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National Autism Awareness Month 2017

In support of National Autism Awareness Month and the many professionals, friends, and loved ones caring for individuals on the autism spectrum, Routledge is proud to offer a selection of resources and 20% discount on all orders placed on our website.

Approximately 1 percent of the world population has autism spectrum disorder. During World Autism Awareness Month, Routledge aims to provide you with the information and tools necessary to understand this lifelong developmental condition.

Featured Books

  • Contacting the Autistic Child

    Five successful early psychoanalytic interventions

    By Jorge L. Ahumada, Luisa C. Busch de Ahumada

    Amid long-standing controversy on their causes, which most regard as neurological, and despite their increasing social impact, there has been scant progress in the therapy of the autistic spectrum disorders. Currently fashionable attempts at treatment through behavioural-cognitive focal approaches…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • Recognising Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

    A Practical Guide to Adult Diagnosis and Beyond

    By Trevor Powell

    Written by a clinical neuropsychologist, this book is an accessible guide to everything you need to know about Asperger Syndrome, offering information and guidance, self-help and coping strategies and illustrated throughout with over 150 personal quotes, vignettes and anecdotes from clients with AS…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Writing and Developing Social Stories 2nd edition

    Practical Interventions in Autism

    By Caroline Smith

    This practical resource provides an introduction to the theory and practice of writing social stories. In addition, there are examples of successful stories to use as guides, as well as information and photocopiable (and downloadable) resources for delivering training on the use of social stories.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Educating and Supporting Girls with Asperger's and Autism

    A Resource for Education and Health Professionals

    By Victoria Honeybourne

    This resource is designed to support education and health professionals to better understand how autism (including Asperger's syndrome) can present in girls; explaining the various difficulties and disadvantages that girls on the autism spectrum can face in educational settings. As well as…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge

  • Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

    By Kristi Gaines, Angela Bourne, Michelle Pearson, Mesha Kleibrink

    Winner of the IDEC 2017 Book Award Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders explains the influence of the natural and man-made environment on individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other forms of intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD). Drawing on the latest research in the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-02-16
    Routledge

  • Children’s Play, Pretense, and Story

    Studies in Culture, Context, and Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Edited by Susan Douglas, Lesley Stirling

    At the heart of this volume is the recognition that children’s engagement with play and story are intrinsically and intricately linked. The contributing authors share a passionate interest in the development and well-being of children, in particular through their use of imagination and adaptation…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Reflective Parenting

    A Guide to Understanding What's Going on in Your Child's Mind

    By Alistair Cooper, Sheila Redfern

    Have you ever wondered what’s going on in your child’s mind? This engaging book shows how reflective parenting can help you understand your children, manage their behaviour and build your relationship and connection with them. It is filled with practical advice showing how recent developments in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge

* This discount cannot be combined with any other offer or discount and only applies to print books purchased from www.routledge.com. Valid until the 31st of May, 2017.