Autism & Aspergers in Children & Adolescents Products

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

    A Special Issue of Child Neuropsychology

    Edited by Natacha Akshoomoff

    Children with autism spectrum disorders share a pervasive impairment in the development of reciprocal social interaction skills but vary in their verbal and nonverbal communication skills and various restricted and repetitive behaviors. This variability presents challenges for developmental and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Family Therapy and the Autism Spectrum

    Autism Conversations in Narrative Practice

    By Marilyn J. Monteiro

    The autism spectrum presents a range of communication, social, and sensory differences that are challenging for clinicians to address. Family Therapy and the Autism Spectrum provides a guide to conceptualizing those differences and ways to discuss them with clients and their families. Readers are…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 

  • The Nine Degrees of Autism

    A Developmental Model for the Alignment and Reconciliation of Hidden Neurological Conditions

    Edited by Philip Wylie, Wenn Lawson, Luke Beardon

    The Nine Degrees of Autism presents a much-needed positive tool for understanding the developmental process of autism, and to facilitate the improved mental health and well-being of individuals on the spectrum. The ground-breaking model charts nine distinct stages of development - from…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13

  • Frances Tustin Today

    Edited by Judith L. Mitrani, Theodore Mitrani

    Frances Tustin Today explores some of the ways and means by which Tustin’s work has enabled psychoanalytic clinicians to enter into the elemental domain of sensation: what Bion called the ‘proto-mental’ area of the psyche-soma. Through detailed clinical contributions of several of her exponents…

    Paperback – 2015-02-26
    The New Library of Psychoanalysis

  • Simulation Theory

    A psychological and philosophical consideration

    By Tim Short

    Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used for our ability to predict and explain the behaviour of ourselves and others. Accounts of this theory have so far fallen into two competing types: Simulation Theory and ‘Theory Theory’. In contrast with Theory Theory, Simulation Theory argues that we predict…

    Hardback – 2015-01-23
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Social Communication Development and Disorders

    Edited by Deborah A. Hwa-Froelich

    This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-06
    Psychology Press
    Language and Speech Disorders

  • To Hold and Be Held

    The Therapeutic School as a Holding Environment

    By Daniel K. Reinstein

    Drawing on the teachings of D.W. Winnicott and John Bowlby, who helped revolutionize thinking about relational psychology, To Hold and Be Held integrates the concepts of the ‘holding environment’ and attachment theory and describes how they are applied in a clinical setting. It also uses metaphor…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12

  • Families Coping with Mental Illness

    Stories from the US and Japan

    By Yuko Kawanishi

    When someone develops a mental illness, the impact on the family is often profound. The most common treatment processes, however, focus on the patient while the loved ones are relegated to subordinate roles and sometimes even viewed as barriers to effective recovery. Families Coping with Mental…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12

  • The PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals

    Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    By Elizabeth A. Laugeson

    The PEERS® Curriculum for School-Based Professionals brings UCLA's highly acclaimed and widely popular PEERS program into the school setting. This sixteen-week program, clinically proven to significantly improve social skills and social interactions among teens with autism spectrum disorder, is now…

    Paperback – 2013-10-17

  • Psychodynamic Art Therapy Practice with People on the Autistic Spectrum

    Edited by Matt Dolphin, Angela Byers, Alison Goldsmith, Ruth Jones

    Psychodynamic Art Therapy Practice with People on the Autistic Spectrum offers a valuable counterbalance to the phenomenological, cognitive and behavioural theories that currently prevail in the wider field of practice and research. The result of a decade of work by a group of highly experienced…

    Paperback – 2013-08-27


    Targeted Treatment of Joint Attention, Symbolic Play, and Engagement Regulation for Children with Autism

    By Connie Kasari

    In this workshop, Dr. Kasari describes the research base and demonstrates JASPER, a targeted treatment on joint attention, symbolic play, and engagement regulation for children with autism. Dr. Kasari begins by defining and describing how joint attention develops in children. She also demonstrates…

    DVD – 2013-05-01

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