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Teaching Students with Emotional Disturbance

by Bob Algozzine & Jim Ysseldyke Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

Valuable insight and sound intervention strategies for addressing the needs of students with social and emotional problems!

When a student is inattentive, extremely anxious, or has an outright tantrum in the...


Sensorcises

by Laurie Glazener Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

Get moving to prime the body for learning!

All young students sometimes need a little extra help developing their senses. And many kids who are labeled as “problem students” simply lack the physical skills...


Practical Parenting and Learning Disabilities: A Simple Guide for Teachers and Parents

by Susan Maynard Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 10, 2014)

This guide is broken into two parts: the first helps parents establish limits and guidelines for what their children are and are not allowed to do; the second helps to identify learning styles and learning disabilities...


Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition: Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties

by Rollanda E. O'Connor The Guilford Press (July 07, 2014)

This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters...


Why Students Underachieve: What Educators and Parents Can Do about It

by Regalena Melrose R&L Education (July 28, 2006)

Here is a timely response to the research findings of the last decade. It focuses on the need to understand just how prevalent trauma is in the lives of our students, how it impacts the brain, subsequent learning,...


Different Learners: Identifying, Preventing, and Treating Your Child's Learning Problems

by Jane M. Healy Simon & Schuster (April 13, 2010)

"My child is having trouble in school.

What should I do?"

When parents are told that their child is having difficulty in school, they often don’t know where to turn for reliable information and advice. They...


Managing the Cycle of Meltdowns for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Geoff Colvin & Martin R. Sheehan Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

Based on Geoff Colvin’s bestselling book, Managing the Cycle of Acting-Out Behavior in the Classroom, this practitioner-friendly guide provides special and general education teachers of autistic students with...


Learning Outside The Lines

by David Cole, Jonathan Mooney & Edward M. Hallowell Touchstone (September 05, 2000)

Learning with YOUR purpose in mind -- not your parents', not your teacher's, not your school's

Every day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines to

measure and standardize intelligence....


Handbook of Language and Literacy, Second Edition: Development and Disorders

by C. Addison Stone, Elaine R. Silliman, Barbara J. Ehren & Geraldine P. Wallach The Guilford Press (September 24, 2013)

An acclaimed reference that fills a significant gap in the literature, this volume examines the linkages between spoken and written language development, both typical and atypical. Leading authorities address...


Making ADHD a Gift: Teaching Superman How to Fly

by Robert Evert Cimera R&L Education (September 24, 2002)

Explains, in everyday language, what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is, how it is diagnosed, and how this condition affects people throughout their lifetime. It outlines methods of developing...


Can I tell you about Dyslexia?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Alan M. Hultquist & Bill Tulp Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 28, 2013)

Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective, helping them to understand how dyslexia affects her daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for her, and how she can be helped....


First Words: A Parent's Step-by-Step Guide to Helping a Child with Speech and Language Delays

by Barbara Levine Offenbacher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 24, 2012)

First Words: A Parent's Step-by-Step Guide to Helping a Child with Speech and Language Delays gives parents the information they need to allow them to stimulate their child’s speech and language. Parents are...


Life After High School: A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families

by Susan Yellin & Christina Cacioppo Bertsch Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

Focussing specifically on the issues that affect students with disabilities, the authors offer advice on everything from dealing with college entrance exams and the college application process, to selecting...


Common SENse for the Inclusive Classroom: How Teachers Can Maximise Existing Skills to Support Special Educational Needs

by Richard Hanks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2011)

The book acts as a teaching menu, offering a variety of options that teachers can use as and when they see fit. The author gets to the heart of issues associated with teaching mixed ability classes, offering...


Handbook of Learning Disabilities, Second Edition

by H. Lee Swanson, Karen R. Harris & Steve Graham The Guilford Press (February 11, 2013)

Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this comprehensive handbook presents state-of-the-art knowledge about the nature and classification of learning disabilities (LD), their causes, and how...


Beautiful Child

by Torey Hayden Avon (January 29, 2013)

From the bestselling author of One Child comes this amazing, true story of a mute and withdrawn seven—year—old girl and the special education teacher determined never to abandon a child in need.

Seven-year-old...


Differentiated Instruction: Meeting the Needs of All Students In Your Classroom

by Marcie Nordlund R&L Education (June 05, 2003)

Offers teachers practical and proven methods of instruction for working with a wide variety of learners in their classrooms.


Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders:: The Ziggurat Model, Release 2.0

by Barry Grossman PhD, Ruth Aspy PhD & Gary Mesibov PhD AAPC Publishing (July 28, 2011)

It is relatively easy to find information describing specific interventions, but it is difficult to find information on how to develop a comprehensive intervention plan. This textbook presents a process and...


Essentials of Intensive Intervention

by Rebecca Zumeta Edmonds, Allison Gruner Gandhi & Louis Danielson The Guilford Press (April 24, 2019)

Few evidence-based resources exist for supporting elementary and secondary students who require intensive intervention--typically Tier 3 within a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Filling a gap in the field,...


Universal Design for Learning in the Classroom: Practical Applications

by Tracey E. Hall, Anne Meyer & David H. Rose The Guilford Press (August 24, 2012)

Clearly written and well organized, this book shows how to apply the principles of universal design for learning (UDL) across all subject areas and grade levels. The editors and contributors describe practical...


Embracing and Educating the Autistic Child

by Melissa A. Mumby, Nicholas D. Young & Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 23, 2018)

With the continued rise in the diagnosis of autism for school-aged students, particularly in the United States, the need for tailoring our instructional practices and programs for this population is at a pivotal...


Diagnosing Learning Disorders, Third Edition

by Bruce F. Pennington, Lauren M. McGrath & Robin L. Peterson The Guilford Press (January 01, 2019)

A definitive reference--now extensively revised with 70% new material--this book presents cutting-edge knowledge on how learning disorders develop and how to diagnose and treat them effectively. In additional...


Learning Disabilities, Second Edition

by Jack M. Fletcher, G. Reid Lyon, Lynn S. Fuchs & Marcia A. Barnes The Guilford Press (August 20, 2018)

Reviewing the state of the science of learning disabilities (LD) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative text has been significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material....


Paving the Pathway for Educational Success

by Nicholas D. Young, Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos & Teresa Citro Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 22, 2018)

This book is designed to be a valuable resource for all educators who seek to gain a better understanding of learning disabilities, effective classroom practices, and meeting the instructional, emotional, and...


Making the Grade

by Nicholas D. Young, Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos & Jennifer A. Smolinski Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 02, 2018)

Designed to be a valuable resource, this book provides educators, administrators, practitioners, and families with a clear understanding of how to meet the instructional, emotional, and social needs of students...


A Self-Help Guide for Parents of Children with Autism and Other Learning Difficulties

by E. Venables Grosvenor House Publishing (February 14, 2018)

This self-help book is especially written for the parents of children with autism, but also children with other complicated learning dif?culties. An experienced retired headteacher of an outstanding primary...


How to Succeed in Employment with Specific Learning Difficulties

by Amanda Kirby Souvenir Press (March 01, 2014)

For anyone becoming employed, or in employment, with hidden impairments such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD or ASD the work setting can be a real challenge. From getting started - choosing a career, tips on job...


Special Ed Mom Survival Guide

by Bonnie Landau Landau Digital Solutions (December 05, 2017)

“Your son’s brain function is severely abnormal. I would recommend you begin saving for his group home care as an adult.”

Any mom would be crushed by this dire pessimistic prediction, but Bonnie did not...


Phonological Awareness, Second Edition: From Research to Practice

by Gail T. Gillon The Guilford Press (November 20, 2017)

Translating cutting-edge research into practical recommendations for assessment and instruction, this book has helped thousands of readers understand the key role of phonological awareness in the development...


An Early Start for Your Child with Autism: Using Everyday Activities to Help Kids Connect, Communicate, and Learn

by Sally J. Rogers, Geraldine Dawson & Laurie A. Vismara The Guilford Press (May 15, 2012)

Cutting-edge research reveals that parents can play a huge role in helping toddlers and preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) connect with others and live up to their potential. This encouraging guide...


5 Things You Need to Know About Social Skills Coaching

by Roya Ostovar & Krista DiVittore Future Horizons (August 26, 2017)

Improve Your Quality of Life with Social Skills Coaching

Social language is much like any other language, and social language skills are like any other skills, they can be learned and improved with practice....


Dyslexia is My Superpower (Most of the Time)

by Margaret Rooke, Loyle Carner & Catherine Drennan Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2017)

In more than 100 interviews, children and young adults reveal their personal tips and tactics for honing the creative benefits of dyslexia, enabling them to thrive in school and beyond. Strategies include ways...


I Choose Adam

by David Winstrom Lightning Tree Creative Media (August 01, 2017)

I Choose Adam is about the magic of inclusion and creating a community where everyone is welcomed equally and without apology for their differences. It is about making choices for Adam that defied the advice...


Exceptional People

by Faith E. Andreasen R&L Education (October 04, 2012)

Exceptional People: Lessons Learned from Special Education Survivors is a unique work that describes disabled (exceptional) students’ and their parents’ perspectives as they journeyed through the education...


Inclusive Instruction: Evidence-Based Practices for Teaching Students with Disabilities

by Mary T. Brownell, Sean J. Smith, Jean B. Crockett & Cynthia C. Griffin The Guilford Press (April 19, 2012)

This accessible book presents research-based strategies for supporting K-8 students with high-incidence disabilities to become accomplished learners. The authors clearly describe the core components of effective...


What’s Missing

by Carolyn Lindstrom & Bonita M. Drolet Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 02, 2017)

What’s Missing describes the ten research-based practices that have proven effective in working with students with disabilities. The practices for instruction and for inclusion are detailed in individual chapters...


Specific Learning Difficulties - What Teachers Need to Know

by Diana Hudson & Jon English Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2015)

Learn how to support students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) with this informative guide. Covering common SpLDs, including dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and OCD,...


Dyslexia in the Early Years

by Gavin Reid Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

Research has shown that early identification and intervention is crucial and can in fact minimise, and may even prevent, the challenges of dyslexia from becoming too detrimental at later stages of education....


Restorative Practice and Special Needs: A Practical Guide to Working Restoratively with Young People

by Margaret Thorsborne, Nicholas Burnett & Nancy Riestenberg Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2015)

Restorative Practice (RP) is being used increasingly in different settings, but using RP with those who have Special Needs requires a different approach. This practical guide explains how RP can be adapted for...


How to Be Human

by Florida Frenz Creston Books (April 08, 2014)

With powerful words and pictures Florida Frenz chronicles her journey figuring out how to read facial expressions, how to make friends, how to juggle all the social cues that make school feel like a complicated...


ADHD Guide Attention Deficit Disorder: Coping with Mental Disorder such as ADHD in Children and Adults, Promoting Adhd Parenting: Helping with Hyperac

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Publishing Books (July 22, 2014)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is commonly known as ADHD. There are many symptoms that can lead someone to believe that others or themselves suffer from this mental illness. It is commonly noticed...


We Said, They Said: 50 Things Parents and Teachers of Students with Autism Want Each Other to Know

by Cassie Zupke Future Horizons (August 15, 2013)

When parents and educators fight, our kids lose. So why are good, reasonable parents and skilled, compassionate educators locked in battle? After listening to hundreds of parents, teachers and school administrators,...


Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew

by Ellen Notbohm & Veronica Zysk Future Horizons (October 01, 2012)

Winner of an iParenting Media Award and Finalist in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards! Ellen Notbohm's first book, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew was a shot heard throughout the worldwide...


The Short Bus

by Jonathan Mooney Henry Holt and Co. (May 29, 2007)

A young man once called unteachable journeys across America to investigate the lives of those, like himself, who are forced to create new ways of living in order to survive

Labeled "dyslexic and profoundly learning...


Vocabulary Instruction for Struggling Students

by Patricia F. Vadasy & J. Ron Nelson The Guilford Press (February 13, 2012)

Addressing a key skill in reading, writing, and speaking, this comprehensive book is grounded in cutting-edge research on vocabulary development. It presents evidence-based instructional approaches for at-risk...


The Quest for Meaningful Special Education

by Amy Ballin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 07, 2016)

Every child should have access to an education that works. The Quest for a Meaningful Special Education follows the educational journeys of nine students with a language-based learning disability (LBLD) who...


100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting Students with Dyslexia

by Gavin Reid & Shannon Green Bloomsbury Publishing (March 10, 2016)

This brand new edition provides ideas and strategies for secondary teachers to identify and support the Dyslexic children in their class.


Embrace a Different Kind of Mind

by Deborah Gai Hewes & Angela Fawcett Dyslexia Association of Singapore (May 05, 2016)

EMBRACE DYSLEXIA is an initiative by the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) which endeavours to foster greater awareness about dyslexia with the aim of helping everyone to understand both the strengths...


Sports, Fitness, and Motor Activities for Children with Disabilities: A Comprehensive Resource Guide for Parents and Educators

by Rocco Aiello Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 04, 2015)

This book is intended to provide guidance to parents, guardians, educators, and community recreation professionals regarding the importance of increased physical activity beyond the school day for children with...


100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting Children with Dyslexia

by Shannon Green & Gavin Reid Bloomsbury Publishing (March 10, 2016)

Making your lessons fun, engaging and effective for all learners, including those with dyslexia, can be challenging and you can soon run out of ideas. This book offers 100 practical, ready-to-use activities...