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Koegel, Robert L., Ed.; Koegel, Lynn Kern, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2019
One of the most respected and widely used autism interventions, Pivotal Response Treatment uses natural learning opportunities to modify key behaviors in children--leading to widespread positive effects on communication, behavior, and social skills. Now the pioneering experts behind PRT have created a comprehensive modern guide to this…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention, Communication Skills
Foundation for Excellence in Education, 2016
Parents expect school districts and schools to keep their children safe while they are in school. That expectation of safety and security also extends to the protection of their children's learning data. Therefore, it is critical that school districts and schools are open and transparent about their student data privacy practices, and that those…
Descriptors: Student Records, Information Security, Privacy, Information Utilization
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Davis, Gary – Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, 2004
Video Activated Communication (VAC) is a powerful family intervention model that builds on family strengths. On the basis of video recordings of parents and children at home, the VAC practitioner (VACP) shows parents which communication skills they have been using to achieve successful interaction with their children. The successful outcomes,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Parent Child Relationship, Communication Problems, Communication Skills
Hurlbutt, Karen – Exceptional Parent, 2010
With the increase in the numbers of diagnosed children on the autism spectrum, schools are being challenged to provide proper educational services for these children. In Educating Children with Autism, the National Research Council recommended that educational programs for students with autism include three basic components. These are direct…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Autism, School Choice, Functional Behavioral Assessment
Illinois Public Health Association, Springfield, IL. Illinois Birth to Three Clearinghouse. – 1989
The bibliography lists books and journal articles which are available on loan (to Illinois residents only) from the Illinois Birth to Three Clearinghouse. The 79 items listed focus on many aspects of autism, such as diagnosis, possible genetic links, social and pragmatic deficits, sleep problems, developmental therapy, drug therapy, behavior…
Descriptors: Autism, Early Intervention, Educational Diagnosis, Etiology
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Ben-Tov, Shoshana; Romi, Shlomo – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between parents' involvement related to their alertness of what happens in school and their identification with school and their children's attitudes toward school, social adjustment, self-efficacy and academic achievements. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaires were answered…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Educational Attitudes
Towl, Patty, Ed.; Hemphill, Sheryl, Ed. – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2016
Schools work continually to keep students with challenging and difficult behaviour engaged in education. The message of this book is that more can and needs to be done. The audience of this book includes all those who work with excluded children: school, health and justice personnel; school trustees, parents and community workers. School exclusion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Low Income Students, Indigenous Populations
Bloomberg, Karen, Ed.; Johnson, Hilary, Ed. – 1991
This guide addresses issues facing the parents, teachers and caregivers of children who are unable to use normal speech as a means of communication. It focuses on people who are intellectually disabled or children who are starting to use augmentative communication. The guide includes the following topics: the nature of communication; an overview…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Language Handicaps
Webb, James T.; Gore, Janet L.; Amend, Edward R.; DeVries, Arlene R. – Great Potential Press, Inc., 2007
Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The four authors, who have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families, provide practical guidance in areas such as: Characteristics of gifted children; Peer relations; Sibling…
Descriptors: Siblings, Parent Materials, Academically Gifted, Underachievement
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McConkey, Roy; MacLeod, Sue; Cassidy, Arlene – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
A resource kit containing information booklets about ASD, selected toys and playthings, and communication aids was developed and evaluated with 29 volunteer mothers supported by service personnel who visited on an average of six occasions. A mix of qualitative and quantitative methodologies was used in the evaluation. Nearly all mothers found the…
Descriptors: Mothers, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis
Council of Educational Facility Planners International, 2013
Every day in America more than 50 million children go to neighborhood public schools. Parents send them off with every hope they will be safe while there. And yet, as has been the case in too many cities, violence shatters that hope. The Council of Educational Facilities Planners International (CEFPI) seeks to lead in the effort to bolster schools…
Descriptors: School Safety, Public Schools, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Design
Ross, Peter A. – 1995
Almost every teacher and parent encounters children with behavior problems. Social changes, including an increasingly violent and information-based society, affect ways in which children view and function in the world. Teachers and parents need to have greater understanding and skill in implementing discipline strategies. This guide presents…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders
Kuttner, Donna Holberg, Ed. – 1989
This publication presents papers and reprints of articles aimed at family members of persons with mental illnesses. After an introductory chapter, the second chapter reviews definitions of mental illness, and discusses what is known about medicating such conditions as well as the relationship of substance abuse to mental illness. The next chapter…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Communication Skills, Delivery Systems, Drug Therapy
Baker, Bruce L.; Brightman, Alan J.; Blacher, Jan B.; Heifetz, Louis J.; Hinshaw, Stephen R.; Murphy, Diane M. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2004
Parents are their children's first and most influential teachers. That's an important job--and this popular, highly respected guidebook makes it much easier. Already a trusted resource for thousands of families, this lively book gives parents of children from age 3 through young adulthood proven strategies for teaching children the life skills…
Descriptors: Parents as Teachers, Daily Living Skills, Special Needs Students, Teaching Methods
Hurlbutt, Karen S. – Exceptional Parent, 2008
As more and more children are being diagnosed with Asperger syndrome (AS), more parents are wondering what the future will be like for their child. Because of the challenges faced by youth with AS, it is important for parents and teachers to work together to guide high school students with AS through a successful transition to the adult world.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Asperger Syndrome, Transitional Programs, Adolescents
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