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With Open Arms

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With Open Arms
Creating School Communities of Support for Kids with Social Challenges Using Circle of Friends, Extracurricular Activities, and Learning Teams
Children with autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders and English language learners often face more social challenges than their peers. Written by an experienced special educator and behavior analyst, With Open Arms: Creating School Communities of Support for Kids with Social Challenges - Using Circle of Friends, Extracurricular Activities, and Learning Teams helps educational professionals create an open and inviting school environment, promoting understanding and helping everyone, including children with ASD, feel like they belong. This book provides step-by-step instructions on how to develop programs, such as book clubs, lunch bunches, relationship circles, and special interests clubs. These programs promote positive relationships between children and adolescents with special needs and their peers. After all, children with ASD should never again play alone at recess or sit alone at lunch (unless they really want to)!

MEET THE AUTHOR

Mary Schlieder, MS, is a special educator experienced working with all ages of students, ranging from preschoolers through adults, in both public school and residential settings. She is a behavior specialist in the Norris, Nebraska, Public School District, and enjoys conducting workshops teaching schools how to create their own communities of support for socially challenged kids. Mary was Nebraska Teacher of the Year.

ISBN: 9781934575000

Reviews (5)

Anonymous
LENEXA, Kansas
June 14 2016
Customer Review: Joanne K. Weaner - Great resource!
Anonymous
LENEXA, Kansas
June 14 2016
Customer Review: Paula K. - Very helpful in beginning peer support groups! Gives you ideas and sample letters, guidelines for the beginner. Made me much more comfortable with the process.
Anonymous
LENEXA, Kansas
June 14 2016
Customer Review: Sue C. - This book has some good chapters with helpful information. One of my favorites is a Book Club chapter where they give information on books who have a main character with a disability. It also gives some solid, basic information on how to do Circle of Friends. Worth the read...
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