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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...


A Shot of Hope

by Zack Peter Carrel Books (October 21, 2014)

“Autism shakes up your world. It has changed my life and I wasn’t even the one diagnosed with it. My brother’s name is Ethan Wolfgang, but we call him Deets. He is one of the greatest gifts my family has...


Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adolescents and Adults: Evidence-Based and Promising Interventions

by Matt Tincani & Andy Bondy The Guilford Press (August 22, 2014)

Bringing together leading experts, this book presents effective practices for helping people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to thrive in adulthood. As individuals with ASD mature, their needs change as...


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...


Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism, Fourth Edition

by Tony Lyons, Ken Siri & Teri Arranga Skyhorse (April 15, 2014)

The parents of children with autism know that learning about treatments is a full-time job. For parents with limited time, ability, or resources, Ken Siri and Tony Lyons have compiled the latest in autism research...


Drawing Autism

by Jill Mullin & Temple Grandin Akashic Books (March 03, 2014)

Autism spectrum disorder is found in one of every eighty-eight children—this gorgeous book offers powerful insight into the disorder.


Group Therapy Techniques with Children, Adolescents, and Adults on the Autism Spectrum: Growth and Connection for all Ages

by Kevin B. Hull Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 04, 2013)

Group Therapy Techniques with Children, Adolescents, and Adults on the Autism Spectrum explains a comprehensive group therapy approach to helping children, adolescents, and adults on the autism spectrum learn...


Making Autism a Gift: Inspiring Children to Believe in Themselves and Lead Happy, Fulfilling Lives

by Robert Evert Cimera Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 11, 2007)

Despite new research and increased public awareness, autism is still looked at in a negative light. Most books on the subject perpetuate this notion by saying that autism is bad or needs to be overcome, rather...


Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience

by Susan P. Sherkow, D. M. D. Harrison & D. M. D. Singletary Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 14, 2013)

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience, offers a guide to understanding and treating the ASD toddler from the dual perspectives of psychoanalysis and neurofunction through...


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,...


Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

by Virginia S. Cowen Singing Dragon (August 15, 2011)

Massage techniques are widely and effectively used in treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) to address sensory issues, motor problems and touch receptivity. This book is the perfect resource to find...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


CBT for Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders

by Angela Scarpa, Susan Williams White & Tony Attwood The Guilford Press (July 29, 2013)

This book helps clinicians harness the benefits of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Leading treatment developers describe...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Can I tell you about Asperger Syndrome?: A guide for friends and family

by Jude Welton, Jane Telford & Elizabeth Newson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 15, 2003)

Meet Adam, a young boy with AS. He helps children understand the difficulties faced by a child with AS, telling them what AS is, how it feels to have AS and how they can help by understanding their differences...


Finding Your Own Way to Grieve: A Creative Activity Workbook for Kids and Teens on the Autism Spectrum

by Karla Helbert Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2012)

Explaining death in concrete terms that children with autism will understand, this book discusses the complicated and painful emotions of bereavement, and offers creative and expressive activities that facilitate...


Raising Children with Asperger's Syndrome and High-functioning Autism: Championing the Individual

by Yuko Yoshida & Lorna Wing Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2012)

This practical companion provides concrete answers, explanations and advice so parents can understand their child's Asperger's and autism traits, and adapt their parenting style accordingly. It includes sections...


Integrative Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Autism Spectrum Conditions: Working with Hearts of Glass

by David Moat Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 28, 2013)

David Moat shows that counselling and emotional support is not only possible for people on the autism spectrum, but essential. He describes the impact of autism on emotional regulation, looks at how various...


Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence

by Luke Jackson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2002)

Drawing from his own experiences and gaining information from his teenage brother and sisters, Luke Jackson wrote this enlightening, honest and witty book in an attempt to address difficult topics such as bullying,...


A Practical Guide for Teachers of Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Education

by Elaine Keane, Trevor Clark, Debra Costley & Kathleen Lane Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 15, 2012)

This book has all the essential guidance and tools that anyone working in education will need to help students on the autism spectrum perform to their best potential and stay organised and on track with their...


Disabled Church - Disabled Society: The Implications of Autism for Philosophy, Theology and Politics

by John Gillibrand Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2010)

In this moving and intelligent book John Gillibrand, an Anglican priest, draws on his experience of caring for his non-verbal son, Adam, who has autism and is now a teenager. He reflects on how the experience...


What Is It Like to Be Me?: A Book About a Boy with Asperger's Syndrome

by Alenka Klemenc, Ursa Rozic, Katarina Kompan Erzar & Branka D Jurisic et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 10, 2013)

This charmingly illustrated book follows Greg, a young boy with Asperger's syndrome (AS), as he tells us all about the world as he sees and experiences it, from his love of batteries to the challenges he faces...


The Passionate Mind: How People with Autism Learn

by Wendy Lawson & Lisa Simone Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

Lawson lays out her theory of Single Attention and Associated Cognition in Autism. Whereas neurotypical people easily shift their attention from one interest to another, those on the autism spectrum tend to...


The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

by Sarah Hendrickx & Claire Salter Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 15, 2009)

This is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. A wide range of conditions are covered, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders,...


Understanding Intensive Interaction: Context and Concepts for Professionals and Families

by Ruth Berry, Cath Irvine, Graham Firth & Dave Hewett Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2010)

This compendium offers a multidisciplinary perspective to intensive interaction, bringing together the authors' experience and research from different disciplines. Each chapter is devoted to an over-arching...


Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Conditions through Everyday Transitions: Small Changes - Big Challenges

by Jane Donlan, John Smith & Bob Smith Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2012)

Facing any type of change can cause confusion and anxiety for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. This book looks at the changes in everyday life that can be a big deal for a child with autism and offers...


Getting to Grips with Asperger Syndrome: Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum

by Carol Hagland Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 15, 2009)

This is a guide for those caring for or supporting an adult with AS. It will help them understand the condition and the difficulties it may cause so that they can offer support. Practical strategies are offered...


Business for Aspies: 42 Best Practices for Using Asperger Syndrome Traits at Work Successfully

by Ashley Stanford Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2011)

Ashley Stanford addresses all of the issues that can arise once a person with AS secures employment, through the eyes of both employee and employer. Describing what might be expected of any employee, she offers...


Top Tips for Asperger Students: How to Get the Most Out of University and College

by Rosemary Martin, Leslie Ilic & Caitlin Cooper Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 15, 2011)

Packed with straightforward methods for coping and succeeding away from home, this book focuses on the particular needs of people with Asperger Syndrome, and covers every aspect of student life - from how to...


Exploring Feelings for Young Children with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger's Disorder: The STAMP Treatment Manual

by Tony Attwood, Angela Scarpa & Anthony Wells Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2012)

The Stress and Anger Management Program (STAMP) uses a cognitive behavioral approach to encourage children who suffer from mood difficulties to explore and control their emotions. This practical manual outlines...