Disability Studies

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Malpas the Dragon

By Ann Cattanach; Illustrated by Michael Renouf
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This beautifully illustrated children's book is about loss and survival. It will be enjoyed by children and adults alike, and is ideal for parents and professionals to read with children who find it hard to love and be loved.

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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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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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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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Talking Teenagers

Information and Inspiration for Parents of Teenagers with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book considers parenting across the spectrum during the teenage years. It provides the information that will encourage other parents with teens on the autism spectrum. Covering topics from what to take on vacation and dealing with anger, to sex education and planning for the parents' own demise, Ann ends each chapter with thoughtful vignettes.

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Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing from their own experiences of parenting children with special needs, interviews and workshops with parents, and research findings, Nancy J. Whiteman and Linda Roan-Yager explore practical ways in which parents can develop a resilient and positive attitude towards caring for their child with special needs.

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