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Make the Connection: A Practical Guide to Parents and Practitioners for Teaching the Nonverbal Child to Communicate

by Susan Berkowitz SLP

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

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 Intended age 6-10




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 

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


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 

Model Me Conversation Cues 

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

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


Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME, 2nd Edition

A resource for parents that provides information about social interaction and social awareness. Sets the foundation for using Superflex and Social Detective books. Includes lessons and activity ideas. Can be purchased on

Socially Curious and Curiously Social: A Social Thinking Guidebook for Teens & Young Adults with

Asperger’s, ADHD, PDD-NOS, NVLD, or other Murky Undiagnosed Social Learning Issues

A guidebook for teens to read themselves about how the social mind works. Can be purchased on

The New Social Stories Book: 10th Anniversary Edition

A collection of 150 Social Stories TM and includes a CD. Can be purchased on




ELV Enterprises

Ashley Pfohl

P.O. Box 2225

La Jolla, Ca 92038


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


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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