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The Elementary School Experience for Children on the Autism Spectrum: Practical Solutions for Academic & Social Difficulties

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The Elementary School Experience for children on the autism spectrum is a comprehensive guide for teachers and parents. Written by an educator and mother of two children with autism spectrum disorder, this book gives practical ideas for addressing a child's academic, behavioral, sensory, and social needs.

The Elementary School Experience includes:

- Practical tips for organizational accommodations, curricular accommodations, developing social skills and making friends, and the importance of home-school communication.;

- Helpful suggestions for making school more enjoyable, organized, predictable, and successful;

- Provides many forms, checklists, and other visuals that will help you easily implement the strategies in the book, all of which are downloadable after your purchase;


Editorial Reviews

This book is a 'must' for parents and teachers who are living and working with children diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. The information is especially practical and useful since the author is both a parent of a child with AS and a teacher. She knows what really works! --Sally Bligh, Director, Bligh Speech Therapy Center

Written by a parent and an educator, this practical, easy to read book provides a thorough understanding of this unique population of children and assists teachers and parents as they create accommodations needed to ensure success in elementary school and beyond. --Elisa Gagnon, Asperger Syndrome Teacher Training Project, Author of POWER CARDS

As an elementary resource teacher, this much-needed book provided me with helpful ideas for setting up a successful environment for my students with Asperger Syndrome. In fact, the strategies are good for all students, based on sound principles and positive behavioral supports. --Katy Wadman, Learning Center Teacher

About the Author

Susan Thompson Moore, M.Ed., is an elementary teacher, parent of two children diagnosed with ASD, and owner of a production company that produces programs on special needs - specifically for autism spectrum disorders. Drawing from both her professional and personal experience, Susan speaks at national autism and ASD conferences, offering practical solutions for academic and social difficulties for children with ASD.

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