A Cookbook for Non-Readers
This unique cookbook, written for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disorders, will foster independence and confidence for anyone in the kitchen. The clear photographs, which include all of the small details that a person with autism or a nonreader needs to be successful, are easy to understand. The book features 35 recipes grouped into the following categories: breakfast, lunch, side dishes, snacks, desserts, and drinks. The recipes consist of picture-based directions, and each step is framed for visual clarity. Simple text directions also accompany each step, and the importance of safety is highlighted.
MEET THE AUTHOR
Tabitha Orth lives in Beaverton, Oregon, with her husband Jim, son Matthew and Hialeah, Matthew's assistance dog. In 1996, Justin Dart, best known as the Father of Americans with Disabilities Act, honored her with the Justin Dart Award for advocacy, which resulted in the creation of an intensive early intervention program for young students with autism. In 1998, she received the Community Partnerships Award in recognition for her collaborative achievements in advocacy, which led to an increased public awareness and better quality of life for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Her days are filled homeschooling her son.