Teaching Pre-Employment Skills to 14-17 Year Olds

Joanna Lara & Susan Obsorne

The "Autism Works Now!" method/

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 getting and keeping a meaningful job, with accompanying worksheets available to download.

Teaching Pre-Employment Skills to 14-17 Year Olds

Teaching Thinking Pocketbook

Anne de A'Echevarria & Ian Patience

A troubleshooting approach takes five types of thinking that students typically struggle with...

Processing information; reasoning; inquiry; creative thinking; evaluation – and matches then with ‘thinking tools’. These include ‘odd one out’, ‘concept lines’, ‘inference squares’, ‘kick cards’ and ‘diamond ranking’. Each tool is explained and exemplified with instructions and teaching tips for classroom use. Lists of words and phrases help students take stock of their learning and to talk about their thinking.

Teaching Thinking Pocketbook

Teaching Your Child With Love And Skill

Joyce Show

A guide for parents and other educators of children with autism, including moderate to severe autism.

This book helps to make sense of the baffling array of educational interventions available, showing how to adapt different strategies to meet the specific needs of the child.

Teaching Your Child With Love And Skill

Teens with Autism

S.B. Linton

This book provides a listing of various mobile apps that can be used in the classrooms.

Ideas for classroom lessons and connections to the common core reading standards for teens and young adults with autism and developmental delays. The themes addressed in the book are The Colour Wheel, Arithmetic and Geometry, Getting to Know Me, The Four Seasons, The World of Work, On the Move/Community Fun, Common Core Reading & Language Arts Connections and Mobile Apps. Each chapter has a list of activities that address some of the skills that are sometimes the most challenging for some individuals with autism.

Teens with Autism

Temple Grandin

HBO Films

Temple Grandin paints a picture of a young woman's perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism at a time when it was still quite unknown.

The film chronicles Temple’s early diagnosis: her turbulent growth and development during her school years; the enduring support she received from her mother, aunt and her science teacher and her emergence as a woman with an inate sensitivity and understanding of animal behaviour.

Temple Grandin

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

Ellen Notbohm

"Every parent, teacher, social worker, therapist and physician should have this book in their back pocket...

Framed with both humour and compassion, the book defines the top 10 characteristics that illuminate the minds and hearts of children with autism. Ellen’s personal experiences as a parent, autism columnist, and a contributor to numerous parenting magazines, coalesce to create a guide for all who come into contact with a child on the autism spectrum.”

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew

Ellen Notbohm

The unique perspective of a child's voice is back to help us understand the thinking patterns that guide their actions..

shape an environment conducive to their learning style, and communicate with them in meaningful ways. This book affirms that autism imposes no inherent upper limits on achievement, that both teacher and child “can do it.”

Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew

That’s What’s Different About Me!

Heather Cracken

The life-like puppets in this comprehensive program are sure to endure themselves to adults and children alike as they foster social understanding and respect for individual differences.

See how Crystal, Angela and Freddie, with the help of Mrs Beaks and Mr Monkeybones, learn to be friends and play together. The charming DVD is supported by an easy-to-use manual with lots of follow-up activities and a story/colouring book for children to complete. The DVD included optional closed caption translations in the 7 UN recognized languages.

That’s What’s Different About Me!

The 1st Comic Book:Helping People with Asperger’s Syndrome

Alis Rowe

"Everyday scenarios for people with Asperger's Syndrome and their Neurotypical loved ones.

The 1st Comic Book:Helping People with Asperger’s Syndrome

THE 2ND COMIC BOOK

Alis Rowe

"Everyday scenarios for people with Asperger's Syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders and their neurotypical loved ones.

THE 2ND COMIC BOOK

THE 3RD COMIC BOOK

Alis Rowe

Everyday scenarios for teenagers and young adults with Asperger's Syndrome and related autism spectrum disorders, parents and teachers.

THE 3RD COMIC BOOK

The 4th Comic Book: (For AS / NT Couples)

Alis Rowe

Everyday scenarios for couples in which one partner has Asperger's Syndrome or a related autism spectrum disorder.

The 4th Comic Book: (For AS / NT Couples)