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Where to Send Your Child: Private, Public or Home School? Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life & student affairs
Wow! Great job! You have gone through the selection process of finding the best education suited for your child! You've planned and asked questions, toured the schools, sent in the applications, received acceptance or decline letters.
Autism: Managing Meltdowns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Every parent finds themselves dealing with a temper tantrum at sometime, but tantrums involving children and youth with autism are typically more frequent and severe. These tantrums are often referred to as meltdowns. Parents and caregivers of children with autism know that dealing with meltdowns is a part of their daily lives. This book is designed to help adults manage meltdowns safely.
The Edible Alphabet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
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A unique way to teach the alphabet while introducing new foods. The graphic designs are made from foods representing each letter. Nutrition information is available for the highlighted foods. A visual design of MyPlate is included.
I Am Not Like The Other Kids But That Is Okay With Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Growing up I began to realize that I was different from my peers. At first this bothered me and hindered the development of my self-esteem. As I got older I started to realize that this was not a big deal and it began to bother me less and less. I began seeking out other ways to become involved in things that would help me feel connected to my peers. Participating in music was my outlet.
Anything You Can Do, I Can Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
We’ve all heard of the song “Anything You Can Do, I can do Better.” This is something that I have taken with me own life and adapted it into the way I approach social interaction and things dealing with Asperger’s Syndrome. I believe that all children have the ability to learn, feel, love, and connect with other children. Some will be better at it than others but everyone can love and connect.
I've Got Self-Esteem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
Born on Wednesday, March 27th 1985 , I seemed so normal. I was a perfectly healthy baby just as other babies typically are. It wasn’t until much later when I endured so much pain that I would go on a roller coaster ride in which I spent a few years thinking I wasn’t normal and I wasn’t worthy of love. In this book you will see how I learned to remember myself as Travis and not as Asperger's.
What Is Going On In There?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
I went through middle school and high school without too many bouts of depression. The late development and need for social interaction was probably the reason. I was able to get through by surrounding myself with activities that I enjoyed and I was still being who I truly am. It wasn’t until my freshman year of college before I started having a hard time with everything. This book is my mind.
My Mind Does Not Work LIke Yours
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Throughout my entire life I’ve been trying to be understood. I’ve felt misunderstood since the beginning really. There were times in Elementary School where I was misunderstood. From an early age of just 7 years old my intentions with others were misunderstood or misinterpreted by my peers. This book is an in depth look into how my brain functions and thinks differently than most brains.
My Dream Job With Autism
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Often times, people with autism struggle to find employment. The person with autism might not be the best at a particular job such as being a bank teller, being a waiter at a restaurant, or even working the basic factory job. Someone with autism will likely be more employable in a career that they are interested in and very passionate about. It is likely we will succeed in special interest areas.
One Thousand and One Days
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
An enchanting peek into the world of the special school; tales that are touching, surprising and amusing. Find out how useful it can be to play at lions, why custard on your lapels is a sign you might get the job and what teachers do with vibrating snakes.
Disorder Fact Sheet Resource Booklet: For parents and teachers of exceptional learners
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
Teaching students with disabilities is both a challenging and especially rewarding calling. This booklet provides fact sheets which list signs and symptoms of over thirty disabilities or disorders and a list of research based instructional strategies. It also contains an extensive glossary of special education terms and resources (including assessment tools).
Navigating Special Needs Services in Charleston, SC
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Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
This guide is intended to help the families of children with disabilities locate useful resources. The agencies listed are specific to Charleston, SC, but the principles presented will be helpful in locating similar services in all areas.
Coping To Excelling: Solutions for school-aged children diagnosed with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Coping to Excelling illuminates the world of High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome in school-aged children. Narrated by a mother of a son with Asperger’s, this engaging book allows the reader the unique opportunity to ‘see through the eyes’ of those on the high end of the Autism Spectrum by way of eye-opening interviews and expert advice from those who have achieved their full potential.
Current Trends for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Children: Are we headed in the right direction?
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You set the price! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
The upcoming DSM-V will likely include the diagnosis of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder which could lead to a second wave of rapid increases in the diagnosis. Are the prescibed medications safe for adolescents and increasingly younger children? Do they work? What are the side effects? Are doctors and parents considering non-pharmaceutical treatments? What are the non-pharmaceutical treatments?
Autism Goes to School - Book One in the School Daze Series
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
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Amazon Bestseller - After suddenly receiving custody of his five year old son, Ben must learn how to be a dad to a child with autism. Ben's sixty hour a week work schedule goes out the window. Teacher Melanie Nicols sees Ben as a dead beat dad, but grudgingly comes to admire how he hangs in, determined to learn for his son’s sake. Her admiration grows to more as father and son come to rely on her.
iPad Curriculum for Students who are Blind/Visually Impaired: Instructor Guide in 6 Lessons
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
This iPad curriculum with VoiceOver is geared toward upper elementary, middle and high school students. It can be adapted by breaking down the steps further and finding more appropriate research topics and apps for younger students. The lessons are planned for small group instruction but can be used for one-to-one instruction also. Lessons may be further divided for students who need more time.
Excuse Me?! (The Life of a Special Ed. Teacher)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Teachers: we've all seen them out and about in society. When I was little I figured that their classrooms were like their own private little biospheres; I just didn't know where they slept. (I about fainted the first time I saw my teacher at a grocery store.) OK, so maybe they are just like everybody else, but what about special education teachers? Surely they aren't normal...right?