The Color of Autism: Methods to Reach and Educate Children on the Autism Spectrum

The Color of Autism: Methods to Reach and Educate Children on the Autism Spectrum

by Toni Flowers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781885477576
Publisher: Future Horizons, Inc.
Publication date: 12/28/2002
Pages: 137
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
 

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