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More Than Words Book Buy on Amazon

More Than Words: Helping Parents Promote Communication and Social Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Fern Sussman

As a parent, you know how challenging it can be for your child with Autism Spectrum Disorder to interact meaningfully with others and connect with the world around him.

The More Than Words Program was designed specifically for parents of children ages 5 and under on the autism spectrum. Addressing the unique needs of these children, the program provides parents with the tools, strategies and support they need to help their children reach their full communication potential.

More Than Words does this by empowering you to help your child reach the following three goals:

Improved social communication and back-and-forth interactions, improved play skills and improved imitation skills

£53.99 on Amazon UK (Description from Amazon UK website - Referenced)

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew Buy on Amazon

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew - Ellen Notbohm

Every parent, teacher, social worker, therapist, and physician should have this succinct and informative book in their back pocket. Framed with both humour and compassion, the book describes ten characteristics that help illuminateŚnot defineŚchildren with autism.

Ellenĺs personal experiences as a parent of children with autism and ADHD, a celebrated autism author, and a contributor to numerous publications, classrooms, conferences, and websites around the world coalesce to create a guide for all who come in contact with a child on the autism spectrum. This updated edition delves into expanded thought and deeper discussion of communication issues, social processing skills, and the critical roles adult perspectives play in guiding the child with autism to a meaningful, self-sufficient, productive life.

£14.95 on Amazon UK (Description from Amazon UK website - Referenced)