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Infantile Autism: The Syndrome and Its Implications for a Neural Theory of Behavior by Bernard Rimland, Ph.D.

by Stephen M. Edelson, James B. Adams, Martha R. Herbert & Robert K. Naviaux et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2014)

With updates from some of the best-known names in the autism field, Bernard Rimland's seminal work on autism theory is made available for a new generation of readers in this anniversary edition.


An Asperger's Guide to Entrepreneurship: Setting Up Your Own Business for Professionals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Rosalind Bergemann & Michael John Carley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2014)

Are you a business person with Asperger Syndrome considering a new career path by going it alone, or a young graduate on the spectrum with a great business idea? This is a comprehensive guide to using Asperger...


Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate: A User Guide to an Asperger Life

by Cynthia Kim Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2014)

Based on research recorded in her popular blog, Cynthia Kim's humorous, insider guide to Asperger Syndrome (ASD) explores the 'why' of ASD traits. Full of personal anecdotes, Kim explores how her perspective...


The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism: A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

by Bill Nason Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2014)

This book compiles posts from the popular online Autism Discussion Page to provide simple and effective strategies for helping children with autism spectrum disorders to feel safe, accepted and competent. This...


Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Practical Guide for Parents

by Beth Pletcher, Sue Ming, Julie O'Brien & Caroline Hayes-Rosen et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2014)

This practical guide contains everything parents of a child with autism need to know in order to get the best medical care for their child and to play an active and effective role in that care. It contains accessible...


Empowering Therapeutic Practice: Integrating Psychodrama into other Therapies

by Kate Kirk, Mark Farrall, Paul Holmes & Marcia Karp et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2014)

This book considers the potential areas for creative interaction between psychodrama and other therapeutic schools with the aim of elaborating and enriching the therapist's professional practice. Each chapter...


Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything: Kenneth's Book

by Kenneth Hall Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 15, 2000)

Kenneth Hall was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of eight. He is in a unique position to describe some of the inner experiences and perceptions of autism in childhood. He has a warm and positive...


Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Resource of Play Ideas for Parents and Carers Second Edition

by Julia Moor Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2008)

This book is not just a collection of play ideas; it shows how to break down activities into manageable stages, and ways to gain a child's attention and build on small achievements. Each chapter covers a theme,...


An Asperger Leader's Guide to Living and Leading Change

by Rosalind Bergemann & Will Napier Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2013)

People with Asperger Syndrome (AS) often struggle with change and this is magnified when it is part of their professional role to manage and lead change. Written by a business leader with Asperger Syndrome,...


The Writer's Key: Introducing Creative Solutions for Life

by Gillie Bolton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2013)

The Writer's Key introduces creative writing as a tool for self-reflection and personal and professional development. It provides strategies and inspiration for getting started, continuing despite hesitations...


End of Life Care: A Guide for Therapists, Artists and Arts Therapists

by Nigel Hartley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2013)

This comprehensive guide for practitioners working in end of life care covers everything from the different roles in the multi-disciplinary care team, the stages that a patient at the end of their life experiences...


A Practical Guide to Mental Health Problems in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: It's not just their autism!

by Alvina Ali, Michelle O'Reilly & Khalid Karim Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2013)

This book explores the relationship between mental health and ASD. Illustrating with case studies a wide range of mental health issues commonly found in autistic children, the authors go on to suggest practical...


Mindful Therapeutic Care for Children: A Guide to Reflective Practice

by Joanna North Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2013)

An accessible guide to using mindfulness and reflection to improve the quality of care for vulnerable children. Features a useful tool to aid reflective practice and better respond to a child's needs.


Assessment and Outcomes in the Arts Therapies: A Person-Centred Approach

by Caroline Miller, Sylvia Leão, Claire Molyneux & Suzanne C. Purdy et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2013)

There is increasing pressure on therapists to provide details of structured assessments and to report therapy outcomes. This edited volume provides a series of case studies, with varied client groups, giving...


The Hormone Factor in Mental Health: Bridging the Mind-Body Gap

by Linda M. Rio, Pejman Cohan, Robert S. Hoffman & Sharmyn McGraw et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2013)

Endocrine imbalances can cause a whole host of physical and mental health problems. With contributions from some of the world's most respected physicians, psychiatrists and psychotherapists, this book provides...


Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma: Healing From Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse

by Christiane Sanderson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2013)

This is a practical guide to counselling survivors of child abuse, neglect, sexual violence, sexual trafficking, religious sexual abuse, and torture. Written in an accessible style, it provides a comprehensive...


The Asperger Couple's Workbook: Practical Advice and Activities for Couples and Counsellors

by Maxine Aston Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

Aston has created this workbook to help couples where one partner has AS. With candid advice, activities and worksheets, she explores a variety of approaches. She identifies specific issues, such verbal and...


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....


Ethics in Art Therapy: Challenging Topics for a Complex Modality

by Lisa R. Furman & Deborah Farber Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 12, 2013)

Due to the complicated nature of using art in clinical practice, art therapists are often confronted with ethical considerations unique to their field. This book explores challenging dilemmas in the ethical...


Little Volcanoes: Helping Young Children and Their Parents to Deal with Anger

by Warwick Pudney, Éliane Whitehouse & Tina Rae Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 15, 2011)

This book is packed with advice and strategies for understanding and managing anger in children under five, with guidance on how to help a parent or caregiver to cope with their angry feelings too. The authors...


It's Raining Cats and Dogs: An Autism Spectrum Guide to the Confusing World of Idioms, Metaphors and Everyday Expressions

by Michael Barton & Delia Barton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 15, 2011)

This book features 72 witty drawings illustrating how people on the autism spectrum interpret figurative language. It will inspire and give confidence to those on the spectrum to recognise figures of speech,...


Autism Spectrum Disorders Through the Life Span

by Digby Tantam Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2011)

This book contains the latest research on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, intervention and support of individuals with ASD, and examines their implications at various stages of life. A wide range of neurological,...


Teaching Your Child with Love and Skill: A Guide for Parents and Other Educators of Children with Autism, including Moderate to Severe Autism

by Joyce Show Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 15, 2012)

This book shows parents how to nurture the learning and development of their child with autism by adapting different educational strategies. Parents will learn how to motivate play, encourage communication,...


What Children Need to Be Happy, Confident and Successful: Step by Step Positive Psychology to Help Children Flourish

by Jeni Hooper Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2012)

A step-by-step guide to helping children to achieve their personal potential, and to be happy, confident and successful. Drawing on ideas from positive psychology and child development theory, it explores the...


Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful: Alcoholism, Addiction and Early Recovery

by Chris McCully Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2004)

Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful gives a detailed account of the early stages of recovery from alcoholism. From his admittance into hospital to his life as a writer in the Netherlands, McCully offers a detailed and often...


Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs: Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integrati

by Natasha Etherington Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2012)

Natasha Etherington offers a simple gardening program that empowers teachers and parents with little gardening know-how to get outside and use nature to help children with autism and special needs to play, learn...


Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma

by Deborah D. Gray Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2012)

This is a comprehensive guide to nurturing adoptions, explaining the theory behind the impact of neglect and trauma on children's development, and what attachment means. It provides professionals with the knowledge...


Managing Meltdowns: Using the S.C.A.R.E.D. Calming Technique with Children and Adults with Autism

by William S Richards & Deborah Lipsky Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2009)

Using the acronym S.C.A.R.E.D, this guide offers strategies and techniques that will be valuable to anyone in a first response position. The authors have created a training programme to explain the autistic...


Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

by Nicole Martin Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2009)

The book is packed with suggestions for providing art therapy for children with autism, covering topics such as the materials required, safety issues, how to set up a workspace, and managing difficult behaviour....


Can't Eat, Won't Eat: Dietary Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

by Brenda Legge Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2002)

A decade ago the author's son first took a dislike to milk, and then to virtually every other substance she attempted to feed him. Her book was written to reassure other parents that there are lots of people...


Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges: A Guide to Assessment and Treatment

by Ian Andrew James Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

The author describes the different categories and causes of challenging behaviour in people with dementia, and provides tried-and-tested models which aid identification, assessment and treatment. A thorough...


Getting into the Game: Sports Programs for Kids with Autism

by Stephanie Patterson, Veronica Smith, Vivian Ng & Jonathan Rivero et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2012)

This book will help families, clinicians and coaches support children with autism in taking their first steps into sport and recreation. It details six sports: cycling, ice skating, swimming, soccer, taekwondo...


The Complete Guide to Getting a Job for People with Asperger's Syndrome: Find the Right Career and Get Hired

by Barbara Bissonnette Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2012)

Finding a job is a confusing and anxiety-provoking process for many individuals with Asperger's Syndrome. This practical "how-to" guide describes exactly what it takes to get hired in the neurotypical workplace....


Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom: A Guide for Teachers and Parents

by Rebecca Moyes Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 30, 2002)

How do teachers and parents of children with autism address a child's social skills? What do they do about problem behaviors? This book provides explanations for these behaviours, and practical help for both...


Connecting With Your Asperger Partner: Negotiating the Maze of Intimacy

by Louise Weston Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

Drawing on her experience of being married to a man with AS, Weston shows that the road to intimacy begins with letting go of expectations and looking after your own emotional needs. She provides strategies...


Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure

by Kathy Hoopmann Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 06, 2000)

This is a fun-filled fantasy story for children with a difference: the hero is Ben, a boy with Asperger Syndrome. When Ben and his friend Andy find an old bottle in the school yard, they little realize the surprises...


Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide to Day-to-Day Life

by Nancy J Patrick Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 15, 2008)

This resource provides practical strategies for helping teenagers and adults with Asperger Syndrome to navigate social skills, friendships and relationships at home and in the community. The chapters are structured...


Art Therapy and Clinical Neuroscience

by Noah Hass-Cohen, Richard Carr, Erin King-West & Terre Bridgham et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2008)

This book offers an authoritative introductory account of recent developments in clinical neuroscience and its impact on art therapy theory and practice. It deciphers neuroscientific language and theory and...


Autism and Spirituality: Psyche, Self and Spirit in People on the Autism Spectrum

by Olga Bogdashina Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 28, 2013)

Spirituality plays a vital role in the lives of many people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Drawing on interdisciplinary research as well as first-hand experiences of people with ASD, Olga Bogdashina shows...


Group Filial Therapy: The Complete Guide to Teaching Parents to Play Therapeutically with their Children

by Louise Guerney & Virginia Ryan Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 28, 2013)

In Group Filial Therapy (GFT), therapists train parents to conduct play sessions with their children. This book provides an accessible guide to the theory and practice of GFT, and for the first time offers step-by-step...


Healing World Trauma with the Therapeutic Spiral Model: Psychodramatic Stories from the Frontlines

by Francesca Toscani, Kate Hudgins & Adam Blatner Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 15, 2012)

This book provides an accessible introduction to the Therapeutic Spiral Model in practice, describing how it works, its relationship with classical psychodrama, neurobiology, experiential psychotherapy and clinical...


Music, Language and Autism: Exceptional Strategies for Exceptional Minds

by Adam Ockelford & Francesca Happe Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 28, 2013)

This book explores why many children with autism are so captivated by music and how practitioners and parents can harness this to develop language skills. Through case studies, it displays how music can become...


Musical Encounters with Dying: Stories and Lessons

by Islene Runningdeer & Diana Peirce Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 28, 2013)

This book explores the supportive role music therapy can play in the end-of-life care. Through real-life accounts, it looks at how to create a therapeutic relationship, help patients to reach final goals, work...


Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents

by Deborah D. Gray Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2012)

This classic text is a comprehensive guide for prospective and actual adoptive parents on how to understand and care for their adopted child and promote healthy attachment. It explains what attachment is and...


Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-Teen and Teenage Years

by Shana Nichols, Samara Pulver-Tetenbaum, Ginamarie Moravcik & Liane Holliday Willey Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2009)

This book covers the concerns faced by girls with ASDs and their parents, from periods and puberty to friendships and "fitting in". Looking at these issues within the context of specific areas of difficulty...


The Healing Forest in Post-Crisis Work with Children: A Nature Therapy and Expressive Arts Program for Groups

by Mooli Lahad, Ronen Berger & Igor Kovyar Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 28, 2013)

For the first time in the English language, this book presents the theory behind Nature Therapy as well as guidelines for using it with children who have experienced stress or trauma. A 12-session programme...


Soul and Spirit in Dance Movement Psychotherapy: A Transpersonal Approach

by Jill Hayes & Daria Halprin Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 28, 2013)

This unique book provides a clear rationale for transpersonal work in Dance Movement Psychotherapy (DMP). Full of case studies, it provides clear frameworks for applying transpersonal theories to DMP, proving...


Speak, Move, Play and Learn with Children on the Autism Spectrum: Activities to Boost Communication Skills, Sensory Integration and Coordination Using

by Corinda Presley, America X. Gonzalez, Maciej Zawadzki & Lois Jean Brady Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2012)

This practical resource explains how to use simple ideas from speech and language pathology and occupational therapy to boost communication, sensory integration and coordination in children on the autism spectrum....


Working with Parents of a Newly Diagnosed Child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Professionals

by Sylvia Rodger & Deb Keen Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2012)

This book sets out the type of support that is most beneficial to families following an ASD diagnosis, and equips professionals with the information and tools they need to provide that support. It is an essential...


Dramatherapy with Myth and Fairytale: The Golden Stories of Sesame

by Pat Watts, Jenny Pearson, Mary Smail & Camilla Jessel Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 28, 2013)

This treasure trove of 56 timeless Sesame stories can be adapted and applied to the needs of a broad range of different client groups and the style of individual therapists. Complete with introductory exercises,...