(9-12 yrs) recounts the tale of how Ben copes with a Substitute Teacher and introduces the concept of Social Stories(t). This book also includes a range of puzzle pages. Ben overhears some news that sets his heart thump, thump, thumping! Then Mr. Pellum starts 'crossing bridges' and Ben is totally bamboozled. The Ben and His Helmet series are an awesome resource for your child on the Autism Spectrum! They're also a must have resource for classroom teachers supporting a child with Asperger's Syndrome. These books are social stories, set in a mainstream classroom, reinforcing desired classroom practice and social behaviours, while encouraging the AS child to self-manage their behaviour. The series offers problem-solving strategies easily implemented by the child on the Autism Spectrum.