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  1. Developing Talents
    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.

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  2. A "5" Could Make Me Lose Control!
    A "5" Could Make Me Lose Control!
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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!

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  3. My Sensory Book
    My Sensory Book
    $21.95

    Children who understand their sensory systems have fewer behavior challenges!

    At least 90% of children with autism spectrum disorder experience sensory challenges. This workbook designed to help children develop a clearer understanding of their sensory systems and the impact sensory input has on their emotions. This interactive, highly-engaging workbook cis useful in helping children understand the triggers for their strong emotions and use interventions that may help them cope more effectively with the world around them.

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  4. Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adolescent Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADOL)
    Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adolescent Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADOL)
    $24.95

    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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  5. Dear Diana... Diana’s Guide to Independent Living
    Dear Diana... Diana’s Guide to Independent Living
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    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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  6. Life and Love
    Life and Love
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    An autistic person offers solid information on living a fullfilling and productive life and love!

    Written by an adult with autism for adults on the spectrum and those who love and support them, this book is divided into two sections: life and love. In the life section, the author suggests concrete ways to deal with some of the issues and problems faced by those on the autism spectrum, including hsensory issues, maintaining a home, and managing a career. In the love section, the author includes a broad spectrum of suggestions for different types of relationships and weaves these together with the core concept of self-esteem. 

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  7. A 5 is Against the Law!
    A 5 is Against the Law!
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    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.

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  8. TIPS: Teaching Important Parenting Strategies
    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. 

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  9. Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adult Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADULT)
    Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Adult Self-Report (UCC-SR-ADULT)
    $24.95

    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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