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Kerbey, Laura – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2023
During Laura Kerbey's time teaching autistic children, she had a sudden realisation that those with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) are children like no other! None of her tried and tested autism strategies would work to help them focus or learn and most of her time was spent wondering, "what am I doing wrong?" If you feel the same,…
Descriptors: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Motivation, Learning Processes, Student Attitudes
Soyei, Sarah; Hollinshead, Kate – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2022
Young people develop their value systems during their school years, offering the perfect window of opportunity for educators to challenge prejudice and promote race equality during these formative years. Yet, as teacher training is increasingly school-centred and school budgets are stretched more thinly than ever, most teachers do not feel they…
Descriptors: Racism, Change Strategies, Educational Environment, Equal Education
Wood, Rebecca, Ed.; Happé, Francesca, Ed.; Crane, Laura, Ed.; Morrison, Alan, Ed.; Moyse, Ruth, Ed. – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2022
In this strikingly honest collection, developed from a pioneering new research project, autistic teachers and other autistic school professionals share their stories of the challenges and successes of their careers. Contributors challenge assumptions and stereotypes whilst highlighting the unique strengths autistic staff can bring to schools when…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Barriers, Success
Cook, Barb; Purkis, Yenn – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2022
Being autistic, you might come across more challenges than others around you, such as dealing with ableism, discrimination in employment or difficulties in your relationships. Learning to successfully self-advocate will help you to build confidence, strengthen your relationships and ensure your needs are met. Written by two autistic activists,…
Descriptors: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Diversity, Self Advocacy, Skill Development
Steer, Joanne, Ed. – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2021
Written by expert professionals, this book provides comprehensive information about available support for women and girls with ADHD and tips for clinicians and professionals who work with them. The symptoms of ADHD are no less impairing in females than males, but can be missed or misunderstood. This book arms professionals, parents, and women…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Females, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Gender Differences
Steward, Robyn – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2021
Successfully self-employed autistic author Robyn Steward shares her keen insights about the valuable skills and unique visions self-employed autistic people bring to the job market. This book will teach you how to bring these strengths into the world of self-employment, so that you can follow your passions as part of the community. Featuring…
Descriptors: Self Employment, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Business Administration
Leventhal-Belfer, Laurie – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2020
Providing expert yet accessible guidance to parents of young autistic people who are going to college, this book helps parents support their child from application through to graduation. Covering social issues, independent living, academic challenges, student services and emotional wellbeing, this is the one-stop shop for advice on the transition…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Mental Health, Well Being
Wallis, Thalia; Wallis, Pete – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2020
This book provides teachers and parents with the 'need-to-knows' to educate groups of young people about consent, pornography, sexting and many other related topics, as well as giving them the tools to ward themselves against abusive behaviour. Initiating a discussion with young people on topics around sex can seem daunting, but "Talking…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Pornography, Congruence (Psychology), Telecommunications
Pastel, Encian; Steele, Katie; Nicholson, Julie; Maurer, Cyndi; Hennock, Julia; Julian, Jonathan; Unger, Tess; Flynn, Nathanael – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019
By offering practical steps for adults who work with young children to build inclusive and intentional spaces where all children receive positive messages about their unique gender selves, this book increases awareness about gender diversity in learning environments such as child care centres, family child care homes and preschools. The book is…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Educational Environment
Ward, Frances – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019
Engaging with current philosophers and thinkers, this book looks at what are the roots to our human condition. It looks the wisdom that traditional Christianity can bring to a Western culture preoccupied with post-truth, individualism and utilitarian methods of thinking. The desire for a fulfilling life is a common motivation to people, regardless…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Factors, Values, Ethics
Lawrence, Matson; Mckendry, Stephanie – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019
According to the research underpinning this book, 85% of trans students and staff faced barriers. This practical guide enables post-secondary education professionals to create a safe and supportive environment for gender diverse applicants, students and staff. Using real life examples to explore common experiences and challenges for trans people…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Sexual Identity, Student Needs, At Risk Students
Rodgers, Lisa – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
Providing practical solutions to common behavioral problems, this book shows how to use the positive momentum approach to encourage long-term positive behaviour among children aged 3-9. Covering issues such as what to do when a child avoids doing work, when they engage in rough play, and when they won't stay in their seat, this book includes…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Children, Teacher Role, Role Models
Smedley, Nikky – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
Using creative and performative methods is central to engaging children in fun and inspiring learning. This hands-on guide provides activities, quick tips and advice for developing performance and creative skills to support delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Each chapter focuses on a particular method, including storytelling,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Teaching Skills, Creativity, Teaching Methods
McNicholas, Ann-Marie – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
Written for 14+ year olds, this accessible book empowers young people with dyslexia to make a smooth transition to college, university or the workplace. An engaging and informative guide, it will help you plan and make decisions about the next stage of your education or employment. Ann-Marie McNicholas, who has worked with young people with…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Student Adjustment, Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents
James, Michael – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018
Forest School's innovative outdoor approach offers specific benefits to learners with autism, including increased social skills, raised self-esteem and improved sensory function. This guide raises autism awareness amongst practitioners by providing practical and easy-to-follow advice for adapting Forest School activities for those with autism. For…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Autism, Interpersonal Competence, Skill Development
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