In this book parents who have chosen the home education option for their children on the autistic spectrum candidly relate their experiences: how they reached the decision to educate at home, how they set about the task, and their feelings about the issues raised by their actions.
COVER Home educating our autistic spectrum children: Paths are made by walking Contents Acknowledgments Editor's note 1 Introduction 2 So, what's the problem with school? 3 Square pegs don't fit round holes (Robert's story) 4 Home truths (Stephen's story) 5 Is this normal? (Kevin's story) 6 But will he ever speak to me? (Greg's story) 7 In the real world, it's OK to be different (Alex's story) 8 An inspiration to us all (Matthew's story) 9 Once a homeschooler, always a homeschooler (John's story) 10 Being himself (Tristan's story) 11 The difficult child (Alexandra's story) 12 Three springs for a summer (David's story) 13 Liberated by the label (Mark's story) 14 Living without the label 15 I've decided to home educate-what do I do next? 16 An outline of the law and practice of home-based education 17 Finding support and information The Contributors Book list.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.