Winner of the Autism Society of America's Literary Achievement Award, this heartwarming book was one of the first autobiographies to provide unique insight into the world of autism. Tom McKean grew up in a confusion of misdiagnosis, spending years in an institution and finally journeying into adulthood, seeking answers. He finally comes to a "working truce" with the neurotypical world and discovers he has various talents in fields such as computers and technical design, in addition to his passion for writing. His challenges, discoveries, and successes will move you as his poetry, songs, and humor delight you. Helpful chapters include: Leave My Home for a Home Interesting Associations in the Home I Re-Enter the World Discovering Autism What Autism Is To Me Professionals and More Ideas on Autism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: Future Horizons
Winner of the Autism Society of America's Literary Achievement Award, this heartwarming book was one of the first autobiographies to provide unique insight into the world of autism. Tom McKean grew up in a confusion of misdiagnosis, spending years in an institution and finally journeying into adulthood, seeking answers. He
Authors: Ellen Yack, Shirley Sutton, Paula Aquilla
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-08-01 - Publisher: Future Horizons
A useful practical guide for professionals, parents, teachers and other caregivers. It presents detailed assessment tools as well as consistent strategies for managing challenging behavior. Successful sensory integration techniques include ... advice for a wide range of specific problems ... for adapting home, school, and childcare environments ... [and] creative
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-09 - Publisher: Harlequin
Two brothers brave a whirlwind summer in this taut and luminous coming-of-age novel A twelve-year-old boy lives with his family in a small, poverty-stricken town in Vermont. His father works at a manufacturing plant, his mother is a homemaker, and his fifteen-year-old brother is about to enter high school. His
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-11-29 - Publisher: Alfred Music
The Pathways of Song series offers concert songs in easy vocal ranges for the voice student, by composers such as Schubert, Brahms, Handel, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn. The series includes representative repertoire, with English translations and piano accompaniment.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Future Horizons
Provides a description of sensory integration disorder and common signs exhibited by children with sensation disorders. This book is written by two parents of children withe sensory integration disorder and it provides a guide to other families on how to deal with the disorder at home and at school.