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  • A First Look at Autism: I See Things Differently

    A First Look at Autism: I See Things Differently

    by Pat Thomas

    Explores important issues in a clear and matter-of-fact way to appeal to young children. A beautifully illustrated picture book that helps children to understand autism. This reassuring picture book explains what autism is in simple terms, helping children with siblings or classmates with autism understand what everyday life feels like from a child with autism's perspective The book is written largely from the child's perspective. It is meant to be read with your child, or a group of children. in a way that allows the child to open up about...

  • All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

    All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

    by Kathy Hoopmann

    All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS. Delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first sign of being stroked, and particular eating habits. Touching, humorous and insightful, this book evokes the difficulties and joys of raising a child who is different and leaves the reader with a sense of the dignity, individuality,...

  • All Dogs have ADHD

    All Dogs have ADHD

    by Kathy Hoopmann

    All Dogs Have ADHD takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), using images and ideas from the canine world to explore a variety of traits that will be instantly recognisable to those who are familiar with ADHD. Following the style of the award-winning All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome, charming colour photographs of dogs bring to life familiar ADHD characteristics such as being restless and excitable, getting easily distracted, and acting on impulse. This delightful book combines humour with understanding to reflect the difficulties and joys of...

  • All My Stripes: A Story for Children With Autism

    All My Stripes: A Story for Children With Autism

    by Shaina Rudolph

    *"Nobody gets me, Mama!"* In All My Stripes, Zane the zebra feels different from the rest of his classmates. He worries that all they notice about him is his "autism stripe." With the help of his Mama, Zane comes to appreciate all his stripes — the unique strengths that make him who he is! Includes a Reading Guide with additional background information about autism spectrum disorders and a Note to Parents and Caregivers with tips for finding support. Foreword by Alison Singer, President, Autism Science Foundation.  40 Pages / Colour *Author Bio:* *Shaina...

  • Baxter Turns Down His Buzz: A Story for Little Kids About ADHD

    Baxter Turns Down His Buzz: A Story for Little Kids About ADHD

    by James Foley

    Baxter was the fastest bunny in the forest. His mind buzzed with thoughts and his body wanted to zoom! But sometimes he lost control of his buzz and his zoom, like when he rammed into the raccoons during the annual forest race. With help from his uncle Barnaby, Baxter learns how to slow down his thoughts, be more aware of what is happening around him, and relax his body. At the next forest race, Baxter finds that his buzz is just right! Includes a Note to Parents and...

  • Ben's School Daze Book

    Ben's School Daze Book

    by Magnetic Moves

    This is the story of Ben, a lively and active boy, who finds the sensory experiences within his day to be overwhelming.  Loud noises vibrate through his body and “shoes and socks bother him… they never feel just right”. This can make it hard for Ben to be a good student.  But don’t worry, his teacher and mum know what to do to help him through his day. At the end of the story there is information on what Sensory Processing Disorder is and strategies that can be implemented...

  • Can I Tell You About ADHD?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About ADHD?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Susan Yarney

    Meet Ben - a young boy with ADHD. Ben invites readers to learn about ADHD from his perspective. He helps children understand what it means to have ADHD and describes what it is and how it feels. Ben explains how he was diagnosed and what he has learnt about ways to relieve his ADHD symptoms, and how friends and adults can help at home and school. This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7 upwards, as well...

  • Can I Tell You About Anxiety?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Anxiety?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Lucy Willetts

    Meet Megan - a young girl who has an anxiety disorder. Megan invites readers to learn about anxiety from her perspective, helping them to understand why she sometimes feels anxious and how this affects her thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Megan talks about techniques she has learnt to help manage her anxiety, and how people around her can help. With illustrations throughout, this will be an ideal way to explore anxiety difficulties. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support someone who experiences anxiety and will be an...

  • Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Friends and Family

    Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Friends and Family

    by Jude Welton

    Meet Adam – a young boy with AS. Adam invites young readers to learn about AS from his perspective. He helps children understand the difficulties faced by a child with AS – he tells them what AS is, what it feels like to have AS and how they can help children with AS by understanding their differences and appreciating their many talents. This illustrated book is ideally suited for boys and girls between 7 and 15 years old and also serves as an excellent starting point for family...

  • Can I Tell You About Autism? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Autism? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Jude Welton

    Meet Tom - a young boy with autism. Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and explaining the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overload and changes in his routine. Tom tells readers about all the ways he can be helped and supported by those around him. This beautifully-illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to increase understanding about autism, in the classroom or...

  • Can I Tell You About Cerebral Palsy? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Cerebral Palsy? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Marion Stanton

    Meet Sophie - a girl with cerebral palsy (CP). Sophie invites readers to learn about CP from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is like to use a wheelchair to move around and assistive technology to communicate. She also introduces readers to some of her friends who have different forms of CP and explains that living with CP can sometimes be difficult, but there are many ways she is supported so that she can lead a full and happy life. This illustrated book is ideal for...

  • Can I Tell You About Down Syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Down Syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Elizabeth Elliott

    Meet David - a boy with Down syndrome. David invites readers to learn about Down syndrome from his perspective, helping them to understand what Down syndrome is and how it affects his daily life. He explains that he sometimes needs extra help at home and school and suggest ways that those around him can help him to feel supported. *Contents:*   Introduction. 1. Introducing David who has Down syndrome. 2. What is it like to have Down syndrome?. 3. What I like to do. 4. Playing with other children....

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