- Drawing a Blank $34.95
Students with autism should not have struggle with reading comprehension!
Despite having an advanced ability to recognize words many people with autism spectrum disorder need support with reading comprehension. Comprehension difficulties in readers with ASD can be subtle and, as a result, their substantial level of risk for reading comprehension problems is often overlooked or unaddressed with many students struggle in silence. This practical and well-researched resource provides the tools needed to improve comprehension skills. The book emphasizes the importance of using evidence-based and promising practices, based on thorough assessment of students with autism spectrum. Foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD.Learn More
- Underlying Characteristics Checklist: Early Intervention (UCC-EI) $24.95
The perfect assessment instrument for developing early intervention programs for very young children with characteristics of ASD
For ages 3 months to 5 years 11 months
The UCC is designed to assist in developing individualized, targeted interventions and supports. The Underlying Characteristics Checklists Early intervention (UCC-EI) is a non-standardized assessment tool for use with individuals from 3 months through 5 years of age who exhibit behaviors often related to ASD. 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. Package of 20 blank protocols. Manual sold separately.Learn More
- Everybody is Different $9.95
A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters With Autism
Many brothers and sisters of young people have a hard time understanding what autism is and why their siblings with autism spectrum disorder do what they do. This book gives answers to the many questions brothers and sisters have about their siblings. In addition to explaining in basic terms the characteristics of autism, this book is full of helpful suggestions for making family life more fun and comfortable for everyone. The many illustrations make this a warm and accessible book for young people.Learn More
- Everyday Classroom Strategies and Practices for Supporting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders $34.95
Students in the inclusive Nest Model score above their peers in statewide assessments with no paraprofessional support!
The ASD Nest Program serves students with autism spectrum disorder and typically-developing students in a co-teaching model and does not require paraprofessional participation. Adopted by the New York City Public Schools and the country of Denmark, this evidence-based approach shows how children with ASD can be successful in general education settings. This timely resource clearly communicates how to create a classroom in which every learner succeeds with specific and easy-to-implement strategies for students who require minimal supports, as well as those who require more intense interventions. It incorporates evidence-based practices, positive behavior supports, and uses Response to Intervention (RtI).Learn More
- Facilitating Early Social Communication Skills $79.95
Learn to teach social and language skills to preschool students using thematic units!
This textbook presents a developmental social-pragmatic approach to facilitate language and social communication in children. Reflecting the principles of universal design and evidence-based practices of the SCERTS model (Prizant et al.), this book provides information that result in children with autism learning to communicate and interact with their peers. The textbook is divided into five chapters representing the theoretical and organizational framework of social pragmatic intervention as well as 12 developmentally and functionally-appropriate thematic units. It meets criteria for evidence based practice for children with ASD and adheres to many of the standards set by the DEC and NAYEYC for a high-quality early childhood program.Learn More
- FBA to Z $24.95
Revolutionary approach to the FBA
You cannot understand the behavior if you do not consider the underlying needs!
FBA to Z: Functional Behavior and Intervention Plans for Individuals With ASD presents an approach to conducting functional behavior assessments that is more holistic than the traditional FBA and considers not just the surface patterns but also the underlying needs related to autism. This revolutionary approach to the FBA highlights the need to understand an individual’s unique needs and strengths. Using a case study throughout the book, the authors address the characteristics of individuals with ASD within the FBA, ultimately resulting in the development of comprehensive, meaningful, and effective interventions, based on the specific needs of the learner.Learn More
- Finding Our Way $21.95
The "go to" parent resource
Autism Society Award Winner!
This book, written by the mother of three children on the autism spectrum, targets the major issues families face in creating a comfortable environment for every family member. With a balance of heart-warming and side-splitting humor, the author presents countless practical tools for everything from developing positive relations with your child's teachers to organization to surviving a trip to the grocery store.Learn More
- FLIPP the Switch $24.95
Evidence-based strategies that can be used at home, in school, in the community, and at work to improve executive functioning skills
A practical book written for parents and educators by parents and educators. The target audience is anyone who works with young people aged 3-22 who have executive functioning difficulties. Readers receive specific instructions, templates, and how-to scenarios for 25 strategies -- five strategies for each of the five FLIPP components – flexibility, leveled emotionality, impulse control, planning, and problem-solving. This book is indispensable for anyone who wants to minimize behavior challenges, maximize on-task behavior, and support positive social-emotional development in a child or student.Learn More
- Friendly Facts $19.95
Mom's Choice Award!
Making and keeping friends doesn't come easy for children with autism spectrum disorder. Many children need to learn a range of strategies to expand their social skills, such as reading facial expressions and body language. This interactive curriculum aimed at children ages 7-11, addresses these challenges by breaking down the complex concept of making friends into simpler ideas. Through fun, engaging activities, children practice and gain real-life knowledge of the major "secrets" of making and keeping friends. By gaining the foundation for making and keeping friends at a crucial age, children are better prepared to successfully interact with others for the rest of their lives.Learn More
- Gear Up for Success $21.95
Find simple ways to differentiate instruction!
Using the analogy of shifting gears on a bicycle, this three-tiered planning model provides education teams with evidence-based practices at three different levels of intensity to address the unique challenges of students on the autism spectrum in a variety of common settings and circumstances. The book not only gives an overview of evidence-based practices, but goes a step further by helping educators understand how they can modify the delivery of interventions based on the intensity of the student's needs, instructional group size, and other changing circumstances.Learn More