What the Hell Happened to My Brain?
This much-anticipated book from prolific blogger and dementia advocate Kate Swaffer will challenge common assumptions about dementia and highlight the key issues that impact on those living with the diagnosis.
A Town Called Asbestos
Environmental Contamination, Health, and Resilience in a Resource Community
In A Town Called Asbestos, a mining town’s proud and painful history is unearthed to reveal the challenges a small resource community faced in a globalized world.
Disability Politics and Care
The Challenge of Direct Funding
Disability Politics and Care documents what happens when people with disabilities take control of home care services and explores key debates around the notion of “care.”
A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People with Eating Disorders
Seahorse’s Magical Sun Sequences
How All Children (and Sea Creatures) Can Use Yoga to Feel Positive, Confident and Completely Included
How to Be a Superhero Called Self-Control!
Super Powers to Help Younger Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses
Using 'super power' strategies and illustrations, this book teaches young children (aged 4-7) with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties how to master self-control.
Autism and the Stress Effect
A 4-Step Lifestyle Approach to Transform Your Child's Health,Happiness and Vitality
This innovative intervention approach focuses on reducing the stress and anxiety in the life of a child with Autism.
Yoga for Grief and Loss
Connor the Conker and the Breezy Day
An Interactive Pilates Adventure
Boost confidence and self-esteem, and improve body awareness in children aged 4-7 by teaching Pilates with Connor the Conker.
Once Upon a Touch...
Story Massage for Children
Encourage relaxation and boost general well-being in children aged 3-11 with story massage.
Nothing About Us, Without Us!
20 Years of Dementia Advocacy
Cleaner, Greener, Healthier
A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies
David R. Boyd reveals striking weaknesses in Canadian environmental law, describes the damage these flaws are wreaking on human health, and identifies practical, proven, and affordable solutions to these problems.
Choices in Pregnancy and Childbirth
A Guide to Options for Health Professionals, Midwives, Holistic Practitioners and Parents
This clear, balanced and well-researched presentation of the various holistic options for treating mothers and babies during pregnancy and childbirth enables practitioners to create the best possible outcomes for mother and baby. It offers practical tips to make childbirth a positive and safe experience and advice for when things don't go to plan.
Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions
An Introduction and Guide
Highlighting the specific difficulties and challenges that older people with autism may face with regards to living arrangements, changes to social habits and communicating with carers, as well as health issues, this book shows ways to support people with autism as they reach retirement age.
Dyslexia and Mental Health
Helping people identify destructive behaviours and find positive ways to cope
This book presents research and case studies to demonstrate why and how those with dyslexia can adopt adverse coping strategies and defensive mechanisms to deal with the emotional impact of the condition, which can lead to self-harm, depression and even suicide, and how they can best be helped and supported by the professionals who work with them.
Spiritual Care with Sick Children and Young People
A handbook for chaplains, paediatric health professionals, arts therapists and youth workers
A comprehensive introduction to best practice in spiritual support for sick children and young people, this research-based handbook covers both principles and practice, and includes a wide range of examples and suggestions for activities to facilitate spiritual interaction and support.
Challenging Stress, Burnout and Rust-Out
Finding Balance in Busy Lives
This practical resource provides professionals with techniques for developing a more balanced lifestyle. The author discusses the meaning of work-life balance and explains how it can be achieved in reality with some simple, straightforward strategies.
Living Better with Dementia
Good Practice and Innovation for the Future
With currently evolving dementia policy, how can we ensure that living well with dementia continues to be a primary aim for future national dementia strategies? This book looks at current policy and research to determine emerging challenges, and what they mean for practice, both nationally and within a global context.
A Step-by-Step Guide to an Engaging Approach to Treating Anxiety and Phobias in Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
This book presents an enjoyable, simple model for tackling anxiety in children and teens with ASD, by building up tolerance to anxiety triggers, decreasing meltdowns and eliminating anxiety responses to fears and phobia. It covers common scenarios which can be adapted to suit the needs of each individual child or teen.
Delivering Spiritual Care in Healthcare Contexts
Focusing on spiritual care within the delivery and provision of healthcare today, the contributors combine academic and professional expertise to discuss themes including: spirituality, pluralism and multi-faith practice, healthcare ethics, legal and policy issues, mental health, and beginning and end of life issues.
Independent Mental Health Advocacy - The Right to Be Heard
The Practice and Context of Professional Advocacy in Mental Health Services
This research-based book tells you everything you need to know about independent mental health advocacy (IMHA), including the role that IMHAs play within mental health services, their relationship with service users and with other mental health professionals.
Goal Setting and Motivation in Therapy
Engaging Children and Parents
This book looks at all aspects of goal setting, a key concern for therapists working with children. Explaining theory, as well as the important issues for practice, this book presents innovative approaches developed by the editors that will increase understanding of goal setting within therapeutic settings.
Basic Anatomy and Physiology for the Music Therapist
This clear and accessible book presents key information about the anatomy and physiology of the human body for the music therapist, focusing on areas of particular relevance to their practice. This information is vital for both music therapy students and practitioners.
Pain is Really Strange
Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for People with Dementia
A Learning Guide
Putting research into practice, this book presents a practical guide to spiritual reminiscence with older people living with dementia. Clear, step-by-step instructions for planning and hosting sessions are accompanied by important information on what spiritual care actually is, and its importance in caring for older people with dementia.
We Get It
Voices of Grieving College Students and Young Adults
Grieving college students can often feel isolated and vulnerable, and may feel that no one else 'gets' what they are going through. With narratives from students who have lost a loved one and commentary from the authors, this book aims to provide guidance and support for bereaved students, as well as providing tips for those who seek to help them.
Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis, Second Edition
An Introduction to ABA for Parents, Teachers, and other Professionals
This is a jargon-free introduction for parents, students and professionals which explains what ABA is, how it works and provides effective techniques.
Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Myths and Mechanisms
Full of case studies, this book explores the importance of psychological theory and empirical research in understanding the involvement of adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the criminal justice system. It discusses the establishment of intervention programs and calls for a review of forensic assessment for people with ASD.
Daoist Meridian Yoga
Activating the Twelve Pathways for Energy Balance and Healing
Maintain the flow of vital energy, or Qi, through your body and promote longevity with Daoist Meridian Yoga. This definitive guide provides everything you need to develop your practice.
The Secrets in Their Eyes
Transforming the Lives of People with Cognitive, Emotional, Learning, or Movement Disorders or Autism by Changing the Visual Software of the Brain
Problems with vision can cause practical, emotional and behavioral difficulties. The author shows how cutting-edge vision therapy techniques can immediately rectify these problems, by looking at the software of the eye to identify the underlying cause, and using visual management programs to ensure permanent results.
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