Disability and Special Needs Books - Children and Teenagers

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  • Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship by Jessica Kensky
    Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship (Paperback) Jessica Kensky, Patrick Downes

    Based on a true story following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, this heart-warming story of the love and teamwork between a girl and her assistance dog will illuminate and inspire....

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  • All Dogs Have ADHD by Kathy Hoopmann
    All Dogs Have ADHD (English, Hardback) Kathy Hoopmann

    All Dogs Have ADHD takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), using images and ideas from the canine world. Charming colour photographs of dogs bring to life familiar ADHD characteristics such as being restless and excitable, getting easily distracted, and acting on impulse.

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  • I See Things Differently by Contributor Pat Thomas
    I See Things Differently (English, Paperback) Contributor Pat Thomas

    Psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas puts her gentle, yet straightforward approach to work in this new addition to Barron's highly acclaimedA First Look At?Series. Here, autism is explored in a way that encourages positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers.

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  • What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck by Dawn Huebner
    What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck (English, Paperback) Dawn Huebner, Bonnie Matthews

    Guides children and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques used to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. This interactive self-help book contains examples, activities, and step-by-step instructions that help children master the skills needed to break free from the sticky thoughts and urges of OCD, and live happier lives.

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  • The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control by Lauren Brukner
    The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control (English, Hardback) Lauren Brukner

    From breathing exercises and pressure holds to noise-reducing headphones and gum, this illustrated book is packed with simple strategies and tools to help children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties aged approximately 7 to 14 years to stay cool, calm and in control.

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  • I am an Aspie Girl by Danuta Bulhak-Paterson
    I am an Aspie Girl (English, Hardback) Danuta Bulhak-Paterson, Teresa Ferguson

    Girls with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often quite different from boys with an ASD. In this fully-illustrated, colour storybook, Lizzie, an 'Aspie Girl', talks about all the things she and other girls with Asperger Syndrome sometimes find difficult, and all of the things that make them special.

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  • The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules by Brian Bojanowski
    The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules (English, Paperback) Brian Bojanowski, Jennifer Cook O'Toole

    The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules offers witty insights into baffling social codes such as making and keeping friends, and common conversation pitfalls. Ideal for all 10-17 year olds with Asperger syndrome, this book provides inside information on over thirty social rules helping Asperkids to navigate the mysterious world around them.

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  • When My Worries Get Too Big! by Kari Dunn Buron
    When My Worries Get Too Big! (English, Paperback) Kari Dunn Buron

    Now with a special section on evidence-based teaching activities for parents and teachers alike, this bestselling children s classic just became even better and more relevant. Engaging and easy to read, this illustrated children's book is filled with opportunities for children to participate in developing their own self-calming strategies.

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  • 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Precepts by R J Palacio
    365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Precepts (English, Paperback) R J Palacio

    A compilation inspired by the best-selling Wonder collects a year's worth of life principles gleaned from a wide range of sources, from popular songs and children's books to Egyptian tombstones and fortune cookies.

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  • Sleepovers by Jacqueline Wilson
    Sleepovers (English, Paperback) Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt

    Amy, Bella, Chloe, Daisy and Emily are friends at school and have their own Alphabet Club (just look at their initials!).When the girls begin planning sleepover parties for their birthdays, Daisy is dreading her own - she doesn't know what her friends will make of her rather special older sister .

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  • Exploring Feelings for Young Children with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger's Disorder by Tony Attwood
    Exploring Feelings for Young Children with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger's Disorder (English, Paperback) Tony Attwood, Angela Scarpa

    The Stress and Anger Management Program (STAMP) uses a cognitive behavioral approach to encourage children who suffer from mood difficulties to explore and control their emotions. This practical manual outlines a dynamic and effective 9-session program designed specifically for young children with high-functioning autism or Asperger's syndrome.

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  • The Survival Guide for Kids with ADHD by John F. Taylor
    The Survival Guide for Kids with ADHD (English, Paperback) John F. Taylor

    A guide for children with ADHD describes medications prescribed for and traits of these disorders, and presents ways to deal with frustrating or difficult situations.

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  • Can I tell you about Autism? by Jude Welton
    Can I tell you about Autism? (English, Paperback) Jude Welton, Jane Telford

    Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective in this beautifully-illustrated book, suitable for readers aged 7 and upwards. He explains the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overload and changes in his routine and describes all the ways he can be helped and supported by those around him.

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  • Inside Asperger's Looking Out by Kathy Hoopmann
    Inside Asperger's Looking Out (English, Hardback) Kathy Hoopmann

    Following in the best-selling footsteps of Kathy Hoopmann's All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD, this book shows neurotypicals how Aspies experience the world. Each page brings to light traits that many Aspies have in common, and the book celebrates the unique characteristics that make those with Asperger's Syndrome special.

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  • The Growing Up Book for Boys by Margaret Anne Suggs
    The Growing Up Book for Boys (English, Hardback) Margaret Anne Suggs, Davida Hartman

    This growing up guide for boys is full of facts, tips and colour illustrations explaining puberty, body image, hygiene, friendship, crushes and more! Written in literal language and addressing sensory issues, safety, and social skills throughout, it offers an ideal introduction to the teenage years for boys with autism aged 9 to 14.

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  • The Panicosaurus by Kay Al-Ghani
    The Panicosaurus (English, Hardback) Kay Al-Ghani, Haitham Al-Ghani

    This illustrated book teaches children who experience anxiety about Panicosaurus and Smartosaurus and how to help Smartosaurus banish Panicosaurus when he appears at times of stress by using a range of calming techniques. There is a helpful introduction for parents and carers, and a list of techniques for lessening anxiety at the end of the book.

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  • The Asperger Teen's Toolkit by Francis Musgrave
    The Asperger Teen's Toolkit (English, Paperback) Francis Musgrave

    With minimal text and fun, comic book style graphics, this is a treasure trove of information for young people with Asperger Syndrome and their carers. Exploring the science of how the human mind works, it gives handy tips on how to cope with all elements of the adult world, including responsibilities, health, sex and relationships.

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  • Autism...What Does It Mean To Me? by Catherine Faherty
    Autism...What Does It Mean To Me? (English, Paperback) Catherine Faherty

    Autism: What Does It Mean to Me? is an indispensable and transformative tool, and lifelong companion for autistic people, their parents and families, and professionals. Written by internationally renowned autism trainer, teacher, and advocate and best-selling author Catherine Faherty, the workbook is engaged by the autistic child or adult to enhance self-understanding and awareness and foster...

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  • Winston Wallaby Can't Stop Bouncing by Kay Al-Ghani
    Winston Wallaby Can't Stop Bouncing (English, Hardback) Kay Al-Ghani, Haitham Al-Ghani

    This illustrated storybook explains hyperactivity through the story of Winston Wallaby and his uncontrollable bouncing at school. It allows children with ADHD, SPD & ASD to recognise and support their additional sensory needs. A helpful introduction for parents/carers and appendices with strategies to be used at home and in school are included.

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  • Can I tell you about Selective Mutism? by Maggie Johnson
    Can I tell you about Selective Mutism? (English, Paperback) Maggie Johnson, Alison Wintgens

    Hannah invites readers to learn about selective mutism from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like to have SM. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information that will be an ideal introduction for family, friends and teachers, clearly showing them how they can support a child with the condition.

    $17.06

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