Disability Studies

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Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Unexpected Lessons We Have Learned

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors are raising two very different children: Justin, a whirlwind of activity and mood swings, who is supervised in a residential farm community, and Eric, quiet and passive, who lives independently at college. This book is an account of their experiences of parenting children at opposite extremes of the autism spectrum.

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Asperger Syndrome

A Different Mind

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This DVD introduces the viewer to the special interests, language characteristics, interaction difficulties and cognitive challenges of people with AS. It also highlights the positive developments that have taken place in recent years towards a better understanding of, and more effective provision for, children with AS.

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Encouraging Appropriate Behavior for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Frequently Asked Questions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

100 questions organized by topic, cover common everyday problems, from advice on what to do if your autistic child routinely runs away to tips on how to stop him spitting. Richman outlines behavioural plans to help parents and professionals encourage appropriate behaviour and help their child learn positive behavioural patterns.

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Getting IT

Using information technology to empower people with communication difficulties

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores how IT can help people with learning and communication difficulties increase their independence, communicate in more direct ways and express themselves as part of society. It examines common problems, and shows how IT can help solve them.

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Visual Perception Problems in Children with AD/HD, Autism, and Other Learning Disabilities

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides an overview of vision problems in children with developmental disabilities such as AD/HD and specific learning disabilities. It is appropriate for parents and professionals alike and offers non-technical explanations of how vision difficulties are screened for and advice on where to seek appropriate professional care.

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Disorganized Children

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Contributions by Rebecca Chilvers; Edited by Samuel Stein and Uttom Chowdhury; Volume editor Uttom Chowdhury and Samuel Stein
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this book, psychiatrists, speech, family and occupational therapists and neurodevelopment specialists present a range of behavioural and psychological strategies to help disorganized children improve concentration and performance in the classroom and deal with a variety of behaviour and social interaction difficulties.

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