Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome

Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome

by Lise Pyles
     
 

ISBN-10: 1843107619

ISBN-13: 9781843107613

Pub. Date: 02/15/2004

Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers

Packed with inspiring ideas and tips that can be used with any curriculum and on any budget, Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome explains how to design a varied study programme built around the child's own interests, making use of simple material as well as computers and on-line resources. Parents planning to homeschool their child with Asperger Syndrome…  See more details below

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Packed with inspiring ideas and tips that can be used with any curriculum and on any budget, Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome explains how to design a varied study programme built around the child's own interests, making use of simple material as well as computers and on-line resources. Parents planning to homeschool their child with Asperger Syndrome will appreciate Lise Pyles' encouraging and practical advice, including step-by-step instructions on how to assess and improve body language and social skills, accommodating the child's need for ritual or perfectionist tendencies, and how to develop handwriting and coordination skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843107613
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
02/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,142,716
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. Acknowledgments. Preface. 1. Should You Homeschool Your Child with Asperger Syndrome? 2. Developing Your Plan. 3. Some Family Models. 4. Where Academics Meets Asperger. 5. Unit Studies. 6. Making Your Own Learning Tools. 7. The Computer. 8. The Older Teen. 9. What Else Do I Need to Know? 10. Final Thoughts. Appendix 1: Asperger and Homeschooling Resources. Appendix 2: General Homeschooling Resources. Appendix 3: Social Skills. Appendix 4: Facial Expressions. Appendix 5: Idioms. Appendix 6: Sample High School Transcript (US). Appendix 7: Books, Software, DVDs, Games, Toys. Appendix 8: Finances of Homeschooling. Bibliography. Subject Index. Name Index

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