IHC Library

Our Library is free to use and open to anyone living in New Zealand. We have information on all aspects of intellectual disability, autism and other developmental disabilities built up over many years.

Latest Books

Comprehensive literacy for all : teaching students with significant disabilities to read and write / by Karen Erickson and David A. Koppenhaver
Erickson, Karen A

"Grounded in the belief that all students can learn to read and write print, this book is a thorough yet practical guide for teaching students with significant disabilities."

Occupational therapy for adults with intellectual disability / [edited by] Kimberly Bryze.
Bryze, Kimberly

"My goal in conceptualizing this book is to inspire and encourage professionals who value and support occupation to expand their personal and professional focus to include adults with intellec..."

What happens when someone has anxiety? / Katie Kawa.
Kawa, Katie

"Anxiety disorders are a serious mental health concern for millions of people, including children."

Listening to my body : a guide to helping kids understand the connection between sensations (what the heck are those?) and feelings so that they can get better at figuring out what they need / by Gabi Garcia ; illustrated by Ying Hui Tan.
Garcia, Gabi

"Listening to My Body is an engaging and interactive picture book that introduces children to the practice of paying attention to their bodies."

Inclusive education for the 21st century : theory, policy and practice / edited by Linda J. Graham.
Graham, Linda J

"Placing a student on the autism spectrum in a busy classroom with a pair of noise-cancelling headphones and an aide to deal with the inevitable meltdowns is often done in the name of 'in..."

When I'm feeling scared / Illustrations and text by Trace Moroney.
Moroney, Tracey

"Story helps children cope with the feeling of being scared, and teaches them that not everything is as scary as it seems."

When I'm feeling disappointed / written & illustrated by Trace Moroney.
Moroney, Trace,

"Feeling disappointed is your brain realising how things really are... not how you wish they were."

When I'm feeling kind / written & illustrated by Trace Moroney.
Moroney, Trace,

"The Feeling series is especially designed to help children better understand their feelings and how to identify, manage and express those feelings in an appropriate and acceptable way?..."

What science tells us about autism spectrum disorder : making the right choices for your child / Raphael A. Bernier, Geraldine Dawson, Joel T. Nigg
Bernier, Raphael

"What have scientists learned about the causes of autism spectrum disorder? Why do different kids have such different symptoms, and what are the best ways to deal with them?..."

The playground problem : a book about anxiety / written by Dr. Tracy Packiam Alloway ; illustrated by Ana Sanfelippo.
Alloway, Tracy Packiam

"When Millie notices that Max is being bullied, can she use her SEN superpower to help him?..."

Using intensive interaction and sensory integration : a handbook for those who support people with severe autistic spectrum disorder
Caldwell, Phoebe

"People with severe autism experience the sensory information they receive from the world completely differently to those not on the spectrum."

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