“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.
Did you know that the single most important activity required for a child’s eventual success is reading? Did you know that academic success can be predicted by one’s reading level at the age of third grade? 101 Reasons to Read to Your Child describes in detail 101 of the educational and social benefits of reading… More 101 Reasons To Read To Your Child
Twenty-eight games that make children feel good about themselves – what could be more fun than that?? This full-length, 28-song music CD and booklet of activities will get kids up and moving in no time. The activities include numerous games of body awareness, movement play, feeling identification, and self-expression, as well as imagination games that… More 28 Instant Songames: Fun-Filled Activities For Kids 3-8
Paula Kluth and Julie Causton will teach you all you need to know about collaboration in 30 days. Yes, you read that right! In just 30 days, they will introduce you to the information, competencies and habits you will need to become a great co-teaching partner. The authors will help you get to know your… More 30 Days to the Co-taught Classroom: How to Create an Amazing, Nearly Miraculous & Frankly Earth-Shattering Partnership in One Month or Less
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
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
The term ‘special education’ encompasses dozens of learning challenges: developmental delay, learning and physical disabilities, emotional disturbance, retardation, language impairment, autism, and others. By nature of this diversity, navigating even well-run, well-funded special education programs can be daunting. A Parent’s Guide to Special Education offers invaluable information and a positive vision of special education that… More A Parents’ Guide to Special Education: Insider Advice on How to Navigate the System and Help Your Child Succeed
“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)
Why start a social skills program? The question is not why, but why not? With inclusive education becoming the norm in schools nationwide, teachers often struggle to address students’ non-academic needsbut teachers need ready-to-use lessons that won’t interfere with their curriculum. QUEST (Questioning, Understanding, and Exploring Social Skills and Pragmatic Language Together) is a social… More A Quest For Social Skills For Students With Autism or Asperger’s: Ready-To-Use Lessons with Games, Role-Play Activities, and More!
When professionals and parents meet to discuss a child’s goals, both sides will find that comfort, confidence, and equality are crucial to a successful planning partnership. This DVD shows the way with an inside look at an actual IEP meeting for Alejandro, a young boy with multiple disabilities. General and special educators demonstrate their commitment… More Accessible IEPs for All (DVD)
A wonderful reference tool that is laid out in a very user-friendly format that provides quick reference to specific topics related to special education. All About IEPs answers more than 200 frequently asked questions about IEPs (Individual Educational Plans) and the IEP process. The Q & A format makes it quick and easy to find… More All About IEP’s: Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About IEP’s
A comprehensive and easy to read book from Wrightslaw, with clear and concise answers to frequently asked questions about assessments, evaluations and tests. The authors’ goal was to demystify the assessment process and make it less intimidating! Tons of information with chapters on IQ and intellectual assessment, math, speech, and adaptive behavior.
When his mother must take a job and can’t afford a babysitter, a young boy gradually develops confidence about staying home alone after school. It explains safety measures that they should take, as well as how to entertain themselves. Ages 7-12
With wit, humor, and profound one-liners, Michael Giangreco and Kevin Ruelle will transform your thinking as you take a “lighter” look at the often comical and occasionally harsh truth in the ever-changing field of special education. “Ants in His Pants” sheds a whimsical, thought-provoking glimpse in the real-life situations frequently encountered by those within the… More Ants In His Pants – Absurdities And Realities Of Special Education
Actually, there are more than 200 apps for autism, and this book will guide you through them so you can confidently utilize today’s technology to maximize your child or student’s success! Speech Language Pathologist Lois Jean Brady wrote this book in order to educate parents, teachers, and other professionals about the breakthrough method she calls… More Apps For Autism: A Must Have Resource for the Special Needs Community!
This guide provides you with a comprehensive but easy to read guide to the law and strategies to attain a free appropriate special education for your child. Asserting your child’s legal rights and strategies are explained in clear and easy to understand language.
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.
A classic in its field, Better IEPs presents a focused, three-step process that zooms in on the individual student and dismisses out of hand the one-size-fits-all approach that is too often mistaken for proper procedure in today’s schools. Gives all educators confidence and know-how to develop competent IEPs.
Countless studies demonstrate that students with parents actively involved in their education at home and school are more likely to earn higher grades and test scores, enroll in higher-level programs, graduate from high school, and go on to post-secondary education. Beyond the Bake Sale shows how to form these essential partnerships and how to make… More Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family-School Partnerships
When a child is struggling with a learning disability or behavioral disorder, it can be overwhelming for their parents, who often do not know what to do or where to turn for help. This guide shows you how to obtain the necessary assessment(s) that will help you to better understand a child’s strengths and weaknesses. It… More Beyond The Label: A Guide to Unlocking a Child’s Educational Potential