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The Elephant in the ADHD Room

Beating Boredom as the Secret to Managing ADHD

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Targeting boredom as an emotion that drives ADHD behaviours, this book presents a range of practical suggestions for treating boredom alongside ADHD for patients and clients ranging from young children to older adults. These can then be incorporated into schoolwork, jobs, relationships and everyday life to improve overall concentration and mood.

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Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

A Guide to FASD for Parents, Carers and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is the essential guide to FASD - the most common non-genetic learning disability, which is caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy. It explains how FASD affects individuals at different stages of their lives, how you can identify it, and gives advice on how to support children, young people and adults with FASD.

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Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing

Tips and Exercises for Developing Writing Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Improving the writing skills of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an important factor in helping them to make a smooth transition from high school to the increased expectations of university. This book offers practical guidance and writing exercises for educators to use to help students to get their thoughts and knowledge down in writing.

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Executive Function "Dysfunction" - Strategies for Educators and Parents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

From bestselling author Rebecca Moyes, this book is the perfect primer for parents and educators of children with executive function difficulties. Rebecca describes what the executive functions are, how executive function difficulties may manifest, and offers a wealth of strategies for supporting children with these difficulties at home and school.

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Tackling Selective Mutism

A Guide for Professionals and Parents

Foreword by Jean Gross; Edited by Benita Rae Smith and Alice Sluckin
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this definitive guide to selective mutism the latest research and understanding are consolidated in chapters from experts in the fields of speech therapy, psychology, music therapy and education and communication. It includes helpful information on the various treatment and therapeutic options with illustrative case studies.

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Teaching the Basics of Theory of Mind

A Complete Curriculum with Supporting Materials for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Related Social Difficulties Aged Approximately 5 to 9 Years

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A 12-week curriculum based on CBT for teaching Theory of Mind (ToM). Designed for use with children aged 5-9, who have been diagnosed with ASDs and related social challenges. Includes cut-out-and-use flash cards and worksheets.

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