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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Christine Williams; Barry Wright; Olive Young
|Description:||224 pages : illustrations|
|Contents:||Part 1: Does my child have autism spectrum disorder? 1. First worries. 2. Assessment. 3. Emotional impact on the family. Part 2: How do children with autism view the world? 4. Mindblindness. 5. Getting the gist. 6. Sensory interests and sensetivities. 7. Imagination, time perception, planning and memory. 8. Language. Part 3: How can we help? 9. Managing behaviour. 10. Developing social skills. 11. Developing communication skills. 12. Tantrums, aggression and frustration. 13. Feeding. 14. Toileting. 15. Soiling. 16. Sleeping. 17. Preoccupations. 18. Compulsions, routines and rituals. 19. Mannerisms and repetitive movement. 20. Other Interventions. 21. Final thoughts. References and resources. Index.|
|Responsibility:||Christine Williams and Barry Wright ; illustrated by Olive Young.|
This book is a solid and accessible guide to what to look for, what to expect -as well as what not to expect-and how to handle situations with children with autism spectrum disorders.The clear