Synopses & Reviews
and#147;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.and#8221;
--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.
Discover 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:
YOUR CHILDand#8217;S WORKBOOK
Hands-on activities in this section of the work-book will teach your child basic skills, using humor and timeand#151;tested educational techniques. On handy tear-out pages, these engaging games and exercises help your child learn how to:
and#149;Read the clock
and#149;Understand safety sights.
and#149;Visit doctors, dentists, friends and family comfortably
And much more. . .
In clear and concise language, The Autistic Spectrum Parent's Daily Helper describes the techniques parents can use to help their autistic child navigate life’s daily routines and challenges. Focusing on 45 easy-to-understand behavioral tasks, this workbook gives parents and other caregivers specific tools for making everyday activities — from getting dressed to going to the doctor to helping in the home — possible for autistic children. The authors also provide useful tips and constructive suggestions to simplify vacation planning. Helpful illustrations and lay terminology make each entry easy to implement. The Autistic Spectrum Parent's Daily Helper is designed to make daily life as organized and stress-free as possible for both parent and child.
In clear and concise language this guide describes the techniques parents can use to help their autistic child navigate life's daily routines and challenges. Focusing on 45 easy-to-understand behavioral tasks, this workbook gives parents and other caregivers specific tools.
45 Ways to Help Your Child Navigate Everyday Life.