The Loving Push: How Parents And Professionals Can Help Spectrum Kids Become Successful Adults by Temple GrandinThe Loving Push: How Parents And Professionals Can Help Spectrum Kids Become Successful Adults by Temple Grandin

The Loving Push: How Parents And Professionals Can Help Spectrum Kids Become Successful Adults

byTemple Grandin, Debra Moore

Paperback | May 1, 2016

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Parents, teachers, therapists, and anyone who cares about a child or teen on the autism spectrum need this essential roadmap to prepare our youth for being successful adults in today's world. Best-selling author, autism advocate, and animal science professor Dr. Temple Grandin joins psychologist and autism specialist Dr. Debra Moore in spelling out which steps you can take to restore your child's hope and motivation-and what you must avoid. Eight life stories told by people on the autism spectrum, including chapters on subjects like how to get kids off their computers, how to build on their strengths and get back to caring about their lives, and how to find a path to a successful, meaningful life make this a "must read book!"
Temple Grandin is an international lecturer on autism, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a best-selling and award-winning author, an autism activist, a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and an engineer. She also created the "hug box," a device designed to calm those on the autism spectru...
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Title:The Loving Push: How Parents And Professionals Can Help Spectrum Kids Become Successful AdultsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:May 1, 2016Publisher:Future HorizonsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941765203

ISBN - 13:9781941765203

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD
INTRODUCTION
A NOTE ABOUT TERMINOLOGY
    Part I: THE PATH TO SUCCESS STARTS HERE: RESTORING HOPE
  • Chapter 1: Real Stories, Real Successes: 8 Inspiring Profiles
  • Chapter 2 The Three Necessary Components of Your Child's Success
  • Chapter 3: How to Break Your Child's Bad Habits - A Necessary Step So Your Child Keeps Moving Forward
Part II: STRETCHING YOUR CHILD
  • Chapter 4: Stretching Your Child Just Outside Their Comfort Zone
  • Chapter 5: What to Do When Your Kid Doesn't Seem to Care or Is Chronically Anxious
  • Chapter 6: DANGER AHEAD: Compulsive Gaming and Media Recluses
PART III: PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR ADULTHOOD
  • Chapter 7: Teaching Vital Life Skills Needed for Success
FINAL THOUGHTS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
REFERENCES