Books in category Health & Fitness – Physical Impairments

  • An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions

    An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions
    Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    Both informative and entertaining, the book addresses an important aspect of social communication for people with Asperger Syndrome, who use direct, precise language and `take things literally'.

  • The Knee Crisis Handbook

    The Knee Crisis Handbook
    Brian Halpern

    This is what the physician should be telling you but doesn't have either the time or the inclination to do so. This is not a book of conjecture, just plain, practical tips based upon scientific evidence.

  • Supportive Parenting

    Supportive Parenting
    Jan Campito

    From procuring evaluations, to understanding what the diagnoses mean, to selecting therapies and therapists, to following through on therapies at home and targeting needs to be addressed, to helping formulate IEPs, and to monitoring and …

  • Using Intensive Interaction with a Person with a Social or Communicative Impairment

    Using Intensive Interaction with a Person with a Social or Communicative Impairment
    Graham Firth, Mark Barber

    Intensive Interaction is a highly effective approach for communicating and developing social interaction and engagement with difficult-to-reach individuals.

  • Small Steps Forward

    Small Steps Forward
    Sarah Newman

    ' – Downs Syndrome Association (UK) 'This is a very practical book, full of common sense and simple ideas. Although intended for parents this book will also be an invaluable resource for anyone working with children with special needs.

  • Laughter and Tears

    Laughter and Tears
    Ann Hewetson

    This book will be indispensable to both parents and professionals in offering a unique, reflective account of Mark's exceptional life and also a wide-ranging exploration of useful and innovative approaches to autism.

  • Broken Wings

    Broken Wings
    Stephanie E. Fortune

    Broken Wings is the inspirational story of Christina Fortune, who was born with and died from complications of cerebral palsy.

  • Disability Self and Society

    Disability, Self, and Society
    Tanya Titchkosky

    Argues for change in the meaning society ascribes to disability, seeing it as a useful life experience that affects all of society, rather than a temporary or chronic problem for the individual to overcome.

  • 22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man with Asperger s Syndrome

    22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man with Asperger’s Syndrome
    Rudy Simone

    She may find his behaviour hard to understand, resulting in feelings of loneliness, isolation, and confusion. This book shows how to overcome these difficulties and maintain a loving relationship with an AS partner.

  • Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Child

    Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Child
    David Wilkin

    First published in 1979, this book concerns itself primarily with the mothers of mentally handicapped children.

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