Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism--We read this for a bookclub I'm in and then she came to a nearby college to speak. I'm not sure I've ever admired the accomplishments of anyone more. Great books!
Deanie Jacobs's Personal Page for 2013 Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Baltimore - "Can you imagine hearing the words "your child has autism"? In a split second, life - as you know it - has changed. For a different family every 11 minutes, they will hear the same words we heard over 9 years ago." click on Eric's picture to read more.
WATCHTOWERThis Dog Who Refused To Leave His Autistic Bros Side As He Was In The Hospital Is An Inspiration A 9-year-old New Zealand boy who doesnt speak and recoils when touched by people has had his life transformed by a black labrador named Mahe. James Isaacs family brought Mahe into their home two and a half years ago after he was trained for six months by the Assistance Dogs New Zealand program to assist children with autism. Since then their bond has strengthened to the point where…
Build A Sentence with Pictures Interactive -I See The HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN!Forming sentences for our young learners or those with autism, can be challenging. Using real-life pictures for easy recognition of elementary age objects associated with Halloween, students will love learning to read and form sentences.
Brightly designed with 30 real-life pictures and corresponding comprehension worksheets, this 59 page activity is perfect for students with Autism and visual learners. Using a combination of absurdities, familiar and unfamiliar situations, students are encouraged to ask questions, respond by pointing or even using one word answers. The easy-to-read comprehension worksheets can be used as a writing tool, too.
My caseload mainly includes kids with ASD. I crave any insight into the world of each one. A colleague informed me that Temple Grandin is speaking at a conference in April. Until then-- I'll be exploring this site + her books.