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Sensory Stories for Children and Teens with Special Educational Needs: A Practical Guide

by Joanna Grace Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2014)

Sensory Stories are an effective tool for teaching and communicating with children with PMLD, autism, and other special educational needs. This useful book explains how sensory stimulation can aid development...


Diagnosis Asparagus: Advocating for Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Conditions

by Catherine O'Halloran & Eva Penrose Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2014)

This life-affirming book shows diagnosis to be a positive and empowering experience. Written by a mother and her teenage daughter, it is an honest account of the process of procuring an autism spectrum diagnosis...


A Different Kettle of Fish: A Day in the Life of a Physics Student with Autism

by Michael Barton & Delia Barton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 21, 2014)

On a journey from the comfort of his familiar surroundings into the hectic environment of London, Michael Barton observes the world around him from the rational perspective of someone on the autism spectrum,...


Can I tell you about Autism?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Jude Welton, Jane Telford & Glenys Jones Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 21, 2014)

Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective in this beautifully-illustrated book, suitable for readers aged 7 and upwards. He explains the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication,...


ADHD - Living without Brakes

by Martin L. Kutscher Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2008)

This concise book contains everything that parents and professionals need to know about ADHD. The author describes the spectrum of ADHD, the co-occurring symptoms, and common difficulties that parents face....


Yoga for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents and Caregivers

by Dion Betts & Stacey W. Betts Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 28, 2006)

This illustrated book combines the authors' professional expertise with their experience of parenting, offering a range of gentle and fun yoga positions and breathing techniques that are effective in dealing...


Can I tell you about Dyslexia?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Alan M. Hultquist & Bill Tulp Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 28, 2013)

Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective, helping them to understand how dyslexia affects her daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for her, and how she can be helped....


From Like to Love for Young People with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): Learning How to Express and Enjoy Affection with Family and Fr

by Michelle Garnett & Tony Attwood Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 28, 2013)

Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often find it difficult to express like or love for someone. This book, by the leading experts, addresses this issue in practical terms, providing carefully created...


Music for Special Kids: Musical Activities, Songs, Instruments and Resources

by Pamela Ott Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

This activity book shows how music can be an enjoyable way to enhance the development of children with special needs. Packed with inspiring tips, activities and song ideas, this resource will have everybody...


Story Drama in the Special Needs Classroom: Step-by-Step Lesson Plans for Teaching through Dramatic Play

by Jessica Perich Carleton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2012)

Dramatic play can be applied to a diverse range of school subjects and recreational settings and is guaranteed to enhance students' learning and encourage artistic expression. Lesson plans take teachers through...


The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

by Tony Attwood Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 28, 2006)

This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome, with a new introduction explaining the DSM-5. It brings together information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to...


A Kit Bag for Promoting Positive Behaviour in the Classroom

by Nicola Morgan & Gill Ellis Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Designed to tackle challenging behaviour before it occurs and make the learning environment more pleasant and constructive for everyone, this invaluable took kit supplies teachers with a wealth of strategies...


Life After High School: A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families

by Susan Yellin & Christina Cacioppo Bertsch Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

Focussing specifically on the issues that affect students with disabilities, the authors offer advice on everything from dealing with college entrance exams and the college application process, to selecting...


Sandtray Play and Storymaking: A Hands-On Approach to Build Academic, Social, and Emotional Skills in Mainstream and Special Education

by Sheila Dorothy Smith Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2012)

Introducing sandtray play and storying into mainstream and special education classrooms can have an extremely enriching impact, encouraging social and emotional growth and creativity in students. This accessible...


Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

by David Wiegan & Ron Rush Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2009)

In the USA alone, there are roughly three million individuals living with a developmental disability, but less than a third are active in the labour market. This book provides a comprehensive approach to developing...


60 Social Situations and Discussion Starters to Help Teens on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Friendships, Feelings, Conflict and More: Seeing the Big P

by Lisa Timms Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Written with both parent and teen in mind, every story in this book outlines a real-life situation that young people on the autism spectrum are likely to encounter. Each story is followed by questions and practical...


Mouth and Tongue Let's Have Some Fun!

by Karina Hopper Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 15, 2011)

Learning new facial expressions and mouth movements can be great fun, just ask Sam! Moving the tongue and mouth in different ways is an effective way of strengthening facial muscles, teaching children about...


Common SENse for the Inclusive Classroom: How Teachers Can Maximise Existing Skills to Support Special Educational Needs

by Richard Hanks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

The book acts as a teaching menu, offering a variety of options that teachers can use as and when they see fit. The author gets to the heart of issues associated with teaching mixed ability classes, offering...


Developmental Drama: Dramatherapy Approaches for People with Profound or Severe Multiple Disabilities, Including Sensory Impairment

by Mary Adelaide Booker & Mary Booker Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

People living with severe or profound multiple disabilities (PMLD) can often struggle to connect with the world around them. This book shows how, through enjoying dramatic interaction, they can develop their...


Understanding Cerebral Palsy: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

by Marion Stanton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 15, 2012)

A great starting point for parents and professionals when they first encounter cerebral palsy, this book provides essential information on causes, types, symptoms and treatments as well as practical tips on...


Addressing the Unproductive Classroom Behaviours of Students with Special Needs

by Steve Chinn Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2010)

This book will help you recognise potential indicators of Asperger Syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, AD/HD, physical disabilities and speech and language disorders; explores the benefits of different interventions;...


Embracing Asperger's: A Primer for Parents and Professionals

by Richard Bromfield Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Offering rich insights into what Asperger's is like for the child, this compassionate book will empower parents and teachers, enabling them to nurture the child's strengths and work towards a happy and promising...


Asperger Syndrome - What Teachers Need to Know: Second Edition

by Matt Winter & Clare Lawrence Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

This book gives a summary of up-to-date information on AS, describing the characteristics to look out for, and offering simple strategies for adapting to the educational needs of students with AS. Packed with...


Choosing a School for a Child With Special Needs

by Ruth Birnbaum, Sally Wright, Myra Pontac & Deborah Hay et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2009)

From drawing up a list of possibilities and setting up a school visit, to asking the right questions and recording your opinions in order to make an informed decision, Choosing a School for a Child with Special...


The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law: Over 400 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Every Educator Needs to Know about the Legal Rights

by George A. Giuliani Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 15, 2012)

This useful handbook provides educators with a practical understanding of the laws that are in place to protect the children with special needs that they support. Written in a user-friendly Q and A format, it...


Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children: A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals

by Margaret Duncan, Zara Healy, Ruth Fidler & Phil Christie Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 15, 2011)

Written by professionals and parents, this book answers the key questions about PDA and uses case examples throughout to show the impact of the condition on different areas of the child's life. The early intervention...


Social Skills, Emotional Growth and Drama Therapy: Inspiring Connection on the Autism Spectrum

by Lee R. Chasen & Robert J Landy Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Drama therapy provides opportunities for children on the autism spectrum to interact with others in a fun, supportive environment. The innovative model of drama therapy described in this book is rooted in neuroscience,...


Dyslexia is My Superpower (Most of the Time)

by Margaret Rooke, Loyle Carner & Catherine Drennan Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2017)

In more than 100 interviews, children and young adults reveal their personal tips and tactics for honing the creative benefits of dyslexia, enabling them to thrive in school and beyond. Strategies include ways...


Building Positive Momentum for Positive Behavior in Young Children

by Lisa Rogers Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

Providing practical solutions to common behavioral problems, this book shows how to use the positive momentum approach to encourage long-term positive behaviour among children aged 3-9. Covering issues such...


All About Me

by Andrew Miller Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

Based on direct work with over 250 individual children, Andrew Miller developed The All About Me Programme in order to provide parents and professionals with information, tools and guidance to help introduce...


The Asperger Teen's Toolkit

by Francis Musgrave & Dr Christopher Morrell Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Dealing with the everyday realities facing teens with Asperger Syndrome, this book presents a toolkit of tried-and-trusted ideas to help them work through difficulties and find the solutions that work best for...


101 Inclusive and SEN English Lessons

by Claire Brewer & Kate Bradley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 14, 2017)

Create an inclusive classroom for all with this resource, full of ideas for engaging and accessible English lessons. Each lesson is tailored to objectives for children working below National Curriculum levels...


Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism using Social Stories™

by Siobhan Timmins Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

Young people with autism can be particularly susceptible to setbacks, often leading to depression and a sense of hopelessness. Using Social Stories™, this book introduces a different way of looking at common...


The STAR Detective Facilitator Manual

by Susan Young Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

The STAR Program is designed to teach children and those involved in their care psychological techniques to improve self-control and prosocial competence. The program employs cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)...


A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum

by Judy Eaton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2017)

This book addresses the specific mental health needs of girls and young women with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Looking at the ways autism presents differently in girls than in boys, and the mental health...


Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook

by Michael P. McManmon, Jennifer Kolarik, Michele Ramsay & Carol Gray Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 19, 2017)

This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or LD (Learning Differences), to teach the necessary skills for entering the workforce and forging a meaningful...


Creating Autism Champions

by Joy Beaney & Haitham Al-Ghani Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

Raising awareness and understanding of autism has school-wide benefits, such as helping to improve the attitudes of pupils and staff and allowing children with autism to thrive socially, emotionally and educationally...


Creating Inclusion and Well-being for Marginalized Students

by Linda Goldman, Eve Birge, Ruby payne & Marie Moreno et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

It is increasingly challenging for teachers to educate without a deeper understanding of the experience of their students. This is particularly the case in marginalised groups of young people who are subject...


Teaching Pre-Employment Skills to 14-17 Year Olds

by Susan Osborne, Joanne Lara & Temple Grandin Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

Based on the Autism Works Now! Workplace Readiness Workshop, this interactive resource shows how to help students aged 14-17 develop the necessary transition skills for getting and keeping a meaningful job,...


Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom

by Paul Cooper, David Colley, Jon Reid & Janice Cahill et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

As of 2016 the Department for Education (DfE) want to ensure all trainee teachers have an understanding of emotional development and attachment, and so this book presents the key concepts that are essential...


Autism and Solution-focused Practice

by Els Mattelin, Hannelore Volckaert & Elaine Cook Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

To help clients with autism think differently about their future, practitioners need to think differently about autism... Solution-focused practice is founded on a firm belief that the full potential of every...


A Special Kind of Grief

by Sarah Helton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

Children with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities), especially those in special schools, often experience grief at a much younger age than others, as some of their peers are more likely to have...


Specific Learning Difficulties - What Teachers Need to Know

by Diana Hudson & Jon English Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2015)

Learn how to support students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) with this informative guide. Covering common SpLDs, including dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and OCD,...


Autism Movement Therapy (R) Method: Waking up the Brain!

by Joanne Lara, Keri Bowers & Stephen M. Shore Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2015)

Recreate the popular Autism Movement Therapy ® programme for kids with ASD with this practical guide. Learn how this innovative and energetic approach uses music and movement to help children on the autism...


Can I tell you about Sensory Processing Difficulties?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Sue Allen & Mike Medaglia Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2015)

Meet Harry - a young boy with sensory processing difficulties. Harry invites readers to learn about why he finds it hard to process sensory information effectively, and how even simple thing such as washing,...


Can I tell you about Down Syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Elizabeth Elliott & Manjit Thapp Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2015)

David invites readers aged 7+ to learn about Down syndrome from his perspective, helping them to understand what Down syndrome is and how it affects his daily life. He tells us why he sometimes needs extra help...


Dyslexia in the Early Years

by Gavin Reid Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

Research has shown that early identification and intervention is crucial and can in fact minimise, and may even prevent, the challenges of dyslexia from becoming too detrimental at later stages of education....


Successful Social Stories™ for School and College Students with Autism

by Siobhan Timmins & Carol Gray Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 21, 2017)

As children grow up and spend more and more time away from home in schools and colleges, life often seems to get increasingly complicated. Autism makes the challenges they meet in these new environments even...


Sensory Processing Disorders in Children

by Matt Mielnick Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

Everything we know about the world we live in starts with information we take in through the senses. This book explains the way our sensory system works and shows how small inefficiencies in this complex system...


Toilet Training and the Autism Spectrum (ASD): A Guide for Professionals

by Lorraine MacAlister, Eve Fleming & Penny Dobson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2015)

This book looks at toilet training difficulties for children with autism spectrum conditions, and presents practical interventions to help children overcome these problems. Packed with essential information...