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Parenting Your Asperger Child, Individualized Solutions For Teaching Your Child Practical Skills

Author: 
Alan Sohn, Cathy Grayson
Type: 
Book
Notes: 
This selection addresses various ways of parenting your child with Aspergers. It helps improve ways to survive and learn from a crisis and how to make changes that last. There is alot of practical advice in this book, as well as some pleasant surprises.
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1001 Great Ideas for Teaching & Raising Children with Autism or Asperger's

Author: 
Ellen Notbohm, Veronica Zysk
Publisher: 
Future Horizons
Type: 
Book
Location: 
Lending Library
Notes: 
The title says it all. Lots of helpful hints and ideas for teaching and raising your child on the spetrum can be found in this book.

From Rattles To Writing, A Parent's Guide to Hand Skills

Author: 
Barbara Smith, MS, OTR/L
Type: 
Book
Location: 
Lending Library Danvers
Notes: 
This wise and wonderful book helps parents understand how children develop according to nature's plan and why rushing gets them nowhere fast. Barbara Smith's fun sensory perceptual activities build foundational skills to prepare children for writing and academic success- when the kids are good and ready. (from the back of the book)

Overwhelmed No More! The Complete System for Balanced living for Parents of Children with Special Needs. How to Simplify your Life, Make time for your Priorities, and Do What Matters Most

Author: 
Joan Celebi
Type: 
Book
Notes: 
In this selection, life coach, Joan Celebi, offers her knowledge about stress management, strategies for de cluttering your life, and seeing the picture for what it really is. After reading this, you may feel relieved. You may end up feeling more confident when faced with the unique challenges of a parent of a child with special needs. There is an excellent work book that comes with this book.
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Balanced Living All Year, For Families of Children with Special Needs

Author: 
Joan Celebi
Type: 
Book
Notes: 
Raising a child with special needs brings countless blessings and joys into the lives of parents. Challenges along the way can leave parents feeling stressed, uncertain, and overwhelmed. In this selection you will find countless essays, lists, quotes, and practical tips to inspire you and serve as your source of strength, comfort, and good ideas through every season, for years to come. (Quoted from the back of the book).
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Weather Reports from the Autism Front, A Father's Memoir of His Autistic Son

Author: 
Wilson, James
Type: 
Book
Location: 
Lending Library, Danvers
Notes: 
James Wilson recounts his personal journey as the primary companion of his now twenty-six-year-old autistic son, Sam.

Not Your Normal Family, A single Asperger woman's adoption of two Down's boys

Author: 
Barrington, Fiona
Type: 
Book
Notes: 
This is a the true story of a single woman with Aspergers who adopts two boys with Down's Syndrome.

Alienated Advocacy: Perspectives of Latina Mothers

Author: 
Johanna Shapiro, Lilia Monzo, Robert Rueda, Juan Gomez, Jan Blacher
Publisher: 
American Association on Mental Retardation
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3873
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
None
Notes: 
Research examining the factors that alienate Latina Mothers from the Service System.

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome

Author: 
Boyd, Brenda
Publisher: 
Jessica Kingsley; (2003)
Type: 
Book
ID: 
3829
Price: 
$19.00
Location: 
Lending Library; Danvers
Notes: 
NEW 05/2004 This book helps aprents to respond positively to the challenge of AS and find the treasure in their child's way of being.

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