By Blythe Grossberg ©2012.
A large part of school isn't just taking tests, reading, and writing, it is knowing the social rules for acceptable behavior in the classroom and learning how to communicate with teachers and classmates. Asperger's Rules!: How to Make Sense of School and Friends, makes school easier for kids with Asperger's by explaining the hidden curriculum, the confusing and often unwritten rules of the classroom.
Fitting in at school and navigating the social life can be the single most challenging task when you have Asperger's syndrome, Asperger's Rules!, can help. Giving children on the specific rules to follow and rely on when navigating the social environment, school and everyday life is very helpful. This book works on helping children use their own talents and skills to be more successful at school.
Packed full of information, it covers common school situations and the uncommon social challenges that children with Asperger's can face. Kids will find the how-to for understanding and communicating with peers and teachers, standing up for and taking care of themselves, setting realistic goals, and making friends.
Included are examples, quizzes, and exercises to help:
• Understand feelings and emotions.
• Ask teachers for help.
• Have good classroom behavior.
• Navigate lunch, recess, gym, and other situations in school.
• Interact with other kids.
• Deal with bullies and mean kids.
This is an excellent tool to help children learn to identify their feelings, role-play how they can respond in different situations and problem-solve for handling those sticky school situations in a more positive way. Asperger's Rules!, is an essential resource for getting the most out of middle school for every child with Asperger's.
It is designed to be used with a parent, counselor or learning specialist and is a great tool for professionals to use when working with children who have Asperger’s.
Asperger's Rules!, belongs in the backpack of every kid with Asperger's and is an essential resource for getting the most out of middle school. (Softcover; 127 pages.)