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

Music education for children with autism spectrum disorder : a resource for teachers / Sheila J. Scott.
Scott, Sheila J.

"Links research on Autism Spectrum Disorder with classroom activities in the book. Combines teaching strategies, materials, and resources proven to work with children ages 4 through 9."

Developing inclusive practice for young children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders : a framework of knowledge and understanding for the early childhood workforce / Carolyn Blackburn.
Blackburn, Carolyn,

"Written by one of the UK’s top experts in the field, this practical and informative resource explores the complex and compounding socio-cultural, historical and political factors surrounding ..."

Robin and the white rabbit / Emma Lindstrom and Ase Brunnstrom ; foreword by Tony Attwood.
Lindstrom, Emma

"A white rabbit presents easy and playful ways to help Robin express feelings that have created a bubble separating the child from others on the playground."

Autism intervention every day! : embedding activities in daily routines for young children and their families / by Merle J. Crawford and Barbara Weber
Crawford, Merle J.

"Children with autism often don't get a diagnosis in their first few years of life--but if a very young child is exhibiting red flags, what should professionals and parents do in the mean..."

Developing resilience in young people with autism using social stories
Timmins, Siobhan

"Using the highly effective Social Stories™ model, this book focusses on writing and illustrating stories to develop resilience in young people with autism who are particularly susceptible to ..."

Social stories for kids in conflict / John Ling
Ling, John

"This book will help people who work and/or live with young people who have difficulties with their behaviour and relationships with others."

Unwritten rules of social relationships : decoding social mysteries through Autism's unique perspectives / Dr. Temple Grandin & Sean Barron ; edited by Veronica Zysk.
Grandin, Temple

"Born with autism, both Temple Grandin and Sean Barron now live famously successful social lives. However, their paths were quite different."

Can I tell you about loneliness? : a guide for friends, family and professionals / Julian Stern ; illustrated by Helen Lees.
Stern, Julian

"Jan experiences loneliness. In this illustrated guide, he explains what loneliness is, how it can affect his daily life at home and school and what others can do to help."

Self-control to the rescue! : super powers to help kids through the tough stuff in everyday life / Lauren Brukner.
Brukner, Lauren

"Focussing on specific times of the day that present particular challenges, the book uses illustrations and simple language to describe breathing exercises, stretching, and visualization techniques ..."

Sulky, rowdy, rude : why kids really act out and what to do about it / Bo Hejlskov Elven and Tina Wiman.
Elven, Bo Hejlskov

"Children can go through difficult phases - this is a natural part of growing up. Conflicts and arguments are nothing exceptional, but rather a part of everyday family life."

Autism and solution-focused practice / Els Mattelin, Hannelore Volckaert ; edited by Hannah Cook.
Mattelin, Els

"This trailblazing book equips practitioners to help clients with autism live well, using adaptable solution-focused methods."

Jack feels big. Volume 1 / written by Adam Millen ; illustrated by Matt Haworth.
Millen, Adam,

"Jack Feels Big is a collection of small stories to teach children the name of feelings. This volume contains: Overwhelmed, Persistent, Frustrated, Brave, Lonely."

Autism spectrum disorder and the transition into secondary school : a handbook for implementing strategies in the mainstream school setting / Marianna Murin, Josselyn Hellriegel and Will Mandy.
Murin, Marianna

"This practical handbook describes a proven, evidence-based programme to make the transition from primary to secondary school as smooth and successful as possible for children with autism spec..."

Social engagement & the steps to being social : a practical guide for teaching social skills to individuals with autism spectrum disorder / Kathleen Mo Taylor, Marci Laurel.
Taylor, Kathleen Mo

"Social Engagement & the Steps to Being Social is a unique, visual and easy to use model that was developed to guide assessment and intervention across severity levels and age groups f..."

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