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Coping To Excelling: Solutions for school-aged children diagnosed with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Coping to Excelling illuminates the world of High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome in school-aged children. Narrated by a mother of a son with Asperger’s, this engaging book allows the reader the unique opportunity to ‘see through the eyes’ of those on the high end of the Autism Spectrum by way of eye-opening interviews and expert advice from those who have achieved their full potential.
Haunted House
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Haunted House is a Social Story designed to help parents explain autism to siblings. It uses the metaphor of living in a haunted house to give the reader insight into what it is like to have autism and why they have difficulties living in our world. As it is a basic explanation of autism, it can be used for all family members and the wider social network surrounding the individual with ASD too.
Those Who Will Not See
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,070. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Life is changed forever for one young boy and his family when he is diagnosed with autism at the age of four. Will he learn to live happily with his condition as he grows into a man?
Choices
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Choices is a Social Story that can be used with children who believe that they don't have a choice in their bad behaviour. It is designed to introduce the concept that we don't have to use limited ways of reacting to common emotions like anger, sadness and worry. It is a great way to introduce calming strategies to children and to support Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) interventions.
Scars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
What does a teenage girl struggling to cope with a unmanageable home life, an old, abandoned childhood friend and a brilliant but autistic boy have in common? A lot more than one might think. Lillian Harris, a high school senior, tries her best to cover up an abusive and neglectful home life with lies,manipulation and keeping a distance from most everyone. But all her skills fail her when
Asperger's Down-Under Episode 1: A Kid's-Eye View
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Special Needs
What is it like to have Asperger's Syndrome? Enter the world of 12 year old Joel Portsmouth and he will tell you in his own words.
Raising Children with Autism: 100 Things Every Parent of an Autistic Child Must Know
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs
Autism is a complex disorder. But there is one thing that is true across the board about autism: the number of questions parents have. This book covers basic questions you may have, & many you may never thought of. If you want to better understand your autistic child's behaviors, help your child more & take some of the pressure off you and the rest of your family then this is the guide for you.
Don't Bully Me Because I'm Different. I'm Aspie and I'm Not Afraid to Show It.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
This Social Story was created for a beautiful child who thought it was ok that he got bullied because he has Asperger's Syndrome. It can be used as a general explanation of Asperger's and Autism but if bullying isn't a current concern it would be best to remove the pages that refer to bullying and just keep the general information about Asperger's. It is part of a larger Autism Awareness series.
Uniques United - Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Uniques United is a fiction series about six mice who all live with various mental disorders. They solve mysteries on a world of medieval fantasy called Jipto, traveling between Jipto and their modernized homeworld, Cubia. In this episode, you will get to meet the six mice for the first time as they investigate a threat to a kingdom, involving a sizable ring of bandits outside the king's castle.
It's Not About Destination
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Whether you are a parent of a child on the spectrum, a teacher with autistic students, or maybe even someone who just wants different information about autism, It’s Not About Destination invites you to take a time out from the difficult part of autism and celebrate the gift of life that’s been presented.