What's a Sibling? What's Wrong with My Sibling? Asperger Syndrome? Introducing Asperger Syndrome. Let's Take a Closer Look at Asperger Syndrome. Why Has Your Sibling got Asperger Syndrome? How to Learn More about Asperger Syndrome. ou're Special Too. How Can You Help Your Sibling? What about You? Mixed Feelings. Write an Acrostic Using Your Name.
A fun and accessible introduction for the sibling of a child diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome (AS)
Josie Santomauro is a full-time writer living in Brisbane, Australia. Her son, Damian, was diagnosed with AS at the age of five. She has written numerous fiction books for children and young adults, and several books on AS. She regularly gives seminars and talks on AS.
This companion booklet to "A Special Book About Me", is intended for siblings of children recently diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, and as such, will be extremely useful for families... There are coping suggestions such as talking with a family member about feelings, keeping a diary, finding positive things to do that make one happy. There is even a certificate o fill in to prove that the reader is special too! This is an unusual and most useful approach to the problem of finding oneself with an AS sibling, and the black and white illustrations add to the emotional reading of the text. -- Healthy Books