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Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

Narrated by: Stephanie Cozart
Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
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A best seller gets even better! Every parent, teacher, social worker, therapist, and physician should have this succinct and informative audiobook in their back pocket. Framed with both humor and compassion, the book describes 10 characteristics that help illuminate - not define - children with autism.

Ellen's personal experiences as a parent of children with autism and ADHD, a celebrated autism author, and a contributor to numerous publications, classrooms, conferences, and websites around the world coalesce to create a guide for all who come in contact with a child on the autism spectrum. This updated edition delves into expanded thought and deeper discussion of communication issues, social processing skills, and the critical roles adult perspectives play in guiding the child with autism to a meaningful, self-sufficient, productive life. This new edition sounds an even more resonant call to action, carrying the listener farther into understanding the needs and the potential of every child with autism.

©2012 Ellen Notbohm (P)2016 Recorded Books
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A super overview

I am a paediatric occupational therapist so much (but not all!) of the content was revision for me, however, I think it is an outstanding book that I will be recommending to parents and relatives of children who have autism. She covers a wide range of issues in a friendly and easy to listen to manner, giving a generous insight into her own experiences of family life with her children. I was glad to have some aspects brought back to the forefront of my mind and think about more deliberately. Thankyou!

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Really helpful, off to listen again with notebook!

This is the most helpful uplifting positive realistic book I have come across to date. Thank you

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Brilliant book

Wish I'd had this when my kids were young there was just me and the doctor then and hit or miss The diet definitely helped them. The difference. We never told them. they are grown now Working married and have their own home. I'm a proud mum and I thank God and my doctor every day. I will be sending a copy for my granddaughter son has recently been diagnosed. Thank you for writing a wonderful book

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one of the best books about autism

one of the best books about autism that I have read it since I started reading about it a few months ago I highly recommend it to anyone interested in the subject

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  • Carinne Ayad
  • 02-08-17

Very eye opening...

I really like the way the authur's position in the book. It has been very helpful in our family adjusting with our recent diagnosis. Thank you... i plan to listen again and take notes...

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  • SIMONFFY
  • 30-01-19

Thoughtful insights but too particular

Too personal, specific to her own story towards the end. Mainly just praising her son with autism or herself and her methods through him.

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  • Jennifer E. Bagley
  • 11-04-17

every mom should listen

Hey good book to have in your library, either in black in white or digital. every mom with a child with autism should read this (or listen to). Eye opening! I love my son, he has Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD. we work at it every day.
from a mom. Jennifer Bagley FNP-C Family Circles Healthcare LLC.

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  • Shara Laccone
  • 31-05-17

Overall informative

Where does Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

My son was just diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. I learned a lot from the book and will listen again and take more notes.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew?

She told the story about seeing a fortune teller. Perfect example of how otherwise smart and gifted people often fall for stupid shit.

What does Stephanie Cozart bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I might not make the time otherwise.

What did you learn from Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew that you would use in your daily life?

Make a great schedule for my son. I should have known this already since he listens so much better when there is a clear plan.

Any additional comments?

I would recommend this book.

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  • Summer700
  • 07-03-17

wonderful and imformative

my 5 year old son is on the spectrum. i found myself rewinding many sections because i liked them so much. I've read many books and the thing i enjoyed most about this book is the positivity and focus on changing the parents attitude and preception of their child. it was a wonderful read and recommend

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  • eliz
  • 05-02-19

Everyone should read this book.

Thank you for sharing your journey and perspective. The world would be a better place if more people knew about this information and lived by it. It feels great to make the shift to live with optimism not Autism.

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  • Tara Woerner
  • 05-02-18

A thousand stars!!!

This was my first deep dive into the subject and I feel it has given me the purpose, energy and the patience I need to do my best to guide my son AND myself to fulfill valuable lives.

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  • Ben
  • 05-09-16

Great For Parents & Teachers - Simple & Helpful

Wonderful insight to dealing with many complexities of a child growing with Autism. Answered many questions and gave good tools to help your child and you work together for a positive future!! A must read for anyone working with children who have Autism.

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  • Elizabeth
  • 21-02-18

Some wonderful information!

There is some wonderful and helpful point of views that this book offers and I am going to take it and use what I can. I listen to this book 2times and both times I could understand why the writer was so judgmental of how other parents were. She seemed angry. That made me sad and she unmotivated but at least I can work with some information.

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  • Shanna Richard
  • 27-07-17

Excellent Read!

Love the way you can view autism through another ones perspective . This book is enlightening, and eye opening!

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