1. Where Do We Start? What You Can Do as a Parent by Yourself. 2. Help to Look for Within the Classroom. 3. Whole School Solutions. 4. What Do We Want from Education? 5. What to Do When Things Go Wrong? References. Index.
Great advice for parents on how to work constructively with schools to get the best for their child
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.
I just wish this book had been around when my son with AS was at
school. I can only hope that all teachers support sraff and most
importantly parents will read this and be able to support their
child in the most effective way possible. -- Asperger East Anglia
For a child with AS school can present itself as an overwhelming mess of bright colours and loud sounds and the inclusive classroom it isn't always just the child with AS that is overhelmed. Balancing the needs of Children with AS and their neurotypical classmates can prove to be a daunting task for teachers. -- BILD Information Service
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. -- Autism AS
The success of every child's education depends on a good partnership between home and school. This book explains how to build this partnership and make it work. -- Communication
This easy to read and practical book will be an invaluable guide for parents of children with AS and will also be of interest to the teachers and ecucational professionals who work with them. -- Australian Journal of Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities