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1855035383
Paperback:Roar's in shorts, let's play sports!:2013
Author: Reeves, Hazel
Illustrator: McTaggart, David
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: LDA
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title invites children, parents/carers and professionals to celebrate the strengths of children with Asperger's. Roar has many great qualities including honesty, determination, attention to detail, exceptional memory and a sense of humour. Roar helps children move from feeling, 'I've got it wrong!' to saying, 'This is me. I'm okay.' 4+. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Roar
34 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 22 cm (pbk)
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1855035405
Paperback:Roar's about, let's go out!:2013
Author: Reeves, Hazel
Illustrator: McTaggart, David
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: LDA
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title invites children, parents/carers and professionals to celebrate the strengths of children with Asperger's. Roar has many great qualities including honesty, determination, attention to detail, exceptional memory and a sense of humour. Roar helps children move from feeling, 'I've got it wrong!' to saying, 'This is me. I'm okay.' 4+. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Roar
34 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 22 cm (pbk)
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1849055904
Paperback:Specific learning difficulties, what teachers need to know:2015
Author: Hudson, Diana
Illustrator: English, Jon
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: 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, this book offers practical tips for adapting lessons to suit the needs of the individual student and making your classroom inclusive. General adult
160 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm (pbk)
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0091923387
Paperback:Dyslexia, a parents' guide to dyslexia, dyspraxia and other learning difficulties:2008
Author: Muter, Valerie
Author: Likierman, Helen
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vermilion
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is a hands-on guide for parents that will help them to identify and manage their child's learning difficulties. General adult
[vi], 234 p., ill. ; 22 cm (pbk)
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1855035243
Paperback:Hello Roar, little dinosaur:2012
Author: Reeves, Hazel
Author: Morris, Jay
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Learning Development Aids
Resource type: Physical
Note: A storybook for children with high-functioning autism/Asperger's syndrome, this title invites young readers, parents, carers and teachers to celebrate the strengths of children with Asperger's. 4+. Ages 5 - 12
36 p., col. ill. ; 21 cm (pbk)
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1849059152
Paperback:The Asperkid's (secret) book of social rules, the handbook of not-so-obvious social guidelines for tweens and teens with Asperger syndrome:2012
Author: O'Toole, Jennifer Cook
Author: Bojanowski, Brian
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ideal for all 10-17 year olds with Asperger syndrome, this book provides inside information on over 30 social rules in bite-sizes chunks that older children will enjoy, understand, and most importantly use daily to navigate the mysterious world around them. Teenagers
278 p., ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1471250741
Large print:Jessi-cat, the cat that unlocked a boy's heart:2014
Author: Dillon, Jayne
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Large Print
Media class: Large print
Publisher: Clipper Large Print
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lorcan Dillon was seven years old when his mother, Jayne, first heard him say 'I love you.' The words were not directed at her, but at Jessi-cat, the family pet. Lorcan suffers from autism and selective mutism, a condition that renders him unable to speak in certain situations, unable to express emotions or enjoy hugs and he has never told anyone he loves them. This all began to change with the arrival of a kitten named Jessi-cat. 'Jessi-cat' is the stirring tale of how the affection and attention of a constant loving companion allowed a little boy to start to connect to the world around him. General adult
208 pages (large print) (pbk)
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0857359347
Talking book - CD:Ethan's voice:2014
Author: Carter, Rachel
Narrator: Price, James
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Spoken Word
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Oakhill
Resource type: Physical
Note: How do you begin to tell your story when you can't speak? Ethan lives on the canal. He likes it there. He can go to the pond and catch newts and minnows. He can learn everything he needs to know from books and from his mum. No one there laughs at him because he doesn't talk. Ethan can't remember exactly when he stopped talking or why. It is only when he meets Polly, a girl who has recently moved to the canal, that he begins to wish things were different. Can Ethan find his voice again? 9+. Ages 5 - 12
3 CDs (3 hr., 16 min.) (CDs)
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1407135503
Paperback:Ethan's voice:2013
Author: Carter, Rachel
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic
Resource type: Physical
Note: How do you begin to tell your story when you can't speak? Ethan lives on the canal. He likes it there. He can go to the pond and catch newts and minnows. He can learn everything he needs to know from books and from his mum. No one there laughs at him because he doesn't talk. Ethan can't remember exactly when he stopped talking or why. It is only when he meets Polly, a girl who has recently moved to the canal, that he begins to wish things were different. Can Ethan find his voice again? Ages 5 - 12
199 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1782431241
Hardback:Jessi-cat, the cat that unlocked a boy's heart:2013
Author: Dillon, Jayne
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Animal life & pets
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lorcan Dillon was seven years old when his mother, Jayne, first heard him say 'I love you.' The words were not directed at her, but at Jessi-cat, the family pet. Lorcan suffers from autism and selective mutism, a condition that renders him unable to speak in certain situations, unable to express emotions or enjoy hugs and he has never told anyone he loves them. This all began to change with the arrival of a kitten named Jessi-cat. 'Jessi-cat' is the stirring tale of how the affection and attention of a constant loving companion allowed a little boy to start to connect to the world around him. General adult
224 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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A heart warming book about the relationship between Lorcan, a boy with selective mutism( he will only speak to certain people) and his cat. The book is interesting on a number of levels. As well as looking at how the cat helps the Lorcan to speak , it also looks at the way in which the family has to fight to get Lorcan the help he needs with his selective mutism and autism.
16/10/13
littlevicki
Darlington
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1471252094
Talking book - CD:Jessi-cat:2014
Author: Dillon, Jayne
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Spoken Word
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Clipper Audio
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lorcan Dillon was seven years old when his mother, Jayne, first heard him say 'I love you.' The words were not directed at her, but at Jessi-cat, the family pet. Lorcan suffers from autism and selective mutism, a condition that renders him unable to speak in certain situations, unable to express emotions or enjoy hugs and he has never told anyone he loves them. This all began to change with the arrival of a kitten named Jessi-cat. 'Jessi-cat' is the stirring tale of how the affection and attention of a constant loving companion allowed a little boy to start to connect to the world around him. General adult
5 CDs (300 min.) (CDs)
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1849058261
Paperback:Aspergirls, empowering females with Asperger Syndrome:2010
Author: Simone, Rudy
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Girls with Asperger's Syndrome are less frequently diagnosed than boys, & even once symptoms have been recognised, help is often not readily available. The image of coping well presented by AS females can often mask difficulties, deficits, challenges, & loneliness. This is a must-have handbook for girls, young & old. General adult
240 p. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1526302187
Hardback:Proud to be deaf, discover my community and my language:2017
Author: Beese, Ava
Author: Beese, Lilli
Author: Beese, Nick
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Health
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Wayland
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ava is like any other 7-year-old. She likes to talk and laugh with her friends, is obsessed with dogs and loves being active. Ava is also deaf - and she's proud of it. She loves her Deaf community, that she's bilingual, and that she experiences the world differently from hearing people. In this book, Ava welcomes her hearing peers to her daily life, the way technology helps her navigate the world and explains common misconceptions about deaf people - and introduces some of her deaf heroes who have achieved amazing things. She talks about her experiences at school making friends with hearing children, and teaches readers the BSL alphabet and BSL phrases. Ages 5 - 12
48 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1849056536
Hardback:Creative, successful, dyslexic, 23 high achievers share their stories:2016
Editor: Rooke, Margaret Anne
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: A collection of first-person stories from 23 well-known, successful people who also happen to have dyslexia. Their stories prove that, although life with dyslexia can have its challenges, it is possible to achieve your goals and find success. The contributors are David Bailey, Ed Baines, Charley Boorman, Richard Branson, Marcus Brigstocke, Darcey Bussell, Brian Conley, Sophie Conran, Kelly Hoppen, Eddie Izzard, Lynda La Plante, Kenny Logan, Meg Matthews, Nigel McCrery, Steven Naismith, Paul Nixon, Theo Paphitis, Chris Robshaw, Richard Rogers, Sir Jackie Stewart, Zoe Wanamaker, Zelda West-Meads, and Benjamin Zephaniah. General adult
235 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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