The Autism Discussion Page green book covers anxiety and stress, challenging behaviors, stretching comfort zones, discipline, and school issues. It also provides more general teaching and mentoring strategies for coaching children on the autism spectrum in basic daily living strategies to improve their day-to-day lives.
Based on posts on the popular online community page and organised by subject for ease of reference, this book offers an excellent understanding of how children with autism process and experience the world and effective strategies for coping with the challenges.
|Publisher:||Kingsley, Jessica Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Bill Nason, MS, LLP, runs the Autism Discussion Page on Facebook which has 40,000 likes to date. He is a mental health professional with over 30 years' experience in the field of developmental disabilities, specializing in individuals with multiple severe behavior challenges. He currently works as supervisor of consultant services for a community behavioral health agency in Flint Michigan, USA, and contracts with Oakland University's Center for Autism to run sports programs for children with autism.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Family/Caregiver. 2. Stress and Anxiety. 3. Comfort Zones. 4. Challenging Behavior. 5. Labels, Diagnoses, and Co-Occurring Disorders. 6. Mentoring Children on the Spectrum. 7. Building on Strengths and Interests. 8. Effective Discipline. 9. Challenges at School. 10. Empowerment. Where to go from here! Appendix. A. Comprehensive Assessment of Challenging Behavior. B. Fragile World on the Spectrum. C. Functional Behavior Assessment. D. Core Deficit Assessment. E. Comfort Zones Profile. F. ADL Assessment Form. References.