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  • onemellogirl onemellogirl's Avatar 12-18-10 | 03:50 AM
  • Updated 12/18/10:

    A Pebble to Polish by Janet Lord Leszl (fiction)

  • rudolphia rudolphia's Avatar 12-19-10 | 07:47 AM
  • A friend of mine with two kids on the spectrum just lent me the most useful and amazing book, and I just have to share.

    Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy - The Special Education Survival Guide (2nd. ed.) by Pete Wright and Pam Wright.

    I'll steal the blurb from their companion website to explain what the book has in it.

    In this comprehensive, easy-to-read book, you learn to:
    Develop a master plan for your child's special education
    Organize your child's file
    Work with consultants and evaluators
    Write SMART IEP goals and objectives
    Use test scores to monitor your child's progress
    Resolve parent-school conflict early
    Write effective letters and create paper trails
    Use parent agendas to improve meeting outcomes

    There's a companion website with downloads, links and tons of updated information too:

    I'm preparing for Lukas's IEP using this book, and I can't say enough about it!

    Last edited by rudolphia; 12-19-10 at 08:00 AM..
Thank you rudolphia!
onemellogirl (12-21-10)
  • onemellogirl onemellogirl's Avatar 03-17-11 | 11:54 PM
  • Updated: 3/17/11

    Added: The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science and Fear by Seth Mnookin.

  • onemellogirl onemellogirl's Avatar 08-03-11 | 01:29 AM
  • Updated 8/3/11:

    Added: The Anti-Romantic Child: A Story of Unexpected Joy by Priscilla Gilman.

  • onemellogirl onemellogirl's Avatar 08-03-11 | 01:36 AM
  • Updated 8/3/11:

    Added: Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid: A Survival Guide for Ordinary Parents of Special Children by Gina Gallagher and Patricia Konjoian


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