Make 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. If available, item can be checked out […]
Grandparent’s Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders by 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. If available, item can be checked out […]
Silently Seizing by 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. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
The 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” 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” 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! 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 (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!
NEW DIAGNOSIS Family Orientation Program – Free Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 6:30 – 8:00 PM A one session, multi family group program designed to provide introductory information about Autism Spectrum Disorders Christopher Hall – Studio Room 904 W Nevada – Urbana, IL Focus: The program is designed to assist parents, extended family, and friends. It […]
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