|Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew: Updated and Expanded Edition|
by Ellen Notbohm (Author), Veronica Zysk (Editor)
A bestseller gets even better! Every parent, teacher, social worker, therapist, and physician should have this succinct and informative book in their back pocket. Framed with both humor and compassion, the book describes ten characteristics that help illuminate—not define—children with autism. Ellen’s personal experiences as a parent of children with autism and ADHD, a celebrated autism author, and a contributor to numerous publications, classrooms,...
|Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism|
by Barry M. Prizant (Author)
Winner of the Autism Society of America’s Dr. Temple Grandin Award for the Outstanding Literary Work in Autism
A groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world’s leading experts, who portrays autism as a unique way of being human—this is “required reading....Breathtakingly simple and profoundly positive” (Chicago Tribune).
Autism therapy typically focuses on ridding individuals of “autistic” symptoms such as difficulties interacting socially,...
|The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents)|
by Elizabeth Verdick (Author), Elizabeth Reeve M.D. (Author)
This positive, straightforward book offers kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) their own comprehensive resource for both understanding their condition and finding tools to cope with the challenges they face every day. Some children with ASDs are gifted; others struggle academically. Some are more introverted, while others try to be social. Some get "stuck" on things, have limited interests, or experience repeated motor movements like flapping or pacing ("stims"). The Survival...
|School Success for Kids with High-Functioning Autism|
by Rich Weinfeld (Author), Stephan Silverman Ph.D. (Author), Lauren Kenworthy (Author), Temple Grandin (Foreword)
Smart kids with autism spectrum disorders need specific interventions to find success in school and beyond. Featuring a foreword by Temple Grandin, School Success for Kids With High-Functioning Autism shares practical advice for implementing strategies proven to be effective in school for dealing with the "Big 10" obstacles, including social interactions, inflexibility, behavior issues, attention and organization, homework, and more.
Based on the new criteria in the DSM-5, School...
|The Don't Freak Out Guide To Parenting Kids With Asperger's|
by Sharon Fuentes (Author), Neil McNerney (Author)
Don’t Freak Out… You are not alone!
You are half way through grocery shopping and can tell that your Aspie is about to melt down. You know you should just 86 the whole thing but you really need milk, bread and coffee. Eventually your child can’t stand it anymore and falls to the floor in anger and frustration!
The outside world sees a big sobbing and screaming kid having a fit. You see the truth; your baby has fallen off the wall and you need to help put this little Humpty...
|The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules: The Handbook of Not-So-Obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger Syndrome|
by Jennifer Cook O'Toole (Author), Brian Bojanowski (Illustrator)
Being a teen or tween isn't easy for anyone -- but it's especially tough for Asperkids. I know. I was one, I taught a whole bunch, and I am going to be raising three! That's also why I know that Asperkdis deserve their very own guide to all of the hidden social rules that are awfully confusing to us, even if they seem obvious to everyone else. "The Asperkids' (Secret) Rule Book of Social Rules." This isn't your momma's Emily Post, and there is no "don't do this" finger-wagging or patronizing...
|101 Games and Activities for Children With Autism, Asperger’s and Sensory Processing Disorders|
by Tara Delaney (Author)
LEARNING THROUGH PLAY
One of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger's, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenges parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders is how to successfully engage them in play.
|Autism Every Day: Over 150 Strategies Lived and Learned by a Professional Autism Consultant with 3 Sons on the Spectrum|
by Alyson Beytien (Author)
Stemming from a wealth of both professional and personal experience, this guidebook combines real-life stories of challenges and successes with practical ideas for handling autism, every day. Autism consultant Alyson Beytien outlines over 150 tried-and-true techniques for home, school, and community.
Alyson’s three boys cover the whole spectrum of autism―Asperger’s syndrome, high-functioning autism, and classic autism. She understands the wide range of needs these children...
|Asperger's Rules!: How to Make Sense of School and Friends|
by Blythe Grossberg (Author)
Fitting in to school and social life can be the single most challenging task when you have Asperger's syndrome Asperger's Rules! can help.
Packed full of information, this book covers common school situations and the uncommon challenges that they can present to a child with Asperger's. Kids will find the how-to for understanding and communicating with peers and teachers, standing up for and taking care of themselves, setting realistic goals, and making...
|The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome|
by Tony Attwood (Author)
The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome (AS). Now including a new introduction explaining the impact of DSM-5 on the diagnosis and approach to AS, it brings together a wealth of information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to adults.
Drawing on case studies and personal accounts from Attwood's extensive clinical experience, and from his correspondence with individuals with AS, this book is both...