shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Apr 15th - Whether/weather: poetry of uncertainty and change - A Poetry Month Reading [Caversham Booksellers]
Apr 15th - Motivational interviewing (MI): Introduction and application course [CAMH]
Apr 15th - The Power of Motivational Interviewing In Clinical Practice [Leading Edge Seminars]
Apr 17th - Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [Centre for MindBody Health]
Apr 17th - SCIENTIFIC MEETING - Mothering Alone: A Plea for Opportunity [tps&i]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Open 9-6 Mon-Fri, 10-6 Sat; closed Sun at present. Free shipping across Canada for orders over $150. Join our mailing list! Click here to sign up.
Can I tell you about Autism?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals
Jude Welton | Foreword by Glenys Jones| Illustrated by Jane Telford
Jessica Kingsley Publishers / Softcover / Mar 2014
9781849054539 (ISBN-10: 1849054533)
Wellness & Chronic Health Issues / Autism Spectrum (Self Help)
price: $15.95 (may be subject to change)
64 pages
Not in Stock, usually ships in 7-10 business days

Meet Tom - a young boy with autism. Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and explaining the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overload and changes in his routine. Tom tells readers about all the ways he can be helped and supported by those around him.

This beautifully-illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to increase understanding about autism, in the classroom or at home. It also includes clear, useful information for parents and professionals.

Contents:

Foreword by Dr Glenys Jones. Introduction for adults. Introduction for children. 1. Introducing Tom, who has autism. 2. Mind blindness. 3. Listening. 4. Talking. 5. Body language. 6. Playing. 7. Routines and repetition. 8. Preparing for change. 9. Hidden rules. 10. Sounds, sights, touch, tastes and smells. 11. Body movements. 12. Daily life. 13. Special interests. 14. How adults can help. 15. More about autism. Recommended reading, resources, websites and organisations. Template to create a personal profile for a child with autism.

About the Author:

Jude Welton has a 10-year-old son with AS. Originally trained as a child psychologist specializing in autism, she is a freelance writer, writing mainly on the arts. She recently started writing about and for children with AS.

About the Illustrator:

Jane Telford is an artist and illustrator, who has exhibited paintings and drawings widely in the UK and also internationally.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2023

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail [email protected]
Hours (EST): 9-6 Mon-Fri, 10-6 Sat;
closed Sun at present

We acknowledge the financial support
of the Government of Canada.

search
Click here to read previous issues.
other lists
Autism Spectrum (Self Help)
Can I Tell You About series
Jessica Kingsley
Wellness & Chronic Health Issues