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Ordetx, Kirstina – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012
This book provides teachers and other professionals with a highly effective, easy-to-follow curriculum for teaching children with high-functioning autism, Asperger syndrome and related social challenges to relate to and interact with others successfully by developing a solid, basic foundation in Theory of Mind (ToM). Dr. Kirstina Ordetx provides…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Lesson Plans, Autism, Asperger Syndrome
Cowan, Katherine C. – Communique, 2012
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. This is a great time to highlight the importance of mental wellness and school-based mental health services to children's positive learning and development. There is heightened urgency to the imperative to advance school-based mental health and school psychologists' expertise as essential to the…
Descriptors: Expertise, Evidence, Health Services, Health Promotion
Schultz, Dana; Barnes-Proby, Dionne; Chandra, Anita; Jaycox, Lisa H.; Maher, Erin; Pecora, Peter – RAND Corporation, 2010
The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) was developed for use by school-based mental health professionals for any student with symptoms of distress following exposure to trauma. The Supporting Students Exposed to Trauma (SSET) was adapted from CBITS for use by any school personnel with the time and interest to work with…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mental Health Workers, Health Programs, Child Welfare
Nippold, Marilyn A., Ed.; Scott, Cheryl M., Ed. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009
School success in the 21st century requires proficiency with expository discourse--the use and understanding of informative language in spoken and written modalities. This occurs, for example, when high school students read their textbooks and listen to their teachers' lectures, and later are asked to demonstrate their knowledge of this complex…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension, Text Structure, Intervention
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2008
Reactions to the trauma of an earthquake are likely to show up in children's behavior at school, and teachers can play an important role in the recovery of their students. By better understanding students' reactions, teachers can be prepared to provide appropriate support within the school setting. By being informed about trauma, teachers and…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Emotional Problems, Coping, Guides
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2008
This information sheet summarizes material found in the "In-Depth General Information Guide to Childhood Traumatic Grief" and "In-Depth Information on Childhood Traumatic Grief for School Personnel." Childhood traumatic grief is a condition that some children develop after the death of a close friend or family member. Children who develop…
Descriptors: Grief, Coping, Death, Child Health
Anning, Angela; Cottrell, David; Frost, Nick; Green, Josephine; Robinson, Mark – Open University Press, 2006
Multiprofessional practice in the delivery of services is a central government imperative in the UK and other countries. This book offers a practical resource to professionals charged with conceptualising, planning, implementing and evaluating multiprofessional practice in children's services. Discussion of dilemmas facing multiprofessional teams…
Descriptors: Integrated Services, Social Work, Children, Teamwork
Paul, Rhea, Ed. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2006
The last 25 years have witnessed an explosion of research at the intersection of typical language development and child language disorders. A pioneer in bringing these fields of study together is Robin S. Chapman, Emerita, University of Wisconsin. This contributed volume honors her with chapters written by former students and colleagues, who track…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence, Comprehension, Language Impairments
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Justice, Laura M. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2006
Purpose: This article provides an evidence-based perspective on what school communities can do to lower the prevalence of reading difficulties among their pupils through preventive interventions. It also delineates the roles that speech-language pathologists (SLPs) might play in these interventions. Method: This article is organized to first…
Descriptors: Prevention, Intervention, Speech Language Pathology, Literacy Education
Gabriels, Robin L., Ed.; Hill, Dina E., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
Individuals with autism and their caregivers face unique challenges in later childhood and adolescence, yet this period is often neglected in the professional literature. This much-needed volume translates current research on the needs of this population into practical recommendations for clinicians and educators. Featuring vivid case examples and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Caregivers, Assistive Technology, Sexuality
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2004
This guide to childhood traumatic grief for school personnel builds on the "In-Depth General Information Guide to Childhood Traumatic Grief" and the "Brief Information on Childhood Traumatic Grief" and should be read in conjunction with them. This guide for school personnel pays special attention to the reactions and symptoms school personnel…
Descriptors: Grief, Violence, Mental Health Workers, Children
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McLeod, Renee P. – Journal of School Nursing, 2004
This article presents a short dermatological case presentation involving a 9-year-old black female student who suffered from a severe case of atopic dermatitis (AD). Health history, physical findings on the subject, and differential diagnosis, such as impetigo, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, scabies, and seborrheic dermatitis, are given.…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Child Health, Children, African Americans
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2004
"Engaging Residents to Improve Results for Children and Youth, Families and Communities" is a "Toolkit" that is the product of an international working group composed of delegates from six participating nations--Chile, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2002, the working group set out…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Neighborhoods
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Fabry, Bernie D.; Reitz, Andrew L.; Luster, W. Clark – Education and Treatment of Children, 2002
This paper describes a data-based case study of a linked array of community-based treatment services for troublesome, dual-diagnosed children and adolescents. Factors in the program's successes are described, followed by long-term data supporting treatment effectiveness. Results support applied research at this level and present a simple…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Children
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Connell, Phil J. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 1987
A problem-solving approach to teaching language rules to language-disordered children is described through an analogy with baseball. (CB)
Descriptors: Children, Educational Strategies, Individual Needs, Language Handicaps
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