Educating Children with Autism outlines an interdisciplinary approach to education for children with autism. The committee explores what makes education effective for the child with autism and identifies specific characteristics of programs that work. Recommendations are offered for choosing educational content and strategies, introducing interaction with other children, and other key areas.
In this follow up to “Embracing Play” this video provides a step-by-step approach to helping young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder play with other kids. Clear examples, tips from parents, sample scenes show how to structure play for success. Available in DVD format (37 min.)
Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues attempts to explain how many children with Asperger Syndrome relate to the world through their senses. Chapter 1 is an overview of sensory integration terminology and a discussion of how the sensory systems impact behavior. Chapter 2 takes an in depth look at sensory issues associated with AS. Chapter 3… More Asperger Syndrome And Sensory Issues
Compelling and witty, Liane Holliday Willey’s account of growing to adulthood as an undiagnosed ‘Aspie’ has been read by thousands of people on and off the autism spectrum since it was first published in 1999. Bringing her story up to date, including her diagnosis as an adult, and reflecting on the changes in attitude over… More Pretending To Be Normal : Living With Asperger’s Syndrome
Written by a mother of a young adult daughter with autism, this book provides useful tips to guide and encourage families. Primary focus is on helping young children learn methods for handling anger; but tips for teens also included.
For years Suzy Becker, author of the New York Times bestseller All I Need to Know I Learned from My Cat, literally lived by her wits. Then brain surgery left her temporarily unable to speak, read, or write. I Had Brain Surgery, What’s Your Excuse? is a story that grapples with the question “What makes… More I Had Brain Surgery. What’s Your Excuse?