Disability Studies

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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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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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I'll tell you why I can't wear those clothes!

Talking about tactile defensiveness

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This full-colour, photographic workbook is designed for adults and children to read together and explains the physical reasons a child may become emotionally overwhelmed by some daily routines involving touch. The workbook format allows them to explore their own feelings about their touch-related sensitivities, helping them to feel supported.

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