Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs

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Author: Darlene Mannix

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470538487

Category: Education

Page: 544

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Ready-to-use lessons for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of more than 200 worksheets to help adolescents with special needs build the life skills they need to achieve independence and succeed in everyday life. The book provides 22 complete teaching units focusing on basic life skills such as handling money, succeeding at school, using the Internet safely, getting and keeping a job, and much more. The book contains 90 reproducible worksheets for teaching students how to apply these life skills to real-life situations. A revised and updated edition of the classic book for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs Includes complete teaching units with reproducible worksheets and discussion questions that teach basic life skills Offers ideas for fostering skills like using the Internet, handling money, succeeding at school, getting and keeping a job, and more Mannix is the best-selling author of Social Skills Activities for Special Children, Life Skills Activities for Special Children, and Writing Skills Activities for Special Children

Life Skills Activities for Special Children

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Author: Darlene Mannix

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047025937X

Category: Education

Page: 383

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Provides one hundred ninety activities to help special-needs students acquire the basic skills needed to achieve independence and success in everyday life.

Social Skills Activities for Special Children

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Author: Darlene Mannix

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470259353

Category: Education

Page: 444

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Provides teachers with a series of activities to help their special needs students develop social skills and coping techniques for a variety of social situations and interactions with teachers, family, and peers.

Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs

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Author: Darlene Mannix

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470259361

Category: Education

Page: 368

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A flexible, ready-to-use activities program to help special students in grades 6-12 The updated new edition of this valuable resource offers an exciting collection of 200 ready-to-use worksheets to help adolescents build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situations, and problems. The book provides 20 complete teaching units focusing on 20 basic social skills, such as being a good listener, "reading" other people, and using common sense. Darlene Mannix, MA (La Porte, IN), has 26 years of experience as a classroom teacher and is the bestselling author of numerous books for special educators, including Social Skills Activities for Special Children (978-0-87628-868-9), Life Skills Activities for Special Children (978-0-87628-547-3), Writing Skills Activities for Special Children (978-0-7879-7884-6), and Character Building Activities for Kids (978-0-13-042585-0).

Homeschooling the Child with Autism

Answers to the Top Questions Parents and Professionals Ask

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Author: Patricia Schetter,Kandis Lighthall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470292563

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

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Homeschooling the Child with Autism This practical, highly accessible guide answers parents' and professionals' questions about teaching children with autism spectrum disorders at home. The book helps parents decide whether to homeschool and guides them through the process of beginning and maintaining an effective homeschool program. All the essential questions are addressed, such as: How do you know if homeschooling is right for you and your child? Which homeschool program is best for the child's learning style and needs? How should a family get started? What is the best way to address social, behavioral, and organizational skills when teaching a child with ASD? When should you transition back to a traditional public school setting? The book also contains tips and suggestions from real-life parents who have successfully homeschooled their children with ASD and includes lists of helpful resources for homeschoolers. Praise for Homeschooling the Child with Autism "Practical advice and a wealth of resources.…This book provides a beacon of hope to families struggling with educational options for their child." —SALLY OZONOFF, PH.D., endowed professor, University of California, Davis, M.I.N.D. Institute "A must-read for parents and teachers who need guidance and encouragement while teaching children with ASD." —CATHY STENZEL, mother of a son with autism

Writing Assessment and Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities

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Author: Nancy Mather,Barbara J. Wendling,Rhia Roberts

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470230797

Category: Education

Page: 340

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A hands-on guide for anyone who teaches writing to students withlearning disabilities This valuable resource helps teachers who want to sharpen theirskills in analyzing and teaching writing to students with learningdisabilities. The classroom-tested, research-proven strategiesoffered in this book work with all struggling students whohave difficulties with writing-even those who have not beenclassified as learning disabled. The book offers a review of basicskills-spelling, punctuation, and capitalization-and includesinstructional strategies to help children who struggle with thesebasics. The authors provide numerous approaches for enhancingstudent performance in written expression. They explore the mostcommon reasons students are reluctant to write and offer helpfulsuggestions for motivating them. Includes a much-needed guide for teaching and assessing writingskills with children with learning disabilities Contains strategies for working with all students thatstruggle with writing Offers classroom-tested strategies, helpful information, 100+writing samples with guidelines for analysis, and handyprogress-monitoring charts Includes ideas for motivating reluctant writers Mather is an expert in the field of learning disabilities andis the best-selling author of Essentials of Woodcock-Johnson IIITests of Achievement Assessment

Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Needs

Strategies for the Regular Classroom

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Author: Peter S. Westwood

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415156238

Category: Children with disabilities

Page: 240

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This book provides teachers with an immediate and comprehensive source of practical ideas for use in regular classrooms. The author has drawn upon his own teaching experience and upon research to identify well tried and tested approaches covering basic academic skills improvement, behaviour management, social skills development and curriculum adaption. The third edition has been totally revised, with the addition of two new chapters dealing with early identification of, and instructional methods of intervention against, learning difficulties. The combination of the most recent research and clear, practical advice make this a valuable resource for further study.

Literacy Skill Development for Students with Special Learning Needs

A Strengths-based Approach

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Author: Leslie Todd Broun,Patricia Oelwein

Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing

ISBN: 9781934032077

Category: Education

Page: 181

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This valuable resource provides a methodology that focuses on visual learning, and is especially significant for those students having difficulty learning to read through a traditional auditory, sound-based approach. In addition, this book -Includes explicit direction for the instructional steps to be taken and the kinds of visual materials that can be created and used to build skills -Packed with strength-based strategies and reinforcement activities for the development/acquisition of literacy skills -Designed for students with special learning needs, including Autism Spectrum Disorders and Down Syndrome -Embraces the basic tenets of Universal Design for Learning.

Writing Skills Ks1.

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Author: Irene Mersh

Publisher: Evans Brothers

ISBN: 9780237521646

Category: English language

Page: 32

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This volume comprises a set of teacher's notes and photocopiable student activities to help Key Stage 1 pupils improve their writing skills.