The Autism Language Launcher: A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Child Turn Sounds and Words Into Simple Conversations (Paperback)
Do you want to help your child on the autism spectrum to verbally communicate with you and others?You've picked up the right book. The Autism Language Launcher gives you something totally new: a step-by-step guide that ignites language lift-off by using methods such as tapping into your child's innate intelligence, going with your child instead of against your child and providing techniques that work with adults on the spectrum. Written for parents, relatives, professionals, educators, or caregivers of a child or adult who is not yet verbal, making some sounds, using some words, speaking in single words, or using two-word phrases, this book uses the author's decades of experience with children and adults on the spectrum. Kate also demonstrates how to effectively address your child's echolalia, repetitious language, and repetitive questions in a way that your child will find supportive, bonding, and even joyful. Ultimately, this book shows you how to make language happen.
About the Author
Kate Wilde has spent the whole of her life working with children on the autism spectrum. She has worked for the Autism Treatment Center of America(R) for over 25 years, working one-on-one with over 1,500 children from more than 40 different countries. She is currently the Director of The Son-Rise Program(R). She lives in Suffolk, UK.