Health & Well-Being

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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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Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Fleisher's self-help guide for autistic teenagers and adults will help readers improve their quality of life and overcome many everyday challenges, through the development of independent living skills, building a more varied and fulfilling social life, or mastering a course in higher education and broadening their opportunities for the future.

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Filling a Need While Making Some Noise

A Music Therapist's Guide to Pediatrics

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book is an inspiring and engaging nuts-and-bolts guide for music therapists who are interested in working in pediatrics. The author paints a vivid picture of what it's like to work, as a member of support staff in a teaching hospital, with children and families who are facing tremendous health challenges and engaging in music therapy.

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