Family & Childhood Studies

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What is Dyslexia?

A Book Explaining Dyslexia for Kids and Adults to Use Together

By Alan M. Hultquist; Illustrated by Lydia Corrow
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is designed to help adults explain dyslexia to children. It provides information about the most common types of dyslexia: trouble with sounds, remembering how letters and words look, finding words, and mixed dyslexia. He deals with the basic facts and adopts a style which is accessible to children without talking down to them.

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Art Therapy and Anger

Edited by Marian Liebmann
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book demonstrates how the non-verbal medium of art therapy provides an ideal outlet for the expression of thoughts and feelings that are too complex and painful to put into words, presenting a new and practical approach to dealing with this area of need. Marian Liebmann argues that clients of all ages will benefit from the art-making process.

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Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds introduces the challenges that face children as they start to make their transition from childhood into adolescence. Rebecca Bergese guides the reader through the broad range of emotional and social challenges experienced by children as they are encouraged to take on greater responsibility.

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Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds describes how children grow and change as they move further away from reliance on home and family, out into the world of school and community. Biddy Youell looks at the ways in which eight and nine year olds experience their world and highlights some of the difficulties that may hinder their development.

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Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults

Working Effectively in Adult Protection

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults provides an up to date and topical overview of developments in policy, guidance, legislation and practice in the area of adult protection. The book aims to broaden thinking about adult abuse, assesses alternative models of practice such as criminal justice and welfare, and covers groups who may be overlooked.

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Adults on the Autism Spectrum Leave the Nest

Achieving Supported Independence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book shows that with appropriate lifelong care, it is possible for those with neurodevelopmental disabilities to achieve supported independence and fulfilling adult lives. It provides a guide for parents on how to prepare their children for adulthood, and describes in detail the kinds of services people with ASDs need to live independently.

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Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum

What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-Teen and Teenage Years

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book covers all the concerns commonly faced by girls with ASDs and their parents, from periods and puberty to worries over friendships and "fitting in."

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Motivate to Communicate!

300 Games and Activities for Your Child with Autism

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical resource is brimming with exciting ideas and guidance for motivating children with autism and other communication difficulties.

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Life Story Books for Adopted Children

A Family Friendly Approach

By Joy Rees; Illustrated by Jamie Goldberg; Foreword by Alan Burnell
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This concise book shows a new family-friendly way to compile a Life Story Book that promotes a sense of permanency for the child, and encourages attachments within the adoptive family. Joy Rees' improved model works chronologically backwards rather than forwards, aiming to reinforce the child's sense of security within the adoptive family.

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