Voted "Teacher of the Year" by ASA, Toni Flowers invites readers to learn from, tweak, and refine the strategies she's used during her quarter-century of teaching children with autism. Chock-full of great ideas, this book tackles some of the thorniest problems (runners, homework, screamers, setting limits, aggression, etc.) facing teachers and parents. It will quickly become a go-to book in your library!
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|Publisher:||Future Horizons, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.54(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.33(d)|
About the Author
Voted ASA’s Teacher of the Year in 1989, Toni Flowers’ work continues to make significant impact on the autism community. She has taught every grade from Kindergarten through college, and has educated neurotypical students in addition to students with various challenges, such as autism, ADHD, developmental delays, visual impairment, auditory impairment, emotional disturbances, and many combinations thereof. Her books Reaching the Child With Autism Through Art and The Color of Autism offer creative solutions to everyday problems. But more importantly, all of Toni’s strategies are child-centered and focus on bringing out children’s unique ideas, talents, and interests. She is currently a special education administrator in southern Indiana.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Challenges and Expectations: The Child with Autism Can Learn
Chapter Two: So Many Words—So Little Time: Change Your Way of Communicating
Chapter Three: I Never Met a Person with Autism I Didn’t Like: The Importance of Teacher/Student Bonding
Chapter Four: The Classroom: Designing a Place to Learn
Chapter Five: Schedules: Making Sense of the Day
Chapter Six: The Fine Art of Cueing
Chapter Seven: To Self-Stim—Or Not to Self-Stim
Chapter Eight: School and Beyond: Homework
Chapter Nine: Activities: The Daily Grind