Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide to Helping Your Child Thrive at Home and at School

Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide to Helping Your Child Thrive at Home and at School

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by Melinda Docter, Syed Naqvi
     
 

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How to help a child with Asperger's syndrome grow and prosper

If you are raising a child with Asperger's syndrome, it can be a real challenge to find answers to your questions and to follow the latest research developments while also trying to keep pace with day-to-day changes in the growth and behavior of your child. This book comes to the rescue by combining

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How to help a child with Asperger's syndrome grow and prosper

If you are raising a child with Asperger's syndrome, it can be a real challenge to find answers to your questions and to follow the latest research developments while also trying to keep pace with day-to-day changes in the growth and behavior of your child. This book comes to the rescue by combining the latest medical information and interventions with clear-cut strategies to help your son or daughter at home and at school, from learning how to play with other kids to following a teacher's instructions. Written by a medical doctor and by an educator who has a son with Asperger's, it gives you:

  • A parent's guide to diagnosis, plus information on school options, the Individual Educational Plan (IEP), and assessments
  • The most up-to-date scientific data on Asperger's syndrome, including the latest neuroimaging research
  • The pros and cons of available medical treatments, complementary therapies, and early intervention strategies
  • Practical strategies for shaping social interactions, coping with repetitive thoughts and behavior, addressing sensory needs or avoidance, and encouraging interests without enabling obsessions

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470140147
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/07/2010
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,159,120
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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