Autism Life Skills

Autism Life Skills

10 Essential Abilities Your Child With Autism Needs to Learn


Parents who have just received a diagnosis for their child are often shell-shocked. Autism Life Skills offers comprehensive advice for parents and 'coaches' them on how to work through the emotions inherent to having a child who is not developing as expected. It also addresses the practical issues that must be considered when raising a child with special needs, such as safety at home and earning a living, and teaches parents how to give their children the skills they will need for a healthy, happy life.

Through empowerment strategies, Autism Life Skills offers support for parents new to autism and shows them how to:
- Communicate with their child and each other
- Address the issue of self-esteem
- Develop social relationships for their child
- Foster independence in your child


  • I really like this book. It's rooted in the experience of a whole range of people with autism and very practical, with lots of useful tips in boxes for easy access. The strategies apply well to adults, as well as children
    Cathy Mercer, The National Autistic Society

About the author

Chantal Sicile-Kira

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