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Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew Paperback – October 1, 2006
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“Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew breaks new ground in teaching children with autism spectrum disorders. A ‘must’ for school districts around the country, their educators, parents and PTAs.”
Charles D. Hammerman, Managing Director, The Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University
“Ellen Notbohm’s clever and compassionate understanding of how we think and learn makes her new book the best ally your student with autism could wish for.”
William Stillman, Asperger’s self-advocate and author of Demystifying the Autistic Experience
About the Author
Book author, columnist, and mother of sons with autism and ADHD, Ellen Notbohm's writings on autism and general interest subjects have been published on every continent (except Antarctica--yet). Her books, "Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew," "Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew," and "The Autism Trail Guide "are ForeWord Book of the Year finalists. Both "Ten Things "books are also iParenting Media Award recipients. A regular columnist for "Autism Asperger's Digest" magazine and "Children's Voice," she also co-authored with Veronica Zysk "1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders," a "Learning" Magazine 2006 Teachers' Choice Award winner. Beyond autism, she is a frequent contributor to "Ancestry" magazine, has published political commentary in the "Chicago Tribune "and other newspapers around the U.S., and writes for numerous regional and national magazines on a range of subjects. Ellen welcomes reader feedback and newsletter signs-ups through her website at www.ellennotbohm.com.
Top Customer Reviews
Ten Things is practical and written in clear, no-nonsense language. Ellen engages her audience with a lively and often witty writing style. She captures what it is like to function in the world of a student with autism, and provides a thoughtful examination and explanation of remedies for the problems she identifies.
Ellen says, "To be able to hear the voice of our student with autism and respond in ways that are meaningful to him or her, we must be able to step outside our own deeply, deeply ingrained frame of reference." She shows how important and possible it is to suspend all we know so we are able to think differently.
Ten Things is founded on the essential circle of learning between student and teacher, and it challenges us to lay aside our egos and become child centered. To use Ellen's quote from the 1995 Disney movie "Pocahontas", if you read and apply Ten Things, "You'll learn things you never knew you never knew.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I give this book out to every new teacher.
This is the very best way to explain in a very nice, helpful way, that the ASD is a different brain. Read more
Great book. An essential for parents to give to teachers. Have given this many times.Published 16 months ago by Joanna Blanchard
I have purchased a few copies to give out to teachers as we have twins with autism and LOVE this book as well as "Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew. Read morePublished on January 31, 2014 by Michelle Gillespie
After purchasing one for myself, I purchased several more for the teachers at our elementary! It is very helpful especially if you have no experience working with autistic... Read morePublished on November 5, 2013 by Nancy
this was a great book. helps me to work better with one of my coworkers who I beleive is on the spectrum. Read morePublished on October 15, 2013 by Susan A. Curley