I See Things Differently

I See Things Differently : A First Look at Autism

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Psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas puts her gentle, yet straightforward approach to work in this new addition to Barron s highly acclaimed A First Look At...Series. This book will help children understand what autism is and how it affects someone who has it. A wonderful catalyst for discussion that will help children to better understand and support autistic classmates or siblings. The story line is simple and easily accessible to younger children, who will learn that exploring the personal feelings around social issues is a first step in dealing with them. Full-color illustrations on every page.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 29 pages
  • 204 x 234 x 4mm | 140g
  • Barron's Educational Series
  • United States
  • English
  • 1438004796
  • 9781438004792
  • 11,009

Review quote

I See Things Differently" is a sensitive, gently illustrated book about helping a child understand autism in a sibling, playmate, or classmate. Using simple language and non threatening pictures of different common actions or manifestations of autistic behavior, "I See Things Differently" helps explain the condition of autism in a factual, forthright, calm manner that is easily understood by young readers. Helping to promote understanding goes along with learning positive interactions patterns and acceptance of other children with autism. Concern for all levels of health pervades the pictures and narrative of "I See Things Differently," an educational text written from a child's viewpoint to increase understanding of aspects of autism. Many additional tips and suggestions for parents and caretakers of children with autism and others are offered at the end in How To Use This Book, along with added titles of Books To Read and Resources for Adults. "I See Things Differently" is an excellent resource for parents, caregivers, teachers, and children who encounter others with autism." The Midwest Book Reviewshow more

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