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Autism: Managing Meltdowns
By Judy Rushton
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.
800+ Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives: For use in K-12 Classrooms
By Chris de Feyter
Price: $6.47 USD. Words: 42,200. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
Chris de Feyter's 3rd edition of 800+ Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives for use in K - 12 Classrooms includes a collection of 1000 SMART Goals that can be used to address diverse student learning, behavioral and developmental needs in general education and special education. With some adjusting, these goals can also be used in Home Schools.
The Edible Alphabet
By Sandra Frank, Ed.D, RDN, LD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
By Travis Breeding
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
By Travis Breeding
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
By Travis Breeding
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?
By Travis Breeding
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
By Travis Breeding
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
By Travis Breeding
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
By Ginny Brown
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
By Althea Penn
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).
Special Education: What Every Parent and Lawyer Needs to Know
By Matthew Famiglietti
Price: $25.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Educational Law & Legislation
The Individualized Education Program (IEP), Mediation, Due Process, Fees and Expenses, and Other Remedies are covered in lay terms, making it easy for parents to understand what is happening, but there is sufficient detail and case law to make this an excellent resource for practicing attorneys.
Special Education: A Parent's Quick-Start Guide
By Norman Ames
Price: $4.99 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
By Blake Crosby
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
By Jennifer Allen
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?
By Gregory Farnsworth Owens
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?
创新能量 (The Simplified Chinese Edition)
By Jeffrey Day, Sr
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 640. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Developmental Biology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
本册为这套电子书的第一册,名为道心本光。从外观上看,由21个不同的人体动作所组成,实际上每1个动作都包括了身、心、灵统一的特殊活动。这个活动就是使自我通过身体的动作,心灵的想象,跟随着宇宙是怎样由其本源的创造能量所创造的过程,也经历一场通过大爆炸粉碎一个旧的自我(这个旧的自我可能在身、心、灵方面存在着不同程度的疾病、烦恼和创伤),然后通过开天辟地,万物化生,脱胎换骨等等活动步骤,创造出一个新的自我来(这个新的自我在身、心、灵诸方面达到了高度的统一和和谐,进入到一个健康、愉快和清静光明的新天地)。经常修炼道心本光,就可以焕发青春,得到健康、愉快和长寿的功效,还可以克服有时候仅仅依靠其它方法很难解决的身、心、灵方面的问题。”
Autism Goes to School - Book One in the School Daze Series
By Sharon A. Mitchell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
By Nalida Besson
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)
By Patrick Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
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?