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Useful strategies for home, school, and the community

Author: Dion E Betts; Nancy J Patrick
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers : [distributor] Macmillan Distribution (MDL), 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Offers ideas for tackling everyday difficulties, such as bathing, bedtime, school trips, and selecting the right child minder for children with autism. This book provides practical strategies to enable children to develop the social skills needed to manage and enjoy daily life to the fullest.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dion E Betts; Nancy J Patrick
ISBN: 9781843108962 1843108968
OCLC Number: 852002701
Language Note: English.
Notes: Epublication based on: 9786612059414.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 192 pages ; 23 x 16 x 1 cm
Contents: Introduction: What is So Special about Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders? --
What are autism spectrum disorders? Experiences of children with autism spectrum disorders. --
What parents and caregivers need to know. --
How to use this book. --
1. Home Life. Babysitters. Bees. Breastfeeding. Dates for parents. Discipline. Dogs. Finances. Food. Friendships. Holidays. Marriage issues. Mealtimes. Morning and nighttime routines. Noise. Organization. Preferences. Preparing simple meals. Respite care. Restaurants. Siblings and other relatives. Support groups. Talking about disabilities. Tantrums. Telephone skills. Television and video Games. Textures and temperatures. Weather. --
2. Hygiene. Bath time. Brushing teeth. Clothes. Grooming. Hair cuts. Nail clipping. Toilet training. --
3. Community. Airplanes. Birthday parties. Car travel. Car Travel II. --
Child Safety Seats. Hotels and vacations. Play dates. Reading faces and Emotions. Shopping. Shoe stores. Sleepovers. Swimming pools. Visiting.
Responsibility: Dion E. Betts ; Nancy J. Patrick.

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If you have a child on the autism spectrum who struggles with the challenges of daily life, then this book is for you! The book is peppered with vignettes and stories of real-life situations and  Read more...

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