Decoding Dating by John Miller XAT Mille 2015 This book methodically breaks down the steps of dating giving advice on the best places to meet women – whether on or offline, getting ready for the big date, where to go and what to talk about,and how to tell if a second date is on the […]
“What’s Happening To Me?” by Peter Mayle XAT Mayle 1975 Discusses the mental and physical changes that take place during puberty. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Personal Hygiene? What’s that Got to Do with Me? by Pat Crissey (XAT Criss 2005) This curriculum is designed to help students understand how others perceive their appearance and the social implications of neglecting personal hygiene. Step-by-step cartoons explain exactly what the student needs to do to ensure good hygiene. Quizzes and activity pages provide […]
Dear Diana…Diana’s Guide to Independent Living by Diana Bilezikian (XAT Bilez 2014) This book is a helpful collection of advice and support for how to live an independent and meaningful life. Hints and suggestions are grouped under the major headings of Life, Consumer, and Financial Skills; Communication and Interpersonal Skills; Self-Care and Domestic Living; Getting […]
Navigating College A Handbook on Self Advocacy by Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) (XAT Asan 2013) Navigating College is an introduction to the college experience from those of us who’ve been there. The writers and contributors are Autistic adults, and we’re giving you the advice that we wish someone could have given us when we […]
Sexuality and Severe Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Health Educators by Kate Reynolds. (XAT Reyno 2014) Sexual health and sexuality can be difficult subjects for parents and caregivers to broach with autistic children, made more challenging when children are at the severe end of the autism Sexual health and sexuality can be […]
Spotlight on Social Skills Adolescent by Carol LoGuidice. LoGui 2008 Increase success in social communication with instruction that systematically targets specific skills and uses a variety of learning methods. The activities teach explicit aspects of social skills in everyday contexts with these learning strategies: Explicit instruction Modeling Observation Discussion Role-Playing Other guided practice If available, item can […]
Fitting in and Having Fun Volume 4 XSS Fitti 2013 This video modeling DVD follows a teen named Jon as he learns to navigate high school by becoming more aware of the unspoken rules his teachers and peers expect him to know. The DVD includes the TD Social Skills exclusive “What they’re thinking” insight windows […]
The Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations by Brenda Myles, Melissa Trautman, and Rhonda Schelvan. XSS Myles 2013 In the revised and expanded edition of this popular book, the authors narrow their target to issues common to adolescents and young adults. While many of the features of the original book have […]
Life Skill Lessons by Ellen McPeek Glisan. (XED Glisa 2006) Teaches a wide variety of life skills aligned to general curriculum (Math, Social Studies, Science/Health, Language Arts) for transition students with mild to moderate disabilities. (Pp. 248) If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.