How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndromeby Chris Williams, Olive Young, Barry Wright
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 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.
- Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
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- New Edition
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- 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Table of ContentsPart 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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