You can now read the opening chapter of M in the Middle: Secret Crushes, Mega-Colossal Anxiety and the People’s Republic of Autism, the new book from the Girls of Limpsfield Grange School and Vicky Martin.
Life after diagnosis isn’t easy for M or her friends and family too. Faced with an exciting crush, a pushy friend and an unhelpful Headteacher, how long until the beast of anxiety pounces again?
CLICK HERE for Part 1 M’s World – Chapter 1
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M in the Middle: Secret Crushes, Mega-Colossal Anxiety and the People’s Republic of Autism is available now from Jessica Kingsley Publishers
In this extract, Dawn Ralph and Jacqui Rochester discuss why Building Language Using LEGO® Bricks is a flexible and powerful intervention tool for aiding children with severe speech, language and communication disorders, often related to autism and other special educational needs.
This practical manual equips you for setting up and adapting your own successful sessions and downloadable resources, enabling you to chart progress in the following key areas:
– The use of receptive and expressive language
– The use and understanding of challenging concepts
– Joint attention
– Social communication
The book is creative, practical and thought-provoking and will be invaluable to Speech and Language Therapists, parents and other professionals wishing to support children with a wide range of language and communication problems.
Click here to download the extract