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  • The Little Class with the Big Personalityby Fran Hunnisett

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 24.95

    This book is an honest account of the day-to-day challenges faced by the teacher of seven autistic children. The author's creative, accessible approach invites the reader to look beyond the stereotypes of mainstream schooling and explore the experience of teaching a lively group of children with autism. more...

  • Revealing the Hidden Social Codeby Marie Howley; Eileen Arnold

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 26.95

    This text, endorsed by the originator of Social Stories(TM), Carol Gray, offers clear and comprehensive guidance for professionals, parents and carers on how to write successful and targeted Social Stories(TM) that will help develop the autistic spectrum child's understanding of social interaction. more...

  • Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learnby Paula Jacobsen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 25.95

    Jacobsen provides an inside view of how AS pupils perceive and understand what goes on in the classroom, and how they are perceived by fellow pupils and teachers. She adopts a pragmatic approach to improving communication in the classroom and offers practical strategies to increase mutual understanding and create a supportive learning environment. more...

  • Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adultsby Steven Gutstein; Rachelle K Sheely

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 34.95

    This book contains over 200 enjoyable and stimulating activities and exercises ranging over the entire gamut of social and emotional development, and is applicable to anyone, regardless of diagnosis, but will be particularly valuable for those on the autism spectrum. A free companion website provides further information and support. more...

  • 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

    This book introduces autism from a non-clinical, humanist perspective, emphasizing that we are all more alike than different. The author deconstructs the fundamental concepts of the autistic experience using language, examples and anecdotes that are concrete and understandable for all. 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 Midori Ochiai

    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...