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Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger's (ASD) By Cornelia Pelzer Elwood

Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger's (ASD) by Cornelia Pelzer Elwood

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Summary

With clear instructions and adaptable checklists and worksheets, this book will enable parents of children with ASD to create a personalized toolkit of information and strategies to support their child at school, at home, and in the community.

Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger's (ASD) Summary

Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger's (ASD): Create a Personalized Guide to Success for Home, School, and the Community by Cornelia Pelzer Elwood

Equipping you with the knowledge and tools to become an effective case manager for your child, this book provides straightforward, practical instructions to create a comprehensive guide to your child's unique ASD profile. The individualized guide will:

- Provide information about your child's unique profile for anyone who needs it
- Serve as a toolbox and teaching template for your child's teachers and support team, with effective strategies to use with him or her
- Be an instruction booklet for your child, helping him or her to thrive at home, school and in the community
- Act as a case management road map to help you support your child and collaborate with teachers and service providers.

The book includes checklists and worksheets, which can also be accessed online, so that you can easily create a personalized guide for your child with autism aged 5-14.

Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger's (ASD) Reviews

Parents of a child with ASD have to navigate a new landscape of school support, therapy and family dynamics. They need information, explanations and practical strategies to traverse the new terrain and reach their destination of achievements and acceptance. This guide will become the 'go to' book for parents on their journey. -- Tony Attwood, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Minds & Hearts Clinic, Australia, and author of 'The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome'
Take a journey with a wise professional and an exquisite case manager-mother. They lay out tools for you to use and customize for the child you parent and/or work with. Cornelia opens her heart honestly to share her journey and the two of them chart a course for you, overflowing with designs for a written guide and ways to organize the challenges of being an important adult to each unique child with ASD. -- Elsa Abele CCC SLP, Consultant in Pragmatic Language for Social Communication

About Cornelia Pelzer Elwood

Cornelia Pelzer Elwood is mother to two sons, one of whom has Asperger's Syndrome. She received her BA from Vanderbilt University, trained as a life coach and earned a Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders from Antioch University New England. She has many years of experience collaborating with her son's providers and interacting closely with his schools. She is based in the Boston area of Massachusetts, USA.

D. Scott McLeod, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of Massachusetts General Hospital Aspire Program, Clinical Instructor of Psychology for Harvard Medical School, and Clinical Psychologist for individuals with ASD and their families in his private practice in Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA. He obtained his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Boston University.

Table of Contents

About the Authors. Acknowledgments. A Note on Terminology. Foreword by Shonda Schilling. Preface. Introduction. Part I. What You Need to Know Before Using the Tools. 1. Embrace Your Case Manager Role. 2. Our Approach: How to Use This Book. Part II: Tools. 3. Understanding Your Child's Unique Profile. 4. Collaboration and Communication. 5. Routines and Schedules. 6. Behavioral Expectations. 7. Important Adults. 8. Managing Crises and Emotions. 9. Navigating Transitions and Changes. 10. Promoting Independence. 11. Pulling it Together. Conclusion. References. Recommended Resources.

Additional information

GOR008842282
9781849057233
1849057230
Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger's (ASD): Create a Personalized Guide to Success for Home, School, and the Community by Cornelia Pelzer Elwood
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
2015-12-15
384
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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