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Autism & AspergerÍs Syndrome books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Autism & AspergerÍs Syndrome category. Presented with a red border are the Autism & AspergerÍs Syndrome books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Coming Home to Autism A Room-by-Room Approach to Supporting Your Child at Home after ASD Diagnosis by Tara Leniston, Rhian Grounds Coming Home to Autism A Room-by-Room Approach to Supporting Your Child at Home after ASD Diagnosis
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This friendly book offers a blueprint for family life with autism by using rooms inthe home to represent key developmental areas. There are ideas and routines totry at home, including advice on toilet training, diet and nutrition, sensory play,and much...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2018

Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism The Stuff That Transformed My Life as an Autism Parent by Debby Elley Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism The Stuff That Transformed My Life as an Autism Parent

Alec and Bobby are twins with autism, but nobody could ever say they are the same. Here, their mum gives a down-to-earth account of their family life, proving that autism is not one-size-fits-all. This honest and funny book shares experience...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2018

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Second Edition by Sam (Neurology, Learning, and Behavior Center, Salt Lake City, UT) Goldstein Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Second Edition
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This authoritative resource, now thoroughly revised for DSM-5, has set the standard for the comprehensive assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Leading experts demonstrate how to craft a scientifically grounded profile of each child's strengths and difficulties, make a formal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2018

Medical Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Mohammad Ghaziuddin Medical Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Autism as a diagnosis rarely occurs in isolation and around 10-25% of people with autism have an additional medical condition, such as learning disabilities or epilepsy. This authoritative yet easy to use book provides both parents and professionals with the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2018

Difference Not Disorder Understanding Autism Theory in Practice by Dr Catherine Harvey Difference Not Disorder Understanding Autism Theory in Practice

This practical guide provides excellent practical guidance to support children with autism. Covering topics from behaviour management to sensory needs, this book provides a clear overview which will help practitioners put autism research into practice, learn from historic mistakes and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2018

Adult Self-Report UCC (UCC-SR-ADULT) by Ruth Aspy, Barry G. Grossman, Emma Goodall Adult Self-Report UCC (UCC-SR-ADULT)
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The Underlying Characteristics Checklists (UCC) are non-standardized assessment tools intended for use with individuals of all ages who have been diagnosed with ASD or who exhibit behaviors that are often related to ASD and require intervention. The UCC is designed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Diverted A journey of resilience to the newest frontier of inclusion by Roxanne Hobbs Diverted A journey of resilience to the newest frontier of inclusion

A journey of resilience to the newest frontier of inclusion.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder A Clinical Handbook by Nicholas W. (Assistant Professor in Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut Health Center) Gelbar Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder A Clinical Handbook
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Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder synthesizes current science on adolescents and young adults with ASD in order to inform mental health practitioners and education professionals who work directly with these individuals.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

Coming Soon

Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury by Steven Wheeler, Amanda Acord-Vira Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury
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Provides an overview of the occupational therapy process for adults with traumatic brain injury, including definition, epidemiology, stages of recovery, referral, evaluation, and interventions throughout the various recover phases. This publication is designed to help occupational therapists understand the contribution...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2018

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Preteens and Teenagers on the Autism Spectrum by Jeanette Purkis, Emma Goodall The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Preteens and Teenagers on the Autism Spectrum
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Building resilience and independence in young people with autism can be hugely beneficial in helping them live an independent and rewarding life. This book is a practical resource based around major life events; each milestone includes exercises that you can...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/05/2018

Sex and the Single Aspie by Artemisia Sex and the Single Aspie

Addressing the issues women with Asperger's face with sexuality and the single life, this ground-breaking book reveals all and blows the lid off taboo subjects for those on the spectrum. Looking at one night stands, intimacy, and integrity, this is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/05/2018

A Guide to Programs for Parenting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities or Developmental Disabilities Evidence-Based Guidance for Professionals by John R. Lutzker, Katelyn M. Guastaferro, Lynn Koegel, Brittany Koegel A Guide to Programs for Parenting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities or Developmental Disabilities Evidence-Based Guidance for Professionals
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Parents require effective training in order to support children with intellectual or developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. In this book, leading authorities outline the research and evidence which underpins major parenting training programs, and provide guidance on how to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2018

Fundamental Movement Skill Acquisition for Children and Adults with Autism A Practical Guide to Teaching and Assessing Individuals on the Spectrum by Susan Crawford, David Sugden Fundamental Movement Skill Acquisition for Children and Adults with Autism A Practical Guide to Teaching and Assessing Individuals on the Spectrum
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This is a practical guide on how to teach and assess fundamental movement skill (FMS) acquisition for children and adults with autism. The book explores basic skills of movement and how to observe and develop FMS in children and adults...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2018

Working with Girls and Young Women with an Autism Spectrum Condition A Practical Guide for Clinicians by Fiona Fisher Bullivant Working with Girls and Young Women with an Autism Spectrum Condition A Practical Guide for Clinicians

This concise, practical guide shows how to enable girls and young women with ASD to reach their full potential, by adopting more individualised approaches. Drawing on clinical experience and clients' testimonies, it covers diagnosis, comorbidities, sensory issues, self-harm, emotional regulation,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2018

Autism Mothers Speak Out Stories of Advocacy and Activism from Around the World by Carole Kevan, Edith Betty Roncancio Morales Autism Mothers Speak Out Stories of Advocacy and Activism from Around the World
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From America to Australia, and stopping off in every continent in between, these stories from mothers of autistic children highlight changing attitudes to autism. Debunking the myth that autism is a result of bad parenting, this book radiates with the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2018

Food Refusal and Avoidant Eating in Children, including those with Autism Spectrum Conditions A Practical Guide for Parents and Professionals by Gillian Harris, Elizabeth Shea Food Refusal and Avoidant Eating in Children, including those with Autism Spectrum Conditions A Practical Guide for Parents and Professionals
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A guide for parents and professionals working with children with autism who have a restricted dietary range. It helps the reader to understand the behaviour and work with it, in order to gradually increase the range of food a child...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2018

Other books in this genre

Autism and Enablement Occupational Therapy Approaches to Promote Independence for Adults with Autism by Matt Bushell, Ute Vann, Sandra Gasson Autism and Enablement Occupational Therapy Approaches to Promote Independence for Adults with Autism
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This practical guide to the enablement approach shows how to help adults with autism achieve greater independence and become more self-sufficient. The approach draws on occupational therapy and can be adapted for range of abilities, ideal for improving wellbeing and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2017

Handbook of Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment, Curricula, and Intervention by Justin B. Leaf Handbook of Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment, Curricula, and Intervention

This handbook identifies the various social deficiencies widely associated with children and youth diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It discusses possible causes as well as the lifelong effects if these deficiencies are not addressed. The handbook presents current behavioral...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Sometimes Noise is Big Life with Autism by Angela Coelho Sometimes Noise is Big Life with Autism

What would life be like if the world was too noisy for your eyes, or your clothes always felt too itchy? This picture book describes the world from the point of view of a child with autism and the sensory...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

A Guide to Sometimes Noise is Big for Parents and Educators by Angela Coelho, Lori Seeley A Guide to Sometimes Noise is Big for Parents and Educators
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This accompanying guide to Sometimes Noise is Big shows what everyday life is like for a child on the autism spectrum and the types of sensory issues they experience. It offers simple explanations of the issues and advice on how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Mploy - A Job Readiness Workbook Career Skills Development for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Difficulties by Michael P. McManmon, Carol Gray, Michele Ramsay, Jennifer Kolarik Mploy - A Job Readiness Workbook Career Skills Development for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Difficulties
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This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26, and includes activities designed to develop key skills for meaningful careers, so young people can enter employment with confidence. It provides everything you need as a parent, educator or professional...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Drinking, Drug Use, and Addiction in the Autism Community by Ann Palmer, Elizabeth Kunreuther Drinking, Drug Use, and Addiction in the Autism Community
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This book explores the links between autism and substance abuse, providing information, awareness and analysis. It brings together current research, including studies linking the perseverative traits in autism to addiction, and personal accounts, like the statement of a self-declared 'Aspie'...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Handbook of Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder by Johnny L. Matson Handbook of Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder

This handbook provides a comprehensive review of the numerous factors associated with treatments for children, youth, and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It offers in-depth analysis of evidence-based treatments for young children, providing coverage on interventions within social skills...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Autism The Movement Sensing Perspective by Elizabeth B. Torres Autism The Movement Sensing Perspective

Autism: The Movement Sensing Perspective is the result of a collaborative effort by parents, therapists, clinicians, and researchers from all disciplines in science including physics, engineering, and applied mathematics. This book poses questions regarding the current conceptualization and approach to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Handbook of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder by Johnny L. Matson Handbook of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

This handbook details best practices and discusses ongoing challenges in assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Chapters address assessment and diagnostic protocols, developmental considerations in ASD assessment, and issues concerning comorbid psychological and medical conditions. Various aspects of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2017

Evidence-Based Assessment in ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) What Is Available, What Is Appropriate and What Is `Fit-for-Purpose' by Kenneth J. Aitken Evidence-Based Assessment in ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) What Is Available, What Is Appropriate and What Is `Fit-for-Purpose'

This practical, research-based book introduces and reviews the evidence-based measures used in the commissioning and auditing of services for people with ASD, where the ability to demonstrate the benefits and effects of support and intervention is increasingly important.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

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