Can a six year old get kicked out of school? Apparently.
Ethan is only in grade one and already has been kicked out of one school due to his tantrums and pattern of running away when in a panic. Now, his mom’s enrolled him in a new school but remains glued to her phone, waiting for the call to tell her to come pick him up, that they can’t handle him, that they don’t know what to do with a child who has autism.
How can she trust these strangers to look after her son, just one small child among hundreds, when he has run from own parents so very many times? They don’t know the terror of losing your child in a mall or watching him run blindly into traffic. -the impact of a car on one small body? Sara is about to learn if this new school is up to the challenge.
Meet Kyle, Mel, Ben and the other characters you got to know in the Amazon bestseller Autism Goes to School. See what they’ve been up to in the last year and how they join forces to help Ethan.
Then, return to Madson School to see if Manny, a child with severe autism belongs in their midst. Read Manny’s story in Autism Belongs.
Rather than attaching an adult to his side to keep him safe, this new teacher talks about calming strategies and choices. Do they not realize what could happen if Ethan flees the building? The impact of a car on one small body? Sara is about to learn if this new school is up to the challenge.
-” Fantastic, a must read for anyone who knows a child with exceptional needs”
– “A delight to read”
– “This series is a fantastic way to learn about autism”
Targeted Age Group: Parents & teachers
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Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell has worked as teacher, counselor, psychologist and consultant for several decades. Her Masters and PhD degrees focused on autism spectrum disorders and helping kids to reach as high a level of independence as possible.
One in sixty-eight American children has an autism spectrum disorder and one in every forty-two boys. Every teacher will have a child with autism in their classroom. Every coach will meet a child with autism. If autism has not touched your family, it will affect your friends or neighbors.
When parents receive the news that their child has autism, they spend countless hours researching the subject, usually at night, after an exhausting day. There is a lot of information out there, much of it by competent authorities. But after a hard day of work and family responsibilities, who wants to read a textbook?
What if you could just read a good story and still gain ideas to try? Yes, life with autism has it’s struggles, but there are strengths as well and the fun parts that any family experiences.
So, the novel “Autism Goes to School” was born – a story about a single dad doing the best he can with his five year old son. The book’s full of the challenges inherent in autism plus strategies that make life easier for all concerned.
Autism Goes to School has won the B.R.A.G. Medallion award and was a Gold Winner in the Realistic Human Relations Fiction Book category of the Human Relations Indie Book Awards.
It’s followed by Autism Runs Away. When six year old Ethan gets overwhelmed, he flees blindly. One school has already asked him to leave, fearing that they can’t keep him safe. Will his new school be up to the challenge?
Book 3 in the series, Autism Belongs, is about Manny and his family. Manny is nonverbal and as he has grown, so does his level of aggression. His parents cope the best the can, remaining cocooned in their home, tiptoeing around their son. When he’s invited to go to school, his parents can’t believe that he’d belong.
In Autism Talks and Talks, Karen is a highly verbal 12 year old who find social situations hard. Join the kids and staff of Madson School as they learn and grow and welcome others with special needs into their midst.
The fifth book in the series, Autism Grows Up, shows what life too often becomes for high functioning young adults on the spectrum, and ways to make positive changes.
Autism Boxed Set – Purchase Autism Goes to School, Autism Runs Away and Autism Belongs packaged together for one low price.
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