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Coach Yourself Through the Autism Spectrum

Coach Yourself Through the Autism Spectrum

Ruth Knott Schroeder
Foreword by Linda Miller

Paperback: £15.99 / $21.95

2009, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-801-8, BIC 2: VFX YXF VFJD

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Parenting a child with autism can be isolating, draining, and stressful. Parenting a neurotypical child alongside them is even more complicated and confusing.

Coach Yourself through the Autism Spectrum offers an opportunity to access your inner creativity, resourcefulness, strengths, and abilities in order to create positive change in your family. Short sections on common problems such as visits to the doctor, community outings, bullying and child care make this book easy to read from start to finish, or dip into as needed. There are tips for taking care of your own physical and emotional health, and each section features relevant examples from other families in the same situation, and practical and thought-provoking coaching exercises to help you decide on an action plan that's right for you.

This book offers hope and support for anyone parenting or caring for a child on the autism spectrum.

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Linda Miller on the ’5P Approach’ to behaviour management for young people with Autism

15 September 2009

"The 5p Approach evolved over several years as a result of my work as a psychologist within schools. I grew increasingly concerned that I was often called in to deal with behaviour difficulties after the event, when a better understanding of autism and the reasons for the behaviour occurring could have prevented many problems arising in the first place..."