No Biggie

Publisher: Goldminds Publishing

It's No Biggie: Autism in the Early Childhood Classroom is designed as an introduction for preschool teachers, childcare workers and others working with young children to best practices in working with all children, but most notably with those on the autism spectrum. The book contains background information on effective early childhood practices, with an emphasis on students who are or may be on the autism spectrum. The very knowledgeable and experienced authors present an overview of autism, specific strategies for the classroom teacher now dealing with those on the autism spectrum, as well as interesting and insightful vignettes that bring these strategies to life. Chapters on the special education process, working with parents and with other professionals, and facing the challenges presented in working with young special needs children provide practical suggestions for both experienced educators, and those new to the world of special education.

About Linda Barboa of Battlefield, Missouri

Dr. Linda Barboa holds degrees in speech pathology and audiology, psychology, and early childhood education. She is an experienced speech-language pathologist, with a background as a special education director, director of a center for autism, and university professor. She has worked as an educator in the United States and Europe and has presented numerous programs to professionals across the country. Dr. Barboa is the author of several books about autism, including Stars in Her Eyes: Navigating the Maze of Childhood Autism, Steps: Forming a Disability Ministry, and Tic Toc Autism Clock: A Guide to Your 24/7 Parent Plan, It’s No Biggie: Autism in the Early Childhood Classroom, and Oodles and Skoodles of Friends. Along with Jan Luck, she is the co-author of the Albert series of books to help children understand autism.


Dr. Barboa, is the recipient of the prestigious JEFFERSON AWARD FOR PUBLIC SERVICE. She is the founder of an award-winning program to create autism friendly cities.

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Binding EAN ISBN-10 Pub Date PAGES Language Size Price
Paperback 9781942905653 1942905653 2016-03-26 178 0.00 x 8.50 x 9.00 in $24.99

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