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- Asperger Syndrome : A Practical Guide for Teachers (Resource Materials for Teachers)
by Val Cumine, Julia Leach, Gill Stevenson, Burnley Stevenson
A guide to effective classroom practice for teachers and support assistants working with children with Asperger Syndrome in mainstream schools and other non-specialist settings. This book outlines the underlying impairments and their educational implications; considers the issues of assessment and diagnosis; offers practical strategies for effective and realistic classroom intervention, including access to the National Curriculum; and considers the behavioural challenges the child with Asperger Syndrome may pose.
This work seeks to inform professionals meeting a child with Asperger Syndrome for the first time and to equip them with effective educational and behavioural intervention strategies. Professionals in special schools, INSET providers, educational psychologists, parents and carers should find this book of interest.
- Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Educators and Parents - 1st Edition
by Richard L. Simpson, Brenda Smith Myles
- Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Educators and Parents - 2nd Edition
by Richard L. Simpson, Brenda Smith Myles
Available May 2003.
The second edition of this book provides a cogent overview of the disorder that is sometimes referred to as high functioning autism. Easily understood by professionals and nonprofessionals alike, this book outlines the characteristics of the disorder so that you'll be able to recognize a child with Asperger syndrome.
In addition to identifying symptoms and characteristics, this resource also discusses the Asperger's child as a whole person. Stories and anecdotes told by the families of several individuals who have Asperger syndrome provide a personal perspective.
Strategies are recommended to help teach children and adolescents who have this disorder. This book is geared toward providing easy-to-implement programming solutions for elementary and secondary students, both in school and at home. It offers detailed strategies that you can adapt to each child's environment. Using this book, you will be able to help children and youth achieve academically, learn social skills, and manage their own behavior.
- Choosing Home: Deciding to Homeschool With Asperger's Syndrome
by Martha Kennedy Hartnett, Stephen Shsore
Martha Kennedy Hartnett is the mother of a child with Asperger's Syndrome who made the courageous choice to homeschool. Emerging from the author's personal experience, this book is a step by step account of successful home education.
Choosing Home will take you into the homes of Asperger families as they journey from survival of the playground bully to making it work at home. Hartnett embraces those pertinent questions raised by parents: Will I be limiting my child's emotional and social development? How will I know if my teaching is good enough? What if I can't cope? These questions and many more are answered in this touching and insightful narrative. This is a book of hope and encouragement to all parents with an interest in homeschooling.
- Homeschooling the Child With Asperger Syndrome: Real Help for Parents Anywhere and on Any Budget
by Lise Pyles
Packed with inspiring ideas and tips that can be used with any curriculum and on any budget, Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome explains how to design a varied study programme built around the child's own interests, making use of simple material as well as computers and on-line resources. Parents planning to homeschool their child with Asperger Syndrome will appreciate Lise Pyles' encouraging and practical advice, including step-by-step instructions on how to assess and improve body language and social skills, accommodating the child's need for ritual or perfectionist tendencies, and how to develop handwriting and coordination skills.