Helping Your Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

helpingHelping Your Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder by Stephanie Lockshin, PH.D., BCBA, Jennifer Gillis, MA, BCBA, & Raymond Romanczyk, PH.D., BCBA

(XFM Locks 2005)

With this workbook, parents learn the latest and most effective ASD management techniques for their children, including the use of the family enhancement treatment model designed by the authors—a program that provides step-by-step guidelines for fostering children’s abilities and enhancing the health of the whole family.

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Coping with Stress Through Picture Rehearsal

copingCoping with Stress Through Picture Rehearsal by June Groden, Ph.D., Patricia LeVasseur, M.Ed., Amy Diller, M.S., & Joseph Cautela, Ph.D.

(XIN Grode 2002)

Picture rehearsal is an instructional strategy that uses repeated practice of a sequence of behaviors by presenting the sequence to the individual in the form of pictures and accompanying script.

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FLIPP The Switch Strengthening Executive Functioning Skills

flippFLIPP the Switch Strengthing Executive Functioning Skills by Sheri Wilkins, PhD and Carol Burmeister, MA

XIN Wilki 2015

Readers will learn about executive function (EF) and how EF skills contribute to success in school, at home, and in work environments. Most importantly, readers will receive specific instructions, templates, and how-to scenarios for 25 strategies, five strategies for each of the five FLIPP components – flexibility, leveled emotionality, impulse control, planning, and problem solving.
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Growing Together Across the Autism Spectrum

growing-togetherGrowing Together Across the Autism Spectrum by Elizabeth Marks

XFM Marks 2015

A kid’s guide to living with, learning from, and loving a parent with autism spectrum disorder.

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from the resource room at no cost.

Peek-a-Boo Sensory Board

Great Sensory toy idea!

Motherhood And Other Adventures

I knew that I wanted to do a fun project involving the tops from baby wipes containers ever since I saw this post from I Can Teach My Child on Pinterest.  I started saving wipes lids and was inspired to create this Peek-a-Boo Sensory Board while wandering the aisles at Home Depot. 20140625-130952.jpg I picked out flooring samples for both indoor and outdoor carpet, as well as linoleum.  When I got home I flipped the samples over and traced the outline of the inside of the wipes lids on the backs of the samples with a Sharpie.  I cut along the outline so they fit perfectly inside! I grabbed a partial piece of foam board and moved the wipes lids around until I was happy with the layout.  Then I simply grabbed my trusty hot glue gun and glued the wipes lids to the foam board.  Finally, I glued the cut…

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Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety a Guide to Successful Stress Management

Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety a Guide to Successful Stress Management Anxietyby Nick Dubin
(XAS Dubin 2009)
This book offers practical advice on how individuals with AS can manage their anxiety more effectively. As a person with AS who has struggled with feelings of anxiety and learnt how to overcome them, Nick Dubin shares his own tried and tested solutions along with up-to-date research on stress management for individuals with AS, including a chapter on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

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Practical Social Skills For Autism Spectrum Disorders

Practical Social Skills For Autism Spectrum Disorders Social Skillsby Kathleen Koenig
(XSS Koeni 2012)
The author explains how critical it is for kids to not simply learn new social skills that fit their individual needs, but to be able to seamlessly integrate them into a range of day-to-day situations, from the classroom to the lunchroom to the dinner table at home.

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Everyday Classroom Strategies and Practices for Supporting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

everydayEveryday Classroom Strategies and 
Practices for Supporting Children 
with Autism Spectrum Disorders 
by Jamie Bleiweiss, PhD, Lauren Hough, 
MsEd, and Shirley Cohen, PhD
(XED Bleiw 2013)
This resource clearly communicates how 
to create a classroom in which every 
learner succeeds with specific and easy-
to-implement strategies for students 
who require minimal supports as 
well as those who require more 
intensive interventions.

 

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Make Social Learning Stick!

make soc learMake Social Learning Stick! by 
Elizabeth A Sautter, MA CCC-SLP
(XSS Sautt 2014)
This book offers a social learning diet 
of concepts and actions that can be 
used in everyday life to increase verbal 
and nonverbal language, listening skills,
understanding of hidden rules,
perspective taking, executive functioning,and more.

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Grandparent’s Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Grandparent's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders Grandparentby Nancy Mucklow
 (XFM Muckl 2012)
Grandparent's Guide to ASD includes 
tried-and-true recommendations on 
how to deal with sensory issues, new 
and unfamiliar environments, dietary 
considerations, emotional meltdowns, 
communication, selecting the right toys, 
participating in school and family 
events... and much more.

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from the resource room at no cost.

Silently Seizing

Silently Seizing silentlyby Caren Haines, RN
 (XMD Haine 2012)
Backed by up-to-the-minute research, 
this book includes sections on what
autism is, the seizure-autism connection, 
tips for diagnosing and treating seizures,
as well as how to better understand 
children's behavior.



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the resource room at no cost.

IT MEANS THE SAME THING

It Means The Same ThingThe goal of this teaching support is to have the child select words that are synonyms of the pictured words. You can also have your child decide which words ARE NOT synonyms of the pictured word and remove them, placing them on the Velcro spots on the smaller plain white board.

Getting to Know You

getting to know you“Getting to Know You” is a great game to play in a classroom or at home with new friends. These cards are designed for children to get to know someone. Using these cards, children will be able to talk about themselves and learn about others as well.

Ordering Food & Proper Table Manners

ordering food“Ordering Food” provides individuals with a step-by-step process for ordering food. Also pictured is a sample place setting which includes appropriate table manners for using a full place setting.

A “5” Could Make Me Lose Control

a 5 could make me lose controlA “5” Could Make Me Lose Control! is a great teaching aid to help your child learn how to regulate their emotions. Included in the kit are different cards with scenarios that need to be matched with the appropriate point and corresponding emotion on the scale.

Crossing A Street (with no light)

crossing a street (no light) “Crossing A Street (No Light)” is a must-have visual support if your child is wanting to gain independence. Crossing a street can be very scary and very dangerous, but if given the necessary information in a way your child will understand can be extremely helpful!