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Enhancing Self-Esteem

A Self-Esteem Training Package for Individuals with Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book meets the needs of adults with disabilities. It is a comprehensive resource providing relevant, cognitively-suitable and age-appropriate information and exercises to aid trainers working with adults with physical and multiple disabilities, and is suitable for people with mild intellectual disability and severe communication impairment.

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Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders

An Art and a Science

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on 25 years of working with children with ASDs Magnusen contends that teachers who can blend the 'science' of education methodology with the 'art' of teaching are best able to reach these children. She takes a fresh look at established and more recent teaching methods and then explores why, when and how these techniques should be applied.

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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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When Babies Read

A Practical Guide to Helping Young Children with Hyperlexia, Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Audra Jensen' son began reading when he was only two years old. She shares her experiences of raising a child with autism and hyperlexia. She stresses the importance of diagnosis of the condition for successful implementation of effective teaching strategies and encouragement of more typical childhood development.

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Creative Expressive Activities and Asperger's Syndrome

Social and Emotional Skills and Positive Life Goals for Adolescents and Young Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Martinovich combines activities such as art making, drama, music, puppetry, yoga and photography with conventional cognitive behavioural interventions to support individuals with AS. The different activities complement and reinforce each other and are designed to address specific traits of the autism spectrum to aid skills development.

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Creative Expressive Activities and Asperger's Syndrome

Social and Emotional Skills and Positive Life Goals for Adolescents and Young Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Martinovich combines activities such as art making, drama, music, puppetry, yoga and photography with conventional cognitive behavioural interventions to support individuals with AS. The different activities complement and reinforce each other and are designed to address specific traits of the autism spectrum to aid skills development.

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Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

A Parent's Guide to Student Success

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Palmer advises parents and professionals how to prepare the student for the transition from school and home life to a new environment and educational challenge, and how to support them through potential problems such as academic pressure, living away from home, social integration and appropriate levels of participation in college.

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Finding You Finding Me

Using Intensive Interaction to get in touch with people whose severe learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Caldwell introduces Intensive Interaction, which uses the body language of people whose learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder - who have largely been regarded as unreachable - to get in touch with them, giving them a way of expressing themselves which shifts their attention from self-stimulation to shared activity.

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Seeing Through New Eyes

Changing the Lives of Children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and other Developmental Disabilities Through Vision Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Dr. Kaplan identifies common ASD symptoms such as hand-flapping, poor eye contact and tantrums as typical responses to the confusion caused by vision disorder. He also explains the effects of difficulties that people with autism experience with "ambient vision", including a lack of spatial awareness and trouble with coordination.

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Theory of Mind and the Triad of Perspectives on Autism and Asperger Syndrome

A View from the Bridge

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Inspired by the often uncomfortable interplay between autistic individuals, parents and professionals in understanding autistic spectrum conditions, Olga Bogdashina uses the concept of Theory of Mind (ToM) to consider these groups' different (and often conflicting) perspectives.

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