- The Hidden Curriculum for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations for Adolescents and Young Adultswas $21.95 Special Price $12.18
Don't hide the hidden curriculum from people with ASD!
The hidden curriculum includes: unwritten rules, metaphors and idioms, jokes and riddles, and assumptions and expectations -- information that is typically hidden from individuals with ASD. The hidden curriculum is made simple in the revised and expanded edition of this popular book. The authors provide hundreds of hidden curriculum items and a series of instructional strategies that can be used to teach the hidden curriculum. Instructional aids include charts, forms, and templates designed to make the job of teaching and learning the hidden curriculum more effective.Learn More
- Arnie and His School Toolswas $18.95 Special Price $17.06
Antecedent based interventions -- an evidence-based practice -- can help children with sensory challenges.
International Book Award Winner!
Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions to Build Success is an illustrated children's book about an exuberant little boy who had difficulty paying attention in class and doing his school work until he is given the tools to meet his sensory needs. Written from Arnie's point of view, the book uses simple language to describe some of the sensory tools and strategies he uses at school and home to help him achieve a better level of alertness and performance. Resources are provided at the end of the book, including definitions of sensory processing and sensory modulation disorder, discussion questions, and lists of related books and websites.Learn More
- Successful Problem-Solving for High-Functioning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorderswas $19.95 Special Price $17.96
If you know how to solve problems -- life is much easier!
Our lives are full of problems -- small and large -- from knowing how to find pencil to understanding what to do if you are bullied. Many individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulty coming up with effective ways to solve problems. Successful Problem-Solving for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders teaches children how to use a simple rubric to solve problems in the classroom, home, and community.Learn More
- Social Rules for Kidswas $19.95 Special Price $17.96
The Top 100 Social Rules Kids Need to Succeed
NAPPA Award Winner!
Mom's choice Award Winner!
Many parents are not sure of what to say and do to help their children improve their social interactions. Social Rules for Kids - The Top 100 Social Rules Kids Need to Succeed helps open the door of communication between parent and child by addressing 100 social rules for home, school, and the community. Using simple, easy-to-follow rules covering topics such as body language, manners, feelings and more, this book aims to make students' lives easier and more successful by outlining specific ways to interact with others on a daily basis. Foreword by Ann Gordon, PhD, BCET.Learn More
- Raising Our Son with Autismwas $19.95 Special Price $17.96
Stephen is the perfect gift!
The authors, Merling and Luke Tsai, the Tsai’s tell their story to keep a record of the way their son Stephen who has classic autism has touched many people’s hearts and changed their spiritual direction despite his challenges in cognition, communication, and social relationships. Stephen has become a friend, a teacher, and guide to own parents by enlightening their relationship with God. The trials and tribulations of the Tsai family will bring tears to your eyes and a smile to your face in their recognition of Stephen as a perfect gift from God.Learn More
- Trainmanwas $12.95 Special Price $11.66
Use special interests to make friends!
Teacher's Choice Award Winner!
New England Book Festival Winner!
An intense, all-consuming interest in a special topic is one of the core characteristics of autism spectrum disorder. While often viewed as a barrier to social interactions, special interests can be result in positive social outcomes, increased self-esteem and academic success. This children's book features Stefan, who has a deep interest in trains, roads, and maps. His peers learn that Stefan is more like his peers than different. This book is an ideal addition to any autism awareness program at the elementary level. Illustrated by Michaelin Otis. Foreword by Kari Dunn Buron, MS.Learn More
- Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You Aboutwas $18.95 Special Price $17.06
Learn from the experts!
Middle school is an intimidating time for most students, but for students with autism spectrum disorder, it can be a veritable minefield of hidden curriculum rules, social misunderstandings and cliques - and that's before they even get to the academics! The author, a teenager with high-functioning autism rtackles the issues that girls this age care about: fitting in, making friends, wearing the right clothes, succeeding academically and more. Haley - already an accomplished artist - also illustrated the book.Learn More
- The Power Card Strategy 2.0was $19.95 Special Price $11.07
2018 Teachers' Choice Award!
Many researchers, parents, and individual with ASD themselves have long understood the role of special interests in teaching and motivating individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), yet these intense areas of knowledge have not been widely integrated into the learning activities of children on the spectrum. It was author Elisa Gagnon’s insightful and innovative first edition of Power Cards that helped move the use of special interests forward. This book shows how to use special interests to motivate as well as to teach and reinforce skills.Learn More
- Friendly Factswas $19.95 Special Price $17.96
Mom's Choice Award!
Making and keeping friends doesn't come easy for children with autism spectrum disorder. Many children need to learn a range of strategies to expand their social skills, such as reading facial expressions and body language. This interactive curriculum aimed at children ages 7-11, addresses these challenges by breaking down the complex concept of making friends into simpler ideas. Through fun, engaging activities, children practice and gain real-life knowledge of the major "secrets" of making and keeping friends. By gaining the foundation for making and keeping friends at a crucial age, children are better prepared to successfully interact with others for the rest of their lives.Learn More
- The Hidden Curriculum of Getting and Keeping a Job: Navigating the Social Landscape of Employmentwas $21.95 Special Price $12.18
A job is important to the self-identity of many people.
Adults on the spectrum often have difficulty getting and keeping a job. This practical and easy-to-use book provides necessary yet often untaught information on a variety of topics related to getting a job, finding a mentor, networking, interviewing, talking with supervisors, dealing with on-the-job-frustrations, understanding the social rules at work and many other topics. Authored by two individuals on the spectrum who have extensive experience in helping others become employed and an internationally known writer and speaker.Learn More