Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub; 1 edition (April 30, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.5 x 9.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #2,594,050 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #39 in Books > Health, Fitness & Dieting > Children's Health > Special Needs Children #1348 in Books > Children's Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Difficult Discussions > Illness #1568 in Books > Health, Fitness & Dieting > Children's Health > Autism & Asperger's Syndrome
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool - 3
It's a nice book. I've made similar items for specific children with their own picture, though not bound like this book. I like the pages with just a sentence or two. I've used index cards with even more simple phrasing to cover the ones with paragraphs where there is too much info for particular students.
Having worked with children on the autism spectrum I found this book to be unique in it's style. It addresses the issues of sensory integration within various areas of self help. What the average child finds easy, the ASD child finds difficult in the way of touch, sound, taste, etc. This book helps the child to see these experiences as normal activities
My only complaint is that it did not include a toileting social story. I really think it should have been included. The others are good and for the ASD child who responds well to photographs-this book is great. My recommendation is that it really is good for preschool age children- 3-5 years. Good Luck!
This book is great for children on the autism spectrum and beyond. My daughter has ADHD and has enjoyed this book just as much as my son who has developmental delays. Great to help teach children to be independent and why.
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