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Your Special Friend: A Book for Peers of Children Diagnosed with Asperge

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Josie Santomauro is a full-time writer living in Brisbane, Australia. Her son, Damian, was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of five. Josie has written several books on AS, as well as numerous fiction books for children and young adults under the name Josie Montano. She regularly gives seminars and talks on AS, and in 2009 was awarded the Parent/Carer Award in recognition of outstanding achievement by Autism Queensland Australia.
Friendship. Welcome. What's Wrong with My Friend? Asperger Syndrome? Introducing Asperger Syndrome. Let's Take a Closer Look at Asperger Syndrome. Why Has Your Friend got Asperger Syndrome? How to Learn More about Asperger Syndrome. How You Can Help Your Friend? . What About You? Mixed Feelings. Write an Acrostic Using Your Name.
This is a specialist book on how to understand a friend who has been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome... Basically, the book explains that someone with Asperger's needs help with four areas of his/her life: social skills, communication, behaviour, and sensory stimulation. These are explained in some detail, with examples... A useful little book for any child or young person having to cope with some of the negative aspects of AS - and discovering there are positives as well.
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