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  • Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

    How Seeking a Diagnosis in Adulthood Can Change Your Life

    by Philip Wylie and 2 more

    As awareness and understanding of Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder increases, more adults are identifying themselves as being on the spectrum and seeking formal diagnosis. This book discusses the process, the pros and cons, and the after-effects of receiving an autism diagnosis in adulthood.Outlining the likely stages of the journey to diagnosis, this book looks at what the ... Read more

    $21.55 AUD

  • Meniere Man. Let's Get Better

    Meniere Man, #2

    by Meniere Man

    series Meniere Man #2
    This number #1 bestseller, is a truly remarkable success story. How Meniere Man recovered from Meniere's.While there is no known cure for Meniere's disease, here is proof that you can make a full recovery, just as Meniere Man did and go on to get a normal life back again. You can make Meniere's a thing of the past. Discover the exact personal self-help regime that enabled Meniere Man to be totally ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Able

    Gold Medals, Grand Slams and Smashing Glass Ceilings

    by Dylan Alcott

    The incredible life of an astonishing athlete and now disability advocate - fully updated'His characteristic enthusiasm and distinctive voice leap from the pages.' The AgeDylan Alcott is the Australian tennis star we always wanted.' Herald Sun'He'll be seen and heard for generations to come, inspiring all along the way. His ride ... a non-stop thriller.' Fox SportsDylan Alc... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Ugly: My Memoir

    by Robert Hoge

    The unique and inspiring story of a boy born with the odds against him and the family whose love and support helped him overcome incredible hardships.Robert Hoge was born with a giant tumour on his forehead, severely distorted facial features and legs that were twisted and useless. His mother refused to look at her son, let alone bring him home. But home he went, to a life that, against the odds, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

    by Anthony Attwood

    'I usually say to the child, "Congratulations, you have Asperger's syndrome", and explain that this means he or she is not mad, bad or defective, but has a different way of thinking.' - from The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome (AS). It brings together a wealth of information on all ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • Aspergirls

    Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome

    by Rudy Simone

    *Gold Medal Winner in the Sexuality / Relationships Category of the 2011 IPPY Awards* * Honorary Mention in the 2010 BOTYA Awards Women's Issues Category * Girls with Asperger's Syndrome are less frequently diagnosed than boys, and even once symptoms have been recognised, help is often not readily available. The image of coping well presented by AS females of any age can often mask difficulties, ... Read more

    $20.01 AUD

  • Safety Skills for Asperger Women

    How to Save a Perfectly Good Female Life

    by Liane Holliday Willey and 1 more

    Life with Asperger's Syndrome can be a challenge at the best of times, and trials and tribulations that neurotypicals take in their stride can leave Aspies perplexed and unsure of how best to solve problems and keep themselves safe, both physically and emotionally. This book explores difficulties that those with AS may face, and suggests practical and helpful ways of overcoming them. Liane ... Read more

    $20.01 AUD

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

    by Rudy Simone and 1 more

    Although having Asperger Syndrome (AS) can make romantic relations difficult, having a fulfilling relationship with an Asperger man is certainly not impossible. A woman in love with a man with AS may interpret his difficulties with communication and socialization as a lack of interest in the relationship. He may vacillate between being gentle and caring to seeming cold and distant. She may find ... Read more

    $15.39 AUD

  • 22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know

    by Rudy Simone and 2 more

    Rudy Simone covers 22 common areas of confusion for someone dating a female with AS and includes advice from her own experience and from other partners in real relationships. She talks with humour and honesty about the quirks and sensitivities that you may come across when getting to know your partner. All the pivotal relationship landmarks are discussed, including the first date, sex, and even ... Read more

    $15.39 AUD

  • Emma and I

    by Sheila Hocken

    As a girl, Sheila never let her gradual descent into blindness prevent her from trying to do everything a sighted person could do. Then at 17, unable to see to find her way around the house she grew up in, she found herself dreading her future in an 'ever darkening vacuum'.But then the remarkable Emma enters her life, and Sheila begins a journey that brings her the independence, love and happiness ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Pretending to be Normal

    Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Expanded Edition

    by Liane Holliday Willey and 1 more

    Compelling and witty, Liane Holliday Willey's account of growing to adulthood as an undiagnosed 'Aspie' has been read by thousands of people on and off the autism spectrum since it was first published in 1999. Bringing her story up to date, including her diagnosis as an adult, and reflecting on the changes in attitude over 15 years, this expanded edition will continue to entertain (and inform) all ... Read more

    $21.55 AUD

  • Your Body's Brilliant Design

    A Revolutionary Approach to Relieving Chronic Pain

    by Karen M Gabler

    Want to know the key to eliminating chronic pain from your life? It’s not more rigorous exercise, medical interventions, or expensive therapies. It turns out you have had the key all along—your body and its natural brilliant design!For years we have been overlooking a crucial element of the body—fascia—that holds the key to allowing you to live pain-free. Many of us think of the human body as a ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly

    by Jean-Dominique Bauby

    ‘Locked-in syndrome: paralysed from head to toe, the patient, his mind intact, is imprisoned inside his own body, unable to speak or move. In my case, blinking my left eyelid is my only means of communication.’In December 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of French ‘Elle’ and the father of two young children, suffered a massive stroke and found himself paralysed and speechless, but ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD, 2nd Edition-Revised and Updated: Tips and Tools to Help You Take Charge of Your Life and Get Organized

    Tips and Tools to Help You Take Charge of Your Life and Get Organized

    by Susan C Pinsky

    ADD, Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, are prevalent in society today, afflicting about 4.4% of the adult population, which is over 13 million Americans. Four out of every five adults do not even know they are ADD, and while it is often difficult to differentiate adults with true ADD from adults who are merely forgetful and disorganized, Organizing ... Read more

    $33.21 AUD

  • How Far Can You Go

    My 25-year quest to walk again

    by John Maclean and 1 more

    'If you look up mental toughness in the dictionary you'll find a picture of John Maclean' Steve Waugh AOWalking on the beach and holding hands with a loved one is a dream taken for granted by most. But when aspiring athlete John Maclean was struck down by a truck while training for a triathlon at the age of 22, this dream became impossible. John survived, but was left paraplegic – catastrophic for ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Spectrum Women

    Walking to the Beat of Autism

    by Barb Cook and 16 more

    Barb Cook and 14 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women. Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand the experiences described from a clinician's perspective, and provide extensive recommendations.Autistic advocates including Liane Holliday Willey, ... Read more

    $24.52 AUD

  • The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

    A Guide to Living in an Intimate Relationship with a Partner who is on the Autism Spectrum Second Edition

    by Maxine Aston and 1 more

    Does your other half have Asperger Syndrome or do you suspect that he or she is on the autism spectrum? This quick and helpful relationships guide provides all the information you need for relationship success with your ASD partner.In the second edition of this best-selling book, Maxine Aston draws on over a decade of experience working with couples affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Updates ... Read more

    $15.39 AUD

  • Aspergers in Love

    by Maxine Aston and 2 more

    Asperger syndrome (AS) has often been considered to be incompatible with love and relationships, but as the number of people who are diagnosed with the disorder increases, it is becoming apparent that people with AS can and do have full and intimate relationships. Comparing and contrasting both AS and non-AS partners' viewpoints, this book frankly examines the fundamental aspects of relationships ... Read more

    $22.98 AUD

  • Been There. Done That. Try This!

    An Aspie's Guide to Life on Earth

    by Debbie Denenburg and 26 more

    If you only buy one book to improve your life this year, make it this one.Temple Grandin, Liane Holliday Willey, Anita Lesko, Stephen M. Shore, and many other Aspie mentors, offer their personal guidance on coping with the daily stressors that Aspies have identified as being the most significant, in order of urgency - anxiety, self-esteem, change, meltdowns, depression, friendship, love, and much, ... Read more

    $22.98 AUD

  • The Eternal Son

    a novel

    by Alison Entrekin and 1 more

    In this multi-award-winning autobiographical novel, Cristovão Tezza draws his readers into the mind of a young father whose son, Felipe, is born with Down syndrome. From the initial shock of diagnosis, and through his growing understanding of the world of hospitals and therapies, Tezza threads the story of his son’s life with his own.Felipe, who lives in an eternal present, becomes a remarkable ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • Release Your Pain: 2nd Edition - EBOOK: Resolving Soft Tissue Injuries with Exercise and Active Release Techniques

    Resolving Soft Tissue Injuries with Exercise and Active Release Techniques

    by Dr. Brian James Abelson DC. and 1 more

    series Release Your Body #1
    Imagine finding a way to spend less time suffering from pain, and more time doing the things you love. Take control of your pain! This long awaited, completely reworked, second edition provides new content for each condition, with over 80 additional pages of information, the addition of new and easier to understand illustrations, updated descriptions about each of the soft-tissue conditions, a ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children

    A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals

    by Margaret Duncan and 3 more

    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

    $20.01 AUD

  • How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness

    A Mindful Guide

    by Toni Bernhard

    Comfort, understanding, and advice for those who are suffering--and those who care for them.Chronic illness creates many challenges, from career crises and relationship issues to struggles with self-blame, personal identity, and isolation. Beloved author Toni Bernhard addresses these challenges and many more, using practical examples to illustrate how mindfulness, equanimity, and compassion can ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • What the hell happened to my brain?

    Living Beyond Dementia

    by Kate Swaffer and 3 more

    Kate Swaffer was just 49 years old when she was diagnosed with a form of younger onset dementia. In this book, she offers an all-too-rare first-hand insight into that experience, sounding a clarion call for change in how we ensure a better quality of life for people with dementia.Kate describes vividly her experiences of living with dementia, exploring the effects of memory difficulties, loss of ... Read more

    $21.55 AUD