The National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) is one of the most respected awards programs in the United States today. AAPC is proud to announce that four recent AAPC releases have been selected as winners.
Gold Award Winners
· TIPS: Teaching Important Parenting Strategies, Raising a Child With Limited Verbal Skills
TIPS: Teaching Important Parenting Strategies: Raising a Child With Limited Verbal Skills is an excellent resource for anyone raising a young child with limited communication skills and/or challenging behaviors. Based on questions and answers that parents and caregivers have asked the authors throughout the years, TIPS may be read in its entirety, or readers can skip around among individual questions and answers. Either way, the book can be used as a reference for finding practical, user-friendly solutions to common challenges encountered by parents and caregivers, including communication, behavior, technology, community outings, and sensory needs. All answers follow best practice and evidence-based strategies.
· Rules and Tools for Parenting Children With Autism and Related Disorders: Changing Behavior One Step at a Time
Rules and Tools for Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: Changing Behavior One Step at a Time, gives parents the much-needed information that will empower them to be their child’s best advocates and will ultimately lead to their child reaching his or her limitless potential. It guides parents’ journey toward understanding their child and solving problems related to their behavior. With the 119 rules and tools presented, parents and caregivers are sure to learn everything they need to know when it comes to their child’s behavior. Using checklists, forms, and other practical tools, parents are able to track their child’s progress.
Silver Award Winner
· Taking CHARGE of My Rainbow of Emotions, Facilitator's Guide and Workbook
Taking CHARGE of My Rainbow of Emotions Facilitators Guide and Workbook is an innovative resource providing a framework for giving students the tools they need to effectively manage their emotions. The practical strategies presented help students handle challenging situations during everyday activities. The emotional management strategies in this book can be summarized by the acronym CHARGE. The letters stand for the six categories of emotional management strategies – Chat, Helpful Thinking, Amusement, Relaxation, Good Routine, and Exercise. All strategies are helpful for individuals with social-emotional challenges. Various forms and visuals make this a ready-to-use guide for educators, parents, and other professionals who intend to coach a child, adolescent, or an adult.
Bronze Award Winner
· Sensory Issues and High-Functioning Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders, Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World
Using the same easy-to-read format as the first edition, the newly updated and expanded Sensory Issues and High-Functioning Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders explains how many children with high-functioning ASD relate to the world through their senses. The book reviews sensory processing terminology and how the sensory systems impact behavior. An expanded discussion of assessment tools is followed by a comprehensive chapter on evidence-based interventions. Finally, a new chapter looks at meeting a student's sensory needs throughout the day and across environments with simple and easy-to-use forms and checklists.
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