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Navigating autism : 9 mindsets for helping kids on the spectrum / Temple Grandin, Debra Moore.

By: Grandin, Temple
Contributor(s): Moore, Debra
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY Norton 2021Edition: First editionDescription: 384 pages ; 23 cmISBN: 9780393714845Subject(s): Understanding autism | Resources for parents | Resources for educators | Resources for practitioners and service providers | Understanding autism interventions | Co-occurring conditions and other disabilities | Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and executive dysfunction | Transition to adulthood | Mental health | Books by autistic authors
Contents:
Every Child Is More Than Autism -- Whole Child Evaluations Are Vital -- Take These Steps Before Beginning Any Intervention -- Know These Medical Conditions Associated With Autism -- Know These Psychiatric Conditions Associated With Autism -- Prepare Kids for the Real World -- Focus on Strengths, Not Deficits -- Keep Children in the Growth Zone -- Envision and Prepare for a Successful Adulthood.
Summary: "Empowering strategies for anyone who works with children and teens on the spectrum. International best-selling writer and autist Temple Grandin joins psychologist Debra Moore in presenting nine strengths-based mindsets necessary to successfully work with young people on the autism spectrum. Examples and stories bring the approaches to life, and detailed suggestions and checklists help readers put them to practical use. Temple Grandin shares personal experiences and anecdotes from the thousands of parents and professionals who have sought her advice, while Debra Moore draws on more than three decades of work as a psychologist with kids on the spectrum and those who love and care for them. So many people support the lives of these kids, and this book is for all of them: teachers; special education staff; mental health clinicians; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; parents; and anyone interacting with autistic children or teens. Readers will come away with new, empowering mindsets they can apply to develop the full potential of every child"--
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"A Norton Professional Book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Every Child Is More Than Autism -- Whole Child Evaluations Are Vital -- Take These Steps Before Beginning Any Intervention -- Know These Medical Conditions Associated With Autism -- Know These Psychiatric Conditions Associated With Autism -- Prepare Kids for the Real World -- Focus on Strengths, Not Deficits -- Keep Children in the Growth Zone -- Envision and Prepare for a Successful Adulthood.

"Empowering strategies for anyone who works with children and teens on the spectrum. International best-selling writer and autist Temple Grandin joins psychologist Debra Moore in presenting nine strengths-based mindsets necessary to successfully work with young people on the autism spectrum. Examples and stories bring the approaches to life, and detailed suggestions and checklists help readers put them to practical use. Temple Grandin shares personal experiences and anecdotes from the thousands of parents and professionals who have sought her advice, while Debra Moore draws on more than three decades of work as a psychologist with kids on the spectrum and those who love and care for them. So many people support the lives of these kids, and this book is for all of them: teachers; special education staff; mental health clinicians; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; parents; and anyone interacting with autistic children or teens. Readers will come away with new, empowering mindsets they can apply to develop the full potential of every child"--