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Supporting Successful Interventions in Schools

by Lisa M. Hagermoser Sanetti & Melissa A. Collier-Meek

Evidence-based interventions only benefit learners when they are implemented fully. Yet many educators struggle with successful implementation. This unique book gives practitioners a research-based framework...


Deaf Education Beyond the Western World

by Harry Knoors, Maria Brons & Marc Marschark

If teachers want to educate deaf learners effectively, they have to apply evidence-informed methods and didactics with the needs of individual deaf students in mind. Education in general -- and education for...


Diagnosing Learning Disorders, Third Edition

by Bruce F. Pennington, Lauren M. McGrath & Robin L. Peterson

A definitive reference--now extensively revised with 70% new material--this book presents cutting-edge knowledge on how learning disorders develop and how to diagnose and treat them effectively. In additional...


From Cradle to Classroom

by Nicholas D. Young, Ed. D Jean & Ed. E. D Mead

From Cradle to Classroom: A Guide to Special Education for Young Children is a book written for regular and special education teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, related educational personnel,...


Does My Child Have a Developmental Delay?

by Sarah Vanover

Parents can easily be confused when they suspect that their child may have a developmental delay. The family members can have many questions about the process of seeking special education support, and they often...


Embracing and Educating the Autistic Child

by Nicholas D. Young, Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos & Melissa A. Mumby

With the continued rise in the diagnosis of autism for school-aged students, particularly in the United States, the need for tailoring our instructional practices and programs for this population is at a pivotal...


Beyond the Behavior Contract

by Brett Novick

It seems each year we are faced in dealing with more and more students who are displaying ever increasing levels of anger, anxiety, and complex behavioral issues. Why are these children so angry? So anxious?...


Maths Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

by Steve Chinn

Written by a world authority on maths difficulties in children, this accessible guide provides tried and tested visual strategies and tailored techniques to help teachers and parents support children with SpLDs...


Lessons Learned from the Special Education Classroom

by Peg Grafwallner

Lessons Learned from the Special Education Classroom offers practical techniques and research-based suggestions where all students, regardless of their abilities, are actively engaged in a vigorous, scaffolded,...


Dyslexia Next Steps for Teens

by Ann-Marie McNicholas

Written for 14+ year olds, this accessible book empowers young people with dyslexia to make a smooth transition to college, university or the workplace. An engaging and informative guide, it will help you plan...


Reconceptualizing Disability in Education

by Luigi Iannacci

Reconceptualizing Disability in Education provides an essential critical exploration of problematic discourses, practices, and pedagogies that inform how disability is presently understood and responded to within...


Learning Disabilities, Second Edition

by Jack M. Fletcher, G. Reid Lyon, Lynn S. Fuchs & Marcia A. Barnes

Reviewing the state of the science of learning disabilities (LD) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative text has been significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material....


Fundamental Movement Skill Acquisition for Children and Adults with Autism

by Susan Crawford & David Sugden

This innovative manual sets out advice on fundamental movement skill acquisition (FMS) and its benefits for improving physical, verbal and social skills for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Improving...


When They Already Know It

by Mark Welchel, Blane McCann & Tami Williams

This practical guide is designed to help collaborative teams at all grade levels address the critical question "How will we extend the learning for students who are already proficient?" Mark Weichel, Blane McCann,...


A Guide to Programs for Parenting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities or Developmental Disabilities

by John R. Lutzker, Katelyn M. Guastaferro, Sally Rogers & Brittany Koegel et al.

This book provides a comprehensive outline of the major parent training programs for parents of children with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD), including Autism Spectrum Disorder. Parents or...


Working with Girls and Young Women with an Autism Spectrum Condition

by Fiona Fisher Bullivant

This guide shows how clinicians can help girls and young women with ASD to reach their full potential, by adopting more relationship-based, individualised approaches. With contributions from young women about...


Picture Memories

by Sherri Henderson, Ani Barmashi & Linda Edwards

After her son, a young man with Down syndrome, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, Sherri Henderson wrote a short story to explain to him and his friends what this diagnosis meant, what to expect,...


The Neurodiverse Classroom

by Victoria Honeybourne

With specific learning difficulties more prevalent than ever in mainstream schools, this is the essential guide for teachers wishing to create inclusive and successful learning environments in diverse classrooms....


Thera-Build with LEGO®

by Alyson Thomsen

'Thera-Build' is a LEGO®-based therapeutic approach for improving children's emotional wellbeing. Participation in Thera-Build groups can help to boost self-esteem, address common issues such as anxiety and...


Building Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills While Reducing Emotional Dysregulation

by Janice Nathan

Teaching children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to develop the 'inner voice' needed to problem-solve, this book's innovative approach will help children on the autism spectrum to reach logical and appropriate...