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  1. Dear Diana... Diana’s Guide to Independent Living
    Dear Diana... Diana’s Guide to Independent Living
    was $21.95 Special Price $19.76

    Listen to people with autism - our best teachers!

    Dear Diana ... Diana’s Guide to Independent Living For Adolescents and Young Adults With Different Learning Styles and Special Needs is a helpful collection of advice and support for how to live an independent and meaningful life. Hints and suggestions are grouped under the major headings of Life, Consumer, and Financial Skills; Communication and Interpersonal Skills; Self-care and Domestic Living; Getting Around; Stress Management; Taking Charge, Managing Priorities, and Solving Problems; and Safety and Emergencies. Illustrated by Ian Sullivan; foreword by Michael Storz.

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  2. Asperger Download
    Asperger Download
    was $20.95 Special Price $18.86

    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.

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  3. Ask and Tell
    Ask and Tell
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    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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  4. Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adult Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADULT)
    Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adult Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADULT)
    was $24.95 Special Price $22.46

    A way to learn how the adult 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-ADULT) is a non-standardized assessment tool for use with adolescents (ages 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. Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adolescent Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADOL)
    Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adolescent Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADOL)
    was $24.95 Special Price $22.46

    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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  6. Trainman
    Trainman
    was $12.95 Special Price $11.66

    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.

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