Special Needs

Watch Dr. Thomas Hehir talk about Inclusive Learning on PBS

Dr. Thomas Hehir, Jossey-Bass author and Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, comments on the benefits of inclusive learning as PBS NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser visits the Henderson Inclusion Elementary School in Boston. Watch Engaging Students With … Read more.

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Meet our authors at the Jossey-Bass booth at CEC!

Visit us at booth #410 to check out our newest books and meet some of our friendly staff!   We are also hosting the following author events, where you can get your books signed and ask the authors questions: Friday, … Read more.

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Why is Autism So Misunderstood? Sneak Peek of Bright Not Broken

For Autism Awareness Month, we would like to share a free “sneak peek” chapter from the new book Bright Not Broken: Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism by Diane Kennedy and Rebecca Banks with Temple Grandin. This thought-provoking, positive book offers … Read more.

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Top Ten Surprises About Teens on the Autism Spectrum by Fred Frankel

Fred Frankel, author of Social Skills for Students with Autism/Asperger’s: Helping Adolescents on the Spectrum to Fit In, shares with us the top ten surprises about teens on the Autism Spectrum: 1. Teens on the autism spectrum often use formal … Read more.

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It’s That Time of Year…

by Elaine Hall and Diane Isaacs Co-Authors of Seven Keys to Unlock Autism: Making Miracles in the Classroom It’s that time of year. Like Dr. Seuss’ busy inhabitants of “Whoville,” you are running around, needing to recover on Monday from … Read more.

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New 2011-2012 Education Catalog!

Jossey-Bass’s new education catalog is now available! Browse the general education catalog here or below.

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Help Your Child with ADHD or Learning Disabilities Start the New School Year Right: Advice for parents and teachers from Jerome J. Schultz

Help Your Child with ADHD or Learning Disabilities Start the New School Year Right: Advice for Parents and Teachers from Jerome J. Schultz Jerome J. Schulz, author of Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and … Read more.

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NOWHERE TO HIDE: An Excerpt from Jerome J. Schultz’s New Book

Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It by Jerome J. Schultz This groundbreaking book addresses the consequences of the unabated stress associated with Learning disabilities and ADHD and the … Read more.

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Read Chapter 1 from Susan Conner’s new book TOURETTE SYNDROME & OCD CHECKLIST

By Susan Conners Children with TS are often teased and punished for the unusual yet uncontrollable symptoms of their disorder. Academic failure is common. The Tourette Syndrome/OCD Checklist helps parents and teachers to better understand children and youth with TS … Read more.

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Sample Lesson from Celebrating Every Learner by Thomas R. Hoerr

Celebrating Every Learner: Activities and Strategies for Creating a Multiple Intelligences Classroom by Thomas R. Hoerr CLICK HERE to read an excerpt from Chapter 3. This chapter offers insight into Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence and the benefits of incorporating movement in the … Read more.

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