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Autism & education : the way I see it : what parents and teachers need to know  Cover Image Book Book

Autism & education : the way I see it : what parents and teachers need to know

Grandin, Temple (author.).

Summary: "Dr. Temple Grandin discusses the real issues that parents, teachers, and kids face every day. Here is a concise handbook that illustrates what Temple has found to work in the field of education. Topics include: The importance of early intervention, teaching for different types of thinking, developing talent, motivating students, keeping high expectations, and much more! In these helpful pages, Dr. Grandin offers do's and don'ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her insider perspective and extensive research. Interestingly, she argues that education for kids on the autism spectrum must focus on their overlooked strengths to foster their unique contributions to the world"--

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  • ISBN: 9781957984070
  • ISBN: 1957984074
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 103 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Texas] : Future Horizons, [2023]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword: Answers to the most common recent questions -- Chapter one The importance of early educational intervention -- Do not get trapped by labels -- High-quality budget-friendly programs for young children with ASD -- Different types of thinking in autism -- Higher expectations yield results -- Teaching turn taking and the ability to wait -- What school is best for my child with ASD? -- Chapter two Teaching & education -- Finding a child's area of strength -- Teaching how to generalize -- The importance of developing talent -- Teaching people on the autism spectrum to be more flexible -- Teaching concepts to children with autism -- Bottom-up thinking and learning rules -- Reading comprehension -- Motivating students -- Getting kids turned on to reading -- Too much video gaming and screen time has a bad effect on child development -- Therapy animals and autism -- The importance of choices -- The importance of practical problem-solving skills -- Learning to do assignments that other people appreciate -- Learning never stops.
Subject: Autistic people Education
Inclusive education
EDUCATION / Special Education / Behavioral, Emotional & Social Disabilities
EDUCATION / Inclusive Education
Inclusive education
Genre: Informational works.
Informational works.

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