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Friendly Facts

A Fun, Interactive Resource to Help Children Explore the Complexities of Friends and Friendship

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Making and keeping friends doesn't come easy for children with autism spectrum disorder. Many children need to learn a range of strategies to expand their social skills, such as reading facial expressions and body language. Friendly Facts, an interactive workbook aimed at children ages 7-11, addresses these challenges by breaking down the complex concept of making friends into simpler ideas. Through fun, engaging activities, children gain real-life knowledge of the major "secrets" of making and keeping friends. By gaining the foundation for making and keeping friends at a crucial age, children are better prepared for successfully interacting with others for the rest of their lives.





MEET THE AUTHORS



Margaret-Anne Carter
, EdD, is an educational consultant in care and education settings across Australia. She is recognized as an exemplary educator, creating teaching and learning environments that are inclusive of all children. Margaret is the designer of high-quality, up-to-date professional development resource materials based on current research and legislation and tailored to children's social behavior and emotional well-being. The author of books, curriculum texts, and parenting resources, she regularly presents at conferences and publishes in scholarly journals.

Josie Santomauro lives in Brisbane, Australia, where she is a full-time writer. Josie is published in over 25 resources on ASD (one in Italian) including, the award-winning, Friendly Facts; Pirates; and Space Travelers. She regularly presents seminars and workshops on ASD, and was awarded the Parent/Carer Award Autism Queensland Australia in recognition of her outstanding achievements. She received a certificate of recognition as a community mentor from the Naturally Autistic People Awards, BC, Canada. Josie offers consultations with parents, educators, and caregivers. She also volunteers as a peer supporter to fellow members of her state emergency services. 





ISBN: 9781934575611



Reviews (1)

Anonymous
LENEXA, Kansas
June 02 2016
Customer Review: Amazon Customer - This book is for the parent and child to read and learn together. It is directly teaching the child how to make friends, and even explains what a friend is, how a friend treats you and how you treat a friend. The book also uses simple terms for kids to memorize about what a friend is, and what a friend is not. My son really likes the book and if he learns just a few things from it, it has paid for itself.
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