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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 The Guilford Press (November 27, 2014)

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 Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

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...


Sensorcises

by Laurie Glazener Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

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...


Warrior Kids: Warrior Training for Children

by Tim Tipene Libro International (September 30, 2011)

Warrior Kids is a pioneering programme that over the past 17 years has empowered thousands of children across New Zealand, many of them from challenged backgrounds. Focusing on bringing out the warrior within,...


100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Gifted and Talented

by John Senior Bloomsbury Publishing (February 28, 2014)

100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING

The school budget for gifted and talented provision may have been reduced, but the expectation and need for it is higher than ever. This brand new title in the...


Achievement for All

by Sonia Blandford Bloomsbury Publishing (July 20, 2013)

All children deserve a good education, where barriers to learning are addressed and teachers have the knowledge and support to raise their aspirations and achievement.

The Achievement for All programme is a...


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

by Joanna Grace Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2014)

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 Skyhorse (September 09, 2014)

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 Skyhorse (August 26, 2014)

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 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 10, 2014)

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 R&L Education (November 16, 2010)

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 The Guilford Press (July 07, 2014)

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 Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2014)

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 Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 21, 2014)

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 R&L Education (July 28, 2006)

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 Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 21, 2014)

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 Skyhorse (March 04, 2014)

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 Simon & Schuster (April 13, 2010)

"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 Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

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 Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

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 Touchstone (September 05, 2000)

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 AAPC Publishing (May 15, 2013)

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 The Guilford Press (October 04, 2013)

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 The Guilford Press (September 24, 2013)

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 Multilingual Matters (September 27, 2013)

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 R&L Education (November 02, 2012)

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 Redleaf Press (October 19, 2010)

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


ADHD - Living without Brakes

by Martin L. Kutscher Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2008)

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 R&L Education (September 24, 2002)

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...


Beyond Equality in the American Classroom: The Case for Inclusive Education

by Eric Shyman Lexington Books (July 18, 2013)

This book addresses the need for more scholastically based attention to the discussion and practice of inclusive education for individuals with exceptionality. Drawing on historical, educational, and legislative...


Yoga for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents and Caregivers

by Dion Betts & Stacey W. Betts Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 28, 2006)

This illustrated book combines the authors' professional expertise with their experience of parenting, offering a range of gentle and fun yoga positions and breathing techniques that are effective in dealing...


CBT for Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders

by Angela Scarpa, Susan Williams White & Tony Attwood The Guilford Press (July 29, 2013)

This book helps clinicians harness the benefits of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Leading treatment developers describe...


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

by Alan M. Hultquist & Bill Tulp Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 28, 2013)

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....


From Like to Love for Young People with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): Learning How to Express and Enjoy Affection with Family and Fr

by Michelle Garnett & Tony Attwood Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 28, 2013)

Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often find it difficult to express like or love for someone. This book, by the leading experts, addresses this issue in practical terms, providing carefully created...


Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

by Roger Pierangelo & George Giuliani Skyhorse (July 01, 2012)

Written by experts in special education and psychology, this user-friendly resource summarizes current research and presents a comprehensive overview of how to teach students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)....


Music for Special Kids: Musical Activities, Songs, Instruments and Resources

by Pamela Ott Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

This activity book shows how music can be an enjoyable way to enhance the development of children with special needs. Packed with inspiring tips, activities and song ideas, this resource will have everybody...


Story Drama in the Special Needs Classroom: Step-by-Step Lesson Plans for Teaching through Dramatic Play

by Jessica Perich Carleton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2012)

Dramatic play can be applied to a diverse range of school subjects and recreational settings and is guaranteed to enhance students' learning and encourage artistic expression. Lesson plans take teachers through...


Preparing Children With Disabilities for Life

by Robert Evert Cimera R&L Education (December 17, 2002)

Explains what special education is and how to make the special education process more successful for everyone involved. Includes a wealth of resources for parents such as lists of professional organizations,...


Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms

by Ann Gadzikowski Redleaf Press (May 17, 2013)

Support and guide exceptionally bright children while creating richer, inclusive learning environments for all children in early childhood classrooms.


Ants in Their Pants: Teaching Children Who Must Move to Learn

by Aerial Cross Redleaf Press (June 01, 2009)

Ideas and advice to redirect "extra busy" cildren's excess energy in an appropriate, positive direction.


The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

by Tony Attwood Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 28, 2006)

This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome, with a new introduction explaining the DSM-5. It brings together information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to...


A Kit Bag for Promoting Positive Behaviour in the Classroom

by Nicola Morgan & Gill Ellis Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Designed to tackle challenging behaviour before it occurs and make the learning environment more pleasant and constructive for everyone, this invaluable took kit supplies teachers with a wealth of strategies...


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

by Barbara Levine Offenbacher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 24, 2012)

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...


Teaching Students with Special Needs in the 21st Century Classroom

by Sally Cox Mayberry & Brenda Belson Lazarus R&L Education (July 23, 2002)

The inclusive schools movement has been around since the mid 1980s, yet many teachers find themselves ill-equipped to make the transition. This superb book offers information, guidance, and training ranging...


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

by Susan Yellin & Christina Cacioppo Bertsch Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

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...


Sandtray Play and Storymaking: A Hands-On Approach to Build Academic, Social, and Emotional Skills in Mainstream and Special Education

by Sheila Dorothy Smith Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2012)

Introducing sandtray play and storying into mainstream and special education classrooms can have an extremely enriching impact, encouraging social and emotional growth and creativity in students. This accessible...


Job Success for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

by David Wiegan & Ron Rush Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2009)

In the USA alone, there are roughly three million individuals living with a developmental disability, but less than a third are active in the labour market. This book provides a comprehensive approach to developing...


60 Social Situations and Discussion Starters to Help Teens on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Friendships, Feelings, Conflict and More: Seeing the Big P

by Lisa Timms Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Written with both parent and teen in mind, every story in this book outlines a real-life situation that young people on the autism spectrum are likely to encounter. Each story is followed by questions and practical...


Mouth and Tongue Let's Have Some Fun!

by Karina Hopper Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 15, 2011)

Learning new facial expressions and mouth movements can be great fun, just ask Sam! Moving the tongue and mouth in different ways is an effective way of strengthening facial muscles, teaching children about...


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

by Richard Hanks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

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...