Looking for a user-friendly guide to techniques for data-gathering for use with differentiated instruction? Data driven differentiation in the standards-based classroom provides step-by-step guidance on gathering data to improve classroom dynamics, pinpoint student learning styles, adjust lessons for different learners, and inform diagnostic teaching and assessment. -from the book description
StepByStep, created by an Occupational Therapist, helps assess and improve sequencing skills for kids and adults of all cognitive levels. Simply drag each step and arrange a sequence into the correct order. StepByStep uses fun and clearly-illustrated sequences of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs), and Transfers. Recommended for Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, parents, and teachers. -iTunes
Looking for guidelines for implementing schoolwide positive behavior interventions and supports? The PBIS team handbook is full of anecdotes from PBIS coaches. This resource offers customizable forms, checklists, and graphic organizers that will help chart, manage, and interpret data with ease. -from the book description
Now in its 3rd edition, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias: A practical guide discusses the symptoms, effects and treatments offered for older patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The author offers a look at case studies from his own clinical practice, offering humanity, insight, and knowledge to help inform and improve the habits and methods of clinicians. -from the book description
Want to make journaling a little easier for your students? Try myMemoir. This app provides 9 preset journal themes in a simple user interface. Displays date, time, and title for each entry and also
contains a calendar to keep track of entries.
The purpose of Handbook of effective inclusive schools is to summarize the research literature regarding how students might be provided classrooms and schools that are both inclusive and effective. Inclusive schools are defined as places where students with disabilities are valued and active participants in academic and social activities and are given supports that help them succeed. Effectiveness is addressed within the current movement toward multi-tiered systems of support and evidence-based practices that meet the demands of high-stakes accountability. -book description
Want to be your child's best advocate in education? Pick up The everything® parent's guide to special education. With it, you will learn how to evaluate, prepare, organize, and get quality services, no matter your child's disability. The handbook gives you the tools you need to navigate the complex world of special education and services.
Evidence-Based Practice and Intellectual Disabilities responds to the recent increased focus on, and need for, the use of evidence-based practice (EBP) in treating intellectual disabilities The book is not only for professionals working in community services but for clinicians and parents and carers as well.
It is the first book wholly dedicated to addressing EBP specifically in relation to intellectual disabilities and provides clinical guidelines based on the strength of evidence of treatments for a given problematic behavioral topography or disorder. -from the book description
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This year's Istanbul Design Biennial showcases a typeface created specifically for dyslexic people by Dutch designer Christian Boer. Boer's typeface offers letters that are designed with heavier bottom portions and tails, where possible, in addition to heavier punctuation and bold capitals to help define the ending and beginning of sentences.
Looking for an app to help provide medical information in case of an emergency? ICE Standard applications - the #1 Emergency Information Apps on iTunes - can help save your life. They do this by putting your emergency health information on the lock screen of your phone so EMTs can get it as quickly as possible, and by working with Smart911™ so that if you call 911 while in a Smart911-enabled community, 911 operators get your medical information automatically. -iTunes
CLICK: The Virtual Meetings Book provides meeting leaders with 60 comprehensive strategies for planning and executing masterful virtual meetings. In its twelve chapters, you'll find strategies and answers to these questions and more:
How do you keep engagement high in a virtual meeting?
How do you eliminate unnecessary virtual meetings?
What are the key features that differentiate various online meeting platforms?
How do you reduce the likelihood that your meeting will be derailed by technical issues?
What if only a few people are remote? Or, what if you, the meeting leader, are the only one remote?
Journal of an ADHD kid provides information in a frank, upbeat, conversational manner and offers thought-provoking questions designed to help readers recognize how ADHD/ADD affects them and then come up with better ideas for handling difficult situations in their own lives.
From facts about an ADHD diagnosis to whether to tell friends and teachers, and from understanding both the good and bad aspects of ADHD to what can help with the disorder, there's plenty of solid information, emotional support, and tips for kids and teens. -book description
Last month offered us a good bit of atmospheric change here in central Indiana. Autumn's colors peaked and fell to the ground. We also had the first snow flakes of the season, much to the chagrin of my Trick-or-Treaters. Brrr! Along with the weather changes, however, came a couple dozen new titles in the library. From autism spectrum disorders to hearing impairments to social skills, we received books and videos on many different topics.
Interested in helping your young child develop critical academic skills? Kid Awesome Kindergarten is designed with a carefully constructed curriculum path and with the power to adapt to your child, Kid Awesome Kindergarten assures kids are presented with critical material at the right speed and level. Your child will save kittens and puppies and best of all race ahead to build a foundation for English, Reading and Math achievement that can last a lifetime! -iTunes