Family & Childhood Studies

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A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome

Solution Focused Approaches

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book presents an empowering, practical approach to helping people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) to succeed at college, work, home and in life. The authors highlight how treating AS as a 'problem' is unproductive, and advocate a solution focused approach which recognizes and uses the strengths of people with AS to foster mutual respect.

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No Place to Go

Local Histories of the Battered Women’s Shelter Movement

UBC Press

The first history of the battered women’s shelter movement in Canada, this book traces the development of transition houses and services for abused women and the campaign that made wife battering a political issue.

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Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis

An Introduction to ABA for Parents, Teachers, and other Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Albert J. Kearney explains the kinds of learning and reinforcement processes that form the basis of ABA programs. He then describes how the science of behavior analysis can be applied to real life problems. He looks at how behavior is assessed and various intervention techniques that are often employed with children who have special needs.

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Hints and Tips for Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Useful Strategies for Home, School, and the Community

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

If you have a child on the autism spectrum who struggles with the challenges of daily life, then this book is for you!

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Asperger Meets Girl

Happy Endings for Asperger Boys

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Caring for Myself

A Social Skills Storybook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Caring for Myself is an entertaining and educational social skills storybook that will help children with ASDs to understand the importance of taking care of their bodies. Fully illustrated with colour photographs, it sets out fun, simple steps that explain what caring for yourself actually involves.

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