Autistic Spectrum Disorders

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    ADHD and Asperger Syndrome in Smart Kids and Adults: Twelve Stories of Struggle, Support, and Treatment

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    ADHD and Asperger Syndrome in Smart Kids and Adults offers detailed examples of individuals who have above average cognitive intelligence, but struggle with executive function impairments of ADHD and significant social-emotional impairments of Asperger syndrome.

    This title is due to be published on the 26th August 2021. You can if you wish, order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


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    The Complete Guide to Becoming an Autism Friendly Professional: Working with Individuals, Groups, and Organizations

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    Based on the award-winning Autism Friendly Training Program, created by the non-profit organization STARS for Autism, this book empowers the everyday professional to a better understanding and skill in working with, interacting with, serving, and teaching children and adults who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

    This title is due to be published on the 29th July 2021. You can if you wish, order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


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    Traumatic Narcissism and Recovery: Leaving the Prison of Shame and Fear

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    This book looks at the trauma suffered by those in relationships with narcissists, covering topics such as surviving a cult, dysfunctional families, political dysfunction, and imbalances of power in places of work and education.

    This title is due to be published on the 27th July 2021. You can if you wish, order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


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    The Subtle Spectrum: An Honest Account of Autistic Discovery, Relationships and Identity: A Journey of Autistic Discovery, Relationships and Identity

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    Written with a raw and engaging honesty, this is a crucial read for anybody who identifies as autistic as an adult or teenager, or anyone looking to support somebody exploring diagnosis. It will also provide an invaluable insight for social workers, educators and relationships counsellors working with autistic people.


    Research Approaches to Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum in Inclusive Schools: Outcomes, Challenges and Impact

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    Inclusive education is socially, emotionally, and academically beneficial for all students and positively impacts on respectful attitudes to difference. This book provides a groundbreaking approach to research that by design is inclusive and therefore provides an invaluable opportunity for building the foundations of an inclusive society for all. This book will be invaluable to researchers, educators, and professional learning in schools.


    Autistic states in children

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    Autistic States in Children influenced not only those in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis but countless others who have contact with autistic children, especially families, and remains essential reading for anyone seeking a creative and compelling understanding of autism.

     


    Supporting Autistic People with Eating Disorders: A Guide to Adapting Treatment and Supporting Recovery

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    This book explores the link between autism and eating disorders through testimonies from practitioners, service users and carers. Combining research findings, case studies and first-hand accounts, it provides insights into how individuals on the autism spectrum can be supported towards full recovery from an eating disorder.

     


    An Autism Casebook for Parents and Practitioners: The Child Behind the Symptoms

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    This engaging casebook will stimulate practitioners, educators and students in the field of autism to question commonly held assumptions when assessing and treating autistic children, as it both urges and illustrates more reflective practice. Parents of children considered autistic will find renewed encouragement and hope in these enlightening case stories.


    Sensory-Based Relational Art Therapy Approach (S-BRATA): Supporting Psycho-Emotional Needs in Children with Autism

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    This book bridges art therapy practice and research by presenting sensory-based relational art therapy approach (S-BRATA), a clinically tested framework for working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that explicitly addresses sensory dysfunction and its impact on impaired attachment.


    Autism and Managing Anxiety: Practical Strategies for Working with Children and Young People

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    This resource has been developed by the multidisciplinary team at Middletown Centre for Autism, and is a useful resource for the busy parent, teacher and other professionals who wish to provide individualised support strategies for anxiety across a range of settings.


    Autism and Eating Disorders in Teens: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

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    This is a practical guide for the adults supporting this group of teens, recommending changes in policy and practice in order to improve the care of young people experiencing these conditions.


    A Clinician’s Guide to Mental Health Conditions in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Assessment and Interventions

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    This comprehensive and much-needed guide addresses the issues faced by clinicians in assessing and treating the range of mental health conditions, which can affect adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Its particular focus on adults fills a notable gap in the ASD professional literature, with an extensive array of contributors from across the psychology and healthcare professions.


    Music Therapy and Autism Across the Lifespan: A Spectrum of Approaches

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    This book celebrates the richness of music therapy approaches and brings together the voices of practitioners in the UK. With a strong focus on practice-based evidence it showcases clinicians, researchers and educators working in a variety of settings across the lifespan.

     


    Using Drama with Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Resource for Practitioners in Education and Health

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    The second edition of Using Drama with Children on the Autism Spectrumtakes the perspective that support for the learning and development of children should have the purpose of giving them the freedom to be more fully who they are and able to function more effectively as themselves in a wider range of contexts. The focus of this new edition is on learning outcomes as expressed by autistic people, for example, to develop better understandings about the social world and to know how to manage everyday situations more successfully.


    Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition: Supporting Children and Their Families

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    This extended edition offers a comprehensive understanding of music therapy practice for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. Drawing on recent research and rigorous scientific evidence, it spans topics such as effective interventions, diagnostic criteria, managing sensory processing issues, inclusion and advocacy.


    Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition: Supporting Children and Their Families (2nd Edition)

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    This updated book offers a comprehensive understanding of music therapy services for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and their families in home, preschool, and community settings.


    Successful Social Stories™ for Young Adults with Autism: Growing Up with Social Stories

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    The first book that explains how to use Social Stories™ to support younger adults with autism focuses on some of the most common issues that arise as they enter the adult world. Siobhan Timmins explores the thinking that can lead to particularly problematic situations, and shows how to construct effective stories that can enlarge understanding and reshape thinking to help young adults with autism approach the work in a confident and constructive way.


    Building Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Step by Step Guide to the Thinking In Speech® Intervention

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    This book shows students and professionals how to formally teach key skills for reasoning and problem-solving that aren’t usually explicitly taught, such as planning, pausing and reflecting and increasing emotional regulation. Focusing on the ‘inner voice’ – the dialogue that goes on inside our heads during every day routines – the authors explain how to help children with ASD solve problems independently.


    Practical Strategies for Supporting Emotional Regulation in Students with Autism: Enhancing Engagement and Learning in the Classroom

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    This practical guide outlines cognitive and language strategies that support emotional regulation, which the authors have found successful with their students with autism, supported by research that shows why they work.


    A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum: Diagnosis, Intervention and Family Support

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    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 conditions that occur most frequently in girls with ASD, this is the essential guide for clinicians and educators on tailoring interventions and support to meet girls’ needs.


    Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism Using Social Stories

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    Young people with autism can be particularly susceptible to setbacks, often leading to depression and a sense of hopelessness. Using Social Stories(TM), this book introduces a different way of looking at common life setbacks, and offer tools to overcome these obstacles, build resilience and develop coping strategies for the future.


    Successful Social Stories for School and College Students with Autism – Growing Up with Social Stories

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    Social Stories(TM) is a highly regarded strategy that parents and teachers can use to help young people with autism understand the new social situations they face during this time.


    How LEGO -Based Therapy for Autism Works: Landing on My Planet

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    With in-depth descriptions of LEGO(R)-based therapy in action, this book explains how and why it helps to promote the development of social skills for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and related conditions.


    Sex, Drugs and Asperger’s Syndrome: A User Guide to Adulthood

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    Luke Jackson focuses on the pitfalls involved in navigating the transition to adulthood, and the challenges of adult life for someone with Aspergers.