Family & Childhood Studies
An Education and Skills Training Programme for Parents - Manual for Clinicians
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.
A guide to help children and young people in care aged 12 or older have a say about how they are looked after
Updated in 2009, this guide offers tips and advice to looked after young people about how they can have more say in their care
A guide to help children and young people in care aged 11 or younger have a say about how they are looked after
Updated in 2009, this guide offers tips and advice to looked after children about how they can have more say in their care
This book reviews what we know about young people and bereavement. It asserts that experiencing bereavement is in fact a part of growing up and outlines how to respond appropriately when supporting young people.
The PACE Parents' Handbook
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.
Directions for Good Practice
How do you respond simultaneously to the needs of adults experiencing domestic violence and the specific needs of their children? Domestic Violence and Child Protection explores the challenges of working effectively in this complex field and offers positive models for practice.
A Guide to Communication and Socialisation in Interaction Therapy
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.
Unexpected Lessons We Have Learned
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.
A Different Mind
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.
Using information technology to empower people with communication difficulties
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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