About Autism Goes to School – Book One of the School Daze Series by Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell
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After suddenly receiving custody of his five year old son, Ben must learn how to be a dad. The fact that he’d even fathered a child was news to him. Not only does this mean restructuring his sixty-hour work week and becoming responsible for another human being, but Kyle has autism.
Enter the school system and a shaky beginning. With the help of a gifted teacher, Ben and Kyle take tentative steps to becoming father and son. Ben hangs in, determined to learn for his son’s sake. This is a story about a single dad doing the best he can.
One in eight-six children has an autism spectrum disorder and one in fifty-four boys. Every teacher will have a child with autism in their classroom. Every coach will meet a child with autism. If autism has not touched your family, it will affect your friends or neighbors.
When parents receive the news that their child has autism, they spend countless hours researching the subject, usually at night, after an exhausting day. There is a lot of information out there, much of it by competent authorities. But after a hard day of work and family responsibilities, who wants to read a heavy textbook?
What if you could just read a good story and still learn ideas that work? Autism Goes to School” is the answer – a light read with over thirty five star reviews. Yes, life with autism has its struggles, but there are strengths as well and the fun parts that any family experiences. The book’s full of the challenges inherent in autism plus strategies that make life easier for all concerned. Visit Amazon to see what readers say about this 4.7 star book.
Author Dr. Sharon A. Mitchell has worked as a teacher, counselor and consultant for thirty years. Her Master’s and Doctorate degrees focused on autism. She has delivered workshops and seminars to thousands of participants including at national conferences. Her passion is helping young people who have autism to become as independent as possible. Her son has has autism is away at university, completing his second degree.