New Book Release: Autism & the Grandparent Connection

Just released – Autism & the Grandparent Connection; Practical Ways to Understand Your Grandchild with Autism Spectrum Disorder

At Autism Aspirations we believe that those that care for and/or teach a student with autism need down to earth, straightforward and autism specific advice! We want to save you time, energy, money and most of all, your SANITY!

We want to share two books that are easy to read, comprehensive and practical guides to educating children of all ages with autism:

Been There. Done That. Finally Getting it Right. A Guide to Educational Planning for Students with Autism Lessons from a Mother and Teacher


One Step at a Time: ABA and Autism in the Classroom Practical Strategies for Implementing Applied Behaviour Analysis for Student with Autism
Been There Done That. Finally Getting It Right.

We believe in empowering individuals with autism to develop their potential and be who they were created to be! We want to give you the tools that you need to plan an individualized, authentic and meaningful classroom program for a student with autism based on sound science and experience.

Autism Aspirations PROMISES you:

Personal down to earth, common sense advice that I have gained through research and hands on experience as a mother and a teacher of individuals with autism
A comprehensive account of what autism might look like in the classroom and practical strategies about how we can teach to these core deficits
Answers to: “What is this thing called an IEP? What’€™s the point of an IEP? And does it really matter?
Answers to: “How do I implement ABA in the classroom? What is ABA???”
A personal account of the perspective of a teacher and a mother in educating a student with autism
One Step At A Time: ABA and Autism in the Classroom.
Ideas about how work in collaboration as a team
An explanation in “non jargon” terms of really important terms that will be a part of educational planning and programming
A detailed inventory of what needs to be in an Individual Education Plan for a student with autism and how to incorporate ABA specifically
An extensive list of possible accommodations, modifications and possible goals and objectives
A detailed but easy to read description of specific facets of Applied Behaviour Analysis and how they can be used in your regular classroom
A whole section that is devoted to creating truly effective transition plans
Documents that help you to plan before during and after an IEP meeting to make sure that your input is relevant and constructive
Sample forms for data collection and skill tracking


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  1. Joanne September 29, 2012 at 5:46 am - Reply

    This is awesome!

  2. wilma chole October 7, 2012 at 10:29 pm - Reply

    Thank you very much for the informations and please more on how to identify(symtoms)of learning disabilitities.


  3. Kathy Mortensen January 14, 2013 at 3:08 am - Reply

    Jennifer your book was awesome! I gained so much understanding concerning my grand-daughters diagnosis of ASD. Thank-you so much for sharing your knowledge and experience.

  4. Jennifer January 26, 2013 at 4:20 pm - Reply

    Thank you to all of you! Wow! What great feedback! The Grandparent book was burning in me….I HAD to write it! Thanks again and take care!

  5. Jenn February 17, 2013 at 1:27 pm - Reply

    Thank you!! 🙂

  6. mwanje ishaak March 12, 2013 at 6:12 am - Reply

    great job done

  7. Jenn April 11, 2013 at 1:54 pm - Reply

    I use WordPress. Happy writing!

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