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Autism and tomorrow : the complete guide to helping your child thrive in the real world / Karen L. Simmons, Bill Davis.

Simmons, Karen L., (author.). Davis, Bill, 1953- (author.).
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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 616.85882 SIMMONS (Text) 33946003380719 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781510722521
  • ISBN: 1510722521
  • Physical Description: xxi, 217 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
In the beginning -- All in the autism family -- Teaching acceptance and understanding -- Special education, transitions, and the individualized education program (IEP) -- Educating students with Asperger's syndrome -- Communications -- Autism through New Eyes : how to improve your child's reading, writing, coordination, and sports abilities -- Tools for the outside world, building self-esteem in children with autism and Asperger's Syndrome -- Your child's safety -- Out in the community -- Bullying -- Puberty and sexuality -- Issues for boys with autism -- Issues for girls with autism -- Financial planning -- Explaining death and grief to your autistic child -- Medical, dental and other health issues -- Fitness for special students -- Health and nutrition -- Attending a university or community college -- Careers -- Aging -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"Looking Ahead to the Future of Autism Study and Care. Autism and Tomorrow is a comprehensive resource that addresses many parents’ questions pertaining to their child with autism, such as financial planning, long-term care, employment options, and employer relationships, community resources, education, bullying, puberty, doctor visits, sex, nutrition, fitness, family relationships, and more. Karen L. Simmons, the founder and CEO of Autism Today, and Bill Davis, author of Breaking Autism’s Barriers, offer sound, expert advice derived from their own experiences. Both Simmons and Davis are parents of children with autism; consequently, Autism and Tomorrow is as much an autobiography as it is a reference book. Both authors draw inspiration directly from their own lives and apply their expertise to the general study of the subject. By doing so, Simmons and Davis hope to help other parents, caretakers, relatives, and friends improve both their knowledge of autism, and as a result, the lives of those affected by it"--Back cover.
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Also available in electronic format.
Subject: Autism > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Autistic people > Life skills guides.
Autism in children.
Autism in adolescence.
Genre: Life skills guides.
Handbooks and manuals.

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