Family & Childhood Studies

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Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Unexpected Lessons We Have Learned

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors are raising two very different children: Justin, a whirlwind of activity and mood swings, who is supervised in a residential farm community, and Eric, quiet and passive, who lives independently at college. This book is an account of their experiences of parenting children at opposite extremes of the autism spectrum.

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Asperger Syndrome

A Different Mind

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This DVD introduces the viewer to the special interests, language characteristics, interaction difficulties and cognitive challenges of people with AS. It also highlights the positive developments that have taken place in recent years towards a better understanding of, and more effective provision for, children with AS.

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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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Protecting Aboriginal Children

UBC Press

This is the first book to document emerging practice in Aboriginal communities and describe child protection practice simultaneously from the point of view of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal social worker.

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Shattered Lives

Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their life experiences, hugely impacted by sexual abuse, parental substance misuse and loss, leading to feelings of shame, and worthlessness.

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Rethinking Domestic Violence

UBC Press

Dutton’s rethinking of the fundamentals of intimate partner violence is essential reading for psychologists, policy makers, and those dealing with the sociology of social science, the relationship of psychology to law, and explanations of adverse behaviour.

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Supporting Indigenous Children's Development

Community-University Partnerships

UBC Press

The authors show how an innovative program – an unexpected partnership between an Aboriginal tribal council and the University of Victoria’s School of Child and Youth Care – has strengthened community capacity to design and deliver culturally appropriate programs to support young children’s development.

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Working with Parents of Young People

Research, Policy and Practice

Edited by Debi Roker and John Coleman
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides practical guidance for a wide range of professionals working with parents and families, answering common questions such as 'How can parents facilitate their child's transition to secondary school?' and 'How can families best communicate about alcohol?'.

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