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Acting Antics: a Theatrical Approach to Teaching Social Understanding to Kids and Teens with Asperger Syndrome. Cindy Schneider, $37.95

This fun and inspiring step-by-step program provides the full set of tools for developing social understanding in children with Asperger Syndrome (AS) through drama.

Cindy Schneider explains how the central processes in acting — including making and interpreting inferences from non-verbal cues, taking another's perspective, and formulating language — can be highly effective ways of addressing social cognition deficits in children with AS.


All About Me: a Step-by-Step Guide to Telling Children and Young People on the Autism Spectrum about Their Diagnosis. Andrew Miller, $39.95

Based on direct work with over 250 individual children, Andrew Miller wrote this book in order to provide parents and professionals with information, tools and guidance to help introduce children to autism in the absence of specialist support. This in-depth guide describes the practicalities of disclosure, including when to tell, who should do it and what they need to know beforehand with strategies to tailor your approach as every child's experience will be different. Step-by-step instructions detail how to deliver the programme and produce with a child a personalised booklet containing information about their personal attributes and their autism.

These booklets and follow-up material help make disclosure a positive and constructive experience for everyone. Accompanying material can be downloaded online including questionnaires, examples of children's booklets and flexible templates.


An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions, 2nd Edition. Ian Stuart-Hamilton, $31.95

This dictionary is designed to help ease the confusion for anyone who has ever wondered why anybody would wish to “kill two birds with one stone” or “pull themselves up by their socks” by giving definitions of common everyday phrases and guidance as to their level of politeness and appropriateness.

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Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol: Drinking to Cope? Matthew Tinsley & Sarah Hendrickx, $29.95

Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol exposes the unexplored problem of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) using alcohol as a coping mechanism to deal with everyday life. Alcohol can relieve the anxiety of social situations and make those with ASDs feel as though they can fit in. Ultimately, however, reliance on alcohol can lead the user down a path of self-destruction and exacerbate existing problems.

The authors provide an overview of ASDs and of alcohol abuse, and explore current knowledge about where the two overlap. This inspiring book on an under-researched area will be of interest to professionals working with people with ASDs, as well as individuals with ASDs who may be dealing with alcohol or substance misuse, and their families.


Asperger Syndrome: Assessing and Treating High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2nd Edition. Edited by James McPartland, Ami Klin & Fred Volkmar, $86.50

Completely revised with the latest research and clinical strategies, this is the authoritative volume on Asperger syndrome (now part of DSM-5 autism spectrum disorder). Considered the definitive reference since its initial publication, the book focuses on how to assess each child or adolescent's needs and provide effective interventions in the areas of communication, behavior, and academic and vocational functioning. The neural and genetic bases of autism spectrum disorders are also explored. New to this edition:

  • Expanded coverage of evidence-based assessment and treatment, including two chapters on behavioral interventions.
  • Addresses challenges in the transition to new diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder in DSM-5.
  • Chapters on neuropsychological advances, the transition to higher education, and forensic issues.
  • Many new authors and extensively revised chapters.

Asperger Syndrome and Bullying: Strategies and Solutions. Nick Dubin, $27.95

Bullying is a serious problem for people with Asperger Syndrome, both at school and in the workplace. This book offers individuals with AS who are being bullied the opportunity to see that they are not alone, and it is an invaluable source of advice for parents, teachers, professionals and personnel managers.


Asperger Syndrome in Adulthood: a Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians. Kevin Stoddart, Lillian Burke & Robert King, $34.00

A thorough overview of Asperger syndrome for mental health professionals.

Despite the dramatic proliferation of research, clinical perspectives, and first-person accounts of Asperger Syndrome (AS) in the last 15 years, much of this information has focused on the application of the diagnosis to children. This book addresses Asperger Syndrome as it manifests in adults. It integrates research and clinical experience to provide mental health professionals with a comprehensive discussion of AS in adulthood, covering issues of diagnosis as well as co-morbid psychiatric conditions, psychosocial issues, and various types of interventions — from psychotherapy to psychopharmacology. It also discusses basic diagnostic criteria, controversies about the disorder, and possible interventions and treatments for dealing with the disorder.

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Asperger Syndrome in the Inclusive Classroom: Advice and Strategies for Teachers. Stacey Betts, Dion Betts & Lisa Gerber-Eckard, $27.95

Based on the successful experiences of classroom teachers, and written from a teacher's perspective, this book provides creative and easy-to-apply strategies that support and encourage AS students in the mainstream classroom, from organization and time management techniques to framing classroom instructions to make lessons more accessible for children with AS. This book is essential reading for teachers and school staff who want to fully include AS students in the classroom.


Asperger Syndrome: a Practical Guide for Teachers, 2nd Edition. Val Cumine, Julia Dunlop & Gill Stevenson, $55.90

This fully revised new edition is a clear and concise guide to effective classroom practice. It is designed for teachers and assistants supporting children with Asperger syndrome in mainstream schools and other non-specialist settings. The book provides up-to-date information on the latest developments in this area and relates this to educational practice. With examples of innovative strategies and approaches to facilitate progress in learning, this new edition:

  • outlines the underlying impairments and their educational implications
  • explores the process of assessment and diagnosis in Asperger Syndrome
  • offers practical strategies for effective and realistic classroom intervention
  • considers the behavioural challenges the child with Asperger Syndrome may pose
  • shows how transitions can be supported

Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Teachers, 2nd Edition seeks to inform professionals meeting a child with Asperger Syndrome for the first time and equip them with effective educational and behavioural intervention strategies. This book will be essential to professionals in mainstream schools, educational psychologists, as well as to parents, carers and others supporting social and behavioural progress for students with Asperger Syndrome.


Asperger Syndrome: What Teachers Need to Know. Matt Winter, $23.95

As awareness and diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (AS) increases across the globe, it is essential that every teacher in every classroom has a familiarity with the condition and understands how best to support AS students at their school. This fully revised and expanded second edition is the ideal resource to point teachers in the right direction.

Concise and instantly accessible, this book gives a clear summary of up-to-date information on Asperger Syndrome, describing the common characteristics to look out for, and offering simple strategies for adapting to the educational needs of students with AS. Packed with useful tips and practical advice, this guide answers key questions such as 'Am I qualified to teach this child?' and 'How can I help the pupil with AS to learn?' New material includes information for teaching older children and adolescents with AS, tips on what to do when problems arise, as well as suggestions for a whole-school approach to helping students with AS.

This book is the perfect go-to guide for teachers, teaching assistants and those in school management who want to know more about Asperger Syndrome in the mainstream inclusive classroom.

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Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Robin Holloway, $63.50

The DSM-5 (2013) classifies all autism-related disorders, including Asperger’s, under the heading “autism spectrum disorder.” This book argues that this lumping together is unhelpful for clinicians. Instead, finer diagnostic distinctions are helpful to clinicians who treat children with Asperger’s.

This book spells out in detail the psychodynamics the author has repeatedly uncovered in Asperger’s children, adolescents, and adults, and explores the central factors in the aetiology of Asperger’s Disorder. There is a section suggesting how Asperger’s can be adequately diagnosed from “the outside” (using external descriptive features) and more importantly from “the inside” (based on internal psychodynamic processes). Finally, there is a section outlining psychodynamic treatment approaches to Asperger’s children, based on their psychodynamics and on which type of Asperger’s is present.

The book includes numerous case illustrations to help the reader appreciate the central psychodynamics that are regularly observed in Asperger’s children, namely splitting of the self into victim and bully aspects, and projective identification into remote objects. On the basis of their psychodynamics, and especially which aspect of their split self is predominant, three different types of Asperger’s are outlined which require different treatment approaches.


Asperger's Disorder Intervention Manual. Amy Antes & Samm House, $53.00

The Asperger's Disorder Intervention Manual helps educators, support workers and caregivers in developing targeted intervention strategies based upon the identified characteristics. It is useful for working with ages 3 through 18 years of age.


Asperger's Syndrome in Young Children: a Developmental Guide for Parents and Professionals. Laurie Leventhal-Belfer & Cassandra Coe, $37.95

This landmark book focuses on how Asperger's Syndrome (AS) presents in pre-school children. An essential guide for parents coming to terms with their child's AS diagnosis and for the professionals who work with this age group, it is unique in answering pressing questions specific to younger children. How can parents help their AS child to develop speech and language? What help is available at school and home? When, if at all, should a child be informed about AS? Including a useful summary of early childhood development stages, Leventhal-Belfer and Coe provide a diagnostic model based on assessment of the child in contrast to 'neurotypical' children, considering relationships at home, in school or in care. Their book shows how to develop tailored early intervention strategies and to assist parents, teachers and mental health professionals in making informed decisions to nurture the development of AS children.

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Attacking Anxiety: a Step-by-Step Guide to an Engaging Approach to Treating Anxiety and Phobias in Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. Karen Levine & Naomi Chedd, $19.95

Drawing on the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), this book sets out a clear, enjoyable, step-by-step approach for addressing the sorts of anxieties, fears and phobias that are so common in children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related challenges.

Using this easy-to-follow model, parents and professionals will have the tools they need to help children and teens cope with and sometimes overcome anxieties caused by everyday occurrences. The book covers seven common scenarios, from fears of environmental sounds and visiting the doctor or dentist, to anxieties around transitions, changes to schedules and an intolerance for making mistakes. The model can be adapted to suit almost any anxiety or phobia and is ideal for use at home, at school and in clinical settings where it can be integrated into a variety of treatment approaches and styles. This book is an excellent resource for successfully alleviating many of the anxieties and phobias that interfere with life enjoyment, not only for the child but for the entire family.


Autism and Appropriate Touch: a Photocopiable Resource for Helping Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum Understand the Complexities of Physical Interaction. Abigail Werner James, illustrated by Kaiyee Tay, $29.95

Children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find the complicated social rules around touch very difficult, and this can leave them vulnerable. This educational resource provides ready-to-use lessons with photocopiable worksheets to teach about appropriate touch and social boundaries in family, educational, and community settings.


Autism and the Family: Understanding and Supporting Siblings. Kate Fiske, $45.95

Ready-to-implement resources and approaches for effective professional care in school and clinical settings.

The reverberations of autism spectrum disorders among parents and siblings can be complex. Parents may grapple with the impact of their child's initial diagnosis, wrestle with the tension between their professional ambitions and family obligations, and labor to maintain a healthy union with their partners. Brothers and sisters may be given less attention, asked to assume a more adult role than they feel ready for, or strive for meaningful connection and communication with their sibling and parents. Although the energy of clinicians, teachers, and other professionals working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder is often focused intensively on the child who is diagnosed, the practitioner can also be an invaluable resource for the child's family.

Drawing upon clinical research and firsthand family interviews, this book helps clinicians understand the experiences of parents and siblings of a child with ASD from the time of diagnosis through adulthood. It provides clear recommendations for sensitive, informed professional support. Step-by-step in each chapter, Fiske elucidates such vital subjects as:

  • Understanding the experience of diagnosis
  • Recognizing patterns of parent stress over time
  • Appreciating and navigating the effects of ASD on relationships between parents
  • Involving and providing support for siblings
  • Integrating grandparents and other extended family in care and treatment
  • Understanding a family's culture
  • Identifying and developing effective coping strategies
  • Building a strong rapport with parents and family
  • Guiding parents in the treatment of autism

And many more, including key takeaways for assisting families in managing feelings of grief and guilt, navigating support options, treatment resources, and related financial concerns, and calibrating the division of labor in the home.

Autism and the Family supplies all the foundations necessary for professionals to understand the full impact of ASD on the child, siblings, and parents and cultivate an empathic, supportive approach to treatment for the entire family.

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Building Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Step-by-Step Guide to the Thinking In Speech® Intervention. Janice Nathan & Barry Nathan, $39.95

Teaching children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to develop the 'inner voice' needed to solve problems, this book's innovative approach will help children reach logical and appropriate solutions to everyday problems.

This book shows students and professionals how to formally teach key skills for reasoning and problem-solving that aren't usually explicitly taught, such as planning, pausing and reflecting and increasing emotional regulation. Focusing on the 'inner voice' — the dialogue that goes on inside our heads during every day routines — the authors explain how to help children with ASD solve problems independently.

The book also shows how children can learn to cope with feelings of stress when confronted with difficult situations, whether getting stuck on homework, making mistakes, choosing options, following procedures that are perceived to be arbitrary, or everyday social situations. Examples of implementing this new approach in different situations are given to show the many ways of teaching these cognitive skills to children with autism.


CBT for Children & Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. Edited by Angela Scarpa, Susan Williams White & Tony Attwood, $42.95

This book helps clinicians harness the benefits of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Leading treatment developers describe promising approaches for treating common challenges faced by young people with ASD — anxiety and behavior problems, social competence issues, and adolescent concerns around sexuality and intimacy. Chapters present session-by-session overviews of each intervention program, review its evidence base, and address practical considerations in treatment. The book also discusses general issues in adapting CBT for this population and provides a helpful framework for assessment and case conceptualization informed by DSM-5.

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Comic Strip Conversations: Colorful, Illustrated Interactions with Students with Autism and Related Disorders. Carol Gray, $13.50

Carol Gray combines stick-figures with "conversation symbols" to illustrate what people say and think during conversations. Showing what people are thinking reinforces that others have independent thoughts — a concept spectrum children don't intuitively understand. Children can also recognize that, although people say one thing, they may think something quite different — another concept foreign to "concrete-thinking" children. Children can draw their own "comic strips" to show what they are thinking and feeling about events or people. Different colors can represent different states of mind. These deceptively simple comic strips can reveal as well as convey quite a lot of substantive information.


Communicating Better with People on the Autism Spectrum: 35 Things You Need to Know. Paddy-Joe Moran, $13.95

Covering verbal and non-verbal communication, Paddy-Joe Moran presents 35 simple tips and strategies to help professionals improve their communication and relationships with individuals on the autism spectrum.

The language that professionals choose to use can have a long-term impact on autistic people. This book provides easy-to-implement suggestions to guarantee effective and sensitive communication. It explains everything from person-first language through to the use of specific, rather than open-ended, questions, and a focus on taking the individual's lead with their preferred language and terminology is central to the book.


Contemplative Therapy for Clients On the Autism Spectrum: a Reflective Integration Therapy™ Manual for Psychotherapists and Counsellors. Rachael Lee Harris, $55.95

Drawing on the ancient tradition of contemplation, Reflective Integration Therapy™ shows how mantra meditation and reflective therapy can be used with clients with high functioning autism. The Reflective Integration Therapy™ programme uses the cognitive differences in those with autism, such as their innate capacity for silence, withdrawal, intense focus and repetition as sources of therapeutic healing. This manual introduces this fresh, unique therapeutic approach, creating an essential resource for all practitioners working in the field of autism. All the material for twelve weekly sessions of therapy is included within the book.

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Creative Therapy for Children with Autism, ADD and Asperger’s: Using Artistic Creativity to Reach, Teach and Touch Our Children. Janet Tubbs, $27.95

Activities, exercises and games to reduce hyperactivity, increase focus, decrease anger, develop fine motor skills and improve verbal skills.


Creativity and the Autistic Student: Supporting Strengths to Develop Skills and Deepen Knowledge. Carrie Snow, $51.50

Using creativity as a lens to explore the meaningful learning experiences of autistic youth, Carrie Snow evaluates and challenges common conceptions about autism and offers a strengths-based demonstration of the many ways that autistic people express creativity and imagination. She then identifies key qualities of education that are commonly cited by autistic people to be significant to the development of fulfilling lives, healthy identities, promising careers and vocations, and creativity in general. This important resource shows how educators can support autistic K–12 students in public, private, inclusive as well as specialized schools. Creativity and the Autistic Student forwards the idea that autistic people offer valuable skills and abilities that can strengthen communities, within school and beyond. Book Features:

  • First-person narratives by autistic people that challenge the prevailing medical model
  • A strengths-based perspective that highlights the resourceful, novel, relevant ways that autistic people navigate their lives
  • A focus on the importance of cultivating what creativity scholars term “everyday creativity” in autistic youth
  • Strategies for inclusive curricular and instructional ideas, adaptations, and structures
  • Visions for a future that invites and thrives on the creative contributions of neurodiverse citizens

Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Sarita Freedman, $33.95

Going to college can be a daunting prospect for any young person, but for teenagers on the autism spectrum this is especially true. This book describes the unique needs that ASD students entering further or higher education are likely to have. The author identifies the key skill-sets they will need to develop in order to be successful in college and in life, and shows how they can be helped to develop these.

This book is essential reading for psychologists, special educators, educational therapists, high school teachers/career counselors, and other professionals supporting high school and college students on the autism spectrum. Parents of such students will also benefit from the ideas presented in this book.

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Difference Not Disorder: Understanding Autism Theory In Practice. Catherine Harvey, $35.95

Interventions and educational approaches for children with autism spectrum disorders have developed in response to the different models for how autism has been constructed and understood. This book explores the evolving theories on autism and how these have impacted the interventions and outcomes in education. Drawing on 30 years of professional experience and detailed research, Harvey exposes the myths around autism, advocates for understanding autism as difference rather than impairment, and provides practical guidance on teaching and learning, behaviour management, addressing sensory and physical needs of children with ASD. This accessible overview shows how to put autism research into practice, learn from historic mistakes and create the most supportive environment for children on the autism spectrum.


The Essential Manual for Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in the Classroom: What Every Teacher Needs to Know. Kathy Hoopmann, $29.95

Perfect for time-poor teachers, Kathy Hoopmann's essential handbook is an easy-to-navigate resource that promotes a positive learning environment in which students with Asperger syndrome (ASD) can thrive. Kathy's unique ability to explain the ASD mind-set shines through as her concise descriptions reveal how to recognise and develop the child's strengths to the fullest potential whilst guiding and mentoring through areas of difficulties. 

Full of effective and innovative strategies, the book covers areas such as meltdowns, forming friendships, literal thinking and speaking, and the overwhelming influence of sensory sensitivities. Activities to help explain the child's behaviour to other students are also included which fosters understanding and acceptance. A 'Home Link' section adds vital information about how to work with parents and other caregivers to create safe, loving and fun environments for the child at home and at school.


Evidence-Based Assessment In ASD: What Is Available, What Is Appropriate and What Is 'Fit-for-Purpose'. Kenneth Aitken, $79.95

Advocating for an increased emphasis on evidence-based practice, this book describes and analyses a wide range of available Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) assessment measures. The author offers guidance on how to evaluate services and programmes and how to recognise which will be most effective in different scenarios for people with differing needs. A wide range of measures are reviewed in detail, including assessments used in situations often ignored in overviews relevant to ASD, such as assessments of internet addiction, response to traumatic stress, and criminal offending risk and witness credibility.

This book is an invaluable resource to professionals who support people with ASDs, including social workers and teachers, and who are under increasing pressure to reliably assess which services, programmes and therapies are effective and fit-for-purpose.


Exploring Feelings for Young Children with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger’s Disorder. Angela Scarpa, Anthony Wells & Tony Attwood, $39.95

Young children with autism have particular difficulty in understanding and controlling their emotions, especially when those emotions are negative. This practical manual for professionals provides a set of simple strategies to help children with high-functioning autism or Asperger's syndrome who suffer from mood difficulties to decrease negative feelings and increase positive feelings in daily life.

Using a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach, The Stress and Anger Management Program (STAMP) is designed specifically for young children in their pre-school and early school years. The book outlines a 9-session group program using methods, games and activities that are developmentally appropriate. Treatment components include affective education, cognitive restructuring, social and group stories, and the emotional toolbox. The group therapy can be tailored for individual therapy when needed. A parental component is also included to support practice at home and promote generalization outside of the classroom or therapy setting.

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Family Therapy and the Autism Spectrum: Autism Conversations in Narrative Practice. Marilyn Monteiro, $42.95

The autism spectrum presents a range of communication, social, and sensory differences that are challenging for clinicians to address. Family Therapy and the Autism Spectrum provides a guide to conceptualizing those differences and ways to discuss them with clients and their families. Readers are provided with narrative examples illustrating the application of key concepts introduced in the text. These case examples address issues that range across the life cycle, from families with young children to ones with teens who are emerging as adults. Using the techniques learned in this book, clinicians will be able to guide families towards their positive autism narrative.

This book also features a visual framework to organize the compelling narrative of each person’s autism spectrum pattern of developmental differences or brain style. Using this visual framework and the corresponding descriptive language, clinicians and families can work together to create their "autism conversations." The conversations lead to the transformative experiences of developing competencies, resiliency, and advocacy for individuals and their families. The conversations also lead individuals with spectrum differences to use empowering language, supporting their ability to develop self-advocacy and self-determination skills.


Fundamental Movement Skill Acquisition for Children and Adults with Autism; a Practical Guide to Teaching and Assessing Individuals on the Spectrum. Susan Crawford, $33.95

This innovative manual sets out advice on fundamental movement skill acquisition (FMS) and its benefits for improving physical, verbal and social skills for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Improving FMS can help prevent long term health issues, and increase opportunities for social engagement and independence.

The book explores the basic skills of movement (running, catching, throwing, and balance) and how to observe, teach and assess FMS in children and adults with ASD. There are sections on how to develop and implement a programme for individuals to guide their personal development, and information on planning and tools for assessment are included. A much needed guide on how to combat impairment of FMS, the book also highlights the numerous benefits of such an approach in relation to behaviour, lifestyle, health and education.


Geeks, Genes, and the Evolution of Asperger Syndrome. Dean Falk & Eve Penelope Schofield, $37.50

In this unusual book an evolutionary anthropologist and her coauthor/granddaughter, who has Asperger syndrome, examine the emergence and spread of Asperger syndrome and other forms of high-functioning autism. The authors speak to readers with autism, parents, teachers, clinicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, other health-care providers, autism researchers, evolutionary biologists, geneticists, paleoanthropologists, and people who simply enjoy reading about science.

Using the latest findings regarding brain evolution and the neurological, genetic, and cognitive underpinnings of autistic individuals at the high end of the spectrum, Falk theorizes that many characteristics associated with Asperger syndrome are by-products of the evolution of advanced mental processing. She explores the origins of autism, whether it is currently evolving, how it differs in males and females, and whether it is a global phenomenon. Additionally, Eve Schofield, who was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome as a child, provides firsthand accounts of what it is like to grow up as an "Aspie."

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High on the Spectrum: Asperger’s, High Functioning Autism, and Related Personalities. Mike Paget & Kim “Tip” Frank, $23.50 (K-12)

This guidebook is for educators helping young people to maximize strengths and manage weaknesses, in preparation for life beyond school and home.


I am Special: a Workbook to Help Children, Teens and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Understand Their Diagnosis, Gain Confidence and Thrive, 2nd edition. Peter Vermeulen, $45.95

I AM SPECIAL is a proven programme for helping children, teens and adults on the autism spectrum to understand themselves and their diagnosis, gain confidence and thrive. Peter Vermeulen describes in-depth the theory and research behind the programme, and explains how to use it in practice. He presents a series of specially-designed worksheets, included on an accompanying CD in a handy printable format, on a wide range of topics, including how the brain works, physical characteristics, likes and dislikes, sensory issues, strengths and weaknesses, learning preferences, relationships and plans for the future. When completed, the worksheets can be used to build up a unique and personal book about the individual on the autism spectrum, to help foster self-understanding and self-confidence. For the very first time, the programme presented in this second edition is suitable for use with teens and adults as well as children, and also contains helpful interactive material for siblings.

This is a unique resource for all those involved in supporting children, teens and adults on the autism spectrum, including teachers, psychologists, counsellors as well as parents and carers.  


The Incredible 5-Point Scale, 2nd Edition: Assisting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling Their Emotional Responses. Kari Dunn Buron & Mitzi Curtis, $30.50

The second edition of the wildly popular INCREDIBLE 5-POINT SCALE is significantly improved and expanded. Using the same practical and user-friendly format as the first edition, readers benefit from work done with the scales over the past 10 years, resulting in refinements to the original scales, now considered "classics" in homes and classrooms across the country and abroad. As well there are lots of new scales specifically designed for young children and for those with more classic presentations of autism, including expanded use of the Anxiety Curve. Another welcome addition is a list of goals and objectives related to incorporating scales in students' IEPs. As in their other writings, the authors emphasize the importance of self-management and self-regulation, two evidence-based practices.

Purchasing the book allows online access to blank scales, small portable scales and worksheets for easy duplication.


Inside Out: What Makes a Person with Social Cognitive Deficits Tick? Michelle Garcia Winner, $37.95

For professionals and parents to use with all ages. This book is where to start to learn more about how social problems connect to academic problems, such as reading comprehension and written expression. The book introduces Michelle's ILAUGH model, that helps to pinpoint specific challenges. For ages K-adulthood grade and beyond, this book also provides insight on what information we expect students to develop "naturally" to become strong learners.

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The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA Curriculum: a Program for Emerging Self-Advocates with Autism Spectrum and Other Conditions. Valerie Paradiz, Teacher Manual, $38.95; Student Workbook, $18.50

Self-advocacy plays a vital role in nearly every aspect of life for individuals on the spectrum, in school, at home, in the community, and at work. The more self-awareness people on the spectrum possess, the more they can be players in advocating for their own comfort, happiness, and well-being. This cutting-edge curriculum helps professionals and family members provide children and adults with ASD with safe forums for self-discovery, structured learning activities, and a cumulative understanding of the many facets of self-advocacy. The 12 units included in the Teacher Edition and Student Workbook provide a comprehensive curriculum with detailed lesson plans, worksheets and activities, culminating in the creation of a personal self-advocacy portfolio, a living document that can be adjusted over the life span.


Learning and Behavior Problems in Asperger Syndrome. Margot Prior (ed), $51.95

This volume provides research-based, practical information on managing the challenges that Asperger syndrome (AS) presents in everyday life and in the classroom. Current knowledge is reviewed on the core learning, behavioral, emotional, social, and communication difficulties associated with this complex disorder. Hurdles facing children with AS and their parents and teachers are clearly identified, and effective assessment and intervention approaches described. Special features include firsthand accounts from an adult with AS and a teacher with extensive experience in the area, as well as numerous illustrative vignettes and classroom examples. While written primarily for professionals, the volume will also be of interest to many parents.


Making Sense of Children's Thinking and Behavior: a Step-by-Step Tool for Understanding Children with NLD, Asperger's, HFA, PDD-NOS, and other Neurological Differences. Leslie Holzhauser-Peters & Leslie True, $33.95

Making Sense of Children's Thinking and Behavior offers parents and professionals a tool for understanding children with neurological differences. These children have an atypical view of the world, unique to their particular disability, which can make their behaviour confusing and at times challenging. Each child therefore requires individualized accommodations in understanding and responding to them.

The Systematic Tool for Analysing Thinking (STAT) offers such a system. It provides a step-by-step method for forming a hypothesis about a child's behavior, by laying bare the thinking behind it. It then suggests appropriate ways of responding, in order to try and both explain and eventually remedy the difficult behavior.

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Martian in the Playground: Understanding the Schoolchild with Asperger's Syndrome, Revised Edition. Clare Sainsbury, $48.95

This award winning book illuminates what it means to be a person who has Asperger’s Syndrome by providing a window into a unique and particular world. Drawing on her own experience of schooling, and of a network of friends and correspondents who share her way of thinking and responding, Clare Sainsbury reminds us of the potential for harm education holds for those who do not "fit in".

This book holds insights that take us beyond the standard guidance on how to manage autistic spectrum disorder. It challenges the way we might handle obsessive behavior. It invites us to celebrate the pure passion of the intellect, which such obsessions can represent, and to recognize the delight which can be experienced by children who love to collect. It reminds us that many of the autistic mannerisms we might try to suppress actually help the child to think. This revised edition includes an additional introduction and extensive summary of research in the field of Asperger’s Syndrome, both by Tony Attwood.


New Social Story Book, Revised and Expanded 15th Anniversary Edition. Carol Gray, $54.95 (includes CD-ROM)

Since the early 90s, Carol Gray’s world-famous Social Stories have helped thousands of children with autism spectrum disorders. This 15th Anniversary Edition of her best-selling book offers ready-to-use stories that parents and educators have depended on for years, and new sections added are: How to most effectively use and apply the stories; How to improve the lives of younger children; and Social Stories for teens and adults with autism. Developed through years of experience, these strategically written stories explain social situations in ways children and adults with autism understand, while teaching social skills needed for them to be successful at home, school, work, and in the community.


No More Meltdowns Game. ChildsWork ChildsPlay, $44.95 (ages 6-12)

This interactive tool is designed to establish steady communication about mood changes between a child with Asperger's Syndrome and a parent, teacher, or therapist so that meltdowns can be avoided. The goal of the game is to recognize the connection between patterns of daily behavior and emotions. When the child and adult begin to understand the emotions that precede a meltdown, they can learn to stop the behavior before it starts. For one child and one adult.


Overcoming Anxiety in Children and Teens. Jed Baker, $19.95

Overcoming Anxiety in Children and Teens outlines both the science and art of anxiety therapy. The science of overcoming anxiety is using the well-researched approach called gradual exposure therapy which involves helping individuals gradually face their fears. The art of therapy is figuring out how to actually convince someone to face their fears. Jed describes motivational techniques, cognitive behavioral strategies, exercises, relaxation and mindfulness guides to lower anxiety to the point where individuals can begin to confront their fears. The book covers: simple phobias, social phobia, selective mutism, separation anxiety and school refusal, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, somatic symptom disorder and/or illness anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, perfectionism, and other common fears.

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A Practical Guide to Happiness in Children and Teens On the Autism Spectrum: a Positive Psychology Approach. Victoria Honeybourne, $33.95

Full of simple strategies for happiness in children and teens with autism, this book is a must read for anyone dedicated to the wellbeing of a child on the spectrum.

Bringing a refreshingly positive approach to mental health and autism, the guide is full of practical ideas for helping children strengthen their self-worth, optimism and receptivity to happiness. It also reveals how children can build resilience and better understand their feelings, giving them the skills to flourish and thrive and to ward off negative thoughts. The activities are ideal for all learning levels and can be done individually or in groups, at home or in the classroom. Talking about mental health in autism is all too often reduced to ways of 'curing illness' - this book helps to prevent poor mental health by making happiness a priority and an attainable goal.


Prosody Intervention for High-Functioning Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Enhancing Communication and Social Engagement through Voice, Rhythm, and Pitch. Michelle Dunn & Larry Harris, $39.95

When making the transition to adulthood, young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find their opportunities limited by their impaired prosody. Through a program of evidence-based lessons and resources, this book helps to develop verbal and nonverbal skills essential to adult life, particularly in the context of looking for a job or social situations. It is a complete curriculum, covering everything from self-calming to fluency and conversational skills, and includes lesson plans, handouts, and homework.

The program has been successfully used by the authors in their work with people on the autism spectrum and will be a life-changing resource for professionals as well as for parents and people on the autism spectrum wanting to improve their ability to communicate well.


Providing Practical Support for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Supported Living in the Community. Denise Edwards, $27.95

One element at the heart of effective service provision is an understanding of the service user's needs. This book unravels some of the common misunderstandings between people with autism spectrum disorders and providers of support services. The book offers practical advice on how to ensure that the needs of people with ASD are catered for effectively.

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The Psychiatry of Adult Autism and Asperger Syndrome: a Practical Guide. Traolach Brugha, $49.50

Epidemiological research has shown that most adults in the general population meeting the criteria for autism are unrecognized and undiagnosed. There is a growing pressure on psychiatrists to be able to recognize autism and to consider its effects on their adult patients, particularly when they are also showing signs of another mental disorder, such as psychosis, personality disorder, or chronic depression. The Psychiatry of Adult Autism and Asperger Syndrome introduces adult psychiatrists, including sub-specialist psychiatrists, to autism and Asperger syndrome. It covers recognition and diagnosis and the psychiatrist's role in treating patients with co-morbid mental disorder whilst taking account of the autism component. It explores the process of sign-posting patients with autism to appropriate care and support as family involvement diminishes or ceases.

While there are a number of books written on how to cope with autism as an adult, The Psychiatry of Adult Autism and Asperger Syndrome is aimed at the practising adult psychiatrist. The book describes normal and pathological functioning and then guides the reader through assessment and post diagnostic intervention issues. The use of fictionalized clinical examples helps to illustrate autism and its presentation in adulthood, and illustrate the issues psychiatrists often raise in training workshops.


QUEST Program 1: Social Skills Curriculum for Elementary School Students with Autism.  JoEllen Cumpata & Susan Fell, $34.50

The QUEST Program 1 was developed to address the needs of elementary students with social skills and pragmatic language weaknesses. Because these children benefit from regular instruction and practice, the program uses an intensive proactive approach to teach social skills by combining written instruction with games, experiential stories, and role play, which results in discussion, friendly feedback from peers, and real world experience. Even when provided with an inclusive education in a general education setting, these students do not typically interpret social cues, nuances and rules of interaction in the same way as their peers, which is the reason the program maximizes generalization of skills both in and outside the classroom. The goals of the program are to help students gain a better understanding of human behavior and interaction and to provide opportunities to become familiar and comfortable with the social skills and pragmatic language necessary to be successful at school and in the community.

QUEST Program 2: Social Skills Curriculum for Elementary School Students with Autism.  JoEllen Cumpata & Susan Fell, $34.50

Why start a social skills program? The question is not why, but why not? With inclusive education becoming the norm in schools nationwide, teachers often struggle to address students non-academic needs, but teachers need ready-to-use lessons that won't interfere with their curriculum. Quest Program 2 is a social skills program created to help middle school students with autism who struggle with social skills and pragmatic language.

Developed by a school social worker and speech language pathologist, the program uses an intensive, proactive approach to teaching social skills, combining written instruction with games, activities, and student interaction. Six helpful units: School Survival Basics, Understanding and Managing Emotions, Communication Skills, Making Friends and Interacting with Peers, Personal Safety, Vocational Readiness can be implemented either chronologically or on their own.


Reframe Your Thinking Around Autism: How the Polyvagal Theory and Brain Plasticity Help Us Make Sense of Autism. Holly Bridges, $19.95

This is the first book to explain the Polyvagal Theory as it applies to autism in simple terms for parents and professionals. Incorporating Dr Anat Baniel's work in brain plasticity, it presents a new way of understanding autism and supporting children on the spectrum with strategies to strengthen the mind-body connection. Outlining a new, optimistic way to understand autism, this concise and accessible book offers practical ideas to help children on the spectrum grow.

The Polyvagal Theory suggests autism is a learnt response by the body — a result of the child being in a prolonged state of 'fight or flight' while their nervous system is still developing. This book explains the theory in simple terms and incorporates recent developments in brain plasticity research (the capacity of the brain to change throughout life) to give parents and professionals the tools to strengthen the child's brain-body connection and lessen the social and emotional impact of autism.

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Restorative Practice and Special Needs: a Practical Guide to Working Restoratively with Young People. Nick Burnett & Margaret Thorsborne, $41.95

Restorative Practice (RP) is an effective approach to discipline that has the potential to transform behaviour by focusing on building and restoring relationships. This practical guide explains how to implement restorative approaches with young people with special needs in educational or residential settings. The book explores how RP is being used in general terms and through a number of case studies looks at how RP needs to be adapted for those with additional needs including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability and communication difficulties. It includes guidance on particular issues such as staff facing crises, the issue of physical restraint and additional support parents require.


Secrets to Success for Professionals in the Autism Field: an Insider's Guide to Understanding the Autism Spectrum, the Environment and Your Role. Gunilla Gerland, $39.95

In a highly readable style, with many inspiring examples, this book offers original explanations of the impairments associated with autism, showing how to discover the root cause of behaviours that are challenging, not just how to manage them superficially. It looks objectively and non-judgmentally at the common pitfalls and difficulties that autism professionals may encounter, explaining how to deal with these and transition to more effective working relationships. An important section on ethics and reflection equips the reader with the knowledge and skills needed to grow professionally in the field.

Packed with original insights and practical, hands-on tools and strategies, this is essential reading for teachers, teaching assistants, support workers, counsellors, social workers and anyone else working with individuals of any age on the autism spectrum.


A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome: Solution Focused Approaches. E. Veronica Bliss & Genevieve Edmonds, $27.95

A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome presents an empowering, practical approach to helping people with Asperger Syndrome to succeed at college, at work, at home and in life. The authors highlight how treating AS as a 'problem' is unproductive, and advocate a solution focused approach which recognizes and uses the strengths of people with AS to foster mutual respect and understanding.

This book will be of interest to people who are affected by AS, their families, and the people who work with them.

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Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism: a Guide for Teaching Pro-Social Skills. Ellen McGinnis & Richard Simpson, $71.95

This new guide employs Skillstreaming's evidence-based four-part training approach — modeling, role-playing, performance feedback, and generalization — to teach pro-social skills in a small-group context. The book includes a total of 80 skills specifically tailored to the needs of learners with high-functioning autism and related disorders. The introduction offers a framework for understanding high-functioning autism disorders, defines unique characteristics of this population, and emphasizes the role of individualized coaching and the assistance of supportive peers in helping these learners meet their unique challenges. The remainder of the book presents skills and related materials.


Special Considerations for Students with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Guide for School Administrators. Diane Adreon & Brenda Smith Myles, $30.95

School administrators play a key role in creating a mind-set within their school district, region, or school as to how school personnel approach various challenges they may encounter when working with students and families. In many instances, a school administrator can provide certain accommodations for students with disabilities, as well as guide decisions regarding how teachers address behavioral challenges. The purpose of this book is to provide school administrators with useful and practical suggestions and strategies that can increase student achievement, engagement, positive behavior, and social skills for high-functioning students on the spectrum (HF-ASD); help reduce educator stress and frustration; and increase positive interactions between families and school personnel so that the school day is more successful for all parties.


Starting Points: the Basics of Understanding and Supporting Children and Youth with Asperger Syndrome. Jill Hudson & Brenda Smith Myles, $19.95

Starting Points offers a variety of strategies and visual supports that help children on the spectrum who:

  • Have difficulty with abstract concepts and thoughts
  • Have difficulty understanding and regulating emotions
  • Have difficulty recognizing, interpreting, and empathizing with the emotions of others
  • Find it easier to answer questions with choices versus open-ended questions
  • Need cues for how and when to transition from an activity or place to the next & much more

Starting from the premise that no two individuals with AS are the same, Hudson and Myles provide a global perspective of how the core characteristics of AS may appear separately and/or simultaneously, and how they may manifest themselves in a variety of situations.

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Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome: a Student Guide. John Harpur, Maria Lawlor & Michael Fitzgerald, $29.95

College life is particularly stressful for students with Asperger Syndrome. This much needed guide provides information to help these students prepare successfully for study, interact with staff and fellow students, cope with expectations and pressures and understand their domestic and academic responsibilities.


Supporting Pupils on the Autism Spectrum in Secondary Schools. Cary Canavan, $62.90

Written to meet the needs of teaching assistants and learning support assistants, this book provides a practical toolkit for supporting students on the autistic spectrum in mainstream secondary schools.

The book offers a clear, jargon-free explanation of autism spectrum conditions and examines the difficulties arising from these conditions and how they can impact on students’ learning. Addressing issues which arise on a daily basis, it is full of practical advice and strategies for supporting students socially and academically across all areas of the curriculum. Features include:

  • templates to scaffold students’ comprehension and learning in different subject areas
  • forms to help with information collection and evaluation
  • advice on supporting students through examinations
  • examples and case studies to illustrate how the strategies described work in practice

Packed with photocopiable resources that can be adapted to suit individual students’ needs, this book is essential reading for teaching assistants that want to help their students’ on the autism spectrum to reach their full potential.


Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: a Practical Guide for Teachers and Parents. Patricia Howlin, Simon Baron-Cohen, Julie Hadwin, $95.99

The difficulties experienced by children with autism and related conditions in inferring the thoughts, beliefs, desires and intentions of others are well documented in numerous studies. It now seems that these deficits underlie many of the social and communication problems that are characteristic of autism. Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read explores the relationship of "theory of mind" deficits to other areas of children's functioning and describes existing experimental work that has attempted to enhance the skills associated with understanding others' minds. Drawing on their own intervention programme, and providing detailed information about the teaching materials and strategies they use, the authors provide practical guidelines for helping children with autism spectrum conditions to improve their understanding of beliefs, emotions and pretence. The authors tackle specific problematic issues including:

  • how to interpret facial expressions
  • how to recognise feelings of anger, sadness, fear and happiness
  • how feelings are affected by what happens and what is expected to happen
  • how to see things from another person's perspective
  • how to understand another person's knowledge and beliefs

This easy-to-follow graded teaching guide is of particular relevance to special needs teachers, educational and clinical psychologists, speech and language therapists, and carers of children with autism spectrum conditions.

Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: the Workbook. Patricia Howlin, Simon Baron-Cohen, Julie Hadwin, $37.95

This workbook presents the most effective approaches, strategies, and practical guidelines to help alleviate social and communication problems in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

The workbook complements the best-selling Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide for use in practical settings.

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Teaching Pre-Employment Skills to 14-17-Year-Olds: the Autism Works Now!® Method. Joanne Lara & Susan Osborne, $37.95

Based on the Autism Works Now!® Workplace Readiness Workshop, this interactive resource shows how to help students aged 14-17 develop the necessary transition skills for getting and keeping a meaningful job, with accompanying worksheets available to download.

Structured around 2-hour weekly sessions over an eight month period, the program is ideal for teaching to groups of students with autism. It covers essential topics such as organization and time management, interview skills, appropriate workplace attire, and networking. It advises on how to arrange a field trip to local businesses so students can gain experience of being in the workplace. Worksheets and questionnaires help to track progress and discover what types of job will be appropriate based on an individual's skills and interests, and the book also includes a template for creating effective resumes.


Teaching University Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Guide to Developing Academic Capacity and Proficiency. Kimberley McMahon-Coleman & Kim Draisma, $39.95

Drawing on the latest research, this book offers practical strategies for supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in tertiary education. By looking at common issues faced by students with ASD, teaching and support staff will better understand how to help students develop vital skills needed for academic success.


Thera-Build with LEGO®: a Playful Therapeutic Approach for Promoting Emotional Well-Being in Children. Alyson Thomsen, $35.95

'Thera-Build' is a LEGO®-based therapeutic approach for improving children's emotional well-being. Participation in Thera-Build groups can help to boost self-esteem, address common issues such as anxiety and anger, support social development and build positive attachments.

This inspiring and user-friendly guide explores the power of play, introduces the basics of brain plasticity and attachment theory, and shows exactly how to set up and run an effective Thera-Build group. A wide range of imaginative games and activities is included.

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Therapeutic Adventures with Autistic Children: Connecting through Movement, Play and Creativity. Jonas Torrance, $29.95

A vivid exploration of working with autistic children using empowering techniques from a range of creative therapies. Each chapter in this heartening book is the story of a child with autism and how therapy was pivotal in confronting his or her individual dilemma.

Covering many of the behaviours characteristic to autism, such as uncontrolled anger and obsessive tendencies, the therapies used range from drawing and dancing to meditation and martial arts, depending on the needs and interests of each child. The key message is that investing in the relationship between the therapist and the child — so that they grow, play and develop together — is transformative.


Thinking about YOU, Thinking about ME: Teaching Perspective Taking and Social Thinking to Persons with Social Cognitive Learning Challenges, 2nd Edition. Michelle Garcia Winner, $71.95

Thinking about YOU, Thinking about ME is one of Michelle Garcia Winner’s best-selling works. This newly revised edition includes 140 new pages of information, including two new chapters and an updated philosophy throughout. The assessment chapter has been re-written and expanded to include a Social Thinking Dynamic Assessment Protocol®, with more detailed assessment techniques. As well, this second edition includes:

  • Winner's 3 Levels of Social Cognitive Perspective Taking
  • Review of Social Cognition and Related Theories
  • The 4 Steps of Communication Explained and Related Treatment Activities
  • Concrete Strategies to help students become aware of the impact their words and actions have on other people's thoughts, emotions and actions
  • Sample IEP Goals and Benchmarks

Working with Girls and Young Women with an Autism Spectrum Condition: a Practical Guide for Clinicians. Fiona Fisher Bullivant, $35.95

This guide shows how clinicians can help girls and young women with ASC to reach their full potential, by adopting more relationship-based, individualised approaches. With contributions from young women about their experiences in clinical settings, the book reflects on what clinicians have done right and wrong to date, why girls and women with ASC are too often misunderstood, and how the culture of how clinicians work with them needs to change in order to achieve better results. In a concise and practical way, it covers how to better understand clients' needs and foster strong relationships through diagnosis, understanding co-morbidities, sensory issues, self-harm, emotional regulation, assessments, interventions and strategies.

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Writers on the Spectrum: How Autism and Asperger Syndrome Have Influenced Literary Writing. Julie Brown, $69.95

From Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale characters to Lewis Carroll's Wonderland and Emily Dickinson's poetic imagery, the writings and lives of some of the world's most celebrated authors indicate signs of autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Through analysis of biographies, autobiographies, letters and diaries, Professor Julie Brown identifies literary talents who display characteristics of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and uncovers the similarities in their writing that suggest atypical, autistic brains.

Providing close readings of authors' works, Brown explores writing processes, content, theme, structure and writing style to reveal the underlying autistic traits that have influenced their writing. The book provides an overview of ASD and common threads in autistic writing followed by an illuminating exploration of how these threads are evident in the literature of both well-known and lesser known authors.


The Ziggurat Model: a Framework for Designing Comprehensive Interventions for Individuals with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Release 2.0. Ruth Aspy, & Barry Grossman, $55.95 (Includes Individual Strengths and Skills Inventory (ISSI) and a special section on Ziggurat-CAPS Integration)

Also:

The Ziggurat Model, Textbook Edition: Desigining Comprehensive Interventions for Individuals with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Ruth Aspy, & Barry Grossman, $73.95

UCC-CL: Underlying Characteristics Checklist Manual, a Needs Assessment Tool to Facilitate Intervention Design for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ruth Aspy & Barry Grossman, $35.95. Includes 20 copies of assessment tool.

UCC-HF: Underlying Characteristics Checklist Manual, a Needs Assessment Tool to Facilitate Intervention Design for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ruth Aspy & Barry Grossman, $35.95. Includes 20 copies of assessment tool.

UCC-EI: Underlying Characteristics Checklist - Early Intervention (3 months through 72 months). Ruth Aspy, Kathleen Ann Quill& Barry Grossman, $26.50. Includes 20 copies of assessment tool.

Underlying Characteristics Checklist (UCC) Manual, CD-ROM. Ruth Aspy, Barry Grossman & Kathleen Ann Quill, $20.95

Developed as a component of the Ziggurat Model, the Underlying Characteristics Checklist (UCC) is an informal, non-standardized assessment tool designed to identify characteristics across a number of domains associated with ASD. The UCC USER MANUAL outlines directions for using all 3 Underlying Characteristic Checklists: UCC-CL, UCC-HF, and the UCC-EI. The UCC and the Ziggurat Model in tandem lead to a program that is based on individual needs and uses the best practices in the field. The CD-ROM also includes the Individual Strengths and Skills Inventory found in the Ziggurat Model book.

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Complete Booklist

Acting Antics: a Theatrical Approach to Teaching Social Understanding to Kids and Teens with Asperger Syndrome. Cindy Schneider, $37.95

All About Me: a Step-by-Step Guide to Telling Children and Young People on the Autism Spectrum about Their Diagnosis. Andrew Miller, $39.95

An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions, 2nd edition. Ian Stuart-Hamilton, $31.95

Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol: Drinking to Cope? Matthew Tinsley & Sarah Hendrickx, $29.95

Asperger Syndrome: Assessing and Treating High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2nd Edition. Edited by James McPartland, Ami Klin & Fred Volkmar, $86.50

Asperger Syndrome and Bullying: Strategies and Solutions. Nick Dubin, $27.95

Asperger Syndrome in Adulthood: a Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians. Kevin Stoddart, Lillian Burke & Robert King, $34.00

Asperger Syndrome in the Inclusive Classroom: Advice and Strategies for Teachers. Stacey Betts, Dion Betts & Lisa Gerber-Eckard, $27.95

Asperger Syndrome: a Practical Guide for Teachers, 2nd Edition. Val Cumine, Julia Dunlop & Gill Stevenson, $55.90

Asperger Syndrome: What Teachers Need to Know. Matt Winter, $23.95

Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Robin Holloway, $63.50

Asperger's Disorder Intervention Manual. Amy Antes & Samm House, $53.00

Asperger's Syndrome in Young Children: a Developmental Guide for Parents and Professionals. Laurie Leventhal-Belfer & Cassandra Coe, $37.95

Attacking Anxiety: a Step-by-Step Guide to an Engaging Approach to Treating Anxiety and Phobias in Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. Karen Levine & Naomi Chedd, $19.95

Autism and Appropriate Touch: a Photocopiable Resource for Helping Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum Understand the Complexities of Physical Interaction. Abigail Werner James, illustrated by Kaiyee Tay, $29.95

Autism and the Family: Understanding and Supporting Siblings. Kate Fiske, $45.95

Building Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Step-by-Step Guide to the Thinking In Speech® Intervention. Janice Nathan & Barry Nathan, $39.95

CBT for Children & Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. Edited by Angela Scarpa, Susan Williams White & Tony Attwood, $42.95

Comic Strip Conversations: Colorful, Illustrated Interactions with Students with Autism and Related Disorders. Carol Gray, $13.50

Communicating Better with People on the Autism Spectrum: 35 Things You Need to Know. Paddy-Joe Moran, $13.95

Contemplative Therapy for Clients On the Autism Spectrum: a Reflective Integration Therapy™ Manual for Psychotherapists and Counsellors. Rachael Lee Harris, $55.95

Creative Therapy for Children with Autism, ADD and Asperger's: Using Artistic Creativity to Reach, Teach and Touch Our Children. Janet Tubbs, $27.95

Creativity and the Autistic Student: Supporting Strengths to Develop Skills and Deepen Knowledge. Carrie Snow, $51.50

Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Sarita Freedman, $33.95

Difference Not Disorder: Understanding Autism Theory In Practice. Catherine Harvey, $35.95

The Essential Manual for Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in the Classroom: What Every Teacher Needs to Know. Kathy Hoopmann, $29.95

Evidence-Based Assessment In ASD: What Is Available, What Is Appropriate and What Is 'Fit-for-Purpose'. Kenneth Aitken, $79.95

Exploring Feelings for Young Children with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger’s Disorder. Angela Scarpa, Anthony Wells & Tony Attwood, $39.95

Family Therapy and the Autism Spectrum: Autism Conversations in Narrative Practice. Marilyn Monteiro, $42.95

Fundamental Movement Skill Acquisition for Children and Adults with Autism; a Practical Guide to Teaching and Assessing Individuals on the Spectrum. Susan Crawford, $33.95

Geeks, Genes, and the Evolution of Asperger Syndrome. Dean Falk & Eve Penelope Schofield, $37.50

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High on the Spectrum: Asperger’s, High Functioning Autism, and Related Personalities. Mike Paget & Kim “Tip” Frank, $23.50 (K-12)

I am Special: a Workbook to Help Children, Teens and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Understand Their Diagnosis, Gain Confidence and Thrive, 2nd edition. Peter Vermeulen, $45.95

The Incredible 5-Point Scale, 2nd Edition: Assisting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling Their Emotional Responses. Kari Dunn Buron & Mitzi Curtis, $30.50

Inside Out: What Makes a Person with Social Cognitive Deficits Tick? Michelle Garcia Winner, $37.95

The Integrated Self-Advocacy ISA™ Curriculum: a Program for Emerging Self-Advocates with Autism Spectrum and Other Conditions. Valerie Paradiz, Teacher Manual, $38.95; Student Workbook, $18.50

Learning and Behavior Problems in Asperger Syndrome. Margot Prior (ed), $51.95

Making Sense of Children's Thinking and Behavior: a Step-by-Step Tool for Understanding Children with NLD, Asperger's, HFA, PDD-NOS, and other Neurological Differences. Leslie Holzhauser-Peters & Leslie True, $33.95

Martian in the Playground: Understanding the Schoolchild with Asperger's Syndrome, Revised Edition. Clare Sainsbury, $48.95

New Social Story Book, Revised and Expanded 15th Anniversary Edition. Carol Gray, $54.95 (includes CD-ROM)

No More Meltdowns Game. ChildsWork ChildsPlay, $44.95 (ages 6-12)

Overcoming Anxiety in Children and Teens. Jed Baker, $19.95

A Practical Guide to Happiness in Children and Teens On the Autism Spectrum: a Positive Psychology Approach. Victoria Honeybourne, $33.95

Prosody Intervention for High-Functioning Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Enhancing Communication and Social Engagement through Voice, Rhythm, and Pitch. Michelle Dunn & Larry Harris, $39.95

Providing Practical Support for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Supported Living in the Community. Denise Edwards, $27.95

The Psychiatry of Adult Autism and Asperger Syndrome: a Practical Guide. Traolach Brugha, $49.50

QUEST Program 1: Social Skills Curriculum for Elementary School Students with Autism. JoEllen Cumpata & Susan Fell, $34.50

QUEST Program 2: Social Skills Curriculum for Elementary School Students with Autism. JoEllen Cumpata & Susan Fell, $34.50

Reframe Your Thinking Around Autism: How the Polyvagal Theory and Brain Plasticity Help Us Make Sense of Autism. Holly Bridges, $19.95

Restorative Practice and Special Needs: a Practical Guide to Working Restoratively with Young People. Nick Burnett & Margaret Thorsborne, $41.95

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Secrets to Success for Professionals in the Autism Field: an Insider's Guide to Understanding the Autism Spectrum, the Environment and Your Role. Gunilla Gerland, $39.95

A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome: Solution Focused Approaches. E. Veronica Bliss & Genevieve Edmonds, $27.95

Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism: a Guide for Teaching Pro-Social Skills. Ellen McGinnis & Richard Simpson, $71.95

Special Considerations for Students with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Guide for School Administrators. Diane Adreon & Brenda Smith Myles, $30.95

Starting Points: the Basics of Understanding and Supporting Children and Youth with Asperger Syndrome. Jill Hudson & Brenda Smith Myles, $19.95

Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome: a Student Guide. John Harpur, Maria Lawlor & Michael Fitzgerald, $29.95

Supporting Pupils on the Autism Spectrum in Secondary Schools. Cary Canavan, $62.90

Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: a Practical Guide for Teachers and Parents. Patricia Howlin, Simon Baron-Cohen, Julie Hadwin, $95.99

Teaching Pre-Employment Skills to 14-17-Year-Olds: the Autism Works Now!® Method. Joanne Lara & Susan Osborne, $37.95

Teaching University Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Guide to Developing Academic Capacity and Proficiency. Kimberley McMahon-Coleman & Kim Draisma, $39.95

Thera-Build with LEGO®: a Playful Therapeutic Approach for Promoting Emotional Well-Being in Children. Alyson Thomsen, $35.95

Therapeutic Adventures with Autistic Children: Connecting through Movement, Play and Creativity. Jonas Torrance, $29.95

Thinking about YOU, Thinking about ME: Teaching Perspective Taking and Social Thinking to Persons with Social Cognitive Learning Challenges, 2nd Edition. Michelle Garcia Winner, $71.95

UCC-CL: Underlying Characteristics Checklist Manual, a Needs Assessment Tool to Facilitate Intervention Design for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ruth Aspy & Barry Grossman, $35.95

UCC-EI: Underlying Characteristics Checklist - Early Intervention (3 months through 72 months). Ruth Aspy, Kathleen Ann Quill & Barry Grossman, $26.50

UCC-HF: Underlying Characteristics Checklist Manual, a Needs Assessment Tool to Facilitate Intervention Design for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ruth Aspy, & Barry Grossman, $35.95

Underlying Characteristics Checklist (UCC) Manual, CD-ROM. Ruth Aspy, Barry Grossman & Kathleen Ann Quill, $20.95

Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learn: Creating Manageable Environments for AS Students. Paula Jacobsen, $26.95

Working with Girls and Young Women with an Autism Spectrum Condition: a Practical Guide for Clinicians. Fiona Fisher Bullivant, $35.95

Writers on the Spectrum: How Autism and Asperger Syndrome Have Influenced Literary Writing. Julie Brown, $69.95

The Ziggurat Model: a Framework for Designing Comprehensive Interventions for Individuals with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Release 2.0. Ruth Aspy, & Barry Grossman, $55.95

The Ziggurat Model, Textbook Edition: Designing Comprehensive Interventions for Individuals with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Ruth Aspy, & Barry Grossman, $73.95

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