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  1. Building Social Relationships - Textbook
    Building Social Relationships - Textbook
    $75.95

    Social relationships are key to school and life success!

    This textbook, Building Social Relationships: A Systematic Approach to Teaching Social Interaction Skills to Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Social Difficulties, addresses the critical need for social skills programming for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and other social difficulties. It is unique in presenting a comprehensive model that incorporates five fundamental steps: assessing social functioning, distinguishing between skill acquisition and performance deficits, selecting intervention strategies, implementing intervention, and evaluating and monitoring progress. 

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  2. Building Social Relationships 2
    Building Social Relationships 2
    $39.95

    Autism Society of America's Outstanding Literary Award

    Building Social Relationships: A Systematic Approach to Teaching Social Interaction Skills to Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum organizes the many evidence-based social skills strategies and resources currently available to make it easier for parents and educational professionals to teach social skills and design social skills programs for children with ASD. A comprehensive five-step model addresses the need for social programming for children and adolescents with ASD. This second edition, emphasizes the importance of targeting both social skills and social-cognitive processing.

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  3. Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Classic Autism (UCC-CL)
    Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Classic Autism (UCC-CL)
    $24.95

    Identify underlying characteristics of ASD along with strengths and skills. A tool for developing individualized interventions.

    The Underlying Characteristics Checklists (UCC-CL) is designed to assist in developing individualized, targeted interventions and supports for individuals with classic autism of all ages. The UCC is designed to assist in developing targeted interventions and supports for individuals across the lifespan. The domains assessed include: Social; Restricted Patterns of Behavior, Interests, and Activities; Communication; Sensory Differences; Cognitive Differences; Motor Differences; Emotional Vulnerability; and Medical or Other Biological Factors. The UCC includes the Individual Strengths and Skills Inventory (ISSI), a parallel tool for identifying strengths across the same domains. Package of 20 blank protocols. Manual sold separately. Also in French.

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  4. Dear Diana... Diana’s Guide to Independent Living
    Dear Diana... Diana’s Guide to Independent Living
    $21.95

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    Listen to people with autism - our best teachers!

    Dear Diana ... Diana’s Guide to Independent Living For Adolescents and Young Adults With Different Learning Styles and Special Needs is a helpful collection of advice and support for how to live an independent and meaningful life. Hints and suggestions are grouped under the major headings of Life, Consumer, and Financial Skills; Communication and Interpersonal Skills; Self-care and Domestic Living; Getting Around; Stress Management; Taking Charge, Managing Priorities, and Solving Problems; and Safety and Emergencies. Illustrated by Ian Sullivan; foreword by Michael Storz.

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  5. Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model-Release 2.0
    Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model-Release 2.0
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    $49.95

    Do you know the five levels of intervention that are necessary for successful programs?

    Autism Society Award Winner!

    The award-winning Ziggurat Model, designed for individuals across the spectrum, presents a framework for developing interventions for individuals of all ages with ASD consistent with current trends in education, including response to intervention (RTI), evidence-based practices, and positive behavior support. The Ziggurat Model 2.0 is updated with the latest research and a new version of the Underlying Characteristics Checklist for Early Intervention (UCC-EI). Foreword by Gary Mesibov, PhD.

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  6. Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model-Release 2.0 - Textbook Edition
    Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model-Release 2.0 - Textbook Edition
    $75.95

    Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model, Release 2.0 - Textbook Edition

    This textbook presents a process and framework for designing interventions for individuals of all ages with ASD consistent with current special education trends, including response to intervention (RTI), evidence-based practices, and positive behavioral supports. Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Ziggurat Model is newly updated and expanded with the latest research and a new version of the Underlying Characteristics Checklist for Early Intervention (UCC-EI), in addition to UCC-HF and UCC-CL for individuals with higher functioning and classic autism, respectively. AAPC textbooks enhance the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as certificate programs and professional development workshops, by providing instructors with: Core topics related to autism spectrum and related disabilities, evidence-based materials and practical applications for school, home and community, authors who are experts in the field of autism spectrum disorder. If you're teaching a college course or preparing for an in-house training, turn to The Ziggurat Model 2.0 to cover intervention strategies/comprehensive planning. Foreword by Gary Mesibov, PhD.

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  7. Destination Friendship
    Destination Friendship
    $23.95

    Social skills instruction embedeed into social activities -- the way it should be!

    Written by a team of two board-certified behavior analysts, special educators, a speech-language pathologist, and an occupational therapist, this book provides easy-to-use, research-based strategies and activities that support the development of friendship skills in children with ASD within an active and fun learning environment. From the initial session, participants learn that what they say and do has a direct impact on others. Adult Tour Guides (TGs) act as a personal GPS system by offering subtle coaching and social scripting throughout theme-based sessions that include social activities and situations in which children have immediate opportunities to practice their friendship skills. Foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD.

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  8. Developing Talents
    Developing Talents
    $21.95

    Who knows better about developing the talents of those with ASD than Temple Grandin!

    This updated and expanded edition considers the continuing dismal employment statistics for individuals with ASD. The authors take an in-depth look at entrepreneurship. Using real-life examples, they point out that many of the unique characteristics of individuals on the autism spectrum lend themselves well to entrepreneurial ventures. The book explores many unnoticed aspects of vocational rehabilitation programs that provide job training and placement for people with disabilities, as well as Social Security Administration programs that offer vocational assistance. Foreword by Tony Attwood, PhD.

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  9. Diary of a Social Detective
    Diary of a Social Detective
    $19.95

    Learn social skills while solving social mysteries!

    Detective agencies come in many shapes and forms, but never before has there been a one-man social detective agency! Johnny Multony, transformed from "not fitting in" and "not understanding social situations to a socially savvy kid, starts the first-ever social detective agency. He is then hired by other students in his school for help with common interpersonal dilemmas, such as cliques, dealing with disappointments, bullying, personal space, friends, body language, and much more. Enjoyable and educational.

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  10. Drawing a Blank
    Drawing a Blank
    $34.95

    Students with autism should not have struggle with reading comprehension!

    Despite having an advanced ability to recognize words many people with autism spectrum disorder need support with reading comprehension. Comprehension difficulties in readers with ASD can be subtle and, as a result, their substantial level of risk for reading comprehension problems is often overlooked or unaddressed with many students struggle in silence. This practical and well-researched resource provides the tools needed to improve comprehension skills. The book emphasizes the importance of using evidence-based and promising practices, based on thorough assessment of students with autism spectrum. Foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD.

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