TAKING CARE OF MYSELF A HYGIENE PUBERTY AND PERSONAL CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH AUTISM

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Taking Care Of Myself

Author : Mary Wrobel
ISBN : 1885477945
Genre : Education
File Size : 20.58 MB
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Winner of an iParenting Media Award! Puberty can be especially tough when young people have autism or other special needs. Through simple stories similar to Carol Gray's Social Stories, author Mary Wrobel teaches caregivers exactly what to say and not say, and shows how you can create helpful stories of your own. Mary addresses hygiene, modesty, body growth and development, menstruation, touching, personal safety, and more. Young students can benefit from self-care skills such as using the toilet, brushing teeth, and washing hands. Parents and teachers should begin teaching these necessary skills as early as possible, even from ages 3-5. The ultimate goal is to maximize the child's potential for independence and lifelong social success. Helpful sections include: Hygiene Health Modesty Growth and Development Menstruation Touching and Personal Safety Masturbation Using A Urinal
Category: Education

Hygiene And Related Behaviors For Children And Adolescents With Autism Spectrum And Related Disorders

Author : Kelly J. Mahler
ISBN : 1934575429
Genre : Education
File Size : 39.67 MB
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This innovative curriculum teaches important hygiene skills and associated social understanding using a fun approach that targets the core characteristics and learning styles of children and adolescents on the autism spectrum. The author's generous use of structure, predictability, self-monitoring, and ways to convey and check for social understanding is worked into all discussion and activities. Ranging from basic daily hygiene to picking, using public restrooms, burping, and farting, topics focus on healthy and socially acceptable behaviors. The book is the answer to the constant search for inventive and intriguing ways to teach often quite boring topics surrounding functional life skills. Lesson plans are well conceptualized and organized, showing that the author knows what makes children and adolescents with Asperger Syndrome and related disorders tic.
Category: Education

Sexuality And Relationship Education For Children And Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Davida Hartman
ISBN : 9780857007551
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 76.22 MB
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Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) require specialized teaching strategies when learning about puberty, sexuality and relationships. This professional resource offers practical teaching advice geared towards the needs of young people on the autism spectrum. Beginning with information on good practice, policy, teaching methods and recent research, the book then divides into key sex education topics that assist professionals in developing their own individualized and developmentally appropriate curricula. Covering issues of gender, public and private, puberty, hygiene, emotions, sex and more, each topic provides an overview of the difficulties that children with autism might experience, discussion and activity ideas and photocopiable resources including instructional stories, checklists and illustrations. The final section demonstrates how to respond to ongoing patterns of inappropriate behaviour and put together a behaviour plan. Aiming to explain and support the child's developing sexuality while also addressing crucial issues of safety, this book is a much-needed teaching manual for all professionals working with children and young adults with autism including educators in mainstream and special education, psychologists, therapists and social workers.
Category: Psychology

Personal Hygiene What S That Got To Do With Me

Author : Pat Crissey
ISBN : 9781843107965
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 53.75 MB
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This book is a curriculum for students with autism, AS, learning and developmental disabilities, designed to help them understand how others perceive their appearance and the social implications of neglecting personal hygiene. Simple factual information is accompanied by cartoons that emphasize how others view someone with poor hygiene.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

How To Teach Life Skills To Kids With Autism Or Asperger S

Author : Jennifer McIlwee Myers
ISBN : 9781935274131
Genre : Education
File Size : 61.88 MB
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Offers parents of children with autism or Asperger's syndrome advice on teaching basic life skills and establishing healthy habits, including doing chores, task switching, punctuality, appropriate attire, manners, and kindness.
Category: Education

Intimate Relationships And Sexual Health

Author : Catherine Davies
ISBN : 1934575887
Genre : Education
File Size : 76.51 MB
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A complete curriculum for teaching about sexual health and intimate relationships, taking into consideration the learning preferences, sensitivity, social and other issues characteristic of individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Category: Education

Taking Care Of Myself2 For Teenagers And Young Adults With Asd

Author : Mary Wrobel
ISBN : 1941765300
Genre : Education
File Size : 83.33 MB
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Taking Care of Myself2 is written specifically for teenagers and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). It is an instructional book to be used by parents, instructors, therapists, and individuals on the autism spectrum. Most of the information is written concisely, however, simple how-to lists are included. This book is great to use in an instructional setting, especially for those individuals who are familiar with that type of format. Teenagers and young adults with ASD typically want what everyone in their age group wants. Being able to fit in, being as independent as possible, and developing relationships, including friendships, as well as loving, intimate relationships, are important to individuals with ASD. Fitting in involves looking and acting appropriately, typical of their age peers and feeling comfortable in public and social situations. Topics such as, dressing for different events, feeling anxious in social situations, and public versus private behaviors are included in this book. Being independent means understanding and managing their health and personal safety, to the best of their ability. This includes important topics such as staying healthy, anxiety, depression, feeling suicidal, social media, sexual harassment and even rape. Forming relationships, especially intimate relationships are of special interest to teens and young adults on the autism spectrum. Several topics such as, developing a variety of relationships, as well as sex and sexual relationships are covered in this book. Other topics include: finding and keeping friends, finding a boyfriend or girlfriend, how do we define sex, safe and responsible sex, deciding to have sex with a partner, and sex is a choice.
Category: Education

Autism Asperger S Sexuality

Author : Jerry Newport
ISBN : 1885477880
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 74.77 MB
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Many people on the spectrum never get "the talk" from their parents, and suffer from "information deficit." This book goes a long way toward filling in the gaps in their knowledge. It takes a candid look at aspects of sex and relationships as they apply to people on the autism spectrum: building self-confidence dating personal grooming cleanliness explicit advice on how to initiate sex with a partner Also covered: avoiding pregnancy and STDs dealing with rejection how to build a loving relationship that includes sexual intimacy This is an "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know" kind of book! Helpful chapters include: Surviving the First Wave of Sexual Interest What Should Parents Say and When Should They Say It? The Best Way to Date Someone is to Be Yourself Male & Female Advantages and Challenges in the Sexual Arena Sensory Issues in Sex! When Desire Leads to a Bad Relationship What Do Men Really Want? What Do Women Really Want? Birth Control, Disease Prevention and Personal Responsibility Rape, Molestation, and Abuse
Category: Health & Fitness

What S Happening To Tom

Author : Kate E. Reynolds
ISBN : 9780857009340
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 83.77 MB
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Tom notices that his body is changing. Tom's voice is different and hair is growing in new places. There are other changes happening too. Tom learns that he has started growing into a man. Following Tom as he begins to notice changes to his body, this simple resource helps parents and carers teach boys with autism or other special needs about puberty. It covers all the changes that they will experience, both emotional such as new feelings and physical such as wet dreams. This fully illustrated positive and entertaining book provides the perfect opportunity to talk about puberty with boys and young men with autism or special needs.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Growing Up Book For Boys

Author : Davida Hartman
ISBN : 9781784500399
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 23.6 MB
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The Growing Up Book for Boys explains the facts behind the growth spurts, body changes and mood swings of adolescence for boys aged 9-14 on the autism spectrum. The pre-teen and teenage years are a confusing time when bodies start acting with a will of their own, friendships change and crushes start to develop. Using direct literal language and cool colour illustrations, this book tells boys all they need to know about growing hair in new places, shaving, wet dreams and unexpected erections. It's full of great advice on what makes a real friend, how to keep spots away, and how to stay safe online. Most importantly, it explains that every body is amazing and unique and encourages young boys with autism to celebrate difference!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction