- Building Social Relationships - Textbook$75.95
Social relationships are key to school and life success!
This textbook, Building Social Relationships: A Systematic Approach to Teaching Social Interaction Skills to Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Social Difficulties, addresses the critical need for social skills programming for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and other social difficulties. It is unique in presenting a comprehensive model that incorporates five fundamental steps: assessing social functioning, distinguishing between skill acquisition and performance deficits, selecting intervention strategies, implementing intervention, and evaluating and monitoring progress.Learn More
- Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model-Release 2.0 - Textbook Edition$75.95
Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model, Release 2.0 - Textbook Edition
This textbook presents a process and framework for designing interventions for individuals of all ages with ASD consistent with current special education trends, including response to intervention (RTI), evidence-based practices, and positive behavioral supports. Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Ziggurat Model is newly updated and expanded with the latest research and a new version of the Underlying Characteristics Checklist for Early Intervention (UCC-EI), in addition to UCC-HF and UCC-CL for individuals with higher functioning and classic autism, respectively. AAPC textbooks enhance the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as certificate programs and professional development workshops, by providing instructors with: Core topics related to autism spectrum and related disabilities, evidence-based materials and practical applications for school, home and community, authors who are experts in the field of autism spectrum disorder. If you're teaching a college course or preparing for an in-house training, turn to The Ziggurat Model 2.0 to cover intervention strategies/comprehensive planning. Foreword by Gary Mesibov, PhD.Learn More
- Facilitating Early Social Communication Skills$79.95
Learn to teach social and language skills to preschool students using thematic units!
This textbook presents a developmental social-pragmatic approach to facilitate language and social communication in children. Reflecting the principles of universal design and evidence-based practices of the SCERTS model (Prizant et al.), this book provides information that result in children with autism learning to communicate and interact with their peers. The textbook is divided into five chapters representing the theoretical and organizational framework of social pragmatic intervention as well as 12 developmentally and functionally-appropriate thematic units. It meets criteria for evidence based practice for children with ASD and adheres to many of the standards set by the DEC and NAYEYC for a high-quality early childhood program.Learn More
- Learners on the Autism Spectrum$85.95
This popular resource has been updated and expanded!
Autism Society Literary Award Winner!
The second edition of this highly popular textbook has been updated and expanded with focus on perspectives of evidence-based practice, and advancements in the field of ASD. This book has highlighted the new directions of research, training, and practice that are essential to enhancing one's understanding of ASD. This much-anticipated second edition also includes a new chapter on emotional regulation, highlighting the neuroscience, instruction, visual supports and supports for self-management. With fresh, new perspectives, educators and caregivers are sure to get the information they need to increase autism awareness.Learn More
- Quality Literacy Instruction for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders$75.95
Effective literacy skills enhances the quality of life of all individuals!
TEXTY Award Winner!
This textbook brings together experts from the autism and reading fields to provide a detailed discussion of literacy instruction, thus supporting professionals and families in building lifelong literacy geared to the needs of students on the autism spectrum. Using case examples, the textbook brings theory and research to practice, thus meeting the mandate for evidence-based practice and illustrating that having effective literacy skills enhances the quality of life of all individuals, including those with autism.Learn More
- The Comprehensive Autism Planning System (CAPS) for Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Disabilities - Textbook Edition$44.95
Can you remember all of the supports that your student with ASD needs throughout the day? If not, this can help!
This system allows educators to understand how to implement an instructional program for students with ASD. Known as CAPS, the model answers common questions about finding the right supports to fit a child's learning style in order to help him reach his full potential. CAPS enables educators and other professionals to address adequate yearly progress (AYP), response to intervention (RTI), and positive behavior support (PBS) designed to help those with ASD. This expanded second edition of CAPS adds important new material on technical assistance/consultation, as well as a major focus on evidence-based practices for ASD.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