- The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA® Curriculum (Student Workbook)$12.95
International Book Award Finalist!
This cutting-edge self-advocacy curriculum helps professionals and family members provide safe forums for self-discovery and understanding of the many facets of self-advocacy. It contains 11 units with detailed lesson plans, worksheets and activities, including scanning sensory and social environments, identifying how and when to self-disclose, exploring the history of autism, studying role models with ASD, and developing media literacy on topics involving autism. Students' work throughout the lessons culminates in the creation of a personal self-advocacy portfolio, a living document that can be adjusted over the life span.Learn More
- Staying in the Game$17.95
“A survival manual for parents and professionals working with children with autism.” Ami Klin
Staying in the Game picks up where many social skills training programs leave off - with generalization. The book addresses this void by presenting a range of interventions aimed at promoting generalization of social skills by showing how to establish social situations that can be opportunities for generalization. The focus of Staying in the Game goes beyond just placing students in inclusion settings, to taking advantage of inclusion by facilitating the use of typical students to address generalization of social skills - one of the most profound challenges for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. With Staying in the Game, families and professionals who support a child with ASD have critical information that describes how to promote generalization of social skills to everyday experience.Learn More
- The Guide to Dating for Teenagers with Asperger Syndrome$19.95
Help our students avoid some of the pitfalls of dating!
Mom's Choice Award Winner!
International Book Award Winner!
ForeWord Book Of The Year Award Winner!
Dating is difficult for everyone, but it can be especially overwhelming tor teens with high-functioning autism, who struggle with social issues. Written in a question-and-answer format, this much-needed resource offers insight into and practical advice on dating challenges. The author tackles some of the specific issues facing teens in a logical progression, from how to know if someone likes you and how to ask someone out, to actually dating someone and breaking up. Each topic is followed by discussion questions.Learn More
- 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.Learn More
- The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA® Curriculum (Teacher Edition)$19.95
International Book Award Finalist!
Self-advocacy plays a vital role in nearly every aspect of life. This cutting-edge curriculum helps professionals and family members provide safe forums for self-discovery, structured learning activities and a cumulative understanding of the many facets of self-advocacy. It presents 11 units with lesson plans, worksheets and activities, including scanning sensory and social environments, identifying how and when to self-disclose, exploring the history of autism, studying role models with ASD, developing media literacy on topics involving autism and cultivating interests for vocation and leisure time. Students' work culminates in the creation of a personal self-advocacy portfolio, a living document that can be adjusted over the life span.Learn More
- The Hidden Curriculum for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations for Adolescents and Young Adultswas $21.95 Special Price $12.18
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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
- My New School$19.95
An interactive book that makes the move to a new school smoother!
Independent Publisher Book Award Winner!
For many students with autism spectrum disorder, even relatively minor changes to daily routines and schedules are overwhelming; imagine how traumatic moving to a new school would be! This interactive book is addressed directly to the student and takes a practical approach to this anxiety-provoking subject by acknowledging the difficulties transferring to a new school can bring and engaging the students in a series of proactive activities designed to lessen fears by resulting in tangible steps to take, to-do lists, checklists, etc. This book is sure to make the transition smoother. Foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD.Learn More
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
- The Hidden Curriculum and Other Everyday Challenges for Elementary-Age Children With High-Functioning Autism$14.95
Do not keep the hidden curriculum hidden from our children!
In this expanded edition, previously entitled "Practical Solutions to Everyday Challenges for Children with Asperger Syndrome", young authors Haley Myles and Annellise Kolar give simple, no-nonsense advice on how to handle everyday occurrences that can be challenging for children with ASD. This reader-friendly book provides social rules that help children with peer relationships, school and everyday activities. Hidden curriculum ideas, including tips on Internet safety, provide children essential social rules for succeeding in an ever-changing world.Learn More
- Paper Words$18.95
In this intensely personal book, Judy Endow shares how she discovered her autism and how she embraces life autistically.
Readers are swept up into a fast-paced journey of how author Judy Endow noticed her differences early on, how she eventually discovered her autism and how she embraces life autistically. From her troubled teenage years in a state institution where her coping behaviors were interpreted as defiant and oppositional, to her years in a Christian community where her behaviors were misunderstood, to a brief marriage and the birth of her three sons, Judy has emerged as a strong voice on the autism spectrum. This book shows Endow's resilience, courage, hard work, and sheer willpower.Learn More