Episode 93: Resources, Gift Ideas & End of Year Tips

Sue Larkey Podcast

Sue answers some more questions with specific books and products that could help with them. Also some tips and Sue talks about this years Christmas catalogue.

Things you will find in the 2020 Christmas / End of Year Celebrations Catalogue are:

🎁 14 Tips for Christmas / Holiday Season

🎁 Beautiful Picture Books to Educate the Whole Family this Christmas

🎁 Holiday Reading Ideas

🎁 6 Key Strategies for Creating a Calming Area at School and Home

🎁 12 Essential Tips for Concerts and End of Year Celebrates

🎁 Beautiful Books to Help Regulate Emotions

🎁 Great Stocking Fillers

🎁 How to Use Timers in the Holiday Period

 

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Inside Asperger's Looking Out

by Kathy Hoopmann | Through engaging text and full-colour photographs, this book shows neurotypicals how Aspies see and experience the world. Each page brings to light traits that many Aspies have in common, from sensitive hearing and an aversion to bright lights and strong smells, to literal thinking and difficulty understanding social rules and reading body language and facial expressions. At the same time, the book highlights and celebrates the unique characteristics that make those with AspergerÕs Syndrome special.

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Gus the Asparagus

|  by Kaylene Hobson and Ann-Marie Finn - Meet Gus! Gus might be the only asparagus in his family, but he is happy. However, when he goes to school he starts to realise that he doesn’t always ‘fit in’. Gus is here to help kids understand that it’s okay to be different. He will soon become a favourite with anyone who has ever felt a little bit out of place, kids and adults alike.

My Friend with Autism

| by Beverly Bishop | With vivid illustrations and a charming storyline this book will foster tolerance and understanding among peers. A peer narrator explains that his friend with autism is good at some things and not so good at others Ð just like everyone else. In an informative, positive tone, he addresses issues such as sensory sensitivity, communication differences, unique ways of playing and insistence on routine.

I am an Aspie Girl

A book for young girls with autism spectrum conditions

Lizzie is an Aspie Girl - she has Asperger's Syndrome, which means that her brain works differently to her friends, and even to boys with Asperger Syndrome. In this book, Lizzie explains what it's like to be an Aspie Girl, including how she has a special talent for blending in with her friends, how she gets really tired after being at school all day, how she worries about making mistakes, and how she finds it hard to understand how she is feeling.

It's Raining Cats and Dogs

| by Michael Barton | An autism spectrum guide to the confusing world of idioms, metaphors and everyday expressions. This book illustrates why people on the autism spectrum have difficulty making sense of common phrases and idioms that others accept unquestioningly as part of everyday language. The quirky drawings will entertain and inspire those on the spectrum, providing memorable reference points for figures of speech, and will help their friends, families, teachers and colleagues to better understand the ASD way of thinking.

Kevin Thinks

| by Gail Watts | Kevin Thinks is the story of a boy with Aspergers Syndrome who sees the world a littleÉ differently! His quirky observations will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS, from his special interest in outer space and his aversion to itchy clothes, to his (mis) understanding of non-literal expressions and his tendency to say exactly what he thinks, regardless of the consequences, whilst the accompanying illustrations reveal what is really happening from a neurotypical point of view, to often hilarious effect.

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All Dogs Have ADHD UPDATED and REVISED

This revised edition of All Dogs Have ADHD takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), featuring all-new images from the canine world. These charming photographs bring to life a variety of traits that will be instantly recognisable to individuals with ADHD, including being restless and excitable, easily distracted and acting on impulse.
This book reflects the difficulties and joys of raising a child with ADHD with humour and understanding, celebrating what it means to be considered “different.”

All Cats Are On the Autism Spectrum UPDATED and REVISED

This updated edition of the bestselling All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome provides an engaging, gentle introduction to autism.

All-new cats take a playful look at the world of autism, and these fun feline friends will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with typical autistic traits, bringing to life common characteristics such as sensory sensitivities, social issues and communication difficulties.

Touching, humorous and insightful, this book evokes all the joys and challenges of being on the autism spectrum, leaving the reader with a sense of the dignity, individuality and the potential of autistic people.

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The Red Beast

| by K.I. Al-Ghani | This vibrant, fully illustrated children's storybook is written for children aged 5+, and is an accessible, fun way to talk about anger, with useful tips about how to Ôtame the red beast and guidance for parents on how anger affects children with Asperger's Syndrome.

The Panicosaurus

| by K.I. Al-Ghani | This fun, easy-to-read and fully illustrated storybook will inspire children who experience anxiety, and encourage them to banish their own Panicosauruses with help from MabelÕs strategies. Parents and carers will like the helpful introduction, explaining anxiety in children, and the list of techniques for lessening anxiety at the end of the book.

The Disappointment Dragon

| by K.I. Al-Ghani | The Disappointment Dragon sometimes comes to see us all and, if we let him, he can make us feel sad or angry. The fun characters in this charming, fully illustrated storybook will help children to cope with, and discuss openly, their feelings of disappointment. There are many creative suggestions on how to banish the Disappointment Dragon and an introduction for adults explaining disappointment in children and how they can help.

The Green-Eyed Goblin

This illustrated storybook explains jealousy through the story of Theo and his Green- Eyed Goblin. It will encourage children to talk about their feelings and learn how to subdue their own Green-Eyed Goblin for good. A section of tried and tested techniques for using with children, and a helpful introduction for parents and carers is included.

Super Shamlal - Living and Learning with Pathological Demand Avoidance 

Super Shamlal - Living and Learning with Pathological Demand Avoidance | by K.I. Al-Ghani | Shamlal the Camel finds it almost impossible to do all the normal, everyday things that the other camels do. Her first word was 'NO!' and this is still the word she repeats the most through every day. Luckily, Shamlal's parents take her to a psychologist who explains that she has PDA, and gives her tips for how to live and learn with the syndrome.

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