Strategies for Teachers
- Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Early Intervention (UCC-EI)$24.95
The perfect assessment instrument for developing early intervention programs for very young children with characteristics of ASD
For ages 3 months to 5 years 11 months
The UCC is designed to assist in developing individualized, targeted interventions and supports. The Underlying Characteristics Checklists Early intervention (UCC-EI) is a non-standardized assessment tool for use with individuals from 3 months through 5 years of age 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.Learn More
- The 5-Point Scale and Anxiety Curve Poster$23.95
The 5-Point Scale and Anxiety Curve Poster International Book Award Winner!
This 24x36" full-color, dual-sided, erasable poster is the perfect visual support to accompany the best selling The Incredible 5-Point Scale. The Check-In side allows students to identify the state of their emotions at various points of the day. The Anxiety Curve side offers a simple system for visually categorizing the levels of anxiety and accompanying behavior. Includes instructions and suggestions for use, plus 5 clip-tabs that students can personalize and move up and down the scale, as needed.Learn More
- 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.Learn More
- Asperger Download$20.95
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.Learn More
- Talk with Me$21.95
A whole new perspective on conversation skills. Don’t miss out on this revolutionary approach.
National Parenting Products Award (NAPPA) Winner!
Talk With Me is a unique approach to assessing and teaching conversation skills in a group setting – effective for most students who have difficulty engaging in conversations, including students with HF-ASD. The Conversation Framework breaks down the elements of a conversation which must be mastered. The framework was developed and refined across many years based on a review of the relevant research along with close observation of what conversations really sound like. Many find it difficult to teach conversation skills, but the Conversation Framework provides a simple and easy-to-implement process for teaching effective conversational habits. If you’re looking for a comprehensive model with assessments, data collection, visual supports, drills, and prompt examples – this is your book!Learn More
- Developing Talents$21.95
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
- Teaching Time Management to Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder$21.95
Promote independence and increase opportunities through time management!
Time management skills are especially important for people with autism who often do best with structure and predictability. An individual with ASD may quickly learn time-telling skills; however, simply being able to tell time does not necessarily lead to time-management skills. This book presents ways to facilitate time-management skills for learners with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan. Increasing one's time-management abilities can lead to positive outcomes, including choice-making, efficiency, long-term employment, and increased opportunities for independent living.Learn More
- Underlying Characteristics Checklist: High-Functioning Autism (UCC-HF)$24.95
The Underlying Characteristics Checklists (UCC) are non-standardized assessment tools intended for use with individuals of all ages who have been diagnosed with ASD or who exhibit behaviors that are often related to ASD and require intervention. 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. There are five versions of the UCC for use with individuals cross the lifespan.Learn More
- A 5 is Against the Law!$20.95
Help for teaching about personal boundaries and potential legal consequences of unacceptable behaviors.
Autism Society Award Winner!
Building on Kari Dunn Buron's popular book, The Incredible 5-Point Scale, this title takes a look at challenging behavior with a particular focus on social behaviors that can be problematic for adolescents and young adults who have difficulty understanding and maintaining social boundaries. Using a direct and simple style with lots of examples and hands-on activities, A 5 Is Against the Law! speaks directly to adolescents and young adults. A section of the book is devoted to how to cope with social anxiety before it begins to escalate, often leading to impulsive and unacceptable social behavior. Throughout the book, readers are encouraged to think about their own behavior and create an anxiety scale that applies to his or her particular emotions and situations.Learn More
- The ASD Nest Model$29.95
A framework for inclusive education for higher functioning children with autism spectrum disorders. With results-driven strategies on every page, be sure to add this must-read title to your ASD resources.
This well-researched and evidence-based inclusion program, implemented by NYC Public Schools, uses a positive behavior support approach and incorporates strategies that address areas of difficulties common in children with autism spectrum disorder, specifically sensory functioning, social relatedness, self-regulation, managing anxiety, and selective cognitive problems.Learn More