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Special Education eBooks

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  • Mindset - Updated Edition

    Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential

    World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset.Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Somebody I Used to Know

    A Richard and Judy Book Club Pick 2019

    THE RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICKTHE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEKSELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE TIMESSELECTED AS A SUMMER READ BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, FINANCIAL TIMES, DAILY TELEGRAPH, THE TIMES AND THE MAIL ON SUNDAY'Revelatory' Guardian'A miracle' T... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Fully Alive

    Discovering What Matters Most

    On a quest for what matters most, Timothy Shriver discovers a radically different, inspiring way of life.At a time when we are all more rudderless than ever, we look for the very best teachers and mentors to guide us. In Fully Alive, an unusual and gripping memoir, Timothy Shriver shows how his teachers have been the world's most forgotten minority: people with intellectual disabilities. In these ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • The Art and Science of Teaching

    A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Instruction

    Though classroom instructional strategies should clearly be based on sound science and research, knowing when to use them and with whom is more of an art. In The Art and Science of Teaching: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Instruction, author Robert J. Marzano presents a model for ensuring quality teaching that balances the necessity of research-based data with the equally vital need to ... Read more

    $33.10 AUD

  • Learning Outdoors

    Improving the Quality of Young Children's Play Outdoors

    It is now officially acknowledged that outdoor play is extremely important for young children's development and that a few old bikes and a climbing frame just will not do. This book shows how to develop an outdoor learning environment properly for young children and how adult supporters should behave in this space.This book offers examples of good ... Read more

    $62.46 AUD

  • The Woman Who Changed Her Brain (New Edition)

    A worldwide bestseller, this is the incredible story of a woman who struggled with severe learning disabilities, built herself a better brain, and started a program that has helped thousands of others do the same.UPDATED EDITION WITH NEW CHAPTER ON LATEST RESEARCH AND CASE STUDIESBarbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities that caused teachers to label her slow, stubborn -- ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Ghost Girl: The true story of a child in desperate peril – and a teacher who saved her

    by Torey Hayden ...
    A stunning and poignant account of an extraordinary teacher's determination from the author of the #1 Sunday Times bestsellers The Tiger's Child and One Child.Jadie never spoke, never laughed, never cried. She spent every waking hour locked in her own private world of shadows. But nothing in Torey Hayden's experience had prepared her for the nightmare Jadie revealed to her when finally persuaded ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

    'I usually say to the child, "Congratulations, you have Asperger's syndrome", and explain that this means he or she is not mad, bad or defective, but has a different way of thinking.' - from The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome (AS). It brings together a wealth of information on all ... Read more

    $35.41 AUD

  • Silent Boy: He was a frightened boy who refused to speak – until a teacher's love broke through the silence

    by Torey Hayden ...
    From the author of Sunday Times bestsellers One Child and Ghost Girl comes a heartbreaking story of a boy trapped in silence and the teacher who rescued him.When special education teacher Torey Hayden first met fifteen-year-old Kevin, he was barricaded under a table. Desperately afraid of the world around him, he hadn’t spoken a word in eight years. He was considered hopeless, incurable.But Hayden ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Complete Sherlock Holmes

    Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess, and is renowned for his skillful use of deductive reasoning (somewhat mistakenly - see inductive reasoning) ... Read more

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  • When the Brain Can't Hear

    Unraveling the Mystery of Auditory Processing Disorder

    Millions of Americans have difficulty understanding spoken language.They're not deaf, autistic, or slow. They have APD.APD has been called the auditory equivalent of dyslexia, and its debilitatiting effects cross all ages, genders, and races. APD can cause children to fail in school and adults to suffer socially and in their careers, but until now, there has been little information available ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Absorbent Mind

    Maria Montessori was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational method is in use today in public and private schools throughout the world. In 1947 she returned to India and gave courses in Adyar and Ahmedabad. These courses led to the book The Absorbent Mind, in which Montessori described ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

    An Introduction for the Teaching Profession

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Introduction for the Teaching Profession prepares students for the classroom and community environments they will encounter when teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in urban, rural and remote schools at early childhood, primary and secondary levels. The book addresses many issues and challenges faced by teacher education ... Read more

    $47.73 AUD

  • I am an Aspie Girl

    A book for young girls with autism spectrum conditions

    Lizzie is an Aspie Girl - she has Asperger's Syndrome, which means that her brain works differently to her friends, and even to boys with Asperger Syndrome. In this book, Lizzie explains what it's like to be an Aspie Girl, including how she has a special talent for blending in with her friends, how she gets really tired after being at school all day, how she worries about making mistakes, and how ... Read more

    $19.46 AUD

  • From Anxiety to Meltdown

    How Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Anxiety, Experience Meltdowns, Manifest Tantrums, and How You Can Intervene Effectively

    Anxiety is the root cause of many of the difficulties experienced by people on the autism spectrum, and is often caused by things such as a change in routine, or sensory overload. Deborah Lipsky takes a practical look at what happens when things spiral out of control, exploring what leads to meltdowns and and tantrums, and what can be done to help. Drawing on her own extensive personal experience ... Read more

    $28.37 AUD

  • The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules

    The Handbook of Not-So-Obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger Syndrome

    Illustrated by Brian Bojanowski ...
    by Jennifer Cook ...
    Being a teen or tween isn't easy for anyone but it can be especially tough for Asperkids. Jennifer O'Toole knows; she was one! This book is a top secret guide to all of the hidden social rules in life that often seem strange and confusing to young people with Asperger syndrome.The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules offers witty and wise insights into baffling social codes such as making and ... Read more

    $26.61 AUD

  • Behavior Solutions for the Inclusive Classroom

    A Handy Reference Guide that Explains Behaviors Associated with Autism, Asperger's, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other Special Needs

    by Beth Aune ...
    WHY won't he stay in his seat? WHY does she flap her hands? And WHAT should I do?? As inclusion becomes the norm in general education, teachers are faced with behaviors they have never seen before. Special needs educators may recognize the telltale symptom of a sensory need or a textbook-case of an avoidance behavior, but this is all new territory for the general crowd! Written by Director of ... Read more

    $17.92 AUD

  • The Dyslexic Advantage

    Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain

    Discover how the unique strengths of dyslexia can be channelled for success at home, school and work with this ground-breaking exploration of the dyslexic brain.What links Winston Churchill, Alan Sugar, Richard Branson, Whoopi Goldberg, Jamie Oliver, Will Smith and countless other high achievers in a huge range of fields?In this paradigm-shifting book, neuro-learning experts Drs Brock and Fernette ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children

    A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals

    series JKP Essentials
    This straightforward guide offers a complete overview of Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) and gives practical advice for overcoming the difficulties it poses in a wide range of contexts from diagnosis through to adulthood.Starting with an exploration into the background of PDA that answers many of the immediate questions triggered when a child is first diagnosed, the book goes on to ... Read more

    $24.85 AUD

  • Beyond Behaviours

    Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children's Behavioural Challenges

    A PARADIGM SHIFT FOR CAREGIVERS THAT WILL REVOLUTIONIZE THE WAY YOU APPROACH, TREAT OR PARENT A CHILD WITH CHALLENGING OR EXPLOSIVE BEHAVIOURS.When you are confronted with a child who is troubled, disruptive, oppositional, defiant or angry - whether you are a parent or a teacher - it can be difficult to know the best way to support them. Traditional methods of 'shaping' a child's behaviour can ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • No More Meltdowns

    Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-Of-Control Behavior

    by Jed Baker ...
    It could happen at the grocery store. At a restaurant. At school. At home. Meltdowns are stressful for both child and adult, but Dr. Baker can help! Author of the award-winning Social Skills Picture Book Series, Dr. Jed Baker offers parents and teachers strategies for preventing and managing meltdowns. His 20+ years of experience working with children on the autism spectrum, combined with his ... Read more

    $17.92 AUD

  • Reframe Your Thinking Around Autism

    How the Polyvagal Theory and Brain Plasticity Help Us Make Sense of Autism

    by Holly Bridges ...
    Outlining a new, optimistic way to understand autism, this concise and accessible book offers practical ideas to help children on the spectrum grow.The Polyvagal Theory suggests autism is a learnt response by the body - a result of the child being in a prolonged state of 'fight or flight' while their nervous system is still developing. This book explains the theory in simple terms and incorporates ... Read more

    $19.46 AUD

  • I'm Not Weird, I Have Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

    Alexandra's Journey

    series Growing With Love
    Through Understanding Comes Respect and LoveThis book was inspired by the author's daughter, Jaimie, who struggles with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) every day. It was written to validate Jaimie's feelings and to show her other children feel things the way she does. This book can help children with SPD learn how to explain their disorder to others; help peers understand what children with SPD ... Read more

    $7.41 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Teaching Communication Skills to Students with Severe Disabilities

    How can educators and therapists support effective communication for students with severe and multiple disabilities? Today's best research and strategies are in the NEW third edition of this trusted textbook and teaching guide. Current and future education professionals will get up-to-date information and practical guidance on the entire process of supporting communication for students of all ... Read more

    $59.94 AUD