Resources

 

A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Individuals with Autism
~Beth Fouse, Ph.D. and Maria Wheeler, M.Ed.

 

Publisher’s Description: A Treasure Chest…is a cornucopia of ideas, strategies, and concepts that will apply to virtually any situation! The authors address sensory, communication, and physical and social-emotional issues by increasing desired behaviors and decreasing unwanted behaviors. You will also learn how to build “sensory diets” into everyday activities; use antecedent control; teach students to self-regulate; deal with self-injurious behaviors, physical or verbal aggression, toilet training, obsessive-compulsive behavior, and fixations; deal with crisis/stress/data management, data management, and much more. Whatever problems you face, you'll find helpful solutions to them in this book. This book should be on every teacher's and parent's bookshelf. Great reference source!

 

Embracing Autism
~ Robert Parish

 

Publisher’s Description: Through sensitive, sometimes humorous, experienced-based writing from teachers, clinicians, and parent activists in the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) community, Embracing Autism will help educators and others to better understand the world inhabited by ASD children. The stories contained in the book will inspire and inform readers who are working day-to-day with children in the autism spectrum, providing valuable insights into what makes these kids tick and useful information on how they communicate, learn, and succeed.

 

Solving Behavior Problems in Autism— Improving Communication with Visual Strategies
~Linda Hodgdon, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

 

Publisher’s Description: Linda Hodgdon's new book, Solving Behavior Problems in Autism, provides a very practical approach to recognizing the complexity of behavior management for students with autism spectrum disorders and other students with communication and behavior challenges. Continuing the approach of supporting communication with visual strategies, this book is packed with problem solving techniques.

You will find zillions of samples and examples of visual tools and strategies that have been used effectively to solve behavior problems. This is the second book in the Visual Strategies series. It follows the same style and format as the the bestselling Visual Strategies for Improving Communication.

It is another resource guaranteed to provide practical help for every educator or parent who faces students with behavior and self-management challenges.