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  • Letters To My Weird Sisters

    On Autism and Feminism

    'Limburg describes movingly her own struggles as a new mother and the pressure of society's expectations...Through such delicately intertwined experiences, Limburg quietly shouts for change.' Times Literary SupplementIt seemed to me that many of the moments when my autism had caused problems, or at least marked me out as different, were those moments when I had come up against some unspoken law ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Fully Alive

    Discovering What Matters Most

    On a quest for what matters most, Timothy Shriver discovers a radically different, inspiring way of life.At a time when we are all more rudderless than ever, we look for the very best teachers and mentors to guide us. In Fully Alive, an unusual and gripping memoir, Timothy Shriver shows how his teachers have been the world's most forgotten minority: people with intellectual disabilities. In these ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • The Woman Who Changed Her Brain (New Edition)

    A worldwide bestseller, this is the incredible story of a woman who struggled with severe learning disabilities, built herself a better brain, and started a program that has helped thousands of others do the same.UPDATED EDITION WITH NEW CHAPTER ON LATEST RESEARCH AND CASE STUDIESBarbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities that caused teachers to label her slow, stubborn -- ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules

    The Handbook of Not-So-Obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger Syndrome

    Illustrated by Brian Bojanowski ...
    by Jennifer Cook ...
    Being a teen or tween isn't easy for anyone but it can be especially tough for Asperkids. Jennifer O'Toole knows; she was one! This book is a top secret guide to all of the hidden social rules in life that often seem strange and confusing to young people with Asperger syndrome.The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules offers witty and wise insights into baffling social codes such as making and ... Read more

    $26.61 AUD

  • From Anxiety to Meltdown

    How Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Anxiety, Experience Meltdowns, Manifest Tantrums, and How You Can Intervene Effectively

    Anxiety is the root cause of many of the difficulties experienced by people on the autism spectrum, and is often caused by things such as a change in routine, or sensory overload. Deborah Lipsky takes a practical look at what happens when things spiral out of control, exploring what leads to meltdowns and and tantrums, and what can be done to help. Drawing on her own extensive personal experience ... Read more

    $28.37 AUD

  • Late, Lost, and Unprepared

    A Parents' Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning

    Executive functions are the cognitive skills that help us manage our lives and be successful. Children with weak executive skills, despite their best intentions, often do their homework but forget to turn it in, wait until the last minute to start a project, lose things, or have a room that looks like a dump! The good news is that parents can do a lot to support and train their children to manage ... Read more

    $24.19 AUD

  • Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children

    A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals

    series JKP Essentials
    This straightforward guide offers a complete overview of Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) and gives practical advice for overcoming the difficulties it poses in a wide range of contexts from diagnosis through to adulthood.Starting with an exploration into the background of PDA that answers many of the immediate questions triggered when a child is first diagnosed, the book goes on to ... Read more

    $24.85 AUD

  • Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome

    A User Guide to Adolescence

    by Luke Jackson ...
    Have you ever been called a freak or a geek? Have you ever felt like one? Luke Jackson is 13 years old and has Asperger Syndrome. Over the years Luke has learned to laugh at such names but there are other aspects of life which are more difficult. Adolescence and the teenage years are a minefield of emotions, transitions and decisions and when a child has Asperger Syndrome, the result is often ... Read more

    $26.61 AUD

  • The Motivation Breakthrough

    6 Secrets to Turning On the Tuned-Out Child

    The Motivation Breakthrough explores proven techniques and strategies—based on six possible motivational styles—that will revolutionize the way teachers and parents inspire kids with learning disabilities to succeed and achieve.Backed by decades of experience in the classroom, educator and acclaimed author Rick Lavoie explodes common myths and gives specific advice for motivating children with ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The ADD & ADHD Answer Book

    Professional Answers to 275 of the Top Questions Parents Ask

    series Special Needs Parenting Answer Book
    The ADD & ADHD Answer Book helps you understand your child's illness and develop a plan to help them succeed.What can I do to help my child now?What are the symptoms of ADD?What questions will the doctor ask me about my child?Do children with AD/HD qualify for special education?Should I medicate my child?ADD and ADHD are estimated to affect at least 3 ... ... Read more

    $19.35 AUD

  • Autism: Come Play With Me

    by Judy Rushton ...
    This book is designed to help parents and adults who teach children with autism how to play. Children with autism need to be taught these important play skills that are so challenging for them. These play skills build social connections and relationships as children become adults. Parents can be a child's first playmate. Start where your child is at developmentally and have fun! ... Read more

    $4.22 AUD

  • What's Happening to Ellie?

    A book about puberty for girls and young women with autism and related conditions

    Illustrated by Jonathon Powell ...
    Ellie notices that her body is changing. Hair is growing in new places and there are other changes happening too. Ellie's mum helps her understand that she has started growing into a woman.Following Ellie as she begins to notice changes to her body, this simple resource helps parents and carers teach girls with autism and related conditions about puberty. It covers all the changes that they will ... Read more

    $17.70 AUD

  • Learning Outside The Lines

    Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities And Adhd Give You The Tools F

    Learning with YOUR purpose in mind -- not your parents', not your teacher's, not your school'sEvery day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines tomeasure and standardize intelligence. They decide what criteria make one person smart and another person stupid. They decide who will succeed and who will just get by. Perhaps you find yourself outside the norm, because you learn ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Things Tom Likes

    A book about sexuality and masturbation for boys and young men with autism and related conditions

    Illustrated by Jonathon Powell ...
    Tom likes lots of different things. He likes singing and watching TV in the family room. There are also things that Tom enjoys doing in private, like touching his penis.This accessible and positive resource helps parents and carers teach boys with autism or other special needs about masturbation. It covers when and where it is appropriate and helps to establish boundaries surrounding privacy more ... Read more

    $17.70 AUD

  • Executive Function Dysfunction - Strategies for Educators and Parents

    by Rebecca Moyes ...
    Concise and accessible, this plain English guide will help parents and educators to understand and support children with executive function difficulties at home and in the classroom.The author describes the cognitive processes that make up the executive functions, including attention, behavioral inhibition, theory of mind, organizational skills, time management, planning, decision-making, and self ... Read more

    $26.61 AUD

  • The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behavior, school, and parenting strategies

    A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

    by Bill Nason ...
    The Autism Discussion Page green book covers anxiety and stress, challenging behaviors, stretching comfort zones, discipline, and school issues. It also provides more general teaching and mentoring strategies for coaching children on the autism spectrum in basic daily living strategies to improve their day-to-day lives.Based on posts on the popular online community page and organised by subject ... Read more

    $30.13 AUD

  • Explicit Direct Instruction for English Learners

    Boost achievement for English learners in all subject areas!Every teacher of English learners struggles with the very same issue. How do you build language skills at the same time that you′re teaching new content? That balancing act is about to get a whole lot easier. In this step-by-step guide, John Hollingsworth and Silvia Ybarra combine the best of educational theory, brain research, and data ... Read more

    $44.43 AUD

  • 1000 Best Tips for ADHD

    Expert Answers and Bright Advice to Help You and Your Child

    series 1000 Best
    YOUR COMPLETE REFERENCE FOR PARENTING A CHILD WITH ADHDHow can I help my child do his homework?How can I get him to brush his teeth without arguing with me every night?What can I do when he lies about the same thing over and over?Why doesn't punishment seem to make any difference?When you're struggling to help your child with homework, chores, or behavior, what you need are quick, easy, and ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • LEGO®-Based Therapy

    How to build social competence through LEGO®-based Clubs for children with autism and related conditions

    This complete guide to LEGO® Therapy contains everything you need to know in order to set up and run a LEGO® Club for children with autism spectrum disorders or related social communication difficulties and anxiety conditions.By providing a joint interest and goal, LEGO® building can become a medium for social development such as sharing, turn-taking, making eye-contact, and following social rules ... Read more

    $28.37 AUD

  • When Listening Comes Alive

    by Paul Madaule ...
    Foreword by Norman Doidge, M.D., author of The Brain That Changes Itself and The Brain's Way of Healing. In When Listening Comes Alive, Paul Madaule re-awakens a skill that we all have - a skill that can improve communication, creativity and learning ability, allowing a fuller and more energetic life. Paul demystifies Listening Training as both clinician and client. Diagnosed as dyslexic at an ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • Overcoming Dyslexia

    Dyslexia is a common diagnosable condition that is estimated to affect at least one child in ten. In its most usual form it is manifested as a difficulty in learning to read and write, but it is widely misunderstood and often mistaken for low intelligence or even laziness.Dr Beve Hornsby combines her experience as a psychologist, teacher and speech therapist in this informative and reassuring book ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Collaborative Approaches to Learning for Pupils with PDA

    Strategies for Education Professionals

    Educational environments can present challenges for children with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), who require different strategies than children with a more straightforward presentation of autism, and schools frequently find themselves struggling to meet their complex needs. In this guide PDA experts Ruth Fidler and Phil Christie outline effective strategies for supporting pupils with PDA in ... Read more

    $26.61 AUD

  • Different Learners

    Identifying, Preventing, and Treating Your Child's Learning Problems

    *"My child is having trouble in school.What should I do?"*When parents are told that their child is having difficulty in school, they often don’t know where to turn for reliable information and advice. They may be confused by conflicting claims of "cures" or may mistakenly think that, because some learning problems are genetically based, they can do nothing to help. Even the terminology of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Same Journey Different Paths, Stories of Auditory Processing Disorder

    Same Journey, Different Paths is a wonderfully comprehensive book written by parents and individuals with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD). By sharing their stories and experiences, other parents and individuals with APD understand they are not alone. ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus