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Q: Talking to an autistic girl about her condition ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Talking to an autistic girl about her condition
Category: Health > Children
Asked by: rose99-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 29 Jun 2006 06:14 PDT
Expires: 29 Jul 2006 06:14 PDT
Question ID: 741991
How should I talk to my 9 year old girl (PDD/ NOS) about her
fondition? is there a book or a guide?
Subject: Re: Talking to an autistic girl about her condition
Answered By: gregaw-ga on 06 Jul 2006 15:08 PDT
Here is a link to a site that has many good resources and a list of
books and videos that seem like what you are looking for:

Here are a few of the books:

Andy and His Yellow Frisbee

Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Educators and Parents

Overcoming Autism
 - More informative for Parents, but does speak to how to communicate
with your child about it.

Keisha's Doors - An Autism Story, Book 1
 - Mainly for siblings of an autistic child.

Another good resource would be one of the support groups or forums
where others who have been in your shoes can give you good advice and

Main Page:

I hope that the information above helps you out.  If you require
addition information please post a request for clarification.

Subject: Re: Talking to an autistic girl about her condition
From: bcattwood-ga on 30 Jun 2006 05:27 PDT
If you don't get any advice here, I suggest you ask the diagnosing
doctor, your daughter's school psychologist and/or school counselor.

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