How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

by Chris Williams, Olive Young, Barry Wright
     
 

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ISBN-10: 184310184X

ISBN-13: 9781843101840

Pub. Date: 06/15/2003

Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers

This accessible and valuable introduction to caring for a child with autism is an ideal resource for teachers and members of a child with autism's immediate and extended family. In clear and simple language, with many illustrations, the authors tackle common problems experienced in everyday routines such as eating, sleeping and going to the toilet, as well as how to

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This accessible and valuable introduction to caring for a child with autism is an ideal resource for teachers and members of a child with autism's immediate and extended family. In clear and simple language, with many illustrations, the authors tackle common problems experienced in everyday routines such as eating, sleeping and going to the toilet, as well as how to cope with aggression and tantrums, preoccupations and compulsions and how to enable better communication and socialising. Based on up-to-date research and using many case examples, the authors consider step-by-step why each problem may be happening and suggest a number of solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843101840
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
06/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Does my child have autism spectrum disorder? 1. First worries. 2. Assessment. 3. Emotional impact on the family. Part 2: How do children with autism view the world? 4. Mindblindness. 5. Getting the gist. 6. Sensory interests and sensetivities. 7. Imagination, time perception, planning and memory. 8. Language. Part 3: How can we help? 9. Managing behaviour. 10. Developing social skills. 11. Developing communication skills. 12. Tantrums, aggression and frustration. 13. Feeding. 14. Toileting. 15. Soiling. 16. Sleeping. 17. Preoccupations. 18. Compulsions, routines and rituals. 19. Mannerisms and repetitive movement. 20. Other Interventions. 21. Final thoughts. References and resources. Index.

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