Paperback: £11.99 / $19.95
2011, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-203-0, BIC 2: JNSG JNFN
As awareness and diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (AS) increases across the globe, it is essential that every teacher in every classroom has a familiarity with the condition and understands how best to support AS students at their school. This fully revised and expanded second edition is the ideal resource to point teachers in the right direction.
Concise and instantly accessible, this book gives a clear summary of up-to-date information on Asperger Syndrome, describing the common characteristics to look out for, and offering simple strategies for adapting to the educational needs of students with AS. Packed with useful tips and practical advice, this guide answers key questions such as 'Am I qualified to teach this child?' and 'How can I help the pupil with AS to learn?' New material includes information for teaching older children and adolescents with AS, tips on what to do when problems arise, as well as suggestions for a whole-school approach to helping students with AS.
This book is the perfect go-to guide for teachers, teaching assistants and those in school management who want to know more about Asperger Syndrome in the mainstream inclusive classroom.
25 May 2011
"...I just could not believe how much information I had to read through to gain useful approaches for working with children in the education setting. I just knew that during my time as a classroom teacher I would never have had the luxury of completing this much reading for just one of my students and I became determined to distil down what I had learnt into a quick access guide for teachers."