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Bobby and Mandee's Don't Hide Abuse: Children's Safety Book

Robert Kahn

Bobby and Mandee's Good Touch/Bad Touch: Children's Safety Book

Robert Kahn

Bobby and Mandee's Good Touch/Bad Touch: Children's Safety Book

Robert Kahn

I have an Autism Boost

Jennifer Gilpin Yacio

No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-of-Control Behavior

Jed Baker
Foreword Introduction THE PROBLEM Chapter 1: Meltdowns: When rewards and punishments are not enough What is a meltdown? The usual parenting advice: start with rules and consequences The limits of discipline: when rewards and punishments no longer work But aren't meltdowns just manipulative behavior? Can we really expect no more meltdowns? An overview of the four-step model for reducing meltdowns Chapter 2: What are meltdowns made of? Fight, flight or freeze response Temperament Difficulties with abstract thinking and perspective taking Inflexibility An explosive combination THE SOLUTION Chapter 3: Accepting and appreciating our children Controlling our own frustration Building competence Avoiding learned helplessness The 80/20 rule Anticipating frustration as part of learning When to avoid power struggles Chapter 4: De-escalating a meltdown How to de-escalate a meltdown Distractions When too much distraction can make things worse Helping children find their own distractions and calming strategies Steps for creating self-calming strategies Chapter 5: Understanding why repeat problems occur Understanding the triggers The ABCs of behavior: Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence Getting the ABCs: Interviews and observations Seeing the pattern Chapter 6: Creating a prevention plan The components of a good prevention plan A prevention plan for Kevin The four types of meltdown situations Plans for the Four Types of Meltdown Situations Chapter 7: Demands Do your schoolwork Try it, it's delicious Hurry up, the bus is coming Clean up Let's go to the party Chapter 8: Waiting Just wait You can't always get what you want Okay, time to stop playing Chapter 9: Threats to self-image Winning isn't everything It's okay to make mistakes But names will never hurt you Chapter 10: Unmet wishes for attention I can't play with you now Don't be jealous Time to go to bed Chapter 11: Closing thoughts: Finding your own way Prevention plan form References

The New Social Story Book (TM)

Carol Gray
Foreword How to Use This Book Social Story (TM) 10.2 Tutorials Chapter 1: Learning with Stories Chapter 2: Social Stories for Young Children Chapter 3: Self Care Chapter 4: Change Chapter 5: Mistakes Chapter 6: Feelings Chapter 7: Celebrations and Gifts Chapter 8: People Skills and Friendship Chapter 9: Bullying: What to Think, Say, and Do Chapter 10: Understanding Adults Chapter 11: Home Chapter 12: Community Chapter 13: School Chapter 14: Planet Earth Chapter 15: Social Articles Glossary Foreword to the 10th Anniversary Edition References About the Author

The Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism

Jed Baker
Part One The Nature of Autism A brief look at Autism The Importance of Using Visual Aids to Teach Children with Autism Teaching Social Skills Discrete Trial Incidental Teaching Cognitive Picture Rehearsal What are Social Stories? Structured Learning About Social Skill Picture Stories What are Social Skills Picture Stories? Who Should Use Social Skills Picture Stories? How to Use This Book Initial Instruction Should You Teach the "Wrong Way" to Enact a Skill? Role-playing the Skills Reviewing the Skill/Providing Corrective Feedback Generalization of Skills Making Your Own Social Skills Picture Stories Things to Consider Sample Steps for Other Skills References Part Two Communication Related Skills Don't be a Space Invader Listening Position Interrupting I (help opening a jar) Interrupting II (help with a zipper) Interrupting III (asking peers for a toy) Greetings Listening During a Conversation Starting and Maintaining a Conversation (about the present) Starting and Maintaining a Conversation (about the past) Ending a conversation Introducing yourself Talking Briefly Play-Related Skills Asking to Play Joining in Play Sharing Compromising Turn Taking in Play Playing a Game Dealing with Losing Emotion-Related Skills Keeping Calm Showing Understanding for Others' Feelings Accepting No for an Answer Dealing with Mistakes Trying Something New (fear of a new situation) Dealing with Teasing Trying when it's Hard (dealing with hard or frustrating work)

This is Gabriel: Making Sense of School: A Book About Sensory Processing Disorder

Hartley Steiner