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Autism in the early years: A practical guide

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog106102
Cumine, Val, Leach, Julia, Stevenson, Gill. London, UK: David Fulton Publishers , 2000. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 CUM 2000
This resource outlines the characteristics of autism from the early years. It considers the nature of autism and the issues surrounding assessment and diagnosis. Finally, it offers intervention strategies for at home and other settings.
Title
Autism in the early years: A practical guide
Author
Cumine, Val
Leach, Julia
Stevenson, Gill
Place
London, UK
Publisher
David Fulton Publishers
Year Published
2000
Physical Description
Softcover; 108p. : ill.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
This resource outlines the characteristics of autism from the early years. It considers the nature of autism and the issues surrounding assessment and diagnosis. Finally, it offers intervention strategies for at home and other settings.
Notes
Audience: counselling professionals, educators, medical professionals and parents.
ISBN
1853465992
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 CUM 2000
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
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Freaks, geeks and asperger syndrome: A user guide to adolescence

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog106348
Jackson, Luke, Attwood, Tony. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2002. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FM 272 JAC 2002
Jackson, a 13-year-old from the UK, is one of seven children. He has asperger syndrome (AS), one of his brothers has attention deficit disorder (ADHD), and another is autistic. Jackson's conversational and humorous text offers helpful insights into the challenges faced by those with AS, on such top…
Title
Freaks, geeks and asperger syndrome: A user guide to adolescence
Author
Jackson, Luke
Attwood, Tony
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Paperback: 240 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.55 x 9.11 x 6.16
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Young Adults
Abstract
Jackson, a 13-year-old from the UK, is one of seven children. He has asperger syndrome (AS), one of his brothers has attention deficit disorder (ADHD), and another is autistic. Jackson's conversational and humorous text offers helpful insights into the challenges faced by those with AS, on such topics as fascinations and fixations, sensory perception, diet, sleep, teenage language, problems with socializing at school, homework, dealing with bullies, dating, and moral dilemmas. Written for youth with AS, and for their parents.
ISBN
9781843100980
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FM 272 JAC 2002
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Asperger's Syndrome: A guide for parents and professionals

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog106884
Attwood, Tony. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, Inc. , 2002. (Video) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 ATT 2002
Clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Attwood presents a three-hour workshop covering characteristics and diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome. Dr. Attwood offers suggestions for communicating with and developing social skills in children and adults with Asperger's syndrome.
Title
Asperger's Syndrome: A guide for parents and professionals
Author
Attwood, Tony
Corporate Author
Future Horizons, Inc.
Place
Arlington, TX
Publisher
Future Horizons, Inc.
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
1 DVD: 190 min.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
Clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Attwood presents a three-hour workshop covering characteristics and diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome. Dr. Attwood offers suggestions for communicating with and developing social skills in children and adults with Asperger's syndrome.
Notes
Includes a 9 minute segment about the life of Dr. Attwood
ISBN
9781885477934
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 ATT 2002
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
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Autism spectrum disorder: The complete guide to understanding autism

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108468
Sicile-Kira, Chantal. New York, NY: A Perigree Book , 2014. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 SIC 2014
Explains all aspects of the condition, including: the causes of autism spectrum disorders (ASD); how to properly diagnose ASDs; treatments based on behavioral, psychological and biomedical interventions; coping strategies for families; educational needs and programs; living and working conditions f…
Title
Autism spectrum disorder: The complete guide to understanding autism
Author
Sicile-Kira, Chantal
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
A Perigree Book
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Softcover: 342 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Developmental Disability
Autism
Abstract
Explains all aspects of the condition, including: the causes of autism spectrum disorders (ASD); how to properly diagnose ASDs; treatments based on behavioral, psychological and biomedical interventions; coping strategies for families; educational needs and programs; living and working conditions for adults with ASD; community interaction; and teaching strategies and resources for educators and other professionals.
ISBN
9780399166631
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 SIC 2014
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Life journey through autism: A parent's guide to research

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109630

researchautism.org/resources/a-parents-guide-to-research/

Danya International. Silver Spring, MD: Danya International Inc./Organization for Autism Research , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 DAN 2003
URL Notes
Click onto the link above to view.
This publication helps parents of children with autism to navigate through the world of research. This guide presents a basic understanding of the purpose of research, how it is conducted, and criteria upon which to judge the value of research. With this information, it is hoped that the parent wi…
Title
Life journey through autism: A parent's guide to research
Author
Danya International
Place
Silver Spring, MD
Publisher
Danya International Inc./Organization for Autism Research
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Softcover; coil binding; 84 pages
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
This publication helps parents of children with autism to navigate through the world of research. This guide presents a basic understanding of the purpose of research, how it is conducted, and criteria upon which to judge the value of research. With this information, it is hoped that the parent will be better prepared to ask the right questions about specific interventions and treatments for the child with autism.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
URL
researchautism.org/resources/a-parents-guide-to-research/
URL Notes
Click onto the link above to view.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 DAN 2003
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available

Siblings of children with autism: A guide for families

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112935
Harris, Sandra L., Glasberg, Beth A. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House , 2012. 3rd ed. (Book) — 1 copy, 0 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 HAR 2012
This revised and updated edition takes a fresh look at what it's like to grow up as the brother or sister of a child with autism--the basics of sibling relationships at all ages and how autism can affect these dynamics. Parents get important advice about balancing responsibilities for each child, e…
Title
Siblings of children with autism: A guide for families
Author
Harris, Sandra L.
Glasberg, Beth A.
Edition
3rd ed.
Place
Bethesda, MD
Publisher
Woodbine House
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Paperback; x, 147 p.
Series
Topics in autism
Topics
Siblings of Children with Disabilities
Sibling Relationships
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
This revised and updated edition takes a fresh look at what it's like to grow up as the brother or sister of a child with autism--the basics of sibling relationships at all ages and how autism can affect these dynamics. Parents get important advice about balancing responsibilities for each child, encouraging their kids to share feelings, explaining autism to other children, and initiating play and interaction between siblings.
This new edition includes case examples reflecting improvements in applied behavior analysis (ABA) techniques, new photos, an updated resource section, and tips on how technology can help siblings and their families connect with other families. Throughout the book, family case studies provide insights into how other families deal with common concerns and situations.
ISBN
9781606130742
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 HAR 2012
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due November 05, 2019
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Teaching students with autism: A resource guide for schools

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109339

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/specialed/docs/autism.pdf

British Columbia. Ministry of Education. Special Programs Branch. [Victoria, BC]: British Columbia. Ministry of Education. Special Programs Branch , 2000. (Book)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
A guide describing the key ideas and teaching methods to be used with autistic children. It covers autism, characteristics of autism, planning support for students with autism, managing challenging behaviour, and case studies.
Title
Teaching students with autism: A resource guide for schools
Corporate Author
British Columbia. Ministry of Education. Special Programs Branch
Place
[Victoria, BC]
Publisher
British Columbia. Ministry of Education. Special Programs Branch
Year Published
2000
Physical Description
Paperback: 136 pages
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Education. Schools
Autism
Abstract
A guide describing the key ideas and teaching methods to be used with autistic children. It covers autism, characteristics of autism, planning support for students with autism, managing challenging behaviour, and case studies.
ISBN
077264117X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/specialed/docs/autism.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
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Your guide to autism programs: A parent's handbook

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110408

www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development. Victoria, BC: BC Ministry of Children and Family Development , 2017. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
CONTENTS ; Introduction: ; Services and supports for children and youth with special needs and their families ; What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? ; Early indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorder ; What to do if you think your child may have Autism ; What causes Autism Spectrum Disorder? ; Is there a …
Title
Your guide to autism programs: A parent's handbook
Corporate Author
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
PDF 42 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
CONTENTS
Introduction:
Services and supports for children and youth with special needs and their families
What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Early indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorder
What to do if you think your child may have Autism
What causes Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Is there a cure?
Assessment and Diagnosis:
British Columbia Autism Assessment Network (BCAAN)
Non-BCAAN (private)assessment and diagnosis
Moving to B.C. from another province
Moving to B.C. from another country
My child has a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. What do I do?
Applying for Autism programs
Autism funding - Under age 6.
Setting up an Autism intervention program for your child under 6
Autism funding - Ages 6 - 18
Accessing Autism programs
Funding
Invoice payment
Direct payment
Eligibility requirements for direct payment
Siblings
Steps to access funding through direct payment
Autism Funding Programs and Parent Responsibilities
Foster Parents and Children in Care
Appeals or Complaints
Confidentiality and Your Privacy
Tips for Parents:
How do I know my child is receiving quality intervention?
What is a Behavioural Plan of Intervention (BPI)?
Contact us
Appendix 1: B.C. service & Autism organizations
Appendix 2: Behavioural Plan of Intervention
Appendix 3: Autism funding - Summary of eligible expenses
Appendix 4: Autism funding - Summary of ineligible expenses
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
URL
www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

A parent's handbook: Your guide to autism programs

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114401

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf

British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development. British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development , 2017. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link to view/print.
This handbook is for parents and caregivers of children and youth who may have, or have been diagnosed with, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It provides information on ASD, intervention, and programs available for children and youth with ASD and their families.
Title
A parent's handbook: Your guide to autism programs
Corporate Author
British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development
Publisher
British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
PDF file: 48 p.
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This handbook is for parents and caregivers of children and youth who may have, or have been diagnosed with, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It provides information on ASD, intervention, and programs available for children and youth with ASD and their families.
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

Helping a child with nonverbal learning disorder or Asperger's Syndrome: A parent's guide

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog104702
Stewart, Kathryn. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. , 2002. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 STE 2002
Guide to help parents acquire the essential skills they need to help their child cope with the symptoms of NLD or Asperger's Syndrome and lead a full and satisfying life.
Title
Helping a child with nonverbal learning disorder or Asperger's Syndrome: A parent's guide
Author
Stewart, Kathryn
Place
Oakland, CA
Publisher
New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Paperback, 180 pages
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Language/Communication
Learning Differences. Learning Disabilities
Abstract
Guide to help parents acquire the essential skills they need to help their child cope with the symptoms of NLD or Asperger's Syndrome and lead a full and satisfying life.
ISBN
1572242779
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 STE 2002
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Kid-friendly ADHD & autism cookbook: The ultimate guide to the gluten-free, casein-free diet

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110046
Compart, Pamela J., Laake, Dana. Gloucester, MA: Fair Winds Press , 2009. 2nd Edition. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
BB 220 COM 2009
Recipes for children with ADHD and autism which are gluten-free and casein-free. The book explains the diet, why it works and how to follow it.
Title
Kid-friendly ADHD & autism cookbook: The ultimate guide to the gluten-free, casein-free diet
Author
Compart, Pamela J.
Laake, Dana.
Edition
2nd Edition
Place
Gloucester, MA
Publisher
Fair Winds Press
Year Published
2009
Physical Description
Paperback, 352 p. : ill.
Topics
Cookbooks
Attention Deficit Disorder. Hyperactivity
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Gluten-Free Diet
Abstract
Recipes for children with ADHD and autism which are gluten-free and casein-free. The book explains the diet, why it works and how to follow it.
ISBN
9781592332236
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BB 220 COM 2009
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Toilet training for individuals with autism or other developmental issues: A comprehensive guide for parents & teachers

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110358
Wheeler, Maria. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, Inc. , 2007. 2nd edition. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 WHE 2007
This book guides the parent/educator through the special difficulties encountered when toilet training a child with autism.
Title
Toilet training for individuals with autism or other developmental issues: A comprehensive guide for parents & teachers
Author
Wheeler, Maria
Edition
2nd edition
Place
Arlington, TX
Publisher
Future Horizons, Inc.
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
Paperback, 133 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Toilet Training
Abstract
This book guides the parent/educator through the special difficulties encountered when toilet training a child with autism.
ISBN
9781932565492
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 WHE 2007
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TalkAbility: People skills for verbal children on the autism spectrum: A guide for parents

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110393
Sussman, Fern. Toronto, ON: The Hanen Program , 2006. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 FER 2006
This information guide is for parents and caregivers of young children who have difficulty socializing and interacting with others. TalkAbility offers simple approaches to parents in helping their children develop better social skills for engaging in conversations and making friends. The ideas in …
Title
TalkAbility: People skills for verbal children on the autism spectrum: A guide for parents
Author
Sussman, Fern
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
The Hanen Program
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
Paperback, 202 p. : ill.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Language/Communication
Abstract
This information guide is for parents and caregivers of young children who have difficulty socializing and interacting with others. TalkAbility offers simple approaches to parents in helping their children develop better social skills for engaging in conversations and making friends. The ideas in this book are useful for children with a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), High Functioning Autism (HFA), Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD), or no diagnosis at all.
ISBN
0921145322
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 FER 2006
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Video modelling and behaviour analysis: A guide to teaching social skills to children with autism

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110941
Nikopoulos, Christos, Keenan, Mickey. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2006. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 NIK 2006
For parents of autistic children and the professionals working with them, this book introduces a behaviour change technique. The authors have developed videotaped rather than 'live' scenarios for the child to observe, in order to concentrate the focus of attention for the child with autism and to …
Title
Video modelling and behaviour analysis: A guide to teaching social skills to children with autism
Author
Nikopoulos, Christos
Keenan, Mickey
Place
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
Paperback, 205 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Children's Psychological Development
Learning Differences. Learning Disabilities
Abstract
For parents of autistic children and the professionals working with them, this book introduces a behaviour change technique. The authors have developed videotaped rather than 'live' scenarios for the child to observe, in order to concentrate the focus of attention for the child with autism and to create a stimulus for learning. Illustrative case examples are supported by detailed diagrams and photographs.
ISBN
1843103389
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 NIK 2006
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Sexuality and severe autism: A practical guide for parents, caregivers, and health educators

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113137
Reynolds, Kate E. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2014. (Book) — 3 copies, 3 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 REY 2014
Sexual health and sexuality can be difficult subjects for parents and caregivers to broach with autistic children, made more challenging when children are at the severe end of the autism spectrum. Some parents may even question the validity of teaching sexuality to those who are severely autistic. …
Title
Sexuality and severe autism: A practical guide for parents, caregivers, and health educators
Author
Reynolds, Kate E.
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Softcover: 188 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Sexuality
Young Adults Sexuality
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Sexual Behaviour
Puberty
Sexual Health
Abstract
Sexual health and sexuality can be difficult subjects for parents and caregivers to broach with autistic children, made more challenging when children are at the severe end of the autism spectrum. Some parents may even question the validity of teaching sexuality to those who are severely autistic. This handbook guides you through the process of teaching about sex and sexuality, offers to answer questions such as: Why is it necessary to teach this subject to my severely autistic child? When is the right time to start talking about these issues? How detailed and explicit should I be? What methods are most appropriate? It addresses male and female issues separately and covers public and private sexual behaviours, sexual abuse, cross-gender teaching and liaising with school, in addition to the more obvious areas such as physical changes and menstruation.
ISBN
9781849053273
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 REY 2014
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Build your own life: A self-help guide for individuals with Asperger's syndrome

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog106364
Lawson, Wendy. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 0 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 LAW 2003
This book provides practical advice on how to cope in the adult world with Asperger's Syndrome. The author, who has Asperger's Syndrome, discusses how to relate to others, how to use support from others, and how to assess personal skills in order to develop a suitable career.
Title
Build your own life: A self-help guide for individuals with Asperger's syndrome
Author
Lawson, Wendy
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Paperback: 176 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.44 x 9.36 x 6.14
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
This book provides practical advice on how to cope in the adult world with Asperger's Syndrome. The author, who has Asperger's Syndrome, discusses how to relate to others, how to use support from others, and how to assess personal skills in order to develop a suitable career.
ISBN
1843101149
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 LAW 2003
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Missing On Loan, due September 07, 2018
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The potty journey: Guide to toilet training children with special needs, including autism and related disorders

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111386
Coucouvanis, Judith A. Mission, KS: Autism Asperger Publishing Company , 2008. (Book) — 3 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 COU 2008
This book is a systematic and comprehensive toilet training guidebook, that addresses the challenges associated with toilet training children with autism and related disorders. Understanding that typical strategies are frequently ineffective when used with children with special needs, this resource…
Title
The potty journey: Guide to toilet training children with special needs, including autism and related disorders
Author
Coucouvanis, Judith A.
Place
Mission, KS
Publisher
Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Softcover: 148 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Toilet Training
Abstract
This book is a systematic and comprehensive toilet training guidebook, that addresses the challenges associated with toilet training children with autism and related disorders. Understanding that typical strategies are frequently ineffective when used with children with special needs, this resource offers practical, step-by-step suggestions and ideas that have produced positive results.
Notes
*June 11, 2012 - Item 005270 listed as missing
ISBN
9781934575161
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 COU 2008
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The survival guide for kids with autism spectrum disorders (and their parents)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112564
Verdick, Elizabeth, Reeve, Elizabeth, Kobyluch, Nick (Illustrator). Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing , 2012. (Book) — 2 copies, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 272 VER 2012
Meant to be read with a parent, this book addresses big questions ("What's ASD?" "Why me?") and provides strategies for communicating, making friends, and succeeding in school. Filled with quotes and stories from real kids, the book also offers helpful facts, checklists, dialogues, and resources.
Title
The survival guide for kids with autism spectrum disorders (and their parents)
Author
Verdick, Elizabeth
Reeve, Elizabeth
Kobyluch, Nick (Illustrator)
Place
Minneapolis, MN
Publisher
Free Spirit Publishing
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Softcover: 234 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Picture Books
Abstract
Meant to be read with a parent, this book addresses big questions ("What's ASD?" "Why me?") and provides strategies for communicating, making friends, and succeeding in school. Filled with quotes and stories from real kids, the book also offers helpful facts, checklists, dialogues, and resources.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 272 VER 2012
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National institute of mental health: A parent's guide to autism spectrum disorder

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114406

http://www.autism-watch.org/general/nimh.pdf

National Institute of Mental Health. USA: US Department of Health and Human Services , 2011. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
NIH-11-5511
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print the pamphlet.
This guide is intended to help parents understand what autism spectrum ; disorder (ASD) is, recognize common signs and symptoms, and find the resources they need. Included in this booklet are questions that parents frequently ask when their school-age child receives an ASD diagnosis, and answers co…
Title
National institute of mental health: A parent's guide to autism spectrum disorder
Corporate Author
National Institute of Mental Health
Place
USA
Publisher
US Department of Health and Human Services
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file, 27 p.
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This guide is intended to help parents understand what autism spectrum
disorder (ASD) is, recognize common signs and symptoms, and find the resources they need. Included in this booklet are questions that parents frequently ask when their school-age child receives an ASD diagnosis, and answers containing links to resources with more detailed information.
Notes
NIH-11-5511
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.autism-watch.org/general/nimh.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print the pamphlet.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
NIH-11-5511

Prepare to launch: Resource guide for parents of adolescents with ASD

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114408

http://infinitypediatrics.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Prepare-to-Launch-Guide.pdf

The Ability Hub. The Ability Hub , 2015. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This Guide is intended for parents of adolescent children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who wish to better understand the process of navigating the transition between the teenage years and young adulthood. It was inspired by the courage and positive spirit of all families who support the grow…
Title
Prepare to launch: Resource guide for parents of adolescents with ASD
Corporate Author
The Ability Hub
Publisher
The Ability Hub
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
PDF file; 101 p.
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This Guide is intended for parents of adolescent children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who wish to better understand the process of navigating the transition between the teenage years and young adulthood. It was inspired by the courage and positive spirit of all families who support the growth and development of their sons and daughters with ASD.
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://infinitypediatrics.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Prepare-to-Launch-Guide.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

My brother is different: A parents' guide to help children cope with an Autistic sibling

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112379
Morvay, Barbara J., Confora, Lisa (ill.), Daubner, Jeanne B. Ashland, Ohio: BookMasters, Inc. , 2010. (Book) — 3 copies, 3 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 272 MOR 2010
This book aims to help families cope with the overwhelming feelings, fears, and everyday life as experienced by their non-Autistic child. It will assist the parent with acknowledging fundamental yet painful truths while assisting their non-Autistic child cope with the life he or she lives.
Title
My brother is different: A parents' guide to help children cope with an Autistic sibling
Author
Morvay, Barbara J.
Confora, Lisa (ill.)
Daubner, Jeanne B.
Place
Ashland, Ohio
Publisher
BookMasters, Inc.
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover: 73 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Siblings of Children with Disabilities
Picture Books
Abstract
This book aims to help families cope with the overwhelming feelings, fears, and everyday life as experienced by their non-Autistic child. It will assist the parent with acknowledging fundamental yet painful truths while assisting their non-Autistic child cope with the life he or she lives.
ISBN
9780970958211
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 272 MOR 2010
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Everyday solutions: A practical guide for families of children with autism spectrum disorders

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112561
Small, Mindy, Kontente, Lisa. Shawnee Mission, KS: Autism Asperger Publishing Company , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 SMA 2003
This manual offers practical approaches to families struggling to help their children solve the many puzzles of daily living. The strategies and selected examples and vignettes provide parents with a foundation for building more precise and effective teaching methods.
Title
Everyday solutions: A practical guide for families of children with autism spectrum disorders
Author
Small, Mindy
Kontente, Lisa
Place
Shawnee Mission, KS
Publisher
Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Softcover: 111 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Parenting
Autism
Abstract
This manual offers practical approaches to families struggling to help their children solve the many puzzles of daily living. The strategies and selected examples and vignettes provide parents with a foundation for building more precise and effective teaching methods.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 SMA 2003
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support and Resource Centre Available

Peer play and the autism spectrum:|The art of guiding children's socialization and imagination, integrated play groups field manual

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109455
Wolfberg, Pamela J. Shawnee Mission, KS: Autism Asperger Pub. Co , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 WOL 2003
This practical guide offers an introduction to the basic principles, tools and techniques that comprise the Integrated Play Groups model, designed to support children of diverse ages and abilities on the autism spectrum (novice players) in mutually enjoyed play experiences with typical peers and si…
Title
Peer play and the autism spectrum:
The art of guiding children's socialization and imagination, integrated play groups field manual
Author
Wolfberg, Pamela J
Place
Shawnee Mission, KS
Publisher
Autism Asperger Pub. Co
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Paperback; 264 p. : ill.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Social Skills
Social Behaviour (includes boundaries)
Play/Activities
Abstract
This practical guide offers an introduction to the basic principles, tools and techniques that comprise the Integrated Play Groups model, designed to support children of diverse ages and abilities on the autism spectrum (novice players) in mutually enjoyed play experiences with typical peers and siblings (expert players). Small groups of children regularly play together under the guidance of an adult facilitator (play guide) through a carefully tailored system of support.
ISBN
193128217X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 WOL 2003
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Right from the start: Behavioral intervention for young children with autism: A guide for parents and professionals

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111083
Harris, Sandra, Weiss, Mary Jane. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House Inc , 2007. 2nd Edition. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 HAR 2007
Parents of young children-ages 18 months to 5 years-recently diagnosed with autism, face the critical decision of which educational treatment program to choose for their child. This guides parents through this complex decision-making process. The book includes the latest research on the benefits of…
Title
Right from the start: Behavioral intervention for young children with autism: A guide for parents and professionals
Author
Harris, Sandra
Weiss, Mary Jane
Edition
2nd Edition
Place
Bethesda, MD
Publisher
Woodbine House Inc
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
Paperback: 175 pages
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
Parents of young children-ages 18 months to 5 years-recently diagnosed with autism, face the critical decision of which educational treatment program to choose for their child. This guides parents through this complex decision-making process. The book includes the latest research on the benefits of Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, the types of instruction used (naturalistic instruction and other teaching methods that complement ABA), home-based professionals and their credentials, school-based programs, and more.
ISBN
9781890627805
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 HAR 2007
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Making sense of sex: A forthright guide to puberty, sex and relationships for people with Asperger's Syndrome

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113155
Attwood, Sarah, Powell, Jonathan (Ill.). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2008. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GK 305 ATT 2008
Puberty is a time of huge change in the physical body, in emotional experience and in social relationships. Having an understanding of these developments and learning how to deal with them is essential, and for people with Asperger's syndrome it can be a challenge to get to grips with the social an…
Title
Making sense of sex: A forthright guide to puberty, sex and relationships for people with Asperger's Syndrome
Author
Attwood, Sarah
Powell, Jonathan (Ill.)
Place
London
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Soft cover: 311 p.
Topics
Sex Education
Puberty
Sexual Health
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Young Adults
Abstract
Puberty is a time of huge change in the physical body, in emotional experience and in social relationships. Having an understanding of these developments and learning how to deal with them is essential, and for people with Asperger's syndrome it can be a challenge to get to grips with the social and emotional aspects of puberty, sex and relationships.This book is ideal for those who need clear, detailed explanations and direct answers to the many questions raised by puberty and sexual maturity. Sarah Attwood describes developments in both the male and female body, and explains how to maintain hygiene and personal care, and to promote general good health. She examines emotional changes, including moods and sexual feelings, and provides comprehensive information on sex, sexual health and reproduction. She looks at the nature of friendship, how it changes from childhood to adulthood and its importance as a basis for sexual encounter. She also offers coping strategies for different social experiences, from bullying to dating, and includes essential tips on the politics of mature behaviour, such as knowing the difference between public and personal topics of conversation. Making Sense of Sex is a thorough guide written in unambiguous language with helpful diagrams, explanations and practical advice for young people approaching puberty and beyond.
ISBN
9781843103745
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GK 305 ATT 2008
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Kids in the syndrome mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger's, Tourette's, bipolar, and more!: The one stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109147
Kutscher, Martin L., Attwood, Tony (contributor), Wolff, Robert (contributor). London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2005. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GK 800 KUT 2005
Written for parents and educators, this book is a guide to the whole range of often co-existing neuro-behavioral disorders in children-from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bipolar disorder, to autistic spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabi…
Title
Kids in the syndrome mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger's, Tourette's, bipolar, and more!: The one stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals
Author
Kutscher, Martin L.
Attwood, Tony (contributor)
Wolff, Robert (contributor)
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
Hardcover, 224 p.
Topics
Child Behaviour
Attention Deficit Disorder. Hyperactivity
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Tourette Syndrome. Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome
Manic-Depression. Bipolar Disorder
Abstract
Written for parents and educators, this book is a guide to the whole range of often co-existing neuro-behavioral disorders in children-from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bipolar disorder, to autistic spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, sensory integration problems, and executive dysfunction.
Contents: About the Authors. Introduction. 1. Diagnosis: General Principles. 2. Treatment: General Principles. 3. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). 4. Learning Disabilities (LD). 5. Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD)-An Overview. 6. Asperger's Syndrome and its treatment. 7. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (OCD). 8. Sensory Integration Dysfunction (SID). 9. Tics and Tourette's. 10. Depression. 11. Bipolar Depression (BD) 12. Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). 13. Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD). 14. Medications. Appendix: Quick Quiz on Executive Function. Further Reading: Books and Internet Resources. Index.
Notes
Oct 29, 2012 - item 004948 listed as missing
ISBN
978-84310-810-8
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GK 800 KUT 2005
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Helping children with autism learn: Treatment approaches for parents and professionals: A guide to autistic learning disabilities and finding the right method for your child's learning style

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110051
Siegel, Bryna. New York, NY: Oxford University Press , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 SIE 2003
Written by the director of an autism clinic in California, this book provides information about a wide range of topics related to autism and learning. It discusses current best strategies to allow parents and professionals an opportunity to provide support for autistic children in their development…
Title
Helping children with autism learn: Treatment approaches for parents and professionals: A guide to autistic learning disabilities and finding the right method for your child's learning style
Author
Siegel, Bryna
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Paperback: xii, 498 pages
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Learning Differences. Learning Disabilities
Abstract
Written by the director of an autism clinic in California, this book provides information about a wide range of topics related to autism and learning. It discusses current best strategies to allow parents and professionals an opportunity to provide support for autistic children in their development and learning. Of interest to parents, teachers and health profesionals.
ISBN
9780195325065
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 SIE 2003
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More than words: a parent's guide to building interaction and language skills for children with autism spectrum disorder or social communication difficulties

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112097
Sussman, Fern, Lewis, Robin Baird (Illustrations). Toronto, ON: The Hanen Centre , 2012. 2nd ed. (Book) — 2 copies, 0 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 SUS 2012
Presents a step-by-step guide for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder to help them develop more advanced communication skills, focusing on helping the child reach the following four goals: 1) improved two-way interaction, 2) more mature and conventional ways of communication, 3) bette…
Title
More than words: a parent's guide to building interaction and language skills for children with autism spectrum disorder or social communication difficulties
Author
Sussman, Fern
Lewis, Robin Baird (Illustrations)
Edition
2nd ed.
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
The Hanen Centre
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Paperback: 424 pages
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Language/Communication
Abstract
Presents a step-by-step guide for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder to help them develop more advanced communication skills, focusing on helping the child reach the following four goals: 1) improved two-way interaction, 2) more mature and conventional ways of communication, 3) better skills in communicating for social purposes and finally, 4) improved understanding of language.
ISBN
978-0-921145-41-7
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 SUS 2012
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