"A meaningful and dynamic must-read for anyone blessed to know a learner with autism!"
-Patrick Schwartz, Ph.D.
Thousands of educators have turned to "You're Going to Love This Kid!" for fresh ways to welcome and teach students with autism- and now the book teachers trust is fully revised and more practical than ever. Gathering feedback from teachers across the country during her popular workshops, autism expert Paula Kluth targeted this second edition to the specific needs of today's primary- and secondary-school educators. Included are dozens of photocopiable forms, checklists, and planning tools; photos of curricular adaptations, sensory supports, and classroom scenes; revised and updated chapters on critical topics; a study guide with discussion questions at the end of each chapter; and a larger format, for easier use.
Brought to life with powerful first-had stories and creative strategies that really work, You're Going to Love this Kid! is your practical guide to understanding students with autism and including them fully in the classroom. Paula Kluth combines relevant research with lessons learned from her own teaching experience to give teachers specific ideas for planning lessons, enhancing literacy, supporting student behavior, fostering friendships, communicating and understanding. Read this book to address your questions and concerns about including children with autism in classroom life. You'll come away with insight, ideas, and inspiration!