Taking Care Of Myself

Author : Mary Wrobel
ISBN : 1885477945
Genre : Education
File Size : 68.25 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

Girls Growing Up On The Autism Spectrum

Author : Shana Nichols
ISBN : 1846428858
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 64.43 MB
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'This book is not only reassuring; it is inspiring, and bursting with ideas and achievable strategies. The authors write with authority and conviction, and tackle even the most difficult and delicate of topics. If ever you needed to be convinced that girls with ASD can overcome the difficulties and challenges of puberty and adolescence, have successful friendships and relationships and enjoy a healthy sexuality, then take the time to read this book - it is a must-have for families, teachers and therapists alike.' -Sarah Attwood, author of Making Sense of Sex: A Forthright Guide to Puberty, Sex and Relationships for People with Asperger's Syndrome Growing up isn't easy, and the trials and tribulations of being a teenager can be particularly confusing for girls with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). This book covers all the concerns commonly faced by girls with ASDs and their parents, from periods and puberty to worries over friendships and 'fitting in'. Taking a good look at these adolescent issues, and many more, within the context of specific areas of difficulty for girls with ASDs, the authors provide families with the knowledge and advice they need to help their daughters - and the whole family - through the teenage years. This book addresses core issues such as cognition, communication, behavior, sensory sensitivities, and social difficulties; it gives candid and realistic advice on a wide range of important teenage topics. Providing professional perspectives alongside personal experiences from mothers, daughters and educators, this is a unique and indispensible guide for families and their daughters with ASDs, as well as the teachers and professionals who work with them.
Category: Psychology

Das Rote Dings

Author : K. I. AL-GHANI
ISBN : 3945039010
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File Size : 24.60 MB
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Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Chantal Sicile-Kira
ISBN : 0399530479
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 23.79 MB
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An expert in the field of autistic disorders presents a comprehensive and accessible overview of all aspects of autism conditions, including Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and other autism spectrum disorders, explaining how diagnose ASDs, family coping strategies, treatment options, educational programs, and more. Original.
Category: Health & Fitness

When Young People With Intellectual Disabilities And Autism Hit Puberty

Author : Freddy Jackson Brown
ISBN : 9781784502164
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 68.32 MB
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Puberty, personal hygiene and sex can be difficult topics to broach with your child, especially when they have an intellectual disability or autism. The authors of this guide provide honest answers to challenging questions and provide solutions to the dilemmas that many parents face on a daily basis. Structured around issues related to puberty and emerging sexuality in children with disabilities or autism, such as physical changes, mood swings and sexual behaviour, the book presents case studies alongside practical guidance on how to overcome problems that commonly arise. The book also explains laws relevant to disability and sexuality and suggests appropriate sex education programmes to meet the needs of differing degrees of disability.
Category: Family & Relationships

Navigating The Medical Maze With A Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author : Sue Ming
ISBN : 9780857008602
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 64.84 MB
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This comprehensive guide enables parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to play an active and effective role in their child's medical care from diagnosis to early adulthood. With a focus on working with health care providers to ensure the best treatment for your child's unique needs, it includes: - a description of the developmental and medical conditions faced by children with ASDs in lay terms - an explanation of common diagnostic tests - a presentation of conventional and alternative therapies and how they work - tips for managing day-to-day medical or behavioral problems - advice for parents considering enrolling their child in a research project - and all the latest medical information. This authoritative and accessible book provides parents of children with an ASD with the foundation of knowledge they need to become an active partner in the medical care of their child and the map that will allow them to navigate the complex medical world.
Category: Family & Relationships

Visual Support For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Vera Bernard-Opitz
ISBN : 1934575828
Genre : Education
File Size : 90.40 MB
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Combining their years of experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum, both here and around the world, authors Vera Bernard-Opitz and Anne Häußler bring teachers and other professionals practical ideas and teaching methods for offering visual supports to students with autism spectrum disorders and other visual learners. With hundreds of colorful illustrations and step-by-step directions, this book lays the foundation for how to structure teaching environments, as well as offers countless examples of activities for students, ranging from basic skills, to reading and math, to social behavior.
Category: Education

The Australian Autism Handbook

Author : Benison O'Reilly
ISBN : 9781459659858
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 70.72 MB
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The only complete guide to every aspect of raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder in Australia. The Australian Autism Handbook offers guidance, expert advice and above all support to parents and health professionals from the early signs and symptoms of ASD through diagnosis, the intervention programs, medical theories and schooling. It also contains the most comprehensive state - by - state guide to the resources available for ASD families in Australia.
Category: Family & Relationships

Adolescents On The Autism Spectrum

Author : Chantal Sicile-Kira
ISBN : 9781473527720
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 83.54 MB
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Adolescence can be a difficult time for everyone, but for parents of teens on the autism spectrum it's particularly nerve-wracking. Parents must learn to protect their children from the dangers of an environment that is not always understanding of their disease while also providing them with the skills and support they need to live as independent a life as possible. Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum offers strategies for helping children, whatever their ability level, through the changes of the teenage years, and prepares them for adulthood. Using clear examples, practical advice, and supportive insights, it covers how to help teenagers understand puberty and hygiene; the specific health risks of adolescence such as seizures and depression; preparing for life after secondary school; and teenage emotions, sexuality, appropriate relationships and dating.
Category: Family & Relationships

Encouraging Appropriate Behavior For Children On The Autism Spectrum

Author : Shira Richman
ISBN : 1846420857
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 62.21 MB
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Written in an accessible question-and-answer format for easy navigation, this book provides detailed, practical answers to the real questions asked by parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). One hundred questions, organized by topic, cover common everyday problems, from advice on what to do if your autistic child routinely runs away when in the supermarket to tips on how to stop him from spitting. Shira Richman outlines succinct behavioural plans to help parents and professionals encourage appropriate behavior and help their child make progress with learning positive behavioral patterns. She also offers advice on how to recognise maladaptive behaviors and explains the reasoning behind taking a proactive approach with children on the autism spectrum. This book can be read cover to cover or used as a handy quick reference. It will be invaluable to parents of children with ASDs and the professionals working with them.
Category: Family & Relationships