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This Crazy Quilt: Parenting Adult Special Needs One Day At A Time By Jill Edelman
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“Parenting Adult Special Needs” is a collection of daily blog posts chronicling our family’s process as our special needs daughter turned 21 and “aged out” of her school... More > system. It’s all here: our steps, missteps, failings, successes, emotional highs and lows, bureaucratic bumblings and staff saves. The posts that became this book were an outgrowth of my professional blogging as a couples psychotherapist and conversations with friends and colleagues. One, a journalist, proffered, “This is a story nobody is telling.” My hope is that by extending my hand to you and guiding you through the pages of our family’s journey, you will feel less alone; that perhaps something in the pattern of our footsteps will offer guidance in your family’s quest to find a safe and satisfying adulthood for your special needs child. With illustrations by our daughter and an extensive list of post-secondary and other resources for parents. “A must-read for parents of special needs children nearing adulthood.” – Kirkus Reviews< Less
Art Facilitation for Special Needs Populations By Lisa Fields Clark
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This book focuses on definitions and teaching insights for five special needs populations that benefit from hands-on involvement with art: Substance Abusers in Recovery, At-Risk Youth, Adults with... More > Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Aging Adults, and Preschool Children. The term 'special needs populations' refers to groups of people whose needs are not fully addressed by traditional means. Each of these populations is unique in that they require different approaches to the art workshop experience to achieve the most benefit for the individuals. These teaching insights are based on the author’s personal experience. The information shared in this book targets fellow Art Facilitators and Teaching Artists with the intent to inspire the development of appropriate and effective lesson plans for the special needs populations to whom they serve.< Less
Everything You Need to Know About House Training Puppies & Adult Dogs By Lori Verni
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Whether you have a puppy who is first learning, or an adult dog who has had ongoing house training issues, this book provides you with detailed instructions, problem solving, and prevention of every... More > possible housebreaking issue. Crate training, sample schedules, designated bathroom area, what to do about accidents, and tons more. In-depth problem solving of accidents in a certain room, witholding, leg lifting, refusal to go out in inclement weather, submissive urinating, special section for rescued dogs, and dozens more! Take the first step toward having a trustworthy pet... buy the book now!< Less
Why Do You Need A Transition Portfolio? A Resource Guide For Parents And Caregivers Of Students And Young Adults With Developmental Disabilities By Dr. Teri Doolittle
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Do you have a teen or young adult with a developmental disability who has moderate to severe communication issues, but could benefit from job training or transition programs? Don't let them graduate... More > to the couch! Collect, organize and summarize the information that will be needed to get into job training, schools and special programs when the student leaves the school system at age 22. This guide highlights dozens of useful online resources, many of them free, to help parents and others plan for meaningful community participation after high school. This book also suggests ways to develop positive life experiences, and discusses proactive strategies to improve the systems that serve young adults with special needs.< Less
My Special Place By Romi Lee Brown
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Children will delight in the imaginations and adventures of a young boy, who finds creative ways to view and play with nature in his own back yard. Beautifully illustrated, this fun rhyming book will... More > remind adult readers how to see the wonders of nature through the eye's and creative imagination of a child. Young readers will be inspired to imagine and find adventures in a special place of their own. Children will learn from this book, that they don't need to go far from home to find adventure. Adventure is waiting-- just outside their own back door!< Less
Special VT: An Examination of Special Education Programs in Vermont Schools By Lauren Barone
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Special VT explores several aspects of special education programs in the state of Vermont. It takes a look at teaching strategies, opportunities for special needs adults post-graduation, the... More > stereotype of high sticker price often associated with special education, and more. In particular, the book focuses on inclusive and alterative teaching strategies, the influence of technology, the relationship between special education and school budgets, and the influence of three major educational policies—the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, No Child Left Behind, and the Common Core Standard. The book addresses the questions of introducing assistive technology into the classroom, how special needs students interact with their peers in and out of the classroom, and what are Vermont’s specific strengths and weaknesses in terms of their special education programs in comparison with neighboring states. The book reaches several conclusions about how special education could be improved in the future.< Less
The A to Z Vacation Special Edition By Jana Lee
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The A to Z Vacation is a great activity book for travelers of all ages. Imagine places far, far away. In good times ~ and better times ~ join in their journey across the globe. Draw and color... More > pictures of what you might see and do. Help plan their next vacation, too! Find a list of common words (and write down a few of your own favorite words) in 'My Own Dictionary' included in this special edition. A delightful travel companion! Makes a great gift for all: Birthdays; Holidays; Get Well; Hospital Stays; and Adult Care Homes. Parents and Teachers alike agree this book is a unique tool (and quite helpful) in encouraging groups and individuals to participate in Writing; Language Arts; Reading; Art Classes; and Social Studies. Available in three formats: 8 1/2x11; 6x9; and as a Download. Need a Fund Raiser for your school, group or organization? Contact the author, Jana Lee at janaleebooks@gmail.com for information on a special Fund Raiser Edition. Happy trails!< Less
The A to Z Vacation Special Edition By Jana Lee
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The A to Z Vacation is a great activity book for travelers of all ages. Imagine places far, far away. In good times ~ and better times ~ join in their journey across the globe. Draw and color... More > pictures of what you might see and do. Help plan their next vacation, too! Find a list of common words (and write down a few of your own favorite words) in 'My Own Dictionary' included in this special edition. A delightful travel companion! Makes a great gift for all: Birthdays; Holidays; Get Well; Hospital Stays; and Adult Care Homes. Parents and Teachers alike agree this book is a unique tool (and quite helpful) in encouraging groups and individuals to participate in Writing; Language Arts; Reading; Art Classes; and Social Studies. Available in three formats: 8 1/2x11; 6x9; and as a Download. Need a Fund Raiser for your school, group or organization? Contact the author, Jana Lee at janaleebooks@gmail.com for information on a special Fund Raiser Edition. Happy trails!< Less
SONS and BROTHERS in SEATTLE (Special Extended Edition) By Wilson James
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Cameron Connors is a young father trying to deal with a mother who likes the idea of children, but otherwise appears not to like her own. Cameron has managed to get his own two young sons away from... More > his mother, but now he needs to rescue Brendan, his younger brother. As Cameron has learned over the years, his mother can be quite two-faced, and heaven help anyone who crosses Mrs. Rachael Connors. Cameron and his mother are currently in a state of cease-fire, but that could change dramatically based on what Cameron has planned for the next few weeks in order to challenge his parents for custody of Brendan. Will Cameron succeed in creating a new family of four, or will he lose? The stakes are high, and Cameron stands to lose custody of his own two sons if he is not careful. Follow the saga of Cameron as he struggles to do what he knows he must do, and what is right. This special edition includes bonus chapters from sequel.< Less
SONS and BROTHERS in SEATTLE (Special Extended Edition) By Wilson James
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Cameron Connors is a young father trying to deal with a mother who likes the idea of children, but otherwise appears not to like her own. Cameron has managed to get his own two young sons away from... More > his mother, but now he needs to rescue Brendan, his younger brother. As Cameron has learned over the years, his mother can be quite two-faced, and heaven help anyone who crosses Mrs. Rachael Connors. Cameron and his mother are currently in a state of cease-fire, but that could change dramatically based on what Cameron has planned for the next few weeks in order to challenge his parents for custody of Brendan. Will Cameron succeed in creating a new family of four, or will he lose? The stakes are high, and Cameron stands to lose custody of his own two sons if he is not careful. Follow the saga of Cameron as he struggles to do what he knows he must do, and what is right. This special edition includes bonus chapters from sequel.< Less