- Conversation Club Curriculum: Teaching Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder $44.95
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
- Show Me! A Teacher's Guide to Video Modeling $19.95
Winner of the 2018 Teachers' Choice Award!
A step-by-step guide to a fast, effective, and proven strategy – video modeling
With today’s technology (tablets, smartphones, applications), implementing video modeling, an evidence-based practice, is easier than ever! Show Me! A Teacher's Guide to Video Modeling is a comprehensive guide to begin incorporating video modeling into classroom instruction. Case studies, examples, and step-by-step instructions are included in this user-friendly book. This book is meant to inspire readers to think about how they can use video modeling by providing many real-life examples of students who have used and found benefits from watching video to learn social skills, positive behaviors, and academics.Learn More
- Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence was $19.95 Special Price $17.85
Help your child/student transition to middle/high school and experience success at school!
Autism Society Award Winner!
Transitions to middle and high school and the experiences in these environments pose challenges for all students. But for students with high-functioning autism the transition can be traumatic, leading to a downward emotional spiral and even depression. This comprehensive book starts with an overview of those characteristics of autism that make adolescence particularly challenging and difficult. The centerpiece of the book is a look at strategies and supports for a successful school experience for students with ASD in middle and high school.Learn More
- Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual 2 $18.95
A guide to understanding autism and personal strengths and resources. The perfect workbook.
National Parenting Publications Award Winner!
Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual 2 for Older Adolescents and Adults is the eagerly anticipated sequel to Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual, which was primarily written for middle school-age children. Using the same easy-to-follow format, this interactive workbook deals with issues that older adolescents and adults face such as relationships, marriage, independent living, employment, self-care, etc. This workbook is encouraging and positively written.Learn More
- Autism as Context Blindness $34.95
Dr. Vermeulen has produced a brilliant work that demands attention. Autism as Context Blindness provides a unique glance into the minds of individuals with ASD.
The internationally known psychologist, Vermeulen explains how the autistic brain functions and highlights the impact of not understanding context. Full of often humorous examples, the book examines context as it relates to observation, social interactions, communication and knowledge. Vermeulen discusses ways to reduce context blindness. Dr. Vermeulen's insights regarding context blindness deliver fresh perspective on how individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) perceive and respond to their environment.Learn More
- Building Independence $34.95
Increase Independence and engagement. Provide a sense of accomplishment.
Structured work systems provide visual information about what work needs to be done, how much works needs to be done, when the work is complete and what will happen next. Due to the predictability and sense of accomplishment that is built into the system, many individuals with ASD find that structured work time is their favorite time of the day. Full of color photos and case examples spanning different ages and levels of functioning, the book provides an A-Z guide to work systems, including assessment, strategies for building work systems into the curriculum, IEPs, and lesson planning. Foreword by Gary Mesibov, PhD.Learn More
- Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model - Release 2.0 $49.95
Do you know the five levels of intervention that are necessary for successful programs?
Autism Society Award Winner!
The award-winning Ziggurat Model, designed for individuals across the spectrum, presents a framework for developing interventions for individuals of all ages with ASD consistent with current trends in education, including response to intervention (RTI), evidence-based practices, and positive behavior support. The Ziggurat Model 2.0 is updated with the latest research and a new version of the Underlying Characteristics Checklist for Early Intervention (UCC-EI). Foreword by Gary Mesibov, PhD.Learn More
- Diary of a Social Detective $19.95
Learn social skills while solving social mysteries!
Detective agencies come in many shapes and forms, but never before has there been a one-man social detective agency! Johnny Multony, transformed from "not fitting in" and "not understanding social situations to a socially savvy kid, starts the first-ever social detective agency. He is then hired by other students in his school for help with common interpersonal dilemmas, such as cliques, dealing with disappointments, bullying, personal space, friends, body language, and much more. Enjoyable and educational.Learn More
- Hygiene and Related Behaviors for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders $21.95
A fun approach to teaching healthy and socially acceptable behaviors
Mom's Choice Award Winner!
This innovative curriculum teaches important hygiene skills and associated social understanding using a fun approach that targets the core characteristics and learning styles of children and adolescents on the autism spectrum. The author's generous use of structure, predictability, self-monitoring and ways to convey and check for social understanding is integrated into all discussions and activities. Topics focus on healthy and socially acceptable behaviors, addressing basic daily hygiene to picking your nose, using public restrooms, and burping and fartingLearn More