Teaching a Child with Special Needs at Home and at School: Strategies and Tools that Really Work!

Teaching a Child with Special Needs at Home and at School: Strategies and Tools that Really Work!

by Judith B. Munday MA M Ed


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Have you been searching for help as you try to teach a struggling learner? This is the book you have been looking for! Judi Munday draws from what she has learned in 30 years of teaching exceptional students and shares that practical knowledge with you in Teaching a Child with Special Needs at Home and at School: Strategies and Tools that Really Work! This is a highly readable and helpful guide for anyone who teaches a child with learning disabilities or high-functioning autism or Asperger's. Judi has packed it full of easy-to-use instructional strategies and advice about ""what works" - for both parents who homeschool and for teachers who work with students with special needs.

Since it is always difficult to find enough time to individualize, Judi makes sure that her teaching recommendations require little extra work or advance planning. She shows you how easy it is to modify or adapt textbooks and instructional materials. You will also learn about evidence-based instructional tools - such as graphic organizers and rubrics. Chapter topics include high-functioning autism/Asperger's and specific learning disabilities, along with a generous supply of specific teaching strategies that apply to them. You can also learn more about effective instruction, assistive technology, and student education plans. Judi has the heart to share her wisdom to educate, encourage, and equip you to be a more effective teacher of your special learner.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781512738803
Publisher: Westbow Press
Publication date: 04/28/2016
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 378,965
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Judi Munday, M.A., M.Ed., has dedicated over thirty years to special education in public, private, and Christian school settings, and taught several classes as an adjunct instructor in graduate school. She has a heart to equip homeschool parents and special education teachers to become more effective in helping students to reach their full potential. For over 15 years, Judi has provided diagnostic assessments and educational consultations, as well as tutoring students with a variety of special needs - including processing deficits, learning disabilities, and high-functions autism. Judi has published articles on SchoolhouseTeachers.com, the curriculum site of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine. She has presented numerous workshops at multiple statewide homeschool conventions and presented two papers at a national convention of the Learning Disabilities Association of America. Through her business, HIS Place for Help in School, and her website, helpinschool.net, she encourages, educates, and equips teachers and parents to effectively instruct and support struggling learners. Judi is committed to providing practical assistance with a compassionate heart and a high level of professionalism.

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