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Enhancing Communication in People with an Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2002

Seller ID: 000864


Enhancing Communication in People with an Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Parents and Professionals This guide provides an introduction to the nature of communication difficulties in Autism and introduces the concept of visual supports. It provides examples of the way that a range of visuals can be used to support communication. A guide for parents and professionals. View more info

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Building Communication Skills in People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 000865


Building Communication Skills in People with Autism Spectrum Disorder This book addresses ways that we can help people with Autism understand our communication; and also ways to enable them to express what they want or need to say. Detailed information regarding the use of visual supports includes sample visuals that can be copied and laminated for everyday use. A manual for building communications skills in people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. View more info

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Everyone Dies One Day: Assisting people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder to understand the concept of death, loss and the grieving process

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2002

Seller ID: 000863


Everyone Dies One Day: Assisting people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder to understand the concept of death, loss and the grieving process With designated spaces to paste a photo or draw a picture and lines on which to write, the book can be personalized. Following the loss of a family member or friend a tangible record of a happy relationship can be created. This booklet has been designed to assist people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, to understand the concept of ... View more info

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Good Nights: a manual for parents/carers who have a child with Autism experiencing difficulties with sleep

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2007

Seller ID: 000862


The manual outlines various factors relative to Autism that may contribute to sleep difficulties. Strategies are provided to help reduce bedtime and sleep problems. The strategies described encompass: environment; communication; behaviour; social routines; sensory issues and more. Some practical resources (schedule visuals, Social Stories) are included. A Manual for parents and carers who have a child with Autism experiencing sleep difficulties. View more info

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Let's Play: Facilitating interactive play skills in children with Autism

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 000861


Let's Play: Facilitating interactive play skills in children with Autism. Autism impacts on the child's development in three key areas i.e. social skills, communication and behaviour. Deficits in all of these areas will impact on the development of play; and, in turn, impairment in play skills will also impact on social development, communication and other skills related to cognition. This resource is designed for use by parents, caregivers, teachers and others w... View more info

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Meal Time Management and Overcoming Restricted Diets in Children with Autism

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 000860


This book explores the various reasons why a child might reject certain foods; resist being seated at the table; and generally resist joining others at meal times. Strategies are provided to help break down the barriers to meal time and to help introduce the child to new foods. The importance of routines along with rewards is demonstrated. Meal Time Management has been acclaimed as "family saving". Mealtime management and overcoming restricted diets in people with Autis... View more info

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Supporting Successful Transitions in People with Autism

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 000859


As periods of change can be difficult, anxious times, for children and adults with Autism this book examines the concept of change/transition in relation to the nature of Autism. It provides strategies, along with resources which can be copied and laminated, to help make these periods much easier for the person with Autism. View more info

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Making Sense of the Senses in children with Autism: A workbook for teachers and parents

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2007

Seller ID: 000856


Making Sense of the Senses for Children with Autism: a workbook for teachers and parents This manual explores the difficulties for many children with Autism with regard to sensory stimuli, including touch sensation, visual stimuli, taste and smell, sound, body awareness, balance and movement. Mindful of sensory difficulties, the book provides teaching strategies relevant to the classroom, home and other environments. A workbook for teachers and parents. View more info

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Help Me Do Everyday Things: Helpful strategies to help people with Autism to do those everyday things

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 000855


Help me do Everyday Things This book provides a range of strategies to help the individual with Autism function more independently in family and community life. Strategies include: enhancing communication; using routines; adapting the environment; and providing motivation. Helpful strategies to help people with Autism to do those everyday things. View more info

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Living with Autism: Practical Strategies for Supporting People with Autism Spectrum Disorders

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2007

Seller ID: 000854


This collection of articles provides strategies to address 'everyday life' difficulties for individuals with Autism. Topics include: behavioural difficulties; social skills in Autism; dealing with obsessions; waiting; toileting; a restricted diet, and more. Practical Strategies for Supporting People with Autism Spectrum Disorders. View more info

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Autism Spectrum Disorder in Early Childhood Settings: Facilitating Participation and Inclusion

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2013

Seller ID: 000853


Autism Spectrum Disorder in Early Childhood Settings: Facilitating Participation and Inclusion This easy to read publication is a much needed resource for teachers, speech pathologists,occupational therapists, psychologists and managers working across early childhood settings. The publication provides the reader with: An Understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders Increased awareness of the Early Signs and Diagnostic Pathways The Early Years Framework and Autism Spectr... View more info

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Is it Autism? Information for Early Childhood Educators

By: Autism Association of Western Australia

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Autism Association of Western Australia: 2014

Seller ID: 000852


This publication is designed to support early childhood teachers and educators to develop their understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and clarify the supports and pathways available for families of children who may be developing differently and require additional supports. Although not all children developing differently will have ASD, by increasing the educators' knowledge of Autism and its early signs, children of concern are more likely to be identified and ... View more info

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The Australian Autism Handbook 2E The Essential Resource Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder

By: Benison O'Reilly and Kathryn Wicks

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Jane Curry Publishing: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 000866


When first published in 2008, The Australian Autism Handbook quickly became the go-to guide for parents whose children have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. In this new edition, the book has been updated with all the latest research, the ratings guide for early interventions, new chapters on teens; Aspergers syndrome; DSM5 diagnostic criteria; and advice for dads by dads. Its new resources section ensures you make the most of your funding and lists every ... View more info

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Becoming Chief: How to Lead Your Child's Special Needs Tribe

By: Cathy Love

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Michael Hanrahan: 2015

Seller ID: 003098


As a parent of a child with extra special needs there's always a lot going on. Are you overwhelmed by child development experts, complex funding and disability systems? Are you frustrated by aspects of your child's school and therapy programs? Are your time, energy and leadership skills slipping through your fingers? You are not alone. Many parents feel overwhelmed. Becoming Chief is written to help you feel more energised, informed and confident to lead your child's tri... View more info

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Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions That Build Success

By: Jennifer Veenendall

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Autism Asperger Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 001775


This is the 'missing piece' in successfully developing and using sensory modulation plans with elementary students. "Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions to Build Success" is an illustrated children's book about an exuberant little boy who had difficulty paying attention in class and doing his school work until he was equipped with the tools to accommodate his sensory needs. Written from Arnie's point of view, the book uses simple language to describe som... View more info

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The Panicosaurus: Managing Anxiety in Children Including those with Asperger Syndrome

By: Kay Al-Ghani

Price: $26.95

Publisher: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 2012

Seller ID: 001684


Have you ever felt a sense of dread and worry creeping over you? That might be the Panicosaurus coming out to play...Sometimes the Panicosaurus tricks Mabel's brain into panicking about certain challenges, such as walking past a big dog on the street or when her favourite teacher is not at school. With the help of Smartosaurus, who lets her know there is really nothing to be afraid of, Mabel discovers different ways to manage Panicosaurus, and defeat the challenges he cr... View more info

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The Red Beast: Controlling Anger in Children with Asperger's Syndrome

By: Kay Al-Ghani

Price: $26.95

Publisher: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 2008

Seller ID: 001685


Deep inside everyone, a red beast lies sleeping. When it is asleep, the red beast is quite small, but when it wakes up, it begins to grow and grow. This is the story of a red beast that was awakened. Rufus is in the school playground when his friend John kicks a ball that hit him in the stomach, and wakes up the sleeping red beast: 'I hate you - I'm gonna get you!'. The red beast doesn't hear the teacher asking if he's okay. It doesn't see that John is sorry - how can Ru... View more info

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The Disappointment Dragon: Learning to Cope with Disappointment (for All Children and Dragon Tamers, Including Those with Asperger Syndrome)

By: Kay Al-Ghani

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 2013

Seller ID: 001686


When things don't go our way, the Disappointment Dragon can come to visit and take us down to his home in the Valley of Despair...The Disappointment Dragon sometimes comes to see us all and, if we let him, he can make us feel sad or angry. He visits Bobby when he is not picked for the school football team, he also finds Lucinda when she has to miss an exciting school trip because she has the Chicken Pox. He even tries to take the whole of Class Three down to the Valley o... View more info

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Speak, Move, Play and Learn with Children on the Autism Spectrum: Activities to Boost Communication Skills, Sensory Integration and Coordination Using Simple Ideas from Speech and Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy

By: Lois Jean Brady and America X Gonzalez and Maciej Zawadzki and Corinda Presley

Price: $43.95

Publisher: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 2012

Seller ID: 000647


This practical resource is brimming with ideas and guidance for using simple ideas from speech and language pathology and occupational therapy to boost communication, sensory integration, and coordination skills in children on the autism spectrum. Suitable for use in the classroom, at home, and in community settings, it is packed with easy-to-follow, goal-oriented activities and lesson plans centering around arts and crafts, music-making, cookery, sensory activities, and... View more info