Different croaks for different folks : all about children with special learning needs / Midori Ochiai with notes on developmental differences by Shinya Miyamoto ; illustrated by Hiroko Fujiwara ; translated by Esther Sanders.

This illustrated book explores the difficulties faced by 'frogs with a different croak'. Aimed at children with autism and related spectrum conditions, Teacher Toad's lessons give practical advice on issues covering everything from hard-to-break habits to physical coordination difficu...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ochiai, Midori.
Format: Book
Published: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley, 2006.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • COVER; Different CroaksforDifferent Folks; Contents; Teacher Toad'sSpecial Lesson; No. 1For Children withUneven Development; No. 2For Children withHard-to-break Habits; No. 3For Children Who HaveProblems Socializing; No. 4For Children Who AreEasily Distracted; No. 5For Children WhoGet Obsessed withTheir Hobbies; No. 6For Children Who Jumpto Conclusions; Let's put this all together; A Message to Children; Explanatory Notes onSpecial Needs for Parentsand Caregivers; Special needs in general; Special learning needs in particular; Special ways of interacting.
  • Trouble with attention and self-controlA few final words; Notes on Developmental Differences Shinya Miyamoto; Developmental disorders; What are developmental disorders?; "Mild" developmental disorders; Individual disorders; Pervasive developmental disorders; Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Learning disabilities; Developmental coordination disorder; Developmental language disorder; Frequently asked questions; A few final words.