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Super Baby Food

Super Baby Food

ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING you should know about feeding your baby and toddler from beginning solid foods through age three years. How and when to start your baby on solid foods, with detailed information on the best and safest high chair, spoons, bibs, and other feeding equipment. Which foods to introduce to your baby during each month of his first year, with details on proper food...

More Than Little Professors: Children with Asperger Syndrome: In Their Own Words

More Than Little Professors: Children with Asperger Syndrome: In Their Own Words

There are countless books with information about children with Asperger Syndrome, but very few offer a personal look into the inner lives of these children. In this unique collection of children s essays, poems and discussions recounted by parents, readers have a rare opportunity to gain insight into the world of children with Asperger Syndrome. Instead of being talked about, children here have...

The Chameleon Kid--Controlling Meltdown Before He Controls You

The Chameleon Kid--Controlling Meltdown Before He Controls You

An occasional meltdown is a reality of childhood for most children as well as their parents and teachers. But for a child with ASD, meltdowns are often frequent, explosive, long-lasting events. In The Chameleon Kid, the author encourages children to control the personalized Meltdown lurking inside by evoking the adaptable abilities of the chameleon. Supported by colorful cartoon-like...

My Strange and Terrible Malady

My Strange and Terrible Malady

Ronita Ronnie Baker, 11th-grade individualist, is not happy. School is a struggle, and now doctors just diagnosed her with Asperger Syndrome. It s hard enough being the misfit daughter of a perfect mother, let alone being diagnosed with a disorder no one understands. My Strange and Terrible Malady takes a look at Asperger Syndrome from Ronnie s point of view. While she is clearly not socially...

The Potty Journey: Guide to Toilet Training Children with Special Needs, Including Autism and Related Disorders

The Potty Journey: Guide to Toilet Training Children with Special Needs, Including Autism and Related Disorders

Toilet training children with autism and related disorders is fraught with countless challenges stemming from the very core of their unique characteristics. The communication and sensory issues alone can create formidable barriers. As a result, typical strategies are frequently ineffective when used with children with special needs. Using a no-nonsense, often humorous approach, Judith...

Cabins, Canoes and Campfires: Guidelines for Establishing a Camp for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Cabins, Canoes and Campfires: Guidelines for Establishing a Camp for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Many children with autism spectrum disorders are not able to thrive in a typical summer camp due to their unique sensory and behavioral needs. Yet, like all other kids, most love the camp experience. To help make this dream become a reality, the author presents step-by-step how to put on a camp that takes into consideration the special needs of children on the autism spectrum. Throughout the...

Sibling Stories: Reflections on Life with a Brother or Sister on the Autism Spectrum

Sibling Stories: Reflections on Life with a Brother or Sister on the Autism Spectrum

Sibling relationships involving a brother or sister with an autism spectrum disorder can present enormous emotional challenges for everyone involved. This exceptional collection of deeply moving first-person excerpts from interviews with 20 siblings offers in-depth coverage of the issues of paramount concern to typical siblings like establishing boundaries and resentment. A chapter devoted...

Asperger Syndrome and the Elementary School Experience: Practical Solutions for Academic & Social Difficulties

Asperger Syndrome and the Elementary School Experience: Practical Solutions for Academic & Social Difficulties

Written by an educator and mother of two children with autism spectrum disorders, this resource is comprised of practical ideas for addressing the academic and social needs of elementary-aged children with Asperger Syndrome. Intended for both teachers and parents, specific topics include organizational accommodations, accommodations in the curriculum, developing social skills and the importance...

What is Asperger Syndrome, and How Will it Affect Me

What is Asperger Syndrome, and How Will it Affect Me

This reader-friendly booklet is a valuable go-to resource for young people with Asperger Syndrome. Written by Martin Ives from the National Autistic Society helpline, it provides a brief introduction to the most common areas of difficulty for young people with AS, then gives an extensive list of practical tips to help deal with these common problems that young people will face. The guide ends...

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success

The middle school years, and the transitions to middle and high school, pose challenges for all students. But for students with Asperger Syndrome the transition can be traumatic, leading to a downward emotional spiral and even depression. This comprehensive book starts with an overview of those characteristics of AS that make adolescence particularly challenging and difficult. The centerpiece...

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