The Autism Savvy Teacher

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Help autistic students feel safe and successful in your classroom

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Are you an autism savvy teacher?

Support your students with autism by learning what the classroom experience is like for them, what’s happening in their body and how that translates into behaviour.

This easy-to-read but comprehensive e-book explains over 30 important topics about autism in the classroom.

It also comes with bonus resource pack with posters and other tools to help you implement the things you learn!

Savvy (adj): perceptive and knowledgeable, with common sense and good judgement

Do you know…

* How to help a student who’s stuck on one topic?
* Why it can be difficult for autistic students to ask for help?
* How stimming can help a student concentrate?
* Why can be hard for autistic students to make choices?
* How to use echolalia to communicate with your student?
* What fear reactions look like in autism?
* How to assess and develop friendship skills?
* Why someone might experience face blindness?
* How play skills develop in autism?
* Why some students are more prone to meltdowns?
* How hypersensitivity impacts behaviour?
* Why selective eaters have such strong food preferences?
* How autism affects danger awareness?
* Why some students feel an intense need to run away?
* How to help someone who wants to self-harm?
* How to help your students feel successful at group work?
* Why transitions are such a difficult part of the school day?

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Autism savvy teacher preview

Do you know…

* How to help a student who’s stuck on one topic?
* Why it can be difficult for autistic students to ask for help?
* How stimming can help a student concentrate?
* Why can be hard for autistic students to make choices?
* How to use echolalia to communicate with your student?
* How to assess and develop friendship skills?
* How play skills develop in autism?
* Why some students are more prone to meltdowns?
* How hypersensitivity impacts behaviour?
* How autism affects danger awareness?
* Why some students feel an intense need to run away?
* How to help your students feel successful at group work?
* Why transitions are such a difficult part of the school day?

The Autism Savvy Teacher has answers to all of these, and more!

Repetitive Behaviour

  • Perseveration

  • Stimming

  • Routines

Thinking Styles

  • Literal Thinking

  • Making Choices

  • Perfectionism

Feelings & Emotions

  • Expressing Emotions

  • Fear & Anxiety

  • Building Trust

Social Interactions

  • Friendships

  • Eye Contact

  • Play Skills

Physiological

  • Sensory Processing

  • Meltdowns

  • Selective Eating

Speech & Language

  • Echolalia

  • Monotone Voice

  • Managing Volume

Safety & Advocacy

  • Asking For Help

  • Wandering

  • Self-Harm

In The Classroom

  • Attention

  • Group Work

  • Transitions

Includes pdf, kindle and e-reader versions, so you can read it anywhere!

The Autism Savvy Teacher
The Autism Savvy Teacher

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The Autism Savvy Teacher $15

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Teachers who want to understand more about their autistic students, in particular what the classroom experience is like for them and how you can help to make it a happy and successful one.

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No this is a digital download.

My name is Bec Oakley, and you can read more about me here.

For any problems or feedback, please get in touch using the contact form or the email address in the download link.

Help your students succeed by becoming an autism savvy teacher!