Autism Through a Sister's Eyes

Autism Through a Sister's Eyes

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When young people have questions about a brother or sister with autism or Asperger's Syndrome, clear answers can be hard to find. Written by Eve Band, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist, this book gives voice to ten-year-old Emily's story: her questions about her brother, her search for answers about autism, and her exploration of her feelings as a sibling of a young man with autism. Told in her voice, Emily's story is as uplifting as it is filled with valuable information for parents and siblings, or any individual whose life is touched by a person with high-functioning autism or Asperger's Syndrome. Helpful chapters include: Finding Out About Autism Moderate and Severe Autism Learning About High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome Making Friends and Being With People Talking and Understanding Fun and Play Dealing With Changes Feeling Worried Learning to Cope Looking AheadBut he might not be able to tell you his correct address or phone number or give answers to harder questions, and he might not look at you when you and he are talking. And if you asked Daniel something else, like to let you see his Game Boy, anbsp;...

Title:Autism Through a Sister's Eyes
Author:Eve B. Band, Gary B. Mesibov, Emily Hecht, Sue Lynn Cotton
Publisher:Future Horizons - 2001


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