UBC Press proudly distributes Jessica Kingsley Publishers in Canada. A selection of JKP titles are available on our website. Find their full list at jkp.com. Canadian orders placed on jkp.com will be filled by our warehouse, UTP Distribution, and charged in Canadian dollars.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is a wholly independent company, committed to publishing books that make a difference.
The company was founded in 1987 in London by Jessica Kingsley and has grown since then to now publish over 250 books a year. JKP is known for long established lists on the autism spectrum, social work, and arts therapies. More recently they have published extensively in the fields of mental health, counselling, palliative care, and practical theology. JKP has a range of graphic novels across these subject areas, and books for children, on issues including bereavement, depression and anger. In 2016, JKP was awarded Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year by the British Book Industry Awards.
In 2006 a new imprint, Singing Dragon, was born.
A Multifaith Handbook for Chaplains, Clergy, and Faith Communities
A multi-faith practical guide on how different faith leaders can support individuals with dementia. Explaining the cognitive, communicative and physical abilities that people with dementia can have, it shows how chaplains, clergy and laypersons can engage with them through worship.
From Ace to Ze
This comprehensive, up-to-date glossary of queer and transgender terms is designed to dispel anxiety around using the "wrong" words, while helping readers navigate the relationship between gender and identity.
Clear Answers for All Kids, including Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other Special Needs
An illustrated guide which explains cancer and the impact it can have to children aged 5-11 with ASD or other special needs.
A Diary of Living with Dementia
Capturing Keith Oliver's journey from diagnosis to the present day, this empowering book combines reflective diary entries with retrospective pieces to provide a unique insight into life with dementia.
Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 - 11
These simple and creative activities and lesson plans bring you exciting new ideas for teaching National Curriculum Humanities and Languages to inclusive classrooms. Encourage every child to achieve their best results through the easily adaptable and fun activities, from Sensory Box Fire Station to Leaf Snap.
Changes during puberty, such as the onset of periods, are challenging for girls on the autism spectrum. Written from experience by an autistic woman, this straightforward guide to periods helps the reader to prepare in great detail, from hygiene to pain medication and sensory experiences to mood swings.
Yoga Games and Activities to Engage Everyone Across the Spectrum
Speaking from decades of experience, Michael Chissick shares the secrets to teaching yoga to children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
A Therapeutic Story With Creative Activities for Children Aged 5-10
A New Model for Understanding Gender
For use in clinical practice with transgender and gender non-conforming clients, this books develops understanding of their developmental trajectory, both before and beyond transition. With chapters on body image, mirroring and attachment, trauma, consciousness and the location of gender, this is an invaluable exploration of gender identity.
Sixty-Four Songs for Children with Complex Needs and Visual Impairment to Promote Language, Social Interaction and Wider Development
Complementing the Tuning In Cards, this music book contains sheet music of all 64 songs within the card set. When used in conjunction with the cards, it will help to develop the ability to communicate in children with profound disabilities and other complex needs. www.ambertrust.org/amberplus
Activities in Music and Sound for Children with Complex Needs and Visual Impairment to Foster Learning, Communication and Wellbeing
An innovative musical card set and accompanying website that helps develop the ability to communicate for children with profound disabilities or other complex needs, with around 300 unique activities. Supported by online material, including professionally recorded 'microsongs'. www.ambertrust.org/amberplus
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