Do you have a kid on the spectrum that needs some tips on managing school, sensory issues and more? If so this upbeat, easy to read book will help your child understand autism and the daily challenges they may face. Lots of fun illustrations and a positive out look make this a great resource for kids and their families.
Children with an autism spectrum disorder vary widely - no two kids are alike! Some do well at school, while other struggle. Some are very social, while others struggle to make just one friend. Some flap their hands, have strict routines, have an overwhelming preoccupation with one subject or can get "stuck" in certain situations. This Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders covers a wide variety of these types of issues with the goal of helping kids on the spectrum build self-understanding and self-acceptance.
This book is designed for the parent and child to read together so they can discuss topics.
- What is and autism spectrum disorder?
- Why do I have autism?
- Communication strategies
- Making and keeping friends
- How to do well in school
- How to manage autism symptoms
- How to take care of yourself with exercise, diet, hygiene, relaxation, sleep, and toileting.
- Handling intense emotions and behaviors
- Getting support when you need it.
The Survival Guide Kids Autism Spectrum Guide is full of real life stories, quick facts, checklists, and resources. Throughout the book helpful sections for parents offer additional information.