After countless hours of study, Tony Lyons is sharing what he has learned. Both mom and dad will learn which menstrual pads work best and why the ones with wings just are not them. Other topics include:how to get the most useful evaluationwhere to find other parents of girls with autismgetting insurance to cover treatmentsCoping with the unique social issues that girls faceLegal issues and Medicaid pros and consMaintaining a social life for both you and your daughterHandling marital stress and divorceWhere to go on vacationAnd many more!From what to do when you first suspect your daughter might have autism, and pursuing education and treatment, following up with comprehensive evaluation, to coping with the first diagnosis, 101 Tips for the Parents of Girls with Autism is the book that every parent of a girl with autism needs.
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What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents KnewAutism Women's Network #ad - In this first anthology book release from the Autism Women’s Network, the autistic contributors write with honesty and generosity about the emotional needs, sensitivity, and vibrancy of autistic girls. Containing thoughtful and practical encouragement and support for parents, and compiled from the acquired wisdom and experience of autistic individuals, trust and confidence in themselves, parents will find this collection of essays an invaluable resource for supporting their autistic daughters in developing strength, and in the world.
. What every autistic girl wishes her parents Knew” is the book that many of us wish our parents would have had access to when we were growing up.
Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum: Overcoming the Challenges and Celebrating the GiftsJessica Kingsley Publishers #ad - Each chapter offers encouragement and guidance on issues such as school, meltdowns, family relationships, special gifts, friendships, therapies and interventions. Having daughters on the spectrum presents unique and rewarding challenges and this book is packed with friendly advice and real life examples from a mother who has experienced it all first hand.
This positive, grandparents and family members, upbeat book is guaranteed to offer support to parents, as well as providing educators and anyone else working in a supporting role with an insight into what life is like for girls on the spectrum and their parents. This book is a celebration of all the wonderful and unexpected gifts that having a daughter on the autism spectrum can bring to a family.
I am Aspiengirl: The Unique Characteristics, Traits and Gifts of Females on the Autism SpectrumAspiengirl® #ad - Are pleased to announce their recent 2017 Autism Australia National Recognition Nomination in the advancement category for their work in the field of female Autism. She may be ten years old now, yet none of your research completely fits her or maybe you have just now come across some information on females that completely makes sense to you.
She may be very artistic, draws, paints, at times, or writes, whether she sings, too mature for her age. Unfortunately, "weaknesses" and/or "challenges", diagnostic criteria focuses on "deficits", and often ignores talents. These individuals who are adults have grown up with low self-esteem, a sense of loneliness, depression, alienation, being bullied and/or misdiagnosed.
If you are looking for a book on the often perplexing and unique female Autism Spectrum traits, then this is the book for you. Tania has worked with many individuals, across the lifespan. She has a unique constellation of super-abilities, strengths, in addition to challenges. It has been shown that higher percentage of individuals on the Spectrum have perfect or near-perfect pitch.
I am Aspiengirl: The Unique Characteristics, Traits and Gifts of Females on the Autism Spectrum #ad - . She may feel or say that she is from another Planet, Planet Aspien®. Yet, she struggles socially and emotionally, acting and appearing younger than her peers. Many of them have expressed feeling as though they are from another planet, that they don't fit in, the "wrong planet", a feeling that the "mother ship" dropped them off at the wrong destination and/or that there is something "wrong" with them.
Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-Teen and Teenage YearsJessica Kingsley Publishers #ad - The authors write with authority and conviction, and tackle even the most difficult and delicate of topics. This book addresses core issues such as cognition, communication, behavior, sensory sensitivities, and social difficulties; it gives candid and realistic advice on a wide range of important teenage topics.
Taking a good look at these adolescent issues, within the context of specific areas of difficulty for girls with ASDs, and many more, the authors provide families with the knowledge and advice they need to help their daughters - and the whole family - through the teenage years. Providing professional perspectives alongside personal experiences from mothers, this is a unique and indispensible guide for families and their daughters with ASDs, daughters and educators, as well as the teachers and professionals who work with them.
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Sarah attwood, sex and relationships for people with asperger's syndromeGrowing up isn't easy, author of Making Sense of Sex: A Forthright Guide to Puberty, and the trials and tribulations of being a teenager can be particularly confusing for girls with Autism Spectrum Disorders ASDs. This book covers all the concerns commonly faced by girls with ASDs and their parents, from periods and puberty to worries over friendships and 'fitting in'.
The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders And Their ParentsFree Spirit Publishing #ad - Sections for parents offer more detailed information. Body and brain basics highlight symptom management, diet, relaxation, exercise, sleep, hygiene, and toileting. Some get "stuck" on things, have limited interests, or experience repeated motor movements like flapping or pacing "stims". Meant to be read with a parent, the book addresses questions "What’s an ASD?" "Why me?" and provides strategies for communicating, making and keeping friends, and succeeding in school.
Some children with ASDs are gifted; others struggle academically. The survival guide for kids with autism Spectrum Disorders covers all of these areas, with an emphasis on helping children gain new self-understanding and self-acceptance. The book includes stories from real kids, resources, fact boxes, helpful checklists, and a glossary.
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All My StripesMagination Press #ad - Contains a note to parents by drew coman, phd, phd, and Ellen Braaten, as well as a Foreword by Alison Singer, President of the Autism Science Foundation. With careful guidance from his mother, Zane learns that autism is only one of many qualities that make him special. This is the story of zane, a zebra with autism, who worries that his differences make him stand out from his peers.
The Asperkid's Secret Book of Social Rules: The Handbook of Not-So-Obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger SyndromeJessica Kingsley Publishers #ad - Jennifer o'toole knows; she was one! this book is a top secret guide to all of the hidden social rules in life that often seem strange and confusing to young people with Asperger syndrome. The asperkid's secret book of social rules offers witty and wise insights into baffling social codes such as making and keeping friends, blending in versus standing out from the crowd, and common conversation pitfalls.
Chock full of illustrations, logical explanations, and comic strip practice sessions, this is the handbook that every adult Aspie wishes they'd had growing up. Ideal for all 10-17 year olds with asperger syndrome, understand, this book provides inside information on over thirty social rules in bite-sized chunks that older children will enjoy, and most importantly use daily to navigate the mysterious world around them.
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All I Can Handle: I'm No Mother Teresa: A Life Raising Three Daughters with AutismSkyhorse #ad - Always outspoken, and sometimes heartbreaking, often touching, Kim Stagliano is a powerful new voice in comedic writingher Kimoir” as she calls it is the next must-read within the autism community and the literary world at large. What to expect when You’re Expecting? Check. Dr. Penelope ann Leach Remember her? Check.
I had a seven hundred dollar Bellini crib for God’s sake!Everything was perfect ”. And so begins kim stagliano’s electrifying and hilarious memoir of her family’s journey raising three daughters with autism. Spock? Check.
Asperger's and Girls: World-Renowned Experts Join Those with Asperger's Syndrome to Resolve Issues That Girls and Women Face Every Day!Future Horizons #ad - You’ll also hear from experts who discuss whether aspie girls are slipping under the radar, navigating puberty, the transition to work or university, undiagnosed; why many AS women feel like a minority within a minority outnumbered by men 4:1; practical solutions school systems can implement for girls; social tips for teenage girls, and the importance of careers.
Helpful chapters include:the pattern of abilities and development of girls with asperger’s syndromeasperger’s syndrome in women: a different set of challenges?Educating the Female Student with Asperger’sGirl to Girl: Advice on Friendship, Bullying, and MarriageMaternal Instincts in Asperger’ SyndromeFor Me, and Fitting InPreparing for Puberty and BeyondThe Launch: Negotiating the Transition from High School to the Great BeyondAspie Do’s and Don’ts: Dating, Relationships, a Good Career Gave Life Meaning .
Asperger's and Girls: World-Renowned Experts Join Those with Asperger's Syndrome to Resolve Issues That Girls and Women Face Every Day! #ad - In it you’ll read candid stories written by the indomitable women who have lived them. Winner of the gold award in the 2006 foreword Book of the Year competition, this groundbreaking book describes the unique challenges of women and girls with Asperger’s Syndrome.
A Parent's Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child ThriveThe Guilford Press #ad - Leading experts show how you can work with your child's unique impairments--and harness his or her capabilities. Updated with the latest research and resources, the second edition clearly explains the implications of the DSM-5 diagnostic changes. Vivid stories and real-world examples illustrate ways to help kids with ASD relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and succeed in school.
Over 100, including asperger syndrome, 000 parents have found the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder ASD, in this indispensable guide. You'll learn how aSD is diagnosed and what treatments and educational supports really work.