Author(s): Catherine Faherty
This is a book that will never become irrelevant or ""outdated."" Every child who uses it also becomes its co-author. Each chapter is divided in two parts: the first part - the Workbook - is for the child to complete, by writing or highlighting What is True for Me in lists of simple statements. The second part - For Parents and Teachers - contains helpful tips/information for the adult who guides him through the exercises. The book will provide insight into your child's mind, and make him/her more self-aware, learning what autism means in relation to crucial areas of his/her life: friendships, fears, abilities, and much more. This new edition to a favourite resource includes expanded chapters, plus a new chapter on happiness. Other helpful chapters include: Ways of Thinking Workbook The Sensory Experience Workbook Artistic Talent Workbook People Workbook Understanding Workbook Thoughts Workbook Communication Workbook School Workbook
Catherine Faherty works with children and adults with autism through the well-renowned TEACCH program in North Carolina. She is also a parent consultant and child therapist; consults to school programs; trains teachers and other professionals locally, nationally, and internationally; and runs social groups for children and adults with autism. She has written manuals used in TEACCH trainings, developed training models. Catherine Faherty resides in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.