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Release date August 17,2010.
This is a must-see movie! If you want to gain an understanding of what autism feels like and what can be accomplished with support and understanding,watch this move.
It doesn’t take long to see that Temple Grandin,the main character in this eponymous HBO movie,is,well,different–she (in the person of Claire Danes,who plays her) tells us before the credits start that she’s “not like other people.”But “different”is not “less.”Indeed,Grandin,who is now in her 60s,has accomplished a good deal more than a great many “normal”folks,let alone others afflicted with the autism that Grandin overcame on her way to earning a doctorate and becoming a bestselling author and a pioneer in the humane treatment of livestock.
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This book provides strategies and concepts to aid educators in creating an inclusive environment for students with autism in both primary and secondary schools,covering such topics as collaboration,lesson plans,supports,and community. The chapters are designed to highlight how any student with autism spectrum disorders can be supported to participate in academic instruction,school routines,and social activities. The book uses examples of how to plan lessons,engineer a safe and comfortable classroom,provide communication opportunities,and understand and support challenging behaviors. The author uses her own classroom and school observations and her experiences as an elementary and high school educator to explore methods of adapting the school environment to be comfortable and appropriate for students with autism and autism spectrum disorders.
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The TEACCH Method:
- Professionals can be trained in the program and its methods
- Translates scientific knowledge so that practitioners and parents can easily understand the current state of knowledge
- Offers strategies that can be tailored to an individual’s unique developmental and functional level
- Advises parents on how to become involved in all phases of intervention as collaborators,co-therapists,and advocates.
- Details how the program can be introduced and adapted for individuals of all ages,from preschooler to adult
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This bestseller is the most comprehensive book to explain the use of visual strategies to improve communication for students with autism spectrum disorders and other students who experience moderate to severe communication impairments. It is full of easy to use techniques and strategies that will help these students participate more effectively in social interactions and life routines.
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Is your child a “picky”eater or a full-fledged resistant eater? Does he or she eat only 3-20 foods,refusing all others? Eat from only one food group? Gag,tantrum,or become anxious if you introduce new foods? If so,you have a resistant eater. Learn the possible causes,when you need professional help,and how to deal with the behavior at home. Learn why “Don’t play with your food!”and “Clean your plate!”–along with many other old saws –are just plain wrong. And who said you have to eat dessert last? Get ready to have some stereotypes shattered!
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Winner of an iParenting Media Award and Honorable Mention in the 2005 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards! Every parent,teacher,social worker,therapist,and physician should have this succinct and informative book in their back pocket. Framed with both humor and compassion,the book defines the top ten characteristics that illuminate the minds and hearts of children with autism. Ellen’s personal experiences as a parent,an autism columnist,and a contributor to numerous parenting magazines coalesce to create a guide for all who come in contact with a child on the autism spectrum. Don’t buy just one of this bookbuy one for everyone who interacts with your child! Give the gift of understanding.
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Winner of Learning Magazine‘s Teachers Choice Award,the first edition of 1001 Great Ideas has been a treasured resource in the autism community since 2004. Now,in this expanded edition,Ellen Notbohm (best-selling author of the revolutionary book Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew) and Veronica Zysk (award-winning author and editor of Autism Asperger’s Digest magazine) present parents and educators with over 1800 ideas try-it-now tips,eye-opening advice,and grassroots strategies. More than 600 fresh ideas join tried and true tactics from the original edition,while many ideas pick up where the first edition left off,offering modifications for older kids,honing in on Asperger’s challenges,and enhancing already-effective ways to help your child or student achieve success at home,in school,and in the community.