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Jennifer Cook O'Toole

Jennifer Cook O'Toole has Asperger syndrome and is the mother to three young Aspie children. She graduated from Brown University, and attended Columbia University's Graduate School of Social Work. She has previously worked as a social worker, and a teacher in both special needs and mainstream education. She has also served on the Family Advisory Board for Levine Children's Hospital, North Carolina, and regularly gives presentations at hospitals and local universities on special needs parenting. In 2002 she was nominated for Disney's Teacher of the Year Award. More recently, she has been honored with the GRASP (Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership) 2012 Distinguished Spectrumite Medal, as well as the 2012 Temple Grandin Award for ???outstanding accomplishment and contribution to [her] family and community???. She lives near Charlotte, North Carolina.

JKP publications by Jennifer Cook O'Toole

Asperkids

Asperkids

An Insider's Guide to Loving, Understanding and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome

Jennifer Cook O'Toole
Foreword by Liane Holliday Willey

2012, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-902-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, bullying, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, communication, creativity, depression, education, educational psychology, emotions, families, gifted and talented, giftedness, high functioning autism, homeschooling, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, parenting, play, sensory issues, social skills, special education, transitions

The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules

The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules

The Handbook of Not-So-Obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger Syndrome

Jennifer Cook O'Toole
Illustrated by Brian Bojanowski

2012, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-915-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 280pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, high functioning autism, parenting, teenagers

The Asperkid's Launch Pad

The Asperkid's Launch Pad

Home Design to Empower Everyday Superheroes

Jennifer Cook O'Toole

2013, Hardback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-931-2, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 168pp

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, carers, child development, children, communication, creativity, families, high functioning autism, homeschooling, housing, life skills, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, play, self esteem, sensory issues, sleep

The Asperkid's Not-Your-Average-Coloring-Book

The Asperkid's Not-Your-Average-Coloring-Book

Jennifer Cook O'Toole

2013, Paperback: £7.50/ $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-958-9, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 64pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, high functioning autism, parenting, special education

The Asperkid's Game Plan

The Asperkid's Game Plan

Extraordinary Minds, Purposeful Play... Ordinary Stuff

Jennifer Cook O'Toole

2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-959-6, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 248pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, creativity, education, high functioning autism, homeschooling, messy play, parenting, play, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, social skills, special education