Jun 26

The Fourth Edition of Language and Deafness covers language and literacy development from preschool through adolescence. It provides a clear depiction of the language/communication systems of d/Deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents, and offers a comprehensive discussion of the current theories of language acquisition. In an easy-to-read, accessible manner, students will learn the basics of language development and the relationship between language and co… More >>

Language and Deafness

Jun 22

“Please be forewarned that you are about to read the observations and life lessons of someone who entertains himself by farting in public and conversing in gibberish with his cats.” Thus begins the charming, insightful, and memorable story of Jesse Saperstein. Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, a mild form of autism, Jesse has struggle… More >>

Atypical: Life with Asperger’s in 20 1/3 Chapters

Jun 17

(2008 IPPY Award: Bronze Medalist, Psychology/Mental Health) Learning self-help skills (eating, dressing, toileting, and personal hygiene) can be challenging for people with autism, but is essential for independence. SELF-HELP SKILLS FOR PEOPLE WITH AUTISM thoroughly describes a systematic approach that parents and educators can use to teach basic self-care to children, ages 24 months to early teens, and even older individuals. With an encouraging tone, the authors-… More >>

Self-Help Skills for People with Autism: A Systematic Teaching Approach

Jun 16

Bullying is a serious problem for people with Asperger Syndrome (AS), both at school and in the workplace, and displaying “different” behavior, such as not understanding social rules or hand-flapping, exacerbates the risk of being victimized. Writing in an accessible, informal style, the author describes the bullying behavior he and other individuals have experienced, and the effect this has had on their lives. He outlines the reasons for bullying behavior and the d… More >>

Asperger Syndrome and Bullying: Strategies and Solutions

Jun 14

A mother tells how she ignored doctors’ predictions about her son’s fate and fought against autism to miraculously “”reach”” her son, who, now a recovered adult, recounts his own perceptions of his autistic childhood. Reprint. K. PW. … More >>

There’s a Boy in Here

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