Page after page of “try it now” solutions that have worked for children with social, sensory, behavioral and self care issues. Simple format, with objectives listed. Also includes a section explaining special education laws.
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
This guide shows parents how to help their children overcome challenges of sensory regulation that are interfering with his or her ability to relate and communicate. Learn how better regulation will helps children reach higher developmental levels. Intro 45 minutes, case studies 6 hours.
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 simple, and humorous, way to explain how to handle different levels of anxiety, frustration, and anger. For teens with social struggles, this will help them to understand boundaries for their behavior. (ex looking at someone too long, invading space)
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
Follow Aidan on his day out with his mom as a nonverbal boy with autism. This colorful children’s book shows you how they communicate using tablets instead of spoken words.
This book tells readers how frustrating, enlightening and magical living with autism can be, how hard the parents worked to help their son, and how everything was transformed when they welcomed a golden retriever puppy to the family.
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
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
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
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
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
Using a series of children as examples, Dr. Szatmari gives a window into how each child thinks and feels, providing insight into what they are trying to tell us with some of their behaviors. This is a wonderful book for parents and professionals alike.
Author Teresa Unnerstall gives readers a deep dive into her life and the complexities that families face while raising her son, Nick, who was diagnosed with both autism and down syndrome in this hybrid book that is a bit of a memoir mixed with valuable lessons. Teresa provides guidance and hope steeped in more than… More A New Course: A Mother’s Journey Navigating Down Syndrome and Autism
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
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)
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 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 bookPECS 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
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