The Autism Discussion Page on the Core Challenges of Autism

The Autism Discussion Page on the Core Challenges of Autism

A Toolbox for Helping Children With Autism Feel Safe, Accepted, and Competent

Book - 2014
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"The Autism Discussion Page blue book focuses on the core challenges associated with autism (cognitive, sensory, social, and emotional) and provides concise, accessible information and simple tools for supporting children with these vulnerabilities. Based on posts on the popular online community page and organised by subject for ease of reference, this book offers an excellent understanding of how children with autism process and experience the world and effective strategies for coping with the challenges." --Publisher description.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014
ISBN: 9781849059947
Branch Call Number: 618.92 Naso
Characteristics: 381 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Acceptance and understanding
Acceptance and understanding
Cognitive issues in autism
Cognitive processing differences
Teaching dynamic thinking
Executive functioning
Sensory issues in autism
Common sensory issues
Sharing different sensory worlds
The world of self stimulation
Social struggles in autism
Why don't I fit in?
Teaching relating skills
Peer play and community inclusion
The emotional world on the spectrum
Identifying, labelling, and controlling emotions
Shutdowns and meltdowns
Putting it all together
Where to go from here
Fragile world on the spectrum
Sensory scale
Sensory motor regulatory patterns
Engagement profile
Deep pressure calming techniques
Core deficit assessment
Comfort zone profile


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