Materials for Children and Teens with Disabilities

This blog is intended as a means to update and expand on the Linda Lucas Walling Collection of Materials for and about Children and Teens with Different Abilities:

Sunday, July 06, 2008

Rick Lavois' Website, Books, and Videos

Watching PBS today, I saw a program titled "It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend." The speaker was Rick Lavoie. As you may know, Lavoie has written several books and appeared in several videos and DVDs on the subject of children with special needs -- especially learning disabilities and behavior disorders. My first introduction to him was "How Difficult Can This Be? The F.A.T City Workshop." I used it many times in my classes because it was/is packed with useful content and excellent simulations. (It was produced in 1987, so the terminology is somewhat dated, but Lavoie has produced an update.) Lavoie's other work is equally good. I suggest that you check his Web page: