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  • 100 Learning Games for Special Needs with Music, Movement, Sounds and...Silence

    100 Learning Games for Special Needs with Music, Movement, Sounds and...Silence

    by Johanne Hanko

    Games and activities are a great way for children with special needs to learn important skills. This book provides inspiration and guidance for special education teachers, teaching assistants, parents and carers on how to use lively and engaging play ideas to foster learning and development. Targeting key skills including listening, self-awareness, movement, creative thinking and relaxation, each game has been developed with the capabilities of children with special needs in mind. The appropriate age group is clearly identified, and possible variations for different abilities are provided. All of the instructions...

  • 1001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Boys: Everything You Need to Know About Diagnosis, Doctors, Schools, Taxes, Vacations, Babysitters, Treatments, Food, and More

    1001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Boys: Everything You Need to Know About Diagnosis, Doctors, Schools, Taxes, Vacations, Babysitters, Treatments, Food, and More

    by Ken Siri

    Current research shows that as many as one in seventy boys in the United States now has an autism spectrum disorder. Parents of boys with autism face unique challenges, often becoming full-time researchers looking for the latest information to better help their children. After countless hours of study, Ken Siri presents the essential guide to parenting a boy with autism. Compiling what he has learned from experts, other parents, and his experiences with his own son, he offers guidance such as: #56: What's the big IDEA" It's important to...

  • 101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger’s, and Sensory Processing Disorders

    101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger’s, and Sensory Processing Disorders

    by Tara Delaney

    Learning through play, one of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger s, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenges parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders is how to successfully engage them in play. Pediatric occupational therapist Tara Delaney provides the answer. In 101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger s,...

  • 101 Tips for Parents of Children with Autism: Effective Solutions for Everyday Challenges

    101 Tips for Parents of Children with Autism: Effective Solutions for Everyday Challenges

    by Arnold Miller and Theresa C Sm

    Do you need help dealing with your child's tantrums, inappropriate behavior or communication issues? Then this is the book you've been waiting for. Based on the principles of the Miller Method, this book is filled with effective tips for solving behavioral issues promptly in day-to-day situations. Miller's insights, compiled here and expanded upon by Theresa Smith, are based on an understanding of the cognitive and sensory needs of children with autism and how this can underlie certain disordered behaviors. This practical how-to guide will help you to identify causes...

  • 8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn't (Quite) Fit In

    8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child: How to Help a Kid Who Doesn't (Quite) Fit In

    by Mark Bowers

    Tips and strategies for parents of kids who are “different” than all the rest. A quirky child experiences difficulty fitting in and connecting with others usually due to an interpersonal style or behaviour that stands out from the other kids. Maybe they are obsessed with a topic of interest or spend excessive hours a day reading, playing video games, or playing with just one toy. These kids are not so far afield as to fall on the autism spectrum, but they are unique, and their behaviours are not addressed...

  • Additional Needs! Additional Love!

    Additional Needs! Additional Love!

    by May Shrap

    Take a walk in the shoes of 8 additional needs families as they come to terms with unchangeable circumstances – reaching goals that may have seemed impossible! Climb Mount Hillary with them as you learn, laugh and cry, and become a new being throughout your journey. “May, you have used your words like honey and soothing balm. You have stated events so eloquently and brought healing to our family. I know that other families will be strengthened and healed through these words of wisdom. Even those who have never...

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