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'.

  • 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.

  • Can I tell you about Epilepsy

    Can I tell you about Epilepsy?
    Kate Lambert

    This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for children from the age of 7.

  • Disabled People and the Right to Life

    Disabled People and the Right to Life
    Luke Clements, Janet Read

    The most basic of human rights, the right to life, is the focus of this book.

  • The Train in the Night

    The Train in the Night
    Nick Coleman

    It is funny, heartbreaking and, above all, true. 'This is a book for anyone who grew up with pop music, listens to it still and has spent too much time thinking about it and talking about it.

  • 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.

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