Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm (2006, Paperback)
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|Helps us understand the thinking patterns that guide an autistic student's actions, shape an environment conducive to their learning style, and communicate with them in meaningful ways. This book affirms that autism imposes no inherent upper limits on achievement, that both teacher and child 'can do it'.|
Winner of an iParenting Media Award and Finalist in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards! Ellen Notbohm's first book, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew , was a shot heard throughout the worldwide autism community. Now, for the teacher in all of us comes Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew. The unique perspective of a child's voice is back to help us understand the thinking patterns that guide their actions, shape an environment conducive to their learning style, and communicate with them in meaningful ways. This book affirms that autism imposes no inherent upper limits on achievement, that both teacher and child "can do it." It's the game plan every educator, parent, or family member needs to make the most of every "teaching moment" in the life of these children we love. 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. Behavior is Communication: Yours, Mine and Ours. Teach Me "How to Fish": See me as a capable adult and hold that vision.
|Number Of Pages||117 pages|
|Publisher||Future Horizons, Incorporated|
|As told to||Veronica Zysk|
|"Ellen Notbohm's clever and compassionate understanding of how we think and learn makes her new book the best ally your student with autism could wish for." William Stillman, Asperger's self-advocate and author of Demystifying the Autistic Experience|
"Ellen captures the major issues of autism and makes them understandable and useable, even to those new to spectrum disorders..." Nancy H. Cale, Vice President, Unlocking Autism
"Ellen provides an excellent perspective for those involved with educating children on the autism spectrum. Her work is practical, concise and brimming with common sense. I particularly applaud her emphasis on raising our expectations for autistic learners and getting to know children with autism as people, rather than diagnoses or problems."
"Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew breaks new ground in teaching children with autism spectrum disorders. A 'must' for school districts around the country, their educators, parents and PTAs." -- Charles D. Hammerman, Managing Director "The Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University"
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- moojuicekidsApr 28, 2010by
This book is amazing and it should be read by all teach
It speaks for autistic children. Some children cannot communicate very well, but they have advocates; i.e. mothers, fathers, teachers, siblings, family, etc... This book reveals, through experiences that we have obtained as well, how to communicate with the autistic child and some obvious information that the child wishes you knew. It was highly recommended to me and I also reccommend it.