Parenting Your Asperger Child

Parenting Your Asperger Child

Individualized Solutions for Teaching Your Child Practical Skills


Format
Ebook
Price
$12.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781440649424
  • 288 Pages
  • TarcherPerigee
  • Adult

Overview

Asperger’s Syndrome is a form of autism—but with the right guidance, these children can go on to live happy, fulfilling lives.

In Parenting Your Asperger Child, Dr. Alan Sohn’s and Cathy Grayson’s groundbreaking Cognitive Social Integration Therapy (CSIT) offers practical solutions that help parents prepare their children for a fulfilling life of social interaction outside the confines of their syndrome, addressing such topics as:

- The six characteristics of Asperger’s Syndrome
- How to identify a child’s type of Asperger’s—and the best approaches for dealing with it
- Understanding how an Asperger’s child sees and interprets the world
- Replacing inappropriate coping techniques with productive skills
- How to survive and learn from a crisis
- How school programs can aid in teaching Asperger children – Making changes that last

Table of Contents

Parenting Your Asperger ChildIntroduction: Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome

1. Cognitive Social Integration Therapy: Our Approach to Working with the Asperger Child or Teen
2. The Reasons Behind the Behavior
3. Identifying Asperger Subtypes
4. Structure and Predictability: The Foundation for Change
5. Teaching New Skills
6. Generalization and Sabotage: How to Make Changes That Last
7. Developing Social Skills: Making and Keeping Friends
8. Crisis Intervention: What to Do During a Crisis
9. Reaching the Final Goal
10. Teaching the Asperger Student: How to Create an Effective School Program


A: Characteristics Checklist for Asperger’s Syndrome
B: Sohn Grayson Rating Scale for Asperger’s Syndrome and High-Functioning Pervasive Developmental Disorder
C: “How to Play a Game” (Example of a Visual)
D: Problem Wheel (Example of a Visual)
E: Parent Questionnaire
F: End-of-Year Evaluation
G: Outline for Evaluation Information for the Asperger Child
H: Recommended Social Skills Materials

Index
About the Authors

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Craig Johnson
Keith McCafferty
Michael McGarrity
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