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  1. Raising Boys With ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons

    Written by two professional who have “been there and done that” with their own sons with ADHD, Raising Boys With ADHD empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond.  The book covers topics no often found in other parenting guides such as the preschool years and early diagnosis and strategies for teens transitioning to work and university. Filled with practical knowledge, resources and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD, this book provides parents with encouragement and hope for the future.

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    A$29.95
  2. The Boy with a Different Brain: Creating Awareness and Acceptance of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Written from the perspective of an eight-year-old child, The Boy with a Different Brain offers readers a beautifully honest and uncensored account of exactly what it feels like to be friends with a person with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

    Through descriptions of everyday situations, and some of the more common ASD quirks, the narrator seeks to break down the stigma associated with ASD and build upon their friend's very unique set of strengths, interests and abilities.

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    A$19.95
  3. Autism: Classroom Success with ABA

    This guide provides information on using principles of applied behaviour analysis (ABA) to teach students who have autism spectrum disorder. It looks at the ABA process, from identifying and defining behaviours, to setting behaviour goals, to developing targeted interventions based on principles of learning (especially reinforcement), to collecting data, monitoring progress, evaluating the effectiveness of interventions and making modifications as needed. Clear descriptions of essential concepts are provided, such as motivation, pairing, shaping, modelling, chaining and differential reinforcement, among others.

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    A$12.95
  4. The Classroom Strategies Series

    This series offers in-depth research-based instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom to enhance student achievement. Classroom teachers as well as building- and district-level administrators will benefit from sharing the knowledge in this library and building capacity as a staff to implement strategies for school improvement.

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    Starting at A$24.95

  5. ASCD Arias Publication: Self-Regulated Learning for Academic Success

    Self-regulated learning can be taught in every content area and at every year level. Self-Regulated Learning for Academic Success: How Do I Help Students Manage Their Thoughts, Behaviors, and Emotions? presents instructional strategies and specific ideas you can implement in your classroom today to put all your students on the path to positive, empowered learning and greater academic success.

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    A$15.00
  6. ASCD Arias Series

    ASCD Arias publications provide concise answers to challenging questions that you need to solve today—in a convenient format that you can read in one sitting and immediately put into practice. They’re the next-generation, immediate-need resources for everyone committed to the success of each learner.

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    Starting at A$15.00

  7. Neurodiversity in the Classroom: Strength-Based Strategies to Help Students with Special Needs Succeed in School and Life

    A new concept on human diversity has emerged over the past 10 years that promises to revolutionise the way educators provide services to students with specials needs: neurodiversity. Just as we celebrate diversity in nature and cultures, so too do we need to honour the diversity of brains among our students who learn, think and behave differently. This innovative book focuses on five categories of specials needs: learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, intellectual disabilities, and emotional and behavioural disorders.

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    A$27.95
  8. Essentials for Principals: Creating Physical & Emotional Security in Schools, Second Edition

    Creating Physical & Emotional Security in Schools provides P–8 principals with practical, research-based methods for developing a safe and supportive school environment – a caring learning community of students, staff members and other stakeholders. Readers will learn how to: create a positive and welcoming school building; develop schoolwide conflict-management strategies for problem solving and conflict resolution; establish an effective schoolwide policy for behaviour and discipline that focuses on teaching behavioural expectations and using reinforcement and positive rewards; address and prevent bullying, including cyberbullying; encourage student initiative and resilience, and more.

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    A$21.95
  9. Teaching Play to Children with Autism: Practical Interventions using Identiplay

    The Identiplay intervention helps children on the autistic spectrum, and those with specific communication disorders, learn to play. Through the use of play scripts the approach promotes the development of social skills, understanding, imagination and exploration. By learning these skills the young person can enjoy reciprocal play with an adult or peer. Supported by case studies the theory behind the approach is fully outlined and scripts are provided for instant use in a number of settings.

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    A$49.95
  10. You've Got to Reach Them to Teach Them: Hard Facts About the Soft Skills of Student Engagement

    Standards, curricula and assessment have been built and rebuilt to provide excellence and achievement. Now we're faced with the one variable that can turn all this effort into ash: the students. Navigate the hot topic of student engagement with a true expert. The author explores the many factors involved in bringing out the best in students, such as relationships, emotions, environment and expectations. Discover how to create an environment in which students feel confident and safe enough to take risks, make mistakes and immerse themselves in learning experiences. Above all, become empowered to demand an authentic joy for learning in your classroom.

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    A$32.95
  11. Supporting Boys' Learning

    Supporting Boys’ Learning will help teachers develop knowledge and strategies for teaching boys in ways that build on their strengths, respect their individual development levels, and adhere to principles of child development. There is a growing body of research that has raised concerns about boys’ vulnerability in terms of social-emotional development, referral to special education and academic success in school. Responding to these concerns, this user-friendly guide provides strategies to improve teaching practice. The text is based on the work of a group of teacher educators and includes examples from the field, reflections on practice, classroom strategies and key resources.

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    A$25.95

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