A Book About What Autism Can be Like
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Book About What Autism Can be Like by Donna Williams
Book DescriptionChris and Andrew are very good friends, but sometimes Chris does things that Andrew doesn't understand. Chris can hear a fly buzzing when it's a mile away! But he doesn't like bright flashing lights like the ones on Andrew's favourite arcade game. Chris and Andrew have lots of fun together, but at times they laugh at completely different things - it doesn't matter though, because everyone is different, and being different can be rather cool! Chris and Andrew are here to help people understand the experiences of a child with autism, and how others can help by understanding how they are different, and recognising their many unique talents. This fully-illustrated book is targeted at boys and girls aged 5+, and also serves as an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843109402
(234mm x 156mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Blessing and a Curse, Paperback (May 2007)
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Finding a Different Kind of Normal, Paperback (January 2006)
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Jumbled Jigsaw, Paperback (December 2005)» View all books by Donna Williams
This book exposes autism spectrum disorders as a combination of a whole range of often underlying conditions. Exploring everything from mood, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and tic disorders to information processing and sensory perceptual difficulties and more, Donna demonstrates how such conditions can combine to form a 'cluster condition'.
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Author Biography - Donna Williams
Sue Adams is the mother of three sons with two-and-a-half cases of autism between them. When a friend of her son asked, 'What is wrong with Christopher?' she decided to write this book to explain how autistic people are different. Sue is a secondary school teacher and lives with her husband, Russell, and children in Victoria, Australia.
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