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Author Cimera, Robert E.
Title Making autism a gift : inspiring children to believe in themselves and lead happy, fulfilling lives / Robert Evert Cimera.
Pub Info Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education Book : Distributed by National Book Network, c2007.
book jacket
 Centerville Children's  PARENT 618.92 CIM     AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 291 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. "Well, I do like to draw!" : the art of defining autism -- 2. "But he is too active to have autism!" : characteristics of autism -- 3. "Funny, I don't feel sick!" : diagnosing autism -- 4. "Of course, it could also be--" : conditions associated with autism -- 5. "Maybe you need to be modified!" : strategies for addressing general behavioral issues -- 6. "Why is everything that I like to do wrong?" : strategies for addressing self-stimulation -- 7. "Attack me with this banana!" : strategies for addressing temper tantrums and aggression -- 8. "What we have here is a failure to communicate" : strategies for addressing social and communication skills -- 9. "Ten minutes to Wapner!" : strategies for addressing fears, fixations, and routines -- 10. "One must be a student before one can be a teacher" : general strategies and philosophies for teaching your child -- 11. "Okay! I am the quarterback!" : working collaboratively with special educators -- 12. "Someday you are going to die" : life after school and you -- 13. Final thoughts -- Glossary -- Resources.
Subject Autism in children.
ISBN 0742552993 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742552999 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742552888 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780742552883 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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