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The Child with Autism Learns about Faith: 15 Ready-to-Use Scripture Lessons, from the Garden of Eden to the Parting of the Red Sea
     

The Child with Autism Learns about Faith: 15 Ready-to-Use Scripture Lessons, from the Garden of Eden to the Parting of the Red Sea

by Kathy Labosh
 

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Children with autism CAN learn about God! Endorsed by religious leaders, this groundbreaking book offers a step-by-step lesson plan for family members, educators, and church staff including scripted narratives, group activities, prayers, scripture readings, classroom set-up guidance, lists of additional resources, and more. Each lesson is also accompanied by a

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Children with autism CAN learn about God! Endorsed by religious leaders, this groundbreaking book offers a step-by-step lesson plan for family members, educators, and church staff including scripted narratives, group activities, prayers, scripture readings, classroom set-up guidance, lists of additional resources, and more. Each lesson is also accompanied by a Scripture Study for instructors to help them prepare for each class, where the author provides additional ideas and discussion questions. STUDENTS learn about: Creation Adam&Eve Temptation Cain&Abel Noah Abraham Isaac&Rebekah Jacob Joseph Moses Passover PARENTS and TEACHERS learn: Autism Ministry, Class Setup, How Kids Learn, How to Prepare, How to Teach, and more! This book is certified by the Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur to be free of doctrinal or moral error.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The book’s easy-to-use lessons and multi-sensory approach are just right for teaching children with ASD. … The practical tips will help congregations engage all children with opportunities to grow in faith. The lessons can be adjusted to accommodate varying degrees of cognitive abilities. The contemplative questions for parents and caregivers are a wonderful guide that can facilitate fellowship and help family members express underlying sentiments that often remain unspoken. … this book is an essential tool for every faith community that wants to provide meaningful participation to all its members."
Sister Kathleen Schipani, IHM, and Mrs. Lori Brew
The Department for Pastoral Care for Persons with Disabilities
Archdiocese of Philadelphia

"An indispensable reference tool for any parent and educator who believes in the timeless values, lessons, and mores inherent in religious history and practice. Kudos to Labosh for filling such a vital need within the exceptional community."
Aviva Engel, Editor, Exceptional Family

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935274728
Publisher:
Future Horizons, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
86
File size:
750 KB

Meet the Author

Kathy Labosh graduated from Penn State and became an economist. She is now a stay-at-home mom to Sam and Nicky, both of whom are children with autism. It became her mission to help others in similar situations. Kathy formed a Special Education Religion Class and is the author of a specialized curriculum for children with autism, currently in development. Kathy has also received an Honorable Mention for children’s fiction from Writer’s Digest.

Kathy continues to work on additional books in The Child with Autism series, including The Child with Autism at Home and in the Community (2011), The Child with Autism Goes to Florida (2011), and The Child with Autism Learns MORE about Faith (in progress).

Ms. Labosh is also a speaker on the topic of autism. She spoke at the 2005 Catholic Educators conference, and has presented information to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. She frequently speaks to groups near her home.

 

 

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