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Inclusive Programming For Middle School Students with Autism

by Sheila Wagner, M.Ed.


Inclusive Programming For Elementary Students with Autism

by Sheila Wagner, M.Ed.

An OASIS Visitor Writes:   This book is an excellent resource for all those schools working to incorporate AS, NLD and HFA kids into their classrooms. It includes strategies tested in a number of schools and school districts, and offers practical suggestions with clear instructions on how to implement them.

It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend

by Richard Lavoie

While not specific to the social struggles of kids on the autism spectrum, this book offers real world advice on overcoming executive function deficits as they impact relationships in the home and community.

Parents of Children with Disabilities:A Survival Guide for Fathers & Mothers

by Press Barnhill and Gena P. Barnhill

Press Barnhill has contributed to Parents of Children with Disabilities as an author. Press and Gena Barnhill are the parents of a 32-year old son diagnosed with Asperger syndrome and bipolar disorder. The Barnhills have founded and facilitated a 350-member parent support group for families raising children with autism, Asperger syndrome, and related disabilities from 2000 to 2006. Much of the insight for the book comes from the experiences of these families. Gena has a PhD in special education in the areas of autism and behavior disorders from the University of Kansas. She is now a special education professor at Lynchburg College.

We’ve Got Issues

by Judith Warner

I found this a compellingly honest and brave book.

From amazon-

Insightful, compelling, and deeply moving, We’ve Got Issues is for parents, doctors, and teachers-anyone who cares about the welfare of today’s children.

Smart but Scattered

by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare

There’s nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your “smart but scattered” child might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there’s a lot you can do to help. The latest research in child development shows that many kids who have the brain and heart to succeed lack or lag behind in crucial “executive skills”–the fundamental habits of mind required for getting organized, staying focused, and controlling impulses and emotions. Learn easy-to-follow steps to identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses, use activities and techniques proven to boost specific skills, and problem-solve daily routines. Small changes can add up to big improvements–this empowering book shows how.

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