That’s What’s Different About Me!
Helping Children Understand Autism Spectrum Disorders
***Special Promotion: Receive 2 additional coloring books with each order! Perfect for use with small groups.***
This kit, consisting of a DVD, manual, and coloring book, is designed to educate neurotypical children about autism in an age-appropriate, sensitive manner so that the child with ASD can assimilate into typical social situations. Based on a program by the Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society, this is a fun and interactive tool that parents, teachers and other professionals can use to provide children with information about autism.
The Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society, founded in 2002, develops fun and interactive programs that provide children with information about autism in age-appropriate and sensitive manners. The purpose of this program is to educate neurotypical children so that the child with ASD can assimilate into normal social situations. This kit is a packaged puppet program based on the Friend 2 Friend program, designed for self-use by parents, teachers and other professionals. Forward by Pamela J. Wolfberg, PhD, and illustrated by Kathryn Robbins.
MEET THE AUTHOR
is a mother of three children, one of whom is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. She is the creator of the Friend 2 Friend model and founder and executive director of the Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society, a British Columbia (Canada)- based non-profit organization dedicated to fostering friendships for children with ASD. Heather has a background in finance, small business management, and human resources and is a student of child psychology at the University of British Columbia. is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on the topic of the importance of fostering mutual friendships for children with ASD and the F2F model. Heather has received distinguished recognition for her work, which has been featured on radio and television news broadcasts, as well as in printed media.