(2011) by Beverly Bishop
My Friend with Autism is the result of parent Beverly Bishop’s determination to educate her son’s classmates about autism to help her son fit in at school. The book’s vivid illustrations and child-friendly story line are designed to foster tolerance and understanding by enlightening and engaging peers.
The young narrator explains that his friend with autism is good at some things and not as good at others – like everyone else. In an informative, positive tone, he addresses issues such as:
- Sensory Sensitivity
- Communication Differences
- Unique Ways of Playing
- Insistence on Routine
At the end of the book are Page-by-Page Notes for Adults, which supplement the text with facts and explanations to further educate teachers and classmates’ parents.
The FREE companion CD contains a printable coloring page for every page of the book, including the Page-by-Page Notes for Adults and other features such as:
- 18 Signs and Symptoms of an Autism Spectrum Disorder
- 10 Quick Strategies for Helping a Child with Autism
- Recommended Reading
- plus more!