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Do You Know Me?

The sequel to last year’s bestselling Can You See Me? Co-written by autistic twelve-year-old Libby Scott, with diary entries based on her own experiences of autism with a demand avoidant profile. Great for reading with friends and family and engaging a wide audience, this book sees autistic protagonist Tally [...]

The Spectrum Girl’s Survival Guide

How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic "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 [...]

Collaborative Approaches to Learning for Pupils with PDA

Strategies for Education Professionals This book distils expert advice on implementing collaborative approaches to learning for supporting pupils with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) at school. Explaining why this approach is so beneficial, it presents key information, advice and resources to help education professionals best support pupils with PDA, and [...]

Me and My PDA

Me and My PDA: A Guide to Pathological Demand Avoidance for Young People This beautifully illustrated guide helps young people with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) to understand their diagnosis, develop self-awareness and implement their own personalised problem-solving strategies. Written in consultation with young people with PDA and their families, this [...]

Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children

A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals The first book ever written about PDA - it gives a comprehensive overview for everyone with an interest in the subject. It was written collaboratively by professionals and parents. This straightforward guide offers a complete overview of Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) and [...]

Can I tell you about Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome?

Can I tell you about Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals Meet Issy – an 11-year-old girl with pathological demand avoidance syndrome (PDA), a condition on the autism spectrum. Issy invites readers to learn about PDA from her perspective, helping them to understand how simple, [...]

The PDA Paradox

The PDA Paradox: The Highs and Lows of My Life on a Little-Known Part of the Autism Spectrum Diagnosed with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) in his teenage years, Harry Thompson looks back with wit and humour at the ups and downs of family and romantic relationships, school, work and mental [...]

Underdogs

One million cloned soldiers. A nation imprisoned. A group of neurodiverse rebels fighting back. A dystopian novel with a neurodiverse teenage character set, including a lead character Ewan who has a diagnosis of a PDA profile of autism. Britain as we know it lies destroyed. In the aftermath of the most daring [...]

Self-Regulating in School

Simple Stuff to Get Kids Self-Regulating in School Awesome and In Control Lesson Plans, Worksheets, and Strategies for Learning Packed with photocopiable lesson plans and tried and tested strategies, this illustrated guide is the ideal companion for teachers and therapists wishing to help kindergarten and elementary school children to self-regulate. It [...]

The Explosive Child

A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children A groundbreaking approach to understanding and parenting children who frequently exhibit severe fits of temper and other intractable behaviours, from a distinguished clinician and pioneer in this field. What’s an explosive child? A child who responds to routine problems [...]

Lost at School

Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them From the renowned authority on education and parenting, "an in-depth approach to aid parents and teachers to work together with behaviorally challenging students" (Publishers Weekly)--now revised and updated. School discipline is [...]

The Red Beast

Deep inside everyone, a red beast lies sleeping. When it is asleep, the red beast is quite small, but when it wakes up, it begins to grow and grow. This is the story of a red beast that was awakened. Rufus is in the school playground when his friend John kicks a [...]

The Panicosaurus

The Panicosaurus: Managing Anxiety in Children Including Those with Asperger Syndrome  Have you ever felt a sense of dread and worry creeping over you? That might be the Panicosaurus coming out to play… Sometimes the Panicosaurus tricks Mabel's brain into panicking about certain challenges, such as walking past a big dog on [...]

Starving the Anger Gremlin

Starving the Anger Gremlin: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management for Young People The anger gremlin feeds off anger and gets bigger the angrier you get. The only way to stop him is to starve him of angry feelings, and this workbook teaches you how. Fun and simple [...]

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management for Young People This engaging workbook helps young people aged 10+ understand and manage anxiety. Based on cognitive behavioural therapy principles, the activities will help young people understand why they get anxious and how to use simple, practical techniques to manage and [...]

Toilet Training and the Autism Spectrum (ASD)

A Guide for Professionals This practical guide equips practitioners to support families and carers in developing effective toilet training programmes and provide continued help with analysing and addressing problems that occur. With appropriate intervention and persistence most children on the autism spectrum can be toilet trained, however difficult it may [...]

Adventures of Stretch More

Pick-Your-Path Stories for Solving Problems Together Ages 8 to 13 years. This book features three pick-your-path stories about Stretch More, a rubber-band character who loves video games and skateboarding, but also has behaviour issues that frequently get him in trouble. Stretch is very inflexible! If you know a child [...]

The Kids’ Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control

Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate their Emotions and Senses Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control! From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book [...]

Banish Your Self-Esteem Thief

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Building Positive Self-Esteem for Young People  Build confidence and self-esteem with this fun and effective workbook for young people. Look out - the Self-Esteem Thief is on the prowl! He's the crafty character who keeps stealing your positive self-esteem from your Self-Esteem Vault, leaving [...]