ASPERKIDS: An Insider’s Guide to Loving, Understanding and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome
May 31, 2012
By Autism Society
As a parent, a teacher, and an Aspie herself, Jennifer Cook O’ Toole provides the definite insider’s view of Asperger syndrome.
This exciting book is full of effective and fun ways of engaging with children with Asperger syndrome. With originality and insight, Jennifer explains how theory of mind difficulties in autism create the need for concrete forms of communication, and she provides a treasure trove of ways to inspire imagination through sensory experience. In particular she reveals the untapped power of special interests, showing how to harness them to ensure academic, social and emotional growth.
Jennifer Cooke O’Toole has Asperger syndrome and is the mother to three young Aspie children. She graduated from Brown University, and attended Columbia University’s Graduate School of Social Work. She has previously worked as a social worker, and a teacher in both special needs and mainstream education. She served on the Family Advisory Board for Levine Children’s Hospital, North Carolina, and regularly gives presentations at hospitals and local universities on special needs parenting.
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April 10, 2013
The Autism Society, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots autism organization, has chosen Pittsburgh as the host city of its 44th annual conference on autism spectrum disorders.
April 5, 2013
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