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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...


Teaching Students with Emotional Disturbance

by Bob Algozzine & Jim Ysseldyke

Valuable insight and sound intervention strategies for addressing the needs of students with social and emotional problems!

When a student is inattentive, extremely anxious, or has an outright tantrum in the...


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"...


Sensorcises

by Laurie Glazener

Get moving to prime the body for learning!

All young students sometimes need a little extra help developing their senses. And many kids who are labeled as “problem students” simply lack the physical skills...


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...


The Fundamentals of Special Education

by Bob Algozzine & Jim Ysseldyke

The busy educator’s concise guide to the essentials of special education!

In The Fundamentals of Special Education, authors Bob Algozzine and Jim Ysseldyke highlight the major concepts in special education,...


The Exceptional Teacher's Handbook

by Carla F. Shelton & Alice B. Pollingue

The first year in the career of a special education teacher is filled with expectation and promise. Addressing the most common needs of beginning special education teachers, The Exceptional Teacher's Handbook...


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,...


Teaching Adolescents with Autism

by Walter Kaweski

Award-winning educator Walter Kaweski offers secondary teachers practical strategies and heartfelt insights based on his extensive experience as an autism specialist, inclusion coordinator, and father of a son...


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...


Managing the Cycle of Meltdowns for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Geoff Colvin & Martin R. Sheehan

Based on Geoff Colvin’s bestselling book, Managing the Cycle of Acting-Out Behavior in the Classroom, this practitioner-friendly guide provides special and general education teachers of autistic students with...


Educating Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

by Erin E. Barton & Beth Harn

According to the CDC, one in fifty American children is diagnosed as having an autism spectrum disorder. This means more school-aged children are entering classrooms with ASDs and teachers are being called upon...


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...