Apples for Cheyenne
A Story About Autism, Horses and Friendship
Paperback ISBN: 1935274228
Apples for Cheyenne is an engaging children’s book about a girl with autism who finds friendship through her time with Cheyenne, a gentle horse. Follow Rachel and her friends as they go on a horseback riding adventure. Children will delight in this heartwarming tale while also learning about autism and other disabilities.
Apps for Autism
More than 200 Effective Apps for Behavioral, Social, Creative, Communication, and Cognitive Development
Paperback ISBN: 1941765009
Autism? There’s an app for that! Actually, there are more than 200 apps for autism, and this book will guide you through them so you can confidently utilize today’s technology to maximize your child or student’s success! Speech Language Pathologist Lois Jean Brady wrote this book in order to educate parents, teachers, and other professionals about the breakthrough method she calls “iTherapy
Art Therapy With Children on the Autistic Spectrum
Paperback ISBN: 1853028258
Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum presents a new model of practice, which primarily focuses on communication difficulties. The authors describe how negative behaviours and subsequent tension may be alleviated when the autistic child is involved in interactive art making with the therapist.
Ask Dr. Tony
Answers from the World's Leading Authority on Asperger's Syndrome / High-Functioning Autism
Paperback ISBN: 1941765807
Dr. Tony Attwood and Craig Evans are pleased to introduce "Ask Dr. Tony," their second book together. The book is a compilation of fifty episodes of the Autism Hangout question-and-answer program video series in which Dr. Tony Attwood directly addresses the most pressing questions of those touched by autism. It also includes bonus sections of questions and answers from specific groups such as parents, teachers, public servants, social workers, and more. This book is an invaluable resource to keep helpful information present and available to the public. Craig and Dr. Tony's mutual goal? Thriving with autism!
Assessing and Treating High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders
2nd Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1462514146
McPartland, Klin, and Volkmar have assembled this practical book on Asperger Syndrome (AS), written by a panel of experts. Its audience will be anyone wanting evidence-based diagnosis and assessment tools, and explanations of a range of treatment options and interventions for AS. It begins with an overview of the history and progress of care for AS sufferers, and then describes the neuropsychological characteristics and communication patterns of those affected by the condition. The book goes on to outline both behavioral and psychopharmacological methods of treatment. It considers the developmental and educational issues facing AS individuals in adolescence and adulthood and the creation of coordinated systems of care. The last chapter surveys what is currently known about genetics as it affects AS. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
The Oasis Guide: Advice, Inspiration, Insight, and Hope, from Early Intervention to Adulthood
Paperback ISBN: 0385344651
Since 2001, The OASIS Guide has been the reliable, comprehensive, authoritative guide to Asperger syndrome. This fully revised, updated, and expanded edition captures the latest in research, strategies, and parenting wisdom, and delivers it all in the empathetic, practical, and hope-filled style The OASIS Guide is famous for. Author Patricia Romanowski Bashe has revised this edition of Asperger Syndrome to reflect the latest in: ·Working with Professionals: building a team, negotiating for your child, and keeping everyone’s focus on high expectations for academic, social, and emotional success. ·Special Education: from early intervention through transition, college, and other postsecondary options, including how special education works and steps to take when it does not. · Health and Safety: sexuality education, health care, and insurance coverage, as well as understanding the real-life health and safety risks children with AS face and learning the steps that only parents can take to protect them. ·Options and Interventions: with an emphasis on established guidelines for evidence-based treatments, including medication, applied behavior analysis, cognitive-behavior therapy, Social Stories, Comic Strip Conversations, and much more. ·Planning for the Future: Teaching today for independence tomorrow. For anyone else with a life touched by AS, Asperger Syndrome: The OASIS Guide is packed with resources to handle any situation, from understanding a diagnosis, realistically evaluating options and interventions, and nurturing the whole child with an eye to emotional health, happiness, and independence in school, at home, and among friends. Raising young people with AS to grow up successful, safe, independent, and happy is the goal. Asperger Syndrome: The OASIS Guide is your map.
Asperger Syndrome and Your Child
A Parent's Guide
Paperback ISBN: 0060934883
A guide to Asperger's syndrome answers common questions parents may have about the condition covering such topics as detecting early signs, getting the correct diagnosis, and helping a child develop social skills.
Asperger Syndrome in the Family Redefining Normal
Paperback ISBN: 1853028738
Willey, who has a doctorate degree in psycho-linguistics, is a writer and lecturer on the topic of Asperger syndrome. She has the syndrome herself, as does her youngest daughter. Here she provides a personal and personable, though somewhat rambling account of how she and her daughter survive as "aspies" in a world of NT's (neurotypicals). She offers an abundance of practical hints for functioning in various situations (e.g. keep party gatherings small, practice social behaviors before the party, find calming behaviors and use them discretely) and a large amount of wisdom gained from experience, as well as some resources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism?
Hardcover ISBN: 0306457466
The precise relationship between high-functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome is still a subject of debate. In this volume, leaders in the field provide a general overview of the disorder and present diverse opinions on - diagnosis and assessment - neuropsychological issues - treatment, and - related conditions. A special section features personal essays by individuals diagnosed with autism or Asperger Syndrome. The result is a comprehensive and useful survey of the current state of the field that will be of great interest to clinicians, teachers, researchers, and parents.