Finally a book for Grandparents! Autism and the Grandparent Connection provides strength, support and stability to families when they need it most. It answers important questions:
> What is Autism and how does it affect my grandchild?
> What role should I play?
> What is Asperger's Syndrome?
> How do I help without interfering?
> How can I cope with meltdowns?
> How should I play with my grandchild?
> What treatments are available?
> What will the future bring for my grandchild?
For many parents and grandparents a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder is a jolt into a new and largely unknown world. One thing is for certain, parents of children with autism need support ... a lot of support. The role of grandparents cannot be overstated. As a grandparent, your ability to embrace your grandchild and support his or her parents is perhaps the essential gift you can offer your family. For parents facing the challenges of raising a child with autism, the burden is emotional, physical, financial and social. Parents need family to help them with the responsibility.
Grandparents have the power to make life more manageable for children and grandchildren. Grandparents have the potential to enhance the whole family's ability to cope and to build a beautiful relationship with a grandchild. Filled with practical information, this book will undoubtedly give you practical, down to earth, and current information about autism spectrum disorder. Packed with tools you need to understand your grandchild's needs, develop stronger relationships and empower you to be the best grandparent you can be to your grandchild with autism.
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About the Author
Jennifer Krumins is a Special Education Teacher in Peterborough, Ontario. She holds a Masters of Education degree in Human Development and Applied Psychology from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. It seems like forever ago that she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen's University, Ontario and a Bachelor of Education degree from Lakehead University, Ontario. She has studied Special Education and Autism with Queen's University, Nipissing University and the Geneva Centre for Autism. Most importantly, Jennifer is mom to three children (one of whom has Autism) and married t her best friend, Ivars. Jennifer has also written One Step at a Time: ABA and Autism in the Classroom Practical Strategies for Implementing Applied Behaviour Analysis for Student with Autism and Autism and the Grandparent Connection: Practical Ways to Understand and Help Your Grandchild with Autism Spectrum Disorder. With the help of a wonderful translator and fellow teacher, Jennifer has published the French version of the One Step at a Time book: Une étape à la fois : ACA et autisme en classe Stratégies pratiques pour implanter l'Analyse Comportementale Appliquée pour élèves autistes "Together we are stronger. Let's journey together!"