School Success for Kids with Asperger's Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers

School Success for Kids with Asperger s Syndrome A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers Hundreds of thousands of children face life with Asperger s syndrome a mild form of autism spectrum disorder that affects a child s language and social skills Kids with Asperger s have average to abo

  • Title: School Success for Kids with Asperger's Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers
  • Author: Stephan Silverman Rich Weinfeld
  • ISBN: 9781593632151
  • Page: 375
  • Format: Paperback
  • School Success for Kids with Asperger's Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers

    Hundreds of thousands of children face life with Asperger s syndrome, a mild form of autism spectrum disorder that affects a child s language and social skills Kids with Asperger s have average to above average intelligence, but often have obsessive interests, are socially awkward, and do not understand the subtleties of language and conversation With concentrated effortHundreds of thousands of children face life with Asperger s syndrome, a mild form of autism spectrum disorder that affects a child s language and social skills Kids with Asperger s have average to above average intelligence, but often have obsessive interests, are socially awkward, and do not understand the subtleties of language and conversation With concentrated effort on the part of parents and educators, these children can begin to overcome the difficulties of this disorder and find success in school and life School Success for Kids With Asperger s Syndrome covers topics such as recognizing and diagnosing Asperger s syndrome, addressing the needs of students with Asperger s, implementing successful practices in the classroom, working with the school system, and providing interventions in the home to help develop needed skills The authors, leaders in the field of special education, combine the strategies they ve used in working with this population with practical tools, advice, and case studies of students who have Asperger s to give these students, their parents, and teachers guidance for success Editorial Reviews School Success for Kids With Asperger s Syndrome covers a myriad of techniques to help students with AS meet their potential This well written, comprehensive book should be on the bookshelf of every teacher and parent Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D Chief of Programs and Development, Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Associate Professor, University of Kansas With the growing number of children diagnosed with Asperger s syndrome, School Success for Kids With Asperger s Syndrome is a must have for parents and teachers Its engaging tone and comprehensive scope make it both readable and informative I strongly recommend it for parents, teachers, and others who are interested in individuals with Asperger s syndrome Mary Ruth Coleman, Ph.D Senior Scientist, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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    One thought on “School Success for Kids with Asperger's Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers

    1. Justin Tapp

      This book does a great job in providing a concise overview of Asperger's Syndrome (categorized separately from autism prior to DSM-V) for parents of school-aged children and educators who might have a child with AS in their classrooms. I give it five stars because it's the first book I would recommend to any parent whose child has just been diagnosed with high-functioning autism and wondering "What do I need to know? What do I do next? What do I need to plan for in about five years from now?" Th [...]

    2. Kelley

      This is a good starter book. Easy to read with practical suggestions. I have done some reading and have gone to conferences so I am looking for a little bit more beyond this. At this stage, though, I am not sure if that is out there yet. I would defintely suggest this to parents and regular educaiton teachers.

    3. Teela

      I'm still reading this, not sure that I will completely read every sentence, as it's too much for me to process. To me, it's like ready a reference book. Just too much to process and understand at once.

    4. Carrie

      Other than somethings being hard to understand the references and somethings not being 'Dumbed down' it was a very informative book.

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