Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders
And their Parents 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. The book emphasizes helping children gain new self-understanding and self-acceptance. Meant to be read with a parent, the book addresses questions ("What's an ASD?" "Why me?") and provides strategies for communicating, making and keeping friends, and succeeding in school. It also highlights symptom management, exercise, diet, hygiene, relaxation, sleep, and toileting. Emphasis is placed on helping kids handle intense emotions and behaviors and get support from family and their team of helpers when needed.
Category:Autism/Asperger Subcategory:Professional/Educator/Parent Series:Special Needs/Disabilities Author:VERDICK, ELIZABETH