Book Spotlight in I’m a Doctor
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Written by Ellen Viola Thalhamer III
Ages 4-8 | 36 Pages
Publisher: Authorhouse | ISBN-10: 1449074871
Book overview: “Let’s Play Doctor” is a social story book that was created in order to teach children with autism how to pretend play. For children who are learning to pretend play and socially interact with their peers, this book will be helpful in guiding them through the motions of pretending to be a doctor. For those parents who focus on generalization, and receptive and expressive language, real life pictures associated with the story has been added to the back of the book.
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About the author: Ellen Viola Thalhamer III MS ED., B.C.S.E., is a teacher of Special Education, who specializes in teaching children on the autism spectrum. Over the years, she has learned how important social stories are for children with autism. She is hoping her book, which has been created much like a social story, will be a valuable resource for both parents and teachers.