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Description - How to Make School Make Sense by Clare Lawrence

Every child's education relies on a partnership between parents, professionals and, of course, the child. This book gives parents of children with Asperger syndrome (AS) practical advice on how to make the most of this important partnership and work with schools to ensure their child's needs are being met.The book explores how parents can prepare their child for school life and how they can work with teachers to improve the classroom environment, as well as the school environment as a whole, for their child and consequently for the benefit of all pupils. Strategies include peer education, the use of visual cues and rules and effective communication between parents, teachers and support staff.This clear, accessible book will be an invaluable guide for parents of children with AS and will also be of interest to the teachers and educational professionals who work with them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781843106647
ISBN-10: 1843106647
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 13-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Clare Lawrence

Clare Lawrence is a teacher and mother of two children, one of whom has Asperger syndrome. Clare is a graduate of Oxford, York, Northumbria, Sheffield Hallam and Birmingham universities. She has a University Certificate in autism spectrum disorders and a post-graduate certificate in Asperger syndrome. For the last four years, she has been working closely with schools and exploring practical solutions on how to make school make sense for children with Asperger syndrome.

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