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Stemming from a wealth of both professional and personal experience, this guidebook combines real-life stories of challenges and successes with practical ideas for handling autism, every day. Autism consultant Alyson Beytien outlines over 150 tried-and-true techniques for home, school, and community. Alyson's three boys cover the whole spectrum of autism, Asperger's syndrome, high-functioning autism, and classic autism. She understands the wide range of needs these children have and has discovered what helps and what hinders. Covering a full gamut of issues from picky-eating and echolalia to IEPs and The Woes of Walmart. Alyson's ideas and interventions will inspire and inform all those who are connected to a person with autism. Alyson believes that each day brings more opportunities to learn, problem-solve, and celebrate the joys that children with autism bring to our world after all, today's crisis is tomorrow's humor. Her family's motto will soon become your everyday mantra: Improvise and Overcome!

©2011 Alyson Beytien (P)2016 Future Horizons

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Autism mom

The book had great information for parents of multiple kids on the spectrum. It was comforting to hear that someone else has had these experiences and found a way. I had a hard time with the voice but otherwise loved the book.

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I hope she enjoyed this this was an amazing book I loved everything about it it was wonderful and gave me some real insight into what I have to expect and things and tools that I can use to help me develop in my understanding in my patience with my son who is ASD he was recently diagnosed in this book gave me a little bit of peace to help me understand some of the tools that I have in my

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