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  1. Stand By Me
    Stand By Me
    $21.95

    2018 National Parenting Products Award (NAPPA) Winner

    Award-Winning Finalist in the Social Change category of the 2018 International Book Awards

    Award-Winning Finalist in Psychology Category in the 2018 Book Excellence Awards

    Stand by Me is a unique anti-bullying program that teaches student bystanders what to do when they see bullying happen. Designed and piloted in public schools, it provides simple training, ease of use, data for decision-making, and demonstrated effectiveness. Once trained, faculty sponsors provide ongoing training on participating campuses, so the program is easy to maintain despite personnel changes. In a few simple steps, Stand by Me teaches students when and how to intervene with the victims of bullying. The emphasis on the program is to assist the victim and ignore the bully.

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  2. Conversation Club Teaching Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Conversation Club Teaching Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
    $45.00
    Conversation Club is the first curriculum of its kind designed specifically for elementary-age students with high-functioning autism (HFA) and other social cognitive challenges to provide a comprehensive instructional framework for teaching both the “how” and “why” of conversation. The Conversation Club helps instructors guide children through the rudiments of conversation by introducing them to a clubhouse filled with a kid-friendly cast of club members, including Friendly Freddy (the president of the Club); the twins, Looking Louie and Listening Lisa; Fix It Farrah; Good Memory Maria; New Words Nate; and the club mascot, Paco the Parrot. Club meetings are specially designed to facilitate thinking about the social significance underlying each conversation skill. Conversation goal areas include conversation initiation and topic selection, topic maintenance, perspective taking, and social motivation, environmental awareness and body readiness, active listening behaviors, gaining attention behaviors, and conversation repair. Learn More
  3. Why Didn't They Just Say That? PEERspective - A Complete Curriculum
    Why Didn't They Just Say That? PEERspective - A Complete Curriculum
    $19.95

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    A high school class -- with a complete curriculum -- that teaches students with ASD and their NT peers social skills!

    "Let’s create a class instead of the typical social skills programs!" With this statement began the development of this innovative evidence-based curriculum for secondary students with ASD and their neurotypical (NT) peers. PEERspective is a complete curriculum that teaches high school students self-awareness, self-acceptance, relationship building, conflict resolution, managing stress and wellness, and many other topics that have lifelong impact on students' lives. The curriculum is popular among students with ASD as well as their NT peers, leading to friendships and relationships beyond the classroom.

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  4. Visual Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Visual Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    $34.95

    Learn how to communicate in the way that most children with autism learn best – visual supports.

    Combining their years of experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum, both here and around the world, the authors bring teachers and other professionals practical ideas and teaching methods for offering visual supports to students with autism spectrum disorder and other visual learners. With hundreds of colorful illustrations and step-by-step directions, this book lays the foundation for how to structure teaching environments, as well as offers countless examples of activities for students, ranging from basic skills, to reading and math, to social behavior. Foreword by Gary Mesibov, PhD.

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  5. Totally Chill: My Complete Guide to Staying Cool
    Totally Chill: My Complete Guide to Staying Cool
    $21.95

    Life can be a lot easier - help children to learn new skills for handling their stress.

    Mom's Choice Award Winner!

    When parenting, teaching and working with children who have social, emotional, and/or sensory challenges, we often put the emphasis on learning new skills, but stress management skills are often not addressed. This is unfortunate, because stress creates barriers to the very things we are trying to teach. Besides, it can lead to meltdowns. In short, it is crucial that children learn and develop skills to manage their stress as independently as possible. Totally Chill: My Complete Guide to Staying Cool is a stress management workbook for children. Fun graphics and an interactive style make it ideal for children grades 3 through middle school.

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  6. Top Ten Tips
    Top Ten Tips
    $19.95

    Mom's Choice Award Winner!

    National Parenting Publications Award Winner

    Parenting children on the autism spectrum is an adventure with countless twists and turns. However, with a little help from 44 fellow parents and professionals, your daily journey can be a little less bumpy. Top Ten Tips offers over 500 practical, tried-and-true tips. This book is organized so that the reader doesn't have to read through theories or lengthy descriptions. It is practical -- short and sweet, containing the information that you want to know NOW!

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  7. TIPS: Teaching Important Parenting Strategies
    TIPS: Teaching Important Parenting Strategies
    $21.95

    Easily find the answers you need to support your young child who is just learning to talk!

    National Parenting Publication Award (NAPPA) Winner! 

    Mom's Choice Award Winner!

    The book helps parents and other caregivers finding practical, user-friendly solutions to challenges experienced by young children. Communication, behavior, technology, community outings, and sensory issues are among those addressed here. All answers follow best practice and evidence-based strategies. This an excellent resource for anyone raising a young child with autism, limited communication skills and/or challenging behaviors. 

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  8. The Social Times Student Book
    The Social Times Student Book
    $19.95

    The Social Times Student Book

    Using a magazine format, The Social Times Student Book is written directly to students in an engaging “voice,” aimed at teaching social cognition and emotional regulation in an enjoyable way that increases student motivation and encourages peer interaction. Each chapter offers critical information for how to use social learning with peers and in the community, while making each lesson entertaining and applicable to today’s students.

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  9. The Social Times Curriculum
    The Social Times Curriculum
    $89.95

    The Weekly Reader for social skills!

    Using a magazine format, The Social Times Curriculum is written for students in an engaging “voice,” aimed at teaching social cognition and emotional regulation in an enjoyable way that increases students’ motivation and encourages peer interaction. The Social Times Curriculum set consists of three copies of The Social Times Student Book, one copy of The Social Times Teacher Book, The Social Times Curriculum Guide, and a USB drive with downloadable materials. 

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  10. The Power Card Strategy 2.0
    The Power Card Strategy 2.0
    was $19.95 Special Price $11.07

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    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.

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