You're Going to Love This Kid! Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom Book Info Find fresh ways to welcome and teach students with autism. The book includes forms, checklists, and planning tools that make it easy for teachers to implement the suggested strategies; photos of curricular adaptations, sensory supports, and classroom scenes; and tips on improving literacy, implementing positive behavior support, and collaborating effectively with families. This updated edition also includes information on fostering friendships, building communication skills, planning challenging and multidimensional lessons, and adapting the curriculum and the physical environment. Book Details You’re Going to Love This Kid! Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom Paula Kluth Age Level: Adult From Tutor Scripts to Talking Sticks: 100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K-12 Inclusive Classrooms Book Info These ready-to-use, research-based adaptations enhance motivation and improve achievement for all children — including English-language learners and students with autism, emotional disabilities, cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities and other special needs. Includes easy adaptations in 10 key areas: organization; environment and sensory; technology; communication and participation; behavior and motivation; teaching and learning; literacy; math; study and review; and assessment Book Details From Tutor Scripts to Talking Sticks: 100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K-12 Inclusive Classrooms Paula Kluth, Sheila Danaher Age Level: Adult Building Sensory Friendly Classrooms to Support Children with Challenging Behaviors Book Info Teachers know that half the challenge of teaching is setting up an effective learning environment. This book is designed to help you structure your classroom so that even kids who struggle with sensory overload (like many kids with autism do) will feel comfortable. The author places an emphasis on using data from student observations to craft a classroom that will support your specific students and their needs. Book Details Building Sensory Friendly Classrooms to Support Children with Challenging Behaviors Rebecca A. Moyes Age Level: Adult Setting Up Classroom Spaces That Support Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders Book Info With even the best curricula and interventions, students with autism spectrum disorders will not learn unless the classroom environment is organized with their specific needs in mind. In this book you’ll find clear, brief text and lots of photos how to determine what type of furniture and materials to choose for various types of classrooms and how to arrange them in a way that creates an effective learning environment while reducing anxiety and preventing problem behaviors. It uses evidence-based practices of structure and visual supports to enhance the well-being and success of students. Book Details Setting Up Classroom Spaces That Support Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders Susan Kabot, Christine Reeve Age Level: Adult Inclusion in Action: Practical Strategies to Modify Your Curriculum Book Info How can K–12 educators break down the barriers to full inclusion and teach all learners effectively? Get guidance on key topics like team collaboration, universal design for learning, co-teaching, social-emotional supports, and accommodations. You’ll get 40 specific, teacher-tested strategies to modify your curriculum for students who work below grade level. Book Details Inclusion in Action: Practical Strategies to Modify Your Curriculum Nicole Eredics Age Level: Adult Universal Design Daily: 365 Ways to Teach, Support & Challenge All Learners Book Info This user-friendly guide was created to help educators learn more about universal design by exploring the practices associated with it. The book features dozens of ideas for providing multiple methods of engagement (e.g., creating personalized learning plans, using collaborative activities, engaging in community building), multiple methods of action and expression (e.g., providing assessment choices, encouraging dialogue, introducing assistive technology), and multiple methods of representation (e.g., teaching with powerful visuals, trying new presentation software, using more than one mode of output during a lecture). Book Details Universal Design Daily: 365 Ways to Teach, Support & Challenge All Learners Paula Kluth Age Level: Adult The Inclusion Toolbox: Strategies and Techniques for All Teachers Book Info An all-in-one resource that combines research-based strategies and practical tools to help you design and implement a truly inclusive education program. You’ll discover: step-by-step plans for implementing new programs; guidance on how to strengthen existing inclusive programs; strategies to empower and involve families, students with disabilities, and their peers; and tools to assess student interests and develop adaptation plans. Book Details The Inclusion Toolbox: Strategies and Techniques for All Teachers Jennifer Kurth, Megan Gross Age Level: Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom Book Info Now completely updated and expanded, this guide supports teachers every step of the way in creating a classroom that is responsive to the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder — while keeping your other students and yourself going strong. With 1 in 68 children currently diagnosed with ASD, this is a useful resource for K-8 teachers. Learn how unique individuals on the autistic spectrum differ in their abilities and how these differences may be incorporated in reaching them and teaching them. Book Details Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom Barbara Boroson Age Level: Adult The Inclusive Education Checklist: A Self-Assessment of Best Practices Book Info The book offers a checklist of 15 key inclusive education best practices that together comprise quality inclusive education. Each chapter details an individual best practice and provides a list of best practice indicators that deconstruct the best practice. Readers are instructed to rate the degree to which the each indicator occurs in their schools. The Inclusive Education Checklist is an important resource for helping schools, districts, administrators, policy makers, teachers, paraprofessionals and all those committed to inclusive education understand what inclusion is, where their school is on the journey to being truly inclusive, and what needs to be done to ensure continuous improvement. Book Details The Inclusive Education Checklist: A Self-Assessment of Best Practices Richard Villa, Jacqueline Thousand Age Level: Adult Teacher's Survival Guide: The Inclusive Classroom Book Info This book addresses the most important issues new teachers face when working with students with disabilities. Topics covered include professional expectations, collaborating with other teachers and therapists, establishing parent relationships that enhance communication, creating an effective learning environment that meets all students’ needs, managing the classroom, using technology wisely, assessing student progress, and planning successful academic instruction. The book includes reproducible pages, tip sheets, and checklists, along with a detailed resource list. Book Details Teacher’s Survival Guide: The Inclusive Classroom Jeffrey Bakken, Cynthia Simpson, Vicky Spencer Age Level: Adult Don't We Already Do Inclusion?: 100 Ideas for Improving Inclusive Schools Book Info Are you trying to grow the inclusive schooling model in your community? Do you feel like you have tried everything to create change in your school? Do you want to sharpen the saw and become reenergized as an advocate or educator? The activities, examples, and illustrations in the book are designed to help participants refine their vision and their skills when it comes to inclusion. The ideas are free or low cost, and many can be achieved by any number of stakeholders including students and families. Book Details Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?: 100 Ideas for Improving Inclusive Schools Paula Kluth, Allison Fiutak Age Level: Adult Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice Book Info In the 1990s, Anne Meyer, David Rose, and their colleagues at CAST introduced universal design for learning (UDL), a framework to improve teaching and learning. This new look at UDL provides insights from research on learner differences, first-hand accounts and exemplars of how to implement UDL at all levels and across subjects using the UDL Guidelines, and opportunities to participate in a UDL community Book Details Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice David Rose, Anne Meyer, David Gordon Age Level: Adult Liked it? Share it!