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The loving push : how parents and professionals can help spectrum kids become successful adults / by Grandin, Temple

Publication: . xvii, 210 pages : 23 cm

Good practical advice. Easy to read- takes into account the autistic perspective. I would like to borrow again.

Just like other daughters / by Faulkner, Colleen

Publication: 29

I enjoyed this book and hope it will promote discussion regarding sexuality and relationships. My only reservation was to do with some of the terms used such as “mentally handicapped’

Can I tell you about auditory processing disorder? : a guide for friends, family and professionals / by Mountjoy, Alyson

Publication: . 54 pages 23 cm

Easy to read ( good for both grown-ups and children) - with information and strategies cleverly included in the narrative.

Intermediaries in the criminal justice system : improving communication for vulnerable witnesses and defendants / by Plotnikoff, Joyce

Publication: . xiv, 338 pages : 22 cm

I just have to say that this is one of the best books I have come across in years! I’d recommend it to all the Police, social workers, SLTs, parents, everyone! It’s so well written, has heaps of case studies throughout to put it all into practice and makes a lot of sense! Very exciting to find such an amazing book

The Asperger teen's toolkit / by Musgrave, Francis

Publication: . 136 pages : 25 cm

Good snap shots. Brief- not a lot of detail.

The Asperger teen's toolkit / by Musgrave, Francis

Publication: . 136 pages : 25 cm

My son who is 12 liked this book so we have ordered a copy.

Asperger's syndrome for the neurotypical partner / by Rowe, Alis,

Publication: . 81 pages : 22 cm.

This book is useful for partners who may need some extra help in understanding the intricacies of being in a relationship with a woman with ASD. These books are very accessible and friendly.

Frog's breathtaking speech : how children (and frogs) can use the breath to deal with anxiety, anger and tension. by Chissick, Michael

Publication: London Singing Dragon 2012 . [47] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 29 cm. 29 Date: 2012

Not only a nice story for kids with cool animals, but also I noticed the kids (7 years and 4 years) using the crocodile breath themselves to calm them, including during getting a line put in at hospital. I would recommend!

Asperger's syndrome : social energy (1) by Rowe, Alis

Publication: . 167 pages : 22 x 22 cm

Such a great book. This book is clear and simple but has lots of information about social energy. The visuals make it even better!

How to stop your words from bumping into someone else' s and other really useful social stories : a guide for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder by Tullemans, Anna,

Publication: . 26 leaves : 30 cm

My little man thought it was great especially the part about ignoring annoying people and going to play with someone else.

Marvin's monster diary : ADHD attacks! (but I rock it, big time) / by Melmed, Raun

Publication: . 102 pages : 20 cm

Simple message for young people to "stop, take time to think" delivered in an appealing way. There are some notes for parents at the back of the book to help them teach children with ADHD to stop and think and to be more mindful of their behaviours.

Autism is a world

Publication: Washington, DC State of the Art / CNN 2007 . 1x DVD ; 39:50 min 29 Date: 2007

Excellent documentary. Gives eye-opening insight in to what it is like to live with ASD.

I am AspienGirl® : the unique characteristics, traits and gifts of females on the autism spectrum / by Marshall, Tania A.

Publication: . 157 pages : 22 cm

Empowering for girls with ASD (and their family).

Whole child reading : a quick-start guide to teaching students with down syndrome and other developmental delays / by Hale, Natalie

Publication: . vi, 185 pages : 22 cm

Easy to read and easy to follow instructions. Excellent useful book.

I see things differently : a first look at autism / by Thomas, Pat,

Publication: . 29 pages : 21 cm.

I got a perspective on what my son views from this book. Very easy to understand. Almost a basics book for adults. Good for my son to see all kids on the spectrum are different but also similar in some things.

What's inside you is inside me, too : my chromosomes make me unique / by Quinby, Deslie

Publication: . 27 pages : 22 cm.

Very easy to understand. Clear to read and very useful for younger kids.

Keeping clean / by Smith, Sian

Publication: Chicago, IL. : Heinemann Library, 2013 . 24 pages : 18 cm. Date: 2013

Pictures are good for the kids. Short sentences so it's not too confusing. Great book.

Dirty boys : why bathe? Cleaning ears and other parts, a picture book for kids by Strattin, Lisa

Publication: . 25 pages 23 cm.

We did well showering for a while. I think it needs to be read about once a month as a reminder. However the habit is getting better with him.

Interoception: the eighth sensory system : practical solutions for improving self-regulation, self-awareness and social understanding of individuals with autism spectrum and related disorders by Mahler, Kelly J.

Publication: . x, 168 pages : 23 cm

Interesting perspective about ASD from the author. Worth reading.

Stop picking on me : a first look at bullying / by Thomas, Pat,

Publication: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 2000 . 29 p. : 21 x 24 cm. Date: 2000

Great book for children who are victim of bullying, who have reasonable reading skill. A bit disappointed that it didn't specifically tell the children to walk away from the bullying. Other than that, I like the pictures and the story.

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