When things don't go our way, the Disappointment Dragon can come to visit and take us down to his home in the Valley of Despair...
Library Books, Subject: Social Skills
The Panicosaurus: Managing Anxiety In Children (Including Those With Asperger Syndrome)
Have you ever felt a sense of dread and worry creeping over you? That might be the Panicosaurus coming out to play…
Sometimes the Panicosaurus tricks Mabel's brain into panicking about certain challenges, such as walking past a big dog on the street or when her favourite teacher is not at school. With the help of Smartosaurus, who lets her know there is really nothing to be afraid of, Mabel discovers different ways to manage Panicosaurus, and defeat the challenges he creates for her.
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Kevin Thinks... about Outer Space, Confusing Expressions and the Perfectly Logical World of Asperger Syndrome
Listed as a Notable Book in the 2013 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. Kevin thinks his mum is ridiculous for saying that he is wasting the sunshine and fresh air. As if it would ever run out! Kevin thinks you should always do up the top button. Why else is it there? Kevin thinks his computer brain is awesome because he can remember lots and lots of important facts about outer space, computers and football. Above all, Kevin thinks you should always tell the truth.
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Written from the heart, using simple often cheeky illustrations, Nicole Dixon’s first book Via conveys a powerful message to bring about more awareness of Autism.
Via is a short story about a girl who loves to do many different things. It was written to emphasise that you should never place limitations on what a person can and can’t do no matter what.
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Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Friends and Family
Meet Adam – a young boy with AS. Adam invites young readers to learn about AS from his perspective. He helps children understand the difficulties faced by a child with AS – he tells them what AS is, what it feels like to have AS and how they can help children with AS by understanding their differences and appreciating their many talents. This illustrated book is ideally suited for boys and girls between 7 and 15 years old and also serves as an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.
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Why Do I Have To? A Book for Children Who Find Themselves Frustrated by Everyday Rules
Why do I have to go to school before the show that I am watching is over? Why do I have to wear shoes and a jacket when I go outside? Rules like these can be really frustrating - but they don't have to be!
Why do I have to? looks at a set of everyday situations that provide challenges for children at home, with their friends, and at school.
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