BOOKS/LEARNING TOOLS

Benefit from a growing number of books and learning tools designed to help children and adults with special needs.

Meet Thotso, Your Thought Maker

An interactive book for ages 3-5 that teaches children about the thoughts they make

You are a Social Detective (English and Spanish)

A comic book intended for elementary school-aged children that teaches children to develop their own social detective tools and introduces the concepts of “expected” and “unexpected” behaviors. Can be purchased on www.socialthinking.com.

Superflex Series

Comic books and a curriculum that introduces Superflex, a social thinking superhero who must defeat the Team of Unthinkables, characters with common unexpected behaviors. Can be purchased on www.socialthinking.com. Intended age 6-10

Inside Out: What Makes a Person with Social Cognitive Deficits Tick?

A resource for parents that introduces social thinking and Michelle Garcia Winner’s ILAUGH model that helps to pinpoint specific challenges. Can be purchased on www.socialthinking.com.

ButtonSoundBook.com

12860 Beach Blvd. #G
Stanton, CA 90680
(775) 458-6914; (775) 458-6914 (fax)
www.buttonsoundbook.com

 

Greenhouse Publications Interactive Reading Books 

661-263-7661

 

Creative Kids Publications Children's Book 

818-599-0053

 

Driven to Distraction

Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from 
Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey

 

The Child With Special Needs

Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth by Stanley I., Md. Greenspan, Serena, Ph.D. Weider, Robin Simon (Contributor), Serena Wieder

 

The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids

How to Understand, Live With, and Stick Up for Your Gifted Child
by Sally Yahnke Walker, Susan K. Perry

 

Guiding the Gifted Child

A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers by James T. Webb, Elizabeth A. Meckstroth, Stephanie S. Tolan 

(Contributor) 

 

Teaching Kids With Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom

Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Challenge and Motivate Struggling Students by Susan Winebrenner, Pamela Espeland (Editor)

 

Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook

Ready-To-Use Techniques for Teaching Learning-Handicapped Students 
by Joan M. Harwell 

 

Complete Guide to Special Education Transition Services

Ready-To-Use Help and Materials for Successful Transitions from School to Adulthood by Roger Peirangelo, Rochelle Crane, Roger, Ph.D. Pierangelo 

 

A Survival Kit for the Special Education Teacher 

by Roger Pierangelo 

 

Add/Adhd Behavior-Change Resource Kit

Ready-To-Use Strategies & Activities for Helping Children With Attention Deficit Disorder 
by Grad L., Ph.D. Flick 

 

How to Reach and Teach ADD/ADHD Children

Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions for Helping Children With Attention Problems and Hyperactivity
by Sandra F. Rief 

 

Peterson's Colleges With Programs

For Students With Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorders (Peterson's Colleges With Programs for students)
by Charles T. Mangrum (Editor), Stephen S. Strichart (Contributor), Jon Latimer (Editor) 

 

Introduction to Learning Disabilities 

by Daniel P. Hallahan, James M. Kauffman, John Lloyd 

 

Teaching Study Skills and Strategies to Students With 

Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorders, or Special Needs 
by Stephen S. Strichart, Patricia Iannuzzi, Charles T., II Mangrum, Patricia Ianuzzi 

 

Supporting Children With Communication Difficulties in Inclusive Settings

School-Based Language Intervention 
by Linda McCormick, Diane Frome Loeb (Contributor), Richard L. Schiefelbusch (Contributor) 

 

The ABCs of Learning Disabilities 

by Bernice Y. L. Wong 

DVDs 

 

 

Social Thinking Across the Home and School Day 

A DVD of a Michelle Garcia Winner presentation that introduces the ILAUGH Framework. Can be purchased on www.socialthinking.com. 

Time for a Playdate 

Video modeling with topics covering greeting friends, losing, using eye contact. Intended for elementary school-aged children. Can be purchased on www.modelmekids.com.

 

Model Me Friendship 

Video modeling of skills needed to make and maintain friends including compromising, handling rejection, and initiating conversation. Intended for children who are 9-17. Can be purchased on www.modelmekids.com. 

Model Me Conversation Cues 

Models nonverbal cues for children who are 9-17. Can be purchased on www.modelmekids.com

 

The Exceptional Student in the Regular Classroom 

by Bill R. Gearheart, Mel W. Weishahn, Carol J. Gearheart 

 

Young Children With Special Needs 

by Warren Umansky, Stephen R. Hooper, Nancy H. Young 

 

Emotional and Behavioral Disorders : Theory and Practice 

by Margaret Cecil Coleman, David S. Coleman 

 

Adapting Instruction to Accommodate Students in Inclusive Settings 

by Judy W. Wood 

 

Developing and Implementing Individualized Education Programs 

by Bonnie B. Strickland, Ann P. Turnbull, Bonnie R. Strickland 

 

Exceptional Children and Youth 

by Norris G. Haring, Linda McCormick, Thomas G. Haring 

 

Life Skills Activities for Special Children 

by Darlene Mannix 

 

Social Skills Activities for Special Children 

by Darlene Mannix 

 

Meeting the Needs of Students With Special Physical and Health Care Needs 

by Jennifer Leigh Hill, Ann Castel Davis

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