Includes a chapter entitled Getting Ready for College. This book offers information on common sensory reactions in an easy to read chart format. It also contains a chapter on the author's public involvement with autism spectrum related issues, including speaking at conferences and advocating for services for those on the spectrum.
This book offers practical solutions to the challenges facing individuals with Asperger Syndrome and their families. It discusses how to deal with difficult behaviour from children and young people with AS, focussing on the role of antecedent behaviours, which signal the beginning of a meltdown, as identified through functional assessment.
More than any other issue, 'losing control' can cause major problems for children. This book gives young children an opportunity to explore with parents or teachers their own feelings as they react to events in their daily lives while learning some useful relaxation techniques. It helps children find themselves relaxed and ready to work or play.
Now with a special section on evidence-based teaching activities for parents and teachers alike, this bestselling children s classic just became even better and more relevant. Engaging and easy to read, this illustrated children's book is filled with opportunities for children to participate in developing their own self-calming strategies.
Helps the reader understand how to match the developmental levels of pictures and visuals to the developmental level of the person looking at the visual. This book shows how effective communication can help reduce the confusion and anxiety that often lead to behavioral outbursts.
All marriages and committed relationships are fraught with ups and downs, and when one of the partners has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) the challenges are often compounded. Based on the real-life experiences of non-spectrum (NS) partners, collected through interviews, this book presents a picture of many NS-ASD relationships.