Answering all of the key questions about the kindergarten experience, this compact guide will give parents the confidence to be the most effective, up-to-speed advocates as their child enters formal education.
"Which school should I choose, or should I home-school?"
"How can I prepare my child for kindergarten?"
"How can I work with teachers?"
"What services and support will my child need?"
"What is an Individualized Education Program (IEP)?"
In a warm, parent-to-parent style, Margaret Oliver explains the essentials of how the educational system is structured, how special education laws are applied, and what current educational trends mean for individual children. She also gives strategies to overcome sensory, behavioral, social, emotional and communication difficulties.
About the Author
Margaret Oliver is a special education teacher whose experience includes teaching kindergarten through eighth grade children with ASD in Akron, Ohio. She also advocates for relatives and friends with ASD.