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Items in our library on communication

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We bring you a list of books, DVDs and CDs and communication aids available to borrow from our postal lending library.

Books

  • L1210 – Trouble Talking: a guide for parents of children with speech and language difficulties by James Law
  • L6215 – More Than Words: helping parents promote communication and social skills in children with autism by Fern Sussman
  • L6238 – Communication Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome by Olga Bogdashina
  • L6242 – The Classroom and Communication Skills Programme by Megan Ahlers
  • L6381 – Enabling Communication in Autism by Carol Potter
  • L6411 – Helping Children to Improve Their Communication Skills: therapeutic activities for teachers by Deborah

Plummer

  • L6460 – Children with Social Emotional and Behaviour Difficulties and Communication Problems by Melanie Cross
  • L6461 – A Pictures Worth: PECS and other visual communication strategies in autism by Andy Bondy
  • L6468 – Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome by Libby Kumin
  • L6515 – Teach Me With Pictures: 40 picture scripts to develop play and communication skills in children on the autism spectrum by Simone Griffin
  • L6532 – Rising to New Heights of Communication and Learning for Children with Autism by Carol Spears
  • L6533 – Augmentative and Alternative Communication: models and applications for… caregivers and users by Filip Loncke
  • L6540 – Developing Communication for Autism Using Rapid Prompting Method by Soma Mukhopadhyay
  • L6546 – Social and Communication Development in Autism Spectrum Disorder: early identification and intervention by Tony Charman
  • L6586 – Talk to Me: conversation strategies for parents of children on the autism spectrum by Heather Jones

Audio visual

  • AV6388 – Talkabout: social communication skills (DVD)
  • AV6409 – ISPEEK at Home: over 1300 visual communication images (CD-ROM)
  • AV6538 – Discovery Pathways to Better Speech for Children with Down Syndrome (DVD)

PECS cards

  • C0208 – PECS Cards Keyrings: ‘Instructions and Behaviour’ and ‘Feelings and Emotions’

Portable Communication Aids in the sensory library

  • SmartTalk – 8 picture communication aid, recordable
  • Partner 4 Plus – 4 picture communication aid, recordable
  • iTalk2 – 2 button communication aid, recordable
  • Quick Talker – 12 small picture communication aid

New books in the library published in 2014

This month’s booklist is the new books we have that were published this year.

General

  • L6522 – Mindful Therapeutic Care for Children by Joanna North  ISBN 9781849054461
  • L6595 – Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with ASD: a practical guide for parents by Sue Ming  ISBN 9781849059718
  • L6529 – A Practical Guide to Mental Health Problems in Children with Autism by Khalid Karim  ISBN 9781849053235
  • L6537 – Identifying Special Needs: checklists for profiling individual differences by Glynis Hannell  ISBN 9780415820233
  • L6588 – Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: a guide to FASD for parents carers and professionals by Maria Catterick  ISBN 9781849053945
  •  L6605 & L6606 – Sleep Better: a guide to improving sleep for children with special needs by Mark Durand ISBN 9781598572940

Sensory processing

  • L6526 – The Anger Box: sensory turmoil and pain in autism by Phoebe Caldwell  ISBN 9781909810440
  • L6534 – Sensory Processing Challenges: effective clinical work with kids and teens by Lindsey Biel  ISBN 9780393708349
  • L6600 – Sensory Stories for Children and Teens with Special Educational Needs by Joanne Grace  ISBN 9781849054843

Communication

  • L6533 – Augmentative and Alternative Communication: models and applications for educators speech language pathologists psychologists caregivers and users by Filip Loncke  ISBN 9781597564984
  • L6579 – A Different Kettle Of Fish: a day in the life of a physics students with autism by Michael Barton  ISBN 9781849055321
  • L6583 – Colour Coding for Learners with Autism: a resource book for creating meaning through colour at home and school by Adele Devine  ISBN 9781849054416
  • L6586 – Talk To Me: conversation strategies for parents of children on the autism spectrum or with speech and language impairments by Heather Jones  ISBN 9781849054287
  • L6587 – Targeting Language Delays: IEP goals and activities for students with developmental delay by Caroline Lee  ISBN 9781606131985
  • L6594 – The Green Zone Conversation Book: finding common ground in conversation for children on the autism spectrum by Joel Shaul  ISBN 9781849057592

Personal Skills

  • L6536 – Personalisation in Practice: supporting young people with disabilities through transition to adulthood by Suzie Franklin  ISBN 9781849054430
  • L6601 – Tom Needs to Go: a book about how to use public toilets for boys and men with autism related conditions by Kate Reynolds  ISBN 9781849055215
  • L6602 – Exploring Friendship Puberty and Relationships: a programme to help children and young people on the autism spectrum to cope with the challenges of adolescence by Kate Ripley  ISBN 9781849054393

Children’s books

  • C0207 – Babies are Noisy: a book for big brothers and sisters including those on the autism spectrum by Anne Marie Harrison  ISBN 9781849054591
  • C0210 – My Autism Book: a childs guide to ASD by Gloria Dura-Vila  ISBN 9781849054386
  • C0211 – The Disappointment Dragon: learning to cope with disappointment for all children and dragon tamers, including those with Aspergers by K I Al-Ghani  ISBN 9781849054324
  • L6598 – Can I Tell You About Cerebral Palsy? by Marion Stanton  ISBN 9781849054645
  • C0214 – Can I Tell You About Tourette Syndrome? by Mal Leicester  ISBN 9781849054072
  • C0215 – Can I Tell You About Dyspraxia? By Maureen Boon  ISBN 9781849054478
  • C0229 – I’ll Tell You Why I Can’t Wear Those Clothes by Noreen O’Sullivan  ISBN 9781849055109

Books on Behaviour in our library

library-booksThis month we bring you a list of the books in our library covering behaviour.

For kids:

  • C0151 – Dont Behave Like You Live in a Cave

Advice for parents:

  • L6377 – Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD: a practical guide for managing difficult behaviours
  • L6350 and L6286 – The Explosive Child: a new approach for understanding and parenting easily frustrated chronically inflexible children
  • L6420 and L6450 – Calm Your Hyperactive Child: coping with ADHD and other behavioural problems
  • L6416 and L6530 – Help Your Child or Teen Get Back on Track: what parents and professionals can do for childhood emotional and behaviour problems
  • L6364 and L6296 – No Fighting No Biting No Screaming: how to make behaving positively possible for people with autism and other developmental disabilities
  • L6031 – Achieving Best Behaviour for Children with Developmental Disabilities
  • L1611 – Bringing Up a Challenging Child at Home
  • L6460 – Children with Social Emotional and Behaviour Difficulties and Communication Problems: there is always a reason
  • L6180 – Encouraging Appropriate Behaviour for Children on the Autism Spectrum
  • L1610 – Communication-Based Intervention for Problem Behaviour
  • L1664 – The Good The Bad and The Irritating: a practical approach for parents of children who are attention seeking

Especially in class:

  • L6551 – Including Children With Attention and Behaviour Difficulties in the Foundation Stage
  • L1532 and L1608 – A Practical Guide to Solving Pre-school Behaviour Problems
  • L6188 – Getting the Buggars to Behave: advice on behaviour management in the classroom

Anger for children:

  • C0157 – A Volcano in my Tummy: helping children to handle anger
  • C0131 – Exploring Anger with Your Child
  • C0176 – The Red Beast: controlling anger in children with Aspergers Syndrome

Anger for parents:

  • L6421 – Exploring Anger: cognitive behaviour therapy to manage anger
  • L6526 – The Anger Box: sensory turmoil and pain in autism
  • L6437 – Anger Management: session plans using strength based solutions

Anxiety:

  • C0212 – The Panicosaurus: managing anxiety in children including those with Asperger Syndrome
  • L6241 – Helping Your Anxious Child
  • L6422 – Exploring Feelings: cognitive behaviour to manage anxiety

Books in the library covering special needs in general

library-booksThese books don’t quite fit into any of the specific categories based on diagnoses, so they are listed in the section of the library list called ‘Learning Disabilities and Special Needs in general’.
There are some pretty good books amongst them, which you might not come across when you are looking in for books in the other sections

  • L6198  When the Bough Breaks: a mother’s story by Julia Hollander
  • L6213  Special Educational Needs Inclusion and Diversity by Norah Frederickson
  • L6245  Children with Complex and Continuing Health Needs: experiences of children families and care staff by Jacqui Hewitt-Taylor
  • L6249  Is That My Child? Exploding myths of dyspraxia, dysplexia, tourette syndrome of childhood, ADD, ADHD and OCD by Robin Pauc
  • L6257  Mothering Special Needs: a different maternal journey by Anna Karin Kingston
  • L6276  Understanding Your Special Needs Grandchild by Clare Jones
  • L6278  A Practical Guide to Equal Opportunities by Hyacinth Malik
  • L6314  Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has special needs by Nancy Whiteman
  • L6372  Disabled Children Living Away From Home in Foster Care and Residential Settings by Claire Burns
  • L6488  If Only I’d Known That a Year Ago by RADAR
  • L6493  Letters to the Home Front: positive thoughts and ideas for parents bringing up children with developmental disabilities by John Clements
  • L6500  Chicken Soup for the Soul: children with special needs by Jack Canfield
  • L6535  Special Educational Needs: a parents’ guide by Antonia Chitty
  • L6536  Personalisation in Practice: supporting young people with disabilities through the transition to adulthood
  • L6537  Identifying Special Needs: a checklist for profiling individual differences
  • L6555  Different Dads: father’s stories of parenting disabled children

For more information on our library and to download a full library list please see our library pages.

Books on sleep in our library

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Books on sleep

We have several books on sleep in our postal lending library. Below is a list.

For kids:

C0166 – What To Do When You Dread Your Bed

Advice for children with disabilities:

L1320 – Sleep Better: a guide to improving sleep for children with special needs
L6325 – Sleep Disturbances in Children and Adolescents with Disorders of Development
L6392 – Sleep Difficulties and the Autism Spectrum
L6367 – A Clinical Guide to Paediatric Sleep
General sleep advice for children:

L6315 and L6531 – Solving Children’s Sleep Problems: a step by step guide for patents
L6107 – The New Baby and Toddler Sleep Programme
L6324 – Teach Your Child to Sleep: solving sleep problems from newborn through childhood

Books in the Library for Older Kids

Library booksCerebra has a large selection of books in our postal lending library for children and their siblings to read to help them understand their disability. We list some of the more popular books.

Last month we are featuring books for younger children and this month we are featuring books for older children.

You can borrow the children’s books on behalf of your child, as with the sensory toys. Sorry, but children can’t be library members themselves.

The full list of children’s books in our library can be found on our library pages.

Disability info for older children:

C0091  Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew
C0149  A Book About What Autism Can Be Like
C0141  Do You Understand Me? My life my thoughts my autism spectrum disorder
C0193  Explaining Autism
C0093  Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome
C0178  Inside Aspergers Looking Out
C0147  All Cats Have Aspergers
C0181  What is it Like to Be Me? A book about a boy with Aspergers
C0206  The Asperkids Secret Book of Social Rules
C0084  How to be Yourself in a World That’s Different: an Aspergers study guide to adolescence
L6291  Freaks Geeks and Asperger Syndrome
C0191  Sensory Smarts (sensory processing disorder)
L6050  Touch and Go Joe: an adolescent’s experience of OCD
C0061  Jumping Johnny Get Back to Work (ADHD)
C0117  The Girls Guide to ADHD
C0216  Can I Tell You About ADHD
C0137  All About Brain Tumours
C0174  Can I Tell You About Epilepsy
C0194  Explaining Epilepsy
C0190  Tic Talk (tourettes)
C0214  Can I Tell You About Tourette Syndrome
C0195  Explaining Down Syndrome
C0196  Explaining Cerebral Palsy
C0215  Can I Tell You About Dyspraxia
C0180  Living With Disability (all aspects of life with a disability)
Growing up:

C0153  Personal Hygiene: what’s that got to do with me? (boys and girls)
L6323  Taking Care of Myself: a hygiene and puberty personal curriculum for young people with autism (boys and girls)
L6483  The Boys Guide to Growing Up: choices and changes during puberty
C0218  Girl Talk: a survival guide to growing up
Fiction for older kids:

C0158  Trueman Bradley Aspie Detective
C0182  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
C0082  Blue Bottle Mystery (an aspie novel)
C0085  Of Mice and Aliens (an aspie novel)
C0192  Rules (having a brother with autism)
Books for siblings:

C0068  Being the Other One
C0107  The Sibling Slam Book
C0135  I’m a Teenager Get me Out of Here
C0217  Everybody is Different: a book for young people who have brothers or sisters with autism
C0179  My Family is Different: a workbook for children with a brother or sister who has autism or Asperger Syndrome

Books in the library especially for kids

kids-booksCerebra has a large selection of books in our postal lending library for children and their siblings to read to help them understand their disability.

Listed below are of some of the more popular books. This month we are featuring books for younger children and next month we will be featuring books for older children.

You can borrow the children’s books on behalf of your child, as with the sensory toys. Sorry, but children can’t be library members themselves.

The full list of children’s books in our library can be found at on our library pages.

Disability info for younger children:

C0111 – Looking After Louis (autism)
C0129 – Don’t Call Me Special (special needs)
C0134 – Do I Have to go to Hospital
C0136 – Victoria’s Day (Down Syndrome)
C0144 – My Friend Has Down Syndrome
C0161 – The Brave Soul’s Club (dealing with serious illness)
C0168 – Kevin Thinks (Aspergers)
C0210 – My Autism Book
Fiction for younger kids:

C0098 – Susan Laughs (being in a wheelchair)
C0040 – Andy and His Yellow Frisbee (autism)
C0058 – Spark’s Excellent Misadventures (adhd)
C0128 – Just Because (siblings)
C0150 – Ian’s Walk (autism)
C0156 – Sometimes (staying in hospital)
Signing, Makaton & PECS:

C0023 – Sign & Singalong Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
C0024 – Sign & Singalong Baa Baa Black Sheep
L6161 – Learn to Sign with Olli (BSL)
C0162 – My First Makaton Book of Colours
C0163 – My First Makaton Symbols and Signs – book 1
C0164 – My First Makaton Symbols and Signs – book 2
C0165 – My First Makaton Symbols and Signs – book 3
C0177 – My Makaton Book of Nursery Rhymes
AV6392 – Makaton Nursery Rhymes (dvd)
C0208 – PECS Cards Keyrings – Feelings and Emotions and Instructions and Behaviour
Activity books and CDs:

C0108 – The Animal Boogie (book and CD)
AV6520 – Motor Skill Activity Fun (CD)
AV6521 – Tuned in to Learning for Students with Multiple Disability (CD)
Sound books:

C0187 – What’s That Noise Spot
C0188 – Room on the Broom
Touchy Feely books:

C0185 – That’s Not My Mermaid
C0186 – That’s Not My Dragon
Behaviour:

C0157 – A Volcano in my Tummy (anger)
C0176 – The Red Beast (anger and Aspergers)
C0184 – Ellie Bean Drama Queen (sensory processing disorder)
C0151 – Don’t Behave Like You Live in a Cave
C0166 – What to do When you Dread your Bed (sleep)
C0211 – The Disappointment Dragon (Aspergers)
C0212 – The Panicosaurus (Aspergers)
Bereavement:

C0118 – The Lonely Tree
Books for siblings:

C0039 – My Brother Matthew (disability)
C0077 – My Brother is Different (autism)
C0160 – My Brother s Autistic
C0183 – Our Brother Has Down Syndrome
C0206 – Babies are Noisy (autism)
Next month… look out for our list of books for older children!

Books on Asperger syndrome

Library booksWe have a wealth of books and resources available in our free lending library on Asperger syndrome.

Books for parents

L6311 – The Complete Guide to Asperger Syndrome by Tony Attwood
L1350 and L6524 – Asperger Syndrome: a guide for parents and professionals by Tony Attwood
L6279 – Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome: 200 tips and strategies by Brenda Boyd
L6309 – Eating an Artichoke: a mother’s perspective on Asperger Syndrome by Echo Fling
L6426 – Asperkids: an insider’s guide to loving understanding and teaching children with Asperger Syndrome by Jennifer Cook O’Toole
L6511 and L6525 – Raising Martians From Crash Landing to Leaving Home: how to help a child with Asperger Syndrome or high-functioning autism by Joshua Muggleton
L6512 and L6528 – 1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with autism or Aspergers by Ellen Notbohm
L6224 – Create a Reward Plan for Your Child with Asperger Syndrome by John Smith
L6403 – The Asperger Children’s Toolkit by Francis Musgrave

DVDs:

AV6310 – Asperger Syndrome: a different mind by Simon Baron-Cohen
AV6398 – An Animated Introduction to Asperger Syndrome by Biomation

Picture books:

C0147  All Cats Have Aspergers by Kathy Hoopman
C0178  Inside Aspergers Looking Out by Kathy Hoopman

Books for schooling

L1677 – Home Schooling the Child With Asperger Syndrome: real help for parents anywhere on any budget by Lise Pyles
L6144 – Asperger Syndrome: what teachers need to know by Matt Winter
L6480 – Spark: a mother’s story of nurturing genius by Kristine Barnett
L6462 – Asperger Syndrome in the Inclusive Classroom: advice and strategies for teachers by Stacey Betts
L6513 – How to Make School Make Sense: a parents’ guide to helping the child with Asperger Syndrome by Clare Lawrence

Books for kids:

C0168 – Kevin Thinks About Outer Space Confusing Expressions and the Perfectly Logical World of Asperger Syndrome by Gail Watts
C0176 – The Red Beast: controlling anger in children with Asperger Syndrome by K I Al-Ghani
C0181 – What Is It Like to be Me? A book about a boy with Asperger Syndrome by Alenka Klemenc
C0211 – The Disappointment Dragon: learning to cope with disappointment by K I Al-Ghani
C0212 – The Panicosaurus: anxiety in children including those with Asperger Syndrome by K I Al-Ghani

Books for teens:

C0084 and C0148 – How to be Yourself in a World That’s Different: an Asperger Syndrome study guide for adolescents by Yuko Yoshia
C0093 – Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome by Jude Welton
C0206 – The Asperkids Secret Book of Social Rules: the handbook of not so obvious social guidelines for tweens and teens with Asperger Syndrome by Jennifer Cook O’Toole
L1614 – Asperger Syndrome, Adolescent and Identity: looking beyond the label by Harvey Molloy
L1675 – What Did You Say? What Did You Mean? An illustrated guide to understanding metaphors by Jude Welton
L6006 – Living Your Best Life With Asperger Syndrome by Karra Barber
L6291 – Freaks Geeks and Asperger Syndrome: a user guide to adolescence by Luke Jackson
L6349 – Acting Antics: a theatrical approach to teaching social understanding to kids and teens with Asperger Syndrome by Cindy Schneider

Just girls:

L6275 – Aspergirls: empowering females with Asperger Syndrome by Rudy Simone

Into adulthood

L6086 – Natural Genius: the gifts of Asperger Syndrome by Susan Rubinyi
L6258 – Developing Talents: careers for individuals with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism by Temple Grandin
L6348 – Aspergers Syndrome and Sexuality: from adolescence to adulthood by Isabelle Henault
L6380 – Autism All-Stars: how we use our Autism or Asperger traits to shine in life by Josie Santomauro

Books for brothers and sisters:

C0179 – My Family is Different: a workbook for children with a brother or sister who has autism or Asperger Syndrome by Carolyn Brock

Kids Aspie novels:

C0082 – Blue Bottle Mystery by Kathy Hoopman
C0085 – Of Mice and Aliens by Kathy Hoopman
C0089 – Probably Still Nick Swansen by Virginia Euwer Wolff
C0132 – Haze by Kathy Hoopman
C0158 – Trueman Bradley Aspie Detective by Alexsi Maxim Russell
To borrow any of these items free of charge just email our librarian at JanetP@cerebra.org.uk or call 0800 328 1159.

Books on Special Educational Needs

Library booksWe’re often asked for books or resources on special education. Here’s a list of titles we have on the SEN system, inclusion and special provision as well as those written for teachers and home schooling.

Special Educational Needs system

L6327 and L6383 – Choosing a School for a Child with Special Needs by Ruth Birnbaum
L6518 – The Journey Through Assessment: help for parents with special needs child by Antonia Chitty
L6341 – Surviving the Special Educational Needs System: how to be a velvet bulldozer by Sandy Row
L6322 – Guerilla Mum: surviving the special needs education jungle by Ellen Power
Inclusion
L6167 – Special Educational Needs a Parents’ Guide by Antonia Chitty
L6213 – Special Educational Needs Inclusion and Diversity by Norah Frederickson
L6370 – Key Issues in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion by Alan Hodkinson
L6342 – How To Reach and Teach All Students in the Inclusive Classroom by Sandra Rief
L6455 – Including Me: managing complex health needs in schools and early years settings by Jeanne Carlin
L6513 – How To Make School Make Sense: a parents’ guide to helping the child with Asperger Syndrome by Clare Lawrence
L1687 – Walk in Their Shoes: a day in the life of an spld student by Edwina Cole
L6033 – Meeting the Learning Needs of All Children: personalised learning in the primary school by Joan Dean

Special provision

L6501 – Personalised Learning for Young People with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties by Andrew Colley

Particularly for teachers

L6427 – A Practical Guide for Teachers of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Secondary School Education by Debra Costley
L6412 – Transforming the Role of the SENCO: achieving the national award for sen co-ordination by Fiona Hallett

Home schooling

L6143 – Teaching at Home: a new approach to tutoring children with autism and Aspergers Syndrome by Olga Holland
L6430 – Autism and Flexischooling: a shared classroom and home schooling approach by Clare Lawrence