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Finding Marisa: A Mothers Story

Sherry Rubin

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ISBN 10: 0595679803 / ISBN 13: 9780595679805
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Hardcover. 260 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.0in. x 1.1in.Nearly sixteen years ago, author Sherry A. Rubin gave birth to her fourth daughter, Marisa. When Marisa is born, Rubin and her husband have no idea that she is autistic, but by the time she is fifteen months old, they realize that she is different. After Marisas diagnosis, the Rubins immediately seek out the best help available from community resources. As a teacher with a masters degree in early childhood education, Rubin draws on her eight years of classroom experience to devise practical and fun ways to teach Marisa. Developing rapport through activities that interest the child, monitoring and redirecting behaviors by charting age-appropriate goals, and choosing meaningful rewards are just a few of her suggestions. For anyone raising a child with autism, or any child with a disability, Finding Marisa provides some tools that will enable a child with special needs to reach their potential and achieve happiness and fulfillment along the way. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595679805

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Title: Finding Marisa: A Mothers Story

Publisher: iUniverse

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Hardcover

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Nearly sixteen years ago, author Sherry A. Rubin gave birth to her fourth daughter, Marisa. When Marisa is born, Rubin and her husband have no idea that she is autistic, but by the time she is fifteen months old, they realize that she is different.

After Marisa’s diagnosis, the Rubins immediately seek out the best help available from community resources. As a teacher with a master’s degree in early childhood education, Rubin draws on her eight years of classroom experience to devise practical and fun ways to teach Marisa. Developing rapport through activities that interest the child, monitoring and redirecting behaviors by charting age-appropriate goals, and choosing meaningful rewards are just a few of her suggestions.

For anyone raising a child with autism, or any child with a disability, Finding Marisa provides some tools that will enable a child with special needs to reach their potential and achieve happiness and fulfillment along the way.

About the Author:

Sherry A. Rubin’s career as an early childhood teacher fuels her interest in how children interact with and learn from their peers. She lives on Long Island with her family.

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