Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Strategies for Maximizing Their Strengths, Coping with Adversity, and Developing a Social Mindset

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New hope for parents raising a child with autism spectrum disorders

In Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, noted psychologists and bestselling authors Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Brooks teach you the strategies and mindset necessary to help your child develop strength, hope, and optimism. This is the first approach for autism spectrum disorders based in the extremely popular field of positive psychology.

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Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Strategies for Maximizing Their Strengths, Coping with Adversity, and Developing a Social Mindset: Strategies for Maximizing Their Strengths, Coping with Adversity, and Developing a Social Mindset

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Overview

New hope for parents raising a child with autism spectrum disorders

In Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, noted psychologists and bestselling authors Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Brooks teach you the strategies and mindset necessary to help your child develop strength, hope, and optimism. This is the first approach for autism spectrum disorders based in the extremely popular field of positive psychology.

Drs. Brooks and Goldstein—world-renowned experts on child psychology and, specifically, resilience—offer you practical tips for long-term solutions rather than just quick fixes. Featuring dozens of stories and an easy-to-follow, prescriptive narrative, Drs. Brooks and Goldstein demonstrate how to apply resilience to every parenting practice when raising a child with autism spectrum disorders, preparing him or her for the challenges of today’s complicated, ever-changing world and helping your child develop essential social skills.

Learn how to:

  • Empower your child to problem-solve on his or her own
  • Teach your child to learn from mistakes rather than feel defeated by them
  • Discipline your child while instilling self-worth
  • Build an alliance with your child's school
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  • ISBN-13: 9780071385220
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/19/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 372,601
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.76 (d)

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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  • Posted January 27, 2012

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    The book features dozens of stories and its easy to follow narrative demonstrates how to apply techniques to foster resilience to every parenting practice when raising children with autism spectrum disorders, and helping them develop essential social skills. They provide specific, practical strategies for nurturing social skills and resilience in children. Brooks and Goldstein illustrate how we can build upon those feelings of worth and introduce resilience in our children by uplifting them in areas that they are competent in. What’s interesting about this book is, although it is written to parents and caregivers of children on the autism spectrum, its advice and techniques can be used just as effectively for children who aren’t on the spectrum.

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