Strategies for Parents
- 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" Could Make Me Lose Control!$24.95
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Use this game to help your student who worries.
This hands-on activity helps highly anxious students cope with stress by identifying social and emotional challenges and analyzing how best to act. In a game format, the student places cards that list highly stressful situations into colorful pockets designating stress levels, ranging from 5-1, as the first step in changing the way he thinks about and responds to emotions, such as anxiety, sadness, and anger. Picture-word cards make the activity suitable for students with communication challenges. The kit also includes suggestions about how to incorporate the game as part of an effective behavior assessment and problem-solving activity. Now also available with picture word cards, this book is a crowd-pleaser!Learn More
- TIPS: Teaching Important Parenting Strategies$21.95
Easily find the answers you need to support your young child who is just learning to talk!
National Parenting Publication Award (NAPPA) Winner!
Mom's Choice Award Winner!
The book helps parents and other caregivers finding practical, user-friendly solutions to challenges experienced by young children. Communication, behavior, technology, community outings, and sensory issues are among those addressed here. All answers follow best practice and evidence-based strategies. This an excellent resource for anyone raising a young child with autism, limited communication skills and/or challenging behaviors.Learn More
- My Book Full of Feelings$28.95
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Based on the newest research on the predictive brain and ASD!
This highly engaging workbook is an ideal way to help teach children with autism to identify, assess the intensity of, and respond appropriately to their emotions. Children learn to identify situations that are "big deals", "medium deals" and "small deals" and the emotions that match these situations. The book is fully interactive. By using a dry-erase marker, unique situations and solutions can be added and changed with the wipe of a paper towel, as the child masters a skill and grows.Learn More
- 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.Learn More
- Practical Solutions for Stabilizing Students with Classic Autism to Be Ready to Learn$21.95
For students with a classic presentation of autism who struggle with regulation.This book is unique because it places importance on offering stabilization strategies that help students with classic autism have a better regulated body. This often enables students to increase their time in school, with most of them working up to full-day participation. This simple-to-use book focuses on two major areas of stabilization found critical for students on the autism spectrum: sensory regulation and visual supports. With proper use of these strategies, the student with classic autism can get to GO! - that is they are regulated and supported.Learn More
- 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 Parent’s Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum$23.95
What parents need to know before their child goes to college!
Sending a son or daughter off to college can be daunting and fear-provoking for most parents, but if your child has an autism spectrum disorder, the challenge is magnified many times over. This parent-friendly book, made especially so because it is written by parents who also are autism professionals, takes the fear and mystery out of the college experience. Learn how to select the right campus, how to work with Disability Services staff, what legal protections apply, how to prepare your son or daughter to be an effective self-advocate on campus, what assistance can be reasonably be expected and much, much more.Learn More
- Hygiene and Related Behaviors for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders$21.95
A fun approach to teaching healthy and socially acceptable behaviors
Mom's Choice Award Winner!
This innovative curriculum teaches important hygiene skills and associated social understanding using a fun approach that targets the core characteristics and learning styles of children and adolescents on the autism spectrum. The author's generous use of structure, predictability, self-monitoring and ways to convey and check for social understanding is integrated into all discussions and activities. Topics focus on healthy and socially acceptable behaviors, addressing basic daily hygiene to picking your nose, using public restrooms, and burping and fartingLearn 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