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  • Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroomby Rebecca Moyes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 29.95

    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 teachers and parents to address them. Teachers learn how to create environmental supports and to incorporate specific teaching strategies. more...

  • Demystifying the Autistic Experienceby William Stillman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 21.95

    Parents, caregivers and educators are often at a loss about how best to support an individual with autism because they are overwhelmed by 'behaviors', inundated with prognoses and clinical jargon, or confused by technical information. This book introduces autism from a non-clinical, humanist perspective, emphasizing that we are all more alike than... more...

  • Different Like Meby Jennifer Elder; Jennifer Elder; Marc Thomas

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 16.95

    Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with AS, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson, among others. All excel in different fields, but are united by the fact that they often found it difficult to fit in-just like Quinn. more...

  • Different Croaks for Different Folksby Shigeki Oyama

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 19.95

    This illustrated book explores the difficulties faced by 'frogs with a different croak'. Aimed at children with autism and related spectrum conditions, Teacher Toad's lessons give practical advice on issues covering everything from hard-to-break habits to physical coordination difficulties. more...

  • Drama Therapy and Storymaking in Special Educationby Paula Crimmens

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95

    This practical resource book for professionals covers the broad spectrum of students attending special needs schools. Paula Crimmens places therapeutic storymaking within the context of drama therapy and offers practical advice on how to structure and set up sessions to be compatible with special needs learning environments. more...

  • Gifted Childrenby Kate Distin

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 26.95

    Gifted Children is a lively and informative exploration of the mystery of the gifted mind and the social and emotional needs of gifted children and their families. The authors give an insight into what is 'normal' for gifted children, acknowledge the difficulties they experience, and offer pointers for parents on how to support them. more...

  • Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disordersby Jo Anne Seip; Vicki Lundine; Catherine Smith

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 56.95

    This training program assesses ASD students' strengths, abilities, fears and challenges and helps them acquire the skills necessary for a smooth transition from school to employment. It is packed with lesson plans, implementation procedures, interactive activities and photocopiable worksheets, and the course can be taught over one or three years. more...

  • International Handbook of Giftedness and Talentby K. A. Heller; F. J. Mönks; R. Subotnik; Robert J. Sternberg

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 375.00

    The first edition of this popular reference work was published in 1993 and received critical acclaim for its achievement in bringing together international perspectives on research and development in giftedness and talent. Scholars welcomed it as the first comprehensive volume in the field and it has proved to be an indispensable resource to researchers.... more...

  • A Class Apartby Alec Klein

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 16.00

    Enter Stuyvesant High, one of the most extraordinary schools in America, a place where the brainiacs prevail and jocks are embarrassed to admit they play on the woeful football team. Academic competition is so intense that students say they can have only two of these three things: good grades, a social life, or sleep. About one in four Stuyvesant students... more...

  • Recovering Informal Learningby Paul Hager; John Halliday

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.99

    For too long, theories and practices of learning have been dominated by the requirements of formal learning. This book seeks to persuade readers through argument and examples that the balance should be shifted back towards the informal. These arguments and examples are taken from informal learning in very diverse situations. more...