A Different View of Autism -- Printed in Both English and Spanish -- Including a Case Study of Six Autistic Children

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Special education teacher offers an easy to read and understand introduction to autism along with six case studies of students with autism

Jack E. George's latest book, The Autism Handbook, is now available worldwide in both English and Spanish. If a child has recently been diagnosed with autism, then The Autism Handbook offers a fast, easy read, which will help parents and care-providers to better understand this complex disability. Students considering teaching special education, social workers with a caseload of autistic children, a grandparent with an autistic grandchild then this book answers the many questions about this puzzling disability. People wondering what a day is like, in a classroom of autistic children, then this book will answer the questions.

The author details the difficulties and joys of working with an autistic child and gives candid examples: 1)Cheri, stripping naked and running out of his classroom; 2)Samir, walking with his classmates down the main street of Palo Alto, CA when he suddenly decides to urinate; and 3) Bobby, who goes into a major tantrum in a fast-food restaurant resulting in the manager calling the police. By reading and understanding different behaviors, this book will equip readers with knowledge to help understand and deal with difficult situations.

Jack E. George understands the ups and downs, the fears, the great days followed by the bad days and all of the other emotions that care-providers of an autistic child face. The Autism Handbook offers ideas, suggestions, and crucial steps to take with an autistic child - something as simple as understanding the I.E.P. process to the importance of connecting with the Regional Center for Services.

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