Whether you have a child with high functioning autism, Asperger's Syndrome, or work with someone on the spectrum professionally, High-Functioning Autism and Difficult Moments is a must have for your library. This book offers proven solutions, for both parents and professionals, to minimize the very scary circumstances that surround the rage cycle, not only for the child with Asperger's, but for family, friends and those in the community as well.
This very practical resource has a major section on interventions, and also focuses on the reactions of the adults around the child. The books takes you through the stages of the rage cycle, pointing out the importance of utilizing the teachable moments before and after a rage episode. By applying the techniques described in this book, you can reduce the number of meltdowns and promote emotional stability in both the child and family members.
Written by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD, and Jack Southwick. 158 pages.