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Homeschooling the child with autism : answers to the top questions parents and professionals ask / Patricia Schetter and Kandis Lighthall ; foreword by Jeanette McAfee.
Call Number:
371.94 SCH
Publication Date:
1st ed.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2009.
Physical Description:
xix, 259 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
What is ASD and how do the core areas of impairment affect students in a traditional school setting? -- Is there peer-reviewed research that supports homeschooling for students with ASD? -- Why do some families of children with ASD consider homeschooling? -- What are the different types of homeschooling? -- How do parents choose the right type of homeschool program for their child? -- What are the reported advantages of homeschooling children with ASD? -- What are the challenges of homeschooling children with ASD? -- What supports, resources, and curricula are available and how can families access them? -- What special education services is my child entitled to if I choose to homeschool? -- How should a family get started with homeschooling? -- How should the core deficits of social skills and social thinking be addressed? -- How can social opportunities be incorporated into the homeschooler's day? -- How should the core deficits in organizational skills and thinking be addressed? -- How can interests be incorporated into instruction? -- How should the daily schedule be designed? -- How can parents address behavioural issues? -- How can parents determine the appropriate accommodations and modifications that are necessary for curricular success? -- When should parents consider a transition back to traditional educational settings or programs and how is this done? -- How should a family plan for transition to college? -- What are other postsecondary options besides college? -- Interview with Janelle Lewis -- Interview with Karen Crum -- Interview with Connie Ajay -- Interview with Michelle King -- Interview with Ann Coe -- Interview with Ben - age eleven -- Interview with Bobby - age thirteen -- Interview with Katie - age fifteen -- Interview with Ian - age seventeen.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-[252]) and index.
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