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Author Jensen, Audra, 1972-

Title When babies read : a practical guide to help young children with hyperlexia, Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism / Audra Jensen ; foreword by Peter S. Jensen.

Publication Info. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.


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Description 1 online resource (189 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-180) and indexes.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents 1 Something about Him; 2 The Walking Paradox; 3 The Case for Teaching Reading; 4 Teaching Babies to Read; 5 Line of Attack; 6 Learning Early Social Expectations; 7 Navigating the School System; 8 Customizing Behavior Therapy; 9 Customizing Language Therapy; 10 Theory of Mind; 11 Ten Commandments; Appendix A: Special Education Law in the United States; Appendix B: Some Useful Organizations in the UK
Summary Audra Jensen' son began reading when he was only two years old. She shares her experiences - both the challenges and joys - of raising a child with autism and hyperlexia - an early and obsessive interest in the written word associated with social deficits and significant difficulty in understanding verbal language. The author stresses the importance of diagnosis of the condition for successful implementation of effective teaching strategies and encouragement of more typical childhood development. As well as useful advice, this guide provides a comprehensive reading curriculum specially designe.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Dyslexic children -- Education.
Autistic children -- Education.
Language arts -- Remedial teaching.
Reading -- Remedial teaching.
Reading -- Popular Works.
Dyslexia -- Popular Works.
Asperger Syndrome -- Popular Works.
Autistic Disorder -- Popular Works.
Learning Disabilities -- Popular Works.
Teaching -- methods -- Popular Works.
Disabled Children -- education -- Popular Works.
Child, Preschool.
EDUCATION -- Special Education -- Communicative Disorders.
Autistic children -- Education. (OCoLC)fst00822509
Dyslexic children -- Education. (OCoLC)fst00900355
Language arts -- Remedial teaching. (OCoLC)fst00992300
Reading -- Remedial teaching. (OCoLC)fst01090669
Other Form: Print version: Jensen, Audra, 1972- When babies read. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005 1843108038 (DLC) 2005016785 (OCoLC)59355723
ISBN 1846422493 (electronic bk.)
9781846422492 (electronic bk.)
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