By Jude Welton
Meet Adam a tender boy with AS. Adam invitations younger readers to benefit approximately AS from his standpoint.
In this ebook, Adam is helping youngsters comprehend the problems confronted through a toddler with AS; he tells them what AS is, what it seems like to have AS and the way they could aid little ones with AS by way of figuring out their modifications and appreciating their many skills. This booklet is supreme for girls and boys among 7 and 15 years outdated and in addition serves as a superb place to begin for relations and lecture room discussions.
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Altering the icons on the visual timetable, or noting the change on the written timetable, helps me prepare for and cope with changes. · It helps if I have a ‘Quiet Corner’ or some other quiet place to go to when I need a break, because I sometimes get overloaded with stress and the noise of the classroom. Also, knowing that I have a break coming up once I’ve completed work can help me to get my work done. HOW TEACHERS CAN HELP 37 · Some work sheets look so cluttered with information that it makes me feel muddled and flustered.
You could help by giving me checklists to remind me what to do and in what order. Examples are getting changed for PE, packing my school bag, and organising class work and homework. · Having AS means that as well as learning the usual subjects, I need help to learn to understand other people and how to behave with them. Social Stories and comic strip conversations help me to make sense of social situations. Social skills groups can also help. Please realize that special help with socialcope, stuffand can make a huge difference to how well I can go on coping as I grow up.
Break times. There’s no structure, and I don’t always know what to do. I may need help playing with other children. Perhaps someone could teach me some playground games, so that I know how to join in. Sometimes, though, I may need to be on my own for a bit. Lunch times are also difficult, mainly because of the noise. ” REDUCING STRESS “There are some simple things that can make a big difference in helping me to feel less stressed and more able to cope in school. For example: · Please give me a timetable so that I can keep track of what’s happening and when in the school day.