by Eileen Riley-Hall
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.
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. Each chapter offers encouragement and guidance on issues such as school, friendships, meltdowns, special gifts, family relationships, 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, upbeat book is guaranteed to offer support to parents, grandparents and family members, 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.
2012, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Foreword. Preface. Introduction. 1. What is Autism? 2. Diagnosis. 3. Girls on the Spectrum. 4. Education. 5. Friends. 6. Siblings. 7. Causes, Treatments, and Acceptance. 8. World Wide Web. 9. Milestones. 10. Autism Truths and Myths 11. Dark Moments. 12. Special Gifts. 13. Mistakes, Outtakes, and C is for Crazy. 14. Relationships. 15. Taking Care of You. 16. The Future.