Autism Awareness Bestsellers in our Library

autism booksWe thought you would like to know that Jessica Kingsley’s (Publishers) ‘Autism Awareness Bestsellers’ are all available in the Cerebra Library:

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome by Tony Attwood
2008 ISBN 9781843106692

This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger’s syndrome. It brings together information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to adults. Drawing on case studies from Attwood’s extensive clinical experience, and from his correspondence with individuals with AS, this book is authoritative and extremely accessible.
L6311 in Cerebra Library

LEGO-Based Therapy: how to build social competence through LEGO-Based Clubs for children with autism and related conditions
2014 ISBN 9781849055376

A comprehensive guide to setting up LEGO Therapy groups to promote social skills in children with autism spectrum disorders and related conditions through group LEGO building. It fully explains the approach and gives advice on strategies for successfully seeing children through from ‘LEGO Helper’ to ‘LEGO Genius’.
L6621 in Cerebra Library

Aspergirls: empowering females with Asperger Syndrome by Rudy Simone
2010 ISBN 9781849058261

Rudy Simone guides you through every aspect of both personal and professional life, from early recollections of blame, guilt, and savant skills, to friendships, romance and marriage. Employment, career, rituals and routines are also covered. Simone rejects negative views of Aspergirls and empowering them to lead happy and fulfilled lives.
L6275 in Cerebra Library 

The Red Beast: controlling anger in children with Asperger’s Syndrome by Haitham Al-Ghani
2008 ISBN 97818343109433

This vibrant fully illustrated children’s storybook is written for children aged 5+, and is an accessible, fun way to talk about anger, with useful tips about how to ‘tame the red beast’ and guidance for parents on how anger affects children with Asperger’s Syndrome.
C0176 in Cerebra Library 

All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopman
2006 ISBN 9781843104810

This book takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome, drawing inspiration from the feline world. Touching, humorous and insightful, this book evokes the difficulties and joys of raising a child who is different and leaves the reader with a sense of the dignity, individuality, and potential of people with AS.
C0147 in Cerebra Library 

Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? a guide for friends and family by Jude Welton
2003 ISBN: 9781843102069

Meet Adam, a young boy with AS. He helps children understand the difficulties faced by a child with AS, telling them what AS is, how it feels to have AS and how they can help by understanding their differences and appreciating their many talents. This illustrated book is an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.
C0093 & C0233 in Cerebra Library

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome: 200 tips and strategies by Brenda Boyd
2003 ISBN 9781843101376

Brenda is mother to thirteen-year-old Kenneth, author of Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything. Brenda discusses parents’ reaction to their child’s AS and gives advice on how better to understand ‘Planet Asperger’. This book helps parents to respond positively to the challenge of AS and find the ‘treasure’ in their child’s way of being.
L6279 in Cerebra Library 

Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome: a user guide to adolescence by Luke Jackson
2002 ISBN 9781843100980

Drawing from his own experiences and gaining information from his teenage brother and sisters, Luke Jackson wrote this enlightening, honest and witty book in an attempt to address difficult topics such as bullying, friendships, when and how to tell others about AS, school problems, dating and relationships, and morality.
L6291 in Cerebra Library

Borrowing something from the library is free, please email janetp@cerebra.org.uk to request a book or for more information about the library service.