Annotations for Kaleidoscope Kid : Focusing on the Strengths of Children With Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism


Autism Asperger Pub Co
The Kaleidoscope Kid is written for children with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism to remind them of their many special gifts and intellectual strengths. Their outlook and creative ways are truly as variable and colorful as the view through a kaleidoscope.Written in light verse and illustrated with bold, colorful and whimsical strokes, The Kaleidoscope Kid touches on subjects familiar and dear to all children, including pets dinosaurs, holidays, and summer vacations.The reader is reminded that children with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism can proudly acknowledge that they are excellent, special and one-of-a-kind individuals. They are usually truthful, helpful and dependable. This enjoyable book is an expansion on Elaine Marie Larson's first book, I Am Utterly Unique, an ABC book on the positive traits exhibited by children on the autism spectrum, for children ages 4-10. While written for young readers, The Kaleidoscope Kid entertains and educates readers of all ages through light verse and colorful, light-hearted illustrations.

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Baker & Taylor
Poems address the positive personality traits often found in children with high-functioning autism and Asperger's syndrome, including truthfulness, helpfulness, curiosity, and imaginativeness.

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