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Author Winter, Matt.

Title Asperger syndrome : what teachers need to know / Matt Winter
Published London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley, 2003


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Description 96 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents 1. What is Asperger Syndrome? -- 2. What signs might a child display? -- 3. What are some strategies for the classroom? -- 4. Can I help the child with his or her social skills? -- 5. How can I help the child in the playground? -- 6. What should the Teacher Aide be focusing on? -- 7. Who else in the school needs to know? -- 8. Should I make the child do homework? -- 9. How can the child be assisted with study? -- 10. What should happen before the child changes class or school? -- 11. Am I qualified to teach this child? -- 12. I want to know more - where should I start? -- Resources for Some Common Conditions Associated with Asperger Syndrome
Summary "Asperger Syndrome - What Teachers Need to Know is the ideal starting point for teachers wishing to learn about Asperger Syndrome and how best to work with, help and get the most from a child with AS. Providing a summary of currently available information on AS and covering all the key issues that will concern teachers (e.g. social skills, homework, playground behaviour, assisting with study), Matt Winter, a teacher himself, also imparts tips and practical ideas that he has found successful in a school environment."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "Written for Cloud 9 Children's Foundation."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 87-91) and index
Subject Asperger's syndrome in children.
Asperger's syndrome in children -- Patients -- Education.
Autistic children -- Education.
Autism in children.
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Education.
Asperger's syndrome.
Author Cloud 9 Children's Foundation.
ISBN 1843101432