Safety and Consent for Kids and Teens with Autism or Special Needs : A Parents' Guide.
By: Jacobs, Debra.Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018Copyright date: �2018Description: 1 online resource (194 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781784509705.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Online resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Safety and Consent for Kids and Teens with Autism or Special Needs -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on the text -- Chapter 1 - Introduction -- Preventing the molestation of children with special needs -- Understanding friendship and acts of kindness -- Behavioral signs of molestation/abuse -- Be proactive -- What to do if you suspect molestation/abuse -- Use of this book -- Chapter 2 - Friendship -- What is friendship? -- Learning social skills -- Learning personal boundaries -- Learning what to do when others are not acting as a friend -- Good examples and positive environments -- Learning about when and when not to keep secrets -- Skills for making friends and being a friend -- How to know if someone is or is not a friend -- Chapter 3 - Healthy and Expected Behavior of Family and Friends -- Providing care -- Preventing molestation/abuse -- Expected behavior at home -- Expected behavior in public -- Expected behavior in a medical setting -- Expected behavior in general, across many settings -- Different kinds of touch -- Chapter 4 - Body Awareness and Life Skills -- Learning opportunities -- Understanding the difference between public and private activities -- The concept of boundaries -- Bathing protocols -- Dressing protocols -- Grooming protocols -- Toilet-use protocols -- Adolescence -- Chapter 5 - Who to Tell and How to Tell -- First steps -- Getting help -- The first visit to the advocacy center -- After the examination -- Legal action -- Protective custody -- Family -- Chapter 6 - Personal Empowerment -- Listening -- Teaching empowerment -- Assertiveness -- Privacy and learning to say "No!" -- Consistent modeling of appropriate behavior -- Maintaining privacy and increasing personal power -- Choices -- Self-esteem and developing competence -- Experiences to provide success -- Encouraging independence enhances self-esteem.
Creating experiences of success -- A List of Alternative Pronunciations -- Resources Guide -- References and Further Reading -- Index -- Blank Page.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.