My Friend with Autism

My Friend with Autism : A Coloring Book for Peers and Siblings

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Written for classmates of spectrum students and the classmates' parents, this kid-friendly book explains in positive ways that children with autism are good at some things, not so good at others - just like everyone else! The narrator (a peer) notes that his friend's senses work "really well" - he can hear sounds no one else can hear; his eyes work so well bright lights can hurt them. In all cases, the differences are described in a kind, understanding manner. There are charming illustrations for readers to color. "Notes for Adults" offer parents more detailed information about the "kid's pages.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 214.88 x 216.92 x 4.32mm | 208.65g
  • Arlington, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 193527418X
  • 9781935274186
  • 20,524

About Beverly Bishop

Beverly Bishop was determined to help her special needs son fit in with his peers, and to foster tolerance and understanding among her son's friends and schoolmates. She wrote My Friend With Autism for the teachers and students in her son's elementary school class. By helping others understand autism, she is able to encourage tolerance and a positive approach to Classroom integration for special needs children. She teaches high school computer classes and is the technology coordinator for a private K-12 school. Her illustrator-husband Craig Bishop taught art in the Michigan public schools for thirty years.
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76 ratings
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