Strategies for Teachers
- Conversation Club Curriculum: Teaching Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder$45.00
Conversation Club is the first curriculum of its kind designed specifically for elementary-age students with high-functioning autism (HFA) and other social cognitive challenges to provide a comprehensive instructional framework for teaching both the “how” and “why” of conversation.
The Conversation Club helps instructors guide children through the rudiments of conversation by introducing them to a clubhouse filled with a kid-friendly cast of club members, including Friendly Freddy (the president of the Club); the twins, Looking Louie and Listening Lisa; Fix It Farrah; Good Memory Maria; New Words Nate; and the club mascot, Paco the Parrot.
Club meetings are specially designed to facilitate thinking about the social significance underlying each conversation skill. Conversation goal areas include conversation initiation and topic selection, topic maintenance, perspective taking, and social motivation, environmental awareness and body readiness, active listening behaviors, gaining attention behaviors, and conversation repair.Learn More
- Taking CHARGE of My Rainbow of Emotions$25.95
Are you looking for the perfect way to provide better tools for individuals with autism spectrum disorder?
Identifying and expressing emotions in a socially acceptable way poses challenges for many children with autism and related disorders. Starting with a checklist for assessing emotions, this innovative resource provides caregivers with a framework for giving students the tools they need to become effective emotional managers. Lots of forms and visuals make this a practical and ready-to-use guide for any caregiver.Learn More
- Successful Problem-Solving for High-Functioning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders$19.95
If you know how to solve problems -- life is much easier!
Our lives are full of problems -- small and large -- from knowing how to find pencil to understanding what to do if you are bullied. Many individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulty coming up with effective ways to solve problems. Successful Problem-Solving for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders teaches children how to use a simple rubric to solve problems in the classroom, home, and community.Learn More
- Students With Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel$23.95
College success for those with ASD – Academics and beyond!
For many students with autism spectrum disorders, getting admitted to college is the easy part. Surviving and succeeding can be quite another, as these students transition into a system that is often unprepared to receive them. Accommodating students whose differences very likely fall in social and self-regulatory areas is a particular challenge for disability services providers who are not used to reaching into so many areas of student life. This comprehensive book offers disability services professionals practical strategies for accommodating and supporting students in all phases of college life and beyond. Foreword by Fred Volkmar, MD, and Ami Klim, PhD.Learn More
- 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!Learn More
- Strategies at Hand: Quick and Handy Strategies for Working With Students on the Autism Spectrum$11.95
Quick, handy, easy to use ... flip it open and find help!
This material introduces the concept of convenience to professionals who work with students with autism. It features easy-to-implement strategies that can be used in all types of educational settings and situations. This tool is broken down into five color-coded sections that are easy to locate and use: Learning Environments, Areas of Student Need, Transitions, Alphabetical Explanations of Terms and Resources and References. The easy-to-use material is a companion to Strategies at Hand: Quick Positive Behavior Support Strategies.Learn More
- Strategies at Hand: Quick and Handy Positive Behavior Support Strategies$11.95
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A quick and easy resource to using PBIS strategies!
Eric Hoffer Award Winner!
Mueller and Brewer tackle the critical issue of behavior in their latest practical resource for parents, teachers and other professionals. Using the same handy flip book format that made their earlier ASD resource such a welcomed tool, Strategies at Hand: Quick Positive Behavior Support Strategies contains a wide range of behavioral supports divided into Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Interventions, in keeping with the Response to Intervention (RTI) continuum.Learn More
- Staying in the Game$17.95
“A survival manual for parents and professionals working with children with autism.” Ami Klin
Staying in the Game picks up where many social skills training programs leave off - with generalization. The book addresses this void by presenting a range of interventions aimed at promoting generalization of social skills by showing how to establish social situations that can be opportunities for generalization. The focus of Staying in the Game goes beyond just placing students in inclusion settings, to taking advantage of inclusion by facilitating the use of typical students to address generalization of social skills - one of the most profound challenges for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. With Staying in the Game, families and professionals who support a child with ASD have critical information that describes how to promote generalization of social skills to everyday experience.Learn More
- Starting Pointswas $17.95 Special Price $9.96
A good place to start!
Starting from the premise that no two individuals with ASD are the same. The authors provide a global perspective of how the core characteristics of ASD may appear separately and/or simultaneously, and how they may look in a variety of situations. Each characteristic is then paired with a brief explanation, followed by a series of bulleted interventions. Interventions include strategies and supports that help children on the spectrum who have difficulty with abstract concepts and thoughts, difficulty understanding and regulating their behavior, and much more.Learn More
- Special Considerations for Students with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for School Administrators$21.95
Parents: Does your child's prinicipal understand ASD? This can help!
School administrators: Do you understand your students with ASD? This can help!
School administrators play a key role in creating a mind-set of acceptance of learners with special needs and their families within their school district, region, or school. In many instances, a school administrator guides decisions regarding how teachers address behavioral challenges. This book provides school administrators with useful, practical suggestions and strategies that can increase student achievement, engagement, positive behavior, and social skills for high-functioning students on the spectrum; and increase positive interactions between families and school personnel.Learn More