Parenting and Asperger's: A Practical Handbook To Help You and Your Child Navigate Daily Life
Everyday parenting techniques to support kids ages 6 to 16 with Asperger’s
Raising a child with Asperger’s can be both exciting and challenging. This book equips you with the confidence and tools to help them better communicate, understand social cues, and adapt to changes. You’ll learn how Asperger’s fits into the Autism spectrum, even though it’s no longer a formal diagnosis, and find evidence-based strategies you can use at home, school, and beyond to make it easier for kids to succeed.
- Important first steps―Learn about the process of getting a diagnosis, and explore different methods of therapy, like Applied Behavior Analysis and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
- Helpful and realistic strategies―Find techniques to help kindergarteners and high schoolers alike navigate tasks such as leaving on time, practicing good hygiene, attending special events, and more.
- Resources for parents―Determine the best ways to advocate for your child at school, connect with other parents in the same situation, and balance your own needs as well as the needs of the rest of your family.
Discover actionable, expert advice for helping your child thrive.