DEMYSTIFIES THE DAY-TO-DAY CHALLENGES OF A SON OR DAUGHTER WITH AUTISM BY CREATING ORDER AND LEARNING IN THEIR DAILY ACTIVITIES. IN SO DOING, IT CREATES HOPE. --AMI KLIN, PH.D., YALE CHILD STUDY CENTER As the parent of a child with autism, you kw how difficult it can be to simply get through the day. From getting dressed in the morning to brushing teeth before bed, raising a special needs child can turn ordinary events into extraordinary challenges. This book focuses on those kinds of everyday events. YOUR WORKBOOKDiscover the methods for breaking through to your child and reaching into his or her world while supporting his or her learning style. Designed specifically for parents, this section introduces you to the exercises and activities you will be doing with your child. Everything is carefully explained, using lay termilogy and simple illustration, including: Visual strategiesUser-friendly schedulesExcursion plans YOUR CHILD S WORKBOOKHands-on activities in this section of the work-book will teach your child basic skills, using humor and timetested educational techniques. On handy tear-out pages, these engaging games and exercises help your child learn how to: Recognize emotionsGet dressedRead the clockUnderstand safety sights.Visit doctors, dentists, friends and family comfortablyAnd much more. . .