Autism Parenting: Practical Strategies for a Positive School Experience by Connie Hammer

Autism Parenting: Practical Strategies for a Positive School Experience by Connie Hammer

Is school a positive or negative experience for your child? How is your child doing academically, emotionally, and socially in school? As a parent, you want your child to succeed in all areas and we have the perfect parenting book to recommend,  Autism Parenting: Practical Strategies for a Positive School Experience by Connie Hammer. It has over 300 tips for parents to enhance their child’s school success!

Autism Parenting helps parents do everything they can to make sure their child arrives at school ready, willing, and available for learning. Connie Hammer’s practical advice is immediately doable and well within your control. Parents do …

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Behavior Solutions for the Home and Community by Beth Aune, OTR/L

Behavior Solutions for the Home and Community by Beth Aune, OTR/L

Of the hundreds of books Special Needs Book Review has reviewed, “Behavior Solutions for the Inclusive Classroom“ and “More Behavior Solutions In and Beyond the Inclusive Classroom“ by Beth Aune, OTR/L, Beth Burt, and Peter Gennaro are still some of our favorites! Today we are happy to introduce the newest companion in this bestselling series, “Behavior Solutions for the Home and Community: See a Behavior, Look it Up!” by Beth Aune, OTR/L.

Please note: Links to our reviews of the first two books, interviews with Beth Aune and Beth Burt, and where to buy the books are at the end of this post.

The first …

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Prince Preemie A Tale of a Tiny Puppy Who Arrives Early by Jewel Kats

Prince Preemie A Tale of a Tiny Puppy Who Arrives Early by Jewel Kats

The arrival of a premature newborn (a preemie) is troubling to parents, siblings, and other family members and close friends. Many families have had their share of worry during the first crucial weeks of a preemie’s life. Young siblings of a preemie have a most difficult time understanding this confusing, upsetting time.

Often one or both of their parents are at the hospital with the newborn and siblings must stay behind with a caregiver. What can parents do to help a sibling of a preemie feel less anxious and understand what is going on? Read and discuss Jewel Kats’ book titled Prince Preemie A Tale of a …

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Seeing Beyond the Surface: Short Stories & Poems By and About People with Disabilities

Seeing Beyond the Surface: Short Stories & Poems By and About People with Disabilities

The team at Special Needs Book Review congratulates Joanna Swank and the over twenty contributors who wrote Seeing Beyond the Surface: A Book of Short Stories and Poems. It is a truly moving collection of personal, first hand experiences by and about people with disabilities.

These inspirational stories will bring a smile to your face and some will surprise you. Many will help readers understand the issues and barriers faced by people with disabilities living in our communities.

This lighthearted and uplifting compilation of short stories and poems shows the authors’ determination to live a full life. For many it was not the life they imagined and prepared for. …

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Birds of the World: Adult Coloring Book by Rémy Simard and Blue Star Coloring

Birds of the World: Adult Coloring Book by Rémy Simard and Blue Star Coloring

Do you find your fast paced lifestyle is taking a toll on your mental and physical health? Do you have trouble winding down in the evening and cannot get a good night’s sleep? Try kicking stress with a pack of crayons and a brand new adult coloring book.

Coloring has become a cheap stress relief, a time for adults to unplug from the rush of the digital world and a time to put on hold their busy schedules and just sit down with an adult coloring book and a nice set of colored pencils. What could be simpler?

A great thing about coloring is that, unlike some …

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Stay Cool and In Control with the Keep-Calm Guru by Lauren Brukner MS, OTR/L

Stay Cool and In Control with the Keep-Calm Guru by Lauren Brukner MS, OTR/L

Parents, therapists, and educators are you looking for ways to help the children and teens under your care to cope with anxiety, anger and other difficult feelings usually brought on by sensory processing or emotional issues? We are excited to tell you about a wonderful self-help, illustrated guide for tweens and teens titled Stay Cool and In Control with the Keep-Calm Guru: Wise Ways for Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses by Lauren Brukner, MS, OTR/L.

This is the third book by the Keep-Calm Guru, the expert guide to the art of staying cool, calm, and in control in the face of overpowering feelings! …

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