Grandparents Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Grandparents Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders

by Nancy Mucklow


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937473068
Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 856,152
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Nancy Mucklow is a writer, editor, teacher and parent who brings her practical, real-world experience with autism spectrum disorders to the grandparent generation. Her ability to translate complex situations into clear explanations and everyday strategies contributed to the success of her three other books on autism spectrum topics: The Sensory Team Handbook, Comic Sense and More Comic Sense.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 What Is an Autism Spectrum Disorder? 9

Chapter 2 Too Hot, Too Cold: Being Sensitive About Sensory Issues 17

Chapter 3 The Perfect Storm: Dealing With Emotional Issues 35

Chapter 4 Social Situations: Becoming a Seeing-Eye Dog 53

Chapter 5 Self-Regulation: Focusing the Executive Function 69

Chapter 6 Grandma's House, Grandma's Rules: Controlling Behavior 79

Chapter 7 Simple Language: Bridging Communication Barriers 89

Chapter 8 Education: Learning Beyond School 99

Chapter 9 Matriarch, Patriarch: Leading the Family Into Acceptance 111

Conclusion 123

References 125

Recommended Resources 127

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