Autism 24/7: A Family Guide to Learning at Home and in the Community (2008)

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Autism in Your Classroom: A General                                         Autism 24/7: A Family Guide to Learning at
Educator’s Guide to Students with Autism                                    Home and in the Community (2008)
Spectrum Disorders (2007)
                                                                            Andy Bondy and Lori Frost
Deborah Fein and Michelle A. Dunn                                           Woodbine House via Monarch Books of Canada
Woodbine House via Monarch Books of Canada                                  5000 Dufferin Street
5000 Dufferin Street                                                        Downsview, Ontario, M3H 5T5
Downsview, Ontario, M3H 5T5                                                 177 pages; $19.95 US
319 pages; $19.95 US                                                        ISBN: 978-1-890627-53-9
ISBN: 978-189062761-4
                                                                            Written by a speech/language pathologist and the developer of the
The focus of this book, written by pediatric neuropsychologists             Picture Exchange Communication System, this book is an excellent
specializing in autism, is to help teachers better understand autism        resource for parents who are ready to help their child learn skills
spectrum disorders and help these students maximize their                   important for their family. Louisa, who parents a child with autism,
potential for learning in the classroom. Intended primarily for those       wishes she had read it closer to when her son was diagnosed.
teaching children with autism in their classroom, the book is also               The nine chapters cover setting goals at home, motivational
useful for parents, health professionals, and other educators.              strategies, communication goals, creating natural opportunities
     Part one provides a comprehensive overview of current                  for learning, teaching strategies, dealing with common errors,
information on autism spectrum disorders, including detailed                dealing with difficult behaviours, evaluating what you are doing,
definitions and associated features (behavioural problems, sensory          and putting it together in the neighbourhood. Louisa found the
abnormalities, attendance deficit, motor coordination difficulties          chapter on evaluation the least helpful because implementation
and/or impaired social skills). Topics include everything from              would be difficult for most parents.
methods for preparing the student with autism before school                      The book is clearly written and easy to follow with principles
begins to measuring success and impleme
				
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Description: Autism 24/7: A Family Guide to Learning at Home and in the Community (2008) Andy Bondy and Lori Frost Woodbine House via Monarch Books of Canada 5000 Dufferin Street Downsview, Ontario, M3H 5T5 177 pages; $19.95 US ISBN: 978-1-890627-53-9 Written by a speech/language pathologist and the developer of the Picture Exchange Communication System, this book is an excellent resource for parents who are ready to help their child learn skills important for their family.
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