101 Games And Activities For Children With Autism, Asperger’s And Sensory Processing Disorders

One of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger’s, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenges parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or… More 101 Games And Activities For Children With Autism, Asperger’s And Sensory Processing Disorders

A “Stranger” Among Us: Hiring In-Home Support For A Child With Autism Spectrum Disorders or other Neurological Differences

The decision to bring a stranger into your home to care for your child is a difficult one. However, after reading A Stranger Among Us: Hiring In-Home Support for a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Other Neurological Differences, the process of hiring in-home care providers will seem much less intimidating. Based on the author’s… More A “Stranger” Among Us: Hiring In-Home Support For A Child With Autism Spectrum Disorders or other Neurological Differences

A Buffet of Sensory Interventions: Solutions for Middle and High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This practical and well-researched tool is unique by focusing on middle and high school students, whose sensory needs are often overlooked. In suggesting interventions for this age group, the author emphasizes the importance of fostering independence, self-advocacy and self-regulation as a way to for teens with autism spectrum disorders to take ownership of their sensory… More A Buffet of Sensory Interventions: Solutions for Middle and High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About

Book Cover, A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About

As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider’s guide to surviving the Freshman year of college.Haley’s first-hand account of the college experience covers everything you need to know. She talks through getting ready for college, dorm life and living away from parents, what to expect from… More A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About

A Friend Like Simon

This is a special education children’s picture book that introduces autism. When a child with autism joins a mainstream school, many children can find it difficult to understand and cope with a student that is somewhat ‘different’ to them. This story encourages other children to be mindful and patient of the differences that exist and… More A Friend Like Simon

A Girl Like Tilly

This poignant story maps the entire childhood of a bright young girl with autism. Growing up undiagnosed, she finds life increasingly difficult and confusing. Unable to communicate her thoughts and feelings, she retreats further into her own world while her family grows evermore perplexed and concerned. When a psychologist finally explains what makes her special,… More A Girl Like Tilly

A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum: Diagnosis, Intervention and Family Support

This book addresses the specific mental health needs of girls and young women with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Looking at the ways autism presents differently in girls than in boys, and the mental health conditions that occur most frequently in girls with ASD, this is the essential guide for clinicians and educators on tailoring interventions… More A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum: Diagnosis, Intervention and Family Support

A is for All Aboard

The first alphabet book created with children with autism in mind, A Is for “All Aboard!” is the perfect way to foster literacy using children’s fascinations. An ideal complement to Kluth & Chandler-Olcott’s “A Land We Can Share”: Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism, this one-of-a-kind book is: All about trains—one of the most popular… More A is for All Aboard

A Land We Can Share: Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism

Book Cover, A Land We Can Share: Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism

Passionate and practical, this book moves beyond “sight words” and other functional literacy skills and provides the know-how for bringing quality, meaningful literacy instruction to students with autism. Authored by respected, dynamic scholars in autism and literacy, the book breaks new ground as it focuses specifically on ways in which educators can improve literacy outcomes… More A Land We Can Share: Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism

A Parent’s Guide To Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism: How To Meet The Challenge and Help Your Child Thrive

Parents have found the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger’s syndrome, in this indispensable guide. Leading experts show how you can work with your child’s unique impairments – and harness his or her capabilities. Vivid stories and real-world examples illustrate ways to help kids with ASD relate more comfortably to… More A Parent’s Guide To Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism: How To Meet The Challenge and Help Your Child Thrive

A Parent’s Guide To Developmental Delays: Recognizing and Coping With Missed Milestones In Speech, Movement, Learning and other Areas

This guide provides essential information for any parent with a child who might have cognitive, physical, or emotional delays. Easy to understand, reassuring, and up-to-date, the book covers everything concerned parents need to know. Using real-life examples and case studies along with checklists, exercises, and other hands-on advice, the book covers a range of delays… More A Parent’s Guide To Developmental Delays: Recognizing and Coping With Missed Milestones In Speech, Movement, Learning and other Areas

A Parent’s Guide to High-Functioning Autism: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive (2nd Edition)

Parents have found the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger’s syndrome, in this indispensable guide. Leading experts show how you can work with your child’s unique impairments – and harness his or her capabilities. Vivid stories and real-world examples illustrate ways to help kids with ASD relate more comfortably to… More A Parent’s Guide to High-Functioning Autism: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive (2nd Edition)

A Parents’ ABC of the Autism Spectrum

Covering everything from Anxiety to Fragile-X Syndrome, Stephen Heydt provides an alphabetical categorisation of the possible issues a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may encounter. Written by an experienced clinical psychologist, this book offers information for parents whose children have been diagnosed with ASD, and is presented in an easy-to-use A to Z format.… More A Parents’ ABC of the Autism Spectrum

A Picture’s Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism

A Picture’s Worth examines verbal communication development and how autism impedes development of these skills and can cause frustration that can lead to problem behaviors. The authors demonstrate how providing many of the communication options described in this book—PECS and the other augmentative and alternative communication strategies (AAC)— can significantly reduce a child or student’s… More A Picture’s Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism

A Practical Guide to Happiness in Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum

Bringing a refreshingly positive approach to mental health and autism, the guide is full of practical ideas for helping children strengthen their self-worth, optimism and receptivity to happiness. It also reveals how children can build resilience and better understand their feelings, giving them the skills to flourish and thrive and to ward off negative thoughts.The… More A Practical Guide to Happiness in Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum