Building Bridges through Sensory Integration

“Building Bridges through Sensory Integration” is a resource book that clearly explains sensory systems and sensory integration and how to identify problems in this area for individuals with autism or pervasive developmental disorders. The book contains checklists to help identify concerns, practical suggestions for activities for specific difficulties, strategies for…

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Early Learners Series - Bob Books

What is it? Bob Books

Why recommend?

1) A delightful series of books designed for early learners to more advanced readers;
2) new sounds and letters are introduced gradually to help build confidence – “with little books, come big success”;
3) simple yet adorable art work and very…

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Ocean Heaven

Ocean Heaven (Chinese: 海洋天堂) is a 2010 Chinese-Hong Kong drama film starring martial arts superstar Jet Li in his first full drama role. It also co-stars Taiwanese actress Gwei Lun-mei, who previously starred in Jay Chou's Secret. The movie was filmed in Qingdao at the Qingdao Polar Ocean World and…

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The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything is a 2014 British biographical romantic drama film directed by James Marsh and adapted by Anthony McCarten from the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen by Jane Wilde Hawking, which deals with her relationship with her ex-husband, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, his diagnosis of…

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Still Alice

Still Alice is a 2014 American independent drama film written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland and based on Lisa Genova's 2007 bestselling novel of the same name. The film stars Julianne Moore as Alice Howland, a linguistics professor diagnosed with familial Alzheimer's disease shortly after her 50th…

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What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis, Darlene Cates and Leonardo DiCaprio. The film follows 24-year-old Gilbert (Depp), a grocery store clerk caring for his morbidly obese mother and mentally impaired younger brother in a sleepy Midwestern…

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Front of the Class

 

Front of the Class is a 2008 American drama film based on the book by Brad Cohen, Front of the Class: How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had, co-authored by Lisa Wysocky.

The book was made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie…

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Adam

Adam is an 2009 American romantic drama film written and directed by Max Mayer, starring Hugh Dancy and Rose Byrne. The film follows the relationship between a young man named Adam (Dancy) with Asperger syndrome, and Beth (Byrne). Mayer was inspired to write the film's script when he heard a…

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The Accountant

The Accountant is a 2016 American crime action-thriller film directed by Gavin O'Connor, written by Bill Dubuque and starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor and John Lithgow. The storyline follows a small-town Illinois certified public accountant with high-functioning autism who actually makes his living…

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Rain Man

Rain Man is a 1988 American road comedy-drama film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. It tells the story of an abrasive and selfish young wheeler-dealer, Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise), who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all of his multimillion-dollar…

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