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Succeeding with Interventions for Asperger Syndrome Adolescents

A Guide to Communication and Socialisation in Interaction Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book presents strategies to tackle the difficulties in social interaction and communication experienced by adolescents with Asperger Syndrome. Focusing on the development of interaction skills through teaching social competence, it explains how to design an effective social skills intervention programme leading to successful peer interaction.

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Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism

Building A Future Together

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical book gives detailed guidance on how to develop a tailored Applied Behavioural Analysis programme that includes the key features of ABA: detailed individual behaviour assessment, reinforcement strategies to encourage new behaviours and systematic programme implementation.

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Constructive Campaigning for Autism Services

The PACE Parents' Handbook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a guide to effective campaigning for appropriate services for children with autism, written by PACE (The Parents' Autism Campaign for Education). Based on the real-life experiences, it explains how the system works at local and national levels and provides invaluable information about local authority structures and government policy.

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Pre-Schoolers with Autism

An Education and Skills Training Programme for Parents - Manual for Clinicians

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This training programme has been developed in response to a real need for evidence-based early interventions for very young autistic children. It is designed to reduce the severity of emotional/behavioural difficulties by managing a child's particular problems and encouraging effective collaboration between professionals and parents.

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Surviving the Special Educational Needs System

How to be a ‘Velvet Bulldozer'

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Row illustrates how the special educational needs system works and empowers parents to demand help for children with special needs. This practical book challenges the theoretical established literature on SEN, providing an accessible and effective resource for those needing advice on their rights to services and help for their children.

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Staff Guide to the Residential Special Schools Standards

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This full-colour guide provides staff who work in residential special schools in England with information about the rules they must follow and their responsibilities for the services that the school should provide for the young people there

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