1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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By (author) Ellen Notbohm, By (author) Veronica Zysk

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  • Publisher: Future Horizons Incorporated
  • Format: Paperback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 18mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 15 December 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Arlington, TX
  • ISBN 10: 1932565191
  • ISBN 13: 9781932565195
  • Sales rank: 242,344

Product description

This title is a winner of a 2006 Teachers' Choice Award! Parents and professionals can now bypass countless hours spent seeking answers to the mystifying day-to-day challenges of autism. In a snappy, can-do format, this book offers page after page of try-it-now solutions that have worked for thousands of children grappling with sensory, communication, social, behavioral, and self-care issues. Not only does it provide ideas and activities that can be put into action immediately, but it also explains why these methods work so that adults can better understand the children they are working with. This book is a time-saver and a life-saver!

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Author information

Ellen Notbohm is the parent of a child with autism. She is a columnist for the Autism Asperger's Digest and her articles on autism regularly appear in a number of magazines including Exceptional Parent and Children's Voice. Veronica Zysk has been working in the field of autism since 1991. She served as Executive Director of the Autism Society of America from 1991 to 1996.

Review quote

"'A friendly voice offering parents and teachers immediate usable ideas that emphasize the practical rather than the technical. Well organised for quick reading with major ideas preceded by helpful introductory text. A great resource that parents and teachers should keep readily available' - Christine Hunt, MS, special education and resource teacher '1001 Great Ideas is just that, a treasure trove of wonderful ideas and activities! This hope-filled book not only connects the reader to the world of Autism Spectrum Disorders but also provides a multitude of practical solutions to the broad range of challenges that parents and professionals face each and every day. 1001 Great Ideas is a resource that both parents and professionals will constantly turn to.' - Scott Tanner, School Psychologist and Director of Clinical Services"

Table of contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Glossary; 1. The Radar Net of Our Senses: Sensory Integration Strategies and Considerations; 2. The Limits of My World: Communication and Language Strategies and Considerations; 3. Strong Reasons: Behavior Strategies and Considerations; 4. To Do and Understand: Daily Living Skills Strategies and Considerations; 5. Learners and Doers: Teaching and Education Strategies and Considerations; 6. To Know the Law: Special Education Law Considerations; Endnotes; Index; About the Authors.