Autism and the Extended Family: Guide for People Who Love Someone with Autism

Autism and the Extended Family: Guide for People Who Love Someone with Autism

Are you raising a child with autism? Please don’t try to be a hero and parent your autistic child alone. Who can help Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) parents manage? How can extended family members lend a hand? We have the perfect book to recommend Autism and the Extended Family: Guide for People Who Love Someone with Autism by Raun Melmed, M.D., Maria Wheeler, M.Ed.

First, each family with an autistic child needs professional guidance. Secondly, each family also needs an extended family to support them. Autism and the Extended Family offers practical solutions on how to help. There are many parenting autism books …

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The Aspie College, Work & Travel Survival Guide by J.D. Kraus

The Aspie College, Work & Travel Survival Guide  by J.D. Kraus

Do you have an autistic teen transitioning from high school soon? Are YOU this young, aspie adult stepping out into the world? Are you worried your child with autism who is approaching adulthood needs more support and information to plan his future? The team at Special Needs Book Review has a great autism book to recommend The Aspie College, Work & Travel Survival Guide by J.D. Kraus.

This is J. D. Kraus’ second publication. In 2010 he wrote his first autism book, The Aspie Teen’s Survival Guide – Advice on Asperger’s for Tweens, Teens, and Parents. This first book was written during his …

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Nobody Ever Told Me (or my Mother) That! …Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development by Diane Bahr

Nobody Ever Told Me (or my Mother) That! …Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development by Diane Bahr

Raising a child is difficult. Parents are often overwhelmed and insecure. If you are looking for practical advice for parents on everything you need to know about oral development from birth to 8 years we have the perfect parenting book to recommend: Nobody Ever Told Me (or my Mother) That! Everything from Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development by Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI. It explains everything from the basics of nursing, to SIDS, to facial massage, and finishes with the secrets to good speech development and keys to enhancing your child’s best natural appearance.

So, let us tell you about the child-rearing book you …

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Interview Tanis and Allison Frohriep – Autism Book for Kids, Puzzle Piece Goes to Rainbow School

Puzzle Piece Goes to Rainbow School  is written and illustrated by Tanis and Allison Frohriep, a mother and daughter team. They wrote this adorable autism book for kids to foster understanding, awareness and acceptance of autistic children hoping they can become friends at school and in the community.

What is remarkable is that Tanis was only in third grade when she wrote the book and made the first drafts of the illustrations. Now Tanis is a middle-schooler and she has agreed to take part in our Author Interview Series along with her mom. We are looking forward to her advice on how to be a …

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Interview Meikele Lee – About Raising a Child with a Feeding Tube and her Children’s Book

Meikele Lee is the author of the children’s book “My Belly has two Buttons: A Tubie Story”.  She is mother to three children, one of whom has a feeding tube. She became passionate about blogging when her youngest child’s oral aversions became life threatening.  She used blogging to try and understand her son’s condition and how he can relate to others with or without a feeding tube, and to help educate the public about these life saving devices.

The team at Special Needs Book Review thanks Meikele for writing a guest post introducing her book and we look forward, in this interview, to …

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Interview Michele Gianetti – Dyspraxia and Sensory Processing Disorder – Books, Blog, and Advice

If you have more than one child and one has special needs how can you explain these needs to the sibling(s)? Michele Gianetti’s beautiful children’s book titled Emily’s Sister: A Family’s Journey with Dyspraxia and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)  helps siblings, classmates, friends, and family members understand the challenges faced by families and individuals with special needs.

Michele’s first book was published in 2012.  I Believe in You:  A Mother and Daughter’s Special Journey chronicles the first twelve years of Elizabeth’s life, her second child.  In April of 2012, we posted our first interview with Michele and in this second interview we look …

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