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The Autism Fitness Handbook By David Geslak
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This handbook is for parents, educators, therapists and anyone involved in the lives of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. It gives over 30 exercises that can help to improve the... More > health, motor planning and cognitive ability of children and adults. Each exercise has a visual support, "How To," and "Coaching Tips" for the reader. Exercises are challenging and fun!< Less
Meaningful encounters By Helma van Rijn
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Just like any other person, children with autism need products and services that fit their needs and experiences. Imagine you are briefed to design a product or service for non-verbal children with... More > autism, while you have no experience whatsoever with the user group. You might search on the internet for more information, watch the Hollywood production Rainman, or look for books that explain these children’s behaviour. However, the way that children with autism truly think and act is left up to your imagination. Direct contact or an encounter is the only means to come closer to the needs and experiences of these children. This dissertation investigates how designers can have meaningful encounters with these children and their caregivers to inform and inspire new product development. It describes a framework, several tools and techniques, and a set of guidelines for practice.< Less
Bubs The Robot By Emmett O'Brian
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Bubs is a little robot that visits a planet filled with strange little people that he wants to be friends with but doesn't really understand. He interrupts them by mistake because he doesn't... More > understand their non-verbal language. Many children and even adults struggle with understanding non-verbal queues that are common in everyday conversation. They suffer socially because they seem awkward and often misunderstand the people around them. This book was specifically written to help people with Autism and Asperger's syndrome to understand themselves and the people around them. It can also be a useful aid in helping others to understand those with these conditions. The story can also help children who don't have these conditions but have trouble fitting in with their peers. For a child having difficulty socially, it can be very helpful to have peers that have learned to understand them. This book can be used as an aid to do that.< Less
Bubs The Robot By Emmett O'Brian
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Bubs is a little robot that visits a planet filled with strange little people that he wants to be friends with but doesn't really understand. He interrupts them by mistake because he doesn't... More > understand their non-verbal language. Many children and even adults struggle with understanding non-verbal queues that are common in everyday conversation. They suffer socially because they seem awkward and often misunderstand the people around them. This book was specifically written to help people with Autism and Asperger's syndrome to understand themselves and the people around them. It can also be a useful aid in helping others to understand those with these conditions. The story can also help children who don't have these conditions but have trouble fitting in with their peers. For a child having difficulty socially, it can be very helpful to have peers that have learned to understand them. This book can be used as an aid to do that.< Less
Dylan Was Different By Addie Cook
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This is a short children's book about a boy with Autism named Dylan. It would be good to use with a group of young children to help promote Autism Awareness. note: Since all children are diverse,... More > and not all children fit the same mold (few actually do), this book has a unique structure (binding) in order to promote this!< Less
Dylan Was Different By Addie Cook
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This is a short children's book about a boy with Autism named Dylan. It would be good to use with a group of young children to help promote Autism Awareness. note: Since all children are diverse,... More > and not all children fit the same mold (few actually do), this book has a unique structure (binding) in order to promote this!< Less
A Priviledged Life - Or Was It? My Asbergers Story By Matt Gordon
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An extraordinarily interesting story about a guy who was born with a form of autism, Aspergers syndrome & didn’t find out till he turned 25. At the time of writing this was 32 years old... More > & had survived many years of silent suffering as well as more obvious suffering that affected others around me. There's all of it in this story, rejection,isolation, trying to fit in but not succeeding & so trying again & again to no avail. There are stories about running & running & running & going round in circles… but there were some small successes in his life doing home schooling or correspondence & an interesting albeit spoilt upbringing in a middle class family. The story is about how it all started out ok but ended up going terribly wrong & how this young man came out of it eventually, or did he? This story was written in an attempt to assist those people out there directly affected, or who knows someone affected in some way by autism or Aspergers syndrome.< Less
How To Be Egg-ceptional By Michele McKeone
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I have come to appreciate insights gained from the struggle of navigating converging worlds. Seeing my students with Autism persevere through the difficulties their cognitive variations present... More > reinforced how important accepting oneself is—not just for students with Autism, but for all learners. In How To Be Egg-ceptional, when an egg is moved from the security of his home on a farm to a big new world of the city, he struggles to adapt. He lacks the skills to successfully manage his new setting & develops an insecurity complex (a crack in his shell). In his world of new fears, he feels lonely. Soon a bird befriends him & explains that we’re never alone because we share a world of inspiration. The egg protests that he doesn't fit into this world. The bird explains that the egg doesn’t need to fit in but only grow into who he is meant to be by seeing his own beauty, strength & wisdom. The egg begins to see how he is special & emerges out of his shell. He realizes that life isn’t scary or lonely—it’s beautiful.< Less
How To Be Egg-ceptional By Michele McKeone
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I have come to appreciate insights gained from the struggle of navigating converging worlds. Seeing my students with Autism persevere through the difficulties their cognitive variations present... More > reinforced how important accepting oneself is—not just for students with Autism, but for all learners. In How To Be Egg-ceptional, when an egg is moved from the security of his home on a farm to a big new world of the city, he struggles to adapt. He lacks the skills to successfully manage his new setting & develops an insecurity complex (a crack in his shell). In his world of new fears, he feels lonely. Soon a bird befriends him & explains that we’re never alone because we share a world of inspiration. The egg protests that he doesn't fit into this world. The bird explains that the egg doesn’t need to fit in but only grow into who he is meant to be by seeing his own beauty, strength & wisdom. The egg begins to see how he is special & emerges out of his shell. He realizes that life isn’t scary or lonely—it’s beautiful.< Less
An Autistic Poet:Mind Shapes, Leaps of Faith and Chasms By Erik Estabrook
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Introduction: Erik considers himself a poet and artist in the purest form. He constantly writes, takes on new challenges, and philosophizes on poetry and where his ideals fit in with modern poetry. ... More > Published Poet Erik Estabrook also has his own .com which is www.erikestabrook.com. This selection of his poetry stresses not only values and Christianity, but a universal oneness. There’s also poems focused on the subject of autism as it is part of his day to day life. Erik invites you to fully immerse yourself in his poetry.< Less

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