Summary

If you have a child on the autism spectrum who struggles with thechallenges of daily life, then this book is for you! Hints andTips is peppered with vignettes and stories of real-lifesituations and successes, and offers clever ideas for tackling everydaydifficulties, such as bathing, bedtime, school trips, and selecting theright child minder.

Dion E. Betts and Nancy J. Patrick provide creative, practicalstrategies to help parents and caregivers to support their child, andto enable their child to develop the social skills needed to manage andenjoy daily life to the fullest. The book is split into five parts:home life, hygiene, community, medical, and schools and organizations.Common problem areas are also tackled in a toolkit section, whichincludes checklists, to-do lists, visual schedules, and mnemonics toaid memory and retrieval.

Hints and Tips for Helping Children with Autism SpectrumDisorders is an essential aid for parents and carers to make smalland simple changes that result in big improvements in the quality oflife of children, their families, and carers.



Hints and Tips is peppered with vignettes and stories ofreal-life situations and successes, and offers clever ideas fortackling everyday difficulties, such as bathing, bedtime, school trips,and selecting the right child minder. Dion E. Betts and Nancy J.Patrick provide creative, practical strategies to help parents andcaregivers to support their child, and to enable their child to developthe social skills needed to manage and enjoy daily life to the fullest.The book is split into five parts: home life, hygiene, community,medical, and schools and organizations. Common problem areas are alsotackled in a toolkit section, which includes checklists, to do lists,visual schedules, and mnemonics to aid memory and retrieval.