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  1. A 5 is Against the Law!
    A 5 is Against the Law!
    $20.95

    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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  2. Talk with Me
    Talk with Me
    $21.95

    A whole new perspective on conversation skills. Don’t miss out on this revolutionary approach.

     National Parenting Products Award (NAPPA) Winner!

    Talk With Me is a unique approach to assessing and teaching conversation skills in a group setting – effective for most students who have difficulty engaging in conversations, including students with HF-ASD. The Conversation Framework breaks down the elements of a conversation which must be mastered. The framework was developed and refined across many years based on a review of the relevant research along with close observation of what conversations really sound like. Many find it difficult to teach conversation skills, but the Conversation Framework provides a simple and easy-to-implement process for teaching effective conversational habits. If you’re looking for a comprehensive model with assessments, data collection, visual supports, drills, and prompt examples – this is your book!

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  3. Teaching Students With Classic Autism Functional Social Skills in Natural Settings: A Program Based on Individualized Comprehensive Assessment and Evidence-Based Practices
    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.

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  4. Teaching Time Management to Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Teaching Time Management to Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    $21.95

    Promote independence and increase opportunities through time management!

    Time management skills are especially important for people with autism who often do best with structure and predictability. An individual with ASD may quickly learn time-telling skills; however, simply being able to tell time does not necessarily lead to time-management skills. This book presents ways to facilitate time-management skills for learners with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan. Increasing one's time-management abilities can lead to positive outcomes, including choice-making, efficiency, long-term employment, and increased opportunities for independent living.

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  5. The 5-Point Scale and Anxiety Curve Poster
    The 5-Point Scale and Anxiety Curve Poster
    $23.95

    The 5-Point Scale and Anxiety Curve Poster International Book Award Winner!

    This 24x36" full-color, dual-sided, erasable poster is the perfect visual support to accompany the best selling The Incredible 5-Point Scale. The Check-In side allows students to identify the state of their emotions at various points of the day. The Anxiety Curve side offers a simple system for visually categorizing the levels of anxiety and accompanying behavior. Includes instructions and suggestions for use, plus 5 clip-tabs that students can personalize and move up and down the scale, as needed.

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  6. The ASD Nest Model
    The ASD Nest Model
    $29.95

    A framework for inclusive education for higher functioning children with autism spectrum disorders. With results-driven strategies on every page, be sure to add this must-read title to your ASD resources.

    This well-researched and evidence-based inclusion program, implemented by NYC Public Schools, uses a positive behavior support approach and incorporates strategies that address areas of difficulties common in children with autism spectrum disorder, specifically sensory functioning, social relatedness, self-regulation, managing anxiety, and selective cognitive problems.

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  7. The Hidden Curriculum and Other Everyday Challenges for Elementary-Age Children With High-Functioning Autism
    The Hidden Curriculum and Other Everyday Challenges for Elementary-Age Children With High-Functioning Autism
    $14.95

    Do not keep the hidden curriculum hidden from our children!

    In this expanded edition, previously entitled "Practical Solutions to Everyday Challenges for Children with Asperger Syndrome", young authors Haley Myles and Annellise Kolar give simple, no-nonsense advice on how to handle everyday occurrences that can be challenging for children with ASD. This reader-friendly book provides social rules that help children with peer relationships, school and everyday activities. Hidden curriculum ideas, including tips on Internet safety, provide children essential social rules for succeeding in an ever-changing world.

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  8. The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA® Curriculum (Student Workbook)
    The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA® Curriculum (Student Workbook)
    $12.95

    International Book Award Finalist!

    This cutting-edge self-advocacy curriculum helps professionals and family members provide safe forums for self-discovery and understanding of the many facets of self-advocacy. It contains 11 units with detailed lesson plans, worksheets and activities, including scanning sensory and social environments, identifying how and when to self-disclose, exploring the history of autism, studying role models with ASD, and developing media literacy on topics involving autism. Students' work throughout the lessons culminates in the creation of a personal self-advocacy portfolio, a living document that can be adjusted over the life span. 

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  9. The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA® Curriculum (Teacher Edition)
    The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA® Curriculum (Teacher Edition)
    $19.95

    International Book Award Finalist!

    Self-advocacy plays a vital role in nearly every aspect of life. This cutting-edge curriculum helps professionals and family members provide safe forums for self-discovery, structured learning activities and a cumulative understanding of the many facets of self-advocacy. It presents 11 units with lesson plans, worksheets and activities, including scanning sensory and social environments, identifying how and when to self-disclose, exploring the history of autism, studying role models with ASD, developing media literacy on topics involving autism and cultivating interests for vocation and leisure time. Students' work culminates in the creation of a personal self-advocacy portfolio, a living document that can be adjusted over the life span. 

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  10. Taking CHARGE of My Rainbow of Emotions
    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.

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