How to Help Your Autistic Spectrum Child

Practical ways to make family life run more smoothly

By Jackie Brealy and Beverly Davies
ISBN: 9781908281982
Pages: 224
RRP: £12.99

Many books will tell you the latest theories about what causes Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ranging from severe autism to Aspergers syndrome, but what you really want to know is how to get a good night’s sleep, or find time for your other children. This supportive guide helps parents understand their ASD child and offers practical advice.

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Over half a million people in Britain are somewhere on the autistic spectrum. It can be devastating to discover that your child has an ASD (autistic spectrum disorder) and even tougher helping them to cope with life.

Many books will tell you the latest theories about what causes ASD, but what you really want to know is how to get a decent night’s sleep, or stop your child flapping their arms, or find some time for your other children.

This second, fully updated edition of this lifeline for parents helps them understand their ASD child and offers practical advice on all the problems that can make day-to-day life so tough.

About the authors

Jackie Brealy and Beverly Davies

Jackie Brealy is a mother of four whose son, now in his twenties, has Asperger’s syndrome. She is trained in special needs teaching and now teaches many children with conditions on the autistic spectrum. Co-author and journalist Beverly Davies researched the book by talking to many parents with children on the autistic spectrum.

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