Strategies for Teachers
- Taking CHARGE of My Rainbow of Emotions$25.95
Are you looking for the perfect way to provide better tools for individuals with autism spectrum disorder?
Identifying and expressing emotions in a socially acceptable way poses challenges for many children with autism and related disorders. Starting with a checklist for assessing emotions, this innovative resource provides caregivers with a framework for giving students the tools they need to become effective emotional managers. Lots of forms and visuals make this a practical and ready-to-use guide for any caregiver.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
- I HATE TO WRITE!$24.95
Make the task of teaching writing easy and fun!
Strategies are appropriate for students K-12 and beyond.
Many students with ASD - HATE TO WRITE! Written in a format that appeals to readers (brief, practical and to-the-point), this aptly named book focuses on the four areas of writing that are most problematic for students with autism spectrum disorder: language, organization, sensory and visual-motor skills organized under topics such as Getting Started, Knowing What to Write, Getting Stuck, Misunderstanding the Directions, and many more. These strategies are easy to integrate into everyday teaching lessons.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
- 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
- Teaching Students With Classic Autism Functional Social Skills in Natural Settings: A Program Based on Individualized Comprehensive Assessment and Evidence-Based Practices$24.95
Students with classic features of autism tend to learn best by participating in activities they find interesting, engaging, and are part of their daily lives.
This highly practical book guides teachers and other practitioners in developing and implementing comprehensive social skills programs for individuals with classic autism. It embeds social skills within lessons that impact real-life social situations, such as learning to do something nice for others, working on a classroom project, or waiting in a cafeteria line.Learn More
- Setting Up Classroom Spaces that Support Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders$23.95
A must-have resource for every classroom
With even the best curricula and interventions, students with autism spectrum disorder will not learn unless the classroom environment is organized with their specific needs in mind. This book shows through short descriptions and lots of photos how to determine what type of furniture and materials to choose for various types of classrooms and how to arrange them in a way that creates an effective learning environment while reducing anxiety and preventing behavior difficulties. The authors use evidence-based practices – structure and visual supports – to enhance the well-being and success of students. Examples are given for students across the age span with lots of lists and helpful resources.Learn More
- Lesson Plan a la Carte$21.95
Lesson Plan a la Carte Integrated Planning for Students With Special Needs
Lesson Plan a la Carte guides teachers, clinicians and administrators through a simple, step-by-step process to create lessons that addresses the social, environmental and communication challenges that often block students' access to academics and other learning. As the slim, 90-page volume indicates, the authors don't want to add more work to educators' already busy day. The book makes an educator's existing workload easier to manage by helping them create well-designed lesson plans that bring together learning objectives, supports and modifications students need in the classroom. Guided instructions are printed on all template forms.Learn More
- 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.Learn More
- Big Picture Thinking$24.95
Does your student have difficulties in understanding the "big picture" and supporting details? This can help.
Many people who have difficulties with social cognition, including those on the autism spectrum, do not see the big picture of a situation. That is, they tend to focus, or even hyper-focus, on details and have difficulty recognizing the main idea, topic or general point in conversations, stories or pictures. This is often referred to as challenges in central coherence. Big Picture Thinking Using Central Coherence Theory to Support Social Skills was written to help students with autism and related disabilities use individual pieces of social information fit into a larger context, so that they may begin to become big picture thinkers and, therefore, be more successful.Learn More