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  1. Rules and Tools
    Rules and Tools
    $29.95

    Parents are their child's best teachers!

    National Parenting Publications Award Winner!

    Step by step, this book will guide parents throughout their journey toward understanding their child and solving challenges and increasing strengths. Parents can use one, some or all of the 119 rules and tools to help their child be successful. Using checklists, forms, and other practical tools, parents can also develop their child’s personal MAP – Master Action Plan to help their child succeed in school! 

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  2. Gear Up for Success
    Gear Up for Success
    $21.95

    Find simple ways to differentiate instruction!

    Using the analogy of shifting gears on a bicycle, this three-tiered planning model provides education teams with evidence-based practices at three different levels of intensity to address the unique challenges of students on the autism spectrum in a variety of common settings and circumstances. The book not only gives an overview of evidence-based practices, but goes a step further by helping educators understand how they can modify the delivery of interventions based on the intensity of the student's needs, instructional group size, and other changing circumstances.

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  3. Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Classic Autism (UCC-CL)
    Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Classic Autism (UCC-CL)
    $24.95

    Identify underlying characteristics of ASD along with strengths and skills. A tool for developing individualized interventions.

    The Underlying Characteristics Checklists (UCC-CL) is designed to assist in developing individualized, targeted interventions and supports for individuals with classic autism of all ages. The UCC is designed to assist in developing targeted interventions and supports for individuals across the lifespan. The domains assessed include: Social; Restricted Patterns of Behavior, Interests, and Activities; Communication; Sensory Differences; Cognitive Differences; Motor Differences; Emotional Vulnerability; and Medical or Other Biological Factors. The UCC includes the Individual Strengths and Skills Inventory (ISSI), a parallel tool for identifying strengths across the same domains. Package of 20 blank protocols. Manual sold separately. Also in French.

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  4. Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adolescent Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADOL)
    Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adolescent Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADOL)
    $24.95

    A way to learn how the adolescent with ASD perceives their own challenges and what they see as their strengths and skills.

    The UCC is designed to assist in developing individualized, targeted interventions and supports. The Underlying Characteristics Checklists Self-Report-Adolescent (UCC-SR-ADOL) is a non-standardized assessment tool for use with adolescents (ages 12-18) diagnosed with ASD or who exhibit behaviors often related to ASD. Domains assessed include: Social; Restricted Patterns of Behavior, Interests, and Activities; Communication; Sensory Differences; Cognitive Differences; Motor Differences; Emotional Vulnerability; and Medical or Other Biological Factors. The UCC includes the Individual Strengths and Skills Inventory (ISSI), a parallel tool for identifying strengths across the same domains. Package of 20 blank protocols. Manual sold separately.

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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. Students With Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel
    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.

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  7. Intimate Relationships and Sexual Health
    Intimate Relationships and Sexual Health
    $29.95

    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. 

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  8. Developing Talents
    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.

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  9. Ask and Tell
    Ask and Tell
    $21.95

    Advocacy skills must be taught because they are essential to life success. Learn from people with ASD how to teach these skills!

    Edited by Stephen Shore, Ask and Tell: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum helps people with autism effectively self-advocate in their pursuit of independent, productive, and fulfilling lives. This books speaks to the twin issues of self-advocacy and disclosure for people with autism and is written and illustrated solely by those on the autism spectrum for people on the spectrum. Ask and Tell offers countless practical ideas and advice adjusted for different personalities and personal preferences, and always backed by the real life experiences

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  10. FLIPP the Switch
    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. 

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