A a comprehensive guide to understanding autism, formulating effective communication strategies, and developing best care practices for health care professionals. This book covers sensory issues, pain tolerance, body awareness, communication challenges, legal and ethical issues, HIPPA compliance, and many more issues associated with dealing with a patient or others on the autism spectrum.
Using a unique combination of social scripts and easy-to-understand activities, the book provides accessible information on health, hygiene and personal safety issues for people with autism spectrum conditions or other developmental disabilities. Comprising seven units, this new curriculum covers all aspects of day to day life.
This 15th anniversary edition offers over 180 ready-to-use stories that parents and educators have depended on for years. These strategically written stories explain social situations in ways children and adults with autism understand, while teaching social skills needed for them to be successful.
This book's vivid illustrations and charming storyline will foster tolerance and understanding among peers, while the printable coloring pages will enlighten and engage learners! A peer narrator explains that his friend with autism is good at some things and not so good at others - just like everyone else.
Basic Skills Checklists is an easy-to-use, informal assessment tool that brings method to the madness of classroom assessment. It focuses on pre-academic, readiness, and academic skills expected from learners in the early elementary years.