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

Talkabout for children 3 : developing friendship skills / Alex Kelly ; edited and with a foreword by Nancy Tarshis and Debbie Meringolo.
Kelly, Alex,

"Designed specifically for young children (aged 4 and above) or children with special needs, this practical resource is packed with activities and games for developing friendship skills."

Parenting a child with sensory processing disorder: a family guide to understanding and supporting your sensory-sensitive child
Auer, Christopher R

"Describes the symptoms of SPD and offers an overview of what it means to live with and care for a child with the condition."

Little big sister / written by Amy B. McCoy ; illustrations by Adriana Tonello.
McCoy, Amy B

"Have you ever wondered what life is like for the siblings? Children who grow up with a brother or sister with a disability have unique childhood experiences."

Everyday Aspergers : a journey on the autism spectrum / Samantha Craft.
Craft, Samantha,

"Through 150 entries, Samantha Craft presents a life of humorous faux pas, profound insights, and the everyday adventures of an autistic female."

Teaching social communication to children with Autism & other developmental delays : the project impact manual for parents / Brooke Ingersoll and Anna Dvortcsak
Ingersoll, Brooke

"For young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and others who have challenges in interacting and communicating, early intervention is key--and parents can play a vital role."

Raising Martians from crash-landing to leaving home : how to help a child with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism
Muggleton, Joshua

"Joshua Muggleton knows from personal experience what it is like to grow up feeling like 'a Martian marooned on planet Earth'."

Hands on DCD (dyspraxia and allied disorders) : supporting children and young people with sensory and motor learning challenges / Jill Christmas and Rosaline Van de Weyer.
Christmas, Jill

"This updated new edition is a practical guidebook for parents, teachers and other professionals supporting children with sensory and motor learning difficulties."

The worrysaurus / Rachel Bright ; illustrated by Chris Chatterton.
Bright, Rachel

"It's a beautiful day and Worrysaurus has planned a special picnic. But it isn't long before a small butterfly of worry starts fluttering in his tummy . . ."

Right from the start : a practical guide for helping young children with autism / Karin Donahue, Kate Crassons.
Donahue, Karin

"This book is a comprehensive yet accessible resource explaining the best practices for teaching young children with autism, especially in its milder forms."

Can I tell you about dementia? : a guide for family, friends and carers
Welton, Jude

"Meet Jack - an older man with dementia."

The Wiley handbook on what works for offenders with intellectual and developmental disabilities : theory, research and practice / edited by William R. Lindsay, Leam A. Craig, Dorothy Griffiths.
Lindsay, William R

"Written by a team of international experts, this comprehensive and informative book provides a contemporary picture of evidence-based practice for offenders with intellectual and developmenta..."

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