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To the Summit
by Nick Allen ~ Paperback
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A beautifully told and moving story about physical, mental and spiritual wellness, the restorative power of the natural environment, and the journey towards freedom through mountaineering.' – Laurence Fearnley, author of The Hut Builder. ‘A frank, insightful and compelling account of climbing with ...

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The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome
by Tony Attwood ~ Paperback / softback
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"The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome" is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome (AS). It brings together a wealth of information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to adults. Drawing on case studies and personal accounts from Attwood's ext...

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Why Do I Have To?
by Laurie Leventhal-Belfer ~ Paperback / softback

Why do I have to go to school before the show that I am watching is over? Why do I have to wear shoes and a jacket when I go outside? Rules like these can be really frustrating - but they don't have to be! Why do I have to? looks at a set of everyday situations that provide challenges for children ...

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Baby Sign Language Made Easy
by Lane Rebelo ~ Paperback / softback

Baby Sign Language Made Easy makes it fun and simple to communicate with your little one long before they are able to talk. From clapping their hands in excitement to lifting their arms to be held, babies are naturally inclined to use gestures to communicate. With Baby Sign Language Made Easy you'l...

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Asperger's and Girls
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Winner of the Gold Award in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year competition, this groundbreaking book describes the unique challenges of women and girls with Asperger's Syndrome. In it you'll read candid stories written by the indomitable women who have lived them. You'll also hear from experts who d...

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Overcoming Dyslexia For Dummies
by Tracey Wood ~ Paperback / softback

Includes tips and strategies for kids, teens, and adults with dyslexia Understand what dyslexia is, assess schools and programs, and help your child succeed Does your child mix up d's and b's? Does he or she have trouble reading? If so, the cause may be dyslexia. But don't worry -- these days,...

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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain
by Barbara Arrowsmith Young ~ Paperback / softback

Includes a new chapter that examines the latest research demonstrating the positive impact of cognitive exercises on students' brains, investigates the many ways that neuroplasticity and education are now converging, and offers a list of schools in Australia and New Zealand that have embraced the Ar...

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The Upside
by Abdel Sellou ~ Paperback / softback

The story of how Abdel Sellou (a charismatic ex-con) came to be the caretaker of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo (a paralyzed French aristocrat) inspired the award-winning French movie LES INTOUCHABLES (2012), which became an international phenomenon and broke records as one of the most successful French mo...

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Say No to Arthritis
by Patrick Holford ~ Paperback / softback
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Arthritis is a debilitating and painful disease for millions of people. In this updated and expanded book, leading nutrition expert Patrick Holford highlights the latest research on arthritis and how the disease can be prevented or alleviated by the correct diet and supplement programme. SAY NO TO A...

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Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum
by Julia Moore ~ Paperback / softback
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Praise for the first edition: 'An approachable and practical edition that will be welcomed by parents and carers alike. I know how hard it can be to find "How to" resources for parents. Well here is a gem.' - Children, Young People and Families Parents of young children newly diagnosed as on the ...

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A Friend Like Henry
by Nuala Gardner ~ Paperback / softback
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This is the inspiring account of a family's struggle to break into their son's autistic world - and how a beautiful retreiver dog made the real difference.Dale was still a baby when hisparentsrealised that something wasn't right. Worried, his mother Nuala took him to see several doctors, before fina...

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Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic...
by Daniel Tammet ~ Paperback / softback

'I was born on 31 January 1979 - a Wednesday. I know it was a Wednesday, because the date is blue in my mind and Wednesdays are always blue, like the number nine or the sound of loud voices arguing.' Like the character Hoffman portrayed, he can perform extraordinary maths in his head, sees numbers a...

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Ready, Set, Potty!
by Brenda Batts ~ Paperback / softback

Potty training a child with developmental disorders can be a real challenge, and sometimes the extra difficulties make you feel as though you've tried everything, and failed. In this book, Brenda Batts shows how you can overcome problems, big and small, and provides tried and tested methods that rea...

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On My Own Two Feet
by Amy Purdy ~ Paperback / softback

America fell in love with Amy Purdy as the incredible girl with bionic legs who managed to outdance her competitors all the way to the season 18 finale of Dancing with the Stars with her partner, Derek Hough. Now, for the first time, Amy reveals the powerful, moving story of her spiritual awakening ...

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Beautiful
by Katie Piper ~ Paperback / softback
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I could hear someone screaming and screaming and kept wishing they'd be quiet. Then I realised it was me.' When Katie Piper was 24 life was near perfect. Young and beautiful, she had a blossoming career as a glamorous model and TV presenter. It was a dream come true. But then she fell for 32-year-ol...

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My Left Foot
by Christy Brown ~ Paperback / softback

Christy Brown was born a victim of cerebral palsy. But the hapless, lolling baby concealed the brilliantly imaginative and sensitive mind of a writer who would take his place among the giants of Irish literature. This is Christy Brown's own story. He recounts his childhood struggle to learn to read,...

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Autism: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Child's Quality of Life
by Polly Tommey ~ Paperback / softback

Jonathan and Polly Tommey's eldest son, Billy, was diagnosed with severe autism at the age of two. Today, Billy is a high-functioning teenager - thanks to the determination of his parents to discover as much as possible about autism, its causes and potential treatments. They show through their own e...

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The ADD / ADHD Checklist
by Sandra F Rief ~ Paperback / softback

The bestselling guide, fully revised and updated, offering practical information and tips to help every child with ADHD succeed The ADD/ADHD Checklist helps parents and teachers to better understand children and teenagers with attention problems and provide the kind of support and intervention that...

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No More IBS: Beat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with the Medically Proven...
by Alan Stewart ~ Paperback / softback

This guide to Irritable Bowel Syndrome explains what it is, what causes the symptons, and how it might be controlled by a step-by-step diet. It includes easy-to-follow everyday recipes.

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The Diving-bell and the Butterfly
by Jean-Dominique Bauby ~ Paperback
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The diary of Jean-Dominique Bauby who, with his left eyelid (the only surviving muscle after a massive stroke) dictated a remarkable book about his experiences locked inside his body. On 8 December 1995, Bauby suffered a massive stroke and slipped into a coma. When he regained consciousness three we...

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A Beginner's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders
by Paul G Taylor ~ Paperback / softback
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What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? What does a diagnosis of ASD mean for the child and for you? How can you learn to fully understand behaviours common to ASD and help the child grow and prosper? This short introduction is an ideal starting point for anyone encountering ASD for the first time. The b...

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Nonverbal Learning Disorder
by Rondalyn Varney Whitney ~ Paperback / softback

Millions of children suffer from Nonverbal Learning Disorder, a neurological deficit that prevents them from understanding nonverbal cues like tone of voice and facial expressions. Though they can be exceptionally bright and articulate, these children often have difficulty in social situations and c...

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Can I tell you about Stammering?
by Sue Cottrell ~ Paperback / softback

Meet Harry - a young boy who stammers. Harry invites readers to learn about what it is like to stammer from his perspective and how it affects his daily life and makes him feel. He talks about techniques that can help reduce stammering and describes how friends, family and others can help him to fee...

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Becoming Karl
by Norma Delgarno ~ Paperback / softback
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Karl was born seriously damaged by toxoplasmosis. Barely alive at birth, he survived, but doctors said he would be ineducable. Today, forty-five-year-old Karl is articulate, talented, and living independently. In direct and flowing narrative, Norma Delgarno tells the story of her son: his traumatic ...

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Engaging Autism
by Stanley I Greenspan ~ Paperback / softback

Grateful parents and professionals worldwide have welcomed this essential guide to the highly recommended Floortime approach for treating children with any of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Now available in paperback, Engaging Autism includes new, exciting information on neuroscience research...

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Nobody Nowhere
by Donna Williams ~ Paperback / softback

This is the first of three volumes of autobiobraphy in which Donna Williams recounts her struggle with autism. She describes the desolation of the first 25 years of her life, before discovering the word "autism" - a label which brought withit some answers and the hope of a sense of belonging. "Someb...

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Making Dyslexia Work for You
by Vicki Goodwin ~ Paperback / softback

Written for dyslexic adults or anyone who thinks they might be dyslexic, this bold and imaginative book is deliberately concise and easy to dip into. User-friendly, essential guide to the world of study and work for anyone with dyslexia; Identifies the key needs of adults and young people who are dy...

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Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!)
by Sonya Renee Taylor ~ Paperback

Puberty comes with a lot of changes. Celebrate Your Body (And Its Changes, Too!) will help girls understand (and love) their bodies now and as they continue to grow. For many girls, puberty can be an uncertain time. Celebrate Your Body (And Its Changes, Too!) includes everything girls need to know ...

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Planning For Long-Term Care For Dummies
by Carol Levine ~ Paperback / softback

Expert advice on planning for your own or a relative?s future care needs As we live longer and healthier lives, planning for the long term has never been more important. Planning gives you more control, but it?s not easy to find accurate information and answers to your questions. That?s where AARP...

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Oversize Address Book
by Tri Media ~ Paperback / softback

Keep your phone numbers handy and organized in this oversized 8x10 telephone address book. Features large print and large, easy-to-write-in spaces, plus an extra front page to write important numbers and other information for quick, easy access. Holds over 400 names with address, phone and cell phon...

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Living Your Best Life with Asperger's Syndrome
by Karra Barber ~ Paperback / softback

'Every year I read several manuscripts written by mothers about having a child with Asperger's syndrome. The quality of manuscripts varies considerably. As soon as I started to read 'Living Your Best Life with Asperger's syndrome' I knew it was going to be one of my favourite biographies. I was entr...

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Gift of Adult Add
by Lara Honos-Webb ~ Paperback / softback
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This book about living well with adult ADD is all about shifting perspectives. Not only does it offer insights into life with ADD, but it also works to shift the reader's vision of themselves. The book helps readers by encouraging them to see their ADD symptoms as gifts rather than pointless afflict...

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How I Recovered from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia
by Rhonda King ~ Paperback / softback

Anyone who has suffered from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia will empathize with Rhonda King's ten-year journey through chronic illness and eventual return to full health. Rhonda tells her story with candidness and humour. She shares her knowledge about these two life-changing condition...

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Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism
by Debby Elley ~ Paperback / softback

What if the things people need to know about autism is not the information they're getting? Combining myth-busting advice with personal experience, this book from the mother of autistic twins shares simple strategies to build children's confidence, communication, and independence. From sharing the ...

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The Illustrated Guide to Dyslexia and Its Amazing People
by Kate Power ~ Hardback

Use this guide to weed out what dyslexia means for you and discover the tools you need to blossom! Dyslexia comes to life with visual imagery and colourful text in this new book on what dyslexia means, how it feels, what to do about it, and how to learn to embrace it. There are advantages to being...

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The Fabric of Autism
by Judith Bluestone ~ Paperback

Infused with rare insights into the impetus behind autistic behaviors, The Fabric of Autism weaves the various threads of autism into a "makes-sense" theory, hard won through personal experience and decades of study. From neuroscientific research, explanations of developmental processes and clinical...

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Ultimate Guide To Sex And Disability
by Miriam Kaufman ~ Paperback / softback

The re-issue of the first ever sex guide for people who live with disablities, pain, illness or chronic conditions. Expertly written by a medical doctor, a sex educator and a disablity activist, The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability provides readers with encouragement, support and all the informa...

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Caged in Chaos
by Victoria Biggs ~ Paperback / softback

Written by a teenager with dyspraxia, this is a humorous and inspiring practical guide for young adults with dyspraxia and those around them trying to get to grips with the physical, social and psychological chaos caused by developmental co-ordination disorders (DCDs). In her own conversational sty...

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When Your Child Has . . . Asperger's Syndrome
by William Stillman ~ Paperback / softback

You've heard about cases of Asperger's, or perhaps have known a child with the syndrome. Now you've learned that your child has Asperger's-what do you do? Let these two Asperger's experts guide you through the basic information you need to know to help your child. In this straightforward and helpfu...

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It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend
by Richard LaVoie ~ Paperback / softback

One in six children encounter significant problems while learning to read; some one million children are being treated for learning disabilities. There are many books that deal with their academic difficulties, but when it comes to the social isolation and peer rejection that these differently wired...

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