Finally! A book for Grandparents! Autism and the Grandparent Connection: Practical Ways to Understand and Help Your Grandchild with Autism Spectrum Disorder. A book that helps you to provide strength, support, and stability to your family when they need it most.
It takes a ‘village’ to raise a child with autism. The role of grandparents cannot be overstated. As a grandparent, your ability to embrace your grandchild and support his or her parents is perhaps the essential gift you can offer your family. For parents facing the challenges of raising a child with autism, the burden is emotional, physical, financial and social. Parents need their family to help them with the responsibility. Grandparents have the power to make life more manageable for children and grandchildren. Grandparents have the potential to enhance the whole family’s ability to cope and to build a beautiful relationship with a grandchild. Filled with practical information, this book will undoubtedly give you practical, down to earth, and current information about autism spectrum disorder. Packed with tools you need to understand your grandchild’s needs, develop stronger relationships and empower you to be the best grandparent you can be to your grandchild with autism.
What is Autism and how does it affect my grandchild?
What role should I play?
How can I help without interfering?
How can I cope with meltdowns?
What treatments are available?
What will the future bring for my grandchild?