101+ Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives for Smart but Scattered Students

This book contains IEP goal and objectives that are specific to Executive Functions and related skills. Author Chris de Feyter follows the classification presented in the book “Smart but Scattered” by Dawson and Guare and includes goals and objectives to address challenges in the following areas of focus: building response inhibition, improving emotional control, strengthening… More 101+ Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives for Smart but Scattered Students

A Mind At A Time

“Different minds learn differently,” writes Dr. Mel Levine. Some students are strong in certain areas and some are strong in others, but no one is equally capable in all. Yet most schools still cling to a one-size-fits-all education philosophy. As a result, many children struggle because their learning patterns don’t fit the way they are… More A Mind At A Time

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 Special Kind Of Brain: Living With A Nonverbal Learning Disability

Book Cover, A Special Kind Of Brain: Living With A Nonverbal Learning Disability

Sharing the experience of bringing up a child with non verbal learning disability (NLD), this warm and accessible book offers advice on subjects ranging across diagnosis and therapy, children’s interaction with each other, suitable activities for a child with and how to discuss NLD with children. An essential guide, this book will reassure, advise and… More A Special Kind Of Brain: Living With A Nonverbal Learning Disability

A Walk In The Rain With A Brain

Book Cover, A Walk In The Rain With A Brain

Lucy is making her way down a rainy sidewalk when she spies, of all things, a brain — Manfred, called Fred — sitting forlornly in a puddle. The courtly cerebrum asks Lucy for help getting home, and as they walk along she worries that she’s not smart enough. “Everyone’s smart!” explains Fred. “You just need… More A Walk In The Rain With A Brain

ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know (2nd Edition)

This guide to attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) offers parents balanced, reassuring, and authoritative information to help them understand and manage this challenging and often misunderstood condition. Based on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ own clinical practice guidelines for ADHD and written in clear, accessible language, this book answers the common questions: How is ADHD diagnosed?… More ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know (2nd Edition)

Alphabet Kids: From Add To Zellweger Syndrome: A Guide To Developmental, Neurobiological and Psychological Disorders for Parents and Professionals

Book Cover, Alphabet Kids: From Add To Zellweger Syndrome: A Guide To Developmental, Neurobiological and Psychological Disorders for Parents and Professionals

From ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) to ZS (Zellweger Syndrome), there seems to be an alphabet disorder for almost every behavior, from those caused by serious, rare genetic diseases to more common learning disabilities that hinder children’s academic and social progress. Alphabet Kids have disorders that are often concurrent, interconnected or mistaken for one another: for… More Alphabet Kids: From Add To Zellweger Syndrome: A Guide To Developmental, Neurobiological and Psychological Disorders for Parents and Professionals

Beating Dyspraxia With A Hop, Skip And A Jump: A Simple Exercise Program For Home and School

Book Cover, Beating Dyspraxia With A Hop, Skip And A Jump: A Simple Exercise Program For Home and School

Children with dyspraxia often have reduced motor skills including balance, timing and coordination. It is no wonder then, that they will do everything in their power to avoid gym class! By encouraging children with dyspraxia to take part in an easy and fun exercise program, teachers and parents can help them to overcome their symptoms… More Beating Dyspraxia With A Hop, Skip And A Jump: A Simple Exercise Program For Home and School

Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up

Filled with vivid stories and examples, this crucial resource demystifies processing speed and shows how to help kids (ages 5 to 18) catch up in this key area of development. Helpful practical tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2″ x 11″ size. Learn how to obtain needed support at school, what… More Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up

Caged in Chaos: A Dyspraxic Guide to Breaking Free (Updated Edition)

Written by a teenager with dyspraxia, this is a humorous and inspiring practical guide for young adults with dyspraxia and those around them trying to get to grips with the physical, social and psychological chaos caused by developmental co-ordination disorders (DCDs). Peppered with personal stories from other teens, this award-winning book offers down-to-earth advice on… More Caged in Chaos: A Dyspraxic Guide to Breaking Free (Updated Edition)

Can I Tell You about Dyspraxia? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

Meet Marco – a boy with dyspraxia, which is sometimes called Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD).  Marco invites readers to learn about dyspraxia from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like when he sometimes struggles to control his movement and co-ordination. He talks about the challenges of having dyspraxia… More Can I Tell You about Dyspraxia? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

Can’t Play Won’t Play: Simply Sizzling Ideas To Get The Ball Rolling For Children With Dyspraxia

Learning to roller skate or ride a bike should be an enjoyable experience, but for a child with developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD, also known as dyspraxia), these activities can lead to frustration and failure. “Can’t Play Won’t Play” is full of practical information, tips and hints to enable children with DCD to access and enjoy… More Can’t Play Won’t Play: Simply Sizzling Ideas To Get The Ball Rolling For Children With Dyspraxia

Challenging Kids, Challenged Teachers – Teaching Students With Tourette’s, Bipolar Disorder, Executive Dysfunction, OCD, ADHD, and More

Challenging Kids, Challenged Teachers is an educator’s go-to source for creating a supportive environment to successfully teach children with multiple neurological disorders including Tourette’s Syndrome, OCD, ADHD, LD, Nonverbal Learning Disability, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Executive Dysfunction, Sensory Processing Disorder, Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Strep (PANDAS), Bipolar Disorder, “Storms”… More Challenging Kids, Challenged Teachers – Teaching Students With Tourette’s, Bipolar Disorder, Executive Dysfunction, OCD, ADHD, and More

Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits

Book Cover, Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits

An evidence-based coaching model for helping students whose academic performance is suffering due to deficits in executive skills, including time and task management, planning, organization, impulse control, and emotional regulation. In just a few minutes a day, coaches can provide crucial support and instruction tailored to individual students’ needs. The book provides detailed guidelines for… More Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits

College Success for Students With Learning Disabilities: Strategies and Tips to Make the Most of Your College Experience

The book covers pertinent topics such as understanding the rights and responsibilities of students with special needs, talking to professors and peers, getting involved, asking for and receiving accommodations, and utilizing one’s strengths to meet and exceed academic standards. This unique reference book also includes advice from current college students with disabilities to empower future… More College Success for Students With Learning Disabilities: Strategies and Tips to Make the Most of Your College Experience

Day Of The Iguana (Hank Zipzer: The World’s Greatest Underachiever #3)

Inspired by the true life experiences of Henry Winkler, whose undiagnosed dyslexia made him a classic childhood underachiever, the Hank Zipzer series is about the high-spirited and funny adventures of a boy with learning differences. It’s science project time in Ms. Adolf’s class. This is good news and bad news for Hank-he loves science, but… More Day Of The Iguana (Hank Zipzer: The World’s Greatest Underachiever #3)

Different Minds: Gifted Children with ADHD, Asperger Syndrome and Other Learning Difficulties

Recognizing the different levels and kinds of giftedness, this book provides an insight into the challenges and benefits specific to gifted children with attention difficulties. Explaining why certain children are gifted and how giftedness is manifested, each chapter on a specific topic addresses the relevance for children with AD/HD, autism and Asperger Syndrome. Lovecky guides… More Different Minds: Gifted Children with ADHD, Asperger Syndrome and Other Learning Difficulties