- Developing Talentswas $21.95 Special Price $19.76
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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
- Destination Friendshipwas $23.95 Special Price $21.56
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.Learn More
- Intimate Relationships and Sexual Healthwas $29.95 Special Price $26.96
Keep your student safe and informed. It is essential that all people, including those on the spectrum understand sexuality.
This comprehensive, well-researched curriculum fills a long-felt need in the autism community; a frank, up-to-date resource on sexuality tailored to the unique characteristics of high-functioning adolescents and adults with ASD. Using evidence-based practices, the authors present "all you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask/teach", taking into the consideration the autistic learning style. The curriculum comes complete with lessons, activities, downloadable handouts, resources, and more. All the handouts are created for easy duplication and individualization.Learn More
- Learners on the Autism Spectrumwas $85.95 Special Price $77.36
This popular resource has been updated and expanded!
Autism Society Literary Award Winner!
The second edition of this highly popular textbook has been updated and expanded with focus on perspectives of evidence-based practice, and advancements in the field of ASD. This book has highlighted the new directions of research, training, and practice that are essential to enhancing one's understanding of ASD. This much-anticipated second edition also includes a new chapter on emotional regulation, highlighting the neuroscience, instruction, visual supports and supports for self-management. With fresh, new perspectives, educators and caregivers are sure to get the information they need to increase autism awareness.Learn More
- Totally Chill: My Complete Guide to Staying Coolwas $21.95 Special Price $19.76
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.Learn More
- The Way to Awas $18.95 Special Price $17.06
Help young children avoid meltdowns!
Children with ASD are often confused by our world of rules and consequences, including how their behavior impacts others. The result -- meltdowns. This book, designed for children ages 3 to 9, presents a simple, evidence-based strategy that teaches the child how to manage his behavior. Developed for visual learners, the book's laminated pages may be written on and wiped clean as new situations come up. Thinking bubbles, arrows, and boxes help make the book easy to understand. The flowchart at the end of the book allows the the student to review her choices and celebrate the successful moments.Learn More
- The Incredible 5-Point Scalewas $19.95 Special Price $17.96
Does your child or student have a difficult time staying calm? A simple yet powerful strategy and visual support for addressing anxiety.
The Incredible 5-Point Scale was one of the first practical supports for teaching students to become aware of their state of regulation. The Significantly Improved and Expanded Second Edition of the now classic resource expands on the original scale by providing examples of how to use the scale across different age groups and functioning levels. New scales are designed for young children and those individuals with more classic presentations of autism, including an expanded use of the Anxiety Curve. A list of goals and objectives related to incorporating scales in student IEP's has been added.Learn More
- The Guide to Dating for Teenagers with Asperger Syndromewas $19.95 Special Price $17.96
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
- The Cartoon and Script Curriculum for Teaching Social Behavior and Communicationwas $19.95 Special Price $17.96
Improve communication, increase flexibility, and decrease stress!
This easy-to-use book is designed to help children with ASD find friends, become better communicators, increase their flexibility, and live lives that are less stressful. Skills are presented in the form of cartoons, scripts and role play – all evidence-based practices – that address a wide range of developmental levels. This book breaks down complex behaviors into manageable steps and provides methods to help children and youth generalize skills across settings and people. The result: individuals on the spectrum become more effective in managing everyday life!Learn More
- Students With Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnelwas $23.95 Special Price $21.56
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