Disability Studies

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Special Needs and Legal Entitlement

The Essential Guide to Getting out of the Maze

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This essential and accessible guide to the legal entitlements of children and young people with special needs explains the new system of Education, Health and Care Plans which replaces the Statement of Special Educational Needs. It provides essential information for parents about how the system works, what they can expect, and how they can appeal.

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Can I tell you about Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

By Ruth Fidler and Phil Christie; Illustrated by Jonathon Powell; Foreword by Judith Gould
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this illustrated guide Issy invites readers to learn about PDA, a part of the autism spectrum, from her perspective, helping them to understand how it causes her to find simple, everyday demands very stressful. Issy tells readers (aged 7 upwards) about all the ways she can be helped and supported by those around her.

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Ellie Needs to Go

A book about how to use public toilets safely for girls and young women with autism and related conditions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this picture book, we join Ellie as she is out and about and needs to use a public toilet. It provides parents and carers with the opportunity to teach girls and young women with autism and other special needs how to use public toilets safely and to understand the social etiquette.

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A Guide to Living with Hypermobility Syndrome / EDS-III

Bending without Breaking, Second Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The complete guide to living with Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS)/EDS-III. Revised edition.

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Beating Dyspraxia with a Hop, Skip and a Jump

A Simple Exercise Program to Improve Motor Skills at Home and School Revised Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Brought up to date with new lesson plans and an extra stage to the programme, the expanded edition of this practical book explains Geoff Platt's simple, step-by-step exercise regime to help children with dyspraxia overcome their symptoms.

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Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate

A User Guide to an Asperger Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Unique insight into the challenges of being a woman, wife and mother with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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