Asperkids

Asperkids

An Insider's Guide to Loving, Understanding, and Teaching Children With Asperger Syndrome

Book - 2012
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Jessica Kingsley Pub
As a parent, a teacher and an Aspie herself, Jennifer O'Toole provides the definitive insider's view of Asperger syndrome. She shows how to help children on the spectrum by understanding how they think and by exploiting their special interests to promote learning. Her strategies work because she thinks like the children that she teaches.This exciting book is full of effective and fun ways of engaging with children with Asperger syndrome. Jennifer explains how theory of mind difficulties create the need for concrete forms of communication, and provides original methods to inspire imagination through sensorial experiences. In particular she reveals the untapped power of special interests, showing how to harness these interests to encourage academic, social and emotional growth.Affirming that different doesn't mean defective, this book offers the insight and guidance that parents, educators, and other professionals need to connect with the Asperkids in their life and get them excited about learning.

Baker & Taylor
Offers ways to engage with children with Asperger syndrome like concentrating on their need for concrete forms of communication.

Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, c2012
ISBN: 9781849059022
1849059020
Branch Call Number: 362.19892 OTO
Characteristics: 192 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.

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