- Plausible Answers to the Question: "Why Do They Do That?"$22.95
Understand the young child with autism a little bit better!
This hands-on reference for parents, other caregivers, and teachers ttakes a unique approach to children's behaviors that often dismay and puzzle adults. Using a practical and reader-friendly format, the book presents the following: each behavior on a two-page spread; clear and easy-to-read sections such as: Question & Plausible Answers (does it stem from social, sensory, communication issues), Basic Training (suggestions for what to do), Over and Above (further ideas, who to consult in serious cases, etc.), Red Flags (first signs that the behavior needs attention), and What's Next (possible followup).Learn More
- Hygiene and Related Behaviors for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders$21.95
A fun approach to teaching healthy and socially acceptable behaviors
Mom's Choice Award Winner!
This innovative curriculum teaches important hygiene skills and associated social understanding using a fun approach that targets the core characteristics and learning styles of children and adolescents on the autism spectrum. The author's generous use of structure, predictability, self-monitoring and ways to convey and check for social understanding is integrated into all discussions and activities. Topics focus on healthy and socially acceptable behaviors, addressing basic daily hygiene to picking your nose, using public restrooms, and burping and fartingLearn More
- Developing Talents$21.95
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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.Learn More
- Asperger Download$20.95
The hidden curriculum for guys 11-16 years old.
Being a teenager is an experience simultaneously shared by teens and their parents. In this book, Damian Santomauro and his mother, Josie, share the hidden curriculum of being a male teenager – unwritten social rules are spelled out. Damian was diagnosed with ASD at the age of 5. Now as a college graduate with a PhD, he shares his experiences with teens who are experiencing what he lived through. Appropriate for teenage males ages 11-16.Learn More
- The ASD Nest Model$29.95
A framework for inclusive education for higher functioning children with autism spectrum disorders. With results-driven strategies on every page, be sure to add this must-read title to your ASD resources.
This well-researched and evidence-based inclusion program, implemented by NYC Public Schools, uses a positive behavior support approach and incorporates strategies that address areas of difficulties common in children with autism spectrum disorder, specifically sensory functioning, social relatedness, self-regulation, managing anxiety, and selective cognitive problems.Learn More
- Students With Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel$23.95
College success for those with ASD – Academics and beyond!
For many students with autism spectrum disorders, getting admitted to college is the easy part. Surviving and succeeding can be quite another, as these students transition into a system that is often unprepared to receive them. Accommodating students whose differences very likely fall in social and self-regulatory areas is a particular challenge for disability services providers who are not used to reaching into so many areas of student life. This comprehensive book offers disability services professionals practical strategies for accommodating and supporting students in all phases of college life and beyond. Foreword by Fred Volkmar, MD, and Ami Klim, PhD.Learn More
- Push to Open$20.95
Universal design means that everyone succeeds!
This practical and simple guide offers strategies that help remove common barriers to success for students with autism, while also benefiting many other students in the general education classroom. The book offers a proactive planning guide with RtI and PBIS strategies to help teachers understand some of the most critical characteristics of autism and plan their classroom environment and teaching methods to address sensory, communication, social and instructional issues.Learn More
- Learning the Hidden Curriculum$20.95
The hidden curriculum is one of the most important things to learn!
This valuable book contains a myriad of hidden curriculum items that pertain to most areas of adult life. In relating how she personally has learned to more successfully maneuver social interactions, Endow presents a framework for developing the ability to more quickly assess a situation and take steps to avoid making social blunders BEFORE they have been committed.Learn More
- FLIPP the Switch$24.95
Evidence-based strategies that can be used at home, in school, in the community, and at work to improve exectutive functioning skills
A practical book written for parents and educators by parents and educators. The target audience is anyone who works with young people aged 3-22 who have executive functioning difficulties. Readers receive specific instructions, templates, and how-to scenarios for 25 strategies -- five strategies for each of the five FLIPP components – flexibility, leveled emotionality, impulse control, planning, and problem solving. This book is indispensable for anyone who wants to minimize behavior challenges, maximize on-task behavior, and support positive social-emotional development in a child or student.Learn More
- Big Picture Thinking$24.95
Does your student have difficulties in understanding the "big picture" and supporting details? This can help.
Many people who have difficulties with social cognition, including those on the autism spectrum, do not see the big picture of a situation. That is, they tend to focus, or even hyper-focus, on details and have difficulty recognizing the main idea, topic or general point in conversations, stories or pictures. This is often referred to as challenges in central coherence. Big Picture Thinking Using Central Coherence Theory to Support Social Skills was written to help students with autism and related disabilities use individual pieces of social information fit into a larger context, so that they may begin to become big picture thinkers and, therefore, be more successful.Learn More