Strategies for Teachers
- The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA® Curriculum (Student Workbook)$12.95
International Book Award Finalist!
This cutting-edge self-advocacy curriculum helps professionals and family members provide safe forums for self-discovery and understanding of the many facets of self-advocacy. It contains 11 units with detailed lesson plans, worksheets and activities, including scanning sensory and social environments, identifying how and when to self-disclose, exploring the history of autism, studying role models with ASD, and developing media literacy on topics involving autism. Students' work throughout the lessons culminates in the creation of a personal self-advocacy portfolio, a living document that can be adjusted over the life span.Learn More
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.Learn More
- Staying in the Game$17.95
“A survival manual for parents and professionals working with children with autism.” Ami Klin
Staying in the Game picks up where many social skills training programs leave off - with generalization. The book addresses this void by presenting a range of interventions aimed at promoting generalization of social skills by showing how to establish social situations that can be opportunities for generalization. The focus of Staying in the Game goes beyond just placing students in inclusion settings, to taking advantage of inclusion by facilitating the use of typical students to address generalization of social skills - one of the most profound challenges for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. With Staying in the Game, families and professionals who support a child with ASD have critical information that describes how to promote generalization of social skills to everyday experience.Learn More
- The Hidden Curriculum and Other Everyday Challenges for Elementary-Age Children With High-Functioning Autism$14.95
Do not keep the hidden curriculum hidden from our children!
In this expanded edition, previously entitled "Practical Solutions to Everyday Challenges for Children with Asperger Syndrome", young authors Haley Myles and Annellise Kolar give simple, no-nonsense advice on how to handle everyday occurrences that can be challenging for children with ASD. This reader-friendly book provides social rules that help children with peer relationships, school and everyday activities. Hidden curriculum ideas, including tips on Internet safety, provide children essential social rules for succeeding in an ever-changing world.Learn More
- The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA® Curriculum (Teacher Edition)$19.95
International Book Award Finalist!
Self-advocacy plays a vital role in nearly every aspect of life. This cutting-edge curriculum helps professionals and family members provide safe forums for self-discovery, structured learning activities and a cumulative understanding of the many facets of self-advocacy. It presents 11 units with lesson plans, worksheets and activities, including scanning sensory and social environments, identifying how and when to self-disclose, exploring the history of autism, studying role models with ASD, developing media literacy on topics involving autism and cultivating interests for vocation and leisure time. Students' work culminates in the creation of a personal self-advocacy portfolio, a living document that can be adjusted over the life span.Learn More
- Diary of a Social Detective$19.95
Learn social skills while solving social mysteries!
Detective agencies come in many shapes and forms, but never before has there been a one-man social detective agency! Johnny Multony, transformed from "not fitting in" and "not understanding social situations to a socially savvy kid, starts the first-ever social detective agency. He is then hired by other students in his school for help with common interpersonal dilemmas, such as cliques, dealing with disappointments, bullying, personal space, friends, body language, and much more. Enjoyable and educational.Learn More
- Successful Problem-Solving for High-Functioning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders$19.95
If you know how to solve problems -- life is much easier!
Our lives are full of problems -- small and large -- from knowing how to find pencil to understanding what to do if you are bullied. Many individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulty coming up with effective ways to solve problems. Successful Problem-Solving for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders teaches children how to use a simple rubric to solve problems in the classroom, home, and community.Learn More