Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs by Darlene Mannix. (XED Manni 2009) Ready-to-use lessons for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs. This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of more than 200 worksheets to help adolescents with special needs build the life skills they need to achieve […]
I Read It, but I Don’t Get It by Chris Tovani. (XED Tovan 2000) This book is a practical, engaging account of how teachers can help adolescents develop new reading comprehension skills. Pp. 140. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Evidence-Based Practice and Autism in the Schools by the National Autism Center. (XED NAC 2009) A guide to providing appropriate interventions to students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Drawing a Blank: Improving Comprehension for Readers on the Autism Spectrum by Emily Iland, MA. (XED Iland 2011) Using a clearly stated and well-organized approach, this practical resource provides educational professionals and parents with the tools to improve comprehension for good decoders who have reading comprehension difficulties, as well as readers who struggle with both […]
Quality Literacy Instruction for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders Edited by Christina Carnahan, Ed.D and Pamela Williamson, Ph.D. (XED Carna 2010) This book is designed to help emergent readers become proficient readers with a particular focus on how the unique characteristics of learners with autism spectrum disorders interact with the development of literacy. If available, […]
Literacy Enhancement Strategies: Enriching the Oral and Written Communication of Upper Elementary, Middle and High School Students with High Functioning Autism by Thomas Daly. (XED Daly 2010) This book is for upper elementary, middle school, and high school students who are at or near grade level on the Autism Spectrum. It covers topics like listening, […]
Practical Ideas that Really Work for Students with Asperger Syndrome by Kathleen McConnell. (XED McCon 2005) This book includes 40 classroom strategies accompanied by worksheets, lists, and visual aids. Pp. 181. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
How to Do Homework without Throwing Up by Trevor Romain. (XED Romai 1997) Designed to make kids laugh while recognizing the importance of school assignments, this book is for parents and educators to share with those kids who hate homework. (Pp.67) If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Just Give Him The Whale!: 20 Ways to Use Fascinations, Areas of Expertise, and Strengths to Support Students with Autism By Paula Kluth. (XED Kluth 2008) When learners with autism have deep, consuming fascinations—trains, triangles, basketballs, whales—teachers often wonder what to do. This concise, highly practical guidebook gives educators across grade levels a powerful new […]
Facilitating the Classroom Learning of Students with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism (XED Morri 2008) Effective strategies are critical to the achievement of elementary-age students with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism. In this video training program, teachers in inclusive classrooms demonstrate practical, innovative ways to successfully strengthen the engagement and learning of students on […]