Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual
What You, Your Parents, and Your Teachers Need to Know
An Interactive Guide and Workbook
An Owner's Manual
is an interactive workbook designed for young people grades 5 through 8 for use with guidance from a helping teacher or parent. Written for adolescents, this book describes high-functioning autism and how it can affect daily life. With the help of an adult, the child completes a series of activities related to learning style, sensory issues, emotions, relationships, and more, culminating in a written plan for each major area of his life.
MEET THE AUTHOR
, MEd, is a special educator with more than 35 years of experience in public and private education and 20 years working as a life skills coach with children and adults with organization, motivation, executive functioning challenges; and autism spectrum disorder. She has developed a protocol and a set of interventions that have shown effective for helping persons on the spectrum improve their quality of life. Ellen earned her bachelor's degree at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She obtained a master's degree in special education from Boston State College. She presents locally and nationally.