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Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew

ISBN13 : 9781932565362

Author(s) : Ellen Notbohm

Publisher : Future Horizons, 2006

SKU : 3073BK

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Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew is a unique resource for teachers who have autistic students, presented from the perspective of the child.

The unique perspective of a child's voice helps educators understand the thinking patterns that guide their actions, shape an environment conducive to their learning style, and communicate with them in meaningful ways.

The book affirms that autism imposes no inherent upper limits on achievement and that both teacher and child "can do it."

Helpful chapters include:

  • Learning is Circular: We are all both teachers and students.
  • We are a Team: Success depends on all of us working together.
  • I Think Differently: Teach me in a way that is meaningful to me.
  • Behaviour is Communication: Yours, Mine and Ours.
  • Teach Me "How to Fish": See me as a capable adult and hold that vision.

Ellen Notbohm is the internationally renowned author of one of the autism community's most beloved books, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew, and other award-winning books, including 1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism, and Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew.

The mother of sons with autism and ADHD, Ellen's work has demystified autism for millions of families and professionals. Ellen is a long-time columnist for Autism Asperger's Digest, and a contributor to numerous publications and websites around the world.