Family & Childhood Studies

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Empowering Children through Art and Expression

Culturally Sensitive Ways of Healing Trauma and Grief

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Empowering Children through Art and Expression examines the successful use of arts and expressive therapies with children.

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Shattered Lives

Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Shattered Lives bears witness to the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Chapters take the form of letters to a child capturing their life experiences, hugely impacted by sexual abuse, parental substance misuse and loss, leading to feelings of shame, and worthlessness.

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A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome

Solution Focused Approaches

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book presents an empowering, practical approach to helping people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) to succeed at college, work, home and in life. The authors highlight how treating AS as a 'problem' is unproductive, and advocate a solution focused approach which recognizes and uses the strengths of people with AS to foster mutual respect.

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No Place to Go

Local Histories of the Battered Women’s Shelter Movement

UBC Press

The first history of the battered women’s shelter movement in Canada, this book traces the development of transition houses and services for abused women and the campaign that made wife battering a political issue.

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Hints and Tips for Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Useful Strategies for Home, School, and the Community

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

If you have a child on the autism spectrum who struggles with the challenges of daily life, then this book is for you!

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Asperger Meets Girl

Happy Endings for Asperger Boys

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book demystifies the enigma of 'relationships' by explaining everything in Asperger-friendly terms. It offers a choice of three models for understanding boy-girl relationships. To make life easier, they are presented in graph form where possible. The book also gives tips for maximising one's chances of successfully developing a relationship.

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Dyslogic Syndrome

Why Millions of Kids are "Hyper," Attention-Disordered, Learning Disabled, Depressed, Aggressive, Defiant, or Violent - and What We Can Do About It

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is full of advice on the safe, effective treatments that are available to children, and offers positive strategies for helping parents and professionals to do the best for their dyslogical child. Drawing on the latest research, Rimland outlines the impact of biological factors and exposes the influences of toxins and dietary deficiencies.

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Grief in Young Children

A Handbook for Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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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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