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A Full Life with Autism

Details: This book is a must read for individuals with autism, families, & professionals to help everyone understand the critical components of planning in the areas of living, working, and playing and how this planning contributes to a high quality of life in adulthood.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Complete Guide to

Details: This book is not merely highly recommended-it is indispensible.”- Bernard Rimland, Ph.D., Past director of the Autism Research Institute, founder of the Autism Society of America and past editor of Autism Research Review “This is the book we’ve all been waiting for.

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Autism Life Skills

Details: The result of these conversations and e-mails became the basis of my latest book, Autism Life Skills.Here’s the description from the back cover of the book: “From an award-winning author and advocate, Autism Life Skills presents a positive and empowering “bill of rights” for every person with autism, regardless of impairment level. With advice and reflections from adults across the

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Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

Details: Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum was awarded the 2006 San Diego Book Award for “Best in Health/Fitness.” After the success of my first book, Autism Spectrum Disorders, which was the recipient of the 2005 Autism Society of America’s Outstanding Literary Work of the Year Award, Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum felt like a natural follow

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41 Things to Know About Autism

Details: This book has been updated and is now sold under a new name and new cover : What is Autism?: Understanding Life with Autism or Aspergers Understanding Life with Autism or Aspergers Books by Chantal

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Review of A Full Life with Autism by Dr. Joshua Feder

Details: This marvelous book lays out in plain and readable language the challenges of transition to adulthood for persons with autism and offers practical advice from the inside perspective of a mom and her adult son teamed as partners in the enterprise of helping him achieve a meaningful life.

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Chantal Sicile-Kira

Details: Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Revised, January 7, 2014 (Penguin) This book is an updated edition of her first award-winning book Autism Spectrum Disorders; A Full Life with Autism From Learning to Forming Relationships to Achieving Independence (Macmillan, March 27, 2012) co-authored with her son Jeremy.

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New Book: Autism Fundraiser and Book Signing Event

Details: So come get a book signed, enjoy some free appetizers, and support a local autism organization! About Your Hosts – Shannon Vajda (Pacific Coast Partnership) specializes in mediation-based services, including open adoption and co-facilitated martial and divorce mediation, providing confidential, fair, flexible and mutually beneficial resolutions.

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An Interesting Read: Create Your Own Economy by Tyler

Details: Create Your Own Economy: The Path to Prosperity in a Disordered World, is a misleading title because this book doesn't seem to have much to do with economy but does talk a lot about how as individuals we organize information these days and how this relates to autism in the writer's mind.

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Making (and Keeping) Friends: A Model for Social Skills

Details: Patricia Howlin’s book Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read offers helpful information and resources in this area of instruction. In addition, there are a number of software programs on the market that address both emotions and perspective taking abilities (see Mind-Reading: An Interactive Guide to Emotions by Simon Baron-Cohen).

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Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

Details: Based on the award-winning book, more recent information, and Chantal Sicile-Kira’s popular national presentations, this interactive series includes: The basics on what you need to know when your child or student (of different ability levels) is a pre-teen or teenager; Resources for more information on various topics

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The Affects of Autism in Families and in Partner

Details: Research for my new book (Autism Life Skills to be published by Penguin October 2008) indicates that those willing to learn can be taught expected behaviors and strategies. Some of these include teaching them the ‘hidden curriculum’ (i.e., what non-autistics automatically learn and take for granted, making lists for visual learners).

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Following Ezra: Lessons on Raising a Child with Autism

Details: One reason this book is such a good read is that covering human interest stories is what Fields-Meyer does for a living. He is a former senior writer for People and has written for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He is a master storyteller, and this time he recounts his own personal story and that of his son, Ezra, from age 3

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"Chantal in the Press" in Categories

Details: The book’s extensive list of issues that may come up will unquestionable leave many families much better prepared for handling the challenges that will come up over the years. More Rave Reviews: A Full Life with Autism Chantal Sicile-Kira May 13, 2012 Elaine Hall

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My Son Jeremy's Story

Details: After high school, Jeremy co-authored a book A Full Life with Autism (Macmillan 2012) and served as a Youth Representative to the United Nations for the Autism Research Institute (NGO); as a youth leader for the Autistic Global Initiative, and as a a youth advisor to the California Employment Consortium for Youth (CECY). Jeremy has received the

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"San Diego" in Tags

Details: Awards for the book include Outstanding Book of the Year – Autism Society of America, and Best in Health – San Diego Book Awards. Comprehensive and authoritative, Autism Spectrum Disorder explains all aspect of the condition, and is written for parents, educators, caregivers and others looking for accurate information and expert insight.

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The Golden Hat : Q & A with Margret D. Ericsdottir

Details: Why did Kate Winslet ask over 100 celebrity friends including Oprah, George Clooney, Rosie O’Donnell, Tom Hanks, Kobe Bryant and Leonardo DiCaprio, be photographed wearing a Golden Hat for a book that includes photos of eleven non-verbal youngsters with autism wearing the same hat?

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"education" in Tags

Details: About the book, from the Following Ezra website: When Tom Fields-Meyer’s son Ezra was a toddler and showing early signs of autism, a therapist suggested that the father allow himself time to mourn. “For what?” he asked. The answer: “For the child he didn’t turn out to be.”

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"children" in Tags

Details: This book, Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share by Ken Denmead speaks to the inner geek in all of us. Ken is the editor of GeekDad, a blog on Wired magazine’s Web site. A professional civil engineer, he lives near San Francisco with his two sons, who are both geeks in training.

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"41 Things To Know About Autism" in Tags

Details: The book’s extensive list of issues that may come up will unquestionable leave many families much better prepared for handling the challenges that will come up over the years. More Rave Reviews: A Full Life with Autism Chantal Sicile-Kira May 13, 2012 Elaine Hall

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Travel Tips for Families with an Individual on the Autism

Details: Add extra pages to the travel book. Add Velcro and attach pictures or words in order of the travel sequence. For example, a picture to represent the car ride to the airport, going through security, getting on the airplane, etc. For car trips, pictures representing different stops on the trip and number of miles to be driven can be used.

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"adult" in Tags

Details: Although optimistic and filled with humor, the book clearly acknowledges challenges that this family faced and those that will likely be faced by others—including obstacles to finding long term housing opportunities and healing from traumatic events. Although much of the writing is done by Chantal, Jeremy is a consistent, creative, and

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"Carl Hillier" in Tags

Details: Awards for the book include Outstanding Book of the Year – Autism Society of America, and Best in Health – San Diego Book Awards. Comprehensive and authoritative, Autism Spectrum Disorder explains all aspect of the condition, and is written for parents, educators, caregivers and others looking for accurate information and expert insight.

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What is sensory processing disorder, and how is it related

Details: Although a sensory processing disorder is not considered a qualifying characteristic for a diagnosis of autism, I have yet to meet a person on the autism spectrum who does not have a challenge in this area. In interviewing adults and teenagers of different ability levels for my book, Autism Life Skills (Penguin 2008), most of […]

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"Dr. Cathy Pratt" in Tags

Details: This book provides very practical ideas for transition planning and provides a template that others can use as they support adults moving into adulthood. I highly recommend this for any family or individual as they prepare for transition planning. Dr. Cathy Pratt, BCBA-D, Director- Indiana Resource Center for Autism, Indiana Institute on

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"Chantal in the Press" in Categories

Details: Sicile-Kira’s new book. “There was a gap in information. in terms of hygiene, puberty, preparing for life. This fills. that gap” Sicile-Kira explains, “After early intervention, the high school years are the most important and very few. people talk about it.” The author’s first book, Autism. Spectrum Disorders: The Complete Guide to

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"teachers" in Tags

Details: Since graduation, Jeremy has co-authored the book A Full Life with Autism (Macmillan) and is a gifted artist. When Jeremy was little, we lived in France and in the UK. We had no early intervention; we had very little help or encouragement from the powers that be.

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"Temple Grandin" in Tags

Details: The book has received many excellent reviews. Here is one by Kirkus Book Reviews, whose reviewers are known as the world’s toughest book critics: For readers already knowledgeable about autism and Asperger’s syndrome, a hands-on approach to transitioning into adulthood.

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"Chantal Sicile-Kira" in Tags

Details: The book has received many excellent reviews. Here is one by Kirkus Book Reviews, whose reviewers are known as the world’s toughest book critics: For readers already knowledgeable about autism and Asperger’s syndrome, a hands-on approach to transitioning into adulthood.

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"teenagers" in Tags

Details: The book for parents of autistic girls is a great resource, as lately there have been a few books published on Aspie girls but nothing really for those on the other parts of the spectrum. When it comes to puberty and the teen years, parents of girls need information about how to handle the changes puberty brings (I think you get the picture).

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Q & A Webinar: Temple Grandin, Chantal & Jeremy Sicile

Details: Jeremy Sicile-Kira was diagnosed severely autistic as well as mentally retarded when he was born in 1989. In 2010, he gave a commencement speech at his high school graduation.. Jeremy co-authored a book A Full Life with Autism (Macmillan, March 2012) as a guide for parents and educators helping those on the autism spectrum transition into …

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Vision And Its Valliant Attempt To Derive Meaning From The

Details: A paradigm shift from eyesight to vision has been in process for years and continues to be greatly needed. Eyesight is the ability to discriminate the differences between small things. Vision is the ability to derive meaning from the world, and to guide the intelligent movement of the body.

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"high school" in Tags

Details: Although optimistic and filled with humor, the book clearly acknowledges challenges that this family faced and those that will likely be faced by others—including obstacles to finding long term housing opportunities and healing from traumatic events. Although much of the writing is done by Chantal, Jeremy is a consistent, creative, and

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Autism Life Skills: 10 Essential Abilities for Children

Details: The result of these conversations and e-mails became the basis of my latest book, Autism Life Skills: From Communication and Safety to Self-Esteem and More—10 Essential Abilities Your Child Needs and Deserves to Learn (Penguin, October 2008). Although some areas discussed seemed obvious on the surface, many conversations gave me the “why

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"Transitions" in Tags

Details: The Colors of My Life as a Young Boy . Happy days are represented by yellow and green for the calm of doing nothing. Blue for the knowledge my mom gave me.Truly my mom gave me hope represented by white.

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"Dr. Suzanne Goh" in Tags

Details: Her first award-winning book, Autism Spectrum Disorder, was updated and published in January 2014. She has been involved with autism spectrum disorders for over 25 years as both a parent and a professional on both sides of the Atlantic. A tireless advocate for those on the autism spectrum, Chantal founded Autism College in order to provide

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The Horse Boy: Looking for Answers to Autism With Horses

Details: On Tuesday, May 11, The Horse Boy airs nationally 10pm EDT on the PBS series Independent Lens. The Horse Boy is a film about a dad (Rupert Isaacson) and a mom (Kristin Neff ) who are trying to do what hundreds of thousands of families in America do every day – search for a way to reach their child with autism. Only, we don’t look so good doing it and we …

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"Rapid Prompting Method" in Tags

Details: The book’s extensive list of issues that may come up will unquestionable leave many families much better prepared for handling the challenges that will come up over the years. More Rave Reviews: A Full Life with Autism Chantal Sicile-Kira May 13, 2012 Elaine Hall

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How does visual thinking work in the mind of a person with

Details: Pattern thinkers see patterns and relationships between numbers. Some of the best descriptions are in Daniel Tammet’s book Born on a Blue Day (Tammet 2006) and in Jerry Newport’s book Mozart and the Whale (Newport et al. 2007) The weak area in pattern thinkers is usually reading and writing composition. Word-fact thinkers.

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"Tim Ferriss" in Tags

Details: 10 Questions. Published in Carmel Valley News, Del Mar Times December 16, 2010. Carmel Valley woman devoted to autism education. Carmel Valley resident Chantal Sicile-Kira is dedicated to educating others about autism, a passion that has driven her to author several books on the topic.

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