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The Educational Resources Store contains educational books and videos for children, teens, parents and teachers about adolescence and growing up. The books and videos featured on this site cover a wide range of topics. You will find topics ranging from infant education to dealing with teens with different and sometimes difficult situations. The books and DVDs contain information at all levels, including books, DVDs, games and posters geared to the children, teens, parents, and teachers.

Product ID: AUT-018
Price:  $78.00

The needs of an individual develop and change from childhood services to adult provision, but the literature that addresses specific adult requirements is scarce.  This volume attempts to fill the gap and provides practical help and guidance, specifically for those caring for the growing recognized population of adults with autism.  Issues of theory and practice from both local and international perspectives are included.  Subsequent chapters analyze the implications arising from thought and behavior inflexibility with emphasis on the management of transition and bereavement.  Models for practice in employment and further education and also pharmacological and educational approaches to mental health problems, epilepsy and challenging behavior are concluded by a chapter which develops many themes of this publication as the basis for a practitioner training program in residential settings.  This book provides an essential guide for all those concerned with the care and well being of adults with autism including parents, researchers, practitioners and community care workers.

Pages:  312

Product ID: AUT-017
Price:  $110.00

There are many people with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) that are remarkably proficient at remembering how things look and sound, even years after an event.  Theyre also good at rote learning and establishing habits and routines.  Some of them even have encyclopaedic memories.   Unfortunately, all individuals with ASD have difficulty in recalling personal memories and reliving experiences, and less able people may have additional difficulty in memorizing facts.  This book assembles new research on memory in autism to examine why this happens and the effects it has on peoples lives.  The contributors make use of recent advances in the understanding of normal memory systems and their breakdown as frameworks for analyzing the neuropsychology and neurobiology of memory in autism.  The unique patterning of memory functions across the spectrum illuminates difficulties with sense of self, emotion processing, mental time travel, language and learning, providing a window into the nature and causes of autism itself.

Pages:  385

Product ID: AUT-027
Price: $16.95 $15.95

In this book, the author explains the most current information about reading problems, along with verified, useful techniques that together with hard work and the correct help can enable anyone, including intelligent people to conquer these problems. She offers clear, practical, scientific information and advice as the tools that parents and teachers need to help dyslexic children of various ages and grades to gradually obtain successful results. The book covers topics that include: what dyslexia is, how to identify dyslexia at any age, from preschoolers to adults, locating the best school for your child, and learning how to work effectively with their teacher. It also includes exercises to show children how to use the areas of the brain that control reading, a 20-minute nightly home plan to improve reading ability, the 150 most common problem words to give your child an advantage, useful ways to raise and maintain a child's self-esteem and reveal their strengths, and also tells the stories of successful adults who are dyslexic.

Pages:  432

Product ID: AUT-004
Price: $15.95 $14.35

Alexander is an autistic child, and when he is nine years old, he is found dead in a bathtub of water.  At the time, his mother Ingrid is the only other person in the house.  The circumstances are suspicious and the police take Ingrid into custody.  Did she murder her child? Who could blame her if she did? " She has had nine years of hell with her uncontrollable child, and all those she cares about have deserted her.  Not even the church has come to her assistance. Her efforts to find help for Alexander have left her bankrupt and she is emotionally and physically depleted.  If it were not for Miriam and Gunter, she would surely never have endured the nine years.

Pages:  311

Product ID: AUT-001
Price: $14.95 $13.45

This book has answers to more than one hundred of the most frequently asked questions about autism, a disease that affects an estimated one in 250 children.

Dawn Ham-Kucharski's son, Alex, was diagnosed with autism at the age of two, and she was given little hope that he would ever express himself verbally or to communicate meaningfully with others.  But, now at the age of six, Alex is an inspiring autism success story, due to his mother's tireless efforts to seek out an effective treatment program, educational plan, and socialization strategy.

In The Autism Book, health and parenting journalist S. Jhoanna Robledo and Ham-Kucharski, a passionate advocate for educational opportunity for autistic children, use their hard-earned knowledge and experience to objectively and compassionately answer the most urgent questions of parents and educators of autistic children.

Pages:  208

Product ID: ADHD-009
Price: $14.95 $13.45

The IQ Answer is not only fascinating and user-friendly, but a great guide to fulfilling one's potential.  Adults who have been frustrated by a stubborn mental block will learn the steps to scale it and tackle any project creatively, and with millions of new cases of learning disabilities diagnosed every year, this book will help parents break through their children's performance plateaus.  Written in response to the overwhelming need that Dr. Lawlis sees every day in his practice and in his role as Dr. Phil's primary contributing psychologist, The IQ Answer will be a powerful tool for everyone who wants to be as successful as they can be.

Pages:  272

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