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Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in the United States, and parents may be confused by the behavior of autistic children. This book provides help-and hope-by explaining the differences between various types of autism and delivering the lowdown on behavioral, educational, medical, other interventions. Featuring inspiring autism success stories as well as a list of organizations where people who support those with autism can go for additional help, it offers practical advice on how to educate ...
Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in the United States, and parents may be confused by the behavior of autistic children. This book provides help-and hope-by explaining the differences between various types of autism and delivering the lowdown on behavioral, educational, medical, other interventions. Featuring inspiring autism success stories as well as a list of organizations where people who support those with autism can go for additional help, it offers practical advice on how to educate children as well as insights on helping people with autism use their strengths to maximize their potential in life.
Stephen Shore, EdD (Brookline MA), serves on the board for several autism spectrum-related organizations and he has written Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome (1-931282-00-5) and edited Ask and Tell: Self Advocacy and Disclosure For People on the Autism Spectrum (1-931282-58-7).
Linda G. Rastelli (Middletown, NJ) is a veteran journalist who specializes in health and business.
Temple Grandin, PhD (Fort Collins, CO) is the author of the bestselling Thinking in Pictures (0-679-77289-8) and Emergence: Labeled Autistic (0-446-67182-7).
Part I: Understanding Autism.
Chapter 1: Autism: The Big Picture.
Chapter 2: From Classification to Treatment: Scanning the Autism Spectrum.
Chapter 3: Causes, Clusters, and Clues: Where Does Autism Come From?
Chapter 4: Getting a Diagnosis.
Chapter 5: Asperger Syndrome and Autism.
Part II: Addressing Physical Needs.
Chapter 6: Injecting Yourself with Knowledge about Autism Medication.
Chapter 7: Improving Immunity and Boosting Biochemistry.
Chapter 8: Optimizing Nutrition.
Part III: Enhancing Learning and Social Skills.
Chapter 9: Choosing an Appropriate Behavioral, Developmental, or
Chapter 10: Dealing with Learning and Sensory Differences.
Chapter 11: Finding a Learning Environment That Fits Your Child’s Needs.
Chapter 12: Legally Speaking: Making the Most of Your Child’s Education.
Chapter 13: Fostering Healthy Relationships.
Part IV: Living with Autism as an Adult.
Chapter 14: For Adults with Autism: Living Well after K-12.
Chapter 15: For Adults with Autism: Fostering Friendships and Romantic Relationships.
Chapter 16: Special-Needs Planning for the Future.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Tactful Responses to Challenging Questions or Comments.
Chapter 18: Ten Things to Do after a Diagnosis.
Appendix: Where to Go for More Help.
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my cousin has autism and since he was a baby ive had to baby sit him and watch him while my aunts were shopping and stuff,and so is my best freinds brother. This helped sooooooo much,thank u rastelli,shore,and gradinWas this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
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WARRIORS: Fall of the Stars: Moonlight
LEADER: Clawstar- A large black tom with white paws and tail-tip.
DEPUTY: Amberlight- A pale ginger tabby shecat with silver eyes.
MEDICINE CAT: Bloomstream- A blue-gray shecat with white splotches. (Ruepaw)
WARRIORS: Hollyberry- A black shecat with one white paw.
Cricketdash- A light brown tabby tom with white paws, muzzle, and tail-tip.
Wrenflight- A russet tabby tom with black stripes.
Dayshine- A pale brown tabby shecat with cream stripes. (Sweetpaw)
Tigerlily- A white shecat with gold, brown, silver, and ginger flecks.
Fallenpine- A brown tom with darker brown stripes on his face, legs, and tail. (Russetpaw)
Lilystream- A dark gray shecat with white paws and muzzle.
Thunderstrike- A black-and-white tom.
Darkstone- A dark brown tabby tom. (Oceanpaw)
Nightingalesong- A ginger tom with darker ginger legs and tail-tip.
Opalglow- A pearly white shecat. (Bubblepaw)
Oakbranch- A handsome brown tabby tom.
Dragonflame- A dark brown tabby tom with ginger paws.
APPRENTICES: Bubblepaw- A light blue-gray tabby shecat with a white patch on her chest.
Ruepaw- A cream-and-white shecat with deep blue eyes.
Sweetpaw- A white shecat with gold paws.
Russetpaw- A rusty red tabby shecat.
Oceanpaw- A dark gray tabby tom.
Swiftpaw- A black-and-white tom.
QUEENS: Arcticfrost- A very pale gray shecat with white spots. (Darkstone's kits; Iciclekit and Boltkit).
Raindrop- A tortoiseshell-and-white shecat. (Dragonflame's kit; Lakekit)
KITS: Iciclekit- A white tabby tom with black stripes.
Boltkit- A pale gray tom with black stripes, a white belly, and white paws.
Lakekit- A black shekit with one white paw.
ELDERS: Softbreeze- A white shecat with blue eyes.
Grayfleck- A gray shecat with darker gray speckles.
Yewheart- A yellowy gold tabby tom with amber eyes.
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