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A Is for Autism F Is for Friend: A Kid's Book on Making Friends with a Child Who Has Autism

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  • Posted July 23, 2009

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    Perfect education tool for elementary age kids

    This book explains Autism in a "I'm just like you, let me show you how we can be friends" way. I have read this book to many classes at local elementary schools with incredible results. The most touching was a third grade young lady who gave me a big hug after the story and said thank you. She went on to say, "My little brother has autism and now I finally know how to talk to him!"

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2007

    Excellent Autism Resource for Kids

    This book provides a wonderful introduction to autism for children and adolescents. The main character, eleven year old Chelsea, takes us inside her world of autism. She guides readers through the challenges she faces each day and facets that are both usual and special about her life, allowing us to better understand this mysterious disorder from her point of view. She helps kids to see that each child with autism has different talents and abilities, just as we all have different talents and abilities. We may be different but we are also very much the same. Friendships can begin and grow when we try to better understand those things that make us different. While this book was written with kids in mind, it held my interest and I definitely learned a lot more about the disorder than I knew before. I would suggest this book for anyone who is interested in finding out more about autism or reaching out to someone who happens to be autistic. I definitely recommend this book for children and youth as well as classroom discussion.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2007


    Velasco did a marvelous job explaining autism on a kid's level. I am a sixth grade teacher who has had several autistic kids in my class and this book would be great for an orientation before the student joins the class, or even afterwards!

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    Posted November 30, 2008

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