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  • 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

    This book introduces autism from a non-clinical, humanist perspective, emphasizing that we are all more alike than different. The author deconstructs the fundamental concepts of the autistic experience using language, examples and anecdotes that are concrete and understandable for all. 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...

  • Different Croaks for Different Folksby Midori Ochiai

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 19.95

    This illustrated book explores the difficulties faced by 'frogs with a different croak'. Aimed at children with autism and related spectrum conditions, Teacher Toad's lessons give practical advice on issues covering everything from hard-to-break habits to physical coordination difficulties. more...

  • Drama Therapy and Storymaking in Special Educationby Paula Crimmens

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95

    This practical resource book for professionals covers the broad spectrum of students attending special needs schools. Paula Crimmens places therapeutic storymaking within the context of drama therapy and offers practical advice on how to structure and set up sessions to be compatible with special needs learning environments. more...

  • Gifted Childrenby Kate Distin

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 26.95

    Gifted Children is a lively and informative exploration of the mystery of the gifted mind and the social and emotional needs of gifted children and their families. The authors give an insight into what is 'normal' for gifted children, acknowledge the difficulties they experience, and offer pointers for parents on how to support them. more...

  • Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disordersby Jo Anne Seip; Vicki Lundine; Catherine Smith

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 56.95

    This training program assesses ASD students' strengths, abilities, fears and challenges and helps them acquire the skills necessary for a smooth transition from school to employment. It is packed with lesson plans, implementation procedures, interactive activities and photocopiable worksheets, and the course can be taught over one or three years. more...

  • A Class Apartby Alec Klein

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 3.99

    Enter Stuyvesant High, one of the most extraordinary schools in America, a place where the brainiacs prevail and jocks are embarrassed to admit they play on the woeful football team. Academic competition is so intense that students say they can have only two of these three things: good grades, a social life, or sleep. About one in four Stuyvesant students... more...

  • Alternative Educationby Yoshiyuki Nagata

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 153.54

    Alternative streams of education have been and remain an important but difficult theme for teachers, parents, policy-makers, and scholars. By focusing on case studies of six countries (Bolivia, Thailand, Australia, USA, The Netherlands, and Denmark), and by comprehensively analysing these by means of international comparative methodologies, the author... more...

  • Reading and Learning Difficultiesby Peter Westwood

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2000; US$ 29.95

    Reading and Learning Difficulties is a comprehensive guide to teaching reading more effectively to a wide range of children. The book presents a variety of research-supported approaches to teaching that have been designed to make learning to read easier and more successful for all children. By examining the way readers process text and identifying... more...