Resource Books

Resource books offer step by step guides to breaking down the challenges children with special needs faced. Kaplan's selection of books focus on working with the social and academic challenges of children with autism, teaching infants how to sign, and how teachers can create inclusive classrooms with activities that are applicable to special needs children.

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My Child Has Autism: What Parents Neet to Know
My Child Has Autism: What Parents Neet to Know
Item: 17245
Status: In Stock
$12.95
There are no words to describe how families feel when they learn that a child they love has been diagnosed with autism. This book was written for those families. It explains autism in simple terms, discusses the major characteristics associated with autism, and offers simple strategies for helping children with autism function in their homes, at school, and in the community. My Child Has Autism provides strategies for families to help their child learn to be independent, build social skills, and… More »
Simple Signing with Young Children - Revised
Simple Signing with Young Children - Revised
Item: 92919
Status: In Stock
$29.95
Because their vocabularies haven't yet caught up with their thoughts and emotions, young children often struggle to communicate. Sign language can help them express themselves effectively to adults and peers--without the emotional outbursts caused by frustration! This book features the latest research to equip educators and caregivers with the tools and resources to teach young learners how to effectively communicate. Paperback. 208 pages.
Every Child Can Fly: An Early Childhood Educator's Guide to Inclusion
Every Child Can Fly: An Early Childhood Educator's Guide to Inclusion
Item: 37600
Status: In Stock
$49.95
Every child belongs. Every child is unique. Every child has strengths. Every child has the potential to fly. Inclusion benefits all children! Inclusion--perhaps you believe it is complicated, time-consuming, and expensive. Not true! Jani Kozlowski, experienced trainer and technical-assistance provider on inclusion and disability services, dispels the myths and shows that implementing high-quality inclusive practices in your program is easier than you think! Throughout "Every Child Can Fly,"… More »
The Inclusive Early Childhood Classroom: Easy Ways to Adapt Learning Centers for All Children
The Inclusive Early Childhood Classroom: Easy Ways to Adapt Learning Centers for All Children
Item: 97695
Status: In Stock
$26.95
Describes practical ways to adjust centers and classroom routines for children with special needs. Suggestions enable all children to learn by keeping them involved in developmentally appropriate routines and center based activities. Each chapter focuses on either a learning center, such as art or science, or a time of the day, such as snack time or dismissal, with particular attention to the needs of children who are developmentally delayed, orthopedically impaired, have autism/Pervasive Development… More »
Sensory Integration: A Guide for Preschool Teachers
Sensory Integration: A Guide for Preschool Teachers
Item: 84558
Status: In Stock
$19.95
This resource book offers simple easy-to-use solutions to support sensory needs of preschool children in your classroom. Adaptations and activities are included for Sensory Processing Disorder. Chapters cover concepts such as: Explaining Sensory Integration and Sensory Processing Disorder, Defining sensory avoiders, seekers, and under-responders, Designing the environment to support the sensory development of all children, Helping preschoolers with sensory processing problems, Providing practical… More »
Naturally Inclusive: Engaging Children of All Abilities Outdoors
Naturally Inclusive: Engaging Children of All Abilities Outdoors
Item: 37597
Status: In Stock
$44.95
Young children with special needs often face physical, emotional, or social barriers to deep engagement with the natural world. These challenges need not prevent them from enjoying the many benefits nature has to offer. Nature is a necessity. Research tells us that we are happier, healthier, more socially engaged, and more creative when it is part of our daily lives. These benefits apply to people of all ages and abilities. In this inspiring book, Dr. Ruth Wilson explores the great potential of… More »
Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Item: 81379
Status: In Stock
$19.95
The prevalence of ASD is growing tremendously in early childhood classrooms. This book showcases the diverse capabilities of students with ASD and prepares early childhood educators to work effectively with students ages 3-5 with pervasive developmental disorders. Descriptive examples and interactive activities guide teachers to understand how these disorders affect student progress and how educators can tap into student potential. Each chapter offers several strategies to address specific academic,… More »
Teaching Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Teaching Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Item: 72308
Status: In Stock
$24.95
"Teaching Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder" is a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide to working with children who have autism. It explains the major characteristics associated with autism and helps teachers understand the ways children with autism relate to the world. Each chapter offers specific strategies for teachers to use, including setting up a proactive preschool environment, helping children learn life skills, managing behavior, helping children with autism communicate,… More »
Inclusive Literacy Lessons for Early Childhood
Inclusive Literacy Lessons for Early Childhood
Item: 15905
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Best-selling, award-winning authors Pam Schiller and Clarissa Willis have teamed up to create this collection of 100 literacy lessons, designed to introduce children ages 3-6 to a variety of literacy concepts and build important literacy skills. Each of these simple, fun lessons offers adaptations for children with special needs, including: visual and hearing impairments, cognitive challenges, motor delays, speech/language delays, and emotional/behavior issues. The first page of each two-page lesson… More »
Ages and Stages: A Parent's Guide
Ages and Stages: A Parent's Guide
Item: 61282
Status: In Stock
$29.95
This resource book offers you the benefits of the most current research on child development, featuring helpful tips and techniques to foster your child's growth.