Teach Me With Pictures by Simone Griffin, Ruth Harris, and Linda Hodgdon (XED Griff 2013) This book provides fun and practical ideas to help motivate and extend communication and play skills in children with autism with the support of pictures. The book describes how picture scripts can help facilitate play and learning and provides 40 […]
Michelle Garcia Winner (she is the person behind “Social Thinking”) and a young man on the autism spectrum teach us about social communication. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qYz1SRy15M
The Social Skills Picture Book Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism by Jed Baker. XSS Baker 2001 This book uses photographs of students engaging in a variety of real-life social situations. The realistic format plays to the visual strengths of children with ASD to teach appropriate social behaviors. Color photographs illustrate the […]
Spongebob Prepositions The focus of this activity is to teach various prepositions by using the character Spongebob. This kit includes laminated cards and accompanying prepositional words on Velcro pieces. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
It Means The Same Thing The focus of this activity is to choose three words from a group of five that are synonyms of the pictured word. This kit includes instructions, two pages of matching synonyms to pictures, a key, and a page of extra words that do not belong on the board. If available, […]
Conversation Skills on the Jobs and in the Community by Marily Banks. (XSS Banks) Provide basic conversation skills to students with developmental disabilities and show them how to initiate social interactions. With 50-plus self-managed lessons, this book is self-paced and takes only 12 weeks of bi-weekly, 10 minute training sessions during which students acquire a […]
Unintentional Humor Celebrating the Literal Mind by Linda Gund Anderson. (XOT Ander 2011) Inspired by her son with autism, this book exposes the communication challenges that many people experience. Pp. 167. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Autism- The Musical DVD by Elain Hall. (XOT Music 2007 DVD) This DVD follows the extraordinary and innovative acting coach Elaine Hall, five autistic children, and their parents as they improbably, heroically mount a full-length original stage production. Through trial and error, tears and laughter, these incredible families learn to communicate their feelings in song […]
The Golden Bridge: A Guide to Assistance Dogs for Children Challenged By Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities (New Discoveries in the Human-Animal … (New Discoveries in the Human-Animal Bond) by Patty Dobbs Gross. (XIN Dobbs 2006) This book tells how specially bred and trained dogs help to facilitate communication for children with autism and other […]
Pivotal Response Treatments for Autism: Communication, Social, & Academic Development by Robert L. Koegel and Lynn Kern Koegel. (XIN Koege 2006) Pivotal Response Treatment uses natural learning opportunities to target and modify key behaviors in children with autism, leading to widespread positive effects on communication, behavior, and social skills. This book explains the intervention and […]