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The little book of autism FAQs : how to talk with your child about their diagnosis & other conversations / Davida Hartman ; illustrated by Margaret Anne Suggs.

By: Hartman, Davida.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2020Description: 108 pages : 23 cm : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785924491.Other title: Little book of autism frequently asked questions | How to talk with your child about their diagnosis & other conversations.Subject(s): AUTISM | CHILDREN | DISCLOSURE | PARENTS | PARENT GUIDES
Contents:
Introduction. - 1. What is autism anyway? - 2. Do I really need to tell them they are autistic? - 3. Won't telling them just make them feel different? - 4. How do I actually go about telling my child they are autistic? - 5. What about telling other people? - 6. I hear you but I'm still feeling sad and overwhelmed. - In summary. - Index.
Summary: "Empowering and practical, this guide is the perfect companion for parents who are finding it difficult to tell their children about their autism diagnosis. It provides a realistic yet uplifting approach to autism, treating it not only as a disability, but also a different and equally valid way to be in the world. By equipping parents with a language of positivity around autism, this book will make a difference to many children on the spectrum. It advises on how and when to talk to autistic children with both high and low care needs and provides guidance on supporting children's relationships with peers at school, as well as how to broach the conversation with the child's siblings." - BOOK JACKET
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction. - 1. What is autism anyway? - 2. Do I really need to tell them they are autistic? - 3. Won't telling them just make them feel different? - 4. How do I actually go about telling my child they are autistic? - 5. What about telling other people? - 6. I hear you but I'm still feeling sad and overwhelmed. - In summary. - Index.

"Empowering and practical, this guide is the perfect companion for parents who are finding it difficult to tell their children about their autism diagnosis. It provides a realistic yet uplifting approach to autism, treating it not only as a disability, but also a different and equally valid way to be in the world. By equipping parents with a language of positivity around autism, this book will make a difference to many children on the spectrum. It advises on how and when to talk to autistic children with both high and low care needs and provides guidance on supporting children's relationships with peers at school, as well as how to broach the conversation with the child's siblings." - BOOK JACKET

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