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

An employer's guide to managing professionals on the autism spectrum / Marcia Scheiner, Integrate Autism Employment Advisors ; with Joan Bogden ; illustrations by Meron Philo.
Scheiner, Marcia

"This definitive guide helps managers and colleagues of employees with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to interact with, understand, and support professionals on the spectrum to ensure mutua..."

The complete guide to autism & healthcare / Anita Lesko
Lesko, Anita

"...Learn how you can improve hospital and doctor visits for these special needs patients with this in-depth reference book."

The social skills handbook : practical activities for social communication / Sue Hutchings, Jayne Comins, Judy Offiler.
Hutchings, Sue

"[This book] is a practical guide to setting up and running social skills groups."

The feelings book / Todd Parr.
Parr, Todd.

"A child expresses different moods, including "Sometimes I feel cranky," "Sometimes I feel like reading a book under the covers," and "Sometimes I feel like kissing a sea li..."

It's okay to make mistakes / Todd Parr, author and illustrator
Parr, Todd

"Presents a series of situations in which taking chances and trying new things can lead to good results, even if there were mistakes along the way."

The feelings book : the care & keeping of your emotions / Dr. Lynda Madison ; illustrated by Josee Masse.
Madison, Lynda

"Discusses a variety of emotions girls might experience and suggests ways of dealing with them."

The survival guide for kids with behavior challenges : how to make good choices and stay out of trouble / Tom McIntyre, Ph.D. ; edited by Marjorie Lisovskis.
McIntyre, Thomas,

"Many kids and teens have challenges when it comes to behavior."

Taylormade tucker : a childhood journey / Ben Taylor and Sandy Taylor
Taylor, Sandy

"Tinui School pupil Ben Taylor has launched his very own cookbook - Taylormade Tucker: A Childhood Journey - to help share his recipe for the good life."

Taylormade tucker : a childhood journey / Ben Taylor and Sandy Taylor
Taylor, Sandy

"Tinui School pupil Ben Taylor has launched his very own cookbook - Taylormade Tucker: A Childhood Journey - to help share his recipe for the good life."

The Asperkid's SECRET book of social rules : the handbook of not-so-obvious social guidelines for tweens and teens with Asperger syndrome
O'Toole, Jennifer Cook

"Being a teen or tween isn't easy for anyone but it can be especially tough for Asperkids. Jennifer O'Toole knows; she was one!..."

The ultimate guide to school and home : key strategies for all ages and stages
Larkey, Sue

"This book provides key strategies for all ages and stages."

Developing social skills : practical ideas for teaching children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays
Larkey, Sue

"A starting point for teaching and encouraging social interactions and skills for children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental delays."

Sitting still like a frog : mindfulness exercises for kids (and their parents)
Snel, Eline

"Mindfulness--the quality of attention that combines full awareness with acceptance of each moment, just as it is--is gaining broad acceptance among mental health professionals as an adjunct to trea..."

Sign illustrations for Makaton core vocabulary
Walker, Margaret

"This book is a memory aid for people who have attended a Makaton workshop from people experienced in the use of Makaton..."

Zones of regulation : a curriculum designed to foster self-regulation and emotional control
Kuypers, Leah

"... a curriculum geared toward helping students gain skills in consciously regulating their actions, which in turn leads to increased control and problem solving abilities."

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