Health & Well-Being

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Asperger Syndrome in Young Children

A Developmental Approach for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors provide a diagnostic model based on assessment of the child in contrast to 'neurotypical' children, considering relationships at home, school or in care. They show how to develop early intervention strategies and aid parents, teachers and mental health professionals in making informed decisions to nurture the development of AS children.

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Health Care and the Autism Spectrum

A Guide for Health Professionals, Parents and Carers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Communication difficulties, sensory overload and extreme discomfort with physical contact are all traits common in autism that make basic patient care and routine medical procedures extremely difficult. This is a ground-breaking volume that addresses the ethical issues as well as the practical challenges of treating people with autism.

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Working Relationships

Spirituality in Human Service and Organisational Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this illuminating and thoughtful text, Neil Pembroke shows how relationships form the heart of chaplaincy, nursing and social care practice. Developing ideas from Martin Buber and virtue theory he shows how authentic, compassionate self-communication forms the basis of relatedness in human services work.

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Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors discuss risk factors for self-harm, including depression, substance abuse and antisocial behaviour, and critically examine key screening instruments that can be used to assess risk. They describe how suicidal behaviour can be managed and prevented, and look at the effectiveness of aftercare treatment for those who self-harm.

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Allergy Busters

A Story for Children with Autism or Related Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Allergies

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is a practical guide to help children with allergy problems. It follows the experiences of Karston, who, in addition to autism-related problems, suffers from food and environmental allergies. He relates the struggles, frustrations, and disappointments in battling allergies, before coming up with a solution - the four Allergy Buster Keys.

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Managing with Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This insider account provides much-needed information about a subject of increasing interest: people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) working in management positions. Johnson provides useful examples and guidance on adapting to the workplace and coping with the pressures and demands of professional roles.

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Urban Sprawl and Public Health

Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communities

Island Press

Urban Sprawl and Public Health offers a comprehensive look at the interface of urban planning, architecture, transportation, community design, and public health.

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Dementia and Social Inclusion

Marginalised groups and marginalised areas of dementia research, care and practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes.

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Perspectives on Rehabilitation and Dementia

Edited by Mary Marshall
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book offers new insights into the application of a well-established approach to people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. It demonstrates that rehabilitation has positive outcomes for people with dementia's quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice.

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Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Do we speak the same language?

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Providing a theoretical foundation for understanding communication and language impairments specific to autism, Bogdashina explores the effects of different perceptual and cognitive styles on the communication and language development of autistic children.

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