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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 28 new and published books in the subject of Autism — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Supporting Change in Autism Services

    Bridging the gap between theory and practice

    By Jackie Ravet

    Supporting Change in Autism Services explores the theoretical and practical dimensions of improving service provision for children, young people and adults with autism. The core aim of the book is to identify and critically examine some of the key factors that either facilitate or inhibit the...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Engaging Learners with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

    A resource book for teachers and teaching assistants

    By Barry Carpenter, Jo Egerton, Beverley Cockbill, Tamara Bloom, Jodie Fotheringham, Hollie Rawson, Jane Thistlethwaite

    Children and young people with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (CLDD) have co-existing and overlapping conditions which can manifest in complex learning patterns, extreme behaviours and a range of socio-medical needs which are new and unfamiliar to many educators. Their combination...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. What’s the Buzz? For Early Learners

    A complete social skills foundation course

    By Mark Le Messurier, Madhavi Nawana Parker

    For many, social thinking is hard-wired at birth and strengthens, quite naturally, through progressive experiences and encounters with others. However, for a variety of reasons, some children find it harder to think socially, develop socially and use their social tools suitably when it really...

    Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Shakespeare’s Heartbeat

    Drama games for children with autism

    By Kelly Hunter

    Children on the autistic spectrum experience varying degrees of difficulties; all of which can be understood as a disassociation of mind and body. Expressing feelings, making eye contact, keeping a steady heartbeat and recognizing faces are all part of the autism dilemma which can be poetically...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Supporting Pupils on the Autism Spectrum in Secondary Schools

    A Practical Guide for Teaching Assistants

    By Carolyn Canavan

    Written to meet the needs of teaching assistants and learning support assistants, this book provides a practical toolkit for supporting students on the autistic spectrum in mainstream secondary schools. The book offers a clear, jargon free explanation of autism spectrum conditions and examines the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Autism: Exploring the Benefits of a Gluten- and Casein-Free Diet

    A practical guide for families and professionals

    By Paul Whiteley, Mark Earnden, Elouise Robinson

    Autism was once considered a rare condition, but increasing numbers of children are being diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum, making it one of the most common and often challenging childhood developmental diagnoses. While experts around the globe strive to unravel and truly understand how...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Autism and the Social World of Childhood

    A sociocultural perspective on theory and practice

    By Carmel Conn

    A key issue for researchers and practitioners is how to support the social engagement of children with autism in ordinary, everyday social processes that are transactional in nature and involve mixed groups of children, with and without autism, in rich and varied relationships. Autism and the...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Identifying Special Needs

    Checklists for profiling individual differences, 2nd Edition

    By Glynis Hannell

    Drawing from her experience as an educational psychologist, and special education teacher, Glynis Hannell offers guidelines to help teachers quickly recognize and categorize the specific characteristics of developmental disorders, autism spectrum disorders, emotional-behavioural disorders, specific...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Teaching Children with High-Level Autism

    Evidence from Families

    By Pamela LePage, Susan Courey

    Teaching Children with High-Level Autism combines the perspectives of families and children with disabilities and frames these personal experiences in the context of evidence-based practice, providing pre- and in-service teachers and professionals with vital information on how they can help...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals

    Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    By Elizabeth A. Laugeson

    The PEERS® Curriculum for School-Based Professionals brings UCLA's highly acclaimed and widely popular PEERS program into the school setting. This sixteen-week program, clinically proven to significantly improve social skills and social interactions among teens with autism spectrum disorder, is now...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge