Notbohm, Ellen

Ten things every child with autism wishes you knew / 10 things every child with autism wishes you knew Ellen Notbohm. - Third edition, revised and updated. - xxvi, 155 pages ; illustrations 23 cm :

Preface. - It begins. - 1. I am a whole child. - 2. My senses are our of sync. 3. See the difference between won't (I choose not to) and can't (I'm not able to). - 4. I am a concrete thinker. I interpret language literally. - 5. Listen to all the ways I'm trying to communicate. - 6. Picture this! I'm visually oriented. - 7. Focus and build on what I can do rather than what I can't do. - 8. Help me be social. - 9. Identify what triggers my. 10. Love me without "if". - The sum of ten things: your power of choice. - It continues. - Questions for discussion and self-reflection.

One of the autism community's most beloved classics, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew has informed, delighted, and guided millions of families and professionals the world over since its first edition was published in 2005. A child's voice leads into each chapter, offering a one-of-a-kind exploration into how ten core characteristics of autism affect our children's perceptions and reactions to the surrounding physical, sensory and social environments. The third edition sharpens the focus on these basic aspects while expanding on how our own perspectives shape the life of our child and ourselves, today, tomorrow, and for years to come. An all-new section illuminates the surprising breadth of our power of choice and outlines potent strategies for strong decision-making in every situation.--




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