Nov 03


Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist to discover the cause of his disease. Soon it became unclear what tics were symptoms of his disease and what were side effects of the countless combinations of drugs. The only certainty is that it kept getting worse.

Read more about Against Medical Advice: One Family’s Struggle with an Agonizing Medical Mystery.

Oct 22


This practical guide is essential reading for both professionals and families of infants and toddlers with, or at risk for, developmental delays or disabilities. The Early Intervention Guidebook shows what early intervention looks like when it is based on current research, policies, and best practices. It focuses on how families and professionals can collaborate effectively so that young children learn, grow, and thrive. Chapters addresses important concepts of early intervention.

Read more about The Early Intervention Guidebook for Families and Professionals: Partnering for Success (Early Childhood Education Series).

Oct 10


Everyone is talking about signing with infants. Sign to Learn is the first complete introduction to appropriate sign language curriculum for young hearing preschoolers. In this unique resource, teachers will learn how to integrate American Sign Language (ASL) into their classrooms to enhance academic, social, and emotional development, as well as to introduce children respectfully to deaf culture. Appendixes include a thorough ASL illustration index, sample letters to families, and a resource li…

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Oct 01


Parents of young children (ages 18 months to 5 years) with a diagnosis of autism, face the critical decision of which educational treatment program to choose for their child. To help guide them through this complex decision-making process, parents can turn to the revised and updated edition of RIGHT FROM THE START, which covers programs that use Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, a highly effective treatment based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). New information includes the latest research…

Read more about Right from the Start: Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism, second edition (Topics in Autism).

Sep 24


Children with disabilities require significant support and informed teachers to succeed. These ideas, strategies, and resources provide the means to truly meet the learning needs and preferences of the classroom. In addition, this book can help special education classrooms have success in reading and writing! This book includes variations for students with disabilities along with commonly asked questions that will help teachers be successful. Supports the Four-BlocksĀ® Literacy Model….

Read more about Children with Disabilities: Reading and Writing the Four-Blocks Way.

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