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The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum Yenn Purkis

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum By Yenn Purkis

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum by Yenn Purkis


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Building resilience and independence in children with autism can be hugely beneficial in helping them live an independent and rewarding life. This book is a practical resource based around major life events; each milestone includes exercises that you can work through to more effectively build resilience and independence in your child.

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum Summary

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum by Yenn Purkis

Children and young people with autism have the capacity to be independent and resilient which can help them live independently or be supported to live a fulfilling life and reach their full potential.

This book empowers parents of autistic children aged two to ten to help them promote resilience in their child. Full of suggestions and simple activities, this easy-to-use resource will help guide parents on how to build the foundations of resilience and independence for situations such as school, new environments and relationships with other children. It includes information about the main developmental stages for children on the autism spectrum, and will take parents through life events and milestones at different ages and identify where difficulties and barriers to resilience may arise and how to address them.

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum Reviews

This book offers many different practical strategies and activities to promote resilience in children with autism. Every parent should read this book. -- Peter Vermeulen, PhD. Autisme Centraal, Belgium
Purkis and Goodall have written this book right from their hearts and reading it is like a breath of fresh air. The book explains in detail how by nurturing those all important roots of resilience we can create essential supports to empower children on the Autism Spectrum. I love this book and would not hesitate to recommend it. -- Adele Devine, Special Needs teacher, author and co founder of the multi award winning SEN Assist autism software

About Yenn Purkis

Yenn Purkis is an autistic and non-binary advocate, author and presenter. Yenn has a Masters degree in Fine Art from RMIT University. Yenn has given a presentation for TEDx Canberra and has been a frequent keynote presenter at autism and disability events for several years. Yenn has a number of awards, including the 2016 ACT Volunteer of the Year award and a number of other awards for community leadership including being nominated for the Australian of the Year award in 2017. Yenn has worked full-time for the Australian Public Service since 2007. They have facilitated a support group for autistic women and gender diverse folks in Canberra since 2011. Yenn has featured in media interviews for many years and was one of four autistic adults featured in the ABC TV documentary Alone in a Crowded Room. Yenn lives in Canberra, Australia. Emma Goodall, PhD, is a Senior Autism Advisor in South Australia and an executive committee member of the Australian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) as well as an executive committee member for the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand (ASAN Aus/NZ). Emma has volunteered for an HIV support service, was married and divorced by the age of 22 and has a range of friends across all genders and with a variety of sexualities. As an educator, she understands the damage that bad information can cause in relation to being able to live happily and enjoy one's sexuality. Emma lives in Adelaide, South Australia, with her partner.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Chapter 1. Resilience and Autistic Children: An Overview. Chapter 2. Common Characteristics of Autistic Children between Ages 2-7. Chapter 3. What are some Common Challenges for Young Children on the Autism Spectrum? Chapter 4. Life Events for Young Autistic Children: Strategies and Activities around Building Resilience. Chapter 5. Common Issues for Autistic Children and their Families between Ages 6-10. Chapter 6. Failing Successfully.

Additional information

GOR009851942
9781785922749
1785922742
The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum by Yenn Purkis
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
2017-11-21
216
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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