ERIC Number: ED363978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
This booklet is intended to help children learn to understand and accept a classmate or schoolmate who is autistic. It describes the autistic child's characteristics and life from the child's point of view, including positive aspects such as learning to read and learning to do arithmetic, and negative aspects such as not talking well and not accepting change. Written in simple language, the booklet introduces a child with autism and provides suggestions on how classmates can be her friend. (DB)
Descriptors: Autism, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Peer Acceptance, Personal Narratives, Social Integration, Student Characteristics, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Indiana Resource Center for Autism, Indiana University, 2853 E. Tenth St., Bloomington, IN 47408-2601 ($2).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Indiana Resource Center for Autism.