Inclusive education book considered for top honors in “Best of the Best” Golden Lamp category

BALTIMORE, MD – June 3, 2011 –Brookes Publishing Co. announces that two of its educational titles and one of its promotional brochures have been selected as finalists in the 2011 Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Awards. The AEP Awards honor outstanding resources for teaching and learning in all media and for any educational setting. The annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators, and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.

You’re Going to Love This Kid!: Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom, Second Edition is a finalist in both the Golden Lamp Awards and the Distinguished Achievement Awards (DAA) for Professional Development. From Tutor Scripts to Talking Sticks: 100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K-12 Inclusive Classrooms has also been selected as a DAA finalist in the category of Curriculum –Special Education and Intervention (Learning Differences). Both titles are from best-selling author Dr. Paula Kluth, an expert on autism and inclusive education.

The Golden Lamp Awards are the educational resource industry’s top honor, recognizing the best overall tools for teaching and learning, as defined by their superior use of content, design, and fulfillment of the product’s educational mission. The DAAs are evaluated on traits such as efficacy, usability and overall educational value.

The Ages & Stages Questionnaires® Brochure, highlighting a family of developmental and social-emotional screening products, is a finalist in the Beacon Awards for Direct Mail. The Beacon Awards for education marketing highlights effective branding and engaging messages that communicate the value of their products or their clients’ products to teachers, administrators, and parents.

“The acknowledgment from the AEP judges attests to the impact that these items have in helping to boost achievement in children with special needs from early childhood through adolescence,” said Jessica Reighard, Marketing Director for Brookes Publishing. “These titles are exceptional resources for both parents and educators.”

2011 AEP Awards winners will be announced on June 8th in Washington, DC. To learn more about the AEP Awards, visit For more information on these titles and others, please visit

About Brookes Publishing
For more than 30 years, Brookes Publishing has been a leading provider of professional resources and assessments in early childhood, literacy, and special education. Brookes Publishing is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information, please visit

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