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Developmentally appropriate play : by Gronlund, Gaye,

Publication: St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2010 . xvi, 191 pages : 23 cm Date: 2010

Good resource on how to guide children to higher level of play. Also great for detailing why play is important.

Nurture groups in school and home : by Cooper, Paul

Publication: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007 . 159 p. ; 23 cm. 25 Date: 2007

We are setting up a nurture room in our school and this book has been a wealth of information, so much so I have purchased my own copy.

The essential guide to successful secondary school : by Larkey, Sue

Publication: Artarmon, NSW? Sue Larkey 2005 . 88 p.: ill. ; 30 cm.|Cover: White ; Spine: black spiral binding 25 Date: 2005

I have used this book a few times to help prepare children/young people for transition into a new school or college. It is user friendly and has some excellent suggestions.

Heads up helping : by Boring, Melinda L

Publication: Victoria, BC On-demand in cooperation with Trafford Publishing 2002 . ii, 173 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 25 Date: 2002

Interesting read

Kidpower safety comics : by Van der Zande, Irene

Publication: . 58 pages : 28 cm

Great resource for looking at safety social stories- may have to adapt it to suit your child.

Social thinking across the home and school day. The ILAUGH framework and related therapy strategies for kids with social cognitive deficits: HFA, AS, NLD, PDD by Winner, Michelle Garcia

Publication: Jenison, MI The Gray Center 2003 . 2 x DVD 25 Date: 2003

Was a great resource to help plan a social skills group.

Wilma Jean the worry machine by Cook, Julia

Publication: . 32 pp ; 224 x 196mm

Great resource for starting to talk about worries.

My mouth is a volcano! / by Cook, Julia,

Publication: . 32 pages : 20 x 23 cm.

Great resource for teaching taking turns in conversations in a fun way.

Early play program by Dodd, Susan

Publication: Forestville, NSW Autism Spectrum Australia 2006 . 177 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. 25 Date: 2006

Great resource if you are unsure how to build your child's play skills. Lots of fantastic ideas and guides you through each step.

The secret business of relationships, love and sex by Anderson, Heather,

Publication: . 127 pages : 21 cm.

I'm going to purchase it!

Disclosing the diagnosis : by Tullemans, Anna,

Publication: Redcliffe, Queensland : Anna Tullemans, 2015 . 116 pages : 21 cm Date: 2015

I am a young adult on the spectrum myself. This is the book I wish my parents had read.

Been there. Done that. Try this! An Aspie's guide to life on earth by Attwood, Tony

Publication: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014 . 335 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm. 25 Date: 2014

This is a brilliant book. It has some really useful and advice from people who actually understand Aspergers; ourselves. I wish I'd found it sooner. I wish there were 50 books like this. I want my own copy.

How to be yourself in a world that's different : by Yoshida, Yuko

Publication: London Jessica Kingsley 2007 . 112 p, : ill. ; 22 cm 25 Date: 2007

A fantastic book for looking at all the positive outcomes of being on the spectrum. Simply written in a way that is easy for all ages to read.

Asperger syndrome, the universe and everything by Hall, Kenneth

Publication: London Jessica Kingsley 2001 . 109 p. 25 Date: 2001

It helped me to understand what processes and thinking my child might be having. Also helped me to think of some ways to help my child.

Sexuality and relationships in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities : by Chapman, Rohhss

Publication: London ; Jessice Kingsley Publishers 2015 . 320 pages ; 25 cm Date: 2015

This is a fantastic book with really insightful "stories" from people with disability, followed up with discussion about how experiences have been shaped and policy/practice implications for the future. Aimed at professionals. I wish I had my own copy.

Learning difficulties and sexual vulnerability : by Hollomotz, Andrea

Publication: London Jessica Kingsley 2011 . 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 25 Date: 2011

This is superb. I love the personal accounts. It is insightful, value- changing and really practical. A must read for managers, trainers and professionals.

Opening doors : by Brooks, Mary,

Publication: Wellington, NZ : Wellington Society for Music Therapy, 2002 . 165 p. : 21 cm. Date: 2002

An early resource, it's important as it highlights the potential for music therapy in hospitals and hospices. Also published by Wellington Society for Music Therapy before a training course started in 2003.

Breaking bread, nourishing connections : by Schwier, Karin Melberg

Publication: Baltimore Paul H. Brookes 2005 . xxviii, 280 p. : ill. ; 30 cm 25 Date: 2005

Excellent view of mealtimes from a social perspective. A well written and enjoyable compilation of strategies to promote dignity and independence for all people at mealtimes.

Mealtime support resources

Publication: . 38 p. 30 cm.

Great for some practical strategies around supporting people to be safer at mealtimes

Sleep well on the autism spectrum : by Aitken, Kenneth J

Publication: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014 . 302 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 25 Date: 2014

Covers a range of sleep disorders- good helpful information and strategies.

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