Parties, Dorms, and Social Norms by Lisa Meeks and Tracy Masterson (XAD Meeks 2016) The authors are respectful and informative in explaining concepts that may be socially confusing and cloaked in non-verbal cues for young adults on the spectrum. This manual fills a gap in resources and, for that, we parents and young adults on […]
by Rylan Jay Testa, PhD; Deborah Coolhart, PhD; Jayme Peta, MA (XAT Testa 2015) A guide for teens and young adults exploring gender identity. If available, item can be checked out from resource room at no cost.
Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis for Behavior Technicians and Other Practitioners by Michele Wallace and G. Roy Mayer (XIN Walla 2017) This book is a training manual for individuals pursuing the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification through the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB). This manual is designed to be used in tandem with a BCBA […]
Keisha’s Doors/Las Puertas de Keisha by Marvie Ellis (XBK Ellis 2005) An older sister can’t understand why her little sister, Keisha, won’t play with her. The family discovers that Keisha has autism and goes to a therapist to understand what autism means to them. Una hermana mayor no entiende porque su hermana menor, Keisha, no […]
Trainman Gaining Acceptance…and Friends…Through Special Interest by Stefan and Barbara Kavan (XBK Kavan 2011) In this warmly illustrated children’s book, we meet Stefan, who has a deep interest in trains, roads, and maps. If available, item can be checked out from resource room at no cost.
The Sensory Child Gets Organized by Carolyn Dalgliesh (XOT Dalgl 2013) Teaches the parents of “sensory” kids how to organize and empower their children for greater success at home, at school, and in life. If available, item can be checked out from resource room at no cost.
Out and About Preparing Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Participate in Their Communities by Jill Hudson & Amy Bixler Coffin (XSS Hudso 2007) This book focuses on everyday events and how to enable and support individuals on the autism spectrum to be active participants in the world around them. Created as a Blueprint to […]
In Control: A Skill Building Program for Teaching Young Adolescents to Manage Anger by Millicent H. Kellner (XBM Kelln 2001) This user-friendly manual shows how to teach effective anger management skills to middle school students. If available, item can be checked out from resource room at no cost.
Seeing is Believing by Tom Buggey, Ph.D (XIN Bugge 2009) Video self-modelling (VSM) is a proven and effective method for teaching skills and behaviours to people with autism. The technique uses home-made videos (created by parents, teachers, or therapists) to demonstrate a desired behaviour. The key feature of any self-modelling video is that the person […]
The Child with Autism at Home & in the Community by Kathy LaBosh and LanNita Miller (XFM 2011 Labos) Hundreds of easy-to-read bullet points provide tips that readers can put into action immediately. First they cleverly tackle home life, from breakfast to bedtime, and then they take readers on a trip through the community, offering […]