Health & Well-Being

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Understanding Drug Issues

A Photocopiable Resource Workbook

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This fully updated edition of a successful resource succeeds in engaging and involving young people where many other methods of drugs education have failed to make a lasting impact. The range of 30 original exercises in this resource is designed to expand and challenge participants' understanding of the issues surrounding illegal drug use.

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Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

Care-based Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical book provides simple ways to reduce stress-related behaviours in people with dementia. The author suggests strategies for managing problems with feeding, bathing, toileting and sleep, looks at how to understand and cope with wandering, agitation and inappropriate sexual activity, and discusses ways of defusing aggressive behaviour.

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Cards for Life

Promoting Emotional & Social Development

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This creative, colourful and fun card game features 40 scenarios to help adults and young people discuss moral issues and dilemmas.

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Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities

In and Out of Institutions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This collection of personal and professional perspectives addresses the key steps towards deinstitutionalization as they have been experienced by people with intellectual disabilities: living inside total institutions, moving out, living in the community and moving on to new forms of both institutionalization and community life.

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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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Special Brothers and Sisters

Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children with Special Needs, Disability or Serious Illness

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a collection of real-life accounts from the siblings of children with special needs, disability or serious illness, ranging from 3 - 18 years old. They explain, in their own words, what it's like to live with their siblings. These stories come with related tips to help siblings deal with some of the things that happen in their family lives.

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Inner Journeying Through Art-Journaling

Learning to See and Record your Life as a Work of Art

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book guides the reader through the process of creative journaling and presents the key elements of the technique. Case studies and art journals of Marianne Hieb's own clients and retreat participants show the effectiveness of journaling as a therapeutic intervention and as a meditative tool.

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Asperger's Syndrome and Sexuality

From Adolescence through Adulthood

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Henault delivers practical information and advice on issues ranging from puberty and sexual development, gender identity disorders, couples' therapy to guidelines for sex education programs and maintaining sexual boundaries. This book will prove indispensable to parents, teachers, counsellors and individuals with AS themselves.

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Alzheimer

A Journey Together

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Francesco Caracciolo was a successful architect and, with his wife Federica, also worked as photo reporter for the UN, travelling extensively throughout Africa and Asia. A diagnosis of Alzheimer's put an end to their travels. With thoughtfulness and honesty, Federica shares her experience of caring for her husband during his battle with Alzheimers.

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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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