Disability Studies

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The Growing Up Book for Boys

What Boys on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know!

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This growing up guide for boys is full of facts, tips and colour illustrations explaining puberty, body image, hygiene, friendship, crushes and more! Written in literal language and addressing sensory issues, safety, and social skills throughout, it offers an ideal introduction to the teenage years for boys with autism aged 9 to 14.

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Can I tell you about Eczema?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

By Julie Collier; Illustrated by Anthony Phillips-Smith; Foreword by Margaret Cox
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Helen invites readers to learn what eczema is and how she deals with having itchy and inflamed skin on a daily basis. She explains how different creams, ointments and other treatments can help her skin to feel better and lets readers know about other ways she can be helped and supported. Ideal for children, parents, friends, teachers and nurses.

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Autism from Diagnostic Pathway to Intervention

Checklists to Support Diagnosis, Analysis for Target-Setting and Effective Intervention Strategies

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides professionals in multi-disciplinary teams with four photocopiable checklists, designed to assess social and communication skills of children on the autism spectrum, while also providing a framework for planning interventions. Accessibly written background theory and case studies give worked examples of how to use the checklists.

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Things Ellie Likes

A book about sexuality and masturbation for girls and young women with autism and related conditions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A simple picture book to teach girls and young women with autism or other special needs about masturbation and when and where it is appropriate. It also helps to introduce the concepts of public and private and to establish ground rules.

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Asanas for Autism and Special Needs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This how-to handbook gives parents, teachers, and yoga instructor’s step-by-step instruction to teach yoga poses to a child with autism or other special needs.

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The Essential Manual for Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in the Classroom

What Every Teacher Needs to Know

By Kathy Hoopmann; Illustrated by Rebecca Houkamau
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A quick reference guide to Asperger syndrome (ASD) in the classroom, Kathy Hoopmann's handbook is ideal for busy teachers. It covers all the key problem areas, such as meltdowns, explains them from the student's perspective, and provides strategies for how to manage them and create the best environment for the child.

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