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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.
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.
Special Education: A Parent's Quick-Start Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Is your child struggling in school? Do you suspect that your child has a disability for which he or she may be entitled to special education services? A Parent’s Quick-Start Guide to Special Education is intended to provide you with a basic introduction to special education and give you step-by-step instructions to help you understand What to Know and What to Do!
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.
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?
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?