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Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum: Overcoming the Challenges and Celebrating the Gifts [NOOK Book]

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This book is a celebration of all the wonderful and unexpected gifts that having a daughter on the autism spectrum can bring to a family. Each chapter offers encouragement and guidance on issues such as school, friendships, meltdowns, special gifts, family relationships, therapies and interventions. Having daughters on the spectrum presents unique and rewarding challenges and this book is packed with friendly advice and real life examples from ...
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Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum: Overcoming the Challenges and Celebrating the Gifts

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Overview

This book is a celebration of all the wonderful and unexpected gifts that having a daughter on the autism spectrum can bring to a family. Each chapter offers encouragement and guidance on issues such as school, friendships, meltdowns, special gifts, family relationships, therapies and interventions. Having daughters on the spectrum presents unique and rewarding challenges and this book is packed with friendly advice and real life examples from a mother who has experienced it all first hand.

This positive, upbeat book is guaranteed to offer support to parents, grandparents and family members, as well as providing educators and anyone else working in a supporting role with an insight into what life is like for girls on the spectrum and their parents.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857006127
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 358,548
  • File size: 826 KB

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. What is Autism? 2. Diagnosis. 3. Girls on the Spectrum. 4. Education. 5. Friends. 6. Siblings. 7. Causes, Treatments, and Acceptance. 8. The World Wide Web. 9. Milestones. 10. Autism Truths and Myths 11. Dark Moments. 12. Special Gifts. 13. Mistakes, Outtakes, and C is for Crazy. 14. Relationships. 15. Taking Care of You. 16. The Future.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2012

    An amazing book! Full of real advice and practical suggestions!

    An amazing book! Full of real advice and practical suggestions!!! I
    love this book. The author has two girls on different ends of the
    spectrum, so she gets it! Plus, it is inspirational and positive, which
    most autism books are not. I would recommend this book to anyone with a
    daughter or son on the spectrum. It provides a great overview of
    causes, treatments, and how to deal with it all, and it is very well
    researched. There are funny anecdotes well. It makes you feel as if
    you can do it!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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