This book epitomizes the value of the phrase been there, done that! In this amazingly helpful guide for family members, friends, and professionals, author and mom Kathy Labosh and special-educator LaNita Miller take on the issues and obstacles that parents and educators face every day.
Hundreds of easy-to-read bullet points provide tips that readers can put into action immediately. First they cleverly tackle home life, from breakfast to bedtime, and then they take readers on a trip through the community, offering essential dos and don'ts for going to restaurants, church, the doctor's, the grocery store, family gatherings, and more! With Kathy and LaNita's insight and advice, you can be better prepared for the unique challenges autism throws your way!
Author: Kathy Labosh, Lanita Miller
Publisher: Future Horizons
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.95h x 6.04w x 0.34d
About the Author
Kathy Labosh graduated from Penn State and worked as an economist. She is now a stay-at-home mom to Sam and Nicky, both of whom are children with autism. It became her mission to help others in similar situations. Kathy formed a Special Education Religious Class and is the author of a specialized curriculum for children with autism. She also received an Honorable Mention for Children's Fiction from "Writer's Digest."
Kathy continues to work on additional books in The Child with Autism series, including "The Child with Autism Learns about Faith" (2011), "The Child with Autism Goes to Florida" (2011), and "The Child with Autism Learns MORE about Faith" (in progress). LaNita Miller is the author of beginning textbooks, and received her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood Education from Austin Peay State University, and her master's degree in Special Education from George Peabody College, which is part of Vanderbilt University. She is currently completing her certification in behavioral analysis. She has over twenty years' experience in the special education classroom.