Socially Speaking

A Pragmatic Social Skills Programme for Pupils with Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities

Author: Alison Schroeder

Publisher: Didax Educational Resources

ISBN: 9781855032521

Category: Education

Page: 149

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Effective social interaction is vital for developing and maintaining relationships. This programme for pupils with mild to moderate learning disabilities aims to increase self-esteem, listening skills and language abilities. It includes notes, worksheets and evaluation forms.

Plan A is for Autism

Using the Affects Model to Promote Positive Behaviour

Author: Caroline Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 135170267X

Category: Education

Page: 178

View: 3801


This text provides an original multi-element approach leading to planned individual interventions. Drawn from the author's extensive knowledge of autism it enables those living and working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to jointly plan for change. This resource will: provide an overview of the behaviours of children with autism explore the underlying reasons why children with autism act and react as they do consider quite carefully who is impacted by the behaviour of the child with autism with what outcomes for emotional well-being explore how to make a difference in the shorter term by using the Keep It Simple (KIP) model help you to implement a unique and individual intervention plan for the child with autism using the AFFECTS plan

Attention Seeking

A Complete Guide for Teachers

Author: Nigel Mellor

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857026712

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 6545


This new edition of Nigel Mellor's bestselling book 'Attention Seeking' is focused specifically on solving the distressing problems raised by attention seeking behaviour, both in classrooms and in pre-school settings. Useful both as a reference and a practical guide, the book can help practitioners meet the requirements of 'Every Child Matters'. Drawing on over 20 years experience working with teachers and parents, the author's approach is down to earth, encouraging and challenging. The second edition has a new easy to follow layout, with chapters containing practical points, new case study materials and updated references. Other brand new features include: - a 10 steps programme setting out clear strategies to use - material on the use of stories - discussion of problems with time-out - cutting-edge coverage of ADHD, chaos, autism, language problems and attachment - ideas for managing parent meetings in school. Written for staff in nurseries and schools (mainstream and special), and for lecturers and researchers in departments of education, this book is ideal for anyone wanting to understand more about attention seeking and reduce this unwanted behaviour in the young people they work with. Visit Nigel Mellor's website : here

I Can't Do That!

My Social Stories to Help with Communication, Self-Care and Personal Skills

Author: John Ling

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446248046

Category: Education

Page: 120

View: 8418


Are you teaching or supporting students with special educational needs (SEN) who are struggling with social rules and conventions? This book introduces you to the concept of social stories which are a positive and practical way to help children with these difficulties. The new edition of this book has over 90 examples of social stories, including over 30 new stories and also contains a new section on: - why social stories are important - how to use them in your setting - how to write your own social stories. Suitable for use with children of any age, the book includes examples for those children with language delays, communication difficulties, difficult behaviour, antisocial behaviour as well as those with autism. Broken down into 8 sections it is easy to find an example suitable for the situation you are facing so you can work together with the child to create their personal story. A great book for any setting, the stories are practical and achievable, the language is down to earth and believable, and the subjects include those that we are often embarrassed to deal with. A must-have for the SEN practitioner.

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at Home

A Parent's Guide

Author: Pamela B. Tanguay,Byron P. Rourke

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781853029400

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 267

View: 4639


This book explores the problems children with NLD may face, and provides strategies for parents to help them cope and grow, from preschool age through their challenging adolescent years. The author provides solutions to the everyday challenges of the disorder, from early warning signs and self-care issues to social skills and personal safety.

Fully Alive

Discovering What Matters Most

Author: Timothy Shriver

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0374280916

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 3105


"A memoir and history of the Special Olympics and a meditation on what one can learn about how to live from people with intellectual disabilities, by the chairman of the Special Olympics"--