Strategies for Parents
- The Hidden Curriculum for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations for Adolescents and Young Adultswas $21.95 Special Price $12.18
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Don't hide the hidden curriculum from people with ASD!
The hidden curriculum includes: unwritten rules, metaphors and idioms, jokes and riddles, and assumptions and expectations -- information that is typically hidden from individuals with ASD. The hidden curriculum is made simple in the revised and expanded edition of this popular book. The authors provide hundreds of hidden curriculum items and a series of instructional strategies that can be used to teach the hidden curriculum. Instructional aids include charts, forms, and templates designed to make the job of teaching and learning the hidden curriculum more effective.Learn More
- Grandparent’s Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders$19.95
Help make time at grandma and grandpa's house better for everyone!
Most children fit almost instinctively into grandma's house. Children with ASD often have a harder time adjusting and even a brief visit can leave a grandparent exhausted. But it doesn't have to be that way! Mucklow's book is a practical guide to turning grandparents' concern and confusion for their grandchild with ASD into a relationship of acceptance, confidence and joy. Full of rules of thumb and anecdotes, this book includes easy tried-and-true recommendations on how to deal with sensory issues, new places and rules, dietary considerations, meltdowns, communication, selecting the right toys, participating in school and family events... and much more.Learn More
- A Week of Switching, Shifting, and Stretching$17.95
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Empower children on the spectrum to be more flexible!
This picture book assists children on the autism spectrum, and any child for that matter, to improving their executive function skills. Specifically, children are guided to examine their black-and-white thinking in order to begin to think more flexibly. Using repeated rhymes and illustrations, the child begins to recognize that the more flexible her thinking, the better she can cope with the challenges that life presents, ultimately leading to fewer meltdowns.Learn More
- The Hidden Curriculum of Getting and Keeping a Job: Navigating the Social Landscape of Employmentwas $21.95 Special Price $12.18
A job is important to the self-identity of many people.
Adults on the spectrum often have difficulty getting and keeping a job. This practical and easy-to-use book provides necessary yet often untaught information on a variety of topics related to getting a job, finding a mentor, networking, interviewing, talking with supervisors, dealing with on-the-job-frustrations, understanding the social rules at work and many other topics. Authored by two individuals on the spectrum who have extensive experience in helping others become employed and an internationally known writer and speaker.Learn More
- My New School$19.95
An interactive book that makes the move to a new school smoother!
Independent Publisher Book Award Winner!
For many students with autism spectrum disorder, even relatively minor changes to daily routines and schedules are overwhelming; imagine how traumatic moving to a new school would be! This interactive book is addressed directly to the student and takes a practical approach to this anxiety-provoking subject by acknowledging the difficulties transferring to a new school can bring and engaging the students in a series of proactive activities designed to lessen fears by resulting in tangible steps to take, to-do lists, checklists, etc. This book is sure to make the transition smoother. Foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD.Learn More
- Asperger Syndrome and Adolescencewas $19.95 Special Price $11.07
Help your child/student transition to middle/high school and experience success at school!
Autism Society Award Winner!
Transitions to middle and high school and the experiences in these environments pose challenges for all students. But for students with high-functioning autism the transition can be traumatic, leading to a downward emotional spiral and even depression. This comprehensive book starts with an overview of those characteristics of autism that make adolescence particularly challenging and difficult. The centerpiece of the book is a look at strategies and supports for a successful school experience for students with ASD in middle and high school.Learn More
- Why Does Izzy Cover Her Ears?$18.95
International Book Award Winner!
ForeWord Book Of The Year Award Winner!Meet Izzy, a feisty first grader, whose behavior is often misunderstood as she tries to cope with sensory overload. This brightly illustrated book creates an environment that is accepting of students with sensory difficulties, including those on the autism spectrum. Why Does Izzy Cover Her Ears? Dealing With Sensory Overload a great resource for occupational therapists, teachers, and parents to share with children. Resources for adults at the end of the book include definitions of sensory-related terms, discussion questions and lists of related books and web sites.Learn More
- Simple Strategies That Workwas $21.95 Special Price $12.18
These simple strategies help all kids learn!
Children and youth with high-functioning autism (HFA),and related exceptionalities have great potential. However, all too often their abilities are not realized. Simple Strategies that Work! provides easy-to-implement ideas and suggestions that teachers can use to help a student with HFA and other related conditions on the road to success. The book discusses how teachers can adjust the classroom to meet the needs of an individual with HFA while not interfering with normal classroom routines. Not boggled down with jargon, this book includes tables and boxes for quick reference and clear meaning for HFA-related information.Learn More
- Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual 2$18.95
A guide to understanding autism and personal strengths and resources. The perfect workbook.
National Parenting Publications Award Winner!
Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual 2 for Older Adolescents and Adults is the eagerly anticipated sequel to Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual, which was primarily written for middle school-age children. Using the same easy-to-follow format, this interactive workbook deals with issues that older adolescents and adults face such as relationships, marriage, independent living, employment, self-care, etc. This workbook is encouraging and positively written.Learn More
- A Buffet of Sensory Interventions$19.95
Does your middle or high school student struggle with sensory challenges?
A Buffet of Sensory Interventions Solutions for Middle and High School Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders offers a smorgasbord of sensory-based interventions for use by educators, occupational therapists and parents. This practical and well-researched tool focuses on middle and high school students, whose sensory needs are often overlooked. The author emphasizes the importance of fostering independence, self-advocacy and self-regulation as a way to for teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to take ownership of their sensory needs as they transition into adulthood.