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Mainstreaming Retardation Delinquency

by Richard S. Greene

This collection of papers presents ideas and research that helps to find a link between the retarded child's educational setting and the onset of delinquency. The first section presents the impacts of the judicial...

Strong and Courageous

by Stephanie Murphy

In Strong and Courageous, the author comes along beside you as you maneuver the twists and turns of parenting a child with autism. She guides you through, not only the practicalities of each stage but also through...

Chronic Mental Illness:

by Eace Bee, Honey Bee & Priscilla Bee

Chronic Mental Illness: A Living Nightmare A plea for compassion, better understanding, and more funding to help those with mental illness and their caregivers. Eace Bee was a promising young student hoping...

Challenged: a Tribute

by Steve Grieger


Inspiring, encouraging, and a few surprises. Challenged is a well-written story that makes you laugh, cry and reflect on the good old days and the many positive changes in our...

Talking About Sex

by Elizabeth A. Harkins Monaco, Thomas Gibbon & David Bateman

Key social and emotional milestones during adolescence are often directly related to the abilities to initiate and maintain intimate relationships, maintain physically maturing bodies, and manage personal sexuality....

The Kid Who Really Did Not Fit In

by Stacie Kandra & Irene Olds

This project was originally designed as a teaching tool to be used by parents, teachers, students, and other professionals who have the wonderful opportunity to work with kids with special needs. It gives a...


by Maria A. Cunha Carty

Albert Bettencourt was born with a desire to be heroic and to have all of his dreams come true. But the odds were stacked against him because he was also born with cerebral palsy, became blind in his thirties,...


by Whitney Ellenby

“And when in the grips of a public tantrum, amidst the horror and humiliation of him shrieking and splayed out on the floor while strangers recoiled in shock, my mind lurched towards an inescapable truth—that...

Forest School and Autism

by Michael James

Forest School's innovative outdoor approach offers specific benefits to learners with autism, including increased social skills, raised self-esteem and improved sensory function. This guide raises autism awareness...

Teaching Social Skills Through Sketch Comedy and Improv Games

by Shawn Amador

Introducing a Social Theatre®, this book provides guidance on how to deliver fun and transformative activities to develop social skills in teenagers and children. Drawing on ideas from Social Thinking®, CBT,...

All About Me

by Andrew Miller

Based on direct work with over 250 individual children, Andrew Miller developed The All About Me Programme in order to provide parents and professionals with information, tools and guidance to help introduce...

Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook

by Jennifer Kolarik, Michael P. McManmon, Michele Ramsay & Carol Gray

This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or LD (Learning Differences), to teach the necessary skills for entering the workforce and forging a meaningful...

What’s Missing

by Carolyn Lindstrom & Bonita M. Drolet

What’s Missing describes the ten research-based practices that have proven effective in working with students with disabilities. The practices for instruction and for inclusion are detailed in individual chapters...

A Special Kind of Grief

by Sarah Helton

Children with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities), especially those in special schools, often experience grief at a much younger age than others, as some of their peers are more likely to have...

Navigating the Social World: A Curriculum for Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and Related Disorders

by Jeanette McAfee

Pediatrician Jeanie McAfee originally created this user-friendly social curriculum for her daughter Rachel, who was diagnosed with Asperger's at age ten. Since then, it has become a staple for parents and educators....

Inclusion: The Dream and the Reality Inside Special Education

by Jeanne D'Haem

Written after thirty years of experience, Inclusion: The Dream and the Reality in Special Education, chronicles inspiring, insightful and even hilarious efforts to include students with disabilities in public...

Nature and Needs of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Severe Disabilities: A Resource for Preparation Programs and Caregivers

by Manina Urgolo Huckvale & Irene Van Riper

The book will focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Severe Disabilities (ASD/SD). Its purpose is to discuss the enhancement of the pedagogical skills of special education teachers who work specifically...