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Living your best life with Asperger's syndrome : how a young boy and his mother deal with the challenges and joys of being eleven, brilliant and socially absent

Author: Karra Barber
Publisher: London : Paul Chapman, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Effectively accommodating the social and academic needs of children on the autistic spectrum is an important task in every school. This book is a practical guide to benefit parents, teachers, Local Education Authorities and international autism organisations. Each chapter provides a summary followed by anecdotal stories that illustrate a point, describing how a young boy navigates his way through the social  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas Barber; Thomas Barber; Thomas Barber
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karra Barber
ISBN: 9781412919609 1412919606
OCLC Number: 62892263
Notes: "A Lucky Duck book."
Description: vi, 119 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. History --
2. Grade school --
3. Resources --
4. Borrowed text --
5. Concrete thinking --
6. Perspective taking --
7. The literal child --
8. Thomas-isms --
9. Advocacy --
10. Final thoughts.
Responsibility: Karra Barber.

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Written by the mother of a child with Asperger's syndrome, this book covers diagnosis and recognizing the difference, o providing support and understanding, and communication.  Read more...

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'Every year I read several manuscripts written by mothers about having a child with Asperger's syndrome. The quality of manuscripts varies considerably. As soon as I started to read 'Living Your Best Read more...

 
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