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    Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew (Paperback) By (author) Ellen Notbohm

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    DescriptionWinner of an iParenting Media Award and Honorable Mention in the 2005 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards! Every parent, teacher, social worker, therapist, and physician should have this succinct and informative book in their back pocket. Framed with both humor and compassion, the book defines the top ten characteristics that illuminate the minds and hearts of children with autism. Ellen's personal experiences as a parent, an autism columnist, and a contributor to numerous parenting magazines coalesce to create a guide for all who come in contact with a child on the autism spectrum. Don't buy just one of this book- buy one for everyone who interacts with your child! Give the gift of understanding. Helpful chapters include: My sensory perceptions are disorderedDistinguish between won't and can'tI am a concrete thinker. I interpret language literallyBe patient with my limited vocabularyBecause language is so difficult for me, I am very visually orientedFocus and build on what I can do rather than what I can't doHelp me with social interactionsIdentify what triggers my meltdowns


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  • Easy to read and to the point5

    Karen Glenny I really enjoyed this book as I felt it outlined the difficulties most individuals with ASD face in an easy to understand way. It was not heavy but was insightful into ASD.

    I have also read this authors other books - in fact i own them all as i find her very easy to relate to.

    Ellen is another parent with a passion to spread the word about ASD by Karen Glenny

  • From what i've heard...4

    J Bedford I must admit that I haven't actually read this book so was a bit doubtful about whether to write a review.
    However from what I have heard, this book has been really helpful, particularly to adults working with children with autism, who haven't had a lot of experience in this area. Some of the key ideas were also shared in a school assembly in a school that was trying to become more autism friendly.
    This book is on my list of books to read but I hope that helps. by J Bedford

  • one way of looking at it.3

    a Book Depository customer this book started off pretty good. as a parent of a child with asd it really didnt touch on anything i didnt already know. i felt it was quite text book at times and not easy for everyone to read. sorry. by a Book Depository customer

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