My New School
A Workbook to Help Students Transition to a New School
Independent Publisher Book Award Winner!
For many students with autism spectrum disorders, even relatively minor changes to their daily routines and schedules are overwhelming; imagine how traumatic moving to a new school would be! Written by somebody who truly knows kids, this interactive book addressed directly to the student takes a practical and honest approach to this anxiety-provoking subject by acknowledging the difficulties transferring to a new school can bring and engaging the students in a series of proactive activities designed to lessen his fears by resulting in tangible steps to take, to-do lists, checklists, etc. Whether the transfer is due to a typical transition between school levels, a family move, divorce or whatever, this book is sure to make the transition smoother. Foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD.
MEET THE AUTHOR
Melissa L. Trautman,
MSEd, is a special education teacher with several years of experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders. She is the author of My New School: A Workbook to Help Students Transition to a New School
and co-author of the 2011 One-a-Day Hidden Curriculum Calendar for Children