This is the first in a series of 3 social skills books designed to help kids explore how we communicate and how others communicate. It is suitable for kids aged 4 onwards.
It offers ways to self advocate. Unlike most social skills books written by people who are not Autistic and do not understand Autistic communication, this book does not encourage children to mimic or copy communication which is not natural to us.
Many social skills program unfortunately encourage children to mask , which in turn leads to poor mental health. This book is a celebration of our way of communicating and an introduction to non-autistic communication. It encourages positive identity and self confidence.
What topics do we cover?
- Worry Words
- Things to talk about
- Body Language
- Reading Facial Expressions
- Direct Speech v Indirect Speech
- My Feelings
- Mixed Messages
- Tone of Voice
- Making Friends
The Digital version is available in the following formats: PDF & epub