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A practical guide to happiness in children and teens on the autism spectrum : a positive psychology approach / Victoria Honeybourne.

By: Honeybourne, Victoria.
Publisher: London; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018Copyright date: 2018Description: 215 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785923470.Other title: Guide to happiness in children and teens on the autism spectrum | Happiness in children and teens on the autism spectrum.Subject(s): AUTISM | CHILDREN | ADOLESCENTS | MENTAL HEALTH | HAPPINESS | RESILIENCE | POSITIVE PRACTICES | TEACHERS GUIDES | PARENT GUIDES | POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
Contents:
Note from the author. - Introduction. - 1. If you only have five minutes. - 2. Understanding the autism spectrum. - 3. Understanding positive psychology. - 4. Recognising, identifying and using character strengths. - 5. Cultivatin positive emotions. - 6. Positive coping. - Glossary. - References. - Further reading and resources. - Appendices: A; Strengths and definitions cards. - B: Strenghts and Definitions List. - C: Happiness survey. - D: Happiness Statements. - E: Optimist v Pessimist Cards. - F: Unhopeful statements. - G: Planning Sheet. - H: Overcoming anxieties. - I: Dealing with setbacks. - J: Fixed mindset or growth mindset cards. K: Values List. - Index of activities. - Index.
Summary: "Bringing a refreshingly positive approach to mental health and autism, the guide is full of practical ideas for helping children strengthen their self-worth, optimism and receptivity to happiness. It also reveals how children can build resilience and better understand their feelings, giving them the skills to flourish and thrive and to ward off negative thoughts. The activities are ideal for all learning levels and can be done individually or in groups, at home or in the classroom."--Page 4 of cover.
List(s) this item appears in: Autism. August 2020. Flyer | Autism and youth. May 2023. CM | Mental health care. September 23. CM | Mental health and teens. Sept 2023. CM
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-187) and indexes.

Note from the author. - Introduction. - 1. If you only have five minutes. - 2. Understanding the autism spectrum. - 3. Understanding positive psychology. - 4. Recognising, identifying and using character strengths. - 5. Cultivatin positive emotions. - 6. Positive coping. - Glossary. - References. - Further reading and resources. - Appendices: A; Strengths and definitions cards. - B: Strenghts and Definitions List. - C: Happiness survey. - D: Happiness Statements. - E: Optimist v Pessimist Cards. - F: Unhopeful statements. - G: Planning Sheet. - H: Overcoming anxieties. - I: Dealing with setbacks. - J: Fixed mindset or growth mindset cards. K: Values List. - Index of activities. - Index.

"Bringing a refreshingly positive approach to mental health and autism, the guide is full of practical ideas for helping children strengthen their self-worth, optimism and receptivity to happiness. It also reveals how children can build resilience and better understand their feelings, giving them the skills to flourish and thrive and to ward off negative thoughts. The activities are ideal for all learning levels and can be done individually or in groups, at home or in the classroom."--Page 4 of cover.

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