Autism Life Skills

Autism Life Skills


224 Pages


Parents who have just received a diagnosis for their child are often shell-shocked. Autism Life Skills offers comprehensive advice for parents and ¿coaches¿ them on how to work through the emotions inherent to having a child who is not developing as expected. It also addresses the practical issues that must be considered when raising a child with special needs, such as safety at home and earning a living, and teaches parents how to give their children the skills they will need for a healthy, happy life.
Through empowerment strategies, Autism Life Skills offers support for parents new to autism and shows them how to:
- Communicate with their child and each other
- Address the issue of self-esteem
- Develop social relationships for their child
- Foster independence in your child

?Sicile-Kira has done a beautiful job of putting the voices of many people on the spectrum into one book.?
?Temple Grandin, Ph.D., from the Foreword
?The many moving personal stories from adults on the spectrum in Chantal's books provide much- needed insight into the children we are raising and educating today. Both parents and educators will gain more understanding of what it is like to have autism, and learn how we can best prepare our children for adulthood. I highly recommend this excellent book.?
?Lee Grossman, President and CEO, Autism Society of America
?In her best work yet, Chantal went straight to the source ? people on the autism spectrum ? to answer some of the most vexing questions related to helping those with autism to lead fulfilling and productive lives to the greatest extent possible.?
? Stephen M. Shore, Ed.D., author and autism consultant



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Published 27 May 2009
Reads 13
EAN13 9781407027401
Language English

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