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Safety and Consent for Kids and Teens with Autism or Special Needs

Safety and Consent for Kids and Teens with Autism or Special Needs

A Parents' Guide

Debra S. Jacobs

Quick Overview

This book provides invaluable information for adults who provide care for children with special needs. The book includes teaching interventions to help children to have an increased sense of self-esteem and the skills to protect themselves. Tools are also provided to empower parents to protect their children and ensure a safe learning environment.
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Paperback / softback
2018, 8.46in x 5.43in / 215mm x 138mm, 192pp
ISBN: 9781785928284
$19.95
Ebook
2018, ePUB, 208pp
ISBN: 978-1-78450-970-5
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$19.95

Description

The developmental challenges of children with special needs means they are often more at risk of physical or emotional exploitation. This book provides invaluable tools to help parents, carers and teachers protect vulnerable children. Difficult topics are sensitively and straightforwardly addressed through step-by-step guidelines for parents and learning activities for children.

Guidance to carers includes information on how to identify warning signs of abuse, and recognise tell-tale behaviour changes in their child. Intervention activities help children learn which adults to trust and how to stay safe, while reducing the fear, shame or stigma surrounding abuse. Aimed at ages 5-12, these learning devices have been specifically designed to meet a range of comprehension and developmental abilities, with instructions for parents to adapt them to meet the specific needs of their child.

This important guidebook empowers adults to fulfil their responsibility to protect and support children, and to provide a safe environment in which every child can reach their highest potential free from coercion or abuse.

Reviews

'The insightful and detailed chapters give a glimpse of what is needed to avoid the potential traumas to a vulnerable population. An excellent resource for parents who are struggling with the daily challenges of raising a child with special needs. Indispensable for educators so they can help students acquires the skills needed to advocate for themselves. Strategies that are simple, effective and ultimately optimistic about avoiding the traumas of our society.'
- Christopher Loya, Elementary School Principal

Authors

By (author): Debra Jacobs