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1% Better: Reaching My Full Potential and How You Can Too

by Chris Nikic Nik Nikic

What would life look like if you measured your success by improvements instead of victories? Nik Nikic shares the incredible story of his son Chris&’s journey to become the first person with Down syndrome to ever complete an IRONMAN® triathlon, inspiring others to achieve their goals by getting 1 percent better every day.From the moment Chris Nikic was born, his parents knew he could achieve anything he set his mind to do. So when he became involved in triathlons with the Special Olympics, his dad, Nik, took on the role of coach and encouraged Chris to aim even higher. Together, they set their sights on making history—Chris becoming the first person with Down syndrome to complete an IRONMAN® triathlon.Written from Chris&’s father&’s perspective, Nik shares the 1% Better mindset that has helped Chris achieve many of his goals—and the underlying principles of the 1% Better system can help you pursue and achieve your dreams too! Through Chris and Nik&’s story, learn the benefits of applying the model to your own life and discover how to:Overcome the mental hurdles of painStay motivated using three irrefutable laws of motivationSee failures as opportunities for improvementForm a lifelong habit of successYou may never be the best. But you can be better than your best when you stop imposing self-limitations and begin the journey to reach your goals—one confident step at a time.Publisher&’s Note: 1% Better is written in Nik Nikic&’s voice. Chris and his accomplishments are the focus of 1% Better, and Chris is a coauthor of the book as he was interviewed by his father and the writer.

10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom

by Marcia Rohrer Nannette Samson

Your blueprint for building structure, consistency, and accountability year-round! This must-have guide provides special education teachers with a solid, workable action plan to manage the classroom and ensure student success. Learn instructional strategies to: Support all students with special needs, including those with more severe disabilities Organize your classroom, materials, and staff and student schedules Plan and assess standards-based lessons, annual IEP's, behavioral interventions, and more Foster parent communication and staff collaboration Packed with real-world examples, free tools to use and share, a list of resources and a helpful glossary, this dynamic resource will inspire you, develop your teacher toolbox, and ensure your students are on the path to achievement!

10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom: Gargiulo: Special Education In A Contemporary Society 5e + Rohrer: 10 Critical Components For Success In The Special Education Classroom

by Marcia W. Rohrer Nannette M. Samson

Your blueprint for building structure, consistency, and accountability year-round! This must-have guide provides special education teachers with a solid, workable action plan to manage the classroom and ensure student success. Learn instructional strategies to: Support all students with special needs, including those with more severe disabilities Organize your classroom, materials, and staff and student schedules Plan and assess standards-based lessons, annual IEP’s, behavioral interventions, and more Foster parent communication and staff collaboration Packed with real-world examples, free tools to use and share, a list of resources and a helpful glossary, this dynamic resource will inspire you, develop your teacher toolbox, and ensure your students are on the path to achievement!

10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom: Gargiulo: Special Education In A Contemporary Society 5e + Rohrer: 10 Critical Components For Success In The Special Education Classroom

by Nannette M. Samson Marcia W. Rohrer

Your blueprint for building structure, consistency, and accountability year-round! This must-have guide provides special education teachers with a solid, workable action plan to manage the classroom and ensure student success. Learn instructional strategies to: Support all students with special needs, including those with more severe disabilities Organize your classroom, materials, and staff and student schedules Plan and assess standards-based lessons, annual IEP’s, behavioral interventions, and more Foster parent communication and staff collaboration Packed with real-world examples, free tools to use and share, a list of resources and a helpful glossary, this dynamic resource will inspire you, develop your teacher toolbox, and ensure your students are on the path to achievement!

10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, Second Edition: The Breakthrough Program for Overcoming Your Child's Difficult Behavior

by Jeffrey Bernstein

Occasional clashes between parents and children are not uncommon, but when defiant behavior--including tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity--becomes chronic, it causes big problems within the family. In 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child,family and child psychologist Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein shares a groundbreaking ten-day program to help parents understand their child’s behavior and regain control of their household. In this updated edition, parents will learn how to face new challenges, including defiance resulting from excessive technology use (even to the point of addiction) and the stress of modern family life. Dr. Bernstein explains what causes defiance in kids and why it’s so destructive to the family, then offers parents a step-by-step guide on how to reduce conflict and end upsetting behaviors.

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties: A Brain-Friendly Approach

by Dr Andrew P. Johnson

Brain-friendly strategies to help all students become lifelong readers This book is the definitive resource on how the brain creates meaning from print. Drawing from five key areas of neurocognitive research, Andrew Johnson provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, writing and more. A key resource for creating intervention plans for struggling readers, features include: Information on the importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles Strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students Useful resources such as graphic organizers, additional reading and writing activities, and QR codes that link to videos

10 Essential Instructional Elements for Students With Reading Difficulties: A Brain-Friendly Approach

by Dr Andrew P. Johnson

Brain-friendly strategies to help all students become lifelong readers This book is the definitive resource on how the brain creates meaning from print. Drawing from five key areas of neurocognitive research, Andrew Johnson provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, writing and more. A key resource for creating intervention plans for struggling readers, features include: Information on the importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles Strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students Useful resources such as graphic organizers, additional reading and writing activities, and QR codes that link to videos

10 Steps to Reducing Your Child's Anxiety on the Autism Spectrum: The CBT-Based 'Fun with Feelings' Parent Manual

by Michelle Garnett Dr Anthony Attwood Louise Ford Julia Cook Stefanie Runham

Recognising, expressing and understanding emotions helps young children make sense of their life experiences. Children diagnosed with autism can have significant difficulties with recognising and processing emotions which can lead to high levels of anxiety as they struggle to make sense of the unpredictable world around them.The 'Fun with Feelings' programme is designed to help parents support their children with emotional regulation and to decrease anxiety. This guide is structured around 10 stages. The initial four stages prepare parents to implement the programme with their child. These stages help parents understand the causes of anxiety and provide practical strategies for creating a toolbox to reduce anxiety. The final six stages are used in conjunction with Having Fun with Feelings on the Autism Spectrum: A CBT Activity Book for Kids Age 4-8, allowing parents to support their child while working through the activity book.Written by world-leading experts in the field, 10 Steps to Reducing Your Child's Anxiety on the Autism Spectrum provides the steppingstones for parents of young children with autism to better understand their child's emotional skill set and empower them to understand and articulate their feelings.

100 Frequently Asked Questions About the Special Education Process: A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators

by Roger Pierangelo George A. Giuliani

A jargon-free overview of special education's prereferral process, IEPs, eligibility services, procedural and legal safeguards, annual reviews and evaluations, and transitions from school to adult life.

100 Learning Games for Special Needs with Music, Movement, Sounds and...Silence

by Johanne Hanko

Games and activities are a great way for children with special needs to learn important skills. This book provides inspiration and guidance for special education teachers, teaching assistants, parents and carers on how to use lively and engaging play ideas to foster learning and development. Targeting key skills including listening, self-awareness, movement, creative thinking and relaxation, each game has been developed with the capabilities of children with special needs in mind. The appropriate age group is clearly identified, and possible variations for different abilities are provided. All of the instructions are easy to follow and there are cheerful illustrations throughout. Using music, dance, art, word games and breathing exercises, this book is packed with creative and enjoyable games that make learning fun. This user-friendly activity book will be an ideal resource for use in special education schools, inclusive mainstream classrooms, day-care, residential and respite settings, or at home.

100 Things Every College Student with a Disability Ought to Know

by Kendra D. Johnson Trudie N. Hines

This book will arm you with information about how to make informed choices, how to receive accommodations for a disability, what type of assistance is available, and where and how to communicate your disability-related college needs. The authors have summarized the crucial information students need to know to be successful in both academic and campus life. Student comments are included throughout the book.

1000 Best Tips for ADHD

by Susan Ashley

Quick, easy to read and easy to put into action, 1000 Best Tips for ADHD allows readers to browse by each specific challenge so that they can minimize their search time and find the answers they need right now. Because no two children with ADHD are alike, Dr. Ashley presents more than the usual one-solution-fits-all approach in this book. With a multitude of options and solutions for every question, parents can find the one that is best suited for their child.

1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

by Ellen Notbohm Veronica Zysk

This book is a cool guide for parents and teachers. It even has suggested sites to check out with your kids. You'll find it very helpful.

101 Inclusive and SEN Art, Design Technology and Music Lessons: Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 – 11

by Kate Bradley Claire Brewer

Create an inclusive classroom for all with these fun and accessible activities for Art, Design Technology and Music lessons. Each lesson is tailored for children working below National Curriculum levels and includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding. Activities such as 'Peg Painting' and 'Build my Car' build visual, auditory, social communication and fine motor skills and support self-esteem and mental wellbeing.The 101 creative activities in this book aim to support the ever-increasing demands on teachers to meet the needs of the growing number of SEN learners in mainstream settings. It also offers practical lesson plans that have been specifically designed to promote fine and gross motor skills and utilise lots of visual stimulus.

101 Inclusive and SEN Citizenship, PSHE and Religious Education Lessons: Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 – 11

by Kate Bradley Claire Brewer

Create an inclusive classroom for all with these fun and accessible activities for PSHE, Citizenship and Religious Education lessons. Each lesson is tailored for children working below National Curriculum levels and includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding. These subjects are key to teaching children the concepts of self-awareness, independence and community, which can be difficult to teach to children with SEN but are vital for their self-esteem and mental wellbeing.The activities in this book have been specifically designed to promote fine and gross motor skills and utilise lots of visual stimulus, which is important for working with children with SEN. This straightforward and practical book offers you 101 creative classroom activities for teaching Citizenship, PSHE and Religious Education to pupils who are working below national curriculum levels, as well as mapping the range of additional skills they will acquire.

101 Inclusive and SEN English Lessons: Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 – 11

by Claire Brewer Kate Bradley

Create an inclusive classroom for all with this resource, full of ideas for engaging and accessible English lessons. Each lesson is tailored to objectives for children working below National Curriculum levels and includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding. When working with children, and especially those with SEN, lessons need to meet their interests as well as their needs by containing visual stimulus and promoting fine and gross motor skills, and the activities in this book have been specifically designed with this in mind. This straightforward and practical book offers you 101 creative classroom activities for teaching English to pupils who are achieving at P Levels 4 - 8, as well as mapping the range of additional skills they will acquire.

101 Inclusive and SEN Humanities and Language Lessons: Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 - 11

by Kate Bradley Claire Brewer

Create an inclusive classroom for all with this resource. From Sensory Box Fire Station to Victorian Me, this book is overflowing with ideas for engaging and accessible Geography, History and Language lessons. Each lesson is tailored for children working below National Curriculum levels and includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding.The activities in this book have been specifically designed to promote fine and gross motor skills and utilise lots of visual stimulus, which is important for working with children with SEN. This straightforward and practical book offers you 101 creative classroom activities for teaching Humanities and Languages to pupils who are working below national curriculum levels, as well as mapping the range of additional skills they will acquire.

101 Inclusive and SEN Maths Lessons: Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 – 11 (101 Inclusive And Sen Lessons Ser.)

by Claire Brewer Kate Bradley

Create an inclusive classroom for all through engaging maths activities such as Shape Bingo, Cake Splat! and Fruity Fractions, all of which have been matched to the UK National Curriculum P Levels 4 - 8. Tailored to the specific P Level, each lesson plan includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding. When working with children, and especially those with SEN, lessons need to meet their interests as well as their needs by containing visual stimulus, movement and fine and gross motor skills, and the activities in this book have been specifically designed with this in mind. This straightforward and practical book offers you 101 creative classroom activities for teaching maths to pupils who are achieving at P Levels 4 - 8 and Key Stage One as well as mapping the range of additional skills they will acquire.

101 Inclusive and SEN Science and Computing Lessons: Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 – 11 (101 Inclusive And Sen Lessons Ser.)

by Claire Brewer Kate Bradley

Create an inclusive classroom with these fun and accessible activities for science and computing lessons. Each lesson is tailored to objectives for children working below National Curriculum levels and includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to support children's understanding and engagement. When working with children, and especially those with SEN, lessons need to meet their interests as well as their needs by containing visual stimulus and promoting fine and gross motor skills. The activities in this book have been specifically designed with this in mind. Straightforward and practical, it offers 101 creative classroom activities for teaching Science and Computing to pupils who are working below national curriculum levels, as well as mapping the range of additional skills they will acquire.

101 School Success Tools for Smart Kids With Learning Difficulties

by Betty Shevitz Marisa Stemple Linda Barnes-Robinson

Every teacher knows them: bright students who face learning difficulties that interfere with their ability to shine at school. 101 School Success Tools for Smart Kids With Learning Difficulties is a comprehensive resource that will help educators recognize and nurture the potential in these students, providing strategies to empower smart kids with learning challenges to become successful, confident, and independent learners. In this book, teachers will find essential information to help them gain a better understanding of these kids and how best to address their needs. In addition, student scenarios bring these ideas to life, and practical tools support teachers' planning and implementation of best practices within the classroom. Written for educators, but also useful as a guide for parents, the book provides ways of revealing and developing a child's strengths. By combining their knowledge and expertise with the tools in this book, teachers can create a dynamic learning environment in which their students will thrive!

101 School Success Tools for Students With ADHD

by Jacqueline S. Iseman Stephan M. Silverman Sue Jeweler

101 School Success Tools for Students With ADHD provides the materials and guidance necessary to assist teachers and parents as they empower students with ADHD to become successful learners. Based on field-tested strategies for use with learners with ADHD, the book provides a brief overview of the specific learning needs of these students, as well as a wide variety of tools that teachers can immediately pull out and use in the classroom and parents can use in the home setting.Each tool is explained in a brief how-to section that includes specific information on adapting the tool based on the individual student's needs. The book covers topics that include observing and collecting data on students, creating schedules, assessing a child's strengths, refocusing a child's attention, managing difficult behaviors, implementing calming techniques, providing motivation, and improving study and homework skills. A collection of worksheets, forms, checklists, charts, website listings, and other tools are included as reproducible pages.

101 School Success Tools for Students with ADHD

by Stephan Silverman Sue Jeweler Jacqueline Iseman

101 School Success Tools for Students with ADHD provides materials and the guidance necessary to assist teachers and parents as they empower students with ADHD to become successful learners. Based on field-tested strategies for use with learners with ADHD, the book provides a brief overview of the specific learning needs of these students before including a wide variety of tools teachers can immediately pull out and use in the classroom and parents can use in the home setting. Each tool is explained in a brief how-to section that includes specific information on adapting the tool based on the individual student's needs. The book covers topics like observing and collecting data on students, creating schedules, assessing a child's strengths, refocusing a child's attention, managing difficult behaviors, implementing calming techniques, providing motivation, and improving study and homework skills. A collection of worksheets, forms, checklists, charts, Web site listings, and other tools are included as reproducible pages.

101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: Advice, Quizzes, and Activities for Dealing With Stress, Expectations, Friendships, and More

by Christine Fonseca

Pssst! Want to know a secret? Want to help gifted kids harness the power of their giftedness? The second edition of 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids is a must-read for gifted kids ages 8 to 12 who want to find success in school, relationships, and life. This book:Includes 101 awesome secrets, tips, and tricks for gifted kids.Is chock-full of fun quizzes, activities, and practical strategies.Covers bullying, school performance, perfectionism, friendships, sibling rivalries, and managing intensities.Features Q & A sections from other gifted kids and preteens.Gives gifted kids insight into everything they've ever wanted to know about being gifted.Proven strategies for dealing with stress management, parents' and teachers' expectations, anxiety, cyberbullying, friendship troubles, and more make this the must-have guide for every gifted kid.

101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: Advice, Quizzes, and Activities for Dealing With Stress, Expectations, Friendships, and More

by Christine Fonseca

Pssst! Want to know a secret? Want to help gifted kids harness the power of their giftedness? The second edition of 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids is a must-read for gifted kids ages 8 to 12 who want to find success in school, relationships, and life. This book:Includes 101 awesome secrets, tips, and tricks for gifted kids.Is chock-full of fun quizzes, activities, and practical strategies.Covers bullying, school performance, perfectionism, friendships, sibling rivalries, and managing intensities.Features Q & A sections from other gifted kids and preteens.Gives gifted kids insight into everything they've ever wanted to know about being gifted.Proven strategies for dealing with stress management, parents' and teachers' expectations, anxiety, cyberbullying, friendship troubles, and more make this the must-have guide for every gifted kid.Ages 8-12

101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids

by Christine Fonseca

Pssst! Want to know a secret? 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: The Ultimate Handbook is a must-read for gifted kids ages 8 to 12 who want to find success in school and life. If you're a gifted kid or you know gifted kids, you need the 101 awesome secrets, tips, and tricks included in this book! Chock full of fun suggestions and practical strategies, 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids covers topics including bullying, school performance, perfectionism, friendships, and sibling rivalries. Fun quizzes, tip sheets, and practical Q & A sections from other gifted preteens and kids make this book fun to read and give gifted kids insight into everything they've ever wanted to know about being gifted. Proven strategies on dealing with stress management, parents' and teachers' expectations, anxiety, cyber-bullying, friendship troubles, and more make this the must-have guide for every gifted kid!

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