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  1. A "5" Could Make Me Lose Control!
    A "5" Could Make Me Lose Control!
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    Use this teaching activity to help your student who worries.

    This hands-on activity helps highly anxious students cope with stress by identifying social and emotional challenges and analyzing how best to act. In an interactive format, the student places cards that list highly stressful situations into colorful pockets designating stress levels, ranging from 5-1, as the first step in changing the way he thinks about and responds to emotions, such as anxiety, sadness, and anger. Picture-word cards make the activity suitable for students with communication challenges. The kit also includes suggestions about how to incorporate this as part of an effective behavior assessment and problem-solving activity. Now also available with picture word cards, this book is a crowd-pleaser!

    • Ages: 7+
    • Pages: 16
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN: 9781931282314
    • Published: 2007
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  2. Underlying Characteristics Checklist: High-Functioning Autism (UCC-HF)
    Underlying Characteristics Checklist: High-Functioning Autism (UCC-HF)
    $24.95

    The Underlying Characteristics Checklists (UCC) are non-standardized assessment tools intended for use with individuals of all ages who have been diagnosed with ASD or who exhibit behaviors that are often related to ASD and require intervention. The UCC is designed to assist in developing targeted interventions and supports for individuals across the lifespan. The domains assessed include: Social; Restricted Patterns of Behavior, Interests, and Activities; Communication; Sensory Differences; Cognitive Differences; Motor Differences; Emotional Vulnerability; and Medical or Other Biological Factors. The UCC includes the Individual Strengths and Skills Inventory (ISSI), a parallel tool for identifying strengths across the same domains. There are five versions of the UCC for use with individuals cross the lifespan.

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  3. High-Functioning Autism and Difficult Moments
    High-Functioning Autism and Difficult Moments
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    Learn how to stop a meltdown!

    This book offers tried-and-true solutions to minimize and circumvent the often frightening circumstances that surround the cycle of meltdowns, not only for the child with autism, but others in the environment as well. The third edition of this classic and practical book akes the reader through the stages of the cycle and emphasizes the importance of utilizing comprehensive instruction and teachable moments to stop meltdowns.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Staying in the Game
    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.

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  8. Successful Problem-Solving for High-Functioning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    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. 

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  9. The Hidden Curriculum for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations for Adolescents and Young Adults
    The Hidden Curriculum for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations for Adolescents and Young Adults
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    Don't hide the hidden curriculum from people with ASD!

    The hidden curriculum includes: unwritten rules, metaphors and idioms, jokes and riddles, and assumptions and expectations -- information that is typically hidden from individuals with ASD. The hidden curriculum is made simple in the revised and expanded edition of this popular book. The authors provide hundreds of hidden curriculum items and a series of instructional strategies that can be used to teach the hidden curriculum. Instructional aids include charts, forms, and templates designed to make the job of teaching and learning the hidden curriculum more effective.

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  10. The Hidden Curriculum and Other Everyday Challenges for Elementary-Age Children With High-Functioning Autism
    The Hidden Curriculum and Other Everyday Challenges for Elementary-Age Children With High-Functioning Autism
    $14.95

    Do not keep the hidden curriculum hidden from our children!

    In this expanded edition, previously entitled "Practical Solutions to Everyday Challenges for Children with Asperger Syndrome", young authors Haley Myles and Annellise Kolar give simple, no-nonsense advice on how to handle everyday occurrences that can be challenging for children with ASD. This reader-friendly book provides social rules that help children with peer relationships, school and everyday activities. Hidden curriculum ideas, including tips on Internet safety, provide children essential social rules for succeeding in an ever-changing world.

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