Autism & Aspergers in Children & Adolescents Products

  • Social Skills for Teenagers with Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders

    The PEERS Treatment Manual, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Laugeson, Fred Frankel

    This book is essential reading for any clinician or researcher working with teens with autism spectrum disorders. This parent-assisted intervention for teens is based on a comprehensive, evidence-based, 14-week program at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, the manualization…

    Paperback – 2010-05-20

  • Defeating Autism

    A Damaging Delusion, 1st Edition

    By Michael Fitzpatrick

    Autism: disease, disorder or difference? What causes autism – genes or environment? Can biomedical treatments cure autism, and are they safe? An increased public awareness of autism has resulted in a rising trend of diagnoses, creating the impression of an ‘epidemic’. Many parents of children…

    Paperback – 2008-10-20

  • Childhood Autism

    A Clinician's Guide to Early Diagnosis and Integrated Treatment, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hillman, Stephen Snyder, James Neubrander

    Childhood Autism provides clinicians with a comprehensive guide for working with autistic children and their families. It offers practical assistance with early diagnosis, cutting edge treatment options and goals, interdisciplinary insights, and available resources. Empirical research findings…

    Paperback – 2007-02-26

  • Behavior Analysis Around the World

    A Special Issue of the International Journal of Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rubén Ardila

    Behaviour analysis has tradionally been one of the main areas and main approaches to psychology. It is based on laboratory research and in conceptualizations from distinguished figures of the discipline, such as Skinner, Pavlov, Mach, and even Watson and Thorndike. It has generated a science (the…

    Paperback – 2006-12-21
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of the International Journal of Psychology

  • Constructing Autism

    Unravelling the 'Truth' and Understanding the Social, 1st Edition

    By Majia Holmer Nadesan

    Autism is now considered to be one of the most common developmental disorders today, yet 100 years ago the term did not exist. This book examines the historical and social events that enabled autism to be identified as a distinct disorder in the early twentieth century. The author,…

    Paperback – 2005-07-28

  • Imagining Animals

    Art, Psychotherapy and Primitive States of Mind, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Case

    Imagining Animals explores the making of animal images in art therapy and child psychotherapy. It examines two contrasting primitive states of mind: the investing of the world about us with life through animism and participation mystique, and the lifeless world of autistic states of mind…

    Paperback – 2005-07-21

  • Being Alive

    Building on the Work of Anne Alvarez, 1st Edition

    By Judith Edwards

    This book is a celebration of the work of Anne Alvarez, an enormously influential psychoanalytic psychotherapist whose work on autism and severe personality disorders in children has been important internationally. This book:* brings together assessment of the influence of Alvarez's work across a…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22

  • Autism and Personality

    Findings from the Tavistock Autism Workshop, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Alvarez, Susan Reid

    Taking a psychoanalytic and developmental approach, Autism and Personality outlines in considerable detail the new developments in therapeutic techniques used by the Tavistock Autism Team and Workshop to treat autistic children. It also underlines the importance of support for parents and siblings,…

    Paperback – 1999-06-17

  • The Handbook of Autism

    A Guide for Parents and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Maureen Aarons, Tessa Gittens

    This updated edition of the Handbook of Autism explores and expands on the practical and jargon free information of the best-selling first edition. The authors dispel many of the myths surrounding this puzzling and complex disorder. They provide practical information that makes sense,…

    Paperback – 1999-05-13

  • Acquiring a Conception of Mind

    A Review of Psychological Research and Theory, 1st Edition

    By Peter Mitchell

    It seems the mind has evolved into such a powerful form that we are able to go beyond knowing the world and move towards knowing the mind itself. Being able to comprehend the mind permits smooth social interaction, since it allows us to anticipate the future actions of those around us. The…

    Paperback – 1996-12-05
    Psychology Press

  • Loners

    The Life Path of Unusual Children, 1st Edition

    By Dr Sula Wolff, Sula Wolff

    Some children seem different, detached, disinterested in the games of other children. They prefer their hobbies to friends of their own age and if forced into community activities, as they often are at school, can become aggressive and difficult. In Loners, Sula Wolff describes a childhood…

    Paperback – 1995-08-17

  • Autism and the Development of Mind

    1st Edition

    By R. Peter Hobson

    The purpose of this essay is to illustrate how the phenomenon of early childhood autism may cast light on issues that are central to our Understanding Of Normal Child Development - Issues Such As The Emotional origins of social experience and social understanding, the contribution of interpersonal…

    Paperback – 1995-02-27
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

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