‘This book is very clearly written…an excellent guide for any early years professional responsible for a child with autism, whatever their previous experience.’ –Early Years Update, October 2011
Demystifying the myths surrounding autism, explaining major characteristics and touching on the latest brain research. –Early Years Educator ‘A straightforward, practical guide that offers specific strategies for practitioners to use with children who have autism.’ –Nursery World, November 2011
School and Pre-school can be an overwhelming experience for a child with autism. Autism affects how a child communicates, behaves, and relates to others. Practitioners need to know what they can do to help children with autism reach their full potential.
This straightforward easy to use guide explains the major characteristics associated with autism and helps teachers understand the ways children with autism relate to the world. Each chapter offers specific strategies for teachers to use, including setting up a proactive pre-school environment, helping children learn life skills, managing behaviour, helping children with autism communicate and play, helping them to get along with others, and working with families. Teaching Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder help teachers connect with all children in meaningful ways, and helps children with autism learn and grow.
Paperback: 224 pages
Product Dimensions: 24.4 x 16.8 x 1.4 cm
Publisher: Featherstone Education (30 Sep 2011)