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Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome                                                                    

Real Help for Parents Anywhere and on Any Budget ~ by Lisa Pyles


Packed with inspiring ideas and tips that can be used with any curriculum and on any budget, Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome explains how to design a varied study programme built around the child's own interests, making use of simple material as well as computers and on-line resources. Parents planning to homeschool their child with Asperger Syndrome will appreciate Lise Pyles' encouraging and practical advice, including step-by-step instructions on how to assess and improve body language and social skills, accommodating the child's need for ritual or perfectionist tendencies, and how to develop handwriting and coordination skills.       







1. Should You Homeschool Your Child with Asperger Syndrome?

2. Developing Your Plan.

3. Some Family Models.

4. Where Academics Meets Asperger.

5. Unit Studies.

6. Making Your Own Learning Tools.

7. The Computer.

8. The Older Teen.

9. What Else Do I Need to Know?

10. Final Thoughts.

Appendix 1: Asperger and Homeschooling Resources.

Appendix 2: General Homeschooling Resources.

Appendix 3: Social Skills.

Appendix 4: Facial Expressions.

Appendix 5: Idioms.

Appendix 6: Sample High School Transcript (US).

Appendix 7: Books, Software, DVDs, Games, Toys.

Appendix 8: Finances of Homeschooling.


Subject Index.

Name Index