Make Your Own Picture Stories for Kids with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
Picture stories can play a vital role in helping parents negotiate challenging scenarios with kids with ASD. Yet no matter how many books and flashcards you have, they can’t cover every eventuality. So, suppose you could draw the stories yourself…
Brian Attwood took up pen and paper when his son John’s meltdowns became harder to deal with. The effect was immediate and time and time again picture stories have bailed the family out of trouble and saved John from unhappiness and confusion. In this book, Brian describes step-by-step how to create simple yet effective picture stories using basic drawings and short lines of text, and provides examples based on real-life situations for you to adapt for your child.
This book will give parents and carers the tools and confidence they need to create individualized picture stories to help their child with ASD cope with social situations, difficult emotions, transitions and other challenging situations.