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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!


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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: 18/09/2017

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: 01/09/2017

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: 01/09/2017

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: 31/08/2017

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

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

An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Gillan Drew An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Through the personal experiences of an adult diagnosed with autism, this book will inform on the social challenges of life on the spectrum along with sensible advice for practical situations. Includes an informed introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder along with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

Coming Soon

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

This is the first book to present the movement approach to autism in a comprehensive way, integrating scientific methods and results with the experience of affected people, ways to improve their experiences, and the societal integration of autism. It helps...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

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

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: 01/10/2017

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: 01/10/2017

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

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: 01/11/2017

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum by Jeanette Purkis, Emma Goodall The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum
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Building resilience and independence in children 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 work...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2017

Winston Wallaby Can't Stop Bouncing What to do about Hyperactivity in Children Including Those with ADHD, SPD and ASD by Kay Al-Ghani, Joy Beaney Winston Wallaby Can't Stop Bouncing What to do about Hyperactivity in Children Including Those with ADHD, SPD and ASD
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This illustrated storybook explains hyperactivity through the story of Winston Wallaby and his uncontrollable bouncing at school. It allows children with ADHD, SPD & ASD to recognise and support their additional sensory needs. A helpful introduction for parents/carers and appendices...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Contemplative Therapy for Clients on the Autism Spectrum A Reflective Integration Therapy (TM) Manual for Psychotherapists and Counsellors by Rachael Lee Harris, Tony Attwood Contemplative Therapy for Clients on the Autism Spectrum A Reflective Integration Therapy (TM) Manual for Psychotherapists and Counsellors
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A manual for practitioners working with clients with high-functioning autism, introducing the meditative practice of Reflective Integration Therapy (TM). This revolutionary therapy uses mantra meditation and the positive autism traits as sources of healing. All material for 12 weekly sessions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

First Class Support for College Students on the Autism Spectrum Practical Advice for College Counselors and Educators by Michael W. Duggan First Class Support for College Students on the Autism Spectrum Practical Advice for College Counselors and Educators

College students with autism can face many difficulties in adult life that can be overlooked as they strive for academic success. This book shows how college counselors and other staff can support students with autism in their everyday life, taking...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Making Friends at Work Learning to Make Positive Choices in Social Situations for People with Autism by Saffron Gallup Making Friends at Work Learning to Make Positive Choices in Social Situations for People with Autism

This book adopts a 'choose your own adventure' format to represent certain social situations people with autism may encounter when making new friends at work. The book offers the reader a range of 'next steps' when considering how they would...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Other books in this genre

The Metamorphosis of Autism A History of Child Development in Britain by Bonnie Evans The Metamorphosis of Autism A History of Child Development in Britain

This is the first detailed exploration of the history of autism in the UK. Drawing from extensive and highly original archival research as well as investigations of published literature it describes the political, social and institutional background which made the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/02/2017

Autism Spectrum Disorder Characteristics, Causes and Practical Issues by Jill Boucher Autism Spectrum Disorder Characteristics, Causes and Practical Issues

Following on from the popular and provocative First Edition, the Second Edition offers the latest research on autistic spectrum disorders, exploring theories at the psychological, neurobiological and 'first cause' levels to methods of assessment, intervention, education and support.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/02/2017

Autism Spectrum Disorder Characteristics, Causes and Practical Issues by Jill Boucher Autism Spectrum Disorder Characteristics, Causes and Practical Issues

Following on from the popular and provocative First Edition, the Second Edition offers the latest research on autistic spectrum disorders, exploring theories at the psychological, neurobiological and 'first cause' levels to methods of assessment, intervention, education and support.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2017

Autism Imaging and Devices by Manual F. Casanova Autism Imaging and Devices

This book covers state-of-the-art medical image analysis approaches currently pursued in autism research. Chapters cover recent advances in diagnosis using structural neuroimaging. All aspects of imaging are included, such as electrophysiology (EEG, ERP, QEEG, and MEG), postmortem techniques, and advantages...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/02/2017

Flexible and Focused Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders by Adel C. (Pepperdine University, Department of Psychology, Los Angeles, CA USA) Najdowski Flexible and Focused Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders
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Flexible and Focused: Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders is a manual written for individuals who work with learners who struggle with executive function deficits. The manual takes the perspective that executive function skills can...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2017

Translational Approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorder by Maria de los Angeles Robinson-Agramonte Translational Approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorder

This book addresses and synthesizes recent basic, translational, and clinical research with the goal of understanding the mechanisms behind autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and how they lead to altered brain function and behavior. Bringing clarity to these mechanisms will lead...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2016

Understanding and Evaluating Autism Theory by Nick Chown Understanding and Evaluating Autism Theory

As it stands, there is little crossover between theoretical knowledge on autism and Asperger syndrome, and autism intervention. This textbook provides the first guide to all theoretical output, including 'mainstream' and 'alternative', as well as non-specific theories that can be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/10/2016

Behavioral Challenges in Children with Autism and Other Special Needs The Developmental Approach by Diane Cullinane Behavioral Challenges in Children with Autism and Other Special Needs The Developmental Approach

Attune, help and recover: a structured developmental approach to behavioural challenges in children with disabilities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2016

Writing & Developing Social Stories Practical Interventions in Autism by Caroline Smith Writing & Developing Social Stories Practical Interventions in Autism

A resource that provides an introduction to the theory and practice of writing social stories. It also includes examples of successful stories to use as guides, as well as information and photocopiable resources for delivering training on the use of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2016

Recognising Asperger's Syndrome A Practical Guide to Adult Diagnosis and Beyond by Trevor Powell Recognising Asperger's Syndrome A Practical Guide to Adult Diagnosis and Beyond

Written by a clinical neuropsychologist, this book is an accessible guide to everything you need to know about Asperger Syndrome, offering information and guidance, self-help and coping strategies and illustrated throughout with over 150 personal quotes, vignettes and anecdotes from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2016

Talkabout for Teenagers Developing Social Communication Skills by Alex Kelly Talkabout for Teenagers Developing Social Communication Skills

A comprehensive program of professional resources to help you deliver group sessions on social and relationship skills for teenagers with social, emotional or behavioral difficulties. It follows the Talkabout hierarchy, building self-awareness and self-esteem first, then moving on to non-verbal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2016

Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Fred R. Volkmar Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The research on children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is extensive and growing. Although these conditions are recognized as affecting the entire lifespan, the literature on ASD after childhood is limited and has not been brought together in a single...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/08/2016

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