Smiley Saurus Goes to the Doctor

IMG_1145Smiley Saurus Goes to the Doctor (DVD)

(XMD Smile 2006)

This is a priming video designed to show children with autism some of the routines for visiting medical practitioners. This DVD presents a typically developing child undergoing a basic physical examination. 9 minutes.

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Understanding Brothers and Sisters with Asperger Syndrome

understanding brothers and sisters with asperger syndromeUnderstanding Brothers and Sisters with Asperger Syndrome

(XFM Under 2007)

This DVD is designed to help children of different ages understand and support their siblings on the autism spectrum. 109 minutes.

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Understanding Brothers and Sisters on the Autism Spectrum

understanding brothers and sisters on the autism spectrumUnderstanding Brothers and Sisters on the Autism Spectrum

(XFM Autis 2007)

This DVDs is designed to help children of different ages understand and support their siblings on the autism spectrum. These videos show siblings that other kids are facing the same challenges they face, and explores a range of ways the kids interviewed have learned to get along with and enjoy their brothers and sisters.  The videos also can help parents understand the special needs of their neurotypical children.  94 minutes

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Asperger Syndrome for Dad: Becoming An Even Better Father To Your Child With Asperger Syndrome

asperger syndrome for dadAsperger Syndrome for Dad: Becoming An Even Better Father To Your Child With Asperger Syndrome by Dan Coulter; Drew Coulter and Dan Coulter (DVD)

(XFM Coult 2004)

This video offers practical actions for fathers and other family members to help understand problem behaviors, encourage strengths, and help children with Asperger Syndrome prepare for adulthood.  26 minutes.

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Workshop One: Be Your Child’s Best Play Partner

workshopone-dvdWorkshop One: Be Your Child’s Best Play Partner  by Richard Solomon, M.D.

(XIN Solom 2007DVD)

Based on The Play Project using FloorTime/DIR model from Stanley Greenspan, M.D. and Serena Wieder, Ph.D.  Shows dozens of video clips demonstrating effective play-based interventions.

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Going to the Heart of Autism: The Relationship Development Intervention Program

goingtotheheartofautismrdiGoing to the Heart of Autism: The Relationship Development Intervention Program by Dr. Steven Gutstein.

(XIN Gutst 2004)

This DVD includes over 5 hours of video covering the following topics: Quality of Life, Core Deficits, Static and Dynamic Systems, What is RDI?, The Stages of RDI, Creating a Balanced Treatment Plan, Guided Participation, and the RDI Lifestyle. The DVD includes 30+ video clips of parents and families participating in RDI activities.

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Embracing Play: Teaching Your Child with Autism

embracingplayteachingyourchildwithautismEmbracing Play: Teaching Your Child with Autism 

(XIN Baldi 2000DVD)

This DVD is good for parents with a newly diagnosed child, because it shows how to help the child learn how to play. Interactions between people and objects can be very difficult for a child with autism, so this video uses many examples between a parent or professional and a child to show how to teach play. They use a technique called Object Focused Play (developed by the Behavioral Intervention Association), and the activities are easy to replicate at home. 47 minutes.

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Exploring Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anxiety

anxiety dvdExploring Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anxiety  by Tony Attwood.

(XIN Attwo 2004anxiety)(DVD)

Asperger’s (AS) is a neurobiological condition that affects sensory integration, processing and communication. People on the autism spectrum lack intuitive knowledge of “being able to adopt viewpoints from another’s shoes,” so this skill needs to be learned cognitively. In his book, Dr. Attwood provides teaching tools to help children decode facial expressions and identify and discuss feelings. 180 minutes.

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Floortime DVD Training Series. Set 1 The Basics: Relating and Communicating

floortimeFloortime DVD Training Series. Set 1 The Basics: Relating and Communicating  by Stanley I. Greenspan, MD and Serena Wieder, PhD.

(XIN Greens 2005)
This DVD and guide serve as an introduction to Floortime, an approach designed to improve the communication, relating and thinking skills in young children with autism. One section explains the theory, another shows the authors coaching a parent as he or she implements Floortime with their child. Three different children are shown interacting with a parent, and then the authors discuss the individual program designed for each child. 425 minutes.

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Identifying Preferences and Creating Motivation to Learn

Identifying Preferences and Creating Motivation to Learn

(XIN Ident 2006)
This DVD explains the importance of using stimuli that children prefer to serve as motivators for correct responses when designing instruction. Four methods to assess children’s preferences are explained and demonstrated with children with autism. A clinician is shown assessing children’s preferences using single stimulus preference assessment, paired stimulus preference assessment, multiple stimulus preference assessment, and free operant preference assessment. 15 minutes.

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Discrete Trial Training

Discrete Trial Training.

(XIN Discre 2006)

This DVD describes the component parts of Discrete Trial Training and models it step-by step for the viewer. It demonstrates how to: arrange environment to facilitate learning, gain children’s attention, deliver verbal instructions, use preferred stimulus to motivate a child, present various prompts to encourage responding, and provide response reinforcement. 19 minutes.

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The Role of An Educational Assistant

The Role of An Educational Assistant

(XED Genev 2008).

This DVD offers practical strategies and insights for Educational Assistants. 19 minutes.

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Facilitating the Classroom Learning of Students with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism

learningFacilitating the Classroom Learning of Students with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism

(XED Morri 2008)

Effective strategies are critical to the achievement of elementary-age students with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism. In this video training program, teachers in inclusive classrooms demonstrate practical, innovative ways to successfully strengthen the engagement and learning of students on the autism spectrum.

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Surviving Due Process: When Parents and the School Board Disagree, Stephen Jeffers v. School Board

survivingdueprocesssSurviving Due Process: When Parents and the School Board Disagree, Stephen Jeffers v. School Board by Esq. Kathleen S. Mehfoud, Esq. Peter W.D. Wright, Esq. Darrel Tillar Mason, and VAVS Productions.

(XED Survi 2004)

In this DVD you will see how a case is prepared and presented by both sides in a Due Process hearing. 2 hours.

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Wrightslaw WebEx Training: Special Ed Law and Advocacy Training

wrightslawwebextrainingWrightslaw WebEx Training: Special Ed Law and Advocacy Training CD-ROM.

(XED Wrigh 2007)

This Wrightslaw WebEx Training CD-ROM is a 6.5 hour course covering topics including creating IEPs, laws and rights, test measurements, and effective advocacy.

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Stranger Safety

strangersafetyStranger Safety

(XBC Stran 2005)

A DVD from The Safe Side.

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