From Home to School with Autism: How to Make Inclusion a Success
Beginning primary school is a challenging time for most young children. For those with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) the significant changes ... Show synopsis Beginning primary school is a challenging time for most young children. For those with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) the significant changes involved can be overwhelming, and everyone involved will be in need of guidance to make the transition as smooth and as stress-free as possible. This positive and practical book arms schools with a wealth of essential information, easy-to-implement strategies and photocopiable resources that will help to make early schooldays an enjoyable experience for young children on the spectrum. Positive suggestions that cater to the needs of children with ASD, such as introducing visual schedules and accommodating sensory issues, will help the child to feel comfortable in school, and activities including making a 'happy scrapbook' and a home-school diary will aid effective parent-teacher liaison. "From Home to School with Autism" will be essential reading for education professionals seeking to encourage and inspire greater confidence in young children with ASDs as they embark on life at school.