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  • Research in Secondary Schools, Volume 17by Thomas E Scruggs; Margo A Mastropieri

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 108.00

    Secondary education of students with learning and behavioral disabilities is an issue of great importance. Unlike elementary schools, secondary schools require substantially more independent functioning, assume the effective use of student planning and study skills, and often lack the classes in basic skills needed by some learners. more...

  • Professing in the Postmodern Academyby Stephen R. Haynes

    Baylor University Press 2002; US$ 34.95

    Professing in the Postmodern Academy examines the landscape of religiously affiliated higher education in America from the perspective of faculty members critically committed to the future of church-related institutions. The book includes articles on a variety of topics from members of the Rhodes Consultation on the Future of Church-Related College,... more...

  • Different Mindsby Deirdre V Lovecky

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 39.95

    Explaining why certain children are gifted and how giftedness is manifested, each chapter addresses the relevance for children with AD/HD and Asperger Syndrome. Lovecky guides parents and professionals through methods of diagnosis and advises on how best to nurture individual needs, positive behaviour and relationships at home and at school. more...

  • The Little Class with the Big Personalityby Fran Hunnisett

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 24.95

    This book is an honest account of the day-to-day challenges faced by the teacher of seven autistic children. The author's creative, accessible approach invites the reader to look beyond the stereotypes of mainstream schooling and explore the experience of teaching a lively group of children with autism. more...

  • Revealing the Hidden Social Codeby Marie Howley; Eileen Arnold

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 26.95

    This text, endorsed by the originator of Social Stories(TM), Carol Gray, offers clear and comprehensive guidance for professionals, parents and carers on how to write successful and targeted Social Stories(TM) that will help develop the autistic spectrum child's understanding of social interaction. more...

  • Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learnby Paula Jacobsen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 25.95

    Jacobsen provides an inside view of how AS pupils perceive and understand what goes on in the classroom, and how they are perceived by fellow pupils and teachers. She adopts a pragmatic approach to improving communication in the classroom and offers practical strategies to increase mutual understanding and create a supportive learning environment. more...

  • Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adultsby Steven Gutstein; Rachelle K Sheely

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 34.95

    This book contains over 200 enjoyable and stimulating activities and exercises ranging over the entire gamut of social and emotional development, and is applicable to anyone, regardless of diagnosis, but will be particularly valuable for those on the autism spectrum. A free companion website provides further information and support. more...

  • Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroomby Rebecca Moyes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 29.95

    How do teachers and parents of children with autism address a child's social skills? What do they do about problem behaviors? This book provides explanations for these behaviours, and practical help for both teachers and parents to address them. Teachers learn how to create environmental supports and to incorporate specific teaching strategies. more...

  • Demystifying the Autistic Experienceby William Stillman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 21.95

    Parents, caregivers and educators are often at a loss about how best to support an individual with autism because they are overwhelmed by 'behaviors', inundated with prognoses and clinical jargon, or confused by technical information. This book introduces autism from a non-clinical, humanist perspective, emphasizing that we are all more alike than... more...

  • Different Like Meby Jennifer Elder; Jennifer Elder; Marc Thomas

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 16.95

    Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with AS, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson, among others. All excel in different fields, but are united by the fact that they often found it difficult to fit in-just like Quinn. more...