Homespun Remedies

Homespun Remedies

Strategies in the Home and Community for Children With Autism Spectrum and Other Disorders

Book - 2006
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Jessica Kingsley Pub
The authors offer sensible approaches to tackling everyday problems faced by parents and carers, such as bathing, feeding, haircuts, and shopping. The book is split into four parts, covering home life, community, hygiene, and schools and organizations. Common problem areas are listed alphabetically and supplemented with "homespun" tips and advice.

Homespun Remedies provides creative, practical strategies for helping children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) to function effectively at home and in the community.

Dion E. Betts and Nancy J. Patrick offer sensible and specific approaches to tackling day-to-day problems faced by parents and carers, such as bathing, feeding, haircuts, and shopping. The book is split into four parts, covering home life, community, hygiene, and schools and organizations, and common problem areas are listed alphabetically and supplemented with "homespun" tips and advice. The book is peppered with vignettes and stories of real-life situations and successes.

This accessible resource encourages parents and carers to think in autism - to take the perspective of an ASD child and work to make their environment a friendlier place. Homespun Remedies advocates small and simple changes that result in big improvements in the quality of life for children, their families and carers.



Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006
ISBN: 9781843108139
1843108135
Branch Call Number: 649.154 BET
Characteristics: 159 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Patrick, Nancy J. (Nancy Jo), 1955-

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