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Description - The Autistic Spectrum Parents' Daily Helper by Philip Abrams

DEMYSTIFIES THE DAY-TO-DAY CHALLENGES OF A SON OR DAUGHTER WITH AUTISM BY CREATING ORDER AND LEARNING IN THEIR DAILY ACTIVITIES. IN SO DOING, IT CREATES HOPE. --AMI KLIN, PH.D., YALE CHILD STUDY CENTER As the parent of a child with autism, you know how difficult it can be to simply get through the day. From getting dressed in the morning to brushing teeth before bed, raising a special needs child can turn ordinary events into extraordinary challenges. This book focuses on those kinds of everyday events. YOUR WORKBOOKDiscover the methods for breaking through to your child and reaching into his or her world while supporting his or her learning style. Designed specifically for parents, this section introduces you to the exercises and activities you will be doing with your child. Everything is carefully explained, using lay terminology and simple illustration, including: Visual strategiesUser-friendly schedulesExcursion plans YOUR CHILD S WORKBOOKHands-on activities in this section of the work-book will teach your child basic skills, using humor and timetested educational techniques. On handy tear-out pages, these engaging games and exercises help your child learn how to: Recognize emotionsGet dressedRead the clockUnderstand safety sights.Visit doctors, dentists, friends and family comfortablyAnd much more. . ."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781569753866
ISBN-10: 1569753865
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 215mm x 19mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Ulysses Press
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publish Date: 4-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Philip Abrams

Leslie Henriques has a master's degree in public health and has edited over 30 books. Philip Abrams has a master's degree in special education and is the father of an autistic child. They live in Berkeley, CA, and Pacific Palisades, CA, respectively. Dr. Lorna Wing, a former psychiatric consultant for the National Autistic Society in the U.K., lives in London.

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