"Both parents and professionals need to read this book, and then other children with Asperger's syndrome will indeed live a better life"
-Tony Attwood, Clinical Psychologist
Co-founder, Minds & Hearts Clinic
Effectively accommodating the social and academic needs of children on the autistic spectrum is an important task in every school. This extraordinary book, written by the mother of a child with Asperger's syndrome, focuses on living your best life despite your difference. The author describes the problems and pain she faced as her son changed and encountered difficulties at every stage, and demonstrates her own resilience and determination.
Each chapter provides a summary with anecdotal stories describing how a young boy navigates his way through the social challenges that he faces every day. It discusses:
- Diagnosis and recognizing the difference
- Providing support and understanding
- Concrete thinking
A practical guide to benefit parents, teachers, and international autism organizations, this book also is a celebration of a mother and son and their relationship.