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  1. Stuck! Strategies
    Stuck! Strategies
    $19.95

    Do your children/students ever get STUCK? Are you searching for ways to get keep them moving forward?

    Strategies is a treasure trove of proven methods for supporting students with special needs, such as autism, communication disorders, developmental delays, down syndrome, and inflexible temperament. The authors' descriptions, examples, and illustrations of 15 evidence-based strategies make this book must-have for any adult who works with students who get STUCK!

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  2. Rules and Tools
    Rules and Tools
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    Parents are their child's best teachers!

    National Parenting Publications Award Winner!

    Step by step, this book will guide parents throughout their journey toward understanding their child and solving challenges and increasing strengths. Parents can use one, some or all of the 119 rules and tools to help their child be successful. Using checklists, forms, and other practical tools, parents can also develop their child’s personal MAP – Master Action Plan to help their child succeed in school! 

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  3. Quality Literacy Instruction for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Quality Literacy Instruction for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    $75.95

    Effective literacy skills enhances the quality of life of all individuals!

    TEXTY Award Winner!

    This textbook brings together experts from the autism and reading fields to provide a detailed discussion of literacy instruction, thus supporting professionals and families in building lifelong literacy geared to the needs of students on the autism spectrum. Using case examples, the textbook brings theory and research to practice, thus meeting the mandate for evidence-based practice and illustrating that having effective literacy skills enhances the quality of life of all individuals, including those with autism. 

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  4. My New School
    My New School
    $19.95

    An interactive book that makes the move to a new school smoother!

    Independent Publisher Book Award Winner!

    For many students with autism spectrum disorder, even relatively minor changes to daily routines and schedules are overwhelming; imagine how traumatic moving to a new school would be! This interactive book is addressed directly to the student and takes a practical approach to this anxiety-provoking subject by acknowledging the difficulties transferring to a new school can bring and engaging the students in a series of proactive activities designed to lessen fears by resulting in tangible steps to take, to-do lists, checklists, etc. This book is sure to make the transition smoother. Foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD.

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  5. Nurturing Narratives
    Nurturing Narratives
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    Research shows that if those on the spectrum know how to converse with others, they are more likely to be employed, live independently, and have friends.

    Children ASD are often in situations that may not be meaningful to them and hence are too complex for learning to occur. Due to the importance of understanding and telling stories in conversation for all children, Nurturing Narratives was developed as a story-based language intervention for children. The model emphasizes comprehension, tailors language to the child's developmental level and stresses social engagement. The acquisition of language and literacy skills is embedded in a variety of story-related activities. Do you know somebody who struggles with conversation skills? This evidence-based practice can help.

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  6. Out and About
    Out and About
    $21.95

    Go out and about with ease!

    This short, to-the-point resource, sure be used repeatedly by parents and educators, focuses on everyday events and how to support individuals with ASD to be active participants in the world around them. Created as a "blueprint," the framework lists 10 areas that have been identified in best practice as effective supports for children with an autism spectrum disorder. The individualized blueprint will become second nature to its users as they become more familiar with the support the child needs and, therefore, serve as an indispensable tool in everyday life.

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  7. Perfect Targets
    Perfect Targets
    $19.95

    Learn how to stop bullying!

    The majority of students with autism face torment and bullying from their peers. This book identifies the different types of bullying and what adults must do to curb bullying, helping to prevent the often lifelong effects of this behavior on its victims. Practical strategies and solutions at the school, class and individual levels are presented.

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  8. Plausible Answers to the Question: "Why Do They Do That?"
    Plausible Answers to the Question: "Why Do They Do That?"
    $22.95

    Understand the young child with autism a little bit better!

    This hands-on reference for parents, other caregivers, and teachers ttakes a unique approach to children's behaviors that often dismay and puzzle adults. Using a practical and reader-friendly format, the book presents the following: each behavior on a two-page spread; clear and easy-to-read sections such as: Question & Plausible Answers (does it stem from social, sensory, communication issues), Basic Training (suggestions for what to do), Over and Above (further ideas, who to consult in serious cases, etc.), Red Flags (first signs that the behavior needs attention), and What's Next (possible followup).

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  9. Playing it Right
    Playing it Right
    $22.95

    Play is important to developing life skills.

    The social world is very complex, and children with ASD need help to succeed in developing friendships and communicating effectively. The book contains a series of activities designed to help children with autism develop basic social skills by focusing on elements of social interaction in a variety of settings - home, preschool, kindergarten and elementary school. The book is intended for use by parents, teachers and others working with young children of varying ages. 

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  10. Practical Solutions for Stabilizing Students with Classic Autism to Be Ready to Learn
    Practical Solutions for Stabilizing Students with Classic Autism to Be Ready to Learn
    $21.95

    For students with a classic presentation of autism who struggle with regulation.

    This book is unique because it places importance on offering stabilization strategies that help students with classic autism have a better regulated body. This often enables students to increase their time in school, with most of them working up to full-day participation. This simple-to-use book focuses on two major areas of stabilization found critical for students on the autism spectrum: sensory regulation and visual supports. With proper use of these strategies, the student with classic autism can get to GO! - that is they are regulated and supported.
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