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Wrightslaw: Special Education Law

Special education law is more than a legal specialty niche. Special education laws govern eligibility, IEPs, evaluations, placement, educational progress, transition plans, discipline, and educational records - and are vitally important to parents of disabled children, educators, child advocates, school psychologists, health care providers, and school administrators.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1999.Authored by Peter W.D. Wright and Pamela Dan Wright.

With Open Arms: Embracing a Bright Financial Future for You and Your Child

Easter Seals and the National Endowment for Financial Education have collaborated to create a 72-page financial planning booklet for parents, caregivers, grandparents or others involved in the care of a special needs child. Included is information on estate planning, finding the right lawyer or knowledgeable financial planner, wills, special-needs trusts,…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2002.Authored by Easter Seals and the National Endowment for Financial Education .

Unfolding the Tent: Advocating for Your One-of-a-Kind Child

Using a proactive and positive approach, the author combines her personal and professional experiences to present a blueprint that parents of children with behavioral, attentional, developmental, and learning needs can follow to help their child reach his or her potential.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2005.Authored by Anne Addison .

Vanderbilt As An Autism Treatment Network Site: How it Works and What it Means for Families

This is a DVD recording of Autism Tennessee's Vanderbilt As An Autism Treatment Network Site: How it Works and What it Means for Families Workshop that was held on April 17, 2008.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 4/17/08.Authored by Beth Malow, M.D., M.S. and Dana Cristina, B.S., CCBC.

The Golden Bridge: A Guide to Assistance Dogs for Children Challenged By Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities

In The Golden Bridge, Patty Dobbs Gross provides both personal and professional advice on how specially bred and trained dogs help to facilitate communication for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. This important information compendium is a guide for parents dealing with the social, emotional, and educational issues related…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2006.Authored by Patty Dobbs Gross .

The Golden Bridge: Selecting and Training Assistance Dogs for Children with Social, Emotional and Educational Challenges

Book on DVD written to help parents who desire to pair a child with autism with an Assistance Dog. It covers topics that range from selecting an appropriate pup to designing a training program to help a child on the autism spectrum to meet his or her social, emotional and…
Categories: . Format: . Authored by Patty Dobbs Gross.

Stacking the Deck in Your Favor

This is a DVD recording of Autism Tennessee's Stacking the Deck in Your Favor Workshop that was held on October 22, 2009.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 10/22/09.Authored by Dena Gassner.

Psychiatric Medications for Children: Medication and Treatment for Children and Youth

As the psychopharmacological treatment of children and adolescents continues to gather steam and controversy, Perrin's account of psychiatric medications is certainly welcome. He describes common activators, inhibitors and stabilizers, all explained in a clear voice-the way the medication works, indications for its use, potential side effects and red-light warnings, as…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2001.Authored by Mark Perrin .

Record Book for Individuals with Autism

This book provides an easy and organized method for documenting information about your child's progress. Offers forms to document previous approaches, medications, assessments, illnesses, and other issues.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1996.Authored by Marci Wheeler and Cathy Pratt, Ph.D..

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