Autism Spectrum

Find books to help you better understand autism and its effects on children and their caregivers, whether for research or for encouragement from parents who have dealt with similar issues.

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    Social Skills

    Help your child develop the social skills they need to make and keep friends and be polite and respectful to everyone else. With 50 engaging activities on bright, colorful pages, Social Skills Activities for Kids gives children the confidence to successfully navigate social situations at home, school, and the world in between. From keeping the conversation ball moving to learning to compromise to practicing good table manners, decoding body language and social cues and respecting personal space, these activities, which include up-to-date topics like bullying and social media, help kids develop and use their social skills super powers. 152 pages, softcover. Ages 6 to 8.

    Occupational Therapy Skills

    Provide occupational therapy activities in the comfort of your home and watch your child thrive. From eating meals and writing the alphabet to socializing with friends and family, Occupational Therapy Activities for Kids is designed to help children at all developmental ability levels strengthen those skills by playing their way through 100 exciting exercises that are easy to do at home anytime. This family-friendly guide offers concise information on how occupational therapy works and shows you how to apply it in a way that benefits your child. The chapters and activities are organized by the different type of therapy skill: sensory processing, motor, social-emotional, and cognitive and visual processing, starting with the simplest activities that increase in complexity, so you can customize your therapy routine to your child’s needs. 194 pages, softcover. Ages 1 to 6.

    Lapbook

    Easily create your own lapbook with this PDF download, do-it-yourself format!

    This handy resource features an assembly guide diagram, pictures of the completed project as well as instruction guides for both parents and students. This PDF contains a color graphic version as well as a version with black & white graphics.

    The Lapbook Assembly Guide provides instructions and diagrams on assembling the lapbook, and where to glue each booklet. The Student Instruction Guide is written directly to the student and provides information on what should be written inside each booklet and what folder it should be glued to. The included booklet templates includes all of the booklet templates; they can be printedon colors thought to improve retention of information presented.

    Windows and Mac Compatible. 1 PDF download.

    Fidget Toys

    1. Fidget Phone
      Bouncyband, Llc / Other
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    2. SensiPod Desk Fidget Toy
      Bouncyband, Llc / Other
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    3. Wood Fidget Puzzle
    4. U-Fidget
      Toysmith / 2015 / Gift
      Our Price$3.99
      4.2 out of 5 stars for U-Fidget. View reviews of this product. 20 Reviews
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    1. Body Poetry: Animal Action Cards  (Package of 16)
      Roylco / Other
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    2. Magic Keyboard The Pluses and the  Minuses
      Small World Toys / 2014 / Gift
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    3. View-Thru Geometric Solids
      Learning Resources Inc / Other, N/A
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      Didax Educational Resources / Other
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    Slug Days Stories Series for Children on the Autism Spectrum

    Lauren's a second grader who sees the world a little differently than the other kids at school. She's on the Autism Spectrum, so even though she has her routines and coping mechanisms that help her stay comfortable and manage her anxiety, some days and experiences are just a little more challenging. These chapter books, with straightforward text and black & white illustrations, give insight into how a young person with ASD navigates their world. 120, 104, and 104 page softcovers. Ages 7 to 10.

    Remedia Publications

    The Remedia Publications resources are ideal for students with learning differences such as ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Speech and Language Delays, Autism, and more,

    Remedia workbooks feature a strong focus on basic skills and repetition, a larger type size, simple art that’s not distracting or too juvenile, simple worksheets, and a high-interest format.

    Workbooks cover academics such as study skills, critical thinking, language arts, math, and social studies and life skills like budgeting, credit cards, bank accounts, and reading labels.

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      Time Timer / 2022 / Other
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      Time Timer / 2022 / Other
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      Time Timer / 2022 / Other
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      Time Timer / 2022 / Other
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    Special Kids DVD Series

    Designed to promote learning for children with autism spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, Down syndrome, developmental disability, cerebral palsy, Aspergers, dyslexia, and other learning disabilities, the Special Kids Learning Series uses the effectiveness of video to help teach important skills. Each program focuses on a specific topic through multi-associative learning (video-audio), modeling of actions/events/proper behavior, repetition, and "the human element" of host John Sprecher.  30 to 40 minute DVDs.

    1. Sign Language for Everyone: A Basic  Course in Communication with the Deaf, 2-DVD Set
    2. Sign Language for Everyone
      Cathy Rice
      Thomas Nelson / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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      4.6 out of 5 stars for Sign Language for Everyone. View reviews of this product. 5 Reviews
    3. American Sign Language for  Beginners: Learn Signing Essentials in 30 Days
      Rochelle Barlow
      Rockridge Press / 2020 / Trade Paperback
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    4. American Sign Language Dictionary  for Beginners: A Visual Guide with 800+ ASL Signs
      Tara Adams
      Rockridge Press / 2022 / Trade Paperback
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    For Parents and Families

    Personal Stories

    1. Hope, Faith and Asperger Syndrome: A  Mother's Story
      Chloe Paris
      WestBow Press / 2021 / Trade Paperback
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    2. Hello, Stranger: My Life on the  Autism Spectrum
      Barbara Moran, Karl Williams
      Kicam Projects / 2019 / Trade Paperback
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    3. I Would Have Said Yes: A Family's  Journey with Autism
      Lisa Simmons
      WestBow Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback
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    4. A Pair of Miracles: A Story of  Autism, Faith, and Determined Parenting

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