This positive, straightforward book offers kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) their own comprehensive resource for both understanding their condition and finding tools to cope with the challenges they face every day. Some children with ASDs are gifted; others struggle academically. Some are more introverted, while others try to be social. Some get astucka on things, have limited interests, or experience repeated motor movements like flapping of pacing (astimsa). The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders covers all of these areas, with an emphasis on helping children gain new self-understanding and self-acceptance. Meant to be read with a parent, the book addresses questions (aWhat is ASD?a aWhy me?a) and provides strategies for communicating, making and keeping friends, and succeeding in school. Body and brain basics highlight symptom management, exercise, diet, hygiene, relaxation, sleep, and toileting. Emphasis is placed on helping kids handle intense emotions and behaviors and get support from family and their team of helpers when needed. The book includes stories from real kids, fact boxes, helpful checklists, and resources. Sections for parents offer additional information.See if theya#39;ll talk more softly and avoid making sudden noises, like slamming doors or banging around. If noise is really a ... Does it help you sleep if your cat is right next to you or if your dog is on the floor by your bed? Then maybe that can beanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents)|
|Author||:||Elizabeth Verdick, Elizabeth Reeve, M.D.|
|Publisher||:||Free Spirit Publishing - 2015-01-05|