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A Parent's Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive

by Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson & James C. McPartland

Many tens of thousands of parents have found the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger syndrome, in this indispensable guide. Leading experts show how you...


Drugging Kids: Psychiatry's Wholesale Drugging of Schoolchildren for ADHD

by C. L. Garrison

There is a lot of crucial information that parents and the general public do not know about the diagnosis of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and the unwanted effects of the drugs used to "treat"...


Sensory Stories for Children and Teens with Special Educational Needs: A Practical Guide

by Joanna Grace

Sensory Stories are an effective tool for teaching and communicating with children with PMLD, autism, and other special educational needs. This useful book explains how sensory stimulation can aid development...


Practical Parenting and Learning Disabilities: A Simple Guide for Teachers and Parents

by Susan Maynard

This guide is broken into two parts: the first helps parents establish limits and guidelines for what their children are and are not allowed to do; the second helps to identify learning styles and learning disabilities...


Building Transitional Programs for Students with Disabilities: How to Navigate the Course of Their Lives

by Ph. D. Mahanay-Castro

This book serves as a guide for parents, students, teachers and school administrators to build programs to assist students with disabilities to successfully transition from school to adult living.


Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition: Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties

by Rollanda E. O'Connor

This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters...


Diagnosis Asparagus: Advocating for Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Conditions

by Catherine O'Halloran & Eva Penrose

This life-affirming book shows diagnosis to be a positive and empowering experience. Written by a mother and her teenage daughter, it is an honest account of the process of procuring an autism spectrum diagnosis...


A Different Kettle of Fish: A Day in the Life of a Physics Student with Autism

by Michael Barton & Delia Barton

On a journey from the comfort of his familiar surroundings into the hectic environment of London, Michael Barton observes the world around him from the rational perspective of someone on the autism spectrum,...


Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It

by Regalena Melrose

Here is a timely response to the research findings of the last decade. It focuses on the need to understand just how prevalent trauma is in the lives of our students, how it impacts the brain, subsequent learning,...


Can I tell you about Autism?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Jude Welton, Jane Telford & Glenys Jones

Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective in this beautifully-illustrated book, suitable for readers aged 7 and upwards. He explains the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication,...


Different Learners: Identifying, Preventing, and Treating Your Child's Learning Problems

by Jane M. Healy

"My child is having trouble in school.

What should I do?"

When parents are told that their child is having difficulty in school, they often don’t know where to turn for reliable information and advice. They...


Learning Outside The Lines

by David Cole, Jonathan Mooney & Edward M. Hallowell

Learning with YOUR purpose in mind -- not your parents', not your teacher's, not your school's

Every day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines to

measure and standardize intelligence....


The Comprehensive Autism Planning System (CAPS) for Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Disabilities: Integrating Evidence-Based Pr

by Shawn Henry & Brenda Smith Myles, PhD

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...


Promoting Social Skills in the Inclusive Classroom

by Kimber L. Wilkerson, Aaron B. T. Perzigian & Jill K. Schurr

This indispensable book presents evidence-based tools and strategies for improving the social skills of all members of the inclusive classroom (K-6), especially students experiencing difficulties in this area....


Handbook of Language and Literacy, Second Edition: Development and Disorders

by C. Addison Stone, Elaine R. Silliman, Barbara J. Ehren & Geraldine P. Wallach

An acclaimed reference that fills a significant gap in the literature, this volume examines the linkages between spoken and written language development, both typical and atypical. Leading authorities address...


Researching Dyslexia in Multilingual Settings: Diverse Perspectives

by Dr. Deirdre Martin

This volume draws together current research on dyslexia and literacy in multilingual settings across disciplines and methodologies. The contributors, all internationally recognised in the field, address developmental...


Transforming Special Education Practices: A Primer for School Administrators and Policy Makers

by Nicholas D. Young & Peter Bittel

Superintendents, central office administrators, principals, school board members and students in the field of education will find this book to be useful in guiding their own professional development and practice....


Come and Play: Sensory-Integration Strategies for Children with Play Challenges

by Aerial Cross

Early intervention is vital for addressing and redirecting young children's play challenges.


ADHD - Living without Brakes

by Martin L. Kutscher

This concise book contains everything that parents and professionals need to know about ADHD. The author describes the spectrum of ADHD, the co-occurring symptoms, and common difficulties that parents face....


Making ADHD a Gift: Teaching Superman How to Fly

by Robert Evert Cimera

Explains, in everyday language, what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is, how it is diagnosed, and how this condition affects people throughout their lifetime. It outlines methods of developing...