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Publications

Resources available for borrow from Thames Valley District School Board - Media Services

 Resource Title and Description Order Number
Teach ADHD: Teacher's Resource Manual - Resource manual and DVD provide current information about the nature of ADHD, associated impairments, video clips of children with ADHD in the classroom and a systematic approach to lesson planning. 709057
Getting Thoughts on Paper - Writing is fundamental to a child's success in school, but becoming a good writer involves a complex and challenging set of skills. In this DVD collection, you will explore the skills involved in getting thoughts on paper, common problems students face, and practical strategies teachers and parents can use to help students succeed. This set includes an overview program, introduction for teachers and parents, and specific information on how attention, memory, language, neuromotor function (the connections between the brain and muscle groups), and higher order cognition relate to writing. You will hear from parents, teachers, students, and Dr. Levine as they discuss writing challenges and strategies that work.  700942
Attention: A.D.D. in School - Includes (Part 1) Identification, (Part 2) Intervention, and (Part 3) Strategies. Three programs and a comprehensive 81page manual present an in-depth look at Attention Deficit Disorders from an educational perspective.  255989
How Difficult Can this Be? The F.A.T. City Workshop -  This Richard Lavoie film looks at the world through the eyes of a learning disabled child. Parents, educators, psychologists and social workers participate in activities causing emotions familiar to the learning disabled.  502686
Student Output -  Parents and teachers are often surprised when children understand information but struggle to express themselves in writing, speech or physical activity. In this DVD collection, you will explore the various tasks involved in student output, common problems students face, and practical strategies teachers and parents can use to help students succeed. This set includes an overview, introduction for teachers and parents, and specific information on how attention, memory, language, neuromotor function (the connections between the brain and muscle groups), and higher order cognition relate to student output. You will hear from parents, teachers, students, and Dr. Levine as they discuss difficulties with output and strategies that work.   700935
 Thinking with Numbers - Learning math involves a variety of skills, from adding and subtracting to dealing with decimals and balancing equations. When students struggle in one area, they can fall behind and become anxious about math in general. In this DVD collection, you will explore common problems students face as well as practical strategies teachers and parents can use to help students succeed. This set includes an overview introduction for teachers and parents, and specific information on how things affect a student's ability to think with numbers: memory, language, attention, spatial ordering, time and task ordering, and higher order cognition. You will hear from parents, teachers, students, and Dr. Levine as they discuss challenges of learning math and strategies that work.  700936
 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 - Video and book. Describes some very effective methods for managing the behaviour of children, including how to handle difficult behaviour, encourage good behaviour and manage testing and manipulative behaviour.  509446
 Behaviour Disorders of Childhood - Covers three types of childhood disorders - developmental, emotional and disruptive - including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder and separation anxiety disorder. 511458
 The Motivation Breakthrough: Secrets to Turning on the Tuned-Out Child - What does it take to motivate the "forgotten" student that traditional methods just don't seem to reach? Educator Richard Lavoie draws on decades of teaching experience to demonstrate six basic motivational styles and strategies for inspiring the most withdrawn and reluctant student. In this lively workshop presentation for parents and teachers, based on his recent book "The Motivation Breakthrough: Six Secrets to Turning on the Tuned-Out Child," Lavoie touches all the bases. He explains how to tap into an apathetic or learning-disabled student's secret need for prestige, power, praise or reward.  701046
 Behavioral Complications - For children and adolescents with learning differences, behavioral problems can mask other learning problems or simply get in the way of academic success. In this DVD collection, you will explore how inappropriate behaviors and social difficulties can interfere with a child's success in school. You will discover common problems students face and practical strategies parents and teachers can use to help students succeed. This set includes an overview program, introductory program for teachers and parents, and specific information on how attention, memory, language and social cognition connect to behavior. You will hear from parents, teachers, students, and Dr. Levine as they discuss behavioral problems and strategies that work.  700938
 Getting Organized/Work Habits -  Why do some students struggle to keep track of assignments and get their work done? In this DVD collection, you will explore how difficulties with organizational skills and work habits can interfere with students' academic success, common problems students face, and practical strategies teachers and parents can use to help students succeed. This set includes an overview program, introduction for teachers and parents, and specific information on how things that affect a student's ability to get work done: memory, attention, higher order cognition skills, and how the mind deals with spatial as well as time and task ordering. You will hear from parents, teachers, students, and Dr. Levine as they discuss difficulties related to organization and work habits, and strategies that work. 700940

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