Understanding Death and Illness and What They Teach About Life
An Interactive Guide for Individuals with Autism or Asperger's and Their Loved Ones
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Understanding Death and Illness and What They Teach About Life by Catherine Faherty
Book DescriptionFinally, family members and professionals have true guidance for these difficult, but necessary, conversations. Author Catherine Faherty offers detailed, concrete explanations of illness, dying, life after death, losing a pet, and numerous other issues. Her descriptions are written with such care; even caregivers will be comforted by her words. The communication forms following each short topic will engage learners and include them in the conversation, allowing them to share personal experiences, thoughts, and concerns. Wonderful chapters such as 'What People May Learn When Facing Death' and 'Role Models and Mentors' put death into perspective in terms of life, and encourage us all to live fully. Catherine covers important topics such as: illness and injury, recuperating and healing, when someone is dying, what happens to the person who dies, putting pets to sleep, rituals and traditions, what people say and do, and many more!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781932565560
(267mm x 216mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Future Horizons Incorporated
Publisher: Future Horizons Incorporated
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Catherine Faherty
Communication: What Does it Mean to Me?, Paperback (June 2010)
This unique, user-friendly "contract for communication" features easy-to-follow "agreements" for both young people on the autism spectrum and the adults in their lives--parents, teachers, therapists--so they can better understand one another.
Asperger's and Girls, Paperback (January 2006)View all books by Catherine Faherty
Describes the challenges of women and girls with Asperger's Syndrome. This book shows why many AS women feel like a minority within a minority (outnumbered by men 4:1). It contains practical solutions school systems can implement for girls and social tips for teenage girls in navigating puberty and the transition to work or university.
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Author Biography - Catherine Faherty
Catherine Faherty works with children and adults with autism through the well-renowned TEACCH program in North Carolina. She is also a parent consultant and child therapist; consults to school programs; trains teachers and other professionals locally, nationally, and internationally; and runs social groups for children and adults with autism. She has written manuals used in TEACCH trainings, developed training models, and, in addition to this new title, has written a workbook for children with autism and their parents and teachers, titled Asperger's: What Does It Mean To Me? Catherine Faherty resides in Asheville, North Carolina.
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