Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers!
Written by Melanie Walsh
Illustrated by Melanie Walsh
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Isaac tells us he has superpowers that make him different to his brother and the other kids at school: it’s an effective and positive way to explain Asperger’s to young children. For example, Isaac says that as a superhero he has lots to think about, and though he tries to remember to say hello to people he knows, he might forget – but he’s not being rude. He tells us too that he feels scared when he looks people in the eyes, but his dad has taught him to look at people’s foreheads instead. The approach, and the bright, friendly illustrations make this an excellent book for starting discussions about autism and will help children and adults too understand more about the condition. ~ Andrea Reece
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Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! by Melanie Walsh
A groundbreaking picture book, described by the National Autistic Society as "delightful ...full of positive messages", which explains Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle and positive way to very young children. Meet Isaac. He's a superhero! He might look like everyone else, but he has a kind of autism called Asperger's. Inside this book he'll tell you all about what it's like to have his Asperger superpowers. An essential book for anyone wishing to understand more about Asperger's Syndrome.
"This is a delightful book which will appeal to young children. Full of positive messages, and big bright illustrations it will help the whole family to appreciate both the challenges faced by children with autism, as well as their 'superhero' strengths, and gives some simple strategies for building on each child’s abilities." Director for the National Autistic Society's Centre for Autism
"This book is a valuable first step in the journey of self-awareness of the Asperger’s child.” Clinical endorsement from the Programme Director of Aspire at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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