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101 Inclusive and SEN English Lessons

by Claire Brewer & Kate Bradley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 14, 2017)

Create an inclusive classroom for all with this resource, full of ideas for engaging and accessible English lessons. Each lesson is tailored to objectives for children working below National Curriculum levels...

Building Positive Momentum for Positive Behavior in Young Children

by Lisa Rogers Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

Providing practical solutions to common behavioral problems, this book shows how to use the positive momentum approach to encourage long-term positive behaviour among children aged 3-9. Covering issues such...

Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism using Social Stories™

by Siobhan Timmins Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

Young people with autism can be particularly susceptible to setbacks, often leading to depression and a sense of hopelessness. Using Social Stories™, this book introduces a different way of looking at common...

Autism and Solution-focused Practice

by Els Mattelin, Hannelore Volckaert & Elaine Cook Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

To help clients with autism think differently about their future, practitioners need to think differently about autism... Solution-focused practice is founded on a firm belief that the full potential of every...

Dyslexia is My Superpower (Most of the Time)

by Margaret Rooke, Loyle Carner & Catherine Drennan Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2017)

In more than 100 interviews, children and young adults reveal their personal tips and tactics for honing the creative benefits of dyslexia, enabling them to thrive in school and beyond. Strategies include ways...

Sensory Processing Disorders in Children

by Matt Mielnick Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

Everything we know about the world we live in starts with information we take in through the senses. This book explains the way our sensory system works and shows how small inefficiencies in this complex system...

A Special Kind of Grief

by Sarah Helton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

Children with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities), especially those in special schools, often experience grief at a much younger age than others, as some of their peers are more likely to have...

How to Start, Carry On and End Conversations

by Paul Jordan & Tony Attwood Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 21, 2017)

Do you find it hard to make friends? Do you struggle to know what to say to start a conversation? In this book, Paul Jordan, who is on the autism spectrum, explains how to make sense of everyday social situations...

Self-fulfilment with Dyslexia

by Margaret Malpas Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

Dyslexia won't stop you from writing your own success story. Discover the ten key traits which people with dyslexia have harnessed in order to reach success and self-fulfillment. Dyslexia brings both challenges...

The Asperger Teen's Toolkit

by Francis Musgrave & Dr Christopher Morrell Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Dealing with the everyday realities facing teens with Asperger Syndrome, this book presents a toolkit of tried-and-trusted ideas to help them work through difficulties and find the solutions that work best for...

The STAR Detective Facilitator Manual

by Susan Young Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

The STAR Program is designed to teach children and those involved in their care psychological techniques to improve self-control and prosocial competence. The program employs cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)...

Creating Autism Champions

by Joy Beaney & Haitham Al-Ghani Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

Raising awareness and understanding of autism has school-wide benefits, such as helping to improve the attitudes of pupils and staff and allowing children with autism to thrive socially, emotionally and educationally...

Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook

by Michael P. McManmon, Jennifer Kolarik, Michele Ramsay & Carol Gray Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 19, 2017)

This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or LD (Learning Differences), to teach the necessary skills for entering the workforce and forging a meaningful...

Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom

by Paul Cooper, David Colley, Jon Reid & Janice Cahill et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

As of 2016 the Department for Education (DfE) want to ensure all trainee teachers have an understanding of emotional development and attachment, and so this book presents the key concepts that are essential...

All About Me

by Andrew Miller Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

Based on direct work with over 250 individual children, Andrew Miller developed The All About Me Programme in order to provide parents and professionals with information, tools and guidance to help introduce...

Successful Social Stories™ for School and College Students with Autism

by Siobhan Timmins & Carol Gray Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 21, 2017)

As children grow up and spend more and more time away from home in schools and colleges, life often seems to get increasingly complicated. Autism makes the challenges they meet in these new environments even...

Teaching Pre-Employment Skills to 14-17 Year Olds

by Susan Osborne, Joanne Lara & Temple Grandin Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

Based on the Autism Works Now! Workplace Readiness Workshop, this interactive resource shows how to help students aged 14-17 develop the necessary transition skills for getting and keeping a meaningful job,...

101 Inclusive and SEN Maths Lessons: Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for P Level Learning

by Claire Brewer & Kate Bradley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2016)

These simple and creative lesson plans, created to teach the National Curriculum, gives you new ideas for teaching maths to inclusive classrooms. Encourage every child to achieve their best through the easily...

A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum

by Judy Eaton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2017)

This book addresses the specific mental health needs of girls and young women with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Looking at the ways autism presents differently in girls than in boys, and the mental health...

Dyslexia in the Early Years

by Gavin Reid Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

Research has shown that early identification and intervention is crucial and can in fact minimise, and may even prevent, the challenges of dyslexia from becoming too detrimental at later stages of education....

Kids, Music 'n' Autism: Bringing out the Music in Your Child

by Dorita S. Berger Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2016)

Music is a great tool for brain, sensory and skills development for children with autism, but how can you best encourage them to take part in music-based activities? This practical guide tells you everything...

Creating Inclusion and Well-being for Marginalized Students

by Linda Goldman, Eve Birge, Ruby payne & Marie Moreno et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

It is increasingly challenging for teachers to educate without a deeper understanding of the experience of their students. This is particularly the case in marginalised groups of young people who are subject...

Positive Behaviour Management in Early Years Settings: An Essential Guide

by Liz Williams Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2016)

Informed by the author's wealth of practical experience, this is an essential guide to promoting positive behaviour in early years settings. It explains why children may act the way they do, describes the key...

Living in Two Worlds

by Dylan Emmons Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 21, 2016)

Dylan Emmons has always lived his life in two worlds. Diagnosed with Asperger's at the age of six, his school days were spent struggling to overcome the sensory and social hurdles that made fitting in with his...

Understanding and Treating Self-Injurious Behavior in Autism: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

by Jane Botsford Johnson, Stephen M. Edelson, Harumi Jyonouchi & Lucy Jane Miller et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 05, 2016)

A complete guide for parents and practitioners on understanding and treating self-injury in autism (ASD). With contributions by top experts, the book explains various forms of self-injury, discusses the treatment...

Can I tell you about Sensory Processing Difficulties?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Sue Allen & Mike Medaglia Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2015)

Meet Harry - a young boy with sensory processing difficulties. Harry invites readers to learn about why he finds it hard to process sensory information effectively, and how even simple thing such as washing,...

Autism Movement Therapy (R) Method: Waking up the Brain!

by Joanne Lara, Keri Bowers & Stephen M. Shore Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2015)

Recreate the popular Autism Movement Therapy ® programme for kids with ASD with this practical guide. Learn how this innovative and energetic approach uses music and movement to help children on the autism...

Life After High School: A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families

by Susan Yellin & Christina Cacioppo Bertsch Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

Focussing specifically on the issues that affect students with disabilities, the authors offer advice on everything from dealing with college entrance exams and the college application process, to selecting...

Can I tell you about Autism?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Jude Welton, Jane Telford & Glenys Jones Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 21, 2014)

Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective in this beautifully-illustrated book, suitable for readers aged 7 and upwards. He explains the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication,...

60 Social Situations and Discussion Starters to Help Teens on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Friendships, Feelings, Conflict and More: Seeing the Big P

by Lisa Timms Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Written with both parent and teen in mind, every story in this book outlines a real-life situation that young people on the autism spectrum are likely to encounter. Each story is followed by questions and practical...

Beating Dyspraxia with a Hop, Skip and a Jump: A Simple Exercise Program to Improve Motor Skills at Home and School  Revised Edition

by Geoffrey Platt Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2014)

Brought up to date with new lesson plans and an extra stage to the programme, the expanded edition of this practical book explains Geoff Platt's simple, step-by-step exercise regime to help children with dyspraxia...

When the School Says No...How to Get the Yes!: Securing Special Education Services for Your Child

by Vaughn Lauer Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2013)

This book offers a unique approach to tackling problems arising in the IEP process and considers real life scenarios to explain the six question structure. This easily applicable process enables parents to determine...

Asperger Syndrome - What Teachers Need to Know: Second Edition

by Matt Winter & Clare Lawrence Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

This book gives a summary of up-to-date information on AS, describing the characteristics to look out for, and offering simple strategies for adapting to the educational needs of students with AS. Packed with...

Autistic Logistics: A Parent's Guide to Tackling Bedtime, Toilet Training, Tantrums, Hitting, and Other Everyday Challenges

by Kate Wilde Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 21, 2014)

A practical guide to parenting children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It covers all the key problem areas including sleep, food avoidance and tantrums, and is full of tried-and-tested strategies drawn...

Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

by David Wiegan & Ron Rush Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2009)

In the USA alone, there are roughly three million individuals living with a developmental disability, but less than a third are active in the labour market. This book provides a comprehensive approach to developing...

Asanas for Autism and Special Needs: Yoga to Help Children with their Emotions, Self-Regulation and Body Awareness

by Shawnee Thornton Hardy Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 21, 2014)

This how-to handbook gives parents, teachers, and yoga instructors step-by-step instruction to teach yoga poses to a child with autism or other special needs. They will learn how to teach yoga in a fun and interactive...

Understanding Cerebral Palsy: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

by Marion Stanton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 15, 2012)

A great starting point for parents and professionals when they first encounter cerebral palsy, this book provides essential information on causes, types, symptoms and treatments as well as practical tips on...

Can I tell you about Cerebral Palsy?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Marion Stanton & Katie Stanton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 21, 2014)

Sophie invites readers to learn about cerebral palsy from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is like use a wheelchair and communicate with assistive technology. She talks about different forms...

Sandtray Play and Storymaking: A Hands-On Approach to Build Academic, Social, and Emotional Skills in Mainstream and Special Education

by Sheila Dorothy Smith Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2012)

Introducing sandtray play and storying into mainstream and special education classrooms can have an extremely enriching impact, encouraging social and emotional growth and creativity in students. This accessible...

Tackling Selective Mutism: A Guide for Professionals and Parents

by Alice Sluckin, Benita Rae Smith, Nitza Katz-Bernstein & Kate Jones et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2014)

In this definitive guide to selective mutism the latest research and understanding are consolidated in chapters from experts in the fields of speech therapy, psychology, music therapy and education and communication....

Achieving Successful Transitions for Young People with Disabilities: A Practical Guide

by Natalie Lackenby, Jill Hughes & Jonathan Monk Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2015)

This best practice guide provides a blueprint for managing seamless transitions between services for young people aged 16-25 with additional needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex...

Music for Special Kids: Musical Activities, Songs, Instruments and Resources

by Pamela Ott Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

This activity book shows how music can be an enjoyable way to enhance the development of children with special needs. Packed with inspiring tips, activities and song ideas, this resource will have everybody...

Diagnosis Asparagus: Advocating for Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Conditions

by Catherine O'Halloran & Eva Penrose Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2014)

This life-affirming book shows diagnosis to be a positive and empowering experience. Written by a mother and her teenage daughter, it is an honest account of the process of procuring an autism spectrum diagnosis...

A Kit Bag for Promoting Positive Behaviour in the Classroom

by Nicola Morgan & Gill Ellis Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Designed to tackle challenging behaviour before it occurs and make the learning environment more pleasant and constructive for everyone, this invaluable took kit supplies teachers with a wealth of strategies...

ADHD - Living without Brakes

by Martin L. Kutscher Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2008)

This concise book contains everything that parents and professionals need to know about ADHD. The author describes the spectrum of ADHD, the co-occurring symptoms, and common difficulties that parents face....

Toilet Training and the Autism Spectrum (ASD): A Guide for Professionals

by Lorraine MacAlister, Eve Fleming & Penny Dobson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2015)

This book looks at toilet training difficulties for children with autism spectrum conditions, and presents practical interventions to help children overcome these problems. Packed with essential information...

Can I tell you about Dyslexia?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Alan M. Hultquist & Bill Tulp Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 28, 2013)

Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective, helping them to understand how dyslexia affects her daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for her, and how she can be helped....

Specific Learning Difficulties - What Teachers Need to Know

by Diana Hudson & Jon English Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2015)

Learn how to support students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) with this informative guide. Covering common SpLDs, including dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and OCD,...

Mouth and Tongue Let's Have Some Fun!

by Karina Hopper Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 15, 2011)

Learning new facial expressions and mouth movements can be great fun, just ask Sam! Moving the tongue and mouth in different ways is an effective way of strengthening facial muscles, teaching children about...

Common SENse for the Inclusive Classroom: How Teachers Can Maximise Existing Skills to Support Special Educational Needs

by Richard Hanks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

The book acts as a teaching menu, offering a variety of options that teachers can use as and when they see fit. The author gets to the heart of issues associated with teaching mixed ability classes, offering...