“Don’t Get So Upset!” examines the uncomfortable emotions providers feel and the inappropriate ways they may respond—when children exhibit strong feelings, especially anger, fear, and grief. The book challenges teachers to reflect on their own emotional histories and to find strategies for responding to children in ways that support children’s emotional health and development.
By presenting the popular 1-2-3 Magic parenting program from a child’s point of view, this innovative guide provides kids with a thorough understanding of the disciplinary system—from the counting and time-out methods parents will be using to how better behavior benefits the entire family and leaves more time for play. Ages 3 and up.
Addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight & proven experience. Provides easy-to-follow steps for disciplining children 2-12 without yelling, arguing or spanking. Also available in DVD format.
Learn to handle misbehavior as well as encouraging them to change their behavior. Available in DVD format.
No one likes Josh “the tattler”. One night Josh wakes up to find his tongue covered in spots, a bad case of “tattle tongue”. This story helps all children understand what and when to tell and what is just tattling. (ages 4 and up)
This story of a young boy who encounters a polar bear while climbing a snow-covered mountain teaches children relaxation techniques to reduce stress, prepare for sleep, and improve self-confidence.
“Did you know that one in three children arrives in kindergarten unprepared for the challenges of school? Unfortunately, children who start behind too often stay behind. A place of our own responds to this need by providing parents and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Host… More A Place of Our Own: Behavior and Emotions (DVD)
Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but soon something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous for no reason. Sometimes his stomach hurt. He had bad dreams. And he started to feel angry and do mean things, which got him in trouble. Then… More A Terrible Thing Happened
Using easy to understand yet rarely taught skills for anger management, including how to teach communication of emotions, A Volcano in My Tummy offers engaging, well-organized activities which help to overcome the fear of children’s anger which many adult care-givers experience. By carefully distinguishing between anger the feeling, and violence the behavior, this accessible little… More A Volcano In My Tummy – Helping Children To Handle Anger
This book offers practical, hands on advice and step-by-step instructions for drawing up and implementing behavior plans that successfully address and improve challenging behaviors. It is full of checklists and activities that monitor and assess behaviors and track a child’s development. It offers reasons for children’s behaviors and gives practical advice on how to deal… More Achieving Best Behavior for Children with Developmental Disabilities: A Step-by-Step Workbook for Parents and Carers
The rules of physical contact can be tricky to grasp and children with special needs are at a heightened risk of abuse. This friendly picture book explains in simple terms how to tell the difference between acceptable and inappropriate touch, thereby helping the child with special needs stay safe. Each story covers a different type… More An Exceptional Children’s Guide To Touch – Teaching Social and Physical Boundries to Kids
Andrew’s best friend is very disappointed when Andrew moves away, but the situation changes when a girl moves into Andrew’s old house.
Andrew shouted angry words when his sister spilled his toys. He was instantly sorry, but Marion had already shouted the angry words over the phone to Ted. Andrew ran to Ted’s house–but it was too late. Ted had already passed them along, and the angry words were loose in the world. Children learn very early… More Andrew’s Angry Words
An understanding of applied behavior analysis (ABA) can help teachers, therapists, and practitioners improve the lives of those for whom they are charged to care and serve. In this introduction to ABA, Robert Pennington assembles a cast of talented researchers to describe in their own words important behavioral concepts to an uninitiated audience. The book,… More Applied Behavior Analysis for Everyone: Principles and Practices Explained by Applied Researchers Who Use Them
Beany’s best friend picks someone else for a science fair project partner, leaving beany with the class bully. Beany has to figure out a way to stand up to him, and save their project.
Autism mother Martha Gabler explains the basics of behavior terminology and behavior science concepts in a clear and simple manner. This book is intended for parents who want to be able to understand their child’s behavior therapists and to understand material they may read to try to teach new behaviors to their child themselves.The topics… More Behavior Basics: A Primer for Autism Parents
This revised and updated second edition guides teacher in understanding their student’s behaviors and helping their students (a) develop new communication, social, and self-control skills (b) form more positive relationships with classmates, teacher, and other community members; and (c) take a more active part in their school, classroom and community.
For Calvin and Angela, trash day is the best day of the week to find great playtime items. But when they end up in a conflict situation which results in anger and put-downs, they find themselves searching for a way to communicate and arrive at a solution that makes both of them happy. Children will… More Best Day of the Week
Based on the author’s love-based parenting paradigm this book offers a new understanding of why traditional parenting techniques are ineffective with children with difficult behavior, along with clear and concise explanations of the science behind trauma and negative early life experiences. It addresses specific behaviors, including poor social skills, homework battles, demanding behaviors, self-injury, defensive… More Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love Based Approach to Helping Children with Severe Behaviors (Vol. 2)
Steve has to do something about Gus, the bully who is calling him names. When he tells his parents what is going on, they come up with a plan to deal with Gus and his name calling ways. (ages 6-12)