Social Rules for Kids

The Top 100 Social Rules Kids Need to Succeed

Author: Susan Diamond

Publisher: AAPC Publishing

ISBN: 9781934575840

Category: Education

Page: 131

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Many parents are not sure of what to say and do to help their children improve their social interactions. Social Rules for Kids - The Top 100 Social Rules Kids Need to Succeed helps open the door of communication between parent and child by addressing 100 social rules for home, school, and the community. Using simple, easy-to- follow rules covering topics such as body language, manners, feelings and more, this book aims to make student's lives easier and more successful by outlining specific ways to interact with others on a daily basis.
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Visual Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Materials for Visual Learners

Author: Vera Bernard-Opitz,Anne Häussler

Publisher: AAPC Publishing

ISBN: 9781934575826

Category: Education

Page: 228

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Combining their years of experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum, both here and around the world, authors Vera Bernard-Opitz and Anne Häußler bring teachers and other professionals practical ideas and teaching methods for offering visual supports to students with autism spectrum disorders and other visual learners. With hundreds of colorful illustrations and step-by-step directions, this book lays the foundation for how to structure teaching environments, as well as offers countless examples of activities for students, ranging from basic skills, to reading and math, to social behavior.
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Partners in Play

An Adlerian Approach to Play Therapy

Author: Terry Kottman,Kristin Meany-Walen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119268966

Category: Psychology

Page: 428

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Play therapy expert Terry Kottman and her colleague Kristin Meany-Walen provide a comprehensive update to this spirited and fun text on integrating Adlerian techniques into play therapy. Clinicians, school counselors, and students will find this to be the definitive guide for using Adlerian strategies with children to foster positive growth and effective communication with their parents and teachers. After an introduction to the basics of the approach and the concepts of Individual Psychology, the stages of Adlerian play therapy are outlined through step-by-step instructions, detailed treatment plans, an ongoing case study, and numerous vignettes. In addition to presenting up-to-date information on trends in play therapy, this latest edition emphasizes the current climate of evidence-based treatment and includes a new chapter on conducting research in play therapy. Appendixes contain useful worksheets, checklists, and resources that can be easily integrated into practice. Additional resources related to this book can be found in the ACA Online Bookstore at www.counseling.org/publications/bookstore and on Terry Kottman’s website encouragementzone.com. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected]
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How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD

Author: Sandra F. Rief

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118937783

Category: Education

Page: 504

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"This book serves as a comprehensive guide for school personnel trying to make a positive difference in the lives of children who have been diagnosed as ADD/ ADHD. It supplies teachers, special education teachers, counselors, administrators, psychologists, and parents with information, techniques, and strategies that will help these students succeed. The book addresses the specific needs of students with ADD/ ADHD, but the strategies are appropriate and recommended for all students who appear to have attention problems, learning disabilities, or are underachieving for any reason, including gifted children. This third edition includes enhanced content in the following areas: medications, case studies, executive function, subject-specific strategies, model programs, and references, among others. For easy use, this resource is organized into thirty sections that provide comprehensive, practical guidance on such topics as: - Preventing behavioral problems in a classroom - Learning styles: elements and interventions - Cooperative learning techniques - Up-to-date educational law information - Techniques for relaxation and visualization - Challenges and specific interventions for students of all ages - Tips on communicating effectively with parents, physicians, and agencies"--
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Big Picture Thinking

Using Central Coherence Theory to Support Social Skills : a Book for Students

Author: Aileen Zeitz Collucci

Publisher: AAPC Publishing

ISBN: 9781934575864

Category: Education

Page: 196

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A series of lessons and information for teaching students to analyze social situations, break them down into their component parts and then adding everything together again to create a whole-- the big picture.
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Top 10 Tips for Building Friendships

Author: Dale-Marie Bryan

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448868688

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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The ability to develop healthy friendships and peer relationships is vital during the teen years. This down-to-earth guide supports and empowers teens to develop positive, healthy friendships with peers. Structured in the form of "tips," the text addresses key social skills needed to make friends, including interpreting and sending the right body language, overcoming shyness and approaching others, and being a good conversationalist. The book also discusses skills needed to make friendships endure, such as being honest, dependable, and trustworthy, being an active listener, and forgiving a friend's occasional mistakes. Teens are encouraged to feel proud of their own unique traits and abilities, to act kind and loving toward themselves, and to steer clear of unhealthy friends who encourage them to violate their values. This is a timely, relevant addition to any teen guidance collection.
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Mindfulness for Kids with ADHD

Skills to Help Children Focus, Succeed in School, and Make Friends

Author: Debra Burdick

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 1684031095

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 168

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Help your child with ADHD thrive. Mindfulness for Kids with ADHD offers fun and accessible mindfulness exercises designed to help kids with ADHD successfully navigate all the areas of life—from making friends and doing well in school to establishing healthy habits and limiting screen time. As a parent, you know that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can make the normal developmental tasks of childhood more difficult to accomplish in numerous ways. These tasks include: making friends, doing well in school, organizing belongings and schoolwork, identifying and managing feelings, developing a positive self image, getting along with family members, following rules, doing chores, establishing a healthy sleep pattern, eating a healthy diet, and making good choices about exercise and use of screen time. The activities in this easy-to-use workbook will help your child develop self-awareness and self-reflection—two skills that kids with ADHD typically need extra help with. The book also illustrates and teaches the process of setting intention and using specific mindfulness skills to identify and improve feelings, self-image, behavior, stress level, concentration, hyperactivity, and relationships. If you’re a parent of a child with ADHD, you may feel conflicted about the best treatment options available. Whether used alone or in conjunction with therapy, this powerful workbook provides real skills your child can use every day to improve their quality of life and help them enjoy being a kid!
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Pediatrics: Just the Facts

Author: Thomas Green,Wayne Franklin,Robert Tanz

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071442219

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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Everything a resident or clinician needs-to-know about pediatric medicine in a concise bulleted format. Written by a preeminent team of clinicians from the top children’s hospitals in the country, this quick-reference and board review is organized according to the clinical issues tested on the Board of Pediatrics Examination.
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A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art

Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of Every Branch of Human Knowledge; with the Derivation and Definition of All the Terms in General Use

Author: William Thomas Brande

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 1423

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Developing Self-discipline and Preventing and Correcting Misbehavior

Author: George G. Bear,Albert R. Cavalier,Maureen A. Manning

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205293537

Category: Education

Page: 320

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This text offers a balanced and comprehensive approach to show how a variety of research-supported and practical strategies and techniques are used to prevent and correct misbehavior and to help achieve the long-term aim of developing self-discipline. Rather than focusing on untested models of classroom discipline this book presents a more balanced and comprehensive approach to classroom discipline, balancing the perspective of character educators and the perspective of those who are concerned about managing and correcting misbehavior. Presents a balanced and comprehensive approach to class discipline. The book highlights critical issues of classroom discipline that educators have faced over the years, including the use of punishment, the teaching of values, character education, the causes and implications of school violence, and the rights of students with and without disabilities. Pre-service and in-service teachers.
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