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Author Lebowitz, Marci, author.

Title The conscious parent's guide to autism : a mindful approach for helping your child focus and succeed / Marci Lebowitz, OT.

Publication Info. Avon, MA : Adams Media, a division of F+W Media, Inc., [2016]
©2016
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  616.85882 LEB    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  616.85882 LEB    AVAILABLE
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Description 240 pages ; 22 cm
Note "Contains material adapted from The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Autism, 2nd edition by Adelle Jameson Tilton...and The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Mindful Children by Jeremy Wardle and Maureen Weinhardt..."--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Summary "If your child has a diagnosis of 'on the autism spectrum,' you may be feeling overwhelmed and most likely intimated. Often the focus is on 'disabilities' rather than 'abilities,' and you may be left wondering what you should expect as your child journeys through life. With The Conscious Parent's Guide to Autism, you will learn how to take a relationship-centered approach to engage your child. Conscious parenting means being present with your children and taking the time to understand their point of view. Using this mindful method, you can help your child improve language skills, motor skills, and social skills..."--Page 4 of cover.
Contents Conscious parenting -- The world of autism -- Detecting warning signs and coexisting conditions -- Managing challenging behaviors with empathy -- Communicating with your child -- Practical approaches to handling tantrums, meltdowns, and discipline -- Autism and your marriage -- Conscious parenting as a single parent -- Responding to your other children's needs -- Autism and your extended family -- Dealing with society -- Starting school -- The transition from child to teenager -- Autism and life as an adult -- Challenging obstacles with an engaged presence -- Expanding abilities through intervention -- Finding support and assistance -- Appendix A. Glossary -- Appendix B. Additional resources -- Appendix C. Frequently asked questions about autism.
Subject Autism -- Popular works.
Autism in children -- Popular works.
Autism spectrum disorders -- Popular works.
Autism spectrum disorders in children -- Popular works.
Developmental disabilities -- Popular works.
Developmentally disabled children -- Popular works.
Added Author Tilton, Adelle Jameson. Everything parent's guide to children with autism.
Wardle, Jeremy. Everything parent's guide to raising mindful children.
Weinhardt, Maureen.
Added Title Autism : a mindful approach for helping your child focus and succeed
ISBN 9781440594175 (paperback)
1440594171 (paperback)
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