Strategies for Teachers
- 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
- Push to Open$20.95
Universal design means that everyone succeeds!
This practical and simple guide offers strategies that help remove common barriers to success for students with autism, while also benefiting many other students in the general education classroom. The book offers a proactive planning guide with RtI and PBIS strategies to help teachers understand some of the most critical characteristics of autism and plan their classroom environment and teaching methods to address sensory, communication, social and instructional issues.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
- Playing it Right$22.95
Play is important to developing life skills.
The social world is very complex, and children with ASD need help to succeed in developing friendships and communicating effectively. The book contains a series of activities designed to help children with autism develop basic social skills by focusing on elements of social interaction in a variety of settings - home, preschool, kindergarten and elementary school. The book is intended for use by parents, teachers and others working with young children of varying ages.Learn More
- Plausible Answers to the Question: "Why Do They Do That?"$22.95
Understand the young child with autism a little bit better!
This hands-on reference for parents, other caregivers, and teachers ttakes a unique approach to children's behaviors that often dismay and puzzle adults. Using a practical and reader-friendly format, the book presents the following: each behavior on a two-page spread; clear and easy-to-read sections such as: Question & Plausible Answers (does it stem from social, sensory, communication issues), Basic Training (suggestions for what to do), Over and Above (further ideas, who to consult in serious cases, etc.), Red Flags (first signs that the behavior needs attention), and What's Next (possible followup).Learn More
- Perfect Targets$19.95
Learn how to stop bullying!
The majority of students with autism face torment and bullying from their peers. This book identifies the different types of bullying and what adults must do to curb bullying, helping to prevent the often lifelong effects of this behavior on its victims. Practical strategies and solutions at the school, class and individual levels are presented.Learn More
- Peer Play and the Autism Spectrum$39.95
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Teach children with autism to play using this evidence-based curriculum!
Many children on the autism spectrum spend inordinate amounts of time alone. Without appropriate intervention, they are especially vulnerable to being excluded from their peer group and leading impoverished play lives. This practical guide offers an introduction to the principles, tools and techniques that comprise the Integrated Play Groups model. Pamela Wolfberg essentially translates theory into effective and meaningful practice, giving practitioners, parents and other caregivers the tools to initiate peer play groups for children in school, home and community settings.Learn More
- Strategies for a Successful Mealtime$21.95
Up to 1/3 of individuals with ASD have an eating disorder!
A feeding disorder is a sensory-motor disorder and should be treated accordingly. This involves analyzing the child's oral movement patterns as well as his ability to register and regulate sensory information.This book provides a structured oral movement and feeding program that will help children work through aversion to food textures, limited diet, and difficulty accepting food utensils. Parents, caretakers, and teachers are important participants in the child's treatment program.Learn More
- Stuck! Strategies$19.95
Do your children/students ever get STUCK? Are you searching for ways to get keep them moving forward?
Strategies is a treasure trove of proven methods for supporting students with special needs, such as autism, communication disorders, developmental delays, down syndrome, and inflexible temperament. The authors' descriptions, examples, and illustrations of 15 evidence-based strategies make this book must-have for any adult who works with students who get STUCK!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