Assistive, Inclusive & Learning Technologies
by Turning Point Technology
Turning Point, PO Box 310945, New Braunfels, TX 78131-0945, USA
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Accessible Switches
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Switch Choice
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Communication

Social, Life, & Work Skills

Print materials for life skills
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AC-RL05

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Adolescent Literacy Library

A collection of 4 illustrated student readers for adolescents who read at a 3rd grade level or below.
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$147.00
AC-BR02

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Breakthrough

Breakthrough is a hands-on, how-to program authored by Karen Sewell and Pat Crissey. New chapters cover high functioning children with autism and Asperger's Syndrome, and Visual Supports for students with autism. This comprehensive text focuses on social skills, communication, and classroom management.
Breakthrough
$47.00
AC-BLP02

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Building Life Skill Portfolios

A comprehensive curriculum that allows students to work toward independence

A highly structured, comprehensive curriculum that allows students to work toward independence by learning functional life and academic skills. Following this program, students build a portfolio they take with them through the grades as they approach graduation.
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$47.00
PC-2015

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Building Your Future

This 250-page reproducible binder, by Heidi Retzer and Dan Heisdorf, is designed to help students with learning differences prepare for the transition from school to life after school. Written for middle school students, high school students, and adults with learning differences.

Features

This comprehensive curriculum is divided into 11 units. Each unit includes key vocabulary to target what students need to know in order to fully comprehend what they are reading. Units also include checklists, additional information, activity sheets for students to complete, and ideas for individual projects.
building your future
$67.00
AC-CH10

Choice Making Series

3 easy-to-read, high interest novels focus on the consequences of life choices. Author Bernice Loeb, former special education teacher and school psychologist, carefully constructs the stories so that readers help each main character choose what to do at a critical point. Ramn must decide just how high a price he's willing to pay to hang with his cool new friends. Nikki's dilemma concerns dropping out of school for an acting career. Li wants to buy his depressed mother a beautiful pin but has no money.

Written for a 5th grade reading level. Teacher's guide includes discussion points and IEP benchmarks.

Series includes 3 softbound books, each about 120 pages, 2001.
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Student Reader
$27.00
PC-2410

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CHOOSING MY BEHAVIOR

Addresses common classroom behavioral issues along with management strategies for reinforcing positive behavior

This unique program combines an elementary behavior curriculum with reproducible activity sheets, role-plays, and games for reinforcement. Features a fold-out game board and game pieces for 5 different games. Also includes adaptations for nonreaders.
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$27.00
AC-CB02

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Community-Based Vocational Training

A hands-on, how-to manual helps you create and maintain community-based vocational experiences for students with significant disabilities. The book's 10 chapters follow a sequence of successful job placementfrom getting started to on-site job training. Stresses functional assessments, transition planning and supportive employment options. By using our reproducible forms, letters and assessments, you can spend more time with students and potential employers. By Dr. Jill Wheeler. Includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF. Covered spiral bound, 170 pp, 2005.
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$47.00
AC-CS02

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Community Success Book

An illustrated encyclopedia showing commonplace community activities step-by-step and the social skills needed for the activities.
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$37.00
Complete Program
PC-709

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Complete Survival Sign Program


Elementary or Secondary School, Adult, 3.0 reading level

Product Type: Curriculum
Author: Janie Haugen-McLane
Components: Teacher's Binder, 40 Outdoor Posters, 40 Indoor Posters
Reproducible: No
Copyright: 1998
Survival Sign Program
Complete Program
$124.95
Survival Signs
$39.95

80 Survival Signs
Outdoor & Indoor

$69.95
RP-4917

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Connecting with Others - Grades K-2

Lessons for Teaching Social and Emotional Competence

This enjoyable curriculum for kindergarten through grade 2 will help students learn to be sensitive to differences, resolve conflicts without resorting to violence, and learn tolerance and acceptance of others. Includes 30 lessons divided into five skill areas: Concept of Self and Others, Socialization, Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution, Communication, Sharing, Empathy and Caring. Instructional strategies include story-telling, relaxation, modeling, coaching, behavioral rehearsal, reinforcement, creative expression, self-instruction and more.  ISBN 0-87822-362-2
Connecting with Others - Grades K-2
$69.95
RP-4918

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Connecting with Others - Grades 3-5

Lessons for Teaching Social and Emotional Competence

This enjoyable curriculum for grades 3 through 5 will help students learn to be sensitive to differences, resolve conflicts without resorting to violence, and learn tolerance and acceptance of others. Includes 30 lessons divided into five skill areas: Concept of Self and Others, Socialization, Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution, Communication, Sharing, Empathy and Caring. Instructional strategies include story-telling, relaxation, modeling, coaching, behavioral rehearsal, reinforcement, creative expression, self-instruction and more.  ISBN 0-87822-363-0
Connecting with Others - Grades 3-5
$55.95
RP-4919

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Connecting with Others - Grades 6-8

Lessons for Teaching Social and Emotional Competence

This enjoyable curriculum for grades 6 through 8 will help students learn to be sensitive to differences, resolve conflicts without resorting to violence, and learn tolerance and acceptance of others. Includes 40 lessons divided into eight skill areas: Awareness of Self and Others, Responsibility, Communication, Cooperation and Collaboration, Conflict Resolution, Self-Advocacy and Assertiveness, Love and Caring, Time Management and Organization. Instructional strategies include relaxation, modeling, coaching, behavioral rehearsal, reinforcement, creative expression, self-instruction and more.  ISBN 0-87822-364-9
Connecting with Others - Grades 6-8
$55.95
RP-4920

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Connecting with Others - Grades 9-12

Lessons for Teaching Social and Emotional Competence

This proactive program helps high school students learn skills in self-advocacy, communication, interpersonal behaviors, and problem solving. It includes 40 learning activities that take into consideration cultural, ethnic, and gender diversity. The activities are divided into the following skill areas: Awareness of Self and Others, Communication, Responsibility, Conflict Resolution, Cooperation, Love and Empathy, Personal Growth, Preparing for Adulthood.  ISBN 0-87822-464-5
Connecting with Others - Grades 9-12
$55.95
Student Reader
AC-CON01

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Connections in the Workplace

Explore relevant on-the-job social situations in an illustrated, short story format. Student Reader and Teacher's Guide.
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Reader
$49.00
PC-1423

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Conversation Start Ups

Conversation Start-Ups, by Rosie Simms, uses an interactive game-board format to introduce students to social language by focusing on the development of conversation skills. The game board features 30 icons that represent familiar topics, such as school, family, and hobbies, to help students begin and continue conversations. Players share personal experiences, feelings, opinions, and information. The other participants respond by asking pertinent questions and making comments.
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$0.00
Set 1
PC-0964

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Cooking to Learn

Motivate students to learn basic reading/writing skills with the fun step-by-step cooking activities & worksheets

Motivate students to learn basic reading and writing skills with the fun step-by-step cooking activities and corresponding worksheets in these three binders. The easy-to-follow recipes offer life-skills experience as students prepare food themselves using common inexpensive ingredients. Each recipe features illustrated and non-illustrated activities to allow teachers to use the same lesson plan with students of varying abilities. Recipes in each binder include a selection of breakfast, lunch or dinner, snack and dessert, and drink choices.
Cooking to Learn
Single Set
$77.00

AC-TT045

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Dynamite Emotions Readers

This new program features a novella illustrated in colorful, graphic novel style. It examines how emotions affect behavior plus gives techniques to identify feelings and understand their impact. The master version, for instructors, is titled TemperTamers; the student version has a teen-friendly title, Dynamite Emotions.
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$27.00
AC-FF05

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Feeling Fit Resource File

This reproducible collection of 20 loose leaf pages features basic fitness skills. Covers Cool Down and Warm-up Exercises, Stretching, Body Awareness and Workout Planning.
 
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$19.00
AC-FL02

Feelings Book

Designed by autism expert Emily Rubin, the easy to use Feelings Book fosters the Three Es, otherwise referred to as: Emotional Identification, Emotional Understanding and Emotional Regulation. Students explore 8 emotions from happy to mad. Each color-coded emotion has a 2-page layout that encourages student interaction. The Emotion Meter helps identify the intensity of the emotion, while the second page focuses on understanding coping strategies. The laminated Feelings Book requires the student to write or draw using a wipe-off marker. Includes a Feelings Book, wipe-off marker and lesson plans.
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$27.00
AC-UP02

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Five Universal Principles of Positive Behavior Support

5 universal principles for managing in-class conduct
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$27.00
PC-0509

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Getting Along with People

Help them teach acceptable social skills at school, work, and home

Developed by Janie Haugen-McLane, this complete series of Readers and Workbooks feature adolescent and young adult characters successfully handling various social skills situations.
BASIC GEOGRAPHY
$77.00
Manipulatives
AC-GR05

w/ Program
AC-GR10

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Getting Real Manipulatives

Complement the Getting Real Program with this collection of manipulatives.

Grades 7-adult

Shopping Cards 288 full-color laminated cards illustrate food and non-food items.
Hands-On Money realistic imitation money in an organizer box. 210 assorted bills and 280 full-color cardboard coins.
Big Display Calculator is a dual-powered (battery/solar) calculator with a tilting LCD. Number Disks (0-20, 5-100, 10-200) display digits and number words.
Check Writer two check registers with pads of checks, deposit slips and a checkbook cover.
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Manipulatives
$97.00
GR Program+ Manipulatives
$147.00
AC-GR01

Getting Real Program

A comprehensive academic curriculum for students with cognitive disabilities, grades 7 adult

Getting Real Program is a comprehensive academic curriculum for students with cognitive disabilities, grades 7 adult. The pre-test, instruction and post-test sequence is ideal for IEP success. The 120 daily worksheets are linked to the tests and provide long-term relevant instruction in language arts, math and life skills. Developed by Debbie Semple and Shelia Lechler and implemented in their classroom for 15 years, the program emphasizes functional skills that can be used everyday, like money, time, survival words, check writing, following a calendar and dozens more. Worksheets and tests can be photocopied or printed from the CD-ROM. Spiral bound book, 325 pgs., includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF, 2004. Supplement with Getting Real Manipulatives.

Related Product
School to Work Skills
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$99.00
AC-PI01

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Getting the Message

Learning to read facial expressions

Most of us are aware of the importance of non-verbal communication, regardless of whether or not we have communicative difficulties. But for those who do, they become even more important. Especially when you consider that 55% of emotional meaning is conveyed with facial expression, body language and gestures while only 7% is expressed through words.
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$49.00
Home Cooking
AC-HC15

Life Skill Series
AC-LSF15

Home Cooking Curriculum

Conventional and microwave cooking lessons

Includes a 160 page instructor's guide and a beautifully illustrated cookbook. The guide provides 38 lessons with objectives, training suggestions and reproducible recipe pages. The cookbook includes 37 healthy, easy-to-prepare conventional and microwave recipes, printed in color and black line. Cookbook pages are laminated for protection and displayed in an easel binder for easy viewing. ISBN 1-57861-061-3
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Home Cooking
$96.50
Life Skills Series
$457.00
Student Workbook
PC-1831

Teacher's Binder
PC-1832

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In the Driver's Seat

Revised in 2004, In the Driver's Seat is a comprehensive driver's education program. This complete, easy-to-use program is designed for teenagers and adults who are reading below grade level but have the ability to become safe drivers. Helps students master the basic skills and concepts taught in driver's education classes. The consumable Student Workbook is written at a 3.0-4.5 reading level. The Teacher's Binder includes a lesson plan for each unit of the student Workbook, followed by multiple activity sheets and quiz. As students read the text and complete the activity sheets, they learn the information they need to successfully pass the written portion of the driver's license exam.
in the driver's seat
Student's Workbook
$22.00
Teacher's Guide
$47.00
Complete Program
PC-201

Additional Binder Set
PC-202

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It's Up to Me

Elementary and Secondary School, Adult, High-interest/Low-level reading

Developed by Janie Haugen-McLane, It's Up to Me is a self-monitoring system that encourages individuals to closely examine their own behavior and change negative behaviors to positive behaviors. The complete system includes a Teacher's Binder with reproducible forms and activity sheets and 6 3-ring Participant Binders.
it's up to me
Complete Program
$79.95
Binder Set
$29.95
Manual + DVD
AC-JC17

Manual + VHS
AC-JC10

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Job Coaching Strategies

One-day multimedia training session to prepare staff to be successful job coaches.

For staff working with school-to-work students on a supported employment track.
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Manual + DVD
$177.00
Manual + VHS
$178.00
1 copy
WA-038221

10-pack
WA-046712

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Job Power: Ace the Interview

Help students successfully choose, find, & interview for a job

Enter the work force on your own terms

Filled with checklists, action sheets, sample documents, and role-playing activities, these three invaluable resources prepare students for choosing a career, finding the right job, and interviewing successfully.

ISBN: 0-8251-3822-1
ISBN13: 978-0-8251-3822-5
ISBN13 Explained

Grades: 10-12
Student Activity Text- 55 pp

Related Items:
Choose Your Career
Master the Job Search
Job Power: Ace the Interview
$18.00
$138.00
AC-JS10

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Job Search Curriculum

Blends structured exploration of simulated Web sites with traditional methods of responding to job ads

Use JobWeb Win/Mac CD to get valuable vocational information by exploring 30 simulated Web sites using your Internet browser. Exploration is guided by structured activities like: Job vocabulary search, company background investigation, submitting interest in a job via email and printing job applications.

Job Search Curriculum
$57.00
Keeping House
AC-KH15

Life Skill Series
AC-LFS10

Keeping House Curriculum

Domestic or vocational with 48 housekeeping activities

Keeping House includes a 217 page instructor's guide focusing on 48 housekeeping activities. Each activity is illustrated step-by-step in a reproducible format and described in lesson plans featuring objectives, data forms and training suggestions. 72 laminated routine cards fit in the pocket book to help users complete a sequence of cleaning activities independently.

Life Skill Curricula Series includes all 6 curricula:

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Keeping House
$87.00
Life Skills Curricula
$457.00
PC-PEK109

Know Your Body 5 Binder Set

The Know Your Body high-interest curriculum provides hours of fascinating study of the human body and five of its systems: Skeletal, Muscular, Nervous, Reproductive, and Digestive. The large spiral-bound books include the objectives of the program, numerous teaching suggestions, easy-to-do experiments, tests, and answer keys; plus additional activities to expand on the program. Each also includes several Work Packets which range from 40 to 95 reproducible activities. Clear illustrations, simple diagrams, and well-organized text make this a popular program for either individual or classroom study.
know your body
$117.00
AC-LAL21

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Learn About Life Curriculum

For low/no reading secondary students to improve life sexuality & social skills & increase transition rates
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$69.00
Both Binders
PC-215

Binder 1
PC-213

Binder 2
PC-214

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Let's Talk About Life Skills

High-interest/Low-level reading, Elementary and Secondary School, Adult

This manual is Volume I of a 2-volume series based on popular Life Skills Series I and II programs. The easy-to-use binder featuring 800 Questions and Answers and 800 Practice Activities provides teachers and counselors with high-interest subjects that are simple enough for students of all ages to understand, yet challenging enough to inspire lively discussion of the various life skills.

Let's Talk About Life Skills Series I binder is also available separately, and both binders can be purchased as a more cost-effective set.
let's talk about like skills
Both Binders
$179.95
1 Binder

$99.95
All 3
AC-LSA10

Math
AC-LA01

Literacy
AC-LA02

Health
AC-LA03

Life Skills Academics Series

Links everyday activities to key math, health and literacy concepts

The Life Skills Academics Series links everyday activities to key math, health and literacy concepts. Each book covers five concepts relating to everyday situations. Includes objectives, teaching suggestions and follow-up activities. Requires students to read stories, solve problems or analyze events the characters encounter.

Math covers: Add/subtract, multiply/divide, measurement, decimals and percents.

Literacy covers: Oral communication, reading comprehension and sentence and paragraph structure.

Health covers: Risky behaviors, personal hygiene, mental health and first aid. By former special educator Ellen McPeek Glisan.
Each 75 page book includes a Win/Mac CD with PDFs to print worksheets, 2003.ISBN 1-57861-519-4 20020901N
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All 3
$79.00
Math
$29.00
Literacy
$29.00
Health
$29.00
RM-930H

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Life-Skill Lessons Series

Structured lessons in these books offer activities to build skills necessary for survival in daily life and in the work place. Lessons emphasize vocabulary, spelling, reading comprehension, handwriting skills, sentence and paragraph writing and more.

Grades: 7-12
Reading Level: Grades 4-5
Life-Skill Lessons Series
$52.99
PC-LSG18

Life Skills Library

For secondary teachers to teach success in the subject of "life"

Not only have these games proven to be effective for secondary students with special learning and behavioral needs, but they have helped all students in the class learn how to act at school, at home, and in the community. These fun-to-play programs are perfect for self-contained and resource classrooms as well as inclusive teaching settings because no one loses.

There are 16 different life-skills games in Life Skills Library. They are divided into 2 series of 8 games, and each series has a different format. You can save money by buying games in sets of 8 or 16. Because you may not want every title in a standard set, you are able to mix and match any combination of the 16 titles to form your discount sets. Please specify which titles you want when you place your order. Extra Blank Draw Cards and Individual Progress Reports for each game are also s sold separately.
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$689.95
PC-916

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Life Skills Practice

Age Appropriate Level: Secondary, Adult

An indispensable guide for preparing students for life after high school, Life Skills Practice contains hundreds of 'real-life,' 'hands-on' scenarios that encourage student confidence in dealing with a wide variety of everyday situations. This comprehensive program is suitable for individuals with varying levels of ability, and is written in a simple, user-friendly format.

The 192 reproducible activity worksheets can be taught in any order and used for instruction or as study guides. They cover such practical everyday activities as decorating a home, dealing with illness, giving medical histories, using travelers' checks, preparing tax forms, eating on a budget, making a savings plan, and more.
life skills practice
$79.95
Looking Good
AC-HC15

Life Skill Series
AC-LFS15
 

Looking Good Curriculum

Personal care

Looking Good includes a 215 page instructor's guide focusing on 47 personal care activities. Each activity is illustrated step-by-step in a reproducible format and described in lesson plans featuring objectives, data forms and training suggestions. Seventy-two laminated routine cards fit in the pocket book to help users complete a sequence of grooming activities independently. Part of the Life Skills Curricula Series.
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Looking Good
$89.00
Life Skills Curricula
$459.00
AC-LC01

Look n Cook Cookbook

A beginning step-by-step picture cookbook

Provides 68 easy-to-make microwave recipes that combine packaged and from-scratch foods. Black and white recipes are illustrated step-by-step, so even nonreaders can become successful cooks. Spiral bound instructor's guide provides 32 lesson plans based on the recipes in the cookbook. Lessons focus on safety, nutrition, meal planning, and microwave techniques. Recipe pages and data sheets are reproducible!
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$49.00
AC-LC02

Look 'n Cook Lesson Plans

Teach beginning students the basics of cooking

Look 'n Cook Lesson Plans include 40 lessons teaching kitchen safety, cooking techniques and nutrition using the recipes in Look 'n Cook Cookbook.

Each lesson lists objectives, materials needed and procedures with teaching suggestions. You can print out recipe pages for each student in class from the PDF file. Includes data collection system. Created by Ellen Sudol Catalano, a special education teacher.

Look 'n Cook Lesson Plans, covered spiralbound book, 116 pgs, 2006. Includes Win/Mac CD with printable PDF.

Also available with the Look 'n Cook Cookbook and DVD Set in the Look 'n Cook Package.
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$49.00
AC-LCM05

Look n Cook Microwave Program

For secondary students with developmental disabilities to acquire basic cooking skills using a microwave.

Provides 68 easy-to-make microwave recipes that combine packaged and from-scratch foods. Black and white recipes are illustrated step-by-step, so even nonreaders can become successful cooks. Spiral bound instructor's guide provides 32 lesson plans based on the recipes in the cookbook. Lessons focus on safety, nutrition, meal planning, and microwave techniques. Recipe pages and data sheets are reproducible!
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$59.00
AC-LC10

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Look n Cook Package

Look n Cook Cookbook with 62 step-by-step recipes, Lesson Plans, & the two DVD Set

Great for beginners! Look 'n Cook Cookbook features recipe illustrations that are clear, concise and easy to read. Each picture step has accompanying text. A color-coding system makes it easy to follow measurement and temperature requirements. Cookbook has laminated pages and a wipe-clean vinyl easel binder.
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$169.00
AC-MOC02

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Members of the Community

Community outings and classroom activities are linked to teach special needs students essential community skills

Community outings and classroom activities are linked to teach special needs students essential community skills. Three levels of reproducible worksheets plus picture pages for non-readers prepare students for actual community outings. A variety of activities in various community locations including: Grocery store, mall, library, video store, restaurant, hospital, post office, kitchen and airport.

By Lee Hamill, PhD and Ann Dunlevy, MA. Includes a Win/Mac CD with PDFs to print worksheets from any computer.

Covered spiral bound book, 189 pp, CD with PDF, 2000, 2005. ISBN 1-57861-108-3
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Print
$39.00
AC-NK02

New Kid Readers

Engage your students with these new comic book style readers. 4 New Kid books follow a continuous narrative that explore many social issues facing teenagers: Insecurity, dating, drinking and driving and bullying, to name a few.

Drawing from a wide range of visual cues, a full color palette and a contemporary vocabulary, author Mike Baron delivers a moving story full of true-to-life characters that is sure to attract struggling readers. The clear, contemporary illustrations help students with limited vocabulary understand the content.

Includes 4 graphic novels, 28 pages each, 2006. CLICK HERE to download a few sample pages from the New Kid 1 Comic.

ISBN 1-57861-593-3
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$29.00
AC-ON02

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One on One

For staff and parents working with low-functioning children with autism and other developmental disabilities. One-on-One is for those who teach non-compliant students with minimal skill repertories. Developed by Marilyn Chassman, it chronicles her 5 year effort to home school her aggressive, non-communicative child with autism. Over 30 step-by-step structured learning activities to recreate in your classroom. Covers dealing with aggression, record keeping, self-help, communication, fine/gross motor skills and sensory toleration. Spiral bound, 116 pp, 1999.
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1 User
$39.00
AC-PER02

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Personal Success

This book tackles personal care activities one step at a time in completely illustrated, reproducible format.

Personal Success addresses hygiene, dressing and grooming. It covers 53 activities, providing separate sections for men and women. Spiral bound, 142 pp, 1999.

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$39.00
All 4 Games
PC-1420

Kitchen
PC-1417

Bathroom
PC-1418

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Photo Bingo

High-interest/Low-level reading, Elementary& Secondary School, Adult

Photo Bingo games, by Janie Haugen-McLane, feature the most common food and household items from the PCI Photo Library. Students will love the full-color, realistic photos in Fresh Produce, Prepared Foods, Kitchen Items, and Bathroom Items. While the students play these games, they practice communication skills and build their vocabulary. The photos make it easy for students to identify and describe 9 items on each bingo board.
photo bingo kitchen bathroom produce and prepared foods
All 4 Sets
$114.95
1 Game
$34.95

AC-PI02

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Picture Directions

Activities illustrated step-by-step

Many students can perform activities independently by following picture directions. This reproducible book features 46 lessons divided into 5 categories: Cooking, Crafts, Life Skills, Play and Discovery. Each lesson features an illustrated "You will need" checklist plus step-by-step instructions - 4 to a page. Teacher Tips help you plan your instructional strategies.

The goal of this book is to teach students to follow picture directions in sequence, complete important activities independently and to recognize sight words paired with the illustrations. By Pat Chrissy, an experienced special education teacher and autism consultant. Covered spiral bound, 228 pgs., includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF, 2005.
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$49.00
AC-PS01
 

Picture Prompt Stickers

Use these stickers to create illustrated communication booklets. The 12 sheets of shopping, restaurant and daily activity stickers have 576 detailed, colorful illustrations that match the Picture Prompt Cards. Includes two laminated sticker booklets.
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$19.00
AC-PD15

Plan Your Day Curriculum

Picture-based scheduling

The Plan Your Day instructor's guide describes three methods of following a schedule: Picture sequence, daily schedule and ongoing schedule. Reproducible school, community and work cards plus calendar aids are included in the guide. Student resources feature activity, date and calendar cards that fit into the pocket book to form a picture-based schedule for low-level readers. ISBN 1-57861-042-7 19911101N
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$89.00
AC-PO02

Positive Behavior Curriculum

A comprehensive behavior curriculum for anger management and proactive skills in the inclusive classroom.

Grades 45

This guide presents a comprehensive behavior curriculum that incorporates inclusive educational practices with conflict resolution, anger management, multicultural sensitivities and proactive social skills. Presents practical suggestions for curriculum adaptations, approaches for running cooperative learning activities, tips for setting up and managing inclusive classrooms and easy to administer worksheets.
Spiral bound, 233 pp, 2002.
Positive Behavior Curriculum Book Photo
$39.00
Singles
WA-064132

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Classroom Kit
Classroom Set

Power Basics Singles: School-to-Career

Helps get a job & successfully manage workplace communication, evaluations, & challenges

Give students the skills they need to succeed on the job!

Helps students transition from school to career
Provides helpful information to assist students in getting a job
Covers the skills needed for success on the job
Addresses workplace communication, evaluations, and challenges

Power Basics Singles: School-to-Career
Singles
$59.99
AC-PW02

Power of Social Skills in Character Development

Help adolescents learn to respect themselves and others and develop healthy social relationships. These 80 lesson plans and reproducible activity handouts give you the tools to put your students on the path to being mature, socially responsible adults. Helps your students know how to accept constructive criticism, evaluate their own strengths and weaknesses, set goals for self improvement, handle conflicts responsibly and show respect for each other, and their teacher! Book, soft cover, 198 pp, 2000.
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$29.00
WA-020896

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Practical Parenting

Critical child-rearing instruction in an easy-to-understand format

Features topics such as nutrition, physical care, discipline, teaching, and day care
Develops skills in positive, affirming child guidance
Includes application lessons, examples, illustrations, and review questions
Practical Parenting
$20.00
RP-8040

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Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities Grades 1-3

Teaching positive behavior skills to students of all ability levels

A four-volume series for teaching positive behavior skills to students of all ability levels. Each volume includes over 50 classroom-tested lessons and activities that emphasize helping young people to recognize the equal rights of others and to develop their skills in using good judgment to resolve everyday conflicts. Students learn skills such as sharing, listening, dealing with anger, setting goals, building self-confidence, and dealing with prejudice.
Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities Grades 1-3
$55.95
RP-8041

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Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons and Activities Grades 4-6

Teaching positive behavior skills to students of all ability levels

A four-volume series for teaching positive behavior skills to students of all ability levels. Each volume includes over 50 classroom-tested lessons and activities that emphasize helping young people to recognize the equal rights of others and to develop their skills in using good judgment to resolve everyday conflicts. Students learn skills such as sharing, listening, dealing with anger, setting goals, building self-confidence, and dealing with prejudice.
Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities Grades 4-6
$55.95
RP-8042

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Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities Grades 7-12

Teaching positive behavior skills to students of all ability levels

A four-volume series for teaching positive behavior skills to students of all ability levels. Each volume includes over 50 classroom-tested lessons and activities that emphasize helping young people to recognize the equal rights of others and to develop their skills in using good judgment to resolve everyday conflicts. Students learn skills such as sharing, listening, dealing with anger, setting goals, building self-confidence, and dealing with prejudice.
Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities Grades 7-12
$55.95
RP-8039

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Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons and Activities Grades PreK-K

Teaching positive behavior skills to students of all ability levels

A four-volume series for teaching positive behavior skills to students of all ability levels. Each volume includes over 50 classroom-tested lessons and activities that emphasize helping young people to recognize the equal rights of others and to develop their skills in using good judgment to resolve everyday conflicts. Students learn skills such as sharing, listening, dealing with anger, setting goals, building self-confidence, and dealing with prejudice.
Ready-to-Use Social Skills Lessons & Activities Grades PreK-K
$55.95
Binder 1
PC-1600

Binder 2
PC-1601

Binders 1 & 2
PC-1602

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Real World Reading

These two reproducible binders, by Bonnye Wier Cavazos, teach strategies for reading many different types of print found in the real world. Students learn survival reading techniques along with key vocabulary words for a variety of everyday texts, such as menus, labels, maps, bills, credit card statements, and job applications. Activity sheets include realistic graphics of each type of text to provide "real-life" reading practice.

Binders Include
Each binder features Lesson Plans, Parent Letters, reproducible Activity Sheets, Extension Activities, Assessments, and an Answer Key.
 
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1 or 2
$55.95

1 & 2
$99.95
PC-1858

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Real World Social Skills Curriculum

Real-World Social Skills, by Pat Crissey, covers everyday social situations and issues that students encounter in school and at home. This 250-page curriculum includes lessons, interactive group and partner activities, role-plays, and reproducible activity sheets that help students learn positive behaviors. Can be used for small or large groups.
real world social skills curriculum
$69.95
All 3
AC-RF10

Life Skills
AC-RFL4

Money Skills
AC-RFM4

Social Skills
AC-RFS4

Resource Files

3 convenient resource files cover hard-to-teach content areas: Money, Life and Social Skills. Each file folder includes dozens of reproducible student activity pages plus a PDF on CD for easy printouts. Taken from 10 of our best curricula.

Life Skills contains 32 pages of illustrated guides for shopping, menu and clothing choices, daily activities plus 70 photo concept discussion pages on personal care, housekeeping and community topics.

Money Skills features 56 illustrated money worksheets that progress from coin identification to making change, 18 banking and budgeting forms and 27 shopping worksheets for calculating discounts and sales tax.

Social Skills includes 106 picture pages illustrating personal, school and community social skills.
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All 3
$49.00
Life Skills
$39.00
Money Skills
$39.00
Social Skills
$39.00
Complete Kit
PC-1508

Basic Math
PC-1510

... Thinking
PC-1511

Language Arts
PC-1509

Teacher's Guide
PC-1513

Working in Teams
PC-1512

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School to Work Skills

This comprehensive program focuses on skills correlated with the Department of Labor SCANS 2000 guidelines, which detail the necessary skills students must master in order to be prepared for entering the work force. The Complete Program consists of eight reproducible binders that cover basic language arts, basic math, working in teams, and critical and creative thinking. The included Teacher's Guide correlates the entire program. All components are also available separately.

Contents (each available separately)
Basic Math (4 binders)
Critical & Creative Thinking (1 binder)
Language Arts (2 binders)
Teacher's Guide
Working in Teams (1 binder)
School to Work Skills
Complete Kit
$469.95
Basic Math
$249.95
AC-PAR02

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Scripted Vocational Role Plays

Social skills at work

Ten chapters of scripted role plays and corresponding worksheets prepare transition students for the world of work. Carefully crafted role plays provide an effective and relevant means of teaching work-related social skills.
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$39.00
AC-SM15
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Select-A-Meal Curriculum

Fast food, table service, cafeteria

Select-A-Meal includes a 195 page instructor's guide covering dining at fast food or table service restaurants, school cafeteria or home! Features step-by-step dining activities plus reproducibles: Food cards, picture step pages, communication cues, money aids and data sheets. Emphasizes table manners and appropriate social skills. Student resources include 144 laminated food choice cards, illustrated menu and pocket book. ISBN 1-57861-039-7 19920101N

Part of the Life Skill Curricula Series
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$39.00
AC-SDR01

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Self-Determination Readers

Teach transition skills and reading comprehension with short stories that focus on self determination issues.
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Student Reader
$34.00
Teacher's Guide
$79.00
Package
$199.00
AC-SC15

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Shopping Smart Curriculum

Grocery and department store

- Shopping Smart includes a 230 page instructor's guide featuring illustrated step-by-step sequences of grocery and department store shopping.
- Lesson plans provide objectives, data forms and training suggestions.
- The 288 laminated cards illustrate food and non-food items and function as a picture-based shopping list at the store.
- The pocket book displays up to 50 cards.
  ISBN 1-57861-046-X 19911101N

Part of the Life Skill Curricula Series
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$99.00
 

Social Skills Picture Book

A visual learning format to engage students who need extra help with social skills

Photographic stories with easy-to-read text illustrate common social situations at school.

Both the Elementary and High School books feature 26 stories that show the Right Way and Wrong Way to interact plus shows thought bubbles so the students see what others might be thinking. Great for individual or small group instruction.

By Dr. Jed Baker. High Schoolsoft bound book, 177 pp, 2006; Elementary Schoolsoft bound book, 197 pp, 2001.

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$39.00

AC-RFS4

Social Skills Resource File

Master everyday social skills in a wide variety of commonplace situations and domains.

All illustrations, all reproducibles
For low level or non-reading students.
Provides 58 made-to-photocopy pages focusing on everyday social skills. Forty-six reproducibles illustrate appropriate and inappropriate social behaviors out in the community. One dozen pages explore peer interactions and positive self-image. Single sheets in plastic sleeve, 58  pp, 1997.
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$19.00
Student Reader
AC-SSR01

Instructor Guide + CD
AC-SSR02

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Social Story Readers

A novel approach to reading: 16 short stories focus on social issues common to today's youth, written at a second grade reading level in comic book style.
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Student Reader
$34.00
Instructor Guide + CD
$79.00
WA-065269

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Steps to Independent Living Series, 3rd Edition

Getting through the day and living in the world

Completely revised, this best-selling series shows your life skills students how to take care of themselves and face the challenges of everyday living. Each book explains essential tasks and responsibilities at a manageable reading level, with explanations, activities, illustrations, self-tests, and comprehension checks. 6 book series.
Steps to Independent Living Series, 3rd Edition
$93.99
Indoor & Outdoor Sets
PC-600
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Indoor Set
PC-602
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Outdoor Set
PC-601
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Survival Signs Bingo Set

High-interest/Low-level reading; Elementary & Secondary School, Adult

This innovative bingo game, created by Janie Haugen-McLane, features the 80 signs found in Survival Signs Curriculum. These fun games are especially effective with individuals with limited or no reading skills. The full-color signs are ideally suited for visual learners. Both games are effective to use as a review of Survival Signs before and after community outings.
Survival Signs Bingo Set
Both Sets
$69.95
One Set
$39.95

Worksheets
PC-702

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Complete Program
PC-709

Survival Signs Worksheets

Elementary or Secondary School, Adult, High-interest/Low-level reading

This collection of worksheets, developed by PCI's Janie Haugen-McLane, gives individuals written practice in learning the functional meaning of important signage at home, at work, and in the community. The easy-to-follow worksheets feature large, detailed illustrations of the signs to help participants with limited reading skills.
Survival Signs Worksheets
Worksheets
$59.95
Complete Program
$289.95
AC-TC16

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Teaching Social Competence Package

Social skill assessment and intervention strategies of children grades 16

Teaching Social Competence provides social skill assessment and intervention strategies for staff working with children grades 16. Poor social skills not only make for unhappy and often lonely students, they have a measurable impact on academic achievement. On the other hand, achievement improves when social skills improve.
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$59.00
AC-TT01

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TemperTamers for Adolescents

This new program features a novella illustrated in colorful, graphic novel style. It examines how emotions affect behavior plus gives techniques to identify feelings and understand their impact. The master version, for instructors, is titled TemperTamers; the student version has a teen-friendly title, Dynamite Emotions. Created by psychologist Kathryn Pearson.
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$49.00
WA-064682

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What's Next? A Simulation of Adult Life Stages

Help students transition into adulthood

When your students leave high school, what's next? This heralded new book assists students transitioning into adulthood, as they model four distinct stages:
You Are Done with High School
Living on Your Own
You Are Married
You Have a Family

What's Next? A Simulation of Adult Life Stages
$34.99
AC-IP04

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Why Johnny Doesnt Behave

Write better behavior intention plans

Features: 20 Tips

Manage student conduct by teaching replacement behaviors for inappropriate ones. All staff K-12.
Focus on 20 tips to help you avoid behavioral problems, including: Clear class-room expectations; directly teaching expectations; minimizing attention for minor inappropriate behaviors and attending to behavior you want to encourage.
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$35.00

PE-20718

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Workplace Role Play Modules (Freeport Series: All 5)

Workplace Role Play Modules simulate authentic and Interesting Job Assignments, each module available individually

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$126.00

PE-20760

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You're on Your Own

Teach high school students plan to live independently

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$317.00

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