Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome

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Overview

Lise Pyles lives with her family in Aurora, Colorado, and is the parent of a child with Asperger Syndrome and the author of Hitchhiking through Asperger Syndrome, also published by JKP. Her family's journey has included several schooling options, including homeschooling.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843107613
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/15/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 1,310,929
  • Product dimensions: 6.18 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7
Preface 9
1 Should You Homeschool Your Child with Asperger Syndrome? 11
2 Developing Your Plan 38
3 Some Family Models 77
4 Unit Studies 97
5 Where Academics Meets Asperger 108
6 Making Your Own Learning Tools 161
7 The Computer 171
8 Older Students 180
9 What Else Do I Need to Know? 208
10 Final Thoughts 226
App. 1 Asperger Resources 232
App. 2 Homeschool Resources 236
App. 3 Social Skills 240
App. 4 Facial Expressions 242
App. 5 Idioms 243
App. 6 Sample High School Transcript (US) 245
App. 7 Books, Software, DVDs, Games, Toys 249
App. 8 Finances of Homeschooling 260
Bibliography 263
Index 265
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