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 Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger's (ASD)

Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger's (ASD)

Create a Personalized Guide to Success for Home, School, and the Community

Cornelia Pelzer Elwood and D. Scott McLeod

Quick Overview

With clear instructions and adaptable checklists and worksheets, this book will enable parents of children with ASD to create a personalized toolkit of information and strategies to support their child at school, at home, and in the community.
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Paperback / softback
2015, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 384pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-723-3
£18.99
Ebook
2015, ePUB, 384pp
ISBN: 978-1-78450-207-2
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£18.99

Description

Equipping you with the knowledge and tools to become an effective case manager for your child, this book provides straightforward, practical instructions to create a comprehensive guide to your child's unique ASD profile. The individualized guide will:

- Provide information about your child's unique profile for anyone who needs it
- Serve as a toolbox and teaching template for your child's teachers and support team, with effective strategies to use with him or her
- Be an instruction booklet for your child, helping him or her to thrive at home, school and in the community
- Act as a case management road map to help you support your child and collaborate with teachers and service providers.

The book includes checklists and worksheets, which can also be accessed online, so that you can easily create a personalized guide for your child with autism aged 5-14.

Reviews

'Parents of a child with ASD have to navigate a new landscape of school support, therapy and family dynamics. They need information, explanations and practical strategies to traverse the new terrain and reach their destination of achievements and acceptance. This guide will become the 'go to' book for parents on their journey.'
- Tony Attwood, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Minds & Hearts Clinic, Australia, and author of 'The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome'

'Take a journey with a wise professional and an exquisite case manager-mother. They lay out tools for you to use and customize for the child you parent and/or work with. Cornelia opens her heart honestly to share her journey and the two of them chart a course for you, overflowing with designs for a written guide and ways to organize the challenges of being an important adult to each unique child with ASD.'
- Elsa Abele CCC SLP, Consultant in Pragmatic Language for Social Communication

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