The Incredible 5 Point Scale

The Incredible 5 Point Scale  by Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis. (XBM Buron 2005 DVD) In this DVD, the authors share their successful use of the simple concept of 5-point scales to help students understand and control their emotional reactions to everyday events that might otherwise set in emotion escalating reactions. Whether it is inappropriate […]

A Mind Apart

A Mind Apart by Peter Szatmari. (XAB Szatm 2004)   The author shows that children with autism spectrum disorders act the way they do because they think in vastly different ways than other people. Dr. Szatmari shares the compelling stories of children he has treated who hear everyday conversation like a foreign language or experience hugs like the clamp of […]