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  • Can I Tell You About Eating Disorders?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Eating Disorders?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Bryan Lask and Lucy Watson

    Meet Rosie – a teenage girl with* anorexia*. Rosie invites readers to learn about anorexia and how it makes her see herself differently to how other people see her. She also introduces readers to Natalie who has* bulimia*, Ben who has* selective eating problems* and Beth who has AFRID (*Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder*). They all explain why they find food difficult and how their eating disorders are different. This illustrated book is an ideal introduction to understanding the complex issues surrounding eating disorders. It shows family, friends and teachers how...

  • Can I Tell You About Epilepsy?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Epilepsy?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Kate Lambert

    Meet Ellie – a young girl with epilepsy. Ellie invites readers to learn about epilepsy from her perspective. She introduces us to some friends who help present the varying forms of epilepsy. Ellie and her friends help children to understand the obstacles that they face by telling them what it feels like to have epilepsy, how it affects them physically and emotionally, how epilepsy can be treated and how the condition is often misunderstood by people who do not know the facts. *Contents:* 1. Introducing Ellie, who has...

  • Can I Tell You About Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Ruth Fidler

    Meet Issy – an 11-year-old girl with pathological demand avoidance syndrome (PDA), a condition on the autism spectrum. Issy invites readers to learn about PDA from her perspective, helping them to understand how simple, everyday demands can cause her great anxiety and stress. Issy tells readers about all the ways she can be helped and supported by those around her. This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and speech therapists working...

  • Can I Tell You About Sensory Processing Difficulties?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Sensory Processing Difficulties?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Sue Allen

    Meet Harry - a young boy with sensory processing difficulties. Harry invites readers to learn about why he finds it hard to process sensory information effectively, and how even simple thing such as washing, dressing and coping with meal times can be challenging for him. He also talks about difficulties he faces at school and why large groups and loud noises are especially hard. He explains how other people can have different sensory processing issues and talks about what he and those around him can do to help. *Contents:* ...

  • Can I Tell You About Stammering?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Stammering?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Sue Cottrell

    Meet Harry - a young boy who stammers. Harry invites readers to learn about what it is like to stammer (also known as a stutter) from his perspective and how it affects his daily life and makes him feel. He explains techniques he has learnt that can help reduce his stammering. Harry describes how friends, family and those around him can help him to feel at ease and reduce his stammer further. This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for young...

  • Can I Tell You About Tourette Syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Tourette Syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Mal Leicester

    Meet Max - a boy with Tourette syndrome (TS). Max invites readers to learn about Tourette's from his perspective, helping them to understand what tics and triggers are and what it feels like to have TS. He explains how living with TS can sometimes be difficult, and how people around him can help him to feel happy and accepted. This illustrated book is ideal for young people aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and other professionals working with children with TS. It is also an...

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