Family & Childhood Studies

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Domestic Violence and Child Protection

Directions for Good Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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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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Young People, Bereavement and Loss

Disruptive Transitions?

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

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.

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My Turn to Talk

A guide to help children and young people in care aged 12 or older have a say about how they are looked after

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Updated in 2009, this guide offers tips and advice to looked after young people about how they can have more say in their care

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My Turn to Talk

A guide to help children and young people in care aged 11 or younger have a say about how they are looked after

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Updated in 2009, this guide offers tips and advice to looked after children about how they can have more say in their care

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Pre-Schoolers with Autism

An Education and Skills Training Programme for Parents - Manual for Clinicians

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Authentic Relationships in Group Care for Infants and Toddlers – Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) Principles into Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Underpinned by research on meeting the developmental and attachment needs of infants, this book offers advice on how to encourage curiosity, confidence and emotional security in young children. This model supports children's development without relying on expensive resources, and enables a coherent care strategy to be applied across services.

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Understanding Your Three-Year-Old

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Louise Emanuel presents practical tips and a great deal of emotional reassurance for both the first-time and the experienced parent. She offers helpful guidance on a range of topics, from managing sibling rivalry and ensuring everyone in the family gets a good night's sleep, to encouraging conversation and imaginative solitary and social play.

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Parent to Parent

Information and Inspiration for Parents Dealing with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

After her son Jon was diagnosed with autism, Ann Boushéy soon learned that, for her, knowledge was the key to peace. Written from her own experience, this inspiring book provides the information that will empower parents who find themselves in her situation, and inspire them in their quest for the right diagnosis and the right help for their child.

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Surviving the Special Educational Needs System

How to be a ‘Velvet Bulldozer'

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Row illustrates how the special educational needs system works and empowers parents to demand help for children with special needs. This practical book challenges the theoretical established literature on SEN, providing an accessible and effective resource for those needing advice on their rights to services and help for their children.

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