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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.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Autism & AspergerÍs Syndrome books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

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: 16/01/2018

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: 16/01/2018

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

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

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

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

Coming Soon

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: 31/01/2018

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: 15/02/2018

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

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: 05/04/2018

Other books in this genre

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

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: 01/10/2017

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

A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum Diagnosis, Intervention and Family Support by Judy Eaton A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum Diagnosis, Intervention and Family Support

Girls with autism require tailored support for dealing with mental health issues. This book offers interventions specifically for supporting girls with their mental health, by looking at looking at how girls are assessed and diagnosed for autism, and explaining which...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Turning the Tables on Challenging Behaviour Working with Children, Young People and Adults with Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorders by Peter Imray Turning the Tables on Challenging Behaviour Working with Children, Young People and Adults with Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Fully updated, and with new sections on behaviourism, attachment disorders, neuro-scientific developments, and working with dis-engaged learners, this second edition of Turning the Tables contains real-life case studies, strategies for identification, and handy hints and tips throughout. It is the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

5 Things You Need to Know About Social Skills Coaching An Easy Guide for Parents and Clinicians by Roya Ostovar 5 Things You Need to Know About Social Skills Coaching An Easy Guide for Parents and Clinicians

Social skills coaching helps develop an individual's ability to more effectively communicate with others. This book covers learning different perspective-taking strategies to help relate to others; handling rejection and rumours; becoming aware of and understanding non-verbal communication; and practicing active...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/08/2017

Essential Clinical Guide to Understanding and Treating Autism by Fred R. Volkmar Essential Clinical Guide to Understanding and Treating Autism

Coauthored by the premier expert on autism in the United States and an experienced academic and practicing pediatrician, this volume provides concise and practical information based on the most up-to-date research and clinical experience for primary care givers around the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults by Bernardo Barahona Correa Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults

In this book a group of international experts guide the reader through the clinical features of adults with autism spectrum disorders, describe the care needs of patients and their families, explain the evolution of the disorders into old age, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

Is It OK to Ask Questions about Autism? by Abi Rawlins, Catherine Frizzell, Michael Barton Is It OK to Ask Questions about Autism?
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Through autism awareness workshops in schools, the authors have compiled the most common questions on the subject. Based on real questions raised by children aged 5-11, this book provides direct answers as well as strategies for continuing the discussion to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

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