Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year, 2016 - British Book Industry Awards
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is a wholly independent company, committed to publishing books that make a difference.
The company was founded in 1987 in London by Jessica Kingsley and has grown since then to now publish over 250 books a year. JKP is known for long established lists on the autism spectrum, social work, and arts therapies. More recently they have published extensively in the fields of mental health, counselling, palliative care, and practical theology. JKP has a range of graphic novels across these subject areas, and books for children, on issues including bereavement, depression and anger.
In 2006 a new imprint, Singing Dragon, was born.
A New Model for Understanding Gender
For use in clinical practice with transgender and gender non-conforming clients, this books develops understanding of their developmental trajectory, both before and beyond transition. With chapters on body image, mirroring and attachment, trauma, consciousness and the location of gender, this is an invaluable exploration of gender identity.
Sixty-Four Songs for Children with Complex Needs and Visual Impairment to Promote Language, Social Interaction and Wider Development
Complementing the Tuning In Cards, this music book contains sheet music of all 64 songs within the card set. When used in conjunction with the cards, it will help to develop the ability to communicate in children with profound disabilities and other complex needs. www.ambertrust.org/amberplus
Activities in Music and Sound for Children with Complex Needs and Visual Impairment to Foster Learning, Communication and Wellbeing
An innovative musical card set and accompanying website that helps develop the ability to communicate for children with profound disabilities or other complex needs, with around 300 unique activities. Supported by online material, including professionally recorded 'microsongs'. www.ambertrust.org/amberplus
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