Communicating Better with People on the Autism Spectrum
Author: Paddy-Joe Moran
Publishing Info: Paperback 96 pages / August 2016Tags: commuication difficulties, nonverbal communication, social communication.
Covering verbal and non-verbal communication, Paddy-Joe Moran presents 35 simple tips and strategies to help professionals improve their communication and relationships with individuals on the autism spectrum.
The language that professionals choose to use can have a long-term impact on autistic people. This book provides easy-to-implement suggestions to guarantee effective and sensitive communication. It explains everything from person-first language through to the use of specific, rather than open-ended, questions, and a focus on taking the individual’s lead with their preferred language and terminology is central to the book.