MY BROTHER IS DIFFERENT: A parents' guide to help children cope with and Autistic sibling / A sibling's guide to coping with Autism

MY BROTHER IS DIFFERENT: A parents' guide to help children cope with and Autistic sibling / A sibling's guide to coping with Autism

by Barbara Morvay
     
 

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How do you explain to the sibling of an AUTISTIC child that their brother's behavior is not their fault? How do you convey that the guilt and confusion they may feel towards their AUTISTIC sibling are in fact, OK? MY BROTHER IS DIFFERENT breaks new ground by tackling this rarely discussed subject. While there are numerous books on the market focused on Autism, there…  See more details below

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How do you explain to the sibling of an AUTISTIC child that their brother's behavior is not their fault? How do you convey that the guilt and confusion they may feel towards their AUTISTIC sibling are in fact, OK? MY BROTHER IS DIFFERENT breaks new ground by tackling this rarely discussed subject. While there are numerous books on the market focused on Autism, there are few if any about the often deeply-conflicted emotions of the sibling of an Autistic child, until now. Filled with illustrations, the book contains three sections. The first written in rhyme, aims to assist the sibling(s) work through their emotions. The second provides parents with a roadmap for starting a dialog with their children. The final section of the book instructs parents on how to replace the child's negative feelings with positive action. "MY BROTHER IS DIFFERENT is a wonderful book for helping young siblings cope with having a brother or sister with AUTISM." TEMPLE GRANDIN, Author - Thinking in Pictures

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780970958235
Publisher:
Barbara J. Morvay
Publication date:
11/11/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
87
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Barbara Morvay has been in education for 37 years. She began her career as a speech therapist and teacher of disabled children. She later became an administrator of special education as well as a principal of a special needs school. She recently retired as the superintendent of a school district in southern New Jersey, which specialized in the education of disabled children. She has dedicated her entire career to helping disabled children and their families. Ms. Morvay also serves as a Trustee on the board of the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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