Publisher description for Raising resilient children with autism spectrum disorders : strategies for maximizing their strengths, coping with adversity, and developing a social mindset / Robert Brooks, Sam Goldstein.

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New hope for parents raising a child with autism spectrum disorders

In Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, noted psychologists and bestselling authors Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Brooks teach you the strategies and mindset necessary to help your child develop strength, hope, and optimism. This is the first approach for autism spectrum disorders based in the extremely popular field of positive psychology.

Drs. Brooks and Goldstein--world-renowned experts on child psychology and, specifically, resilience--offer you practical tips for long-term solutions rather than just quick fixes. Featuring dozens of stories and an easy-to-follow, prescriptive narrative, Drs. Brooks and Goldstein demonstrate how to apply resilience to every parenting practice when raising a child with autism spectrum disorders, preparing him or her for the challenges of today’s complicated, ever-changing world and helping your child develop essential social skills.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Autism spectrum disorders in children.
Autistic children -- Family relationships.
Parent and child.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Children with Special Needs -- bisacsh.