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You Are Special Too: A Book for Brothers and Sisters of Children Diagnos

ed with Asperger Syndrome
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Intended as a support tool in the initial period after diagnosis, You Are Special Too is varied and engaging, and addresses questions or concerns that the child might have, such as 'What's wrong with my brother?', 'Why has my sister got Asperger', and 'What about me?'.Also included are poems, stories, illustration and activities to help them come to terms with and move forward from a sibling's diagnosis of AS.You Are Special Too will be essential reading for children in the initial period after a sibling's diagnosis of AS.
What's a Sibling? What's Wrong with My Sibling? Asperger Syndrome? Introducing Asperger Syndrome. Let's Take a Closer Look at Asperger Syndrome. Why Has Your Sibling got Asperger Syndrome? How to Learn More about Asperger Syndrome. You're Special Too. How Can You Help Your Sibling? What about You? Mixed Feelings. Write an Acrostic Using Your Name.
This companion booklet to ""A Special Book About Me"", is intended for siblings of children recently diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, and as such, will be extremely useful for families... There are coping suggestions such as talking with a family member about feelings, keeping a diary, finding positive things to do that make one happy. There is even a certificate o fill in to prove that the reader is special too! This is an unusual and most useful approach to the problem of finding oneself with an AS sibling, and the black and white illustrations add to the emotional reading of the text.
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