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The ASD workbook : understanding your autism spectrum disorder

By: Kershaw, Penny.
Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011Description: 140 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781849051958.Subject(s): AUTISM | ADOLESCENCE | PARENTING | FRIENDSHIPS | FAMILY INTERACTION | INTERESTS | SCHOOLING | CHILDREN
Contents:
About the Author Preface for Parents and Carers 1. Introduction 2. What is an ASD? 3. Understanding Your Differences 4. People You Live With 5. Friendships and Relationships 6. Strengths and Interests 7. School 8. Getting Help 9. Further Information 10. Glossary Appendix: Progress Chart.
Summary: "This easy-to-use interactive workbook gives parents the help they need to explain ASDs to their child and provide practical and emotional support following diagnosis. Parents are invited to work through each chapter with their child as they grow older and go through adolescence, encouraging them to talk through how the ASD affects each area of their life, from making friends to problem-solving to planning a career. The information and advice is presented in a clear and positive way to help both parent and child understand more about what the diagnosis means for them. As the workbook is completed an invaluable record of development will be created for parent and child to look back on together." BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: Asperger syndrome and teenagers. June 2017 | Adolescence and autism. July 2018 F | Top Rated in 2018
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    average rating: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Recommended by Suni Abraham as suitable for the free book scheme

About the Author
Preface for Parents and Carers
1. Introduction
2. What is an ASD?
3. Understanding Your Differences
4. People You Live With
5. Friendships and Relationships
6. Strengths and Interests
7. School
8. Getting Help
9. Further Information
10. Glossary
Appendix: Progress Chart.

"This easy-to-use interactive workbook gives parents the help they need to explain ASDs to their child and provide practical and emotional support following diagnosis. Parents are invited to work through each chapter with their child as they grow older and go through adolescence, encouraging them to talk through how the ASD affects each area of their life, from making friends to problem-solving to planning a career. The information and advice is presented in a clear and positive way to help both parent and child understand more about what the diagnosis means for them. As the workbook is completed an invaluable record of development will be created for parent and child to look back on together." BOOK JACKET

Patron comment on 22/03/2017

One of the best books I have come across for teaching kids with ASD to understand their ASD.

Patron comment on

A very helpful book - something each family could own.

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