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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...


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,...


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....


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...


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

by Alan M. Hultquist & Bill Tulp

Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective, helping them to understand how dyslexia affects her daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for her, and how she can be helped....


First Words: A Parent's Step-by-Step Guide to Helping a Child with Speech and Language Delays

by Barbara Levine Offenbacher

First Words: A Parent's Step-by-Step Guide to Helping a Child with Speech and Language Delays gives parents the information they need to allow them to stimulate their child’s speech and language. Parents are...


Life After High School: A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families

by Susan Yellin & Christina Cacioppo Bertsch

Focussing specifically on the issues that affect students with disabilities, the authors offer advice on everything from dealing with college entrance exams and the college application process, to selecting...


Common SENse for the Inclusive Classroom: How Teachers Can Maximise Existing Skills to Support Special Educational Needs

by Richard Hanks

The book acts as a teaching menu, offering a variety of options that teachers can use as and when they see fit. The author gets to the heart of issues associated with teaching mixed ability classes, offering...


Beautiful Child

by Torey Hayden

From the bestselling author of One Child comes this amazing, true story of a mute and withdrawn seven—year—old girl and the special education teacher determined never to abandon a child in need.

Seven-year-old...


Differentiated Instruction: Meeting the Needs of All Students In Your Classroom

by Marcie Nordlund

Offers teachers practical and proven methods of instruction for working with a wide variety of learners in their classrooms.


Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders:: The Ziggurat Model, Release 2.0

by Barry Grossman PhD, Ruth Aspy PhD & Gary Mesibov PhD

It is relatively easy to find information describing specific interventions, but it is difficult to find information on how to develop a comprehensive intervention plan. This textbook presents a process and...


Start Small Grow Slow Make a Difference

by Maha Juffali-Ghandour

In the 1980s, children with intellectual disabilities needed special services that were unavailable in either hospitals or regular school settings. Mainstreaming and inclusion were still ideas of the future....


Spaz

by Leigh Macneil & Renee Macneil

From the hyperkinetic boy who was tossed in a dumpster to the man who found life-long love, Spaz: The True Story of my Life with ADHD takes you on a journey through inspirational highs and unthinkable lows....


Adhd in the Classroom: a Powerful, Practical Solution

by Beatrice Hair & Beatrice Hair M.A.

ADHD in the Classroom: A Powerful, Practical Solution is a book about a tool designed for the classroom teachers to help their ADHD students reach their potential. This book can also be used with any student...


Life Learning Is for Everyone

by Donald Bailey

Anyone interested in disability, in education, in helping broaden the horizon of opportunities for young people exiting special education will be the wiser for having read this book. Readable, fast-paced, well...


Paving the Pathway for Educational Success

by Nicholas D. Young, Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos & Teresa Citro

This book is designed to be a valuable resource for all educators who seek to gain a better understanding of learning disabilities, effective classroom practices, and meeting the instructional, emotional, and...


Making the Grade

by Nicholas D. Young, Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos & Jennifer A. Smolinski

Designed to be a valuable resource, this book provides educators, administrators, practitioners, and families with a clear understanding of how to meet the instructional, emotional, and social needs of students...


A Self-Help Guide for Parents of Children with Autism and Other Learning Difficulties

by E. Venables

This self-help book is especially written for the parents of children with autism, but also children with other complicated learning dif?culties. An experienced retired headteacher of an outstanding primary...


How to Succeed in Employment with Specific Learning Difficulties

by Amanda Kirby

For anyone becoming employed, or in employment, with hidden impairments such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD or ASD the work setting can be a real challenge. From getting started - choosing a career, tips on job...