The Mood Gym


  • Author: Dr Kathleen Griffiths & Dr Helen Christensen
  • Release Date : 2011-01-06
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • File Size: 765438 Bytes


All of us feel anxious from time to time, but for one in six people in the UK chronic depression can become unbearable and severely disrupt everyday life. The Mood Gym is an interactive programme designed for those who would like to manage existing negative emotions and prevent mental health problems in the future.Drawing on the latest research and based on two proven techniques - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy - this unique guide will:- assess your mood and anxiety levels through interactive quizzes- help you to change unhelpful patterns of thought and behaviour- offer proven coping strategies to help you deal with depression and let you enjoy your life once more- outline complementary therapies, such as relaxation and meditat...

NeuroTribes
Score: 4.5
From 22 Ratings

NeuroTribes


  • Author : Steve Silberman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-08-25
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101639641


NeuroTribes Book Description :

A New York Times bestseller Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. What is autism? A lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more—and the future of our society depends on our understanding it. WIRED reporter Steve Silberman unearths the secret history of autism, long suppressed by the same clinicians who became famous for discovering it, and finds surprising answers to the crucial question of why the number of diagnoses has soared i...

Summary   Study Guide   NeuroTribes

Summary Study Guide NeuroTribes


  • Author : Lee Tang
  • Publisher : LMT Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-04
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780994764058


Summary Study Guide NeuroTribes Book Description :

Comprehensive View of Autism Past and Present This book is a summary of "NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity" by Steve Silberman. In NeuroTribes, the award-winning science journalist Steve Silberman changes the societal conversation about autism with a groundbreaking and comprehensive history of this much-talked-about but a little-understood condition. The book reveals the perfect storm that led to the sudden increase in diagnosis beginning in the 1990s. It describes how parents were bombarded with conflicting and misleading information on the causes and potential cures of the disease. It also describes how to embrace the concept of neurodiversity to build a better world for autistic people rather than searching for pot...

In a Different Key
Score: 4.5
From 39 Ratings

In a Different Key


  • Author : John Donvan
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2016-01-19
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307985682


In a Different Key Book Description :

Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction An extraordinary narrative history of autism: the riveting story of parents fighting for their children ’s civil rights; of doctors struggling to define autism; of ingenuity, self-advocacy, and profound social change Nearly seventy-five years ago, Donald Triplett of Forest, Mississippi, became the first child diagnosed with autism. Beginning with his family’s odyssey, In a Different Key tells the extraordinary story of this often misunderstood condition, and of the civil rights battles waged by the families of those who have it. Unfolding over decades, it is a beautifully rendered history of ordinary people determined to secure a place in the world for those with autism—by liberating ch...

Uniquely Human

Uniquely Human


  • Author : Barry M. Prizant
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-07-19
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476776248


Uniquely Human Book Description :

One of the world's leading authorities on autism suggests a major shift in understanding autism and offers inspiring stories and practical advice drawn from his more than four-decade career....

Summary  Analysis   Review of Steve Silberman   s NeuroTribes by Eureka

Summary Analysis Review of Steve Silberman s NeuroTribes by Eureka


  • Author : Eureka
  • Publisher : Eureka
  • Release Date : 2015-10-05
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781944195113


Summary Analysis Review of Steve Silberman s NeuroTribes by Eureka Book Description :

Summary, Analysis & Review of Steve Silberman’s NeuroTribes by Eureka PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A COMPANION TO THE BOOK AND NOT THE ORIGINAL BOOK. NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity seeks to unearth what autism is and why it remains a mystery. Hans Asperger, a researcher and pediatrician working at the University of Vienna, first identified the disorder as occurring in many different forms and severities on a spectrum and saw the link between autism and high intelligence in areas such as music and mathematics. He called his patients little professors… This companion to Summary, Analysis & Review of Steve Silberman’s NeuroTribes by Eureka includes:Overview of the bookImportant PeopleKey TakeawaysAnalysis of Key Takeawa...

The Australian Autism Handbook

The Australian Autism Handbook


  • Author : Benison O'Reilly
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2013-04-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459659858


The Australian Autism Handbook Book Description :

The only complete guide to every aspect of raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder in Australia. The Australian Autism Handbook offers guidance, expert advice and above all support to parents and health professionals from the early signs and symptoms of ASD through diagnosis, the intervention programs, medical theories and schooling. It also contains the most comprehensive state - by - state guide to the resources available for ASD families in Australia....

Differently Wired
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Differently Wired


  • Author : Deborah Reber
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-06-12
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781523503865


Differently Wired Book Description :

It’s time to say NO to trying to fit square-peg kids into rounds holes, and YES to raising them from a place of acceptance and joy. Today millions of kids are stuck in a world that doesn’t embrace who they really are. They are the one in five “differently wired” children with ADHD, dyslexia, giftedness, autism, anxiety, or other neurodifferences, and their challenges are many. And for the parents who love them, the challenges are just as numerous, as they struggle to find the right school, the right support, the right path. But now there’s hope. Differently Wired is a revolutionary book—weaving together personal stories and a tool kit of expert advice from author Deborah Reber, it’s a how-to, a manifesto, and a reassuring companion for ...

The Power of Neurodiversity

The Power of Neurodiversity


  • Author : Thomas Armstrong
  • Publisher : Da Capo Lifelong Books
  • Release Date : 2011-10-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780738215631


The Power of Neurodiversity Book Description :

ADHD. dyslexia. autism. the number of illness categories listed by the American Psychiatric Association has tripled in the last fifty years. With so many people affected, it is time to revisit our perceptions on this “culture of disabilities.” Bestselling author, psychologist, and educator Thomas Armstrong illuminates a new understanding of neuropsychological disorders. He argues that if they are a part of the natural diversity of the human brain, they cannot simply be defined as illnesses. Armstrong explores the evolutionary advantages, special skills, and other positive dimensions of these conditions. A manifesto as well as a keenly intelligent look at “disability,” The Power of Neurodiversity is a must for parents, teachers, and anyone who...

Autistic Community and the Neurodiversity Movement

Autistic Community and the Neurodiversity Movement


  • Author : Steven K. Kapp
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-07
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811384370


Autistic Community and the Neurodiversity Movement Book Description :

This open access book marks the first historical overview of the autism rights branch of the neurodiversity movement, describing the activities and rationales of key leaders in their own words since it organized into a unique community in 1992. Sandwiched by editorial chapters that include critical analysis, the book contains 19 chapters by 21 authors about the forming of the autistic community and neurodiversity movement, progress in their influence on the broader autism community and field, and their possible threshold of the advocacy establishment. The actions covered are legendary in the autistic community, including manifestos such as “Don’t Mourn for Us”, mailing lists, websites or webpages, conferences, issue campaigns, academic project ...

Underdogs

Underdogs


  • Author : Chris Bonnello
  • Publisher : Unbound Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-05-28
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789650969


Underdogs Book Description :

Three weeks have passed since the events of Underdogs. The British population continues its imprisonment in Nicholas Grant's giant walled Citadels, under the watchful eye of innumerable cloned soldiers. The heroes of Oakenfold Special School remain their last chance of freedom. As a result of their last mission, Grant has been forced to speed up his plans for Great Britain and beyond. Ewan, Kate, McCormick and the rest of the Underdogs must face the horrors of his new research, knowing that it raises the stakes as high as they will go. Failing this battle will not merely result in losing soldiers and friends, but in losing the war entirely. According to the odds, the Underdogs are near-certain to fail. But they have spent their whole lives being unde...