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Asperkids : an Insider's Guide to Loving, Understanding, and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome.

Author: Jennifer Cook O'Toole
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a parent, a teacher and an Aspie herself, Jennifer Cook O'Toole provides a unique insider's look into Asperger Syndrome. She shows how to help children on the spectrum by understanding how they think and exploiting their special interests to promote learning. Her strategies work because she thinks like the children that she teaches. This book is full of original and effective methods for engaging with children  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cook O'Toole, Jennifer.
Asperkids : An Insider's Guide to Loving, Understanding, and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Cook O'Toole
ISBN: 9780857006479 0857006479
OCLC Number: 794663574
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages)
Contents: Asperkids: An Insider's Guide to Loving, Understanding, and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: How Asperger's Saved My Life; 1 The Theory of My Mind: How Asperkids Think; 2 Special Interests: The Way In; 3 All Aspies are from Missouri: Concrete Minds; 4 Detour --
This Way: Getting Around Learning Challenges; 5 Living the Practical Life; 6 Dear Santa, I'd Like a Friend for Christmas; 7 It Depends On Where You're Standing: Perspectives on Comfort Zones; 8 Conclusion: My Father's Legacy; References; Resources.

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Asperkids is an insider's guide full of effective and fun methods for engaging with children with Asperger Syndrome. Award-winning Aspie, teacher and parent, Jennifer O'Toole discusses theory of  Read more...

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Jennfier is in a unique position to write this book. Not only are her kids on the spectrum, so are she and hubby. In addition, she is a school teacher. That makes for a pretty encompassiong view on Read more...

 
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