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0141343990
Paperback:Colin Fischer:2013 Paperback
Author: Miller, Ashley Edward
Author: Stentz, Zack
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Colin Fischer is 14 and has Asperger's. Although he struggles to understand human emotions, he's brilliant at logical deduction. When a gun fires into the ceiling of the school cafeteria, everyone blames Wayne, school bully and usual suspect. But Colin Fischer turns detective; only he spots a connection between the gun and some birthday cake. Ages 5 - 12
228 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1433811340
Paperback:Putting on the Brakes, Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD:2016 Paperback
Author: Quinn, Patricia O.
Author: Stern, Judith M.
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Resource type: Physical
112 (Pbk)
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1843100983
Paperback:Freaks, geeks and Asperger syndrome, a user guide to adolescence:2002 Paperback
Author: Jackson, Luke
Year: 2002
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Luke Jackson has Asperger's syndrome. Over the years, he has learned to laugh at the names he has been called, but there are other aspects of life which are more difficult. With this book, Luke offers a guide to coping with Asperger's syndrome during the adolescent years.
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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 Paperback
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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1849059225
Paperback:Finding your own way to grieve, a creative activity workbook for kids and teens on the autism spectrum:2013 Paperback
Author: Helbert, Karla
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Children and teenagers with autism can struggle to cope with the loss of a loved one. This book explains death in concrete terms that children with autism will understand, explores feelings that children may encounter,and offers creative and expressive activities that facilitate healing. General adult
181 p., ill. ; 25 cm (pbk)
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1849053545
Paperback:The aspie girl's guide to being safe with men, the unwritten safety rules no-one is telling you:2013 Paperback
Author: Brown, Debi
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Debi Brown understands from personal experience the potential dangers, pitfalls and misunderstandings teenage girls and women with Asperger syndrome may face in their encounters with men. In this book, she sets out all of the need-to-know facts and sensitively yet honestly describes the more subtle social, emotional and safety issues surrounding dating, relationships and sex. Readers are guided through the practicalities of sex, and provided with helpful illustrative diagrams and sound practical strategies for staying safe in each situation. General adult
176 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1849055327
Hardback:A different kettle of fish, a day in the life of a physics student with autism:2014 Hardback
Author: Barton, Michael
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: On a journey from the comfort of his familiar surroundings into the hectic environment of London, Michael Barton observes the world around him from the rational perspective of someone on the autism spectrum, complete with quirky illustrations and humorous anecdotes about contradictory signage, hidden meanings and nonsensical figures of speech. General adult
80 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm (hbk)
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1849051143
Paperback:Something different about dad, how to live with your Asperger's parent:2011 Paperback
Author: Evans, Kirsti
Author: Swogger, John
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Following the story of Sophie and Daniel whose dad, Mark, has Asperger syndrome, this book reveals the family's journey from initial diagnosis to gradual acceptance of the fact that there is 'something different about dad'. For children
143 p., chiefly ill. ; 25 cm (pbk)
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178775183X
Paperback:The spectrum girl's survival guide, how to grow up awesome and autistic:2020 Paperback
Author: Castellon, Siena
Year: 2020
Language: English
Interest category: Society
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Never be ashamed of being different: it is this difference that makes you extraordinary and unique'. This essential go-to guide gives you all the advice and tools you'll need to help you flourish and achieve what you want in life. From the answers to everyday questions such as 'Am I using appropriate body language?' and 'Did I say the wrong thing?', through to discussing the importance of understanding your emotions, looking after your physical and mental health and coping with anxiety and sensory overloads, award-winning neurodiversity campaigner Siena Castellon uses her own experiences to provide you with the skills to overcome any challenge. Teenagers
256 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm (pbk)
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1849057478
Paperback:Life on the autism spectrum, a guide for girls and women:2015 Paperback
Author: McKibbin, Karen
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: This practical guide follows Alison, a girl with Asperger syndrome, through childhood and womanhood to explain the key issues that females with autism spectrum disorder face and how they can be supported. It offers practical tools and advice that girls, their parents and women on the spectrum can use to help them in daily life. Tertiary
160 pages ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1471250741
Large print:Jessi-cat, the cat that unlocked a boy's heart:2014 Large print
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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1849058261
Paperback:Aspergirls, empowering females with Asperger Syndrome:2010 Paperback
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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178127102X
Paperback:Never odd or even:2013 Paperback
Author: Townsend, John
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Ransom
Resource type: Physical
Note: Eliot is twelve and he thinks outside the box. He can't help it. Numbers and letters are his thing. So when the biggest mystery that struck his school in the history of the world needs to be solved, Eliot is the one to call on. Teenagers
Title series: Cold fusion
135 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0099572834
Paperback:The curious incident of the dog in the night-time:2012 Paperback
Author: Haddon, Mark
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
Note: A murder mystery like no other, this novel features Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old who suffers from Asperger's syndrome. When he finds a neighbour's dog murdered, he sets out on a journey which will turn his whole world upside down. 12+. Teenagers
Title series: Vintage classics
271 p., ill. ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1849056846
Paperback:M is for autism:2015 Paperback
Author: Martin, Vicky
Illustrator: Visairas, Luna Pérez
Author: Limpsfield Grange School, Oxted, England,
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ages 5 - 12
93 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm (pbk)
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oh my gosh this book is AMAZING! It helped me to face any issues i had regarding relationships with autistic people. i was able to understand their world
26/09/18
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Paperback:Autism, anxiety and me, a diary in even numbers:2016 Paperback
Author: Bridge, Emma
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Emma's perspective as a young woman with autism and social anxiety gives a fascinating take on challenging issues such as employment, the transition to adulthood, friendships, and sensory sensitivity. Her diary provides an original voice from someone still in the process of figuring it all out. General adult
176 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1444776770
Paperback:The reason I jump, one boy's voice from the silence of autism:2014 Paperback
Author: Higashida, Naoki
Translator: Yoshida, Keiko
Translator: Mitchell, David
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Sceptre
Resource type: Physical
Note: Translated from the Japanese This translation originally published: 2013 Written by Naoki Higishida when he was only 13, this remarkable book explains the often baffling behaviour of autistic children and shows the way they think and feel - such as about the people around them, time and beauty, noise, and themselves. Naoki abundantly proves that autistic people do possess imagination, humour and empathy, but also makes clear, with great poignancy, how badly they need our compassion, patience and understanding. General adult
178 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1474906478
Paperback:How to look for a lost dog:2016 Paperback
Author: Martin, Ann M.
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Usborne
Resource type: Physical
Note: 11-year-old Rose is autistic and struggles to understand her classmates. But when her father gives her a stray dog, which she names Rain, the dog becomes her best friend, her anchor in a confusing world. So when Rain goes missing during a storm, Rose refuses to stop looking for her. Ages 5 - 12
233 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1913311058
Paperback:A kind of spark:2020 Paperback
Author: McNicoll, Elle
Year: 2020
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Knights Of
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'A Kind of Spark' tells the story of 11-year-old Addie as she campaigns for a memorial in memory of the witch trials that took place in her Scottish hometown. Addie knows there's more to the story of these 'witches', just like there is more to hers. Can Addie challenge how the people in her town see her, and her autism, and make her voice heard? Ages 5 - 12
187 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1782953469
Paperback:The curious incident of the dog in the night-time:2014 Paperback
Author: Haddon, Mark
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Red Fox
Resource type: Physical
Note: A murder mystery like no other, this novel features Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old who suffers from Asperger's syndrome. When he finds a neighbour's dog murdered, he sets out on a journey which will turn his whole world upside down. Teenagers
271 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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