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Sam and Chester : How a mischievous pig transformed the life of my autistic son / by Bailey-Merritt, Jo.

Publication: . vii, 324 pages : 20 cm.

My 12 year old loved it.

Making the most of supervision in health and social care : a self - development manual for supervisees. by Knapman, Jacky ;

Publication: Brighton[England] Pavilion 1998 . vi, 51 p. : ill. 29 Date: 1998

This book was useful to me and may be very useful for intern/new graduate psychologists to read at the start of their career

The disappointment dragon : learning to cope with disappointment (for all children and dragon tamers, including those with Asperger syndrome) by Al-Ghani, K I

Publication: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014 . 63 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. x 23 cm. 29 Date: 2014

This book is good for kids who immediately go into tantrum mode. It helps you recognise the disappointment dragon and teaches that you have a choice about whether you go down to the valley of despair or try to think positively and ask for some help.

Rain Reign / by Martin, Ann M.,

Publication: . 226 pages ; 20 cm

Lovely story. One of the best books I've ever read.

Chester and Gus / by McGovern, Cammie

Publication: . 249, 9 pages ; 20 cm

A great book everyone should read.

Blue bottle mystery : the graphic novel : an Asperger adventure / by Medaglia, Mike,

Publication: . 64 pages : 27 cm.

A very cool graphic novel for special needs kids

A boy called Bat / by Arnold, Elana K.

Publication: . 198 pages : 21 cm

Really good story, loved it!

Born this way. Season one /

Publication: . 2 videodiscs : 4 3/4 in.

Awesome! A great series! Really brings to light lots of issues and discussion topics, a great dvd to share with our volunteers – generated lots of talk and discussion, got people really thinking. There where laughs and a few tears…and I am keen to watch the whole series

The Rosie project / by Simsion, Graeme C.

Publication: . 329 pages : 20 cm

Really enjoyed it.

The dreamhouse. by Carter, Ruth

Publication: . 2 videodiscs (DVD) (168 min.) 29

Very entertaining. Was very good…friends going flatting and all the dramas! Was very touching how it affected the parents when their child leaves home!!! but these awesomely unique guys- the excitement, the fear, the heartache of Mum and Dad Great watch.

Deej / Inclusion shouldn't be a lottery by Rooy, Robert

Publication: . 1 videodisc (72 min.) : 4 3/4 in. +

Isn't it amazing how the mind works and how technology has and can help people become "real" to everyone. Great film, great lad.

Bullies, cyberbullies and frenemies / by Elliot, Michele

Publication: . 128 pages ; 20 cm :

I got this out for my 13 year old daughter who was experiencing bullying. I had a quick read first and it seemed good advice delivered in a very easy manner. She found it sufficiently worthwhile to read the whole book.

Please stand by / by Lewin, Ben

Publication: . 1 videodisc (93 min.) : 4 3/4 in.

Very good film; enjoyed it.

Sanctuary : never let love pass you by / by Collin, Len

Publication: . 1 videodisc (87 min.) : 4 3/4 in.

Very sad and funny at times. Highlights some of the real and poignant concerns people have. Also shows that we are all just people- whatever our abilities, we can get ourselves into strife!

Cleo the crocodile : activity book for children who are afraid to get close / by Treisman, Karen

Publication: . 1 volume : 30 cm.

An excellent way to introduce therapeutic activities to young children who have experienced relationship trauma. Also has useful guidance for adults and caregivers.

Presley the pug relaxation activity book : a therapeutic story with creative activities about finding calm for children aged 5-10 who worry / by Treisman, Karen

Publication: . 1 volume : 30 cm.

This is such a wonderful resource that is also beautifully illustrated. I think it will work with a much wider age range and I plan on using some of the activities with young adults.

Breathe like a bear : 30 mindful moments for kids to feel calm and focused anytime, anywhere / by Willey, Kira

Publication: . x, 84 pages : 24 cm

Lovely smple exercises. Especially liked the shoulder and neck exercises.

Disability and self-employment : supporting people and their dreams /

Publication: . 36 pages : 21 cm

Really enjoyed this book.

Autism : a new introduction to psychological theory and current debate / by Fletcher-Watson, Sue

Publication: . xiii, 194 pages : 24 cm

This is one of the most informative books I have read on autism in a long time. Gives a comprehensive overview of current research, psychological theories and contemporary thinking. Includes contributions from members of the autism community. It was easy to read and stimulated my thinking about autism in new ways. 5 stars.

A journey with Brendan : life with a child with autism, by a mother and paediatrician / by Ng, May

Publication: . 188 pages : 20 cm

Great for parents and professionals. Lots of great ideas and advice- great for parents from a parent but also with the eyes of a pediatrician. I got a lot out of the book- much I knew but great insight too from a different perspective. Definitely going on my list of recommended books!

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