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This is a rebroadcast of our first interview with Jennifer Cook O'Toole on July 19th, 2012. Jennifer will be back on air with us for a new interview on November 27th, 2012 at 10 a.m. PST.
Come listen in as Karen with Autism Empowerment Radio interviews award-winning teacher, parent, author and mom, Jennifer Cook OToole about her book, Asperkids - An Insiders Guide to Loving, Understanding and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome.
This exciting book is full of effective and fun ways of engaging with children with Aspergers Syndrome. With originality and insight, Jennifer explains how theory of mind difficulties in autism create the need for concrete forms of communication, and she provides a treasure trove of ways to inspire imagination through sensory experience. In particular, she reveals the untapped power of special interests, showing how to harness them to ensure academic, social and emotional growth.
Jennifer Cook OToole is the winner of the 2012 Temple Grandin Award, GRASPs 2012 DSM Medal, is an Expert Columnist for Modern Parent Magazine and was nominated for Disneys American Teacher of the Year. Author. Advocate. Aspie. Mom.
It's good to talk.