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Jennifer O'Toole: Special Interests, The Way In to Asperkids

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Learn strategies on how to teach to your child's special interest as Karen with Autism Empowerment Radio interviews award-winning teacher, parent, author and mom, Jennifer Cook O'Toole about her book, Asperkids - An Insider's Guide to Loving, Understanding and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome.
Jennifer wholeheartedly believes and teaches that there is no more effective way to bond with an Aspie child or to support the acquisition of functional living and learning skills than through the almost magical portal of special interests. It encourages interdisciplinary learning, improves frustration tolerance, facilitates social interaction and helps establish an emotional connection with precious Aspie kids.
Jennifer Cook O'Toole is the winner of the 2012 Temple Grandin Award, GRASP's 2012 DSM Medal, is an Expert Columnist for Modern Parent Magazine and was nominated for Disney's American Teacher of the Year. Asperkids was recently named, "One of the Top 12 Books to Read if a Loved One is Diagnosed with ASD" by Autism Asperger Digest.