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Understanding fragile x syndrome

01 March 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

PARENTS OF children who are diagnosed with fragile X syndrome, the most common known single-gene cause of autism, require information about the condition and its...

The psychiatry of intellectual disability

01 May 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

It’s always interesting to read a book that attempts to provide explanations and interventions from a medical/diagnostic framework for something that is...

Autism, brain and environment

01 September 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

Autism and autistic spectrum disorders are defined by diagnostic criteria relating to a triad of impairments in: social interaction, communication and restricted or...

The special needs planning guide: How to prepare for every stage of your child’s life

01 October 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

In many cases, having a child with a learning disability can bring emotional, practical and service needs for the child and family that differ from those of families...

Motivate to Communicate!

01 May 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

A range of activities to try with children with autism are outlined in this book. They are practical and based on inexpensive materials. The authors suggest using...

Autism Spectrum Disorders Through the Life Span

01 November 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is found in a heterogeneous group of people, including those with comorbid conditions such as learning disability. In recent years, a...

Children with Disabilities

01 April 2008

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This comprehensive book is aimed at both the wide range of professionals who work with children with disabilities as well as families and carers. It is an extensive...

Pathways to change

01 June 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

Working with adolescents can be complex and challenging. The therapist needs to take into account the family systems and culture within which the individual...

Homespun Remedies

01 September 2007

Learning Disability Practice

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Jessica Kingsley publishes a number of easy-to-read and informative books on autistic spectrum disorders and this is another one. This book is not a highly academic...

Emotional Well-Being for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

01 February 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Book review

THE EMOTIONAL wellbeing of children with special educational needs and disabilities can be overlooked by care staff who focus on their specific physical or learning...