide to Breaking Free Updated Edition

By Victoria Biggs; Foreword by Jo Todd
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written by a teenager with dyspraxia, this practical guide helps young adults with dyspraxia and those around them get to grips with the social, physical and psychological chaos caused by developmental co-ordination disorders. The new edition of this award-winning book includes an update from the author on how dyspraxia affects her now as an adult.

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The Asperkid's Game Plan

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The Asperkid's Game Plan provides over 100 original games and activities that engage children with Asperger syndrome.

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The Conversation Train

A Visual Approach to Conversation for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This inventive picture book uses the metaphor of a train to clearly explain basic conventions of conversation to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). As well as attractive color photographs of trains, the book also contains engaging photocopiable worksheets and train-themed coloring pages to help promote skill generalization.

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Can I tell you about Dyspraxia?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

By Maureen Boon; Illustrated by Imogen Hallam
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Marco invites readers to learn about dyspraxia from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like when he sometimes struggles to control his movement and co-ordination. He talks about the challenges of having dyspraxia, letting readers know how he can be helped and supported by friends and family at school and home.

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Can I tell you about Cerebral Palsy?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

By Marion Stanton; Illustrated by Katie Stanton
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Sophie invites readers to learn about cerebral palsy from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is like use a wheelchair and communicate with assistive technology. She talks about different forms of cerebral palsy and explains that living with the condition can sometimes be difficult but there are many ways she can be supported.

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Can I tell you about ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Mollie and her family help readers to understand what it is like to have ME/CFS and how it can affect their day-to-day family life. They explain what ME/CFS is and how it can affect people in different ways. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information and will be an ideal introduction to this often misunderstood condition.

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When the School Says No...How to Get the Yes!

Securing Special Education Services for Your Child

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book offers a unique approach to tackling problems arising in the IEP process and considers real life scenarios to explain the six question structure. This easily applicable process enables parents to determine their child's needs and obtain the required services through collaboration with school personnel in IEP meetings.

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From Like to Love for Young People with Asperger's Syndrome or Mild Autism

Learning How to Express and Enjoy Affection with Family and Friends

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Can I tell you about Dyslexia?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

By Alan M. Hultquist; Illustrated by Bill Tulp
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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