Autism--How to Help Your Young Child
This book discusses the three main areas of concern for children with autism. These are social interaction, all aspects of communication (both verbal and non-verbal) and rigidity of thinking and lack of imagination. Through the use of vignettes, each behavior is discussed and pratical interventions are shown for the parent or teacher to try with the child.
Helping a child with autism can be demanding and progress is often slow. This user-friendly book breaks down the main characteristics of autism spectrum disorders into: Social interaction difficulties, communication and rigidity of thinking and lack of imagination. For each area, recommendations are presented for "what to look for" and "things to try," as well as case scenarios.
by Leicestershire County Council and Fosse Health Trust