It takes a “village” to raise a child with autism. As a grandparent, your ability to embrace your grandchild and support his/her parents is perhaps the essential gift you can offer your family. Filled with practical information, this book will undoubtedly give you the tools you need to provide stability, support and strength to your grandchild with autism. You will be empowered.
The following document was produced as part of my Post Graduate Diploma in Autistic Spectrum Disorder 2001. As far as I know, all the information discussed in this document is accurate and was correct at the time of writing. If there have been any further developments, I would appreciate it if you (the reader) would let me know in order for me to amend the document as appropriate.
This book gives a brief but concise introduction to many of the difficulties faced by children with ASD, including some of the less well known factors such as sensory problems and anxiety; exploring the effects these can have on the child's life.
Review by Karen Wright: I would really recommend this - It has introduced me to aspects I had not previously come across.
Autism in the Family -- A Journey: Is the Journey of Peter & Diane take in being diagnosed Autistic. Peter is the son, Diane the mother. It is a journey that lots of family make but the difference is that in the end, they become self-advocates their community. Autism in the Family is now a small business that offers presentations and three of these presentations are offered in this book.