Category Archives: Book Reviews

"How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism or Asperger's" by Jennifer McIlwee Meyers – A Book Review

"How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism or Asperger's" by Jennifer McIlwee Meyers – A Book Review

There aren’t many books that find themselves on the “Must-Haves” in the mind of many parents, including me. So much literature around therapy, quick go-to guides on behavioral problem solving…so many wonderfully informative books written by some of the most educated individuals in the special needs community – and by parents too. You might not…Continue Reading

"Learn to Have Fun with Your Senses" by John Taylor, PhD. – A Book Review

"Learn to Have Fun with Your Senses" by John Taylor, PhD. – A Book Review

Ever wonder where the simple checklist for Sensory Processing Disorder is? If what you’re observing is over-responsiveness, seeking or avoiding behaviors in your child? How about how your pre-adolescent child feels in his own body when given certain stimuli? Well, instead of the usual handbook for the parent or caregiver, John F. Taylor, PhD has…Continue Reading

"Asperger’s in Pink" by Julie Clark • A Book Review

"Asperger’s in Pink" by Julie Clark • A Book Review

An Autism Spectrum Disorder is often overlooked in girls. This is particularly true with Asperger’s or high functioning Autism. “Asperger’s in Pink: A Mother and Daughter Guidebook for Raising (or being) a Girl with Asperger’s” by Julie Clark gets rid of mundane lists of the signs and symptoms and turns to captivating the reader by…Continue Reading

"The Child with Autism at Home and in the Community" by Kathy Labosh and LaNita Miller • A Book Review

"The Child with Autism at Home and in the Community" by Kathy Labosh and LaNita Miller • A Book Review

Parents and caregivers of children challenged with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) digest a wealth of information. Much of it difficult or confusing to decipher. Therapies, the theories of origins all play parts in what we read. Having the quick “how to handle” guides are few, yet highly sought. One such “easy-to-access” guide is available…Continue Reading